Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 24 27
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3 0
Contract jobs citing Migration 5,105 6,321 6,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.24% 6.96% 6.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.66% 7.95% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,289 4,124 3,922
England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £290 £275
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £438
% change year-on-year +3.26% +5.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 196 160
England median hourly rate £16.95 £14.13 £17.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -19.24% -10.02%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £46.40 £34.51 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £16.95 £13.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.56% -22.86% -5.41%

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 52,834 79,460 80,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.24% 87.54% 86.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 34,603 53,140 54,351
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £290 £305 £288
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,694 1,992 1,969
England median hourly rate £23.00 £24.04 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.33% +0.17% -2.04%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.25
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +2.13% -3.73%

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020. 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 +11 2,116 £500 - 366
South East +10 932 £451 -4.65% 179
North of England +8 776 £450 +5.88% 193
Midlands +6 530 £450 +1.12% 101
North West +8 438 £450 +2.56% 97
South West +8 424 £450 +11.11% 60
West Midlands +7 392 £450 +5.26% 64
East of England -1 272 £425 -2.80% 58
Yorkshire +7 258 £450 +9.09% 74
East Midlands +12 135 £400 -11.11% 37
North East +18 81 £439 -5.03% 22
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 1,263 (24.74%) Data Migration
2 1,188 (23.27%) Windows
3 1,063 (20.82%) Azure
4 1,053 (20.63%) Microsoft
5 982 (19.24%) SQL
6 865 (16.94%) Finance
7 786 (15.40%) Agile Software Development
8 654 (12.81%) Security Cleared
9 647 (12.67%) AWS
10 620 (12.14%) Office 365
11 608 (11.91%) Active Directory
12 594 (11.64%) Windows 10
13 540 (10.58%) DevOps
14 514 (10.07%) Data Centre
15 503 (9.85%) Oracle
16 478 (9.36%) SC Cleared
17 461 (9.03%) SQL Server
18 407 (7.97%) Public Sector
19 397 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
20 379 (7.42%) SharePoint
21 365 (7.15%) Project Management
22 351 (6.88%) Linux
23 349 (6.84%) ETL
24 345 (6.76%) PowerShell
25 342 (6.70%) VMware
26 329 (6.44%) SAP
27 317 (6.21%) Python
28 312 (6.11%) Windows Server
29 299 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
30 297 (5.82%) Java

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
1 379 (7.42%) SharePoint
2 154 (3.02%) MS Exchange
3 100 (1.96%) Skype for Business
4 81 (1.59%) Apache Spark
5 55 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 55 (1.08%) IIS
6 54 (1.06%) Confluence
7 47 (0.92%) Apache
8 36 (0.71%) CMS
9 35 (0.69%) WebSphere
10 34 (0.67%) SAS
10 34 (0.67%) WebLogic
11 29 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
12 28 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
13 27 (0.53%) Tomcat
14 26 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
15 23 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 22 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
17 18 (0.35%) Camunda
18 17 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 198 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
2 196 (3.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 68 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
3 68 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 65 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.24%) XMetaL
7 5 (0.098%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.059%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.059%) CATIA
9 2 (0.039%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.020%) FileZilla
10 1 (0.020%) Maya
10 1 (0.020%) Notepad++
10 1 (0.020%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.020%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.020%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 142 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (1.43%) SAP S/4HANA
3 48 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
4 38 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
5 36 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
6 27 (0.53%) FINCAD Analytics
7 24 (0.47%) Magento
7 24 (0.47%) Maximo
7 24 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
8 22 (0.43%) SAP ERP
9 18 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
9 18 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
9 18 (0.35%) SAP MDG
10 17 (0.33%) NetSuite
11 15 (0.29%) SAP HR
12 14 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
13 13 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
