Period
to 17 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 17 February 2020 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
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 33 29
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4 +4
Contract jobs citing Migration 418 539 567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 7.06% 6.11% 6.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.05% 6.85% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 393 413
Central London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £276 £325
90th Percentile £673 £675 £625
London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 13
Central London median hourly rate £16.25 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.10% - +42.48%
10th Percentile £14.00 £17.13 £11.80
90th Percentile £18.70 £18.70 £37.20
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.70

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 Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,194 7,869 7,915
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 87.78% 89.26% 89.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,875 6,001 6,178
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £513 £513 £500
% change year-on-year - +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 74 90
Central London median hourly rate £21.56 £21.07 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.31% +1.55% +6.63%
10th Percentile £13.40 £13.00 £11.81
90th Percentile £50.09 £37.09 £46.23
London median hourly rate £26.24 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +4.96% +8.70% -8.00%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Migration in Central London

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in Central London

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Central London over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in Central London

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in Central London

Migration
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Central London region over the 6 months to 17 February 2020. 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
City of London +7 325 £525 +7.69% 93
Southwark +32 9 £525 -4.55%
City of Westminster +3 8 £450 -13.46%
West End of London +30 7 £425 - 1
Kensington and Chelsea - 3 £268 -
Camden +4 2 £488 -
Lambeth - 1 £175 -
Migration
London

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Migration.

1 94 (22.49%) Azure
2 91 (21.77%) Finance
2 91 (21.77%) Data Migration
3 87 (20.81%) Microsoft
4 78 (18.66%) Windows
5 72 (17.22%) SQL
6 64 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (14.35%) Office 365
8 57 (13.64%) AWS
9 51 (12.20%) Data Centre
10 46 (11.00%) Active Directory
11 44 (10.53%) Windows 10
12 42 (10.05%) DevOps
12 42 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 40 (9.57%) SQL Server
14 35 (8.37%) Change Management
15 34 (8.13%) Security Cleared
16 32 (7.66%) Banking
17 30 (7.18%) Oracle
17 30 (7.18%) Python
18 29 (6.94%) Linux
18 29 (6.94%) Cisco
18 29 (6.94%) Firewall
19 28 (6.70%) SharePoint
20 27 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
20 27 (6.46%) Project Management
20 27 (6.46%) SCCM
21 26 (6.22%) SC Cleared
21 26 (6.22%) Java
22 24 (5.74%) VPN

Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 28 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.15%) Apache
2 9 (2.15%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.91%) IIS
4 7 (1.67%) SAS
5 6 (1.44%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.44%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.20%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.72%) Confluence
8 3 (0.72%) JBoss
9 2 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.48%) Appian
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.24%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.24%) Camunda
10 1 (0.24%) Jupyter
Applications
1 9 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.48%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.44%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.96%) Magento
5 3 (0.72%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.48%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.48%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.24%) Global One
7 1 (0.24%) MoSes
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.24%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.24%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.24%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 94 (22.49%) Azure
2 60 (14.35%) Office 365
3 57 (13.64%) AWS
4 21 (5.02%) GCP
4 21 (5.02%) Power Platform
5 19 (4.55%) IaaS
5 19 (4.55%) PaaS
6 18 (4.31%) Dynamics 365
7 12 (2.87%) OneDrive
8 11 (2.63%) Serverless
9 9 (2.15%) SaaS
10 8 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (1.91%) Azure Data Factory
10 8 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.91%) GitHub
11 7 (1.67%) Azure Functions
12 6 (1.44%) Amazon S3
12 6 (1.44%) OpenShift
12 6 (1.44%) PowerApps
13 5 (1.20%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.94%) Firewall
2 24 (5.74%) VPN
3 17 (4.07%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (4.07%) OSPF
4 15 (3.59%) Ethernet
4 15 (3.59%) Wireshark
5 14 (3.35%) IPv4
5 14 (3.35%) IPv6
5 14 (3.35%) VXLAN
6 11 (2.63%) DNS
6 11 (2.63%) WAN
7 8 (1.91%) MPLS
8 7 (1.67%) LAN
9 6 (1.44%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.20%) DHCP
10 5 (1.20%) SAN
10 5 (1.20%) Skype
11 4 (0.96%) Internet
11 4 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.78%) Power BI
3 18 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.87%) MySQL
6 11 (2.63%) Big Data
6 11 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.39%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.39%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.15%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (2.15%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (1.67%) Data Lake
9 7 (1.67%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.44%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.44%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.20%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 16 (3.83%) Jenkins
2 14 (3.35%) JIRA
3 10 (2.39%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (0.96%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.72%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.72%) Fiddler
5 3 (0.72%) Selenium
5 3 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.48%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.48%) Gradle
6 2 (0.48%) Maven
6 2 (0.48%) Spinnaker
6 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.48%) webpack
7 1 (0.24%) Postman
7 1 (0.24%) Zephyr
General
1 91 (21.77%) Finance
2 32 (7.66%) Banking
3 19 (4.55%) Public Sector
4 15 (3.59%) Marketing
5 7 (1.67%) Legal
6 6 (1.44%) Retail
7 5 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.20%) Publishing
8 4 (0.96%) Front Office
9 3 (0.72%) Back Office
9 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.72%) Games
9 3 (0.72%) Law
9 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Advertising
10 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (15.07%) Architect
2 55 (13.16%) Developer
3 45 (10.77%) Analyst
4 44 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 25 (5.98%) Business Analyst
5 25 (5.98%) Consultant
6 18 (4.31%) Administrator
7 17 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (3.83%) Data Architect
8 16 (3.83%) Programme Manager
9 15 (3.59%) Cloud Architect
9 15 (3.59%) Migration Manager
10 13 (3.11%) Data Migration Manager
10 13 (3.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (2.87%) Data Analyst
11 12 (2.87%) Network Engineer
12 11 (2.63%) Azure Architect
12 11 (2.63%) Data Centre Manager
12 11 (2.63%) Network Administrator
12 11 (2.63%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.02%) .NET
2 10 (2.39%) Node.js
3 9 (2.15%) Web Services
4 7 (1.67%) HTML
4 7 (1.67%) React
5 6 (1.44%) Kafka
6 5 (1.20%) CSS
7 4 (0.96%) Middleware
7 4 (0.96%) Spring
8 3 (0.72%) CSS3
8 3 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.72%) REST
8 3 (0.72%) XML
9 2 (0.48%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.48%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.48%) HTML5
9 2 (0.48%) Jest
9 2 (0.48%) LDAP
9 2 (0.48%) OAuth2
9 2 (0.48%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (1.44%) CMDB
4 6 (1.44%) Marketing Technology
5 5 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (1.20%) Reinsurance
5 5 (1.20%) User Experience
6 4 (0.96%) NHS
6 4 (0.96%) Public Cloud
7 3 (0.72%) Clustering
7 3 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.48%) Derivative
8 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.48%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.48%) Replication
8 2 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (18.66%) Windows
2 44 (10.53%) Windows 10
3 29 (6.94%) Linux
4 22 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 20 (4.78%) Windows Server
6 11 (2.63%) Unix
7 10 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.20%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.72%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.48%) Android
12 2 (0.48%) VMS
12 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (21.77%) Data Migration
2 64 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (10.05%) DevOps
3 42 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (8.37%) Change Management
5 27 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (6.46%) Project Management
6 22 (5.26%) ETL
7 21 (5.02%) Scrum
8 20 (4.78%) Analytics
9 18 (4.31%) ERP
10 16 (3.83%) CRM
10 16 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 16 (3.83%) Mentoring
11 15 (3.59%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (3.35%) Data Modelling
13 13 (3.11%) High Availability
13 13 (3.11%) ITIL
14 12 (2.87%) Business Analysis
14 12 (2.87%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 72 (17.22%) SQL
2 30 (7.18%) Python
3 26 (6.22%) Java
4 20 (4.78%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.59%) PowerShell
6 13 (3.11%) Scala
7 10 (2.39%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.15%) Ruby
9 7 (1.67%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.67%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.44%) C
10 6 (1.44%) C#
10 6 (1.44%) PHP
11 4 (0.96%) Perl
11 4 (0.96%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.72%) Go
13 2 (0.48%) C++
13 2 (0.48%) Groovy
13 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (8.13%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.22%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (3.83%) CCNP
5 14 (3.35%) JNCIP
6 5 (1.20%) Degree
6 5 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.20%) JNCIS
7 4 (0.96%) PMP
8 3 (0.72%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.72%) CCIE
8 3 (0.72%) CCNA
8 3 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.72%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.48%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 2 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.48%) OCA
9 2 (0.48%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.15%) PMO
2 6 (1.44%) QA
3 5 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.72%) GDPR
5 2 (0.48%) SEPA
5 2 (0.48%) SLA
5 2 (0.48%) WCAG
6 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.24%) EMIR
6 1 (0.24%) GAAP
6 1 (0.24%) IFRS
6 1 (0.24%) MiFID
6 1 (0.24%) NCSC
6 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (11.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.02%) Docker
3 7 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.96%) vSphere
6 3 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.72%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.72%) XenApp
6 3 (0.72%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.48%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 2 (0.48%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.48%) HDFS
7 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.48%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.48%) OpenDJ
7 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 27 (6.46%) SCCM
2 22 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 22 (5.26%) Terraform
3 17 (4.07%) Ansible
4 14 (3.35%) Nagios
5 10 (2.39%) Puppet
6 9 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (2.15%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.96%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.72%) Consul
10 2 (0.48%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.48%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.48%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.24%) Salt
11 1 (0.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 87 (20.81%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.18%) Oracle
3 29 (6.94%) Cisco
4 23 (5.50%) VMware
5 21 (5.02%) Google
6 18 (4.31%) SAP
7 15 (3.59%) Citrix
7 15 (3.59%) Juniper
7 15 (3.59%) SolarWinds
8 12 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.91%) Adobe
9 8 (1.91%) IBM
10 7 (1.67%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.44%) Databricks
11 6 (1.44%) F5
11 6 (1.44%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.96%) ForgeRock
12 4 (0.96%) Palo Alto
12 4 (0.96%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.96%) Talend