Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 12 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +10
Contract jobs citing Migration 494 620 772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.74% 9.08% 8.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.76% 10.83% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 386 445
North West median daily rate £450 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% +4.69% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £216
90th Percentile £625 £544 £575
England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 34
North West median hourly rate £24.67 £17.25 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.03% -14.81% +35.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.81 £12.35
90th Percentile £67.50 £43.39 £52.47
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.19 £15.25
% change year-on-year -3.78% +19.26% -12.86%

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 4593 5726 6975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.31% 83.84% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2929 3694 4234
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 166 284
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +67.60%
10th Percentile £11.67 £12.13 £12.40
90th Percentile £51.71 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -14 175 £400 -5.88% 15
Cheshire +5 164 £505 +26.25% 4
Lancashire +26 110 £450 +5.88% 1
Merseyside -16 22 £450 +16.88% 2
Cumbria -9 1 - -
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 165 (33.40%) Data Migration
2 90 (18.22%) Data Centre
3 83 (16.80%) Security Cleared
4 80 (16.19%) SAP
5 79 (15.99%) Microsoft
6 77 (15.59%) SC Cleared
7 71 (14.37%) Finance
8 67 (13.56%) SQL
9 59 (11.94%) SAP BW
10 57 (11.54%) Ariba
11 55 (11.13%) Windows
12 51 (10.32%) DNS
12 51 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (9.51%) Banking
14 45 (9.11%) AIX
14 45 (9.11%) SQL Server
15 44 (8.91%) ETL
16 40 (8.10%) SharePoint
17 39 (7.89%) Active Directory
17 39 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
18 37 (7.49%) Project Management
19 36 (7.29%) Data Modelling
19 36 (7.29%) Office 365
20 35 (7.09%) Solaris
21 29 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
22 28 (5.67%) Oracle
23 27 (5.47%) IBM
24 26 (5.26%) .NET
25 25 (5.06%) Linux
25 25 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure

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 40 (8.10%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.05%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (2.83%) Skype for Business
4 11 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.62%) CMS
6 6 (1.21%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.01%) IIS
7 5 (1.01%) SAS
7 5 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.61%) Confluence
9 3 (0.61%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.40%) Apache
10 2 (0.40%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.40%) nginx
10 2 (0.40%) Site Server
10 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 21 (4.25%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.42%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (1.82%) SAP MM
2 8 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.81%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.81%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.40%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.40%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.40%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.40%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.20%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.20%) HFM
6 1 (0.20%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.20%) Maximo
6 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP FI-AP
6 1 (0.20%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.29%) Office 365
2 25 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.21%) PaaS
5 5 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.01%) SaaS
5 5 (1.01%) Slack
6 3 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (0.61%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.61%) Trello
7 2 (0.40%) Force.com
7 2 (0.40%) IaaS
7 2 (0.40%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.20%) Boomi
8 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 51 (10.32%) DNS
2 18 (3.64%) Firewall
3 15 (3.04%) Intranet
4 12 (2.43%) SAN
5 9 (1.82%) WAN
6 8 (1.62%) Skype
6 8 (1.62%) VLAN
7 4 (0.81%) SMS
8 3 (0.61%) BIG-IP
8 3 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.61%) DHCP
8 3 (0.61%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.61%) LAN
8 3 (0.61%) LDAP
8 3 (0.61%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.40%) Broadband
9 2 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.40%) FTP
9 2 (0.40%) HTTP
9 2 (0.40%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.94%) SAP BW
2 45 (9.11%) SQL Server
3 21 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (3.64%) DB2
5 17 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.23%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.21%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.01%) Big Data
10 5 (1.01%) DataStage
10 5 (1.01%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.01%) Power BI
11 4 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
11 4 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.61%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.61%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 9 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.62%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.62%) JIRA
3 7 (1.42%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.81%) MSI
5 3 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.61%) Toad
5 3 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.40%) Selenium
6 2 (0.40%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.20%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 71 (14.37%) Finance
