Period
to 17 October 2021

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 October 2021 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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 19 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +10
Contract jobs citing Migration 5,131 2,088 6,472
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 7.71% 7.86% 8.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.63% 8.99% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,648 1,456 4,287
10th Percentile £349 £307 £275
25th Percentile £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £518 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +9.05% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £610 £588 £575
90th Percentile £694 £703 £650
UK median daily rate £512 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.79% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 51 309
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.13 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year - +6.06% +4.04%
75th Percentile £49.75 £32.38 £36.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £54.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £17.23 £15.86 £15.86
% change year-on-year +8.61% - +6.80%

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 59,473 23,229 68,092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 89.34% 87.46% 87.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 41,762 15,984 46,124
10th Percentile £317 £300 £300
25th Percentile £413 £381 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +9.47% - +2.15%
75th Percentile £623 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £510 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.37% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,477 653 1,900
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.36
25th Percentile £14.42 £15.50 £14.38
Median hourly rate £24.08 £25.00 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -3.68% +11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £49.50 £45.00 £46.00
90th Percentile £63.00 £55.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £24.90 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.40% +11.11% +15.38%

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 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 2,548 £550 +10.00% 389
South East -2 707 £495 +3.66% 127
North of England +1 542 £475 +3.83% 146
Midlands -6 432 £475 +18.75% 110
North West -1 301 £463 +4.82% 88
West Midlands -10 288 £479 +19.69% 75
South West +1 256 £450 -10.00% 47
Yorkshire +1 213 £500 - 43
East of England 0 181 £450 - 48
East Midlands +8 142 £450 +22.45% 34
North East -7 28 £445 -13.27% 15
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 1,414 (27.56%) Data Migration
2 1,202 (23.43%) Azure
3 1,177 (22.94%) Social Skills
4 1,106 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1,094 (21.32%) Finance
6 940 (18.32%) Microsoft
7 846 (16.49%) SQL
8 703 (13.70%) AWS
9 662 (12.90%) DevOps
10 608 (11.85%) Windows
11 567 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 524 (10.21%) Security Cleared
13 502 (9.78%) Oracle
14 494 (9.63%) Microsoft 365
15 453 (8.83%) Active Directory
16 451 (8.79%) Project Management
17 429 (8.36%) Data Centre
18 409 (7.97%) SC Cleared
19 404 (7.87%) SAP
20 369 (7.19%) ETL
20 369 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
21 358 (6.98%) Python
22 355 (6.92%) Java
23 353 (6.88%) Data Modelling
24 343 (6.68%) SQL Server
25 332 (6.47%) Problem-Solving
26 331 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
27 328 (6.39%) Linux
28 318 (6.20%) Analytics
29 315 (6.14%) PowerShell

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
1 270 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 97 (1.89%) Confluence
3 61 (1.19%) CMS
4 54 (1.05%) Apache Spark
5 53 (1.03%) Apache
6 48 (0.94%) MS Exchange
7 46 (0.90%) SAS
8 34 (0.66%) IIS
9 32 (0.62%) Skype for Business
10 23 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
11 22 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
11 22 (0.43%) Documentum
12 21 (0.41%) OpenStack
12 21 (0.41%) Tomcat
13 15 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (0.29%) nginx
14 14 (0.27%) JBoss
15 13 (0.25%) ArcGIS
15 13 (0.25%) CICS
Applications
1 147 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 142 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 62 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
4 34 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 33 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 27 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.18%) Chatbot
9 8 (0.16%) PTC Creo
10 6 (0.12%) Oracle Smart View
11 5 (0.097%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.097%) Windchill
12 4 (0.078%) SPSS
13 3 (0.058%) Siemens NX
13 3 (0.058%) Sketch
14 2 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.039%) Open Workbench
15 1 (0.019%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.019%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 133 (2.59%) SAP S/4HANA
2 76 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 58 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
4 50 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
5 39 (0.76%) NetSuite
6 23 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
7 22 (0.43%) SAP ERP
