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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 27 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Migration 2876 2925 2946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.92% 6.29% 5.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.95% 8.59% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1734 1652 1832
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 70 121
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% -11.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.27 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.92 £43.20 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -31.06%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36184 34070 37593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.46% 73.31% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22865 21114 22100
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1063 1001 1360
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Migration
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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
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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 +6 1420 £425 - 205
South East -8 508 £369 -1.66% 86
North West -10 193 £400 +14.28% 38
East of England +9 176 £380 +7.04% 22
West Midlands -4 157 £330 +1.53% 32
South West -12 133 £375 +7.14% 55
Yorkshire -5 123 £375 +19.04% 25
East Midlands -4 101 £355 +1.28% 4
North East -8 32 £422 +53.41% 7
Midlands -6 5 £550 +22.22%
Migration
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Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1873 (31.13%) Data Migration
2 1336 (22.21%) Windows
3 1289 (21.43%) Finance
4 1096 (18.22%) SQL
5 1003 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 821 (13.65%) Oracle
7 698 (11.60%) SQL Server
8 672 (11.17%) Project Management
9 639 (10.62%) Windows 7
10 576 (9.57%) SAP
11 534 (8.88%) Active Directory
12 527 (8.76%) MS Excel
13 456 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
14 418 (6.95%) Security Cleared
15 413 (6.87%) PRINCE2
16 404 (6.72%) Banking
17 403 (6.70%) SharePoint
18 378 (6.28%) ETL
19 377 (6.27%) VMware
20 372 (6.18%) ITIL
21 349 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
22 346 (5.75%) Linux
23 338 (5.62%) UNIX
24 324 (5.39%) CRM
25 322 (5.35%) MS Exchange
25 322 (5.35%) .NET
26 288 (4.79%) SC Cleared
27 285 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
27 285 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
28 279 (4.64%) SCCM

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 403 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 322 (5.35%) MS Exchange
3 173 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 131 (2.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 121 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 101 (1.68%) IIS
7 96 (1.60%) Lync
8 87 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 86 (1.43%) WebSphere
10 82 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
11 71 (1.18%) IBM Notes
12 70 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
13 69 (1.15%) CMS
14 58 (0.96%) Apache
15 54 (0.90%) WebLogic
16 48 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
17 41 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
18 39 (0.65%) SAS
19 30 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
20 29 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 527 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 265 (4.40%) MS Office
3 106 (1.76%) MS Project
4 87 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 62 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 44 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 23 (0.38%) InfoPath
8 9 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.066%) Windchill
10 3 (0.050%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.033%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.017%) Mingle
12 1 (0.017%) FastStats
12 1 (0.017%) SPSS
12 1 (0.017%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 111 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 107 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 107 (1.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 63 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
4 60 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 59 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
6 51 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
7 41 (0.68%) SAP FI
8 37 (0.62%) SAP SD
8 37 (0.62%) SAP CO
9 33 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
9 33 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
10 32 (0.53%) Agresso
10 32 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
11 31 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
12 22 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
13 21 (0.35%) SAP ERP
13 21 (0.35%) Workday HCM
14 19 (0.32%) SAP HR
15 18 (0.30%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 119 (1.98%) Office 365
