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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 28 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Migration 3430 3413 3243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 5.93% 6.48% 5.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.02% 8.74% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2034 1852 1905
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 105 119
Average hourly rate £17.75 £18.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.60 £13.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.70 £50.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £27.60
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -34.78%

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
42763 39046 42056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.99% 74.08% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26736 24118 24356
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1083 1556
Average hourly rate £23.66 £27.50 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.98% -8.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 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 23 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 23 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 -6 3078 £400 - 442
London 0 1478 £431 +1.47% 177
South East -11 527 £364 -3.00% 73
City of London -2 321 £425 - 55
Scotland +3 218 £373 -6.87% 14
North West -7 211 £355 +1.42% 62
South West +6 201 £360 +2.85% 36
West Midlands -11 170 £350 -5.40% 22
East of England -4 157 £375 +7.14% 29
East Midlands +8 139 £356 +4.77% 6
Hampshire -5 137 £350 - 25
Yorkshire -9 135 £350 +7.69% 26
Edinburgh +4 134 £410 +0.30% 6
Berkshire -14 128 £400 -5.88% 15
Manchester +3 103 £350 +6.06% 33
West Yorkshire -12 91 £300 -9.09% 19
Birmingham -2 68 £344 +14.58% 6
Buckinghamshire -8 66 £300 -14.28% 7
Bristol +11 63 £375 +15.38% 6
Oxfordshire +10 63 £375 +7.14% 4
Glasgow +10 58 £313 +17.92% 4
Milton Keynes +2 57 £300 -7.69% 5
Leeds -8 57 £295 -9.23% 10
Cheshire -12 52 £380 +14.71% 10
Surrey -28 49 £425 +13.33% 11
Reading -10 43 £388 -5.48% 6
Derbyshire +7 39 £363 +6.61% 1
Leicestershire +21 34 £346 +15.41% 1
Wiltshire -12 34 £413 -1.78% 13
Southampton +1 32 £325 -11.56% 7

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 1995 (29.98%) Data Migration
2 1508 (22.66%) Finance
3 1430 (21.49%) Windows
4 1222 (18.36%) SQL
5 1108 (16.65%) Microsoft
6 1003 (15.07%) Oracle
7 742 (11.15%) SQL Server
8 733 (11.02%) Project Management
9 625 (9.39%) Windows 7
10 606 (9.11%) Active Directory
11 584 (8.78%) SAP
12 575 (8.64%) MS Excel
13 534 (8.03%) Banking
14 510 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
15 479 (7.20%) Security Cleared
16 475 (7.14%) ETL
17 440 (6.61%) VMware
18 429 (6.45%) PRINCE2
19 421 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
20 410 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
21 406 (6.10%) SharePoint
22 381 (5.73%) Linux
23 374 (5.62%) ITIL
24 369 (5.55%) .NET
25 363 (5.46%) UNIX
26 357 (5.37%) CRM
27 355 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
28 332 (4.99%) MS Exchange
29 318 (4.78%) User Acceptance Testing
30 311 (4.67%) SC Cleared

Migration
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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
1 406 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 332 (4.99%) MS Exchange
3 158 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 134 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
4 134 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
5 129 (1.94%) Lync
6 123 (1.85%) IIS
7 115 (1.73%) WebSphere
8 93 (1.40%) CMS
9 89 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
10 88 (1.32%) IBM Notes
11 83 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
12 77 (1.16%) Apache
13 69 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
14 63 (0.95%) SAS
15 59 (0.89%) WebLogic
16 36 (0.54%) Tomcat
16 36 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
17 35 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 32 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 575 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 285 (4.28%) MS Office
3 139 (2.09%) MS Project
4 120 (1.80%) MS Visio
5 61 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 49 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 27 (0.41%) InfoPath
8 13 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.045%) Mathematica
9 3 (0.045%) Windchill
9 3 (0.045%) SPSS
10 2 (0.030%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.030%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.015%) FastStats
11 1 (0.015%) Mingle
11 1 (0.015%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 153 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 151 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
3 116 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 90 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
5 86 (1.29%) Oracle Receivables
6 82 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 61 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
8 48 (0.72%) Oracle Assets
9 45 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
