The median contractor rate for a Migration Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Migration Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 149 153 186
Rank change year-on-year +4 +33  
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Median daily rate £400 £338 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -21.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £365 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £275 £300
% change year-on-year +20.00% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +127.27% -5.71%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2852 3174 4901
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.26% 95.40% 96.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2214 2527 3692
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 77
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +9.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £45.40 £27.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Migration Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Migration Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Migration Engineer in the City of London

Migration Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Migration Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration Engineer in the City of London

Migration Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration Engineer in the City of London

Migration Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Migration Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration Engineer in the City of London

Migration Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Migration Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Migration Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Migration
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) XenApp
6 2 (20.00%) Hedge funds
6 2 (20.00%) Office 365
6 2 (20.00%) Dell
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) VBScript
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (20.00%) Altiris
6 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (20.00%) AppSense
7 1 (10.00%) Replication
7 1 (10.00%) Time Management
7 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared

Migration Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Hedge funds
1 2 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Altiris
1 2 (20.00%) AppSense
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) Dell
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec