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 3 September 2014 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 27 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Migration 3449 3440 3201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 6.17% 6.51% 5.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.29% 8.83% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2033 1855 1908
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 95 113
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.44 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.39 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -32.69%

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
41605 38977 41393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.73% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25819 23938 23975
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1152 1089 1501
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.08% -

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 3 September 2014.

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 3 September 2014.

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 3 September 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 -3 3062 £400 - 432
London +5 1484 £438 +2.94% 174
South East -12 535 £363 -3.33% 92
City of London -2 333 £425 - 66
Scotland -1 239 £375 -6.25% 21
South West 0 188 £365 +4.28% 29
North West -13 188 £375 +7.14% 44
East of England +2 177 £375 - 27
West Midlands -9 171 £340 -6.20% 21
Berkshire -11 149 £375 -9.63% 19
Yorkshire -9 136 £350 +10.23% 30
Edinburgh +2 134 £401 -3.49% 5
Hampshire +7 130 £350 -6.66% 21
East Midlands +4 124 £375 +10.29% 5
West Yorkshire -7 95 £350 +7.69% 21
Manchester +3 88 £356 +7.95% 23
Glasgow +9 71 £323 +43.33% 10
Bristol +12 66 £375 +15.38% 8
Buckinghamshire -8 66 £300 -14.28% 6
Milton Keynes +1 58 £300 -9.77%
Oxfordshire +5 57 £360 +0.69% 11
Birmingham -2 54 £338 -2.17% 10
Leeds -6 53 £335 +6.34% 12
Cheshire -13 53 £385 +2.32% 8
Reading -11 46 £400 - 7
Surrey -31 42 £438 +16.66% 16
Derbyshire +4 38 £350 -28.20%
Essex 0 38 £350 -12.50% 3
Southampton +11 32 £321 -24.41% 2
Hertfordshire -8 32 £406 +27.45% 7

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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 2012 (30.20%) Data Migration
2 1512 (22.69%) Finance
3 1437 (21.57%) Windows
4 1189 (17.84%) SQL
5 1081 (16.22%) Microsoft
6 978 (14.68%) Oracle
7 747 (11.21%) Project Management
8 745 (11.18%) SQL Server
9 664 (9.97%) Windows 7
10 601 (9.02%) Active Directory
11 592 (8.88%) MS Excel
12 590 (8.85%) SAP
13 514 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 513 (7.70%) Banking
15 479 (7.19%) Security Cleared
16 447 (6.71%) PRINCE2
17 440 (6.60%) ETL
18 438 (6.57%) VMware
19 432 (6.48%) SharePoint
20 385 (5.78%) ITIL
21 375 (5.63%) CRM
22 368 (5.52%) Linux
23 360 (5.40%) .NET
24 347 (5.21%) UNIX
25 345 (5.18%) MS Exchange
26 335 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
27 322 (4.83%) SCCM
28 309 (4.64%) User Acceptance Testing
28 309 (4.64%) SC Cleared
29 303 (4.55%) Cisco

