Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 26 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +2
Contract jobs citing Migration 6,645 6,264 6,577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.05% 6.63% 6.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.16% 7.71% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,321 4,020 4,250
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £281 £270 £263
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 136 123
England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.37% -4.76% +20.49%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.11 £11.72
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.75 £55.55
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +2.94% +11.48%

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 81,444 81,234 84,116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.37% 85.93% 85.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,532 54,542 55,944
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £645 £638 £610
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,080 1,931 2,249
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.38% +2.87% +3.84%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Migration in England

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in England

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in England

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in England

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor 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 17 November 2018. 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 +7 2,992 £488 +4.39% 376
South East +2 1,254 £450 +5.88% 152
North of England -10 806 £400 - 131
Midlands +3 692 £425 +0.59% 108
West Midlands -2 463 £425 +6.25% 81
South West -7 453 £425 +6.25% 72
East of England +7 423 £425 - 59
North West -14 374 £425 -5.56% 72
Yorkshire +7 361 £400 +6.67% 54
East Midlands +1 188 £413 -8.33% 27
North East -22 72 £400 +20.30% 6
South Coast - 1 - -
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 1,456 (21.91%) Data Migration
2 1,405 (21.14%) Windows
3 1,327 (19.97%) Finance
4 1,244 (18.72%) Microsoft
5 1,221 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
6 1,171 (17.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 963 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
8 959 (14.43%) SQL
9 927 (13.95%) Office 365
10 840 (12.64%) Active Directory
11 775 (11.66%) Oracle
12 749 (11.27%) Security Cleared
13 734 (11.05%) Data Centre
14 627 (9.44%) Windows 10
15 615 (9.26%) Project Management
16 608 (9.15%) DevOps
17 598 (9.00%) SC Cleared
18 586 (8.82%) SQL Server
19 535 (8.05%) Java
20 529 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
21 526 (7.92%) Linux
22 497 (7.48%) VMware
23 463 (6.97%) PowerShell
24 430 (6.47%) Windows Server
25 423 (6.37%) SharePoint
26 409 (6.16%) ETL
27 395 (5.94%) Python
28 373 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
29 371 (5.58%) SAP
30 367 (5.52%) 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
1 423 (6.37%) SharePoint
2 215 (3.24%) MS Exchange
3 160 (2.41%) Skype for Business
4 142 (2.14%) WebLogic
5 133 (2.00%) WebSphere
6 121 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 109 (1.64%) OpenStack
8 100 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 83 (1.25%) CMS
10 66 (0.99%) Confluence
11 61 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
12 54 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
13 45 (0.68%) IIS
13 45 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
14 43 (0.65%) Apache
15 35 (0.53%) JBoss
16 33 (0.50%) Apache Spark
16 33 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
17 30 (0.45%) Umbraco
18 26 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 277 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 255 (3.84%) Microsoft Office
3 79 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 75 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
5 64 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 36 (0.54%) InfoPath
6 36 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.075%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.030%) HipChat
8 2 (0.030%) Windchill
9 1 (0.015%) EngageOne
9 1 (0.015%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.015%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.015%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.015%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 103 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
3 49 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 45 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
5 39 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
6 35 (0.53%) SAP HR
7 33 (0.50%) Maximo
8 31 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
9 30 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
10 29 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 25 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
11 25 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
12 24 (0.36%) SAP ERP
12 24 (0.36%) SAP MM
13 23 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
14 19 (0.29%) Workday HCM
15 18 (0.27%) NetSuite