2 47 (9.51%) Banking
3 20 (4.05%) Retail Banking
4 18 (3.64%) Retail
5 10 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.21%) Advertising
8 6 (1.21%) Local Government
9 5 (1.01%) Marketing
10 3 (0.61%) Billing
11 2 (0.40%) French Language
11 2 (0.40%) Law
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.20%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 91 (18.42%) Architect
2 59 (11.94%) Analyst
3 57 (11.54%) Workstream Lead
4 38 (7.69%) Consultant
5 30 (6.07%) Project Manager
6 28 (5.67%) Developer
7 27 (5.47%) Infrastructure Architect
8 24 (4.86%) DBA
9 23 (4.66%) Business Analyst
9 23 (4.66%) Data Analyst
10 17 (3.44%) Migration Architect
11 15 (3.04%) Information Architect
12 12 (2.43%) Data Architect
12 12 (2.43%) IT Manager
13 10 (2.02%) DB2 DBA
13 10 (2.02%) Test Analyst
13 10 (2.02%) Test Manager
14 9 (1.82%) Migration Analyst
14 9 (1.82%) Migration Engineer
14 9 (1.82%) Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.26%) .NET
2 9 (1.82%) XML
3 7 (1.42%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.21%) Software Packaging
5 5 (1.01%) Web Services
6 4 (0.81%) EDI
6 4 (0.81%) XSLT
7 3 (0.61%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.61%) Middleware
7 3 (0.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (0.61%) XSD
8 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.40%) JSON
8 2 (0.40%) SOAP
8 2 (0.40%) Velocity
9 1 (0.20%) HTML
9 1 (0.20%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 90 (18.22%) Data Centre
2 25 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.66%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.24%) Clustering
5 14 (2.83%) Replication
6 13 (2.63%) Taxonomies
7 11 (2.23%) PKI
8 10 (2.02%) Data Structures
8 10 (2.02%) HACMP
8 10 (2.02%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.21%) iSeries
9 6 (1.21%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.01%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.01%) User Experience
11 3 (0.61%) CCTV
11 3 (0.61%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.61%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.61%) FMCG
11 3 (0.61%) PMI
11 3 (0.61%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 55 (11.13%) Windows
2 45 (9.11%) AIX
3 35 (7.09%) Solaris
4 25 (5.06%) Linux
5 24 (4.86%) Unix
6 20 (4.05%) HPUX
7 18 (3.64%) Windows Server
8 17 (3.44%) Windows 7
9 16 (3.24%) Windows 10
10 12 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.81%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.61%) Android
13 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.61%) OS/2
13 3 (0.61%) zOS
14 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (33.40%) Data Migration
2 51 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (8.91%) ETL
4 39 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (7.49%) Project Management
6 36 (7.29%) Data Modelling
7 29 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (4.45%) Data Management
9 21 (4.25%) Business Analysis
9 21 (4.25%) Data Architecture
10 18 (3.64%) Change Management
10 18 (3.64%) Information Architecture
11 17 (3.44%) Data Cleansing
12 16 (3.24%) Validation
13 14 (2.83%) Data Protection
13 14 (2.83%) ITIL
13 14 (2.83%) PRINCE2
13 14 (2.83%) Supplier Management
14 13 (2.63%) Analytical Thinking
14 13 (2.63%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 67 (13.56%) SQL
2 16 (3.24%) T-SQL
3 15 (3.04%) PowerShell
4 13 (2.63%) C#
5 9 (1.82%) Java
6 5 (1.01%) C
7 4 (0.81%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.81%) XPath
8 3 (0.61%) COBOL
8 3 (0.61%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.61%) Perl
8 3 (0.61%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.40%) AWK
9 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.40%) Korn
9 2 (0.40%) Python
9 2 (0.40%) sed
10 1 (0.20%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.20%) JCL
Qualifications
1 83 (16.80%) Security Cleared
2 77 (15.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.61%) MCSE
4 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.40%) CISM
5 2 (0.40%) CISSP
5 2 (0.40%) Degree
5 2 (0.40%) ISEB
5 2 (0.40%) MCSA
6 1 (0.20%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) MCITP
6 1 (0.20%) MCSD
6 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.43%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.42%) PMO
3 4 (0.81%) QA
4 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.40%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) GCP
6 1 (0.20%) GDPR
6 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.23%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.42%) Docker
5 7 (1.42%) PowerHA
6 6 (1.21%) GPFS
7 4 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.81%) XenApp
8 3 (0.61%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.61%) vSphere
9 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.20%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (2.23%) SCCM
2 5 (1.01%) Puppet
2 5 (1.01%) SCOM
3 4 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.81%) WSUS
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.61%) SCVMM
4 3 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.61%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.40%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.40%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.40%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.20%) Terraform
6 1 (0.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 80 (16.19%) SAP
2 79 (15.99%) Microsoft
3 57 (11.54%) Ariba
4 28 (5.67%) Oracle
5 27 (5.47%) IBM
6 22 (4.45%) VMware
7 15 (3.04%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.43%) Citrix
9 11 (2.23%) Cisco
9 11 (2.23%) HP
10 5 (1.01%) Dell
10 5 (1.01%) Sage
10 5 (1.01%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.81%) Juniper
11 4 (0.81%) Sun
12 3 (0.61%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.61%) EMC
12 3 (0.61%) Lotus
12 3 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.61%) Symantec