Period
to 25 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 25 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +3
Contract jobs citing Migration 6,175 5,742 6,579
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.73% 6.80% 6.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.84% 8.00% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,914 3,670 4,113
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 153 109
England median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.88% -20.00% +10.68%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.00 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £15.55 £15.86 £18.88
% change year-on-year -1.95% -15.97% +7.86%

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 78,730 71,731 82,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.83% 84.97% 84.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,270 47,204 54,954
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £279 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,152 1,890 2,033
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - +18.64%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.44 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.28 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £21.74 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.04% - +17.23%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 +3 2,856 £488 +8.33% 266
South East +1 1,221 £450 +5.88% 121
North of England -16 743 £395 -1.25% 96
Midlands -8 615 £425 +3.03% 77
North West -14 400 £388 -6.06% 53
West Midlands -7 394 £425 +6.25% 52
South West +3 387 £400 - 40
East of England +7 338 £425 - 53
Yorkshire -6 258 £400 +6.67% 35
East Midlands -3 201 £400 -5.88% 25
North East -16 82 £361 +3.21% 8
South Coast - 2 - -
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1,495 (24.21%) Data Migration
2 1,302 (21.09%) Finance
3 1,273 (20.62%) Windows
4 1,158 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 1,038 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
6 883 (14.30%) SQL
7 850 (13.77%) Microsoft Azure
8 777 (12.58%) Office 365
9 774 (12.53%) Amazon AWS
10 740 (11.98%) Active Directory
11 723 (11.71%) Security Cleared
12 621 (10.06%) Project Management
13 603 (9.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 587 (9.51%) Data Centre
15 575 (9.31%) SC Cleared
16 572 (9.26%) Oracle
17 561 (9.09%) Windows 10
18 505 (8.18%) SQL Server
19 500 (8.10%) DevOps
20 468 (7.58%) Linux
21 433 (7.01%) Java
22 425 (6.88%) Banking
23 408 (6.61%) PowerShell
24 387 (6.27%) SAP
25 385 (6.23%) VMware
26 384 (6.22%) Python
27 367 (5.94%) SharePoint
28 365 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
29 346 (5.60%) Problem-Solving
29 346 (5.60%) ETL

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
1 367 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 195 (3.16%) MS Exchange
3 168 (2.72%) Skype for Business
4 92 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 86 (1.39%) CMS
6 73 (1.18%) Apache
7 69 (1.12%) Confluence
8 67 (1.09%) IIS
9 59 (0.96%) Apache Spark
10 52 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 48 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
11 48 (0.78%) SAS
11 48 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
12 35 (0.57%) nginx
13 33 (0.53%) Tomcat
14 32 (0.52%) WebLogic
15 31 (0.50%) JBoss
16 27 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
17 26 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
17 26 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 282 (4.57%) Microsoft Office
2 271 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 98 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 91 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 69 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
6 43 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.15%) SPSS
9 7 (0.11%) HipChat
10 4 (0.065%) Windchill
11 3 (0.049%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.049%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.049%) Simulink
12 2 (0.032%) CATIA
13 1 (0.016%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.016%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.016%) SOLIDWORKS
13 1 (0.016%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 117 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 37 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 34 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
5 30 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 26 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
7 24 (0.39%) Maximo
8 23 (0.37%) NetSuite
8 23 (0.37%) SAP HR
9 21 (0.34%) SAP MM
10 18 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
10 18 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 17 (0.28%) SAP FI
12 16 (0.26%) SAP CO
12 16 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
13 14 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
13 14 (0.23%) SAP SD
13 14 (0.23%) thinkFolio
14 13 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
14 13 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 850 (13.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 777 (12.58%) Office 365
3 774 (12.53%) Amazon AWS
