Period
to 26 September 2020

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 26 September 2020 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
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 15 26
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 -1
Contract jobs citing Migration 2,075 6,633 6,551
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 8.11% 8.25% 6.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.33% 9.46% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,575 4,421 4,281
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £280
90th Percentile £706 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 324 247
Median hourly rate £30.75 £17.50 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.71% +10.34% +4.00%
10th Percentile £12.51 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £35.00
UK median hourly rate £27.99 £16.95 £14.50
% change year-on-year +65.13% +16.90% -6.78%

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 22,233 70,119 81,751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.84% 87.16% 87.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,240 46,512 54,577
Median daily rate £475 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.60% +3.89%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 781 2,010 2,219
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £20.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +21.09% -12.07%
10th Percentile £12.63 £11.88 £11.18
90th Percentile £54.69 £53.75 £50.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% +19.51% -14.58%

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 26 September 2020.

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 26 September 2020.

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 26 September 2020. 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 -4 969 £500 - 148
South East +3 317 £475 +3.26% 68
North of England -6 249 £450 - 86
Midlands -1 214 £400 -11.11% 41
West Midlands -3 168 £400 -11.11% 25
North West -5 149 £450 - 46
South West +4 145 £525 +13.51% 37
East of England -11 89 £450 - 27
Yorkshire -6 85 £500 +15.77% 33
East Midlands 0 41 £368 -13.53% 16
North East -18 15 £425 - 7
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, 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.

