Period
to 3 March 2021

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 3 March 2021 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
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 16 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 +2
Contract jobs citing Migration 2,800 4,948 6,224
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 7.21% 8.18% 6.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.30% 9.57% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,358 3,461 4,236
Median daily rate £475 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.60% +3.89%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £285
90th Percentile £650 £663 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 192 197
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +18.61% -16.21%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.88
90th Percentile £60.00 £42.62 £34.35
UK median hourly rate £20.34 £16.25 £13.70
% change year-on-year +25.14% +18.61% -21.62%

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 33,719 51,687 78,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.88% 85.47% 87.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,009 35,028 53,277
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £300 £288 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,134 1,521 1,874
Median hourly rate £25.75 £21.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.62% -5.62% -1.11%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.44
90th Percentile £58.75 £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £26.65 £21.38 £22.47
% change year-on-year +24.66% -4.84% +2.11%

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 3 March 2021.

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 3 March 2021.

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 3 March 2021. 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 -9 1,303 £500 - 246
South East -1 452 £480 +6.67% 126
North of England -1 337 £450 - 121
Midlands -5 249 £413 -6.25% 86
North West -4 191 £450 - 63
West Midlands -6 187 £425 -5.56% 64
Yorkshire -2 121 £425 -5.56% 44
South West -9 121 £425 -10.53% 41
East of England -9 108 £450 +5.88% 28
East Midlands -11 60 £400 - 22
North East -9 26 £510 +24.01% 14
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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.

