Period
to 27 April 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 21 14
Rank change year-on-year -12 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing Migration 167 175 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.58% 6.36% 8.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.51% 7.65% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 112 187
Manchester median daily rate £380 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.94% -3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £240 £208
90th Percentile £588 £524 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £410 £425
% change year-on-year -2.44% -3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Manchester median hourly rate £28.50 £18.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.05% -53.75% +146.15%
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -59.33% +11.43% -

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 2,567 2,289 3,099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 85.80% 83.18% 83.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,672 1,412 1,837
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £269 £225 £238
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
North West median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 45 64
Manchester median hourly rate £19.76 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.90% +10.53% +35.71%
10th Percentile £13.09 £11.75 £12.75
90th Percentile £41.40 £47.25 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £37.36 £33.00
% change year-on-year -41.92% +13.22% +61.59%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +14 19 £375 +3.45% 1
Wigan -6 1 £350 -17.65%
Stockport - 1 £348 - 1
Oldham - 1 £375 -
Rochdale - 1 £140 -
Migration
North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 49 (29.34%) Data Migration
2 33 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (19.16%) SQL
4 28 (16.77%) Windows
4 28 (16.77%) Microsoft
5 24 (14.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (13.77%) Finance
7 21 (12.57%) SQL Server
8 18 (10.78%) TDD
9 17 (10.18%) Project Management
10 15 (8.98%) JavaScript
10 15 (8.98%) Oracle
11 14 (8.38%) ETL
11 14 (8.38%) Asset Management
12 13 (7.78%) VMware
12 13 (7.78%) Active Directory
12 13 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (7.78%) Data Centre
12 13 (7.78%) Windows Server
12 13 (7.78%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (7.19%) Test Automation
13 12 (7.19%) Scrum
14 11 (6.59%) Change Management
14 11 (6.59%) CSS
14 11 (6.59%) HTML
14 11 (6.59%) Kanban
14 11 (6.59%) QA
15 10 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (5.99%) Waterfall
15 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2012

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 10 (5.99%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.19%) Confluence
2 7 (4.19%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.59%) CMS
3 6 (3.59%) IIS
4 3 (1.80%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.80%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.20%) Apache
5 2 (1.20%) CICS
6 1 (0.60%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.60%) nginx
6 1 (0.60%) SAS
6 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.60%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.99%) BPCS
2 2 (1.20%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.60%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.19%) GitHub
4 5 (2.99%) Office 365
5 4 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.80%) BrowserStack
6 3 (1.80%) PaaS
6 3 (1.80%) SaaS
7 2 (1.20%) IaaS
8 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.60%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.60%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.60%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.79%) LAN
2 6 (3.59%) SAN
2 6 (3.59%) WAN
3 4 (2.40%) NAS
4 3 (1.80%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.20%) DMZ
5 2 (1.20%) DNS
5 2 (1.20%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.20%) Firewall
5 2 (1.20%) HTTP
5 2 (1.20%) IPsec
5 2 (1.20%) Skype
5 2 (1.20%) SMS
5 2 (1.20%) VoIP
5 2 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.60%) DKIM
6 1 (0.60%) DMARC
6 1 (0.60%) Intranet
6 1 (0.60%) PBX
6 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.79%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.59%) DB2
5 5 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.99%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.99%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.40%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.80%) Big Data
8 2 (1.20%) MySQL
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.60%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 9 (5.39%) Grunt
1 9 (5.39%) Jasmine
1 9 (5.39%) Jenkins
1 9 (5.39%) Karma Test Runner
1 9 (5.39%) webpack
2 8 (4.79%) JIRA
3 7 (4.19%) Gatling
3 7 (4.19%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.19%) JMeter
3 7 (4.19%) Selenium
4 3 (1.80%) Subversion
5 2 (1.20%) CA Release Automation
5 2 (1.20%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.60%) ERwin
6 1 (0.60%) Psake
6 1 (0.60%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (13.77%) Finance
2 8 (4.79%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.59%) Banking
