Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 27 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing Migration 6,012 5,636 6,359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.54% 6.39% 6.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.71% 7.60% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,842 3,749 3,969
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £606 £588
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 131 174
England median hourly rate £17.00 £18.75 £16.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +16.82% -8.29%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.75 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £50.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.19 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.78% +17.34% -11.43%

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 78,013 74,139 82,315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.90% 84.07% 82.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,531 49,486 54,341
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
10th Percentile £297 £270 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,881 2,008 2,410
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +6.75% +14.24%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.46 £11.33
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.83 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year -4.00% +0.60% +22.14%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -4 2,720 £475 +5.56% 305
South East -3 1,098 £425 - 117
North of England +4 815 £400 +3.23% 108
Midlands +8 638 £425 +6.25% 73
North West +3 419 £450 +5.88% 59
South West +3 385 £400 - 53
West Midlands +1 374 £425 +6.25% 47
Yorkshire +11 293 £388 +6.90% 41
East of England -2 292 £450 +10.77% 56
East Midlands +14 241 £425 +13.33% 26
North East +2 101 £325 -4.41% 8
South Coast 0 1 £380 -
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 1,668 (27.74%) Data Migration
2 1,219 (20.28%) Finance
3 1,179 (19.61%) Windows
4 1,063 (17.68%) Microsoft
5 944 (15.70%) SQL
6 851 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
7 699 (11.63%) Office 365
8 681 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 675 (11.23%) Amazon AWS
10 645 (10.73%) Active Directory
11 642 (10.68%) Security Cleared
12 630 (10.48%) Oracle
13 587 (9.76%) Data Centre
14 567 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 532 (8.85%) SQL Server
16 531 (8.83%) Project Management
17 471 (7.83%) SC Cleared
18 466 (7.75%) Linux
19 458 (7.62%) SAP
20 439 (7.30%) Banking
21 437 (7.27%) Windows 10
22 434 (7.22%) DevOps
23 406 (6.75%) Java
24 398 (6.62%) ETL
25 391 (6.50%) SharePoint
26 372 (6.19%) Windows Server
27 369 (6.14%) PowerShell
28 350 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
29 338 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
30 326 (5.42%) VMware

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
1 391 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 179 (2.98%) MS Exchange
3 119 (1.98%) Skype for Business
4 108 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 95 (1.58%) CMS
6 80 (1.33%) IIS
7 73 (1.21%) Confluence
8 71 (1.18%) SAS
8 71 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 67 (1.11%) Apache Spark
9 67 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
10 61 (1.01%) Apache
11 57 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
12 55 (0.91%) Tomcat
13 52 (0.86%) WebSphere
14 40 (0.67%) Documentum
15 37 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
16 32 (0.53%) OpenStack
17 31 (0.52%) WebLogic
18 27 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 249 (4.14%) Microsoft Office
2 216 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 97 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 68 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 50 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
6 36 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.100%) HipChat
9 4 (0.067%) EngageOne
9 4 (0.067%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.067%) SPSS
10 1 (0.017%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.017%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.017%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 115 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 46 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
4 41 (0.68%) SAP FI
5 39 (0.65%) Maximo
6 35 (0.58%) SAP CO
6 35 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
7 29 (0.48%) SAP MM
8 28 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
9 26 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
10 24 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
11 22 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
12 20 (0.33%) NetSuite
13 17 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
13 17 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 15 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
14 15 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
15 13 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
15 13 (0.22%) SAP ERP
16 12 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 699 (11.63%) Office 365
2 681 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 675 (11.23%) Amazon AWS
4 136 (2.26%) PaaS
5 118 (1.96%) SaaS
6 112 (1.86%) IaaS
7 91 (1.51%) Dynamics 365
8 68 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 59 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
10 56 (0.93%) Amazon S3
10 56 (0.93%) OneDrive
11 48 (0.80%) GitHub
12 46 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
12 46 (0.77%) Serverless
13 42 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
14 39 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 38 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
16 34 (0.57%) OpenShift
16 34 (0.57%) Route 53
17 31 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 253 (4.21%) Firewall
2 192 (3.19%) WAN
3 178 (2.96%) DNS
4 164 (2.73%) LAN
5 136 (2.26%) Skype
6 106 (1.76%) SAN
7 92 (1.53%) DHCP
8 80 (1.33%) VPN
9 77 (1.28%) TCP/IP
10 69 (1.15%) SMS
11 50 (0.83%) MPLS
11 50 (0.83%) Network Security
11 50 (0.83%) VLAN
12 46 (0.77%) Internet
13 44 (0.73%) Intranet
13 44 (0.73%) Wireless
14 38 (0.63%) VoIP
15 35 (0.58%) Kerberos
16 33 (0.55%) NAS
17 31 (0.52%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 532 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 251 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 251 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 168 (2.79%) Big Data
4 156 (2.59%) Oracle Database
5 153 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 112 (1.86%) Relational Database
7 91 (1.51%) MySQL
7 91 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 87 (1.45%) Hadoop
9 79 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
10 77 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 75 (1.25%) NoSQL
12 73 (1.21%) Power BI
13 72 (1.20%) SAP BW
14 63 (1.05%) MongoDB
15 61 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
16 60 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
17 58 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
17 58 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 188 (3.13%) JIRA
2 180 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 173 (2.88%) Git (software)
4 73 (1.21%) Visual Studio
5 72 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 57 (0.95%) Selenium
7 56 (0.93%) Subversion
8 45 (0.75%) TeamCity
9 42 (0.70%) Cucumber
10 38 (0.63%) NUnit
11 34 (0.57%) Maven
11 34 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
12 32 (0.53%) MSI
13 24 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
14 22 (0.37%) Vagrant
15 21 (0.35%) Eclipse
16 20 (0.33%) Bitbucket
17 17 (0.28%) LSMW
17 17 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
18 16 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,219 (20.28%) Finance
2 439 (7.30%) Banking
3 232 (3.86%) Retail
4 119 (1.98%) Retail Banking
5 115 (1.91%) Manufacturing
6 109 (1.81%) Marketing
6 109 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 108 (1.80%) Legal
8 93 (1.55%) Investment Banking
9 85 (1.41%) Front Office
10 79 (1.31%) Law
11 49 (0.82%) Advertising
12 47 (0.78%) Publishing
13 41 (0.68%) Back Office
14 36 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
15 31 (0.52%) Financial Institution
16 28 (0.47%) Billing
17 23 (0.38%) French Language
18 21 (0.35%) Local Government
19 19 (0.32%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 897 (14.92%) Analyst
2 704 (11.71%) Architect
3 658 (10.94%) Developer
4 657 (10.93%) Consultant
5 560 (9.31%) Project Manager
6 364 (6.05%) Business Analyst
7 224 (3.73%) Migration Manager
8 217 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
9 211 (3.51%) Data Analyst
10 174 (2.89%) Migration Engineer
11 171 (2.84%) Migration Analyst
12 169 (2.81%) Administrator
12 169 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
13 159 (2.64%) DBA
14 151 (2.51%) Migration Project Manager
15 148 (2.46%) Support Engineer
16 146 (2.43%) AWS Engineer
17 142 (2.36%) Desktop Support
18 132 (2.20%) Migration Consultant
19 127 (2.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (4.54%) .NET
2 230 (3.83%) Web Services
3 207 (3.44%) XML
4 140 (2.33%) HTML
5 122 (2.03%) JSON
6 94 (1.56%) CSS
7 81 (1.35%) REST
8 75 (1.25%) Middleware
9 72 (1.20%) AngularJS
10 69 (1.15%) SOAP
11 62 (1.03%) React
12 56 (0.93%) Spring
13 53 (0.88%) LDAP
14 49 (0.82%) J2EE
15 48 (0.80%) .NET Framework
16 46 (0.77%) ASP.NET
17 43 (0.72%) Visualforce
18 41 (0.68%) HTML5
19 40 (0.67%) Node.js
20 35 (0.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 587 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 338 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 132 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 111 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
5 92 (1.53%) Public Cloud
6 78 (1.30%) Replication
7 77 (1.28%) Data Structures
8 76 (1.26%) Clustering
9 71 (1.18%) User Experience
10 53 (0.88%) Computer Science
11 52 (0.86%) PKI
12 46 (0.77%) Virtual Team
13 43 (0.72%) NHS
14 39 (0.65%) Fixed Income
15 36 (0.60%) Mainframe
16 34 (0.57%) Derivative
