Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 18 20
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing Migration 51 52 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 11.36% 8.95% 7.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.94% 10.34% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 59
Lancashire median daily rate £481 £428 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.51% -1.67% -3.33%
10th Percentile £406 £346 £288
90th Percentile £592 £552 £504
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Lancashire median hourly rate £26.00 £43.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.53% +248.18% -66.62%
North West median hourly rate £18.68 £21.05 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.24% +20.26% +8.29%

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 394 503 742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 87.75% 86.57% 80.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 355 490
Lancashire median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £256
90th Percentile £588 £575 £628
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 87
Lancashire median hourly rate £40.75 £42.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.12% +8.28% +20.77%
10th Percentile £15.28 £18.52 £21.50
90th Percentile £63.00 £53.05 £50.90
North West median hourly rate £24.78 £27.50 £30.19
% change year-on-year -9.89% -8.91% +49.66%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +2 34 £450 +2.86% 1
Blackpool +9 6 £535 -
Migration
North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 26 (50.98%) Security Cleared
2 23 (45.10%) SC Cleared
3 20 (39.22%) Data Centre
4 16 (31.37%) AIX
5 15 (29.41%) Solaris
6 14 (27.45%) DNS
7 13 (25.49%) Clustering
8 11 (21.57%) Firewall
9 10 (19.61%) Red Hat
10 8 (15.69%) Data Migration
10 8 (15.69%) Linux
10 8 (15.69%) Oracle
11 7 (13.73%) HPUX
11 7 (13.73%) Load Balancing
12 6 (11.76%) WebSphere
12 6 (11.76%) High Availability
12 6 (11.76%) PowerHA
12 6 (11.76%) iSeries
12 6 (11.76%) IBM
12 6 (11.76%) HACMP
12 6 (11.76%) Identity Management
12 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
12 6 (11.76%) GPFS
13 5 (9.80%) Finance
13 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
13 5 (9.80%) Windows
13 5 (9.80%) N-Tier
13 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (7.84%) ERP
14 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management

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 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.92%) TPMS
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) DNS
2 11 (21.57%) Firewall
3 3 (5.88%) VLAN
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.92%) DHCP
4 2 (3.92%) LAN
4 2 (3.92%) SAN
4 2 (3.92%) WAN
5 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.92%) IDMS
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
1 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Architect
2 9 (17.65%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (11.76%) Consultant
3 6 (11.76%) Migration Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Linux Specialist
4 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Migration Manager
6 2 (3.92%) COBOL Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
6 2 (3.92%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Migration Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) JSON
2 1 (1.96%) Middleware
2 1 (1.96%) RESTful
2 1 (1.96%) SOAP
2 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (39.22%) Data Centre
2 13 (25.49%) Clustering
3 6 (11.76%) HACMP
3 6 (11.76%) iSeries
4 5 (9.80%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) AIX
2 15 (29.41%) Solaris
3 8 (15.69%) Linux
4 7 (13.73%) HPUX
5 5 (9.80%) Windows
6 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.92%) VME
7 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Data Migration
2 7 (13.73%) Load Balancing
3 6 (11.76%) High Availability
3 6 (11.76%) Identity Management
4 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.84%) ERP
6 3 (5.88%) DevOps
6 3 (5.88%) Project Management
6 3 (5.88%) SFIA
7 2 (3.92%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (3.92%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.92%) Information Architecture
7 2 (3.92%) IT Governance
7 2 (3.92%) Network Management
7 2 (3.92%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.92%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (3.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) COBOL
2 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.96%) Python
2 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (50.98%) Security Cleared
2 23 (45.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) GPFS
1 6 (11.76%) PowerHA
2 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) Docker
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) Ansible
3 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.96%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Red Hat
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
3 6 (11.76%) IBM
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) Micro Focus
5 2 (3.92%) NetApp
5 2 (3.92%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.96%) CA
6 1 (1.96%) Infor