14 12 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 11 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 10 (0.20%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1,063 (20.82%) Azure
2 647 (12.67%) AWS
3 620 (12.14%) Office 365
4 209 (4.09%) Power Platform
5 177 (3.47%) Dynamics 365
6 173 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 163 (3.19%) IaaS
8 162 (3.17%) GCP
9 137 (2.68%) PaaS
10 129 (2.53%) SaaS
11 120 (2.35%) OneDrive
12 98 (1.92%) Amazon S3
13 84 (1.65%) Serverless
14 83 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
15 80 (1.57%) GitHub
16 72 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
17 64 (1.25%) OpenShift
18 50 (0.98%) PowerApps
19 47 (0.92%) Azure Data Factory
19 47 (0.92%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 254 (4.98%) Firewall
2 173 (3.39%) DNS
3 146 (2.86%) WAN
4 117 (2.29%) VPN
5 115 (2.25%) DHCP
5 115 (2.25%) LAN
6 107 (2.10%) Skype
7 89 (1.74%) SAN
8 76 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
9 74 (1.45%) Internet
10 67 (1.31%) MPLS
11 64 (1.25%) OSPF
12 57 (1.12%) Network Security
13 52 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
14 51 (1.00%) BGP
15 50 (0.98%) VoIP
16 45 (0.88%) Wireless
17 44 (0.86%) Ethernet
18 43 (0.84%) TCP/IP
19 42 (0.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 461 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 213 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 203 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 189 (3.70%) Power BI
5 132 (2.59%) Relational Database
6 123 (2.41%) Big Data
7 121 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 117 (2.29%) Oracle Database
8 117 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
9 100 (1.96%) NoSQL
10 84 (1.65%) Hadoop
11 82 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
12 68 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
13 67 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
14 62 (1.21%) RDBMS
15 60 (1.18%) MongoDB
15 60 (1.18%) MySQL
16 59 (1.16%) Data Lake
17 54 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 53 (1.04%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 166 (3.25%) Jenkins
2 156 (3.06%) Git (software)
3 142 (2.78%) JIRA
4 65 (1.27%) Visual Studio
5 59 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
6 48 (0.94%) Maven
7 42 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 39 (0.76%) Artifactory
9 31 (0.61%) JUnit
10 30 (0.59%) TeamCity
11 29 (0.57%) Selenium
12 25 (0.49%) Mockito
12 25 (0.49%) SonarQube
13 23 (0.45%) DbUnit
13 23 (0.45%) jMock
14 22 (0.43%) Bitbucket
14 22 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
15 17 (0.33%) Subversion
16 16 (0.31%) Cucumber
16 16 (0.31%) SoapUI
General
1 865 (16.94%) Finance
2 407 (7.97%) Public Sector
3 211 (4.13%) Banking
4 159 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 122 (2.39%) Retail
6 106 (2.08%) Marketing
7 75 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 71 (1.39%) Front Office
9 57 (1.12%) Local Government
10 55 (1.08%) Investment Banking
11 49 (0.96%) Legal
12 38 (0.74%) Billing
12 38 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
13 31 (0.61%) Electronics
14 29 (0.57%) Back Office
15 26 (0.51%) Law
16 25 (0.49%) General Ledger
17 21 (0.41%) Advertising
17 21 (0.41%) Financial Institution
18 18 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 763 (14.95%) Architect
2 591 (11.58%) Developer
3 549 (10.75%) Analyst
4 438 (8.58%) Consultant
5 427 (8.36%) Project Manager
6 243 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 201 (3.94%) Windows Engineer
8 179 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
9 170 (3.33%) Migration Engineer
10 165 (3.23%) Data Analyst
10 165 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
11 153 (3.00%) Network Engineer
12 146 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 142 (2.78%) Migration Manager
14 129 (2.53%) Administrator
14 129 (2.53%) Deployment Engineer
15 126 (2.47%) Data Architect
16 124 (2.43%) Cloud Architect
17 119 (2.33%) DBA
18 114 (2.23%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (4.15%) .NET
2 205 (4.02%) Web Services
3 112 (2.19%) XML
4 94 (1.84%) HTML
5 82 (1.61%) Spring
6 73 (1.43%) REST
7 71 (1.39%) AngularJS
8 66 (1.29%) CSS
8 66 (1.29%) Node.js
9 62 (1.21%) SOAP
10 59 (1.16%) JSON
10 59 (1.16%) Middleware
11 52 (1.02%) Hibernate
12 47 (0.92%) Kafka
13 45 (0.88%) RESTful
14 44 (0.86%) OAuth
15 43 (0.84%) LDAP
15 43 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
16 38 (0.74%) React
17 35 (0.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 514 (10.07%) Data Centre
2 290 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (2.04%) Public Cloud
4 100 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 90 (1.76%) NHS
6 85 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
7 81 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
8 75 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
9 70 (1.37%) Derivative
10 63 (1.23%) Replication
11 60 (1.18%) Clustering
12 57 (1.12%) Fixed Income
12 57 (1.12%) User Experience
13 55 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
14 53 (1.04%) PKI
