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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 25 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Migration 3158 2838 3366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.15% 6.59% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.32% 9.02% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1840 1663 1984
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 76 117
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 £13.31 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.64 £130.00 £57.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
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 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 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 18 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 18 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 1402 £425 -0.11% 183
South East -10 534 £370 +5.71% 106
North West -5 234 £350 +1.44% 28
South West +14 231 £365 +8.14% 22
East of England +9 225 £351 -11.97% 33
West Midlands +5 174 £350 +0.71% 19
Yorkshire +3 157 £363 +3.57% 27
East Midlands -6 116 £390 +30.00% 19
North East -12 39 £350 +25.00% 6
Midlands 0 26 £400 -20.00%
Migration
UK

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 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 1718 (29.01%) Data Migration
2 1373 (23.18%) Windows
3 1282 (21.65%) Finance
4 1059 (17.88%) SQL
5 915 (15.45%) Microsoft
6 746 (12.60%) Windows 7
7 712 (12.02%) Oracle
8 708 (11.96%) SQL Server
9 683 (11.53%) Project Management
10 605 (10.22%) SAP
11 557 (9.41%) Active Directory
12 493 (8.32%) MS Excel
13 447 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 434 (7.33%) Banking
15 432 (7.29%) PRINCE2
16 419 (7.08%) Security Cleared
17 395 (6.67%) SharePoint
18 380 (6.42%) VMware
19 374 (6.32%) Citrix
20 371 (6.26%) MS Exchange
21 352 (5.94%) ETL
22 322 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
23 310 (5.23%) ITIL
24 306 (5.17%) .NET
25 304 (5.13%) CRM
25 304 (5.13%) SC Cleared
26 294 (4.96%) UNIX
27 291 (4.91%) SCCM
28 290 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
29 287 (4.85%) Windows XP

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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
1 395 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 371 (6.26%) MS Exchange
3 204 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 118 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 116 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 105 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 98 (1.65%) Lync
8 89 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 86 (1.45%) IIS
10 80 (1.35%) IBM Notes
11 67 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
12 60 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
13 57 (0.96%) CMS
14 56 (0.95%) WebLogic
15 53 (0.89%) SAS
16 50 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 47 (0.79%) WebSphere
18 45 (0.76%) Apache
19 43 (0.73%) Lotus Domino
20 34 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 493 (8.32%) MS Excel
2 263 (4.44%) MS Office
3 80 (1.35%) MS Project
4 75 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 52 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 30 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 21 (0.35%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.084%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.084%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.068%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.068%) Mingle
10 3 (0.051%) FrameMaker
11 2 (0.034%) Windchill
11 2 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.034%) FastStats
12 1 (0.017%) SPSS
12 1 (0.017%) DOC1
12 1 (0.017%) CATIA
12 1 (0.017%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 89 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 74 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 71 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 54 (0.91%) SAP FI
5 49 (0.83%) SAP SD
6 44 (0.74%) SAP CO
7 42 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
7 42 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
8 38 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
8 38 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
8 38 (0.64%) SAP ERP
8 38 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
9 33 (0.56%) SAP CRM
10 30 (0.51%) SAP IS-U
11 29 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
11 29 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
12 26 (0.44%) SAP MM
13 21 (0.35%) Agresso
14 19 (0.32%) SAP HR
15 14 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 105 (1.77%) Office 365
2 37 (0.62%) SaaS
3 17 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.20%) Force.com
6 10 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (0.10%) IaaS
