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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 25 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Migration 3500 3425 3212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 6.19% 6.50% 5.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.34% 8.87% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2047 1843 1923
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
- +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 92 112
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.41 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £41.22 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -31.37%

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
41951 38607 41075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 73.26% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26010 23715 23830
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
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 1162 1053 1463
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -4 3112 £400 - 392
London +3 1509 £438 +2.94% 166
South East -10 543 £363 -3.33% 75
City of London 0 342 £425 - 56
Scotland 0 243 £373 -6.87% 25
North West -13 190 £363 +3.57% 42
South West +1 186 £375 +7.14% 29
East of England +7 182 £375 - 18
West Midlands -6 172 £340 -9.33% 18
Berkshire -7 150 £390 -5.45% 16
Yorkshire -6 141 £350 +11.11% 30
Edinburgh +1 136 £400 -5.88% 5
Hampshire +11 135 £350 -6.66% 19
East Midlands 0 124 £375 +7.14% 4
West Yorkshire -7 97 £363 +11.53% 21
Manchester +1 91 £350 +6.06% 23
Glasgow +11 72 £350 +64.70% 12
Buckinghamshire -12 68 £300 -14.28% 8
Bristol +9 65 £400 +23.07% 9
Milton Keynes -3 60 £303 -11.02% 2
Oxfordshire +2 57 £360 +0.69% 6
Cheshire -16 54 £413 +9.63% 9
Birmingham -5 53 £338 -3.57% 8
Leeds -8 53 £350 +11.11% 12
Reading -10 47 £400 +10.34% 7
Surrey -29 43 £438 +16.66% 15
Derbyshire +1 38 £350 -28.20%
Essex -1 34 £350 -6.66% 4
Hertfordshire -9 34 £413 +39.83% 4
Cambridgeshire -11 32 £319 -15.00% 6

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1994 (30.30%) Data Migration
2 1481 (22.51%) Finance
3 1421 (21.60%) Windows
4 1173 (17.83%) SQL
5 1069 (16.25%) Microsoft
6 966 (14.68%) Oracle
7 740 (11.25%) SQL Server
8 739 (11.23%) Project Management
9 657 (9.98%) Windows 7
10 596 (9.06%) Active Directory
11 585 (8.89%) MS Excel
12 584 (8.88%) SAP
13 509 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 501 (7.61%) Banking
15 469 (7.13%) Security Cleared
16 443 (6.73%) PRINCE2
17 432 (6.57%) ETL
18 431 (6.55%) VMware
19 424 (6.44%) SharePoint
20 385 (5.85%) ITIL
21 379 (5.76%) CRM
22 367 (5.58%) Linux
23 357 (5.43%) .NET
24 346 (5.26%) UNIX
25 341 (5.18%) MS Exchange
26 330 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
27 320 (4.86%) SCCM
28 307 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
29 304 (4.62%) SC Cleared
30 300 (4.56%) Cisco

Migration
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 424 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 341 (5.18%) MS Exchange
3 162 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 133 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 130 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 129 (1.96%) Lync
7 110 (1.67%) IIS
7 110 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 92 (1.40%) IBM Notes
9 89 (1.35%) CMS
10 84 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
11 80 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
12 72 (1.09%) Apache
12 72 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
13 52 (0.79%) WebLogic
14 50 (0.76%) SAS
15 34 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 33 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
17 31 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
18 30 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 585 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 293 (4.45%) MS Office
3 134 (2.04%) MS Project
4 131 (1.99%) MS Visio
5 65 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 53 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
7 26 (0.40%) InfoPath
8 11 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.046%) Windchill
9 3 (0.046%) SPSS
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
1 150 (2.28%) Oracle EBS
2 149 (2.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 130 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 90 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
5 86 (1.31%) Oracle Receivables
6 82 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
7 67 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
8 46 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
9 42 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
10 39 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
11 33 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
12 32 (0.49%) SAP SD
13 31 (0.47%) SAP HR
14 29 (0.44%) Agresso
