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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Migration
Rank 26 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Migration 3564 3134 2975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 6.46% 5.94% 6.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.37% 7.89% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2221 1883 1638
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £250
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 93 107 77
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £12.75 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £38.80 £69.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -

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
42560 39708 34604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.14% 75.30% 74.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26984 25126 20661
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1224 1175 1047
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 0 3187 £400 - 497
London 0 1358 £425 - 207
South East +11 652 £375 - 80
City of London +1 319 £435 +2.35% 66
North West +5 275 £375 -3.59% 43
Scotland +14 246 £375 - 31
West Midlands +2 193 £400 +14.28% 25
Hampshire +25 169 £375 +2.73% 12
South West +11 168 £350 - 35
Yorkshire -3 160 £363 - 41
Berkshire +5 154 £400 -5.88% 20
Edinburgh +8 147 £388 -7.73% 12
East of England -21 146 £395 +5.33% 31
East Midlands +2 132 £400 +4.57% 15
Manchester +11 113 £363 -3.33% 19
West Yorkshire -13 90 £375 - 21
Surrey +23 80 £400 +14.28% 11
Buckinghamshire -1 79 £350 - 12
North East +8 78 £406 +0.61% 4
Birmingham +7 69 £400 +33.33% 4
Reading +5 65 £355 -20.00% 9
Oxfordshire +5 63 £375 +7.14% 11
Cheshire -6 63 £375 -10.71% 5
Glasgow +24 62 £375 +4.89% 5
Lancashire +8 60 £396 -0.93% 3
Leeds -7 59 £385 -8.05% 10
Wales +7 56 £326 +4.15% 10
West Sussex +14 52 £375 -6.25% 9
Tyne and Wear +6 52 £420 +5.99% 1
Milton Keynes -2 52 £350 -6.66% 4

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2069 (30.44%) Data Migration
2 1589 (23.38%) Finance
3 1585 (23.32%) Windows
4 1299 (19.11%) SQL
5 1096 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 825 (12.14%) Oracle
7 752 (11.07%) Project Management
8 710 (10.45%) Data Centre
9 709 (10.43%) SQL Server
10 673 (9.90%) Active Directory
11 598 (8.80%) Security Cleared
12 589 (8.67%) VMware
13 557 (8.20%) Banking
14 547 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
15 517 (7.61%) SAP
16 498 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
17 496 (7.30%) MS Excel
18 486 (7.15%) ETL
19 484 (7.12%) Linux
20 474 (6.97%) SharePoint
21 439 (6.46%) Windows 7
22 413 (6.08%) PRINCE2
23 412 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
24 411 (6.05%) SC Cleared
25 385 (5.67%) UNIX
26 384 (5.65%) Citrix
27 378 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
28 372 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
29 369 (5.43%) Cisco
30 366 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure

Migration
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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
1 474 (6.97%) SharePoint
2 316 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 193 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 179 (2.63%) Lync
5 166 (2.44%) IIS
6 114 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 110 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 88 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 87 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
10 85 (1.25%) SAS
11 80 (1.18%) CMS
12 75 (1.10%) WebSphere
13 73 (1.07%) IBM Notes
14 70 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
15 53 (0.78%) WebLogic
16 48 (0.71%) Apache
17 46 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
18 44 (0.65%) Tomcat
19 38 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
20 36 (0.53%) JBoss
Applications
1 496 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 297 (4.37%) MS Office
3 107 (1.57%) MS Project
4 100 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 64 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 24 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.18%) InfoPath
8 11 (0.16%) PowerPivot
9 6 (0.088%) SPSS
10 2 (0.029%) Simulink
10 2 (0.029%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.029%) TargetLink
11 1 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.015%) Windchill
11 1 (0.015%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.015%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 117 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 109 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 78 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
4 39 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 37 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
6 36 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
7 35 (0.52%) Agresso
8 26 (0.38%) SAP HR
9 25 (0.37%) SAP FI
9 25 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
10 24 (0.35%) SAP MM
10 24 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
11 22 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
12 21 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 18 (0.26%) SAP ERP
13 18 (0.26%) SAP CRM
14 17 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
15 16 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
15 16 (0.24%) SAP CO
15 16 (0.24%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 238 (3.50%) Office 365
2 113 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
3 91 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (0.59%) SaaS
5 29 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 24 (0.35%) IaaS
7 23 (0.34%) PaaS
8 12 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.13%) CloudFront
10 9 (0.13%) Yammer
11 8 (0.12%) Mimecast
12 6 (0.088%) Google Apps
13 5 (0.074%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.074%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (0.074%) HP Helion
13 5 (0.074%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.074%) Google Drive
14 4 (0.059%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 299 (4.40%) SAN
2 263 (3.87%) Firewall
3 262 (3.86%) WAN
4 216 (3.18%) LAN
5 196 (2.88%) DNS
6 122 (1.80%) Network Security
7 118 (1.74%) DHCP
8 113 (1.66%) TCP/IP
9 112 (1.65%) VPN
10 97 (1.43%) Internet
10 97 (1.43%) NAS
11 82 (1.21%) MPLS
12 69 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
13 64 (0.94%) SSL
14 57 (0.84%) Wireless
15 55 (0.81%) Intranet
16 49 (0.72%) OSPF
16 49 (0.72%) BGP
17 46 (0.68%) Ethernet
17 46 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 709 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 338 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
3 312 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 244 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 206 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 169 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 136 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 103 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 93 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 85 (1.25%) RDBMS
11 76 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
12 75 (1.10%) DB2
13 71 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
14 65 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
15 57 (0.84%) MySQL
16 52 (0.77%) SAP Data Services
17 47 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
18 44 (0.65%) QlikView
19 34 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
19 34 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 58 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 56 (0.82%) JIRA
3 55 (0.81%) Visual Studio
4 53 (0.78%) LSMW
5 51 (0.75%) MSI
6 35 (0.52%) Subversion
7 27 (0.40%) Git (software)
8 26 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
9 22 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
9 22 (0.32%) Selenium
10 20 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 19 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
12 16 (0.24%) Introscope
12 16 (0.24%) Jenkins
13 14 (0.21%) Maven
14 13 (0.19%) StarTeam
15 12 (0.18%) NUnit
15 12 (0.18%) Eclipse
16 9 (0.13%) Jasmine
17 7 (0.10%) JBehave
General
1 1589 (23.38%) Finance
2 557 (8.20%) Banking
3 334 (4.91%) Retail
4 250 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 112 (1.65%) Investment Banking
6 101 (1.49%) Retail Banking
7 95 (1.40%) Marketing
8 89 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 79 (1.16%) Billing
10 68 (1.00%) Legal
10 68 (1.00%) Back Office
11 64 (0.94%) Advertising
12 61 (0.90%) Law
13 56 (0.82%) Publishing
14 46 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 36 (0.53%) Front Office
15 36 (0.53%) Local Government
16 31 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
17 29 (0.43%) Automotive
18 23 (0.34%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1444 (21.25%) Analyst
2 886 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 735 (10.82%) Developer
4 709 (10.43%) Consultant
5 592 (8.71%) Architect
6 582 (8.56%) Business Analyst
7 354 (5.21%) Data Analyst
8 217 (3.19%) Administrator
9 151 (2.22%) Test Manager
10 150 (2.21%) Migration Engineer
11 147 (2.16%) DBA
12 143 (2.10%) SQL Developer
13 142 (2.09%) Infrastructure Manager
14 139 (2.05%) Data Manager
15 134 (1.97%) Test Analyst
16 124 (1.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 122 (1.80%) Migration Consultant
17 122 (1.80%) SAP Consultant
18 117 (1.72%) Solutions Architect
19 112 (1.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (4.97%) .NET
2 162 (2.38%) Web Services
3 140 (2.06%) XML
3 140 (2.06%) HTML
4 109 (1.60%) ASP.NET
5 108 (1.59%) CSS
6 88 (1.29%) Application Packaging
7 72 (1.06%) Middleware
8 70 (1.03%) J2EE
9 61 (0.90%) jQuery
10 52 (0.77%) HTML5
11 46 (0.68%) SOAP
12 41 (0.60%) .NET Framework
13 39 (0.57%) REST
14 37 (0.54%) CSS3
15 34 (0.50%) JSP
16 33 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
17 24 (0.35%) JSON
17 24 (0.35%) WCF
18 22 (0.32%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 710 (10.45%) Data Centre
2 372 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
3 160 (2.35%) NHS
4 101 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 100 (1.47%) Clustering
6 94 (1.38%) Data Integration
7 88 (1.29%) Mainframe
8 87 (1.28%) Data Structures
9 74 (1.09%) Replication
10 55 (0.81%) Data Extraction
11 53 (0.78%) Derivative
12 47 (0.69%) User Experience
13 46 (0.68%) Computer Science