2 43 (0.71%) SaaS
3 29 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.35%) Force.com
7 15 (0.25%) Google Apps
8 10 (0.17%) PaaS
8 10 (0.17%) IaaS
8 10 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (0.083%) Rackspace Cloud
10 3 (0.050%) Taleo
11 1 (0.017%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.017%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 208 (3.46%) Firewall
2 195 (3.24%) SAN
3 158 (2.63%) DNS
4 144 (2.39%) WAN
5 124 (2.06%) LAN
6 106 (1.76%) DHCP
7 85 (1.41%) TCP/IP
8 78 (1.30%) Internet
8 78 (1.30%) NAS
9 67 (1.11%) VPN
10 53 (0.88%) Intranet
11 52 (0.86%) HTTP
12 51 (0.85%) LDAP
13 48 (0.80%) Network Security
14 46 (0.76%) MPLS
15 45 (0.75%) Wireless
15 45 (0.75%) FTP
15 45 (0.75%) VLAN
16 43 (0.71%) VoIP
17 38 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 698 (11.60%) SQL Server
2 265 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 264 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
4 256 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 218 (3.62%) Oracle Database
6 212 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 122 (2.03%) Relational Database
8 104 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 103 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
10 95 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
11 94 (1.56%) MySQL
12 79 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
13 77 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
14 70 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
15 68 (1.13%) MS Access
16 64 (1.06%) DB2
17 55 (0.91%) RDBMS
18 51 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
19 40 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
20 33 (0.55%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 86 (1.43%) LSMW
2 55 (0.91%) Git (software)
3 48 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 45 (0.75%) Visual Studio
5 43 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
6 41 (0.68%) Subversion
7 40 (0.66%) Maven
8 37 (0.62%) MSI
9 32 (0.53%) JIRA
10 29 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
11 23 (0.38%) Jenkins
12 20 (0.33%) Ant
13 18 (0.30%) Eclipse
14 16 (0.27%) Selenium
15 15 (0.25%) Toad
15 15 (0.25%) PowerDesigner
16 14 (0.23%) ClearQuest
17 12 (0.20%) ERwin
18 11 (0.18%) ClearCase
18 11 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1289 (21.43%) Finance
2 404 (6.72%) Banking
3 225 (3.74%) Retail
4 206 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 132 (2.19%) Investment Banking
6 96 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 94 (1.56%) Marketing
8 83 (1.38%) Front Office
9 70 (1.16%) Publishing
10 68 (1.13%) Legal
11 64 (1.06%) Billing
12 62 (1.03%) Financial Institution
13 57 (0.95%) Back Office
14 54 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
15 52 (0.86%) General Ledger
16 42 (0.70%) German Language
17 41 (0.68%) Retail Banking
18 36 (0.60%) Automotive
19 33 (0.55%) Advertising
20 30 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1036 (17.22%) Analyst
2 827 (13.75%) Project Manager
3 697 (11.59%) Developer
4 683 (11.35%) Consultant
5 519 (8.63%) Architect
6 448 (7.45%) Business Analyst
7 250 (4.16%) Data Analyst
8 167 (2.78%) Administrator
9 156 (2.59%) Migration Consultant
10 154 (2.56%) Migration Engineer
11 146 (2.43%) Data Manager
12 136 (2.26%) DBA
13 126 (2.09%) Data Consultant
14 125 (2.08%) SAP Consultant
15 107 (1.78%) Data Migration Manager
16 105 (1.75%) Solutions Architect
17 101 (1.68%) SQL Developer
18 93 (1.55%) Data Migration Consultant
19 89 (1.48%) Data Architect
20 87 (1.45%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (5.35%) .NET
2 229 (3.81%) XML
3 200 (3.32%) Web Services
4 181 (3.01%) HTML
5 125 (2.08%) CSS
6 108 (1.80%) ASP.NET
7 84 (1.40%) SOAP
8 75 (1.25%) Middleware
9 68 (1.13%) jQuery
10 63 (1.05%) Application Packaging
11 62 (1.03%) WCF
12 55 (0.91%) J2EE
13 53 (0.88%) .NET Framework
14 52 (0.86%) XSLT
15 45 (0.75%) Spring
15 45 (0.75%) JSON
16 44 (0.73%) Ajax
17 40 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
18 37 (0.62%) JSP
19 33 (0.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 161 (2.68%) NHS
2 120 (1.99%) Management Information System
3 91 (1.51%) Replication
3 91 (1.51%) Data Integration
4 84 (1.40%) Clustering
5 77 (1.28%) Mainframe
6 72 (1.20%) Blackberry
7 69 (1.15%) FMCG
8 64 (1.06%) Derivative
9 63 (1.05%) Data Extraction
10 62 (1.03%) PMI
11 54 (0.90%) Data Conversion
12 53 (0.88%) Open Source
12 53 (0.88%) Fixed Income
12 53 (0.88%) Computer Science
13 43 (0.71%) Thin Client
13 43 (0.71%) Fat Client
14 35 (0.58%) Equities
15 33 (0.55%) Hedge funds
16 28 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1336 (22.21%) Windows
2 639 (10.62%) Windows 7
3 349 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 346 (5.75%) Linux
5 338 (5.62%) UNIX
6 255 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 241 (4.01%) Windows XP
8 126 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 116 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 105 (1.75%) Solaris
