Period
to 27 September 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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 18 35
Rank change year-on-year -4 +17 -5
Contract jobs citing Migration 148 640 537
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 7.39% 8.12% 5.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.40% 8.95% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 505 388
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - -
10th Percentile £320 £313 £281
90th Percentile £619 £625 £675
London median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 19
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -25.13% +20.65%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.04 £13.61
90th Percentile £22.50 £39.90 £20.00
London median hourly rate £35.00 £16.95 £18.70
% change year-on-year +106.49% -9.36% +9.20%

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 1,761 7,148 7,944
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 87.92% 90.64% 87.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,241 5,560 6,198
Median daily rate £510 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.92% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £331 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £513 £513 £500
% change year-on-year - +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 80 112
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.22% +5.61% -
10th Percentile £15.01 £11.70 £13.26
90th Percentile £51.55 £49.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £22.46
% change year-on-year +52.17% +2.40% -2.35%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Migration in Central London

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Migration in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Migration in Central London

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Migration in Central London over the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Migration in Central London

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Migration in Central London.

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 27 September 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 -3 130 £468 -4.10% 40
West End of London +6 3 £359 -20.28%
City of Westminster +14 2 £359 -34.77%
Migration
London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 46 (31.08%) Finance
2 39 (26.35%) Azure
3 34 (22.97%) Windows
3 34 (22.97%) Microsoft
4 31 (20.95%) Office 365
5 30 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (16.89%) Data Migration
7 23 (15.54%) Banking
8 21 (14.19%) SQL
9 18 (12.16%) Active Directory
9 18 (12.16%) SQL Server
9 18 (12.16%) DevOps
9 18 (12.16%) Windows 10
10 15 (10.14%) Windows Server
10 15 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (10.14%) AWS
10 15 (10.14%) SharePoint
10 15 (10.14%) Change Management
11 14 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (9.46%) Linux
12 13 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (8.78%) Data Centre
13 12 (8.11%) Terraform
13 12 (8.11%) Java
13 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
13 12 (8.11%) Management Information System
14 11 (7.43%) VMware
14 11 (7.43%) Unix
14 11 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (7.43%) Problem-Solving