9 5 (0.084%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.068%) Rackspace Cloud
10 4 (0.068%) PaaS
10 4 (0.068%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.034%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.034%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.017%) GitHub
12 1 (0.017%) Heroku
12 1 (0.017%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 162 (2.74%) SAN
2 154 (2.60%) Firewall
3 134 (2.26%) DNS
4 132 (2.23%) LAN
5 129 (2.18%) WAN
6 104 (1.76%) DHCP
7 89 (1.50%) Internet
8 78 (1.32%) TCP/IP
9 60 (1.01%) Intranet
10 54 (0.91%) NAS
11 45 (0.76%) Wireless
12 44 (0.74%) VPN
13 39 (0.66%) VoIP
14 37 (0.62%) Ethernet
15 35 (0.59%) Network Security
16 33 (0.56%) VLAN
17 32 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
17 32 (0.54%) NetScaler
18 31 (0.52%) FTP
19 30 (0.51%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 708 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 256 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 249 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
4 240 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 212 (3.58%) Oracle Database
6 197 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 122 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 111 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
9 100 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 80 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 77 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 66 (1.11%) MS Access
13 65 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
14 64 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
15 61 (1.03%) MySQL
16 55 (0.93%) DB2
17 52 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
18 45 (0.76%) RDBMS
19 43 (0.73%) SAP Data Services
19 43 (0.73%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 121 (2.04%) LSMW
2 48 (0.81%) MSI
3 46 (0.78%) JIRA
4 45 (0.76%) Visual Studio
5 43 (0.73%) Subversion
6 38 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
8 29 (0.49%) PowerDesigner
9 26 (0.44%) Git (software)
10 25 (0.42%) Maven
11 24 (0.41%) Ant
12 23 (0.39%) Selenium
13 22 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
14 21 (0.35%) TeamCity
14 21 (0.35%) Jenkins
15 19 (0.32%) Toad
16 14 (0.24%) JUnit
16 14 (0.24%) AdminStudio
17 13 (0.22%) Eclipse
18 11 (0.19%) JDeveloper
General
1 1282 (21.65%) Finance
2 434 (7.33%) Banking
3 236 (3.99%) Telecoms
4 198 (3.34%) Retail
5 118 (1.99%) Investment Banking
6 98 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 95 (1.60%) Back Office
8 84 (1.42%) Publishing
9 81 (1.37%) Marketing
10 76 (1.28%) Front Office
11 71 (1.20%) Billing
12 67 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
13 53 (0.89%) Legal
14 46 (0.78%) Financial Institution
15 39 (0.66%) Local Government
16 35 (0.59%) Retail Banking
17 33 (0.56%) German Language
18 28 (0.47%) Advertising
19 26 (0.44%) French Language
20 23 (0.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1009 (17.04%) Analyst
2 830 (14.02%) Project Manager
3 658 (11.11%) Consultant
4 647 (10.93%) Developer
5 519 (8.76%) Architect
6 378 (6.38%) Business Analyst
7 256 (4.32%) Data Analyst
8 195 (3.29%) Administrator
9 170 (2.87%) SAP Consultant
10 158 (2.67%) Migration Consultant
11 153 (2.58%) Migration Engineer
12 135 (2.28%) DBA
13 134 (2.26%) Data Consultant
14 116 (1.96%) Data Manager
15 113 (1.91%) Solutions Architect
16 109 (1.84%) Data Migration Consultant
17 101 (1.71%) SQL Developer
18 96 (1.62%) Infrastructure Manager
19 87 (1.47%) Programme Manager
20 84 (1.42%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (5.17%) .NET
2 184 (3.11%) XML
3 165 (2.79%) HTML
4 116 (1.96%) Web Services
5 102 (1.72%) ASP.NET
6 95 (1.60%) CSS
7 91 (1.54%) Application Packaging
8 72 (1.22%) Middleware
9 66 (1.11%) J2EE
10 64 (1.08%) jQuery
11 58 (0.98%) XSLT
12 56 (0.95%) .NET Framework
13 52 (0.88%) Spring
14 43 (0.73%) Ajax
15 41 (0.69%) WCF
16 38 (0.64%) SOAP
17 37 (0.62%) HTML5
17 37 (0.62%) JSP
18 35 (0.59%) XHTML
19 33 (0.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 137 (2.31%) NHS
2 91 (1.54%) Clustering
3 89 (1.50%) Management Information System
4 83 (1.40%) Blackberry
5 81 (1.37%) Replication
6 80 (1.35%) FMCG
6 80 (1.35%) Data Integration
7 68 (1.15%) Data Extraction
8 61 (1.03%) Data Conversion
9 56 (0.95%) Mainframe
10 55 (0.93%) Computer Science
11 52 (0.88%) Thin Client
11 52 (0.88%) Fat Client
12 48 (0.81%) PMI
13 43 (0.73%) Open Source
14 36 (0.61%) Derivative
15 35 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
16 34 (0.57%) Fixed Income
17 30 (0.51%) Equities
17 30 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1373 (23.18%) Windows
2 746 (12.60%) Windows 7
3 322 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 294 (4.96%) UNIX
5 287 (4.85%) Windows XP
6 284 (4.80%) Linux
