Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 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
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 31 28
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 0
Contract jobs citing Migration 435 436 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.38% 6.14% 5.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.25% 6.90% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 325 267
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £275 £328 £324
90th Percentile £675 £648 £609
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 1
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.57% -
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £13.13
% change year-on-year - +42.48% -

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 6,004 6,318 5,410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.13% 88.94% 88.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,695 5,028 4,294
City of London median daily rate £520 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £325 £327 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 72 51
City of London median hourly rate £21.32 £19.10 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.64% -7.95% -1.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.63 £13.74
90th Percentile £37.09 £41.65 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.65 £21.00 £20.21
% change year-on-year -1.69% +3.91% -4.06%

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019. 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 -38 16 £550 -
Moorgate -17 1 £475 -
Migration
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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.

1 145 (33.33%) Finance
2 127 (29.20%) Windows
3 110 (25.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 92 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (17.24%) Office 365
6 69 (15.86%) Windows 10
7 67 (15.40%) Java
8 65 (14.94%) Microsoft
8 65 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
9 63 (14.48%) Data Migration
10 60 (13.79%) Active Directory
11 57 (13.10%) Banking
12 50 (11.49%) SQL
13 48 (11.03%) Oracle
13 48 (11.03%) Data Centre
14 42 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
15 41 (9.43%) Project Management
16 40 (9.20%) DevOps
17 39 (8.97%) Ansible
18 35 (8.05%) PowerShell
18 35 (8.05%) Python
19 34 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
20 33 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
21 32 (7.36%) Microservices
22 31 (7.13%) SCCM
22 31 (7.13%) Windows 7
23 30 (6.90%) OO
23 30 (6.90%) Citrix
23 30 (6.90%) TDD
24 29 (6.67%) 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 26 (5.98%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.83%) Tomcat
3 18 (4.14%) WebLogic
4 17 (3.91%) WebSphere
5 16 (3.68%) OpenStack
6 11 (2.53%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.84%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.38%) Confluence
8 6 (1.38%) IIS
9 5 (1.15%) CMS
10 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.69%) LiveLink
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.46%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 33 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.69%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.46%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.23%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.23%) Magento
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.23%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (0.23%) Unica
4 1 (0.23%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 110 (25.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (17.24%) Office 365
3 65 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (4.60%) PaaS
5 17 (3.91%) IaaS
6 12 (2.76%) Datadog
6 12 (2.76%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (2.07%) Serverless
8 8 (1.84%) GitHub
9 7 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.61%) OneDrive
9 7 (1.61%) SaaS
10 6 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.69%) Azure Functions
12 3 (0.69%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 3 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.06%) Firewall
2 19 (4.37%) DNS
3 17 (3.91%) WAN
4 15 (3.45%) LAN
5 14 (3.22%) DHCP
6 10 (2.30%) Skype
7 7 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (1.61%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.61%) VPN
8 6 (1.38%) Internet
8 6 (1.38%) Unified Communications
9 5 (1.15%) VLAN
9 5 (1.15%) VSAN
10 4 (0.92%) MPLS
10 4 (0.92%) Network Security
10 4 (0.92%) SAN
10 4 (0.92%) Wireless
11 3 (0.69%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.69%) SSL
11 3 (0.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.44%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.29%) MySQL
3 19 (4.37%) NoSQL
4 17 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (2.76%) Big Data
6 8 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (1.61%) Power BI
7 7 (1.61%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.15%) Data Lake
10 4 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.92%) DB2
10 4 (0.92%) MS Access
10 4 (0.92%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (4.83%) Jenkins
2 16 (3.68%) MSTest
2 16 (3.68%) NUnit
3 14 (3.22%) Subversion
4 12 (2.76%) JIRA
5 10 (2.30%) Maven
5 10 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (2.07%) Git (software)
7 8 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (1.84%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.38%) FishEye
8 6 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.38%) SonarQube
9 5 (1.15%) Robot Framework
10 4 (0.92%) Selenium
10 4 (0.92%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.69%) AdminStudio
11 3 (0.69%) GitLab
11 3 (0.69%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.69%) JMeter
General
1 145 (33.33%) Finance
2 57 (13.10%) Banking
3 17 (3.91%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.68%) Financial Institution
4 16 (3.68%) Retail
5 14 (3.22%) Front Office
6 13 (2.99%) Legal
