The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 25 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Migration 3416 2955 2944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.63% 5.99% 6.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.52% 7.83% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2183 1767 1648
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 85 75
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% -25.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £14.00 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.53 £43.60 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.75% +2.56%
Migration
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 1431 £425 - 168
South East +11 699 £375 +2.73% 68
North West +11 321 £375 -6.25% 71
South West +14 230 £340 -8.72% 26
Yorkshire +4 181 £380 +1.33% 27
West Midlands +6 178 £375 +15.38% 30
East of England -4 160 £338 -12.33% 14
East Midlands 0 114 £385 +2.66% 14
North East -11 50 £413 -2.22% 5
Midlands +5 12 £335 -36.19% 2
South Coast 0 1 - -
Migration
UK

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1927 (28.86%) Data Migration
2 1538 (23.03%) Windows
3 1434 (21.47%) Finance
4 1333 (19.96%) SQL
5 1180 (17.67%) Microsoft
6 843 (12.62%) Oracle
7 751 (11.25%) Project Management
8 748 (11.20%) Active Directory
9 724 (10.84%) Data Centre
10 705 (10.56%) SQL Server
11 617 (9.24%) Security Cleared
12 608 (9.10%) VMware
13 553 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
14 552 (8.27%) MS Excel
15 512 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
16 486 (7.28%) Linux
17 479 (7.17%) SharePoint
18 473 (7.08%) Banking
19 470 (7.04%) SAP
20 454 (6.80%) PRINCE2
21 431 (6.45%) ETL
22 430 (6.44%) SC Cleared
23 405 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
24 388 (5.81%) Citrix
25 378 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
26 377 (5.65%) Windows 7
27 376 (5.63%) UNIX
28 374 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
29 373 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
30 371 (5.56%) ITIL

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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
1 479 (7.17%) SharePoint
2 317 (4.75%) MS Exchange
3 188 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 187 (2.80%) IIS
5 181 (2.71%) Lync
6 119 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 111 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 97 (1.45%) IBM Notes
9 82 (1.23%) WebSphere
10 81 (1.21%) SAS
11 77 (1.15%) CMS
12 76 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 68 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
14 64 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
15 63 (0.94%) WebLogic
16 57 (0.85%) Tomcat
17 54 (0.81%) Apache
18 52 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
19 45 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
20 44 (0.66%) JBoss
Applications
1 552 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 291 (4.36%) MS Office
3 134 (2.01%) MS Project
4 89 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 62 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 21 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.22%) PowerPivot
7 15 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.030%) SPSS
8 2 (0.030%) Simulink
8 2 (0.030%) Stateflow
8 2 (0.030%) TargetLink
9 1 (0.015%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 143 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 80 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 79 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 48 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
5 39 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
6 36 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
7 32 (0.48%) Agresso
8 25 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
9 22 (0.33%) SAP FI
9 22 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
10 19 (0.28%) SAP HR
10 19 (0.28%) SAP CRM
10 19 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 18 (0.27%) SAP ERP
11 18 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
12 17 (0.25%) SAP MM
13 15 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
14 14 (0.21%) SAP SD
15 13 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
15 13 (0.19%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 357 (5.35%) Office 365
2 170 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 125 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (0.84%) SaaS
5 27 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 25 (0.37%) PaaS
6 25 (0.37%) IaaS
7 13 (0.19%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.16%) Yammer
9 9 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
9 9 (0.13%) Google Apps
10 8 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.10%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.10%) HP Helion
