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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Migration
England / West Midlands
Rank 9 19 20
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1  
Contract jobs citing Migration 228 206 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.90% 7.64% 7.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.36% 9.27% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 110 86
Median daily rate £400 £389 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% -0.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £509 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.26 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.95% +24.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +9.37% -14.66%  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1844 2222 1903
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.07% 82.45% 75.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1185 1221 1087
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 45 109
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 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
Birmingham +13 85 £375 +2.73% 5
Warwickshire +1 43 £424 -1.45%
Coventry +9 31 £438 +9.37% 2
Shropshire +41 20 £413 +70.10% 2
Staffordshire +2 8 £419 +8.76% 1
Worcestershire +3 6 £350 +21.73%
Solihull -15 5 £525 +40.00% 1
Wolverhampton +4 4 £365 +25.68%
Herefordshire -10 4 £275 -37.14% 2
West Bromwich -10 1 - -
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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

1 148 (36.27%) Data Migration
2 93 (22.79%) Microsoft
3 77 (18.87%) SQL
4 74 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (16.67%) Finance
6 55 (13.48%) Oracle
7 54 (13.24%) Data Centre
8 51 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 51 (12.50%) Project Management
9 46 (11.27%) Windows
9 46 (11.27%) MS Excel
10 43 (10.54%) Security Cleared
11 41 (10.05%) CRM
12 36 (8.82%) Data Modelling
12 36 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
13 34 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
13 34 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
14 31 (7.60%) SC Cleared
14 31 (7.60%) JavaScript
15 30 (7.35%) HTML
15 30 (7.35%) CSS
16 29 (7.11%) ITIL
16 29 (7.11%) .NET
16 29 (7.11%) Degree
17 28 (6.86%) Data Conversion
17 28 (6.86%) Change Management
17 28 (6.86%) Linux
18 27 (6.62%) SAP
18 27 (6.62%) BDD

Migration
Top Related 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 24 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.21%) SAS
3 8 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.47%) CMS
5 6 (1.47%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.74%) Documentum
7 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.49%) Apache
8 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.49%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.49%) Confluence
8 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.49%) JBoss
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 46 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.88%) MS Office
3 15 (3.68%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.96%) MS Project
5 4 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 34 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.21%) Maximo
3 6 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.98%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.74%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.25%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.25%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 51 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (6.13%) Office 365
3 8 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.47%) OneDrive
5 5 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.23%) Yammer
6 4 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.74%) Boomi
7 3 (0.74%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.49%) SaaS
8 2 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.39%) Network Security
2 14 (3.43%) WAN
3 12 (2.94%) Firewall
4 11 (2.70%) DNS
4 11 (2.70%) LAN
4 11 (2.70%) SAN
5 10 (2.45%) DHCP
6 9 (2.21%) LDAP
6 9 (2.21%) VoIP
7 8 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (1.96%) Wireless
8 7 (1.72%) PBX
8 7 (1.72%) Skype
9 6 (1.47%) BGP
9 6 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (1.47%) Kerberos
10 5 (1.23%) Unified Communications
10 5 (1.23%) VPN
11 4 (0.98%) OSPF
12 3 (0.74%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.39%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (3.68%) Oracle Database
4 13 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.21%) Big Data
7 8 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.72%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (1.47%) DB2
10 5 (1.23%) DataStage
10 5 (1.23%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 5 (1.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.98%) Base SAS
11 4 (0.98%) Informix
11 4 (0.98%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.23%) Cucumber
2 5 (1.23%) JIRA
3 2 (0.49%) MSI
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.49%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.25%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.25%) JMeter
4 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.25%) LSMW
4 1 (0.25%) Maven
4 1 (0.25%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (0.25%) Selenium
4 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.25%) Subversion
4 1 (0.25%) VersionOne
General
1 68 (16.67%) Finance
2 25 (6.13%) Marketing
3 17 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.94%) Advertising
4 12 (2.94%) Electronics
4 12 (2.94%) Retail
5 9 (2.21%) Banking
6 8 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.74%) Automotive
