Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 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
London > Central London
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 26 35
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 -5
Contract jobs citing Migration 606 611 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 6.78% 6.61% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.59% 7.44% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 442 292
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £281 £326 £318
90th Percentile £675 £638 £617
London median daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 1
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +52.65% -
10th Percentile £17.65 £12.63 £12.13
90th Percentile £39.22 £48.13 £12.38
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.20
% change year-on-year - -2.60% -16.52%

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 7,979 8,214 6,297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 89.33% 88.90% 87.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,041 6,404 4,879
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
London median daily rate £515 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 105 53
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.16% -10.97%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.81 £13.10
90th Percentile £42.00 £48.40 £47.45
London median hourly rate £25.50 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.00% +19.79%

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 23 March 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Central London over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 March 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
City of London +3 474 £500 - 50
West End of London -7 22 £450 - 1
Southwark -32 19 £550 -
City of Westminster -1 16 £525 +20.00% 1
Camden +1 5 £488 +8.33%
Migration
London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Central London region with a requirement for Migration.

1 182 (30.03%) Finance
2 172 (28.38%) Windows
3 150 (24.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 127 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
5 122 (20.13%) Data Migration
6 110 (18.15%) Microsoft
7 108 (17.82%) Office 365
8 102 (16.83%) Amazon AWS
9 86 (14.19%) Java
10 84 (13.86%) Active Directory
10 84 (13.86%) Windows 10
11 79 (13.04%) SQL
12 76 (12.54%) Oracle
13 73 (12.05%) DevOps
14 57 (9.41%) PowerShell
15 55 (9.08%) Data Centre
16 53 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
16 53 (8.75%) Banking
17 50 (8.25%) Project Management
17 50 (8.25%) Python
17 50 (8.25%) Ansible
18 49 (8.09%) Microservices
18 49 (8.09%) TDD
19 48 (7.92%) Linux
19 48 (7.92%) SQL Server
20 47 (7.76%) SCCM
21 45 (7.43%) SharePoint
22 43 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
23 40 (6.60%) VMware
24 39 (6.44%) Microsoft Excel

