Period
to 17 September 2021

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 17 September 2021 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 20 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +12
Contract jobs citing Migration 275 137 510
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 7.58% 7.63% 8.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.37% 8.56% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 99 400
10th Percentile £375 £313 £313
25th Percentile £455 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £539 £450 £496
Median % change year-on-year +19.72% -9.32% +4.47%
75th Percentile £623 £536 £575
90th Percentile £713 £605 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £450 £486
% change year-on-year +22.22% -7.46% +2.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 14
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year - +42.86% -25.13%
Central London median hourly rate - £20.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +42.86% -25.13%

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 3,287 1,600 5,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.55% 89.09% 90.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,428 1,174 4,500
10th Percentile £363 £321 £338
25th Percentile £457 £419 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +3.96%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £511 £520
% change year-on-year +7.58% -1.68% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 68
10th Percentile £11.15 £14.55 £11.25
25th Percentile £16.07 £17.38 £12.04
Median hourly rate £27.75 £35.75 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -22.38% +116.67% -11.76%
75th Percentile £38.50 £46.44 £24.31
90th Percentile £63.25 £52.03 £45.41
Central London median hourly rate £26.00 £35.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -26.76% +86.84% +1.60%

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 17 September 2021.

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

Migration
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 17 September 2021. 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
London Bridge - 1 £450 -
Migration
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, 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 89 (32.36%) Finance
2 77 (28.00%) Azure
3 74 (26.91%) Social Skills
4 65 (23.64%) Microsoft 365
5 63 (22.91%) Data Migration
6 53 (19.27%) Microsoft
7 52 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (15.64%) Windows
9 39 (14.18%) Active Directory
10 36 (13.09%) DevOps
11 32 (11.64%) Project Delivery
11 32 (11.64%) SQL
12 30 (10.91%) AWS
13 29 (10.55%) VMware
14 28 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
15 26 (9.45%) Java
16 25 (9.09%) Citrix
17 24 (8.73%) Python
17 24 (8.73%) Problem-Solving
18 23 (8.36%) Project Management
19 22 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
20 21 (7.64%) Banking
20 21 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 20 (7.27%) Kubernetes
21 20 (7.27%) PowerShell
22 19 (6.91%) SharePoint
22 19 (6.91%) PRINCE2
23 18 (6.55%) Law
23 18 (6.55%) Risk Management
23 18 (6.55%) Degree