11 69 (1.15%) AIX
12 59 (0.98%) Windows 8
13 20 (0.33%) Debian
14 19 (0.32%) CentOS
15 18 (0.30%) SUSE
16 16 (0.27%) HPUX
16 16 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
17 15 (0.25%) Windows 2000
18 14 (0.23%) Apple iOS
19 13 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1873 (31.13%) Data Migration
2 672 (11.17%) Project Management
3 456 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 413 (6.87%) PRINCE2
5 378 (6.28%) ETL
6 372 (6.18%) ITIL
7 324 (5.39%) CRM
8 285 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
8 285 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 258 (4.29%) Data Analysis
10 252 (4.19%) Data Cleansing
11 248 (4.12%) Change Management
12 231 (3.84%) Data Modelling
13 224 (3.72%) Validation
14 219 (3.64%) Business Analysis
15 209 (3.47%) ERP
16 200 (3.32%) Data Management
17 195 (3.24%) Data Mapping
18 171 (2.84%) Workflow
19 161 (2.68%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1096 (18.22%) SQL
2 264 (4.39%) Java
3 216 (3.59%) PowerShell
4 193 (3.21%) C#
5 171 (2.84%) JavaScript
6 163 (2.71%) T-SQL
7 152 (2.53%) PL/SQL
8 121 (2.01%) C
9 118 (1.96%) Perl
10 111 (1.85%) Shell Script
11 110 (1.83%) VB
12 104 (1.73%) VBA
13 91 (1.51%) PHP
14 77 (1.28%) VBScript
15 72 (1.20%) Python
16 40 (0.66%) Bash Shell
17 36 (0.60%) ABAP
18 30 (0.50%) Apex Code
19 25 (0.42%) C++
20 20 (0.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 418 (6.95%) Security Cleared
2 288 (4.79%) SC Cleared
3 167 (2.78%) Degree
4 125 (2.08%) PMI Certification
5 124 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 86 (1.43%) PMP
7 84 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
7 84 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 65 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 60 (1.00%) MCSE
10 57 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
11 56 (0.93%) ISEB
11 56 (0.93%) MCITP
12 50 (0.83%) DV Cleared
13 46 (0.76%) CCNP
14 36 (0.60%) CCNA
15 32 (0.53%) MCP
16 29 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 27 (0.45%) ISTQB
18 20 (0.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (3.41%) QA
2 99 (1.65%) Data Quality
3 84 (1.40%) SLA
4 21 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
8 10 (0.17%) ISO 9000
9 9 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.15%) EMIR
10 6 (0.100%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.083%) TickIT
12 4 (0.066%) Basel III
12 4 (0.066%) COBIT
12 4 (0.066%) COREP
12 4 (0.066%) FINREP
13 3 (0.050%) FATCA
13 3 (0.050%) JSP 440
14 2 (0.033%) GxP
14 2 (0.033%) CRD IV
System Software
1 534 (8.88%) Active Directory
2 204 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 113 (1.88%) XenApp
5 98 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 74 (1.23%) vSphere
7 64 (1.06%) XenDesktop
8 41 (0.68%) VMware ESX
9 39 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
10 22 (0.37%) ISA Server
11 17 (0.28%) XenServer
12 16 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
13 14 (0.23%) NFS
13 14 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 12 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
15 10 (0.17%) DFS Replication
16 9 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 8 (0.13%) UAG
17 8 (0.13%) VMware Server
18 6 (0.100%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 279 (4.64%) SCCM
2 64 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
3 50 (0.83%) SCOM
4 32 (0.53%) Data Guard
5 29 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
6 26 (0.43%) WSUS
6 26 (0.43%) NetBackup
7 22 (0.37%) Tivoli
8 21 (0.35%) Puppet
9 19 (0.32%) Control-M
10 17 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 16 (0.27%) SCVMM
12 14 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 12 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 12 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
14 12 (0.20%) AppDNA
15 11 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 9 (0.15%) FortiGate
17 8 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1003 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 821 (13.65%) Oracle
3 576 (9.57%) SAP
4 377 (6.27%) VMware
5 277 (4.60%) Citrix
6 267 (4.44%) Cisco
7 219 (3.64%) HP
8 196 (3.26%) IBM
9 113 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
10 107 (1.78%) EMC
11 92 (1.53%) Red Hat
12 91 (1.51%) Business Objects
13 82 (1.36%) Lotus
13 82 (1.36%) Informatica
14 67 (1.11%) Dell
15 65 (1.08%) NetApp
16 62 (1.03%) CheckPoint
17 50 (0.83%) Sybase
17 50 (0.83%) Remedy
18 48 (0.80%) AppSense
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 to £275 per day
Posted: 21 minutes ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £325 per day
Posted: 46 minutes ago
West London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Connectus
Rate: £465 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £16 - £18 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £ Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Robert Walters
Rate: market rate
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
TEKsystems
Posted: 20 hours ago