7 213 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 102 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 96 (1.62%) Solaris
10 76 (1.28%) AIX
11 74 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 42 (0.71%) Windows 8
13 28 (0.47%) HPUX
14 19 (0.32%) Windows Vista
15 16 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
16 15 (0.25%) Apple iOS
17 13 (0.22%) Android
17 13 (0.22%) Mac OS X
17 13 (0.22%) Windows 2000
18 11 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1718 (29.01%) Data Migration
2 683 (11.53%) Project Management
3 447 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 432 (7.29%) PRINCE2
5 352 (5.94%) ETL
6 310 (5.23%) ITIL
7 304 (5.13%) CRM
8 290 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
9 286 (4.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 262 (4.42%) Data Modelling
11 243 (4.10%) Data Analysis
12 238 (4.02%) Change Management
13 237 (4.00%) Data Cleansing
14 234 (3.95%) Validation
15 218 (3.68%) Business Analysis
16 211 (3.56%) ERP
17 179 (3.02%) Data Management
18 152 (2.57%) Agile Software Development
19 147 (2.48%) Data Mapping
20 143 (2.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1059 (17.88%) SQL
2 267 (4.51%) Java
3 207 (3.50%) C#
4 185 (3.12%) PowerShell
5 169 (2.85%) T-SQL
6 154 (2.60%) JavaScript
7 140 (2.36%) PL/SQL
8 112 (1.89%) VBA
9 107 (1.81%) Perl
10 97 (1.64%) C
11 96 (1.62%) VB
12 93 (1.57%) Shell Script
13 71 (1.20%) PHP
14 63 (1.06%) Python
15 55 (0.93%) VBScript
16 51 (0.86%) ABAP
17 41 (0.69%) C++
18 27 (0.46%) VB.NET
19 24 (0.41%) Apex Code
20 22 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 419 (7.08%) Security Cleared
2 304 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 166 (2.80%) Degree
4 137 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 100 (1.69%) PMI Certification
6 81 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 81 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 80 (1.35%) ISEB
8 77 (1.30%) MCSE
9 76 (1.28%) PMP
9 76 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 52 (0.88%) MCITP
11 45 (0.76%) CCNP
12 40 (0.68%) CCNA
12 40 (0.68%) DV Cleared
13 37 (0.62%) MCP
14 35 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
15 29 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 27 (0.46%) ISTQB
17 22 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (4.04%) QA
2 98 (1.65%) Data Quality
3 78 (1.32%) SLA
4 27 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.20%) Basel III
6 11 (0.19%) COREP
6 11 (0.19%) FINREP
7 10 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.15%) CRD IV
8 9 (0.15%) TickIT
9 7 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.084%) COBIT
11 4 (0.068%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.068%) GxP
11 4 (0.068%) EMIR
12 3 (0.051%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.034%) GAAP
13 2 (0.034%) GPG13
System Software
1 557 (9.41%) Active Directory
2 206 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 164 (2.77%) XenApp
4 121 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 120 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 88 (1.49%) vSphere
7 79 (1.33%) XenDesktop
8 51 (0.86%) VMware ESX
9 42 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
10 23 (0.39%) NFS
11 22 (0.37%) UAG
12 20 (0.34%) XenServer
12 20 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
13 17 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 16 (0.27%) ISA Server
15 13 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 11 (0.19%) VMware Server
17 10 (0.17%) IAG
18 8 (0.14%) DFS Replication
19 7 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 291 (4.91%) SCCM
2 72 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
3 68 (1.15%) SCOM
4 40 (0.68%) Puppet
5 33 (0.56%) WSUS
6 31 (0.52%) Tivoli
7 28 (0.47%) Data Guard
8 27 (0.46%) AppDNA
9 21 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
10 20 (0.34%) NetBackup
10 20 (0.34%) Control-M
11 19 (0.32%) PureDisk
11 19 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 17 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 15 (0.25%) SCVMM
14 14 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (0.20%) Backup Exec
16 11 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 11 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 10 (0.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 915 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 712 (12.02%) Oracle
3 605 (10.22%) SAP
4 380 (6.42%) VMware
5 374 (6.32%) Citrix
6 205 (3.46%) Cisco
7 200 (3.38%) HP
8 170 (2.87%) IBM
9 101 (1.71%) Business Objects
10 99 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
11 94 (1.59%) Lotus
12 85 (1.44%) Informatica
13 81 (1.37%) Red Hat
14 77 (1.30%) EMC
15 76 (1.28%) AppSense
16 54 (0.91%) NetApp
16 54 (0.91%) Dell
17 47 (0.79%) Juniper
18 45 (0.76%) Symantec
19 43 (0.73%) Remedy
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