14 29 (0.44%) SAP FI
15 26 (0.40%) SAP CO
15 26 (0.40%) Workday HCM
16 22 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
17 20 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
18 19 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 153 (2.33%) Office 365
2 50 (0.76%) 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 (0.061%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.046%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.046%) Route 53
12 3 (0.046%) Taleo
12 3 (0.046%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.046%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.030%) Heroku
14 1 (0.015%) GitHub
14 1 (0.015%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 219 (3.33%) SAN
2 209 (3.18%) Firewall
3 179 (2.72%) DNS
4 174 (2.64%) WAN
5 140 (2.13%) LAN
6 109 (1.66%) DHCP
7 88 (1.34%) TCP/IP
8 86 (1.31%) Internet
9 85 (1.29%) NAS
10 79 (1.20%) Intranet
11 75 (1.14%) VPN
12 60 (0.91%) HTTP
12 60 (0.91%) MPLS
13 55 (0.84%) Network Security
14 52 (0.79%) VLAN
15 49 (0.74%) LDAP
16 45 (0.68%) Wireless
16 45 (0.68%) FTP
17 43 (0.65%) VoIP
18 41 (0.62%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 740 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 293 (4.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 253 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
4 231 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 221 (3.36%) Oracle Database
6 216 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 140 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 110 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 98 (1.49%) MySQL
10 92 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 85 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 84 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
13 82 (1.25%) MS Access
14 76 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
15 70 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
16 67 (1.02%) RDBMS
16 67 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
17 61 (0.93%) DB2
18 38 (0.58%) SAP Data Services
19 37 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 84 (1.28%) LSMW
2 56 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 53 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (0.71%) Visual Studio
5 46 (0.70%) Maven
6 43 (0.65%) Subversion
7 42 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
8 41 (0.62%) MSI
9 40 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
10 39 (0.59%) JIRA
11 33 (0.50%) Jenkins
12 24 (0.36%) Eclipse
12 24 (0.36%) Ant
13 22 (0.33%) Toad
14 17 (0.26%) Selenium
15 15 (0.23%) ERwin
16 14 (0.21%) ClearCase
16 14 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
17 13 (0.20%) JUnit
18 12 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1481 (22.51%) Finance
2 501 (7.61%) Banking
3 272 (4.13%) Retail
4 223 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 142 (2.16%) Investment Banking
6 104 (1.58%) Marketing
7 95 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 75 (1.14%) Front Office
9 73 (1.11%) Legal
10 72 (1.09%) Financial Institution
11 65 (0.99%) Publishing
12 63 (0.96%) Billing
13 60 (0.91%) Retail Banking
14 59 (0.90%) Back Office
15 56 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
16 51 (0.78%) General Ledger
17 41 (0.62%) German Language
18 39 (0.59%) Automotive
19 37 (0.56%) French Language
20 36 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1204 (18.30%) Analyst
2 893 (13.57%) Project Manager
3 779 (11.84%) Consultant
4 736 (11.19%) Developer
5 578 (8.78%) Architect
6 548 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 276 (4.19%) Data Analyst
8 189 (2.87%) Migration Consultant
9 157 (2.39%) Data Consultant
10 148 (2.25%) Administrator
11 146 (2.22%) Migration Engineer
12 140 (2.13%) DBA
13 138 (2.10%) SAP Consultant
14 131 (1.99%) Data Manager
15 122 (1.85%) Data Migration Consultant
16 121 (1.84%) Solutions Architect
17 118 (1.79%) SQL Developer
18 98 (1.49%) Test Analyst
19 96 (1.46%) Programme Manager
20 95 (1.44%) Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (5.43%) .NET
2 253 (3.84%) XML
3 237 (3.60%) Web Services
4 198 (3.01%) HTML
5 140 (2.13%) CSS
6 105 (1.60%) ASP.NET
7 95 (1.44%) SOAP
8 88 (1.34%) Middleware
9 77 (1.17%) jQuery
10 63 (0.96%) WCF
11 51 (0.78%) .NET Framework
11 51 (0.78%) Application Packaging
12 50 (0.76%) J2EE
12 50 (0.76%) XSLT
13 48 (0.73%) REST
14 44 (0.67%) HTML5
15 41 (0.62%) JSON
15 41 (0.62%) Visualforce
16 40 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
17 39 (0.59%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 163 (2.48%) NHS
2 135 (2.05%) Management Information System
3 113 (1.72%) Replication
4 99 (1.50%) Data Integration
5 87 (1.32%) Blackberry
6 76 (1.16%) Mainframe
7 74 (1.12%) Clustering
8 63 (0.96%) PMI
9 58 (0.88%) Data Extraction
10 57 (0.87%) Derivative
11 54 (0.82%) Open Source
12 50 (0.76%) Computer Science
12 50 (0.76%) Data Conversion
