Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 24 15
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9 +7
Contract jobs citing Migration 399 399 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.25% 6.50% 7.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.95% 7.84% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 269 259
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £235 £284 £262
90th Percentile £550 £528 £700
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 16
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.38 £36.75 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.90% +197.57% -35.84%
10th Percentile £14.09 £11.72 £11.93
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.38 £15.88
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.38 £15.25
% change year-on-year -4.76% +20.49% -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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4012 5091 3949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.00% 83.00% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2557 3046 2261
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £238
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 177
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.67 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.94% -6.68% -
10th Percentile £11.30 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.15 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Migration in the West Midlands

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in the West Midlands

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in the West Midlands

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in the West Midlands

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Migration in the West Midlands

Migration
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 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
Birmingham +19 162 £375 - 17
Coventry -3 47 £433 +8.13% 6
Warwickshire +2 46 £325 -10.34% 1
Shropshire +28 42 £413 +21.40% 1
Solihull +16 23 £400 -5.88% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 11 £337 -
Staffordshire -11 10 £293 -27.55% 1
Wolverhampton +3 8 £350 +16.67%
Worcestershire 0 7 £350 -2.10% 1
Herefordshire +2 3 £288 -20.69%
Dudley - 1 - -
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Migration.

1 119 (29.82%) Data Migration
2 88 (22.06%) Microsoft
3 81 (20.30%) Windows
4 72 (18.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 68 (17.04%) Finance
6 66 (16.54%) Office 365
7 63 (15.79%) Oracle
8 59 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 59 (14.79%) Windows 10
9 58 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (12.03%) SQL
11 45 (11.28%) Microsoft Office
12 42 (10.53%) Data Centre
13 41 (10.28%) SQL Server
14 40 (10.03%) ETL
15 39 (9.77%) VMware
16 32 (8.02%) SharePoint
16 32 (8.02%) Windows 7
17 31 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
17 31 (7.77%) Project Management
18 30 (7.52%) SCCM
19 29 (7.27%) Retail
19 29 (7.27%) Active Directory
20 26 (6.52%) SAP
20 26 (6.52%) QA
20 26 (6.52%) PowerShell
21 25 (6.27%) Security Cleared
21 25 (6.27%) CRM
22 24 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
22 24 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services

Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 32 (8.02%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (2.76%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.51%) ArcGIS
4 10 (2.51%) CMS
5 8 (2.01%) DNN
5 8 (2.01%) SAS
6 7 (1.75%) Confluence
6 7 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.75%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.00%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.00%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.50%) IIS
9 2 (0.50%) Mule
10 1 (0.25%) Drupal
10 1 (0.25%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (11.28%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.01%) Maximo
2 8 (2.01%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (1.00%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.75%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.50%) Actimize
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (0.50%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.50%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.50%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 72 (18.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (16.54%) Office 365
3 14 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.01%) IaaS
5 11 (2.76%) SaaS
6 10 (2.51%) PaaS
7 9 (2.26%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.25%) G Suite
9 4 (1.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 4 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.75%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.51%) Firewall
2 8 (2.01%) Skype
3 6 (1.50%) LDAP
3 6 (1.50%) SAN
4 5 (1.25%) DHCP
4 5 (1.25%) DNS
4 5 (1.25%) LAN
5 4 (1.00%) SMS
5 4 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.00%) WAN
5 4 (1.00%) WLAN
6 3 (0.75%) BIG-IP
6 3 (0.75%) VoIP
7 2 (0.50%) HTTP
7 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.50%) Megaco
7 2 (0.50%) RTCP
7 2 (0.50%) RTP
7 2 (0.50%) VSAN
8 1 (0.25%) IOS XR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 18 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (3.01%) OLAP
5 12 (3.01%) Oracle Database 12c
5 12 (3.01%) Oracle OLAP
6 11 (2.76%) Pentaho
7 10 (2.51%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (2.01%) Power BI
8 8 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
13 2 (0.50%) OLAP Cube
13 2 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
13 2 (0.50%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (5.01%) MSI
2 16 (4.01%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.26%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.01%) Visual Studio
5 11 (2.76%) Maven
5 11 (2.76%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (2.51%) Subversion
7 9 (2.26%) JIRA
8 6 (1.50%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (1.25%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.75%) JMeter
10 3 (0.75%) Selenium
11 2 (0.50%) Gatling
11 2 (0.50%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.25%) JUnit
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.25%) PVCS
12 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
General
1 68 (17.04%) Finance
2 29 (7.27%) Retail
3 11 (2.76%) Banking
4 6 (1.50%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.50%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.25%) Automotive
5 5 (1.25%) Legal
5 5 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.75%) Marketing
7 2 (0.50%) Billing
7 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.50%) Publishing
7 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 57 (14.29%) Analyst
2 46 (11.53%) Consultant
3 42 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 38 (9.52%) Developer
5 35 (8.77%) Architect
6 24 (6.02%) DBA
7 23 (5.76%) Migration Manager
8 21 (5.26%) Business Analyst
9 17 (4.26%) Administrator
9 17 (4.26%) Data Analyst
9 17 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
10 15 (3.76%) Data Migration Manager
11 13 (3.26%) Migration Analyst
11 13 (3.26%) Migration Project Manager
11 13 (3.26%) Test Analyst
12 12 (3.01%) Applications Packager
12 12 (3.01%) Data Migration Analyst
12 12 (3.01%) Infrastructure Manager
13 11 (2.76%) Data Manager
13 11 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.01%) WSH
2 18 (4.51%) .NET
3 15 (3.76%) HTML
4 13 (3.26%) CSS
5 12 (3.01%) CSS3
5 12 (3.01%) HTML5
5 12 (3.01%) Middleware
6 11 (2.76%) jQuery
6 11 (2.76%) Web Services
7 10 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (2.26%) Backbone.js
8 9 (2.26%) Ember.js
9 7 (1.75%) XML
10 6 (1.50%) SOAP
11 3 (0.75%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (0.75%) REST
11 3 (0.75%) RESTful
12 2 (0.50%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.51%) User Experience
5 4 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (0.75%) CMDB
6 3 (0.75%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.50%) FMCG
7 2 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.50%) NHS
8 1 (0.25%) iPhone
8 1 (0.25%) LIMS
8 1 (0.25%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) Replication
8 1 (0.25%) SCADA
8 1 (0.25%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 81 (20.30%) Windows
2 59 (14.79%) Windows 10
3 32 (8.02%) Windows 7
4 22 (5.51%) Linux
5 15 (3.76%) Unix
6 10 (2.51%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.00%) Android
8 4 (1.00%) Solaris
9 3 (0.75%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.50%) VMS
10 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.50%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (29.82%) Data Migration
2 59 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 58 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (10.03%) ETL
5 31 (7.77%) Project Management
6 25 (6.27%) CRM
7 24 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (5.51%) Release Management
8 22 (5.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (5.01%) Application Discovery
10 19 (4.76%) DevOps
11 18 (4.51%) Application Packaging
11 18 (4.51%) Business Analysis
11 18 (4.51%) Data Analysis
11 18 (4.51%) Data Management
11 18 (4.51%) ERP
11 18 (4.51%) ITIL
12 17 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (3.76%) Change Management
13 15 (3.76%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 48 (12.03%) SQL
2 26 (6.52%) PowerShell
3 20 (5.01%) VBScript
4 17 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.76%) T-SQL
6 12 (3.01%) Python
7 11 (2.76%) Perl
8 10 (2.51%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.01%) C#
10 7 (1.75%) Java
11 4 (1.00%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.50%) ABAP
13 1 (0.25%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.25%) C
13 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.25%) PHP
13 1 (0.25%) Progress 4GL
13 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (6.27%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.75%) Degree
4 5 (1.25%) ISEB
4 5 (1.25%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.25%) PMP
5 4 (1.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.50%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.25%) CCNP
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.52%) QA
2 16 (4.01%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.26%) GDPR
4 5 (1.25%) PMO
4 5 (1.25%) SLA
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 22 (5.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (3.01%) Docker
6 10 (2.51%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.75%) vSphere
10 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.50%) XenApp
10 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (7.52%) SCCM
2 20 (5.01%) WMI
3 16 (4.01%) Data Guard
3 16 (4.01%) Oracle RMAN
4 11 (2.76%) Puppet
5 10 (2.51%) Oracle EDQ
6 6 (1.50%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (1.00%) Ansible
7 4 (1.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 4 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (1.00%) Netcool
7 4 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.00%) WSUS
8 3 (0.75%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.50%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.25%) logstash
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 88 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 63 (15.79%) Oracle
3 39 (9.77%) VMware
4 26 (6.52%) SAP
5 11 (2.76%) Cisco
6 10 (2.51%) Cognos
7 7 (1.75%) Google
7 7 (1.75%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.25%) Capita
9 5 (1.25%) IBM
9 5 (1.25%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.25%) Sun
9 5 (1.25%) Symantec
10 4 (1.00%) Citrix
10 4 (1.00%) HP
10 4 (1.00%) McAfee
11 3 (0.75%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.75%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.75%) F5