Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 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
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 19 22
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 +9
Contract jobs citing Migration 203 208 475
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 6.86% 7.25% 7.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.56% 8.33% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 161 365
10th Percentile £345 £263 £303
25th Percentile £414 £406 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £600 £588 £588
90th Percentile £713 £663 £675
Central London median daily rate £540 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +13.68% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £16.35
Median % change year-on-year - +10.09% -12.57%
Central London median hourly rate - £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year - +6.95% -

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 2,684 2,496 5,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.71% 87.00% 89.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,962 1,861 4,473
10th Percentile £356 £331 £350
25th Percentile £444 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £515 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% +2.44%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £600
90th Percentile £719 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £540 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +8.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 48 59
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.38 £14.28 £12.76
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.37 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -1.57% +19.83% +3.45%
75th Percentile £29.50 £39.25 £37.50
90th Percentile £42.40 £52.65 £45.21
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -16.00% +25.00% +1.27%

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 15 June 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

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 60 (29.56%) Finance
2 48 (23.65%) Azure
3 43 (21.18%) Microsoft 365
4 41 (20.20%) Social Skills
5 35 (17.24%) Data Migration
6 31 (15.27%) Microsoft
7 26 (12.81%) Java
7 26 (12.81%) Windows
8 25 (12.32%) SQL
8 25 (12.32%) AWS
9 23 (11.33%) Project Delivery
9 23 (11.33%) Kubernetes
10 22 (10.84%) Active Directory
10 22 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (10.84%) Banking
11 21 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (10.34%) Project Management
12 20 (9.85%) Python
12 20 (9.85%) DevOps
13 19 (9.36%) Docker
13 19 (9.36%) Microsoft Office
13 19 (9.36%) PowerShell
14 18 (8.87%) ITIL
15 17 (8.37%) PRINCE2
15 17 (8.37%) SharePoint
15 17 (8.37%) GCP
15 17 (8.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 15 (7.39%) QA
17 14 (6.90%) IaaS
17 14 (6.90%) 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 (8.37%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.93%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.96%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.46%) CMS
5 4 (1.97%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.97%) Confluence
6 3 (1.48%) Apache
6 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.99%) SAS
7 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.49%) Appian
8 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.49%) IIS
8 1 (0.49%) JBoss
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (9.36%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (5.91%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Elite 3E
1 2 (0.99%) Unica
2 1 (0.49%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.49%) Front Arena
2 1 (0.49%) Maximo
2 1 (0.49%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.49%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.49%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.49%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (23.65%) Azure
2 43 (21.18%) Microsoft 365
3 25 (12.32%) AWS
4 17 (8.37%) GCP
5 14 (6.90%) IaaS
6 12 (5.91%) PaaS
7 11 (5.42%) Power Platform
8 8 (3.94%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (2.96%) PowerApps
9 6 (2.96%) SaaS
10 4 (1.97%) OneDrive
10 4 (1.97%) Power Automate
10 4 (1.97%) Serverless
11 3 (1.48%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.48%) Azure Logic Apps
11 3 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.48%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.99%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.99%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.42%) SAN
2 10 (4.93%) NAS
3 9 (4.43%) FTP
4 7 (3.45%) DHCP
4 7 (3.45%) DNS
5 6 (2.96%) MPLS
6 4 (1.97%) Firewall
6 4 (1.97%) WAN
7 3 (1.48%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.48%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.99%) Intranet
8 2 (0.99%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.99%) SD-WAN
8 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.49%) Internet
9 1 (0.49%) SMPP
9 1 (0.49%) SMTP
9 1 (0.49%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.43%) DB2
3 8 (3.94%) Power BI
4 7 (3.45%) Big Data
5 5 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.97%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.97%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.97%) MySQL
7 3 (1.48%) Impala
7 3 (1.48%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.99%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.99%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.49%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 9 (4.43%) JIRA
2 6 (2.96%) Cucumber
2 6 (2.96%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.48%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.99%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.49%) Cypress.io
5 1 (0.49%) GitLab
5 1 (0.49%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.49%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.49%) LSMW
5 1 (0.49%) MLflow
5 1 (0.49%) ProC