1 545 (26.27%) Data Migration
2 486 (23.42%) Azure
3 445 (21.45%) Finance
4 436 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
5 417 (20.10%) Microsoft
6 371 (17.88%) Security Cleared
7 358 (17.25%) SQL
8 337 (16.24%) Windows
9 307 (14.80%) AWS
10 295 (14.22%) SC Cleared
11 258 (12.43%) Office 365
12 251 (12.10%) DevOps
13 233 (11.23%) Public Sector
14 232 (11.18%) Oracle
15 231 (11.13%) Active Directory
16 175 (8.43%) Java
17 174 (8.39%) SQL Server
18 173 (8.34%) SharePoint
19 169 (8.14%) Project Management
20 163 (7.86%) JavaScript
20 163 (7.86%) .NET
21 162 (7.81%) Data Centre
21 162 (7.81%) Windows 10
22 153 (7.37%) PowerShell
23 149 (7.18%) SAP
23 149 (7.18%) Python
24 143 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
25 142 (6.84%) Cisco
26 141 (6.80%) Web Services
27 138 (6.65%) 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
1 173 (8.34%) SharePoint
2 50 (2.41%) Skype for Business
3 48 (2.31%) Confluence
4 46 (2.22%) MS Exchange
5 38 (1.83%) IIS
6 29 (1.40%) WebSphere
7 21 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (0.96%) Apache
9 18 (0.87%) ArcGIS
9 18 (0.87%) CMS
10 15 (0.72%) JBoss
11 11 (0.53%) Apache Spark
11 11 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.39%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 87 (4.19%) Microsoft Office
2 82 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (0.82%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.67%) InfoPath
6 14 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.096%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.096%) SPSS
8 2 (0.096%) Windchill
9 1 (0.048%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.048%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 46 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (2.07%) Oracle Payables
3 42 (2.02%) SAP S/4HANA
4 23 (1.11%) Oracle Cash Management
5 19 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
5 19 (0.92%) Oracle Receivables
6 17 (0.82%) Maximo
6 17 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 12 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
8 11 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
8 11 (0.53%) NetSuite
9 7 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
9 7 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
11 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.24%) Teamcenter
12 4 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 486 (23.42%) Azure
2 307 (14.80%) AWS
3 258 (12.43%) Office 365
4 101 (4.87%) GCP
5 84 (4.05%) PaaS
6 81 (3.90%) SaaS
7 79 (3.81%) IaaS
8 72 (3.47%) Power Platform
9 63 (3.04%) Azure Active Directory
10 60 (2.89%) OneDrive
11 54 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
12 33 (1.59%) Serverless
13 32 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
14 29 (1.40%) Amazon S3
15 21 (1.01%) GitHub
15 21 (1.01%) Route 53
15 21 (1.01%) Yammer
16 18 (0.87%) PowerApps
17 17 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
18 15 (0.72%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 107 (5.16%) DNS
2 98 (4.72%) Firewall
3 68 (3.28%) Skype
4 64 (3.08%) DHCP
5 51 (2.46%) WAN
6 33 (1.59%) LAN
7 32 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
7 32 (1.54%) SAN
8 28 (1.35%) VPN
9 24 (1.16%) TCP/IP
10 23 (1.11%) MPLS
10 23 (1.11%) VoIP
11 22 (1.06%) Unified Communications
12 19 (0.92%) PBX
12 19 (0.92%) Wireless
13 17 (0.82%) Internet
13 17 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
14 16 (0.77%) SNMP
15 14 (0.67%) BGP
15 14 (0.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 78 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
3 55 (2.65%) Power BI
4 53 (2.55%) MySQL
5 43 (2.07%) Big Data
6 37 (1.78%) Relational Database
7 36 (1.73%) Oracle Database
8 35 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
9 31 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
9 31 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
10 30 (1.45%) Data Lake
10 30 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 29 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
13 22 (1.06%) Hadoop
14 19 (0.92%) SAP HANA
15 16 (0.77%) GIS
15 16 (0.77%) MongoDB
15 16 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
15 16 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 86 (4.14%) JIRA
2 59 (2.84%) Jenkins
3 52 (2.51%) Git (software)
4 27 (1.30%) GitLab
5 25 (1.20%) Visual Studio
6 22 (1.06%) Selenium
7 20 (0.96%) Maven
8 19 (0.92%) Bitbucket
9 13 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
10 12 (0.58%) Artifactory
10 12 (0.58%) Cucumber
11 11 (0.53%) SoapUI
11 11 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
12 10 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (0.43%) JMeter
14 8 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (0.39%) Gradle
14 8 (0.39%) JUnit
14 8 (0.39%) LSMW
14 8 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 445 (21.45%) Finance
2 233 (11.23%) Public Sector
3 101 (4.87%) Banking
4 95 (4.58%) Front Office
5 88 (4.24%) Telecoms
6 60 (2.89%) Manufacturing
7 49 (2.36%) Retail
8 42 (2.02%) Marketing
9 40 (1.93%) Law
10 39 (1.88%) General Ledger
11 38 (1.83%) Local Government
12 31 (1.49%) Electronics
13 26 (1.25%) Legal
14 22 (1.06%) Back Office
14 22 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
15 21 (1.01%) Police
16 15 (0.72%) Investment Banking
17 14 (0.67%) French Language
18 12 (0.58%) Publishing
19 11 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 306 (14.75%) Developer
2 298 (14.36%) Architect
3 172 (8.29%) Analyst
4 169 (8.14%) Consultant
5 143 (6.89%) Project Manager
6 101 (4.87%) Business Analyst
7 85 (4.10%) AWS Engineer
8 75 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
9 68 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
10 60 (2.89%) Migration Engineer
10 60 (2.89%) Network Engineer
11 59 (2.84%) Migration Manager
12 52 (2.51%) Delivery Manager
13 51 (2.46%) Administrator
13 51 (2.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 51 (2.46%) Programme Manager
14 48 (2.31%) Technical Architect
15 44 (2.12%) Software Engineer
16 43 (2.07%) Azure Architect
17 42 (2.02%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (7.86%) .NET
2 141 (6.80%) Web Services
3 74 (3.57%) AngularJS
3 74 (3.57%) React
4 69 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 62 (2.99%) .NET Core
6 56 (2.70%) HTML
6 56 (2.70%) XML
7 53 (2.55%) Vue.js
8 50 (2.41%) CSS
9 49 (2.36%) ASP.NET Core
10 43 (2.07%) SOAP
11 39 (1.88%) Middleware
12 35 (1.69%) REST
13 31 (1.49%) Node.js
14 30 (1.45%) JSON
15 26 (1.25%) Spring
16 22 (1.06%) Visualforce
17 21 (1.01%) jQuery
17 21 (1.01%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 162 (7.81%) Data Centre
2 103 (4.96%) Fixed Income
3 95 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
3 95 (4.58%) Hedge funds
4 94 (4.53%) Derivative
5 91 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
6 67 (3.23%) Public Cloud
7 64 (3.08%) Equities
8 58 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 44 (2.12%) Management Information System
10 34 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
11 33 (1.59%) NHS
12 31 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
13 25 (1.20%) FMCG
14 22 (1.06%) PKI
15 21 (1.01%) Credit Derivative
16 17 (0.82%) User Experience
17 16 (0.77%) CMDB
17 16 (0.77%) Virtual Team
18 15 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 337 (16.24%) Windows
2 162 (7.81%) Windows 10
3 138 (6.65%) Linux
4 128 (6.17%) Windows Server
5 77 (3.71%) Unix
6 66 (3.18%) Windows 7
7 56 (2.70%) Windows Server 2016
8 54 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (1.88%) Windows Server 2019
11 27 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.63%) AIX
12 13 (0.63%) Solaris
13 11 (0.53%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.43%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.43%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.39%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (0.34%) CentOS
17 6 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 545 (26.27%) Data Migration
2 436 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
3 251 (12.10%) DevOps
4 169 (8.14%) Project Management
5 143 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
6 138 (6.65%) Microservices
7 137 (6.60%) Scrum
8 130 (6.27%) Change Management
9 129 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 124 (5.98%) ETL
11 118 (5.69%) Asset Management
12 104 (5.01%) ERP
13 103 (4.96%) Problem-Solving
14 101 (4.87%) Investment Management
14 101 (4.87%) Project Delivery
15 100 (4.82%) ITIL
16 90 (4.34%) CRM
17 87 (4.19%) Software Engineering
18 86 (4.14%) Data Modelling
19 84 (4.05%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 358 (17.25%) SQL
2 175 (8.43%) Java
3 163 (7.86%) JavaScript
4 153 (7.37%) PowerShell
5 149 (7.18%) Python
6 123 (5.93%) C#
7 80 (3.86%) Shell Script
8 63 (3.04%) C
8 63 (3.04%) PL/SQL
9 47 (2.27%) R
10 29 (1.40%) C++
11 28 (1.35%) VB
12 27 (1.30%) Bash Shell
12 27 (1.30%) Perl
12 27 (1.30%) VBA
13 23 (1.11%) Apex Code
13 23 (1.11%) T-SQL
14 20 (0.96%) VBScript
15 19 (0.92%) Java 8
16 14 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 371 (17.88%) Security Cleared
2 295 (14.22%) SC Cleared
3 90 (4.34%) DV Cleared
4 69 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 54 (2.60%) Degree
6 43 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (1.88%) CCNP
8 27 (1.30%) CCIE
9 21 (1.01%) AWS Certification
10 20 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
11 19 (0.92%) CISSP
12 18 (0.87%) CCNA
13 14 (0.67%) ISTQB
14 11 (0.53%) CISM
14 11 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
15 8 (0.39%) ISEB
16 7 (0.34%) MCAD
16 7 (0.34%) MCSE
16 7 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.13%) QA
2 60 (2.89%) Data Quality
3 33 (1.59%) GDPR
4 19 (0.92%) SLA
5 18 (0.87%) PMO
6 8 (0.39%) NCSC
7 7 (0.34%) COBIT
7 7 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.19%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.14%) HL7
9 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.096%) GMP
10 2 (0.096%) GxP
10 2 (0.096%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.096%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.048%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.048%) TARGET2
System Software
1 231 (11.13%) Active Directory
2 98 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (4.39%) Docker
4 30 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
5 27 (1.30%) Hyper-V
6 25 (1.20%) VMware NSX
7 22 (1.06%) vSphere
8 18 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (0.77%) XenApp
10 7 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (0.29%) NFS
11 6 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.29%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.19%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.14%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.096%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 108 (5.20%) Terraform
2 92 (4.43%) Kubernetes
3 75 (3.61%) Ansible
4 65 (3.13%) SCCM
5 56 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 40 (1.93%) Puppet
7 27 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
8 16 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (0.77%) SCOM
9 10 (0.48%) vCenter Server
10 9 (0.43%) Data Guard
10 9 (0.43%) HP ALM
10 9 (0.43%) Netcool
10 9 (0.43%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 9 (0.43%) Netcool/Webtop
10 9 (0.43%) Tivoli
11 8 (0.39%) Grafana
11 8 (0.39%) vRealize
12 7 (0.34%) QRadar
12 7 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 417 (20.10%) Microsoft
2 232 (11.18%) Oracle
3 149 (7.18%) SAP
4 142 (6.84%) Cisco
5 137 (6.60%) VMware
6 64 (3.08%) Citrix
6 64 (3.08%) Google
6 64 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
7 34 (1.64%) IBM
8 33 (1.59%) HP
9 32 (1.54%) ServiceNow
10 29 (1.40%) Informatica
11 24 (1.16%) Splunk
12 23 (1.11%) Red Hat
13 21 (1.01%) Tableau
14 19 (0.92%) F5
15 18 (0.87%) Murex
15 18 (0.87%) NetApp
15 18 (0.87%) Sophos
16 17 (0.82%) Bloomberg