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 29 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration Engineer
Rank 520 499 474
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 51 60 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 36
Average daily rate
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£323 £225 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £143 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £222 £215
% change year-on-year
+54.06% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £26.50 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%

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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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 -25 48 £325 +32.65% 10
London +14 17 £213 -15.00% 1
South East -8 17 £425 +36.00% 1
Hampshire -9 13 £450 +28.57% 1
East of England +3 5 £250 +58.73%
Berkshire +3 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -

Migration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Migration
2 78 (72.22%) Windows
3 27 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 27 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 25 (23.15%) Active Directory
5 22 (20.37%) MS Exchange
6 20 (18.52%) Security Cleared
7 19 (17.59%) SQL
7 19 (17.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (17.59%) VMware
8 14 (12.96%) Data Migration
8 14 (12.96%) SCCM
9 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (12.04%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (10.19%) HP
11 10 (9.26%) DV Cleared
11 10 (9.26%) MS Office
11 10 (9.26%) Windows XP
11 10 (9.26%) Configuration Management
12 9 (8.33%) MSI
12 9 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 9 (8.33%) StarTeam
12 9 (8.33%) Office 365
12 9 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
13 8 (7.41%) Client/Server
14 7 (6.48%) Citrix
14 7 (6.48%) Telecoms
14 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (6.48%) PowerShell

Migration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 22 (20.37%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (5.56%) Lync
5 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.70%) IBM Notes
6 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.78%) IIS
8 2 (1.85%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.93%) JBoss
9 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 10 (9.26%) MS Office
2 6 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) Office 365
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) VPN
2 5 (4.63%) Firewall
3 4 (3.70%) DNS
4 3 (2.78%) SAN
4 3 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.78%) DHCP
4 3 (2.78%) Wireless
5 2 (1.85%) VLAN
5 2 (1.85%) GGSN
5 2 (1.85%) SGSN
5 2 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.85%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.93%) SNMP
6 1 (0.93%) Broadband
6 1 (0.93%) RNC
6 1 (0.93%) 2G
6 1 (0.93%) Telnet
6 1 (0.93%) 3G
6 1 (0.93%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.78%) EDMS
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) DB2
4 1 (0.93%) MS Access
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (8.33%) MSI
1 9 (8.33%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (6.48%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.63%) Finance
3 2 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Billing
4 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.93%) Front Office
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.85%) X-Windows
1 2 (1.85%) XML
1 2 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.93%) SOAP
2 1 (0.93%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (0.93%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.63%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.85%) Clustering
4 2 (1.85%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.93%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 78 (72.22%) Windows
2 27 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 19 (17.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (9.26%) Windows XP
6 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.63%) Linux
8 3 (2.78%) UNIX
9 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.93%) AIX
10 1 (0.93%) Solaris
10 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (100.00%) Migration
2 14 (12.96%) Data Migration
3 10 (9.26%) Configuration Management
4 4 (3.70%) Email Migration
5 3 (2.78%) ITIL
5 3 (2.78%) Unit Testing
6 2 (1.85%) Mentoring
6 2 (1.85%) Load Balancing
6 2 (1.85%) Network Management
6 2 (1.85%) Service Delivery
6 2 (1.85%) Data Analysis
7 1 (0.93%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.93%) Data Modelling
7 1 (0.93%) ETL
7 1 (0.93%) CRM
7 1 (0.93%) ERP
7 1 (0.93%) Logistics
7 1 (0.93%) Asset Management
7 1 (0.93%) Programme Management
7 1 (0.93%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.59%) SQL
2 7 (6.48%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.70%) VBScript
4 1 (0.93%) C#
4 1 (0.93%) C++
4 1 (0.93%) Java
4 1 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.26%) DV Cleared
3 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.85%) CCIE
5 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.93%) MCSE
6 1 (0.93%) MCP
6 1 (0.93%) MCTS
6 1 (0.93%) ACTC
6 1 (0.93%) Degree
System Software
1 25 (23.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.70%) vSphere
4 2 (1.85%) XenApp
4 2 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.93%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.93%) NDS
5 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (12.96%) SCCM
2 9 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.85%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.85%) Legato
6 1 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.93%) PureDisk
6 1 (0.93%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.93%) WSUS
6 1 (0.93%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 27 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.59%) VMware
3 11 (10.19%) HP
4 7 (6.48%) Citrix
5 6 (5.56%) Dell
5 6 (5.56%) Oracle
6 3 (2.78%) Lotus
6 3 (2.78%) Cisco
6 3 (2.78%) Symantec
7 2 (1.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (1.85%) McAfee
7 2 (1.85%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.85%) NetApp
8 1 (0.93%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.93%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.93%) Apple
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) EMC
8 1 (0.93%) Nortel
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