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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 18 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Contract jobs citing Migration 7 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 6.67% 8.44% 8.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.24% 10.32% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 14
Median daily rate £318 £300 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.83% -31.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £239 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £435 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -68.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% -16.21%  

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 85 126 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 80.95% 81.82% 84.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 92 112
Median daily rate £375 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Median hourly rate £23.75 £26.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% -25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £16.59 £18.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Local Government
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) ETL
3 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) PKI
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) SCOM
5 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (16.67%) SmoothWall
5 2 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (16.67%) Unix
5 2 (16.67%) LDAP
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint

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 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) SAS
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) LDAP
1 2 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) SAS EBI
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (33.33%) Local Government
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Business Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Officer
2 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Domain Architect
3 1 (8.33%) ERP Architect
3 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) DHTML
2 1 (8.33%) MDX
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) PKI
2 2 (16.67%) CESG
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
2 4 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Security Management
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (8.33%) Case Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Server Building
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
1 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) SmoothWall
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Tableau