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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 23 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Migration 3919 3297 3249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 6.89% 6.03% 6.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.87% 7.92% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2434 1939 1778
Average daily rate
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£393 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 93 84
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.45 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £45.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.75% +2.56%

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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 3416 £400 - 429
London -3 1431 £425 - 167
South East +11 699 £375 +2.73% 68
City of London 0 344 £430 +1.17% 56
Scotland +10 323 £388 +10.71% 20
North West +11 321 £375 -6.25% 69
South West +14 230 £340 -8.72% 26
Edinburgh +7 196 £400 - 8
Yorkshire +4 181 £380 +1.33% 29
West Midlands +6 178 £375 +15.38% 31
Hampshire +13 177 £375 +7.14% 11
Berkshire +3 161 £377 -5.75% 19
East of England -4 160 £338 -12.33% 14
Manchester +12 136 £350 -12.50% 32
West Yorkshire +4 131 £385 +2.66% 20
East Midlands 0 114 £385 +2.66% 14
Buckinghamshire +13 111 £350 +16.47% 11
Surrey +33 94 £400 -5.88% 8
Wales +17 91 £338 -12.90% 3
Leeds +1 82 £420 +20.00% 16
Cheshire +5 80 £456 +4.28% 13
Reading +13 77 £340 -25.47% 15
Milton Keynes +3 76 £350 +15.60% 7
Glasgow +8 67 £375 +7.14% 10
Wiltshire +21 59 £350 -20.00% 3
Birmingham +14 57 £400 +14.28% 18
South Wales +11 57 £339 -14.24% 1
Bristol +5 55 £375 - 7
Hertfordshire +17 54 £350 -12.50% 5
West Sussex +13 50 £413 +17.85% 6

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2228 (29.47%) Data Migration
2 1767 (23.37%) Finance
3 1680 (22.22%) Windows
4 1477 (19.54%) SQL
5 1278 (16.90%) Microsoft
6 925 (12.24%) Oracle
7 854 (11.30%) Project Management
8 834 (11.03%) Data Centre
9 802 (10.61%) Active Directory
10 784 (10.37%) SQL Server
11 679 (8.98%) Security Cleared
12 668 (8.84%) Banking
13 648 (8.57%) VMware
14 625 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
15 619 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
16 589 (7.79%) MS Excel
17 527 (6.97%) ETL
18 526 (6.96%) SAP
19 523 (6.92%) Linux
20 520 (6.88%) SharePoint
21 492 (6.51%) PRINCE2
22 470 (6.22%) SC Cleared
23 448 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
24 427 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
25 425 (5.62%) Citrix
26 421 (5.57%) Windows 7
27 413 (5.46%) UNIX
28 412 (5.45%) ITIL
29 409 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
30 408 (5.40%) Business Intelligence

Migration
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 520 (6.88%) SharePoint
2 339 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 195 (2.58%) IIS
3 195 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 189 (2.50%) Lync
5 129 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 122 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 102 (1.35%) IBM Notes
8 97 (1.28%) SAS
9 95 (1.26%) WebSphere
10 80 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
11 79 (1.04%) CMS
12 72 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
12 72 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
13 67 (0.89%) WebLogic
14 58 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
14 58 (0.77%) Tomcat
15 56 (0.74%) Apache
16 52 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
17 50 (0.66%) CICS
Applications
1 589 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 328 (4.34%) MS Office
3 144 (1.90%) MS Project
4 104 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 68 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 23 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.20%) PowerPivot
7 15 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.053%) SPSS
9 2 (0.026%) Simulink
9 2 (0.026%) Stateflow
9 2 (0.026%) TargetLink
10 1 (0.013%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.013%) Windchill
10 1 (0.013%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 145 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 86 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 84 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
4 51 (0.67%) Agresso
5 49 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
6 45 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
7 43 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
8 27 (0.36%) SAP FI
9 25 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
10 23 (0.30%) SAP HR
11 22 (0.29%) SAP CRM
11 22 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
12 20 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 19 (0.25%) SAP ERP
14 18 (0.24%) SAP CO
14 18 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
14 18 (0.24%) SAP SD
14 18 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
15 17 (0.22%) SAP MM
16 16 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 370 (4.89%) Office 365
2 176 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 136 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 62 (0.82%) SaaS
5 28 (0.37%) PaaS
6 27 (0.36%) IaaS
6 27 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (0.17%) Google Analytics
8 12 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.15%) Yammer
10 9 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
10 9 (0.12%) Google Apps
11 8 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.093%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.093%) HP Helion
13 6 (0.079%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.079%) Google Drive
14 5 (0.066%) Taleo
15 4 (0.053%) Force.com
15 4 (0.053%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 292 (3.86%) SAN
2 284 (3.76%) WAN
3 273 (3.61%) Firewall
4 257 (3.40%) DNS
5 230 (3.04%) LAN
6 147 (1.94%) DHCP
7 127 (1.68%) Network Security
8 122 (1.61%) NAS
9 113 (1.49%) TCP/IP
10 112 (1.48%) Internet
11 79 (1.04%) VPN
12 73 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
13 71 (0.94%) MPLS
14 69 (0.91%) SSL
15 53 (0.70%) Intranet
16 52 (0.69%) Wireless
16 52 (0.69%) VLAN
17 51 (0.67%) Skype
18 50 (0.66%) BGP
19 47 (0.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 784 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 427 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
3 350 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 274 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 270 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 175 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 158 (2.09%) Relational Database
8 123 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 122 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
10 109 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 105 (1.39%) RDBMS
12 93 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
13 92 (1.22%) DB2
14 67 (0.89%) MySQL
15 66 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
16 61 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
17 53 (0.70%) SAP Data Services
17 53 (0.70%) Big Data
18 51 (0.67%) MS Access
19 49 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 63 (0.83%) JIRA
2 60 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 59 (0.78%) Visual Studio
4 51 (0.67%) Subversion
5 48 (0.63%) MSI
6 43 (0.57%) Git (software)
7 42 (0.56%) LSMW
8 33 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
9 27 (0.36%) Introscope
10 26 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
11 24 (0.32%) Jenkins
12 22 (0.29%) HP UFT
13 21 (0.28%) ERwin
14 19 (0.25%) Selenium
15 18 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 16 (0.21%) Eclipse
17 12 (0.16%) Cucumber
18 11 (0.15%) Maven
19 10 (0.13%) NUnit
19 10 (0.13%) Toad
General
1 1767 (23.37%) Finance
2 668 (8.84%) Banking
3 371 (4.91%) Retail
4 285 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 131 (1.73%) Retail Banking
6 130 (1.72%) Investment Banking
7 101 (1.34%) Billing
8 99 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 98 (1.30%) Law
10 93 (1.23%) Marketing
11 81 (1.07%) Legal
12 70 (0.93%) Back Office
13 64 (0.85%) Publishing
14 63 (0.83%) Financial Institution
15 59 (0.78%) Advertising
16 47 (0.62%) Front Office
17 43 (0.57%) Local Government
18 42 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
19 29 (0.38%) Automotive
20 28 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1458 (19.29%) Analyst
2 1015 (13.43%) Project Manager
3 807 (10.67%) Developer
4 770 (10.19%) Consultant
5 698 (9.23%) Architect
6 601 (7.95%) Business Analyst
7 315 (4.17%) Data Analyst
8 261 (3.45%) Administrator
9 177 (2.34%) DBA
10 171 (2.26%) SQL Developer
11 170 (2.25%) Test Manager
12 168 (2.22%) Infrastructure Manager
13 162 (2.14%) Migration Engineer
14 146 (1.93%) Test Analyst
15 143 (1.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 139 (1.84%) Solutions Architect
17 129 (1.71%) Migration Consultant
18 127 (1.68%) Data Manager
19 123 (1.63%) Technical Architect
20 107 (1.42%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (4.80%) .NET
2 223 (2.95%) Web Services
3 171 (2.26%) HTML
4 134 (1.77%) XML
5 129 (1.71%) CSS
6 106 (1.40%) ASP.NET
7 101 (1.34%) Middleware
8 75 (0.99%) jQuery
9 70 (0.93%) J2EE
10 67 (0.89%) Application Packaging
11 66 (0.87%) HTML5
12 59 (0.78%) SOAP
13 46 (0.61%) .NET Framework
14 42 (0.56%) REST
15 39 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
16 38 (0.50%) AngularJS
17 36 (0.48%) CSS3
17 36 (0.48%) JSON
18 35 (0.46%) Spring
19 32 (0.42%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 834 (11.03%) Data Centre
2 409 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 149 (1.97%) NHS
4 146 (1.93%) Data Integration
5 140 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 117 (1.55%) Clustering
7 103 (1.36%) Mainframe
8 89 (1.18%) Replication
9 83 (1.10%) Data Structures
10 71 (0.94%) Computer Science
11 62 (0.82%) Data Extraction
12 55 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
13 53 (0.70%) User Experience
14 50 (0.66%) PKI
15 48 (0.63%) Derivative
16 46 (0.61%) LPAR
17 41 (0.54%) EMC VNX
17 41 (0.54%) Blackberry
18 40 (0.53%) Equities
18 40 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1680 (22.22%) Windows
2 523 (6.92%) Linux
3 448 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 421 (5.57%) Windows 7
5 413 (5.46%) UNIX
6 408 (5.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 347 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 189 (2.50%) Solaris
9 178 (2.35%) Windows XP
10 129 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 114 (1.51%) AIX
12 71 (0.94%) Windows 8
13 53 (0.70%) zOS
14 50 (0.66%) HPUX
15 47 (0.62%) VME
16 38 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
17 31 (0.41%) Windows 2000
18 26 (0.34%) Android
19 21 (0.28%) CentOS
20 16 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2228 (29.47%) Data Migration
2 854 (11.30%) Project Management
3 625 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
4 619 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 527 (6.97%) ETL
6 492 (6.51%) PRINCE2
7 412 (5.45%) ITIL
8 408 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
9 386 (5.11%) CRM
10 370 (4.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 348 (4.60%) Data Modelling
12 318 (4.21%) Data Analysis
13 294 (3.89%) Validation
14 280 (3.70%) Change Management
15 274 (3.62%) Business Analysis
16 267 (3.53%) ERP
17 222 (2.94%) Data Cleansing
18 216 (2.86%) Data Management
19 171 (2.26%) Scrum
20 170 (2.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1477 (19.54%) SQL
2 275 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 270 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 261 (3.45%) Java
5 249 (3.29%) C#
6 169 (2.24%) JavaScript
7 164 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 85 (1.12%) C
8 85 (1.12%) Shell Script
9 84 (1.11%) VBA
10 83 (1.10%) VB
11 73 (0.97%) Perl
12 70 (0.93%) VBScript
12 70 (0.93%) Python
13 52 (0.69%) PHP
13 52 (0.69%) C++
14 39 (0.52%) COBOL
15 38 (0.50%) Bash Shell
16 35 (0.46%) ABAP
17 34 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 679 (8.98%) Security Cleared
2 470 (6.22%) SC Cleared
3 246 (3.25%) Degree
4 215 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 128 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 117 (1.55%) MCSE
7 112 (1.48%) ISEB
8 95 (1.26%) PMI Certification
9 84 (1.11%) DV Cleared
10 81 (1.07%) CCNP
11 78 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 72 (0.95%) PMP
13 67 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 63 (0.83%) CCNA
15 58 (0.77%) ISTQB
16 53 (0.70%) MCITP
17 51 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
18 43 (0.57%) MCSA
19 39 (0.52%) CCIE
20 26 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (3.04%) QA
2 112 (1.48%) Data Quality
3 71 (0.94%) SLA
4 51 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.33%) HL7
6 24 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 24 (0.32%) Solvency II
7 17 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.17%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.13%) DICOM
10 7 (0.093%) GxP
10 7 (0.093%) FATCA
11 5 (0.066%) GAAP
11 5 (0.066%) GAMP
11 5 (0.066%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.053%) Basel III
12 4 (0.053%) COREP
13 3 (0.040%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.040%) EMIR
13 3 (0.040%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 802 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 406 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 168 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 112 (1.48%) vSphere
5 97 (1.28%) VMware ESX
6 96 (1.27%) XenApp
7 87 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 61 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
9 36 (0.48%) NFS
10 31 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 30 (0.40%) XenDesktop
12 29 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
13 24 (0.32%) SRDF
14 23 (0.30%) Xen
15 22 (0.29%) Veritas File System
16 21 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 19 (0.25%) Terminal Services
18 17 (0.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 17 (0.22%) BitLocker
19 16 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 284 (3.76%) SCCM
2 103 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
3 79 (1.04%) Puppet
4 51 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (0.58%) SCOM
6 27 (0.36%) CA Wily
7 25 (0.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 24 (0.32%) EMC VPLEX
9 21 (0.28%) WSUS
10 20 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
10 20 (0.26%) Tivoli
10 20 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 19 (0.25%) NetBackup
12 17 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 17 (0.22%) Control-M
12 17 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
13 16 (0.21%) SCVMM
13 16 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
14 14 (0.19%) Data Guard
14 14 (0.19%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1278 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 925 (12.24%) Oracle
3 648 (8.57%) VMware
4 526 (6.96%) SAP
5 425 (5.62%) Citrix
6 365 (4.83%) Cisco
7 298 (3.94%) HP
8 218 (2.88%) IBM
9 191 (2.53%) EMC
10 138 (1.83%) NetApp
10 138 (1.83%) Red Hat
11 105 (1.39%) Lotus
12 89 (1.18%) Informatica
13 87 (1.15%) CheckPoint
14 75 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
15 66 (0.87%) Juniper
16 64 (0.85%) Sybase
17 61 (0.81%) PeopleSoft
18 57 (0.75%) Veritas
19 52 (0.69%) F5
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