Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 30 35
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 -9
Contract jobs citing Migration 652 590 428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 7.53% 6.31% 5.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.36% 7.13% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 435 326
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £290 £300
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 2
Central London median hourly rate £14.00 £18.70 £20.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.13% -9.05% -
10th Percentile £12.04 £14.00 £12.64
90th Percentile £44.80 £32.38 £27.88
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.40
% change year-on-year - +1.63% -10.24%

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 7,803 8,270 6,752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 90.15% 88.46% 88.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,050 6,423 5,140
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.50%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
London median daily rate £520 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.56% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 129 71
Central London median hourly rate £21.34 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.12% - -6.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.70 £12.88
90th Percentile £56.23 £38.47 £30.00
London median hourly rate £24.71 £25.00 £23.88
% change year-on-year -1.17% +4.71% +12.99%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +11 524 £500 +2.56% 93
West End of London +5 15 £500 +17.65% 1
City of Westminster -18 13 £525 +5.00% 1
Southwark -33 5 £510 -7.27%
Camden +9 1 - -
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £470 -
Migration
London

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 205 (31.44%) Finance
2 185 (28.37%) Windows
3 173 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 151 (23.16%) Data Migration
5 144 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
6 130 (19.94%) Amazon AWS
7 122 (18.71%) SQL
7 122 (18.71%) Microsoft
8 110 (16.87%) Office 365
9 104 (15.95%) DevOps
10 100 (15.34%) Active Directory
11 91 (13.96%) Windows 10
12 85 (13.04%) Linux
13 74 (11.35%) Oracle
14 72 (11.04%) SQL Server
15 64 (9.82%) SCCM
16 63 (9.66%) PowerShell
17 60 (9.20%) Data Centre
18 58 (8.90%) Kubernetes
19 57 (8.74%) SharePoint
20 55 (8.44%) Java
21 52 (7.98%) PRINCE2
22 51 (7.82%) Docker
23 49 (7.52%) Big Data
24 48 (7.36%) Project Management
25 47 (7.21%) Scrum
26 46 (7.06%) Microsoft Excel
26 46 (7.06%) Windows 7
27 45 (6.90%) Security Cleared
28 43 (6.60%) 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 57 (8.74%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.53%) Apache Spark
3 22 (3.37%) Apache
4 16 (2.45%) MS Exchange
5 15 (2.30%) Skype for Business
6 11 (1.69%) CMS
7 10 (1.53%) IIS
8 8 (1.23%) JBoss
9 7 (1.07%) Drupal
10 6 (0.92%) Confluence
10 6 (0.92%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 5 (0.77%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.77%) Appian
11 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.77%) SAS
11 5 (0.77%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.46%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 46 (7.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (4.45%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.61%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.31%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 15 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.92%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle FAH
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.31%) Magento
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.31%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 173 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 130 (19.94%) Amazon AWS
3 110 (16.87%) Office 365
4 31 (4.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 27 (4.14%) Power Platform
6 23 (3.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 21 (3.22%) IaaS
7 21 (3.22%) PaaS
8 20 (3.07%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (2.91%) SaaS
10 16 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (2.45%) Amazon S3
11 15 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (2.30%) Dynamics 365
12 14 (2.15%) OneDrive
13 11 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
14 10 (1.53%) OpenShift
14 10 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (1.38%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.21%) Firewall
2 27 (4.14%) DNS
3 21 (3.22%) LAN
4 20 (3.07%) WAN
5 18 (2.76%) Skype
6 17 (2.61%) DHCP
7 16 (2.45%) SAN
8 13 (1.99%) TCP/IP
9 11 (1.69%) Internet
9 11 (1.69%) VPN
10 8 (1.23%) MPLS
11 7 (1.07%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.92%) IP Telephony
12 6 (0.92%) NAS
12 6 (0.92%) SMTP
13 5 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.77%) Network Security
13 5 (0.77%) VoIP
13 5 (0.77%) Wireless
13 5 (0.77%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.52%) Big Data
3 31 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (3.99%) Power BI
4 26 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (3.53%) MySQL
6 19 (2.91%) Apache Hive
7 18 (2.76%) Data Lake
7 18 (2.76%) Impala
8 16 (2.45%) Relational Database
9 15 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
9 15 (2.30%) Oracle Database
9 15 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
11 10 (1.53%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (1.07%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (4.91%) Jenkins
2 24 (3.68%) Git (software)
3 16 (2.45%) JIRA
4 8 (1.23%) TeamCity
5 7 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (0.92%) MSI
7 5 (0.77%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.61%) webpack
9 3 (0.46%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.46%) GitLab
9 3 (0.46%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.46%) Mocha
9 3 (0.46%) ProC
9 3 (0.46%) Selenium
9 3 (0.46%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.31%) ERwin
10 2 (0.31%) Maven
10 2 (0.31%) Subversion
General
1 205 (31.44%) Finance
2 43 (6.60%) Banking
3 23 (3.53%) Retail
4 20 (3.07%) Law
5 15 (2.30%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.69%) Back Office
7 10 (1.53%) Front Office
