Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 11 11
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 +4
Contract jobs citing Migration 414 551 727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.75% 9.54% 9.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.98% 11.55% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 336 445
North West median daily rate £390 £409 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.59% +0.93% +4.25%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £288
90th Percentile £550 £543 £525
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 11
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £13.86 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.43% -32.39% -51.48%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £12.79
90th Percentile £44.75 £67.50 £21.00
England median hourly rate £15.86 £15.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year +4.00% -18.67% +4.17%

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 5,189 4,772 6,266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.59% 82.63% 83.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,287 2,916 3,899
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 200 188
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £35.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.43% +37.25% -14.20%
10th Percentile £11.19 £11.75 £12.12
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.55 £51.78
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -10 182 £380 -5.00% 27
Cheshire +11 137 £363 -3.33% 7
Merseyside +9 33 £400 +14.29% 2
Lancashire -33 33 £513 +17.14% 2
Cumbria +10 17 £500 -
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 110 (26.57%) Windows
2 88 (21.26%) Data Migration
3 80 (19.32%) Microsoft
4 71 (17.15%) Finance
5 61 (14.73%) Active Directory
5 61 (14.73%) SQL
6 59 (14.25%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (12.80%) SQL Server
7 53 (12.80%) Office 365
8 52 (12.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 50 (12.08%) Security Cleared
10 46 (11.11%) Windows Server
11 45 (10.87%) Oracle
12 42 (10.14%) Data Centre
12 42 (10.14%) Windows 10
12 42 (10.14%) SC Cleared
13 41 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 37 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
15 36 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
16 33 (7.97%) VMware
17 31 (7.49%) SCCM
18 29 (7.00%) ETL
18 29 (7.00%) LAN
18 29 (7.00%) Citrix
19 28 (6.76%) WAN
20 27 (6.52%) Unix
20 27 (6.52%) SharePoint
20 27 (6.52%) MS Exchange
20 27 (6.52%) PowerShell
20 27 (6.52%) DevOps

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 27 (6.52%) MS Exchange
1 27 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 22 (5.31%) Skype for Business
3 12 (2.90%) IIS
4 10 (2.42%) IBM Notes
5 9 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (1.93%) Confluence
6 8 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.45%) Oracle BPEL
8 6 (1.45%) TPMS
9 5 (1.21%) Apache
9 5 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.21%) SAS
9 5 (1.21%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.97%) IBM Domino
10 4 (0.97%) nginx
10 4 (0.97%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.97%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.72%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.48%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.48%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.24%) Finacle
8 1 (0.24%) Magento
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.24%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 53 (12.80%) Office 365
2 52 (12.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.42%) PaaS
5 9 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.69%) IaaS
7 4 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.97%) GitHub
8 3 (0.72%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.72%) BrowserStack
8 3 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.72%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.72%) SaaS
9 2 (0.48%) Boomi
9 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.48%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (0.48%) Slack
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.00%) LAN
2 28 (6.76%) WAN
3 24 (5.80%) SAN
4 19 (4.59%) Firewall
5 17 (4.11%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.90%) DMZ
6 12 (2.90%) Skype
7 11 (2.66%) IPsec
7 11 (2.66%) NAS
7 11 (2.66%) VPN
8 9 (2.17%) Ethernet
9 7 (1.69%) DNS
10 6 (1.45%) MPLS
10 6 (1.45%) VoIP
11 5 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.97%) DHCP
12 4 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.97%) Internet
12 4 (0.97%) Network Security
13 3 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (2.66%) Big Data
5 10 (2.42%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.45%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.45%) IDMS
8 6 (1.45%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (1.21%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.21%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.97%) OLAP
10 4 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.97%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (4.11%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.42%) Jasmine
3 10 (2.42%) JIRA
3 10 (2.42%) Karma Test Runner
4 9 (2.17%) Grunt
4 9 (2.17%) webpack
5 8 (1.93%) JDeveloper
6 6 (1.45%) Ant
6 6 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.97%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.97%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.97%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.72%) Gatling
8 3 (0.72%) JMeter
8 3 (0.72%) LSMW
8 3 (0.72%) MSI
8 3 (0.72%) Selenium
8 3 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 71 (17.15%) Finance
2 17 (4.11%) Banking
3 13 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.66%) Local Government
4 11 (2.66%) Retail