8 20 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
9 18 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
10 16 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
10 16 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
11 13 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
11 13 (0.25%) Orchestrade
11 13 (0.25%) SAP FI
11 13 (0.25%) Teamcenter
12 12 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 11 (0.21%) SAP MDG
13 11 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
14 10 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
14 10 (0.19%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1,202 (23.43%) Azure
2 703 (13.70%) AWS
3 494 (9.63%) Microsoft 365
4 273 (5.32%) GCP
5 247 (4.81%) Power Platform
6 235 (4.58%) PaaS
7 205 (4.00%) IaaS
7 205 (4.00%) SaaS
8 187 (3.64%) Dynamics 365
9 159 (3.10%) Azure Active Directory
10 108 (2.10%) Serverless
11 101 (1.97%) Azure Data Factory
12 77 (1.50%) OneDrive
13 75 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
14 72 (1.40%) GitHub
15 59 (1.15%) PowerApps
16 55 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
17 54 (1.05%) Azure Logic Apps
18 53 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
19 48 (0.94%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 233 (4.54%) Firewall
2 138 (2.69%) DNS
3 105 (2.05%) WAN
4 100 (1.95%) LAN
5 90 (1.75%) VPN
6 82 (1.60%) DHCP
7 74 (1.44%) SAN
8 68 (1.33%) Network Security
9 65 (1.27%) Skype
10 57 (1.11%) Internet
11 55 (1.07%) TCP/IP
12 43 (0.84%) Wireless
13 37 (0.72%) HTTP
14 34 (0.66%) VoIP
15 31 (0.60%) BGP
15 31 (0.60%) MPLS
15 31 (0.60%) NetScaler
15 31 (0.60%) Unified Communications
16 29 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
17 28 (0.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (6.68%) SQL Server
2 296 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
3 180 (3.51%) Power BI
4 136 (2.65%) Big Data
5 135 (2.63%) Data Lake
6 128 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 112 (2.18%) Oracle Database
8 84 (1.64%) Relational Database
9 81 (1.58%) MySQL
10 78 (1.52%) Hadoop
11 74 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 70 (1.36%) Metadata
13 65 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
14 59 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
15 52 (1.01%) MongoDB
16 47 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
17 45 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
17 45 (0.88%) Tableau
18 44 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
18 44 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 208 (4.05%) JIRA
2 170 (3.31%) Jenkins
3 135 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 52 (1.01%) GitLab
5 48 (0.94%) Maven
6 43 (0.84%) TeamCity
7 38 (0.74%) Gradle
8 30 (0.58%) ERwin
9 25 (0.49%) Bitbucket
9 25 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 23 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
11 22 (0.43%) Selenium
12 20 (0.39%) Visual Studio
13 18 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
14 17 (0.33%) ER Studio
15 16 (0.31%) JUnit
15 16 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
16 14 (0.27%) CircleCI
16 14 (0.27%) Postman
17 12 (0.23%) Terragrunt
General
1 1,177 (22.94%) Social Skills
2 1,094 (21.32%) Finance
3 331 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 314 (6.12%) Banking
5 283 (5.52%) Public Sector
6 146 (2.85%) Telecoms
7 141 (2.75%) Marketing
8 131 (2.55%) Presentation Skills
9 121 (2.36%) Retail
10 110 (2.14%) Manufacturing
11 93 (1.81%) Influencing Skills
12 86 (1.68%) Organisational Skills
13 81 (1.58%) Law
14 78 (1.52%) Documentation Skills
14 78 (1.52%) Investment Banking
14 78 (1.52%) Legal
15 43 (0.84%) Front Office
16 39 (0.76%) Financial Institution
17 38 (0.74%) Local Government
18 32 (0.62%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 814 (15.86%) Architect
2 581 (11.32%) Analyst
3 547 (10.66%) Developer
3 547 (10.66%) Project Manager
4 502 (9.78%) Consultant
5 287 (5.59%) Business Analyst
6 275 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
7 175 (3.41%) Migration Manager
8 170 (3.31%) Data Analyst
9 161 (3.14%) Cloud Architect
10 157 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
11 150 (2.92%) Azure Engineer
12 149 (2.90%) Data Architect
13 136 (2.65%) Data Engineer
14 123 (2.40%) Migration Project Manager
15 113 (2.20%) Migration Engineer
16 111 (2.16%) Cloud Engineer
17 106 (2.07%) Azure Architect
18 100 (1.95%) Test Manager
19 97 (1.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (3.92%) .NET
2 166 (3.24%) Web Services
3 97 (1.89%) REST
4 90 (1.75%) Middleware
5 86 (1.68%) Kafka
6 83 (1.62%) HTML
7 78 (1.52%) XML
8 70 (1.36%) JSON
8 70 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
9 69 (1.34%) React
10 67 (1.31%) Spring
11 60 (1.17%) SOAP
12 56 (1.09%) CSS
13 50 (0.97%) LDAP
14 47 (0.92%) RESTful
15 43 (0.84%) Node.js
15 43 (0.84%) Spring Boot
16 41 (0.80%) .NET Framework
17 33 (0.64%) ASP.NET
18 31 (0.60%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 429 (8.36%) Data Centre
2 256 (4.99%) Legacy Systems
3 117 (2.28%) Public Cloud
4 110 (2.14%) Data Protection Act
5 85 (1.66%) NHS
6 81 (1.58%) Cloud Native
7 79 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
8 72 (1.40%) Management Information System
9 69 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
10 65 (1.27%) Legacy Applications
11 57 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
