Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 24 26
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 +2
Contract jobs citing Migration 6194 6442 6611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.59% 6.67% 6.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.78% 7.92% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3994 4166 4202
England median daily rate £436 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £244
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 122 189
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.19 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.78% +19.26% -12.86%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.72 £11.78
90th Percentile £48.75 £55.78 £49.02
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +2.94% +11.48% -12.86%

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 79631 81325 85624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.67% 84.17% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53568 54246 56450
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1862 2110 2524
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -4 2630 £470 +4.44% 147
South East -6 1204 £425 - 67
North of England +8 871 £402 +4.42% 48
Midlands +7 657 £425 +6.25% 36
North West 0 494 £450 +7.46% 28
South West 0 425 £400 - 22
West Midlands +13 404 £400 - 22
East of England +2 349 £425 +6.25% 16
Yorkshire +12 271 £375 - 19
East Midlands -4 232 £450 +14.65% 13
North East +5 109 £340 - 1
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Migration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Migration.

1 1726 (27.87%) Data Migration
2 1320 (21.31%) Finance
3 1164 (18.79%) Windows
4 1141 (18.42%) Microsoft
5 1033 (16.68%) SQL
6 836 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
7 755 (12.19%) Office 365
8 674 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
9 670 (10.82%) Active Directory
10 663 (10.70%) Oracle
11 653 (10.54%) Data Centre
12 646 (10.43%) SQL Server
13 644 (10.40%) Security Cleared
14 600 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
15 565 (9.12%) Banking
16 557 (8.99%) Project Management
17 530 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
18 503 (8.12%) Linux
19 502 (8.10%) SAP
20 490 (7.91%) SC Cleared
21 469 (7.57%) ETL
22 439 (7.09%) SharePoint
23 409 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
24 395 (6.38%) VMware
25 392 (6.33%) Java
26 379 (6.12%) Windows 10
27 374 (6.04%) Windows Server
28 365 (5.89%) DevOps
29 350 (5.65%) PowerShell
30 346 (5.59%) Business Intelligence

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
1 439 (7.09%) SharePoint
2 245 (3.96%) MS Exchange
3 160 (2.58%) Skype for Business
4 154 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 98 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 94 (1.52%) CMS
7 91 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 87 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 78 (1.26%) Apache
10 66 (1.07%) IIS
11 61 (0.98%) SAS
12 58 (0.94%) Confluence
12 58 (0.94%) WebSphere
13 49 (0.79%) Tomcat
14 47 (0.76%) OpenStack
15 45 (0.73%) Apache Spark
16 44 (0.71%) WebLogic
17 41 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
18 40 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 35 (0.57%) Documentum
Applications
1 316 (5.10%) Microsoft Office
2 225 (3.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 113 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 68 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 64 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
6 29 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.097%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.065%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.048%) SPSS
10 1 (0.016%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.016%) GIMP
10 1 (0.016%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 135 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (0.94%) Maximo
3 52 (0.84%) SAP FI
4 47 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
5 44 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
6 42 (0.68%) SAP CO
6 42 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
7 38 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
7 38 (0.61%) SAP MM
8 35 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
9 30 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
10 27 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
11 25 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
12 23 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
13 21 (0.34%) SAP ERP
14 15 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
15 14 (0.23%) NetSuite
15 14 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
16 13 (0.21%) SAP HR
16 13 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 755 (12.19%) Office 365
2 674 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 600 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
4 136 (2.20%) IaaS
5 128 (2.07%) PaaS
6 119 (1.92%) SaaS
7 103 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
