The table below looks at the statistics for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Migration
Rank 21 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing Migration 722 673 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.50% 6.76% 5.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.43% 8.69% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 397 294
Average daily rate £425 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 10
Average hourly rate £18.30 £21.50 £13.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.88% +65.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £13.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £48.26 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £16.88
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +12.59%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7654 7741 6995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.46% 77.75% 74.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4724 4349 3897
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 281 276
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Migration
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Migration Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Migration Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Migration
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +16 222 £450 +23.28% 17
Hampshire -3 157 £425 +3.03% 5
Buckinghamshire +11 106 £400 +9.58% 5
Surrey -5 82 £444 +10.93% 10
Oxfordshire -4 48 £480 +28.00% 10
West Sussex -27 30 £350 - 1
Kent -20 19 £385 +18.46% 3
East Sussex -17 16 £371 +6.00% 1
Middlesex +4 13 £413 +81.31% 1
Home Counties -5 2 - -
Sussex +3 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 314 (24.40%) Data Migration
2 253 (19.66%) Windows
3 246 (19.11%) Security Cleared
4 229 (17.79%) Microsoft
5 226 (17.56%) Oracle
6 205 (15.93%) Finance
7 181 (14.06%) SC Cleared
8 171 (13.29%) SQL
9 160 (12.43%) Data Centre
10 131 (10.18%) Active Directory
11 129 (10.02%) Linux
12 127 (9.87%) SAP
13 125 (9.71%) Project Management
14 119 (9.25%) Office 365
15 114 (8.86%) SQL Server
16 107 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
17 102 (7.93%) SharePoint
18 100 (7.77%) Telecoms
19 96 (7.46%) Firewall
19 96 (7.46%) Unix
20 95 (7.38%) Cisco
21 94 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
22 91 (7.07%) Java
23 90 (6.99%) PRINCE2
24 89 (6.92%) VMware
25 85 (6.60%) Windows Server
26 81 (6.29%) Change Management
27 80 (6.22%) Oracle Database
28 79 (6.14%) SAN
29 77 (5.98%) ETL

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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
1 102 (7.93%) SharePoint
2 64 (4.97%) MS Exchange
3 41 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 38 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (2.56%) Skype for Business
6 27 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 27 (2.10%) JBoss
7 24 (1.86%) WebSphere
8 21 (1.63%) CMS
9 19 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 17 (1.32%) IIS
10 17 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 17 (1.32%) WebLogic
11 15 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 12 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
14 11 (0.85%) IBM Notes
15 9 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (0.70%) TPMS
16 6 (0.47%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 74 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 48 (3.73%) MS Office
3 21 (1.63%) MS Project
4 14 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.70%) ProjectWise
7 5 (0.39%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 20 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.70%) SAP IS-U
7 5 (0.39%) SAP BPC
7 5 (0.39%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.39%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.39%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.39%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.39%) SAP QM
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.31%) Primavera
8 4 (0.31%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 4 (0.31%) SAP PP
8 4 (0.31%) SAP PP-PI
9 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.23%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 119 (9.25%) Office 365
2 68 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (1.79%) SaaS
5 11 (0.85%) IaaS
