Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 22 27
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing Migration 4,576 6,359 6,201
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 8.14% 7.21% 6.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.57% 8.24% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,011 4,289 3,973
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £294 £275
90th Percentile £660 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 196 204
Median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -5.42% -11.89%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.63 £41.38
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% -8.57%

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 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 47,825 77,146 81,415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.12% 87.52% 86.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,871 51,646 54,235
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
10th Percentile £294 £305 £300
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,640 1,900 2,059
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.11 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.69% +2.60% -6.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.84 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.44 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.30% +8.61% -10.00%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +3 1,828 £500 - 259
South East +11 907 £450 -4.76% 129
North of England +4 694 £450 +2.86% 108
Midlands +7 497 £425 -5.56% 80
South West +13 395 £450 +12.50% 48
North West +11 378 £450 - 58
West Midlands +8 348 £433 -3.89% 54
Yorkshire 0 235 £450 +5.88% 35
East of England -5 223 £425 -5.56% 50
East Midlands +15 146 £408 -9.44% 25
North East +13 82 £485 +14.12% 15
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1,131 (24.72%) Data Migration
2 1,057 (23.10%) Windows
3 976 (21.33%) Azure
4 960 (20.98%) Microsoft
5 915 (20.00%) SQL
6 789 (17.24%) Finance
7 751 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
8 627 (13.70%) Security Cleared
9 575 (12.57%) AWS
9 575 (12.57%) Office 365
10 540 (11.80%) Active Directory
11 509 (11.12%) Windows 10
12 497 (10.86%) Oracle
13 487 (10.64%) Data Centre
14 473 (10.34%) DevOps
15 450 (9.83%) SC Cleared
16 408 (8.92%) SQL Server
17 391 (8.54%) Public Sector
18 354 (7.74%) SharePoint
19 350 (7.65%) Project Management
20 328 (7.17%) PowerShell
21 321 (7.01%) VMware
22 318 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
23 308 (6.73%) Windows Server
24 305 (6.67%) ETL
25 302 (6.60%) Linux
26 301 (6.58%) SAP
27 290 (6.34%) Python
28 288 (6.29%) Java
28 288 (6.29%) Analytical Skills

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
1 354 (7.74%) SharePoint
2 144 (3.15%) MS Exchange
3 101 (2.21%) Skype for Business
4 70 (1.53%) Confluence
5 54 (1.18%) IIS
6 52 (1.14%) Apache
7 45 (0.98%) Apache Spark
7 45 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
8 41 (0.90%) WebSphere
9 36 (0.79%) WebLogic
10 31 (0.68%) Tomcat
11 30 (0.66%) SAS
12 28 (0.61%) CMS
13 27 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
14 25 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
15 23 (0.50%) Camunda
16 22 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 19 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
18 18 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
19 17 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 188 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
2 176 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 73 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 61 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
5 60 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 17 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.11%) XMetaL
8 4 (0.087%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.044%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.022%) CATIA
10 1 (0.022%) Maya
10 1 (0.022%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 128 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (1.07%) SAP S/4HANA
3 46 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
4 44 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
5 40 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
6 36 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
7 33 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
8 31 (0.68%) Maximo
9 30 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
10 27 (0.59%) FINCAD Analytics
11 21 (0.46%) Magento
11 21 (0.46%) NetSuite
11 21 (0.46%) SAP ERP
12 19 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
13 16 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
14 14 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 13 (0.28%) SAP MDG
16 12 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 11 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
