Period
to 28 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 January 2022 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 18 26 19
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 +9
Contract jobs citing Migration 317 141 357
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 7.90% 6.67% 7.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.67% 7.35% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 110 267
10th Percentile £413 £349 £325
25th Percentile £488 £400 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% +8.81%
75th Percentile £638 £592 £625
90th Percentile £738 £750 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £475 £510
% change year-on-year +15.79% -6.86% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
10th Percentile - - £13.02
25th Percentile - - £14.00
Median hourly rate - - £15.25
75th Percentile - - £16.75
90th Percentile - - £17.38
Central London median hourly rate - - £16.25
% change year-on-year - - -13.10%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,655 1,919 4,362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.06% 90.78% 89.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,839 1,444 3,402
10th Percentile £375 £313 £319
25th Percentile £475 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% -
75th Percentile £660 £602 £610
90th Percentile £750 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £515 £509
% change year-on-year +6.80% +1.23% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 21 49
10th Percentile £19.13 £13.54 £12.03
25th Percentile £33.19 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate £43.50 £26.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +64.15% +32.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £61.75 £36.50 £25.76
90th Percentile £64.25 £46.00 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £43.50 £27.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +61.11% +28.57% +9.09%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Migration as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Migration in the City of London

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Migration in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Migration in the City of London

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Migration in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Migration in the City of London

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Migration in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Migration in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Migration.

1 126 (39.75%) Finance
2 113 (35.65%) Azure
3 81 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (23.34%) Social Skills
5 69 (21.77%) Data Migration
6 66 (20.82%) Microsoft
7 63 (19.87%) DevOps
8 56 (17.67%) Active Directory
8 56 (17.67%) Windows
9 54 (17.03%) AWS
10 51 (16.09%) SQL
11 48 (15.14%) Microsoft 365
12 46 (14.51%) PowerShell
13 44 (13.88%) CI/CD
14 42 (13.25%) Data Centre
15 41 (12.93%) Terraform
16 33 (10.41%) Banking
16 33 (10.41%) Docker
16 33 (10.41%) Kubernetes
16 33 (10.41%) Infrastructure as Code
17 30 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
17 30 (9.46%) VMware
18 28 (8.83%) Java
19 27 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
20 26 (8.20%) Risk Management
21 25 (7.89%) DNS
22 24 (7.57%) Linux
23 23 (7.26%) Oracle
23 23 (7.26%) DHCP
23 23 (7.26%) Project Management

