Period
to 15 October 2018

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 6 months to 15 October 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
England > North West
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -13 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Migration 393 553 671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.64% 9.90% 9.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.99% 12.04% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 356 411
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +5.81%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £275
90th Percentile £563 £625 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 15
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.10 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -11.70% +17.14%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £12.87
90th Percentile £34.75 £67.50 £36.33
England median hourly rate £15.86 £15.61 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.62% -21.96% +25.00%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,920 4,594 6,087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.09% 82.23% 84.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,083 2,862 3,861
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £575 £574
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 194 190
North West median hourly rate £22.47 £30.00 £21.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.12% +42.70% -26.51%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.73 £11.48
90th Percentile £51.25 £51.71 £51.43
England median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.01% +11.11% +3.45%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Migration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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 6 months to 15 October 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
Manchester -4 183 £425 +6.25% 54
Cheshire -5 114 £390 -17.89% 11
Lancashire -28 38 £500 +11.11% 4
Merseyside +11 32 £410 -3.53% 6
Cumbria +10 13 £500 - 3
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 North West region with a requirement for Migration.

1 101 (25.70%) Windows
2 80 (20.36%) Microsoft
3 70 (17.81%) Data Migration
4 64 (16.28%) Finance
5 63 (16.03%) SQL
6 62 (15.78%) Active Directory
7 61 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
8 58 (14.76%) Office 365
9 56 (14.25%) Security Cleared
10 53 (13.49%) Data Centre
11 45 (11.45%) SC Cleared
12 44 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
13 43 (10.94%) Oracle
13 43 (10.94%) Windows 10
14 36 (9.16%) Amazon AWS
14 36 (9.16%) PowerShell
15 34 (8.65%) Firewall
16 33 (8.40%) VMware
17 32 (8.14%) Windows Server
18 31 (7.89%) Project Management
19 30 (7.63%) SQL Server
20 29 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
20 29 (7.38%) SCCM
21 28 (7.12%) MS Exchange
22 26 (6.62%) Problem-Solving
23 25 (6.36%) Skype for Business
24 24 (6.11%) Windows 7
24 24 (6.11%) SharePoint
25 22 (5.60%) WAN
26 21 (5.34%) LAN

