Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 25 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Migration 6083 6638 6671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.67% 6.73% 6.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.87% 8.00% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3932 4263 4320
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £593 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 117 174
England median hourly rate £15.61 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.96% +25.00% -13.51%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.72 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.50 £54.65 £42.59
UK median hourly rate £15.91 £18.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year -12.81% +19.67% -15.28%

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 77259 82994 84337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.68% 84.09% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 51707 55428 55666
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £633 £606 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 2102 2439
England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.89 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +8.58% +12.82%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.71
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +12.82%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 2545 £460 +2.22% 195
South East -6 1142 £425 - 58
North of England +9 942 £400 +6.67% 52
Midlands +9 627 £413 +3.13% 35
North West +1 556 £425 +3.66% 23
South West -2 410 £400 - 27
West Midlands +10 372 £375 -2.60% 24
East of England +7 367 £425 +6.25% 25
Yorkshire +18 273 £375 - 26
East Midlands +2 239 £450 +12.43% 11
North East +7 114 £333 -2.21% 3
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 1641 (26.98%) Data Migration
2 1279 (21.03%) Finance
3 1151 (18.92%) Windows
4 1107 (18.20%) Microsoft
5 972 (15.98%) SQL
6 803 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
7 719 (11.82%) Office 365
8 676 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 667 (10.96%) Data Centre
10 649 (10.67%) Active Directory
11 642 (10.55%) SQL Server
12 604 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
13 600 (9.86%) Oracle
14 579 (9.52%) Project Management
15 560 (9.21%) Banking
16 537 (8.83%) SC Cleared
17 535 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
18 513 (8.43%) Linux
19 512 (8.42%) SAP
20 510 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
21 450 (7.40%) ETL
22 428 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
23 427 (7.02%) SharePoint
24 392 (6.44%) VMware
25 368 (6.05%) Java
26 347 (5.70%) Windows Server
27 340 (5.59%) Windows 10
28 336 (5.52%) DevOps
29 330 (5.42%) Microsoft Office
30 329 (5.41%) Cisco

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
1 427 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 238 (3.91%) MS Exchange
3 160 (2.63%) Skype for Business
4 156 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 107 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 99 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 90 (1.48%) CMS
8 87 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 69 (1.13%) Apache
10 63 (1.04%) IIS
11 61 (1.00%) WebSphere
12 55 (0.90%) SAS
13 46 (0.76%) Confluence
14 42 (0.69%) Tomcat
15 41 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
16 40 (0.66%) OpenStack
17 38 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 38 (0.62%) WebLogic
18 35 (0.58%) Documentum
19 31 (0.51%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 330 (5.42%) Microsoft Office
2 246 (4.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 102 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 79 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
5 73 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 27 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.049%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.049%) SPSS
9 1 (0.016%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.016%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.016%) EngageOne
9 1 (0.016%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.016%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 132 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (0.95%) Maximo
3 57 (0.94%) SAP FI
4 50 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
5 46 (0.76%) SAP CO
5 46 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
6 43 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
7 40 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
8 36 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
8 36 (0.59%) SAP MM
9 32 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
10 30 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
11 27 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
12 21 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
13 18 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
13 18 (0.30%) SAP ERP
14 17 (0.28%) NetSuite
14 17 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
15 16 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
15 16 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 719 (11.82%) Office 365
2 604 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 535 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
4 133 (2.19%) IaaS
5 111 (1.82%) PaaS
6 103 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 98 (1.61%) SaaS
8 62 (1.02%) OneDrive
9 50 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
9 50 (0.82%) GitHub
10 31 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
11 30 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
12 25 (0.41%) G Suite
13 24 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
14 23 (0.38%) Force.com
15 22 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
16 21 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
17 19 (0.31%) Amazon S3
17 19 (0.31%) OpenShift
18 17 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 234 (3.85%) Firewall
2 216 (3.55%) DNS
3 205 (3.37%) SAN
4 181 (2.98%) WAN
5 179 (2.94%) Skype
6 160 (2.63%) LAN
7 107 (1.76%) TCP/IP
8 85 (1.40%) DHCP
9 77 (1.27%) Internet
10 75 (1.23%) VPN
11 69 (1.13%) VLAN
12 66 (1.08%) NAS
13 52 (0.85%) BGP
13 52 (0.85%) Intranet
13 52 (0.85%) Network Security
13 52 (0.85%) VoIP
14 49 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
15 47 (0.77%) Wireless
16 42 (0.69%) MPLS
17 40 (0.66%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 642 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 278 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
3 236 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 172 (2.83%) Oracle Database
5 119 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 119 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 107 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 101 (1.66%) MySQL
8 97 (1.59%) Big Data
9 93 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 73 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
11 69 (1.13%) SAP BW
12 62 (1.02%) Hadoop
12 62 (1.02%) Power BI
13 57 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
14 56 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 55 (0.90%) DB2
16 51 (0.84%) NoSQL
17 45 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
17 45 (0.74%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 136 (2.24%) Git (software)
2 130 (2.14%) Jenkins
3 123 (2.02%) JIRA
4 90 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 72 (1.18%) Visual Studio
6 50 (0.82%) MSI
7 45 (0.74%) Cucumber
8 43 (0.71%) Subversion
9 41 (0.67%) Maven
10 36 (0.59%) LSMW
11 29 (0.48%) Selenium
11 29 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
12 28 (0.46%) JUnit
13 27 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
13 27 (0.44%) TeamCity
14 25 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
15 19 (0.31%) Mockito
16 18 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 18 (0.30%) Bitbucket
17 16 (0.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 1279 (21.03%) Finance
2 560 (9.21%) Banking
3 260 (4.27%) Retail
4 151 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 139 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 117 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 116 (1.91%) Marketing
8 115 (1.89%) Legal
9 105 (1.73%) Front Office
10 75 (1.23%) Retail Banking
11 65 (1.07%) Advertising
12 46 (0.76%) Law
13 45 (0.74%) Billing
13 45 (0.74%) Publishing
14 39 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
15 36 (0.59%) Back Office
16 30 (0.49%) Electronics
17 26 (0.43%) Local Government
18 23 (0.38%) General Ledger
19 18 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 910 (14.96%) Analyst
2 707 (11.62%) Developer
3 694 (11.41%) Architect
4 668 (10.98%) Project Manager
5 662 (10.88%) Consultant
6 362 (5.95%) Business Analyst
7 244 (4.01%) Data Analyst
8 215 (3.53%) Migration Manager
9 172 (2.83%) Migration Engineer
10 168 (2.76%) Administrator
11 163 (2.68%) Migration Project Manager
12 160 (2.63%) DBA
13 156 (2.56%) Migration Analyst
14 144 (2.37%) SQL Developer
15 128 (2.10%) Migration Consultant
15 128 (2.10%) Support Engineer
16 125 (2.05%) Solutions Architect
17 119 (1.96%) Test Analyst
18 115 (1.89%) Infrastructure Manager
19 112 (1.84%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (4.88%) .NET
2 190 (3.12%) Web Services
3 138 (2.27%) HTML
4 123 (2.02%) XML
5 105 (1.73%) CSS
6 98 (1.61%) Middleware
7 74 (1.22%) JSON
7 74 (1.22%) Spring
8 66 (1.08%) ASP.NET
9 53 (0.87%) .NET Framework
9 53 (0.87%) J2EE
9 53 (0.87%) REST
10 45 (0.74%) HTML5
11 44 (0.72%) jQuery
12 40 (0.66%) AngularJS
13 39 (0.64%) Visualforce
14 38 (0.62%) Hibernate
15 37 (0.61%) SOAP
16 34 (0.56%) CSS3
16 34 (0.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 667 (10.96%) Data Centre
2 428 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 131 (2.15%) Management Information System
4 85 (1.40%) Replication
5 83 (1.36%) Data Structures
6 82 (1.35%) Clustering
7 74 (1.22%) Virtual Team
8 69 (1.13%) Public Cloud
9 68 (1.12%) Computer Science
10 67 (1.10%) Fixed Income
11 59 (0.97%) Derivative
12 57 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
13 54 (0.89%) Mainframe
14 53 (0.87%) Private Cloud
15 51 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
