Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 19 25
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 +8
Contract jobs citing Migration 135 472 467
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 7.48% 7.95% 6.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.50% 8.82% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 362 344
Median daily rate £473 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £356 £313 £290
90th Percentile £673 £650 £668
Central London median daily rate £463 £493 £475
% change year-on-year -6.09% +3.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 19
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -25.13% +33.57%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.04 £13.61
90th Percentile £22.50 £36.39 £20.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +42.86% -25.13% +33.57%

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 1,588 5,349 6,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.93% 90.07% 87.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,125 4,207 4,894
Median daily rate £515 £525 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +2.94% +0.99%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £680 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £513 £500
% change year-on-year - +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 63 99
Median hourly rate £32.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.10% +4.28% +4.76%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £47.75 £52.05 £30.60
Median hourly rate £30.95 £20.42 £19.00
% change year-on-year +51.58% +7.45% +1.60%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +13 1 £475 +11.76%
Migration
Central London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 41 (30.37%) Azure
2 36 (26.67%) Finance
3 35 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (20.74%) Microsoft
5 25 (18.52%) Windows
5 25 (18.52%) Banking
6 24 (17.78%) SQL
6 24 (17.78%) Data Migration
7 23 (17.04%) Office 365
8 20 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 18 (13.33%) Linux
9 18 (13.33%) DevOps
10 17 (12.59%) AWS
11 16 (11.85%) Active Directory
12 15 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (11.11%) Oracle
13 14 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (10.37%) Windows 10
14 13 (9.63%) ETL
15 12 (8.89%) Java
15 12 (8.89%) Change Management
15 12 (8.89%) Data Centre
15 12 (8.89%) Terraform
16 11 (8.15%) Windows Server
16 11 (8.15%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (8.15%) Management Information System
17 10 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (7.41%) C#
17 10 (7.41%) Data Modelling
17 10 (7.41%) Unix

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 7 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.22%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.48%) Apache
3 2 (1.48%) Appian
3 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.48%) JBoss
3 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.74%) CICS
4 1 (0.74%) Confluence
4 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.74%) IIS
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.74%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (0.74%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (0.74%) OpenLink RightAngle
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 41 (30.37%) Azure
2 23 (17.04%) Office 365
3 17 (12.59%) AWS
4 8 (5.93%) Power Platform
5 6 (4.44%) PaaS
6 5 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (3.70%) Amazon S3
6 5 (3.70%) GCP
6 5 (3.70%) IaaS
7 4 (2.96%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (2.96%) Serverless
8 3 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (2.22%) Route 53
8 3 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.48%) Logic Apps
9 2 (1.48%) SaaS
10 1 (0.74%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.74%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) DNS
2 4 (2.96%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (2.22%) DHCP
3 3 (2.22%) Firewall
3 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.48%) Intranet
4 2 (1.48%) NAS
4 2 (1.48%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.48%) SAN
4 2 (1.48%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.48%) VLAN
4 2 (1.48%) VPN
4 2 (1.48%) WAN
5 1 (0.74%) 4G
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.74%) Network Security
5 1 (0.74%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.19%) MySQL
3 7 (5.19%) Power BI
4 5 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.22%) MS Access
6 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.48%) OLAP
7 2 (1.48%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.48%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Cypress.io
1 3 (2.22%) Selenium
2 2 (1.48%) JIRA
3 1 (0.74%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.74%) Charles Proxy
3 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.74%) GitLab
3 1 (0.74%) Gradle
3 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.74%) Maven
3 1 (0.74%) MSI
3 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (26.67%) Finance
2 25 (18.52%) Banking
3 6 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.70%) Front Office
4 5 (3.70%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.96%) International Banking
6 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.48%) French Language
