Period
to 20 June 2019

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 20 June 2019 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
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 28 25
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing Migration 6,294 6,121 5,707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.59% 6.72% 6.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.69% 7.74% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,100 3,870 3,657
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £650 £619 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 242 154
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.86 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.88% -17.50%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £11.75
90th Percentile £46.00 £35.00 £43.70
UK median hourly rate £16.46 £15.25 £15.86
% change year-on-year +7.93% -3.85% -16.53%

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 72,435 79,074 71,987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.37% 86.75% 85.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 48,103 52,496 47,365
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,944 2,160 1,911
England median hourly rate £25.06 £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.91% -12.00% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.43
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.28% -14.00% -

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 20 June 2019.

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 20 June 2019.

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 20 June 2019. 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 +6 2,782 £500 +2.56% 165
South East +2 1,143 £463 +5.11% 87
North of England +15 937 £450 +13.92% 81
Midlands +11 674 £450 +5.88% 64
West Midlands +12 507 £450 +5.88% 47
North West +9 457 £463 +19.35% 35
South West -4 400 £410 +1.23% 24
Yorkshire +21 362 £425 +6.25% 31
East of England -4 322 £463 +7.25% 36
East Midlands 0 150 £415 +3.75% 17
North East +23 118 £425 +18.06% 15
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, 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 1,565 (24.86%) Data Migration
2 1,364 (21.67%) Windows
3 1,292 (20.53%) Finance
4 1,235 (19.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 1,180 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 1,080 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
7 978 (15.54%) Amazon AWS
8 946 (15.03%) SQL
9 841 (13.36%) Office 365
10 804 (12.77%) Active Directory
11 733 (11.65%) Security Cleared
12 679 (10.79%) DevOps
12 679 (10.79%) Data Centre
13 633 (10.06%) Windows 10
14 630 (10.01%) Oracle
15 579 (9.20%) SC Cleared
16 563 (8.95%) SQL Server
17 544 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
18 530 (8.42%) Linux
19 469 (7.45%) Project Management
20 447 (7.10%) VMware
21 415 (6.59%) Java
22 399 (6.34%) SharePoint
23 388 (6.16%) PowerShell
24 370 (5.88%) ETL
25 362 (5.75%) Cisco
26 354 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
27 352 (5.59%) Problem-Solving
28 347 (5.51%) Windows Server
28 347 (5.51%) SAP

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
1 399 (6.34%) SharePoint
2 183 (2.91%) MS Exchange
3 154 (2.45%) Skype for Business
4 96 (1.53%) Apache Spark
5 87 (1.38%) Confluence
6 81 (1.29%) Apache
7 73 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 57 (0.91%) CMS
9 50 (0.79%) IIS
10 47 (0.75%) OpenStack
11 45 (0.71%) WebSphere
12 41 (0.65%) JBoss
13 38 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
14 37 (0.59%) WebLogic
15 34 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
16 33 (0.52%) SAS
17 25 (0.40%) Drupal
18 21 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
18 21 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 20 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 232 (3.69%) Microsoft Office
2 195 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 67 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
4 59 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 49 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.25%) Stata
8 15 (0.24%) SPSS
9 6 (0.095%) CATIA
10 5 (0.079%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.064%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.048%) Open Workbench
13 2 (0.032%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.032%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.032%) Mingle
13 2 (0.032%) Photoshop
13 2 (0.032%) Siemens NX
14 1 (0.016%) Notepad++
14 1 (0.016%) Simulink
14 1 (0.016%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 105 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
3 46 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 46 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
4 33 (0.52%) NetSuite
5 29 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 25 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
7 20 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
7 20 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 19 (0.30%) SAP FI
9 16 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
9 16 (0.25%) SAP MDG
10 14 (0.22%) Maximo
10 14 (0.22%) SAP CO
10 14 (0.22%) SAP ERP
11 13 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 13 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
12 12 (0.19%) Endur
12 12 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
12 12 (0.19%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1,235 (19.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 978 (15.54%) Amazon AWS
3 841 (13.36%) Office 365
4 204 (3.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 198 (3.15%) IaaS
5 198 (3.15%) PaaS
6 170 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 170 (2.70%) Power Platform
7 156 (2.48%) SaaS
8 141 (2.24%) Dynamics 365
9 132 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
10 112 (1.78%) Amazon S3
11 108 (1.72%) GitHub
12 98 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
13 96 (1.53%) OneDrive
14 88 (1.40%) Serverless
15 78 (1.24%) OpenShift
16 67 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 64 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
18 54 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 311 (4.94%) Firewall
2 248 (3.94%) DNS
3 206 (3.27%) WAN
4 172 (2.73%) Skype
5 163 (2.59%) LAN
6 135 (2.14%) VPN
7 124 (1.97%) DHCP
8 117 (1.86%) SAN
9 86 (1.37%) Network Security
10 78 (1.24%) Internet
11 74 (1.18%) TCP/IP
12 70 (1.11%) MPLS
13 60 (0.95%) Wireless
14 54 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
15 51 (0.81%) Unified Communications
16 48 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
17 46 (0.73%) BGP
17 46 (0.73%) NetScaler
17 46 (0.73%) VoIP
18 41 (0.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 563 (8.95%) SQL Server
2 287 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
3 276 (4.39%) Big Data
4 258 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 143 (2.27%) Power BI
6 134 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 129 (2.05%) MySQL
8 128 (2.03%) Relational Database
9 112 (1.78%) Amazon RDS
10 109 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 100 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
12 98 (1.56%) Hadoop
13 84 (1.33%) Data Lake
14 81 (1.29%) NoSQL
15 76 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 74 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
17 62 (0.99%) Apache Hive
17 62 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
18 61 (0.97%) MongoDB
19 56 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 284 (4.51%) Jenkins
2 232 (3.69%) JIRA
3 221 (3.51%) Git (software)
4 87 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 70 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 54 (0.86%) Visual Studio
7 50 (0.79%) Selenium
8 49 (0.78%) TeamCity
9 44 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
10 38 (0.60%) MSI
11 34 (0.54%) Cucumber
12 32 (0.51%) Maven
13 29 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
13 29 (0.46%) SonarQube
14 27 (0.43%) Bitbucket
15 26 (0.41%) GitLab
15 26 (0.41%) Subversion
16 25 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 18 (0.29%) Artifactory
17 18 (0.29%) SoapUI
General
1 1,292 (20.53%) Finance
2 295 (4.69%) Banking
3 200 (3.18%) Retail
4 181 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 96 (1.53%) Marketing
6 88 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 76 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 64 (1.02%) Legal
9 63 (1.00%) Law
10 59 (0.94%) Back Office
11 55 (0.87%) Investment Banking
12 41 (0.65%) Front Office
13 36 (0.57%) Billing
14 31 (0.49%) Local Government
14 31 (0.49%) Publishing
15 27 (0.43%) Advertising
16 23 (0.37%) Electronics
17 22 (0.35%) General Ledger
18 18 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 16 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,113 (17.68%) Architect
2 675 (10.72%) Analyst
3 667 (10.60%) Developer
4 634 (10.07%) Project Manager
5 536 (8.52%) Consultant
6 294 (4.67%) Business Analyst
7 214 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
8 201 (3.19%) Cloud Architect
9 199 (3.16%) Windows Engineer
10 198 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
11 188 (2.99%) Migration Manager
12 185 (2.94%) Technical Architect
13 177 (2.81%) Migration Engineer
14 175 (2.78%) AWS Architect
15 164 (2.61%) Data Analyst
16 152 (2.41%) Data Architect
17 150 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 140 (2.22%) Network Engineer
