Period
to 20 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 27 27
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Migration 6,319 6,101 5,646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.96% 6.54% 6.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.98% 7.60% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,120 3,907 3,767
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £290 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £607
UK median daily rate £460 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 159 130
England median hourly rate £13.70 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.71% -12.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.17 £12.75
90th Percentile £34.51 £45.65 £45.05
UK median hourly rate £13.30 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -24.00% -6.67% +18.11%

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 79,204 80,276 75,325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.20% 86.10% 85.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,949 54,077 50,108
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £304 £288 £267
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,997 1,956 2,134
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.04% +6.52%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.10 £50.25 £49.38
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £24.41
% change year-on-year - -1.68% +1.71%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +5 2,747 £500 +5.26% 384
South East +4 1,186 £475 +11.76% 156
North of England -5 873 £425 +6.12% 190
Midlands +1 671 £448 +5.29% 115
West Midlands +2 470 £428 +0.59% 93
South West -10 416 £405 +1.25% 91
East of England +16 405 £438 -2.78% 68
North West -8 400 £438 -2.78% 107
Yorkshire +5 387 £413 +6.11% 63
East Midlands -5 169 £450 +5.88% 22
North East -19 86 £466 +43.46% 20
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 1,391 (22.01%) Data Migration
2 1,380 (21.84%) Windows
3 1,219 (19.29%) Finance
4 1,218 (19.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 1,183 (18.72%) Microsoft
6 1,128 (17.85%) Agile Software Development
7 987 (15.62%) SQL
8 960 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
9 864 (13.67%) Office 365
10 793 (12.55%) Active Directory
11 723 (11.44%) Oracle
12 706 (11.17%) Security Cleared
13 689 (10.90%) Data Centre
14 681 (10.78%) DevOps
15 625 (9.89%) Windows 10
16 600 (9.50%) SQL Server
17 555 (8.78%) SC Cleared
18 550 (8.70%) Linux
19 530 (8.39%) Java
20 486 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
21 483 (7.64%) Project Management
22 445 (7.04%) VMware
23 413 (6.54%) PowerShell
24 406 (6.43%) Windows Server
25 390 (6.17%) ETL
26 377 (5.97%) SharePoint
26 377 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
27 365 (5.78%) Firewall
27 365 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
28 350 (5.54%) Problem-Solving

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
1 377 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 186 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 171 (2.71%) Skype for Business
4 141 (2.23%) WebLogic
5 128 (2.03%) WebSphere
6 116 (1.84%) Tomcat
7 89 (1.41%) OpenStack
8 83 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 82 (1.30%) Confluence
10 59 (0.93%) Apache
11 57 (0.90%) CMS
11 57 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
12 53 (0.84%) JBoss
13 44 (0.70%) IIS
14 39 (0.62%) Apache Spark
15 34 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
16 28 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
16 28 (0.44%) Umbraco
17 25 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
18 23 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 224 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 217 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
3 53 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 51 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 44 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 31 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 23 (0.36%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.095%) CATIA
9 5 (0.079%) Siemens NX
10 4 (0.063%) SPSS
10 4 (0.063%) Stata
11 3 (0.047%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.047%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.032%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.016%) HipChat
13 1 (0.016%) LaTeX
13 1 (0.016%) Notepad++
13 1 (0.016%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.016%) Solid Edge
13 1 (0.016%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 90 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 56 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
3 44 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 39 (0.62%) Maximo
5 31 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 30 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
7 28 (0.44%) NetSuite
8 25 (0.40%) SAP HR
8 25 (0.40%) Workday HCM
9 23 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
10 21 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
11 20 (0.32%) SAP MDG
12 19 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
12 19 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 19 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
