The first table below looks at the demand for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 26 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Migration 3032 2840 3308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.10% 6.60% 5.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.26% 9.06% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1774 1659 1984
Average daily rate £397 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 78 114
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.38 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £128.00 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £22.60 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-28.08% -0.68%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36715 31361 38804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 72.92% 69.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23271 19148 22593
Average daily rate £405 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 971 1312
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Migration
UK

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in England

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Migration Daily Rate Trend in England

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Migration Daily Rate Histogram in England

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in England

Migration
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Migration Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Migration
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -8 1343 £425 -0.11% 77
South East -10 503 £365 +2.81% 33
East of England +10 227 £375 - 8
North West -6 227 £350 - 10
South West +22 210 £350 +1.44% 9
West Midlands +3 176 £360 +2.85% 10
Yorkshire +6 155 £363 +3.57% 8
East Midlands -9 110 £383 +27.50% 5
North East -10 36 £350 +34.61% 1
Midlands -2 26 £400 -23.80%
Migration
UK

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 1690 (29.11%) Data Migration
2 1340 (23.08%) Windows
3 1262 (21.74%) Finance
4 1046 (18.02%) SQL
5 906 (15.61%) Microsoft
6 726 (12.51%) Windows 7
7 694 (11.96%) SQL Server
8 693 (11.94%) Oracle
9 679 (11.70%) Project Management
10 588 (10.13%) SAP
11 539 (9.29%) Active Directory
12 485 (8.35%) MS Excel
13 435 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
14 433 (7.46%) PRINCE2
15 427 (7.36%) Banking
16 407 (7.01%) Security Cleared
17 389 (6.70%) SharePoint
18 372 (6.41%) VMware
19 366 (6.30%) MS Exchange
20 364 (6.27%) Citrix
21 346 (5.96%) ETL
22 317 (5.46%) Windows Server 2008
23 308 (5.31%) ITIL
24 296 (5.10%) .NET
24 296 (5.10%) CRM
25 292 (5.03%) SC Cleared
26 290 (5.00%) UNIX
27 288 (4.96%) SCCM
28 282 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
29 280 (4.82%) Business Intelligence