5 9 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.69%) Law
7 5 (1.21%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.97%) Billing
8 4 (0.97%) Legal
9 3 (0.72%) Back Office
9 3 (0.72%) French Language
10 2 (0.48%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (14.25%) Developer
2 54 (13.04%) Architect
2 54 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 37 (8.94%) Analyst
4 29 (7.00%) Consultant
5 25 (6.04%) Desktop Support
6 22 (5.31%) Migration Manager
7 20 (4.83%) Administrator
8 19 (4.59%) Data Analyst
8 19 (4.59%) Server Engineer
9 17 (4.11%) Migration Engineer
9 17 (4.11%) Migration Project Manager
10 16 (3.86%) Technical Architect
11 15 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (3.38%) Support Engineer
13 13 (3.14%) Data Migration Analyst
13 13 (3.14%) Migration Analyst
14 12 (2.90%) DBA
15 11 (2.66%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.83%) .NET
2 17 (4.11%) AngularJS
3 15 (3.62%) Web Services
4 13 (3.14%) HTML
5 12 (2.90%) CSS
6 10 (2.42%) CSS3
6 10 (2.42%) HTML5
6 10 (2.42%) Sass
7 9 (2.17%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.69%) JSON
8 7 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (1.45%) J2EE
9 6 (1.45%) LDAP
9 6 (1.45%) Middleware
9 6 (1.45%) REST
9 6 (1.45%) XML
10 5 (1.21%) Spring
11 4 (0.97%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.14%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.62%) User Experience
4 12 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
5 11 (2.66%) Mainframe
5 11 (2.66%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.42%) PKI
7 8 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.93%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.21%) Clustering
9 5 (1.21%) Social Media
10 4 (0.97%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (0.97%) NHS
10 4 (0.97%) Replication
10 4 (0.97%) VSAM
11 3 (0.72%) EMC VMAX
11 3 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.48%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 110 (26.57%) Windows
2 46 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 42 (10.14%) Windows 10
4 27 (6.52%) Unix
5 26 (6.28%) Windows 7
6 23 (5.56%) Linux
7 19 (4.59%) Windows XP
8 17 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (3.38%) AIX
10 6 (1.45%) VME
11 4 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.72%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.48%) Solaris
14 1 (0.24%) CentOS
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (21.26%) Data Migration
2 59 (14.25%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (7.00%) ETL
6 27 (6.52%) DevOps
7 26 (6.28%) Project Management
7 26 (6.28%) Time Management
8 22 (5.31%) TDD
9 21 (5.07%) ITIL
10 20 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (4.83%) Configuration Management
10 20 (4.83%) CRM
11 18 (4.35%) Change Management
12 17 (4.11%) PRINCE2
13 16 (3.86%) Asset Management
14 15 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 14 (3.38%) Scrum
15 14 (3.38%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (3.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 61 (14.73%) SQL
2 27 (6.52%) PowerShell
3 24 (5.80%) JavaScript
4 21 (5.07%) Java
5 16 (3.86%) C#
6 14 (3.38%) Python
7 12 (2.90%) TypeScript
8 11 (2.66%) COBOL
8 11 (2.66%) Ruby
9 10 (2.42%) C
10 8 (1.93%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.93%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.21%) C++
12 4 (0.97%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.97%) Groovy
12 4 (0.97%) JCL
12 4 (0.97%) Perl
12 4 (0.97%) PHP
13 3 (0.72%) Go
13 3 (0.72%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 50 (12.08%) Security Cleared
2 42 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.45%) CCNP
4 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.21%) CCNA
6 3 (0.72%) CCIE
6 3 (0.72%) CISSP
6 3 (0.72%) Degree
6 3 (0.72%) MCITP
6 3 (0.72%) MCSE
6 3 (0.72%) MCTS
7 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.24%) CISA
8 1 (0.24%) CISM
8 1 (0.24%) GIAC
8 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.24%) MBA
8 1 (0.24%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.42%) Data Quality
1 10 (2.42%) GDPR
2 7 (1.69%) QA
3 3 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.24%) COBIT
4 1 (0.24%) GCP
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 61 (14.73%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.59%) XenApp
4 15 (3.62%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 10 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.97%) Docker
7 4 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.97%) Time Sharing Option
8 3 (0.72%) QEMU
8 3 (0.72%) Xen
9 2 (0.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.48%) SRDF
9 2 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.48%) vSphere
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (7.49%) SCCM
2 14 (3.38%) SCOM
3 9 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (2.17%) Terraform
4 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (1.21%) Puppet
6 4 (0.97%) Ansible
6 4 (0.97%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.72%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.72%) WSUS
8 2 (0.48%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.48%) Kibana
8 2 (0.48%) logstash
8 2 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.48%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.48%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.48%) SmoothWall
8 2 (0.48%) SnapMirror
8 2 (0.48%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 80 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.87%) Oracle
3 33 (7.97%) VMware
4 29 (7.00%) Citrix
5 23 (5.56%) Cisco
6 18 (4.35%) SAP
7 16 (3.86%) HP
8 13 (3.14%) Lotus
9 12 (2.90%) Symantec
10 7 (1.69%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.45%) Capita
11 6 (1.45%) Dell
11 6 (1.45%) IBM
11 6 (1.45%) Micro Focus
12 5 (1.21%) Apple
12 5 (1.21%) EMC
13 4 (0.97%) Avaya
13 4 (0.97%) Juniper
13 4 (0.97%) McAfee