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 15 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.70%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.68%) Appian
4 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.68%) CMS
4 1 (0.68%) Confluence
4 1 (0.68%) Content Management Server
4 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) JBoss
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.68%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.68%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.68%) OpenLink RightAngle
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 39 (26.35%) Azure
2 31 (20.95%) Office 365
3 15 (10.14%) AWS
4 8 (5.41%) Power Platform
5 7 (4.73%) PaaS
6 6 (4.05%) IaaS
6 6 (4.05%) SaaS
7 4 (2.70%) GCP
8 3 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.03%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.35%) Logic Apps
9 2 (1.35%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.35%) Serverless
10 1 (0.68%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.68%) AWS Fargate
10 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.68%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.68%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.41%) DNS
2 7 (4.73%) DHCP
3 5 (3.38%) Firewall
3 5 (3.38%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (2.03%) MPLS
4 3 (2.03%) SAN
4 3 (2.03%) Skype
4 3 (2.03%) VLAN
4 3 (2.03%) Wireless
5 2 (1.35%) BGP
5 2 (1.35%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (1.35%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.35%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.35%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.35%) Intranet
5 2 (1.35%) NAS
5 2 (1.35%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.35%) Network Security
5 2 (1.35%) OSPF
5 2 (1.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.73%) Power BI
4 5 (3.38%) MySQL
5 4 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.35%) OLAP
7 2 (1.35%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.35%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.03%) JIRA
2 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.68%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.68%) Charles Proxy
3 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.68%) GitLab
3 1 (0.68%) Gradle
3 1 (0.68%) Maven
3 1 (0.68%) MSI
3 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 46 (31.08%) Finance
2 23 (15.54%) Banking
3 8 (5.41%) Front Office
4 7 (4.73%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.03%) Advertising
6 3 (2.03%) Back Office
6 3 (2.03%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.03%) French Language
6 3 (2.03%) International Banking
6 3 (2.03%) Local Government
7 2 (1.35%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.35%) Legal
7 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Law
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.68%) Retail
8 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (17.57%) Analyst
2 20 (13.51%) Developer
3 19 (12.84%) Architect
4 15 (10.14%) Business Analyst
5 10 (6.76%) Consultant
6 8 (5.41%) Migration Analyst
7 6 (4.05%) Migration Manager
7 6 (4.05%) Network Engineer
8 5 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.38%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.38%) Project Manager
9 4 (2.70%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (2.70%) Migration Engineer
9 4 (2.70%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (2.70%) Support Specialist
9 4 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (2.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.41%) .NET
2 4 (2.70%) .NET Core
2 4 (2.70%) HTML
2 4 (2.70%) Web Services
3 3 (2.03%) React
3 3 (2.03%) Visualforce
3 3 (2.03%) XML
4 2 (1.35%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.35%) Middleware
4 2 (1.35%) Node.js
4 2 (1.35%) RESTful
4 2 (1.35%) Swing
5 1 (0.68%) COM
5 1 (0.68%) CSS
5 1 (0.68%) J2EE
5 1 (0.68%) LDAP
5 1 (0.68%) Struts
5 1 (0.68%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.78%) Data Centre
3 12 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.70%) Replication
5 2 (1.35%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (1.35%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.35%) BYOD
5 2 (1.35%) Derivative
5 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.35%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.35%) iPad
5 2 (1.35%) iPhone
5 2 (1.35%) PKI
5 2 (1.35%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.35%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.35%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.97%) Windows
2 18 (12.16%) Windows 10
3 15 (10.14%) Windows Server
4 14 (9.46%) Linux
5 11 (7.43%) Unix
6 10 (6.76%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.35%) AIX
9 2 (1.35%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.68%) CentOS
10 1 (0.68%) Check Point GAiA
10 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (16.89%) Data Migration
3 18 (12.16%) DevOps
4 15 (10.14%) Change Management
5 14 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (7.43%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (7.43%) Project Delivery
8 9 (6.08%) ETL
8 9 (6.08%) SDLC
9 8 (5.41%) Data Management
9 8 (5.41%) Microservices
10 7 (4.73%) CRM
10 7 (4.73%) Data Modelling
11 6 (4.05%) Analytics
11 6 (4.05%) Data Governance
11 6 (4.05%) Data Integration
11 6 (4.05%) High Availability
11 6 (4.05%) ITIL
11 6 (4.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.19%) SQL
2 12 (8.11%) Java
3 10 (6.76%) PowerShell
4 9 (6.08%) C#
5 8 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.05%) Python
7 4 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.03%) Apex Code
8 3 (2.03%) Java 8
8 3 (2.03%) VB
8 3 (2.03%) VBA
8 3 (2.03%) VBScript
9 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.35%) C
9 2 (1.35%) C++
9 2 (1.35%) Lisp
10 1 (0.68%) Go
10 1 (0.68%) Scala
10 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (4.05%) Degree
1 6 (4.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.70%) CCNP
4 3 (2.03%) CCNA
4 3 (2.03%) MCSE
4 3 (2.03%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (1.35%) CCIE
5 2 (1.35%) MCSA
6 1 (0.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.68%) ACCA
6 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.68%) CISM
6 1 (0.68%) CISSP
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.08%) QA
2 4 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.03%) SLA
4 2 (1.35%) GDPR
4 2 (1.35%) NCSC
5 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.68%) PMO
5 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (12.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.08%) Docker
3 7 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.03%) vSphere
6 2 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.68%) UAG
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.68%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (8.11%) Terraform
2 7 (4.73%) Kubernetes
3 6 (4.05%) Ansible
4 4 (2.70%) Nagios
4 4 (2.70%) SCCM
5 3 (2.03%) SCOM
6 2 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.35%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.68%) Nessus
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.68%) QRadar
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.68%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.43%) VMware
3 10 (6.76%) Cisco
3 10 (6.76%) Oracle
4 8 (5.41%) Citrix
5 6 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.38%) OpenText
6 5 (3.38%) SAP
7 4 (2.70%) HP
7 4 (2.70%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.03%) Google
8 3 (2.03%) IBM
8 3 (2.03%) Tableau
9 2 (1.35%) Adobe
9 2 (1.35%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.35%) Dell
9 2 (1.35%) EMC
9 2 (1.35%) Ivanti
9 2 (1.35%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.35%) Splunk