The table below looks at the statistics for Migration skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Migration 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
Rank 27 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Migration 3516 3316 3149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 6.32% 6.09% 6.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.27% 8.14% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2148 1913 1758
Average daily rate
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£400 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 118 83
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £37.80 £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.25 £22.60
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -28.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42497 40723 35069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.35% 74.75% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26510 25396 20908
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1148 1061
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

Migration
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Migration within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Migration Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Migration
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Migration within the UK.

Migration Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Migration Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Migration
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Migration within the UK.

Migration Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Migration
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Migration within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Migration Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Migration
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 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 0 3148 £400 +0.62% 521
London 0 1329 £425 - 202
South East +8 661 £375 +2.73% 89
North West +8 331 £400 +14.28% 56
City of London +3 321 £425 - 73
Scotland +12 256 £375 -9.63% 22
South West -4 178 £350 - 39
West Midlands -9 177 £400 +11.11% 27
Hampshire +21 167 £413 +13.79% 12
Edinburgh +7 165 £400 -5.88% 7
Berkshire +2 162 £360 -12.19% 20
Manchester +11 152 £388 +3.33% 23
East of England -12 143 £413 +10.00% 24
East Midlands +5 134 £388 +1.30% 15
Yorkshire -21 117 £350 -3.44% 50
Surrey +12 86 £400 +14.28% 12
Buckinghamshire -15 76 £365 -8.75% 11
Reading +8 74 £360 -14.79% 8
Oxfordshire +11 67 £375 +7.14% 20
Birmingham -1 66 £400 - 15
West Yorkshire -27 65 £370 +1.71% 30
Glasgow +35 62 £350 +2.94% 8
Milton Keynes -7 61 £375 -6.25% 5
North East +10 60 £363 +3.57% 12
Cheshire -17 53 £400 +23.07% 11
Lancashire +22 52 £400 +66.66% 14
Wiltshire +11 45 £363 +11.53% 8
West Sussex 0 45 £350 -0.35% 4
Merseyside +14 42 £400 +53.84% 3
Wales -4 42 £375 -3.22% 1

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Migration also 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 that cited Migration.

1 2007 (30.21%) Data Migration
2 1611 (24.25%) Windows
3 1512 (22.76%) Finance
4 1247 (18.77%) SQL
5 1057 (15.91%) Microsoft
6 845 (12.72%) Oracle
7 726 (10.93%) Project Management
8 670 (10.08%) SQL Server
9 607 (9.14%) Active Directory
10 573 (8.62%) VMware
11 570 (8.58%) Security Cleared
12 540 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 531 (7.99%) Banking
14 525 (7.90%) SAP
15 499 (7.51%) Windows 7
16 480 (7.22%) ETL
17 467 (7.03%) Linux
18 462 (6.95%) Agile Software Development
19 455 (6.85%) MS Excel
20 443 (6.67%) SharePoint
21 408 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
22 397 (5.98%) PRINCE2
23 394 (5.93%) Cisco
24 384 (5.78%) UNIX
25 372 (5.60%) Citrix
25 372 (5.60%) Windows Server 2003
26 364 (5.48%) SC Cleared
26 364 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
27 360 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
28 354 (5.33%) ITIL

