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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration Engineer
Rank 556 498 534
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 57 79 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.15% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 50 37
Average daily rate
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£225 £244 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +10.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £125 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £400 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £208 £166
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +24.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 2
Average hourly rate £17.25 £18.00 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -45.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.76 £11.20 £18.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 £23.00 £46.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014.

Migration Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Migration Engineer
Top 7 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 24 October 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
England -52 52 £225 -7.69% 6
South East -17 13 £263 +5.00%
London -25 13 £213 -15.00% 3
City of London +8 3 £250 +5.26% 2
North West -12 3 £181 -19.66%
Manchester -3 1 £140 -20.00%
Berkshire - - - -

Migration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Migration
2 80 (61.54%) Windows
3 41 (31.54%) Active Directory
4 39 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 35 (26.92%) MS Exchange
6 34 (26.15%) Windows 7
7 30 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (20.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (19.23%) SCCM
10 21 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (15.38%) VMware
12 18 (13.85%) Windows XP
13 17 (13.08%) MS Excel
14 16 (12.31%) Security Cleared
15 15 (11.54%) MS Office
16 12 (9.23%) Data Migration
16 12 (9.23%) PowerShell
16 12 (9.23%) Finance
16 12 (9.23%) Citrix
17 11 (8.46%) Dell
17 11 (8.46%) SQL
17 11 (8.46%) Banking
18 10 (7.69%) IBM Notes
19 9 (6.92%) DNS
19 9 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
20 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
20 8 (6.15%) Lotus
21 7 (5.38%) ITIL
21 7 (5.38%) Telecoms
21 7 (5.38%) Blackberry

Migration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 35 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 21 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.69%) IBM Notes
4 6 (4.62%) Lync
5 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.85%) Lotus Domino
5 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.31%) IIS
7 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.77%) SAS
7 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.77%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (13.08%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.54%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.77%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.62%) Office 365
2 4 (3.08%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.92%) DNS
2 6 (4.62%) DHCP
3 4 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.08%) LAN
4 2 (1.54%) WAN
4 2 (1.54%) VPN
4 2 (1.54%) Wireless
4 2 (1.54%) 2G
4 2 (1.54%) 3G
4 2 (1.54%) MPLS
4 2 (1.54%) GGSN
4 2 (1.54%) SGSN
4 2 (1.54%) LTE
4 2 (1.54%) RNC
5 1 (0.77%) VLAN
5 1 (0.77%) NAS
5 1 (0.77%) 4G
5 1 (0.77%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.77%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.77%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.31%) EDMS
3 2 (1.54%) MS Access
4 1 (0.77%) MySQL
4 1 (0.77%) DB2
4 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.77%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.77%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.77%) MSI
1 1 (0.77%) Serena SBM
1 1 (0.77%) StarTeam
1 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (9.23%) Finance
2 11 (8.46%) Banking
3 7 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.85%) Retail
5 4 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.08%) French Language
6 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.54%) Front Office
7 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.77%) Marketing
7 1 (0.77%) Danish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.54%) XML
2 1 (0.77%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.77%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (0.77%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.38%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.08%) NHS
2 4 (3.08%) Clustering
3 1 (0.77%) PKI
3 1 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.77%) FMCG
3 1 (0.77%) iPhone
3 1 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (61.54%) Windows
2 34 (26.15%) Windows 7
3 30 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (20.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (13.85%) Windows XP
6 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.08%) Linux
8 2 (1.54%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.54%) UNIX
8 2 (1.54%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.77%) AIX
9 1 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (100.00%) Migration
2 12 (9.23%) Data Migration
3 7 (5.38%) ITIL
4 6 (4.62%) Project Management
5 4 (3.08%) Performance Management
6 3 (2.31%) Email Migration
6 3 (2.31%) Configuration Management
6 3 (2.31%) Unit Testing
6 3 (2.31%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.31%) ETL
6 3 (2.31%) Data Analysis
7 2 (1.54%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.54%) Software Deployment
8 1 (0.77%) Analytics
8 1 (0.77%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (0.77%) Data Protection
8 1 (0.77%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (0.77%) Change Control
8 1 (0.77%) Mentoring
8 1 (0.77%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.23%) PowerShell
2 11 (8.46%) SQL
3 3 (2.31%) VBScript
4 1 (0.77%) C#
4 1 (0.77%) C++
4 1 (0.77%) Java
4 1 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.38%) DV Cleared
3 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.54%) Degree
6 1 (0.77%) MCTS
6 1 (0.77%) MCITP
6 1 (0.77%) MCP
6 1 (0.77%) MCSE
System Software
1 41 (31.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.85%) XenApp
4 4 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.31%) vSphere
6 2 (1.54%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.77%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.77%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.77%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.77%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.77%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.77%) NDS
Systems Management
1 25 (19.23%) SCCM
2 5 (3.85%) WSUS
3 3 (2.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.54%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.77%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.77%) SCOM
5 1 (0.77%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.77%) PureDisk
5 1 (0.77%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (0.77%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.77%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.38%) VMware
3 12 (9.23%) Citrix
4 11 (8.46%) Dell
5 8 (6.15%) Lotus
6 5 (3.85%) HP
6 5 (3.85%) Cisco
7 4 (3.08%) IBM
7 4 (3.08%) Oracle
7 4 (3.08%) Google
8 3 (2.31%) Symantec
8 3 (2.31%) BT
9 2 (1.54%) Huawei
9 2 (1.54%) PlateSpin
9 2 (1.54%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (1.54%) Fidessa
9 2 (1.54%) Nortel
9 2 (1.54%) CA
10 1 (0.77%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.77%) CheckPoint
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