The table below looks at the statistics for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 29 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Migration 328 415 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.64% 5.75% 4.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.38% 7.51% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 273 272
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.69% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 11
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% -32.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -29.41%
Migration
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4445 5527 5825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.44% 76.55% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3360 4080 4298
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 70 91
Average hourly rate £21.62 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Migration across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Migration across the City of London region.

Migration Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Migration Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Migration across the City of London region.

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Migration also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Migration.

1 193 (29.29%) Finance
2 191 (28.98%) Data Migration
3 163 (24.73%) SQL
4 125 (18.97%) Microsoft
5 124 (18.82%) Windows
6 102 (15.48%) Oracle
7 99 (15.02%) Banking
8 88 (13.35%) SQL Server
9 76 (11.53%) MS Excel
10 59 (8.95%) Linux
11 56 (8.50%) Active Directory
12 54 (8.19%) ETL
13 53 (8.04%) UNIX
13 53 (8.04%) Project Management
14 52 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
15 51 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
16 46 (6.98%) VMware
16 46 (6.98%) .NET
16 46 (6.98%) Java
17 42 (6.37%) CRM
18 41 (6.22%) ITIL
19 40 (6.07%) Data Analysis
20 39 (5.92%) MS Office
21 37 (5.61%) Investment Banking
22 36 (5.46%) Windows 7
23 35 (5.31%) XML
24 34 (5.16%) MS Exchange
24 34 (5.16%) Data Mapping
25 33 (5.01%) Citrix
26 32 (4.86%) PRINCE2