12 6 (0.090%) Google Drive
13 5 (0.075%) Taleo
14 4 (0.060%) Force.com
14 4 (0.060%) OneDrive
15 3 (0.045%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 264 (3.95%) WAN
2 261 (3.91%) SAN
3 259 (3.88%) Firewall
4 236 (3.53%) DNS
5 211 (3.16%) LAN
6 133 (1.99%) DHCP
7 113 (1.69%) NAS
8 112 (1.68%) Network Security
9 108 (1.62%) Internet
10 106 (1.59%) TCP/IP
11 73 (1.09%) VPN
12 69 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
13 68 (1.02%) SSL
13 68 (1.02%) MPLS
14 53 (0.79%) Intranet
15 50 (0.75%) Wireless
16 48 (0.72%) VLAN
16 48 (0.72%) Skype
17 47 (0.70%) OSPF
17 47 (0.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 705 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 364 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
3 306 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 252 (3.77%) Oracle Database
5 249 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 146 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 144 (2.16%) Relational Database
8 114 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
9 106 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 103 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 93 (1.39%) RDBMS
12 87 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
13 79 (1.18%) DB2
14 65 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
15 64 (0.96%) MySQL
16 52 (0.78%) Big Data
17 49 (0.73%) MS Access
18 47 (0.70%) SAP Data Services
19 46 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
20 44 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 60 (0.90%) JIRA
2 56 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (0.75%) Visual Studio
4 46 (0.69%) MSI
5 41 (0.61%) Subversion
6 34 (0.51%) Git (software)
7 33 (0.49%) LSMW
7 33 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
8 25 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
9 23 (0.34%) Introscope
10 21 (0.31%) HP UFT
10 21 (0.31%) Jenkins
11 20 (0.30%) ERwin
12 19 (0.28%) Selenium
13 15 (0.22%) Eclipse
14 12 (0.18%) Cucumber
15 11 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 10 (0.15%) TeamCity
16 10 (0.15%) Maven
16 10 (0.15%) NUnit
General
1 1434 (21.47%) Finance
2 473 (7.08%) Banking
3 265 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 258 (3.86%) Retail
5 124 (1.86%) Investment Banking
6 94 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 92 (1.38%) Billing
7 92 (1.38%) Marketing
8 79 (1.18%) Law
9 67 (1.00%) Legal
10 60 (0.90%) Publishing
11 57 (0.85%) Advertising
12 55 (0.82%) Financial Institution
13 54 (0.81%) Back Office
14 52 (0.78%) Retail Banking
15 46 (0.69%) Front Office
16 43 (0.64%) Local Government
17 40 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
18 28 (0.42%) Automotive
18 28 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1225 (18.34%) Analyst
2 917 (13.73%) Project Manager
3 734 (10.99%) Developer
4 678 (10.15%) Consultant
5 628 (9.40%) Architect
6 491 (7.35%) Business Analyst
7 276 (4.13%) Data Analyst
8 211 (3.16%) Administrator
9 158 (2.37%) DBA
9 158 (2.37%) Infrastructure Manager
10 157 (2.35%) Migration Engineer
11 152 (2.28%) SQL Developer
12 133 (1.99%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 129 (1.93%) Solutions Architect
14 119 (1.78%) Migration Consultant
15 115 (1.72%) Technical Architect
16 112 (1.68%) Test Analyst
17 110 (1.65%) Test Manager
18 106 (1.59%) Data Manager
19 100 (1.50%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (5.24%) .NET
2 196 (2.94%) Web Services
3 140 (2.10%) HTML
4 123 (1.84%) XML
5 100 (1.50%) CSS
6 98 (1.47%) ASP.NET
7 91 (1.36%) Middleware
8 65 (0.97%) J2EE
9 62 (0.93%) jQuery
10 58 (0.87%) Application Packaging
11 54 (0.81%) HTML5
12 49 (0.73%) SOAP
13 41 (0.61%) REST
14 38 (0.57%) .NET Framework
15 36 (0.54%) JSON
16 32 (0.48%) AngularJS
17 31 (0.46%) WebSphere MQ
18 30 (0.45%) Spring
19 29 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
19 29 (0.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 724 (10.84%) Data Centre
2 349 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 132 (1.98%) Data Integration
4 126 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 122 (1.83%) NHS
6 93 (1.39%) Clustering
7 83 (1.24%) Replication
8 79 (1.18%) Mainframe
9 75 (1.12%) Data Structures
10 64 (0.96%) Computer Science
11 52 (0.78%) Data Extraction
12 51 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
13 48 (0.72%) PKI
14 47 (0.70%) Derivative
14 47 (0.70%) User Experience
15 40 (0.60%) Blackberry
16 39 (0.58%) Equities
16 39 (0.58%) Private Cloud
17 38 (0.57%) EMC VNX
17 38 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1538 (23.03%) Windows
2 486 (7.28%) Linux
3 405 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 377 (5.65%) Windows 7
5 376 (5.63%) UNIX
