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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration Engineer
Rank 514 512 503
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 93 70 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 30
Average daily rate
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£300 £240 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £132 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £340 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £213 £260
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -18.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+18.50% -15.61%

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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
Top 30 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 May 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 -2 91 £300 +22.44% 5
London 0 35 £300 - 3
Yorkshire 0 20 £275 +22.22% 1
South Yorkshire +7 18 £275 +69.49% 1
Sheffield 0 9 £275 +145.53%
South East -13 9 £306 +2.08% 1
City of London +15 8 £375 +15.38%
North West -18 7 £270 +20.00%
South West +13 5 £365 +82.50%
East of England +4 4 £300 +76.47%
East Midlands -11 4 £188 -
Kingston Upon Thames -2 3 £209 -31.95%
Hampshire -3 3 £244 +74.10% 1
Nottingham -6 3 - -
Nottinghamshire -8 3 - -
Cheshire -9 3 £215 -33.84%
Manchester -11 3 £350 +169.23%
West Midlands -12 3 - -
Rotherham - 3 £275 -
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £425 +126.66%
Berkshire -6 2 - -
Birmingham -9 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £365 -
Norwich +9 1 £130 -67.54%
Surrey +5 1 £300 -
Northamptonshire +1 1 £188 -
Portsmouth -1 1 £113 -
Norfolk -2 1 £130 -67.54%
Devon -2 1 £365 +82.50%
Scotland -4 1 £98 -

Migration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 151 (100.00%) Migration
2 113 (74.83%) Windows
3 46 (30.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (29.14%) Active Directory
5 38 (25.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (24.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (22.52%) Microsoft
8 32 (21.19%) VMware
9 31 (20.53%) SQL
10 29 (19.21%) Firewall
11 28 (18.54%) SQL Server
11 28 (18.54%) Windows 7
12 27 (17.88%) SCCM
13 26 (17.22%) PowerShell
14 25 (16.56%) Linux
15 24 (15.89%) MS Exchange
15 24 (15.89%) ITIL
16 23 (15.23%) IIS
17 22 (14.57%) SharePoint
17 22 (14.57%) Data Migration
18 20 (13.25%) .NET
18 20 (13.25%) NetApp
19 19 (12.58%) Cisco
20 17 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
20 17 (11.26%) SAN
20 17 (11.26%) Oracle
21 16 (10.60%) Finance
21 16 (10.60%) JBoss
21 16 (10.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 15 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2010

Migration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (15.89%) MS Exchange
2 23 (15.23%) IIS
3 22 (14.57%) SharePoint
4 16 (10.60%) JBoss
5 15 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (8.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (7.95%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (5.96%) Lync
9 7 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.32%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (1.32%) SAS
12 1 (0.66%) Apache
12 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.30%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS Project
4 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.66%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.96%) Office 365
2 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.21%) Firewall
2 17 (11.26%) SAN
3 10 (6.62%) NAS
4 9 (5.96%) DNS
5 6 (3.97%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.97%) DHCP
6 5 (3.31%) VPN
7 4 (2.65%) VLAN
8 3 (1.99%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.99%) FTP
8 3 (1.99%) 2G
8 3 (1.99%) 3G
8 3 (1.99%) 4G
8 3 (1.99%) LTE
9 2 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.32%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.32%) Wireless
10 1 (0.66%) LDAP
10 1 (0.66%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.54%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.32%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.31%) MSI
1 5 (3.31%) StarTeam
General
1 16 (10.60%) Finance
2 8 (5.30%) Banking
3 4 (2.65%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.65%) Retail
3 4 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.99%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.66%) Legal
5 1 (0.66%) Billing
5 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.25%) .NET
2 6 (3.97%) Web Services
2 6 (3.97%) XML
3 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.32%) EDI
4 1 (0.66%) SOAP
4 1 (0.66%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.62%) Clustering
2 8 (5.30%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.97%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.65%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.99%) NHS
5 3 (1.99%) User Experience
5 3 (1.99%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.32%) iPhone
7 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.66%) Replication
7 1 (0.66%) HACMP
7 1 (0.66%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 113 (74.83%) Windows
2 46 (30.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (25.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (24.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (18.54%) Windows 7
6 25 (16.56%) Linux
7 14 (9.27%) Windows 2000
8 12 (7.95%) Windows 2000 Server
8 12 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.97%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.65%) UNIX
11 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.66%) Android
11 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (100.00%) Migration
2 24 (15.89%) ITIL
3 22 (14.57%) Data Migration
4 7 (4.64%) Project Management
4 7 (4.64%) Data Analysis
5 6 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (3.31%) Validation
6 5 (3.31%) Configuration Management
7 4 (2.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (1.99%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (1.99%) Data Management
8 3 (1.99%) Load Balancing
8 3 (1.99%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (1.99%) Data Protection
8 3 (1.99%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (1.32%) Unit Testing
9 2 (1.32%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (1.32%) Workflow Management
9 2 (1.32%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.53%) SQL
2 26 (17.22%) PowerShell
3 11 (7.28%) JavaScript
3 11 (7.28%) VB
4 6 (3.97%) VBScript
5 3 (1.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (7.28%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.30%) MCSE
2 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.31%) MCP
4 5 (3.31%) ACTC
4 5 (3.31%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.32%) CCIE
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.66%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) QA
1 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (29.14%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.96%) VMware ESX
3 9 (5.96%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.97%) vSphere
5 4 (2.65%) XenApp
6 3 (1.99%) Terminal Server
6 3 (1.99%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.99%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.32%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.66%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 27 (17.88%) SCCM
2 6 (3.97%) Foglight
3 5 (3.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (3.31%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (3.31%) Casper Suite
4 3 (1.99%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.99%) SCOM
5 2 (1.32%) WSUS
5 2 (1.32%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.32%) Puppet
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.32%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.32%) Legato
6 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 34 (22.52%) Microsoft
2 32 (21.19%) VMware
3 20 (13.25%) NetApp
4 19 (12.58%) Cisco
5 17 (11.26%) Oracle
6 12 (7.95%) Red Hat
6 12 (7.95%) EMC
7 10 (6.62%) Citrix
8 6 (3.97%) New Relic
8 6 (3.97%) HP
9 5 (3.31%) IBM
9 5 (3.31%) Apple
10 3 (1.99%) Dell
10 3 (1.99%) Intel
11 2 (1.32%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.32%) Brocade
11 2 (1.32%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.32%) Nintex
11 2 (1.32%) Remedy
12 1 (0.66%) Business Objects
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