Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 33 26
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +2
Contract jobs citing Migration 446 379 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.37% 5.58% 6.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.36% 6.27% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 292 339
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £288 £307 £311
90th Percentile £675 £662 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 2
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.65% +24.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £13.80 £11.73 £11.30
90th Percentile £20.00 £26.13 £13.70
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +20.65% +24.00% -23.55%

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 6,062 6,047 5,952
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.58% 89.02% 87.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,832 4,722 4,802
City of London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £687 £675 £656
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 57 50
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.05 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £31.05 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% -5.00% -

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Migration as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in the City of London

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in the City of London

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in the City of London

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 September 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
London Bridge - 11 £475 -
Migration
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for Migration.

1 143 (32.06%) Finance
2 97 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (21.08%) Windows
4 85 (19.06%) Amazon AWS
5 76 (17.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 69 (15.47%) Microsoft
7 67 (15.02%) Data Migration
7 67 (15.02%) Data Centre
8 65 (14.57%) Office 365
9 61 (13.68%) Banking
10 57 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 52 (11.66%) Windows 10
12 45 (10.09%) Project Management
13 43 (9.64%) Java
14 40 (8.97%) SQL Server
15 39 (8.74%) SQL
16 38 (8.52%) Python
17 37 (8.30%) Citrix
18 36 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
19 34 (7.62%) Active Directory
20 33 (7.40%) Business Analysis
21 32 (7.17%) VMware
21 32 (7.17%) Firewall
22 31 (6.95%) Cisco
22 31 (6.95%) Oracle
23 28 (6.28%) Linux
23 28 (6.28%) WAN
23 28 (6.28%) DevOps
23 28 (6.28%) Problem-Solving
24 26 (5.83%) Test Automation

