Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 22 30
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 +3
Contract jobs citing Migration 285 500 459
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 6.75% 7.41% 6.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.75% 8.30% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 376 339
Median daily rate £520 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £289 £275 £334
90th Percentile £674 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £523 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.44% - -
10th Percentile £14.00 £16.86 £14.00
90th Percentile £18.00 £18.70 £52.20
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.70

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 3,677 6,024 6,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.13% 89.27% 89.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,719 4,652 5,038
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £338
90th Percentile £675 £675 £695
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 53 88
Median hourly rate £25.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.91% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.81 £11.81
90th Percentile £52.25 £42.81 £46.12
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +34.88% - +13.16%

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 1 April 2020.

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

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 1 April 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 +17 5 - -
London Bridge +38 4 £475 -13.64%
Migration
Central London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 80 (28.07%) Finance
2 68 (23.86%) Microsoft
3 65 (22.81%) Azure
4 58 (20.35%) Data Migration
5 53 (18.60%) Windows
6 46 (16.14%) SQL
7 42 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (12.98%) Office 365
9 35 (12.28%) AWS
10 32 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (10.88%) Active Directory
11 31 (10.88%) Banking
12 30 (10.53%) Data Centre
13 28 (9.82%) SQL Server
14 26 (9.12%) Windows 10
15 23 (8.07%) DevOps
15 23 (8.07%) Linux
15 23 (8.07%) Change Management
16 22 (7.72%) SharePoint
17 21 (7.37%) Oracle
18 20 (7.02%) IaaS
19 19 (6.67%) Project Management
19 19 (6.67%) VMware
19 19 (6.67%) PaaS
20 18 (6.32%) Python
21 17 (5.96%) PowerShell
21 17 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
21 17 (5.96%) Windows Server
22 16 (5.61%) GCP
22 16 (5.61%) .NET

