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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration Engineer
Rank 550 526 552
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 63 58 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 38
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £143 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £300 £220
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £20.10 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £28.90 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +71.42%

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
52377 48215 53574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.04% 92.74% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32024 28821 29958
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2089 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 2014.

Migration Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Migration Engineer
Top 10 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 18 September 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 -29 56 £263 -12.50% 3
South East +2 19 £263 -16.00% 2
London -5 16 £288 -15.44%
City of London +24 6 £300 -9.77%
North West -15 1 - -
Manchester - - - -
Warrington - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Kent - - - -

Migration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Migration
2 81 (61.83%) Windows
3 38 (29.01%) Windows 7
4 37 (28.24%) Microsoft
5 35 (26.72%) Active Directory
6 33 (25.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (23.66%) SCCM
7 31 (23.66%) MS Exchange
8 28 (21.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (18.32%) VMware
10 20 (15.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 19 (14.50%) Windows XP
12 18 (13.74%) MS Excel
13 16 (12.21%) Finance
14 14 (10.69%) Security Cleared
14 14 (10.69%) PowerShell
15 13 (9.92%) DNS
16 12 (9.16%) Citrix
16 12 (9.16%) MS Office
16 12 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (8.40%) IBM Notes
17 11 (8.40%) Banking
18 10 (7.63%) Project Management
18 10 (7.63%) SQL
18 10 (7.63%) Dell
19 9 (6.87%) HP
19 9 (6.87%) Lotus
19 9 (6.87%) DHCP
19 9 (6.87%) Data Migration
20 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012

Migration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 31 (23.66%) MS Exchange
2 20 (15.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.40%) IBM Notes
4 7 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.58%) Lync
6 5 (3.82%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.29%) IIS
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.76%) SAS
9 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.76%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (13.74%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.16%) MS Office
3 2 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) MS Project
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) Office 365
2 4 (3.05%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.92%) DNS
2 9 (6.87%) DHCP
3 4 (3.05%) LAN
4 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.53%) WAN
5 2 (1.53%) SAN
5 2 (1.53%) Internet
5 2 (1.53%) MPLS
5 2 (1.53%) Wireless
5 2 (1.53%) GGSN
5 2 (1.53%) SGSN
5 2 (1.53%) RNC
6 1 (0.76%) VLAN
6 1 (0.76%) LTE
6 1 (0.76%) NAS
6 1 (0.76%) 4G
6 1 (0.76%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.76%) 2G
6 1 (0.76%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (0.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) MS Access
2 3 (2.29%) EDMS
3 1 (0.76%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.76%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Serena SBM
1 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (12.21%) Finance
2 11 (8.40%) Banking
3 6 (4.58%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.82%) Retail
5 4 (3.05%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.05%) French Language
6 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.53%) Front Office
7 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Danish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) Web Services
1 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.58%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.82%) NHS
2 5 (3.82%) Clustering
3 1 (0.76%) PKI
3 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.76%) FMCG
3 1 (0.76%) iPhone
3 1 (0.76%) Firmware
3 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (61.83%) Windows
2 38 (29.01%) Windows 7
3 33 (25.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (21.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (14.50%) Windows XP
6 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.29%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.29%) Linux
8 2 (1.53%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.76%) UNIX
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.76%) AIX
9 1 (0.76%) Solaris
9 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (100.00%) Migration
2 10 (7.63%) Project Management
3 9 (6.87%) Data Migration
4 7 (5.34%) ITIL
5 5 (3.82%) Workflow
6 3 (2.29%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.29%) Data Analysis
6 3 (2.29%) Unit Testing
6 3 (2.29%) Performance Management
6 3 (2.29%) Email Migration
7 2 (1.53%) Software Deployment
7 2 (1.53%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.53%) ERP
7 2 (1.53%) ETL
8 1 (0.76%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.76%) Configuration Management
8 1 (0.76%) Change Management
8 1 (0.76%) Validation
8 1 (0.76%) Logistics
8 1 (0.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.69%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.63%) SQL
3 3 (2.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (10.69%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.82%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.82%) MCITP
4 5 (3.82%) MCP
4 5 (3.82%) MCSE
5 2 (1.53%) Degree
6 1 (0.76%) MCTS
6 1 (0.76%) CCNA
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 35 (26.72%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.34%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.82%) XenApp
5 4 (3.05%) vSphere
6 3 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.53%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.53%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.76%) NDS
8 1 (0.76%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.76%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (23.66%) SCCM
2 5 (3.82%) SCVMM
2 5 (3.82%) WSUS
3 3 (2.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.53%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.53%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.76%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.76%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.76%) PureDisk
5 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (0.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (28.24%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.32%) VMware
3 12 (9.16%) Citrix
4 10 (7.63%) Dell
5 9 (6.87%) HP
5 9 (6.87%) Lotus
6 5 (3.82%) Cisco
7 4 (3.05%) IBM
7 4 (3.05%) Oracle
7 4 (3.05%) Google
8 3 (2.29%) BT
8 3 (2.29%) LANDesk
8 3 (2.29%) Symantec
9 2 (1.53%) CA
9 2 (1.53%) Fidessa
9 2 (1.53%) PlateSpin
10 1 (0.76%) Trend Micro
10 1 (0.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (0.76%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.76%) MobileIron
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