Period
to

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 16 May 2022 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
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 22 19 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Migration 5,460 3,489 3,609
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 7.77% 7.73% 8.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.67% 8.72% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,923 2,386 2,402
10th Percentile £350 £313 £275
25th Percentile £431 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £724 £675 £660
UK median daily rate £525 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 64 108
10th Percentile £12.99 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £16.34 £12.30 £13.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +62.50% -11.11% +18.27%
75th Percentile £54.88 £30.44 £21.44
90th Percentile £68.85 £60.00 £33.57
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £18.41
% change year-on-year +62.50% -13.07% +28.17%

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 62,960 39,998 38,726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 89.61% 88.63% 86.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44,816 27,546 26,139
10th Percentile £350 £310 £300
25th Percentile £431 £400 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £650 £588 £575
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £535 £493 £475
% change year-on-year +8.63% +3.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,593 1,229 1,120
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.75 £12.41
25th Percentile £16.25 £15.25 £15.75
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +16.28% -4.44%
75th Percentile £51.45 £46.00 £45.00
90th Percentile £65.40 £58.72 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £28.41 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +9.27% +18.18% -2.22%

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 16 May 2022.

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 16 May 2022.

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 16 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London +8 2,996 £550 +7.32% 292
South East -6 621 £500 +4.17% 70
North of England 0 556 £452 +2.78% 101
Midlands -7 408 £475 +8.88% 58
West Midlands -7 325 £488 +8.33% 44
North West -2 300 £459 +6.38% 52
South West 0 238 £475 +10.79% 29
Yorkshire -1 222 £475 +5.56% 34
East of England +2 191 £495 +10.00% 48
East Midlands -9 81 £415 +5.06% 13
North East +11 35 £450 +9.09% 15
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, 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 1,491 (27.31%) Azure
2 1,364 (24.98%) Data Migration
3 1,331 (24.38%) Finance
4 1,215 (22.25%) Social Skills
5 1,204 (22.05%) Agile
6 1,022 (18.72%) Microsoft
7 888 (16.26%) SQL
8 878 (16.08%) AWS
9 749 (13.72%) DevOps
10 718 (13.15%) Windows
11 643 (11.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 611 (11.19%) Project Management
13 533 (9.76%) Data Centre
14 512 (9.38%) Security Cleared
15 504 (9.23%) Microsoft 365
16 476 (8.72%) CI/CD
17 466 (8.53%) Oracle
18 445 (8.15%) Active Directory
19 420 (7.69%) PowerShell
20 409 (7.49%) SC Cleared
21 399 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
22 394 (7.22%) Banking
23 391 (7.16%) Python
24 389 (7.12%) Terraform
25 376 (6.89%) SAP
26 375 (6.87%) Project Delivery
27 373 (6.83%) Public Sector
28 360 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
29 358 (6.56%) VMware
30 357 (6.54%) SQL Server

