The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration Engineer
Rank 521 499 527
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 72 69 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 31
Average daily rate
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£239 £269 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.16% -10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £17.50 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.40 £22.10 £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+52.50% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
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 25 July 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 25 July 2014.

Migration Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Migration Engineer
Top 13 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 25 July 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 -25 68 £238 -13.63% 2
London +14 33 £233 -15.45% 1
South East +5 21 £338 +4.07%
City of London +15 10 £160 -46.66%
Hampshire - 4 £320 -
Kent - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Warrington - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

Migration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 166 (100.00%) Migration
2 100 (60.24%) Windows
3 46 (27.71%) Windows 7
4 43 (25.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (25.90%) Microsoft
5 39 (23.49%) SCCM
6 36 (21.69%) Active Directory
7 33 (19.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (18.67%) VMware
9 30 (18.07%) MS Exchange
10 26 (15.66%) DNS
11 24 (14.46%) Windows XP
12 23 (13.86%) DHCP
12 23 (13.86%) PowerShell
13 21 (12.65%) Data Migration
14 20 (12.05%) Security Cleared
15 19 (11.45%) MS Excel
16 18 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2010
17 16 (9.64%) Hyper-V
17 16 (9.64%) Finance
18 14 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
19 13 (7.83%) HP
20 12 (7.23%) MCSE
20 12 (7.23%) MCP
20 12 (7.23%) SCVMM
20 12 (7.23%) MCITP
21 11 (6.63%) Citrix
21 11 (6.63%) Workflow
22 10 (6.02%) Banking

Migration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (18.07%) MS Exchange
2 18 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.02%) IBM Notes
4 8 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.01%) Lync
5 5 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.41%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.20%) IIS
9 1 (0.60%) SAS
9 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.82%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS Project
3 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.22%) Office 365
2 4 (2.41%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.66%) DNS
2 23 (13.86%) DHCP
3 4 (2.41%) LAN
4 3 (1.81%) SAN
4 3 (1.81%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.20%) Internet
5 2 (1.20%) WAN
5 2 (1.20%) MPLS
5 2 (1.20%) Firewall
5 2 (1.20%) VLAN
6 1 (0.60%) LTE
6 1 (0.60%) NAS
6 1 (0.60%) 4G
6 1 (0.60%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.60%) 2G
6 1 (0.60%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (0.60%) RNC
6 1 (0.60%) LDAP
6 1 (0.60%) VoIP
6 1 (0.60%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.20%) MS Access
2 2 (1.20%) EDMS
3 1 (0.60%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.60%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Serena SBM
1 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (9.64%) Finance
2 10 (6.02%) Banking
3 5 (3.01%) Retail
3 5 (3.01%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.01%) French Language
4 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.60%) Military
5 1 (0.60%) Danish Language
5 1 (0.60%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.60%) Front Office
5 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.60%) Web Services
1 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.02%) NHS
2 4 (2.41%) Clustering
3 3 (1.81%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.20%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.20%) PKI
4 2 (1.20%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.60%) iPhone
5 1 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.60%) Replication
5 1 (0.60%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 100 (60.24%) Windows
2 46 (27.71%) Windows 7
3 43 (25.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (19.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (14.46%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.41%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.81%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.20%) UNIX
9 2 (1.20%) Linux
9 2 (1.20%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.60%) Android
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (100.00%) Migration
2 21 (12.65%) Data Migration
3 11 (6.63%) Workflow
4 10 (6.02%) Project Management
5 9 (5.42%) ITIL
6 4 (2.41%) Validation
7 3 (1.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (1.81%) Performance Management
7 3 (1.81%) Email Migration
8 2 (1.20%) Software Deployment
8 2 (1.20%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (1.20%) Asset Management
8 2 (1.20%) Content Management
8 2 (1.20%) Project Planning
8 2 (1.20%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.20%) Unit Testing
8 2 (1.20%) ITSM
8 2 (1.20%) ERP
8 2 (1.20%) ETL
9 1 (0.60%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.86%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.02%) SQL
3 2 (1.20%) VBScript
3 2 (1.20%) Java
4 1 (0.60%) Perl
4 1 (0.60%) C#
4 1 (0.60%) C++
4 1 (0.60%) LotusScript
4 1 (0.60%) C-shell
4 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (12.05%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (7.23%) MCITP
3 12 (7.23%) MCP
3 12 (7.23%) MCSE
4 9 (5.42%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.82%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.20%) Degree
7 1 (0.60%) CCNA
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (21.69%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.64%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.22%) vSphere
5 4 (2.41%) XenApp
5 4 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.81%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.60%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 39 (23.49%) SCCM
2 12 (7.23%) SCVMM
3 5 (3.01%) PureDisk
3 5 (3.01%) WSUS
4 4 (2.41%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.81%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.81%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.60%) SCOM
7 1 (0.60%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 43 (25.90%) Microsoft
2 31 (18.67%) VMware
3 13 (7.83%) HP
4 11 (6.63%) Citrix
5 9 (5.42%) Lotus
6 8 (4.82%) Dell
7 4 (2.41%) Oracle
7 4 (2.41%) Cisco
7 4 (2.41%) BT
7 4 (2.41%) Google
7 4 (2.41%) LANDesk
8 3 (1.81%) CA
8 3 (1.81%) Remedy
8 3 (1.81%) IBM
8 3 (1.81%) EMC
9 2 (1.20%) AppSense
9 2 (1.20%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.60%) Altiris
10 1 (0.60%) NetCracker
10 1 (0.60%) Nortel
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