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 45 (7.43%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.14%) Tomcat
3 18 (2.97%) WebLogic
4 17 (2.81%) MS Exchange
4 17 (2.81%) WebSphere
5 16 (2.64%) OpenStack
6 14 (2.31%) Apache
7 13 (2.15%) Skype for Business
8 12 (1.98%) Confluence
9 8 (1.32%) CMS
9 8 (1.32%) nginx
10 7 (1.16%) IIS
11 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.50%) LiveLink
13 3 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.50%) SAS
14 2 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 39 (6.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (5.28%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.50%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.17%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.33%) Magento
5 2 (0.33%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.17%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.17%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 150 (24.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 108 (17.82%) Office 365
3 102 (16.83%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (3.63%) PaaS
5 21 (3.47%) IaaS
6 20 (3.30%) SaaS
7 19 (3.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 19 (3.14%) Dynamics 365
8 15 (2.48%) OneDrive
9 13 (2.15%) Amazon S3
10 12 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (1.98%) Serverless
11 11 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (1.65%) Datadog
12 10 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (1.49%) AWS CloudTrail
14 8 (1.32%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.46%) Firewall
2 24 (3.96%) DNS
3 18 (2.97%) WAN
4 17 (2.81%) LAN
5 16 (2.64%) DHCP
5 16 (2.64%) Skype
6 13 (2.15%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.65%) VPN
8 9 (1.49%) SAN
8 9 (1.49%) Unified Communications
9 6 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (0.99%) Wireless
10 5 (0.83%) BGP
10 5 (0.83%) Internet
10 5 (0.83%) MPLS
11 4 (0.66%) Network Security
11 4 (0.66%) OSPF
11 4 (0.66%) SMTP
11 4 (0.66%) VLAN
12 3 (0.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.28%) MySQL
3 25 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (3.30%) Big Data
5 19 (3.14%) NoSQL
5 19 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (2.64%) Relational Database
8 15 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
8 15 (2.48%) Power BI
9 14 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (2.15%) Oracle Database
11 12 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.16%) Data Lake
13 7 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.16%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (6.27%) Jenkins
2 22 (3.63%) Git (software)
3 20 (3.30%) JIRA
4 17 (2.81%) NUnit
5 16 (2.64%) MSTest
6 11 (1.82%) Subversion
7 8 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (1.32%) CircleCI
7 8 (1.32%) Travis CI
8 7 (1.16%) Maven
8 7 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (0.99%) FishEye
9 6 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.99%) SonarQube
9 6 (0.99%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.83%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.50%) ScriptRunner
11 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.33%) Babel
General
1 182 (30.03%) Finance
2 53 (8.75%) Banking
3 22 (3.63%) Retail
4 19 (3.14%) Law
5 16 (2.64%) Legal
6 15 (2.48%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.31%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.98%) Front Office
9 10 (1.65%) Marketing
9 10 (1.65%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.99%) Back Office
10 6 (0.99%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.66%) Billing
11 4 (0.66%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.66%) Publishing
11 4 (0.66%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Advertising
12 2 (0.33%) Electronics
12 2 (0.33%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (15.68%) Developer
2 78 (12.87%) Architect
3 63 (10.40%) Analyst
4 57 (9.41%) Project Manager
5 36 (5.94%) Java Developer
6 34 (5.61%) Consultant
7 30 (4.95%) Business Analyst
8 29 (4.79%) Windows Engineer
9 25 (4.13%) Deployment Engineer
10 24 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
10 24 (3.96%) Migration Engineer
11 22 (3.63%) AWS Developer
12 20 (3.30%) Cloud Architect
12 20 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (3.30%) Migration Manager
13 19 (3.14%) Azure DevOps
14 18 (2.97%) Technical Architect
15 17 (2.81%) IT Manager
15 17 (2.81%) IT Project Manager
16 16 (2.64%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.45%) .NET
2 21 (3.47%) Node.js
2 21 (3.47%) REST
3 20 (3.30%) SOAP
4 16 (2.64%) RESTful
4 16 (2.64%) Spring
5 14 (2.31%) JMS
5 14 (2.31%) Web Services
6 13 (2.15%) Spring Boot
7 12 (1.98%) XML
8 11 (1.82%) Kafka
9 10 (1.65%) AngularJS
9 10 (1.65%) Apache NiFi
9 10 (1.65%) HTML
9 10 (1.65%) JSON
10 9 (1.49%) Middleware
11 8 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (1.16%) ASP.NET
12 7 (1.16%) jQuery
12 7 (1.16%) React
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.08%) Data Centre
2 34 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.63%) Public Cloud
4 17 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (2.64%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.31%) Derivative
7 13 (2.15%) Data Structures
8 12 (1.98%) Hedge funds
8 12 (1.98%) Tandem
9 11 (1.82%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (1.82%) User Experience
10 8 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.32%) Reinsurance
11 7 (1.16%) Equities
12 6 (0.99%) PKI
12 6 (0.99%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.83%) Clustering
13 5 (0.83%) NHS
14 4 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 172 (28.38%) Windows
2 84 (13.86%) Windows 10
3 48 (7.92%) Linux
4 35 (5.78%) Windows 7
5 29 (4.79%) Windows Server
6 18 (2.97%) Unix
7 12 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.66%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.17%) AIX
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.17%) CentOS
11 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.17%) Solaris
11 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.17%) VMS
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (20.13%) Data Migration
3 73 (12.05%) DevOps
4 53 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (8.25%) Project Management
6 49 (8.09%) Microservices
6 49 (8.09%) TDD
7 43 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (5.94%) Problem-Solving
9 35 (5.78%) Data Modelling
10 28 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (4.62%) Continuous Delivery
10 28 (4.62%) OO
11 27 (4.46%) ETL
12 25 (4.13%) PRINCE2
13 23 (3.80%) Change Management
13 23 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 21 (3.47%) Data Analysis
14 21 (3.47%) ERP
14 21 (3.47%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 86 (14.19%) Java
2 79 (13.04%) SQL
3 57 (9.41%) PowerShell
4 50 (8.25%) Python
5 31 (5.12%) C#
6 26 (4.29%) JavaScript
7 23 (3.80%) Java 8
8 20 (3.30%) Bash Shell
9 12 (1.98%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.49%) PHP
10 9 (1.49%) Ruby
10 9 (1.49%) VBA
11 6 (0.99%) C++
11 6 (0.99%) Perl
12 5 (0.83%) Groovy
12 5 (0.83%) VBScript
13 4 (0.66%) C
13 4 (0.66%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.66%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.50%) ES6
Qualifications
1 39 (6.44%) Security Cleared
2 30 (4.95%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.64%) Degree
4 12 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.16%) CCIE
6 7 (1.16%) CCNP
7 6 (0.99%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.99%) PMP
8 5 (0.83%) CISSP
8 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.66%) CCNA
9 4 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.66%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.33%) APMG
10 2 (0.33%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.33%) VCAP
10 2 (0.33%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.80%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.49%) QA
3 4 (0.66%) PMO
3 4 (0.66%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.50%) SLA
5 2 (0.33%) GDPR
5 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.17%) EMIR
6 1 (0.17%) MiFID
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 84 (13.86%) Active Directory
2 32 (5.28%) Docker
3 18 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (2.81%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (1.49%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.99%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.83%) XenApp
10 4 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.50%) OpenAM
11 3 (0.50%) OpenDJ
11 3 (0.50%) Shibboleth
11 3 (0.50%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.50%) vSphere
12 2 (0.33%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 50 (8.25%) Ansible
2 47 (7.76%) SCCM
3 27 (4.46%) Kubernetes
3 27 (4.46%) Terraform
4 21 (3.47%) Puppet
5 18 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.99%) Backup Exec
6 6 (0.99%) Packer
6 6 (0.99%) SCOM
7 5 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.66%) WSUS
9 3 (0.50%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.50%) SCSM
9 3 (0.50%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.33%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.17%) Consul
11 1 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 110 (18.15%) Microsoft
2 76 (12.54%) Oracle
3 40 (6.60%) VMware
4 33 (5.45%) Citrix
5 24 (3.96%) Cisco
6 22 (3.63%) Google
7 15 (2.48%) SAP
8 12 (1.98%) Dell
9 10 (1.65%) HP
9 10 (1.65%) NetApp
9 10 (1.65%) Veritas
10 8 (1.32%) hybris
10 8 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.32%) Splunk
11 7 (1.16%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.16%) Sony
12 6 (0.99%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.99%) Palo Alto
12 6 (0.99%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.99%) TIBCO