The table below looks at the statistics for Data Migration skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Migration over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Migration
Rank 111 113 109
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Migration 1125 1041 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.89% 1.87% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 2.46% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 589 519
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 19
Average hourly rate £15.25 £23.75 £19.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.78% +21.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £55.00 £38.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-44.54% +10.00%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
46337 42400 39480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.99% 76.18% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 30192 26229 24243
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1151 1100
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.13 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Data Migration
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Data Migration Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Migration
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Migration within the UK.

Data Migration Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Migration
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Migration within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Data Migration Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Migration
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Migration within the UK.

Data Migration Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Migration
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Migration within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Data Migration Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Migration
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Migration within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
England -6 994 £400 -5.88% 132
London -48 374 £449 -0.27% 48
South East +39 220 £350 -3.78% 26
North West +6 109 £375 +7.14% 20
South West +22 99 £400 - 7
City of London -15 83 £450 +5.88% 14
Scotland +12 80 £375 +7.14% 8
West Midlands +10 62 £379 +8.21% 13
Manchester +10 59 £350 +7.69% 14
Hampshire -5 49 £431 +43.15% 6
Buckinghamshire +17 39 £350 +5.26% 2
Berkshire +8 39 £369 -16.90% 5
Edinburgh 0 39 £400 -5.88% 2
Yorkshire -20 39 £538 +43.33% 11
Bristol +8 38 £450 +20.00% 3
East of England -31 34 £400 - 2
Milton Keynes +19 32 £350 +20.68% 2
West Yorkshire -22 30 £550 +46.66% 7
Glasgow +10 29 £375 +1.69% 3
Surrey +18 28 £350 -20.00% 5
Reading +13 28 £363 -23.68% 4
Oxfordshire -6 25 £375 +20.96% 5
Wales +6 23 £361 -17.42%
East Midlands -25 22 £375 -16.66%
Leeds -19 21 £550 +51.72% 5
Birmingham +8 20 £420 -10.40% 3
Wiltshire +1 19 £331 -32.05% 2
South Wales -2 17 £361 -17.42%
Dorset +9 16 £418 +67.00% 1
Kent +14 15 £219 -50.00% 1

Data Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data 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 Data Migration.

1 2180 (100.00%) Migration
2 679 (31.15%) SQL
3 577 (26.47%) Finance
4 399 (18.30%) Oracle
5 394 (18.07%) ETL
6 340 (15.60%) Microsoft
7 328 (15.05%) SQL Server
8 308 (14.13%) SAP
9 252 (11.56%) Data Modelling
10 240 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
11 238 (10.92%) CRM
11 238 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
12 221 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
13 216 (9.91%) Project Management
14 214 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 206 (9.45%) Data Analysis
16 199 (9.13%) Security Cleared
17 198 (9.08%) MS Excel
18 193 (8.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 189 (8.67%) Data Cleansing
20 174 (7.98%) User Acceptance Testing
21 167 (7.66%) Windows
22 153 (7.02%) Validation
23 152 (6.97%) Banking
23 152 (6.97%) ERP
24 145 (6.65%) Data Management
25 143 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
26 140 (6.42%) SC Cleared
26 140 (6.42%) T-SQL
27 138 (6.33%) PRINCE2

