The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 6 14
Rank change year-on-year -18 +8  
Contract jobs citing Migration 21 56 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 6.38% 16.87% 7.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.87% 20.36% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 36 13
Median daily rate £350 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £515 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £9.00 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -82.58%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year -31.70% +22.38%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 267 275 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 81.16% 82.83% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 160 132
Median daily rate £425 £380 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -18.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.19% -63.61%  
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in Merseyside

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Merseyside over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in Merseyside

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in Merseyside

Migration
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 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
Liverpool -16 16 £325 -18.75% 1
Wirral +4 5 £350 +7.69%
Migration
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Migration.

1 12 (29.27%) SQL
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
3 9 (21.95%) Finance
3 9 (21.95%) QA
4 8 (19.51%) Banking
5 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
5 7 (17.07%) Solaris
5 7 (17.07%) Data Integration
6 6 (14.63%) Veritas File System
6 6 (14.63%) Office 365
6 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
6 6 (14.63%) CRM
6 6 (14.63%) EMC
6 6 (14.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (14.63%) Veritas
6 6 (14.63%) Clustering
7 5 (12.20%) Validation
7 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.20%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (12.20%) Linux
7 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
8 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
8 4 (9.76%) Unix
8 4 (9.76%) Oracle
8 4 (9.76%) DNS
8 4 (9.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (9.76%) Data Management
9 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005

Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Documentum
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.44%) SAS
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) IaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.44%) G Suite
3 1 (2.44%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) SAN
3 2 (4.88%) DHCP
3 2 (4.88%) Internet
3 2 (4.88%) Intranet
4 1 (2.44%) DSL
4 1 (2.44%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) HTTP
4 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.44%) MPLS
4 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.32%) GIS
4 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) DB2
6 1 (2.44%) EDMS
6 1 (2.44%) MS Access
6 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) DBA
2 8 (19.51%) SQL DBA
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Designer
5 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Lead Designer
6 3 (7.32%) MongoDB DBA
6 3 (7.32%) Solaris Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Designer
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Senior SQL DBA
7 2 (4.88%) Solaris Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) jQuery
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Clustering
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) LIMS
3 2 (4.88%) PKI
3 2 (4.88%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.44%) BYOD
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.44%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Solaris
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Unix
4 2 (4.88%) Windows
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Data Integration
2 6 (14.63%) CRM
3 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.20%) Validation
4 4 (9.76%) Data Management
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 2 (4.88%) ITIL
6 2 (4.88%) Security Management
6 2 (4.88%) Server Building
6 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.88%) Workflow
7 1 (2.44%) Complex ETL
7 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.44%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.44%) Records Management
7 1 (2.44%) Task Automation
7 1 (2.44%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) GMP
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) Veritas File System
3 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (7.32%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.88%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) EMC
2 6 (14.63%) Veritas
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) HP
4 3 (7.32%) IBM
4 3 (7.32%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) 3PAR
5 2 (4.88%) Acronis
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) Chordiant
6 1 (2.44%) Dell
6 1 (2.44%) Google
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) NETGEAR
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
6 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.44%) Sun
6 1 (2.44%) Veeam