Migration
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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
1 432 (6.48%) SharePoint
2 345 (5.18%) MS Exchange
3 165 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 134 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
5 132 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 129 (1.94%) Lync
7 112 (1.68%) WebSphere
8 110 (1.65%) IIS
9 92 (1.38%) IBM Notes
9 92 (1.38%) CMS
10 86 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 82 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
12 72 (1.08%) Apache
12 72 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
13 56 (0.84%) SAS
14 54 (0.81%) WebLogic
15 34 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
16 32 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 30 (0.45%) Tomcat
18 29 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 592 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 298 (4.47%) MS Office
3 137 (2.06%) MS Project
4 129 (1.94%) MS Visio
5 67 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 53 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 27 (0.41%) InfoPath
8 13 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.045%) SPSS
9 3 (0.045%) Windchill
10 2 (0.030%) Mathematica
10 2 (0.030%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.015%) FastStats
11 1 (0.015%) Mingle
11 1 (0.015%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.015%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 151 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 150 (2.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 128 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 91 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
5 87 (1.31%) Oracle Receivables
6 83 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
7 67 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
8 47 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
9 43 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
10 41 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
11 34 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
12 32 (0.48%) SAP HR
13 31 (0.47%) SAP SD
14 29 (0.44%) SAP FI
14 29 (0.44%) Agresso
15 26 (0.39%) Workday HCM
15 26 (0.39%) SAP CO
16 22 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
17 21 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
18 19 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 157 (2.36%) Office 365
2 50 (0.75%) SaaS
3 45 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (0.59%) Force.com
5 33 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
6 24 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.24%) Google Apps
8 15 (0.23%) PaaS
9 13 (0.20%) IaaS
10 9 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.060%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.045%) Taleo
12 3 (0.045%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.045%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.045%) Route 53
12 3 (0.045%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.030%) Heroku
14 1 (0.015%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.015%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 220 (3.30%) SAN
2 210 (3.15%) Firewall
3 183 (2.75%) DNS
4 174 (2.61%) WAN
5 139 (2.09%) LAN
6 112 (1.68%) DHCP
7 92 (1.38%) TCP/IP
8 89 (1.34%) Internet
9 85 (1.28%) NAS
10 79 (1.19%) Intranet
11 76 (1.14%) VPN
12 61 (0.92%) MPLS
13 60 (0.90%) HTTP
14 55 (0.83%) Network Security
15 52 (0.78%) VLAN
16 50 (0.75%) LDAP
17 46 (0.69%) Wireless
18 45 (0.68%) FTP
19 44 (0.66%) NetScaler
20 43 (0.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 745 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 295 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 255 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
4 232 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 224 (3.36%) Oracle Database
6 214 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 140 (2.10%) Relational Database
8 112 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 99 (1.49%) MySQL
10 92 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 88 (1.32%) MS Access
12 86 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
13 82 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
14 78 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
15 72 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
16 67 (1.01%) RDBMS
17 66 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
18 61 (0.92%) DB2
19 40 (0.60%) SAP Data Services
20 39 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 83 (1.25%) LSMW
2 56 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 54 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 45 (0.68%) Maven
6 43 (0.65%) Subversion
6 43 (0.65%) MSI
7 42 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
7 42 (0.63%) JIRA
8 39 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
9 32 (0.48%) Jenkins
10 24 (0.36%) Eclipse
11 23 (0.35%) Ant
12 22 (0.33%) Toad
13 17 (0.26%) Selenium
14 15 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
14 15 (0.23%) ERwin
15 14 (0.21%) ClearCase
16 13 (0.20%) JUnit
16 13 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1512 (22.69%) Finance
2 513 (7.70%) Banking
3 271 (4.07%) Retail
4 228 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 143 (2.15%) Investment Banking
6 107 (1.61%) Marketing
7 97 (1.46%) Manufacturing
8 77 (1.16%) Front Office
9 76 (1.14%) Legal
10 72 (1.08%) Financial Institution
11 66 (0.99%) Publishing
12 63 (0.95%) Billing
12 63 (0.95%) Retail Banking
13 57 (0.86%) Back Office
13 57 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
14 52 (0.78%) General Ledger
15 40 (0.60%) Automotive
15 40 (0.60%) German Language
16 39 (0.59%) Advertising
17 37 (0.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1228 (18.43%) Analyst
2 899 (13.49%) Project Manager
3 785 (11.78%) Consultant
4 765 (11.48%) Developer
5 576 (8.64%) Architect
6 559 (8.39%) Business Analyst
7 280 (4.20%) Data Analyst
8 192 (2.88%) Migration Consultant
9 158 (2.37%) Data Consultant
10 149 (2.24%) Administrator
11 147 (2.21%) Migration Engineer
12 139 (2.09%) SAP Consultant
13 138 (2.07%) DBA
14 131 (1.97%) Data Manager
15 123 (1.85%) SQL Developer
15 123 (1.85%) Data Migration Consultant