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 22 (7.72%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.16%) Apache
3 6 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.11%) SAS
4 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.75%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.40%) IIS
6 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.70%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.70%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.35%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.35%) Appian
8 1 (0.35%) Camunda
8 1 (0.35%) Drupal
8 1 (0.35%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.11%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.40%) Magento
4 2 (0.70%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.70%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.35%) Global One
5 1 (0.35%) MoSes
5 1 (0.35%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.35%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.35%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.35%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.35%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 65 (22.81%) Azure
2 37 (12.98%) Office 365
3 35 (12.28%) AWS
4 20 (7.02%) IaaS
5 19 (6.67%) PaaS
6 16 (5.61%) GCP
7 11 (3.86%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (3.51%) Power Platform
8 10 (3.51%) SaaS
9 7 (2.46%) OneDrive
10 6 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (1.75%) GitHub
12 4 (1.40%) OpenShift
12 4 (1.40%) PowerApps
13 3 (1.05%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (1.05%) iPaaS
13 3 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.70%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.70%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.56%) Firewall
2 9 (3.16%) DNS
3 8 (2.81%) VPN
3 8 (2.81%) WAN
4 5 (1.75%) MPLS
4 5 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.40%) OSPF
6 3 (1.05%) DHCP
6 3 (1.05%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.05%) Internet
6 3 (1.05%) IPv4
6 3 (1.05%) IPv6
6 3 (1.05%) NAS
6 3 (1.05%) Network Security
6 3 (1.05%) SAN
6 3 (1.05%) Skype
6 3 (1.05%) VXLAN
6 3 (1.05%) Wireless
6 3 (1.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.16%) MySQL
3 9 (3.16%) Power BI
4 7 (2.46%) Big Data
4 7 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.46%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.11%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.40%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.05%) Amazon Aurora
8 3 (1.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.05%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.05%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (3.51%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.11%) JIRA
3 4 (1.40%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (1.05%) Fiddler
4 3 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (1.05%) Spinnaker
5 2 (0.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.70%) Maven
5 2 (0.70%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.35%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.35%) JUnit
6 1 (0.35%) Postman
6 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.35%) Zephyr
General
1 80 (28.07%) Finance
2 31 (10.88%) Banking
3 12 (4.21%) Marketing
4 11 (3.86%) Public Sector
5 7 (2.46%) Retail
6 4 (1.40%) Front Office
6 4 (1.40%) Law
6 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.40%) Publishing
7 3 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.05%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.70%) Back Office
8 2 (0.70%) Games
8 2 (0.70%) Legal
8 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.35%) French Language
9 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (15.79%) Architect
2 32 (11.23%) Analyst
3 31 (10.88%) Developer
4 29 (10.18%) Project Manager
5 16 (5.61%) Business Analyst
5 16 (5.61%) Consultant
6 15 (5.26%) Programme Manager
7 13 (4.56%) Migration Manager
8 12 (4.21%) Data Migration Manager
9 11 (3.86%) Cloud Architect
9 11 (3.86%) Data Analyst
10 10 (3.51%) SQL Developer
11 9 (3.16%) Data Architect
11 9 (3.16%) Network Engineer
12 8 (2.81%) Data Centre Manager
12 8 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.46%) Data Manager
13 7 (2.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (2.46%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.61%) .NET
2 8 (2.81%) Web Services
3 7 (2.46%) XML
4 5 (1.75%) Middleware
5 4 (1.40%) Kafka
5 4 (1.40%) XML Schema
6 3 (1.05%) HTML
6 3 (1.05%) LAMP
6 3 (1.05%) LDAP
6 3 (1.05%) OAuth
6 3 (1.05%) OAuth2
6 3 (1.05%) React
7 2 (0.70%) ADSI
7 2 (0.70%) CSS
7 2 (0.70%) EDI
7 2 (0.70%) jQuery
7 2 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.70%) Spring
8 1 (0.35%) Node.js
8 1 (0.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.11%) Marketing Technology
4 5 (1.75%) CMDB
4 5 (1.75%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.40%) NHS
5 4 (1.40%) Reinsurance
6 3 (1.05%) Clustering
6 3 (1.05%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.70%) Derivative
7 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.70%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.35%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.35%) Replication
8 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (18.60%) Windows
2 26 (9.12%) Windows 10
3 23 (8.07%) Linux
4 17 (5.96%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.86%) Unix
6 8 (2.81%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.70%) CentOS
11 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.35%) Check Point GAiA
12 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.35%) Data Migration
2 42 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (8.07%) Change Management
4 23 (8.07%) DevOps
5 19 (6.67%) Project Management
6 15 (5.26%) ETL
7 14 (4.91%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (4.56%) Data Modelling
9 12 (4.21%) ERP
10 11 (3.86%) Project Delivery
10 11 (3.86%) Service Delivery
11 10 (3.51%) Analytics
11 10 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (3.51%) CRM
11 10 (3.51%) Data Cleansing
11 10 (3.51%) Identity Management
11 10 (3.51%) Scrum
11 10 (3.51%) Technical Leadership
12 9 (3.16%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 46 (16.14%) SQL
2 18 (6.32%) Python
3 17 (5.96%) PowerShell
4 13 (4.56%) Java
5 10 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.81%) PHP
7 7 (2.46%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.11%) Scala
9 4 (1.40%) C
9 4 (1.40%) C#
9 4 (1.40%) Groovy
9 4 (1.40%) Ruby
10 3 (1.05%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.70%) Java 8
11 2 (0.70%) Perl
11 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.70%) VB
11 2 (0.70%) VBA
11 2 (0.70%) VBScript
11 2 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (4.56%) SC Cleared
1 13 (4.56%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (2.81%) Degree
3 6 (2.11%) CCNP
4 3 (1.05%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.05%) CCNA
4 3 (1.05%) JNCIP
4 3 (1.05%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.05%) PMP
5 2 (0.70%) CCIE
5 2 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.35%) ACCA
6 1 (0.35%) CIMA
6 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.35%) MCSE
6 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.75%) Data Quality
1 5 (1.75%) QA
2 3 (1.05%) PMO
3 2 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (0.70%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) GAAP
4 1 (0.35%) GDPR
4 1 (0.35%) IFRS
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (10.88%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.26%) Docker
3 8 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.11%) vSphere
5 4 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.05%) OpenAM
6 3 (1.05%) OpenDJ
6 3 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.05%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.70%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 2 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.35%) HDFS
8 1 (0.35%) UAG
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.35%) VMFS
8 1 (0.35%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (4.21%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.86%) SCCM
3 10 (3.51%) Terraform
4 9 (3.16%) Ansible
4 9 (3.16%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.40%) Puppet
6 4 (1.40%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.05%) Nagios
8 2 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.70%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.35%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.35%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.35%) Packer
9 1 (0.35%) PingFederate
9 1 (0.35%) vMotion
9 1 (0.35%) vRealize
9 1 (0.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 68 (23.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.37%) Oracle
3 19 (6.67%) VMware
4 14 (4.91%) SAP
5 12 (4.21%) Google
6 11 (3.86%) Cisco
7 9 (3.16%) Adobe
7 9 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.81%) IBM
9 7 (2.46%) Citrix
10 5 (1.75%) Juniper
10 5 (1.75%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.40%) Alteryx
11 4 (1.40%) Ariba
11 4 (1.40%) Cadence
11 4 (1.40%) Informatica
12 3 (1.05%) ForgeRock
12 3 (1.05%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.05%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.05%) SolarWinds