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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Migration
Rank 27 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Migration 3551 3479 3102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 6.09% 6.61% 5.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.27% 8.91% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2137 1827 1760
Average daily rate
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£400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 130 126
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.58 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% -30.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.62 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -27.83%

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
42929 39035 40382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.11% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27471 24251 23495
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1195 1145 1515
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.15 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.60% -9.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -5 3204 £400 +2.56% 480
London -2 1487 £425 - 182
South East -8 584 £361 -3.86% 90
City of London -2 352 £425 - 59
North West -1 248 £360 +7.86% 41
South West +11 232 £366 +4.64% 57
Scotland +3 216 £375 -6.25% 30
West Midlands -9 174 £350 - 38
East of England -8 165 £375 +7.14% 22
Hampshire -5 159 £350 - 22
East Midlands +7 136 £400 +17.64% 13
Berkshire -1 135 £400 -5.88% 24
Edinburgh +9 133 £413 -2.94% 11
Yorkshire -13 127 £350 +7.69% 25
Manchester +8 117 £345 +4.54% 27
West Yorkshire -15 81 £295 -9.23% 13
Buckinghamshire +3 77 £325 -14.19% 11
Oxfordshire +4 73 £350 -6.66% 6
Surrey -23 70 £410 +17.14% 9
Bristol +7 68 £413 +26.92% 10
Birmingham -2 67 £350 +16.66% 18
Cheshire -8 64 £393 +11.74% 3
Milton Keynes +6 63 £325 - 7
Glasgow +13 57 £325 +62.50% 13
Leeds -13 53 £300 -7.69% 7
Wiltshire +11 49 £355 -3.40% 10
Reading +7 45 £375 -9.09% 7
Leicestershire +26 38 £346 -1.07% 3
Hertfordshire -22 36 £413 +22.22% 7
Wales -24 36 £350 +1.44% 7

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 2005 (30.13%) Data Migration
2 1479 (22.22%) Finance
3 1429 (21.47%) Windows
4 1230 (18.48%) SQL
5 1143 (17.18%) Microsoft
6 991 (14.89%) Oracle
7 723 (10.86%) SQL Server
8 693 (10.41%) Project Management
9 614 (9.23%) Active Directory
10 599 (9.00%) Windows 7
11 589 (8.85%) MS Excel
12 576 (8.66%) SAP
13 551 (8.28%) Banking
14 512 (7.69%) Security Cleared
15 500 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
16 471 (7.08%) ETL
17 437 (6.57%) VMware
18 423 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
19 413 (6.21%) SharePoint
20 407 (6.12%) PRINCE2
20 407 (6.12%) UNIX
21 398 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
22 380 (5.71%) Linux
23 377 (5.66%) .NET
24 374 (5.62%) CRM
25 357 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
26 356 (5.35%) ITIL
27 340 (5.11%) MS Exchange
28 339 (5.09%) User Acceptance Testing
29 325 (4.88%) Cisco

Migration
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 413 (6.21%) SharePoint
2 340 (5.11%) MS Exchange
3 171 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 155 (2.33%) Lync
5 140 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 139 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 122 (1.83%) IIS
8 104 (1.56%) WebSphere
9 101 (1.52%) CMS
10 93 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
11 92 (1.38%) IBM Notes
12 81 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
13 80 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
14 73 (1.10%) Apache
15 58 (0.87%) SAS
16 57 (0.86%) WebLogic
17 39 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
17 39 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
17 39 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 35 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 589 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 299 (4.49%) MS Office
3 130 (1.95%) MS Project
4 114 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 61 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 55 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 21 (0.32%) InfoPath
8 12 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.060%) SPSS
10 3 (0.045%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.030%) Windchill
11 2 (0.030%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.030%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.030%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 140 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 139 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
3 130 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 67 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
5 66 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
6 65 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
7 58 (0.87%) Agresso
8 49 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
9 48 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
10 42 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
11 35 (0.53%) SAP HR
12 34 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