13 47 (0.71%) Fixed Income
14 44 (0.67%) Reference Data
14 44 (0.67%) FMCG
15 41 (0.62%) Fat Client
15 41 (0.62%) Thin Client
16 40 (0.61%) Hedge funds
17 37 (0.56%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1421 (21.60%) Windows
2 657 (9.98%) Windows 7
3 367 (5.58%) Linux
4 346 (5.26%) UNIX
5 330 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 257 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 238 (3.62%) Windows XP
8 160 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 118 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 114 (1.73%) Solaris
11 77 (1.17%) AIX
12 58 (0.88%) 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%) Windows 2000 Server
17 15 (0.23%) CentOS
18 14 (0.21%) Windows 2000
19 13 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1994 (30.30%) Data Migration
2 739 (11.23%) Project Management
3 509 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 443 (6.73%) PRINCE2
5 432 (6.57%) ETL
6 385 (5.85%) ITIL
7 379 (5.76%) CRM
8 307 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 288 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
10 281 (4.27%) Data Modelling
11 280 (4.26%) Data Analysis
12 273 (4.15%) Change Management
13 264 (4.01%) Business Analysis
14 256 (3.89%) Data Cleansing
15 249 (3.78%) Validation
16 245 (3.72%) ERP
17 220 (3.34%) Workflow
18 216 (3.28%) Data Mapping
19 212 (3.22%) Data Management
20 185 (2.81%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1173 (17.83%) SQL
2 285 (4.33%) Java
3 225 (3.42%) PowerShell
4 201 (3.05%) C#
5 194 (2.95%) PL/SQL
6 178 (2.71%) JavaScript
7 174 (2.64%) T-SQL
8 124 (1.88%) C
9 108 (1.64%) VBA
10 106 (1.61%) Shell Script
11 99 (1.50%) VB
11 99 (1.50%) Perl
12 83 (1.26%) VBScript
13 75 (1.14%) PHP
14 68 (1.03%) Python
15 48 (0.73%) Apex Code
16 43 (0.65%) Bash Shell
17 41 (0.62%) ABAP
18 36 (0.55%) VB.NET
19 20 (0.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 469 (7.13%) Security Cleared
2 304 (4.62%) SC Cleared
3 174 (2.64%) Degree
4 136 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 126 (1.91%) PMI Certification
6 89 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 84 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 83 (1.26%) PMP
9 76 (1.16%) DV Cleared
10 66 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
11 65 (0.99%) ISEB
12 64 (0.97%) MCSE
13 62 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 57 (0.87%) MCITP
15 50 (0.76%) CCNP
16 42 (0.64%) CCNA
17 35 (0.53%) ISTQB
18 25 (0.38%) MCP
18 25 (0.38%) CCIE
19 21 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (3.40%) QA
2 107 (1.63%) Data Quality
3 85 (1.29%) SLA
4 20 (0.30%) 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 (0.076%) MiFID
11 5 (0.076%) COBIT
12 3 (0.046%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.030%) GxP
13 2 (0.030%) GAAP
13 2 (0.030%) FATCA
14 1 (0.015%) UCITS
14 1 (0.015%) COREP
14 1 (0.015%) FINREP
System Software
1 596 (9.06%) Active Directory
2 249 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 100 (1.52%) XenApp
5 92 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 90 (1.37%) vSphere
7 64 (0.97%) XenDesktop
8 47 (0.71%) VMware ESX
9 36 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
10 21 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 19 (0.29%) XenServer
12 17 (0.26%) ISA Server
13 16 (0.24%) NFS
13 16 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
13 16 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (0.21%) Terminal Services
15 10 (0.15%) DFS Replication
16 9 (0.14%) UAG
17 8 (0.12%) Xen
17 8 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 320 (4.86%) SCCM
2 77 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
3 65 (0.99%) SCOM
4 37 (0.56%) Data Guard
5 34 (0.52%) Puppet
6 26 (0.40%) NetBackup
7 25 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
8 23 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 23 (0.35%) WSUS
9 20 (0.30%) Tivoli
10 18 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 17 (0.26%) Control-M
12 16 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 15 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
13 15 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 14 (0.21%) SCVMM
15 12 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
16 11 (0.17%) Backup Exec
16 11 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1069 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 966 (14.68%) Oracle
3 584 (8.88%) SAP
4 431 (6.55%) VMware
5 300 (4.56%) Cisco
6 284 (4.32%) Citrix
7 246 (3.74%) HP
8 196 (2.98%) IBM
9 123 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
10 115 (1.75%) EMC
11 101 (1.53%) Red Hat
12 98 (1.49%) Lotus
13 95 (1.44%) Informatica
14 87 (1.32%) Business Objects
15 86 (1.31%) Dell
16 76 (1.16%) NetApp
17 73 (1.11%) CheckPoint
18 64 (0.97%) Sybase
19 55 (0.84%) Siebel
20 54 (0.82%) Symantec
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