17 33 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
17 33 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
17 33 (0.55%) SWIFT
17 33 (0.55%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1,179 (19.61%) Windows
2 466 (7.75%) Linux
3 437 (7.27%) Windows 10
4 372 (6.19%) Windows Server
5 263 (4.37%) Unix
6 261 (4.34%) Windows 7
7 173 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 115 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 115 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 93 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 81 (1.35%) Windows XP
11 58 (0.96%) Solaris
12 48 (0.80%) Windows 8
13 41 (0.68%) AIX
14 37 (0.62%) CentOS
15 27 (0.45%) Android
15 27 (0.45%) Apple iOS
16 13 (0.22%) HPUX
17 11 (0.18%) SUSE
17 11 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,668 (27.74%) Data Migration
2 851 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
3 567 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 531 (8.83%) Project Management
5 434 (7.22%) DevOps
6 398 (6.62%) ETL
7 350 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
8 286 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 285 (4.74%) Data Modelling
10 277 (4.61%) ITIL
11 261 (4.34%) PRINCE2
12 255 (4.24%) CRM
13 235 (3.91%) Change Management
14 226 (3.76%) ERP
15 210 (3.49%) Data Management
16 183 (3.04%) Analytics
17 182 (3.03%) Scrum
18 179 (2.98%) Business Analysis
18 179 (2.98%) Data Analysis
19 169 (2.81%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 944 (15.70%) SQL
2 406 (6.75%) Java
3 369 (6.14%) PowerShell
4 277 (4.61%) Python
5 215 (3.58%) JavaScript
6 214 (3.56%) C#
7 146 (2.43%) T-SQL
8 111 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 88 (1.46%) Perl
10 73 (1.21%) Bash Shell
11 70 (1.16%) C
12 59 (0.98%) Ruby
13 55 (0.91%) Shell Script
14 47 (0.78%) Apex Code
14 47 (0.78%) PHP
15 42 (0.70%) VBA
15 42 (0.70%) VBScript
16 34 (0.57%) C++
17 27 (0.45%) Scala
17 27 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 642 (10.68%) Security Cleared
2 471 (7.83%) SC Cleared
3 175 (2.91%) Degree
4 125 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 110 (1.83%) DV Cleared
6 81 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 73 (1.21%) AWS Certification
8 69 (1.15%) MCSE
9 59 (0.98%) PMP
10 56 (0.93%) PMI Certification
11 54 (0.90%) ISEB
12 46 (0.77%) CCNA
12 46 (0.77%) ISTQB
12 46 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 44 (0.73%) CCNP
14 34 (0.57%) MCSA
15 33 (0.55%) CISSP
16 27 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 25 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
17 25 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (3.34%) QA
2 194 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 88 (1.46%) PMO
4 80 (1.33%) GDPR
5 37 (0.62%) SLA
6 31 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 31 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 18 (0.30%) MiFID
8 18 (0.30%) TARGET2
9 15 (0.25%) GCP
10 13 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
11 10 (0.17%) EMIR
12 8 (0.13%) IFRS
13 6 (0.100%) P3O
14 5 (0.083%) Dodd-Frank
14 5 (0.083%) HL7
14 5 (0.083%) RMADS
15 4 (0.067%) GxP
15 4 (0.067%) HIPAA
System Software
1 645 (10.73%) Active Directory
2 193 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 153 (2.54%) Docker
4 108 (1.80%) Hyper-V
5 73 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
6 59 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
7 57 (0.95%) XenApp
8 46 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
9 44 (0.73%) vSphere
10 31 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
11 30 (0.50%) XenDesktop
12 28 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
13 21 (0.35%) BitLocker
14 19 (0.32%) NFS
15 17 (0.28%) Oracle Clusterware
16 16 (0.27%) VMware NSX
17 13 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
18 12 (0.20%) Samba
19 11 (0.18%) Apache Flume
19 11 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 215 (3.58%) SCCM
2 168 (2.79%) Puppet
3 153 (2.54%) Ansible
4 136 (2.26%) Terraform
5 132 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
6 70 (1.16%) Kubernetes
7 57 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
8 39 (0.65%) Data Guard
8 39 (0.65%) SCOM
9 38 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
10 32 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
11 29 (0.48%) HP ALM
11 29 (0.48%) WMI
12 27 (0.45%) AirWatch
13 25 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
14 24 (0.40%) NetBackup
14 24 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 22 (0.37%) vCenter Server
16 21 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
16 21 (0.35%) Packer
Vendors
1 1,063 (17.68%) Microsoft
2 630 (10.48%) Oracle
3 458 (7.62%) SAP
4 326 (5.42%) VMware
5 239 (3.98%) Cisco
6 166 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
7 165 (2.74%) Citrix
8 120 (2.00%) HP
9 111 (1.85%) Red Hat
10 90 (1.50%) Google
11 89 (1.48%) IBM
12 80 (1.33%) Juniper
13 54 (0.90%) Ariba
14 53 (0.88%) Adobe
15 51 (0.85%) CheckPoint
16 48 (0.80%) Symantec
17 45 (0.75%) Informatica
18 44 (0.73%) ServiceNow
19 42 (0.70%) EMC
20 41 (0.68%) Dell