12 54 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
13 51 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 50 (0.97%) Reference Data
15 48 (0.94%) Replication
16 46 (0.90%) Clustering
17 45 (0.88%) Private Cloud
18 44 (0.86%) Data Structures
19 42 (0.82%) User Experience
20 39 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 608 (11.85%) Windows
2 328 (6.39%) Linux
3 213 (4.15%) Windows Server
4 180 (3.51%) Windows 10
5 118 (2.30%) Unix
6 67 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 66 (1.29%) Windows 7
8 61 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 52 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
11 42 (0.82%) Windows Server 2019
12 39 (0.76%) AIX
13 28 (0.55%) Solaris
14 27 (0.53%) CentOS
15 26 (0.51%) VMS
16 25 (0.49%) Android
17 23 (0.45%) Apple iOS
18 18 (0.35%) Windows XP
19 15 (0.29%) MVS
20 14 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,414 (27.56%) Data Migration
2 1,106 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
3 662 (12.90%) DevOps
4 567 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 451 (8.79%) Project Management
6 369 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
6 369 (7.19%) ETL
7 353 (6.88%) Data Modelling
8 332 (6.47%) Problem-Solving
9 318 (6.20%) Analytics
10 292 (5.69%) Project Delivery
11 268 (5.22%) Scrum
12 255 (4.97%) ERP
13 239 (4.66%) ITIL
14 221 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
15 215 (4.19%) Microservices
16 208 (4.05%) Data Analysis
17 192 (3.74%) CRM
18 187 (3.64%) Waterfall
19 185 (3.61%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 846 (16.49%) SQL
2 358 (6.98%) Python
3 355 (6.92%) Java
4 315 (6.14%) PowerShell
5 188 (3.66%) C#
6 183 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 104 (2.03%) T-SQL
8 98 (1.91%) Bash Shell
9 88 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 53 (1.03%) Shell Script
11 47 (0.92%) C
11 47 (0.92%) C++
12 40 (0.78%) Perl
13 37 (0.72%) VB
14 31 (0.60%) R
15 30 (0.58%) Scala
16 28 (0.55%) PHP
17 27 (0.53%) Groovy
18 26 (0.51%) Apex Code
18 26 (0.51%) Go
Qualifications
1 524 (10.21%) Security Cleared
2 409 (7.97%) SC Cleared
3 132 (2.57%) Degree
4 98 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 84 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (1.21%) DV Cleared
7 42 (0.82%) CCNP
8 40 (0.78%) PMI Certification
8 40 (0.78%) PMP
9 36 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
10 32 (0.62%) ISTQB
11 28 (0.55%) AWS Certification
11 28 (0.55%) MCSE
12 27 (0.53%) TOGAF Certification
13 24 (0.47%) CCIE
13 24 (0.47%) CISSP
14 23 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 21 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 19 (0.37%) CCNA
16 19 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (3.49%) Data Quality
2 113 (2.20%) QA
3 79 (1.54%) PMO
4 70 (1.36%) GDPR
5 67 (1.31%) SLA
6 28 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (0.39%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.31%) MiFID
9 12 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
9 12 (0.23%) HL7
9 12 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.21%) NIST
11 10 (0.19%) COBIT
12 9 (0.18%) Accessibility
13 8 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
14 7 (0.14%) ISO 20022
15 6 (0.12%) GxP
15 6 (0.12%) SOC 2
16 4 (0.078%) GRC
17 3 (0.058%) GMP
System Software
1 453 (8.83%) Active Directory
2 220 (4.29%) Docker
3 185 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
5 45 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 45 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
6 35 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (0.60%) vSphere
8 29 (0.57%) XenApp
9 28 (0.55%) VMware NSX
10 21 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 17 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
12 16 (0.31%) OpenAM
13 14 (0.27%) XenDesktop
14 10 (0.19%) HDFS
15 9 (0.18%) Firmware
15 9 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 9 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
16 6 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 5 (0.097%) NFS
Systems Management
1 293 (5.71%) Terraform
2 287 (5.59%) Kubernetes
3 161 (3.14%) Ansible
4 106 (2.07%) SCCM
5 95 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
6 70 (1.36%) Puppet
7 46 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
8 43 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
9 40 (0.78%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 21 (0.41%) Grafana
11 20 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
12 18 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
12 18 (0.35%) Data Guard
12 18 (0.35%) FortiGate
13 17 (0.33%) Nagios
13 17 (0.33%) Tivoli
14 16 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
14 16 (0.31%) SCOM
15 11 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 9 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 940 (18.32%) Microsoft
2 502 (9.78%) Oracle
3 404 (7.87%) SAP
4 304 (5.92%) VMware
5 223 (4.35%) Google
6 215 (4.19%) Cisco
7 180 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
8 107 (2.09%) ServiceNow
9 106 (2.07%) Citrix
10 81 (1.58%) Databricks
10 81 (1.58%) IBM
11 75 (1.46%) Informatica
12 70 (1.36%) Red Hat
13 50 (0.97%) CheckPoint
14 39 (0.76%) HP
15 35 (0.68%) Dell
16 34 (0.66%) EMC
16 34 (0.66%) Workday
17 31 (0.60%) Adobe
18 30 (0.58%) Splunk