The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Migration
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 15 15 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Contract jobs citing Migration 7 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.19% 6.33% 4.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.00% 7.94% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Median daily rate £425 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -8.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £282 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £490 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 100 126 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 74.07% 79.75% 78.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 84 84
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in Staffordshire

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in Staffordshire

Migration
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Stoke-on-Trent +6 4 £406 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 - -
Migration
West Midlands

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Migration.

1 8 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) Transition Management
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) B2B
6 1 (6.25%) OLAP
6 1 (6.25%) MS Office
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.25%) CRM

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) OLAP
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Cutover Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Transition Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Database Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) FMCG
1 1 (6.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Data Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Transition Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) B2B
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Data Conversion
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Dell
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) hybris
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle