Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 25 26
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Migration 6,424 6,644 6,157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.40% 7.04% 6.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.74% 8.09% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,115 4,315 3,968
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £274
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 213 130
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.04% -9.37% -3.78%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £11.72
90th Percentile £48.75 £35.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £16.60 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.67% -14.29% +2.94%

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 65,985 82,098 80,556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.29% 86.94% 86.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 43,713 54,993 54,082
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,029 2,093 1,911
England median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £23.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.93% +1.34%
10th Percentile £11.90 £11.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +7.95% -4.35% +2.22%

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019. 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 +13 2,768 £500 +2.56% 255
South East +9 1,150 £450 - 115
North of England +12 935 £450 +12.50% 159
Midlands +4 684 £438 +2.94% 81
West Midlands +7 518 £440 +3.53% 49
North West +14 507 £450 +5.88% 87
South West -2 457 £450 +5.88% 62
East of England +5 358 £425 - 40
Yorkshire +6 328 £450 +12.50% 55
East Midlands +11 153 £425 +3.03% 32
North East +31 102 £405 +1.25% 17
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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 1,564 (24.35%) Windows
2 1,477 (22.99%) Data Migration
3 1,257 (19.57%) Microsoft
4 1,200 (18.68%) Azure
5 1,141 (17.76%) Finance
6 1,091 (16.98%) SQL
7 984 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
8 861 (13.40%) Office 365
9 827 (12.87%) AWS
10 823 (12.81%) Windows 10
11 821 (12.78%) Security Cleared
12 800 (12.45%) Active Directory
13 675 (10.51%) DevOps
14 603 (9.39%) SC Cleared
15 590 (9.18%) Data Centre
16 582 (9.06%) Oracle
17 562 (8.75%) SQL Server
18 526 (8.19%) Linux
19 522 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
20 464 (7.22%) Project Management
21 439 (6.83%) VMware
22 427 (6.65%) SAP
23 424 (6.60%) SharePoint
24 413 (6.43%) ETL
25 411 (6.40%) Windows 7
26 406 (6.32%) PowerShell
27 399 (6.21%) Python
28 397 (6.18%) Public Sector
29 384 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
30 369 (5.74%) Windows Server

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
1 424 (6.60%) SharePoint
2 201 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 138 (2.15%) Skype for Business
4 95 (1.48%) Apache Spark
5 71 (1.11%) Apache
6 66 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 65 (1.01%) Confluence
8 57 (0.89%) CMS
9 56 (0.87%) IIS
10 47 (0.73%) SAS
11 45 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
12 40 (0.62%) WebLogic
13 32 (0.50%) JBoss
14 31 (0.48%) WebSphere
15 28 (0.44%) OpenStack
15 28 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 27 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
17 26 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
17 26 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
18 24 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 263 (4.09%) Microsoft Office
2 209 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 78 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
4 56 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 50 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 12 (0.19%) XMetaL
9 8 (0.12%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.078%) CATIA
11 4 (0.062%) Zeplin
12 3 (0.047%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.031%) InDesign
14 1 (0.016%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.016%) FileZilla
14 1 (0.016%) Notepad++
14 1 (0.016%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.016%) SPSS
14 1 (0.016%) Stata
Business Applications
1 126 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 110 (1.71%) SAP S/4HANA
3 51 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
4 41 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
5 36 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
6 32 (0.50%) SAP ERP
7 30 (0.47%) SAP MDG
8 26 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
9 25 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
10 23 (0.36%) NetSuite
11 21 (0.33%) SAP HR
12 20 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
12 20 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
12 20 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 19 (0.30%) FINCAD Analytics
14 18 (0.28%) Maximo
14 18 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
15 17 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
15 17 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
15 17 (0.26%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1,200 (18.68%) Azure
2 861 (13.40%) Office 365
3 827 (12.87%) AWS
4 228 (3.55%) Power Platform
5 203 (3.16%) GCP
6 188 (2.93%) IaaS
7 178 (2.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 165 (2.57%) Dynamics 365
8 165 (2.57%) PaaS
9 156 (2.43%) OneDrive
10 112 (1.74%) SaaS
11 111 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
12 98 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
13 92 (1.43%) GitHub
14 90 (1.40%) Amazon S3
15 80 (1.25%) Serverless
16 72 (1.12%) OpenShift
17 64 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
18 56 (0.87%) G Suite
19 53 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 306 (4.76%) Firewall
2 195 (3.04%) WAN
3 184 (2.86%) DNS
4 155 (2.41%) LAN
5 152 (2.37%) Skype
6 140 (2.18%) VPN
7 127 (1.98%) DHCP
8 103 (1.60%) SAN
9 88 (1.37%) Internet
10 86 (1.34%) Network Security
11 81 (1.26%) MPLS
12 75 (1.17%) TCP/IP
13 73 (1.14%) Wireless
14 66 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
15 63 (0.98%) BGP
16 59 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
16 59 (0.92%) OSPF
17 57 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
18 49 (0.76%) VoIP
19 48 (0.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 562 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 301 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
3 265 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 238 (3.70%) Big Data
5 205 (3.19%) Power BI
6 152 (2.37%) Relational Database
7 148 (2.30%) Oracle Database
8 144 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 131 (2.04%) Hadoop
10 115 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
11 104 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
12 89 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 87 (1.35%) Data Lake
14 80 (1.25%) MySQL
15 78 (1.21%) NoSQL
16 72 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
16 72 (1.12%) RDBMS
17 71 (1.11%) MongoDB
18 64 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
19 61 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 234 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 229 (3.56%) Jenkins
3 208 (3.24%) JIRA
4 90 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
5 51 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
6 46 (0.72%) Selenium
6 46 (0.72%) TeamCity
7 44 (0.68%) Maven
8 42 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 35 (0.54%) Visual Studio
10 30 (0.47%) Cucumber
10 30 (0.47%) JUnit
10 30 (0.47%) Mockito
11 25 (0.39%) GitLab
11 25 (0.39%) SonarQube
12 22 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
13 21 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 21 (0.33%) Bitbucket
13 21 (0.33%) Eclipse
13 21 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 1,141 (17.76%) Finance
2 397 (6.18%) Public Sector
3 300 (4.67%) Banking
4 190 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 177 (2.76%) Retail
6 106 (1.65%) Marketing
7 89 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 86 (1.34%) Investment Banking
9 64 (1.00%) Legal
10 62 (0.97%) Front Office
11 58 (0.90%) Local Government
12 56 (0.87%) Back Office
13 53 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
14 52 (0.81%) Billing
15 49 (0.76%) Financial Institution
16 40 (0.62%) Law
17 29 (0.45%) Electronics
18 25 (0.39%) Publishing
19 23 (0.36%) Games
20 21 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 907 (14.12%) Architect
2 700 (10.90%) Developer
3 678 (10.55%) Analyst
4 556 (8.66%) Project Manager
5 543 (8.45%) Consultant
6 279 (4.34%) Windows Engineer
7 269 (4.19%) Business Analyst
8 250 (3.89%) DevOps Engineer
9 214 (3.33%) Migration Engineer
10 202 (3.14%) Data Analyst
11 191 (2.97%) Migration Manager
12 175 (2.72%) Administrator
13 173 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
14 166 (2.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 158 (2.46%) Cloud Architect
15 158 (2.46%) Network Engineer
16 154 (2.40%) Data Architect
17 152 (2.37%) Deployment Engineer
18 141 (2.19%) SQL Developer
19 140 (2.18%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (3.41%) Web Services
2 215 (3.35%) .NET
3 143 (2.23%) XML
4 121 (1.88%) HTML
5 105 (1.63%) CSS
6 91 (1.42%) Middleware
7 87 (1.35%) REST
8 85 (1.32%) JSON
9 83 (1.29%) Spring
10 73 (1.14%) AngularJS
11 71 (1.11%) SOAP
12 68 (1.06%) Node.js
13 67 (1.04%) RESTful
14 64 (1.00%) Kafka
15 63 (0.98%) LDAP
16 60 (0.93%) Hibernate
17 49 (0.76%) J2EE
18 42 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
19 38 (0.59%) React
20 35 (0.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 590 (9.18%) Data Centre
2 303 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 143 (2.23%) Management Information System
4 114 (1.77%) Public Cloud
5 103 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
6 98 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
7 90 (1.40%) NHS
8 89 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
9 81 (1.26%) Clustering
10 80 (1.25%) User Experience
11 63 (0.98%) Replication
12 59 (0.92%) Derivative
13 55 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
14 52 (0.81%) Fixed Income
15 50 (0.78%) Hedge funds
15 50 (0.78%) Virtual Team
16 47 (0.73%) Data Structures
17 45 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
18 43 (0.67%) Driving Licence
19 38 (0.59%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 1,564 (24.35%) Windows
2 823 (12.81%) Windows 10
3 526 (8.19%) Linux
4 411 (6.40%) Windows 7
5 369 (5.74%) Windows Server
6 209 (3.25%) Unix
7 174 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 168 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 138 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 102 (1.59%) Windows XP
11 68 (1.06%) Solaris
12 58 (0.90%) AIX
13 51 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
14 31 (0.48%) VMS
15 30 (0.47%) Android
15 30 (0.47%) Windows 8
16 29 (0.45%) CentOS
17 25 (0.39%) Apple iOS
18 24 (0.37%) Ubuntu
19 13 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,477 (22.99%) Data Migration
2 984 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
3 675 (10.51%) DevOps
4 522 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 464 (7.22%) Project Management
6 413 (6.43%) ETL
7 384 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
8 339 (5.28%) Problem-Solving
9 335 (5.21%) ITIL
10 313 (4.87%) Analytics
11 311 (4.84%) Project Delivery
12 301 (4.69%) Scrum
13 270 (4.20%) Data Modelling
14 261 (4.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 252 (3.92%) Change Management
16 239 (3.72%) CRM
17 231 (3.60%) ERP
18 226 (3.52%) User Acceptance Testing
19 213 (3.32%) Microservices
20 189 (2.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,091 (16.98%) SQL
2 406 (6.32%) PowerShell
3 399 (6.21%) Python
4 354 (5.51%) Java
5 234 (3.64%) C#
6 232 (3.61%) JavaScript
7 152 (2.37%) PL/SQL
8 116 (1.81%) Bash Shell
9 115 (1.79%) Shell Script
10 90 (1.40%) Ruby
11 85 (1.32%) T-SQL
12 78 (1.21%) C
13 67 (1.04%) Perl
14 60 (0.93%) Scala
15 56 (0.87%) PHP
16 50 (0.78%) C++
17 41 (0.64%) VBA
18 35 (0.54%) Go
19 33 (0.51%) Java 8
19 33 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 821 (12.78%) Security Cleared
2 603 (9.39%) SC Cleared
3 200 (3.11%) Degree
4 176 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 124 (1.93%) DV Cleared
6 99 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 97 (1.51%) CCNP
8 80 (1.25%) PMI Certification
9 73 (1.14%) CCNA
10 69 (1.07%) PMP
11 62 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
12 59 (0.92%) MCSE
13 55 (0.86%) CCIE
14 49 (0.76%) ISEB
15 41 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
16 39 (0.61%) AWS Certification
17 38 (0.59%) ISTQB
18 33 (0.51%) MCSA
19 24 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
20 23 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (2.55%) Data Quality
2 146 (2.27%) QA
3 72 (1.12%) PMO
4 62 (0.97%) GDPR
5 51 (0.79%) SLA
6 28 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 27 (0.42%) NCSC
8 23 (0.36%) HL7
9 13 (0.20%) MiFID
10 12 (0.19%) NIST
10 12 (0.19%) PCI DSS
11 9 (0.14%) WCAG
12 8 (0.12%) COBIT
13 7 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
14 6 (0.093%) SEPA
15 4 (0.062%) PSD2
15 4 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 3 (0.047%) GxP
16 3 (0.047%) HIPAA
16 3 (0.047%) RMADS
System Software
1 800 (12.45%) Active Directory
2 257 (4.00%) Docker
3 255 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 128 (1.99%) Hyper-V
5 108 (1.68%) vSphere
6 74 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
7 66 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
8 59 (0.92%) XenApp
9 56 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
10 43 (0.67%) XenDesktop
11 33 (0.51%) VMware NSX
12 30 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
13 22 (0.34%) NFS
13 22 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
13 22 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
14 20 (0.31%) Postfix
15 18 (0.28%) Firmware
16 17 (0.26%) HDFS
17 15 (0.23%) VMFS
18 14 (0.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 365 (5.68%) SCCM
2 305 (4.75%) Terraform
3 297 (4.62%) Kubernetes
4 254 (3.95%) Ansible
5 177 (2.76%) Puppet
6 143 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
7 120 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
8 66 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
9 45 (0.70%) SCOM
10 37 (0.58%) vCenter Server
11 33 (0.51%) vRealize
12 32 (0.50%) Consul
13 31 (0.48%) Data Guard
14 30 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
15 27 (0.42%) AirWatch
15 27 (0.42%) Packer
16 26 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
17 25 (0.39%) HP ALM
18 24 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
19 20 (0.31%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1,257 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 582 (9.06%) Oracle
3 439 (6.83%) VMware
4 427 (6.65%) SAP
5 362 (5.64%) Cisco
6 216 (3.36%) Citrix
7 212 (3.30%) Google
8 131 (2.04%) Red Hat
9 128 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
10 119 (1.85%) HP
11 105 (1.63%) IBM
12 89 (1.39%) Juniper
13 79 (1.23%) Tableau
14 72 (1.12%) CheckPoint
15 61 (0.95%) Informatica
16 58 (0.90%) Dell
17 56 (0.87%) F5
18 51 (0.79%) Palo Alto
19 50 (0.78%) Apple
19 50 (0.78%) NetApp