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 3 months to 25 June 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 / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 12 10
Rank change year-on-year -15 -2  
Contract jobs citing Migration 72 154 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.27% 8.72% 9.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.58% 10.56% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 79 73
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.43 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -31.70% +20.58%  

Migration is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1095 1459 1158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.16% 82.57% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 878 687
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 33
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -4.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.80 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Migration as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport 0 2 - - 1
Salford - 2 £325 - 1
Bolton -1 1 £325 -
Oldham -1 1 - -
Migration
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Migration.

1 36 (23.84%) Finance
2 35 (23.18%) Data Migration
3 30 (19.87%) SQL
4 22 (14.57%) Microsoft
5 21 (13.91%) SQL Server
5 21 (13.91%) Windows
5 21 (13.91%) Data Centre
6 19 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (10.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (9.93%) .NET
8 15 (9.93%) CRM
9 13 (8.61%) Project Management
10 12 (7.95%) Dynamics CRM
10 12 (7.95%) Banking
11 11 (7.28%) ETL
11 11 (7.28%) AIX
11 11 (7.28%) PRINCE2
11 11 (7.28%) SAP
12 10 (6.62%) Active Directory
12 10 (6.62%) Retail
12 10 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (6.62%) People Management
12 10 (6.62%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (6.62%) Office 365
13 9 (5.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (5.96%) Oracle
14 8 (5.30%) Unix
14 8 (5.30%) Linux

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 6 (3.97%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.65%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.99%) CMS
4 3 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.32%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.66%) CICS
6 1 (0.66%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (7.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.65%) SAP MDG
2 4 (2.65%) SAP Retail
3 3 (1.99%) ResourceLink
3 3 (1.99%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.32%) SAP PP
4 2 (1.32%) SAP PP-PI
5 1 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.66%) Maximo
5 1 (0.66%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.66%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.66%) SAP FI-AA
5 1 (0.66%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.62%) Office 365
2 9 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.65%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.32%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.32%) Datadog
5 2 (1.32%) Yammer
6 1 (0.66%) IaaS
6 1 (0.66%) PaaS
6 1 (0.66%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) Route 53
6 1 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) DNS
2 3 (1.99%) DHCP
2 3 (1.99%) Firewall
2 3 (1.99%) SAN
2 3 (1.99%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.32%) NAS
3 2 (1.32%) Network Security
3 2 (1.32%) Skype
3 2 (1.32%) VoIP
3 2 (1.32%) WAN
4 1 (0.66%) Broadband
4 1 (0.66%) IPsec
4 1 (0.66%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.66%) LAN
4 1 (0.66%) LDAP
4 1 (0.66%) MPLS
4 1 (0.66%) OSPF
4 1 (0.66%) SSL
4 1 (0.66%) VLAN
4 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (6.62%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (5.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.65%) DTS
6 4 (2.65%) MySQL
6 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.99%) QlikView
7 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.32%) DataStage
8 2 (1.32%) MS Access
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.99%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.32%) JIRA
2 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.66%) ERwin
3 1 (0.66%) MSI
3 1 (0.66%) Selenium
3 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.66%) Toad
General
1 36 (23.84%) Finance
2 12 (7.95%) Banking
3 10 (6.62%) Retail
4 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.99%) Legal
5 3 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Billing
6 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.66%) Games
6 1 (0.66%) Publishing
6 1 (0.66%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (18.54%) Analyst
2 24 (15.89%) Architect
3 20 (13.25%) Consultant
3 20 (13.25%) Developer
3 20 (13.25%) Project Manager
4 13 (8.61%) Business Analyst
5 9 (5.96%) CRM Developer
5 9 (5.96%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 8 (5.30%) DBA
7 7 (4.64%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (4.64%) Test Analyst
8 6 (3.97%) Business Systems Analyst
8 6 (3.97%) Migration Consultant
8 6 (3.97%) Migration Manager
8 6 (3.97%) SQL DBA
9 5 (3.31%) AWS Architect
9 5 (3.31%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (2.65%) Migration Project Manager
10 4 (2.65%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.93%) .NET
2 5 (3.31%) Web Services
3 2 (1.32%) HTML
4 1 (0.66%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.66%) CSS
4 1 (0.66%) HTML5
4 1 (0.66%) J2EE
4 1 (0.66%) MDX
4 1 (0.66%) Node.js
4 1 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.66%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.91%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.64%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.31%) Clustering
4 4 (2.65%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.65%) HACMP
4 4 (2.65%) Replication
5 3 (1.99%) FMCG
6 2 (1.32%) Handset
6 2 (1.32%) IVR
6 2 (1.32%) Life Science
6 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.66%) CCTV
7 1 (0.66%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.66%) Online Games
7 1 (0.66%) PMI
7 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.66%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.91%) Windows
2 11 (7.28%) AIX
3 8 (5.30%) Linux
3 8 (5.30%) Unix
4 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.31%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.65%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.99%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.66%) Solaris
9 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.66%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.18%) Data Migration
2 19 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (9.93%) CRM
4 13 (8.61%) Project Management
5 11 (7.28%) ETL
5 11 (7.28%) PRINCE2
6 10 (6.62%) People Management
6 10 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (5.30%) Change Management
8 7 (4.64%) Data Modelling
8 7 (4.64%) Line Management
8 7 (4.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (4.64%) Validation
9 6 (3.97%) Contingency Planning
10 5 (3.31%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.31%) Data Management
10 5 (3.31%) Data Protection
10 5 (3.31%) DevOps
10 5 (3.31%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.87%) SQL
2 7 (4.64%) C++
3 6 (3.97%) C#
4 5 (3.31%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.65%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.32%) COBOL
6 2 (1.32%) VB
7 1 (0.66%) Java
7 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.66%) JCL
7 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.66%) Python
7 1 (0.66%) R
7 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.66%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (4.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.32%) Degree
4 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.66%) ACCA
5 1 (0.66%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.66%) CCNA
5 1 (0.66%) CIMA
5 1 (0.66%) CIPFA
5 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.66%) MCSE
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.66%) PMP
5 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.99%) QA
3 2 (1.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.66%) GMP
4 1 (0.66%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 6 (3.97%) XenApp
3 5 (3.31%) PowerHA
4 4 (2.65%) GPFS
5 3 (1.99%) Docker
5 3 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.66%) RACF
6 1 (0.66%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (2.65%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (1.99%) Ansible
3 3 (1.99%) Nagios
3 3 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.99%) Puppet
3 3 (1.99%) SCCM
4 2 (1.32%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.32%) SCOM
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.66%) MOM
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.66%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.28%) SAP
3 9 (5.96%) Oracle
4 7 (4.64%) Citrix
4 7 (4.64%) IBM
5 4 (2.65%) Lotus
6 3 (1.99%) Cisco
6 3 (1.99%) HP
6 3 (1.99%) VMware
7 2 (1.32%) F5
7 2 (1.32%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.32%) PlateSpin
7 2 (1.32%) Splunk
7 2 (1.32%) Verint
8 1 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.66%) EMC
8 1 (0.66%) Intel
8 1 (0.66%) Progress
8 1 (0.66%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.66%) ServiceNow
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