13 32 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
14 24 (0.36%) SAP SD
15 23 (0.35%) SAP FI
15 23 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
15 23 (0.35%) Workday HCM
16 19 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
17 18 (0.27%) SAP CO
17 18 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 179 (2.69%) Office 365
2 51 (0.77%) SaaS
3 50 (0.75%) Force.com
3 50 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (0.32%) PaaS
6 20 (0.30%) IaaS
7 18 (0.27%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.075%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.075%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.060%) Heroku
9 4 (0.060%) CloudFront
9 4 (0.060%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.060%) Route 53
10 2 (0.030%) Taleo
11 1 (0.015%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.015%) GitHub
11 1 (0.015%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 235 (3.53%) SAN
2 220 (3.31%) Firewall
3 217 (3.26%) WAN
4 185 (2.78%) DNS
5 172 (2.58%) LAN
6 100 (1.50%) DHCP
6 100 (1.50%) NAS
7 96 (1.44%) Internet
8 92 (1.38%) TCP/IP
9 86 (1.29%) Intranet
10 84 (1.26%) MPLS
11 72 (1.08%) VPN
12 64 (0.96%) HTTP
13 57 (0.86%) Network Security
14 54 (0.81%) VLAN
15 51 (0.77%) Wireless
16 49 (0.74%) VoIP
17 48 (0.72%) FTP
18 47 (0.71%) BGP
19 46 (0.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 723 (10.86%) SQL Server
2 296 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
3 283 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 229 (3.44%) Oracle Database
5 213 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 206 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 130 (1.95%) Relational Database
8 110 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 97 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
10 90 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 87 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 86 (1.29%) MS Access
13 83 (1.25%) MySQL
14 72 (1.08%) RDBMS
14 72 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
15 69 (1.04%) DB2
16 65 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
17 61 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
18 44 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
19 42 (0.63%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 81 (1.22%) LSMW
2 70 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 56 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 50 (0.75%) MSI
5 48 (0.72%) JIRA
5 48 (0.72%) Visual Studio
6 45 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
7 41 (0.62%) Subversion
8 36 (0.54%) Toad
9 34 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
10 33 (0.50%) Maven
11 29 (0.44%) Jenkins
12 23 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
12 23 (0.35%) Eclipse
13 21 (0.32%) ClearCase
13 21 (0.32%) Ant
14 20 (0.30%) ERwin
15 19 (0.29%) Selenium
16 15 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
16 15 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1479 (22.22%) Finance
2 551 (8.28%) Banking
3 293 (4.40%) Retail
4 243 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 146 (2.19%) Investment Banking
6 101 (1.52%) Marketing
7 92 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 81 (1.22%) Front Office
9 79 (1.19%) Legal
10 65 (0.98%) Retail Banking
11 63 (0.95%) Publishing
12 62 (0.93%) Back Office
13 61 (0.92%) Financial Institution
13 61 (0.92%) Billing
14 56 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
15 51 (0.77%) General Ledger
16 43 (0.65%) Advertising
17 40 (0.60%) Automotive
18 34 (0.51%) French Language
19 29 (0.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1214 (18.24%) Analyst
2 853 (12.82%) Project Manager
3 819 (12.31%) Consultant
4 784 (11.78%) Developer
5 591 (8.88%) Architect
6 560 (8.41%) Business Analyst
7 284 (4.27%) Data Analyst
8 185 (2.78%) Migration Consultant
9 159 (2.39%) Data Manager
10 143 (2.15%) DBA
11 140 (2.10%) Administrator
12 139 (2.09%) Data Consultant
13 135 (2.03%) SAP Consultant
14 125 (1.88%) SQL Developer
15 124 (1.86%) Migration Engineer
16 108 (1.62%) Data Migration Consultant
16 108 (1.62%) Data Migration Manager
17 106 (1.59%) Test Analyst
18 105 (1.58%) Solutions Architect
19 104 (1.56%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (5.66%) .NET
2 248 (3.73%) XML
3 247 (3.71%) Web Services
4 221 (3.32%) HTML
5 150 (2.25%) CSS
6 106 (1.59%) ASP.NET
7 103 (1.55%) SOAP
8 87 (1.31%) Middleware
9 85 (1.28%) jQuery
10 58 (0.87%) J2EE
11 57 (0.86%) WCF
12 56 (0.84%) Application Packaging
13 54 (0.81%) REST
14 48 (0.72%) Visualforce
15 44 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
16 43 (0.65%) HTML5
17 42 (0.63%) .NET Framework
18 39 (0.59%) JSON
18 39 (0.59%) XSLT
19 31 (0.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 398 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
2 154 (2.31%) Management Information System
3 141 (2.12%) NHS
4 120 (1.80%) Replication
5 111 (1.67%) Data Integration
6 96 (1.44%) Clustering
7 90 (1.35%) Data Structures
8 89 (1.34%) Blackberry
9 65 (0.98%) Data Extraction
10 64 (0.96%) Mainframe
11 52 (0.78%) Derivative
12 49 (0.74%) Open Source
13 48 (0.72%) Data Conversion
13 48 (0.72%) PMI
14 47 (0.71%) Reference Data
15 44 (0.66%) Computer Science
16 38 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 38 (0.57%) Equities
17 37 (0.56%) Fixed Income
18 35 (0.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1429 (21.47%) Windows
2 599 (9.00%) Windows 7
3 407 (6.12%) UNIX
4 380 (5.71%) Linux
5 357 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 268 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 205 (3.08%) Windows XP
8 198 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 120 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 118 (1.77%) Solaris
11 73 (1.10%) AIX
12 47 (0.71%) Windows 8
13 20 (0.30%) SUSE
14 19 (0.29%) Windows 2000
15 18 (0.27%) HPUX
16 16 (0.24%) zOS
17 15 (0.23%) CentOS
18 14 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
18 14 (0.21%) Debian
19 13 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2005 (30.13%) Data Migration
2 693 (10.41%) Project Management
3 500 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 471 (7.08%) ETL
5 423 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
6 407 (6.12%) PRINCE2
7 374 (5.62%) CRM
8 356 (5.35%) ITIL
9 339 (5.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 320 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
11 289 (4.34%) Data Modelling
12 280 (4.21%) Business Analysis
13 275 (4.13%) Change Management
14 261 (3.92%) ERP
15 259 (3.89%) Data Cleansing
16 251 (3.77%) Data Analysis
17 239 (3.59%) Workflow
18 235 (3.53%) Data Management
19 230 (3.46%) Data Mapping
20 228 (3.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1230 (18.48%) SQL
2 315 (4.73%) Java
3 238 (3.58%) PL/SQL
4 218 (3.28%) PowerShell
5 207 (3.11%) JavaScript
6 199 (2.99%) C#
7 173 (2.60%) T-SQL
8 123 (1.85%) Shell Script
9 108 (1.62%) C
10 89 (1.34%) VBScript
11 87 (1.31%) VBA
12 85 (1.28%) VB
13 82 (1.23%) Perl
14 71 (1.07%) PHP
15 59 (0.89%) Python
16 58 (0.87%) Apex Code
17 47 (0.71%) Bash Shell
18 38 (0.57%) VB.NET
18 38 (0.57%) ABAP
19 37 (0.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 512 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 323 (4.85%) SC Cleared
3 173 (2.60%) Degree
4 148 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 103 (1.55%) PMI Certification
6 100 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 97 (1.46%) DV Cleared
8 69 (1.04%) ISEB
8 69 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 67 (1.01%) PMP
10 66 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 60 (0.90%) MCSE
12 57 (0.86%) MCITP
13 56 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
14 49 (0.74%) CCNP
14 49 (0.74%) CCNA
15 37 (0.56%) ISTQB
16 26 (0.39%) CCIE
17 22 (0.33%) MCTS
18 19 (0.29%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (3.25%) QA
2 109 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 77 (1.16%) SLA
4 23 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.15%) EMIR
8 7 (0.11%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.090%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.075%) MiFID
10 5 (0.075%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.060%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.045%) COBIT
12 3 (0.045%) GAAP
13 2 (0.030%) GxP
13 2 (0.030%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.030%) UCITS
13 2 (0.030%) FATCA
13 2 (0.030%) P3O
14 1 (0.015%) COSO
System Software
1 614 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 259 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (1.62%) Hyper-V
4 97 (1.46%) vSphere
5 82 (1.23%) XenApp
6 78 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 52 (0.78%) XenDesktop
8 44 (0.66%) VMware ESX
9 32 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
10 30 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 27 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
12 20 (0.30%) NFS
13 18 (0.27%) Terminal Services
14 17 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
15 16 (0.24%) XenServer
16 12 (0.18%) ISA Server
17 9 (0.14%) Firmware
17 9 (0.14%) vCloud
18 8 (0.12%) GPFS
18 8 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 267 (4.01%) SCCM
2 80 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
3 72 (1.08%) SCOM
4 31 (0.47%) Data Guard
5 30 (0.45%) Puppet
6 23 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 23 (0.35%) NetBackup
7 22 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 22 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
8 19 (0.29%) Control-M
9 16 (0.24%) Tivoli
9 16 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 16 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 15 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 14 (0.21%) WSUS
12 13 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 12 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
14 11 (0.17%) SCVMM
15 10 (0.15%) WMI
Vendors
1 1143 (17.18%) Microsoft
2 991 (14.89%) Oracle
3 576 (8.66%) SAP
4 437 (6.57%) VMware
5 325 (4.88%) Cisco
6 268 (4.03%) Citrix
7 236 (3.55%) HP
8 192 (2.89%) IBM
9 131 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
10 120 (1.80%) EMC
11 117 (1.76%) Informatica
12 103 (1.55%) Red Hat
13 98 (1.47%) Lotus
13 98 (1.47%) Business Objects
14 92 (1.38%) Dell
15 82 (1.23%) CheckPoint
16 78 (1.17%) Sybase
17 76 (1.14%) NetApp
18 62 (0.93%) Symantec
19 60 (0.90%) CA
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