17 11 (0.24%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 976 (21.33%) Azure
2 575 (12.57%) AWS
2 575 (12.57%) Office 365
3 178 (3.89%) Power Platform
4 164 (3.58%) GCP
5 159 (3.47%) IaaS
6 150 (3.28%) Dynamics 365
7 146 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 139 (3.04%) PaaS
9 133 (2.91%) SaaS
10 107 (2.34%) OneDrive
11 77 (1.68%) Serverless
12 74 (1.62%) Amazon S3
12 74 (1.62%) GitHub
13 65 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
14 58 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
15 54 (1.18%) PowerApps
16 53 (1.16%) OpenShift
17 48 (1.05%) G Suite
18 42 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 255 (5.57%) Firewall
2 178 (3.89%) DNS
3 145 (3.17%) WAN
4 116 (2.53%) LAN
5 112 (2.45%) DHCP
6 108 (2.36%) Skype
7 106 (2.32%) VPN
8 78 (1.70%) SAN
9 69 (1.51%) Internet
10 62 (1.35%) MPLS
11 59 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 56 (1.22%) OSPF
13 48 (1.05%) Network Security
13 48 (1.05%) TCP/IP
14 44 (0.96%) BGP
15 42 (0.92%) Ethernet
16 41 (0.90%) VoIP
17 39 (0.85%) Wireless
18 38 (0.83%) SSL
19 37 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 177 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
3 172 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 155 (3.39%) Power BI
5 127 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 113 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 109 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
8 108 (2.36%) NoSQL
9 105 (2.29%) Oracle Database
10 83 (1.81%) Big Data
11 65 (1.42%) MySQL
12 62 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
12 62 (1.35%) RDBMS
13 58 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
14 57 (1.25%) MongoDB
15 56 (1.22%) Hadoop
16 54 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
16 54 (1.18%) Data Lake
17 50 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
18 45 (0.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 149 (3.26%) Jenkins
2 145 (3.17%) JIRA
3 137 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 63 (1.38%) Visual Studio
5 60 (1.31%) Maven
6 46 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
7 38 (0.83%) Artifactory
7 38 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 36 (0.79%) JUnit
9 27 (0.59%) Selenium
10 26 (0.57%) SonarQube
11 23 (0.50%) Bitbucket
12 21 (0.46%) DbUnit
12 21 (0.46%) jMock
12 21 (0.46%) Mockito
13 20 (0.44%) Subversion
13 20 (0.44%) TeamCity
14 18 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
15 16 (0.35%) GitLab
15 16 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 789 (17.24%) Finance
2 391 (8.54%) Public Sector
3 176 (3.85%) Banking
4 137 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 101 (2.21%) Marketing
6 95 (2.08%) Retail
7 76 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 59 (1.29%) Front Office
9 51 (1.11%) Legal
10 50 (1.09%) Local Government
11 46 (1.01%) General Ledger
12 40 (0.87%) Investment Banking
13 38 (0.83%) Electronics
14 35 (0.76%) Billing
15 33 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
16 29 (0.63%) Law
17 24 (0.52%) Back Office
18 21 (0.46%) Publishing
19 19 (0.42%) Advertising
20 16 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 689 (15.06%) Architect
2 561 (12.26%) Developer
3 484 (10.58%) Analyst
4 400 (8.74%) Consultant
5 382 (8.35%) Project Manager
6 221 (4.83%) Business Analyst
7 168 (3.67%) Windows Engineer
8 166 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
9 151 (3.30%) Migration Engineer
10 138 (3.02%) Data Analyst
10 138 (3.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 132 (2.88%) Migration Manager
12 127 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
13 124 (2.71%) Network Engineer
14 120 (2.62%) Cloud Architect
15 109 (2.38%) Deployment Engineer
16 108 (2.36%) Data Architect
17 105 (2.29%) Administrator
18 103 (2.25%) DBA
19 99 (2.16%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (4.63%) .NET
2 205 (4.48%) Web Services
3 104 (2.27%) XML
4 91 (1.99%) HTML
5 88 (1.92%) Spring
6 87 (1.90%) REST
7 78 (1.70%) AngularJS
8 73 (1.60%) SOAP
9 63 (1.38%) Middleware
10 62 (1.35%) CSS
10 62 (1.35%) Node.js
11 52 (1.14%) RESTful
12 50 (1.09%) Hibernate
13 48 (1.05%) JSON
14 46 (1.01%) LDAP
14 46 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
15 44 (0.96%) OAuth
16 40 (0.87%) React
16 40 (0.87%) Spring Boot
17 33 (0.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 487 (10.64%) Data Centre
2 288 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 94 (2.05%) Management Information System
4 88 (1.92%) Public Cloud
4 88 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
5 83 (1.81%) NHS
6 63 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
7 62 (1.35%) Derivative
8 58 (1.27%) PKI
9 53 (1.16%) Replication
10 50 (1.09%) Fixed Income
10 50 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
11 48 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
11 48 (1.05%) Hedge funds
12 47 (1.03%) Clustering
12 47 (1.03%) Data Structures
13 41 (0.90%) Cloud Native