Migration
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Migration also 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 that cited Migration. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 443 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 307 (4.62%) MS Exchange
3 170 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 169 (2.54%) Lync
5 157 (2.36%) IIS
6 132 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 104 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 84 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 80 (1.20%) SAS
9 80 (1.20%) CMS
9 80 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 78 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
11 73 (1.10%) WebSphere
11 73 (1.10%) IBM Notes
12 51 (0.77%) WebLogic
12 51 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
13 38 (0.57%) Apache
14 33 (0.50%) Documentum
15 32 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
16 30 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 455 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 281 (4.23%) MS Office
3 107 (1.61%) MS Project
4 95 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 56 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.24%) InfoPath
8 12 (0.18%) PowerPivot
9 9 (0.14%) SPSS
10 2 (0.030%) Simulink
10 2 (0.030%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.030%) TargetLink
11 1 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.015%) Windchill
11 1 (0.015%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.015%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 117 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 102 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 86 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
4 37 (0.56%) Agresso
5 36 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
5 36 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
6 30 (0.45%) SAP MM
6 30 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
7 29 (0.44%) SAP FI
8 28 (0.42%) SAP HR
9 26 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 25 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
11 23 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
11 23 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
12 22 (0.33%) SAP ERP
13 21 (0.32%) SAP CO
13 21 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
13 21 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
14 18 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
15 17 (0.26%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 196 (2.95%) Office 365
2 105 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
3 79 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (0.53%) SaaS
5 33 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 22 (0.33%) IaaS
7 20 (0.30%) PaaS
8 13 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.17%) Mimecast
11 10 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (0.14%) CloudFront
13 7 (0.11%) Google Apps
14 6 (0.090%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.090%) Yammer
15 5 (0.075%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 5 (0.075%) HP Helion
15 5 (0.075%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (0.075%) Force.com
15 5 (0.075%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 291 (4.38%) SAN
2 270 (4.06%) Firewall
3 249 (3.75%) WAN
4 204 (3.07%) LAN
5 182 (2.74%) DNS
6 117 (1.76%) Network Security
7 111 (1.67%) TCP/IP
8 105 (1.58%) VPN
9 104 (1.57%) DHCP
10 91 (1.37%) MPLS
11 90 (1.35%) NAS
12 88 (1.32%) Internet
13 75 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
14 63 (0.95%) Intranet
15 58 (0.87%) BGP
16 56 (0.84%) SSL
17 54 (0.81%) OSPF
17 54 (0.81%) Wireless
18 50 (0.75%) Ethernet
19 47 (0.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 670 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 317 (4.77%) Data Warehouse
3 302 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 242 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 219 (3.30%) Oracle Database
6 164 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 119 (1.79%) Relational Database
8 110 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 94 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
10 89 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 86 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
12 64 (0.96%) DB2
13 62 (0.93%) RDBMS
14 59 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
15 57 (0.86%) MySQL
16 52 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
16 52 (0.78%) SAP Data Services
17 49 (0.74%) QlikView
18 39 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
19 37 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 58 (0.87%) Visual Studio
1 58 (0.87%) MSI
2 56 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (0.83%) JIRA
4 54 (0.81%) LSMW
5 38 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
6 26 (0.39%) Subversion
7 20 (0.30%) StarTeam
7 20 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
7 20 (0.30%) Git (software)
8 18 (0.27%) Selenium
8 18 (0.27%) Maven
9 17 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 17 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
10 16 (0.24%) Toad
11 14 (0.21%) Introscope
11 14 (0.21%) Jenkins
12 12 (0.18%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.17%) NUnit
14 10 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1512 (22.76%) Finance
2 531 (7.99%) Banking
3 327 (4.92%) Retail
4 253 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 118 (1.78%) Investment Banking
6 108 (1.63%) Marketing
7 93 (1.40%) Retail Banking
8 91 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 73 (1.10%) Legal
10 70 (1.05%) Billing
11 64 (0.96%) Back Office
12 61 (0.92%) Publishing
13 56 (0.84%) Advertising
14 51 (0.77%) Law
15 45 (0.68%) Local Government
16 38 (0.57%) Financial Institution
17 37 (0.56%) Front Office
18 29 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
19 28 (0.42%) General Ledger
20 26 (0.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1420 (21.37%) Analyst
2 856 (12.88%) Project Manager
3 721 (10.85%) Developer
4 703 (10.58%) Consultant
5 633 (9.53%) Architect
6 567 (8.53%) Business Analyst
7 359 (5.40%) Data Analyst
8 208 (3.13%) Administrator
9 142 (2.14%) Migration Engineer
9 142 (2.14%) DBA
10 138 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
10 138 (2.08%) Infrastructure Manager
11 134 (2.02%) SQL Developer
11 134 (2.02%) Data Manager
