Period
to 27 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 27 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 15 24
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 +3
Contract jobs citing Migration 2,391 6,313 6,720
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 7.73% 8.40% 7.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.97% 9.72% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,868 4,179 4,454
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £264 £282
90th Percentile £688 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £473 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 319 226
Median hourly rate £27.67 £16.74 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.31% +5.52% -9.37%
10th Percentile £12.63 £11.17 £10.88
90th Percentile £54.81 £48.75 £41.63
UK median hourly rate £30.75 £16.74 £15.00
% change year-on-year +83.75% +11.57% -14.29%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,661 64,930 83,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.24% 86.37% 87.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,052 42,889 55,663
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,021 2,030 2,135
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% +9.09% -4.93%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £50.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% +9.09% -4.35%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Migration as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Migration in England

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Migration in England.

Daily rate trend for Migration in England

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Migration in England over the 6 months to 27 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Migration in England

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Migration in England.

Hourly rate trend for Migration in England

Migration
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Migration in England over the 6 months to 27 November 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Migration in England

Migration
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 27 November 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
London -6 1,097 £493 -1.50% 166
South East -2 369 £488 +8.33% 64
North of England -5 302 £450 - 115
Midlands -2 260 £400 -8.57% 65
West Midlands -1 199 £413 -5.98% 47
North West -4 186 £425 -5.56% 56
South West 0 131 £465 +0.54% 38
East of England -6 100 £450 +5.88% 32
Yorkshire -11 91 £475 +5.56% 45
East Midlands -7 56 £400 -5.88% 18
North East -10 26 £500 +19.76% 14
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 England region with a requirement for Migration.

1 631 (26.39%) Data Migration
2 573 (23.96%) Azure
3 493 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
4 483 (20.20%) Finance
5 445 (18.61%) Microsoft
6 412 (17.23%) SQL
7 397 (16.60%) Windows
8 380 (15.89%) Security Cleared
9 373 (15.60%) AWS
10 294 (12.30%) DevOps
11 285 (11.92%) SC Cleared
12 277 (11.59%) Office 365
13 252 (10.54%) Oracle
14 245 (10.25%) Active Directory
15 239 (10.00%) Public Sector
16 206 (8.62%) SQL Server
17 191 (7.99%) Java
18 181 (7.57%) Data Centre
19 178 (7.44%) SharePoint
19 178 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
20 175 (7.32%) Project Management
21 174 (7.28%) Windows 10
22 169 (7.07%) ETL
23 164 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
24 163 (6.82%) JavaScript
24 163 (6.82%) Terraform
24 163 (6.82%) PowerShell
25 162 (6.78%) Python
25 162 (6.78%) VMware
26 157 (6.57%) Scrum

