Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 33 30
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing Migration 493 403 422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.98% 5.68% 6.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.03% 6.37% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 308 312
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £314 £313 £313
90th Percentile £667 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 2
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.65% +24.00% -20.26%
10th Percentile £13.02 £11.20 £11.30
90th Percentile £20.00 £33.41 £13.70
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +24.67% +20.00% -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 6,137 6,322 5,823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.95% 89.16% 88.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,887 5,017 4,651
City of London median daily rate £510 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.37% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 59 53
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -3.61%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.34 £13.75
90th Percentile £33.60 £30.90 £54.03
Central London median hourly rate £19.13 £20.00 £19.46
% change year-on-year -4.38% +2.77% -2.70%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -32 24 £500 -9.09%
Moorgate - 1 £475 -
Migration
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 147 (29.82%) Finance
2 118 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (23.73%) Windows
4 108 (21.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 105 (21.30%) Amazon AWS
6 81 (16.43%) Microsoft
7 80 (16.23%) Office 365
8 68 (13.79%) Data Migration
9 65 (13.18%) Data Centre
10 64 (12.98%) Java
10 64 (12.98%) Windows 10
11 61 (12.37%) Banking
12 57 (11.56%) Oracle
13 50 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 47 (9.53%) Python
15 45 (9.13%) Project Management
16 44 (8.92%) SQL
17 42 (8.52%) SQL Server
18 41 (8.32%) Citrix
19 40 (8.11%) Active Directory
20 37 (7.51%) VMware
21 35 (7.10%) WAN
21 35 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
21 35 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
22 34 (6.90%) DevOps
22 34 (6.90%) Ansible
22 34 (6.90%) Firewall
23 33 (6.69%) PowerShell
24 32 (6.49%) Cisco
24 32 (6.49%) Microsoft Excel

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 30 (6.09%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.46%) Tomcat
3 19 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 16 (3.25%) OpenStack
4 16 (3.25%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.23%) CMS
6 8 (1.62%) IIS
6 8 (1.62%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.42%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.61%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.61%) Drupal
10 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.61%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.61%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 32 (6.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.42%) InfoPath
4 7 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.41%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.41%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.41%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 1 (0.20%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 1 (0.20%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.20%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (0.20%) Unica
4 1 (0.20%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 108 (21.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 105 (21.30%) Amazon AWS
3 80 (16.23%) Office 365
4 20 (4.06%) PaaS
5 18 (3.65%) IaaS
6 12 (2.43%) SaaS
7 10 (2.03%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (2.03%) GitHub
8 9 (1.83%) Serverless
9 7 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (1.22%) OneDrive
11 5 (1.01%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (1.01%) Datadog
12 4 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.61%) Apigee
13 3 (0.61%) Azure Functions
13 3 (0.61%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 3 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.10%) WAN
2 34 (6.90%) Firewall
3 27 (5.48%) LAN
4 15 (3.04%) DNS
4 15 (3.04%) VPN
5 13 (2.64%) MPLS
6 11 (2.23%) Skype
7 8 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (1.62%) DHCP
7 8 (1.62%) Network Security
7 8 (1.62%) WLAN
8 7 (1.42%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.22%) BGP
9 6 (1.22%) Ethernet
9 6 (1.22%) VLAN
9 6 (1.22%) VSAN
10 5 (1.01%) SAN
11 4 (0.81%) SMTP
11 4 (0.81%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (4.46%) NoSQL
4 20 (4.06%) MySQL
5 18 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.23%) RDBMS
9 10 (2.03%) Power BI
10 8 (1.62%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.81%) MS Access
12 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.61%) Big Data
13 3 (0.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (3.65%) Jenkins
2 17 (3.45%) NUnit
3 16 (3.25%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.25%) MSTest
4 13 (2.64%) JIRA
4 13 (2.64%) Selenium
5 11 (2.23%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.22%) Maven
6 6 (1.22%) Subversion
6 6 (1.22%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.22%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.01%) GitLab
8 4 (0.81%) AdminStudio
8 4 (0.81%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.81%) Robot Framework
8 4 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.61%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.41%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.41%) Mockito
General
1 147 (29.82%) Finance
2 61 (12.37%) Banking
3 19 (3.85%) Legal
4 17 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.04%) Financial Institution
6 13 (2.64%) Marketing
7 12 (2.43%) Front Office
8 8 (1.62%) Advertising
8 8 (1.62%) Retail
9 7 (1.42%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.22%) Law
