The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 28 March 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs citing Migration 202 355 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.82% 9.23% 8.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.51% 11.21% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 213 142
Median daily rate £408 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +3.12% +3.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Median hourly rate £39.00 £17.25 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +126.08% -65.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.63 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £27.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% -16.21%  

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2125 3167 2872
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.24% 82.32% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1922 1563
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 118 130
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in the North West

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in the North West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in the North West

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in the North West

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in the North West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Migration in the North West

Migration
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Manchester -8 79 £400 -6.70% 21
Lancashire +19 50 £423 +5.62% 3
Cheshire -8 42 £400 -11.11% 3
Merseyside -10 19 £408 -6.85% 8
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Migration.

1 123 (30.30%) Data Migration
2 89 (21.92%) Data Centre
3 73 (17.98%) SQL
4 70 (17.24%) Finance
5 65 (16.01%) Windows
6 63 (15.52%) Security Cleared
7 58 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 57 (14.04%) SC Cleared
9 50 (12.32%) Active Directory
9 50 (12.32%) SQL Server
10 41 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (10.10%) SAP
10 41 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (8.37%) CRM
12 33 (8.13%) Oracle
13 32 (7.88%) Project Management
13 32 (7.88%) Office 365
14 31 (7.64%) .NET
14 31 (7.64%) Linux
15 30 (7.39%) DNS
16 29 (7.14%) AIX
17 28 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
18 27 (6.65%) Unix
19 26 (6.40%) MS Excel
19 26 (6.40%) Clustering
20 25 (6.16%) ETL
21 22 (5.42%) WAN
21 22 (5.42%) IBM
21 22 (5.42%) SAN
21 22 (5.42%) C#

Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 18 (4.43%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (2.46%) SAS
3 10 (2.46%) Skype for Business
4 8 (1.97%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.72%) GeoServer
6 6 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.23%) CMS
7 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.23%) IIS
8 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.99%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.74%) Apache
9 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.49%) JBoss
10 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.25%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 26 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.71%) MS Office
3 6 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.99%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.46%) SAP PP
3 8 (1.97%) SAP PP-PI
4 6 (1.48%) SAP MII
5 5 (1.23%) SAP MDG
6 4 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.99%) SAP GTS
6 4 (0.99%) SAP Retail
7 3 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.74%) ResourceLink
7 3 (0.74%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.49%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.49%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.25%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.88%) Office 365
2 15 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.23%) PaaS
5 4 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.99%) GitHub
6 3 (0.74%) SaaS
6 3 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.49%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.49%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.49%) Yammer
8 1 (0.25%) G Suite
8 1 (0.25%) IaaS
8 1 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) Route 53
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.39%) DNS
2 22 (5.42%) SAN
2 22 (5.42%) WAN
3 20 (4.93%) Firewall
3 20 (4.93%) LAN
4 11 (2.71%) DHCP
5 8 (1.97%) Internet
5 8 (1.97%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.97%) Unified Communications
6 7 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (1.72%) Skype
7 6 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (1.48%) VoIP
8 5 (1.23%) LDAP
8 5 (1.23%) VLAN
9 4 (0.99%) MPLS
9 4 (0.99%) Network Security
9 4 (0.99%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.74%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (3.94%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.97%) MySQL
9 7 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.48%) DB2
11 5 (1.23%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.23%) SAP Data Services
12 4 (0.99%) Big Data
12 4 (0.99%) GIS
12 4 (0.99%) MS Access
12 4 (0.99%) TKPROF
13 3 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.74%) DTS
13 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (2.71%) JIRA
2 8 (1.97%) Maven
3 7 (1.72%) Cucumber
3 7 (1.72%) Gradle
3 7 (1.72%) JBehave
4 5 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (0.99%) Toad
6 3 (0.74%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.74%) LSMW
6 3 (0.74%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.74%) Subversion
6 3 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
General
1 70 (17.24%) Finance
2 22 (5.42%) Banking
3 20 (4.93%) Retail
4 11 (2.71%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.72%) Legal
7 6 (1.48%) Local Government
7 6 (1.48%) Marketing
8 5 (1.23%) Advertising
8 5 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.99%) Publishing
10 3 (0.74%) Back Office
11 2 (0.49%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 70 (17.24%) Architect
2 59 (14.53%) Developer
3 54 (13.30%) Project Manager
4 44 (10.84%) Analyst
5 32 (7.88%) Consultant
6 26 (6.40%) Migration Manager
7 23 (5.67%) Business Analyst
8 21 (5.17%) Administrator
8 21 (5.17%) DBA
9 20 (4.93%) Migration Project Manager
10 16 (3.94%) CRM Developer
10 16 (3.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 16 (3.94%) Migration Architect
11 15 (3.69%) Data Migration Manager
11 15 (3.69%) Infrastructure Architect
12 13 (3.20%) Data Architect
12 13 (3.20%) Data Centre Manager
12 13 (3.20%) SQL DBA
12 13 (3.20%) SQL Developer
13 12 (2.96%) Data Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.64%) .NET
2 15 (3.69%) Middleware
3 12 (2.96%) HTML
4 10 (2.46%) AngularJS
5 7 (1.72%) CSS
5 7 (1.72%) Leaflet
5 7 (1.72%) OpenLayers
5 7 (1.72%) PostGIS
6 6 (1.48%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.48%) jQuery
6 6 (1.48%) SAP XI
7 4 (0.99%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 4 (0.99%) XML
8 3 (0.74%) Backbone.js
8 3 (0.74%) Durandal
8 3 (0.74%) Jinja
8 3 (0.74%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (0.74%) LESS
8 3 (0.74%) React
8 3 (0.74%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 89 (21.92%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.40%) Clustering
3 20 (4.93%) Mainframe
4 18 (4.43%) Replication
5 13 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.46%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.46%) HACMP
7 9 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.72%) PKI
9 6 (1.48%) User Experience
10 4 (0.99%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.99%) FMCG
10 4 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (0.74%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.74%) Blog
11 3 (0.74%) BYOD
11 3 (0.74%) IVR
11 3 (0.74%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.74%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (16.01%) Windows
2 31 (7.64%) Linux
3 29 (7.14%) AIX
4 27 (6.65%) Unix
5 16 (3.94%) Windows Server
6 15 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.96%) Solaris
8 8 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.23%) OS/2
10 4 (0.99%) HPUX
10 4 (0.99%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.25%) Android
12 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (30.30%) Data Migration
2 41 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (8.37%) CRM
4 32 (7.88%) Project Management
5 25 (6.16%) ETL
6 21 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (5.17%) Change Management
6 21 (5.17%) ITIL
7 19 (4.68%) PRINCE2
7 19 (4.68%) Validation
8 13 (3.20%) Data Modelling
8 13 (3.20%) Network Design
8 13 (3.20%) Scrum
9 12 (2.96%) Analytics
9 12 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (2.96%) TDD
9 12 (2.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (2.71%) Defect Management
10 11 (2.71%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 73 (17.98%) SQL
2 22 (5.42%) C#
3 16 (3.94%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.20%) C++
4 13 (3.20%) Java
5 11 (2.71%) PL/SQL
5 11 (2.71%) Python
5 11 (2.71%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.99%) C
7 4 (0.99%) Perl
7 4 (0.99%) PHP
7 4 (0.99%) Ruby
8 3 (0.74%) TypeScript
8 3 (0.74%) X++
9 2 (0.49%) COBOL
9 2 (0.49%) R
10 1 (0.25%) JCL
10 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 57 (14.04%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.96%) Degree
4 8 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.72%) ISEB
6 4 (0.99%) CCIE
6 4 (0.99%) CCNA
6 4 (0.99%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.74%) CCDP
7 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.49%) PMP
9 1 (0.25%) CCDA
9 1 (0.25%) CCNP
9 1 (0.25%) CISSP
9 1 (0.25%) MCSA
9 1 (0.25%) MCSE
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.22%) QA
2 3 (0.74%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.49%) PMO
3 2 (0.49%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) GMP
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (12.32%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.46%) PowerHA
4 9 (2.22%) GPFS
5 6 (1.48%) Veritas File System
6 5 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.74%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.49%) Docker
8 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.49%) XenApp
9 1 (0.25%) NFS
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.25%) RACF
9 1 (0.25%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.25%) Varnish
9 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (2.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (1.72%) SCCM
3 5 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.23%) SCOM
4 3 (0.74%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.74%) Terraform
5 2 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.49%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.49%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.49%) Puppet
5 2 (0.49%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.25%) Forum Sentry
6 1 (0.25%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.25%) OpenView
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 58 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 41 (10.10%) SAP
3 33 (8.13%) Oracle
4 22 (5.42%) IBM
5 21 (5.17%) Cisco
6 17 (4.19%) VMware
7 16 (3.94%) Citrix
8 15 (3.69%) HP
9 14 (3.45%) EMC
10 13 (3.20%) Veritas
11 7 (1.72%) 3PAR
11 7 (1.72%) Brocade
11 7 (1.72%) ESRI
11 7 (1.72%) Intel Security
12 5 (1.23%) SolarWinds
13 4 (0.99%) arcserve
13 4 (0.99%) Civica
13 4 (0.99%) F5
13 4 (0.99%) Forcepoint
13 4 (0.99%) PlateSpin
Liverpool, Merseyside
Martin & Conley
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £620.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
AMS contingency
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
aap3
Rate: £40.00 - £48.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Bluetown Online LTD
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago