Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Migration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Migration over the 6 months to 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Migration
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 21 23
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 -13
Contract jobs citing Migration 378 286 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 9.08% 7.32% 6.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.36% 8.51% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 144 148
Berkshire median daily rate £460 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £316 £307 £304
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £430
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.33% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 12
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.88 £21.00 £13.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.93% +53.51% -24.00%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.17 £11.82
90th Percentile £52.33 £47.83 £34.28
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.93 £13.50
% change year-on-year +17.25% +10.56% -16.28%

Migration is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,647 3,360 3,235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 87.63% 86.04% 83.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,773 1,702 1,580
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £263
90th Percentile £610 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 79 126
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.25 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.30% +43.33% -10.45%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.05 £11.25
90th Percentile £82.50 £48.75 £39.25
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% +22.50% -11.11%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Migration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Migration in Berkshire

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Migration in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in Berkshire

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in Berkshire

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in Berkshire

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Migration in Berkshire

Migration
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 159 £456 +1.39% 17
Bracknell +1 44 £382 -12.05% 7
Newbury +7 30 £475 +11.76% 6
Maidenhead +4 15 £425 -10.53% 1
Slough -4 14 £505 +18.82% 2
Wokingham +4 7 £124 +8.21%
Windsor +2 6 £450 - 1
Thatcham 0 1 - - 1
Ascot - 1 £218 - 1
Migration
South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Migration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Migration.

1 106 (28.04%) Azure
2 103 (27.25%) Microsoft
3 88 (23.28%) Security Cleared
4 82 (21.69%) Data Migration
5 80 (21.16%) Windows
6 72 (19.05%) Telecoms
7 66 (17.46%) Oracle
7 66 (17.46%) SC Cleared
8 57 (15.08%) Finance
9 53 (14.02%) Windows 10
10 48 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (10.58%) Project Management
12 38 (10.05%) User Acceptance Testing
13 37 (9.79%) VMware
13 37 (9.79%) SQL
14 35 (9.26%) Office 365
14 35 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
15 34 (8.99%) PowerShell
16 32 (8.47%) SharePoint
17 31 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
18 30 (7.94%) Windows 7
18 30 (7.94%) SQL Server
19 29 (7.67%) SAP
20 28 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
21 27 (7.14%) DevOps
22 26 (6.88%) Cisco
23 25 (6.61%) Active Directory
23 25 (6.61%) VPN
23 25 (6.61%) QA
23 25 (6.61%) Data Centre

Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.91%) Skype for Business
3 9 (2.38%) Apache
3 9 (2.38%) iPlanet
4 8 (2.12%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.06%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.53%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.26%) CMS
7 1 (0.26%) Documentum
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.26%) SAS
7 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (3.17%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (3.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (2.65%) CSG Singleview
3 7 (1.85%) Maximo
4 6 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.32%) SAP MDG
6 3 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.79%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.79%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.79%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.53%) BPCS
7 2 (0.53%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.53%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.26%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.26%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 106 (28.04%) Azure
2 35 (9.26%) Office 365
3 21 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
4 16 (4.23%) IaaS
4 16 (4.23%) PaaS
5 15 (3.97%) AWS
5 15 (3.97%) Power Platform
6 11 (2.91%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.59%) GCP
8 4 (1.06%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 4 (1.06%) SaaS
9 3 (0.79%) G Suite
9 3 (0.79%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 2 (0.53%) Force.com
10 2 (0.53%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.61%) VPN
2 24 (6.35%) WAN
3 21 (5.56%) Firewall
4 19 (5.03%) DNS
5 18 (4.76%) LAN
6 17 (4.50%) MPLS
7 16 (4.23%) TCP/IP
8 15 (3.97%) VoIP
9 14 (3.70%) SMTP
10 13 (3.44%) Internet
11 11 (2.91%) Network Security
11 11 (2.91%) Skype
12 10 (2.65%) 2G
12 10 (2.65%) 3G
12 10 (2.65%) BGP
12 10 (2.65%) Ethernet
12 10 (2.65%) OSPF
13 9 (2.38%) DHCP
13 9 (2.38%) Radio Access Network
13 9 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 12 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.12%) Big Data
6 7 (1.85%) Power BI
7 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.06%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.79%) BigQuery
9 3 (0.79%) MS Access
9 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.53%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.53%) DB2
10 2 (0.53%) MySQL
10 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.53%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 7 (1.85%) InstallShield
1 7 (1.85%) MSI
2 6 (1.59%) AdminStudio
3 4 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.06%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.53%) JIRA
4 2 (0.53%) LSMW
5 1 (0.26%) Ant
5 1 (0.26%) GitLab
5 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.26%) Maven
General
1 72 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 57 (15.08%) Finance
3 15 (3.97%) Billing
4 6 (1.59%) Legal
4 6 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (1.59%) Public Sector
4 6 (1.59%) Retail
5 5 (1.32%) Banking
5 5 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.06%) Local Government
6 4 (1.06%) Marketing
7 3 (0.79%) French Language
7 3 (0.79%) German Language
8 2 (0.53%) Front Office
8 2 (0.53%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Automotive
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 84 (22.22%) Architect
2 47 (12.43%) Consultant
3 35 (9.26%) Project Manager
4 24 (6.35%) Analyst
5 23 (6.08%) Migration Engineer
6 21 (5.56%) Developer
7 18 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (4.50%) Applications Packager
8 17 (4.50%) Azure Architect
9 15 (3.97%) Test Manager
10 14 (3.70%) Azure Engineer
10 14 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
10 14 (3.70%) Network Engineer
10 14 (3.70%) TIBCO Specialist
11 12 (3.17%) Applications Architect
12 11 (2.91%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (2.91%) Migration Manager
12 11 (2.91%) SAP Consultant
12 11 (2.91%) Security Engineer
13 10 (2.65%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.82%) .NET
1 22 (5.82%) JDBC
2 13 (3.44%) ODBC
2 13 (3.44%) XML
3 9 (2.38%) Apache Commons
3 9 (2.38%) JSP
3 9 (2.38%) Servlets
4 8 (2.12%) J2EE
4 8 (2.12%) JMS
4 8 (2.12%) Web Services
5 5 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (1.32%) WCF
6 3 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (0.79%) HTML
6 3 (0.79%) REST
6 3 (0.79%) SOAP
6 3 (0.79%) Velocity
6 3 (0.79%) WinForms
7 2 (0.53%) .NET Core
7 2 (0.53%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.61%) Data Centre
2 21 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.44%) Public Cloud
4 13 (3.44%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.38%) Clustering
6 7 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.59%) PKI
8 3 (0.79%) Cloud Native
8 3 (0.79%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (0.79%) HP Storage
8 3 (0.79%) PMI
9 2 (0.53%) AS400
9 2 (0.53%) BYOD
9 2 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.53%) IVR
10 1 (0.26%) FMCG
10 1 (0.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 80 (21.16%) Windows
2 53 (14.02%) Windows 10
3 30 (7.94%) Windows 7
4 23 (6.08%) Linux
5 17 (4.50%) Unix
6 9 (2.38%) Windows Server
7 8 (2.12%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.06%) Solaris
9 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.26%) AIX
10 1 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (21.69%) Data Migration
2 48 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (10.58%) Project Management
4 38 (10.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 35 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (7.14%) DevOps
8 23 (6.08%) Decision-Making
9 20 (5.29%) ERP
9 20 (5.29%) ETL
10 19 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (4.76%) Application Packaging
11 18 (4.76%) Critical Thinking
11 18 (4.76%) SOA
12 17 (4.50%) IT Strategy
12 17 (4.50%) System Integration Testing
12 17 (4.50%) Test Automation
13 16 (4.23%) Change Management
13 16 (4.23%) CRM
13 16 (4.23%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 37 (9.79%) SQL
2 34 (8.99%) PowerShell
3 22 (5.82%) Java
4 18 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 15 (3.97%) C#
6 14 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 11 (2.91%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.85%) Python
9 5 (1.32%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.79%) Perl
10 3 (0.79%) VBA
11 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.53%) C
11 2 (0.53%) Google Apps Script
11 2 (0.53%) VB
12 1 (0.26%) ABAP
12 1 (0.26%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.26%) Java 8
12 1 (0.26%) R
12 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 88 (23.28%) Security Cleared
2 66 (17.46%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 15 (3.97%) CCNA
5 15 (3.97%) Degree
5 15 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (3.44%) CCNP
7 9 (2.38%) CCIE
7 9 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (2.12%) CISSP
8 8 (2.12%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.85%) CCIP
9 7 (1.85%) MCSE
9 7 (1.85%) PMI Certification
10 6 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (1.59%) PMP
11 5 (1.32%) CCDP
12 4 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.06%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.61%) QA
2 19 (5.03%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.12%) SLA
4 5 (1.32%) PMO
5 1 (0.26%) GxP
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (6.61%) Active Directory
3 24 (6.35%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.65%) vSphere
5 8 (2.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.79%) vCloud
8 2 (0.53%) Docker
8 2 (0.53%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (4.76%) SCCM
2 9 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (2.12%) Amdocs OSS
4 5 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (1.06%) Ansible
5 4 (1.06%) SCOM
5 4 (1.06%) Terraform
6 3 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.79%) vMotion
7 2 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.53%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.53%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.53%) WSUS
8 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.26%) Nagios
8 1 (0.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 103 (27.25%) Microsoft
2 66 (17.46%) Oracle
3 37 (9.79%) VMware
4 29 (7.67%) SAP
5 26 (6.88%) Cisco
6 15 (3.97%) TIBCO
7 13 (3.44%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (3.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 12 (3.17%) Citrix
9 11 (2.91%) F5
9 11 (2.91%) Fortinet
10 10 (2.65%) Juniper
10 10 (2.65%) Sun
11 9 (2.38%) HP
11 9 (2.38%) Splunk
12 8 (2.12%) CheckPoint
12 8 (2.12%) Cramer
13 7 (1.85%) Ariba
13 7 (1.85%) Google
13 7 (1.85%) McAfee