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 389 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 366 (6.30%) MS Exchange
3 199 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 117 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 116 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 106 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 96 (1.65%) Lync
8 88 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 87 (1.50%) IIS
10 80 (1.38%) IBM Notes
11 66 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
12 60 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
13 57 (0.98%) CMS
14 55 (0.95%) WebLogic
15 51 (0.88%) SAS
16 49 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 47 (0.81%) WebSphere
18 45 (0.78%) Apache
19 42 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
20 31 (0.53%) Documentum
Applications
1 485 (8.35%) MS Excel
2 263 (4.53%) MS Office
3 78 (1.34%) MS Project
4 75 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 50 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 30 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 22 (0.38%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.086%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.086%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.069%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.069%) Mingle
10 3 (0.052%) FrameMaker
11 2 (0.034%) FastStats
11 2 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.034%) Windchill
12 1 (0.017%) DOC1
12 1 (0.017%) CATIA
12 1 (0.017%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.017%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 85 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 74 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 71 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 54 (0.93%) SAP FI
5 47 (0.81%) SAP SD
6 44 (0.76%) SAP CO
7 43 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
8 42 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
9 38 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
9 38 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
9 38 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
10 36 (0.62%) SAP ERP
11 32 (0.55%) SAP CRM
12 30 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
13 29 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
13 29 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
14 25 (0.43%) SAP MM
15 21 (0.36%) Agresso
16 19 (0.33%) SAP HR
17 14 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 107 (1.84%) Office 365
2 36 (0.62%) SaaS
3 16 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.22%) Force.com
5 10 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
7 6 (0.10%) IaaS
8 4 (0.069%) Rackspace Cloud
8 4 (0.069%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.069%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.069%) PaaS
9 2 (0.034%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.034%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.017%) GitHub
10 1 (0.017%) Heroku
10 1 (0.017%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 160 (2.76%) SAN
2 154 (2.65%) Firewall
3 132 (2.27%) DNS
4 131 (2.26%) LAN
5 127 (2.19%) WAN
6 102 (1.76%) DHCP
7 89 (1.53%) Internet
8 76 (1.31%) TCP/IP
9 59 (1.02%) Intranet
10 53 (0.91%) NAS
11 48 (0.83%) Wireless
12 46 (0.79%) VPN
13 40 (0.69%) VoIP
14 38 (0.65%) Ethernet
15 37 (0.64%) Network Security
16 34 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
17 33 (0.57%) NetScaler
18 32 (0.55%) FTP
18 32 (0.55%) VLAN
19 30 (0.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 694 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 258 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 238 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 238 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
4 205 (3.53%) Oracle Database
5 195 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 117 (2.02%) Relational Database
7 108 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 99 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 83 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 78 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 64 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
11 64 (1.10%) MS Access
12 63 (1.09%) MySQL
13 61 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
14 50 (0.86%) DB2
15 47 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
16 42 (0.72%) RDBMS
17 40 (0.69%) Data Mining
18 39 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 118 (2.03%) LSMW
2 48 (0.83%) MSI
3 44 (0.76%) Visual Studio
4 43 (0.74%) JIRA
5 37 (0.64%) Subversion
5 37 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (0.53%) PowerDesigner
7 28 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
8 24 (0.41%) Maven
9 23 (0.40%) Ant
9 23 (0.40%) Selenium
9 23 (0.40%) Git (software)
10 22 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
11 21 (0.36%) TeamCity
12 19 (0.33%) Jenkins
13 18 (0.31%) Toad
14 14 (0.24%) AdminStudio
15 13 (0.22%) Eclipse
15 13 (0.22%) JUnit
16 11 (0.19%) JDeveloper
General
1 1262 (21.74%) Finance
2 427 (7.36%) Banking
3 231 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 195 (3.36%) Retail
5 121 (2.08%) Investment Banking
6 98 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 88 (1.52%) Back Office
8 81 (1.40%) Publishing
9 79 (1.36%) Marketing
10 74 (1.27%) Front Office
11 71 (1.22%) Billing
12 65 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
13 53 (0.91%) Legal
14 49 (0.84%) Financial Institution
15 38 (0.65%) Local Government
16 35 (0.60%) Retail Banking
17 33 (0.57%) German Language
18 26 (0.45%) French Language
18 26 (0.45%) Advertising
19 24 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 995 (17.14%) Analyst
2 823 (14.18%) Project Manager
3 644 (11.09%) Consultant
4 628 (10.82%) Developer
5 507 (8.73%) Architect
6 373 (6.43%) Business Analyst
7 253 (4.36%) Data Analyst
8 186 (3.20%) Administrator
9 164 (2.83%) SAP Consultant
10 155 (2.67%) Migration Consultant
11 149 (2.57%) Migration Engineer
12 136 (2.34%) DBA
13 131 (2.26%) Data Consultant
14 117 (2.02%) Data Manager
15 112 (1.93%) Solutions Architect
16 106 (1.83%) Data Migration Consultant
17 100 (1.72%) SQL Developer
18 96 (1.65%) Infrastructure Manager
19 83 (1.43%) Programme Manager
20 81 (1.40%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (5.10%) .NET
2 183 (3.15%) XML
3 159 (2.74%) HTML
4 114 (1.96%) Web Services
5 101 (1.74%) ASP.NET
6 92 (1.58%) CSS
7 90 (1.55%) Application Packaging
8 70 (1.21%) Middleware
9 64 (1.10%) J2EE
10 61 (1.05%) jQuery
11 55 (0.95%) XSLT
