Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 25 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Migration 6,551 6,179 6,708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.98% 6.78% 6.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.09% 7.91% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,204 3,991 4,334
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £280 £264 £270
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 150 112
England median hourly rate £15.86 £15.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -25.61% +28.13%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.72 £11.72
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.50 £55.78
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year -4.92% -18.67% +22.95%

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 80,977 78,141 84,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.22% 85.79% 85.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,072 52,000 56,282
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,198 1,901 2,152
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.69% +1.82% +3.80%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.58% +6.67% +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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +3 2,904 £480 +4.35% 324
South East +2 1,288 £450 +5.88% 121
North of England -15 786 £400 - 136
Midlands 0 685 £425 +3.03% 96
South West +1 458 £425 +6.25% 69
West Midlands +1 457 £425 +10.39% 63
East of England +5 419 £425 - 63
North West -15 393 £413 -2.94% 79
Yorkshire +1 314 £400 +6.67% 44
East Midlands -4 191 £400 -11.11% 32
North East -29 80 £400 +17.65% 13
South Coast - 2 - -
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1,461 (22.30%) Data Migration
2 1,348 (20.58%) Windows
3 1,295 (19.77%) Finance
4 1,226 (18.71%) Microsoft
5 1,216 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1,083 (16.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 939 (14.33%) SQL
8 894 (13.65%) Amazon AWS
9 871 (13.30%) Office 365
10 830 (12.67%) Active Directory
11 760 (11.60%) Security Cleared
12 691 (10.55%) Data Centre
13 686 (10.47%) Oracle
14 665 (10.15%) Project Management
15 639 (9.75%) Windows 10
16 624 (9.53%) SC Cleared
17 573 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
18 543 (8.29%) DevOps
19 531 (8.11%) SQL Server
20 495 (7.56%) Linux
21 494 (7.54%) Java
22 478 (7.30%) VMware
23 443 (6.76%) PowerShell
24 433 (6.61%) SharePoint
25 407 (6.21%) Windows Server
26 396 (6.04%) SAP
27 392 (5.98%) Python
28 390 (5.95%) Banking
29 379 (5.79%) ETL
30 368 (5.62%) 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
1 433 (6.61%) SharePoint
2 205 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 178 (2.72%) Skype for Business
4 103 (1.57%) WebSphere
5 98 (1.50%) WebLogic
6 92 (1.40%) Tomcat
7 87 (1.33%) CMS
8 84 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 80 (1.22%) OpenStack
10 64 (0.98%) Confluence
11 57 (0.87%) Apache
12 56 (0.85%) IIS
13 54 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
14 48 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
15 46 (0.70%) Apache Spark
16 45 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
17 38 (0.58%) JBoss
18 31 (0.47%) SAS
19 25 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
20 24 (0.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 283 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
2 267 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 98 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 79 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
5 76 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 31 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 30 (0.46%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.092%) Chatbot
8 6 (0.092%) Windchill
9 2 (0.031%) SPSS
10 1 (0.015%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.015%) HipChat
10 1 (0.015%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.015%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.015%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 111 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
3 44 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
4 43 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
5 38 (0.58%) SAP HR
6 36 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
7 35 (0.53%) Maximo
8 30 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
9 25 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 22 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
11 21 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
12 19 (0.29%) SAP FI
12 19 (0.29%) SAP MM
13 17 (0.26%) SAP CO
13 17 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
14 16 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
14 16 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
14 16 (0.24%) Workday HCM
15 15 (0.23%) SAP ERP
15 15 (0.23%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 1,083 (16.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 894 (13.65%) Amazon AWS
3 871 (13.30%) Office 365
4 176 (2.69%) PaaS
5 163 (2.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 162 (2.47%) IaaS
7 138 (2.11%) SaaS
8 126 (1.92%) OneDrive
9 107 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
10 94 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
11 76 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
12 75 (1.14%) Serverless
13 73 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
13 73 (1.11%) Amazon S3
14 57 (0.87%) GitHub
15 52 (0.79%) Yammer
16 44 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
17 40 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 37 (0.56%) G Suite
19 32 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 342 (5.22%) Firewall
2 234 (3.57%) WAN
3 189 (2.89%) Skype
4 178 (2.72%) LAN
5 175 (2.67%) DNS
6 144 (2.20%) SAN
7 105 (1.60%) Internet
8 90 (1.37%) Network Security
8 90 (1.37%) VPN
9 83 (1.27%) DHCP
10 74 (1.13%) VLAN
11 70 (1.07%) MPLS
12 68 (1.04%) TCP/IP
13 61 (0.93%) NAS
14 58 (0.89%) Wireless
15 54 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
16 51 (0.78%) BGP
17 43 (0.66%) NetScaler
17 43 (0.66%) SMS
18 41 (0.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 531 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 242 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
3 204 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 158 (2.41%) MySQL
5 149 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
6 140 (2.14%) Big Data
7 134 (2.05%) Oracle Database
7 134 (2.05%) Relational Database
8 125 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 110 (1.68%) NoSQL
10 98 (1.50%) Power BI
11 75 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 70 (1.07%) MongoDB
13 56 (0.85%) Data Lake
14 55 (0.84%) Hadoop
15 52 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
16 49 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
17 48 (0.73%) RDBMS
18 47 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
18 47 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 271 (4.14%) Jenkins
2 236 (3.60%) JIRA
3 196 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 104 (1.59%) Selenium
5 69 (1.05%) Subversion
5 69 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
6 65 (0.99%) Cucumber
6 65 (0.99%) NUnit
7 61 (0.93%) Visual Studio
8 59 (0.90%) TeamCity
9 55 (0.84%) MSTest
10 45 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 39 (0.60%) Maven
12 36 (0.55%) Bitbucket
13 35 (0.53%) GitLab
14 32 (0.49%) LSMW
15 29 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
16 28 (0.43%) JMeter
17 24 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
18 23 (0.35%) Ant
General
1 1,295 (19.77%) Finance
2 390 (5.95%) Banking
3 229 (3.50%) Retail
4 133 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 125 (1.91%) Marketing
6 97 (1.48%) Front Office
7 92 (1.40%) Investment Banking
7 92 (1.40%) Law
8 90 (1.37%) Legal
9 78 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 76 (1.16%) Publishing
11 62 (0.95%) Back Office
12 57 (0.87%) Financial Institution
13 45 (0.69%) Advertising
14 43 (0.66%) Games
15 38 (0.58%) Retail Banking
16 32 (0.49%) Billing
17 28 (0.43%) Local Government
18 26 (0.40%) Private Banking
19 25 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 892 (13.62%) Analyst
2 841 (12.84%) Architect
3 827 (12.62%) Developer
4 778 (11.88%) Project Manager
5 529 (8.08%) Consultant
6 421 (6.43%) Business Analyst
7 251 (3.83%) Migration Manager
8 235 (3.59%) DevOps Engineer
9 224 (3.42%) Data Analyst
10 208 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
11 205 (3.13%) Desktop Support
12 189 (2.89%) Migration Project Manager
13 172 (2.63%) Migration Engineer
14 163 (2.49%) Migration Analyst
15 159 (2.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 152 (2.32%) SQL Developer
17 150 (2.29%) Cloud Architect
18 147 (2.24%) IT Manager
18 147 (2.24%) Java Developer
19 145 (2.21%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (4.32%) .NET
2 274 (4.18%) Web Services
3 161 (2.46%) HTML
4 156 (2.38%) Middleware
5 152 (2.32%) CSS
6 137 (2.09%) XML
7 109 (1.66%) REST
8 95 (1.45%) ASP.NET
9 84 (1.28%) SOAP
10 82 (1.25%) JSON
10 82 (1.25%) React
11 80 (1.22%) AngularJS
12 78 (1.19%) RESTful
13 73 (1.11%) Node.js
14 72 (1.10%) jQuery
15 65 (0.99%) Spring
16 62 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
17 51 (0.78%) LDAP
18 45 (0.69%) J2EE
19 43 (0.66%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 691 (10.55%) Data Centre
2 368 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 140 (2.14%) Management Information System
4 132 (2.01%) Public Cloud
5 122 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
6 99 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
7 89 (1.36%) Fixed Income
7 89 (1.36%) User Experience
8 86 (1.31%) PKI
9 79 (1.21%) Clustering
10 78 (1.19%) Mainframe
11 77 (1.18%) Computer Science
12 67 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
12 67 (1.02%) Replication
13 61 (0.93%) Data Structures
14 58 (0.89%) NHS
15 56 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
16 55 (0.84%) Private Cloud
