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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 27 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Migration 3083 3044 2687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.19% 6.27% 6.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.09% 8.30% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1880 1730 1583
Average daily rate
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£410 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £547 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 109 72
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £59.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £16.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -34.02%
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
38097 36662 31165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.51% 75.49% 73.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24143 22914 19112
Average daily rate £425 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1077 1036
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £31.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -14.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £49.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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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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 0 1289 £438 +2.94% 192
South East +3 690 £375 +1.35% 76
North West +9 317 £400 +21.21% 42
South West -4 197 £370 +2.06% 32
West Midlands -3 183 £400 +11.11% 39
East Midlands +4 136 £375 -6.25% 16
East of England -12 132 £413 +17.68% 19
Yorkshire -32 81 £375 +3.44% 33
North East +15 39 £375 +40.18% 5
Midlands -15 6 £456 -8.75%
Migration
UK

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1810 (30.07%) Data Migration
2 1474 (24.49%) Windows
3 1286 (21.36%) Finance
4 1125 (18.69%) SQL
5 989 (16.43%) Microsoft
6 804 (13.36%) Oracle
7 642 (10.66%) Project Management
8 633 (10.51%) SQL Server
9 566 (9.40%) Active Directory
10 551 (9.15%) VMware
11 539 (8.95%) Security Cleared
12 510 (8.47%) SAP
13 466 (7.74%) Windows 7
14 464 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 435 (7.23%) SharePoint
16 426 (7.08%) MS Excel
17 398 (6.61%) Banking
18 396 (6.58%) UNIX
19 394 (6.54%) ETL
20 392 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
21 384 (6.38%) Linux
22 379 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
23 366 (6.08%) Cisco
24 363 (6.03%) PRINCE2
25 352 (5.85%) Citrix
26 350 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
27 332 (5.51%) ITIL
28 330 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
28 330 (5.48%) SC Cleared
29 308 (5.12%) .NET

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 435 (7.23%) SharePoint
2 300 (4.98%) MS Exchange
3 175 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 161 (2.67%) Lync
5 140 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 136 (2.26%) IIS
7 108 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
8 107 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 83 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 77 (1.28%) CMS
11 71 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
12 68 (1.13%) IBM Notes
13 62 (1.03%) SAS
14 42 (0.70%) WebSphere
15 41 (0.68%) WebLogic
16 40 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
17 36 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
18 28 (0.47%) Apache
19 27 (0.45%) NetWeaver
20 25 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 426 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 255 (4.24%) MS Office
3 98 (1.63%) MS Project
4 83 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 47 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 27 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 21 (0.35%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.12%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.066%) SPSS
10 2 (0.033%) Simulink
10 2 (0.033%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.033%) TargetLink
11 1 (0.017%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 113 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 105 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 87 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
4 67 (1.11%) Agresso
5 34 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
6 31 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
7 29 (0.48%) SAP FI
7 29 (0.48%) SAP MM
7 29 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
8 28 (0.47%) SAP ERP
9 27 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
10 26 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
11 24 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 23 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
13 22 (0.37%) SAP BPC
14 21 (0.35%) SAP CO
14 21 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
14 21 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
15 19 (0.32%) SAP HR
15 19 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 191 (3.17%) Office 365
