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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration Engineer
Rank 517 508 550
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +42
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 78 70 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 32
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£238 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £147 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £375 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £220
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £18.10 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £22.10 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%

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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 2014.

Migration Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Migration Engineer
Top 11 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 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 71 £250 -16.66% 4
London +23 27 £238 -29.62%
South East +9 22 £310 -4.61%
City of London +33 10 £160 -55.24%
Hampshire - 4 £310 -
North West -16 1 - -
Kent - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Warrington - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

Migration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Migration
2 93 (62.00%) Windows
3 43 (28.67%) Windows 7
4 38 (25.33%) SCCM
5 37 (24.67%) Microsoft
5 37 (24.67%) Active Directory
6 35 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (20.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 27 (18.00%) VMware
10 21 (14.00%) DNS
10 21 (14.00%) Windows XP
11 20 (13.33%) PowerShell
12 18 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (12.00%) MS Excel
13 17 (11.33%) DHCP
14 16 (10.67%) Finance
14 16 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (9.33%) Hyper-V
16 13 (8.67%) Security Cleared
17 12 (8.00%) Banking
17 12 (8.00%) MS Office
18 11 (7.33%) SQL
18 11 (7.33%) HP
18 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (7.33%) Data Migration
19 10 (6.67%) SCVMM
19 10 (6.67%) MCITP
19 10 (6.67%) Citrix
19 10 (6.67%) MCP

Migration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 30 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.67%) IBM Notes
4 6 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.00%) Lync
5 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.67%) IIS
5 4 (2.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.67%) CMS
7 1 (0.67%) SAS
7 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.00%) MS Office
3 2 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.33%) Office 365
2 4 (2.67%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.00%) DNS
2 17 (11.33%) DHCP
3 5 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.67%) LAN
5 3 (2.00%) SAN
6 2 (1.33%) GGSN
6 2 (1.33%) SGSN
6 2 (1.33%) RNC
6 2 (1.33%) WAN
6 2 (1.33%) Firewall
6 2 (1.33%) Wireless
6 2 (1.33%) Internet
6 2 (1.33%) MPLS
7 1 (0.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 1 (0.67%) 3G
7 1 (0.67%) 2G
7 1 (0.67%) Broadband
7 1 (0.67%) LDAP
7 1 (0.67%) VPN
7 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.00%) EDMS
3 2 (1.33%) MS Access
4 1 (0.67%) DB2
4 1 (0.67%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.67%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Serena SBM
1 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (10.67%) Finance
2 12 (8.00%) Banking
3 6 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.33%) Retail
4 5 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.67%) French Language
6 2 (1.33%) Front Office
6 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Danish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.67%) Web Services
1 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.67%) NHS
2 6 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.33%) Clustering
4 2 (1.33%) PKI
5 1 (0.67%) Replication
5 1 (0.67%) Firmware
5 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.67%) FMCG
5 1 (0.67%) iPhone
5 1 (0.67%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 93 (62.00%) Windows
2 43 (28.67%) Windows 7
3 35 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (20.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (14.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.67%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.67%) Linux
8 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.33%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.33%) UNIX
8 2 (1.33%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.67%) AIX
9 1 (0.67%) Solaris
9 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (100.00%) Migration
2 11 (7.33%) Data Migration
3 10 (6.67%) Project Management
4 9 (6.00%) Workflow
5 6 (4.00%) ITIL
6 3 (2.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (2.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (2.00%) Software Deployment
6 3 (2.00%) Email Migration
7 2 (1.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.33%) Project Planning
7 2 (1.33%) ERP
7 2 (1.33%) ETL
7 2 (1.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.33%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.33%) Content Management
8 1 (0.67%) Network Planning
8 1 (0.67%) Data Analysis
8 1 (0.67%) Validation
8 1 (0.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 11 (7.33%) SQL
3 3 (2.00%) VBScript
4 1 (0.67%) C++
4 1 (0.67%) Java
4 1 (0.67%) Perl
4 1 (0.67%) C-shell
4 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (8.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.67%) MCITP
3 10 (6.67%) MCP
3 10 (6.67%) MCSE
4 5 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.33%) Degree
6 1 (0.67%) CCNA
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 37 (24.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.67%) vSphere
4 4 (2.67%) XenApp
5 3 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.33%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.67%) NDS
7 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.67%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.67%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 38 (25.33%) SCCM
2 10 (6.67%) SCVMM
3 5 (3.33%) WSUS
4 4 (2.67%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.67%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.67%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.67%) SCOM
7 1 (0.67%) PureDisk
7 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 37 (24.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (18.00%) VMware
3 11 (7.33%) HP
4 10 (6.67%) Citrix
5 9 (6.00%) Dell
6 8 (5.33%) Lotus
7 5 (3.33%) Oracle
7 5 (3.33%) Cisco
8 4 (2.67%) Google
8 4 (2.67%) LANDesk
8 4 (2.67%) IBM
9 3 (2.00%) BT
9 3 (2.00%) CA
10 2 (1.33%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.33%) PlateSpin
10 2 (1.33%) Fidessa
11 1 (0.67%) Altiris
11 1 (0.67%) NetCracker
11 1 (0.67%) AppSense
11 1 (0.67%) Cramer
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Rate: £120 - £180 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 - £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago