The table below looks at the statistics for the Migration Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration Engineer
Rank 517 476 484
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 59 90 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 39
Average daily rate
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£270 £245 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% -10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £118 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £402 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £223 £210
% change year-on-year
+45.17% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £12.20 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £26.50 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Migration Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Migration Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Migration Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Migration Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Migration Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Migration Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Migration Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Migration Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Migration Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Migration Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Migration Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Migration Engineer
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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 -44 55 £280 +12.00% 5
London -15 24 £219 -19.72% 2
South East -30 16 £344 +12.24%
Hampshire -13 7 £345 +263.15%
East of England +4 3 - - 2
Portsmouth - 2 £120 -
Southampton - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1

Migration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Migration Engineer in their job title 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 with Migration Engineer in their job title.

1 105 (100.00%) Migration
2 78 (74.29%) Windows
3 30 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
5 23 (21.90%) MS Exchange
6 22 (20.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (20.00%) VMware
8 20 (19.05%) Windows 7
9 18 (17.14%) Data Migration
10 17 (16.19%) Security Cleared
10 17 (16.19%) SQL
11 13 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (9.52%) Office 365
13 10 (9.52%) SCCM
13 10 (9.52%) DV Cleared
13 10 (9.52%) Configuration Management
14 9 (8.57%) MSI
14 9 (8.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 9 (8.57%) HP
14 9 (8.57%) PowerShell
14 9 (8.57%) StarTeam
14 9 (8.57%) Lync
14 9 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (7.62%) Client/Server
15 8 (7.62%) Windows XP
15 8 (7.62%) Firewall
16 7 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007

Migration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Migration Engineer in their job title 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 with Migration Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (21.90%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.57%) Lync
3 9 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.90%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.95%) IIS
7 1 (0.95%) JBoss
7 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.95%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.95%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Office
1 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.52%) Office 365
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.95%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) Firewall
2 6 (5.71%) VPN
3 5 (4.76%) SAN
3 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.81%) DHCP
4 4 (3.81%) DNS
5 3 (2.86%) FTP
5 3 (2.86%) VLAN
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.90%) Wireless
6 2 (1.90%) NAS
6 2 (1.90%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.95%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.95%) 2G
7 1 (0.95%) LTE
7 1 (0.95%) SNMP
7 1 (0.95%) LDAP
7 1 (0.95%) 3G
7 1 (0.95%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) EDMS
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.95%) MySQL
3 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.95%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MSI
1 9 (8.57%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (5.71%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Financial Institution
2 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.95%) Retail
3 1 (0.95%) Billing
3 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) .NET
2 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.90%) XML
2 2 (1.90%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.95%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.95%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.95%) SOAP
3 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.86%) Clustering
4 2 (1.90%) NHS
5 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.95%) iPhone
5 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 78 (74.29%) Windows
2 22 (20.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.62%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.86%) Linux
7 3 (2.86%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.86%) UNIX
8 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.95%) Android
8 1 (0.95%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (100.00%) Migration
2 18 (17.14%) Data Migration
3 10 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 6 (5.71%) Data Analysis
5 4 (3.81%) Email Migration
6 3 (2.86%) ITIL
7 2 (1.90%) Project Management
7 2 (1.90%) Load Balancing
7 2 (1.90%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (1.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.90%) Unit Testing
7 2 (1.90%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (1.90%) Network Management
7 2 (1.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (1.90%) Data Management
8 1 (0.95%) Software Distribution
8 1 (0.95%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (0.95%) Time Management
8 1 (0.95%) Performance Management
8 1 (0.95%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.19%) SQL
2 9 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.76%) VBScript
4 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.95%) C#
5 1 (0.95%) C++
5 1 (0.95%) Java
5 1 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (16.19%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.52%) DV Cleared
3 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.90%) CCIE
4 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.90%) VCP4
5 1 (0.95%) ACTC
5 1 (0.95%) Degree
5 1 (0.95%) MCP
5 1 (0.95%) MCSE
System Software
1 30 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.81%) vSphere
4 3 (2.86%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.90%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.90%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.95%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.95%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) SCCM
2 9 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (8.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (3.81%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.90%) Legato
4 2 (1.90%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.90%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.90%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.95%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.95%) PureDisk
5 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.00%) VMware
3 9 (8.57%) HP
4 5 (4.76%) Dell
4 5 (4.76%) Oracle
4 5 (4.76%) Citrix
5 4 (3.81%) NetApp
6 2 (1.90%) Symantec
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco
6 2 (1.90%) McAfee
6 2 (1.90%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.95%) Google
7 1 (0.95%) Huawei
7 1 (0.95%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.95%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (0.95%) Dell KACE
7 1 (0.95%) Nintex
7 1 (0.95%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.95%) SAP
7 1 (0.95%) Nortel
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