10 42 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
11 33 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
11 33 (0.50%) Agresso
11 33 (0.50%) SAP HR
12 28 (0.42%) SAP FI
13 27 (0.41%) SAP SD
14 25 (0.38%) SAP CO
15 23 (0.35%) Workday HCM
16 22 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
17 21 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
18 20 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 156 (2.34%) Office 365
2 52 (0.78%) SaaS
3 48 (0.72%) Force.com
4 45 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (0.29%) PaaS
8 17 (0.26%) Google Apps
9 16 (0.24%) IaaS
10 9 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.060%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.060%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.060%) Route 53
12 4 (0.060%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.045%) Taleo
14 2 (0.030%) Heroku
15 1 (0.015%) Rackspace Cloud
15 1 (0.015%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 220 (3.31%) SAN
2 205 (3.08%) Firewall
3 192 (2.89%) WAN
4 189 (2.84%) DNS
5 157 (2.36%) LAN
6 108 (1.62%) DHCP
7 94 (1.41%) TCP/IP
8 93 (1.40%) Internet
9 85 (1.28%) NAS
10 78 (1.17%) Intranet
11 75 (1.13%) VPN
12 66 (0.99%) HTTP
12 66 (0.99%) MPLS
13 54 (0.81%) VLAN
14 50 (0.75%) Wireless
14 50 (0.75%) LDAP
15 49 (0.74%) Network Security
16 48 (0.72%) FTP
17 46 (0.69%) VoIP
18 42 (0.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 742 (11.15%) SQL Server
2 285 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 275 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
4 234 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 232 (3.49%) Oracle Database
6 211 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 124 (1.86%) Relational Database
8 117 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 99 (1.49%) MySQL
10 95 (1.43%) MS Access
11 92 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
12 90 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
13 87 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 82 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
15 81 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
16 66 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
17 63 (0.95%) DB2
18 59 (0.89%) RDBMS
19 40 (0.60%) SAP Data Services
20 37 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 86 (1.29%) LSMW
2 59 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 54 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 48 (0.72%) MSI
4 48 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 43 (0.65%) Maven
6 41 (0.62%) JIRA
6 41 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
7 39 (0.59%) Subversion
8 38 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
9 33 (0.50%) Toad
10 28 (0.42%) Jenkins
11 24 (0.36%) Eclipse
12 21 (0.32%) Selenium
13 20 (0.30%) ClearCase
13 20 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
13 20 (0.30%) Ant
14 19 (0.29%) ERwin
15 18 (0.27%) JUnit
16 16 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1508 (22.66%) Finance
2 534 (8.03%) Banking
3 291 (4.37%) Retail
4 242 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 144 (2.16%) Investment Banking
6 104 (1.56%) Marketing
7 93 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 80 (1.20%) Front Office
9 77 (1.16%) Legal
10 68 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 67 (1.01%) Retail Banking
12 62 (0.93%) Publishing
13 59 (0.89%) Back Office
14 58 (0.87%) Billing
15 54 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
16 52 (0.78%) General Ledger
17 43 (0.65%) Advertising
18 40 (0.60%) Automotive
19 35 (0.53%) French Language
19 35 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1224 (18.39%) Analyst
2 878 (13.20%) Project Manager
3 810 (12.17%) Consultant
4 783 (11.77%) Developer
5 583 (8.76%) Architect
6 569 (8.55%) Business Analyst
7 279 (4.19%) Data Analyst
8 199 (2.99%) Migration Consultant
9 161 (2.42%) Data Consultant
10 144 (2.16%) DBA
10 144 (2.16%) SAP Consultant
11 142 (2.13%) Administrator
12 133 (2.00%) Data Manager
13 127 (1.91%) Data Migration Consultant
14 126 (1.89%) SQL Developer
14 126 (1.89%) Migration Engineer
15 113 (1.70%) Solutions Architect
16 100 (1.50%) Test Analyst
17 97 (1.46%) Data Migration Manager
18 94 (1.41%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (5.55%) .NET
2 251 (3.77%) XML
3 242 (3.64%) Web Services
4 214 (3.22%) HTML
5 154 (2.31%) CSS
6 109 (1.64%) ASP.NET
7 104 (1.56%) SOAP
8 92 (1.38%) Middleware
9 88 (1.32%) jQuery
10 65 (0.98%) WCF
11 56 (0.84%) Application Packaging
12 55 (0.83%) J2EE
13 54 (0.81%) REST
14 51 (0.77%) HTML5
15 47 (0.71%) .NET Framework
16 46 (0.69%) Visualforce
17 42 (0.63%) JSON
17 42 (0.63%) XSLT
18 40 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
19 35 (0.53%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 410 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
2 150 (2.25%) NHS
3 137 (2.06%) Management Information System
4 114 (1.71%) Replication
5 100 (1.50%) Data Integration
6 91 (1.37%) Blackberry
7 87 (1.31%) Clustering
8 65 (0.98%) Mainframe
9 59 (0.89%) Data Extraction
10 58 (0.87%) Open Source
10 58 (0.87%) PMI
11 57 (0.86%) Derivative
12 46 (0.69%) Fixed Income
12 46 (0.69%) Data Conversion