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.49%) Storybook
5 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (29.56%) Finance
2 41 (20.20%) Social Skills
3 22 (10.84%) Banking
4 13 (6.40%) Legal
5 9 (4.43%) Law
6 8 (3.94%) Influencing Skills
6 8 (3.94%) Public Sector
7 6 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.46%) Marketing
8 5 (2.46%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.97%) Front Office
9 4 (1.97%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (1.48%) Retail
11 2 (0.99%) Back Office
11 2 (0.99%) Billing
11 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (20.20%) Developer
2 30 (14.78%) Project Manager
3 27 (13.30%) Architect
4 25 (12.32%) Analyst
5 16 (7.88%) Java Developer
6 10 (4.93%) Consultant
7 9 (4.43%) Business Analyst
8 8 (3.94%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.45%) Programme Manager
10 6 (2.96%) Azure Engineer
10 6 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (2.96%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (2.46%) .NET Developer
11 5 (2.46%) Data Architect
11 5 (2.46%) Data Engineer
11 5 (2.46%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (2.46%) Migration Manager
11 5 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 4 (1.97%) Cloud Architect
12 4 (1.97%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.40%) Spring
2 12 (5.91%) Spring Boot
3 11 (5.42%) .NET
3 11 (5.42%) Middleware
4 7 (3.45%) Web Services
5 6 (2.96%) AngularJS
5 6 (2.96%) CSS
5 6 (2.96%) HTML
5 6 (2.96%) Kafka
6 5 (2.46%) .NET Core
6 5 (2.46%) React
7 4 (1.97%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.48%) jQuery
8 3 (1.48%) XML
9 2 (0.99%) Ajax
9 2 (0.99%) REST
9 2 (0.99%) RESTful
10 1 (0.49%) CSS3
10 1 (0.49%) Node.js
10 1 (0.49%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (5.42%) Replication
3 9 (4.43%) AS400
3 9 (4.43%) Fixed Income
3 9 (4.43%) iSeries
3 9 (4.43%) LPAR
4 8 (3.94%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.96%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.46%) User Experience
7 4 (1.97%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.97%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.97%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.48%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.48%) BYOD
8 3 (1.48%) Derivative
8 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.48%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.81%) Windows
2 9 (4.43%) Apple iOS
2 9 (4.43%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.45%) Linux
4 6 (2.96%) Unix
4 6 (2.96%) Windows 10
4 6 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.46%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (2.46%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (1.97%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.49%) Android
8 1 (0.49%) Solaris
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.24%) Data Migration
2 23 (11.33%) Project Delivery
3 22 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (10.34%) Project Management
4 21 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (9.85%) DevOps
6 18 (8.87%) ITIL
7 17 (8.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 17 (8.37%) PRINCE2
8 13 (6.40%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (5.91%) Microservices
10 11 (5.42%) Business Continuity
10 11 (5.42%) Data Mapping
10 11 (5.42%) Matrix Organization
10 11 (5.42%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (4.93%) High Availability
12 9 (4.43%) Change Management
12 9 (4.43%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.81%) Java
2 25 (12.32%) SQL
3 20 (9.85%) Python
4 19 (9.36%) PowerShell
5 12 (5.91%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.96%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.96%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.96%) TypeScript
7 5 (2.46%) C#
8 3 (1.48%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.48%) VB
9 2 (0.99%) C++
9 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.99%) VBScript
10 1 (0.49%) ABAP
10 1 (0.49%) C
10 1 (0.49%) Natural
10 1 (0.49%) R
10 1 (0.49%) Scala
10 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (4.93%) Degree
1 10 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (4.43%) MCSE
3 7 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.96%) CISSP
4 6 (2.96%) PMP
5 5 (2.46%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.97%) CCNA
7 2 (0.99%) MCSA
8 1 (0.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.49%) CCNP
8 1 (0.49%) CISM
8 1 (0.49%) MCT
8 1 (0.49%) MOS
8 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.49%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.49%) VCDX
8 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.39%) QA
2 4 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) NIST
3 1 (0.49%) NIST 800
3 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.36%) Docker
3 13 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.43%) PowerHA
5 7 (3.45%) XenApp
5 7 (3.45%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.46%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 23 (11.33%) Kubernetes
2 10 (4.93%) SCCM
3 8 (3.94%) Ansible
3 8 (3.94%) Terraform
4 7 (3.45%) SCOM
5 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.99%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.99%) Puppet
7 1 (0.49%) Kubeflow
7 1 (0.49%) Oozie
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 31 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.90%) VMware
3 13 (6.40%) Citrix
4 11 (5.42%) Oracle
5 9 (4.43%) Google
5 9 (4.43%) IBM
5 9 (4.43%) MuleSoft
6 8 (3.94%) SAP
7 7 (3.45%) Cisco
8 6 (2.96%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.46%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.97%) iManage
11 3 (1.48%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.48%) Hortonworks
11 3 (1.48%) Workday
12 2 (0.99%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.99%) Guidewire
12 2 (0.99%) Pega
12 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.99%) Talend