Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 25 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 -15 0
Contract jobs citing Migration 183 172 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.84% 6.08% 9.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.12% 7.36% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 108 191
Manchester median daily rate £415 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £274 £300 £305
90th Percentile £539 £628 £538
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Manchester median hourly rate £28.72 £18.10 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.62% +18.70% +23.48%
10th Percentile £16.93 £12.85 £14.20
90th Percentile £34.00 £125.33 £16.48
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £22.35 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.68% +9.00% +17.14%

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 2,571 2,337 3,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 82.04% 82.64% 84.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,628 1,463 1,921
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 82 65
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +25.81% -16.61%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.75 £10.93
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.70 £40.90
North West median hourly rate £22.43 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -25.23% +42.86% -29.33%

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 18 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 October 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
Bolton - 9 £375 -
Salford +1 8 £363 +20.83%
Wigan +2 2 £290 - 1
Rochdale - 1 - - 3
Migration
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Migration.

1 41 (22.40%) Microsoft
2 37 (20.22%) Windows
3 31 (16.94%) Data Centre
4 29 (15.85%) Finance
5 28 (15.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 27 (14.75%) Data Migration
7 24 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (13.11%) SQL
8 23 (12.57%) Active Directory
9 19 (10.38%) VMware
9 19 (10.38%) PowerShell
10 18 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
10 18 (9.84%) DNS
11 17 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (9.29%) Security Cleared
11 17 (9.29%) Office 365
12 16 (8.74%) Project Management
13 15 (8.20%) Windows 10
14 14 (7.65%) DevOps
14 14 (7.65%) Firewall
14 14 (7.65%) Cisco
15 13 (7.10%) SC Cleared
16 12 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (6.56%) SCCM
17 11 (6.01%) SharePoint
17 11 (6.01%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (6.01%) MS Exchange
17 11 (6.01%) ITIL
18 10 (5.46%) Management Information System
18 10 (5.46%) Business Intelligence