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 19 (6.91%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.27%) Apache Spark
2 9 (3.27%) CMS
3 7 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.45%) Confluence
5 3 (1.09%) Apache
5 3 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.73%) IIS
6 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.36%) Appian
7 1 (0.36%) JBoss
7 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.36%) nginx
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.36%) SAS
7 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Unica
2 2 (0.73%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.36%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.36%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.36%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.36%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 77 (28.00%) Azure
2 65 (23.64%) Microsoft 365
3 30 (10.91%) AWS
4 17 (6.18%) IaaS
4 17 (6.18%) PaaS
5 15 (5.45%) SaaS
6 12 (4.36%) GCP
6 12 (4.36%) Power Platform
7 11 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (2.55%) PowerApps
9 6 (2.18%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 6 (2.18%) OneDrive
10 5 (1.82%) Power Automate
11 4 (1.45%) Azure Logic Apps
11 4 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.09%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (1.09%) Azure Storage
12 3 (1.09%) GitHub
13 2 (0.73%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.18%) DHCP
2 16 (5.82%) DNS
3 10 (3.64%) Firewall
3 10 (3.64%) MPLS
4 8 (2.91%) WAN
5 7 (2.55%) IP Telephony
5 7 (2.55%) LAN
6 5 (1.82%) SAN
6 5 (1.82%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.45%) IPv6
7 4 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (1.45%) VPN
8 3 (1.09%) BGP
8 3 (1.09%) FTP
8 3 (1.09%) HTTP
8 3 (1.09%) IGMP
8 3 (1.09%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.09%) Network Security
8 3 (1.09%) OSPF
8 3 (1.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.27%) MongoDB
2 9 (3.27%) Power BI
3 8 (2.91%) Metadata
4 7 (2.55%) MySQL
4 7 (2.55%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.18%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.82%) Big Data
7 4 (1.45%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.09%) Impala
8 3 (1.09%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.73%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.73%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.73%) DB2
10 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.36%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (4.00%) JIRA
2 6 (2.18%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.09%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.09%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.73%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.73%) Subversion
5 1 (0.36%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.36%) Cypress.io
5 1 (0.36%) GitLab
5 1 (0.36%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.36%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.36%) MLflow
5 1 (0.36%) MSI
5 1 (0.36%) Storybook
5 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 89 (32.36%) Finance
2 74 (26.91%) Social Skills
3 21 (7.64%) Banking
4 18 (6.55%) Law
5 13 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.73%) Legal
5 13 (4.73%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.91%) Marketing
7 7 (2.55%) Influencing Skills
8 6 (2.18%) Front Office
9 5 (1.82%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (1.82%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.45%) Billing
11 3 (1.09%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.09%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.73%) Retail
13 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (17.09%) Developer
2 36 (13.09%) Architect
3 32 (11.64%) Project Manager
4 28 (10.18%) Analyst
5 22 (8.00%) Consultant
6 16 (5.82%) Java Developer
7 15 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (5.09%) Business Analyst
9 12 (4.36%) Security Engineer
10 11 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (3.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 10 (3.64%) Security Consultant
11 10 (3.64%) Security Technical Consultant
11 10 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
11 10 (3.64%) Technical Engineer
11 10 (3.64%) Technical Security Consultant
12 9 (3.27%) Azure Engineer
13 8 (2.91%) Microsoft 365 Manager
13 8 (2.91%) VMware Engineer
13 8 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.36%) Web Services
2 9 (3.27%) .NET
2 9 (3.27%) Kafka
2 9 (3.27%) Spring
2 9 (3.27%) Spring Boot
3 7 (2.55%) RESTful
4 6 (2.18%) CSS
4 6 (2.18%) HTML
4 6 (2.18%) React
4 6 (2.18%) XML
5 5 (1.82%) Ajax
5 5 (1.82%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.45%) jQuery
6 4 (1.45%) Middleware
6 4 (1.45%) OAuth
6 4 (1.45%) OAuth2
6 4 (1.45%) REST
7 3 (1.09%) JSON
7 3 (1.09%) LDAP
7 3 (1.09%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.18%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.73%) Legacy Systems
3 9 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.55%) Fat Client
4 7 (2.55%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.18%) Derivative
5 6 (2.18%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.82%) CMDB
6 5 (1.82%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.82%) User Experience
7 4 (1.45%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.45%) Equities
7 4 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.09%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.09%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.09%) Replication
9 2 (0.73%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 43 (15.64%) Windows
2 16 (5.82%) Windows 10
3 13 (4.73%) Linux
4 11 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.64%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.18%) CentOS
7 5 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.82%) Unix
7 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.36%) Android
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.91%) Data Migration
2 52 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (13.09%) DevOps
4 32 (11.64%) Project Delivery
5 28 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (8.73%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (8.36%) Project Management
8 21 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 19 (6.91%) PRINCE2
10 18 (6.55%) Analytics
10 18 (6.55%) Risk Management
11 17 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (5.82%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (5.82%) ITIL
13 15 (5.45%) Change Management
14 14 (5.09%) Change Control
14 14 (5.09%) Data Management
15 13 (4.73%) Data Modelling
15 13 (4.73%) Microservices
16 12 (4.36%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.64%) SQL
2 26 (9.45%) Java
3 24 (8.73%) Python
4 20 (7.27%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.27%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.91%) C#
7 5 (1.82%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.09%) C
9 3 (1.09%) C++
9 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.09%) VBA
10 2 (0.73%) ABAP
10 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.73%) R
10 2 (0.73%) VB
10 2 (0.73%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.36%) Perl
11 1 (0.36%) Scala
11 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (6.55%) Degree
2 9 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (2.91%) CCNA
3 8 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.55%) MCSE
5 5 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.82%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.45%) CISSP
7 3 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.73%) APMP
8 2 (0.73%) CCIE
8 2 (0.73%) CCNP
8 2 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.36%) CBAP
9 1 (0.36%) IIBA
9 1 (0.36%) ISEB
9 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.36%) MCT
9 1 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.55%) SLA
3 6 (2.18%) QA
4 4 (1.45%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.73%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.73%) PMO
6 1 (0.36%) GMP
6 1 (0.36%) NIST
6 1 (0.36%) NIST 800
System Software
1 39 (14.18%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.55%) Docker
4 13 (4.73%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.55%) XenApp
5 7 (2.55%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.73%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (7.27%) Kubernetes
2 12 (4.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (3.64%) Terraform
4 9 (3.27%) Ansible
4 9 (3.27%) SCCM
5 8 (2.91%) Puppet
6 4 (1.45%) Nagios
6 4 (1.45%) SCOM
7 3 (1.09%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.09%) PowerCLI
7 3 (1.09%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.36%) Kubeflow
9 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.36%) Oozie
9 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 53 (19.27%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.55%) VMware
3 25 (9.09%) Citrix
4 16 (5.82%) Oracle
5 15 (5.45%) Cisco
6 10 (3.64%) ServiceNow
7 7 (2.55%) Google
7 7 (2.55%) HP
7 7 (2.55%) SolarWinds
8 6 (2.18%) SAP
9 5 (1.82%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.45%) EMC
11 3 (1.09%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.09%) Chordiant
11 3 (1.09%) IBM
11 3 (1.09%) iManage
11 3 (1.09%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (1.09%) Pega
11 3 (1.09%) Workday