6 10 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
7 9 (0.70%) PaaS
8 5 (0.39%) HP Helion
9 4 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.23%) Boomi
10 3 (0.23%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.078%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.078%) Force.com
11 1 (0.078%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.078%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.078%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.078%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 96 (7.46%) Firewall
2 79 (6.14%) SAN
3 68 (5.28%) LAN
4 65 (5.05%) WAN
5 37 (2.87%) DNS
6 34 (2.64%) NAS
7 29 (2.25%) BGP
8 28 (2.18%) VPN
9 27 (2.10%) MPLS
9 27 (2.10%) Network Security
9 27 (2.10%) SSL
10 25 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (1.63%) Wireless
12 19 (1.48%) Internet
13 17 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (1.32%) TCP/IP
14 16 (1.24%) DHCP
14 16 (1.24%) MVNO
14 16 (1.24%) OSPF
15 15 (1.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 80 (6.22%) Oracle Database
3 36 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (2.49%) Relational Database
5 29 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (1.63%) RDBMS
8 19 (1.48%) DB2
8 19 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
9 17 (1.32%) MySQL
10 14 (1.09%) DataStage
11 11 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
11 11 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (0.78%) Hadoop
13 9 (0.70%) Data Mining
14 8 (0.62%) Big Data
14 8 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.62%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 24 (1.86%) Talend Open Studio
2 12 (0.93%) JIRA
3 11 (0.85%) Git (software)
4 10 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.78%) Subversion
4 10 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (0.78%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
6 7 (0.54%) Selenium
6 7 (0.54%) WebDriver
7 6 (0.47%) HP UFT
7 6 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (0.47%) SpecFlow
8 5 (0.39%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.23%) RSpec
10 3 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.23%) StarTeam
10 3 (0.23%) XMLSpy
General
1 205 (15.93%) Finance
2 100 (7.77%) Telecoms
3 70 (5.44%) Banking
4 35 (2.72%) Retail
5 24 (1.86%) Marketing
6 23 (1.79%) Billing
6 23 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (0.93%) Advertising
8 12 (0.93%) Electronics
9 11 (0.85%) Back Office
10 10 (0.78%) Publishing
11 9 (0.70%) Military
12 7 (0.54%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.54%) Legal
13 6 (0.47%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.31%) Automotive
15 3 (0.23%) Front Office
15 3 (0.23%) Law
15 3 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 217 (16.86%) Architect
2 189 (14.69%) Analyst
3 185 (14.37%) Project Manager
4 155 (12.04%) Consultant
5 101 (7.85%) Developer
6 82 (6.37%) Business Analyst
7 74 (5.75%) Administrator
8 62 (4.82%) Migration Manager
9 50 (3.89%) Technical Architect
10 48 (3.73%) Migration Project Manager
11 44 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
12 42 (3.26%) Migration Analyst
13 41 (3.19%) Migration Architect
14 39 (3.03%) Designer
15 37 (2.87%) Data Architect
15 37 (2.87%) Migration Consultant
16 36 (2.80%) Data Analyst
16 36 (2.80%) DBA
17 35 (2.72%) Technical Manager
18 34 (2.64%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (4.43%) .NET
2 50 (3.89%) Web Services
3 42 (3.26%) XML
4 36 (2.80%) Middleware
5 32 (2.49%) HTML
6 21 (1.63%) CSS
6 21 (1.63%) SOAP
7 16 (1.24%) Hibernate
8 14 (1.09%) ASP.NET
8 14 (1.09%) J2EE
9 13 (1.01%) jQuery
9 13 (1.01%) REST
10 11 (0.85%) Spring
11 10 (0.78%) .NET Framework
11 10 (0.78%) JMS
11 10 (0.78%) JSON
11 10 (0.78%) XML Schema
12 9 (0.70%) JSF
12 9 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
12 9 (0.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 160 (12.43%) Data Centre
2 46 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 45 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (1.79%) Replication
5 21 (1.63%) Clustering
6 20 (1.55%) Public Cloud
7 19 (1.48%) Data Integration
8 16 (1.24%) CMDB
9 15 (1.17%) Private Cloud
10 13 (1.01%) Computer Science
10 13 (1.01%) Data Extraction
11 12 (0.93%) DataPower
11 12 (0.93%) Learning Management System
12 11 (0.85%) Data Conversion