Migration
Co-occurring 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 14 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.89%) Confluence
3 4 (1.26%) Apache
3 4 (1.26%) IIS
3 4 (1.26%) JBoss
4 3 (0.95%) Appian
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.63%) CMS
5 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.32%) Documentum
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.32%) SAS
6 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.32%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.63%) Orchestrade
1 2 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.32%) RMDS
2 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.32%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.32%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 113 (35.65%) Azure
2 54 (17.03%) AWS
3 48 (15.14%) Microsoft 365
4 21 (6.62%) SaaS
5 13 (4.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (4.10%) GCP
5 13 (4.10%) Power Platform
6 10 (3.15%) IaaS
7 9 (2.84%) PaaS
8 7 (2.21%) Serverless
8 7 (2.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.58%) Amazon EKS
10 5 (1.58%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.58%) PowerApps
11 4 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (1.26%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 4 (1.26%) OneDrive
11 4 (1.26%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.89%) DNS
2 23 (7.26%) DHCP
3 14 (4.42%) Firewall
4 13 (4.10%) VPN
5 12 (3.79%) MPLS
6 9 (2.84%) IP Telephony
6 9 (2.84%) LAN
6 9 (2.84%) WAN
7 6 (1.89%) Network Security
8 5 (1.58%) IPv6
8 5 (1.58%) SAN
9 4 (1.26%) BGP
9 4 (1.26%) Intranet
9 4 (1.26%) Multicast
10 3 (0.95%) Broadband
10 3 (0.95%) HTTP
10 3 (0.95%) IGMP
10 3 (0.95%) NAS
10 3 (0.95%) OSPF
11 2 (0.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
1 16 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.52%) MySQL
3 7 (2.21%) Data Lake
3 7 (2.21%) Metadata
3 7 (2.21%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.21%) Power BI
3 7 (2.21%) RDBMS
3 7 (2.21%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.89%) Big Data
5 4 (1.26%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.26%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.26%) Tableau
6 3 (0.95%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.63%) DB2
7 2 (0.63%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (5.68%) TeamCity
2 10 (3.15%) JIRA
3 5 (1.58%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.95%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.95%) Subversion
4 3 (0.95%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.63%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.32%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.32%) GitLab
6 1 (0.32%) kappa
6 1 (0.32%) LSMW
6 1 (0.32%) MSI
6 1 (0.32%) Selenium
6 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 126 (39.75%) Finance
2 74 (23.34%) Social Skills
3 33 (10.41%) Banking
4 21 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.42%) Legal
6 13 (4.10%) Financial Institution
7 10 (3.15%) Retail
8 9 (2.84%) Law
8 9 (2.84%) Presentation Skills
9 8 (2.52%) Investment Banking
10 7 (2.21%) Public Sector
11 6 (1.89%) Influencing Skills
12 5 (1.58%) Documentation Skills
12 5 (1.58%) Telecoms
13 4 (1.26%) Front Office
13 4 (1.26%) Organisational Skills
14 3 (0.95%) Marketing
15 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.32%) International Banking
15 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (13.88%) Architect
2 38 (11.99%) Analyst
3 35 (11.04%) Developer
4 34 (10.73%) Project Manager
5 33 (10.41%) Consultant
6 20 (6.31%) Business Analyst
7 16 (5.05%) Senior DevOps
8 15 (4.73%) Security Consultant
8 15 (4.73%) Security Engineer
9 14 (4.42%) Security Technical Consultant
9 14 (4.42%) Technical Consultant
9 14 (4.42%) Technical Engineer
9 14 (4.42%) Technical Security Consultant
10 13 (4.10%) Cloud Architect
10 13 (4.10%) Cloud Engineer
10 13 (4.10%) Migration Manager
11 11 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.15%) Infrastructure Manager
12 10 (3.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 9 (2.84%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.15%) .NET
1 10 (3.15%) RESTful
1 10 (3.15%) Web Services
1 10 (3.15%) XML
2 7 (2.21%) LDAP
2 7 (2.21%) OAuth
2 7 (2.21%) OAuth2
2 7 (2.21%) SAML
3 6 (1.89%) JSON
3 6 (1.89%) React
4 5 (1.58%) REST
5 3 (0.95%) CSS
5 3 (0.95%) HTML
5 3 (0.95%) J2EE
5 3 (0.95%) Java EE
5 3 (0.95%) Kafka
5 3 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.95%) OSGi
5 3 (0.95%) Struts
5 3 (0.95%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.25%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.62%) Cloud Native
3 12 (3.79%) Legacy Systems
4 11 (3.47%) Hedge funds
5 10 (3.15%) Fat Client
5 10 (3.15%) Thin Client
6 9 (2.84%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.52%) Replication
8 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.26%) CMDB
10 4 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.26%) Reinsurance
10 4 (1.26%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.26%) User Experience
11 3 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.95%) NHS
11 3 (0.95%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.67%) Windows
2 24 (7.57%) Linux
3 21 (6.62%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.36%) Windows 10
5 11 (3.47%) Unix
5 11 (3.47%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.89%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.26%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.63%) AIX
9 2 (0.63%) CentOS
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.63%) VMS
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (21.77%) Data Migration
3 63 (19.87%) DevOps
4 44 (13.88%) CI/CD
5 33 (10.41%) Infrastructure as Code
6 30 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (8.20%) Risk Management
9 23 (7.26%) Project Delivery
9 23 (7.26%) Project Management
10 21 (6.62%) Scrum
11 20 (6.31%) ITIL
12 19 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (5.99%) Data Management
13 18 (5.68%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (5.68%) PRINCE2
14 17 (5.36%) Change Control
14 17 (5.36%) Cost Optimisation
15 15 (4.73%) Data Protection
15 15 (4.73%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 51 (16.09%) SQL
2 46 (14.51%) PowerShell
3 28 (8.83%) Java
4 20 (6.31%) Python
5 12 (3.79%) C#
6 9 (2.84%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.89%) C++
7 6 (1.89%) VB
8 4 (1.26%) Bash
8 4 (1.26%) Groovy
9 3 (0.95%) Perl
10 2 (0.63%) C
10 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.63%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.63%) VBScript
11 1 (0.32%) ABAP
11 1 (0.32%) Go
11 1 (0.32%) R
11 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (6.62%) Degree
2 13 (4.10%) SC Cleared
2 13 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.84%) MCSE
3 9 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.52%) CCNA
5 6 (1.89%) MCP
6 5 (1.58%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (1.58%) MCSA
6 5 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.63%) CISSP
8 2 (0.63%) RHCA
8 2 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.32%) CCIE
9 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.10%) SLA
3 11 (3.47%) GDPR
4 8 (2.52%) PMO
5 6 (1.89%) QA
6 4 (1.26%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.32%) COBIT
7 1 (0.32%) COSO
7 1 (0.32%) GAAP
7 1 (0.32%) GMP
7 1 (0.32%) IFRS
7 1 (0.32%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.32%) NIST
7 1 (0.32%) SOC 2
System Software
1 56 (17.67%) Active Directory
2 33 (10.41%) Docker
3 23 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (5.05%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.58%) vSphere
6 3 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.95%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.63%) NFS
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.63%) XenApp
7 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.32%) IAG
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 41 (12.93%) Terraform
2 33 (10.41%) Kubernetes
3 19 (5.99%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (3.47%) Ansible
4 11 (3.47%) SCCM
5 8 (2.52%) Puppet
6 5 (1.58%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 5 (1.58%) Nagios
7 4 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.26%) vRealize
8 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (0.63%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.63%) SCOM
8 2 (0.63%) VxRail
9 1 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.32%) Control-M
9 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 66 (20.82%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.46%) VMware
3 23 (7.26%) Oracle
4 16 (5.05%) Citrix
5 15 (4.73%) Cisco
6 9 (2.84%) ServiceNow
7 8 (2.52%) IBM
7 8 (2.52%) SAP
8 5 (1.58%) Databricks
8 5 (1.58%) Informatica
8 5 (1.58%) SolarWinds
8 5 (1.58%) Zerto
9 4 (1.26%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.95%) Dell
10 3 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.63%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.63%) Hitachi
11 2 (0.63%) Juniper
11 2 (0.63%) NetApp
11 2 (0.63%) Sybase