Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 26 18
Rank change year-on-year +25 -8 +3
Contract jobs citing Migration 173 46 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 36.65% 6.05% 7.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 43.80% 7.55% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 24 64
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £425 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.83% -2.38%
10th Percentile £363 £275 £288
90th Percentile £547 £531 £538
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £388
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.81% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.32% +65.99% -35.26%
North West median hourly rate £22.35 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +9.00% +17.14% -1.56%

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 395 609 779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 83.69% 80.13% 84.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 396 531
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +12.58%
10th Percentile £304 £250 £263
90th Percentile £572 £575 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 60 84
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +18.52% +35.00%
10th Percentile £12.49 £12.10 £13.73
90th Percentile £47.25 £60.05 £49.50
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £29.86
% change year-on-year +36.36% -26.31% +49.28%

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 19 October 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Lancashire over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 October 2017. 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
Preston +12 144 £450 +5.88% 1
Blackburn +5 4 £425 -22.73%
Blackpool +23 2 £535 +64.62%
Migration
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Migration.

1 90 (52.02%) Security Cleared
2 87 (50.29%) SC Cleared
3 81 (46.82%) Data Centre
4 56 (32.37%) DNS
5 54 (31.21%) Solaris
6 44 (25.43%) AIX
7 37 (21.39%) Linux
8 32 (18.50%) HPUX
9 24 (13.87%) IBM
10 23 (13.29%) Windows
10 23 (13.29%) Mainframe
11 22 (12.72%) Data Migration
12 19 (10.98%) Unix
13 15 (8.67%) DB2
13 15 (8.67%) Red Hat
14 14 (8.09%) Middleware
14 14 (8.09%) Oracle
14 14 (8.09%) Clustering
15 13 (7.51%) SQL
15 13 (7.51%) Oracle Database
16 12 (6.94%) HP
16 12 (6.94%) Replication
16 12 (6.94%) VMware
17 10 (5.78%) Firewall
17 10 (5.78%) Cisco
17 10 (5.78%) SAN
17 10 (5.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 10 (5.78%) Runbook
18 8 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
18 8 (4.62%) Load Balancing

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 6 (3.47%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.16%) Confluence
2 2 (1.16%) FileNet
2 2 (1.16%) nginx
3 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.58%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.16%) Slack
3 1 (0.58%) Office 365
3 1 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 56 (32.37%) DNS
2 10 (5.78%) Firewall
2 10 (5.78%) SAN
3 6 (3.47%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (3.47%) Internet
4 5 (2.89%) VLAN
5 4 (2.31%) SSH
5 4 (2.31%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.16%) Broadband
7 2 (1.16%) DHCP
7 2 (1.16%) HTTP
7 2 (1.16%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.58%) DSL
8 1 (0.58%) MPLS
8 1 (0.58%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.58%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.67%) DB2
2 13 (7.51%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.47%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.31%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (2.31%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.31%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.73%) SQLPlus
5 3 (1.73%) TKPROF
6 2 (1.16%) MySQL
6 2 (1.16%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.58%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.73%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.73%) JIRA
1 3 (1.73%) Toad
2 2 (1.16%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.58%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (2.89%) Finance
2 3 (1.73%) Retail
3 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (27.17%) Architect
2 23 (13.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 18 (10.40%) DBA
4 16 (9.25%) Migration Architect
5 14 (8.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 11 (6.36%) DB2 DBA
6 11 (6.36%) Migration Specialist
7 10 (5.78%) Solaris Specialist
8 7 (4.05%) Administrator
9 6 (3.47%) AIX Specialist
9 6 (3.47%) Linux Specialist
9 6 (3.47%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (3.47%) SC Cleared DBA
10 5 (2.89%) Applications Architect
10 5 (2.89%) Developer
10 5 (2.89%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.89%) Service Architect
10 5 (2.89%) Test Manager
11 4 (2.31%) Migration Manager
11 4 (2.31%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.09%) Middleware
2 7 (4.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.58%) EDI
3 1 (0.58%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 81 (46.82%) Data Centre
2 23 (13.29%) Mainframe
3 14 (8.09%) Clustering
4 12 (6.94%) Replication
5 6 (3.47%) HACMP
5 6 (3.47%) iSeries
6 5 (2.89%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.31%) DataPower
7 4 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.21%) Solaris
2 44 (25.43%) AIX
3 37 (21.39%) Linux
4 32 (18.50%) HPUX
5 23 (13.29%) Windows
6 19 (10.98%) Unix
7 8 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.31%) zOS
9 3 (1.73%) OS/2
10 2 (1.16%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.58%) CentOS
11 1 (0.58%) Debian
11 1 (0.58%) Fedora
11 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (12.72%) Data Migration
2 10 (5.78%) Runbook
3 8 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (4.62%) Load Balancing
4 7 (4.05%) High Availability
4 7 (4.05%) Network Design
4 7 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (4.05%) Project Management
4 7 (4.05%) Validation
5 6 (3.47%) Identity Management
5 6 (3.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (3.47%) Test Strategy
6 5 (2.89%) Data Centre Operations
7 4 (2.31%) Change Management
7 4 (2.31%) Logistics
7 4 (2.31%) Test Scripting
8 3 (1.73%) CRM
8 3 (1.73%) DevOps
8 3 (1.73%) Mentoring
8 3 (1.73%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.51%) SQL
2 7 (4.05%) PL/SQL
3 6 (3.47%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.73%) Perl
4 3 (1.73%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.16%) Python
6 1 (0.58%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 90 (52.02%) Security Cleared
2 87 (50.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.58%) Degree
3 1 (0.58%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) QA
1 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.47%) GPFS
2 6 (3.47%) PowerHA
2 6 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.16%) Docker
5 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (5.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (4.05%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (2.31%) Data Guard
3 4 (2.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (2.31%) Puppet
4 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.58%) vMotion
Vendors
1 24 (13.87%) IBM
2 15 (8.67%) Red Hat
3 14 (8.09%) Oracle
4 12 (6.94%) HP
4 12 (6.94%) VMware
5 10 (5.78%) Cisco
6 7 (4.05%) 3PAR
6 7 (4.05%) EMC
6 7 (4.05%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.47%) Brocade
8 4 (2.31%) Citrix
8 4 (2.31%) Intel
8 4 (2.31%) PlateSpin
9 3 (1.73%) SAP
10 2 (1.16%) Sun
11 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.58%) Dell
11 1 (0.58%) NetApp
11 1 (0.58%) NETGEAR
11 1 (0.58%) SonicWALL