Data Migration
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data 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 Data Migration. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 114 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
2 27 (1.24%) IIS
3 26 (1.19%) SAS
4 25 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
5 17 (0.78%) MS Exchange
6 15 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 13 (0.60%) Apache
7 13 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (0.41%) CMS
9 8 (0.37%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 7 (0.32%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.28%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.23%) MQSeries
12 5 (0.23%) LiveLink
12 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.23%) WordPress
13 4 (0.18%) Eucalyptus
13 4 (0.18%) FileNet
13 4 (0.18%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 198 (9.08%) MS Excel
2 68 (3.12%) MS Office
3 41 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 35 (1.61%) MS Project
4 35 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.14%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 124 (5.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (3.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 56 (2.57%) Oracle EBS
4 37 (1.70%) Oracle ERP
5 28 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
6 27 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
7 20 (0.92%) Oracle General Ledger
8 19 (0.87%) Agresso
8 19 (0.87%) SAP FI
9 18 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
10 17 (0.78%) SAP SD
11 16 (0.73%) SAP HR
12 14 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
12 14 (0.64%) SAP CO
13 13 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
14 11 (0.50%) SAP HCM
15 10 (0.46%) SAP ERP
15 10 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
15 10 (0.46%) PeopleSoft HRMS
15 10 (0.46%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (0.96%) SaaS
2 19 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.37%) Google Analytics
4 8 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.18%) Taleo
6 3 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.14%) Office 365
7 2 (0.092%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.092%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.092%) Force.com
8 1 (0.046%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.046%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.97%) SAN
2 22 (1.01%) DNS
3 17 (0.78%) NAS
4 15 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
4 15 (0.69%) iSCSI
5 14 (0.64%) Internet
6 10 (0.46%) WAN
6 10 (0.46%) Firewall
7 9 (0.41%) LAN
8 7 (0.32%) LDAP
8 7 (0.32%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.23%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.18%) HTTP
10 4 (0.18%) Intranet
11 3 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.14%) Skype
11 3 (0.14%) Broadband
11 3 (0.14%) SMS
11 3 (0.14%) DMZ
12 2 (0.092%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 238 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
3 193 (8.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 130 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 105 (4.82%) Oracle Database
6 85 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 73 (3.35%) Relational Database
8 66 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 60 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
10 49 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 44 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 41 (1.88%) SAP Data Services
12 41 (1.88%) Oracle BI EE
13 39 (1.79%) RDBMS
14 38 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
15 32 (1.47%) MySQL
16 30 (1.38%) QlikView
17 29 (1.33%) MS Access
18 22 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
18 22 (1.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 44 (2.02%) LSMW
2 27 (1.24%) Talend Open Studio
3 24 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 21 (0.96%) Subversion
5 19 (0.87%) ERwin
6 15 (0.69%) Git (software)
6 15 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 11 (0.50%) HP UFT
7 11 (0.50%) Eclipse
7 11 (0.50%) Toad
8 10 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (0.46%) JIRA
9 7 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (0.28%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.23%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.23%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.18%) ClearQuest
13 3 (0.14%) Selenium
13 3 (0.14%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 577 (26.47%) Finance
2 152 (6.97%) Banking
3 108 (4.95%) Retail
4 77 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 40 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 38 (1.74%) Retail Banking
7 36 (1.65%) Law
7 36 (1.65%) Billing
8 34 (1.56%) Investment Banking
8 34 (1.56%) Marketing
9 29 (1.33%) Publishing
10 22 (1.01%) Back Office
11 21 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 21 (0.96%) Advertising
11 21 (0.96%) Spanish Language
12 20 (0.92%) Legal
13 17 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (0.69%) General Ledger
14 15 (0.69%) Local Government
15 10 (0.46%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 605 (27.75%) Analyst
2 293 (13.44%) Developer
3 271 (12.43%) Consultant
4 236 (10.83%) Data Analyst
5 232 (10.64%) Project Manager
6 217 (9.95%) Business Analyst
7 196 (8.99%) Architect
8 100 (4.59%) Data Migration Analyst
9 94 (4.31%) Test Analyst
10 85 (3.90%) SQL Developer
11 80 (3.67%) Data Architect
12 77 (3.53%) Data Consultant
13 75 (3.44%) Data Manager
14 70 (3.21%) DBA
15 68 (3.12%) SAP Consultant
16 66 (3.03%) Migration Consultant
17 65 (2.98%) Data Migration Consultant
18 58 (2.66%) Test Manager
19 57 (2.61%) Oracle Consultant
20 46 (2.11%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (3.94%) .NET
2 68 (3.12%) XML
3 56 (2.57%) Web Services
4 33 (1.51%) HTML
5 28 (1.28%) J2EE
6 27 (1.24%) REST
7 25 (1.15%) SOAP
8 22 (1.01%) CSS
9 20 (0.92%) ASP.NET
10 19 (0.87%) JSP
11 17 (0.78%) EDI
11 17 (0.78%) Ruby on Rails
12 16 (0.73%) J2SE
13 15 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
14 12 (0.55%) OAuth
14 12 (0.55%) JSON
