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 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 23 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Migration 3880 3481 3463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 6.65% 6.16% 6.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.50% 8.10% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 2049 1871
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £551 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £367
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 92 95
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.89 £13.05 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £49.75 £40.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-26.25% +14.28%

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
45639 42994 39933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.05% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29767 26678 24521
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1242 1170 1122
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3389 £400 - 474
London -3 1369 £425 -2.85% 183
South East +6 673 £391 +7.93% 79
North West +13 383 £400 +8.47% 53
Scotland +6 328 £395 +5.33% 28
City of London -2 294 £425 - 50
South West +10 260 £350 -4.76% 29
Edinburgh -1 191 £425 +6.11% 11
Manchester +11 185 £375 +7.14% 34
Yorkshire +2 184 £375 +7.14% 49
West Midlands +8 178 £375 +10.29% 39
Hampshire +7 173 £400 +14.28% 9
East of England -3 167 £369 -1.66% 21
West Yorkshire +3 147 £375 +7.14% 30
Berkshire -3 146 £375 - 20
Buckinghamshire +11 116 £379 +26.25% 5
Cheshire +4 96 £450 +16.88% 6
Surrey +23 91 £417 -4.67% 9
Leeds -3 86 £393 +17.16% 22
Milton Keynes +5 85 £375 +25.00% 2
Wiltshire +32 84 £345 -27.36% 6
East Midlands -21 82 £351 -6.53% 10
Glasgow +9 81 £375 +15.38% 8
Wales +24 78 £343 +63.09% 6
Reading +8 68 £375 -6.25% 9
Bristol -9 60 £413 +10.00% 10
Birmingham +4 57 £400 +18.51% 15
North East +2 55 £467 +16.62% 5
Swindon +24 52 £335 -29.47% 3
Warrington +14 49 £550 +10.00% 2

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2184 (29.06%) Data Migration
2 1824 (24.27%) Finance
3 1597 (21.25%) Windows
4 1470 (19.56%) SQL
5 1299 (17.29%) Microsoft
6 926 (12.32%) Oracle
7 871 (11.59%) Data Centre
8 839 (11.16%) Project Management
9 777 (10.34%) SQL Server
10 770 (10.25%) Active Directory
11 704 (9.37%) Banking
12 643 (8.56%) Security Cleared
13 632 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 631 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
15 605 (8.05%) VMware
16 587 (7.81%) MS Excel
17 570 (7.58%) Linux
18 531 (7.07%) SAP
19 524 (6.97%) ETL
20 515 (6.85%) SharePoint
21 456 (6.07%) PRINCE2
22 455 (6.05%) SC Cleared
23 421 (5.60%) ITIL
24 416 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
25 412 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
26 408 (5.43%) CRM
27 407 (5.42%) UNIX
28 405 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
29 397 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
29 397 (5.28%) Office 365

Migration
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 515 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 346 (4.60%) MS Exchange
3 199 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 180 (2.40%) IIS
5 171 (2.28%) Lync
6 128 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 117 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 108 (1.44%) WebSphere
9 102 (1.36%) IBM Notes
10 100 (1.33%) SAS
11 88 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 75 (1.00%) CMS
13 72 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
14 69 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
15 68 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
16 66 (0.88%) WebLogic
17 61 (0.81%) JBoss
17 61 (0.81%) Apache
17 61 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
18 60 (0.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 587 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 331 (4.40%) MS Office
3 137 (1.82%) MS Project
4 113 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 63 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 27 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.19%) PowerPivot
7 14 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.053%) SPSS
9 1 (0.013%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.013%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 165 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 81 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
3 78 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 61 (0.81%) Agresso
5 49 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
6 46 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
7 39 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
8 31 (0.41%) SAP FI
9 26 (0.35%) SAP CRM
9 26 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
10 24 (0.32%) SAP HR
11 23 (0.31%) SAP SD
11 23 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
12 22 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
12 22 (0.29%) SAP CO
13 19 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 16 (0.21%) SAP ERP
14 16 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
