Period
to 3 August 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 August 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 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 17 17
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +11
Contract jobs citing Migration 4,590 2,677 6,638
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 7.95% 8.36% 7.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.93% 9.60% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,194 1,821 4,357
10th Percentile £330 £313 £275
25th Percentile £413 £400 £376
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £488 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 49 268
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.00 £12.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate £16.98 £18.50 £16.85
Median % change year-on-year -8.24% +9.79% +10.49%
75th Percentile £45.41 £28.99 £33.78
90th Percentile £59.38 £43.49 £46.12
UK median hourly rate £16.83 £19.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year -11.45% +19.80% +5.73%

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 51,381 27,873 73,706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 88.98% 87.08% 87.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 35,669 18,937 49,828
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
25th Percentile £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £488 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +2.70%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,472 767 1,936
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.40 £11.72
25th Percentile £14.50 £16.13 £14.38
Median hourly rate £22.95 £25.00 £22.63
Median % change year-on-year -8.22% +10.50% +13.13%
75th Percentile £46.75 £46.22 £46.00
90th Percentile £60.45 £55.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £23.41 £24.95 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.17% +10.89% +12.50%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +2 2,228 £545 +9.05% 405
South East -2 661 £495 +3.66% 117
North of England -1 502 £461 +2.50% 148
Midlands -1 403 £450 +12.50% 109
West Midlands -4 302 £450 +12.50% 81
North West -2 249 £450 +5.88% 87
Yorkshire +2 223 £500 +5.26% 54
South West -5 205 £425 -15.00% 53
East of England +5 168 £475 +7.95% 61
East Midlands -4 100 £435 +3.88% 28
North East -12 29 £439 -12.20% 7
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1,264 (27.54%) Data Migration
2 1,072 (23.36%) Social Skills
3 1,046 (22.79%) Finance
4 1,027 (22.37%) Azure
5 854 (18.61%) Agile Software Development
6 783 (17.06%) SQL
7 764 (16.64%) Microsoft
8 617 (13.44%) AWS
9 561 (12.22%) Windows
10 540 (11.76%) Oracle
11 515 (11.22%) DevOps
12 499 (10.87%) Security Cleared
13 497 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
14 469 (10.22%) Microsoft 365
15 468 (10.20%) Project Management
16 397 (8.65%) SC Cleared
17 395 (8.61%) Active Directory
18 365 (7.95%) SAP
19 353 (7.69%) ETL
20 342 (7.45%) Data Centre
21 334 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
22 328 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
23 325 (7.08%) Data Modelling
24 315 (6.86%) Python
25 300 (6.54%) Java
26 288 (6.27%) Project Delivery
27 285 (6.21%) SharePoint
28 278 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
29 276 (6.01%) Public Sector
29 276 (6.01%) Linux

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
1 285 (6.21%) SharePoint
2 75 (1.63%) Confluence
3 61 (1.33%) Apache Spark
4 57 (1.24%) MS Exchange
5 55 (1.20%) CMS
6 47 (1.02%) Skype for Business
7 46 (1.00%) Apache
8 45 (0.98%) SAS
9 23 (0.50%) IIS
10 22 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
11 21 (0.46%) Documentum
11 21 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
12 20 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
12 20 (0.44%) OpenStack
13 19 (0.41%) WebSphere
14 17 (0.37%) Tomcat
15 16 (0.35%) JBoss
16 14 (0.31%) IBM Notes
16 14 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
16 14 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 152 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 121 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 58 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
4 44 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 36 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.20%) Chatbot
7 9 (0.20%) PTC Creo
8 8 (0.17%) Windchill
9 6 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle Smart View
10 5 (0.11%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.087%) SPSS
12 2 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.044%) Sketch
13 1 (0.022%) Figma
13 1 (0.022%) Siemens NX
13 1 (0.022%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 119 (2.59%) SAP S/4HANA
2 64 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 52 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
4 42 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
5 39 (0.85%) NetSuite
6 23 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
7 22 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
8 19 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
8 19 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
8 19 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
9 18 (0.39%) Maximo
10 16 (0.35%) SAP ERP
11 14 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
11 14 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
12 13 (0.28%) SAP FI
13 12 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
13 12 (0.26%) SAP MDG
14 11 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
14 11 (0.24%) Orchestrade
15 10 (0.22%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1,027 (22.37%) Azure
2 617 (13.44%) AWS
3 469 (10.22%) Microsoft 365
4 266 (5.80%) GCP
5 218 (4.75%) Power Platform
6 203 (4.42%) SaaS
7 183 (3.99%) PaaS
8 164 (3.57%) IaaS
9 142 (3.09%) Dynamics 365
10 132 (2.88%) Azure Active Directory
11 90 (1.96%) Serverless
12 88 (1.92%) OneDrive
13 80 (1.74%) Azure Data Factory
14 52 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
15 50 (1.09%) PowerApps
16 43 (0.94%) Azure Synapse Analytics
17 41 (0.89%) Amazon S3
17 41 (0.89%) GitHub
18 40 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
18 40 (0.87%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 170 (3.70%) Firewall
2 99 (2.16%) DNS
3 92 (2.00%) WAN
4 86 (1.87%) LAN
5 68 (1.48%) Skype
6 67 (1.46%) VPN
7 65 (1.42%) SAN
8 57 (1.24%) DHCP
9 44 (0.96%) NetScaler
10 41 (0.89%) TCP/IP
10 41 (0.89%) Wireless
11 38 (0.83%) Network Security
12 37 (0.81%) Internet
13 28 (0.61%) HTTP
13 28 (0.61%) NAS
13 28 (0.61%) Unified Communications
14 25 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (0.54%) SD-WAN
14 25 (0.54%) VoIP
15 23 (0.50%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
2 270 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 162 (3.53%) Power BI
4 152 (3.31%) Big Data
5 128 (2.79%) Data Lake
6 125 (2.72%) Oracle Database
7 106 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 76 (1.66%) Relational Database
9 72 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
10 71 (1.55%) Hadoop
10 71 (1.55%) MySQL
11 60 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 52 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
12 52 (1.13%) Metadata
13 49 (1.07%) Tableau
14 46 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
15 45 (0.98%) MongoDB
16 43 (0.94%) BigQuery
17 41 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
18 36 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 174 (3.79%) JIRA
2 120 (2.61%) Jenkins
3 88 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 31 (0.68%) Maven
5 29 (0.63%) GitLab
6 27 (0.59%) ERwin
7 26 (0.57%) Gradle
8 25 (0.54%) Visual Studio
9 24 (0.52%) TeamCity
10 20 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
11 17 (0.37%) Bitbucket
12 16 (0.35%) Eclipse
13 15 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
14 14 (0.31%) Cucumber
14 14 (0.31%) JUnit
14 14 (0.31%) Selenium
14 14 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 13 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
15 13 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
16 11 (0.24%) SonarQube
General
1 1,072 (23.36%) Social Skills
2 1,046 (22.79%) Finance
3 328 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
4 276 (6.01%) Public Sector
5 255 (5.56%) Banking
6 139 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 129 (2.81%) Presentation Skills
8 120 (2.61%) Legal
9 115 (2.51%) Marketing
10 114 (2.48%) Retail
11 100 (2.18%) Manufacturing
12 81 (1.76%) Influencing Skills
13 65 (1.42%) Organisational Skills
14 61 (1.33%) Law
15 60 (1.31%) Investment Banking
16 59 (1.29%) Documentation Skills
17 45 (0.98%) Police
18 40 (0.87%) General Ledger
19 37 (0.81%) Financial Institution
20 35 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 723 (15.75%) Architect
2 563 (12.27%) Analyst
3 485 (10.57%) Project Manager
4 473 (10.31%) Developer
5 438 (9.54%) Consultant
6 260 (5.66%) Business Analyst
7 209 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 169 (3.68%) Data Analyst
9 160 (3.49%) Migration Manager
10 153 (3.33%) Cloud Architect
11 143 (3.12%) Data Architect
12 131 (2.85%) Data Engineer
13 129 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
14 123 (2.68%) Azure Engineer
15 119 (2.59%) AWS Engineer
16 116 (2.53%) Migration Engineer
17 107 (2.33%) Cloud Engineer
18 106 (2.31%) Migration Project Manager
19 98 (2.14%) Migration Analyst
20 97 (2.11%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (3.83%) .NET
2 138 (3.01%) Web Services
3 89 (1.94%) REST
4 84 (1.83%) Middleware
5 79 (1.72%) HTML
6 71 (1.55%) JSON
7 69 (1.50%) Oracle Fusion
7 69 (1.50%) Spring
8 67 (1.46%) SOAP
9 61 (1.33%) XML
10 57 (1.24%) Kafka
10 57 (1.24%) React
11 55 (1.20%) Node.js
12 44 (0.96%) .NET Framework
12 44 (0.96%) CSS
13 40 (0.87%) Spring Boot
14 38 (0.83%) LDAP
15 36 (0.78%) ASP.NET
16 35 (0.76%) .NET Core
16 35 (0.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 342 (7.45%) Data Centre
2 218 (4.75%) Legacy Systems
3 106 (2.31%) Public Cloud
4 89 (1.94%) NHS
5 83 (1.81%) Legacy Applications
6 79 (1.72%) Cloud Native
7 64 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 62 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
9 60 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
10 56 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
10 56 (1.22%) Management Information System
11 53 (1.15%) Replication