15 11 (0.50%) Java EE
15 11 (0.50%) jQuery
15 11 (0.50%) Servlets
15 11 (0.50%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 143 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 120 (5.50%) Data Integration
3 86 (3.94%) NHS
4 84 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 70 (3.21%) Management Information System
6 50 (2.29%) Data Structures
7 48 (2.20%) Data Extraction
8 30 (1.38%) Computer Science
9 27 (1.24%) Replication
10 22 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (0.92%) Learning Management System
12 18 (0.83%) FMCG
12 18 (0.83%) Clustering
13 15 (0.69%) Client/Server
13 15 (0.69%) Visualisation
14 14 (0.64%) EqualLogic
14 14 (0.64%) Mathematics
14 14 (0.64%) Celerra
14 14 (0.64%) CLARiiON
15 13 (0.60%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 167 (7.66%) Windows
2 87 (3.99%) Linux
3 76 (3.49%) UNIX
4 28 (1.28%) Windows 7
5 20 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (0.78%) Solaris
8 15 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.32%) AIX
9 7 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.23%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.14%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.14%) VMS
11 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.092%) OS/390
12 2 (0.092%) zOS
12 2 (0.092%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.092%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.092%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.092%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2180 (100.00%) Migration
2 394 (18.07%) ETL
3 252 (11.56%) Data Modelling
4 240 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
5 238 (10.92%) CRM
6 221 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
7 216 (9.91%) Project Management
8 214 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 206 (9.45%) Data Analysis
10 189 (8.67%) Data Cleansing
11 174 (7.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 153 (7.02%) Validation
13 152 (6.97%) ERP
14 145 (6.65%) Data Management
15 138 (6.33%) PRINCE2
15 138 (6.33%) Data Mapping
16 92 (4.22%) Test Scripting
16 92 (4.22%) Data Governance
17 90 (4.13%) Business Analysis
18 87 (3.99%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 679 (31.15%) SQL
2 140 (6.42%) T-SQL
3 70 (3.21%) Java
4 68 (3.12%) PL/SQL
5 61 (2.80%) C#
6 39 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 26 (1.19%) ABAP
7 26 (1.19%) VBA
8 24 (1.10%) C
9 22 (1.01%) Shell Script
10 21 (0.96%) PowerShell
11 18 (0.83%) Ruby
12 15 (0.69%) VB
13 10 (0.46%) Perl
14 9 (0.41%) R
14 9 (0.41%) XPath
15 8 (0.37%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.37%) Python
16 7 (0.32%) VBScript
16 7 (0.32%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 199 (9.13%) Security Cleared
2 140 (6.42%) SC Cleared
3 75 (3.44%) Degree
3 75 (3.44%) ISEB
4 46 (2.11%) ISTQB
5 26 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (0.87%) DV Cleared
7 18 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 17 (0.78%) A+ Certification
9 16 (0.73%) PMI Certification
9 16 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (0.60%) PMP
11 11 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.37%) APMP
12 8 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
12 8 (0.37%) MCTS
13 7 (0.32%) MCITP
14 6 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
14 6 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 4 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (3.99%) Data Quality
2 61 (2.80%) QA
3 21 (0.96%) SLA
4 18 (0.83%) HL7
5 15 (0.69%) Solvency II
6 10 (0.46%) DICOM
7 5 (0.23%) GxP
8 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.14%) GAAP
8 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.14%) GAMP
9 2 (0.092%) MiFID
9 2 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.092%) FATCA
9 2 (0.092%) EMIR
9 2 (0.092%) COREP
9 2 (0.092%) FINREP
10 1 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.046%) P3O
System Software
1 53 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.19%) VMware ESX
3 25 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.10%) vSphere
5 22 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
6 21 (0.96%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.28%) Veritas File System
8 5 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.23%) NFS
8 5 (0.23%) XenApp
9 1 (0.046%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.046%) Firmware
9 1 (0.046%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.046%) SRDF
9 1 (0.046%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 60 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
2 16 (0.73%) SCCM
3 10 (0.46%) SCOM
4 8 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (0.18%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (0.18%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.18%) WSUS
6 3 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.092%) CA Endevor
7 2 (0.092%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.092%) Puppet
7 2 (0.092%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.092%) Oracle EDQ
7 2 (0.092%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 1 (0.046%) DBAmp
8 1 (0.046%) SnapMirror
8 1 (0.046%) Jitterbit
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 399 (18.30%) Oracle
2 340 (15.60%) Microsoft
3 308 (14.13%) SAP
4 60 (2.75%) IBM
5 58 (2.66%) Informatica
6 53 (2.43%) HP
7 51 (2.34%) VMware
8 40 (1.83%) PeopleSoft
9 31 (1.42%) Citrix
10 29 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
11 27 (1.24%) Cisco
11 27 (1.24%) Talend
12 24 (1.10%) EMC
13 23 (1.06%) Siebel
14 21 (0.96%) Cognos
15 20 (0.92%) Sybase
15 20 (0.92%) NetApp
16 17 (0.78%) Tableau
17 16 (0.73%) Hyperion
18 15 (0.69%) Google
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Twist IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Rate dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Agile Recruitment
Rate: Based on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: Rate dependant on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Public Sector
Rate: From £250 to £260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Salt
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago