Period
to 12 July 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 12 July 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
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 20 28
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 -3
Contract jobs citing Migration 3,042 6,634 6,410
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 8.32% 7.74% 6.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.66% 8.85% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,073 4,444 4,142
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £307 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £644 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 277 257
Median hourly rate £19.48 £17.50 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.31% +10.34% -0.77%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £46.16 £40.05
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +19.40% +11.67% -5.42%

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 31,502 74,978 82,478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.20% 87.43% 87.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,193 49,935 54,789
Median daily rate £480 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £305 £306 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,037 2,038 2,267
Median hourly rate £31.94 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.76% +13.64% -12.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.00 £50.25
Median hourly rate £31.61 £24.96 £21.50
% change year-on-year +26.66% +16.08% -14.00%

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 12 July 2020.

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 12 July 2020.

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 12 July 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 0 1,277 £515 +3.00% 113
South East +6 571 £475 +5.56% 49
North of England -2 426 £450 - 46
Midlands 0 322 £400 -11.11% 28
South West +2 255 £500 +17.65% 18
West Midlands -2 244 £400 -11.11% 21
North West +1 229 £425 -7.61% 31
Yorkshire +2 150 £450 +5.88% 12
East of England -8 131 £450 -4.26% 17
East Midlands +12 76 £425 +3.03% 7
North East -2 46 £485 +14.25% 3
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 12 July 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.

1 773 (25.41%) Data Migration
2 651 (21.40%) Azure
3 613 (20.15%) Microsoft
4 572 (18.80%) Finance
5 561 (18.44%) Windows
6 558 (18.34%) Agile Software Development
7 551 (18.11%) SQL
8 471 (15.48%) Security Cleared
9 445 (14.63%) AWS
10 394 (12.95%) Office 365
11 373 (12.26%) SC Cleared
12 349 (11.47%) DevOps
13 345 (11.34%) Oracle
14 331 (10.88%) Active Directory
15 310 (10.19%) Data Centre
16 309 (10.16%) Public Sector
17 250 (8.22%) PowerShell
18 248 (8.15%) Project Management
19 247 (8.12%) Windows 10
20 244 (8.02%) SQL Server
21 232 (7.63%) Java
22 226 (7.43%) .NET
23 221 (7.26%) SharePoint
24 216 (7.10%) Python
24 216 (7.10%) SAP
25 214 (7.03%) Linux
26 207 (6.80%) Windows Server
27 202 (6.64%) VMware
28 200 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
29 193 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 221 (7.26%) SharePoint
2 78 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 77 (2.53%) Skype for Business
4 75 (2.47%) Confluence
5 42 (1.38%) IIS
6 34 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 32 (1.05%) WebSphere
8 26 (0.85%) Apache Spark
9 23 (0.76%) Apache
10 21 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
11 18 (0.59%) CMS
11 18 (0.59%) SAS
12 14 (0.46%) Camunda
13 13 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
13 13 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (0.43%) Tomcat
14 12 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
15 11 (0.36%) WebLogic
16 10 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 10 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 118 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
2 112 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.30%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.033%) CATIA
8 1 (0.033%) Maya
Business Applications
1 65 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (1.61%) SAP S/4HANA
3 48 (1.58%) Oracle Payables
4 32 (1.05%) Oracle Cash Management
5 23 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
5 23 (0.76%) Maximo
5 23 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
6 21 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
7 20 (0.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 17 (0.56%) NetSuite
9 13 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
10 12 (0.39%) SAP MDG
11 11 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 10 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
12 10 (0.33%) SAP SD
13 9 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
13 9 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
14 8 (0.26%) Northgate Housing
14 8 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
14 8 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 651 (21.40%) Azure
2 445 (14.63%) AWS
3 394 (12.95%) Office 365
4 127 (4.17%) GCP
5 109 (3.58%) IaaS
6 105 (3.45%) PaaS
6 105 (3.45%) Power Platform
7 97 (3.19%) SaaS
8 96 (3.16%) Azure Active Directory
9 77 (2.53%) Dynamics 365
10 69 (2.27%) OneDrive
11 49 (1.61%) Amazon S3
12 46 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
13 43 (1.41%) Serverless
14 38 (1.25%) GitHub
14 38 (1.25%) OpenShift
15 36 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
16 27 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
16 27 (0.89%) G Suite
16 27 (0.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 175 (5.75%) Firewall
2 143 (4.70%) DNS
3 91 (2.99%) WAN
4 89 (2.93%) Skype
5 79 (2.60%) DHCP
6 76 (2.50%) LAN
7 47 (1.55%) SAN
8 44 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 42 (1.38%) VPN
10 40 (1.31%) TCP/IP
11 35 (1.15%) BGP
11 35 (1.15%) OSPF
12 33 (1.08%) Network Security
13 32 (1.05%) Internet
14 31 (1.02%) MPLS
15 30 (0.99%) Ethernet
15 30 (0.99%) VoIP
16 29 (0.95%) Wireless
17 27 (0.89%) PBX
17 27 (0.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (8.02%) SQL Server
2 96 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
3 88 (2.89%) Power BI
4 79 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 69 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 68 (2.24%) MySQL
7 64 (2.10%) Oracle Database
8 63 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 60 (1.97%) NoSQL
10 55 (1.81%) Big Data
11 52 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
12 40 (1.31%) MongoDB
13 38 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
14 33 (1.08%) Hadoop
15 32 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
15 32 (1.05%) SAP HANA
16 31 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
17 29 (0.95%) RDBMS
18 28 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 27 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 132 (4.34%) JIRA
2 92 (3.02%) Jenkins
3 68 (2.24%) Git (software)
4 46 (1.51%) Maven
5 28 (0.92%) Artifactory
6 26 (0.85%) Selenium
6 26 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (0.85%) Visual Studio
6 26 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
7 22 (0.72%) GitLab
8 16 (0.53%) Bitbucket
9 15 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
10 14 (0.46%) JUnit
10 14 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
11 13 (0.43%) SoapUI
12 12 (0.39%) Cucumber
13 11 (0.36%) Ant
13 11 (0.36%) LSMW
13 11 (0.36%) Subversion
14 10 (0.33%) MSI
General
1 572 (18.80%) Finance
2 309 (10.16%) Public Sector
3 117 (3.85%) Banking
4 103 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 99 (3.25%) Front Office
6 74 (2.43%) Marketing
7 70 (2.30%) Retail
8 67 (2.20%) Manufacturing
9 49 (1.61%) General Ledger
10 42 (1.38%) Law
10 42 (1.38%) Local Government
11 36 (1.18%) Legal
12 34 (1.12%) Electronics
13 26 (0.85%) Investment Banking
14 22 (0.72%) Back Office
14 22 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
15 18 (0.59%) Billing
15 18 (0.59%) Publishing
16 16 (0.53%) Police
17 12 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 447 (14.69%) Architect
2 418 (13.74%) Developer
3 303 (9.96%) Analyst
4 263 (8.65%) Consultant
5 236 (7.76%) Project Manager
6 156 (5.13%) Business Analyst
7 121 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
8 107 (3.52%) Migration Engineer
9 102 (3.35%) AWS Engineer
9 102 (3.35%) Network Engineer
10 96 (3.16%) DevOps Engineer
11 84 (2.76%) Migration Manager