4 141 (2.28%) PaaS
5 133 (2.15%) SaaS
6 105 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 102 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
8 101 (1.64%) IaaS
9 97 (1.57%) OneDrive
10 78 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 76 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 62 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
13 54 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
14 53 (0.86%) Serverless
15 48 (0.78%) Amazon S3
16 46 (0.74%) GitHub
16 46 (0.74%) Yammer
17 43 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 36 (0.58%) G Suite
18 36 (0.58%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 343 (5.55%) Firewall
2 238 (3.85%) WAN
3 189 (3.06%) LAN
4 179 (2.90%) Skype
5 152 (2.46%) DNS
6 134 (2.17%) SAN
7 114 (1.85%) VPN
8 89 (1.44%) Internet
9 82 (1.33%) TCP/IP
10 80 (1.30%) DHCP
11 78 (1.26%) SMS
12 72 (1.17%) MPLS
13 71 (1.15%) Network Security
14 69 (1.12%) VLAN
15 58 (0.94%) Wireless
16 53 (0.86%) BGP
16 53 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
17 50 (0.81%) NAS
18 40 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
19 38 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 505 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 236 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
3 189 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 168 (2.72%) Big Data
5 159 (2.57%) Relational Database
6 137 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 126 (2.04%) MySQL
8 121 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 106 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
10 91 (1.47%) MongoDB
11 85 (1.38%) Hadoop
12 80 (1.30%) Power BI
13 68 (1.10%) NoSQL
14 64 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 56 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
16 52 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
17 51 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
18 50 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
19 48 (0.78%) Data Lake
20 45 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 240 (3.89%) Git (software)
2 237 (3.84%) JIRA
3 233 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 79 (1.28%) Selenium
5 71 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 62 (1.00%) Subversion
7 52 (0.84%) Cucumber
8 49 (0.79%) Visual Studio
9 42 (0.68%) TeamCity
10 36 (0.58%) NUnit
11 29 (0.47%) LSMW
12 27 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
13 26 (0.42%) Artifactory
13 26 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
14 25 (0.40%) Bitbucket
15 23 (0.37%) Vagrant
16 20 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 20 (0.32%) Eclipse
16 20 (0.32%) MSI
16 20 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,302 (21.09%) Finance
2 425 (6.88%) Banking
3 255 (4.13%) Retail
4 139 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 116 (1.88%) Marketing
6 105 (1.70%) Investment Banking
7 96 (1.55%) Legal
8 95 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 74 (1.20%) Law
10 69 (1.12%) Front Office
11 68 (1.10%) Retail Banking
12 63 (1.02%) Publishing
13 58 (0.94%) Back Office
14 48 (0.78%) Financial Institution
15 43 (0.70%) Advertising
16 34 (0.55%) French Language
17 33 (0.53%) Local Government
18 32 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
19 28 (0.45%) Billing
20 25 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 858 (13.89%) Analyst
2 763 (12.36%) Architect
3 715 (11.58%) Project Manager
4 650 (10.53%) Developer
5 536 (8.68%) Consultant
6 383 (6.20%) Business Analyst
7 253 (4.10%) DevOps Engineer
8 228 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
9 223 (3.61%) Migration Manager
10 203 (3.29%) Desktop Support
11 201 (3.26%) Data Analyst
12 170 (2.75%) Support Engineer
13 168 (2.72%) AWS Engineer
13 168 (2.72%) Migration Analyst
14 167 (2.70%) Migration Engineer
15 163 (2.64%) Migration Project Manager
16 153 (2.48%) Administrator
17 148 (2.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 142 (2.30%) Cloud Architect
19 134 (2.17%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (3.76%) .NET
2 228 (3.69%) Web Services
3 167 (2.70%) XML
4 166 (2.69%) HTML
5 145 (2.35%) CSS
6 109 (1.77%) JSON
7 104 (1.68%) AngularJS
8 102 (1.65%) Middleware
9 95 (1.54%) REST
10 74 (1.20%) Node.js
11 72 (1.17%) React
12 65 (1.05%) SOAP
13 62 (1.00%) ASP.NET
14 54 (0.87%) LDAP
14 54 (0.87%) Spring
15 52 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
16 51 (0.83%) J2EE
17 44 (0.71%) HTML5
18 42 (0.68%) .NET Framework
19 41 (0.66%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 587 (9.51%) Data Centre
2 365 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 139 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
4 121 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 103 (1.67%) Public Cloud
6 94 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
7 91 (1.47%) User Experience
8 66 (1.07%) Replication
9 62 (1.00%) Computer Science
9 62 (1.00%) PKI
10 60 (0.97%) Clustering
11 59 (0.96%) Private Cloud
12 58 (0.94%) Mainframe
13 57 (0.92%) Data Structures
14 50 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
15 47 (0.76%) Fixed Income
15 47 (0.76%) NHS
16 43 (0.70%) Derivative