Migration
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
1 178 (7.44%) SharePoint
2 58 (2.43%) Confluence
3 47 (1.97%) MS Exchange
4 39 (1.63%) Skype for Business
5 35 (1.46%) CMS
6 31 (1.30%) IIS
7 28 (1.17%) WebSphere
8 24 (1.00%) Apache
9 20 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (0.71%) ArcGIS
10 17 (0.71%) JBoss
11 15 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (0.59%) WordPress
13 13 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
14 11 (0.46%) Appian
15 9 (0.38%) Apache Spark
15 9 (0.38%) SAS
15 9 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
16 8 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 93 (3.89%) Microsoft Office
2 81 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (0.54%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.50%) InfoPath
7 11 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.084%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.084%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.084%) SPSS
8 2 (0.084%) Windchill
9 1 (0.042%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 54 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (0.96%) SAP S/4HANA
4 21 (0.88%) NetSuite
5 18 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
6 17 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
7 15 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
7 15 (0.63%) Maximo
8 9 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
9 8 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
10 7 (0.29%) Northgate Housing
11 6 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
12 5 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 5 (0.21%) Teamcenter
13 4 (0.17%) Magento
13 4 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 573 (23.96%) Azure
2 373 (15.60%) AWS
3 277 (11.59%) Office 365
4 128 (5.35%) GCP
5 87 (3.64%) Power Platform
6 81 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 81 (3.39%) IaaS
7 74 (3.09%) Dynamics 365
7 74 (3.09%) SaaS
8 64 (2.68%) OneDrive
9 63 (2.63%) PaaS
10 38 (1.59%) Serverless
11 33 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
11 33 (1.38%) Amazon S3
12 28 (1.17%) PowerApps
13 27 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
14 25 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
15 22 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
16 21 (0.88%) Logic Apps
17 20 (0.84%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 106 (4.43%) DNS
2 81 (3.39%) Firewall
3 71 (2.97%) DHCP
4 52 (2.17%) Skype
4 52 (2.17%) WAN
5 39 (1.63%) VPN
6 34 (1.42%) LAN
7 32 (1.34%) SAN
8 25 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 24 (1.00%) VoIP
10 23 (0.96%) TCP/IP
11 21 (0.88%) Unified Communications
12 19 (0.79%) MPLS
12 19 (0.79%) SSL
13 18 (0.75%) Wireless
14 17 (0.71%) Network Security
15 16 (0.67%) PBX
15 16 (0.67%) VSAN
16 15 (0.63%) Internet
16 15 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 108 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (2.84%) MySQL
4 60 (2.51%) Power BI
5 57 (2.38%) Big Data
6 53 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
8 42 (1.76%) Relational Database
9 39 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
10 38 (1.59%) Oracle Database
11 37 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 34 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
12 34 (1.42%) Data Lake
13 30 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
14 21 (0.88%) Pentaho
14 21 (0.88%) Tableau
15 20 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 18 (0.75%) NoSQL
17 17 (0.71%) Cosmos DB
18 16 (0.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 107 (4.48%) JIRA
2 72 (3.01%) Jenkins
3 59 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 38 (1.59%) Selenium
5 35 (1.46%) Visual Studio
6 34 (1.42%) GitLab
7 25 (1.05%) Bitbucket
8 20 (0.84%) Maven
9 18 (0.75%) Cucumber
10 17 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
11 15 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (0.63%) SoapUI
12 13 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (0.50%) Artifactory
14 11 (0.46%) LoadRunner
15 9 (0.38%) ERwin
15 9 (0.38%) Gradle
15 9 (0.38%) JMeter
15 9 (0.38%) JUnit
15 9 (0.38%) WebDriver
General
1 483 (20.20%) Finance
2 239 (10.00%) Public Sector
3 117 (4.89%) Banking
4 81 (3.39%) Front Office
5 78 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 57 (2.38%) Retail
7 43 (1.80%) Law
8 41 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 40 (1.67%) Local Government
9 40 (1.67%) Marketing
10 30 (1.25%) Back Office
11 28 (1.17%) Legal
12 20 (0.84%) Electronics
12 20 (0.84%) Police
13 19 (0.79%) Investment Banking
13 19 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (0.63%) Publishing
15 13 (0.54%) Advertising
15 13 (0.54%) Billing
16 10 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 356 (14.89%) Architect
2 301 (12.59%) Developer
3 224 (9.37%) Analyst
4 215 (8.99%) Consultant
5 169 (7.07%) Project Manager
6 118 (4.94%) Business Analyst
7 87 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
8 85 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
9 83 (3.47%) AWS Engineer
10 70 (2.93%) Migration Engineer
11 68 (2.84%) Migration Manager
12 62 (2.59%) Data Architect
13 61 (2.55%) Cloud Architect
13 61 (2.55%) Programme Manager
14 56 (2.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 55 (2.30%) Data Analyst
16 54 (2.26%) Administrator
17 52 (2.17%) Azure Architect
18 51 (2.13%) Migration Analyst
19 50 (2.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (6.32%) .NET
2 141 (5.90%) Web Services
3 83 (3.47%) HTML
4 82 (3.43%) AngularJS
5 68 (2.84%) React
