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 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 21 17
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4  
Contract jobs citing Migration 172 213 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.35% 7.10% 7.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.95% 8.58% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 125 122
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% -0.62%  
10th Percentile £260 £280 £255
90th Percentile £541 £488 £525
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 8
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £24.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.66% +55.79%  
10th Percentile £12.79 £36.25 £14.90
90th Percentile £24.88 £38.75 £37.80
England median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

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 1729 2482 1831
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.93% 82.79% 77.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3961 5547 4038
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 123 227
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £13.90
90th Percentile £53.75 £42.90 £45.25
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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 0 49 £425 +13.33% 8
Warwickshire +29 35 £400 -18.36%
Staffordshire 0 16 £264 -33.58% 4
Shropshire +13 15 £413 +37.50% 1
Coventry -7 14 £481 +20.31% 7
Wolverhampton +1 6 £350 -22.22% 1
Herefordshire - 4 £325 -
Worcestershire +9 2 - -
Solihull +2 2 £325 +20.37% 1
Tipton - 1 - -
Wednesbury - 1 - -
Dudley - 1 - -
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 137 (35.49%) Data Migration
2 74 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (17.62%) Finance
4 60 (15.54%) Microsoft
5 59 (15.28%) SQL
6 55 (14.25%) Oracle
7 51 (13.21%) Data Centre
8 43 (11.14%) Windows
9 40 (10.36%) Project Management
10 38 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
11 36 (9.33%) SQL Server
12 35 (9.07%) Data Analysis
13 34 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (8.81%) SAP
14 32 (8.29%) Active Directory
14 32 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
15 31 (8.03%) Data Modelling
15 31 (8.03%) Security Cleared
16 28 (7.25%) Change Management
16 28 (7.25%) ETL
16 28 (7.25%) Microsoft Excel
16 28 (7.25%) Office 365
17 27 (6.99%) ITIL
18 26 (6.74%) CSS
19 25 (6.48%) .NET
19 25 (6.48%) HTML
19 25 (6.48%) CRM
20 24 (6.22%) SharePoint
20 24 (6.22%) SC Cleared
21 23 (5.96%) User Acceptance Testing

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 24 (6.22%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (3.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (3.37%) SAS
5 12 (3.11%) CMS
6 9 (2.33%) DNN
7 6 (1.55%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.04%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.78%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.78%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.52%) Apache
11 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.52%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.52%) Confluence
11 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 28 (7.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (4.66%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.85%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.59%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.52%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.26%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.26%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.55%) Maximo
3 4 (1.04%) iTrent
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.78%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.52%) Actimize
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.52%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.52%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.26%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.26%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (7.25%) Office 365
3 14 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.30%) SaaS
6 4 (1.04%) IaaS
6 4 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.78%) Boomi
7 3 (0.78%) IBM SmartCloud
7 3 (0.78%) PaaS
7 3 (0.78%) Trello
8 2 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.26%) G Suite
9 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.15%) Firewall
2 10 (2.59%) WAN
3 9 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (1.81%) DNS
4 7 (1.81%) Network Security
4 7 (1.81%) Wireless
5 6 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (1.55%) LAN
5 6 (1.55%) LDAP
6 5 (1.30%) SAN
6 5 (1.30%) VPN
7 4 (1.04%) BGP
7 4 (1.04%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (1.04%) OSPF
8 3 (0.78%) Broadband
8 3 (0.78%) DWDM
8 3 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.78%) Skype
8 3 (0.78%) VoIP
9 2 (0.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.37%) Oracle Database
2 13 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (3.11%) Power BI
4 11 (2.85%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.07%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.55%) DB2
10 5 (1.30%) DataStage
10 5 (1.30%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 5 (1.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (1.04%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 11 (2.85%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.07%) JIRA
3 5 (1.30%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.04%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.78%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.52%) JMeter
6 2 (0.52%) Maven
6 2 (0.52%) MSI
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.52%) Selenium
6 2 (0.52%) Subversion
7 1 (0.26%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.26%) LSMW
7 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 68 (17.62%) Finance
