Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 16 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +7
Contract jobs citing Migration 456 524 781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.39% 8.49% 9.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.22% 10.05% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 343 456
North West median daily rate £450 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% +13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £286 £229
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
England median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 36
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -12.33% +21.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.36 £12.35
90th Percentile £27.00 £52.75 £52.47
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year -12.50% +28.00% -8.09%

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 4,460 5,215 6,806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.11% 84.52% 81.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,893 3,381 4,170
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 155 271
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £23.75 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.63% -22.18% +64.97%
10th Percentile £11.98 £11.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.33 £52.48 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -18 163 £400 - 37
Cheshire +9 159 £525 +23.53% 17
Lancashire +21 73 £513 +13.89% 4
Merseyside +3 31 £425 +16.44% 5
Cumbria -3 5 £309 -56.82%
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 173 (37.94%) Data Migration
2 83 (18.20%) SAP
3 75 (16.45%) Finance
4 74 (16.23%) Security Cleared
5 71 (15.57%) Microsoft
6 67 (14.69%) SC Cleared
7 61 (13.38%) SAP BW
7 61 (13.38%) SQL
8 60 (13.16%) Windows
9 57 (12.50%) Ariba
9 57 (12.50%) Data Centre
10 47 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (9.65%) Active Directory
12 42 (9.21%) Oracle
13 39 (8.55%) SQL Server
13 39 (8.55%) Project Management
14 37 (8.11%) SharePoint
15 35 (7.68%) Microsoft Azure
16 34 (7.46%) Data Modelling
16 34 (7.46%) ETL
17 32 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
18 31 (6.80%) DNS
19 30 (6.58%) AIX
19 30 (6.58%) Banking
20 29 (6.36%) VMware
21 28 (6.14%) Office 365
21 28 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
22 26 (5.70%) Management Information System
23 25 (5.48%) Linux
23 25 (5.48%) Business Intelligence

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 37 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.85%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.41%) CMS
4 10 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.75%) IIS
7 6 (1.32%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.10%) Confluence
8 5 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.88%) Apache
9 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.66%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.44%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.44%) nginx
11 2 (0.44%) SAS
11 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.22%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.66%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.97%) SAP MM
2 6 (1.32%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.32%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.88%) BPCS
4 4 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.66%) HFM
5 3 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.44%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.44%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (6.14%) Office 365
3 22 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.41%) PaaS
5 8 (1.75%) IaaS
6 6 (1.32%) GitHub
6 6 (1.32%) Slack
7 5 (1.10%) SaaS
8 4 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.88%) Trello
9 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.66%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 2 (0.44%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.44%) Taleo
11 1 (0.22%) Boomi
11 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.80%) DNS
2 23 (5.04%) Firewall
3 17 (3.73%) SAN
4 15 (3.29%) Intranet
5 12 (2.63%) LDAP
6 11 (2.41%) WAN
7 8 (1.75%) LAN
8 7 (1.54%) Skype
8 7 (1.54%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.54%) VLAN
9 5 (1.10%) SMS
10 4 (0.88%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.88%) MPLS
10 4 (0.88%) VoIP
10 4 (0.88%) VPN
11 3 (0.66%) BIG-IP
11 3 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.66%) DHCP
11 3 (0.66%) HTTP
11 3 (0.66%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (13.38%) SAP BW
2 39 (8.55%) SQL Server
3 17 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.63%) DB2
6 8 (1.75%) Big Data
6 8 (1.75%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.75%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.10%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.88%) Geospatial Data
10 4 (0.88%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.88%) OLTP
10 4 (0.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.41%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.97%) JIRA
4 7 (1.54%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.88%) Selenium
5 4 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.66%) Gatling
6 3 (0.66%) JMeter
7 2 (0.44%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.44%) MSI
7 2 (0.44%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.44%) Subversion
8 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.22%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.22%) WebDriver
General
1 75 (16.45%) Finance
2 30 (6.58%) Banking
3 22 (4.82%) Retail Banking
4 16 (3.51%) Retail
5 13 (2.85%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.32%) Advertising
7 6 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.88%) Marketing
