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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 20 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Migration 715 512 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.48% 5.58% 6.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.67% 7.51% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 281 355
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £197 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 9
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.61 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% -46.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £55.40 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £20.00 £18.45
% change year-on-year
-23.75% +8.40%
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
7392 6819 6075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.38% 74.32% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4444 3742 3240
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 252 273
Average hourly rate £23.88 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 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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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 +16 177 £375 +7.14% 12
Berkshire +7 169 £385 -6.78% 25
Buckinghamshire +15 116 £350 +16.47% 7
Surrey +38 96 £400 -5.88% 10
West Sussex +9 49 £413 +13.79% 6
Oxfordshire -15 48 £375 +2.73% 1
East Sussex +4 20 £360 +3.00% 1
Kent -8 18 £325 -13.33% 4
Middlesex +2 12 £395 +31.44%
Sussex +5 3 £500 +35.13%
Home Counties +6 2 £475 -
Migration
England

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 396 (28.72%) Data Migration
2 348 (25.24%) Windows
3 285 (20.67%) Microsoft
4 280 (20.30%) Security Cleared
5 261 (18.93%) SQL
6 228 (16.53%) Finance
7 202 (14.65%) SC Cleared
8 185 (13.42%) Active Directory
9 168 (12.18%) Oracle
10 166 (12.04%) VMware
11 156 (11.31%) Project Management
12 152 (11.02%) Data Centre
13 134 (9.72%) MS Excel
14 129 (9.35%) SQL Server
15 116 (8.41%) Agile Software Development
16 112 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
17 109 (7.90%) Linux
18 102 (7.40%) VMware Infrastructure
18 102 (7.40%) Windows Server 2008
19 100 (7.25%) PRINCE2
20 95 (6.89%) SharePoint
21 94 (6.82%) UNIX
22 92 (6.67%) Telecoms
22 92 (6.67%) Windows 7
23 90 (6.53%) Windows Server 2003
24 89 (6.45%) HP
25 87 (6.31%) SAP
26 83 (6.02%) ETL
26 83 (6.02%) PowerShell
27 81 (5.87%) Cisco

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 95 (6.89%) SharePoint
2 64 (4.64%) MS Exchange
3 44 (3.19%) IIS
4 35 (2.54%) Lync
4 35 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (1.96%) Apache
6 26 (1.89%) Tomcat
7 25 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 21 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (1.38%) CMS
10 17 (1.23%) Confluence
10 17 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (0.73%) IBM Notes
12 10 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (0.65%) SAS
14 8 (0.58%) Documentum
15 7 (0.51%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 134 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 71 (5.15%) MS Office
3 27 (1.96%) MS Project
4 14 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.29%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.073%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 26 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 22 (1.60%) Oracle Applications
3 20 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
5 11 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.51%) SAP CRM
6 7 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.36%) Agresso
7 5 (0.36%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.29%) BusinessWare
8 4 (0.29%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.29%) SAP MM
8 4 (0.29%) SAP MDM
8 4 (0.29%) SAP SRM
8 4 (0.29%) SAP PLM
8 4 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.22%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.22%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 67 (4.86%) Office 365
2 39 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (1.74%) SaaS
5 15 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (0.58%) PaaS
7 6 (0.44%) IaaS
8 3 (0.22%) HP Helion
8 3 (0.22%) Yammer
8 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.15%) Taleo
9 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.073%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.073%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.073%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.073%) Force.com
10 1 (0.073%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 74 (5.37%) WAN
2 72 (5.22%) LAN
3 66 (4.79%) SAN
4 53 (3.84%) DNS
5 51 (3.70%) Firewall
6 35 (2.54%) TCP/IP
7 29 (2.10%) Internet
8 26 (1.89%) DHCP
9 25 (1.81%) NAS
10 24 (1.74%) MPLS
11 23 (1.67%) VPN
12 21 (1.52%) Network Security
13 18 (1.31%) Unified Communications
14 17 (1.23%) BGP
15 16 (1.16%) EIGRP
15 16 (1.16%) SSL
16 15 (1.09%) Ethernet
16 15 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (1.02%) WLAN
18 13 (0.94%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 57 (4.13%) Oracle Database
3 53 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
6 26 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
7 25 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (1.38%) Relational Database
8 19 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (1.31%) MS Access
10 17 (1.23%) QlikView
11 15 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (1.09%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
12 14 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
13 13 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (0.87%) DB2
14 12 (0.87%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 24 (1.74%) JIRA
2 17 (1.23%) MSI
3 13 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (0.80%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (0.44%) HP UFT
6 6 (0.44%) StarTeam
7 5 (0.36%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.22%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.22%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.15%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.15%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.15%) Hudson
10 2 (0.15%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.15%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.073%) Ant
General
1 228 (16.53%) Finance
2 92 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 31 (2.25%) Billing
4 27 (1.96%) Banking
5 18 (1.31%) Retail
5 18 (1.31%) Manufacturing
5 18 (1.31%) Back Office
6 15 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (0.87%) Legal
7 12 (0.87%) Marketing
8 9 (0.65%) Publishing
9 7 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.51%) Automotive