7 3 (0.74%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Billing
8 2 (0.49%) Law
8 2 (0.49%) Legal
8 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.25%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 108 (26.47%) Analyst
2 58 (14.22%) Developer
3 48 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 45 (11.03%) Architect
4 45 (11.03%) Business Analyst
5 29 (7.11%) Consultant
6 24 (5.88%) Data Analyst
7 22 (5.39%) CRM Developer
7 22 (5.39%) Migration Analyst
8 19 (4.66%) Migration Manager
9 18 (4.41%) Data Migration Analyst
9 18 (4.41%) Technical Architect
10 15 (3.68%) Migration Project Manager
11 13 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 13 (3.19%) Systems Analyst
12 12 (2.94%) Financial Analyst
12 12 (2.94%) Test Analyst
13 11 (2.70%) Finance Business Analyst
13 11 (2.70%) Network Engineer
14 10 (2.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.35%) CSS
1 30 (7.35%) HTML
2 29 (7.11%) .NET
3 25 (6.13%) ASP.NET
3 25 (6.13%) Web Services
4 21 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (2.21%) XML
6 6 (1.47%) JSON
7 5 (1.23%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.23%) Gherkin
7 5 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (0.98%) Angular 2
8 4 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (0.98%) SOAP
9 3 (0.74%) EDIFACT
9 3 (0.74%) Middleware
9 3 (0.74%) REST
9 3 (0.74%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 54 (13.24%) Data Centre
2 36 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.94%) Mainframe
5 11 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (1.96%) Credit Risk
8 7 (1.72%) CLARiiON
8 7 (1.72%) CMDB
8 7 (1.72%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.72%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.72%) Symmetrix DMX
9 5 (1.23%) PKI
10 4 (0.98%) NHS
11 3 (0.74%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.74%) Handset
12 2 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.49%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.49%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (11.27%) Windows
2 28 (6.86%) Linux
3 26 (6.37%) Unix
4 15 (3.68%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.19%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.94%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.96%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.98%) AIX
9 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.49%) Solaris
10 2 (0.49%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.25%) Android
11 1 (0.25%) HPUX
11 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (36.27%) Data Migration
2 74 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (12.50%) Project Management
4 41 (10.05%) CRM
5 36 (8.82%) Data Modelling
6 34 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (7.11%) ITIL
8 28 (6.86%) Change Management
8 28 (6.86%) Data Conversion
9 27 (6.62%) BDD
10 25 (6.13%) Customer Requirements
10 25 (6.13%) MVC
11 24 (5.88%) ETL
12 23 (5.64%) Functional Testing
12 23 (5.64%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (5.39%) TDD
14 21 (5.15%) Campaign Management
14 21 (5.15%) Data Analysis
15 20 (4.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (18.87%) SQL
2 31 (7.60%) JavaScript
3 10 (2.45%) T-SQL
4 9 (2.21%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.72%) C#
5 7 (1.72%) Java
6 4 (0.98%) ABAP
6 4 (0.98%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.98%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.74%) Apex Code
7 3 (0.74%) C
7 3 (0.74%) Perl
7 3 (0.74%) VBA
8 1 (0.25%) COBOL
8 1 (0.25%) JCL
8 1 (0.25%) Python
8 1 (0.25%) VB
8 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 43 (10.54%) Security Cleared
2 31 (7.60%) SC Cleared
3 29 (7.11%) Degree
4 16 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.19%) ISEB
6 10 (2.45%) CCNA
7 9 (2.21%) CCNP
7 9 (2.21%) ISTQB
7 9 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (1.72%) CCDA
9 5 (1.23%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.23%) JNCIA
9 5 (1.23%) MCITP
10 4 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.74%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.74%) PMP
12 2 (0.49%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.90%) SLA
2 18 (4.41%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.23%) QA
4 4 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.98%) PMO
5 2 (0.49%) Basel II
6 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.25%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (6.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.72%) SRDF
4 6 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.23%) Docker
5 5 (1.23%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.25%) Firmware
7 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.25%) vCloud
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (1.96%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 8 (1.96%) Netcool
2 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (1.23%) Nagios
2 5 (1.23%) SCOM
3 4 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.98%) Puppet
4 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.74%) SCCM
5 1 (0.25%) Ansible
5 1 (0.25%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.25%) logstash
5 1 (0.25%) OpenView
5 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 93 (22.79%) Microsoft
2 55 (13.48%) Oracle
3 27 (6.62%) SAP
4 22 (5.39%) Cisco
5 18 (4.41%) IBM
5 18 (4.41%) VMware
6 17 (4.17%) Dell
7 16 (3.92%) HP
8 13 (3.19%) Teradata
9 9 (2.21%) Citrix
9 9 (2.21%) Cognos
9 9 (2.21%) Informatica
9 9 (2.21%) Juniper
9 9 (2.21%) NetApp
10 8 (1.96%) 3PAR
10 8 (1.96%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.96%) EMC
10 8 (1.96%) SolarWinds
11 7 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.23%) Veritas
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