Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Migration Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 668 698 655
Rank change year-on-year +30 -43 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 178 166 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 114 138
England median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £135 £163 £175
90th Percentile £475 £446 £441
UK median daily rate £349 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.31% +8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 14
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +1.35% +15.63%
10th Percentile £16.00 £17.95 £13.00
90th Percentile £32.98 £127.50 £43.28
UK median hourly rate £18.10 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.47% +4.17% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89579 93247 99778
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.76% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 59679 61380 64531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2656 3007 3839
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Migration Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Migration Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Migration Engineer in England

Migration Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Migration Engineer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration Engineer in England

Migration Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration Engineer in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration Engineer in England

Migration Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration Engineer in England

Migration Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration Engineer in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Migration Engineer in England

Migration Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration Engineer within the England 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 -14 72 £388 +10.71%
South East +36 62 £400 +18.52%
North of England +58 20 £313 +0.81%
South West +10 16 £425 +26.87%
Midlands +28 12 £155 -11.43%
West Midlands +26 11 £234 +33.57%
North West +30 9 £338 +2.27%
East of England -25 7 £300 -7.69%
Yorkshire +24 6 £265 -8.62%
North East +63 5 £100 -68.25%
Migration Engineer
UK

Migration Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Migration Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Migration Engineer in the job title.

1 176 (98.88%) Migration
2 65 (36.52%) Windows
3 47 (26.40%) Active Directory
4 46 (25.84%) Office 365
5 40 (22.47%) Data Centre
6 35 (19.66%) VMware
7 29 (16.29%) Windows 10
8 28 (15.73%) MS Exchange
9 27 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (13.48%) Microsoft
10 24 (13.48%) Security Cleared
11 22 (12.36%) Windows Server
12 20 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
12 20 (11.24%) Cisco
13 19 (10.67%) Windows 7
13 19 (10.67%) PowerShell
14 18 (10.11%) Data Migration
14 18 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2010
15 17 (9.55%) SQL
16 16 (8.99%) Firewall
16 16 (8.99%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (8.43%) SCCM
17 15 (8.43%) LAN
18 14 (7.87%) DNS
18 14 (7.87%) Linux
19 13 (7.30%) vSphere
19 13 (7.30%) VLAN
19 13 (7.30%) WAN
19 13 (7.30%) SharePoint
20 12 (6.74%) CRM

Migration Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (15.73%) MS Exchange
2 18 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (7.30%) SharePoint
4 12 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (6.18%) Skype for Business
6 10 (5.62%) IIS
7 7 (3.93%) Apache
7 7 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.81%) SAS
8 5 (2.81%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.81%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.25%) Apache Spark
9 4 (2.25%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.12%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.12%) Eikon
3 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (25.84%) Office 365
2 27 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (3.93%) OneDrive
5 6 (3.37%) PaaS
6 5 (2.81%) GitHub
6 5 (2.81%) SaaS
7 4 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.25%) IaaS
7 4 (2.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 3 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.99%) Firewall
2 15 (8.43%) LAN
3 14 (7.87%) DNS
4 13 (7.30%) VLAN
4 13 (7.30%) WAN
5 12 (6.74%) Skype
6 11 (6.18%) SAN
7 8 (4.49%) SMTP
7 8 (4.49%) TCP/IP
8 7 (3.93%) BGP
8 7 (3.93%) DHCP
8 7 (3.93%) OSPF
9 6 (3.37%) ATM
9 6 (3.37%) Network Security
9 6 (3.37%) VPN
10 5 (2.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (2.25%) BIG-IP
11 4 (2.25%) Diameter Protocol
11 4 (2.25%) Ethereal
11 4 (2.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.93%) Big Data
2 6 (3.37%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.25%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.25%) MySQL
5 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.12%) PowerCenter
5 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.56%) HBase
Development Applications
1 7 (3.93%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.25%) Subversion
3 2 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.12%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.56%) Flyway
4 1 (0.56%) GitLab
4 1 (0.56%) MSI
4 1 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (3.93%) Finance
2 6 (3.37%) Banking
3 2 (1.12%) Local Government
3 2 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.56%) Law
4 1 (0.56%) Legal
4 1 (0.56%) Retail
4 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.18%) JSON
2 7 (3.93%) XML
3 5 (2.81%) .NET
4 4 (2.25%) XSD
5 3 (1.69%) REST
5 3 (1.69%) Web Services
6 2 (1.12%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.12%) CSS
6 2 (1.12%) HTML
6 2 (1.12%) SOAP
6 2 (1.12%) Spring
7 1 (0.56%) Drools
7 1 (0.56%) JMS
7 1 (0.56%) Kafka
7 1 (0.56%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.47%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.69%) Private Cloud
3 3 (1.69%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.12%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.12%) NHS
4 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.56%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.56%) Handset
5 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.56%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 65 (36.52%) Windows
2 29 (16.29%) Windows 10
3 22 (12.36%) Windows Server
4 19 (10.67%) Windows 7
5 16 (8.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (7.87%) Linux
7 11 (6.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (5.62%) Unix
9 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.81%) AIX
11 4 (2.25%) Android
11 4 (2.25%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (98.88%) Migration
2 18 (10.11%) Data Migration
3 12 (6.74%) CRM
4 10 (5.62%) ETL
5 9 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (5.06%) Service Delivery
6 8 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (3.93%) Data Analysis
7 7 (3.93%) DevOps
7 7 (3.93%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (3.37%) Change Control
9 5 (2.81%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (2.81%) ITIL
9 5 (2.81%) Network Design
9 5 (2.81%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (2.25%) Configuration Management
10 4 (2.25%) Data Visualisation
10 4 (2.25%) Dimensional Modelling
10 4 (2.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (2.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.67%) PowerShell
2 17 (9.55%) SQL
3 9 (5.06%) Java
4 7 (3.93%) C
5 6 (3.37%) Perl
5 6 (3.37%) Python
6 4 (2.25%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.69%) R
8 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.12%) C#
8 2 (1.12%) C++
8 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.56%) Ruby
9 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.18%) DV Cleared
2 11 (6.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.37%) Degree
5 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.25%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.69%) CCIE
7 3 (1.69%) CCNA
7 3 (1.69%) CCNP
7 3 (1.69%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.69%) JNCIA
7 3 (1.69%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.12%) MCP
8 2 (1.12%) MCSA
8 2 (1.12%) MCTS
9 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.56%) CCA
9 1 (0.56%) CCDP
9 1 (0.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.37%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.69%) QA
3 2 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.56%) GDPR
4 1 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (26.40%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.30%) vSphere
3 10 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.25%) VMware NSX
6 3 (1.69%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.12%) Docker
7 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.12%) XenApp
8 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.56%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.56%) HDFS
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (8.43%) SCCM
2 5 (2.81%) vCenter Server
3 4 (2.25%) Ansible
3 4 (2.25%) Puppet
4 3 (1.69%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.69%) Rundeck
4 3 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.69%) vRealize
5 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.12%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.12%) PowerCLI
5 2 (1.12%) Terraform
6 1 (0.56%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.56%) SCOM
6 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (19.66%) VMware
2 24 (13.48%) Microsoft
3 20 (11.24%) Cisco
4 12 (6.74%) Oracle
5 11 (6.18%) Citrix
5 11 (6.18%) Juniper
6 10 (5.62%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (4.49%) F5
7 8 (4.49%) HP
8 7 (3.93%) SAP
9 4 (2.25%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.25%) IBM
9 4 (2.25%) Vertica
10 3 (1.69%) EMC
10 3 (1.69%) Symantec
11 2 (1.12%) Apple
11 2 (1.12%) Bloomberg
11 2 (1.12%) CommVault
11 2 (1.12%) Lotus
11 2 (1.12%) ProCurve