The table below looks at the statistics for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 28 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Migration 1431 1455 1354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.10% 6.19% 5.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.70% 7.84% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 959 826
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 21
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.59% -28.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £136.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.75% +2.56%
Migration
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
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 London

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

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in London

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Migration Daily Rate Trend in London

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Migration Daily Rate Histogram in London

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in London

Migration
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Migration Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Migration
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the London 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
City of London 0 344 £430 +1.17% 56
Canary Wharf +4 35 £400 -24.17%
Docklands, London -4 13 £550 +15.78%
Brentford -2 10 £388 -13.88%
Uxbridge -5 5 £350 +9.37%
Croydon -20 5 £355 -5.33%
Feltham -3 4 £375 -
Kingston Upon Thames -5 4 £364 +4.34% 2
Isleworth - 4 - -
Hammersmith -5 3 £254 - 1
Ealing - 3 £750 -
Wimbledon -2 2 £485 -20.49%
Chessington - 2 £375 -
Westminster 0 1 - -
Twickenham -2 1 £313 -
Wembley -4 1 £390 +41.81%
Ilford -4 1 £400 -11.11%
Bromley -6 1 £438 -
Enfield - 1 £210 - 1
Hayes - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 - -
Hendon - 1 - -
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 815 (29.10%) Data Migration
2 790 (28.20%) Finance
3 586 (20.92%) SQL
4 566 (20.21%) Windows
5 406 (14.49%) Microsoft
6 364 (13.00%) Banking
7 343 (12.25%) Oracle
8 331 (11.82%) Project Management
9 298 (10.64%) Data Centre
10 287 (10.25%) SQL Server
11 283 (10.10%) Active Directory
12 269 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
13 226 (8.07%) Linux
14 217 (7.75%) SAP
15 214 (7.64%) MS Excel
16 210 (7.50%) VMware
17 197 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
18 190 (6.78%) SharePoint
19 176 (6.28%) ETL
20 174 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
21 167 (5.96%) CRM
22 160 (5.71%) .NET
23 159 (5.68%) UNIX
24 156 (5.57%) PRINCE2
25 154 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
26 152 (5.43%) Citrix
27 148 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
28 147 (5.25%) Windows Server 2003
29 145 (5.18%) Data Modelling
30 143 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 190 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 131 (4.68%) MS Exchange
3 78 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 73 (2.61%) IIS
5 61 (2.18%) Lync
6 47 (1.68%) CMS
7 43 (1.54%) WebSphere
7 43 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 41 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 38 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 34 (1.21%) IBM Notes
11 31 (1.11%) SAS
12 27 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
13 25 (0.89%) CICS
14 24 (0.86%) WebLogic
15 22 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
16 20 (0.71%) Apache
17 17 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
18 15 (0.54%) MQSeries
18 15 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 214 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 121 (4.32%) MS Office
3 58 (2.07%) MS Project
4 45 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 32 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.18%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.036%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 69 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (0.57%) Agresso
6 12 (0.43%) SAP HR
6 12 (0.43%) SAP FI
6 12 (0.43%) SAP MM
6 12 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
7 11 (0.39%) Hyperion Planning
8 9 (0.32%) SAP ERP
8 9 (0.32%) SAP CRM
8 9 (0.32%) SAP PM
9 8 (0.29%) SAP PP
9 8 (0.29%) SAP WM
9 8 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
9 8 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (0.25%) Magento
10 7 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 142 (5.07%) Office 365
2 87 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (0.93%) SaaS
5 15 (0.54%) IaaS