15 18 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
16 15 (0.23%) SAP MDG
17 14 (0.21%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1,171 (17.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 963 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
3 927 (13.95%) Office 365
4 178 (2.68%) PaaS
5 172 (2.59%) IaaS
6 160 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 139 (2.09%) OneDrive
7 139 (2.09%) SaaS
8 118 (1.78%) Dynamics 365
9 110 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
10 101 (1.52%) Serverless
11 92 (1.38%) Amazon S3
12 91 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
13 82 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
14 64 (0.96%) GitHub
15 56 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 48 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
17 47 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
18 46 (0.69%) OpenShift
19 38 (0.57%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 345 (5.19%) Firewall
2 228 (3.43%) WAN
3 210 (3.16%) DNS
4 176 (2.65%) LAN
5 165 (2.48%) Skype
6 125 (1.88%) SAN
7 109 (1.64%) Internet
8 96 (1.44%) DHCP
9 94 (1.41%) Network Security
10 85 (1.28%) TCP/IP
11 81 (1.22%) VPN
12 68 (1.02%) MPLS
13 60 (0.90%) Wireless
14 55 (0.83%) NAS
15 54 (0.81%) VLAN
16 53 (0.80%) BGP
17 50 (0.75%) NetScaler
18 48 (0.72%) OSPF
19 41 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
20 39 (0.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 586 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 273 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 247 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 199 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 192 (2.89%) MySQL
6 164 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 159 (2.39%) Oracle Database
8 134 (2.02%) Big Data
8 134 (2.02%) Power BI
9 133 (2.00%) NoSQL
10 132 (1.99%) Relational Database
11 92 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 70 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
13 67 (1.01%) Hadoop
14 66 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
15 62 (0.93%) MongoDB
16 59 (0.89%) Data Lake
17 54 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
18 50 (0.75%) RDBMS
19 49 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 292 (4.39%) Jenkins
2 220 (3.31%) JIRA
3 195 (2.93%) Git (software)
4 95 (1.43%) Selenium
5 87 (1.31%) NUnit
6 86 (1.29%) MSTest
7 78 (1.17%) Subversion
8 74 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
9 69 (1.04%) Visual Studio
10 66 (0.99%) Cucumber
11 60 (0.90%) TeamCity
12 55 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
13 52 (0.78%) Maven
14 42 (0.63%) Bitbucket
15 38 (0.57%) GitLab
16 35 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
17 31 (0.47%) JMeter
18 29 (0.44%) LSMW
19 25 (0.38%) JUnit
19 25 (0.38%) MSI
General
1 1,327 (19.97%) Finance
2 365 (5.49%) Banking
3 199 (2.99%) Retail
4 113 (1.70%) Marketing
5 112 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 100 (1.50%) Law
7 99 (1.49%) Front Office
8 85 (1.28%) Investment Banking
9 69 (1.04%) Publishing
10 68 (1.02%) Legal
11 65 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 64 (0.96%) Manufacturing
13 53 (0.80%) Back Office
14 44 (0.66%) Advertising
15 41 (0.62%) Billing
16 39 (0.59%) Games
17 27 (0.41%) Private Banking
18 26 (0.39%) Local Government
19 25 (0.38%) General Ledger
20 21 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 887 (13.35%) Developer
2 864 (13.00%) Architect
3 840 (12.64%) Analyst
4 705 (10.61%) Project Manager
5 573 (8.62%) Consultant
6 380 (5.72%) Business Analyst
7 259 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 224 (3.37%) Migration Manager
9 215 (3.24%) Data Analyst
10 187 (2.81%) Java Developer
11 186 (2.80%) Migration Engineer
12 178 (2.68%) Desktop Support
13 177 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
14 173 (2.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 167 (2.51%) Migration Analyst
16 164 (2.47%) Migration Project Manager
17 163 (2.45%) SQL Developer
18 159 (2.39%) Technical Architect
19 142 (2.14%) AWS Engineer
20 141 (2.12%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (4.56%) .NET
2 280 (4.21%) Web Services
3 168 (2.53%) Middleware
4 131 (1.97%) HTML
5 128 (1.93%) XML
6 127 (1.91%) CSS
7 123 (1.85%) REST
8 102 (1.53%) ASP.NET
9 93 (1.40%) SOAP
10 80 (1.20%) JSON
11 78 (1.17%) RESTful
12 76 (1.14%) React
13 74 (1.11%) jQuery
14 67 (1.01%) Node.js
15 66 (0.99%) Spring
16 64 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
17 60 (0.90%) AngularJS
18 55 (0.83%) LDAP
19 47 (0.71%) .NET Framework
20 41 (0.62%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 734 (11.05%) Data Centre
2 367 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 134 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 125 (1.88%) Public Cloud
5 119 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
6 102 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
7 97 (1.46%) User Experience
8 88 (1.32%) Computer Science
9 87 (1.31%) PKI
10 83 (1.25%) Clustering
10 83 (1.25%) Fixed Income
11 75 (1.13%) Mainframe
12 73 (1.10%) Reference Data
13 63 (0.95%) NHS
14 62 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
