Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 33 30
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 +7
Contract jobs citing Migration 620 530 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 6.64% 6.11% 6.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.54% 6.84% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 392 360
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £613
London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 3
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.67% +22.45% -25.08%
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -6.50% -9.09%

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 8,222 7,745 6,982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 87.99% 89.23% 88.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,357 6,046 5,415
Central London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 76 62
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.17% +6.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.31 £11.34
90th Percentile £33.20 £34.68 £55.00
London median hourly rate £24.08 £22.50 £21.85
% change year-on-year +7.02% +3.00% +9.23%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018. 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 +7 505 £475 - 74
Southwark -19 25 £500 -9.09%
West End of London -20 18 £425 -5.56%
City of Westminster 0 11 £523 +30.63%
Camden -2 5 £488 -33.67%
Migration
London

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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.

1 167 (26.94%) Finance
2 152 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (23.39%) Windows
4 133 (21.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 133 (21.45%) Amazon AWS
5 101 (16.29%) Data Migration
5 101 (16.29%) Microsoft
6 94 (15.16%) Office 365
7 79 (12.74%) Java
8 75 (12.10%) Data Centre
9 74 (11.94%) Windows 10
10 72 (11.61%) SQL
11 68 (10.97%) Oracle
12 66 (10.65%) DevOps
13 65 (10.48%) Banking
13 65 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 63 (10.16%) Python
15 60 (9.68%) Project Management
16 53 (8.55%) SQL Server
16 53 (8.55%) Active Directory
17 45 (7.26%) PowerShell
18 44 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
19 43 (6.94%) VMware
20 42 (6.77%) Citrix
21 41 (6.61%) SCCM
22 40 (6.45%) Ansible
22 40 (6.45%) Firewall
23 39 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
24 38 (6.13%) Microsoft Excel
25 37 (5.97%) TDD