2 14 (3.63%) Retail
3 12 (3.11%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.07%) Automotive
6 7 (1.81%) Banking
7 6 (1.55%) Marketing
8 4 (1.04%) Legal
8 4 (1.04%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.78%) Billing
9 3 (0.78%) Electronics
10 2 (0.52%) Advertising
10 2 (0.52%) Law
10 2 (0.52%) Local Government
10 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) Games
11 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 90 (23.32%) Analyst
2 46 (11.92%) Project Manager
3 44 (11.40%) Developer
4 36 (9.33%) Business Analyst
5 35 (9.07%) Architect
6 30 (7.77%) Consultant
7 25 (6.48%) Data Analyst
8 21 (5.44%) Administrator
9 18 (4.66%) Migration Analyst
9 18 (4.66%) Migration Manager
10 15 (3.89%) Data Migration Analyst
11 14 (3.63%) Network Engineer
12 13 (3.37%) Infrastructure Manager
12 13 (3.37%) Migration Engineer
12 13 (3.37%) SharePoint Administrator
12 13 (3.37%) Test Analyst
13 12 (3.11%) Data Manager
13 12 (3.11%) Data Migration Manager
13 12 (3.11%) Technical Architect
14 11 (2.85%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.74%) CSS
2 25 (6.48%) .NET
2 25 (6.48%) HTML
3 13 (3.37%) ASP.NET
3 13 (3.37%) Web Services
4 12 (3.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (2.59%) CSS3
5 10 (2.59%) HTML5
6 7 (1.81%) Backbone.js
6 7 (1.81%) Ember.js
6 7 (1.81%) jQuery
7 6 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 6 (1.55%) XML
8 5 (1.30%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (1.30%) SOAP
9 4 (1.04%) Angular 2
9 4 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.21%) Data Centre
2 32 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.85%) Mainframe
4 10 (2.59%) Data Structures
4 10 (2.59%) Private Cloud
4 10 (2.59%) User Experience
5 9 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.07%) CMDB
7 7 (1.81%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.30%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.30%) NHS
9 4 (1.04%) CLARiiON
9 4 (1.04%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.04%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.04%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.04%) Symmetrix DMX
9 4 (1.04%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.04%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.78%) Handset
10 3 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.14%) Windows
2 23 (5.96%) Linux
3 18 (4.66%) Unix
4 13 (3.37%) Windows 10
4 13 (3.37%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.85%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.07%) Windows 8
6 8 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.30%) Solaris
9 3 (0.78%) AIX
9 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.52%) VMS
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.26%) Android
11 1 (0.26%) HPUX
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (35.49%) Data Migration
2 74 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (10.36%) Project Management
4 35 (9.07%) Data Analysis
5 34 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (8.03%) Data Modelling
7 28 (7.25%) Change Management
7 28 (7.25%) ETL
8 27 (6.99%) ITIL
9 25 (6.48%) CRM
10 23 (5.96%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (5.70%) Validation
12 21 (5.44%) Business Analysis
13 20 (5.18%) Scrum
14 17 (4.40%) MVC
15 16 (4.15%) BDD
15 16 (4.15%) Data Management
16 15 (3.89%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (3.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (15.28%) SQL
2 22 (5.70%) JavaScript
3 18 (4.66%) PowerShell
4 14 (3.63%) C#
5 11 (2.85%) PL/SQL
6 10 (2.59%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.04%) Java
8 3 (0.78%) Apex Code
8 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.78%) VB
9 2 (0.52%) C
9 2 (0.52%) Perl
9 2 (0.52%) Python
10 1 (0.26%) COBOL
10 1 (0.26%) JCL
10 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (8.03%) Security Cleared
2 24 (6.22%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.37%) Degree
4 11 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.59%) CCNP
6 9 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.07%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.07%) ISEB
8 7 (1.81%) CCNA
9 6 (1.55%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.52%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.52%) PMP
11 2 (0.52%) SAS Certification
12 1 (0.26%) APMP
12 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.66%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.85%) SLA
3 7 (1.81%) QA
4 5 (1.30%) PMO
5 3 (0.78%) GDPR
6 2 (0.52%) Basel II
6 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.26%) GCP
7 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 32 (8.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.07%) Virtual Servers
2 8 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.55%) Docker
4 4 (1.04%) SRDF
4 4 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.26%) Firmware
7 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (1.81%) Puppet
2 5 (1.30%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 5 (1.30%) Netcool
3 4 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.78%) Ansible
4 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.78%) SCCM
4 3 (0.78%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.52%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.26%) OpenView
6 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 60 (15.54%) Microsoft
2 55 (14.25%) Oracle
3 34 (8.81%) SAP
4 20 (5.18%) Cisco
5 19 (4.92%) VMware
6 13 (3.37%) IBM
7 11 (2.85%) Teradata
8 10 (2.59%) Dell
8 10 (2.59%) HP
9 9 (2.33%) CheckPoint
10 8 (2.07%) Google
10 8 (2.07%) Informatica
10 8 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.55%) NetApp
12 5 (1.30%) 3PAR
12 5 (1.30%) Cognos
12 5 (1.30%) EMC
12 5 (1.30%) F5
13 4 (1.04%) Citrix
13 4 (1.04%) Red Hat
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