Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 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
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 18 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +7
Contract jobs citing Migration 3,374 3,759 6,208
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 7.63% 8.07% 7.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.71% 9.44% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,304 2,492 4,108
10th Percentile £313 £275 £300
25th Percentile £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £491 £480 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.19% +1.05% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £660 £650
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 114 204
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.28 £11.17
25th Percentile £12.30 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.10
Median % change year-on-year -8.57% +15.93% +0.63%
75th Percentile £30.44 £20.75 £22.81
90th Percentile £60.00 £32.46 £41.68
UK median hourly rate £15.93 £17.75 £14.43
% change year-on-year -10.25% +23.01% -5.38%

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 38,720 39,840 74,649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.54% 85.58% 87.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,647 26,810 50,731
10th Percentile £309 £300 £306
25th Percentile £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,220 1,164 1,810
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.36 £11.62
25th Percentile £15.50 £15.83 £14.50
Median hourly rate £25.07 £21.50 £22.60
Median % change year-on-year +16.60% -4.85% +5.74%
75th Percentile £46.50 £45.00 £45.00
90th Percentile £58.71 £53.93 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £22.88
% change year-on-year +20.45% -3.83% +10.75%

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 10 May 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 10 May 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 10 May 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 -2 1,604 £513 +0.49% 306
South East -2 523 £475 - 107
North of England -2 351 £443 +1.14% 141
Midlands +1 317 £435 -3.33% 74
West Midlands 0 249 £450 - 53
North West -7 177 £445 +4.71% 81
South West -11 158 £425 -12.82% 39
Yorkshire +2 156 £450 +4.20% 49
East of England -1 118 £450 +5.88% 39
East Midlands -6 67 £400 -5.99% 21
North East -6 18 £413 -17.50% 11
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 10 May 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.

1 979 (29.02%) Data Migration
2 813 (24.10%) Azure
3 782 (23.18%) Finance
4 735 (21.78%) Social Skills
5 610 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
6 592 (17.55%) SQL
7 574 (17.01%) Microsoft
8 494 (14.64%) AWS
9 487 (14.43%) Windows
10 426 (12.63%) Oracle
11 420 (12.45%) Security Cleared
12 384 (11.38%) DevOps
13 356 (10.55%) Microsoft 365
14 336 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 325 (9.63%) SC Cleared
16 316 (9.37%) Project Management
17 300 (8.89%) Active Directory
18 285 (8.45%) ETL
19 275 (8.15%) Data Modelling
20 266 (7.88%) Data Centre
21 250 (7.41%) SAP
22 248 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
23 241 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
24 240 (7.11%) SQL Server
25 239 (7.08%) VMware
26 227 (6.73%) Project Delivery
27 226 (6.70%) Public Sector
28 213 (6.31%) Java
29 207 (6.14%) SharePoint
30 201 (5.96%) Problem-Solving

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
1 207 (6.14%) SharePoint
2 65 (1.93%) Confluence
3 52 (1.54%) Apache Spark
4 47 (1.39%) CMS
5 46 (1.36%) Skype for Business
6 36 (1.07%) MS Exchange
7 31 (0.92%) Apache
8 24 (0.71%) JBoss
9 23 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
9 23 (0.68%) SAS
10 21 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 20 (0.59%) IIS
11 20 (0.59%) WebSphere
12 19 (0.56%) OpenStack
13 18 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
14 16 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
15 15 (0.44%) ArcGIS
16 14 (0.41%) Documentum
17 13 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
18 11 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 127 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
2 99 (2.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
4 36 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.41%) PTC Creo
7 13 (0.39%) Windchill
8 12 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.33%) InfoPath
10 9 (0.27%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.030%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.030%) Figma
11 1 (0.030%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.030%) SPSS
11 1 (0.030%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 57 (1.69%) SAP S/4HANA
2 49 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
3 38 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 38 (1.13%) NetSuite
4 29 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
4 29 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
5 28 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
6 23 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
7 22 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
