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 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 30 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing Migration 547 630 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.86% 7.24% 4.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.03% 10.14% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 325 263
Average daily rate
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£361 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £29.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +19.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.50 £38.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -35.45%
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
6811 6214 7098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.00% 71.37% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3794 3463 3377
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 246 318
Average hourly rate £22.00 £33.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.32% +44.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.15 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Migration Hourly Rate Histogram 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 September 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
Hampshire -4 139 £356 -3.26% 20
Berkshire -11 124 £425 - 20
Oxfordshire +7 73 £344 -5.17% 5
Buckinghamshire -4 69 £300 -14.28% 11
Surrey -20 58 £400 +6.66% 12
Kent 0 24 £375 -6.25% 8
West Sussex +2 20 £308 -23.12% 1
Middlesex 0 18 £330 -30.52%
East Sussex -25 8 £438 +45.83% 1
Sussex - - - -
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 304 (29.01%) Windows
2 255 (24.33%) Data Migration
3 239 (22.81%) Microsoft
4 226 (21.56%) Finance
5 148 (14.12%) SQL
6 146 (13.93%) Security Cleared
7 135 (12.88%) Windows 7
8 123 (11.74%) Active Directory
9 122 (11.64%) Project Management
10 120 (11.45%) Oracle
11 114 (10.88%) MS Excel
12 102 (9.73%) Telecoms
13 92 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 90 (8.59%) SC Cleared
15 79 (7.54%) SAP
16 78 (7.44%) MS Exchange
17 77 (7.35%) SQL Server
18 74 (7.06%) VMware
19 73 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
20 70 (6.68%) PRINCE2
21 67 (6.39%) Agile Software Development
22 66 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
23 65 (6.20%) .NET
24 63 (6.01%) Citrix
25 61 (5.82%) ITIL
26 58 (5.53%) UNIX
26 58 (5.53%) SharePoint
27 55 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
28 54 (5.15%) ETL
28 54 (5.15%) Java

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 78 (7.44%) MS Exchange
2 58 (5.53%) SharePoint
3 43 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (2.58%) IBM Notes
5 24 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 24 (2.29%) Lync
6 21 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (2.00%) CMS
7 20 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 19 (1.81%) IIS
9 17 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (1.24%) Apache
11 12 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (0.95%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
14 7 (0.67%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.67%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 114 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.87%) MS Office
3 30 (2.86%) MS Project
4 25 (2.39%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.29%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 16 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.86%) CSG Singleview
5 8 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.57%) SAP SD
6 6 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.48%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.38%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.29%) SAP SCM
9 3 (0.29%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.00%) Office 365
2 12 (1.15%) Force.com
3 11 (1.05%) SaaS
4 7 (0.67%) Google Apps
5 5 (0.48%) PaaS
5 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.29%) IaaS
8 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.53%) SAN
2 32 (3.05%) Firewall
3 28 (2.67%) WAN
4 25 (2.39%) LAN
5 22 (2.10%) Internet
6 18 (1.72%) DNS
7 16 (1.53%) MPLS
7 16 (1.53%) LDAP
8 15 (1.43%) TCP/IP
9 14 (1.34%) VoIP
9 14 (1.34%) Ethernet
9 14 (1.34%) NAS
10 12 (1.15%) DHCP
11 11 (1.05%) 3G
11 11 (1.05%) IP Telephony
12 10 (0.95%) HTTP
13 9 (0.86%) HTTPS
13 9 (0.86%) Network Security
14 8 (0.76%) IPsec
14 8 (0.76%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (1.72%) MS Access
6 17 (1.62%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (1.15%) SAP BW
8 12 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (0.95%) Relational Database
9 10 (0.95%) MySQL
9 10 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (0.86%) DB2
11 8 (0.76%) PowerCenter
12 7 (0.67%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.57%) QlikView
13 6 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (0.57%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 17 (1.62%) Subversion
2 11 (1.05%) Ant
3 10 (0.95%) JIRA
4 9 (0.86%) Maven
5 8 (0.76%) MSI
5 8 (0.76%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.76%) Eclipse
5 8 (0.76%) LSMW
6 7 (0.67%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.67%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.29%) Toad
10 2 (0.19%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.19%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.095%) TestLink
11 1 (0.095%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (0.095%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.095%) Cucumber
General
1 226 (21.56%) Finance
2 102 (9.73%) Telecoms
3 50 (4.77%) Retail
4 28 (2.67%) Banking
5 26 (2.48%) Marketing
5 26 (2.48%) Billing
6 18 (1.72%) Legal
7 16 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.15%) Military
9 11 (1.05%) General Ledger
10 9 (0.86%) Back Office
11 8 (0.76%) Electronics
12 7 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.57%) Publishing
