Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 1 25
Rank change year-on-year -27 +24 -15
Contract jobs citing Migration 36 239 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.73% 41.28% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.84% 48.38% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 129 23
Lancashire median daily rate £513 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.48% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £447 £360 £271
90th Percentile £713 £543 £486
North West median daily rate £413 £425 £405
% change year-on-year -2.94% +4.94% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Lancashire median hourly rate £11.50 £43.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.41% +110.98% +65.99%
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £22.35 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.68% +9.00% -5.27%

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 526 494 602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 83.76% 85.32% 79.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 284 374
Lancashire median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% -5.04%
10th Percentile £263 £308 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 43 60
Lancashire median hourly rate £33.16 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.13% +2.50% +14.45%
10th Percentile £10.80 £11.86 £12.24
90th Percentile £66.28 £47.90 £60.05
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -26.67% +39.53% -27.66%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -14 11 £538 +20.79% 1
Blackpool -16 6 £585 +9.35%
Chorley - 6 £475 -
Lytham St Annes - 3 £600 -
Blackburn -4 2 £450 +7.14%
Newton-le-Willows - 1 - -
Lancaster - 1 - -
Migration
North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Data Migration
3 7 (19.44%) COBOL
4 6 (16.67%) Micro Focus
4 6 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 6 (16.67%) IDMS
4 6 (16.67%) TPMS
4 6 (16.67%) VME
4 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (13.89%) Office 365
5 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (13.89%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.11%) SQL
6 4 (11.11%) Linux
6 4 (11.11%) Python
6 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (11.11%) Ruby
6 4 (11.11%) Unix
6 4 (11.11%) Big Data
6 4 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 3 (8.33%) SFIA
7 3 (8.33%) Source Code Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) PaaS
7 3 (8.33%) Social Media

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 (16.67%) TPMS
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.33%) PaaS
4 2 (5.56%) Boomi
4 2 (5.56%) iPaaS
5 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DHCP
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.78%) VLAN
1 1 (2.78%) VPN
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) IDMS
2 4 (11.11%) Big Data
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) DB2
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) French Language
2 1 (2.78%) German Language
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Architect
2 7 (19.44%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Migration Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Azure Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Migration Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) SAP Manager
5 3 (8.33%) SAP Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) JSON
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) EDI
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) Node.js
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Social Media
3 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.78%) CESG
4 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) VME
3 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Unix
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) AIX
6 1 (2.78%) Android
6 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Data Migration
2 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (8.33%) Change Management
5 3 (8.33%) CRM
5 3 (8.33%) ERP
5 3 (8.33%) IT Governance
5 3 (8.33%) Release Management
5 3 (8.33%) SFIA
5 3 (8.33%) Source Code Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 3 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) COBOL
2 4 (11.11%) Python
2 4 (11.11%) Ruby
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) Perl
3 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.78%) CISMP
3 1 (2.78%) IISP
3 1 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Micro Focus
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Fujitsu
3 3 (8.33%) SAP
4 2 (5.56%) Dell
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Apple
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Cognos
5 1 (2.78%) IFS
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Sage
5 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.78%) WatchGuard