6 373 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 320 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 167 (2.50%) Windows XP
9 140 (2.10%) Solaris
10 113 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 87 (1.30%) AIX
12 68 (1.02%) Windows 8
13 45 (0.67%) VME
14 41 (0.61%) zOS
15 38 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
16 28 (0.42%) HPUX
17 27 (0.40%) Windows 2000
18 24 (0.36%) Android
19 18 (0.27%) CentOS
20 16 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1927 (28.86%) Data Migration
2 751 (11.25%) Project Management
3 553 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
4 512 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 454 (6.80%) PRINCE2
6 431 (6.45%) ETL
7 374 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
8 371 (5.56%) ITIL
9 363 (5.44%) CRM
10 321 (4.81%) Data Modelling
11 318 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 295 (4.42%) Data Analysis
13 248 (3.71%) Validation
13 248 (3.71%) Change Management
14 231 (3.46%) ERP
15 222 (3.32%) Business Analysis
16 209 (3.13%) Data Cleansing
17 186 (2.79%) Data Management
18 154 (2.31%) Workflow
19 152 (2.28%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1333 (19.96%) SQL
2 248 (3.71%) PowerShell
3 240 (3.59%) T-SQL
4 236 (3.53%) Java
5 232 (3.47%) C#
6 148 (2.22%) PL/SQL
7 144 (2.16%) JavaScript
8 81 (1.21%) C
9 78 (1.17%) Shell Script
10 76 (1.14%) VBA
11 71 (1.06%) VB
12 65 (0.97%) Python
12 65 (0.97%) VBScript
12 65 (0.97%) Perl
13 51 (0.76%) C++
14 41 (0.61%) PHP
15 38 (0.57%) Bash Shell
16 37 (0.55%) COBOL
17 34 (0.51%) VB.NET
18 31 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 617 (9.24%) Security Cleared
2 430 (6.44%) SC Cleared
3 230 (3.44%) Degree
4 188 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 116 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
6 103 (1.54%) MCSE
7 91 (1.36%) ISEB
8 90 (1.35%) PMI Certification
9 82 (1.23%) DV Cleared
10 73 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 71 (1.06%) CCNP
12 69 (1.03%) PMP
13 62 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 56 (0.84%) CCNA
15 51 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
16 47 (0.70%) MCITP
17 46 (0.69%) ISTQB
18 36 (0.54%) MCSA
19 35 (0.52%) CCIE
20 25 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (2.99%) QA
2 92 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 68 (1.02%) SLA
4 51 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.36%) Solvency II
6 17 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.18%) HL7
9 7 (0.10%) GxP
10 6 (0.090%) FATCA
11 5 (0.075%) GAMP
11 5 (0.075%) ISO 9000
11 5 (0.075%) GAAP
12 4 (0.060%) Basel III
12 4 (0.060%) COREP
13 3 (0.045%) EMIR
13 3 (0.045%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.045%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 2 (0.030%) Basel II
System Software
1 748 (11.20%) Active Directory
2 378 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 149 (2.23%) Hyper-V
4 101 (1.51%) vSphere
5 92 (1.38%) XenApp
6 90 (1.35%) VMware ESX
7 84 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 57 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
9 36 (0.54%) NFS
10 30 (0.45%) XenDesktop
11 28 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
12 20 (0.30%) Xen
12 20 (0.30%) SRDF
13 19 (0.28%) Terminal Services
14 17 (0.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 17 (0.25%) BitLocker
15 16 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 14 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 11 (0.16%) VMware Server
18 10 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 270 (4.04%) SCCM
2 84 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
3 75 (1.12%) Puppet
4 49 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 41 (0.61%) SCOM
6 25 (0.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 23 (0.34%) CA Wily
7 23 (0.34%) EMC VPLEX
8 20 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 19 (0.28%) Tivoli
10 18 (0.27%) WSUS
11 16 (0.24%) SCVMM
11 16 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
11 16 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 16 (0.24%) Control-M
12 15 (0.22%) NetBackup
12 15 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
13 14 (0.21%) OpenView
14 13 (0.19%) Ansible
15 12 (0.18%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1180 (17.67%) Microsoft
2 843 (12.62%) Oracle
3 608 (9.10%) VMware
4 470 (7.04%) SAP
5 388 (5.81%) Citrix
6 341 (5.11%) Cisco
7 270 (4.04%) HP
8 194 (2.91%) IBM
9 153 (2.29%) EMC
10 134 (2.01%) NetApp
11 124 (1.86%) Red Hat
12 100 (1.50%) Lotus
13 83 (1.24%) CheckPoint
14 78 (1.17%) Informatica
15 74 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
16 65 (0.97%) Juniper
17 57 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
18 55 (0.82%) Sybase
19 48 (0.72%) Symantec
20 46 (0.69%) Brocade
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