Period
to 24 January 2020

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 24 January 2020 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
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 24 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 -3
Contract jobs citing Migration 359 455 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.28% 6.65% 6.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.27% 7.55% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 330 321
City of London median daily rate £520 £483 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.77% +1.58% +3.26%
10th Percentile £325 £275 £323
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £510 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +4.62% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 12
City of London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.70 £17.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.79% +4.76% +42.80%
10th Percentile £13.21 £16.45 £11.53
90th Percentile £17.25 £18.70 £31.00
Central London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.44% +10.00% +38.78%

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 4,342 6,029 6,372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.07% 88.14% 89.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,325 4,708 5,097
City of London median daily rate £514 £513 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.20% +2.40% +5.37%
10th Percentile £320 £319 £325
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £510 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -0.49% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 66 65
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.94% -9.88%
10th Percentile £12.11 £13.00 £11.69
90th Percentile £52.25 £36.05 £34.95
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +10.53%

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 24 January 2020.

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
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 24 January 2020. 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
Moorgate +3 10 £550 +15.79%
London Bridge +31 9 £525 +5.00%
Migration
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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 97 (27.02%) Finance
2 82 (22.84%) Microsoft
2 82 (22.84%) Azure
3 78 (21.73%) Data Migration
4 74 (20.61%) SQL
5 67 (18.66%) Windows
6 54 (15.04%) Office 365
7 48 (13.37%) AWS
8 47 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (11.70%) SQL Server
10 40 (11.14%) Windows 10
11 37 (10.31%) Active Directory
11 37 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (9.75%) Banking
13 33 (9.19%) Data Centre
14 31 (8.64%) DevOps
14 31 (8.64%) Python
15 27 (7.52%) SharePoint
15 27 (7.52%) Oracle
16 25 (6.96%) Java
17 24 (6.69%) SCCM
18 23 (6.41%) .NET
18 23 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
19 22 (6.13%) Windows 7
19 22 (6.13%) Kubernetes
20 21 (5.85%) VMware
21 20 (5.57%) Change Management
21 20 (5.57%) Firewall
21 20 (5.57%) GCP
21 20 (5.57%) Power Platform

