The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Migration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Migration
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 13 20
Rank change year-on-year -15 +7  
Contract jobs citing Migration 32 93 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.00% 10.11% 6.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.99% 12.02% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 70 46
Median daily rate £325 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £503 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.47% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -31.70% +20.58%  

Migration is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 534 774 848
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.44% 84.13% 84.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 562 508
Median daily rate £400 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.43% +6.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 33
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +44.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Migration as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Migration in Cheshire

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Migration in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in Cheshire

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Cheshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in Cheshire

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in Cheshire

Migration
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +15 12 £298 -20.66% 2
Warrington -4 10 £275 -37.50%
Knutsford +2 2 £318 -29.24%
Macclesfield -1 1 £410 +3.79%
Migration
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Migration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Migration.

1 22 (29.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (25.33%) Data Centre
4 18 (24.00%) Windows
5 17 (22.67%) Data Migration
6 15 (20.00%) Office 365
6 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 15 (20.00%) Citrix
7 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
7 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
8 12 (16.00%) PKI
9 11 (14.67%) Local Government
9 11 (14.67%) Finance
9 11 (14.67%) Banking
10 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (13.33%) ITIL
10 10 (13.33%) MS Exchange
10 10 (13.33%) Skype for Business
11 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (12.00%) DNS
11 9 (12.00%) Windows Server
12 8 (10.67%) Unix
12 8 (10.67%) SCCM
12 8 (10.67%) SCOM
13 7 (9.33%) SAN
13 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
13 7 (9.33%) AIX
13 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (8.00%) VMware
14 6 (8.00%) Clustering

Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 10 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (8.00%) IIS
4 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.67%) Site Server
6 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.33%) SAS
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) SAP GTS
2 1 (1.33%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.33%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.00%) GitHub
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) DNS
2 7 (9.33%) SAN
3 6 (8.00%) LAN
3 6 (8.00%) WAN
4 5 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (5.33%) Firewall
5 4 (5.33%) LDAP
6 3 (4.00%) DHCP
7 2 (2.67%) DKIM
7 2 (2.67%) DMARC
7 2 (2.67%) DMZ
7 2 (2.67%) Skype
7 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.33%) Internet
8 1 (1.33%) IPsec
8 1 (1.33%) NAS
8 1 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.67%) DB2
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (14.67%) Banking
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
1 11 (14.67%) Local Government
2 5 (6.67%) Legal
3 3 (4.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Advertising
4 2 (2.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Consultant
2 13 (17.33%) Architect
3 9 (12.00%) Analyst
4 8 (10.67%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.33%) Migration Manager
5 7 (9.33%) Migration Project Manager
6 5 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Data Migration Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Data Migration Project Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Security Officer
8 3 (4.00%) Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Release Manager
8 3 (4.00%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Software Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Software Release Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) .NET
1 2 (2.67%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.33%) HTML
2 1 (1.33%) jQuery
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.33%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.00%) PKI
3 6 (8.00%) Clustering
4 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.33%) Replication
5 3 (4.00%) CESG
5 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) BYOD
6 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Windows
2 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.67%) Unix
5 7 (9.33%) AIX
6 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.00%) Linux
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) Data Migration
2 10 (13.33%) ITIL
3 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.67%) DevOps
5 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.33%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.33%) Cutover Planning
6 4 (5.33%) Information Security
6 4 (5.33%) Information Security Management
6 4 (5.33%) PRINCE
6 4 (5.33%) Security Management
6 4 (5.33%) Server Building
7 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.00%) ETL
7 3 (4.00%) Identity Management
7 3 (4.00%) Network Design
7 3 (4.00%) Patch Management
7 3 (4.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.00%) SQL
2 3 (4.00%) C
2 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.67%) AWK
3 2 (2.67%) Korn
3 2 (2.67%) sed
3 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.33%) C#
4 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.33%) R
4 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
1 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (5.33%) ISEB
3 2 (2.67%) CCNA
3 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.67%) MCSA
3 2 (2.67%) MCSE
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.33%) CISSP
4 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.33%) PMO
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (29.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.00%) XenApp
3 5 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) SCCM
1 8 (10.67%) SCOM
2 3 (4.00%) SmoothWall
2 3 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.00%) Citrix
3 6 (8.00%) SAP
3 6 (8.00%) VMware
4 5 (6.67%) McAfee
5 4 (5.33%) Cisco
5 4 (5.33%) IBM
5 4 (5.33%) Juniper
5 4 (5.33%) Symantec
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle
7 2 (2.67%) HP
8 1 (1.33%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.33%) Apple
8 1 (1.33%) Cognos
8 1 (1.33%) Dell
8 1 (1.33%) EMC
8 1 (1.33%) Google
8 1 (1.33%) NetApp
8 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.33%) Veritas
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