Period
to 28 May 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 28 May 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 23 30
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 +3
Contract jobs citing Migration 246 603 579
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 6.50% 7.17% 6.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.47% 7.95% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 461 421
Median daily rate £495 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £281 £313 £313
90th Percentile £650 £656 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 16
Median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.70
10th Percentile £14.94 £11.73 £14.00
90th Percentile £30.75 £47.32 £36.25
London median hourly rate £26.48 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +41.60% - +13.33%

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 3,291 7,581 8,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 86.97% 90.11% 88.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,321 5,791 6,307
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £340 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 72 119
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.91 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.36% +4.56% +21.51%
10th Percentile £12.49 £11.25 £12.49
90th Percentile £52.28 £55.76 £45.20
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +37.25% +2.00% -

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 28 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Migration in Central London over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 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 -3 204 £475 -5.00% 20
City of Westminster +21 6 £450 -13.88%
West End of London +9 3 £575 +27.78%
Lambeth - 1 £175 -
Migration
London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 64 (26.02%) Finance
2 49 (19.92%) Data Migration
3 48 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 44 (17.89%) Windows
5 42 (17.07%) Azure
6 38 (15.45%) AWS
7 35 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (12.60%) SQL
9 27 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (10.98%) DevOps
9 27 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (10.16%) Linux
10 25 (10.16%) Data Centre
11 24 (9.76%) Change Management
12 23 (9.35%) Banking
12 23 (9.35%) Office 365
13 21 (8.54%) SharePoint
13 21 (8.54%) Windows 10
13 21 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (8.13%) Active Directory
15 19 (7.72%) Project Management
15 19 (7.72%) SQL Server
15 19 (7.72%) Public Sector
16 18 (7.32%) Java
17 17 (6.91%) SC Cleared
17 17 (6.91%) Security Cleared
18 16 (6.50%) Data Modelling
18 16 (6.50%) Cisco
18 16 (6.50%) Windows Server
19 15 (6.10%) ETL