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
1 306 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 123 (2.25%) Confluence
3 87 (1.59%) Apache Spark
4 67 (1.23%) IIS
5 46 (0.84%) CMS
6 45 (0.82%) Apache
7 44 (0.81%) MS Exchange
8 29 (0.53%) SAS
9 25 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 22 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
11 20 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
11 20 (0.37%) nginx
11 20 (0.37%) Tomcat
12 19 (0.35%) JBoss
12 19 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
13 17 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
14 16 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
15 14 (0.26%) Drupal
16 12 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (0.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 156 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 105 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 105 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
3 54 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.13%) FileZilla
6 7 (0.13%) Windchill
7 5 (0.092%) CATIA
7 5 (0.092%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.092%) Oracle Smart View
7 5 (0.092%) S-PLUS
8 3 (0.055%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.037%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.018%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.018%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.018%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.018%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 104 (1.90%) SAP S/4HANA
2 47 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 46 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 37 (0.68%) NetSuite
4 37 (0.68%) SAP ERP
5 26 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 25 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
7 19 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
7 19 (0.35%) SAP MDG
8 18 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
9 15 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
10 12 (0.22%) SAP Retail
11 11 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
11 11 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
12 10 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
12 10 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
12 10 (0.18%) Shopify
13 9 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
13 9 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 8 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1,491 (27.31%) Azure
2 878 (16.08%) AWS
3 504 (9.23%) Microsoft 365
4 303 (5.55%) Power Platform
5 258 (4.73%) GCP
6 243 (4.45%) SaaS
7 217 (3.97%) PaaS
8 214 (3.92%) IaaS
9 198 (3.63%) Azure Active Directory
10 139 (2.55%) Serverless
11 100 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
12 94 (1.72%) GitHub
13 91 (1.67%) Azure Data Factory
14 90 (1.65%) OneDrive
15 85 (1.56%) PowerApps
16 83 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
17 79 (1.45%) Power Automate
18 71 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
19 68 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
20 59 (1.08%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 276 (5.05%) Firewall
2 161 (2.95%) DNS
3 144 (2.64%) WAN
4 123 (2.25%) LAN
5 99 (1.81%) VPN
6 90 (1.65%) DHCP
7 63 (1.15%) Network Security
8 60 (1.10%) MPLS
9 52 (0.95%) Wireless
10 51 (0.93%) BGP
10 51 (0.93%) Internet
10 51 (0.93%) TCP/IP
11 47 (0.86%) SAN
12 38 (0.70%) VoIP
13 37 (0.68%) SD-WAN
14 35 (0.64%) OSPF
15 34 (0.62%) Multicast
16 33 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
17 27 (0.49%) DMZ
17 27 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 268 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
3 228 (4.18%) Power BI
4 155 (2.84%) Big Data
5 133 (2.44%) Data Lake
6 112 (2.05%) Relational Database
7 98 (1.79%) Oracle Database
8 95 (1.74%) MySQL
9 84 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
10 81 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 77 (1.41%) NoSQL
12 68 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 64 (1.17%) MongoDB
14 62 (1.14%) RDBMS
15 61 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
16 58 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
17 56 (1.03%) Metadata
18 53 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
18 53 (0.97%) Hadoop
18 53 (0.97%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 249 (4.56%) JIRA
2 183 (3.35%) Jenkins
3 140 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 84 (1.54%) GitLab
5 80 (1.47%) TeamCity
6 70 (1.28%) Maven
7 59 (1.08%) Bitbucket
8 52 (0.95%) Gradle
9 32 (0.59%) ERwin
10 29 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
11 27 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 26 (0.48%) Visual Studio
13 23 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
14 22 (0.40%) Selenium
15 20 (0.37%) SonarQube
16 19 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
16 19 (0.35%) Zephyr
17 17 (0.31%) Eclipse
18 15 (0.27%) Cucumber
19 12 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1,331 (24.38%) Finance
2 1,215 (22.25%) Social Skills
3 394 (7.22%) Banking
4 373 (6.83%) Public Sector
5 360 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
6 188 (3.44%) Retail
7 166 (3.04%) Presentation Skills
8 152 (2.78%) Marketing
9 147 (2.69%) Front Office
10 143 (2.62%) Telecoms
11 116 (2.12%) Legal
12 102 (1.87%) Influencing Skills
12 102 (1.87%) Investment Banking
13 81 (1.48%) Manufacturing
14 77 (1.41%) Law
14 77 (1.41%) Organisational Skills
15 72 (1.32%) Billing
16 62 (1.14%) Financial Institution
17 61 (1.12%) Documentation Skills
18 33 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 947 (17.34%) Architect
2 707 (12.95%) Project Manager
3 696 (12.75%) Analyst
4 470 (8.61%) Developer
5 347 (6.36%) Consultant
6 338 (6.19%) Business Analyst
7 283 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
8 227 (4.16%) Migration Manager
9 200 (3.66%) Cloud Architect
10 180 (3.30%) Data Analyst
11 162 (2.97%) Migration Project Manager
12 157 (2.88%) Data Architect
13 156 (2.86%) Data Engineer
14 151 (2.77%) Azure Engineer
15 150 (2.75%) Azure Architect
16 149 (2.73%) Cloud Engineer
17 139 (2.55%) DevOps Engineer
18 121 (2.22%) Migration Engineer
19 112 (2.05%) Migration Analyst
20 110 (2.01%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (4.34%) .NET
2 153 (2.80%) Kafka
3 88 (1.61%) React
4 85 (1.56%) REST
5 82 (1.50%) .NET Core
6 79 (1.45%) Web Services
7 77 (1.41%) AngularJS
8 74 (1.36%) HTML
9 71 (1.30%) ASP.NET
10 68 (1.25%) XML
11 61 (1.12%) CSS
11 61 (1.12%) Middleware
11 61 (1.12%) SOAP
12 56 (1.03%) Node.js
13 51 (0.93%) Spring
14 50 (0.92%) JSON
15 49 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
16 42 (0.77%) Spring Boot
17 41 (0.75%) Vue.js
18 39 (0.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 533 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 235 (4.30%) Public Cloud
3 197 (3.61%) Legacy Systems
4 138 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
5 132 (2.42%) Cloud Native
6 126 (2.31%) NHS
7 116 (2.12%) Management Information System
8 106 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
9 100 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
10 90 (1.65%) Hedge funds
11 87 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
12 86 (1.58%) Private Cloud
13 85 (1.56%) User Experience
14 84 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 81 (1.48%) Replication
15 81 (1.48%) Virtual Team
16 63 (1.15%) Fixed Income
17 61 (1.12%) Derivative
18 54 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
19 53 (0.97%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 718 (13.15%) Windows
2 318 (5.82%) Linux
3 230 (4.21%) Windows Server
4 188 (3.44%) Windows 10
5 127 (2.33%) Unix
6 60 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 55 (1.01%) Windows Server 2016
8 53 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 53 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (0.71%) VMS
10 38 (0.70%) Windows Server 2019
11 34 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (0.59%) Apple iOS
13 27 (0.49%) Solaris
14 26 (0.48%) Android
15 23 (0.42%) AIX
16 14 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
16 14 (0.26%) Ubuntu
17 11 (0.20%) CentOS
18 10 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,364 (24.98%) Data Migration
2 1,204 (22.05%) Agile
3 749 (13.72%) DevOps
4 643 (11.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 611 (11.19%) Project Management
6 476 (8.72%) CI/CD
7 399 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
8 375 (6.87%) Project Delivery
9 355 (6.50%) Problem-Solving
10 333 (6.10%) Scrum
11 329 (6.03%) Analytics
12 320 (5.86%) ETL
13 310 (5.68%) Data Modelling
14 254 (4.65%) Microservices
15 249 (4.56%) ITIL
16 232 (4.25%) Change Management
16 232 (4.25%) ERP
17 212 (3.88%) Waterfall
18 209 (3.83%) Infrastructure as Code
19 208 (3.81%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 888 (16.26%) SQL
2 420 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 391 (7.16%) Python
4 333 (6.10%) Java
5 233 (4.27%) C#
6 205 (3.75%) JavaScript
7 109 (2.00%) Bash
8 102 (1.87%) T-SQL
9 91 (1.67%) PL/SQL
10 59 (1.08%) C
11 50 (0.92%) Scala
12 47 (0.86%) Shell Script
13 45 (0.82%) PHP
14 32 (0.59%) VBScript
15 26 (0.48%) C++
16 25 (0.46%) Groovy
16 25 (0.46%) Ruby
17 23 (0.42%) Apex Code
18 21 (0.38%) TypeScript
19 18 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 512 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 409 (7.49%) SC Cleared
3 168 (3.08%) Degree
4 76 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
5 71 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 67 (1.23%) PMP
7 63 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 60 (1.10%) ISTQB
9 55 (1.01%) AWS Certification
10 51 (0.93%) PMI Certification
11 41 (0.75%) CCNA
12 39 (0.71%) MCSE
13 35 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 34 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
15 31 (0.57%) CCNP
16 25 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
17 24 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 24 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 23 (0.42%) DBS Check
18 23 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (3.13%) QA
2 129 (2.36%) Data Quality
3 104 (1.90%) GDPR
4 88 (1.61%) SLA
5 84 (1.54%) PMO
6 31 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 23 (0.42%) NIST
8 20 (0.37%) Accessibility
9 19 (0.35%) HL7
10 17 (0.31%) PCI DSS
11 15 (0.27%) MiFID
12 14 (0.26%) NCSC
13 10 (0.18%) COBIT
13 10 (0.18%) ISO 20022
14 8 (0.15%) SOC 2
15 7 (0.13%) COSO
15 7 (0.13%) EMIR
16 6 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
16 6 (0.11%) PMBOK
16 6 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 445 (8.15%) Active Directory
2 251 (4.60%) Docker
3 231 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 89 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
5 78 (1.43%) Hyper-V
6 46 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
7 33 (0.60%) vSphere
7 33 (0.60%) XenApp
8 30 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 29 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
10 24 (0.44%) Firmware
11 23 (0.42%) NFS
12 20 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
13 16 (0.29%) VMware NSX
14 13 (0.24%) XenDesktop
15 8 (0.15%) HDFS
16 5 (0.092%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
16 5 (0.092%) BitLocker
16 5 (0.092%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 5 (0.092%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 389 (7.12%) Terraform
2 290 (5.31%) Kubernetes
3 133 (2.44%) Ansible
4 101 (1.85%) SCCM
5 93 (1.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 63 (1.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 53 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
8 31 (0.57%) Grafana
9 28 (0.51%) Puppet
10 26 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
11 25 (0.46%) Prometheus
12 23 (0.42%) FortiGate
13 22 (0.40%) Istio
13 22 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
14 20 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
15 19 (0.35%) Packer
16 16 (0.29%) VxRail
17 14 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
17 14 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
18 13 (0.24%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1,022 (18.72%) Microsoft
2 466 (8.53%) Oracle
3 376 (6.89%) SAP
4 358 (6.56%) VMware
5 213 (3.90%) Cisco
6 162 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
7 151 (2.77%) Databricks
8 149 (2.73%) Google
9 134 (2.45%) Citrix
10 102 (1.87%) Red Hat
11 95 (1.74%) IBM
12 82 (1.50%) ServiceNow
13 73 (1.34%) Informatica
14 72 (1.32%) CheckPoint
15 51 (0.93%) F5
15 51 (0.93%) Splunk
16 48 (0.88%) Palo Alto
17 44 (0.81%) Charles River
17 44 (0.81%) Juniper
18 42 (0.77%) HP