The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 26 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Migration 3312 3194 3185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 6.06% 6.25% 5.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.18% 8.56% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1944 1743 1929
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£400 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 82 125
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £10.13 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
- -21.56%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40487 37295 40755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.10% 72.93% 70.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25009 22626 23492
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1056 1466
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 -3 2964 £400 +2.69% 488
London +8 1462 £425 - 194
South East -7 514 £365 -2.66% 90
City of London -2 330 £425 - 81
Scotland -2 201 £368 +2.08% 23
East of England +9 182 £393 +4.66% 26
North West -16 182 £400 +14.28% 42
West Midlands -4 161 £325 - 23
Berkshire -2 155 £400 - 25
South West -5 152 £370 +6.47% 57
Yorkshire -6 136 £350 +11.11% 31
Hampshire -3 124 £350 +3.70% 20
East Midlands 0 107 £375 +6.99% 12
Edinburgh -5 107 £400 - 8
West Yorkshire -6 89 £375 +18.11% 21
Manchester -7 80 £381 +11.72% 30
Buckinghamshire -4 68 £300 -14.21% 6
Glasgow +17 67 £350 +16.66% 11
Milton Keynes +8 60 £301 -11.61% 3
Oxfordshire -2 51 £365 -1.35% 2
Bristol -1 49 £350 +7.69% 17
Leeds -11 47 £350 +12.90% 14
Cheshire -20 45 £408 +20.74% 7
Wales -9 44 £388 +25.00% 5
Reading -10 43 £456 +30.35% 9
Essex +12 41 £385 +2.66% 5
Birmingham -10 39 £350 - 11
Lancashire +8 37 £450 +28.57% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 34 £325 -4.41% 3
South Wales -11 34 £395 +27.41% 4

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 2037 (30.91%) Data Migration
2 1446 (21.94%) Finance
3 1436 (21.79%) Windows
4 1136 (17.24%) SQL
5 1059 (16.07%) Microsoft
6 913 (13.85%) Oracle
7 747 (11.34%) Project Management
8 727 (11.03%) SQL Server
9 699 (10.61%) Windows 7
10 614 (9.32%) SAP
11 584 (8.86%) MS Excel
12 574 (8.71%) Active Directory
13 515 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
14 492 (7.47%) Banking
15 464 (7.04%) Security Cleared
16 447 (6.78%) SharePoint
17 430 (6.53%) PRINCE2
18 416 (6.31%) ETL
19 409 (6.21%) VMware
20 384 (5.83%) ITIL
21 364 (5.52%) UNIX
21 364 (5.52%) Linux
22 361 (5.48%) CRM
23 344 (5.22%) .NET
24 338 (5.13%) MS Exchange
24 338 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
25 318 (4.83%) SCCM
26 308 (4.67%) SC Cleared
27 307 (4.66%) User Acceptance Testing
28 294 (4.46%) MS Office

Migration
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 447 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 338 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 167 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 136 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 133 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 117 (1.78%) Lync
7 106 (1.61%) IIS
8 105 (1.59%) WebSphere
9 93 (1.41%) IBM Notes
10 89 (1.35%) CMS
11 85 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
12 84 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
13 80 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
14 66 (1.00%) Apache
15 56 (0.85%) WebLogic
16 46 (0.70%) SAS
17 42 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
18 40 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
19 34 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
20 32 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 584 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 294 (4.46%) MS Office
3 123 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 120 (1.82%) MS Project
5 66 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 50 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 27 (0.41%) InfoPath
8 11 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.061%) Windchill
10 3 (0.046%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.030%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.015%) Mingle
12 1 (0.015%) FastStats
12 1 (0.015%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.015%) SPSS
12 1 (0.015%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 136 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
2 132 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 120 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 78 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
5 74 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
6 69 (1.05%) Oracle General Ledger
7 57 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
8 40 (0.61%) SAP FI
9 39 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
10 37 (0.56%) SAP CO
11 36 (0.55%) Oracle Assets
11 36 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
12 33 (0.50%) Agresso
12 33 (0.50%) SAP SD
12 33 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
13 25 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
14 23 (0.35%) SAP HR
15 22 (0.33%) Workday HCM
16 21 (0.32%) SAP ERP
17 18 (0.27%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 135 (2.05%) Office 365
2 53 (0.80%) SaaS
3 42 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (0.41%) Force.com
6 24 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.24%) Google Apps
8 15 (0.23%) PaaS
9 11 (0.17%) IaaS
10 10 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.061%) Rackspace Cloud
12 3 (0.046%) Taleo
13 1 (0.015%) GitHub
13 1 (0.015%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 213 (3.23%) Firewall
2 210 (3.19%) SAN
3 169 (2.56%) DNS
4 160 (2.43%) WAN
5 134 (2.03%) LAN
6 112 (1.70%) DHCP
7 95 (1.44%) TCP/IP
8 86 (1.31%) NAS
9 81 (1.23%) Internet
10 74 (1.12%) VPN
11 65 (0.99%) Intranet
12 57 (0.86%) MPLS
13 54 (0.82%) HTTP
14 52 (0.79%) VLAN
15 50 (0.76%) Network Security
16 49 (0.74%) LDAP
17 48 (0.73%) Wireless
18 46 (0.70%) FTP
19 45 (0.68%) VoIP
20 38 (0.58%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 727 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 283 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 262 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
4 253 (3.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 239 (3.63%) Oracle Database
6 219 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 136 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 122 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 106 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 104 (1.58%) MySQL
11 88 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
12 81 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
13 79 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
13 79 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
14 69 (1.05%) MS Access
15 63 (0.96%) RDBMS
15 63 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
16 62 (0.94%) DB2
17 41 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
18 40 (0.61%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 92 (1.40%) LSMW
2 60 (0.91%) Git (software)
3 55 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (0.73%) Subversion
5 47 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
5 47 (0.71%) Visual Studio
6 44 (0.67%) Maven
7 43 (0.65%) MSI
8 37 (0.56%) JIRA
9 35 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
10 28 (0.42%) Jenkins
11 24 (0.36%) Ant
12 22 (0.33%) Eclipse
13 18 (0.27%) Selenium
14 17 (0.26%) Toad
15 14 (0.21%) PowerDesigner
15 14 (0.21%) TeamCity
16 13 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
17 12 (0.18%) ClearQuest
17 12 (0.18%) ERwin
General
1 1446 (21.94%) Finance
2 492 (7.47%) Banking
3 263 (3.99%) Retail
4 216 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 154 (2.34%) Investment Banking
6 101 (1.53%) Marketing
7 99 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 84 (1.27%) Front Office
9 71 (1.08%) Legal
10 69 (1.05%) Back Office
10 69 (1.05%) Financial Institution
11 68 (1.03%) Publishing
11 68 (1.03%) Billing
12 61 (0.93%) Retail Banking
13 56 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
14 52 (0.79%) General Ledger
15 47 (0.71%) German Language
16 41 (0.62%) French Language
17 40 (0.61%) Automotive
18 34 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1202 (18.24%) Analyst
2 897 (13.61%) Project Manager
3 765 (11.61%) Developer
4 752 (11.41%) Consultant
5 551 (8.36%) Architect
6 536 (8.13%) Business Analyst
7 274 (4.16%) Data Analyst
8 176 (2.67%) Migration Consultant
9 167 (2.53%) Administrator
10 160 (2.43%) Migration Engineer
11 147 (2.23%) DBA
12 144 (2.19%) Data Consultant
13 141 (2.14%) Data Manager
14 135 (2.05%) SAP Consultant
15 112 (1.70%) Solutions Architect
15 112 (1.70%) SQL Developer
16 110 (1.67%) Data Migration Consultant
17 100 (1.52%) Data Migration Manager
18 96 (1.46%) Data Architect
19 92 (1.40%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (5.22%) .NET
2 252 (3.82%) XML
3 218 (3.31%) Web Services
4 197 (2.99%) HTML
5 143 (2.17%) CSS
6 115 (1.75%) ASP.NET
7 85 (1.29%) Middleware
7 85 (1.29%) SOAP
8 80 (1.21%) jQuery
9 64 (0.97%) Application Packaging
10 63 (0.96%) WCF
11 56 (0.85%) XSLT
12 53 (0.80%) J2EE
12 53 (0.80%) .NET Framework
13 44 (0.67%) JSP
13 44 (0.67%) JSON
13 44 (0.67%) Ajax
14 43 (0.65%) Spring
15 42 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
16 39 (0.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 159 (2.41%) NHS
2 141 (2.14%) Management Information System
3 103 (1.56%) Replication
4 100 (1.52%) Data Integration
5 89 (1.35%) Mainframe
6 88 (1.34%) Clustering
7 81 (1.23%) Blackberry
8 66 (1.00%) FMCG
9 64 (0.97%) Derivative
9 64 (0.97%) Data Extraction
10 63 (0.96%) PMI
11 57 (0.86%) Data Conversion
11 57 (0.86%) Computer Science
12 56 (0.85%) Fixed Income
13 55 (0.83%) Open Source
14 44 (0.67%) Thin Client
14 44 (0.67%) Fat Client
15 40 (0.61%) Equities
16 39 (0.59%) Hedge funds
17 35 (0.53%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1436 (21.79%) Windows
2 699 (10.61%) Windows 7
3 364 (5.52%) UNIX
3 364 (5.52%) Linux
4 338 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 263 (3.99%) Windows XP
6 256 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 140 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 120 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 117 (1.78%) Solaris
10 78 (1.18%) AIX
11 66 (1.00%) Windows 8
12 19 (0.29%) Debian
13 18 (0.27%) SUSE
13 18 (0.27%) HPUX
13 18 (0.27%) CentOS