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 27 (7.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.23%) Apache
2 8 (2.23%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.95%) IIS
3 7 (1.95%) SAS
4 5 (1.39%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.11%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.84%) Confluence
6 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.84%) JBoss
6 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.84%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.56%) Appian
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.56%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.28%) Camunda
Applications
1 8 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.56%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.79%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.11%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (1.11%) Magento
4 2 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.56%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.56%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.56%) SAP IBP
4 2 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.28%) Global One
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.28%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 82 (22.84%) Azure
2 54 (15.04%) Office 365
3 48 (13.37%) AWS
4 20 (5.57%) GCP
4 20 (5.57%) Power Platform
5 17 (4.74%) PaaS
6 16 (4.46%) Dynamics 365
7 15 (4.18%) IaaS
8 13 (3.62%) Serverless
9 10 (2.79%) OneDrive
10 9 (2.51%) Azure Data Factory
10 9 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (1.95%) GitHub
11 7 (1.95%) SaaS
12 6 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (1.67%) Azure Functions
13 5 (1.39%) Amazon S3
14 4 (1.11%) OpenShift
14 4 (1.11%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.57%) Firewall
2 10 (2.79%) DNS
2 10 (2.79%) VPN
3 9 (2.51%) WAN
4 8 (2.23%) MPLS
5 6 (1.67%) Internet
5 6 (1.67%) LAN
5 6 (1.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.11%) IP Telephony
6 4 (1.11%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.11%) Network Security
6 4 (1.11%) SAN
6 4 (1.11%) Wireless
7 3 (0.84%) DHCP
7 3 (0.84%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.84%) OpenScape
7 3 (0.84%) OSPF
7 3 (0.84%) Skype
7 3 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.29%) Power BI
3 18 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (5.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (3.62%) Big Data
5 13 (3.62%) MySQL
6 12 (3.34%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.79%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.51%) Data Lake
9 8 (2.23%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.95%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.95%) SQL Server 2016
10 7 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.39%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (1.39%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (3.62%) Jenkins
1 13 (3.62%) JIRA
2 9 (2.51%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.67%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.11%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.11%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.84%) Fiddler
6 3 (0.84%) Selenium
7 2 (0.56%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.56%) Gradle
7 2 (0.56%) Maven
7 2 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.56%) webpack
8 1 (0.28%) GitLab
8 1 (0.28%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.28%) Zephyr
General
1 97 (27.02%) Finance
2 35 (9.75%) Banking
3 9 (2.51%) Marketing
3 9 (2.51%) Public Sector
4 7 (1.95%) Retail
5 5 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.39%) Front Office
5 5 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.11%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.11%) Publishing
7 3 (0.84%) Back Office
7 3 (0.84%) Games
7 3 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.56%) Legal
8 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.28%) International Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Local Government
9 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 54 (15.04%) Architect
2 47 (13.09%) Analyst
3 46 (12.81%) Developer
4 37 (10.31%) Project Manager
5 25 (6.96%) Business Analyst
6 24 (6.69%) Consultant
7 14 (3.90%) Cloud Architect
7 14 (3.90%) Programme Manager
8 13 (3.62%) Data Analyst
8 13 (3.62%) Data Architect
8 13 (3.62%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (3.62%) Migration Manager
9 11 (3.06%) Data Migration Manager
10 10 (2.79%) DBA
10 10 (2.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (2.51%) Deployment Engineer
11 9 (2.51%) Network Engineer
11 9 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (2.51%) Windows Engineer
12 8 (2.23%) Data Centre Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.41%) .NET
2 11 (3.06%) Web Services
3 10 (2.79%) Node.js
4 7 (1.95%) HTML
4 7 (1.95%) React
5 5 (1.39%) CSS
5 5 (1.39%) Kafka
5 5 (1.39%) Spring
6 4 (1.11%) Middleware
7 3 (0.84%) CSS3
7 3 (0.84%) J2EE
7 3 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.84%) REST
7 3 (0.84%) XML
8 2 (0.56%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.56%) GatsbyJS
8 2 (0.56%) HTML5
8 2 (0.56%) Jest
8 2 (0.56%) Laravel
8 2 (0.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.19%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (1.95%) Reinsurance
4 6 (1.67%) CMDB
5 5 (1.39%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.39%) User Experience
6 4 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.11%) Marketing Technology
7 3 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.84%) PKI
7 3 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.56%) Clustering
8 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.56%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.56%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.56%) Replication
9 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 67 (18.66%) Windows
2 40 (11.14%) Windows 10
3 22 (6.13%) Windows 7
4 19 (5.29%) Linux
5 16 (4.46%) Windows Server
6 11 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.95%) Unix
8 6 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.28%) VMS
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (21.73%) Data Migration
2 47 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (8.64%) DevOps
5 23 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (5.57%) Change Management
7 19 (5.29%) Analytics
7 19 (5.29%) ETL
8 18 (5.01%) Project Management
9 17 (4.74%) Mentoring
10 16 (4.46%) CRM
11 14 (3.90%) ERP
12 13 (3.62%) ITIL
12 13 (3.62%) Project Delivery
12 13 (3.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 12 (3.34%) High Availability
13 12 (3.34%) Microservices
13 12 (3.34%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (3.06%) Identity Management
14 11 (3.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 74 (20.61%) SQL
2 31 (8.64%) Python
3 25 (6.96%) Java
4 19 (5.29%) PowerShell
5 14 (3.90%) JavaScript
6 13 (3.62%) Bash Shell
7 11 (3.06%) Scala
8 8 (2.23%) Ruby
9 6 (1.67%) Perl
10 5 (1.39%) C#
11 4 (1.11%) C
11 4 (1.11%) PHP
11 4 (1.11%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.11%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.11%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.84%) Go
12 3 (0.84%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.84%) VBA
13 2 (0.56%) C++
13 2 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (5.29%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (1.95%) Degree
4 5 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.39%) OCA
4 5 (1.39%) OCP
4 5 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.11%) CCNP
5 4 (1.11%) PMP
6 3 (0.84%) CCNA
6 3 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (0.84%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.56%) CCIE
7 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.56%) JNCIP
7 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.28%) CCA
8 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.67%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.39%) PMO
2 5 (1.39%) QA
3 3 (0.84%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) EMIR
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 37 (10.31%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.01%) Docker
3 8 (2.23%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.11%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.84%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.84%) vSphere
7 2 (0.56%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 2 (0.56%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.56%) XenApp
8 1 (0.28%) HDFS
8 1 (0.28%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.28%) UAG
8 1 (0.28%) Varnish
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.28%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 24 (6.69%) SCCM
2 22 (6.13%) Kubernetes
3 15 (4.18%) Terraform
4 10 (2.79%) Ansible
5 7 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.95%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (1.39%) Data Guard
7 5 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (1.39%) Puppet
8 2 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.56%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.56%) Nagios
8 2 (0.56%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.28%) Consul
9 1 (0.28%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.28%) PingFederate
9 1 (0.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 82 (22.84%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.52%) Oracle
3 21 (5.85%) VMware
4 17 (4.74%) Citrix
4 17 (4.74%) Google
5 16 (4.46%) SAP
6 12 (3.34%) Cisco
7 7 (1.95%) IBM
7 7 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.67%) Ariba
8 6 (1.67%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.39%) Adobe
9 5 (1.39%) Databricks
9 5 (1.39%) Fortinet
9 5 (1.39%) Sybase
10 4 (1.11%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.11%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.84%) Juniper
11 3 (0.84%) Symantec
11 3 (0.84%) Teradata