Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 34 30
Rank change year-on-year +30 -4 -4
Contract jobs citing Migration 99 27 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 21.34% 4.53% 5.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.98% 5.40% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 17 37
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £363 £287 £288
90th Percentile £547 £568 £563
North West median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +234.01% -52.50%
10th Percentile £39.85 £22.15 £10.88
90th Percentile £43.95 £80.35 £14.73
North West median hourly rate £24.67 £16.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +54.20% -20.99% +35.00%

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 381 500 769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 82.11% 83.89% 82.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 337 522
Lancashire median daily rate £423 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% -16.67% +16.50%
10th Percentile £274 £191 £280
90th Percentile £615 £556 £663
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 50 79
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +36.20%
10th Percentile £15.14 £11.20 £18.06
90th Percentile £53.00 £66.98 £47.76
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.85 £30.15
% change year-on-year +18.19% -24.23% +72.29%

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 11 December 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
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 11 December 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 +11 86 £450 +5.88% 1
Blackpool +3 3 £535 +78.33% 2
Blackburn 0 1 £425 -8.11%
Migration
North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 61 (61.62%) Security Cleared
2 56 (56.57%) SC Cleared
3 47 (47.47%) Data Centre
4 38 (38.38%) DNS
5 32 (32.32%) Solaris
6 30 (30.30%) AIX
7 17 (17.17%) HPUX
8 15 (15.15%) Linux
9 14 (14.14%) Clustering
10 12 (12.12%) DB2
10 12 (12.12%) IBM
10 12 (12.12%) Firewall
11 11 (11.11%) Windows
11 11 (11.11%) Red Hat
12 10 (10.10%) Oracle
13 9 (9.09%) Oracle Database
14 8 (8.08%) Data Migration
14 8 (8.08%) Load Balancing
14 8 (8.08%) Unix
14 8 (8.08%) Mainframe
15 7 (7.07%) Active Directory
15 7 (7.07%) SQL
15 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
15 7 (7.07%) Finance
15 7 (7.07%) High Availability
16 6 (6.06%) PowerHA
16 6 (6.06%) iSeries
16 6 (6.06%) GPFS
16 6 (6.06%) Identity Management
16 6 (6.06%) Replication

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 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.02%) Confluence
2 2 (2.02%) nginx
3 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.01%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.02%) Slack
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) Office 365
2 1 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 38 (38.38%) DNS
2 12 (12.12%) Firewall
3 5 (5.05%) VLAN
4 3 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (3.03%) SAN
5 2 (2.02%) DHCP
5 2 (2.02%) HTTP
6 1 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.01%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.01%) LAN
6 1 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.12%) DB2
2 9 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.03%) TKPROF
4 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.01%) MySQL
4 1 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.01%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.01%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.03%) JIRA
1 3 (3.03%) Toad
2 2 (2.02%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.01%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (7.07%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (28.28%) Architect
2 19 (19.19%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (13.13%) DBA
4 11 (11.11%) Migration Architect
5 10 (10.10%) DB2 DBA
6 8 (8.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (5.05%) AIX Specialist
7 5 (5.05%) Consultant
7 5 (5.05%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared DBA
7 5 (5.05%) Solaris Specialist
8 4 (4.04%) Administrator
8 4 (4.04%) Data Centre Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Linux Specialist
9 3 (3.03%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (3.03%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.02%) Analyst
10 2 (2.02%) Migration Engineer
10 2 (2.02%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.02%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) Middleware
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (1.01%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 47 (47.47%) Data Centre
2 14 (14.14%) Clustering
3 8 (8.08%) Mainframe
4 6 (6.06%) HACMP
4 6 (6.06%) iSeries
4 6 (6.06%) Replication
5 5 (5.05%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.32%) Solaris
2 30 (30.30%) AIX
3 17 (17.17%) HPUX
4 15 (15.15%) Linux
5 11 (11.11%) Windows
6 8 (8.08%) Unix
7 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.03%) zOS
9 1 (1.01%) OS/2
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.08%) Data Migration
1 8 (8.08%) Load Balancing
2 7 (7.07%) High Availability
3 6 (6.06%) Identity Management
4 4 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.04%) Test Scripting
5 3 (3.03%) DevOps
5 3 (3.03%) Information Architecture
5 3 (3.03%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.03%) Network Management
5 3 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.03%) Test Strategy
5 3 (3.03%) Validation
6 2 (2.02%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.02%) CRM
6 2 (2.02%) Microservices
6 2 (2.02%) Network Design
6 2 (2.02%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.07%) SQL
2 3 (3.03%) Perl
2 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
2 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.02%) Python
3 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.01%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 61 (61.62%) Security Cleared
2 56 (56.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.01%) Degree
3 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.06%) GPFS
2 6 (6.06%) PowerHA
3 2 (2.02%) Docker
3 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) Puppet
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.01%) SCCM
4 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (12.12%) IBM
2 11 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 10 (10.10%) Oracle
4 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.06%) Cisco
6 4 (4.04%) VMware
7 3 (3.03%) HP
8 2 (2.02%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.02%) EMC
8 2 (2.02%) NetApp
8 2 (2.02%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.02%) SAP
8 2 (2.02%) Sun
9 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.01%) Brocade