Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 35 25
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10 +2
Contract jobs citing Migration 450 349 461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.41% 5.42% 6.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.38% 6.16% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 266 346
City of London median daily rate £488 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £308
90th Percentile £688 £663 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 2 0
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.56 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.05% - -
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.56 -
% change year-on-year -9.05% - -

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 6,099 5,670 5,984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.88% 87.99% 87.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,822 4,377 4,823
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £315 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 55 54
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +2.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.33
90th Percentile £31.50 £29.77 £45.97
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.03% -6.53% -1.10%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -8 5 £550 -8.33%
Migration
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 142 (31.56%) Finance
2 98 (21.78%) Windows
3 92 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (17.33%) Data Migration
5 77 (17.11%) Microsoft
6 68 (15.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 67 (14.89%) Office 365
8 62 (13.78%) Banking
9 61 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
10 60 (13.33%) Data Centre
11 59 (13.11%) Windows 10
12 50 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 48 (10.67%) SQL
14 46 (10.22%) Active Directory
15 40 (8.89%) Java
16 38 (8.44%) Project Management
17 35 (7.78%) Firewall
17 35 (7.78%) SQL Server
18 34 (7.56%) Citrix
19 33 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
19 33 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
20 32 (7.11%) Cisco
21 31 (6.89%) Windows 7
21 31 (6.89%) User Acceptance Testing
22 30 (6.67%) Oracle
23 29 (6.44%) Business Analysis
23 29 (6.44%) Security Cleared
23 29 (6.44%) PowerShell
24 28 (6.22%) SCCM
24 28 (6.22%) VMware

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 17 (3.78%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.78%) CMS
4 6 (1.33%) IIS
4 6 (1.33%) OpenStack
4 6 (1.33%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.33%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.11%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.89%) Drupal
6 4 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.67%) Apache
8 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.22%) nginx
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (5.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.67%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.89%) SAP MM
2 4 (0.89%) SAP PM
3 3 (0.67%) Actimize
3 3 (0.67%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (0.67%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.44%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 2 (0.44%) Magento
4 2 (0.44%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 2 (0.44%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (0.44%) ReMetrica
4 2 (0.44%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 2 (0.44%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.22%) Endur
5 1 (0.22%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.22%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 68 (15.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (14.89%) Office 365
3 61 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.22%) SaaS
5 9 (2.00%) IaaS
6 8 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (1.78%) PaaS
7 6 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.33%) GitHub
7 6 (1.33%) OneDrive
8 5 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.11%) Serverless
9 4 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.67%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.67%) Boomi
10 3 (0.67%) Yammer
11 2 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.78%) Firewall
2 27 (6.00%) WAN
3 18 (4.00%) LAN
4 10 (2.22%) MPLS
4 10 (2.22%) SAN
5 8 (1.78%) DNS
5 8 (1.78%) Skype
5 8 (1.78%) VPN
6 6 (1.33%) WLAN
7 5 (1.11%) NAS
7 5 (1.11%) Network Security
7 5 (1.11%) WPA
8 4 (0.89%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.89%) Internet
8 4 (0.89%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.67%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.67%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.67%) SMTP
9 3 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (3.78%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.67%) Big Data
7 10 (2.22%) MySQL
8 8 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.56%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.33%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.33%) Power BI
10 6 (1.33%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.11%) Data Lake
11 5 (1.11%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.89%) HBase
12 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.67%) QlikView
13 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (4.22%) JIRA
2 18 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.33%) NUnit
4 5 (1.11%) MSTest
4 5 (1.11%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.89%) Subversion
5 4 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.89%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.67%) AdminStudio
6 3 (0.67%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.67%) GitLab
6 3 (0.67%) Jasmine
6 3 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (0.67%) MSI
6 3 (0.67%) Protractor
6 3 (0.67%) Selenium
7 2 (0.44%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.44%) PeopleTools
7 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 142 (31.56%) Finance
2 62 (13.78%) Banking
3 26 (5.78%) Front Office
4 23 (5.11%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.56%) Legal
6 13 (2.89%) Retail Banking
7 8 (1.78%) Retail
8 7 (1.56%) Marketing
8 7 (1.56%) Publishing
8 7 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.33%) Advertising
9 6 (1.33%) French Language
10 4 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.89%) International Banking