13 41 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
14 40 (0.87%) User Experience
15 33 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1,057 (23.10%) Windows
2 509 (11.12%) Windows 10
3 308 (6.73%) Windows Server
4 302 (6.60%) Linux
5 216 (4.72%) Windows 7
6 106 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 103 (2.25%) Windows Server 2016
8 101 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 92 (2.01%) Unix
10 64 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 48 (1.05%) Windows XP
12 45 (0.98%) Windows Server 2019
13 36 (0.79%) Ubuntu
14 34 (0.74%) Solaris
15 31 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
16 25 (0.55%) Android
17 23 (0.50%) AIX
18 21 (0.46%) VMS
19 16 (0.35%) Apple iOS
19 16 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,131 (24.72%) Data Migration
2 751 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
3 473 (10.34%) DevOps
4 350 (7.65%) Project Management
5 318 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 305 (6.67%) ETL
7 277 (6.05%) Problem-Solving
8 276 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
9 237 (5.18%) Scrum
10 225 (4.92%) Project Delivery
11 223 (4.87%) Analytics
12 209 (4.57%) CRM
12 209 (4.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 206 (4.50%) Data Modelling
14 191 (4.17%) ERP
15 186 (4.06%) Microservices
16 184 (4.02%) ITIL
17 175 (3.82%) Change Management
18 153 (3.34%) Data Cleansing
19 152 (3.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 915 (20.00%) SQL
2 328 (7.17%) PowerShell
3 290 (6.34%) Python
4 288 (6.29%) Java
5 179 (3.91%) JavaScript
6 163 (3.56%) C#
7 140 (3.06%) PL/SQL
8 93 (2.03%) Shell Script
9 81 (1.77%) Bash Shell
10 71 (1.55%) T-SQL
11 56 (1.22%) C
12 54 (1.18%) PHP
13 52 (1.14%) C++
14 48 (1.05%) Ruby
15 45 (0.98%) Scala
16 41 (0.90%) Perl
17 40 (0.87%) VB
18 29 (0.63%) Java 8
19 28 (0.61%) Kotlin
20 26 (0.57%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 627 (13.70%) Security Cleared
2 450 (9.83%) SC Cleared
3 119 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
4 114 (2.49%) Degree
5 109 (2.38%) DV Cleared
6 90 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 86 (1.88%) CCNP
8 44 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
9 41 (0.90%) MCSE
10 40 (0.87%) PMP
11 39 (0.85%) CCNA
12 38 (0.83%) PMI Certification
13 31 (0.68%) AWS Certification
14 30 (0.66%) CCIE
15 28 (0.61%) MCSA
16 27 (0.59%) CISSP
17 25 (0.55%) ISEB
17 25 (0.55%) ISTQB
18 23 (0.50%) MCITP
19 22 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (2.16%) QA
2 94 (2.05%) Data Quality
3 52 (1.14%) GDPR
4 51 (1.11%) SLA
5 42 (0.92%) PMO
6 29 (0.63%) HL7
7 20 (0.44%) NCSC
8 13 (0.28%) NIST
9 12 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (0.26%) SEPA
10 6 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.087%) COBIT
12 4 (0.087%) Disclosure Scotland
12 4 (0.087%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.066%) GxP
13 3 (0.066%) RMADS
14 2 (0.044%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.044%) MiFID
System Software
1 540 (11.80%) Active Directory
2 224 (4.90%) Docker
3 188 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 79 (1.73%) vSphere
5 74 (1.62%) Hyper-V
6 67 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
7 64 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
8 43 (0.94%) XenApp
9 32 (0.70%) VMware NSX
10 29 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 25 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
12 22 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
13 20 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
13 20 (0.44%) XenDesktop
14 19 (0.42%) NFS
14 19 (0.42%) Postfix
15 16 (0.35%) VMFS
16 15 (0.33%) HDFS
17 11 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 10 (0.22%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 222 (4.85%) Kubernetes
2 221 (4.83%) SCCM
3 188 (4.11%) Terraform
4 167 (3.65%) Ansible
5 99 (2.16%) Microsoft Intune
6 96 (2.10%) Puppet
7 84 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
8 48 (1.05%) vCenter Server
9 40 (0.87%) vRealize
10 38 (0.83%) SCOM
11 32 (0.70%) NetBackup
12 27 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
13 26 (0.57%) AirWatch
14 19 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
15 18 (0.39%) Nagios
15 18 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 16 (0.35%) vMotion
17 13 (0.28%) Data Guard
17 13 (0.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 12 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 960 (20.98%) Microsoft
2 497 (10.86%) Oracle
3 321 (7.01%) VMware
4 301 (6.58%) SAP
5 235 (5.14%) Cisco
6 145 (3.17%) Google
7 133 (2.91%) Citrix
8 115 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
9 79 (1.73%) IBM
10 76 (1.66%) Red Hat
11 73 (1.60%) HP
12 62 (1.35%) Juniper
13 46 (1.01%) Dell
14 40 (0.87%) Informatica
15 39 (0.85%) CheckPoint
15 39 (0.85%) Sybase
16 37 (0.81%) Sparx
17 34 (0.74%) Splunk
17 34 (0.74%) Tableau
18 33 (0.72%) F5