15 15 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
16 14 (0.19%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 397 (5.28%) Office 365
2 171 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
3 152 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 58 (0.77%) SaaS
5 31 (0.41%) IaaS
6 23 (0.31%) PaaS
7 18 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 17 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 8 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
11 7 (0.093%) Yammer
12 6 (0.080%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.080%) Google Drive
13 5 (0.067%) Taleo
13 5 (0.067%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.053%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.053%) HP Helion
15 3 (0.040%) SoftLayer
15 3 (0.040%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 300 (3.99%) Firewall
2 272 (3.62%) DNS
3 266 (3.54%) SAN
4 260 (3.46%) WAN
5 217 (2.89%) LAN
6 146 (1.94%) DHCP
7 143 (1.90%) Network Security
8 108 (1.44%) TCP/IP
9 102 (1.36%) Internet
10 101 (1.34%) NAS
11 98 (1.30%) SSL
12 85 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
13 81 (1.08%) VPN
14 79 (1.05%) MPLS
15 60 (0.80%) Skype
16 57 (0.76%) LDAP
17 52 (0.69%) BGP
17 52 (0.69%) Intranet
17 52 (0.69%) VLAN
18 47 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 777 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 397 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
3 338 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 280 (3.73%) Oracle Database
5 272 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 158 (2.10%) Relational Database
7 157 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 126 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 108 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
10 106 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 96 (1.28%) RDBMS
12 95 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
13 92 (1.22%) DB2
14 83 (1.10%) MySQL
15 72 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
16 71 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
17 56 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
17 56 (0.75%) SAP Data Services
18 54 (0.72%) MS Access
19 52 (0.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 60 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 58 (0.77%) Visual Studio
3 54 (0.72%) JIRA
4 52 (0.69%) Subversion
4 52 (0.69%) Git (software)
5 49 (0.65%) LSMW
6 40 (0.53%) MSI
7 30 (0.40%) Introscope
7 30 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
8 28 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
8 28 (0.37%) Jenkins
9 26 (0.35%) ERwin
10 17 (0.23%) HP UFT
10 17 (0.23%) Selenium
10 17 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 16 (0.21%) Toad
12 15 (0.20%) Eclipse
13 14 (0.19%) TeamCity
14 13 (0.17%) Cucumber
15 11 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1824 (24.27%) Finance
2 704 (9.37%) Banking
3 344 (4.58%) Retail
4 283 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 149 (1.98%) Investment Banking
6 124 (1.65%) Retail Banking
7 112 (1.49%) Law
8 99 (1.32%) Billing
9 98 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 87 (1.16%) Legal
11 86 (1.14%) Marketing
12 68 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 66 (0.88%) Advertising
14 65 (0.86%) Back Office
15 64 (0.85%) Publishing
16 53 (0.71%) Front Office
17 43 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
18 35 (0.47%) Local Government
19 27 (0.36%) Spanish Language
20 25 (0.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1436 (19.11%) Analyst
2 1001 (13.32%) Project Manager
3 802 (10.67%) Developer
4 794 (10.57%) Consultant
5 683 (9.09%) Architect
6 593 (7.89%) Business Analyst
7 316 (4.20%) Data Analyst
8 239 (3.18%) Administrator
9 195 (2.59%) DBA
10 177 (2.36%) Infrastructure Manager
11 165 (2.20%) SQL Developer
12 163 (2.17%) Migration Engineer
13 161 (2.14%) Test Manager
14 157 (2.09%) Solutions Architect
15 151 (2.01%) Test Analyst
16 144 (1.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 141 (1.88%) Migration Consultant
18 118 (1.57%) SAP Consultant
19 113 (1.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 112 (1.49%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (4.70%) .NET
2 221 (2.94%) Web Services
3 177 (2.36%) HTML
4 138 (1.84%) XML
5 130 (1.73%) CSS
6 115 (1.53%) Middleware
7 105 (1.40%) ASP.NET
8 73 (0.97%) jQuery
9 71 (0.94%) SOAP
10 64 (0.85%) J2EE
11 62 (0.83%) HTML5
12 55 (0.73%) REST
13 47 (0.63%) .NET Framework
13 47 (0.63%) Application Packaging
14 40 (0.53%) Spring
14 40 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
15 36 (0.48%) JSON
16 34 (0.45%) Java EE
17 32 (0.43%) WCF
17 32 (0.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 871 (11.59%) Data Centre
2 412 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 156 (2.08%) Data Integration
4 147 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 139 (1.85%) NHS
6 110 (1.46%) Clustering
7 103 (1.37%) Mainframe
8 82 (1.09%) Replication
9 71 (0.94%) Computer Science
10 65 (0.86%) Data Extraction
11 58 (0.77%) Data Structures
12 55 (0.73%) PKI
13 54 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
14 50 (0.67%) User Experience
14 50 (0.67%) Derivative