8 9 (1.38%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.38%) Marketing
9 8 (1.23%) Legal
9 8 (1.23%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.07%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.92%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.61%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.46%) Advertising
13 3 (0.46%) Billing
13 3 (0.46%) Electronics
14 2 (0.31%) International Banking
14 2 (0.31%) Publishing
15 1 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 91 (13.96%) Developer
2 88 (13.50%) Architect
3 79 (12.12%) Analyst
4 57 (8.74%) Project Manager
5 44 (6.75%) Business Analyst
6 36 (5.52%) Consultant
6 36 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 30 (4.60%) Azure DevOps
8 29 (4.45%) Windows Engineer
9 27 (4.14%) Azure Engineer
10 25 (3.83%) AWS Engineer
10 25 (3.83%) Migration Engineer
11 24 (3.68%) Deployment Engineer
11 24 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 23 (3.53%) AWS DevOps
13 21 (3.22%) Data Engineer
14 20 (3.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 20 (3.07%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 20 (3.07%) Cloud Architect
14 20 (3.07%) Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.91%) .NET
2 25 (3.83%) REST
2 25 (3.83%) SOAP
3 23 (3.53%) Web Services
4 18 (2.76%) XML
5 15 (2.30%) JSON
5 15 (2.30%) RESTful
6 13 (1.99%) HTML
7 12 (1.84%) AngularJS
7 12 (1.84%) Kafka
7 12 (1.84%) Node.js
8 10 (1.53%) JMS
8 10 (1.53%) Spring Boot
9 9 (1.38%) Apache NiFi
9 9 (1.38%) Spring
10 7 (1.07%) Middleware
10 7 (1.07%) Visualforce
11 6 (0.92%) CSS
11 6 (0.92%) Java EE
11 6 (0.92%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.20%) Data Centre
2 36 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.22%) Public Cloud
4 17 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 13 (1.99%) Reinsurance
6 12 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 11 (1.69%) User Experience
8 10 (1.53%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (1.07%) Tandem
11 5 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.77%) Handset
11 5 (0.77%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.77%) Social Media
12 4 (0.61%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.61%) iPad
12 4 (0.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 185 (28.37%) Windows
2 91 (13.96%) Windows 10
3 85 (13.04%) Linux
4 46 (7.06%) Windows 7
5 39 (5.98%) Windows Server
6 18 (2.76%) Unix
7 17 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.77%) Android
9 5 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.61%) AIX
10 4 (0.61%) Solaris
11 3 (0.46%) CentOS
11 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.15%) VMS
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (23.16%) Data Migration
2 144 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (15.95%) DevOps
4 52 (7.98%) PRINCE2
5 48 (7.36%) Project Management
6 47 (7.21%) Scrum
7 43 (6.60%) ETL
7 43 (6.60%) Microservices
7 43 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 38 (5.83%) Data Modelling
9 37 (5.67%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (5.37%) SDLC
11 34 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 32 (4.91%) Data Analysis
12 32 (4.91%) E-Commerce
13 30 (4.60%) TDD
13 30 (4.60%) Use Case
14 28 (4.29%) Application Packaging
15 26 (3.99%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 122 (18.71%) SQL
2 63 (9.66%) PowerShell
3 55 (8.44%) Java
4 34 (5.21%) Python
5 32 (4.91%) C#
6 22 (3.37%) JavaScript
7 17 (2.61%) Bash Shell
8 16 (2.45%) Java 8
9 14 (2.15%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.53%) PHP
10 10 (1.53%) Ruby
10 10 (1.53%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.23%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.23%) VBA
12 7 (1.07%) Apex Code
13 6 (0.92%) C
13 6 (0.92%) TypeScript
14 5 (0.77%) Perl
15 4 (0.61%) C++
15 4 (0.61%) Go
Qualifications
1 45 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 42 (6.44%) SC Cleared
3 28 (4.29%) PMP
4 27 (4.14%) PMI Certification
5 25 (3.83%) Degree
6 12 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (0.92%) CCIE
9 5 (0.77%) CISSP
9 5 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.61%) CCNP
10 4 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (0.46%) CCNA
11 3 (0.46%) CISM
11 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.31%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.31%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (0.31%) CISMP
12 2 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.22%) Data Quality
2 17 (2.61%) QA
3 3 (0.46%) EMIR
3 3 (0.46%) GDPR
3 3 (0.46%) MiFID
3 3 (0.46%) SLA
4 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (0.31%) PMO
4 2 (0.31%) PSD2
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 100 (15.34%) Active Directory
2 51 (7.82%) Docker
3 16 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.84%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.07%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.07%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.92%) VMware NSX
10 5 (0.77%) Shibboleth
11 3 (0.46%) XenApp
12 2 (0.31%) Varnish
12 2 (0.31%) vSphere
13 1 (0.15%) KVM
13 1 (0.15%) NFS
13 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 64 (9.82%) SCCM
2 58 (8.90%) Kubernetes
3 30 (4.60%) Ansible
4 24 (3.68%) Terraform
5 20 (3.07%) Puppet
6 12 (1.84%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.07%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.77%) Packer
9 5 (0.77%) WSUS
10 4 (0.61%) Consul
10 4 (0.61%) SCOM
10 4 (0.61%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.46%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.46%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.46%) Perfmon
11 3 (0.46%) SCSM
11 3 (0.46%) vMotion
12 2 (0.31%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 2 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 122 (18.71%) Microsoft
2 74 (11.35%) Oracle
3 35 (5.37%) VMware
4 33 (5.06%) Citrix
5 26 (3.99%) Cisco
5 26 (3.99%) Informatica
5 26 (3.99%) SAP
6 22 (3.37%) Google
7 18 (2.76%) Cloudera
8 15 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.38%) TIBCO
10 8 (1.23%) Dell
11 7 (1.07%) Sony
11 7 (1.07%) Splunk
12 6 (0.92%) hybris
12 6 (0.92%) Nintex
12 6 (0.92%) Symantec
13 5 (0.77%) NetApp
14 4 (0.61%) Apple
14 4 (0.61%) Avaya