7 9 (2.07%) Law
8 8 (1.84%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.61%) Marketing
10 5 (1.15%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.92%) Back Office
11 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.69%) Billing
12 3 (0.69%) Publishing
13 1 (0.23%) Advertising
13 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 66 (15.17%) Developer
2 57 (13.10%) Architect
3 50 (11.49%) Project Manager
4 42 (9.66%) Analyst
5 29 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 24 (5.52%) Consultant
6 24 (5.52%) Windows Engineer
7 22 (5.06%) Deployment Engineer
8 18 (4.14%) AWS Developer
8 18 (4.14%) Business Analyst
9 17 (3.91%) Cloud Architect
9 17 (3.91%) Migration Manager
10 15 (3.45%) Azure Architect
10 15 (3.45%) IT Manager
11 14 (3.22%) IT Project Manager
11 14 (3.22%) Windows Deployment Engineer
12 13 (2.99%) Migration Project Manager
13 12 (2.76%) Technical Architect
14 11 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (2.53%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.60%) .NET
2 14 (3.22%) Middleware
3 12 (2.76%) Node.js
4 11 (2.53%) RESTful
4 11 (2.53%) Spring
5 10 (2.30%) HTML
5 10 (2.30%) JMS
5 10 (2.30%) Spring Boot
6 9 (2.07%) Rendezvous
6 9 (2.07%) REST
6 9 (2.07%) Web Services
7 8 (1.84%) jQuery
7 8 (1.84%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (1.84%) React
8 7 (1.61%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.38%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.38%) OAuth
9 6 (1.38%) SOAP
10 5 (1.15%) CSS
10 5 (1.15%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.03%) Data Centre
2 25 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.60%) Public Cloud
3 20 (4.60%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (4.14%) Derivative
5 17 (3.91%) Hedge funds
6 11 (2.53%) Fixed Income
7 10 (2.30%) Tandem
8 9 (2.07%) User Experience
9 8 (1.84%) Equities
10 7 (1.61%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.38%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.38%) PKI
11 6 (1.38%) Reference Data
11 6 (1.38%) Reinsurance
12 5 (1.15%) Clustering
12 5 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
13 4 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 127 (29.20%) Windows
2 69 (15.86%) Windows 10
3 31 (7.13%) Windows 7
4 23 (5.29%) Linux
5 21 (4.83%) Windows Server
6 18 (4.14%) Unix
7 8 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.69%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.69%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.46%) Solaris
11 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (14.48%) Data Migration
3 42 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (9.43%) Project Management
5 40 (9.20%) DevOps
6 34 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (7.36%) Microservices
8 30 (6.90%) OO
8 30 (6.90%) TDD
9 26 (5.98%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (5.06%) Test Automation
11 21 (4.83%) Change Control
12 20 (4.60%) Analytics
12 20 (4.60%) ITIL
13 19 (4.37%) PRINCE2
14 17 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (3.91%) Change Management
14 17 (3.91%) Continuous Delivery
14 17 (3.91%) Data Analysis
15 16 (3.68%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (15.40%) Java
2 50 (11.49%) SQL
3 35 (8.05%) PowerShell
3 35 (8.05%) Python
4 22 (5.06%) JavaScript
5 21 (4.83%) C#
6 11 (2.53%) Java 8
6 11 (2.53%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.30%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.07%) Ruby
9 8 (1.84%) Perl
9 8 (1.84%) VBA
10 6 (1.38%) C++
10 6 (1.38%) PHP
11 3 (0.69%) Scala
11 3 (0.69%) VB
11 3 (0.69%) VBScript
12 2 (0.46%) Go
12 2 (0.46%) Groovy
12 2 (0.46%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 13 (2.99%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.84%) Degree
5 6 (1.38%) CCNA
5 6 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.15%) CCNP
6 5 (1.15%) CISSP
6 5 (1.15%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.15%) PMP
7 4 (0.92%) APMG
7 4 (0.92%) CCIE
7 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.92%) VCAP
7 4 (0.92%) VCDX
7 4 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.46%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (0.46%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.07%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.61%) QA
3 3 (0.69%) GDPR
3 3 (0.69%) SLA
3 3 (0.69%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (0.46%) PMO
5 1 (0.23%) MiFID
5 1 (0.23%) PSD2
System Software
1 60 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.83%) Docker
3 11 (2.53%) Virtual Desktop
3 11 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.15%) vSphere
5 5 (1.15%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.92%) XenApp
7 3 (0.69%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.69%) OpenDJ
8 2 (0.46%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.46%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (8.97%) Ansible
2 31 (7.13%) SCCM
3 21 (4.83%) Puppet
4 20 (4.60%) Terraform
5 17 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (3.22%) Kubernetes
7 6 (1.38%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.38%) Packer
7 6 (1.38%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.69%) Consul
8 3 (0.69%) SCOM
9 2 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.46%) Nagios
9 2 (0.46%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.46%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.23%) CSIRT
10 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.23%) TIBCO Hawk
10 1 (0.23%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 65 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 48 (11.03%) Oracle
3 30 (6.90%) Citrix
4 29 (6.67%) VMware
5 18 (4.14%) Cisco
6 17 (3.91%) Google
7 11 (2.53%) TIBCO
8 9 (2.07%) HP
8 9 (2.07%) Splunk
9 8 (1.84%) Dell
9 8 (1.84%) NetApp
9 8 (1.84%) Veritas
10 7 (1.61%) SAP
11 6 (1.38%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.38%) Ivanti
11 6 (1.38%) Sonatype
12 5 (1.15%) AppDynamics
12 5 (1.15%) hybris
12 5 (1.15%) IBM
13 4 (0.92%) Adobe