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 28 (7.12%) MS Exchange
2 25 (6.36%) Skype for Business
3 24 (6.11%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.04%) IBM Notes
6 7 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (1.53%) Oracle BPEL
7 6 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.53%) TPMS
8 4 (1.02%) Apache
8 4 (1.02%) IBM Domino
8 4 (1.02%) SAS
8 4 (1.02%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.02%) WildFly
9 3 (0.76%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.76%) nginx
10 2 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.27%) Magento
3 5 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.02%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.76%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.76%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.51%) Sage 1000
6 2 (0.51%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.25%) Finacle
7 1 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 61 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (14.76%) Office 365
3 36 (9.16%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.56%) PaaS
5 13 (3.31%) IaaS
6 9 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.02%) SaaS
9 3 (0.76%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.51%) Boomi
10 2 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.51%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.25%) Slack
11 1 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.65%) Firewall
2 22 (5.60%) WAN
3 21 (5.34%) LAN
4 18 (4.58%) DNS
5 17 (4.33%) SAN
5 17 (4.33%) Skype
6 9 (2.29%) VPN
7 8 (2.04%) DHCP
7 8 (2.04%) NAS
7 8 (2.04%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.53%) MPLS
9 4 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (1.02%) Internet
9 4 (1.02%) Network Security
9 4 (1.02%) SMTP
9 4 (1.02%) VoIP
10 3 (0.76%) DMZ
10 3 (0.76%) VLAN
10 3 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.05%) Big Data
5 11 (2.80%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.54%) MySQL
6 10 (2.54%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.53%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.53%) IDMS
8 6 (1.53%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (1.27%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.27%) OLAP
9 5 (1.27%) Power BI
9 5 (1.27%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.54%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.04%) JDeveloper
2 8 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (1.53%) Ant
4 4 (1.02%) MSI
4 4 (1.02%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.76%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.76%) JIRA
5 3 (0.76%) LSMW
5 3 (0.76%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.51%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.51%) ERwin
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.25%) gulp
7 1 (0.25%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.25%) Protractor
7 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 64 (16.28%) Finance
2 15 (3.82%) Banking
3 11 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.54%) Retail
5 9 (2.29%) Local Government
6 7 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.53%) Marketing
8 5 (1.27%) Legal
9 4 (1.02%) Back Office
9 4 (1.02%) Billing
9 4 (1.02%) Law
10 2 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.51%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.51%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Front Office
11 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (18.07%) Architect
2 55 (13.99%) Developer
3 48 (12.21%) Project Manager
4 35 (8.91%) Analyst
5 24 (6.11%) Consultant
6 23 (5.85%) Migration Manager
7 22 (5.60%) Desktop Support
8 20 (5.09%) Migration Project Manager
8 20 (5.09%) Technical Architect
9 19 (4.83%) Migration Engineer
9 19 (4.83%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (4.33%) Data Analyst
11 16 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (4.07%) Migration Architect
11 16 (4.07%) Server Engineer
12 12 (3.05%) Cloud Architect
12 12 (3.05%) SQL Developer
13 11 (2.80%) Azure Engineer
13 11 (2.80%) Deployment Engineer
14 10 (2.54%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.07%) .NET
2 14 (3.56%) Web Services
3 10 (2.54%) Middleware
4 9 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (1.78%) JSON
5 7 (1.78%) LAMP
5 7 (1.78%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (1.53%) Dojo
6 6 (1.53%) REST
6 6 (1.53%) XML
6 6 (1.53%) Zend Framework
7 5 (1.27%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.27%) J2EE
8 4 (1.02%) HTML
8 4 (1.02%) LDAP
9 3 (0.76%) CSS
9 3 (0.76%) Doctrine
10 2 (0.51%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (0.51%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.49%) Data Centre
2 15 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.56%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.31%) PKI
5 11 (2.80%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (2.54%) NHS
7 9 (2.29%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (1.78%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.78%) Replication
8 7 (1.78%) User Experience
9 6 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.02%) CMDB
11 4 (1.02%) Social Media
12 3 (0.76%) EMC VMAX
12 3 (0.76%) EMC VNX
12 3 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.51%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.51%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 101 (25.70%) Windows
2 43 (10.94%) Windows 10
3 32 (8.14%) Windows Server
4 24 (6.11%) Windows 7
5 21 (5.34%) Unix
6 20 (5.09%) Linux
7 15 (3.82%) Windows XP
8 12 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (2.29%) AIX
10 7 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.53%) VME
12 3 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.51%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.25%) Android
14 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.25%) CentOS
14 1 (0.25%) HPUX
14 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (17.81%) Data Migration
2 44 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (7.89%) Project Management
4 29 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (6.62%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (5.09%) DevOps
8 18 (4.58%) ETL
8 18 (4.58%) ITIL
8 18 (4.58%) PRINCE2
9 17 (4.33%) Time Management
10 16 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 16 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (3.56%) Data Analysis
12 13 (3.31%) Data Modelling
12 13 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (3.05%) CRM
13 12 (3.05%) Decision-Making
13 12 (3.05%) ERP
13 12 (3.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 63 (16.03%) SQL
2 36 (9.16%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.05%) Java
3 12 (3.05%) PHP
4 11 (2.80%) Python
5 8 (2.04%) C#
5 8 (2.04%) COBOL
5 8 (2.04%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.78%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.78%) Ruby
7 6 (1.53%) C
7 6 (1.53%) PHP 5
8 5 (1.27%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.27%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.02%) Perl
10 3 (0.76%) VB
10 3 (0.76%) VBScript
11 2 (0.51%) C++
11 2 (0.51%) JCL
11 2 (0.51%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 56 (14.25%) Security Cleared
2 45 (11.45%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.04%) Degree
4 7 (1.78%) MCSE
4 7 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (1.27%) MCSA
7 4 (1.02%) CCNA
7 4 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.76%) CCNP
8 3 (0.76%) ISEB
8 3 (0.76%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.25%) CCIE
10 1 (0.25%) CISSP
10 1 (0.25%) GIAC
10 1 (0.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.29%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.04%) GDPR
3 5 (1.27%) QA
4 4 (1.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.51%) PMO
6 1 (0.25%) COBIT
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (15.78%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.56%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.80%) XenApp
5 8 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (1.78%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.27%) Xen
9 4 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.76%) Docker
10 3 (0.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (0.76%) SRDF
10 3 (0.76%) vSphere
11 2 (0.51%) Time Sharing Option
11 2 (0.51%) XenServer
12 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (7.38%) SCCM
2 13 (3.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (2.54%) SCOM
4 7 (1.78%) Terraform
5 6 (1.53%) OpenView
6 5 (1.27%) Puppet
7 3 (0.76%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.76%) SnapMirror
7 3 (0.76%) SnapVault
7 3 (0.76%) ThinApp
8 2 (0.51%) Ansible
8 2 (0.51%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.51%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.51%) Kibana
8 2 (0.51%) logstash
8 2 (0.51%) WSUS
9 1 (0.25%) Nagios
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 80 (20.36%) Microsoft
2 43 (10.94%) Oracle
3 33 (8.40%) VMware
4 21 (5.34%) Cisco
5 18 (4.58%) SAP
6 17 (4.33%) Citrix
7 13 (3.31%) HP
8 11 (2.80%) Lotus
9 7 (1.78%) Veritas
10 6 (1.53%) Google
10 6 (1.53%) Micro Focus
10 6 (1.53%) Veeam
10 6 (1.53%) Zend
11 5 (1.27%) Apple
11 5 (1.27%) Avaya
11 5 (1.27%) Brocade
11 5 (1.27%) EMC
12 4 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.76%) Informatica
13 3 (0.76%) NetApp