15 51 (1.00%) Hedge funds
16 50 (0.98%) Data Structures
17 43 (0.84%) Cloud Native
18 41 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
19 37 (0.72%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1,188 (23.27%) Windows
2 594 (11.64%) Windows 10
3 351 (6.88%) Linux
4 312 (6.11%) Windows Server
5 272 (5.33%) Windows 7
6 124 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 106 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 95 (1.86%) Unix
9 89 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 61 (1.19%) Windows XP
11 38 (0.74%) Ubuntu
12 33 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 32 (0.63%) AIX
14 30 (0.59%) Solaris
15 26 (0.51%) VMS
16 25 (0.49%) Android
17 22 (0.43%) Apple iOS
18 21 (0.41%) Windows 8
19 17 (0.33%) CentOS
20 14 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,263 (24.74%) Data Migration
2 786 (15.40%) Agile Software Development
3 540 (10.58%) DevOps
4 397 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 365 (7.15%) Project Management
6 349 (6.84%) ETL
7 299 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
8 268 (5.25%) Problem-Solving
9 253 (4.96%) Analytics
10 244 (4.78%) Scrum
11 240 (4.70%) Project Delivery
12 234 (4.58%) CRM
13 233 (4.56%) Data Modelling
14 229 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 210 (4.11%) ITIL
16 197 (3.86%) Change Management
17 176 (3.45%) Microservices
18 166 (3.25%) Data Cleansing
19 164 (3.21%) ERP
20 160 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 982 (19.24%) SQL
2 345 (6.76%) PowerShell
3 317 (6.21%) Python
4 297 (5.82%) Java
5 197 (3.86%) C#
6 178 (3.49%) JavaScript
7 115 (2.25%) PL/SQL
8 91 (1.78%) Bash Shell
9 76 (1.49%) T-SQL
10 71 (1.39%) Shell Script
11 61 (1.19%) Scala
12 60 (1.18%) Ruby
13 57 (1.12%) C
14 55 (1.08%) C++
15 54 (1.06%) PHP
16 39 (0.76%) Perl
17 35 (0.69%) Kotlin
18 31 (0.61%) VB
19 30 (0.59%) Apex Code
20 29 (0.57%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 654 (12.81%) Security Cleared
2 478 (9.36%) SC Cleared
3 145 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
4 132 (2.59%) Degree
5 102 (2.00%) CCNP
6 99 (1.94%) DV Cleared
7 86 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 52 (1.02%) PMP
9 50 (0.98%) PMI Certification
10 42 (0.82%) CCNA
11 41 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
11 41 (0.80%) MCSE
12 40 (0.78%) CCIE
13 37 (0.72%) ISEB
14 32 (0.63%) AWS Certification
14 32 (0.63%) ISTQB
15 30 (0.59%) MCSA
16 23 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
16 23 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 20 (0.39%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (2.12%) Data Quality
2 95 (1.86%) QA
3 53 (1.04%) GDPR
4 48 (0.94%) PMO
5 45 (0.88%) SLA
6 30 (0.59%) NCSC
7 24 (0.47%) HL7
8 19 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (0.27%) NIST
10 12 (0.24%) MiFID
11 11 (0.22%) SEPA
12 6 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.098%) Disclosure Scotland
13 5 (0.098%) PCI DSS
14 4 (0.078%) COBIT
14 4 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.059%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 3 (0.059%) RMADS
16 2 (0.039%) GAAP
16 2 (0.039%) HIPAA
System Software
1 608 (11.91%) Active Directory
2 233 (4.56%) Docker
3 194 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 88 (1.72%) vSphere
5 85 (1.67%) Hyper-V
6 69 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
7 66 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
8 59 (1.16%) XenApp
9 44 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 35 (0.69%) VMware NSX
11 33 (0.65%) XenDesktop
12 26 (0.51%) HDFS
12 26 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
13 23 (0.45%) NFS
14 22 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
15 21 (0.41%) Postfix
16 20 (0.39%) VMFS
17 15 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
18 14 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 9 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 261 (5.11%) SCCM
2 252 (4.94%) Terraform
3 245 (4.80%) Kubernetes
4 202 (3.96%) Ansible
5 124 (2.43%) Puppet
6 103 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
7 90 (1.76%) Microsoft Intune
8 47 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
9 44 (0.86%) vCenter Server
10 43 (0.84%) SCOM
11 41 (0.80%) vRealize
12 32 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
13 31 (0.61%) AirWatch
14 29 (0.57%) NetBackup
15 23 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
16 21 (0.41%) Nagios
17 20 (0.39%) vMotion
18 16 (0.31%) Data Guard
19 15 (0.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
20 14 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1,053 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 503 (9.85%) Oracle
3 342 (6.70%) VMware
4 329 (6.44%) SAP
5 293 (5.74%) Cisco
6 168 (3.29%) Citrix
7 148 (2.90%) Google
8 111 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
9 87 (1.70%) Juniper
10 82 (1.61%) Red Hat
11 79 (1.55%) HP
12 78 (1.53%) IBM
13 52 (1.02%) Tableau
14 47 (0.92%) Informatica
15 45 (0.88%) CheckPoint
15 45 (0.88%) Cloudera
15 45 (0.88%) Dell
16 43 (0.84%) NetApp
17 40 (0.78%) F5
18 36 (0.71%) Sybase