13 6 (0.57%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.48%) French Language
14 5 (0.48%) German Language
15 3 (0.29%) Advertising
15 3 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 187 (17.84%) Analyst
2 122 (11.64%) Project Manager
3 117 (11.16%) Consultant
4 88 (8.40%) Developer
5 86 (8.21%) Business Analyst
6 84 (8.02%) Architect
7 31 (2.96%) Migration Engineer
8 28 (2.67%) Data Analyst
9 27 (2.58%) Migration Consultant
10 24 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
11 21 (2.00%) Network Engineer
11 21 (2.00%) Coordinator
11 21 (2.00%) Administrator
12 19 (1.81%) DBA
12 19 (1.81%) Test Analyst
13 18 (1.72%) Programme Manager
13 18 (1.72%) SAP Consultant
14 17 (1.62%) Desktop Engineer
14 17 (1.62%) Technical Architect
15 16 (1.53%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (6.20%) .NET
2 39 (3.72%) Web Services
3 35 (3.34%) XML
4 22 (2.10%) HTML
5 14 (1.34%) CSS
6 12 (1.15%) Middleware
7 11 (1.05%) Spring
7 11 (1.05%) Java EE
8 10 (0.95%) Application Packaging
8 10 (0.95%) SOAP
9 9 (0.86%) ASP.NET
9 9 (0.86%) jQuery
9 9 (0.86%) WCF
9 9 (0.86%) Visualforce
10 8 (0.76%) EJB
11 7 (0.67%) JSP
11 7 (0.67%) Servlets
11 7 (0.67%) J2EE
11 7 (0.67%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 55 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (2.39%) Management Information System
3 23 (2.19%) Blackberry
4 14 (1.34%) Clustering
4 14 (1.34%) Computer Science
4 14 (1.34%) Data Conversion
4 14 (1.34%) Data Structures
5 13 (1.24%) Data Integration
6 10 (0.95%) Replication
7 9 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (0.86%) Open Source
8 8 (0.76%) DTV
8 8 (0.76%) EPoS
9 7 (0.67%) Mainframe
10 6 (0.57%) PMI
10 6 (0.57%) Thin Client
10 6 (0.57%) Fat Client
10 6 (0.57%) PKI
11 5 (0.48%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.48%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 304 (29.01%) Windows
2 135 (12.88%) Windows 7
3 73 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 58 (5.53%) UNIX
6 47 (4.48%) Linux
7 41 (3.91%) Windows XP
8 34 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.76%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.76%) Solaris
11 6 (0.57%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.48%) AIX
13 4 (0.38%) CentOS
14 3 (0.29%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.095%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (24.33%) Data Migration
2 122 (11.64%) Project Management
3 92 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 70 (6.68%) PRINCE2
5 67 (6.39%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (5.82%) ITIL
7 54 (5.15%) ETL
8 50 (4.77%) CRM
9 46 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
9 46 (4.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 42 (4.01%) Business Analysis
11 40 (3.82%) Workflow
12 39 (3.72%) Change Management
13 38 (3.63%) Validation
14 30 (2.86%) E-Commerce
15 27 (2.58%) Mentoring
16 26 (2.48%) Scrum
16 26 (2.48%) Data Mapping
17 25 (2.39%) Programme Management
17 25 (2.39%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (14.12%) SQL
2 54 (5.15%) Java
3 49 (4.68%) PowerShell
4 34 (3.24%) VBScript
5 33 (3.15%) JavaScript
6 23 (2.19%) PL/SQL
7 22 (2.10%) C#
8 21 (2.00%) Shell Script
9 20 (1.91%) C
10 18 (1.72%) T-SQL
11 17 (1.62%) PHP
12 11 (1.05%) Apex Code
12 11 (1.05%) Python
13 8 (0.76%) VB
13 8 (0.76%) Korn
14 7 (0.67%) AWK
14 7 (0.67%) sed
14 7 (0.67%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.67%) Perl
15 5 (0.48%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 146 (13.93%) Security Cleared
2 90 (8.59%) SC Cleared
3 43 (4.10%) Degree
4 39 (3.72%) DV Cleared
5 25 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (1.53%) PMI Certification
7 15 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (1.24%) PMP
8 13 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 12 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.95%) MCTS
11 8 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (0.76%) MCSE
12 7 (0.67%) ISEB
12 7 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.57%) CCIE
13 6 (0.57%) CCNA
14 5 (0.48%) CCNP
15 4 (0.38%) CCA
15 4 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.39%) QA
2 20 (1.91%) SLA
3 7 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.57%) ISO 9000
5 5 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.29%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.095%) GxP
8 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 123 (11.74%) Active Directory
2 42 (4.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (2.48%) vSphere
4 19 (1.81%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (0.76%) XenApp
7 6 (0.57%) VMware Server
7 6 (0.57%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.48%) DFS Replication
8 5 (0.48%) Shibboleth
8 5 (0.48%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.38%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.19%) NFS
10 2 (0.19%) Firmware
10 2 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 50 (4.77%) SCCM
2 16 (1.53%) SCOM
3 12 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.86%) Puppet
5 6 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (0.57%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (0.38%) WSUS
8 3 (0.29%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.29%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.19%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.19%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.095%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 239 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 120 (11.45%) Oracle
3 79 (7.54%) SAP
4 74 (7.06%) VMware
5 63 (6.01%) Citrix
6 40 (3.82%) Cisco
7 32 (3.05%) Lotus
8 28 (2.67%) HP
9 27 (2.58%) IBM
10 23 (2.19%) EMC
10 23 (2.19%) Red Hat
11 21 (2.00%) Informatica
12 17 (1.62%) Avaya
13 16 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (1.53%) Remedy
14 14 (1.34%) NetApp
15 13 (1.24%) Google
15 13 (1.24%) Symantec
16 11 (1.05%) Business Objects
17 9 (0.86%) Juniper
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