14 45 (0.66%) Blackberry
15 44 (0.65%) PKI
16 41 (0.60%) Client/Server
16 41 (0.60%) FMCG
17 39 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
18 37 (0.54%) Data Conversion
19 36 (0.53%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1585 (23.32%) Windows
2 484 (7.12%) Linux
3 439 (6.46%) Windows 7
4 412 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 385 (5.67%) UNIX
6 378 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 316 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 177 (2.60%) Solaris
8 177 (2.60%) Windows XP
9 124 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 107 (1.57%) AIX
11 75 (1.10%) Windows 8
12 62 (0.91%) HPUX
13 48 (0.71%) VME
14 38 (0.56%) zOS
15 37 (0.54%) Windows 2000
16 36 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
17 27 (0.40%) VMS
18 19 (0.28%) Android
19 13 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2069 (30.44%) Data Migration
2 752 (11.07%) Project Management
3 547 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 498 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
5 486 (7.15%) ETL
6 413 (6.08%) PRINCE2
7 364 (5.36%) ITIL
8 323 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
9 306 (4.50%) CRM
10 297 (4.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 293 (4.31%) Data Analysis
12 286 (4.21%) Validation
13 279 (4.11%) Data Modelling
14 265 (3.90%) Business Analysis
15 260 (3.83%) Data Cleansing
16 233 (3.43%) Change Management
17 204 (3.00%) ERP
18 189 (2.78%) Data Management
19 181 (2.66%) Data Mapping
20 162 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1299 (19.11%) SQL
2 252 (3.71%) Java
3 213 (3.13%) C#
4 212 (3.12%) PowerShell
5 205 (3.02%) T-SQL
6 156 (2.30%) PL/SQL
7 155 (2.28%) JavaScript
8 89 (1.31%) VBA
9 80 (1.18%) VBScript
10 73 (1.07%) VB
11 71 (1.04%) C
12 62 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 51 (0.75%) PHP
14 48 (0.71%) C++
15 47 (0.69%) Python
16 46 (0.68%) Perl
17 38 (0.56%) VB.NET
18 36 (0.53%) COBOL
19 28 (0.41%) Bash Shell
20 27 (0.40%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 598 (8.80%) Security Cleared
2 411 (6.05%) SC Cleared
3 185 (2.72%) Degree
4 180 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 114 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
6 112 (1.65%) ISEB
7 108 (1.59%) MCSE
8 79 (1.16%) DV Cleared
9 71 (1.04%) PMI Certification
10 69 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 59 (0.87%) PMP
12 58 (0.85%) CCNP
12 58 (0.85%) CCNA
13 56 (0.82%) ISTQB
14 53 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
15 52 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 45 (0.66%) CCIE
17 43 (0.63%) MCITP
18 28 (0.41%) MCP
19 26 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (3.25%) QA
2 134 (1.97%) Data Quality
3 55 (0.81%) SLA
4 45 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.26%) Solvency II
7 12 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.15%) HL7
9 8 (0.12%) FATCA
10 7 (0.10%) Basel III
11 6 (0.088%) COREP
11 6 (0.088%) GAAP
12 5 (0.074%) GxP
13 4 (0.059%) GAMP
13 4 (0.059%) FINREP
13 4 (0.059%) EMIR
14 3 (0.044%) ISO 14001
15 2 (0.029%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 2 (0.029%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 673 (9.90%) Active Directory
2 366 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (1.87%) Hyper-V
3 127 (1.87%) vSphere
4 98 (1.44%) XenApp
5 86 (1.27%) VMware ESX
6 71 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 50 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
8 33 (0.49%) XenDesktop
9 22 (0.32%) NFS
10 20 (0.29%) Terminal Services
10 20 (0.29%) SRDF
11 18 (0.26%) BitLocker
12 17 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 16 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 14 (0.21%) Xen
15 12 (0.18%) VMware Server
15 12 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 10 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 235 (3.46%) SCCM
2 89 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
3 56 (0.82%) Puppet
4 35 (0.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 34 (0.50%) SCOM
6 32 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 22 (0.32%) NetBackup
9 21 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
10 19 (0.28%) Data Guard
11 17 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
11 17 (0.25%) WSUS
12 16 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 16 (0.24%) CA Wily
13 15 (0.22%) Tivoli
14 14 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
15 13 (0.19%) Backup Exec
16 12 (0.18%) Control-M
16 12 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
16 12 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1096 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 825 (12.14%) Oracle
3 589 (8.67%) VMware
4 517 (7.61%) SAP
5 384 (5.65%) Citrix
6 369 (5.43%) Cisco
7 310 (4.56%) HP
8 181 (2.66%) EMC
9 179 (2.63%) IBM
10 144 (2.12%) NetApp
11 117 (1.72%) Red Hat
12 109 (1.60%) Business Objects
13 100 (1.47%) CheckPoint
14 83 (1.22%) Informatica
15 77 (1.13%) Lotus
16 63 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
17 59 (0.87%) 3PAR
18 58 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
19 57 (0.84%) Sybase
20 51 (0.75%) Juniper
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