6 67 (2.80%) CSS
7 61 (2.55%) ASP.NET
8 55 (2.30%) XML
9 50 (2.09%) SOAP
10 46 (1.92%) .NET Core
11 44 (1.84%) Vue.js
12 39 (1.63%) Node.js
12 39 (1.63%) REST
13 37 (1.55%) ASP.NET Core
13 37 (1.55%) Middleware
14 34 (1.42%) JSON
15 33 (1.38%) Spring
16 27 (1.13%) RESTful
17 23 (0.96%) Spring Boot
18 21 (0.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 181 (7.57%) Data Centre
2 111 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 93 (3.89%) Fixed Income
5 77 (3.22%) Derivative
6 76 (3.18%) Hedge funds
7 57 (2.38%) Equities
8 56 (2.34%) Public Cloud
9 55 (2.30%) NHS
10 52 (2.17%) Management Information System
11 49 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 45 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
13 29 (1.21%) Private Cloud
14 26 (1.09%) Data Structures
15 25 (1.05%) Mainframe
16 24 (1.00%) User Experience
17 22 (0.92%) CMDB
17 22 (0.92%) Replication
18 21 (0.88%) Credit Derivative
18 21 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 397 (16.60%) Windows
2 174 (7.28%) Windows 10
3 148 (6.19%) Windows Server
4 144 (6.02%) Linux
5 86 (3.60%) Unix
6 71 (2.97%) Windows 7
7 56 (2.34%) Windows Server 2016
8 53 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 43 (1.80%) Windows Server 2019
10 40 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (0.75%) AIX
13 14 (0.59%) Solaris
14 13 (0.54%) Mac OS
15 11 (0.46%) Apple iOS
15 11 (0.46%) CentOS
15 11 (0.46%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.42%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
18 8 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 631 (26.39%) Data Migration
2 493 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (12.30%) DevOps
4 178 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
5 175 (7.32%) Project Management
6 169 (7.07%) ETL
7 164 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 157 (6.57%) Scrum
9 146 (6.11%) Data Modelling
10 121 (5.06%) ITIL
11 119 (4.98%) ERP
12 117 (4.89%) Change Management
13 114 (4.77%) Problem-Solving
14 113 (4.73%) Microservices
15 111 (4.64%) Project Delivery
16 106 (4.43%) Asset Management
17 97 (4.06%) Analytics
18 96 (4.02%) Requirements Gathering
19 88 (3.68%) CRM
19 88 (3.68%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 412 (17.23%) SQL
2 191 (7.99%) Java
3 163 (6.82%) JavaScript
3 163 (6.82%) PowerShell
4 162 (6.78%) Python
5 109 (4.56%) C#
6 68 (2.84%) C
7 46 (1.92%) Shell Script
8 42 (1.76%) R
9 41 (1.71%) PL/SQL
10 36 (1.51%) Perl
11 29 (1.21%) T-SQL
12 28 (1.17%) C++
13 27 (1.13%) VB
14 25 (1.05%) Bash Shell
15 20 (0.84%) PHP
16 18 (0.75%) VBA
16 18 (0.75%) VBScript
17 16 (0.67%) Scala
18 14 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 380 (15.89%) Security Cleared
2 285 (11.92%) SC Cleared
3 93 (3.89%) DV Cleared
4 60 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (2.47%) Degree
6 49 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (1.46%) CCNP
8 27 (1.13%) CCIE
9 25 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
10 22 (0.92%) AWS Certification
11 20 (0.84%) CISSP
12 17 (0.71%) CCNA
13 16 (0.67%) ISTQB
14 14 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
14 14 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (0.50%) ISEB
15 12 (0.50%) MCSE
16 11 (0.46%) CISM
17 9 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.05%) QA
2 64 (2.68%) Data Quality
3 27 (1.13%) PMO
3 27 (1.13%) SLA
4 21 (0.88%) GDPR
5 10 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.38%) NCSC
7 7 (0.29%) COBIT
8 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.17%) HL7
9 4 (0.17%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.084%) IFRS
11 2 (0.084%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.042%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.042%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.042%) GxP
12 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.042%) NIST
System Software
1 245 (10.25%) Active Directory
2 119 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (4.22%) Docker
4 42 (1.76%) vSphere
5 38 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
6 34 (1.42%) Hyper-V
7 29 (1.21%) VMware NSX
8 28 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (0.54%) XenApp
11 11 (0.46%) NFS
12 10 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
12 10 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 9 (0.38%) VMFS
14 8 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
15 7 (0.29%) GlusterFS
16 4 (0.17%) BitLocker
16 4 (0.17%) HDFS
16 4 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 163 (6.82%) Terraform
2 107 (4.48%) Kubernetes
3 88 (3.68%) Ansible
4 78 (3.26%) SCCM
5 40 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 33 (1.38%) Puppet
7 26 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
8 21 (0.88%) SCOM
9 20 (0.84%) vCenter Server
9 20 (0.84%) vRealize
10 16 (0.67%) Netcool
11 14 (0.59%) Grafana
12 11 (0.46%) Prometheus
12 11 (0.46%) Tivoli
13 10 (0.42%) HP ALM
13 10 (0.42%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 10 (0.42%) Netcool/Webtop
13 10 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (0.42%) QRadar
13 10 (0.42%) vMotion
Vendors
1 445 (18.61%) Microsoft
2 252 (10.54%) Oracle
3 162 (6.78%) VMware
4 139 (5.81%) SAP
5 129 (5.40%) Cisco
6 83 (3.47%) Google
7 70 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
8 58 (2.43%) Citrix
9 41 (1.71%) ServiceNow
10 40 (1.67%) IBM
11 35 (1.46%) HP
12 33 (1.38%) Red Hat
13 31 (1.30%) Splunk
14 30 (1.25%) Informatica
15 28 (1.17%) F5
16 23 (0.96%) Murex
16 23 (0.96%) Palo Alto
17 22 (0.92%) Dell
18 21 (0.88%) Talend
19 20 (0.84%) NetApp