16 55 (0.84%) Reference Data
17 50 (0.76%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1,348 (20.58%) Windows
2 639 (9.75%) Windows 10
3 495 (7.56%) Linux
4 407 (6.21%) Windows Server
5 326 (4.98%) Windows 7
6 258 (3.94%) Unix
7 158 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 145 (2.21%) Windows XP
9 130 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 110 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 61 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 45 (0.69%) Apple iOS
13 38 (0.58%) Solaris
14 32 (0.49%) CentOS
15 27 (0.41%) AIX
16 26 (0.40%) Android
17 24 (0.37%) Windows 8
18 19 (0.29%) Ubuntu
19 14 (0.21%) SUSE
20 10 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,461 (22.30%) Data Migration
2 1,216 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
3 665 (10.15%) Project Management
4 573 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 543 (8.29%) DevOps
6 379 (5.79%) ETL
7 338 (5.16%) Problem-Solving
8 334 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
9 288 (4.40%) Business Analysis
10 286 (4.37%) ITIL
11 284 (4.34%) Data Modelling
12 268 (4.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 254 (3.88%) CRM
14 249 (3.80%) Scrum
15 245 (3.74%) Analytics
16 243 (3.71%) PRINCE2
17 222 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 220 (3.36%) ERP
19 208 (3.18%) Test Automation
20 204 (3.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 939 (14.33%) SQL
2 494 (7.54%) Java
3 443 (6.76%) PowerShell
4 392 (5.98%) Python
5 259 (3.95%) C#
5 259 (3.95%) JavaScript
6 131 (2.00%) T-SQL
7 108 (1.65%) Bash Shell
8 107 (1.63%) PL/SQL
9 104 (1.59%) C
10 93 (1.42%) Ruby
11 81 (1.24%) Perl
12 65 (0.99%) Shell Script
13 61 (0.93%) PHP
14 59 (0.90%) C++
15 58 (0.89%) Java 8
16 41 (0.63%) Scala
16 41 (0.63%) VB
16 41 (0.63%) VBScript
17 39 (0.60%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 760 (11.60%) Security Cleared
2 624 (9.53%) SC Cleared
3 213 (3.25%) Degree
4 151 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 142 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 91 (1.39%) MCSE
7 80 (1.22%) DV Cleared
8 72 (1.10%) CCNP
9 71 (1.08%) PMI Certification
10 63 (0.96%) PMP
11 59 (0.90%) CCNA
12 45 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
12 45 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 38 (0.58%) CCIE
14 37 (0.56%) MCSA
15 34 (0.52%) AWS Certification
15 34 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
16 33 (0.50%) DBS Check
17 32 (0.49%) ISEB
18 31 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (3.51%) Data Quality
2 168 (2.56%) QA
3 125 (1.91%) GDPR
4 97 (1.48%) PMO
5 53 (0.81%) SLA
6 27 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 25 (0.38%) HL7
8 7 (0.11%) COBIT
8 7 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 6 (0.092%) Government Security Classifications
10 5 (0.076%) IFRS
10 5 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.061%) Basel III
11 4 (0.061%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.061%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.061%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.061%) SEPA
11 4 (0.061%) Solvency II
System Software
1 830 (12.67%) Active Directory
2 281 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 218 (3.33%) Docker
4 116 (1.77%) Hyper-V
5 101 (1.54%) XenApp
6 95 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 87 (1.33%) XenDesktop
8 84 (1.28%) vSphere
9 77 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
10 55 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
11 53 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
12 24 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
13 23 (0.35%) BitLocker
14 21 (0.32%) VMware NSX
15 20 (0.31%) XenServer
16 16 (0.24%) DFS Replication
16 16 (0.24%) vCloud
17 12 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
18 11 (0.17%) KVM
19 10 (0.15%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 312 (4.76%) SCCM
2 278 (4.24%) Puppet
3 262 (4.00%) Ansible
4 218 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 211 (3.22%) Terraform
6 169 (2.58%) Kubernetes
7 116 (1.77%) Microsoft Intune
8 58 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
9 54 (0.82%) SCOM
10 46 (0.70%) Packer
11 37 (0.56%) AirWatch
12 31 (0.47%) FortiGate
12 31 (0.47%) WSUS
13 28 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 27 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
15 24 (0.37%) NetBackup
16 23 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
17 20 (0.31%) Mesos
17 20 (0.31%) XenMobile
18 19 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1,226 (18.71%) Microsoft
2 686 (10.47%) Oracle
3 478 (7.30%) VMware
4 396 (6.04%) SAP
5 339 (5.17%) Cisco
6 291 (4.44%) Citrix
7 180 (2.75%) Google
8 144 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
9 136 (2.08%) IBM
10 105 (1.60%) HP
11 92 (1.40%) Red Hat
12 90 (1.37%) Dell
13 80 (1.22%) Apple
14 73 (1.11%) F5
15 72 (1.10%) Juniper
16 70 (1.07%) CheckPoint
17 60 (0.92%) EMC
18 51 (0.78%) Talend
19 50 (0.76%) NetApp
20 48 (0.73%) Workday