1 793 (28.32%) Data Migration
2 679 (24.25%) Azure
3 562 (20.07%) Finance
4 549 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
5 507 (18.11%) Microsoft
6 505 (18.04%) SQL
7 459 (16.39%) Windows
8 428 (15.29%) AWS
9 379 (13.54%) Security Cleared
10 360 (12.86%) DevOps
11 346 (12.36%) Oracle
12 322 (11.50%) Microsoft 365
13 277 (9.89%) SC Cleared
14 253 (9.04%) Active Directory
15 239 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
16 232 (8.29%) Public Sector
17 231 (8.25%) SQL Server
18 222 (7.93%) ETL
19 220 (7.86%) Data Centre
20 210 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
21 207 (7.39%) SharePoint
22 206 (7.36%) Data Modelling
23 205 (7.32%) Project Management
23 205 (7.32%) VMware
24 192 (6.86%) Java
25 189 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
26 186 (6.64%) Terraform
27 179 (6.39%) PowerShell
28 175 (6.25%) Python
29 173 (6.18%) 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
1 207 (7.39%) SharePoint
2 54 (1.93%) Confluence
3 52 (1.86%) CMS
4 43 (1.54%) Skype for Business
5 38 (1.36%) MS Exchange
6 28 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 26 (0.93%) Apache Spark
7 26 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
8 25 (0.89%) Apache
8 25 (0.89%) JBoss
9 24 (0.86%) WebSphere
10 23 (0.82%) ArcGIS
11 18 (0.64%) IIS
12 15 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
13 14 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (0.50%) WordPress
14 12 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
14 12 (0.43%) SAS
15 11 (0.39%) Headless CMS
16 10 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 137 (4.89%) Microsoft Office
2 91 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 34 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.43%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.36%) Windchill
9 9 (0.32%) PTC Creo
10 8 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.071%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.071%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.036%) Notepad++
12 1 (0.036%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 53 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
2 51 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 39 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 35 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
5 34 (1.21%) SAP S/4HANA
6 25 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
7 23 (0.82%) Maximo
7 23 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
8 21 (0.75%) NetSuite
9 19 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
10 18 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
11 17 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
12 12 (0.43%) Teamcenter
13 10 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
13 10 (0.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
14 9 (0.32%) Cerner Millennium
14 9 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
15 8 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
16 7 (0.25%) SAP ERP
17 6 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 679 (24.25%) Azure
2 428 (15.29%) AWS
3 322 (11.50%) Microsoft 365
4 124 (4.43%) Power Platform
5 121 (4.32%) GCP
6 105 (3.75%) SaaS
7 92 (3.29%) IaaS
8 82 (2.93%) OneDrive
9 81 (2.89%) PaaS
10 80 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
11 73 (2.61%) Dynamics 365
12 48 (1.71%) Serverless
13 47 (1.68%) PowerApps
14 40 (1.43%) Amazon S3
15 32 (1.14%) Power Automate
16 30 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
17 29 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
18 27 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
18 27 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
19 26 (0.93%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 87 (3.11%) DNS
1 87 (3.11%) Firewall
2 74 (2.64%) WAN
3 59 (2.11%) VPN
4 56 (2.00%) DHCP
4 56 (2.00%) LAN
5 48 (1.71%) Skype
6 33 (1.18%) SAN
7 32 (1.14%) Network Security
8 29 (1.04%) MPLS
9 27 (0.96%) Internet
10 22 (0.79%) NetScaler
11 21 (0.75%) Wireless
12 20 (0.71%) VoIP
13 19 (0.68%) SSL
14 18 (0.64%) NAS
15 16 (0.57%) TCP/IP
15 16 (0.57%) VSAN
16 15 (0.54%) OSPF
17 14 (0.50%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 144 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
3 89 (3.18%) Big Data
4 78 (2.79%) Power BI
5 74 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 73 (2.61%) MySQL
7 70 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 65 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
9 62 (2.21%) Oracle Database
10 52 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
11 45 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 44 (1.57%) Data Lake
13 36 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
14 34 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
15 33 (1.18%) RDBMS
16 32 (1.14%) Hadoop
17 28 (1.00%) Tableau
18 26 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 25 (0.89%) Snowflake Schema
20 24 (0.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 125 (4.46%) JIRA
2 69 (2.46%) Jenkins
3 67 (2.39%) Git (software)
4 37 (1.32%) Selenium
5 31 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
6 27 (0.96%) Bitbucket
7 26 (0.93%) Visual Studio
8 18 (0.64%) ERwin
8 18 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
9 15 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (0.54%) GitLab
10 13 (0.46%) Liquibase
11 12 (0.43%) Cucumber
12 11 (0.39%) ER Studio
12 11 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
12 11 (0.39%) SonarQube
12 11 (0.39%) TeamCity
13 10 (0.36%) JMeter
13 10 (0.36%) Toad
13 10 (0.36%) Vagrant
General
1 562 (20.07%) Finance
2 232 (8.29%) Public Sector
3 152 (5.43%) Banking
4 81 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 60 (2.14%) Law
6 59 (2.11%) Retail
7 58 (2.07%) Marketing
8 57 (2.04%) Legal
9 45 (1.61%) Front Office
9 45 (1.61%) Manufacturing
10 31 (1.11%) Billing
11 23 (0.82%) Electronics
11 23 (0.82%) Local Government
12 21 (0.75%) Back Office
13 16 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 16 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (0.57%) Police
13 16 (0.57%) Publishing
14 13 (0.46%) Advertising
15 12 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 447 (15.96%) Architect
2 324 (11.57%) Developer
3 309 (11.04%) Analyst
4 256 (9.14%) Consultant
5 217 (7.75%) Project Manager
6 119 (4.25%) Business Analyst
7 108 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