3 6 (3.59%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.40%) Retail
5 3 (1.80%) French Language
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.60%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (14.37%) Consultant
2 23 (13.77%) Project Manager
3 21 (12.57%) Developer
4 18 (10.78%) Analyst
5 17 (10.18%) Architect
6 13 (7.78%) Migration Manager
7 12 (7.19%) Data Analyst
8 10 (5.99%) Tester
9 9 (5.39%) Administrator
9 9 (5.39%) Migration Project Manager
10 7 (4.19%) Automation Tester
10 7 (4.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (3.59%) Data Migration Analyst
11 6 (3.59%) Data Migration Manager
11 6 (3.59%) Functional Consultant
11 6 (3.59%) Migration Analyst
11 6 (3.59%) QA Tester
12 5 (2.99%) DBA
12 5 (2.99%) Information Architect
12 5 (2.99%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.59%) CSS
1 11 (6.59%) HTML
2 9 (5.39%) AngularJS
2 9 (5.39%) CSS3
2 9 (5.39%) HTML5
2 9 (5.39%) Sass
3 7 (4.19%) .NET
4 6 (3.59%) EDI
5 5 (2.99%) REST
6 3 (1.80%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.80%) XML
7 2 (1.20%) Ajax
7 2 (1.20%) J2EE
7 2 (1.20%) Web Services
8 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.60%) JSON
8 1 (0.60%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.60%) Spring
8 1 (0.60%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.78%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.39%) User Experience
3 8 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.79%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.59%) Taxonomies
5 5 (2.99%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.80%) CCTV
6 3 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.80%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.20%) Clustering
7 2 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.20%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.20%) Replication
7 2 (1.20%) Social Media
7 2 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.20%) VSAM
7 2 (1.20%) Wiki
8 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.60%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.77%) Windows
2 13 (7.78%) Windows Server
3 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (4.19%) Linux
4 7 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.59%) Unix
5 6 (3.59%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.99%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.20%) AIX
7 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.60%) Solaris
8 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (29.34%) Data Migration
2 33 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (14.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (10.78%) TDD
5 17 (10.18%) Project Management
6 14 (8.38%) Asset Management
6 14 (8.38%) ETL
7 13 (7.78%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (7.19%) Scrum
8 12 (7.19%) Test Automation
9 11 (6.59%) Change Management
9 11 (6.59%) Kanban
10 10 (5.99%) Collaborative Working
10 10 (5.99%) CRM
10 10 (5.99%) Data Management
10 10 (5.99%) ITIL
10 10 (5.99%) Waterfall
11 9 (5.39%) Front End Development
11 9 (5.39%) Regression Testing
11 9 (5.39%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.16%) SQL
2 15 (8.98%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.39%) TypeScript
4 8 (4.79%) Java
4 8 (4.79%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.99%) C#
5 5 (2.99%) Python
5 5 (2.99%) RPG
5 5 (2.99%) RPG IV
5 5 (2.99%) Ruby
6 4 (2.40%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.40%) Perl
6 4 (2.40%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.80%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.80%) VB
8 2 (1.20%) COBOL
8 2 (1.20%) Groovy
8 2 (1.20%) JCL
8 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (2.40%) SC Cleared
1 4 (2.40%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.20%) CCIE
2 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.60%) CCNA
3 1 (0.60%) CCNP
3 1 (0.60%) Degree
3 1 (0.60%) ISEB
3 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.60%) MBA
3 1 (0.60%) MCITP
3 1 (0.60%) MCTS
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.59%) QA
2 7 (4.19%) GDPR
3 3 (1.80%) GCP
4 2 (1.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.60%) EMIR
5 1 (0.60%) MiFID
5 1 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.40%) Docker
3 4 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.80%) XenApp
5 2 (1.20%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.60%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.60%) vSphere
6 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.79%) SCCM
2 4 (2.40%) Ansible
3 3 (1.80%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.80%) Terraform
4 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.60%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.60%) Puppet
5 1 (0.60%) SCOM
5 1 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.98%) Oracle
3 13 (7.78%) VMware
4 8 (4.79%) Citrix
5 6 (3.59%) Cisco
5 6 (3.59%) HP
5 6 (3.59%) Infor
6 4 (2.40%) Dell
6 4 (2.40%) Lotus
6 4 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.80%) CA
7 3 (1.80%) F5
7 3 (1.80%) SAP
7 3 (1.80%) Symantec
8 2 (1.20%) Avaya
8 2 (1.20%) Capita
8 2 (1.20%) Google
8 2 (1.20%) IBM
8 2 (1.20%) IronPort
8 2 (1.20%) Polycom