6 11 (0.39%) Google Analytics
7 10 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (0.32%) PaaS
9 7 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.25%) Yammer
10 6 (0.21%) Google Drive
11 4 (0.14%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.11%) Force.com
12 3 (0.11%) Taleo
12 3 (0.11%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
12 3 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 104 (3.71%) Firewall
2 103 (3.68%) DNS
3 98 (3.50%) SAN
4 77 (2.75%) WAN
5 71 (2.53%) LAN
6 55 (1.96%) NAS
7 53 (1.89%) DHCP
8 52 (1.86%) Network Security
9 30 (1.07%) Internet
10 28 (1.00%) TCP/IP
11 26 (0.93%) VPN
11 26 (0.93%) SSL
12 23 (0.82%) Intranet
13 20 (0.71%) LDAP
14 19 (0.68%) VLAN
15 18 (0.64%) VoIP
16 16 (0.57%) MPLS
17 14 (0.50%) Wireless
18 13 (0.46%) BGP
18 13 (0.46%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (10.25%) SQL Server
2 141 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
3 106 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 96 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 73 (2.61%) Oracle Database
6 58 (2.07%) Relational Database
7 55 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 42 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 42 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
9 40 (1.43%) DB2
10 38 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 29 (1.04%) Big Data
11 29 (1.04%) MySQL
12 27 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
12 27 (0.96%) SAP Data Services
13 26 (0.93%) RDBMS
14 24 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
15 22 (0.79%) OLAP
16 16 (0.57%) Hadoop
17 15 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 32 (1.14%) Subversion
2 30 (1.07%) JIRA
3 25 (0.89%) Git (software)
4 24 (0.86%) Visual Studio
5 23 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (0.71%) LSMW
7 17 (0.61%) ERwin
7 17 (0.61%) Introscope
7 17 (0.61%) Jenkins
8 16 (0.57%) MSI
8 16 (0.57%) Selenium
9 13 (0.46%) HP UFT
10 12 (0.43%) Eclipse
11 9 (0.32%) NUnit
12 8 (0.29%) Maven
12 8 (0.29%) JBehave
12 8 (0.29%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.25%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.25%) JUnit
13 7 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 790 (28.20%) Finance
2 364 (13.00%) Banking
3 142 (5.07%) Retail
4 118 (4.21%) Investment Banking
5 79 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 57 (2.03%) Law
7 56 (2.00%) Marketing
8 41 (1.46%) Publishing
9 39 (1.39%) Legal
9 39 (1.39%) Financial Institution
10 38 (1.36%) Front Office
11 36 (1.29%) Advertising
12 35 (1.25%) Billing
13 29 (1.04%) Retail Banking
14 28 (1.00%) Manufacturing
15 25 (0.89%) Back Office
16 20 (0.71%) Spanish Language
17 15 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
19 10 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 540 (19.28%) Analyst
2 411 (14.67%) Project Manager
3 347 (12.39%) Developer
4 290 (10.35%) Consultant
5 257 (9.18%) Business Analyst
6 193 (6.89%) Architect
7 128 (4.57%) Data Analyst
8 82 (2.93%) Infrastructure Manager
9 76 (2.71%) Migration Consultant
10 74 (2.64%) Administrator
11 68 (2.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 59 (2.11%) Migration Engineer
13 56 (2.00%) SQL Developer
14 54 (1.93%) Programme Manager
15 52 (1.86%) DBA
15 52 (1.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 49 (1.75%) SAP Consultant
16 49 (1.75%) Test Analyst
17 48 (1.71%) Data Consultant
18 46 (1.64%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (5.71%) .NET
2 106 (3.78%) Web Services
3 64 (2.28%) HTML
4 62 (2.21%) XML
5 55 (1.96%) J2EE
6 47 (1.68%) CSS
7 38 (1.36%) jQuery
8 37 (1.32%) ASP.NET
9 35 (1.25%) Middleware
10 33 (1.18%) HTML5
11 27 (0.96%) SOAP
12 26 (0.93%) .NET Framework
13 22 (0.79%) JSON
14 21 (0.75%) J2SE
15 20 (0.71%) AngularJS
16 18 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
16 18 (0.64%) TIBCO EMS
17 17 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
17 17 (0.61%) REST
18 16 (0.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 298 (10.64%) Data Centre
2 174 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (2.43%) Management Information System
4 59 (2.11%) Data Integration
5 47 (1.68%) Derivative
6 37 (1.32%) Equities
7 36 (1.29%) Replication
8 32 (1.14%) NHS
9 30 (1.07%) Clustering
10 28 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 27 (0.96%) Computer Science
12 25 (0.89%) LPAR
12 25 (0.89%) N-Tier
13 24 (0.86%) User Experience
14 23 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
15 22 (0.79%) Data Structures
15 22 (0.79%) Blackberry
16 21 (0.75%) Mainframe
16 21 (0.75%) Data Extraction
17 20 (0.71%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 566 (20.21%) Windows