8 98 (3.50%) Data Architect
8 98 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
9 95 (3.39%) Data Analyst
10 90 (3.21%) Cloud Architect
11 87 (3.11%) Migration Manager
12 83 (2.96%) AWS Engineer
13 76 (2.71%) Azure Engineer
13 76 (2.71%) Data Engineer
14 72 (2.57%) Migration Engineer
15 65 (2.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 59 (2.11%) Technical Architect
17 57 (2.04%) Azure Architect
18 56 (2.00%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (3.93%) .NET
2 101 (3.61%) Web Services
3 64 (2.29%) HTML
4 54 (1.93%) XML
5 51 (1.82%) Middleware
6 47 (1.68%) AngularJS
6 47 (1.68%) CSS
7 44 (1.57%) JSON
8 43 (1.54%) SOAP
9 41 (1.46%) React
10 39 (1.39%) REST
11 35 (1.25%) Node.js
12 33 (1.18%) ASP.NET
13 31 (1.11%) Spring
14 28 (1.00%) Oracle Fusion
15 27 (0.96%) Spring Boot
16 26 (0.93%) Kafka
17 22 (0.79%) Vue.js
18 21 (0.75%) .NET Core
18 21 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 220 (7.86%) Data Centre
2 189 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (2.57%) NHS
4 71 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
5 55 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 53 (1.89%) Public Cloud
7 39 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
8 37 (1.32%) Fixed Income
9 35 (1.25%) Replication
10 34 (1.21%) Cloud Native
10 34 (1.21%) User Experience
11 33 (1.18%) Private Cloud
12 29 (1.04%) Data Structures
12 29 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
13 28 (1.00%) Derivative
13 28 (1.00%) Reference Data
14 26 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 26 (0.93%) Hedge funds
14 26 (0.93%) Virtual Team
15 22 (0.79%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 459 (16.39%) Windows
2 168 (6.00%) Windows Server
3 166 (5.93%) Linux
4 150 (5.36%) Windows 10
5 83 (2.96%) Unix
6 69 (2.46%) Windows 7
7 67 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (2.00%) Windows Server 2016
9 49 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 41 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 39 (1.39%) Windows Server 2019
12 34 (1.21%) AIX
13 20 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (0.68%) Solaris
15 15 (0.54%) Apple iOS
16 13 (0.46%) CentOS
17 12 (0.43%) Windows XP
18 10 (0.36%) Mac OS
18 10 (0.36%) VMS
19 9 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 793 (28.32%) Data Migration
2 549 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
3 360 (12.86%) DevOps
4 239 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 222 (7.93%) ETL
6 210 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
7 206 (7.36%) Data Modelling
8 205 (7.32%) Project Management
9 161 (5.75%) Project Delivery
10 158 (5.64%) Problem-Solving
11 154 (5.50%) ERP
12 127 (4.54%) Scrum
13 120 (4.29%) ITIL
14 102 (3.64%) Analytics
14 102 (3.64%) Change Management
14 102 (3.64%) CRM
15 98 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 98 (3.50%) Requirements Gathering
16 91 (3.25%) Microservices
17 90 (3.21%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 505 (18.04%) SQL
2 192 (6.86%) Java
3 179 (6.39%) PowerShell
4 175 (6.25%) Python
5 109 (3.89%) JavaScript
6 81 (2.89%) PL/SQL
7 77 (2.75%) C#
8 51 (1.82%) Perl
9 45 (1.61%) C
10 36 (1.29%) T-SQL
11 35 (1.25%) Bash Shell
12 34 (1.21%) Shell Script
13 31 (1.11%) VB
14 20 (0.71%) Scala
15 18 (0.64%) C++
16 17 (0.61%) PHP
17 16 (0.57%) Apex Code
17 16 (0.57%) R
18 11 (0.39%) VBA
19 10 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 379 (13.54%) Security Cleared
2 277 (9.89%) SC Cleared
3 90 (3.21%) Degree
4 69 (2.46%) DV Cleared
5 66 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 26 (0.93%) CCNP
8 26 (0.93%) MCSE
9 23 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
9 23 (0.82%) ISTQB
10 22 (0.79%) CCIE
11 19 (0.68%) ISEB
11 19 (0.68%) PMP
12 17 (0.61%) CISSP
13 15 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (0.50%) AWS Certification
15 13 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (0.43%) PMI Certification
17 9 (0.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (3.54%) Data Quality
2 74 (2.64%) QA
3 47 (1.68%) SLA
4 25 (0.89%) GDPR
5 24 (0.86%) PMO
6 10 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.29%) HL7
8 7 (0.25%) NCSC
8 7 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.18%) COBIT
10 4 (0.14%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.071%) IFRS
12 2 (0.071%) ISO 20022
12 2 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.036%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.036%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.036%) HAZOP
13 1 (0.036%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 253 (9.04%) Active Directory
2 123 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (3.89%) Docker
4 46 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 44 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
6 37 (1.32%) vSphere
7 27 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (0.96%) VMware NSX
8 19 (0.68%) XenApp
9 15 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
10 13 (0.46%) PowerHA
11 12 (0.43%) GPFS
12 11 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
13 10 (0.36%) GlusterFS
13 10 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
14 9 (0.32%) HDFS
14 9 (0.32%) NFS
14 9 (0.32%) VMFS
15 8 (0.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 186 (6.64%) Terraform
2 143 (5.11%) Kubernetes
3 102 (3.64%) Ansible
4 76 (2.71%) SCCM
5 43 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
6 25 (0.89%) SCOM
6 25 (0.89%) vCenter Server
7 24 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (0.82%) Puppet
9 22 (0.79%) NetBackup
10 20 (0.71%) vRealize
11 19 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
12 17 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
12 17 (0.61%) Netcool
13 14 (0.50%) Grafana
14 13 (0.46%) Prometheus
15 11 (0.39%) Tivoli
15 11 (0.39%) vMotion
16 10 (0.36%) vRealize Orchestrator
17 8 (0.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 507 (18.11%) Microsoft
2 346 (12.36%) Oracle
3 205 (7.32%) VMware
4 173 (6.18%) SAP
5 100 (3.57%) Cisco
6 89 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
7 84 (3.00%) Google
8 58 (2.07%) Citrix
9 52 (1.86%) IBM
10 44 (1.57%) Informatica
10 44 (1.57%) Red Hat
11 38 (1.36%) Cloudera
12 36 (1.29%) HP
13 34 (1.21%) ServiceNow
14 33 (1.18%) CheckPoint
15 32 (1.14%) Palo Alto
16 31 (1.11%) Atlassian
17 29 (1.04%) Dell
18 28 (1.00%) Splunk
19 25 (0.89%) Murex