11 55 (0.95%) .NET Framework
12 50 (0.86%) Spring
13 43 (0.74%) Ajax
14 37 (0.64%) SOAP
14 37 (0.64%) WCF
15 35 (0.60%) HTML5
15 35 (0.60%) XHTML
16 34 (0.59%) JSP
17 29 (0.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 137 (2.36%) NHS
2 89 (1.53%) Management Information System
3 87 (1.50%) Clustering
4 81 (1.40%) Replication
5 79 (1.36%) Blackberry
6 76 (1.31%) Data Integration
7 73 (1.26%) FMCG
8 68 (1.17%) Data Extraction
9 59 (1.02%) Data Conversion
10 55 (0.95%) Mainframe
11 53 (0.91%) Thin Client
11 53 (0.91%) Computer Science
11 53 (0.91%) Fat Client
12 48 (0.83%) PMI
13 40 (0.69%) Open Source
14 34 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
14 34 (0.59%) Derivative
15 33 (0.57%) Fixed Income
16 30 (0.52%) Statistics
16 30 (0.52%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1340 (23.08%) Windows
2 726 (12.51%) Windows 7
3 317 (5.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 290 (5.00%) UNIX
5 279 (4.81%) Windows XP
6 274 (4.72%) Linux
7 208 (3.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 99 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 95 (1.64%) Solaris
10 75 (1.29%) AIX
10 75 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 41 (0.71%) Windows 8
12 27 (0.47%) HPUX
13 20 (0.34%) Windows Vista
14 15 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
15 14 (0.24%) Apple iOS
16 13 (0.22%) Mac OS X
16 13 (0.22%) Windows 2000
17 12 (0.21%) Android
18 11 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1690 (29.11%) Data Migration
2 679 (11.70%) Project Management
3 435 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 433 (7.46%) PRINCE2
5 346 (5.96%) ETL
6 308 (5.31%) ITIL
7 296 (5.10%) CRM
8 282 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 280 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
10 252 (4.34%) Data Modelling
11 239 (4.12%) Change Management
12 237 (4.08%) Data Analysis
12 237 (4.08%) Data Cleansing
13 224 (3.86%) Validation
14 215 (3.70%) Business Analysis
15 202 (3.48%) ERP
16 169 (2.91%) Data Management
17 148 (2.55%) Agile Software Development
18 145 (2.50%) Data Mapping
19 137 (2.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1046 (18.02%) SQL
2 256 (4.41%) Java
3 200 (3.45%) C#
4 182 (3.14%) PowerShell
5 167 (2.88%) T-SQL
6 150 (2.58%) JavaScript
7 135 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 111 (1.91%) VBA
9 107 (1.84%) Perl
10 94 (1.62%) C
11 91 (1.57%) Shell Script
11 91 (1.57%) VB
12 69 (1.19%) PHP
13 60 (1.03%) Python
14 53 (0.91%) VBScript
15 51 (0.88%) ABAP
16 37 (0.64%) C++
17 25 (0.43%) Apex Code
18 24 (0.41%) VB.NET
19 21 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 407 (7.01%) Security Cleared
2 292 (5.03%) SC Cleared
3 165 (2.84%) Degree
4 136 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 104 (1.79%) PMI Certification
6 80 (1.38%) PMP
6 80 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
7 78 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 78 (1.34%) ISEB
8 77 (1.33%) MCSE
9 76 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 51 (0.88%) MCITP
11 45 (0.78%) CCNP
12 42 (0.72%) DV Cleared
13 39 (0.67%) CCNA
14 35 (0.60%) MCP
15 34 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
16 29 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 25 (0.43%) ISTQB
18 22 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (4.07%) QA
2 94 (1.62%) Data Quality
3 78 (1.34%) SLA
4 27 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 14 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.21%) Basel III
7 11 (0.19%) COREP
7 11 (0.19%) FINREP
8 10 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.16%) TickIT
9 9 (0.16%) CRD IV
10 7 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.086%) COBIT
12 4 (0.069%) GxP
12 4 (0.069%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.069%) EMIR
13 3 (0.052%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.017%) IAS 39
14 1 (0.017%) GAAP
System Software
1 539 (9.29%) Active Directory
2 198 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 161 (2.77%) XenApp
4 121 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 121 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 88 (1.52%) vSphere
6 80 (1.38%) XenDesktop
7 50 (0.86%) VMware ESX
8 40 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
9 22 (0.38%) NFS
9 22 (0.38%) UAG
10 20 (0.34%) XenServer
11 19 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
12 16 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 16 (0.28%) ISA Server
13 13 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 11 (0.19%) VMware Server
15 10 (0.17%) IAG
16 8 (0.14%) DFS Replication
17 7 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 288 (4.96%) SCCM
2 71 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
3 68 (1.17%) SCOM
4 34 (0.59%) Puppet
5 32 (0.55%) WSUS
6 30 (0.52%) Tivoli
7 27 (0.47%) Data Guard
7 27 (0.47%) AppDNA
8 19 (0.33%) PureDisk
8 19 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
9 18 (0.31%) NetBackup
9 18 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 18 (0.31%) Control-M
10 17 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 15 (0.26%) SCVMM
12 12 (0.21%) Backup Exec
13 11 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 11 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 11 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (0.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 906 (15.61%) Microsoft
2 693 (11.94%) Oracle
3 588 (10.13%) SAP
4 372 (6.41%) VMware
5 364 (6.27%) Citrix
6 207 (3.57%) Cisco
7 192 (3.31%) HP
8 168 (2.89%) IBM
9 94 (1.62%) Business Objects
9 94 (1.62%) Lotus
9 94 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
10 84 (1.45%) Informatica
11 77 (1.33%) Red Hat
11 77 (1.33%) EMC
12 75 (1.29%) AppSense
13 54 (0.93%) Dell
14 53 (0.91%) NetApp
15 46 (0.79%) Juniper
16 43 (0.74%) Remedy
17 41 (0.71%) CA
London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + negotiable
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 59 minutes ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
David Bruce Recruitment
Rate: £500 per day £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £278.40 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £0 to £520 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day for 2mths, immediate start required
Posted: 23 hours ago
North West
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
The 100 Company
Rate: £550 - £680 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Rate: £350 - £415 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £24 - £25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday