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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 25 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Migration 3163 3240 3216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 5.96% 6.37% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.04% 8.73% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1870 1783 1970
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 77 125
Average hourly rate £20.25 £21.75 £24.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -12.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £10.29 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.98 £41.90 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -32.36%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39338 37094 40713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.94% 70.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24409 22472 23326
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1062 1420
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 2849 £400 +3.22% 464
London +6 1405 £425 - 196
South East -8 504 £369 -1.66% 91
City of London -3 326 £425 - 77
North West -10 192 £400 +14.28% 35
Scotland -7 180 £370 +4.22% 17
East of England +8 176 £380 +8.57% 21
West Midlands -5 154 £325 - 30
Berkshire -4 151 £416 +4.06% 25
Hampshire +3 131 £350 - 22
South West -12 131 £375 +7.14% 55
Yorkshire -7 122 £375 +19.04% 22
East Midlands -5 101 £355 -2.06% 4
Edinburgh -7 96 £400 -0.62% 8
Manchester -5 81 £400 +17.64% 20
West Yorkshire -11 79 £375 +19.04% 13
Buckinghamshire -7 61 £300 -14.21% 7
Glasgow +10 55 £365 +15.87% 8
Milton Keynes +9 54 £301 -9.62% 4
Oxfordshire +1 48 £375 +2.73% 7
Lancashire +8 46 £400 +14.28% 3
Wales -12 43 £338 +14.40% 5
Cheshire -19 43 £460 +36.29% 9
Essex +18 42 £385 +42.59% 2
Leeds -9 42 £375 +20.96% 12
Reading -15 42 £475 +35.71% 11
Bristol -5 41 £400 +20.30% 17
Birmingham -18 35 £350 -4.10% 17
Cambridgeshire -8 33 £345 +6.15% 5
South Wales -13 33 £350 +18.64% 4

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2038 (30.88%) Data Migration
2 1460 (22.12%) Windows
3 1439 (21.80%) Finance
4 1166 (17.67%) SQL
5 1076 (16.30%) Microsoft
6 901 (13.65%) Oracle
7 750 (11.36%) SQL Server
8 745 (11.29%) Project Management
9 712 (10.79%) Windows 7
10 621 (9.41%) SAP
11 576 (8.73%) Active Directory
12 570 (8.64%) MS Excel
13 504 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 485 (7.35%) Banking
15 474 (7.18%) Security Cleared
16 445 (6.74%) SharePoint
17 440 (6.67%) PRINCE2
18 423 (6.41%) ETL
19 400 (6.06%) VMware
20 392 (5.94%) ITIL
21 368 (5.58%) Windows Server 2008
22 365 (5.53%) Linux
23 361 (5.47%) UNIX
24 355 (5.38%) CRM
25 351 (5.32%) .NET
26 346 (5.24%) MS Exchange
27 328 (4.97%) SC Cleared
28 318 (4.82%) SCCM
29 305 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
30 303 (4.59%) Business Intelligence

Migration
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 445 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 346 (5.24%) MS Exchange
3 182 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 141 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 133 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 112 (1.70%) Lync
7 111 (1.68%) IIS
8 98 (1.48%) WebSphere
9 93 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
10 88 (1.33%) IBM Notes
11 86 (1.30%) CMS
12 85 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
13 75 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
14 61 (0.92%) Apache
15 59 (0.89%) WebLogic
16 51 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
17 45 (0.68%) SAS
18 40 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
19 37 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
20 33 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 570 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 298 (4.52%) MS Office
3 118 (1.79%) MS Project
4 110 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 70 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 45 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 29 (0.44%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.061%) Windchill
10 3 (0.045%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.030%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.015%) CATIA
12 1 (0.015%) SPSS
12 1 (0.015%) FastStats
12 1 (0.015%) Blender
12 1 (0.015%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 122 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 114 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 112 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 70 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
5 67 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
6 62 (0.94%) Oracle General Ledger
7 54 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
8 43 (0.65%) SAP FI
9 39 (0.59%) SAP CO
9 39 (0.59%) SAP SD
10 35 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
11 34 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
11 34 (0.52%) Agresso
12 32 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
13 30 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
14 23 (0.35%) SAP HR
15 22 (0.33%) SAP ERP
15 22 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
15 22 (0.33%) Workday HCM
16 19 (0.29%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 132 (2.00%) Office 365
2 50 (0.76%) SaaS
3 41 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (0.35%) Force.com
7 16 (0.24%) Google Apps
8 14 (0.21%) PaaS
9 10 (0.15%) IaaS
9 10 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.076%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.045%) Taleo
12 1 (0.015%) GitHub
12 1 (0.015%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 213 (3.23%) Firewall
2 200 (3.03%) SAN
3 168 (2.55%) DNS
4 149 (2.26%) WAN
5 130 (1.97%) LAN
6 110 (1.67%) DHCP
7 93 (1.41%) TCP/IP
8 80 (1.21%) NAS
8 80 (1.21%) Internet
9 71 (1.08%) VPN
10 58 (0.88%) Intranet
11 54 (0.82%) HTTP
12 51 (0.77%) LDAP
13 50 (0.76%) Network Security
14 49 (0.74%) MPLS
14 49 (0.74%) FTP
15 48 (0.73%) VLAN
15 48 (0.73%) Wireless
16 43 (0.65%) VoIP
17 38 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 750 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 275 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 273 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 268 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 244 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 225 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 136 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 126 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
9 105 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 101 (1.53%) MySQL
11 98 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
12 86 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
13 83 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
14 79 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
15 70 (1.06%) MS Access
16 67 (1.02%) DB2
17 63 (0.95%) RDBMS
18 58 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
19 43 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
20 39 (0.59%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 92 (1.39%) LSMW
2 58 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 52 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (0.71%) Maven
4 47 (0.71%) Subversion
4 47 (0.71%) Visual Studio
5 46 (0.70%) MSI
5 46 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
6 33 (0.50%) JIRA
7 30 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
8 28 (0.42%) Jenkins
9 25 (0.38%) Ant
10 19 (0.29%) Eclipse
11 17 (0.26%) Selenium
11 17 (0.26%) TeamCity
12 15 (0.23%) Toad
12 15 (0.23%) PowerDesigner
13 14 (0.21%) ClearQuest
14 12 (0.18%) ERwin
15 11 (0.17%) ClearCase
General
1 1439 (21.80%) Finance
2 485 (7.35%) Banking
3 254 (3.85%) Retail
4 218 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 148 (2.24%) Investment Banking
6 99 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 97 (1.47%) Marketing
8 88 (1.33%) Front Office
9 72 (1.09%) Publishing
10 71 (1.08%) Legal
11 68 (1.03%) Back Office
11 68 (1.03%) Billing
12 61 (0.92%) Financial Institution
13 58 (0.88%) Retail Banking
14 56 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
15 51 (0.77%) General Ledger
16 49 (0.74%) German Language
17 40 (0.61%) French Language
18 37 (0.56%) Automotive
19 33 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1181 (17.89%) Analyst
2 895 (13.56%) Project Manager
3 762 (11.55%) Developer
4 744 (11.27%) Consultant
5 544 (8.24%) Architect
6 516 (7.82%) Business Analyst
7 275 (4.17%) Data Analyst
8 182 (2.76%) Administrator
9 172 (2.61%) Migration Consultant
10 165 (2.50%) Migration Engineer
11 154 (2.33%) Data Manager
12 150 (2.27%) DBA
13 139 (2.11%) Data Consultant
14 134 (2.03%) SAP Consultant
15 113 (1.71%) Data Migration Manager
16 112 (1.70%) Solutions Architect
17 109 (1.65%) SQL Developer
18 105 (1.59%) Data Migration Consultant
19 94 (1.42%) Programme Manager
20 93 (1.41%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (5.32%) .NET
2 252 (3.82%) XML
3 218 (3.30%) Web Services
4 196 (2.97%) HTML
5 138 (2.09%) CSS
6 119 (1.80%) ASP.NET
7 91 (1.38%) SOAP
8 81 (1.23%) Middleware
9 77 (1.17%) jQuery
10 72 (1.09%) Application Packaging
11 64 (0.97%) WCF
12 60 (0.91%) J2EE
13 56 (0.85%) XSLT
14 55 (0.83%) .NET Framework
15 49 (0.74%) Spring
16 44 (0.67%) Ajax
16 44 (0.67%) JSON
16 44 (0.67%) JSP
17 43 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
18 39 (0.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 160 (2.42%) NHS
2 132 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 100 (1.52%) Data Integration
4 99 (1.50%) Replication
5 86 (1.30%) Clustering
6 85 (1.29%) Mainframe
7 77 (1.17%) Blackberry
8 69 (1.05%) FMCG
9 65 (0.98%) Data Extraction
10 64 (0.97%) Derivative
11 63 (0.95%) PMI
12 59 (0.89%) Data Conversion
13 54 (0.82%) Computer Science
13 54 (0.82%) Fixed Income
14 53 (0.80%) Open Source
15 45 (0.68%) Thin Client
15 45 (0.68%) Fat Client
16 39 (0.59%) Hedge funds
17 38 (0.58%) Equities
18 33 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1460 (22.12%) Windows
2 712 (10.79%) Windows 7
3 368 (5.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 365 (5.53%) Linux
5 361 (5.47%) UNIX
6 270 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 268 (4.06%) Windows XP
8 130 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 122 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 116 (1.76%) Solaris
11 70 (1.06%) AIX
12 66 (1.00%) Windows 8
13 20 (0.30%) SUSE
13 20 (0.30%) Debian
14 18 (0.27%) CentOS
14 18 (0.27%) Windows 2000
15 16 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
15 16 (0.24%) zOS
15 16 (0.24%) HPUX
16 14 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2038 (30.88%) Data Migration
2 745 (11.29%) Project Management
3 504 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 440 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 423 (6.41%) ETL
6 392 (5.94%) ITIL
7 355 (5.38%) CRM
8 305 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 303 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
10 285 (4.32%) Data Cleansing
11 273 (4.14%) Data Analysis
12 269 (4.08%) Data Modelling
13 266 (4.03%) Change Management
14 251 (3.80%) Business Analysis
15 239 (3.62%) Validation
16 226 (3.42%) ERP
17 224 (3.39%) Data Management
18 213 (3.23%) Data Mapping
19 207 (3.14%) Workflow
20 184 (2.79%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1166 (17.67%) SQL
2 283 (4.29%) Java
3 242 (3.67%) PowerShell
4 215 (3.26%) C#
5 184 (2.79%) JavaScript
6 172 (2.61%) PL/SQL
7 166 (2.52%) T-SQL
8 126 (1.91%) VB
8 126 (1.91%) C
9 119 (1.80%) Perl
10 118 (1.79%) Shell Script
11 115 (1.74%) VBA
12 90 (1.36%) PHP
12 90 (1.36%) VBScript
13 71 (1.08%) Python
14 43 (0.65%) ABAP
15 40 (0.61%) Bash Shell
16 32 (0.48%) Apex Code
17 29 (0.44%) C++
18 23 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 474 (7.18%) Security Cleared
2 328 (4.97%) SC Cleared
3 183 (2.77%) Degree
4 132 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 128 (1.94%) PMI Certification
6 90 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
6 90 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 89 (1.35%) PMP
8 68 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 64 (0.97%) ISEB
10 63 (0.95%) MCSE
11 61 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
12 57 (0.86%) DV Cleared
13 56 (0.85%) MCITP
14 48 (0.73%) CCNP
15 41 (0.62%) CCNA
16 36 (0.55%) ISTQB
17 32 (0.48%) MCP
18 30 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 21 (0.32%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (3.32%) QA
2 112 (1.70%) Data Quality
3 92 (1.39%) SLA
4 22 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 20 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
8 10 (0.15%) ISO 9000
9 9 (0.14%) EMIR
9 9 (0.14%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.091%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.076%) TickIT
11 5 (0.076%) COBIT
12 4 (0.061%) Basel III
12 4 (0.061%) COREP
12 4 (0.061%) FINREP
13 3 (0.045%) FATCA
13 3 (0.045%) JSP 440
14 2 (0.030%) GAAP
14 2 (0.030%) GxP
System Software
1 576 (8.73%) Active Directory
2 216 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 116 (1.76%) XenApp
5 113 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 75 (1.14%) vSphere
7 64 (0.97%) XenDesktop
8 47 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
9 44 (0.67%) VMware ESX
10 22 (0.33%) ISA Server
11 18 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
12 17 (0.26%) XenServer
13 15 (0.23%) NFS
14 14 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 10 (0.15%) UAG
15 10 (0.15%) DFS Replication
16 9 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 8 (0.12%) VMware Server
18 6 (0.091%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 318 (4.82%) SCCM
2 77 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
3 52 (0.79%) SCOM
4 39 (0.59%) Data Guard
5 29 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
6 28 (0.42%) WSUS
7 26 (0.39%) NetBackup
8 25 (0.38%) Puppet
9 22 (0.33%) Tivoli
10 20 (0.30%) Control-M
10 20 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 19 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (0.24%) SCVMM
13 12 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 12 (0.18%) AppDNA
13 12 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
13 12 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 11 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 11 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 11 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1076 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 901 (13.65%) Oracle
3 621 (9.41%) SAP
4 400 (6.06%) VMware
5 292 (4.42%) Citrix
6 279 (4.23%) Cisco
7 242 (3.67%) HP
8 209 (3.17%) IBM
9 115 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
10 110 (1.67%) EMC
11 99 (1.50%) Lotus
12 97 (1.47%) Red Hat
12 97 (1.47%) Business Objects
13 95 (1.44%) Informatica
14 76 (1.15%) Dell
15 68 (1.03%) NetApp
16 63 (0.95%) CheckPoint
17 61 (0.92%) Sybase
18 54 (0.82%) Remedy
19 51 (0.77%) AppSense
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