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 20 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.69%) CMS
3 7 (1.57%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.35%) IIS
4 6 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.12%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.90%) Drupal
6 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.90%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.90%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.67%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.67%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.45%) SAS
9 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.22%) JBoss
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.90%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.67%) Actimize
2 3 (0.67%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.45%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 2 (0.45%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.45%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.45%) SAP PM
3 2 (0.45%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 1 (0.22%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.22%) Magento
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.22%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.22%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 85 (19.06%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (17.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (14.57%) Office 365
4 16 (3.59%) IaaS
5 14 (3.14%) SaaS
6 13 (2.91%) PaaS
7 10 (2.24%) GitHub
8 7 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.90%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.90%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.67%) Boomi
10 3 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.67%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.45%) Serverless
11 2 (0.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.17%) Firewall
2 28 (6.28%) WAN
3 21 (4.71%) LAN
4 10 (2.24%) MPLS
4 10 (2.24%) VPN
5 9 (2.02%) Skype
6 8 (1.79%) SAN
7 7 (1.57%) DNS
7 7 (1.57%) WLAN
8 6 (1.35%) Ethernet
8 6 (1.35%) Network Security
9 5 (1.12%) Wireshark
10 4 (0.90%) BGP
10 4 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.90%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.90%) VLAN
10 4 (0.90%) WPA
11 3 (0.67%) Multicast
11 3 (0.67%) NAS
11 3 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (3.36%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.79%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.79%) Power BI
6 8 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.57%) MySQL
8 6 (1.35%) Big Data
9 4 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.67%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.67%) MS Access
10 3 (0.67%) OLAP
10 3 (0.67%) Redis
11 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (4.26%) JIRA
2 18 (4.04%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.04%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.69%) Selenium
4 10 (2.24%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.12%) GitLab
5 5 (1.12%) Maven
5 5 (1.12%) Subversion
6 4 (0.90%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.90%) NUnit
6 4 (0.90%) Robot Framework
6 4 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (0.90%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.90%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.67%) MSTest
7 3 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.45%) Gatling
8 2 (0.45%) NeoLoad
8 2 (0.45%) Zephyr
General
1 143 (32.06%) Finance
2 61 (13.68%) Banking
3 16 (3.59%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.14%) Front Office
4 14 (3.14%) Legal
5 10 (2.24%) Advertising
5 10 (2.24%) Marketing
5 10 (2.24%) Retail Banking
6 9 (2.02%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.57%) Law
7 7 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.90%) Retail
9 3 (0.67%) Publishing
10 2 (0.45%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.45%) French Language
10 2 (0.45%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
11 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.22%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 69 (15.47%) Analyst
2 62 (13.90%) Developer
3 53 (11.88%) Project Manager
4 46 (10.31%) Architect
5 40 (8.97%) Business Analyst
6 24 (5.38%) Consultant
7 21 (4.71%) Cloud Architect
8 17 (3.81%) Infrastructure Manager
8 17 (3.81%) Java Developer
9 16 (3.59%) IT Manager
10 15 (3.36%) Desktop Support
10 15 (3.36%) Network Engineer
10 15 (3.36%) Senior Developer
11 14 (3.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 14 (3.14%) IT Project Manager
12 13 (2.91%) Deployment Engineer
12 13 (2.91%) Support Engineer
13 12 (2.69%) DevOps Engineer
14 11 (2.47%) Migration Manager
15 10 (2.24%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.71%) .NET
2 17 (3.81%) React
2 17 (3.81%) Web Services
3 14 (3.14%) Middleware
4 12 (2.69%) HTML
5 11 (2.47%) CSS
6 9 (2.02%) AngularJS
7 8 (1.79%) Gherkin
8 7 (1.57%) JMS
9 6 (1.35%) Node.js
9 6 (1.35%) Rendezvous
9 6 (1.35%) REST
9 6 (1.35%) RESTful
10 5 (1.12%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.12%) jQuery
10 5 (1.12%) SOAP
11 4 (0.90%) EDI
11 4 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (0.90%) TIBCO EMS
12 3 (0.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (15.02%) Data Centre
2 36 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (3.36%) Derivative
4 15 (3.36%) Public Cloud
5 13 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.24%) Fixed Income
6 10 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (2.02%) Enterprise Cloud
8 8 (1.79%) Equities
8 8 (1.79%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.57%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.57%) Replication
10 5 (1.12%) Fintech
10 5 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.12%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.12%) PKI
10 5 (1.12%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 94 (21.08%) Windows
2 52 (11.66%) Windows 10
3 28 (6.28%) Linux
4 23 (5.16%) Windows 7
5 21 (4.71%) Unix
6 20 (4.48%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.67%) Android
11 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.22%) CentOS
12 1 (0.22%) Solaris
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (15.02%) Data Migration
3 57 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (10.09%) Project Management
5 33 (7.40%) Business Analysis
6 28 (6.28%) DevOps
6 28 (6.28%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (5.83%) Test Automation
8 25 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (4.93%) Analytics
9 22 (4.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (4.04%) Scrum
11 17 (3.81%) ITIL
11 17 (3.81%) PRINCE2
12 16 (3.59%) ETL
13 15 (3.36%) Waterfall
14 14 (3.14%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (3.14%) Data Mapping
14 14 (3.14%) Front End Development
14 14 (3.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 43 (9.64%) Java
2 39 (8.74%) SQL
3 38 (8.52%) Python
4 22 (4.93%) PowerShell
5 18 (4.04%) C#
6 17 (3.81%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.14%) Ruby
8 10 (2.24%) VBA
9 8 (1.79%) Perl
9 8 (1.79%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.57%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.35%) Java 8
11 6 (1.35%) Scala
12 5 (1.12%) VBScript
13 4 (0.90%) PHP
14 3 (0.67%) Go
14 3 (0.67%) VB
15 2 (0.45%) ABAP
15 2 (0.45%) R
15 2 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (4.93%) Degree
2 17 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.59%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.91%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.24%) CCNP
6 8 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.57%) CCIE
7 7 (1.57%) MCSE
7 7 (1.57%) PMP
8 6 (1.35%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.12%) CCNA
9 5 (1.12%) ISEB
9 5 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.90%) APMG
11 3 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.67%) MCDST
11 3 (0.67%) MCSA
11 3 (0.67%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.59%) QA
2 11 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.57%) SLA
4 5 (1.12%) GDPR
5 4 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.67%) MiFID
6 3 (0.67%) PMO
7 2 (0.45%) GCP
7 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (0.45%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.45%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.22%) FISMA
8 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.22%) PSD2
8 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (7.62%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.36%) Virtual Desktop
3 13 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.69%) Docker
5 11 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (1.57%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.90%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.90%) vSphere
7 4 (0.90%) XenApp
8 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.45%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.45%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.22%) iptables
10 1 (0.22%) NFS
10 1 (0.22%) Samba
10 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (5.38%) SCCM
2 18 (4.04%) Ansible
3 14 (3.14%) Terraform
4 11 (2.47%) Puppet
5 9 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.57%) Kubernetes
6 7 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (1.12%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.90%) Packer
8 4 (0.90%) SCOM
9 3 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.67%) Nagios
9 3 (0.67%) WSUS
10 2 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.45%) Consul
10 2 (0.45%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.45%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.45%) Grafana
10 2 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 69 (15.47%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.30%) Citrix
3 32 (7.17%) VMware
4 31 (6.95%) Cisco
4 31 (6.95%) Oracle
5 13 (2.91%) SAP
6 9 (2.02%) HP
6 9 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.79%) Google
7 8 (1.79%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.35%) Bloomberg
8 6 (1.35%) CA
8 6 (1.35%) F5
8 6 (1.35%) IBM
8 6 (1.35%) Ivanti
8 6 (1.35%) Polycom
8 6 (1.35%) Sun
9 5 (1.12%) New Relic
9 5 (1.12%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.12%) Sitecore