12 51 (1.11%) Virtual Team
13 40 (0.87%) Data Structures
13 40 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
14 39 (0.85%) Reference Data
15 38 (0.83%) Clustering
16 37 (0.81%) Private Cloud
17 35 (0.76%) User Experience
18 31 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 561 (12.22%) Windows
2 276 (6.01%) Linux
3 183 (3.99%) Windows Server
4 161 (3.51%) Windows 10
5 89 (1.94%) Unix
6 56 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 53 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 52 (1.13%) Windows 7
9 51 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 48 (1.05%) AIX
11 34 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
12 33 (0.72%) Solaris
13 27 (0.59%) Windows Server 2019
14 26 (0.57%) CentOS
15 21 (0.46%) VMS
16 18 (0.39%) Apple iOS
17 16 (0.35%) Android
17 16 (0.35%) Ubuntu
18 15 (0.33%) MVS
18 15 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,264 (27.54%) Data Migration
2 854 (18.61%) Agile Software Development
3 515 (11.22%) DevOps
4 497 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 468 (10.20%) Project Management
6 353 (7.69%) ETL
7 334 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
8 325 (7.08%) Data Modelling
9 288 (6.27%) Project Delivery
10 278 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
11 252 (5.49%) Analytics
12 248 (5.40%) ERP
13 208 (4.53%) ITIL
14 207 (4.51%) Scrum
15 190 (4.14%) Change Management
16 187 (4.07%) Data Analysis
17 186 (4.05%) Microservices
18 167 (3.64%) CRM
19 158 (3.44%) Data Cleansing
20 154 (3.36%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 783 (17.06%) SQL
2 315 (6.86%) Python
3 300 (6.54%) Java
4 250 (5.45%) PowerShell
5 157 (3.42%) JavaScript
6 146 (3.18%) C#
7 83 (1.81%) T-SQL
8 82 (1.79%) PL/SQL
9 77 (1.68%) Bash Shell
10 37 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 36 (0.78%) Scala
12 35 (0.76%) C++
13 34 (0.74%) Perl
14 32 (0.70%) C
15 30 (0.65%) Apex Code
15 30 (0.65%) R
16 29 (0.63%) Go
17 26 (0.57%) VBA
18 25 (0.54%) VB
19 24 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 499 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 397 (8.65%) SC Cleared
3 154 (3.36%) Degree
4 67 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 65 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
6 52 (1.13%) DV Cleared
6 52 (1.13%) PMP
7 42 (0.92%) MCSE
8 40 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
9 38 (0.83%) PMI Certification
10 31 (0.68%) CCNP
11 28 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
12 26 (0.57%) AWS Certification
13 25 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
14 24 (0.52%) CISSP
15 23 (0.50%) ISTQB
16 22 (0.48%) CCIE
17 20 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
18 19 (0.41%) DBS Check
19 18 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (3.42%) Data Quality
2 125 (2.72%) QA
3 69 (1.50%) PMO
4 63 (1.37%) SLA
5 62 (1.35%) GDPR
6 28 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (0.44%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.31%) HL7
9 13 (0.28%) MiFID
10 11 (0.24%) NIST
10 11 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
11 9 (0.20%) GxP
12 8 (0.17%) COBIT
13 7 (0.15%) ISO 20022
14 6 (0.13%) Accessibility
14 6 (0.13%) GRC
14 6 (0.13%) SOC 2
15 5 (0.11%) IFRS
16 3 (0.065%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 395 (8.61%) Active Directory
2 183 (3.99%) Docker
3 158 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 47 (1.02%) XenApp
6 44 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
7 34 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
8 32 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 32 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (0.63%) vSphere
10 17 (0.37%) VMware NSX
10 17 (0.37%) XenDesktop
11 15 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
12 11 (0.24%) PowerHA
13 10 (0.22%) Firmware
13 10 (0.22%) HDFS
14 8 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 5 (0.11%) RACF
Systems Management
1 244 (5.32%) Kubernetes
2 242 (5.27%) Terraform
3 139 (3.03%) Ansible
4 102 (2.22%) SCCM
5 79 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
6 61 (1.33%) Puppet
7 46 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
8 34 (0.74%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 27 (0.59%) Data Guard
10 21 (0.46%) NetBackup
11 19 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
12 18 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
12 18 (0.39%) SCOM
13 16 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
14 14 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 13 (0.28%) Grafana
16 12 (0.26%) Nagios
17 11 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
17 11 (0.24%) FortiGate
18 10 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 764 (16.64%) Microsoft
2 540 (11.76%) Oracle
3 365 (7.95%) SAP
4 275 (5.99%) VMware
5 225 (4.90%) Google
6 165 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
7 151 (3.29%) Cisco
8 118 (2.57%) Citrix
9 89 (1.94%) ServiceNow
10 78 (1.70%) IBM
11 72 (1.57%) Databricks
12 62 (1.35%) Informatica
13 57 (1.24%) Red Hat
14 43 (0.94%) HP
15 41 (0.89%) CheckPoint
16 35 (0.76%) Dell
16 35 (0.76%) Workday
17 32 (0.70%) Adobe
18 30 (0.65%) EMC
18 30 (0.65%) MuleSoft