11 3 (0.67%) Law
12 2 (0.44%) Back Office
12 2 (0.44%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Local Government
13 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (17.33%) Developer
2 66 (14.67%) Analyst
3 52 (11.56%) Project Manager
4 42 (9.33%) Architect
5 38 (8.44%) Business Analyst
6 26 (5.78%) Consultant
6 26 (5.78%) Java Developer
7 19 (4.22%) Infrastructure Manager
8 17 (3.78%) Front Office Developer
9 15 (3.33%) Desktop Support
9 15 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 13 (2.89%) Data Analyst
10 13 (2.89%) Deployment Engineer
10 13 (2.89%) Migration Analyst
10 13 (2.89%) Migration Manager
10 13 (2.89%) Network Engineer
11 12 (2.67%) Cloud Architect
11 12 (2.67%) Migration Project Manager
11 12 (2.67%) Windows Engineer
12 11 (2.44%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.89%) .NET
2 11 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 10 (2.22%) HTML
3 10 (2.22%) Middleware
3 10 (2.22%) React
4 9 (2.00%) CSS
5 8 (1.78%) REST
5 8 (1.78%) XML
6 7 (1.56%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.33%) SOAP
7 6 (1.33%) Web Services
8 5 (1.11%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.11%) Angular 2
8 5 (1.11%) EDI
8 5 (1.11%) IDoc
8 5 (1.11%) LDAP
9 4 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (0.89%) JMS
9 4 (0.89%) JSON
9 4 (0.89%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 33 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.00%) Derivative
3 18 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (3.78%) Equities
5 13 (2.89%) Public Cloud
6 11 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
6 11 (2.44%) Fixed Income
6 11 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.78%) User Experience
9 7 (1.56%) Replication
10 6 (1.33%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.33%) EMC VMAX
10 6 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (1.11%) Fintech
11 5 (1.11%) PKI
11 5 (1.11%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.11%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 98 (21.78%) Windows
2 59 (13.11%) Windows 10
3 31 (6.89%) Windows 7
4 26 (5.78%) Linux
5 17 (3.78%) Windows Server
6 13 (2.89%) Unix
7 7 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.11%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.67%) AIX
10 3 (0.67%) Android
10 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.67%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.22%) CentOS
12 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (17.33%) Data Migration
3 50 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (8.44%) Project Management
5 33 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
6 31 (6.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 29 (6.44%) Business Analysis
8 27 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (5.11%) Change Management
9 23 (5.11%) DevOps
10 21 (4.67%) ETL
10 21 (4.67%) TDD
11 18 (4.00%) Asset Management
11 18 (4.00%) Electronic Trading
12 17 (3.78%) Analytics
12 17 (3.78%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (3.33%) Data Modelling
13 15 (3.33%) Low Latency
13 15 (3.33%) Multithreading
13 15 (3.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 48 (10.67%) SQL
2 40 (8.89%) Java
3 29 (6.44%) PowerShell
4 26 (5.78%) Python
5 21 (4.67%) C#
6 16 (3.56%) JavaScript
7 13 (2.89%) Bash Shell
7 13 (2.89%) Java 8
8 11 (2.44%) Perl
9 9 (2.00%) VBScript
10 8 (1.78%) Ruby
11 7 (1.56%) VBA
12 6 (1.33%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.11%) PHP
13 5 (1.11%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.89%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.89%) Scala
15 2 (0.44%) Haskell
15 2 (0.44%) Korn
15 2 (0.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (6.44%) Security Cleared
2 22 (4.89%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.00%) Degree
4 15 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.22%) CCNP
6 8 (1.78%) PMP
7 7 (1.56%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.33%) CCIE
8 6 (1.33%) MCSE
9 5 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.89%) CCNA
10 4 (0.89%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.67%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.67%) MCDST
11 3 (0.67%) MCP
11 3 (0.67%) MCSA
11 3 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.56%) QA
2 14 (3.11%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.56%) GDPR
3 7 (1.56%) SLA
4 5 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.67%) GCP
5 3 (0.67%) MiFID
5 3 (0.67%) PMO
6 2 (0.44%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (0.44%) NIST 800
6 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.44%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.22%) EMIR
7 1 (0.22%) FISMA
System Software
1 46 (10.22%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.11%) Virtual Desktop
4 10 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.56%) Docker
5 7 (1.56%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.33%) BitLocker
6 6 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.89%) vSphere
8 3 (0.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (0.67%) NFS
9 2 (0.44%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.44%) XenApp
10 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.22%) iptables
10 1 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (6.22%) SCCM
2 19 (4.22%) Ansible
3 17 (3.78%) Puppet
4 13 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (2.44%) Terraform
6 4 (0.89%) EMC VPLEX
6 4 (0.89%) SCOM
6 4 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.67%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.67%) RSA Archer
7 3 (0.67%) WSUS
8 2 (0.44%) CASB
8 2 (0.44%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.44%) Grafana
8 2 (0.44%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.44%) Packer
9 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 77 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.56%) Citrix
3 32 (7.11%) Cisco
4 30 (6.67%) Oracle
5 28 (6.22%) VMware
6 13 (2.89%) SAP
7 9 (2.00%) Sun
8 8 (1.78%) HP
8 8 (1.78%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.56%) EMC
10 6 (1.33%) Bloomberg
11 5 (1.11%) CA
11 5 (1.11%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.11%) CyberArk
11 5 (1.11%) Ivanti
11 5 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.11%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.11%) Wyse
12 4 (0.89%) F5
12 4 (0.89%) Polycom