2 59 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (0.61%) SaaS
5 25 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
6 24 (0.40%) IaaS
7 20 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (0.30%) PaaS
9 15 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.17%) Force.com
12 9 (0.15%) CloudFront
13 6 (0.100%) Google Apps
13 6 (0.100%) Yammer
14 5 (0.083%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (0.083%) ElastiCache
14 5 (0.083%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 5 (0.083%) HP Helion
14 5 (0.083%) Amazon ELB
15 3 (0.050%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 273 (4.53%) Firewall
2 270 (4.49%) SAN
3 240 (3.99%) WAN
4 196 (3.26%) LAN
5 151 (2.51%) DNS
6 111 (1.84%) MPLS
7 104 (1.73%) Network Security
8 103 (1.71%) VPN
9 98 (1.63%) TCP/IP
10 97 (1.61%) NAS
11 87 (1.45%) DHCP
12 85 (1.41%) Internet
13 74 (1.23%) BGP
13 74 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
14 64 (1.06%) OSPF
15 63 (1.05%) Intranet
16 56 (0.93%) Wireless
17 48 (0.80%) EIGRP
18 46 (0.76%) Ethernet
19 43 (0.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 633 (10.51%) SQL Server
2 278 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
3 272 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 203 (3.37%) Oracle Database
5 195 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 161 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 110 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
8 107 (1.78%) Relational Database
9 102 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 84 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 65 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 56 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
13 55 (0.91%) MySQL
14 54 (0.90%) RDBMS
15 49 (0.81%) DB2
16 48 (0.80%) SAP Data Services
17 44 (0.73%) QlikView
18 43 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
19 40 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
20 35 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 65 (1.08%) MSI
2 62 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 57 (0.95%) JIRA
4 52 (0.86%) Visual Studio
5 49 (0.81%) LSMW
6 42 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
7 25 (0.42%) StarTeam
8 20 (0.33%) Subversion
8 20 (0.33%) Maven
8 20 (0.33%) Toad
9 17 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
10 16 (0.27%) Eclipse
11 15 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
11 15 (0.25%) Jenkins
11 15 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 14 (0.23%) Selenium
12 14 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 13 (0.22%) Git (software)
14 10 (0.17%) Hudson
15 9 (0.15%) Ant
General
1 1286 (21.36%) Finance
2 398 (6.61%) Banking
3 253 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 246 (4.09%) Retail
5 118 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 105 (1.74%) Marketing
7 88 (1.46%) Manufacturing
8 71 (1.18%) Legal
9 60 (1.00%) Billing
9 60 (1.00%) Advertising
10 55 (0.91%) Publishing
10 55 (0.91%) Local Government
11 53 (0.88%) Back Office
12 48 (0.80%) Retail Banking
13 47 (0.78%) Law
14 40 (0.66%) Front Office
15 31 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 27 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
16 27 (0.45%) General Ledger
17 24 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1168 (19.40%) Analyst
2 738 (12.26%) Project Manager
3 687 (11.41%) Consultant
4 660 (10.96%) Developer
5 616 (10.23%) Architect
6 455 (7.56%) Business Analyst
7 282 (4.68%) Data Analyst
8 165 (2.74%) Administrator
9 128 (2.13%) Migration Engineer
9 128 (2.13%) DBA
10 126 (2.09%) Solutions Architect
10 126 (2.09%) SAP Consultant
11 123 (2.04%) Data Manager
12 122 (2.03%) SQL Developer
13 116 (1.93%) Infrastructure Manager
13 116 (1.93%) Migration Consultant
14 114 (1.89%) Data Architect
15 107 (1.78%) Test Analyst
16 103 (1.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 103 (1.71%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (5.12%) .NET
2 135 (2.24%) XML
3 134 (2.23%) Web Services
4 122 (2.03%) HTML
5 101 (1.68%) ASP.NET
6 100 (1.66%) CSS
7 79 (1.31%) Application Packaging
8 78 (1.30%) Middleware
9 64 (1.06%) jQuery
10 54 (0.90%) J2EE
11 44 (0.73%) HTML5
12 38 (0.63%) SOAP
13 34 (0.56%) JSP
13 34 (0.56%) REST
14 31 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
15 30 (0.50%) CSS3
16 29 (0.48%) .NET Framework
17 25 (0.42%) WCF
18 24 (0.40%) MDX
19 23 (0.38%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 293 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (2.64%) NHS
3 119 (1.98%) Management Information System
4 107 (1.78%) Clustering
5 86 (1.43%) Replication
6 83 (1.38%) Data Structures
7 68 (1.13%) Data Integration
8 67 (1.11%) Mainframe
9 56 (0.93%) Blackberry
10 48 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
11 47 (0.78%) FMCG
11 47 (0.78%) Derivative
12 46 (0.76%) Data Extraction
13 39 (0.65%) User Experience
13 39 (0.65%) Computer Science
14 38 (0.63%) Equities
15 30 (0.50%) Client/Server
15 30 (0.50%) PKI
15 30 (0.50%) Open Source