9 3 (0.66%) German Language
10 2 (0.44%) French Language
10 2 (0.44%) Law
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
11 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Local Government
11 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (14.69%) Architect
2 59 (12.94%) Workstream Lead
3 58 (12.72%) Consultant
4 53 (11.62%) Analyst
5 30 (6.58%) Developer
6 25 (5.48%) Project Manager
7 23 (5.04%) Data Analyst
7 23 (5.04%) Infrastructure Architect
8 18 (3.95%) Business Analyst
9 15 (3.29%) DBA
9 15 (3.29%) Information Architect
10 12 (2.63%) IT Manager
10 12 (2.63%) Migration Architect
10 12 (2.63%) Migration Consultant
11 11 (2.41%) Network Engineer
11 11 (2.41%) Tester
12 10 (2.19%) Oracle Consultant
12 10 (2.19%) Test Manager
13 9 (1.97%) Delivery Manager
13 9 (1.97%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.95%) .NET
2 12 (2.63%) XML
3 10 (2.19%) Web Services
4 9 (1.97%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.75%) EDI
6 5 (1.10%) J2EE
6 5 (1.10%) JSON
6 5 (1.10%) Middleware
6 5 (1.10%) XSLT
7 4 (0.88%) Hibernate
7 4 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.88%) WebCenter
7 4 (0.88%) XSD
8 3 (0.66%) REST
9 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.44%) HTML
9 2 (0.44%) SOAP
9 2 (0.44%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.44%) Velocity
10 1 (0.22%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (5.70%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.51%) Clustering
5 13 (2.85%) Taxonomies
6 9 (1.97%) User Experience
7 8 (1.75%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.75%) Replication
8 7 (1.54%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.54%) HACMP
9 6 (1.32%) iSeries
9 6 (1.32%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.10%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.88%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.88%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.66%) CCTV
12 3 (0.66%) FMCG
12 3 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.66%) PKI
13 2 (0.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 60 (13.16%) Windows
2 30 (6.58%) AIX
3 25 (5.48%) Linux
4 22 (4.82%) Solaris
5 19 (4.17%) Windows 10
6 18 (3.95%) Windows 7
6 18 (3.95%) Windows Server
7 17 (3.73%) HPUX
7 17 (3.73%) Unix
8 13 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.66%) Android
12 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.66%) OS/2
12 3 (0.66%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.22%) VMS
13 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (37.94%) Data Migration
2 47 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (8.55%) Project Management
4 34 (7.46%) Data Modelling
4 34 (7.46%) ETL
5 32 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (5.04%) Data Management
8 20 (4.39%) Data Architecture
8 20 (4.39%) ITIL
9 18 (3.95%) Information Architecture
10 16 (3.51%) Content Management
11 14 (3.07%) Asset Management
11 14 (3.07%) Data Cleansing
11 14 (3.07%) Supplier Management
11 14 (3.07%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (2.85%) Business Analysis
12 13 (2.85%) CRM
12 13 (2.85%) Load Balancing
12 13 (2.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 61 (13.38%) SQL
2 18 (3.95%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.51%) Java
4 15 (3.29%) C#
5 12 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 11 (2.41%) PL/SQL
7 7 (1.54%) C
7 7 (1.54%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.32%) Python
9 5 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.10%) XPath
10 4 (0.88%) RPG
10 4 (0.88%) RPG IV
10 4 (0.88%) Ruby
10 4 (0.88%) VB
11 3 (0.66%) Perl
11 3 (0.66%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.44%) COBOL
13 1 (0.22%) C++
13 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (16.23%) Security Cleared
2 67 (14.69%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.10%) MCSE
5 4 (0.88%) MCSA
6 3 (0.66%) CISM
6 3 (0.66%) CISSP
6 3 (0.66%) MCSD
7 2 (0.44%) ISEB
7 2 (0.44%) MCITP
8 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.22%) Degree
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.22%) MCTS
8 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.29%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.54%) PMO
3 6 (1.32%) QA
4 4 (0.88%) GDPR
4 4 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.66%) COBIT
5 3 (0.66%) GCP
6 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.22%) EMIR
6 1 (0.22%) MiFID
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (9.65%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.63%) Docker
3 12 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.32%) GPFS
5 6 (1.32%) PowerHA
6 4 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.88%) vSphere
7 3 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.44%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.44%) XenApp
9 1 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (3.95%) SCCM
2 6 (1.32%) vCenter Server
3 5 (1.10%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.88%) Terraform
5 3 (0.66%) Ansible
5 3 (0.66%) Puppet
6 2 (0.44%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.44%) WSUS
7 1 (0.22%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.22%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.22%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.22%) SCOM
7 1 (0.22%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 83 (18.20%) SAP
2 71 (15.57%) Microsoft
3 57 (12.50%) Ariba
4 42 (9.21%) Oracle
5 29 (6.36%) VMware
6 19 (4.17%) IBM
7 15 (3.29%) Red Hat
8 14 (3.07%) Cisco
9 10 (2.19%) HP
10 6 (1.32%) Citrix
11 5 (1.10%) Capita
11 5 (1.10%) Dell
11 5 (1.10%) Infor
11 5 (1.10%) NetApp
11 5 (1.10%) Sage
11 5 (1.10%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.88%) Adobe
12 4 (0.88%) EnterpriseDB
12 4 (0.88%) Hyperion
12 4 (0.88%) SendGrid