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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration Engineer
Rank 546 540 512
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 79 76 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 45 40
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£263 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £154 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.10 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £46.75 £26.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-28.88% -25.00%

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 -8 73 £290 +27.47% 3
London +14 21 £250 +7.52% 1
South East -24 14 £300 -3.22%
North West -22 10 £248 -
South West -5 8 £200 +66.66%
Yorkshire -26 8 £300 +155.31% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 7 £300 -
East of England +3 6 £155 -47.00% 1
Milton Keynes -4 6 £300 -
Manchester - 6 £248 -
West Yorkshire -18 5 - - 1
Bradford - 5 - - 1
Devon +2 4 - -
West Midlands 0 4 £150 -
Cheshire - 4 £215 -
Glasgow +5 3 £96 -57.46%
Hertfordshire +4 3 £146 -
Scotland -4 3 £96 -54.96% 1
Berkshire -8 3 £413 +150.00%
South Yorkshire -17 3 £300 +155.31%
Exeter - 3 - -
Gloucester - 3 £200 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £200 -
Birmingham +5 2 £150 -
Wales -4 2 £205 +2.50%
South Wales -9 2 £205 +2.50%
West Sussex -16 2 £300 -17.24%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £146 -
Rotherham - 2 £300 -
Cambridge - 2 £320 -

Migration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Migration
2 122 (72.19%) Windows
3 58 (34.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (33.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (31.36%) Microsoft
5 53 (31.36%) Active Directory
6 46 (27.22%) SQL
7 45 (26.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (24.26%) VMware
9 36 (21.30%) SQL Server
10 34 (20.12%) IIS
11 29 (17.16%) MS Exchange
11 29 (17.16%) PowerShell
12 28 (16.57%) Linux
12 28 (16.57%) ITIL
12 28 (16.57%) Firewall
13 27 (15.98%) SCCM
14 25 (14.79%) Windows 7
14 25 (14.79%) SharePoint
14 25 (14.79%) Cisco
15 23 (13.61%) .NET
15 23 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (13.02%) MS Excel
17 21 (12.43%) NetApp
17 21 (12.43%) Finance
18 19 (11.24%) JBoss
18 19 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2010
19 18 (10.65%) Oracle
20 17 (10.06%) DNS

Migration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (20.12%) IIS
2 29 (17.16%) MS Exchange
3 25 (14.79%) SharePoint
4 19 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (11.24%) JBoss
5 15 (8.88%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.18%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.18%) Lync
9 2 (1.18%) SAS
10 1 (0.59%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.59%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.59%) Apache
10 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 22 (13.02%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.51%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS Project
4 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.59%) Remedy AR System
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.88%) Office 365
2 5 (2.96%) IaaS
3 3 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.57%) Firewall
2 17 (10.06%) DNS
3 13 (7.69%) SAN
4 11 (6.51%) DHCP
5 7 (4.14%) NAS
6 3 (1.78%) 4G
6 3 (1.78%) WAN
6 3 (1.78%) LTE
6 3 (1.78%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.78%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.78%) 3G
6 3 (1.78%) 2G
7 2 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.18%) VLAN
7 2 (1.18%) LAN
7 2 (1.18%) BGP
7 2 (1.18%) MPLS
7 2 (1.18%) VPN
8 1 (0.59%) OSPF
8 1 (0.59%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.30%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.59%) MySQL
3 1 (0.59%) DB2
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.59%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Toad
1 1 (0.59%) MSI
1 1 (0.59%) StarTeam
General
1 21 (12.43%) Finance
2 9 (5.33%) Banking
3 7 (4.14%) Retail
4 5 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.37%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.59%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.61%) .NET
2 6 (3.55%) Web Services
2 6 (3.55%) XML
3 2 (1.18%) EDI
4 1 (0.59%) JSON
4 1 (0.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.92%) Clustering
2 6 (3.55%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.37%) NHS
3 4 (2.37%) Device Driver
4 3 (1.78%) FMCG
4 3 (1.78%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.18%) User Experience
5 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.18%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.59%) Replication
6 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.59%) HACMP
6 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.59%) CMDB
6 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.59%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.59%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 122 (72.19%) Windows
2 58 (34.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (33.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (26.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (16.57%) Linux
6 25 (14.79%) Windows 7
7 16 (9.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (9.47%) Windows 2000
8 15 (8.88%) Windows 2000 Server
9 9 (5.33%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.78%) UNIX
11 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (100.00%) Migration
2 28 (16.57%) ITIL
3 15 (8.88%) Data Migration
4 8 (4.73%) Change Management
4 8 (4.73%) Data Analysis
5 7 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (4.14%) Project Management
6 4 (2.37%) Validation
6 4 (2.37%) Data Protection
6 4 (2.37%) Load Balancing
6 4 (2.37%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (1.78%) Performance Management
7 3 (1.78%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (1.78%) DevOps
7 3 (1.78%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (1.18%) Software Delivery
8 2 (1.18%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (1.18%) Change Control
8 2 (1.18%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.18%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (27.22%) SQL
2 29 (17.16%) PowerShell
3 14 (8.28%) VB
3 14 (8.28%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.59%) VBScript
4 1 (0.59%) ABAP
4 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (4.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.55%) MCSE
4 4 (2.37%) MCP
4 4 (2.37%) ACTC
5 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.18%) CCNP
6 1 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.59%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.59%) MCTS
6 1 (0.59%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (0.59%) CCSE
6 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 53 (31.36%) Active Directory
2 23 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.73%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.73%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.96%) XenApp
5 4 (2.37%) vSphere
6 3 (1.78%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.78%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.59%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 27 (15.98%) SCCM
2 9 (5.33%) Foglight
3 5 (2.96%) SCOM
4 4 (2.37%) WMI
4 4 (2.37%) Casper Suite
5 3 (1.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.18%) Puppet
7 1 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.59%) WSUS
7 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 53 (31.36%) Microsoft
2 41 (24.26%) VMware
3 25 (14.79%) Cisco
4 21 (12.43%) NetApp
5 18 (10.65%) Oracle
6 16 (9.47%) Red Hat
7 15 (8.88%) EMC
8 10 (5.92%) Citrix
9 9 (5.33%) New Relic
10 6 (3.55%) IBM
11 4 (2.37%) Dell
11 4 (2.37%) Apple
12 3 (1.78%) Intel
13 2 (1.18%) HP
13 2 (1.18%) Lotus
13 2 (1.18%) Juniper
13 2 (1.18%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.18%) Brocade
13 2 (1.18%) 3PAR
13 2 (1.18%) F5
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 18 days ago