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 21 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.44%) SAS
3 5 (2.03%) Apache
3 5 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.63%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.22%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.81%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.81%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.81%) CMS
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.41%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Pulsar
7 1 (0.41%) Appian
7 1 (0.41%) Camunda
7 1 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.44%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.22%) Magento
2 3 (1.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.41%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.41%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 42 (17.07%) Azure
2 38 (15.45%) AWS
3 23 (9.35%) Office 365
4 13 (5.28%) GCP
5 12 (4.88%) IaaS
6 11 (4.47%) PaaS
7 10 (4.07%) SaaS
8 5 (2.03%) OneDrive
9 4 (1.63%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (1.22%) GitHub
11 2 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.81%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.81%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.81%) Route 53
11 2 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.69%) Firewall
2 10 (4.07%) DNS
2 10 (4.07%) OSPF
3 8 (3.25%) Ethernet
3 8 (3.25%) VPN
3 8 (3.25%) VXLAN
4 6 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (2.44%) DHCP
4 6 (2.44%) IPv4
4 6 (2.44%) IPv6
4 6 (2.44%) WAN
4 6 (2.44%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.63%) BGP
5 4 (1.63%) LAN
5 4 (1.63%) NAS
5 4 (1.63%) SAN
5 4 (1.63%) Skype
6 3 (1.22%) EIGRP
6 3 (1.22%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (0.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.66%) MySQL
3 8 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.03%) Big Data
7 4 (1.63%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.63%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.22%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.81%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (0.81%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.81%) Power BI
9 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.41%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 11 (4.47%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.63%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (1.22%) JIRA
3 3 (1.22%) Maven
3 3 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.81%) JUnit
4 2 (0.81%) SonarQube
4 2 (0.81%) Spinnaker
4 2 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.41%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.41%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (26.02%) Finance
2 23 (9.35%) Banking
3 19 (7.72%) Public Sector
4 14 (5.69%) Marketing
5 7 (2.85%) Retail
6 5 (2.03%) Publishing
7 4 (1.63%) Front Office
7 4 (1.63%) Law
8 3 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.22%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Advertising
9 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.41%) Back Office
10 1 (0.41%) Electronics
10 1 (0.41%) French Language
10 1 (0.41%) Local Government
10 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (16.67%) Architect
2 34 (13.82%) Analyst
3 26 (10.57%) Developer
4 20 (8.13%) Business Analyst
4 20 (8.13%) Project Manager
5 11 (4.47%) Consultant
6 10 (4.07%) Data Analyst
7 9 (3.66%) Cloud Architect
7 9 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (3.66%) Data Architect
7 9 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (3.66%) Network Engineer
8 8 (3.25%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (3.25%) Migration Engineer
8 8 (3.25%) Programme Manager
9 7 (2.85%) AWS Architect
9 7 (2.85%) Migration Analyst
9 7 (2.85%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (2.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.85%) Middleware
2 6 (2.44%) .NET
2 6 (2.44%) XML
3 5 (2.03%) Web Services
4 4 (1.63%) Kafka
4 4 (1.63%) XML Schema
5 3 (1.22%) LAMP
5 3 (1.22%) LDAP
5 3 (1.22%) OAuth
5 3 (1.22%) OAuth2
5 3 (1.22%) React
5 3 (1.22%) Visualforce
6 2 (0.81%) ADO
6 2 (0.81%) EDI
6 2 (0.81%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.81%) HTML
6 2 (0.81%) jQuery
6 2 (0.81%) Node.js
6 2 (0.81%) Spring
6 2 (0.81%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (10.16%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.44%) Marketing Technology
3 6 (2.44%) NHS
4 4 (1.63%) CMDB
4 4 (1.63%) Reinsurance
4 4 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.22%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.22%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.22%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.81%) Clustering
6 2 (0.81%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.81%) Derivative
6 2 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.81%) PKI
6 2 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.89%) Windows
2 25 (10.16%) Linux
3 21 (8.54%) Windows 10
4 16 (6.50%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.88%) Unix
6 8 (3.25%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.03%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.22%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.81%) CentOS
9 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.41%) Check Point GAiA
10 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.41%) Solaris
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (19.92%) Data Migration
2 35 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (10.98%) DevOps
3 27 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (9.76%) Change Management
5 21 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (7.72%) Project Management
7 16 (6.50%) Data Modelling
8 15 (6.10%) ETL
9 12 (4.88%) Project Delivery
9 12 (4.88%) Scrum
9 12 (4.88%) Workflow
10 11 (4.47%) Analytics
10 11 (4.47%) Data Governance
11 10 (4.07%) Business Analysis
12 8 (3.25%) Content Management
12 8 (3.25%) Data Cleansing
12 8 (3.25%) Document Management
12 8 (3.25%) High Availability
12 8 (3.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.60%) SQL
2 18 (7.32%) Java
3 15 (6.10%) PowerShell
4 14 (5.69%) JavaScript
4 14 (5.69%) Python
5 12 (4.88%) PHP
6 8 (3.25%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.44%) C
8 4 (1.63%) Groovy
8 4 (1.63%) Perl
9 3 (1.22%) Apex Code
9 3 (1.22%) Java 8
9 3 (1.22%) Scala
9 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.22%) VB
10 2 (0.81%) Lisp
10 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.81%) VBA
10 2 (0.81%) VBScript
11 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (6.91%) SC Cleared
1 17 (6.91%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (4.07%) CCNP
4 9 (3.66%) Degree
5 6 (2.44%) JNCIP
6 4 (1.63%) JNCIS
7 3 (1.22%) CCIE
7 3 (1.22%) CCNA
7 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.81%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.81%) MCSE
8 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.41%) CISSP
9 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.66%) QA
2 7 (2.85%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.22%) GDPR
3 3 (1.22%) PMO
4 2 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.81%) SLA
5 1 (0.41%) GAAP
5 1 (0.41%) IFRS
5 1 (0.41%) NCSC
System Software
1 20 (8.13%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.69%) Docker
3 9 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.44%) vSphere
5 4 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.22%) OpenAM
6 3 (1.22%) OpenDJ
6 3 (1.22%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.81%) XenApp
8 1 (0.41%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.41%) HDFS
8 1 (0.41%) UAG
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.41%) VMFS
8 1 (0.41%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (5.28%) Ansible
1 13 (5.28%) Terraform
2 10 (4.07%) Kubernetes
3 8 (3.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (2.44%) Nagios
4 6 (2.44%) SCCM
5 5 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.03%) Puppet
6 2 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.81%) TrustSec
6 2 (0.81%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.41%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.41%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (0.41%) Grafana
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.41%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.41%) vRealize
7 1 (0.41%) WMI
7 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.50%) Cisco
3 14 (5.69%) VMware
4 12 (4.88%) Oracle
4 12 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (4.07%) Google
6 9 (3.66%) Adobe
7 7 (2.85%) Juniper
8 6 (2.44%) Citrix
8 6 (2.44%) IBM
8 6 (2.44%) SAP
8 6 (2.44%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.03%) Alteryx
9 5 (2.03%) Informatica
10 4 (1.63%) Cadence
10 4 (1.63%) OpenText
10 4 (1.63%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.22%) ForgeRock
11 3 (1.22%) Talend
12 2 (0.81%) MuleSoft