12 11 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
12 11 (0.85%) FMCG
12 11 (0.85%) Life Science
12 11 (0.85%) PMI
13 10 (0.78%) Data Structures
13 10 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 253 (19.66%) Windows
2 129 (10.02%) Linux
3 96 (7.46%) Unix
4 85 (6.60%) Windows Server
5 58 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (3.26%) Solaris
7 40 (3.11%) Windows 7
8 36 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (2.02%) Windows 10
11 16 (1.24%) AIX
12 9 (0.70%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
13 8 (0.62%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.39%) VMS
14 5 (0.39%) zOS
15 3 (0.23%) CatOS
16 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (24.40%) Data Migration
2 125 (9.71%) Project Management
3 107 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 94 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (6.99%) PRINCE2
6 81 (6.29%) Change Management
7 77 (5.98%) ETL
8 65 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 63 (4.90%) ITIL
10 58 (4.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 57 (4.43%) CRM
12 55 (4.27%) ERP
13 45 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
14 41 (3.19%) Data Modelling
15 37 (2.87%) Performance Tuning
15 37 (2.87%) Presales
15 37 (2.87%) Project Planning
16 34 (2.64%) High Availability
17 32 (2.49%) Scrum
18 30 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 171 (13.29%) SQL
2 91 (7.07%) Java
3 59 (4.58%) PowerShell
4 56 (4.35%) C#
5 32 (2.49%) JavaScript
6 26 (2.02%) PL/SQL
7 19 (1.48%) Perl
7 19 (1.48%) PHP
7 19 (1.48%) T-SQL
8 17 (1.32%) C
8 17 (1.32%) Ruby
8 17 (1.32%) Shell Script
8 17 (1.32%) VBScript
9 14 (1.09%) C++
10 10 (0.78%) VB
11 8 (0.62%) Korn
12 7 (0.54%) Jython
13 6 (0.47%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.47%) F#
14 5 (0.39%) AWK
Qualifications
1 246 (19.11%) Security Cleared
2 181 (14.06%) SC Cleared
3 54 (4.20%) DV Cleared
4 53 (4.12%) Degree
5 42 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (1.63%) CCNA
7 21 (1.63%) CCNP
8 18 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 16 (1.24%) PMI Certification
10 15 (1.17%) CCIE
11 12 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 11 (0.85%) PMP
13 9 (0.70%) MCSD
14 8 (0.62%) ISEB
14 8 (0.62%) ISTQB
14 8 (0.62%) MCITP
15 7 (0.54%) MCSA
15 7 (0.54%) MCTS
16 6 (0.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.42%) Data Quality
2 13 (1.01%) QA
2 13 (1.01%) SLA
3 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.23%) COBIT
5 2 (0.16%) GLP
5 2 (0.16%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.078%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 131 (10.18%) Active Directory
2 70 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (3.34%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.79%) vSphere
5 14 (1.09%) Firmware
6 13 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 12 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 8 (0.62%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.47%) KVM
9 6 (0.47%) XenServer
10 5 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (0.31%) NFS
11 4 (0.31%) Veritas File System
11 4 (0.31%) XenApp
12 3 (0.23%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.23%) RHEV
12 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.16%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 36 (2.80%) SCCM
2 20 (1.55%) Puppet
3 19 (1.48%) SCVMM
4 17 (1.32%) SCOM
5 16 (1.24%) Windows Intune
6 14 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (0.70%) Cisco UCCE
7 9 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (0.62%) Data Guard
8 8 (0.62%) HP UCMDB
9 7 (0.54%) NetBackup
9 7 (0.54%) WhatsUp Gold
10 6 (0.47%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 6 (0.47%) HP SiteScope
10 6 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 6 (0.47%) vMotion
11 4 (0.31%) Foglight
11 4 (0.31%) Legato
11 4 (0.31%) vRealize
Vendors
1 229 (17.79%) Microsoft
2 226 (17.56%) Oracle
3 127 (9.87%) SAP
4 95 (7.38%) Cisco
5 89 (6.92%) VMware
6 56 (4.35%) HP
7 55 (4.27%) Red Hat
8 52 (4.04%) IBM
9 44 (3.42%) Citrix
10 43 (3.34%) EMC
11 38 (2.95%) Juniper
12 29 (2.25%) NetApp
13 27 (2.10%) Veritas
14 24 (1.86%) Talend
15 23 (1.79%) Informatica
16 22 (1.71%) Symantec
17 21 (1.63%) CheckPoint
18 19 (1.48%) SolarWinds
19 18 (1.40%) Remedy
20 15 (1.17%) Sun
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