Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 20 January 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 > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -17 +2 +4
Contract jobs citing Migration 165 298 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.88% 9.42% 9.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.12% 11.10% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 174 189
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £260 £275 £198
90th Percentile £642 £525 £538
North West median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
Manchester median hourly rate £19.10 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.26% -12.86% +22.81%
10th Percentile £15.60 £14.20 £12.35
90th Percentile £23.28 £16.48 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year +31.25% -12.33% +21.67%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,319 2,684 3,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 82.61% 84.86% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,512 1,691 1,842
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £234
90th Percentile £586 £550 £537
North West median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.88% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 40 84
Manchester median hourly rate £18.03 £17.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.58% -6.58% +31.03%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.23 £12.28
90th Percentile £41.48 £40.38 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £21.60 £23.30 £32.50
% change year-on-year -7.29% -28.32% +71.05%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Migration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Migration in Manchester

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Migration in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in Manchester

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in Manchester

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in Manchester

Migration
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Salford +10 8 £270 -21.45% 1
Stockport -3 4 £163 -64.76% 1
Wigan -2 2 £350 -17.65%
Rochdale -8 1 £140 -56.25%
Altrincham - 1 £450 - 1
Oldham - 1 £375 -
Migration
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Migration.

1 65 (39.39%) Data Migration
2 37 (22.42%) SQL
2 37 (22.42%) Microsoft
3 31 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (15.76%) ETL
5 25 (15.15%) Windows
6 24 (14.55%) SharePoint
6 24 (14.55%) Data Modelling
6 24 (14.55%) SQL Server
7 22 (13.33%) Finance
8 19 (11.52%) Project Management
9 18 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (10.30%) Data Centre
11 16 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (9.70%) Management Information System
12 15 (9.09%) Intranet
12 15 (9.09%) Oracle
12 15 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (9.09%) Information Architecture
13 14 (8.48%) Data Architecture
14 13 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (7.88%) .NET
14 13 (7.88%) VMware
14 13 (7.88%) Taxonomies
14 13 (7.88%) Analytical Thinking
15 12 (7.27%) Windows Server
15 12 (7.27%) Kalman Filter
16 11 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (6.67%) Asset Management
16 11 (6.67%) Java

Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 24 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.24%) IIS
3 5 (3.03%) CMS
3 5 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.42%) Apache
5 3 (1.82%) Confluence
5 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.82%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.21%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.21%) SAS
6 2 (1.21%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.61%) TPMS
Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) BPCS
2 2 (1.21%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.21%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (1.21%) SAP PLM
2 2 (1.21%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.61%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.61%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.61%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.61%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.61%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.61%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.06%) Office 365
3 4 (2.42%) GitHub
4 3 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.82%) PaaS
5 2 (1.21%) IaaS
5 2 (1.21%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.21%) SaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.09%) Intranet
2 5 (3.03%) WAN
3 4 (2.42%) DNS
3 4 (2.42%) SAN
3 4 (2.42%) VLAN
4 3 (1.82%) Firewall
4 3 (1.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.21%) FTP
5 2 (1.21%) LAN
5 2 (1.21%) Skype
5 2 (1.21%) VSAN
6 1 (0.61%) HSRP
6 1 (0.61%) HTTP
6 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.61%) NAS
6 1 (0.61%) PABX
6 1 (0.61%) PBX
6 1 (0.61%) SMS
6 1 (0.61%) VoIP
6 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.85%) DB2
4 8 (4.85%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.85%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.03%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.42%) Big Data
7 4 (2.42%) OLAP
7 4 (2.42%) OLTP
7 4 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.42%) Star Schema
8 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.21%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.21%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (1.21%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.64%) JIRA
3 5 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.42%) Gatling
4 4 (2.42%) JMeter
4 4 (2.42%) Selenium
4 4 (2.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.21%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.21%) Subversion
General
1 22 (13.33%) Finance
2 9 (5.45%) Retail
3 6 (3.64%) Banking
3 6 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.03%) Advertising
4 5 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.21%) French Language
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) German Language
6 1 (0.61%) Law
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (20.61%) Architect
2 26 (15.76%) Consultant
3 22 (13.33%) Analyst
4 16 (9.70%) Developer
5 15 (9.09%) Information Architect
6 14 (8.48%) Project Manager
7 10 (6.06%) Data Analyst
7 10 (6.06%) Tester
8 7 (4.24%) DBA
8 7 (4.24%) Migration Consultant
9 6 (3.64%) Data Architect
9 6 (3.64%) Migration Manager
10 5 (3.03%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.03%) Functional Consultant
10 5 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (2.42%) Migration Engineer
11 4 (2.42%) SAP Consultant
11 4 (2.42%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (2.42%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.88%) .NET
2 7 (4.24%) ASP.NET
2 7 (4.24%) XML
3 6 (3.64%) EDI
4 5 (3.03%) Web Services
4 5 (3.03%) XSLT
5 4 (2.42%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.42%) REST
5 4 (2.42%) XSD
6 3 (1.82%) JSON
7 1 (0.61%) Ajax
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Wicket
7 1 (0.61%) CSS
7 1 (0.61%) DOM
7 1 (0.61%) Play Framework
7 1 (0.61%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.61%) Spring
7 1 (0.61%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.61%) WinForms
7 1 (0.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.30%) Data Centre
3 16 (9.70%) Management Information System
4 13 (7.88%) Taxonomies
5 4 (2.42%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.82%) CCTV
6 3 (1.82%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.82%) FMCG
7 2 (1.21%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.21%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.21%) Replication
8 1 (0.61%) Clustering
8 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.61%) HACMP
8 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) iPad
8 1 (0.61%) NHS
8 1 (0.61%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.61%) User Experience
8 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.15%) Windows
2 12 (7.27%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (5.45%) Unix
5 8 (4.85%) Linux
5 8 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.03%) Windows 10
6 5 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.82%) AIX
8 3 (1.82%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.21%) OS/2
10 1 (0.61%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.61%) VME
10 1 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (39.39%) Data Migration
2 31 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (15.76%) ETL
4 24 (14.55%) Data Modelling
5 19 (11.52%) Project Management
6 16 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (9.09%) Information Architecture
8 14 (8.48%) Data Architecture
9 13 (7.88%) Analytical Thinking
9 13 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (7.27%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (6.67%) Asset Management
12 10 (6.06%) Content Development
12 10 (6.06%) Content Management
12 10 (6.06%) Data Management
12 10 (6.06%) Validation
12 10 (6.06%) Workflow
13 9 (5.45%) Use Case
14 8 (4.85%) Kanban
14 8 (4.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.42%) SQL
2 11 (6.67%) Java
3 10 (6.06%) C#
4 6 (3.64%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.64%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.03%) Ruby
5 5 (3.03%) XPath
6 4 (2.42%) Python
6 4 (2.42%) RPG
6 4 (2.42%) RPG IV
7 3 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.82%) Perl
7 3 (1.82%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.82%) VB
8 2 (1.21%) C
9 1 (0.61%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.61%) C++
9 1 (0.61%) COBOL
9 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.61%) MCITP
2 1 (0.61%) MCSD
2 1 (0.61%) MCSE
2 1 (0.61%) MCTS
2 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.85%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.64%) QA
3 4 (2.42%) GDPR
4 3 (1.82%) GCP
4 3 (1.82%) PMO
5 1 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.61%) EMIR
5 1 (0.61%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.24%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.64%) Docker
4 4 (2.42%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.21%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.61%) vSphere
6 1 (0.61%) XenApp
6 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.03%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.42%) SCCM
3 3 (1.82%) Ansible
4 2 (1.21%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (22.42%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.09%) Oracle
3 13 (7.88%) VMware
4 9 (5.45%) SAP
5 5 (3.03%) IBM
5 5 (3.03%) Infor
6 4 (2.42%) Cisco
6 4 (2.42%) EnterpriseDB
6 4 (2.42%) HP
6 4 (2.42%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.42%) SendGrid
6 4 (2.42%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.82%) Citrix
7 3 (1.82%) Fortinet
7 3 (1.82%) Lotus
7 3 (1.82%) Nintex
8 2 (1.21%) Informatica
8 2 (1.21%) IronPort
8 2 (1.21%) Juniper
8 2 (1.21%) Sun