12 80 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 80 (2.63%) Windows Engineer
13 76 (2.50%) Cloud Architect
14 73 (2.40%) Data Analyst
15 62 (2.04%) Administrator
15 62 (2.04%) Cloud Engineer
16 61 (2.01%) Programme Manager
17 60 (1.97%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (7.43%) .NET
2 156 (5.13%) Web Services
3 89 (2.93%) AngularJS
4 85 (2.79%) React
5 84 (2.76%) XML
6 68 (2.24%) ASP.NET
7 67 (2.20%) .NET Core
8 61 (2.01%) HTML
9 60 (1.97%) Vue.js
10 58 (1.91%) Node.js
10 58 (1.91%) REST
11 54 (1.78%) Spring
12 53 (1.74%) Middleware
13 46 (1.51%) CSS
14 43 (1.41%) Spring Boot
15 42 (1.38%) ASP.NET Core
16 40 (1.31%) SOAP
17 39 (1.28%) JSON
17 39 (1.28%) SAML
18 38 (1.25%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 310 (10.19%) Data Centre
2 200 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (2.86%) Fixed Income
4 84 (2.76%) Hedge funds
5 83 (2.73%) Derivative
5 83 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
6 81 (2.66%) Public Cloud
7 66 (2.17%) Equities
8 63 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 63 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
9 52 (1.71%) Management Information System
9 52 (1.71%) PKI
10 46 (1.51%) NHS
11 35 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
12 28 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
13 25 (0.82%) User Experience
14 24 (0.79%) Clustering
15 22 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
16 20 (0.66%) FMCG
16 20 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 561 (18.44%) Windows
2 247 (8.12%) Windows 10
3 214 (7.03%) Linux
4 207 (6.80%) Windows Server
5 106 (3.48%) Windows 7
6 76 (2.50%) Unix
7 73 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 73 (2.40%) Windows Server 2016
8 64 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 38 (1.25%) Windows Server 2019
11 28 (0.92%) Solaris
12 21 (0.69%) Ubuntu
13 15 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (0.46%) AIX
14 14 (0.46%) Windows XP
15 10 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
16 9 (0.30%) VMS
17 8 (0.26%) Android
17 8 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 773 (25.41%) Data Migration
2 558 (18.34%) Agile Software Development
3 349 (11.47%) DevOps
4 248 (8.15%) Project Management
5 193 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 188 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
6 188 (6.18%) Problem-Solving
7 187 (6.15%) ETL
8 186 (6.11%) Microservices
9 181 (5.95%) Scrum
10 159 (5.23%) Project Delivery
11 150 (4.93%) Change Management
12 137 (4.50%) ERP
13 136 (4.47%) CRM
14 129 (4.24%) Analytics
15 125 (4.11%) ITIL
16 123 (4.04%) Asset Management
17 119 (3.91%) Data Modelling
18 110 (3.62%) Software Engineering
19 105 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 551 (18.11%) SQL
2 250 (8.22%) PowerShell
3 232 (7.63%) Java
4 216 (7.10%) Python
5 189 (6.21%) JavaScript
6 154 (5.06%) C#
7 96 (3.16%) PL/SQL
8 93 (3.06%) Shell Script
9 60 (1.97%) Bash Shell
10 50 (1.64%) C
11 46 (1.51%) T-SQL
12 40 (1.31%) C++
13 39 (1.28%) PHP
14 34 (1.12%) VBA
15 32 (1.05%) R
15 32 (1.05%) VB
16 29 (0.95%) Java 8
17 27 (0.89%) Perl
18 24 (0.79%) Apex Code
19 23 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 471 (15.48%) Security Cleared
2 373 (12.26%) SC Cleared
3 104 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
4 92 (3.02%) DV Cleared
5 87 (2.86%) Degree
6 73 (2.40%) CCNP
7 69 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (1.12%) CCIE
9 33 (1.08%) AWS Certification
9 33 (1.08%) CCNA
10 25 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
11 24 (0.79%) CISSP
11 24 (0.79%) MCSE
12 22 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
13 20 (0.66%) MCITP
14 17 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 16 (0.53%) ISTQB
16 13 (0.43%) MCSA
17 12 (0.39%) CCDP
17 12 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (2.89%) QA
2 79 (2.60%) Data Quality
3 49 (1.61%) GDPR
4 36 (1.18%) SLA
5 18 (0.59%) PMO
6 11 (0.36%) HL7
7 7 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.23%) SEPA
8 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.16%) NCSC
9 5 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.13%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.099%) COBIT
11 3 (0.099%) GxP
11 3 (0.099%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.099%) NIST
12 2 (0.066%) TARGET2
System Software
1 331 (10.88%) Active Directory
2 165 (5.42%) Docker
3 126 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 35 (1.15%) vSphere
6 29 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (0.85%) XenApp
8 24 (0.79%) VMware NSX
9 19 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
12 11 (0.36%) OpenAM
12 11 (0.36%) OpenDJ
13 10 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
13 10 (0.33%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.23%) NFS
15 6 (0.20%) Apache Flume
15 6 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (0.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 156 (5.13%) Kubernetes
2 154 (5.06%) Terraform
3 105 (3.45%) Ansible
4 93 (3.06%) SCCM
5 82 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 64 (2.10%) Puppet
7 40 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
8 32 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
9 26 (0.85%) SCOM
10 22 (0.72%) vCenter Server
11 20 (0.66%) vRealize
12 17 (0.56%) Data Guard
13 16 (0.53%) NetBackup
14 15 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 8 (0.26%) AirWatch
15 8 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
15 8 (0.26%) QRadar
16 7 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
17 6 (0.20%) Control-M
17 6 (0.20%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 613 (20.15%) Microsoft
2 345 (11.34%) Oracle
3 216 (7.10%) SAP
4 202 (6.64%) VMware
5 190 (6.25%) Cisco
6 94 (3.09%) Google
7 93 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
8 68 (2.24%) Citrix
9 44 (1.45%) IBM
10 43 (1.41%) HP
11 33 (1.08%) F5
12 32 (1.05%) Informatica
13 30 (0.99%) Red Hat
14 28 (0.92%) Tableau
15 27 (0.89%) CheckPoint
16 26 (0.85%) Splunk
17 25 (0.82%) Dell
17 25 (0.82%) Juniper
18 24 (0.79%) ServiceNow
19 22 (0.72%) NetApp