2 226 (8.07%) Linux
3 159 (5.68%) UNIX
4 147 (5.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 143 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 121 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 94 (3.36%) Windows 7
8 68 (2.43%) Solaris
9 53 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 36 (1.29%) Windows XP
11 32 (1.14%) AIX
12 25 (0.89%) zOS
13 13 (0.46%) HPUX
14 12 (0.43%) Windows 8
15 11 (0.39%) CentOS
16 10 (0.36%) Android
17 7 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
18 5 (0.18%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 815 (29.10%) Data Migration
2 331 (11.82%) Project Management
3 269 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
4 197 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 176 (6.28%) ETL
6 167 (5.96%) CRM
7 156 (5.57%) PRINCE2
8 154 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 148 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
10 145 (5.18%) Data Modelling
11 126 (4.50%) Data Analysis
12 117 (4.18%) ITIL
12 117 (4.18%) Data Cleansing
13 114 (4.07%) Scrum
14 108 (3.86%) Change Management
15 101 (3.61%) Validation
16 94 (3.36%) Business Analysis
17 91 (3.25%) ERP
18 88 (3.14%) SDLC
19 79 (2.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 586 (20.92%) SQL
2 139 (4.96%) Java
3 119 (4.25%) C#
4 105 (3.75%) T-SQL
5 95 (3.39%) PowerShell
6 74 (2.64%) PL/SQL
7 70 (2.50%) JavaScript
8 44 (1.57%) Perl
9 43 (1.54%) Shell Script
10 41 (1.46%) Python
11 28 (1.00%) VBA
11 28 (1.00%) C
12 25 (0.89%) PHP
13 24 (0.86%) C++
14 23 (0.82%) Ruby
15 22 (0.79%) VB
16 20 (0.71%) VBScript
17 17 (0.61%) Jython
18 15 (0.54%) ABAP
19 14 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 110 (3.93%) Degree
2 87 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 56 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 52 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (1.54%) PMI Certification
6 39 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 35 (1.25%) PMP
9 31 (1.11%) MCSE
10 26 (0.93%) ISEB
11 21 (0.75%) CCNP
12 17 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 15 (0.54%) ISTQB
14 14 (0.50%) MCITP
15 13 (0.46%) CCNA
16 12 (0.43%) MCSA
16 12 (0.43%) DV Cleared
17 10 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
17 10 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
18 9 (0.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (3.57%) QA
2 33 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 24 (0.86%) SLA
4 19 (0.68%) Solvency II
5 8 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.18%) FATCA
7 4 (0.14%) Basel III
8 3 (0.11%) GAAP
8 3 (0.11%) EMIR
8 3 (0.11%) HL7
9 2 (0.071%) Basel II
9 2 (0.071%) P3O
9 2 (0.071%) COREP
9 2 (0.071%) FINREP
10 1 (0.036%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.036%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.036%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.036%) GxP
System Software
1 283 (10.10%) Active Directory
2 131 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (1.57%) Hyper-V
4 40 (1.43%) XenApp
5 39 (1.39%) vSphere
6 32 (1.14%) VMware ESX
7 31 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (0.64%) NFS
9 18 (0.64%) SRDF
10 15 (0.54%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (0.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.18%) XenServer
14 5 (0.18%) Terminal Server
14 5 (0.18%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 4 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 74 (2.64%) SCCM
2 41 (1.46%) Puppet
3 35 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
4 25 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (0.68%) EMC VPLEX
6 17 (0.61%) CA Wily
7 15 (0.54%) SCOM
8 14 (0.50%) Control-M
9 8 (0.29%) Tivoli
9 8 (0.29%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.29%) Data Guard
9 8 (0.29%) AirWatch
10 7 (0.25%) Ansible
10 7 (0.25%) FortiGate
10 7 (0.25%) SnapMirror
11 6 (0.21%) EdgeSight
11 6 (0.21%) vMotion
11 6 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (0.18%) SnapVault
12 5 (0.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 406 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 343 (12.25%) Oracle
3 217 (7.75%) SAP
4 210 (7.50%) VMware
5 152 (5.43%) Citrix
6 124 (4.43%) Cisco
7 94 (3.36%) HP
8 77 (2.75%) IBM
9 54 (1.93%) Sybase
10 48 (1.71%) EMC
10 48 (1.71%) Red Hat
10 48 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
11 45 (1.61%) NetApp
12 35 (1.25%) TIBCO
12 35 (1.25%) Lotus
13 28 (1.00%) Google
14 26 (0.93%) CheckPoint
15 25 (0.89%) Informatica
16 24 (0.86%) Dell
17 23 (0.82%) Siebel
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