The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 25 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 30 21
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9  
Contract jobs citing Migration 12 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 8.63% 5.48% 5.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.08% 7.02% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 8
Median daily rate £298 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £237 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £581 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 119 171 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 85.61% 78.08% 88.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 156 112
Median daily rate £388 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% -39.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £20.78 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in Chester

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Chester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in Chester

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Chester region with a requirement for Migration.

1 10 (55.56%) Citrix
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Local Government
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
4 7 (38.89%) PKI
4 7 (38.89%) SCOM
4 7 (38.89%) Office 365
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
5 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
6 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) Server Building
6 4 (22.22%) XenApp
6 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
6 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (16.67%) SmoothWall
7 3 (16.67%) Unix

Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Office 365
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) LDAP
1 3 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) DKIM
2 2 (11.11%) DMARC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (50.00%) Local Government
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Server Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Security Officer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Migration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) PKI
2 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
3 3 (16.67%) CESG
3 3 (16.67%) Clustering
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
5 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) AIX
5 3 (16.67%) Unix
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
1 4 (22.22%) Server Building
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security Management
2 3 (16.67%) Security Management
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
4 1 (5.56%) Kanban
4 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Stress Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) R
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (22.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCOM
2 3 (16.67%) SmoothWall
2 3 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Citrix
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) Juniper
3 3 (16.67%) McAfee
3 3 (16.67%) Symantec
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Ab Initio
5 1 (5.56%) Cognos
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Tableau
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