15 56 (0.84%) Replication
16 55 (0.83%) Data Structures
17 53 (0.80%) Derivative
18 52 (0.78%) Virtual Team
19 51 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1,405 (21.14%) Windows
2 627 (9.44%) Windows 10
3 526 (7.92%) Linux
4 430 (6.47%) Windows Server
5 325 (4.89%) Windows 7
6 269 (4.05%) Unix
7 157 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 114 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 113 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 112 (1.69%) Windows XP
11 64 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 37 (0.56%) Solaris
13 35 (0.53%) CentOS
14 33 (0.50%) AIX
15 30 (0.45%) Apple iOS
16 29 (0.44%) Android
17 24 (0.36%) Windows 8
18 22 (0.33%) SUSE
19 12 (0.18%) Ubuntu
20 9 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,456 (21.91%) Data Migration
2 1,221 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
3 615 (9.26%) Project Management
4 608 (9.15%) DevOps
5 529 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 409 (6.16%) ETL
7 373 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
8 354 (5.33%) Problem-Solving
9 311 (4.68%) ITIL
10 267 (4.02%) User Acceptance Testing
11 255 (3.84%) Data Modelling
12 252 (3.79%) Scrum
13 247 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
14 244 (3.67%) Business Analysis
14 244 (3.67%) TDD
15 238 (3.58%) CRM
16 237 (3.57%) PRINCE2
17 234 (3.52%) Analytics
18 227 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 225 (3.39%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 959 (14.43%) SQL
2 535 (8.05%) Java
3 463 (6.97%) PowerShell
4 395 (5.94%) Python
5 277 (4.17%) C#
6 242 (3.64%) JavaScript
7 154 (2.32%) T-SQL
8 115 (1.73%) Bash Shell
9 98 (1.47%) PL/SQL
10 97 (1.46%) C
11 94 (1.41%) Ruby
12 72 (1.08%) Perl
13 63 (0.95%) Java 8
14 61 (0.92%) PHP
15 57 (0.86%) Shell Script
16 49 (0.74%) VB
17 45 (0.68%) VBA
18 43 (0.65%) VBScript
19 40 (0.60%) C++
20 37 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 749 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 598 (9.00%) SC Cleared
3 208 (3.13%) Degree
4 145 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 132 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
6 94 (1.41%) DV Cleared
7 81 (1.22%) MCSE
8 63 (0.95%) PMI Certification
9 56 (0.84%) CCNP
10 55 (0.83%) CCNA
11 53 (0.80%) PMP
11 53 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 52 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
13 42 (0.63%) MCSA
14 38 (0.57%) AWS Certification
14 38 (0.57%) CCIE
15 30 (0.45%) DBS Check
16 29 (0.44%) ISEB
16 29 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
17 25 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (3.05%) Data Quality
2 173 (2.60%) QA
3 114 (1.72%) GDPR
4 82 (1.23%) PMO
5 60 (0.90%) SLA
6 33 (0.50%) HL7
7 21 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 20 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (0.18%) Basel III
10 7 (0.11%) Government Security Classifications
10 7 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.090%) COBIT
11 6 (0.090%) PMBOK
12 5 (0.075%) Disclosure Scotland
12 5 (0.075%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 5 (0.075%) JSP 440
12 5 (0.075%) SEPA
13 4 (0.060%) HIPAA
13 4 (0.060%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 840 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 278 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 258 (3.88%) Docker
4 119 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 93 (1.40%) XenApp
6 89 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 89 (1.34%) XenDesktop
7 87 (1.31%) vSphere
8 61 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
9 47 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
10 46 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
11 25 (0.38%) BitLocker
11 25 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
12 18 (0.27%) VMware NSX
12 18 (0.27%) XenServer
13 16 (0.24%) DFS Replication
13 16 (0.24%) Firmware
13 16 (0.24%) vCloud
14 15 (0.23%) HDFS
15 13 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 322 (4.85%) Ansible
2 317 (4.77%) SCCM
3 311 (4.68%) Puppet
4 255 (3.84%) Opscode Chef
5 227 (3.42%) Terraform
6 191 (2.87%) Kubernetes
7 97 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
8 56 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
9 55 (0.83%) SCOM
10 53 (0.80%) Packer
11 36 (0.54%) FortiGate
12 33 (0.50%) AirWatch
13 29 (0.44%) WSUS
14 25 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
14 25 (0.38%) Mesos
14 25 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
14 25 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 23 (0.35%) Nagios
15 23 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
15 23 (0.35%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1,244 (18.72%) Microsoft
2 775 (11.66%) Oracle
3 497 (7.48%) VMware
4 371 (5.58%) SAP
5 349 (5.25%) Cisco
6 284 (4.27%) Citrix
7 178 (2.68%) Google
8 124 (1.87%) HP
9 121 (1.82%) IBM
10 116 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
11 108 (1.63%) Red Hat
12 91 (1.37%) CheckPoint
13 75 (1.13%) Dell
14 74 (1.11%) Juniper
15 73 (1.10%) Talend
16 63 (0.95%) Apple
17 61 (0.92%) F5
18 55 (0.83%) NetApp
19 51 (0.77%) Workday
20 46 (0.69%) Palo Alto