13 18 (0.28%) Endur
13 18 (0.28%) SAP FI
14 17 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
14 17 (0.27%) SAP MM
15 14 (0.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,218 (19.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 960 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
3 864 (13.67%) Office 365
4 202 (3.20%) IaaS
5 198 (3.13%) PaaS
6 190 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
7 159 (2.52%) SaaS
8 129 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
9 120 (1.90%) Serverless
10 114 (1.80%) OneDrive
11 108 (1.71%) Amazon S3
12 101 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
13 99 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
14 98 (1.55%) OpenShift
15 70 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
16 56 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
17 55 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
18 54 (0.85%) GitHub
19 48 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 45 (0.71%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 365 (5.78%) Firewall
2 250 (3.96%) DNS
3 203 (3.21%) WAN
4 173 (2.74%) LAN
4 173 (2.74%) Skype
5 118 (1.87%) SAN
6 117 (1.85%) DHCP
7 115 (1.82%) VPN
8 103 (1.63%) TCP/IP
9 83 (1.31%) Internet
10 72 (1.14%) Network Security
11 62 (0.98%) Wireless
12 60 (0.95%) MPLS
13 57 (0.90%) NetScaler
14 52 (0.82%) BGP
15 51 (0.81%) OSPF
15 51 (0.81%) VLAN
16 50 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
16 50 (0.79%) HTTP
17 45 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 600 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 286 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
3 263 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 190 (3.01%) MySQL
5 177 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
6 157 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 149 (2.36%) NoSQL
7 149 (2.36%) Oracle Database
8 148 (2.34%) Power BI
9 116 (1.84%) Big Data
10 110 (1.74%) Relational Database
11 91 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 73 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
13 68 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
13 68 (1.08%) Data Lake
14 65 (1.03%) Hadoop
15 56 (0.89%) MongoDB
16 55 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
17 54 (0.85%) RDBMS
18 52 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 265 (4.19%) Jenkins
2 188 (2.98%) JIRA
3 176 (2.79%) Git (software)
4 94 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 90 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 82 (1.30%) MSTest
7 81 (1.28%) NUnit
8 77 (1.22%) Subversion
8 77 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
9 60 (0.95%) TeamCity
10 54 (0.85%) Maven
11 43 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
12 39 (0.62%) Selenium
13 36 (0.57%) Cucumber
14 35 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
14 35 (0.55%) SonarQube
15 29 (0.46%) GitLab
16 28 (0.44%) Bitbucket
17 27 (0.43%) MSI
18 23 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,219 (19.29%) Finance
2 331 (5.24%) Banking
3 156 (2.47%) Retail
4 134 (2.12%) Telecoms
5 99 (1.57%) Marketing
6 91 (1.44%) Law
7 75 (1.19%) Front Office
8 69 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 67 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 67 (1.06%) Investment Banking
10 56 (0.89%) Legal
11 48 (0.76%) Back Office
12 46 (0.73%) Billing
13 44 (0.70%) Publishing
14 36 (0.57%) Advertising
15 28 (0.44%) Electronics
15 28 (0.44%) Games
15 28 (0.44%) Local Government
16 23 (0.36%) Retail Banking
17 20 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 992 (15.70%) Architect
2 864 (13.67%) Developer
3 687 (10.87%) Analyst
4 581 (9.19%) Project Manager
5 525 (8.31%) Consultant
6 314 (4.97%) Business Analyst
7 262 (4.15%) DevOps Engineer
8 200 (3.17%) Migration Engineer
9 193 (3.05%) Technical Architect
10 181 (2.86%) Data Analyst
11 180 (2.85%) Windows Engineer
12 175 (2.77%) Migration Manager
13 165 (2.61%) SQL Developer
14 164 (2.60%) Cloud Architect
15 158 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
16 155 (2.45%) Deployment Engineer
17 153 (2.42%) Java Developer
18 149 (2.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 147 (2.33%) Network Engineer
20 144 (2.28%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (5.21%) .NET
2 246 (3.89%) Web Services
3 165 (2.61%) Middleware
4 145 (2.29%) REST
5 134 (2.12%) XML
6 120 (1.90%) SOAP
7 108 (1.71%) HTML
8 92 (1.46%) JSON
9 90 (1.42%) ASP.NET
9 90 (1.42%) RESTful
10 84 (1.33%) CSS
11 74 (1.17%) .NET Framework
12 70 (1.11%) jQuery
13 67 (1.06%) AngularJS
14 61 (0.97%) Spring
15 58 (0.92%) Spring Boot
16 56 (0.89%) Node.js
17 49 (0.78%) React
18 48 (0.76%) JMS
19 46 (0.73%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 689 (10.90%) Data Centre
2 365 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
3 138 (2.18%) Public Cloud
4 118 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
5 116 (1.84%) Management Information System
6 100 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
7 98 (1.55%) User Experience
8 93 (1.47%) Mainframe
9 87 (1.38%) Data Structures
10 80 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
11 73 (1.16%) NHS
11 73 (1.16%) PKI
12 68 (1.08%) Private Cloud
13 65 (1.03%) Clustering
