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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration Engineer
Rank 507 506 502
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 90 93 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 52 28
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£293 £245 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.38% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £121 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £395 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £213 £233
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 2
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £12.15 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £21.00 £17.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%

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
51405 50272 44109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.27% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31215 30675 25226
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 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 1987 2178
Average hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -3 86 £300 +20.00% 5
London 0 37 £325 +5.69%
Yorkshire -14 18 £275 +15.78% 3
South Yorkshire +7 16 £275 +29.41% 3
South East -26 8 £290 +136.73%
City of London +11 7 £375 +76.47%
Sheffield - 7 £275 - 2
North West -24 6 £338 +51.34% 2
East Midlands -9 5 £188 -
Nottinghamshire -2 4 - -
Manchester -8 4 £350 +169.23%
East of England +7 3 £215 +38.70%
Scotland +5 3 £98 -19.08%
Kingston Upon Thames -6 3 £209 -31.95%
Oxford -12 3 £363 +281.57%
Oxfordshire -15 3 £363 +281.57%
West Midlands -18 3 - -
Rotherham - 3 £275 -
Berkshire +6 2 - -
Nottingham -5 2 - -
South West -6 2 - -
Birmingham -11 2 - -
Hampshire -14 2 £115 +21.05%
Glasgow - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 £115 -
Reading - 2 - -
Norwich +4 1 £130 -67.54%
Norfolk +3 1 £130 -67.54%
Cambridgeshire 0 1 - -
North Yorkshire -5 1 - -

Migration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Migration
2 107 (75.35%) Windows
3 38 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (26.06%) Active Directory
5 34 (23.94%) Microsoft
5 34 (23.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (22.54%) VMware
6 32 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (19.72%) Windows 7
8 26 (18.31%) SQL
9 24 (16.90%) Firewall
9 24 (16.90%) SCCM
10 23 (16.20%) SQL Server
11 22 (15.49%) MS Exchange
12 20 (14.08%) ITIL
12 20 (14.08%) Data Migration
13 19 (13.38%) Linux
14 18 (12.68%) PowerShell
15 17 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (11.97%) SharePoint
15 17 (11.97%) IIS
15 17 (11.97%) .NET
16 16 (11.27%) SAN
17 15 (10.56%) Cisco
18 14 (9.86%) NetApp
18 14 (9.86%) Finance
19 13 (9.15%) Oracle
19 13 (9.15%) JBoss
19 13 (9.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 12 (8.45%) Security Cleared

Migration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (15.49%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.97%) IIS
2 17 (11.97%) SharePoint
3 13 (9.15%) JBoss
4 11 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (7.04%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (6.34%) Lync
7 6 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.41%) SAS
9 2 (1.41%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.93%) MS Office
3 2 (1.41%) MS Project
4 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.70%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.04%) Office 365
2 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.90%) Firewall
2 16 (11.27%) SAN
3 10 (7.04%) NAS
4 7 (4.93%) DNS
5 5 (3.52%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.52%) VPN
5 5 (3.52%) DHCP
6 4 (2.82%) VLAN
7 3 (2.11%) LTE
7 3 (2.11%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.11%) FTP
7 3 (2.11%) 3G
7 3 (2.11%) 2G
7 3 (2.11%) 4G
8 2 (1.41%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.41%) Wireless
8 2 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.70%) LDAP
9 1 (0.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.41%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 8 (5.63%) MSI
1 8 (5.63%) StarTeam
General
1 14 (9.86%) Finance
2 6 (4.23%) Banking
3 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.82%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
5 1 (0.70%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.97%) .NET
2 6 (4.23%) Web Services
2 6 (4.23%) XML
3 2 (1.41%) EDI
3 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.70%) SOAP
4 1 (0.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.75%) Clustering
2 8 (5.63%) Client/Server
2 8 (5.63%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.82%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.11%) User Experience
4 3 (2.11%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.41%) iPhone
6 1 (0.70%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.70%) NHS
6 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.70%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 107 (75.35%) Windows
2 38 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (23.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (19.72%) Windows 7
6 19 (13.38%) Linux
7 11 (7.75%) Windows 2000
8 9 (6.34%) Windows 2000 Server
8 9 (6.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (4.93%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.41%) UNIX
11 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.70%) Android
11 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (100.00%) Migration
2 20 (14.08%) ITIL
2 20 (14.08%) Data Migration
3 8 (5.63%) Configuration Management
4 7 (4.93%) Project Management
5 5 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (3.52%) Validation
5 5 (3.52%) Data Analysis
6 4 (2.82%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (2.82%) Email Migration
7 3 (2.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (2.11%) Data Management
7 3 (2.11%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (2.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (2.11%) Load Balancing
7 3 (2.11%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (1.41%) Workflow Management
8 2 (1.41%) Workflow
8 2 (1.41%) Unit Testing
8 2 (1.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.31%) SQL
2 18 (12.68%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.63%) JavaScript
3 8 (5.63%) VB
4 6 (4.23%) VBScript
5 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.63%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.52%) MCSE
3 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.82%) ACTC
4 4 (2.82%) MCP
5 3 (2.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.41%) CCIE
6 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 37 (26.06%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.34%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.93%) VMware ESX
5 6 (4.23%) vSphere
6 4 (2.82%) XenApp
7 3 (2.11%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.11%) Terminal Server
7 3 (2.11%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.41%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.70%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 24 (16.90%) SCCM
2 8 (5.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (5.63%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.82%) Casper Suite
3 4 (2.82%) Foglight
4 3 (2.11%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.41%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.41%) WSUS
5 2 (1.41%) Puppet
5 2 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.41%) Legato
5 2 (1.41%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 32 (22.54%) VMware
3 15 (10.56%) Cisco
4 14 (9.86%) NetApp
5 13 (9.15%) Oracle
6 9 (6.34%) HP
6 9 (6.34%) Citrix
6 9 (6.34%) Red Hat
7 8 (5.63%) EMC
8 5 (3.52%) IBM
9 4 (2.82%) Apple
9 4 (2.82%) New Relic
10 3 (2.11%) Intel
11 2 (1.41%) Dell
11 2 (1.41%) Remedy
11 2 (1.41%) McAfee
11 2 (1.41%) Brocade
11 2 (1.41%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.41%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.41%) Nintex
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