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 30 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.55%) Tomcat
3 19 (3.06%) WebSphere
4 16 (2.58%) OpenStack
4 16 (2.58%) WebLogic
5 14 (2.26%) CMS
6 11 (1.77%) IIS
6 11 (1.77%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.29%) nginx
8 6 (0.97%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.81%) WordPress
10 4 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.65%) SAS
10 4 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.48%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.48%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.48%) LiveLink
Applications
1 38 (6.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (1.13%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.32%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.32%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.32%) Unica
6 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.16%) SunGard Martini
6 1 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 133 (21.45%) Amazon AWS
1 133 (21.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (15.16%) Office 365
3 28 (4.52%) PaaS
4 21 (3.39%) IaaS
5 16 (2.58%) GitHub
6 15 (2.42%) SaaS
7 14 (2.26%) Dynamics 365
8 13 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (1.77%) Amazon S3
10 9 (1.45%) Serverless
11 8 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (1.13%) Datadog
13 6 (0.97%) Apigee
13 6 (0.97%) OneDrive
14 4 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.48%) AWS CodePipeline
15 3 (0.48%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.45%) Firewall
2 35 (5.65%) WAN
3 28 (4.52%) LAN
4 19 (3.06%) VPN
5 18 (2.90%) DNS
6 13 (2.10%) MPLS
7 11 (1.77%) Skype
8 10 (1.61%) DHCP
9 8 (1.29%) BGP
9 8 (1.29%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.29%) WLAN
10 7 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.13%) Network Security
10 7 (1.13%) SAN
11 6 (0.97%) Ethernet
11 6 (0.97%) Internet
11 6 (0.97%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.97%) VLAN
11 6 (0.97%) VSAN
11 6 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.00%) MySQL
3 25 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (3.55%) NoSQL
5 21 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (2.42%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (2.10%) MongoDB
8 13 (2.10%) Power BI
9 10 (1.61%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (1.29%) Big Data
11 7 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.97%) InfluxDB
12 6 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (0.81%) MS Access
13 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (5.65%) Jenkins
2 21 (3.39%) JIRA
3 20 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.74%) NUnit
5 16 (2.58%) MSTest
6 13 (2.10%) Selenium
7 11 (1.77%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.45%) Maven
9 8 (1.29%) Bitbucket
9 8 (1.29%) CircleCI
9 8 (1.29%) Subversion
9 8 (1.29%) Travis CI
9 8 (1.29%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.97%) GitLab
10 6 (0.97%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (0.65%) AdminStudio
12 4 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.65%) Robot Framework
General
1 167 (26.94%) Finance
2 65 (10.48%) Banking
3 23 (3.71%) Legal
4 19 (3.06%) Financial Institution
5 16 (2.58%) Marketing
6 15 (2.42%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.26%) Front Office
7 14 (2.26%) Retail
8 13 (2.10%) Law
9 8 (1.29%) Advertising
10 7 (1.13%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.97%) Publishing
12 5 (0.81%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.65%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.32%) French Language
15 1 (0.16%) Digital Economy
15 1 (0.16%) Games
15 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 95 (15.32%) Developer
2 76 (12.26%) Architect
3 73 (11.77%) Analyst
4 67 (10.81%) Project Manager
5 39 (6.29%) Business Analyst
6 37 (5.97%) Consultant
7 29 (4.68%) Java Developer
8 28 (4.52%) DevOps Engineer
9 24 (3.87%) Cloud Architect
10 20 (3.23%) AWS Developer
10 20 (3.23%) IT Manager
11 18 (2.90%) IT Project Manager
11 18 (2.90%) Senior Developer
12 17 (2.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (2.74%) Migration Manager
12 17 (2.74%) Network Engineer
12 17 (2.74%) Support Engineer
13 16 (2.58%) Deployment Engineer
13 16 (2.58%) Windows Engineer
14 14 (2.26%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.84%) Web Services
2 25 (4.03%) .NET
3 17 (2.74%) Node.js
4 15 (2.42%) React
5 13 (2.10%) Middleware
5 13 (2.10%) RESTful
6 12 (1.94%) CSS
6 12 (1.94%) REST
7 10 (1.61%) HTML
7 10 (1.61%) SOAP
8 9 (1.45%) JMS
9 8 (1.29%) Gherkin
9 8 (1.29%) jQuery
9 8 (1.29%) Rendezvous
10 7 (1.13%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.13%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (1.13%) Spring
11 6 (0.97%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.97%) TIBCO EMS
12 5 (0.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.10%) Data Centre
2 39 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.55%) Public Cloud
4 18 (2.90%) Hedge funds
5 17 (2.74%) Derivative
6 14 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.26%) User Experience
7 13 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.61%) Fixed Income
8 10 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (1.61%) Tandem
9 9 (1.45%) Equities
10 8 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.29%) Reinsurance
11 7 (1.13%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.13%) Reference Data
11 7 (1.13%) Replication
12 6 (0.97%) NHS
12 6 (0.97%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 145 (23.39%) Windows
2 74 (11.94%) Windows 10
3 32 (5.16%) Linux
3 32 (5.16%) Windows Server
4 31 (5.00%) Unix
5 25 (4.03%) Windows 7
6 15 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.81%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.48%) Android
9 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.32%) Solaris
10 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (16.29%) Data Migration
3 66 (10.65%) DevOps
4 65 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 60 (9.68%) Project Management
6 44 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (5.97%) TDD
8 33 (5.32%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (5.00%) Analytics
11 30 (4.84%) Microservices
12 29 (4.68%) OO
12 29 (4.68%) Test Automation
13 27 (4.35%) Data Modelling
13 27 (4.35%) ITIL
14 26 (4.19%) Business Analysis
15 25 (4.03%) Data Analysis
16 24 (3.87%) Change Control
16 24 (3.87%) PRINCE2
17 22 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 79 (12.74%) Java
2 72 (11.61%) SQL
3 63 (10.16%) Python
4 45 (7.26%) PowerShell
5 25 (4.03%) C#
5 25 (4.03%) JavaScript
6 16 (2.58%) Ruby
7 13 (2.10%) VBA
8 9 (1.45%) Perl
8 9 (1.45%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.29%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.29%) PHP
9 8 (1.29%) VBScript
10 7 (1.13%) R
11 6 (0.97%) Scala
12 5 (0.81%) C
12 5 (0.81%) Java 8
12 5 (0.81%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.65%) C++
13 4 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (4.52%) Degree
1 28 (4.52%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.45%) CCIE
6 9 (1.45%) CCNP
7 7 (1.13%) CCNA
7 7 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.97%) APMG
8 6 (0.97%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.97%) PMP
9 5 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.65%) CISSP
10 4 (0.65%) ISEB
10 4 (0.65%) VCAP
10 4 (0.65%) VCDX
11 3 (0.48%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.10%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.45%) QA
3 4 (0.65%) GDPR
4 3 (0.48%) PMO
5 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.32%) SLA
5 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.16%) FISMA
6 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.16%) MiFID
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) PSD2
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (8.55%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.39%) Docker
3 15 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (1.94%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (1.45%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.13%) XenApp
8 6 (0.97%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.97%) vSphere
9 5 (0.81%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.48%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.48%) OpenAM
10 3 (0.48%) OpenDJ
11 2 (0.32%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 41 (6.61%) SCCM
2 40 (6.45%) Ansible
3 28 (4.52%) Terraform
4 24 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (3.71%) Puppet
6 14 (2.26%) Kubernetes
7 10 (1.61%) Packer
8 9 (1.45%) Prometheus
9 6 (0.97%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.65%) WSUS
11 3 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.48%) Consul
11 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.48%) Nagios
11 3 (0.48%) SCOM
12 2 (0.32%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.32%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 101 (16.29%) Microsoft
2 68 (10.97%) Oracle
3 43 (6.94%) VMware
4 42 (6.77%) Citrix
5 35 (5.65%) Cisco
6 19 (3.06%) Google
7 13 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (2.10%) Tableau
8 11 (1.77%) Dell
8 11 (1.77%) HP
9 10 (1.61%) SAP
9 10 (1.61%) TIBCO
10 8 (1.29%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.29%) NetApp
10 8 (1.29%) New Relic
10 8 (1.29%) Veritas
11 7 (1.13%) Alteryx
11 7 (1.13%) CA
11 7 (1.13%) IBM
11 7 (1.13%) Ivanti