13 45 (0.68%) Reference Data
14 44 (0.66%) Computer Science
15 40 (0.60%) Thin Client
15 40 (0.60%) Fat Client
16 39 (0.59%) FMCG
17 37 (0.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1430 (21.49%) Windows
2 625 (9.39%) Windows 7
3 381 (5.73%) Linux
4 363 (5.46%) UNIX
5 355 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 277 (4.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 220 (3.31%) Windows XP
8 190 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 122 (1.83%) Solaris
10 121 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 72 (1.08%) AIX
12 57 (0.86%) Windows 8
13 19 (0.29%) HPUX
13 19 (0.29%) Debian
14 18 (0.27%) zOS
15 16 (0.24%) SUSE
15 16 (0.24%) Windows 2000
16 14 (0.21%) CentOS
17 13 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
18 10 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1995 (29.98%) Data Migration
2 733 (11.02%) Project Management
3 510 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 475 (7.14%) ETL
5 429 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 421 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
7 374 (5.62%) ITIL
8 357 (5.37%) CRM
9 318 (4.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 308 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
11 279 (4.19%) Business Analysis
12 272 (4.09%) Data Analysis
13 270 (4.06%) Change Management
14 269 (4.04%) Data Modelling
15 258 (3.88%) Data Cleansing
16 252 (3.79%) ERP
17 241 (3.62%) Validation
18 234 (3.52%) Workflow
19 227 (3.41%) Data Mapping
20 214 (3.22%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1222 (18.36%) SQL
2 302 (4.54%) Java
3 219 (3.29%) PowerShell
4 217 (3.26%) PL/SQL
5 200 (3.01%) C#
6 191 (2.87%) JavaScript
7 175 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 116 (1.74%) C
8 116 (1.74%) Shell Script
9 104 (1.56%) VBA
10 95 (1.43%) Perl
11 89 (1.34%) VB
12 88 (1.32%) VBScript
13 74 (1.11%) PHP
14 63 (0.95%) Python
15 54 (0.81%) Apex Code
16 45 (0.68%) Bash Shell
17 41 (0.62%) ABAP
18 36 (0.54%) VB.NET
19 21 (0.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 479 (7.20%) Security Cleared
2 311 (4.67%) SC Cleared
3 178 (2.68%) Degree
4 136 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 114 (1.71%) PMI Certification
6 93 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
7 86 (1.29%) DV Cleared
8 77 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 72 (1.08%) PMP
10 65 (0.98%) ISEB
11 64 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 63 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
13 59 (0.89%) MCSE
14 49 (0.74%) MCITP
15 47 (0.71%) CCNP
16 46 (0.69%) CCNA
17 35 (0.53%) ISTQB
18 24 (0.36%) CCIE
19 20 (0.30%) MCP
20 19 (0.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (3.25%) QA
2 104 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 78 (1.17%) SLA
4 22 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.18%) EMIR
8 8 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (0.12%) ISO 9000
9 7 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.11%) Solvency II
10 5 (0.075%) COBIT
10 5 (0.075%) MiFID
11 3 (0.045%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.030%) GAAP
12 2 (0.030%) GxP
12 2 (0.030%) FATCA
13 1 (0.015%) P3O
13 1 (0.015%) COREP
13 1 (0.015%) FINREP
System Software
1 606 (9.11%) Active Directory
2 260 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 100 (1.50%) vSphere
5 94 (1.41%) XenApp
6 90 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 61 (0.92%) XenDesktop
8 46 (0.69%) VMware ESX
9 40 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
10 26 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 21 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
12 19 (0.29%) NFS
13 18 (0.27%) XenServer
13 18 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
14 17 (0.26%) ISA Server
15 12 (0.18%) Terminal Services
16 9 (0.14%) Xen
16 9 (0.14%) vCloud
17 8 (0.12%) Veritas File System
18 7 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 298 (4.48%) SCCM
2 80 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
3 75 (1.13%) SCOM
4 38 (0.57%) Data Guard
5 34 (0.51%) Puppet
6 26 (0.39%) NetBackup
7 25 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 24 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
9 21 (0.32%) Tivoli
10 20 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
11 19 (0.29%) WSUS
12 17 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 16 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 15 (0.23%) Control-M
15 14 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 14 (0.21%) SCVMM
16 13 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 13 (0.20%) Backup Exec
17 12 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1108 (16.65%) Microsoft
2 1003 (15.07%) Oracle
3 584 (8.78%) SAP
4 440 (6.61%) VMware
5 310 (4.66%) Cisco
6 279 (4.19%) Citrix
7 246 (3.70%) HP
8 197 (2.96%) IBM
9 138 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
10 118 (1.77%) EMC
11 115 (1.73%) Informatica
12 104 (1.56%) Red Hat
13 96 (1.44%) Lotus
14 87 (1.31%) Business Objects
15 85 (1.28%) Dell
16 73 (1.10%) NetApp
17 72 (1.08%) CheckPoint
18 64 (0.96%) Sybase
19 59 (0.89%) Symantec
20 57 (0.86%) CA
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