10 6 (0.44%) Spanish Language
10 6 (0.44%) Online Betting
11 5 (0.36%) Local Government
12 4 (0.29%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.22%) Law
13 3 (0.22%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 267 (19.36%) Analyst
2 186 (13.49%) Project Manager
3 144 (10.44%) Consultant
4 134 (9.72%) Architect
5 126 (9.14%) Developer
6 86 (6.24%) Business Analyst
7 61 (4.42%) Data Analyst
8 46 (3.34%) Administrator
9 31 (2.25%) DBA
10 30 (2.18%) Test Analyst
10 30 (2.18%) Infrastructure Manager
11 29 (2.10%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 26 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
12 26 (1.89%) Data Architect
13 23 (1.67%) Network Engineer
13 23 (1.67%) Technical Architect
13 23 (1.67%) SQL Developer
13 23 (1.67%) SQL DBA
14 22 (1.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 21 (1.52%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (4.50%) .NET
2 39 (2.83%) Web Services
3 29 (2.10%) HTML
4 27 (1.96%) ASP.NET
4 27 (1.96%) Application Packaging
5 21 (1.52%) CSS
6 19 (1.38%) XML
7 15 (1.09%) Middleware
8 13 (0.94%) HTML5
9 11 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (0.80%) AngularJS
10 9 (0.65%) REST
10 9 (0.65%) jQuery
11 8 (0.58%) SOAP
11 8 (0.58%) JSP
11 8 (0.58%) Classic ASP
12 7 (0.51%) CSS3
13 6 (0.44%) WCF
13 6 (0.44%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (0.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 152 (11.02%) Data Centre
2 72 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (2.54%) Data Integration
4 29 (2.10%) Clustering
5 25 (1.81%) Client/Server
6 23 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 20 (1.45%) Replication
7 20 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (1.23%) FlexPod
8 17 (1.23%) PKI
9 16 (1.16%) NHS
10 14 (1.02%) Taxonomies
10 14 (1.02%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.02%) Visualisation
11 12 (0.87%) Computer Science
12 10 (0.73%) Private Cloud
13 9 (0.65%) User Experience
14 8 (0.58%) RMADS
15 7 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
15 7 (0.51%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 348 (25.24%) Windows
2 109 (7.90%) Linux
3 102 (7.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 94 (6.82%) UNIX
5 92 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 90 (6.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 66 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (2.97%) Windows XP
9 23 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (1.52%) Solaris
10 21 (1.52%) AIX
11 11 (0.80%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.65%) Windows 2000
13 8 (0.58%) HPUX
14 7 (0.51%) VMS
14 7 (0.51%) Android
15 6 (0.44%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.29%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
18 2 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (28.72%) Data Migration
2 156 (11.31%) Project Management
3 116 (8.41%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 100 (7.25%) PRINCE2
6 83 (6.02%) ETL
7 80 (5.80%) ITIL
8 72 (5.22%) Data Modelling
9 64 (4.64%) Validation
10 63 (4.57%) Data Analysis
10 63 (4.57%) Business Intelligence
11 57 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 53 (3.84%) CRM
13 50 (3.63%) Change Management
14 49 (3.55%) ERP
15 48 (3.48%) Business Analysis
16 45 (3.26%) Performance Tuning
17 43 (3.12%) Service Delivery
18 39 (2.83%) Technical Architecture
19 37 (2.68%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 261 (18.93%) SQL
2 83 (6.02%) PowerShell
3 42 (3.05%) T-SQL
4 40 (2.90%) C#
5 34 (2.47%) Java
6 31 (2.25%) VBScript
7 27 (1.96%) JavaScript
8 26 (1.89%) VBA
9 22 (1.60%) C
10 21 (1.52%) VB
11 19 (1.38%) PL/SQL
12 16 (1.16%) Python
13 14 (1.02%) Perl
14 12 (0.87%) C++
15 11 (0.80%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.65%) ABAP
17 8 (0.58%) Korn
17 8 (0.58%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.44%) R
18 6 (0.44%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 280 (20.30%) Security Cleared
2 202 (14.65%) SC Cleared
3 51 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 48 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (2.47%) Degree
7 27 (1.96%) ISEB
7 27 (1.96%) CCNA
8 25 (1.81%) MCSE
9 24 (1.74%) CCNP
10 20 (1.45%) ISTQB
11 16 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 15 (1.09%) PMI Certification
13 14 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 13 (0.94%) MCTS
14 13 (0.94%) MCITP
15 11 (0.80%) MCSA
16 10 (0.73%) PMP
17 9 (0.65%) BC Cleared
18 8 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.03%) Data Quality
2 27 (1.96%) QA
3 17 (1.23%) SLA
4 9 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.44%) GxP
6 5 (0.36%) GAMP
7 3 (0.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.073%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.073%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.073%) GMP
9 1 (0.073%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 185 (13.42%) Active Directory
2 102 (7.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (3.12%) vSphere
4 34 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.60%) VMware ESX
6 19 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 19 (1.38%) XenApp
7 16 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.73%) NFS
9 8 (0.58%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (0.36%) Veritas File System
12 4 (0.29%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.29%) vCloud
13 3 (0.22%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.15%) NDS
14 2 (0.15%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.15%) Samba
Systems Management
1 57 (4.13%) SCCM
2 34 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (1.38%) Puppet
4 13 (0.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 11 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (0.65%) SCOM
8 8 (0.58%) WSUS
9 6 (0.44%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.44%) SCVMM
10 5 (0.36%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.29%) OpenView
11 4 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
11 4 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.29%) vMotion
12 3 (0.22%) EMC VPLEX
12 3 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.22%) SAP Afaria
12 3 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 285 (20.67%) Microsoft
2 168 (12.18%) Oracle
3 166 (12.04%) VMware
4 89 (6.45%) HP
5 87 (6.31%) SAP
6 81 (5.87%) Cisco
7 61 (4.42%) Citrix
8 49 (3.55%) EMC
9 34 (2.47%) IBM
9 34 (2.47%) NetApp
10 31 (2.25%) Informatica
11 27 (1.96%) Red Hat
12 24 (1.74%) Juniper
12 24 (1.74%) 3PAR
13 17 (1.23%) Remedy
14 16 (1.16%) Ab Initio
15 13 (0.94%) Netezza
16 12 (0.87%) Brocade
16 12 (0.87%) CheckPoint
16 12 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
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