16 120 (1.80%) Solutions Architect
17 102 (1.53%) Test Analyst
18 96 (1.44%) Programme Manager
19 95 (1.43%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (5.40%) .NET
2 254 (3.81%) XML
3 236 (3.54%) Web Services
4 203 (3.05%) HTML
5 145 (2.18%) CSS
6 109 (1.64%) ASP.NET
7 95 (1.43%) SOAP
8 87 (1.31%) Middleware
9 81 (1.22%) jQuery
10 64 (0.96%) WCF
11 52 (0.78%) Application Packaging
12 51 (0.77%) .NET Framework
13 50 (0.75%) J2EE
13 50 (0.75%) XSLT
14 48 (0.72%) REST
15 45 (0.68%) HTML5
16 42 (0.63%) JSON
17 41 (0.62%) Visualforce
18 40 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
19 38 (0.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 161 (2.42%) NHS
2 136 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 112 (1.68%) Replication
4 97 (1.46%) Data Integration
5 86 (1.29%) Blackberry
6 75 (1.13%) Clustering
7 72 (1.08%) Mainframe
8 64 (0.96%) PMI
9 58 (0.87%) Derivative
10 57 (0.86%) Data Extraction
11 55 (0.83%) Open Source
12 51 (0.77%) Computer Science
12 51 (0.77%) Data Conversion
13 47 (0.71%) Fixed Income
14 44 (0.66%) Reference Data
15 43 (0.65%) FMCG
16 41 (0.62%) Fat Client
16 41 (0.62%) Thin Client
17 40 (0.60%) Hedge funds
18 38 (0.57%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1437 (21.57%) Windows
2 664 (9.97%) Windows 7
3 368 (5.52%) Linux
4 347 (5.21%) UNIX
5 335 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 262 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 238 (3.57%) Windows XP
8 164 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 118 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 115 (1.73%) Solaris
11 78 (1.17%) AIX
12 59 (0.89%) Windows 8
13 20 (0.30%) HPUX
14 18 (0.27%) Debian
15 17 (0.26%) SUSE
16 16 (0.24%) zOS
17 15 (0.23%) CentOS
17 15 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
17 15 (0.23%) Windows 2000
18 13 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2012 (30.20%) Data Migration
2 747 (11.21%) Project Management
3 514 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 447 (6.71%) PRINCE2
5 440 (6.60%) ETL
6 385 (5.78%) ITIL
7 375 (5.63%) CRM
8 309 (4.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 295 (4.43%) Business Intelligence
10 285 (4.28%) Data Analysis
11 284 (4.26%) Data Modelling
12 277 (4.16%) Change Management
13 268 (4.02%) Business Analysis
14 258 (3.87%) Data Cleansing
15 250 (3.75%) Validation
16 247 (3.71%) ERP
17 226 (3.39%) Workflow
18 220 (3.30%) Data Mapping
19 215 (3.23%) Data Management
20 185 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1189 (17.84%) SQL
2 287 (4.31%) Java
3 228 (3.42%) PowerShell
4 205 (3.08%) C#
5 196 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 182 (2.73%) JavaScript
7 177 (2.66%) T-SQL
8 125 (1.88%) C
9 107 (1.61%) VBA
10 106 (1.59%) Shell Script
11 100 (1.50%) Perl
12 99 (1.49%) VB
13 84 (1.26%) VBScript
14 75 (1.13%) PHP
15 69 (1.04%) Python
16 48 (0.72%) Apex Code
17 43 (0.65%) Bash Shell
18 41 (0.62%) ABAP
19 36 (0.54%) VB.NET
20 21 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 479 (7.19%) Security Cleared
2 309 (4.64%) SC Cleared
3 177 (2.66%) Degree
4 138 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 127 (1.91%) PMI Certification
6 91 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 84 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 83 (1.25%) PMP
9 80 (1.20%) DV Cleared
10 67 (1.01%) MCSE
11 66 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
11 66 (0.99%) ISEB
12 64 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 58 (0.87%) MCITP
14 51 (0.77%) CCNP
15 43 (0.65%) CCNA
16 36 (0.54%) ISTQB
17 26 (0.39%) CCIE
18 25 (0.38%) MCP
19 22 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (3.38%) QA
2 107 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 85 (1.28%) SLA
4 22 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.18%) EMIR
8 10 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 8 (0.12%) ISO 9000
9 8 (0.12%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.11%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.075%) COBIT
11 5 (0.075%) MiFID
12 3 (0.045%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.030%) FATCA
13 2 (0.030%) GAAP
13 2 (0.030%) GxP
14 1 (0.015%) WCAG
14 1 (0.015%) HL7
14 1 (0.015%) COSO
System Software
1 601 (9.02%) Active Directory
2 253 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 104 (1.56%) XenApp
5 94 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 93 (1.40%) vSphere
7 66 (0.99%) XenDesktop
8 47 (0.71%) VMware ESX
9 36 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
10 21 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 19 (0.29%) XenServer
12 17 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (0.26%) ISA Server
12 17 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
13 16 (0.24%) NFS
14 14 (0.21%) Terminal Services
15 10 (0.15%) DFS Replication
16 9 (0.14%) UAG
16 9 (0.14%) vCloud
17 8 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 322 (4.83%) SCCM
2 80 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
3 66 (0.99%) SCOM
4 37 (0.56%) Data Guard
5 33 (0.50%) Puppet
6 26 (0.39%) NetBackup
7 25 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
8 23 (0.35%) WSUS
8 23 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 22 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
10 20 (0.30%) Tivoli
11 18 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 17 (0.26%) Control-M
13 16 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 15 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 15 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
15 14 (0.21%) SCVMM
16 12 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
16 12 (0.18%) Backup Exec
17 11 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1081 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 978 (14.68%) Oracle
3 590 (8.85%) SAP
4 438 (6.57%) VMware
5 303 (4.55%) Cisco
6 289 (4.34%) Citrix
7 251 (3.77%) HP
8 197 (2.96%) IBM
9 124 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
10 116 (1.74%) EMC
11 104 (1.56%) Informatica
12 101 (1.52%) Red Hat
13 98 (1.47%) Lotus
14 90 (1.35%) Business Objects
15 87 (1.31%) Dell
16 76 (1.14%) NetApp
17 73 (1.10%) CheckPoint
18 65 (0.98%) Sybase
19 56 (0.84%) Symantec
19 56 (0.84%) Siebel
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