Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 15 December 2017 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 15 29
Rank change year-on-year +5 +14 -13
Contract jobs citing Migration 73 47 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 11.81% 8.48% 6.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.83% 10.22% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 38 48
Cardiff median daily rate £351 £375 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.40% +1.01% +6.07%
10th Percentile £206 £203 £278
90th Percentile £438 £506 £434
South Wales median daily rate £375 £363 £361
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.35% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -57.64% -
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £11.81 £20.50
% change year-on-year +48.15% -42.38% -60.95%

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 Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 528 460 708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 85.44% 83.03% 82.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 370 591
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £163 £189 £225
90th Percentile £488 £525 £463
South Wales median daily rate £385 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33% +17.65%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.49
90th Percentile £31.00 £40.00 £31.65
South Wales median hourly rate £22.76 £18.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year +23.86% +14.84% +2.40%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Migration in Cardiff

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in Cardiff

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Cardiff over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in Cardiff

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Migration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Migration.

1 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
2 22 (30.14%) ITIL
3 20 (27.40%) SQL Server
3 20 (27.40%) Data Migration
4 18 (24.66%) Windows
4 18 (24.66%) VMware
5 16 (21.92%) SQL
5 16 (21.92%) Release Management
6 15 (20.55%) NHS
6 15 (20.55%) Hyper-V
7 14 (19.18%) Citrix
7 14 (19.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (15.07%) IBM
8 11 (15.07%) C++
8 11 (15.07%) HL7
8 11 (15.07%) Fiorano
8 11 (15.07%) JCAPS
9 10 (13.70%) SoapUI
9 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (13.70%) WebSphere
9 10 (13.70%) IBM Integration Bus
9 10 (13.70%) SOAP
9 10 (13.70%) XML
9 10 (13.70%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (13.70%) Finance
9 10 (13.70%) Service Management
10 9 (12.33%) InterSystems
10 9 (12.33%) XSLT
10 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure

Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 11 (15.07%) JCAPS
2 10 (13.70%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (13.70%) WebSphere
3 7 (9.59%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) SAP PM
1 1 (1.37%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (1.37%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.48%) IaaS
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.74%) Office 365
4 2 (2.74%) Route 53
4 2 (2.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (2.74%) DSL
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
3 1 (1.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.40%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (10.96%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (5.48%) Star Schema
6 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) SoapUI
2 7 (9.59%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (6.85%) Subversion
3 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (4.11%) Selenium
4 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Banking
3 6 (8.22%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Billing
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Analyst
2 10 (13.70%) DBA
3 9 (12.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) Test Analyst
4 8 (10.96%) Migration Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) SQL DBA
5 7 (9.59%) Test Leader
6 6 (8.22%) Test Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) Lead Test Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.85%) Test Team Leader
8 4 (5.48%) Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Business Manager
8 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Developer
8 4 (5.48%) DevOps Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared DBA
8 4 (5.48%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) IBM Integration Bus
1 10 (13.70%) SOAP
1 10 (13.70%) XML
2 9 (12.33%) XSLT
3 7 (9.59%) .NET
4 5 (6.85%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) NHS
2 7 (9.59%) Credit Risk
3 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) iSeries
5 2 (2.74%) LIMS
6 1 (1.37%) iPad
6 1 (1.37%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.66%) Windows
2 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (10.96%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) ITIL
2 20 (27.40%) Data Migration
3 16 (21.92%) Release Management
4 10 (13.70%) Service Management
5 8 (10.96%) PRINCE2
6 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.59%) DevOps
6 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
6 7 (9.59%) Test Automation
7 6 (8.22%) Analytics
7 6 (8.22%) Load Balancing
7 6 (8.22%) Scrum
7 6 (8.22%) Test Strategy
7 6 (8.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.85%) Dashboard Development
8 5 (6.85%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.85%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.48%) Coaching
9 4 (5.48%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) SQL
2 11 (15.07%) C++
3 4 (5.48%) Java
4 2 (2.74%) C#
4 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.48%) Degree
3 4 (5.48%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) HL7
2 6 (8.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.74%) QA
3 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (20.55%) Hyper-V
2 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.96%) XenApp
4 5 (6.85%) Docker
5 4 (5.48%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) Marathon
2 6 (8.22%) NetBackup
2 6 (8.22%) SCOM
3 2 (2.74%) Ansible
3 2 (2.74%) Grafana
3 2 (2.74%) Kibana
3 2 (2.74%) Mesos
3 2 (2.74%) Prometheus
3 2 (2.74%) Rundeck
3 2 (2.74%) SCCM
3 2 (2.74%) Terraform
4 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.66%) VMware
3 14 (19.18%) Citrix
4 11 (15.07%) Fiorano
4 11 (15.07%) IBM
5 9 (12.33%) InterSystems
6 7 (9.59%) SAP
7 6 (8.22%) Veritas
8 5 (6.85%) Dell
8 5 (6.85%) HP
9 4 (5.48%) Oracle
10 2 (2.74%) Informatica
10 2 (2.74%) Teradata