Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 28 30
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing Migration 408 433 519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.73% 6.44% 5.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.48% 7.36% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 319 383
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £256
90th Percentile £663 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 4
City of London median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -20.26% +8.10%
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.30 £14.50
90th Percentile £33.41 £13.70 £20.66
Central London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £16.35
% change year-on-year +20.00% -23.55% +12.76%

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 6297 5887 7808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.45% 87.51% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5003 4710 6215
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £285
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 55 76
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £13.34 £12.15 £10.99
90th Percentile £30.90 £53.05 £40.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.58% -5.00% +11.14%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 - 5 £550 -
Migration
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Migration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Migration.

1 122 (29.90%) Finance
2 103 (25.25%) Data Migration
3 82 (20.10%) Banking
4 69 (16.91%) Windows
5 65 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (12.99%) Microsoft
7 49 (12.01%) Microsoft Azure
7 49 (12.01%) Office 365
8 47 (11.52%) SQL
9 46 (11.27%) Java
9 46 (11.27%) Project Management
10 42 (10.29%) Active Directory
11 41 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 40 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
13 39 (9.56%) Data Centre
14 36 (8.82%) Investment Banking
15 31 (7.60%) Linux
16 30 (7.35%) Cisco
17 29 (7.11%) CRM
18 28 (6.86%) SharePoint
18 28 (6.86%) C#
18 28 (6.86%) VMware
18 28 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
19 27 (6.62%) DevOps
19 27 (6.62%) PowerShell
19 27 (6.62%) Oracle
20 25 (6.13%) User Acceptance Testing
20 25 (6.13%) Windows Server
21 24 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
21 24 (5.88%) ETL

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 28 (6.86%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.21%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.21%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.96%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.47%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.23%) Apache
5 5 (1.23%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.98%) SAS
6 4 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.98%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.74%) CMS
7 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.49%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.49%) IIS
8 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.25%) Confluence
9 1 (0.25%) Documentum
9 1 (0.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.47%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) GIMP
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (4.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.74%) Eikon
4 3 (0.74%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.74%) Sage 50
4 3 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.49%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.49%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.49%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.49%) SAP FI-AR
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 49 (12.01%) Microsoft Azure
1 49 (12.01%) Office 365
2 40 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (1.47%) GitHub
5 5 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.23%) OneDrive
5 5 (1.23%) OpenShift
5 5 (1.23%) PaaS
5 5 (1.23%) SaaS
5 5 (1.23%) Serverless
6 4 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.98%) Force.com
7 3 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.74%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.15%) WAN
2 18 (4.41%) Firewall
3 12 (2.94%) SAN
3 12 (2.94%) Skype
4 11 (2.70%) DNS
5 10 (2.45%) LAN
6 7 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (1.72%) NAS
6 7 (1.72%) VLAN
7 6 (1.47%) DHCP
7 6 (1.47%) Network Security
7 6 (1.47%) VPN
8 5 (1.23%) MPLS
8 5 (1.23%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.98%) Internet
9 4 (0.98%) SMTP
9 4 (0.98%) SNMP
9 4 (0.98%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.98%) VoIP
9 4 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.64%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.45%) Big Data
4 10 (2.45%) MySQL
5 8 (1.96%) Power BI
6 6 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.23%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.23%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (0.74%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.74%) HBase
9 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.21%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (1.47%) JUnit
5 6 (1.47%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.23%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.23%) JIRA
6 5 (1.23%) NUnit
7 4 (0.98%) Maven
7 4 (0.98%) MSTest
7 4 (0.98%) Subversion
8 3 (0.74%) MSI
9 2 (0.49%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.49%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.49%) Gradle
9 2 (0.49%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.49%) Mockito
9 2 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 122 (29.90%) Finance
2 82 (20.10%) Banking
3 36 (8.82%) Investment Banking
4 23 (5.64%) Front Office
5 19 (4.66%) Retail Banking
6 14 (3.43%) Legal
7 11 (2.70%) Marketing
7 11 (2.70%) Retail
8 8 (1.96%) Advertising
9 6 (1.47%) Law
9 6 (1.47%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.98%) Back Office
11 3 (0.74%) Billing
11 3 (0.74%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.74%) Publishing
12 2 (0.49%) Electronics
12 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.25%) Games
13 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 84 (20.59%) Analyst
2 74 (18.14%) Developer
3 44 (10.78%) Business Analyst
4 39 (9.56%) Project Manager
5 37 (9.07%) Consultant
6 28 (6.86%) Architect
7 26 (6.37%) Java Developer
8 19 (4.66%) Migration Manager
9 15 (3.68%) Data Analyst
9 15 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (3.19%) Migration Engineer
10 13 (3.19%) Test Analyst
11 12 (2.94%) Migration Analyst
11 12 (2.94%) Migration Project Manager
11 12 (2.94%) Programme Manager
12 11 (2.70%) Desktop Support
13 10 (2.45%) AWS Engineer
13 10 (2.45%) C# Developer
13 10 (2.45%) Front Office Developer
14 9 (2.21%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.43%) .NET
2 11 (2.70%) Middleware
3 10 (2.45%) TIBCO EMS
3 10 (2.45%) XML
4 8 (1.96%) AngularJS
4 8 (1.96%) JMS
4 8 (1.96%) Rendezvous
5 7 (1.72%) JSON
5 7 (1.72%) React
6 6 (1.47%) HTML
6 6 (1.47%) Web Services
7 5 (1.23%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.23%) COM
7 5 (1.23%) CSS
7 5 (1.23%) Node.js
7 5 (1.23%) Redux
7 5 (1.23%) RESTful
7 5 (1.23%) WireMock
8 4 (0.98%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.56%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.90%) Derivative
4 16 (3.92%) Equity Derivative
5 13 (3.19%) Equities
6 10 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (2.21%) PKI
7 9 (2.21%) SWIFT
8 7 (1.72%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.47%) Fintech
9 6 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.23%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.23%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.98%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.98%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.74%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.74%) PMI
12 3 (0.74%) User Experience
13 2 (0.49%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 69 (16.91%) Windows
2 31 (7.60%) Linux
3 25 (6.13%) Windows Server
4 21 (5.15%) Windows 10
5 19 (4.66%) Unix
6 14 (3.43%) Solaris
6 14 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.74%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.74%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.49%) AIX
10 2 (0.49%) Android
10 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (25.25%) Data Migration
2 65 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (11.27%) Project Management
4 41 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (7.11%) CRM
6 27 (6.62%) DevOps
7 25 (6.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (5.88%) ETL
9 20 (4.90%) Multithreading
10 19 (4.66%) Data Modelling
10 19 (4.66%) ERP
10 19 (4.66%) PRINCE2
11 17 (4.17%) Business Analysis
11 17 (4.17%) Low Latency
11 17 (4.17%) Test Automation
11 17 (4.17%) Test Scripting
11 17 (4.17%) Validation
12 15 (3.68%) Analytics
12 15 (3.68%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 47 (11.52%) SQL
2 46 (11.27%) Java
3 28 (6.86%) C#
4 27 (6.62%) PowerShell
5 20 (4.90%) Python
6 16 (3.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.72%) C++
8 6 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.98%) Apex Code
9 4 (0.98%) C
9 4 (0.98%) VBA
10 3 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.74%) VB
11 2 (0.49%) Perl
11 2 (0.49%) PHP
11 2 (0.49%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.49%) R
11 2 (0.49%) Ruby
11 2 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (4.90%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.41%) Degree
3 11 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.98%) CCNA
6 4 (0.98%) CCNP
6 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.98%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.74%) CCIE
7 3 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.49%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.49%) CCDP
8 2 (0.49%) ISEB
8 2 (0.49%) MCSE
9 1 (0.25%) CISSP
9 1 (0.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.92%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.21%) QA
3 6 (1.47%) GDPR
4 4 (0.98%) PMO
4 4 (0.98%) SEPA
5 2 (0.49%) MiFID
6 1 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.25%) FATCA
6 1 (0.25%) GAMP
6 1 (0.25%) GCP
6 1 (0.25%) IFRS
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.45%) Docker
4 8 (1.96%) vSphere
5 7 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.47%) VMware NSX
7 5 (1.23%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.98%) XenApp
9 2 (0.49%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (5.15%) Ansible
2 19 (4.66%) SCCM
3 16 (3.92%) Puppet
4 12 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.21%) Kubernetes
6 8 (1.96%) Terraform
7 6 (1.47%) vRealize
8 5 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (1.23%) Grafana
8 5 (1.23%) Kibana
8 5 (1.23%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.23%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.98%) PowerCLI
10 3 (0.74%) SCOM
10 3 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.49%) Cisco UCCE
11 2 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.49%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.49%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.25%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 53 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.35%) Cisco
3 28 (6.86%) VMware
4 27 (6.62%) Oracle
5 19 (4.66%) SAP
6 13 (3.19%) Citrix
6 13 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (3.19%) TIBCO
7 12 (2.94%) HP
8 11 (2.70%) IBM
9 10 (2.45%) EMC
10 9 (2.21%) Sybase
11 8 (1.96%) Bloomberg
11 8 (1.96%) Hitachi
12 7 (1.72%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.72%) NetApp
12 7 (1.72%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.23%) Splunk
13 5 (1.23%) Yardi
14 4 (0.98%) Google