8 19 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
8 19 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
9 17 (0.50%) Maximo
10 15 (0.44%) Teamcenter
11 13 (0.39%) Cerner Millennium
11 13 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
12 12 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
12 12 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
13 11 (0.33%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
14 10 (0.30%) SAP ERP
15 8 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 813 (24.10%) Azure
2 494 (14.64%) AWS
3 356 (10.55%) Microsoft 365
4 192 (5.69%) GCP
5 155 (4.59%) SaaS
6 144 (4.27%) Power Platform
7 110 (3.26%) PaaS
8 98 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
9 96 (2.85%) IaaS
10 86 (2.55%) Dynamics 365
11 67 (1.99%) Serverless
12 65 (1.93%) OneDrive
13 46 (1.36%) PowerApps
14 43 (1.27%) Azure Data Factory
15 40 (1.19%) Amazon S3
16 37 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
17 34 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
18 31 (0.92%) Power Automate
19 30 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
19 30 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 112 (3.32%) Firewall
2 81 (2.40%) WAN
3 75 (2.22%) DNS
4 67 (1.99%) LAN
5 66 (1.96%) VPN
6 63 (1.87%) Skype
7 47 (1.39%) SAN
8 46 (1.36%) DHCP
9 39 (1.16%) NetScaler
9 39 (1.16%) Network Security
10 32 (0.95%) Internet
10 32 (0.95%) MPLS
11 29 (0.86%) Wireless
12 27 (0.80%) NAS
12 27 (0.80%) TCP/IP
13 24 (0.71%) SD-WAN
14 19 (0.56%) SSL
14 19 (0.56%) VoIP
15 18 (0.53%) PBX
15 18 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 185 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
3 123 (3.65%) Big Data
4 99 (2.93%) Power BI
5 92 (2.73%) Oracle Database
5 92 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 83 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 80 (2.37%) Data Lake
8 62 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
9 56 (1.66%) Hadoop
10 55 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 54 (1.60%) MySQL
12 53 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
13 49 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
14 44 (1.30%) Tableau
15 38 (1.13%) RDBMS
16 35 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
17 34 (1.01%) Snowflake Schema
18 33 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
19 32 (0.95%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 140 (4.15%) JIRA
2 93 (2.76%) Jenkins
3 65 (1.93%) Git (software)
4 24 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
5 23 (0.68%) ERwin
5 23 (0.68%) Visual Studio
6 19 (0.56%) Selenium
7 18 (0.53%) Bitbucket
7 18 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
8 16 (0.47%) TeamCity
9 15 (0.44%) SonarQube
10 14 (0.41%) JUnit
10 14 (0.41%) Maven
11 13 (0.39%) Cucumber
12 11 (0.33%) Eclipse
12 11 (0.33%) ER Studio
12 11 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
13 10 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
14 9 (0.27%) Liquibase
General
1 782 (23.18%) Finance
2 735 (21.78%) Social Skills
3 248 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 226 (6.70%) Public Sector
5 179 (5.31%) Banking
6 102 (3.02%) Telecoms
7 96 (2.85%) Legal
8 82 (2.43%) Presentation Skills
9 72 (2.13%) Retail
10 66 (1.96%) Marketing
11 65 (1.93%) Manufacturing
12 59 (1.75%) Influencing Skills
13 55 (1.63%) Law
14 45 (1.33%) Police
15 38 (1.13%) Organisational Skills
16 27 (0.80%) Billing
17 26 (0.77%) General Ledger
17 26 (0.77%) Investment Banking
18 25 (0.74%) Electronics
18 25 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 561 (16.63%) Architect
2 420 (12.45%) Analyst
3 333 (9.87%) Developer
4 323 (9.57%) Project Manager
5 319 (9.45%) Consultant
6 155 (4.59%) Business Analyst
7 134 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
8 132 (3.91%) Data Analyst
9 123 (3.65%) Data Architect
9 123 (3.65%) Migration Manager
10 119 (3.53%) Cloud Architect
11 114 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
12 105 (3.11%) AWS Engineer
13 99 (2.93%) Data Engineer
14 89 (2.64%) Azure Engineer
15 83 (2.46%) Migration Engineer
16 75 (2.22%) Migration Analyst
16 75 (2.22%) Migration Project Manager
17 67 (1.99%) Technical Architect
18 65 (1.93%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (3.68%) .NET
2 101 (2.99%) Web Services
3 66 (1.96%) Middleware
4 62 (1.84%) HTML
5 51 (1.51%) REST
6 50 (1.48%) XML
7 48 (1.42%) JSON
8 47 (1.39%) React
8 47 (1.39%) Spring
9 42 (1.24%) Oracle Fusion
9 42 (1.24%) SOAP
10 39 (1.16%) AngularJS
10 39 (1.16%) Node.js
10 39 (1.16%) Spring Boot
11 37 (1.10%) CSS
12 35 (1.04%) Kafka
13 32 (0.95%) .NET Core
14 31 (0.92%) ASP.NET
15 27 (0.80%) .NET Framework
16 25 (0.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 266 (7.88%) Data Centre
2 80 (2.37%) NHS
3 79 (2.34%) Public Cloud
4 66 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
5 61 (1.81%) Cloud Native
6 55 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 47 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 46 (1.36%) Replication
9 41 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
10 40 (1.19%) Virtual Team
11 33 (0.98%) Reference Data