14 17 (0.26%) Windows 2000
15 16 (0.24%) zOS
15 16 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
16 14 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2037 (30.91%) Data Migration
2 747 (11.34%) Project Management
3 515 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 430 (6.53%) PRINCE2
5 416 (6.31%) ETL
6 384 (5.83%) ITIL
7 361 (5.48%) CRM
8 307 (4.66%) User Acceptance Testing
9 289 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
10 277 (4.20%) Data Cleansing
11 273 (4.14%) Change Management
12 272 (4.13%) Data Modelling
13 269 (4.08%) Data Analysis
14 268 (4.07%) Business Analysis
15 241 (3.66%) Validation
16 232 (3.52%) ERP
17 223 (3.38%) Data Management
18 215 (3.26%) Data Mapping
19 214 (3.25%) Workflow
20 184 (2.79%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1136 (17.24%) SQL
2 279 (4.23%) Java
3 233 (3.54%) PowerShell
4 215 (3.26%) C#
5 188 (2.85%) JavaScript
6 176 (2.67%) PL/SQL
7 172 (2.61%) T-SQL
8 125 (1.90%) VB
9 119 (1.81%) Shell Script
10 118 (1.79%) C
11 116 (1.76%) VBA
12 110 (1.67%) Perl
13 97 (1.47%) VBScript
14 91 (1.38%) PHP
15 73 (1.11%) Python
16 46 (0.70%) ABAP
17 39 (0.59%) Bash Shell
18 37 (0.56%) Apex Code
19 26 (0.39%) VB.NET
20 25 (0.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 464 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 308 (4.67%) SC Cleared
3 188 (2.85%) Degree
4 135 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 124 (1.88%) PMI Certification
6 90 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 89 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 82 (1.24%) PMP
9 75 (1.14%) DV Cleared
10 68 (1.03%) ISEB
11 66 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 64 (0.97%) MCSE
13 62 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
14 57 (0.86%) MCITP
15 51 (0.77%) CCNP
16 43 (0.65%) CCNA
17 34 (0.52%) ISTQB
18 32 (0.49%) MCP
19 30 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 22 (0.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (3.31%) QA
2 110 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 90 (1.37%) SLA
4 21 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 19 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
7 9 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.12%) ISO 9000
8 8 (0.12%) EMIR
9 6 (0.091%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.061%) COBIT
11 3 (0.046%) COREP
11 3 (0.046%) FINREP
11 3 (0.046%) Basel III
11 3 (0.046%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.046%) TickIT
12 2 (0.030%) GAAP
12 2 (0.030%) FATCA
13 1 (0.015%) UCITS
System Software
1 574 (8.71%) Active Directory
2 224 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (1.73%) Hyper-V
4 104 (1.58%) XenApp
5 101 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 80 (1.21%) vSphere
7 62 (0.94%) XenDesktop
8 46 (0.70%) VMware ESX
9 43 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
10 17 (0.26%) XenServer
11 16 (0.24%) ISA Server
12 15 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
13 14 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 14 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (0.17%) NFS
15 10 (0.15%) DFS Replication
16 9 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 8 (0.12%) Terminal Services
17 8 (0.12%) UAG
18 7 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 318 (4.83%) SCCM
2 80 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
3 55 (0.83%) SCOM
4 39 (0.59%) Data Guard
5 28 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
6 26 (0.39%) NetBackup
6 26 (0.39%) Puppet
6 26 (0.39%) WSUS
7 24 (0.36%) Tivoli
7 24 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 22 (0.33%) Control-M
9 18 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (0.26%) SCVMM
11 16 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 13 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 12 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 12 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
14 11 (0.17%) AppDNA
14 11 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
15 9 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1059 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 913 (13.85%) Oracle
3 614 (9.32%) SAP
4 409 (6.21%) VMware
5 288 (4.37%) Cisco
6 285 (4.32%) Citrix
7 243 (3.69%) HP
8 206 (3.13%) IBM
9 116 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
10 108 (1.64%) EMC
11 102 (1.55%) Lotus
12 96 (1.46%) Red Hat
13 90 (1.37%) Business Objects
14 88 (1.34%) Informatica
15 77 (1.17%) Dell
16 69 (1.05%) CheckPoint
17 66 (1.00%) Sybase
18 65 (0.99%) NetApp
19 59 (0.90%) Remedy
20 49 (0.74%) Siebel
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £375 - 400 per day + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
Computer People
Posted: 16 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 18 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £500 day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Greater Manchester
NES Global Talent
Rate: £300 to £425 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £110 - £140 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £110.00 - £140.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £300 to £365 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum 18 months fixed term
Posted: Yesterday