The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Colchester 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 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
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 23 15
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8  
Contract jobs citing Migration 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 12.50% 1.30% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% 1.49% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £425 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £325 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £375 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.68% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -31.70% +24.24%  

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 Colchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Colchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 24 67 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 75.00% 87.01% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 36 31
Median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £163 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £750 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 84 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.75 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £23.75 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

Job postings citing Migration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Colchester.

Job vacancy trend for Migration in Colchester

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in Colchester

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in Colchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Colchester region with a requirement for Migration.

1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Clustering
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Service Management
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (30.77%) High Availability
5 4 (30.77%) MCITP
5 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 4 (30.77%) MCTS
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) WSUS
5 4 (30.77%) SCCM
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (23.08%) XenApp
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (15.38%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery

Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 1 (7.69%) NetWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) DBA
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) SQL DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Server Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Support Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Customer Engagement
1 4 (30.77%) High Availability
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) MCITP
2 4 (30.77%) MCTS
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
1 4 (30.77%) WSUS
2 2 (15.38%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) SAP