6 2 (1.48%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.48%) Legal
6 2 (1.48%) Local Government
6 2 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.74%) Advertising
7 1 (0.74%) Billing
7 1 (0.74%) Law
7 1 (0.74%) Police
7 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (18.52%) Developer
2 23 (17.04%) Analyst
3 17 (12.59%) Architect
4 13 (9.63%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.67%) Consultant
6 8 (5.93%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.44%) Migration Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (3.70%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 4 (2.96%) .NET Developer
9 4 (2.96%) Data Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (2.96%) Migration Manager
9 4 (2.96%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (2.96%) Tester
10 3 (2.22%) Business Systems Analyst
10 3 (2.22%) DBA
10 3 (2.22%) ETL Tester
10 3 (2.22%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.67%) .NET
2 4 (2.96%) .NET Core
2 4 (2.96%) HTML
2 4 (2.96%) Web Services
3 3 (2.22%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (2.22%) React
3 3 (2.22%) XML
4 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.48%) Java EE
4 2 (1.48%) Middleware
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.48%) RESTful
5 1 (0.74%) COM
5 1 (0.74%) CSS
5 1 (0.74%) J2EE
5 1 (0.74%) LDAP
5 1 (0.74%) Struts
5 1 (0.74%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.89%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.15%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.44%) Replication
6 5 (3.70%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.22%) Derivative
7 3 (2.22%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.48%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.48%) BYOD
8 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.48%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.48%) iPad
8 2 (1.48%) iPhone
8 2 (1.48%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.48%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.48%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.74%) Clustering
9 1 (0.74%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.52%) Windows
2 18 (13.33%) Linux
3 14 (10.37%) Windows 10
4 11 (8.15%) Windows Server
5 10 (7.41%) Unix
6 8 (5.93%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.22%) SUSE
9 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (1.48%) AIX
10 2 (1.48%) CentOS
11 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.74%) Solaris
11 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.74%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.78%) Data Migration
3 18 (13.33%) DevOps
4 14 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (9.63%) ETL
6 12 (8.89%) Change Management
7 11 (8.15%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (7.41%) Data Modelling
8 10 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.93%) High Availability
9 8 (5.93%) Microservices
9 8 (5.93%) SDLC
10 7 (5.19%) Data Analysis
10 7 (5.19%) Infrastructure as Code
10 7 (5.19%) ITIL
10 7 (5.19%) Project Delivery
11 6 (4.44%) Business Analysis
11 6 (4.44%) Project Management
11 6 (4.44%) Release Management
11 6 (4.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.78%) SQL
2 12 (8.89%) Java
3 10 (7.41%) C#
4 8 (5.93%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.44%) Python
6 5 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.22%) VB
8 3 (2.22%) VBA
8 3 (2.22%) VBScript
9 2 (1.48%) C++
10 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.74%) Java 8
10 1 (0.74%) Ruby
10 1 (0.74%) Scala
10 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.96%) Degree
4 3 (2.22%) MCSE
4 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.48%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.48%) CCNA
5 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.48%) MCSA
6 1 (0.74%) ACCA
6 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.74%) CCNP
6 1 (0.74%) CISSP
6 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.74%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) QA
2 3 (2.22%) SLA
3 2 (1.48%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.48%) GDPR
4 1 (0.74%) IFRS
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) MiFID
4 1 (0.74%) NCSC
4 1 (0.74%) PMO
4 1 (0.74%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (11.85%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.93%) Docker
3 5 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.48%) vSphere
6 1 (0.74%) UAG
6 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.74%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (8.89%) Terraform
2 8 (5.93%) Kubernetes
3 5 (3.70%) SCCM
4 4 (2.96%) Nagios
5 3 (2.22%) Ansible
5 3 (2.22%) SCOM
6 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (1.48%) Foglight
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.74%) Consul
7 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.74%) QRadar
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (20.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.11%) Oracle
3 8 (5.93%) Cisco
4 7 (5.19%) Citrix
4 7 (5.19%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.19%) VMware
5 4 (2.96%) Google
6 3 (2.22%) HP
6 3 (2.22%) IBM
6 3 (2.22%) Murex
7 2 (1.48%) Alteryx
7 2 (1.48%) Apple
7 2 (1.48%) Dell
7 2 (1.48%) F5
7 2 (1.48%) Informatica
7 2 (1.48%) Ivanti
7 2 (1.48%) NetApp
7 2 (1.48%) OpenText
7 2 (1.48%) SAP
7 2 (1.48%) Splunk