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 11 (6.01%) MS Exchange
1 11 (6.01%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.73%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.19%) IBM Domino
4 3 (1.64%) SAS
4 3 (1.64%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.64%) WildFly
5 2 (1.09%) Apache
5 2 (1.09%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.09%) CloudStack
5 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.09%) nginx
5 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.64%) Magento
3 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (9.29%) Office 365
4 8 (4.37%) IaaS
5 7 (3.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (3.28%) PaaS
7 3 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.64%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.64%) SaaS
8 2 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.55%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.55%) Route 53
9 1 (0.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.84%) DNS
2 14 (7.65%) Firewall
3 9 (4.92%) LAN
4 8 (4.37%) WAN
5 7 (3.83%) DHCP
6 6 (3.28%) SAN
7 5 (2.73%) Skype
8 4 (2.19%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (2.19%) Internet
8 4 (2.19%) NAS
9 2 (1.09%) HSRP
9 2 (1.09%) HTTP
9 2 (1.09%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.09%) MPLS
9 2 (1.09%) SSL
9 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.09%) VLAN
9 2 (1.09%) VPN
9 2 (1.09%) Wireless
10 1 (0.55%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.01%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.83%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.73%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.19%) Big Data
5 4 (2.19%) MySQL
5 4 (2.19%) OLAP
5 4 (2.19%) OLAP Cube
5 4 (2.19%) Power BI
6 3 (1.64%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.64%) Star Schema
7 2 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.09%) Base SAS
7 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.37%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.28%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (2.73%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.64%) AdminStudio
4 3 (1.64%) LSMW
4 3 (1.64%) MSI
4 3 (1.64%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.09%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.09%) JIRA
5 2 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.55%) ERwin
6 1 (0.55%) gulp
6 1 (0.55%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.55%) Protractor
6 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (15.85%) Finance
2 5 (2.73%) Banking
2 5 (2.73%) Retail
2 5 (2.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.19%) Legal
3 4 (2.19%) Marketing
4 3 (1.64%) Law
5 2 (1.09%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Billing
6 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (20.77%) Architect
2 24 (13.11%) Project Manager
3 22 (12.02%) Developer
4 20 (10.93%) Analyst
5 13 (7.10%) Migration Manager
6 12 (6.56%) Technical Architect
7 11 (6.01%) Migration Architect
7 11 (6.01%) Migration Project Manager
8 10 (5.46%) Consultant
8 10 (5.46%) Desktop Support
9 9 (4.92%) Data Analyst
10 7 (3.83%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (3.83%) Cloud Architect
11 6 (3.28%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.28%) Programme Manager
11 6 (3.28%) Technical Engineer
12 5 (2.73%) Infrastructure Architect
12 5 (2.73%) Migration Engineer
12 5 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.83%) .NET
2 6 (3.28%) JSON
2 6 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (3.28%) Web Services
3 4 (2.19%) Dojo
3 4 (2.19%) LAMP
3 4 (2.19%) Middleware
3 4 (2.19%) REST
3 4 (2.19%) Zend Framework
4 3 (1.64%) J2EE
5 2 (1.09%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.09%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (1.09%) MDX
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.55%) CSS3
6 1 (0.55%) D3.js
6 1 (0.55%) HTML5
6 1 (0.55%) Laravel
6 1 (0.55%) RESTful
6 1 (0.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.94%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.46%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.37%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (3.28%) NHS
5 5 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.73%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (2.73%) User Experience
6 4 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.64%) CMDB
7 3 (1.64%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (1.64%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.64%) Replication
7 3 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.09%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.55%) Clustering
9 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) RIA
9 1 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.22%) Windows
2 15 (8.20%) Windows 10
3 9 (4.92%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.37%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.83%) Unix
5 7 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.28%) Linux
7 3 (1.64%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.55%) CentOS
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.75%) Data Migration
2 24 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (8.74%) Project Management
5 14 (7.65%) DevOps
6 12 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (6.01%) ITIL
8 10 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (4.92%) ETL
9 9 (4.92%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (3.83%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.83%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (3.28%) Change Control
11 6 (3.28%) Informatics
11 6 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (3.28%) Re-Platforming
11 6 (3.28%) Workflow
12 5 (2.73%) Data Modelling
12 5 (2.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.11%) SQL
2 19 (10.38%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.92%) Java
4 6 (3.28%) PHP
5 5 (2.73%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.19%) PHP 5
6 4 (2.19%) Python
7 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.09%) C
7 2 (1.09%) C#
7 2 (1.09%) Ruby
7 2 (1.09%) Scala
7 2 (1.09%) VB
8 1 (0.55%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (9.29%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.10%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.37%) MCSE
3 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.83%) Degree
5 6 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (3.28%) MCSA
6 3 (1.64%) ISEB
6 3 (1.64%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.55%) CCIE
7 1 (0.55%) CCNA
7 1 (0.55%) CCNP
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.55%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.55%) MBA
7 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.64%) GDPR
2 2 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 23 (12.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.19%) Xen
5 3 (1.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 3 (1.64%) SRDF
5 3 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.64%) XenApp
6 2 (1.09%) Docker
6 2 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.09%) vSphere
6 2 (1.09%) XenServer
7 1 (0.55%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 12 (6.56%) SCCM
2 5 (2.73%) Terraform
3 4 (2.19%) Puppet
4 3 (1.64%) SnapMirror
4 3 (1.64%) SnapVault
4 3 (1.64%) ThinApp
5 2 (1.09%) Ansible
5 2 (1.09%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.09%) HP ALM
5 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.09%) Kibana
5 2 (1.09%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.09%) logstash
5 2 (1.09%) OpenView
5 2 (1.09%) SCOM
6 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (22.40%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.38%) VMware
3 14 (7.65%) Cisco
4 9 (4.92%) SAP
5 8 (4.37%) Citrix
5 8 (4.37%) HP
5 8 (4.37%) Oracle
6 6 (3.28%) Google
7 5 (2.73%) Brocade
7 5 (2.73%) EMC
8 4 (2.19%) Avaya
8 4 (2.19%) Lotus
8 4 (2.19%) Zend
9 3 (1.64%) BT
9 3 (1.64%) IronPort
9 3 (1.64%) NetApp
9 3 (1.64%) Polycom
9 3 (1.64%) Veritas
10 2 (1.09%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.09%) Veeam