16 43 (0.70%) Virtual Team
17 39 (0.63%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1,273 (20.62%) Windows
2 561 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 468 (7.58%) Linux
4 344 (5.57%) Windows Server
5 267 (4.32%) Windows 7
6 265 (4.29%) Unix
7 138 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 137 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 135 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 85 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 76 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 46 (0.74%) Solaris
13 45 (0.73%) Apple iOS
14 43 (0.70%) AIX
15 31 (0.50%) Windows 8
16 23 (0.37%) CentOS
17 22 (0.36%) Android
18 20 (0.32%) Ubuntu
19 18 (0.29%) Mac OS
20 12 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,495 (24.21%) Data Migration
2 1,038 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
3 621 (10.06%) Project Management
4 603 (9.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 500 (8.10%) DevOps
6 346 (5.60%) ETL
6 346 (5.60%) Problem-Solving
7 295 (4.78%) ITIL
8 286 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
9 272 (4.40%) CRM
10 266 (4.31%) Data Modelling
11 259 (4.19%) Business Analysis
12 247 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 245 (3.97%) Scrum
14 241 (3.90%) PRINCE2
15 223 (3.61%) Change Management
16 215 (3.48%) ERP
17 207 (3.35%) Analytics
18 190 (3.08%) Time Management
19 176 (2.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 883 (14.30%) SQL
2 433 (7.01%) Java
3 408 (6.61%) PowerShell
4 384 (6.22%) Python
5 249 (4.03%) JavaScript
6 194 (3.14%) C#
7 129 (2.09%) Bash Shell
8 105 (1.70%) T-SQL
9 100 (1.62%) Perl
10 91 (1.47%) C
11 85 (1.38%) Ruby
12 84 (1.36%) PL/SQL
13 68 (1.10%) Shell Script
14 59 (0.96%) C++
15 56 (0.91%) Java 8
16 52 (0.84%) PHP
17 45 (0.73%) VBA
18 42 (0.68%) VBScript
19 38 (0.62%) Scala
20 33 (0.53%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 723 (11.71%) Security Cleared
2 575 (9.31%) SC Cleared
3 201 (3.26%) Degree
4 142 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
5 131 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 96 (1.55%) DV Cleared
7 93 (1.51%) CCNP
8 75 (1.21%) AWS Certification
9 73 (1.18%) MCSE
10 67 (1.09%) PMI Certification
11 63 (1.02%) PMP
12 60 (0.97%) CCNA
13 45 (0.73%) CCIE
14 39 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 39 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
15 37 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 34 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
16 34 (0.55%) MCSA
17 33 (0.53%) ISEB
18 27 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (3.06%) Data Quality
2 161 (2.61%) QA
3 109 (1.77%) GDPR
4 100 (1.62%) PMO
5 45 (0.73%) SLA
6 31 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 28 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 27 (0.44%) GCP
9 12 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.16%) HL7
10 10 (0.16%) TARGET2
11 8 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
11 8 (0.13%) IFRS
11 8 (0.13%) MiFID
12 7 (0.11%) GxP
13 4 (0.065%) EMIR
13 4 (0.065%) Solvency II
14 3 (0.049%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 3 (0.049%) ISO 20022
14 3 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 740 (11.98%) Active Directory
2 241 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 199 (3.22%) Docker
4 104 (1.68%) Hyper-V
5 97 (1.57%) XenApp
6 75 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
7 68 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 60 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
9 59 (0.96%) XenDesktop
10 55 (0.89%) vSphere
11 32 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
12 29 (0.47%) VMware NSX
13 27 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
14 21 (0.34%) BitLocker
15 17 (0.28%) NFS
16 15 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 13 (0.21%) XenServer
18 11 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
19 10 (0.16%) DFS Replication
19 10 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 263 (4.26%) SCCM
2 217 (3.51%) Ansible
3 189 (3.06%) Terraform
4 185 (3.00%) Puppet
5 145 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
6 128 (2.07%) Kubernetes
7 97 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
8 47 (0.76%) SCOM
9 37 (0.60%) Packer
10 32 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
11 29 (0.47%) WSUS
12 26 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 25 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
14 23 (0.37%) AirWatch
14 23 (0.37%) NetBackup
15 22 (0.36%) Mesos
16 21 (0.34%) HAProxy
17 19 (0.31%) EMC VPLEX
18 18 (0.29%) Grafana
19 17 (0.28%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1,158 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 572 (9.26%) Oracle
3 387 (6.27%) SAP
4 385 (6.23%) VMware
5 309 (5.00%) Cisco
6 271 (4.39%) Citrix
7 176 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
8 141 (2.28%) Google
9 116 (1.88%) HP
10 113 (1.83%) IBM
11 87 (1.41%) Red Hat
12 77 (1.25%) Dell
13 73 (1.18%) EMC
14 68 (1.10%) F5
15 65 (1.05%) Juniper
16 64 (1.04%) Apple
17 50 (0.81%) Informatica
18 49 (0.79%) CheckPoint
19 45 (0.73%) ServiceNow
20 43 (0.70%) Symantec