Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Migration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Migration over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 6 43
Rank change year-on-year -26 +37 -9
Contract jobs citing Migration 46 90 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 6.53% 19.65% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.65% 23.81% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 65 14
Lancashire median daily rate £550 £460 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.57% +11.52% -4.35%
10th Percentile £270 £388 £275
90th Percentile £720 £552 £581
North West median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Lancashire median hourly rate £8.75 £42.50 £62.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.41% -31.45% +402.02%
10th Percentile £6.48 £39.85 £37.00
90th Percentile £11.63 £43.95 £87.00
North West median hourly rate £16.68 £22.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year -25.35% +39.66% -15.79%

Migration is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 601 378 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 85.37% 82.53% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 235 333
Lancashire median daily rate £463 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £271 £272 £213
90th Percentile £661 £615 £575
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 45 49
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +2.41% +12.16%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £12.04
90th Percentile £45.50 £53.00 £67.21
North West median hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £24.22
% change year-on-year -16.67% +11.50% -16.50%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Migration in Lancashire

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in Lancashire

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Lancashire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in Lancashire

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in Lancashire

Migration
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -8 9 £585 +9.35% 1
Preston -17 8 £556 +23.61%
Blackburn -7 2 £450 +5.88%
Chorley - 1 - -
Lancaster - 1 - -
Morecambe - 1 - -
Migration
North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Migration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Migration.

1 14 (30.43%) Windows
1 14 (30.43%) Data Migration
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle
2 11 (23.91%) SQL
3 10 (21.74%) Linux
3 10 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
4 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
6 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (10.87%) DevOps
7 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.87%) NHS
7 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
8 4 (8.70%) XML
8 4 (8.70%) MySQL
8 4 (8.70%) Project Management
8 4 (8.70%) Finance
8 4 (8.70%) Windows 10
8 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (8.70%) Serverless
8 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (8.70%) Office 365
8 4 (8.70%) Cloudera
8 4 (8.70%) Big Data
8 4 (8.70%) Docker
9 3 (6.52%) OpenShift
9 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Intune

Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (4.35%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.35%) TPMS
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (8.70%) Office 365
3 4 (8.70%) Serverless
4 3 (6.52%) OpenShift
5 2 (4.35%) PaaS
6 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.17%) Boomi
6 1 (2.17%) CloudBees
6 1 (2.17%) IaaS
6 1 (2.17%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) DHCP
1 2 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) Big Data
2 4 (8.70%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.35%) IDMS
3 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.17%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) DB2
4 1 (2.17%) Flink
4 1 (2.17%) HSQLDB
4 1 (2.17%) Impala
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Artifactory
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.52%) GitLab
1 3 (6.52%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.35%) Selenium
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.17%) ERwin
3 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) MSI
3 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) Toad
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) German Language
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Architect
2 8 (17.39%) Developer
3 7 (15.22%) SQL Developer
4 5 (10.87%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) AWS Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Azure Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Data Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) SQL BI Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) XML
2 3 (6.52%) YAML
3 2 (4.35%) EDI
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.17%) J2EE
4 1 (2.17%) JSON
4 1 (2.17%) Kafka
4 1 (2.17%) Middleware
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) NHS
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.35%) Social Media
5 1 (2.17%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Linux
3 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.52%) Unix
6 2 (4.35%) Solaris
6 2 (4.35%) VME
7 1 (2.17%) AIX
7 1 (2.17%) Android
7 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.17%) CentOS
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Data Migration
2 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (10.87%) DevOps
5 4 (8.70%) Project Management
6 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.52%) Data Transformation
6 3 (6.52%) ETL
6 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineering
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (6.52%) Time Management
7 2 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (4.35%) Decision-Making
7 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.35%) IT Governance
7 2 (4.35%) Manual Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.52%) C#
3 3 (6.52%) Ruby
4 2 (4.35%) COBOL
4 2 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) Scala
5 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Docker
2 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Ansible
1 3 (6.52%) Kubernetes
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (6.52%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.17%) Ganglia
3 1 (2.17%) Nagios
3 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.70%) Cloudera
5 2 (4.35%) Hortonworks
5 2 (4.35%) Micro Focus
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) Apple
6 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.17%) BMC
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco
6 1 (2.17%) Citrix
6 1 (2.17%) Cognos
6 1 (2.17%) Dell
6 1 (2.17%) MapR
6 1 (2.17%) SAP