12 124 (1.87%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 123 (1.85%) Test Manager
14 121 (1.82%) SAP Consultant
15 118 (1.78%) Test Analyst
16 116 (1.75%) Migration Consultant
17 109 (1.64%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (4.80%) .NET
2 164 (2.47%) Web Services
3 143 (2.15%) HTML
4 138 (2.08%) XML
5 116 (1.75%) ASP.NET
6 110 (1.66%) CSS
7 83 (1.25%) Middleware
8 81 (1.22%) Application Packaging
9 71 (1.07%) J2EE
10 67 (1.01%) jQuery
11 57 (0.86%) HTML5
12 44 (0.66%) JSP
13 43 (0.65%) SOAP
14 38 (0.57%) CSS3
15 34 (0.51%) .NET Framework
16 33 (0.50%) REST
17 30 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
18 28 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
19 24 (0.36%) J2SE
19 24 (0.36%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 360 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
2 157 (2.36%) NHS
3 114 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 110 (1.66%) Clustering
5 88 (1.32%) Data Integration
6 79 (1.19%) Replication
7 78 (1.17%) Data Structures
8 73 (1.10%) Mainframe
9 55 (0.83%) Blackberry
10 54 (0.81%) Derivative
11 50 (0.75%) User Experience
12 48 (0.72%) FMCG
12 48 (0.72%) Data Extraction
12 48 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
13 42 (0.63%) Computer Science
14 39 (0.59%) PKI
14 39 (0.59%) Client/Server
15 38 (0.57%) Equities
16 33 (0.50%) Private Cloud
17 29 (0.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1611 (24.25%) Windows
2 499 (7.51%) Windows 7
3 467 (7.03%) Linux
4 408 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 384 (5.78%) UNIX
6 372 (5.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 320 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 197 (2.97%) Windows XP
9 170 (2.56%) Solaris
10 115 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 112 (1.69%) AIX
12 71 (1.07%) Windows 8
13 63 (0.95%) HPUX
14 33 (0.50%) Windows 2000
15 29 (0.44%) zOS
16 28 (0.42%) VME
17 27 (0.41%) VMS
18 26 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
19 16 (0.24%) Android
20 13 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2007 (30.21%) Data Migration
2 726 (10.93%) Project Management
3 540 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 480 (7.22%) ETL
5 462 (6.95%) Agile Software Development
6 397 (5.98%) PRINCE2
7 354 (5.33%) ITIL
8 318 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
9 298 (4.49%) CRM
10 286 (4.30%) Validation
11 282 (4.24%) Data Modelling
12 277 (4.17%) Data Analysis
13 273 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 253 (3.81%) Data Cleansing
15 241 (3.63%) Business Analysis
16 231 (3.48%) Change Management
17 196 (2.95%) ERP
18 187 (2.81%) Data Management
19 168 (2.53%) Disaster Recovery
20 165 (2.48%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1247 (18.77%) SQL
2 254 (3.82%) Java
3 204 (3.07%) C#
4 201 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 193 (2.90%) PowerShell
6 172 (2.59%) PL/SQL
7 151 (2.27%) JavaScript
8 88 (1.32%) VBA
9 83 (1.25%) Shell Script
10 74 (1.11%) VBScript
10 74 (1.11%) VB
11 72 (1.08%) C
12 47 (0.71%) PHP
12 47 (0.71%) C++
13 45 (0.68%) VB.NET
14 36 (0.54%) Python
15 35 (0.53%) ABAP
16 31 (0.47%) Perl
17 22 (0.33%) COBOL
18 20 (0.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 570 (8.58%) Security Cleared
2 364 (5.48%) SC Cleared
3 178 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 164 (2.47%) Degree
5 113 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
6 97 (1.46%) DV Cleared
7 94 (1.41%) ISEB
8 92 (1.38%) MCSE
9 77 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 68 (1.02%) PMI Certification
11 62 (0.93%) CCNA
12 59 (0.89%) PMP
13 58 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 56 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
15 54 (0.81%) CCNP
16 53 (0.80%) ISTQB
17 45 (0.68%) MCITP
18 43 (0.65%) CCIE
19 25 (0.38%) MCP
19 25 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (3.07%) QA
2 130 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 54 (0.81%) SLA
4 41 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.17%) Solvency II
8 8 (0.12%) HL7
9 7 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.090%) COREP
11 5 (0.075%) GAAP
11 5 (0.075%) FATCA
12 4 (0.060%) EMIR
12 4 (0.060%) Basel III
12 4 (0.060%) GAMP
12 4 (0.060%) FINREP
13 3 (0.045%) GxP
13 3 (0.045%) ISO 9000
14 2 (0.030%) GMP
14 2 (0.030%) CRD IV
System Software
1 607 (9.14%) Active Directory
2 364 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (1.88%) vSphere
4 124 (1.87%) Hyper-V
5 102 (1.54%) XenApp
6 75 (1.13%) VMware ESX
7 65 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
8 49 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
9 36 (0.54%) XenDesktop
10 32 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
11 24 (0.36%) Terminal Services
12 22 (0.33%) SRDF
13 17 (0.26%) NFS
14 16 (0.24%) Xen
15 15 (0.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 15 (0.23%) BitLocker
16 14 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 13 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 11 (0.17%) VMware Server
18 11 (0.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 222 (3.34%) SCCM
2 86 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
3 47 (0.71%) Puppet
4 37 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 31 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
6 27 (0.41%) SCOM
7 26 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
9 20 (0.30%) Data Guard
9 20 (0.30%) NetBackup
10 19 (0.29%) Tivoli
10 19 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
11 15 (0.23%) Backup Exec
12 14 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 14 (0.21%) CA Wily
13 13 (0.20%) WSUS
14 12 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
15 10 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
15 10 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
15 10 (0.15%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1057 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 845 (12.72%) Oracle
3 573 (8.62%) VMware
4 525 (7.90%) SAP
5 394 (5.93%) Cisco
6 372 (5.60%) Citrix
7 322 (4.85%) HP
8 182 (2.74%) EMC
9 178 (2.68%) IBM
10 150 (2.26%) NetApp
11 114 (1.72%) Red Hat
12 103 (1.55%) CheckPoint
12 103 (1.55%) Business Objects
13 86 (1.29%) Informatica
14 80 (1.20%) Lotus
15 67 (1.01%) Sybase
16 64 (0.96%) 3PAR
17 60 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
18 50 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
19 46 (0.69%) Juniper
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