8 66 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
9 59 (0.95%) OneDrive
10 42 (0.68%) GitHub
11 35 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
12 34 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
13 33 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
14 31 (0.50%) Amazon S3
14 31 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
15 29 (0.47%) Force.com
16 24 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
17 23 (0.37%) OpenShift
18 22 (0.36%) Serverless
19 19 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 220 (3.55%) Firewall
2 211 (3.41%) DNS
3 200 (3.23%) WAN
4 182 (2.94%) SAN
5 181 (2.92%) Skype
6 169 (2.73%) LAN
7 93 (1.50%) TCP/IP
8 89 (1.44%) DHCP
9 69 (1.11%) VPN
10 63 (1.02%) Internet
11 61 (0.98%) NAS
12 58 (0.94%) VLAN
13 56 (0.90%) VoIP
13 56 (0.90%) Wireless
14 55 (0.89%) Network Security
15 47 (0.76%) Intranet
16 43 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
16 43 (0.69%) LDAP
17 42 (0.68%) SMS
18 37 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 646 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 268 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
3 257 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 180 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 144 (2.32%) Big Data
6 137 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 116 (1.87%) Relational Database
8 104 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 98 (1.58%) MySQL
10 89 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 82 (1.32%) Hadoop
12 76 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 74 (1.19%) SAP BW
14 68 (1.10%) NoSQL
15 67 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
16 64 (1.03%) Power BI
16 64 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
17 60 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
18 53 (0.86%) DB2
19 51 (0.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 148 (2.39%) Git (software)
2 141 (2.28%) Jenkins
3 137 (2.21%) JIRA
4 87 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 73 (1.18%) Visual Studio
6 51 (0.82%) MSI
7 50 (0.81%) Subversion
8 37 (0.60%) TeamCity
9 36 (0.58%) LSMW
9 36 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
10 33 (0.53%) Cucumber
11 32 (0.52%) Maven
12 31 (0.50%) Selenium
13 28 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
14 25 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
15 21 (0.34%) Eclipse
16 20 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
17 19 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
18 18 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 17 (0.27%) Bitbucket
General
1 1320 (21.31%) Finance
2 565 (9.12%) Banking
3 209 (3.37%) Retail
4 134 (2.16%) Investment Banking
5 133 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 125 (2.02%) Legal
7 124 (2.00%) Manufacturing
8 110 (1.78%) Marketing
9 109 (1.76%) Retail Banking
10 101 (1.63%) Front Office
11 60 (0.97%) Advertising
12 57 (0.92%) Publishing
13 50 (0.81%) Law
14 42 (0.68%) Billing
15 38 (0.61%) Back Office
16 34 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
17 33 (0.53%) Electronics
18 24 (0.39%) Local Government
19 21 (0.34%) Financial Institution
20 17 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 917 (14.80%) Analyst
2 749 (12.09%) Developer
3 727 (11.74%) Architect
4 690 (11.14%) Consultant
5 639 (10.32%) Project Manager
6 355 (5.73%) Business Analyst
7 244 (3.94%) Data Analyst
8 225 (3.63%) Migration Manager
9 178 (2.87%) DBA
10 174 (2.81%) Migration Engineer
11 169 (2.73%) Administrator
12 167 (2.70%) Migration Project Manager
13 156 (2.52%) SQL Developer
14 151 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
14 151 (2.44%) Migration Analyst
15 144 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
16 138 (2.23%) Support Engineer
17 134 (2.16%) Migration Consultant
18 133 (2.15%) Test Analyst
19 114 (1.84%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (5.15%) .NET
2 204 (3.29%) Web Services
3 178 (2.87%) XML
4 131 (2.11%) HTML
5 114 (1.84%) JSON
6 91 (1.47%) Middleware
7 89 (1.44%) CSS
8 71 (1.15%) Spring
9 70 (1.13%) REST
10 64 (1.03%) SOAP
11 61 (0.98%) ASP.NET
12 55 (0.89%) J2EE
13 51 (0.82%) Visualforce
14 50 (0.81%) AngularJS
15 49 (0.79%) .NET Framework
16 48 (0.77%) jQuery
17 45 (0.73%) HTML5
18 42 (0.68%) JMS
18 42 (0.68%) RESTful
19 41 (0.66%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 653 (10.54%) Data Centre
2 409 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 143 (2.31%) Management Information System
4 92 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 89 (1.44%) Clustering
6 83 (1.34%) Replication
7 82 (1.32%) Public Cloud
8 78 (1.26%) Computer Science
9 77 (1.24%) Virtual Team
10 68 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
11 65 (1.05%) Fixed Income
12 58 (0.94%) PKI
13 55 (0.89%) Derivative
14 51 (0.82%) NHS
14 51 (0.82%) User Experience
15 50 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 48 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
