Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 1 18
Rank change year-on-year -28 +17 -9
Contract jobs citing Migration 35 226 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.73% 41.70% 7.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.54% 47.78% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 113 46
Lancashire median daily rate £500 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.14% +7.63% -
10th Percentile £406 £360 £326
90th Percentile £650 £538 £481
North West median daily rate £388 £413 £425
% change year-on-year -6.06% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 3
Lancashire median hourly rate £40.05 £42.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.32% +108.54% +70.83%
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -26.32% +15.85% -58.59%

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 535 473 674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 87.56% 87.27% 77.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 250 409
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97% +3.65%
10th Percentile £255 £300 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 70 87
Lancashire median hourly rate £37.63 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.47% +13.33% +19.43%
10th Percentile £13.55 £21.55 £14.44
90th Percentile £67.13 £53.00 £54.09
North West median hourly rate £23.20 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -33.71% +7.69% +30.00%

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 24 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Lancashire over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 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
Preston -9 16 £490 +12.00% 6
Chorley - 5 £475 -
Blackpool -30 3 £455 -
Lytham St Annes - 3 £600 -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 - -
Migration
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 7 (20.00%) COBOL
3 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) ERP
3 6 (17.14%) Micro Focus
3 6 (17.14%) IDMS
3 6 (17.14%) TPMS
3 6 (17.14%) VME
3 6 (17.14%) Refactoring
3 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (14.29%) Windows
5 4 (11.43%) Python
5 4 (11.43%) Web Services
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Ruby
5 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.57%) Fujitsu
6 3 (8.57%) Release Management
6 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (8.57%) Validation
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.57%) Change Management
6 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
6 3 (8.57%) SAP
6 3 (8.57%) Perl

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 (17.14%) TPMS
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) Boomi
3 1 (2.86%) iPaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) LAN
1 2 (5.71%) SAN
1 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) IDMS
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
2 1 (2.86%) French Language
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Migration Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Migration Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) COBOL Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) IT Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Migration Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) SAP Manager
5 3 (8.57%) SAP Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Build Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Migration Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) JSON
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) CESG
2 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
1 6 (17.14%) VME
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Solaris
3 3 (8.57%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) ERP
2 6 (17.14%) Refactoring
3 4 (11.43%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) Change Management
4 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (8.57%) CRM
4 3 (8.57%) DevOps
4 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (8.57%) Release Management
4 3 (8.57%) Re-Platforming
4 3 (8.57%) Source Code Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.57%) Validation
5 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
5 2 (5.71%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) COBOL
2 4 (11.43%) Python
2 4 (11.43%) Ruby
3 3 (8.57%) Perl
3 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.86%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.86%) CISMP
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) IISP
3 1 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Micro Focus
2 3 (8.57%) Fujitsu
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.57%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) CA
4 1 (2.86%) Dell
4 1 (2.86%) IFS
4 1 (2.86%) Infor
4 1 (2.86%) NetApp
4 1 (2.86%) Sage
4 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) WatchGuard