16 49 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 47 (0.77%) PKI
18 46 (0.76%) Equities
18 46 (0.76%) NHS
19 45 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1151 (18.92%) Windows
2 513 (8.43%) Linux
3 347 (5.70%) Windows Server
4 340 (5.59%) Windows 10
5 288 (4.73%) Unix
6 237 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 209 (3.44%) Windows 7
8 168 (2.76%) Solaris
9 150 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 134 (2.20%) AIX
11 114 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 65 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 48 (0.79%) Windows XP
14 44 (0.72%) Windows 8
15 40 (0.66%) HPUX
16 34 (0.56%) VMS
17 30 (0.49%) CentOS
18 27 (0.44%) Android
19 24 (0.39%) Apple iOS
20 11 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1641 (26.98%) Data Migration
2 803 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
3 579 (9.52%) Project Management
4 510 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 450 (7.40%) ETL
6 336 (5.52%) DevOps
7 326 (5.36%) Data Modelling
8 318 (5.23%) PRINCE2
9 315 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
10 275 (4.52%) ITIL
11 269 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
12 267 (4.39%) CRM
13 264 (4.34%) ERP
14 237 (3.90%) Change Management
15 202 (3.32%) Business Analysis
16 201 (3.30%) Data Analysis
17 177 (2.91%) Scrum
18 173 (2.84%) Data Cleansing
19 162 (2.66%) Data Management
20 149 (2.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 972 (15.98%) SQL
2 368 (6.05%) Java
3 309 (5.08%) PowerShell
4 234 (3.85%) C#
5 185 (3.04%) JavaScript
6 179 (2.94%) Python
7 177 (2.91%) T-SQL
8 78 (1.28%) PL/SQL
9 69 (1.13%) Perl
10 58 (0.95%) Bash Shell
10 58 (0.95%) PHP
11 50 (0.82%) C
12 45 (0.74%) VBScript
13 44 (0.72%) Apex Code
14 43 (0.71%) Shell Script
15 39 (0.64%) VBA
16 38 (0.62%) Ruby
17 32 (0.53%) C++
18 26 (0.43%) ABAP
19 25 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 676 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 537 (8.83%) SC Cleared
3 213 (3.50%) Degree
4 122 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
5 115 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 90 (1.48%) MCSE
7 82 (1.35%) CCNP
8 78 (1.28%) PMI Certification
8 78 (1.28%) PMP
9 71 (1.17%) DV Cleared
10 67 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 58 (0.95%) CCNA
12 56 (0.92%) ISEB
13 42 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
14 41 (0.67%) CCIE
15 37 (0.61%) AWS Certification
16 36 (0.59%) ISTQB
17 29 (0.48%) MCSA
18 26 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
19 23 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (3.68%) Data Quality
2 152 (2.50%) QA
3 85 (1.40%) PMO
4 64 (1.05%) SLA
5 50 (0.82%) GDPR
6 36 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 27 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 17 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
9 17 (0.28%) MiFID
10 11 (0.18%) HL7
10 11 (0.18%) JSP 440
11 9 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 8 (0.13%) GxP
13 7 (0.12%) EMIR
14 6 (0.099%) Cyber Essentials
14 6 (0.099%) GCP
15 5 (0.082%) COBIT
15 5 (0.082%) HIPAA
15 5 (0.082%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 649 (10.67%) Active Directory
2 205 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 108 (1.78%) Docker
5 78 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
6 76 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 70 (1.15%) vSphere
8 58 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
9 47 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
10 45 (0.74%) XenApp
11 30 (0.49%) XenDesktop
12 26 (0.43%) NFS
12 26 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 22 (0.36%) Veritas File System
14 19 (0.31%) VMware NSX
15 18 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
16 16 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 15 (0.25%) DFS Replication
18 11 (0.18%) Samba
19 10 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 231 (3.80%) SCCM
2 164 (2.70%) Puppet
3 141 (2.32%) Ansible
4 121 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
5 59 (0.97%) Kubernetes
6 56 (0.92%) Terraform
7 43 (0.71%) SCOM
8 37 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
8 37 (0.61%) NetBackup
9 36 (0.59%) vCenter Server
10 34 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
11 32 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
12 31 (0.51%) Data Guard
13 30 (0.49%) WMI
14 29 (0.48%) AirWatch
15 26 (0.43%) Nagios
15 26 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
16 24 (0.39%) WSUS
17 22 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 21 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1107 (18.20%) Microsoft
2 600 (9.86%) Oracle
3 512 (8.42%) SAP
4 392 (6.44%) VMware
5 329 (5.41%) Cisco
6 193 (3.17%) IBM
7 177 (2.91%) Citrix
8 142 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
9 135 (2.22%) HP
10 116 (1.91%) Red Hat
11 107 (1.76%) NetApp
12 84 (1.38%) Juniper
13 71 (1.17%) Google
14 62 (1.02%) Symantec
15 61 (1.00%) EMC
16 52 (0.85%) Informatica
17 51 (0.84%) Ariba
18 45 (0.74%) Brocade
18 45 (0.74%) CheckPoint
19 40 (0.66%) Tableau