16 27 (0.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1474 (24.49%) Windows
2 466 (7.74%) Windows 7
3 396 (6.58%) UNIX
4 384 (6.38%) Linux
5 379 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 330 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 297 (4.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 191 (3.17%) Windows XP
9 129 (2.14%) Solaris
10 98 (1.63%) AIX
11 97 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 65 (1.08%) Windows 8
13 55 (0.91%) HPUX
14 29 (0.48%) VME
15 24 (0.40%) VMS
16 20 (0.33%) Windows 2000
17 19 (0.32%) Android
18 18 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
19 15 (0.25%) Windows Vista
20 13 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1810 (30.07%) Data Migration
2 642 (10.66%) Project Management
3 464 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 394 (6.54%) ETL
5 392 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
6 363 (6.03%) PRINCE2
7 332 (5.51%) ITIL
8 292 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
9 277 (4.60%) CRM
10 276 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 262 (4.35%) Data Modelling
12 243 (4.04%) Data Cleansing
13 239 (3.97%) Data Analysis
14 232 (3.85%) Validation
15 207 (3.44%) Business Analysis
16 196 (3.26%) ERP
17 179 (2.97%) Change Management
17 179 (2.97%) Data Management
18 153 (2.54%) Disaster Recovery
19 148 (2.46%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1125 (18.69%) SQL
2 232 (3.85%) Java
3 196 (3.26%) PL/SQL
4 186 (3.09%) PowerShell
5 185 (3.07%) C#
6 170 (2.82%) T-SQL
7 134 (2.23%) JavaScript
8 102 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 79 (1.31%) VBA
10 71 (1.18%) C
11 69 (1.15%) VBScript
12 56 (0.93%) VB
13 48 (0.80%) VB.NET
14 40 (0.66%) C++
15 35 (0.58%) ABAP
16 34 (0.56%) PHP
17 31 (0.51%) Perl
18 29 (0.48%) Python
18 29 (0.48%) Korn
19 26 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 539 (8.95%) Security Cleared
2 330 (5.48%) SC Cleared
3 170 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 144 (2.39%) Degree
5 107 (1.78%) DV Cleared
5 107 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
6 86 (1.43%) ISEB
7 78 (1.30%) MCSE
8 71 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 63 (1.05%) PMI Certification
10 57 (0.95%) CCNA
11 51 (0.85%) PMP
12 48 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 48 (0.80%) MCITP
12 48 (0.80%) ISTQB
13 47 (0.78%) CCNP
14 46 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
15 38 (0.63%) CCIE
16 22 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
17 20 (0.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (2.99%) QA
2 106 (1.76%) Data Quality
3 61 (1.01%) SLA
4 28 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.15%) Solvency II
6 9 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.12%) HL7
8 6 (0.100%) EMIR
9 5 (0.083%) FATCA
9 5 (0.083%) GAAP
10 4 (0.066%) GAMP
11 3 (0.050%) P3O
11 3 (0.050%) Basel III
11 3 (0.050%) COREP
11 3 (0.050%) FINREP
12 2 (0.033%) CRD IV
12 2 (0.033%) GMP
12 2 (0.033%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 566 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 350 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (2.09%) vSphere
4 121 (2.01%) Hyper-V
5 95 (1.58%) XenApp
6 66 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 63 (1.05%) VMware ESX
8 40 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
9 37 (0.61%) XenDesktop
10 28 (0.47%) Terminal Services
11 27 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
12 23 (0.38%) SRDF
13 20 (0.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 14 (0.23%) Xen
15 11 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 10 (0.17%) VMware Server
16 10 (0.17%) Terminal Server
16 10 (0.17%) NFS
17 8 (0.13%) Samba
18 7 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 208 (3.46%) SCCM
2 78 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
3 40 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 31 (0.51%) SCOM
4 31 (0.51%) Puppet
5 20 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 20 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 19 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 17 (0.28%) Cisco Prime
8 16 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (0.27%) Tivoli
9 14 (0.23%) Control-M
10 12 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 12 (0.20%) Data Guard
11 11 (0.18%) FortiGate
12 10 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
12 10 (0.17%) WSUS
13 9 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 9 (0.15%) vMotion
14 7 (0.12%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 989 (16.43%) Microsoft
2 804 (13.36%) Oracle
3 551 (9.15%) VMware
4 510 (8.47%) SAP
5 366 (6.08%) Cisco
6 352 (5.85%) Citrix
7 303 (5.03%) HP
8 167 (2.77%) IBM
9 150 (2.49%) EMC
10 126 (2.09%) NetApp
11 114 (1.89%) CheckPoint
12 109 (1.81%) Business Objects
13 99 (1.64%) Red Hat
14 77 (1.28%) Lotus
15 74 (1.23%) Informatica
15 74 (1.23%) Sybase
16 65 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
17 50 (0.83%) 3PAR
18 47 (0.78%) Juniper
19 46 (0.76%) Remedy
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