The median contractor rate for a Migration Engineer was £335 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Migration Engineer
UK / England
Rank 500 524 497
Rank change year-on-year +24 -27  
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 83 93 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 51 64
Median daily rate £335 £325 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.07% -6.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £250 £324
% change year-on-year +32.00% -22.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +117.39% -1.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.84 £13.50 £14.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £41.25 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +134.37% -8.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39640 46520 45346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25778 30491 27853
Median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1455 1828
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.06% +3.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Migration Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Migration Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +16 25 £350 +1.81% 1
South East +29 17 £375 +25.08% 1
North East -3 12 £290 +28.88%
West Midlands +12 9 £363 +11.53% 1
East of England -4 6 £340 +134.48%
Yorkshire +12 5 £325 -
South West -3 5 £350 +72.83%
North West +18 2 £274 +28.82%
East Midlands -3 2 £250 -25.92% 1
Migration Engineer
UK

Migration Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 163 (98.79%) Migration
2 84 (50.91%) Windows
3 76 (46.06%) Active Directory
4 52 (31.52%) Microsoft
5 43 (26.06%) Office 365
6 39 (23.64%) Windows Server
7 32 (19.39%) SQL
7 32 (19.39%) PowerShell
8 29 (17.58%) Security Cleared
8 29 (17.58%) Windows 7
8 29 (17.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 29 (17.58%) ITIL
9 27 (16.36%) SCCM
10 26 (15.76%) MS Excel
11 25 (15.15%) TCP/IP
12 24 (14.55%) VMware
12 24 (14.55%) DNS
13 23 (13.94%) DHCP
14 21 (12.73%) Cisco
14 21 (12.73%) SC Cleared
15 20 (12.12%) Virtual Environments
16 18 (10.91%) HP SiteScope
17 17 (10.30%) MS Exchange
17 17 (10.30%) Data Centre
18 16 (9.70%) WAN
19 15 (9.09%) LAN
19 15 (9.09%) Citrix
19 15 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
20 14 (8.48%) Finance
20 14 (8.48%) SQL Server

Migration Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 17 (10.30%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.88%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (4.85%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.03%) GroupWise
6 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.42%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.82%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.82%) IIS
8 2 (1.21%) Apache
8 2 (1.21%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.61%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.61%) SAS
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (15.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.42%) MS Office
3 3 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.61%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 43 (26.06%) Office 365
2 29 (17.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.24%) IaaS
5 5 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.03%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.82%) PaaS
7 2 (1.21%) Yammer
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.15%) TCP/IP
2 24 (14.55%) DNS
3 23 (13.94%) DHCP
4 16 (9.70%) WAN
5 15 (9.09%) LAN
6 12 (7.27%) Firewall
7 10 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (5.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (5.45%) WLAN
9 8 (4.85%) OSPF
9 8 (4.85%) VPN
10 7 (4.24%) BGP
10 7 (4.24%) MPLS
11 6 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (3.64%) Skype
11 6 (3.64%) VLAN
12 5 (3.03%) Internet
12 5 (3.03%) Wireless
13 4 (2.42%) Ethernet
13 4 (2.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.21%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.61%) MSI
General
1 14 (8.48%) Finance
2 4 (2.42%) Banking
3 3 (1.82%) Retail
3 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.21%) Back Office
4 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.21%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.21%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.61%) .NET
1 1 (0.61%) CSS
1 1 (0.61%) HTML
1 1 (0.61%) JSON
1 1 (0.61%) Node.js
1 1 (0.61%) Web Services
1 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.30%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.24%) NHS
4 4 (2.42%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.82%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.21%) EFT
6 2 (1.21%) EPoS
6 2 (1.21%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.21%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) BYOD
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) DataPower
7 1 (0.61%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.61%) iPhone
7 1 (0.61%) Life Science
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 84 (50.91%) Windows
2 39 (23.64%) Windows Server
3 29 (17.58%) Windows 7
4 13 (7.88%) Linux
5 10 (6.06%) Windows 10
5 10 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.82%) Android
7 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.82%) Unix
8 2 (1.21%) AIX
8 2 (1.21%) Solaris
9 1 (0.61%) CentOS
9 1 (0.61%) SUSE
9 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.61%) VMS
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (98.79%) Migration
2 29 (17.58%) ITIL
3 20 (12.12%) Virtual Environments
4 12 (7.27%) Data Migration
5 9 (5.45%) High Availability
6 8 (4.85%) Strategic Planning
7 7 (4.24%) DevOps
8 5 (3.03%) Network Design
8 5 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (3.03%) Project Management
9 4 (2.42%) Problem Management
10 3 (1.82%) Configuration Management
10 3 (1.82%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (1.82%) CRM
10 3 (1.82%) Data Analysis
10 3 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (1.82%) ETL
10 3 (1.82%) Load Balancing
10 3 (1.82%) Time Management
10 3 (1.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.39%) PowerShell
1 32 (19.39%) SQL
2 5 (3.03%) VBScript
3 2 (1.21%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.21%) PHP
4 1 (0.61%) C#
4 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.61%) Python
4 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.61%) VB
4 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (17.58%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.06%) CCNP
5 6 (3.64%) CCNA
6 5 (3.03%) MCSE
6 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.42%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.42%) MCP
8 3 (1.82%) CCA
8 3 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.21%) Degree
9 2 (1.21%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.61%) CCIE
10 1 (0.61%) ISEB
10 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.61%) MCITP
10 1 (0.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.21%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.21%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 76 (46.06%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.24%) NDS
4 5 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.82%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.21%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.21%) vSphere
6 2 (1.21%) XenApp
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (16.36%) SCCM
2 18 (10.91%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (1.82%) Terraform
4 2 (1.21%) Ansible
4 2 (1.21%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.61%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.61%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.61%) OPNET
5 1 (0.61%) Packer
5 1 (0.61%) Puppet
5 1 (0.61%) SCOM
5 1 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 52 (31.52%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.55%) VMware
3 21 (12.73%) Cisco
4 15 (9.09%) Citrix
5 12 (7.27%) Novell
6 9 (5.45%) Dell
7 7 (4.24%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.03%) F5
8 5 (3.03%) HP
8 5 (3.03%) Juniper
9 4 (2.42%) NetApp
9 4 (2.42%) SAP
10 3 (1.82%) EMC
10 3 (1.82%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.82%) IBM
10 3 (1.82%) Lotus
10 3 (1.82%) Oracle
10 3 (1.82%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.82%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.21%) SonicWALL
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