17 46 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
18 44 (0.71%) Private Cloud
19 43 (0.69%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1164 (18.79%) Windows
2 503 (8.12%) Linux
3 379 (6.12%) Windows 10
4 374 (6.04%) Windows Server
5 288 (4.65%) Unix
6 240 (3.87%) Windows 7
7 223 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 145 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 133 (2.15%) Solaris
10 126 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 107 (1.73%) AIX
12 74 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 55 (0.89%) Windows 8
14 43 (0.69%) Windows XP
15 33 (0.53%) CentOS
16 30 (0.48%) Android
17 29 (0.47%) VMS
18 24 (0.39%) Apple iOS
19 23 (0.37%) HPUX
20 11 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1726 (27.87%) Data Migration
2 836 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
3 557 (8.99%) Project Management
4 530 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 469 (7.57%) ETL
6 365 (5.89%) DevOps
7 346 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
8 345 (5.57%) Data Modelling
9 316 (5.10%) PRINCE2
10 279 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 276 (4.46%) CRM
12 265 (4.28%) ITIL
13 263 (4.25%) ERP
14 225 (3.63%) Change Management
15 215 (3.47%) Data Analysis
16 190 (3.07%) Business Analysis
17 180 (2.91%) Data Cleansing
18 172 (2.78%) Scrum
19 169 (2.73%) Data Management
20 154 (2.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1033 (16.68%) SQL
2 392 (6.33%) Java
3 350 (5.65%) PowerShell
4 256 (4.13%) C#
5 208 (3.36%) Python
6 194 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 192 (3.10%) T-SQL
8 99 (1.60%) PL/SQL
9 72 (1.16%) Perl
10 67 (1.08%) Bash Shell
11 60 (0.97%) PHP
12 56 (0.90%) Apex Code
13 51 (0.82%) C
14 48 (0.77%) Ruby
14 48 (0.77%) Shell Script
15 46 (0.74%) VBScript
16 37 (0.60%) VBA
17 29 (0.47%) C++
17 29 (0.47%) VB
18 22 (0.36%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 644 (10.40%) Security Cleared
2 490 (7.91%) SC Cleared
3 220 (3.55%) Degree
4 121 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 97 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
6 94 (1.52%) DV Cleared
7 88 (1.42%) MCSE
8 76 (1.23%) PMP
9 74 (1.19%) PMI Certification
10 64 (1.03%) CCNP
11 61 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 59 (0.95%) ISEB
13 48 (0.77%) CCNA
14 44 (0.71%) ISTQB
15 38 (0.61%) MCSA
16 37 (0.60%) AWS Certification
16 37 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
17 35 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
18 28 (0.45%) CCIE
19 25 (0.40%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (4.07%) Data Quality
2 155 (2.50%) QA
3 78 (1.26%) PMO
4 65 (1.05%) GDPR
5 56 (0.90%) SLA
6 37 (0.60%) PCI DSS
7 31 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 19 (0.31%) MiFID
10 13 (0.21%) HL7
11 11 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
12 10 (0.16%) GCP
12 10 (0.16%) JSP 440
12 10 (0.16%) TARGET2
13 9 (0.15%) EMIR
13 9 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 8 (0.13%) GxP
15 7 (0.11%) COBIT
16 6 (0.097%) HIPAA
17 5 (0.081%) RMADS
System Software
1 670 (10.82%) Active Directory
2 211 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 123 (1.99%) Docker
5 88 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
6 78 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 69 (1.11%) vSphere
8 65 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
9 48 (0.77%) XenApp
10 41 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
11 40 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
12 39 (0.63%) XenDesktop
13 26 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 25 (0.40%) NFS
15 22 (0.36%) Veritas File System
16 18 (0.29%) BitLocker
17 17 (0.27%) Oracle Clusterware
17 17 (0.27%) VMware NSX
18 15 (0.24%) DFS Replication
18 15 (0.24%) Samba
Systems Management
1 251 (4.05%) SCCM
2 183 (2.95%) Puppet
3 156 (2.52%) Ansible
4 136 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
5 74 (1.19%) Terraform
6 68 (1.10%) Kubernetes
7 52 (0.84%) Data Guard
7 52 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
8 50 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
9 47 (0.76%) SCOM
10 39 (0.63%) NetBackup
11 37 (0.60%) WMI
12 35 (0.57%) AirWatch
13 33 (0.53%) vCenter Server
14 27 (0.44%) Nagios
15 26 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
15 26 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 24 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
17 23 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
17 23 (0.37%) Packer
Vendors
1 1141 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 663 (10.70%) Oracle
3 502 (8.10%) SAP
4 395 (6.38%) VMware
5 293 (4.73%) Cisco
6 168 (2.71%) IBM
7 167 (2.70%) Citrix
8 154 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
9 137 (2.21%) HP
10 128 (2.07%) Red Hat
11 91 (1.47%) Juniper
12 88 (1.42%) NetApp
13 75 (1.21%) Google
14 63 (1.02%) Symantec
15 61 (0.98%) Ariba
16 56 (0.90%) EMC
17 50 (0.81%) Informatica
18 49 (0.79%) CheckPoint
19 46 (0.74%) Tableau
20 44 (0.71%) Workday