13 65 (1.03%) Fixed Income
14 64 (1.01%) Reference Data
15 56 (0.89%) Derivative
16 47 (0.74%) Cloud Native
17 44 (0.70%) Hedge funds
17 44 (0.70%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 1,380 (21.84%) Windows
2 625 (9.89%) Windows 10
3 550 (8.70%) Linux
4 406 (6.43%) Windows Server
5 301 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 216 (3.42%) Unix
7 146 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 137 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 104 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 99 (1.57%) Windows XP
11 48 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 33 (0.52%) Windows 8
13 32 (0.51%) AIX
13 32 (0.51%) CentOS
14 25 (0.40%) Android
15 24 (0.38%) Apple iOS
16 20 (0.32%) Solaris
16 20 (0.32%) Ubuntu
17 11 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
18 9 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,391 (22.01%) Data Migration
2 1,128 (17.85%) Agile Software Development
3 681 (10.78%) DevOps
4 486 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 483 (7.64%) Project Management
6 390 (6.17%) ETL
7 377 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
8 350 (5.54%) Problem-Solving
9 327 (5.17%) ITIL
10 292 (4.62%) Data Modelling
11 283 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
12 260 (4.11%) Microservices
12 260 (4.11%) TDD
13 234 (3.70%) ERP
14 230 (3.64%) Analytics
15 225 (3.56%) User Acceptance Testing
16 217 (3.43%) Scrum
17 211 (3.34%) Data Analysis
17 211 (3.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 205 (3.24%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 987 (15.62%) SQL
2 530 (8.39%) Java
3 413 (6.54%) PowerShell
4 306 (4.84%) C#
5 305 (4.83%) Python
6 200 (3.17%) JavaScript
7 166 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 109 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 93 (1.47%) PL/SQL
10 81 (1.28%) Perl
11 73 (1.16%) Java 8
12 66 (1.04%) Ruby
13 64 (1.01%) C
14 60 (0.95%) PHP
15 55 (0.87%) VB
16 48 (0.76%) Shell Script
17 45 (0.71%) Scala
18 42 (0.66%) VBA
19 39 (0.62%) VBScript
20 27 (0.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 706 (11.17%) Security Cleared
2 555 (8.78%) SC Cleared
3 188 (2.98%) Degree
4 139 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 120 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
6 119 (1.88%) DV Cleared
7 84 (1.33%) MCSE
8 54 (0.85%) CCNA
9 50 (0.79%) CCNP
10 46 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
11 45 (0.71%) AWS Certification
11 45 (0.71%) MCSA
12 38 (0.60%) CCIE
13 36 (0.57%) PMP
14 35 (0.55%) PMI Certification
15 30 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 29 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
16 29 (0.46%) MCP
17 28 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
18 26 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (3.02%) Data Quality
2 121 (1.91%) QA
3 88 (1.39%) GDPR
4 56 (0.89%) SLA
5 52 (0.82%) PMO
6 40 (0.63%) HL7
7 37 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 15 (0.24%) Basel III
10 8 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.095%) Disclosure Scotland
11 6 (0.095%) Government Security Classifications
12 5 (0.079%) COBIT
12 5 (0.079%) PMBOK
13 4 (0.063%) HIPAA
13 4 (0.063%) MiFID
13 4 (0.063%) PSD2
14 3 (0.047%) IFRS
14 3 (0.047%) JSP 440
14 3 (0.047%) Solvency II
System Software
1 793 (12.55%) Active Directory
2 260 (4.11%) Docker
3 241 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 106 (1.68%) Hyper-V
5 80 (1.27%) XenApp
6 75 (1.19%) XenDesktop
7 69 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 68 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
9 56 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
10 47 (0.74%) vSphere
11 42 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
12 26 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
13 24 (0.38%) HDFS
14 17 (0.27%) BitLocker
14 17 (0.27%) XenServer
15 16 (0.25%) VMware NSX
16 15 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
17 13 (0.21%) Firmware
18 12 (0.19%) DFS Replication
18 12 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 324 (5.13%) Ansible
2 294 (4.65%) SCCM
3 281 (4.45%) Puppet
4 218 (3.45%) Terraform
5 204 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
6 196 (3.10%) Kubernetes
7 82 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
8 54 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
9 52 (0.82%) SCOM
10 30 (0.47%) AirWatch
10 30 (0.47%) Packer
11 22 (0.35%) vCenter Server
12 21 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
13 20 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
13 20 (0.32%) Nagios
14 18 (0.28%) FortiGate
14 18 (0.28%) Kibana
14 18 (0.28%) Oozie
14 18 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 18 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,183 (18.72%) Microsoft
2 723 (11.44%) Oracle
3 445 (7.04%) VMware
4 340 (5.38%) Cisco
5 311 (4.92%) SAP
6 253 (4.00%) Citrix
7 164 (2.60%) Google
8 136 (2.15%) IBM
9 135 (2.14%) Red Hat
10 113 (1.79%) Juniper
11 111 (1.76%) CheckPoint
12 94 (1.49%) HP
12 94 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
13 82 (1.30%) Dell
14 80 (1.27%) F5
15 72 (1.14%) ServiceNow
16 67 (1.06%) Palo Alto
17 64 (1.01%) Apple
18 62 (0.98%) NetApp
18 62 (0.98%) Talend