12 32 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
13 31 (0.92%) Clustering
13 31 (0.92%) User Experience
14 28 (0.83%) Fixed Income
15 27 (0.80%) Data Structures
16 25 (0.74%) Hedge funds
17 24 (0.71%) Derivative
17 24 (0.71%) Private Cloud
17 24 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 487 (14.43%) Windows
2 189 (5.60%) Linux
3 175 (5.19%) Windows Server
4 131 (3.88%) Windows 10
5 81 (2.40%) Unix
6 58 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 57 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 44 (1.30%) AIX
10 41 (1.22%) Windows Server 2016
11 26 (0.77%) Windows Server 2019
12 25 (0.74%) Solaris
13 20 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (0.41%) VMS
14 14 (0.41%) Windows XP
15 13 (0.39%) Apple iOS
16 12 (0.36%) CentOS
17 10 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
18 9 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 979 (29.02%) Data Migration
2 610 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
3 384 (11.38%) DevOps
4 336 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 316 (9.37%) Project Management
6 285 (8.45%) ETL
7 275 (8.15%) Data Modelling
8 241 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 227 (6.73%) Project Delivery
10 201 (5.96%) Problem-Solving
11 198 (5.87%) ERP
12 161 (4.77%) Analytics
13 149 (4.42%) Scrum
14 140 (4.15%) Change Management
14 140 (4.15%) ITIL
15 133 (3.94%) Data Analysis
16 126 (3.73%) CRM
17 123 (3.65%) Microservices
18 113 (3.35%) Business Case
18 113 (3.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 592 (17.55%) SQL
2 213 (6.31%) Java
3 199 (5.90%) Python
4 181 (5.36%) PowerShell
5 110 (3.26%) JavaScript
6 94 (2.79%) C#
7 74 (2.19%) PL/SQL
8 53 (1.57%) T-SQL
9 40 (1.19%) Perl
10 34 (1.01%) Bash Shell
11 29 (0.86%) VB
12 26 (0.77%) C
12 26 (0.77%) R
13 24 (0.71%) Apex Code
13 24 (0.71%) Scala
14 19 (0.56%) Go
14 19 (0.56%) Shell Script
14 19 (0.56%) VBA
15 17 (0.50%) C++
16 14 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 420 (12.45%) Security Cleared
2 325 (9.63%) SC Cleared
3 135 (4.00%) Degree
4 71 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 57 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 52 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
7 41 (1.22%) MCSE
7 41 (1.22%) PMP
8 33 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
9 29 (0.86%) ISTQB
10 26 (0.77%) PMI Certification
11 25 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
12 24 (0.71%) CCNP
13 18 (0.53%) AWS Certification
13 18 (0.53%) CCIE
13 18 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
14 17 (0.50%) ISEB
15 15 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (0.41%) CISSP
16 14 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (3.65%) Data Quality
2 90 (2.67%) QA
3 65 (1.93%) SLA
4 41 (1.22%) GDPR
5 38 (1.13%) PMO
6 14 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.36%) HL7
8 10 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.27%) COBIT
10 7 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
12 5 (0.15%) GRC
13 4 (0.12%) IFRS
13 4 (0.12%) ISO 20022
13 4 (0.12%) NIST
14 3 (0.089%) GxP
14 3 (0.089%) Solvency II
15 2 (0.059%) HIPAA
15 2 (0.059%) MiFID
15 2 (0.059%) NIST 800
System Software
1 300 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 148 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 139 (4.12%) Docker
4 57 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 40 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
6 35 (1.04%) XenApp
7 32 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (0.74%) vSphere
9 24 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
10 21 (0.62%) VMware NSX
11 18 (0.53%) PowerHA
12 17 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
13 14 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
14 12 (0.36%) GPFS
14 12 (0.36%) HDFS
14 12 (0.36%) XenDesktop
15 11 (0.33%) Firmware
16 7 (0.21%) ProxySG
16 7 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 7 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 189 (5.60%) Kubernetes
2 178 (5.28%) Terraform
3 111 (3.29%) Ansible
4 84 (2.49%) SCCM
5 49 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
6 43 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
7 42 (1.24%) Puppet
8 24 (0.71%) NetBackup
9 18 (0.53%) SCOM
10 15 (0.44%) Data Guard
10 15 (0.44%) vCenter Server
11 14 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
12 12 (0.36%) vRealize
13 11 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
14 10 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
15 9 (0.27%) vRealize Orchestrator
16 8 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
16 8 (0.24%) Grafana
16 8 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 574 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 426 (12.63%) Oracle
3 250 (7.41%) SAP
4 239 (7.08%) VMware
5 145 (4.30%) Google
6 128 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
7 107 (3.17%) Cisco
8 86 (2.55%) Citrix
9 61 (1.81%) IBM
10 56 (1.66%) Informatica
11 51 (1.51%) Red Hat
12 47 (1.39%) ServiceNow
13 42 (1.24%) Databricks
14 36 (1.07%) CheckPoint
14 36 (1.07%) Cloudera
15 35 (1.04%) Dell
16 34 (1.01%) HP
17 29 (0.86%) Atlassian
18 25 (0.74%) MuleSoft
19 24 (0.71%) Workday