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Migration also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Migration. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (5.16%) MS Exchange
2 29 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.43%) IIS
4 14 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (2.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (1.97%) CMS
5 13 (1.97%) Lync
6 12 (1.82%) Apache
7 11 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.21%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.91%) IBM Notes
9 6 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.76%) SAS
11 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.61%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 76 (11.53%) MS Excel
2 39 (5.92%) MS Office
3 12 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.67%) MS Project
5 7 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.30%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.15%) FastStats
8 1 (0.15%) Mingle
8 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.21%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (0.91%) SAP SD
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle TCA
6 4 (0.61%) Summit
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.46%) Agresso
7 3 (0.46%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.30%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.12%) Office 365
2 10 (1.52%) SaaS
3 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.61%) Force.com
4 4 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.30%) IaaS
6 2 (0.30%) PaaS
6 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.15%) Heroku
7 1 (0.15%) GitHub
7 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.25%) SAN
2 18 (2.73%) Firewall
3 16 (2.43%) Intranet
3 16 (2.43%) Internet
4 15 (2.28%) WAN
4 15 (2.28%) DNS
5 12 (1.82%) VPN
6 11 (1.67%) LAN
6 11 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (1.52%) NAS
8 9 (1.37%) MPLS
9 8 (1.21%) VLAN
10 7 (1.06%) IP Telephony
10 7 (1.06%) SSL
10 7 (1.06%) DHCP
10 7 (1.06%) HTTP
10 7 (1.06%) VoIP
11 5 (0.76%) FTP
11 5 (0.76%) LDAP
12 4 (0.61%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (13.35%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (4.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (3.49%) Oracle Database
4 23 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (3.03%) MySQL
5 20 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (2.88%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (1.06%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.06%) Big Data
13 6 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (0.76%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (0.61%) NoSQL
15 4 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (1.52%) JIRA
3 6 (0.91%) Selenium
3 6 (0.91%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.91%) MSI
3 6 (0.91%) JMeter
4 5 (0.76%) JUnit
4 5 (0.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.61%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (0.61%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.61%) Maven
5 4 (0.61%) LSMW
6 3 (0.46%) TestDirector
6 3 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.46%) Toad
6 3 (0.46%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.46%) LoadUI
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
General
1 193 (29.29%) Finance
2 99 (15.02%) Banking
3 37 (5.61%) Investment Banking
4 28 (4.25%) Retail
5 18 (2.73%) Front Office
6 15 (2.28%) Legal
7 10 (1.52%) Marketing
7 10 (1.52%) Publishing
8 9 (1.37%) French Language
9 8 (1.21%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.91%) Billing
11 5 (0.76%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.61%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.61%) Law
12 4 (0.61%) Advertising
13 3 (0.46%) Back Office
14 2 (0.30%) International Banking
14 2 (0.30%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 125 (18.97%) Analyst
2 86 (13.05%) Developer
3 81 (12.29%) Architect
4 78 (11.84%) Project Manager
5 54 (8.19%) Consultant
6 52 (7.89%) Business Analyst
7 31 (4.70%) Data Analyst
8 25 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (3.49%) Data Manager
9 23 (3.49%) SQL Developer
10 22 (3.34%) DBA
10 22 (3.34%) Technical Architect
11 17 (2.58%) Test Analyst
11 17 (2.58%) Data Migration Manager
12 16 (2.43%) Migration Project Manager
13 15 (2.28%) Infrastructure Architect
14 14 (2.12%) Data Migration Analyst
14 14 (2.12%) Administrator
15 13 (1.97%) Migration Engineer
15 13 (1.97%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (6.98%) .NET
2 35 (5.31%) XML
3 32 (4.86%) HTML
4 23 (3.49%) Web Services
5 17 (2.58%) CSS
6 14 (2.12%) J2EE
7 13 (1.97%) ASP.NET
7 13 (1.97%) SOAP
8 8 (1.21%) XSLT
9 7 (1.06%) REST
10 6 (0.91%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.91%) JSON
10 6 (0.91%) jQuery
10 6 (0.91%) XSD
10 6 (0.91%) WSDL
10 6 (0.91%) Middleware
11 5 (0.76%) Spring
11 5 (0.76%) JMS
11 5 (0.76%) Visualforce
11 5 (0.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.34%) Replication
3 18 (2.73%) Data Integration
4 16 (2.43%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.12%) Derivative
6 12 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (1.82%) Blackberry
6 12 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.52%) Equities
7 10 (1.52%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
9 8 (1.21%) Clustering
10 7 (1.06%) Reference Data
10 7 (1.06%) Data Conversion
11 5 (0.76%) Credit Risk
11 5 (0.76%) Open Source
11 5 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.61%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.61%) User Experience
12 4 (0.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 124 (18.82%) Windows
2 59 (8.95%) Linux
3 53 (8.04%) UNIX
4 36 (5.46%) Windows 7
5 30 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (3.34%) Solaris
6 22 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (2.88%) Windows XP
7 19 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.37%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.06%) Debian
10 3 (0.46%) AIX
11 2 (0.30%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.30%) SUSE
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.15%) Android
12 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (28.98%) Data Migration
2 54 (8.19%) ETL
3 53 (8.04%) Project Management
4 52 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 51 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (6.37%) CRM
7 41 (6.22%) ITIL
8 40 (6.07%) Data Analysis
9 34 (5.16%) Data Mapping
10 32 (4.86%) PRINCE2
11 28 (4.25%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (4.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (4.25%) Workflow
12 27 (4.10%) Data Cleansing
13 26 (3.95%) Change Management
14 25 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
14 25 (3.79%) Scrum
14 25 (3.79%) Data Management
14 25 (3.79%) Data Modelling
15 20 (3.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 163 (24.73%) SQL
2 46 (6.98%) Java
3 28 (4.25%) T-SQL
4 23 (3.49%) C#
5 18 (2.73%) JavaScript
5 18 (2.73%) PL/SQL
6 16 (2.43%) PowerShell
7 10 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.06%) VBA
8 7 (1.06%) PHP
9 6 (0.91%) Apex Code
9 6 (0.91%) XPath
9 6 (0.91%) Perl
9 6 (0.91%) VBScript
10 5 (0.76%) C
11 3 (0.46%) Python
11 3 (0.46%) VB
11 3 (0.46%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.46%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.30%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 29 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 18 (2.73%) Degree
3 15 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (1.97%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.21%) CCNA
8 7 (1.06%) CCNP
8 7 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.06%) MCITP
9 6 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.76%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.46%) MCSE
12 3 (0.46%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.30%) PMP
13 2 (0.30%) RHCE
14 1 (0.15%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.34%) QA
2 7 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.76%) SLA
3 5 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) Basel II
4 1 (0.15%) GAAP
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.15%) WCAG
4 1 (0.15%) Basel III
4 1 (0.15%) EMIR
4 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 56 (8.50%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.12%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (1.52%) XenApp
5 8 (1.21%) vSphere
5 8 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (1.21%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (0.91%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.61%) Veritas File System
8 4 (0.61%) NFS
8 4 (0.61%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.30%) XenServer
9 2 (0.30%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.15%) Samba
10 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.15%) Postfix
10 1 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 21 (3.19%) SCCM
2 10 (1.52%) SCOM
3 9 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (1.21%) Data Guard
4 8 (1.21%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.61%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.61%) OPNET
7 3 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.46%) CA SiteMinder
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.46%) Puppet
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (0.46%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.30%) Salt
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle EDQ
8 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.30%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.15%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 125 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 102 (15.48%) Oracle
3 46 (6.98%) VMware
4 33 (5.01%) Citrix
5 31 (4.70%) Cisco
6 27 (4.10%) SAP
7 18 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (2.58%) Informatica
9 16 (2.43%) Red Hat
10 15 (2.28%) HP
11 14 (2.12%) Sybase
12 13 (1.97%) Dell
13 12 (1.82%) Business Objects
13 12 (1.82%) IBM
14 9 (1.37%) EMC
15 8 (1.21%) Sun
15 8 (1.21%) Veritas
16 7 (1.06%) Lotus
16 7 (1.06%) Siebel
17 6 (0.91%) NetApp
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