Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -16 -1 +10
Contract jobs citing Migration 178 351 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.03% 9.79% 9.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.42% 11.68% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 199 179
Manchester median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £298 £234
90th Percentile £645 £538 £507
North West median daily rate £450 £416 £400
% change year-on-year +8.11% +4.06% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Manchester median hourly rate £19.10 £15.25 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.26% +10.51% -13.07%
10th Percentile £13.47 £14.20 £12.35
90th Percentile £125.33 £16.48 £19.63
North West median hourly rate £24.67 £17.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year +43.03% -19.77% +38.00%

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 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 2400 3004 3021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.27% 83.75% 80.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1526 1906 1783
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £531
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 58 79
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.38 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.82% -19.08% +26.67%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.76 £10.95
90th Percentile £45.30 £40.45 £42.10
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.85 £30.52
% change year-on-year +18.19% -25.15% +64.97%

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 17 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 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
Salford +13 10 £300 +224.32% 1
Stockport -8 5 £163 -65.68%
Wigan +1 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 £450 -
Oldham - 1 - -
Migration
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 67 (37.64%) Data Migration
2 44 (24.72%) SQL
3 38 (21.35%) Microsoft
4 33 (18.54%) ETL
5 31 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (16.29%) SQL Server
7 27 (15.17%) Data Modelling
8 26 (14.61%) Finance
9 23 (12.92%) SharePoint
10 22 (12.36%) Windows
10 22 (12.36%) Data Centre
11 21 (11.80%) .NET
12 19 (10.67%) Project Management
12 19 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (10.11%) Oracle
14 17 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (8.99%) Management Information System
15 16 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (8.43%) Intranet
16 15 (8.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (8.43%) Information Architecture
17 14 (7.87%) Data Architecture
17 14 (7.87%) Business Analysis
17 14 (7.87%) Unix
18 13 (7.30%) IBM
18 13 (7.30%) Taxonomies
18 13 (7.30%) Data Management
18 13 (7.30%) Analytical Thinking
19 12 (6.74%) Windows Server

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 23 (12.92%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (2.81%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.25%) CMS
3 4 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.25%) IIS
4 3 (1.69%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.12%) Apache
5 2 (1.12%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.12%) SAS
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.56%) TPMS
Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.12%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (1.12%) SAP PLM
2 2 (1.12%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.56%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.56%) Maximo
3 1 (0.56%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.56%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.56%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.74%) Office 365
3 5 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (1.69%) PaaS
4 3 (1.69%) SaaS
5 2 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.12%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.56%) IaaS
6 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.43%) Intranet
2 8 (4.49%) WAN
3 6 (3.37%) SAN
4 4 (2.25%) DNS
5 3 (1.69%) Firewall
5 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.69%) VLAN
6 2 (1.12%) FTP
6 2 (1.12%) LAN
6 2 (1.12%) VPN
6 2 (1.12%) VSAN
7 1 (0.56%) HSRP
7 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.56%) Internet
7 1 (0.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.56%) MPLS
7 1 (0.56%) NAS
7 1 (0.56%) PPTP
7 1 (0.56%) Skype
7 1 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.81%) DataStage
5 5 (2.81%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.25%) DB2
6 4 (2.25%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.69%) OLAP
7 3 (1.69%) OLTP
7 3 (1.69%) QlikView
7 3 (1.69%) Star Schema
8 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (1.12%) PowerCenter
8 2 (1.12%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (3.93%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.12%) JIRA
4 1 (0.56%) MSI
4 1 (0.56%) Selenium
4 1 (0.56%) Toad
General
1 26 (14.61%) Finance
2 12 (6.74%) Banking
2 12 (6.74%) Retail
3 8 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.81%) Advertising
5 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.12%) Billing
6 2 (1.12%) French Language
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) German Language
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.56%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (22.47%) Architect
2 32 (17.98%) Analyst
3 21 (11.80%) Consultant
4 17 (9.55%) Project Manager
5 15 (8.43%) Information Architect
6 14 (7.87%) Developer
7 13 (7.30%) Data Analyst
8 9 (5.06%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.49%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.93%) Migration Consultant
11 6 (3.37%) Data Architect
11 6 (3.37%) DBA
11 6 (3.37%) Migration Analyst
11 6 (3.37%) Tester
12 5 (2.81%) Azure Consultant
12 5 (2.81%) Infrastructure Architect
12 5 (2.81%) Infrastructure Manager
12 5 (2.81%) SQL Analyst
12 5 (2.81%) SQL Data Analyst
13 4 (2.25%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.80%) .NET
2 5 (2.81%) ASP.NET
2 5 (2.81%) Web Services
3 4 (2.25%) XML
3 4 (2.25%) XSLT
4 3 (1.69%) Hibernate
4 3 (1.69%) XSD
5 2 (1.12%) EDI
5 2 (1.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.36%) Data Centre
2 19 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.99%) Management Information System
4 13 (7.30%) Taxonomies
5 6 (3.37%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.81%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.25%) HACMP
8 3 (1.69%) CCTV
8 3 (1.69%) FMCG
8 3 (1.69%) Replication
9 2 (1.12%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.12%) BYOD
9 2 (1.12%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.12%) PMI
10 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.56%) NHS
10 1 (0.56%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.36%) Windows
2 14 (7.87%) Unix
3 12 (6.74%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.18%) AIX
5 8 (4.49%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.93%) Windows 10
6 7 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.37%) Linux
7 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.25%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.12%) OS/2
11 1 (0.56%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.56%) VME
11 1 (0.56%) VMS
11 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.64%) Data Migration
2 33 (18.54%) ETL
3 31 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (15.17%) Data Modelling
5 19 (10.67%) Project Management
6 17 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (8.43%) Information Architecture
9 14 (7.87%) Business Analysis
9 14 (7.87%) Data Architecture
10 13 (7.30%) Analytical Thinking
10 13 (7.30%) Data Management
11 12 (6.74%) Data Cleansing
11 12 (6.74%) Data Protection
11 12 (6.74%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (6.18%) Data Governance
12 11 (6.18%) Validation
12 11 (6.18%) Workflow
13 10 (5.62%) Content Development
13 10 (5.62%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 44 (24.72%) SQL
2 12 (6.74%) T-SQL
3 9 (5.06%) C#
4 5 (2.81%) Java
5 4 (2.25%) XPath
6 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.12%) COBOL
7 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.12%) VB
8 1 (0.56%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.56%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.56%) C++
8 1 (0.56%) Fortran
8 1 (0.56%) Pascal
8 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.56%) MCSD
3 1 (0.56%) MCSE
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.69%) PMO
2 3 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) GCP
3 1 (0.56%) GDPR
3 1 (0.56%) GMP
System Software
1 10 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.06%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.81%) Docker
5 4 (2.25%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.69%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.56%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) BladeLogic
1 2 (1.12%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.12%) SCCM
1 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.56%) Ansible
2 1 (0.56%) Nagios
2 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.56%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (21.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.11%) Oracle
3 13 (7.30%) IBM
4 12 (6.74%) VMware
5 10 (5.62%) SAP
6 3 (1.69%) Cisco
6 3 (1.69%) EnterpriseDB
6 3 (1.69%) Fortinet
6 3 (1.69%) HP
6 3 (1.69%) Juniper
6 3 (1.69%) Lotus
6 3 (1.69%) Nintex
6 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.69%) SendGrid
6 3 (1.69%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.12%) Google
7 2 (1.12%) IronPort
7 2 (1.12%) OpenText
7 2 (1.12%) Sage
7 2 (1.12%) Wyse