15 49 (0.65%) LPAR
16 48 (0.64%) Client/Server
17 47 (0.63%) Visualisation
18 41 (0.55%) PMI
18 41 (0.55%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1597 (21.25%) Windows
2 570 (7.58%) Linux
3 407 (5.42%) UNIX
4 405 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 367 (4.88%) Windows 7
6 358 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 318 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 193 (2.57%) Solaris
9 152 (2.02%) Windows XP
10 136 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 132 (1.76%) AIX
12 63 (0.84%) zOS
13 59 (0.79%) Windows 8
14 41 (0.55%) VME
15 36 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
15 36 (0.48%) HPUX
16 28 (0.37%) Windows 2000
17 25 (0.33%) Android
18 22 (0.29%) CentOS
19 17 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2184 (29.06%) Data Migration
2 839 (11.16%) Project Management
3 632 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 631 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
5 524 (6.97%) ETL
6 456 (6.07%) PRINCE2
7 421 (5.60%) ITIL
8 416 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
9 408 (5.43%) CRM
10 370 (4.92%) Data Modelling
11 363 (4.83%) User Acceptance Testing
12 304 (4.05%) Data Analysis
13 296 (3.94%) Change Management
14 282 (3.75%) Validation
15 272 (3.62%) Business Analysis
16 265 (3.53%) ERP
17 220 (2.93%) Data Management
18 208 (2.77%) Data Cleansing
19 176 (2.34%) Performance Tuning
20 165 (2.20%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1470 (19.56%) SQL
2 279 (3.71%) T-SQL
3 268 (3.57%) Java
4 263 (3.50%) PowerShell
5 260 (3.46%) C#
6 176 (2.34%) JavaScript
7 138 (1.84%) PL/SQL
8 84 (1.12%) VB
9 78 (1.04%) VBA
10 76 (1.01%) C
11 75 (1.00%) Shell Script
12 74 (0.98%) Perl
13 66 (0.88%) Python
14 58 (0.77%) VBScript
15 56 (0.75%) C++
16 54 (0.72%) PHP
17 46 (0.61%) ABAP
18 41 (0.55%) COBOL
19 40 (0.53%) VB.NET
19 40 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 643 (8.56%) Security Cleared
2 455 (6.05%) SC Cleared
3 230 (3.06%) Degree
4 209 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 139 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 115 (1.53%) MCSE
7 112 (1.49%) ISEB
8 111 (1.48%) PMI Certification
9 91 (1.21%) CCNP
10 79 (1.05%) PMP
11 77 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 71 (0.94%) DV Cleared
13 62 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 60 (0.80%) CCNA
15 55 (0.73%) ISTQB
15 55 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
16 46 (0.61%) MCITP
17 44 (0.59%) MCSA
18 40 (0.53%) CCIE
19 31 (0.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (3.06%) QA
2 102 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 76 (1.01%) SLA
4 63 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 29 (0.39%) Solvency II
6 21 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 21 (0.28%) HL7
7 16 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.13%) DICOM
8 10 (0.13%) GxP
9 8 (0.11%) FATCA
10 7 (0.093%) Basel III
11 5 (0.067%) ISO 9000
11 5 (0.067%) EMIR
12 4 (0.053%) COREP
12 4 (0.053%) GAAP
12 4 (0.053%) COBIT
13 3 (0.040%) MiFID
13 3 (0.040%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 770 (10.25%) Active Directory
2 382 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 163 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 110 (1.46%) vSphere
5 88 (1.17%) VMware ESX
6 76 (1.01%) XenApp
7 70 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 56 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
9 39 (0.52%) NFS
10 35 (0.47%) XenDesktop
11 34 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 28 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
13 22 (0.29%) Veritas File System
14 21 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 17 (0.23%) Xen
15 17 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 14 (0.19%) BitLocker
17 13 (0.17%) VMware Server
18 11 (0.15%) SRDF
18 11 (0.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 260 (3.46%) SCCM
2 104 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
3 76 (1.01%) Puppet
4 52 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (0.60%) SCOM
6 38 (0.51%) Tivoli
7 30 (0.40%) CA Wily
8 28 (0.37%) WSUS
9 24 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
10 21 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 18 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 17 (0.23%) FortiGate
12 17 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 16 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
13 16 (0.21%) SCVMM
14 15 (0.20%) NetBackup
15 14 (0.19%) Backup Exec
15 14 (0.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
16 13 (0.17%) vMotion
17 12 (0.16%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 1299 (17.29%) Microsoft
2 926 (12.32%) Oracle
3 605 (8.05%) VMware
4 531 (7.07%) SAP
5 388 (5.16%) Citrix
6 364 (4.84%) Cisco
7 275 (3.66%) HP
8 221 (2.94%) IBM
9 161 (2.14%) EMC
10 153 (2.04%) Red Hat
11 134 (1.78%) NetApp
12 104 (1.38%) Lotus
13 93 (1.24%) CheckPoint
14 82 (1.09%) Juniper
15 74 (0.98%) Informatica
16 69 (0.92%) Sybase
17 64 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
17 64 (0.85%) F5
18 63 (0.84%) Dell
19 57 (0.76%) Symantec
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