19 138 (2.19%) Migration Project Manager
20 132 (2.10%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (5.00%) .NET
2 220 (3.50%) Web Services
3 168 (2.67%) XML
4 164 (2.61%) SOAP
5 144 (2.29%) REST
6 141 (2.24%) JSON
7 122 (1.94%) HTML
8 121 (1.92%) RESTful
9 112 (1.78%) Middleware
10 111 (1.76%) CSS
11 107 (1.70%) AngularJS
12 76 (1.21%) ASP.NET
13 68 (1.08%) Kafka
14 67 (1.06%) Node.js
15 63 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 62 (0.99%) .NET Framework
16 62 (0.99%) jQuery
17 60 (0.95%) Spring
18 52 (0.83%) WCF
19 48 (0.76%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 679 (10.79%) Data Centre
2 315 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 168 (2.67%) Public Cloud
4 160 (2.54%) Management Information System
5 110 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
6 87 (1.38%) Data Structures
7 82 (1.30%) User Experience
8 80 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
9 76 (1.21%) Private Cloud
10 73 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
11 70 (1.11%) NHS
12 67 (1.06%) Mainframe
13 61 (0.97%) Hedge funds
14 55 (0.87%) Virtual Team
15 50 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
16 47 (0.75%) Driving Licence
17 45 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
18 44 (0.70%) Cloud Native
19 42 (0.67%) Replication
20 39 (0.62%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1,364 (21.67%) Windows
2 633 (10.06%) Windows 10
3 530 (8.42%) Linux
4 347 (5.51%) Windows Server
5 278 (4.42%) Windows 7
6 167 (2.65%) Unix
7 158 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 118 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 116 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 71 (1.13%) Windows XP
11 58 (0.92%) Solaris
12 52 (0.83%) AIX
13 39 (0.62%) Android
14 30 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 27 (0.43%) Apple iOS
15 27 (0.43%) CentOS
16 19 (0.30%) Windows 8
17 18 (0.29%) Ubuntu
18 11 (0.17%) HPUX
19 8 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,565 (24.86%) Data Migration
2 1,080 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
3 679 (10.79%) DevOps
4 544 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 469 (7.45%) Project Management
6 370 (5.88%) ETL
7 354 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
8 352 (5.59%) Problem-Solving
9 333 (5.29%) Data Modelling
10 312 (4.96%) ITIL
11 311 (4.94%) Analytics
12 282 (4.48%) Scrum
13 274 (4.35%) Microservices
14 264 (4.19%) PRINCE2
15 252 (4.00%) ERP
16 241 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 233 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
18 225 (3.57%) Change Management
19 218 (3.46%) CRM
20 209 (3.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 946 (15.03%) SQL
2 415 (6.59%) Java
3 388 (6.16%) PowerShell
4 320 (5.08%) Python
5 295 (4.69%) C#
6 208 (3.30%) JavaScript
7 126 (2.00%) T-SQL
8 119 (1.89%) Bash Shell
9 116 (1.84%) PL/SQL
10 74 (1.18%) Shell Script
11 70 (1.11%) Ruby
12 67 (1.06%) Java 8
13 61 (0.97%) C
13 61 (0.97%) Perl
14 50 (0.79%) VB
15 45 (0.71%) PHP
15 45 (0.71%) VBA
16 43 (0.68%) TypeScript
17 41 (0.65%) Scala
18 37 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 733 (11.65%) Security Cleared
2 579 (9.20%) SC Cleared
3 203 (3.23%) Degree
4 154 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
5 112 (1.78%) DV Cleared
6 102 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 85 (1.35%) CCNP
8 78 (1.24%) CCNA
9 69 (1.10%) PMP
10 65 (1.03%) PMI Certification
11 58 (0.92%) MCSE
12 56 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
13 49 (0.78%) AWS Certification
14 43 (0.68%) CCIE
15 34 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 33 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
17 32 (0.51%) ISEB
18 31 (0.49%) CISSP
19 29 (0.46%) ISTQB
20 28 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (2.84%) Data Quality
2 167 (2.65%) QA
3 75 (1.19%) PMO
4 54 (0.86%) GDPR
4 54 (0.86%) SLA
5 47 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 32 (0.51%) HL7
7 16 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.21%) NIST
9 10 (0.16%) MiFID
10 6 (0.095%) COBIT
10 6 (0.095%) NCSC
11 5 (0.079%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.064%) SEPA
13 3 (0.048%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (0.048%) EMIR
13 3 (0.048%) IFRS
13 3 (0.048%) PSD2
System Software
1 804 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 274 (4.35%) Docker
3 262 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 98 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
5 97 (1.54%) Hyper-V
6 66 (1.05%) XenApp
7 65 (1.03%) vSphere
8 62 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
9 60 (0.95%) XenDesktop
10 45 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
11 37 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
12 28 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
13 27 (0.43%) VMware NSX
14 17 (0.27%) BitLocker
15 13 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
16 12 (0.19%) Shibboleth
17 11 (0.17%) Postfix
17 11 (0.17%) ProxySG
18 10 (0.16%) HDFS
19 9 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 337 (5.35%) SCCM
2 299 (4.75%) Kubernetes
3 283 (4.50%) Ansible
4 264 (4.19%) Terraform
5 198 (3.15%) Puppet
6 133 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
7 97 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
8 54 (0.86%) SCOM
9 48 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
10 31 (0.49%) WSUS
11 29 (0.46%) Packer
12 28 (0.44%) vRealize
13 26 (0.41%) AirWatch
14 25 (0.40%) vCenter Server
15 19 (0.30%) Consul
16 17 (0.27%) Data Guard
16 17 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
17 14 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
17 14 (0.22%) NetBackup
18 13 (0.21%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1,180 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 630 (10.01%) Oracle
3 447 (7.10%) VMware
4 362 (5.75%) Cisco
5 347 (5.51%) SAP
6 239 (3.80%) Citrix
7 174 (2.76%) Google
8 140 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
9 109 (1.73%) IBM
10 106 (1.68%) Red Hat
11 92 (1.46%) Juniper
12 88 (1.40%) HP
13 83 (1.32%) CheckPoint
13 83 (1.32%) Informatica
14 82 (1.30%) F5
15 75 (1.19%) ServiceNow
16 73 (1.16%) Tableau
17 61 (0.97%) Palo Alto
18 59 (0.94%) Dell
19 51 (0.81%) Cloudera