11 5 (1.01%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.81%) Publishing
13 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.20%) French Language
14 1 (0.20%) Games
14 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (15.62%) Developer
2 65 (13.18%) Analyst
3 52 (10.55%) Architect
3 52 (10.55%) Project Manager
4 38 (7.71%) Business Analyst
5 28 (5.68%) Consultant
5 28 (5.68%) Java Developer
6 20 (4.06%) IT Manager
7 19 (3.85%) AWS Developer
8 18 (3.65%) Cloud Architect
8 18 (3.65%) IT Project Manager
9 17 (3.45%) Desktop Support
10 16 (3.25%) Network Engineer
11 15 (3.04%) Infrastructure Manager
12 14 (2.84%) Support Engineer
13 13 (2.64%) DevOps Engineer
13 13 (2.64%) Senior Developer
14 12 (2.43%) Deployment Engineer
15 11 (2.23%) Network Architect
15 11 (2.23%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.06%) .NET
2 19 (3.85%) Web Services
3 16 (3.25%) React
4 14 (2.84%) Middleware
5 10 (2.03%) CSS
6 9 (1.83%) HTML
6 9 (1.83%) JMS
6 9 (1.83%) jQuery
6 9 (1.83%) Node.js
7 8 (1.62%) Gherkin
7 8 (1.62%) Rendezvous
8 7 (1.42%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.42%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (1.42%) REST
8 7 (1.42%) RESTful
9 6 (1.22%) SOAP
9 6 (1.22%) TIBCO EMS
10 5 (1.01%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.81%) Spring
11 4 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.18%) Data Centre
2 35 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.25%) Derivative
3 16 (3.25%) Public Cloud
4 15 (3.04%) Hedge funds
5 12 (2.43%) User Experience
6 11 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.83%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.62%) Equities
9 8 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.62%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.62%) Tandem
10 7 (1.42%) Replication
11 6 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
11 6 (1.22%) PKI
11 6 (1.22%) Reference Data
11 6 (1.22%) Reinsurance
12 5 (1.01%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 117 (23.73%) Windows
2 64 (12.98%) Windows 10
3 28 (5.68%) Linux
4 26 (5.27%) Unix
5 25 (5.07%) Windows Server
6 24 (4.87%) Windows 7
7 11 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.01%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.61%) Android
12 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.41%) Solaris
12 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (13.79%) Data Migration
3 50 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (9.13%) Project Management
5 35 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (6.90%) DevOps
7 29 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
8 28 (5.68%) TDD
9 27 (5.48%) Business Analysis
9 27 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (5.27%) OO
11 25 (5.07%) ITIL
12 23 (4.67%) Test Automation
13 21 (4.26%) Analytics
14 20 (4.06%) Change Control
15 18 (3.65%) Data Analysis
15 18 (3.65%) PRINCE2
15 18 (3.65%) Scrum
16 17 (3.45%) Asset Management
16 17 (3.45%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 64 (12.98%) Java
2 47 (9.53%) Python
3 44 (8.92%) SQL
4 33 (6.69%) PowerShell
5 23 (4.67%) JavaScript
6 20 (4.06%) C#
7 12 (2.43%) Ruby
7 12 (2.43%) VBA
8 9 (1.83%) Perl
9 8 (1.62%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.42%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.42%) VBScript
11 5 (1.01%) Java 8
11 5 (1.01%) Scala
12 4 (0.81%) C
12 4 (0.81%) VB
13 3 (0.61%) C++
13 3 (0.61%) Go
13 3 (0.61%) PHP
13 3 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (3.04%) Degree
2 15 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.83%) CCNP
5 9 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (1.62%) CCIE
6 8 (1.62%) CCNA
7 7 (1.42%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.42%) PMP
8 6 (1.22%) APMG
8 6 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.01%) MCSE
9 5 (1.01%) VCAP
10 4 (0.81%) CISSP
10 4 (0.81%) ISEB
10 4 (0.81%) VCDX
11 3 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.03%) QA
2 7 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.81%) GDPR
4 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.61%) SLA
5 2 (0.41%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.20%) FISMA
6 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.20%) MiFID
6 1 (0.20%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) PSD2
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (2.84%) Virtual Desktop
4 12 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (2.03%) Docker
5 10 (2.03%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.42%) XenApp
7 6 (1.22%) vSphere
8 4 (0.81%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.61%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.61%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.41%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.41%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.20%) OpenDJ
11 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (6.90%) Ansible
2 30 (6.09%) SCCM
3 23 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (4.67%) Puppet
4 20 (4.06%) Terraform
5 8 (1.62%) Packer
5 8 (1.62%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (1.42%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.01%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.81%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.61%) Nagios
9 3 (0.61%) WSUS
10 2 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.41%) Consul
10 2 (0.41%) CSIRT
10 2 (0.41%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 81 (16.43%) Microsoft
2 57 (11.56%) Oracle
3 41 (8.32%) Citrix
4 37 (7.51%) VMware
5 32 (6.49%) Cisco
6 11 (2.23%) Google
6 11 (2.23%) TIBCO
7 10 (2.03%) HP
7 10 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.62%) Dell
8 8 (1.62%) Ivanti
8 8 (1.62%) SAP
9 7 (1.42%) CheckPoint
9 7 (1.42%) F5
10 6 (1.22%) IBM
10 6 (1.22%) Polycom
10 6 (1.22%) Veritas
11 5 (1.01%) CA
11 5 (1.01%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.01%) Sitecore