The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Migration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Migration
South East / Kent
Rank 26 37 25
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12  
Contract jobs citing Migration 22 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.64% 3.96% 5.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.02% 5.23% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 10
Median daily rate £338 £415 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.67% +25.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £100.13 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +621.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +12.90% -17.33%  

Migration is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 244 344 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 84.72% 75.60% 74.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 264 105
Median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 9
Median hourly rate £27.38 £170.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -83.89% +325.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Migration as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Migration in Kent

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Migration in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in Kent

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Kent over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in Kent

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Migration in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in Kent

Migration
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +1 1 £200 -
Stansted - 1 £475 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Dover - 1 £200 -
Folkestone - 1 £325 -
Migration
South East

Migration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Kent region with a requirement for Migration.

1 25 (67.57%) SQL Server
2 22 (59.46%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (59.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (56.76%) .NET
3 21 (56.76%) Web Services
4 19 (51.35%) Data Migration
4 19 (51.35%) Data Management
4 19 (51.35%) Algorithms
5 15 (40.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (40.54%) SQL
6 12 (32.43%) Statistics
6 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
6 12 (32.43%) Entity Framework
7 11 (29.73%) High Availability
7 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
8 10 (27.03%) Finance
9 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
9 9 (24.32%) Test Strategy
9 9 (24.32%) Functional Testing
9 9 (24.32%) Automation Testing
9 9 (24.32%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
9 9 (24.32%) API Testing
10 8 (21.62%) Data Quality
11 6 (16.22%) ETL
12 5 (13.51%) Oracle
13 4 (10.81%) SAP
14 3 (8.11%) Project Management
14 3 (8.11%) DB2
14 3 (8.11%) T-SQL

Migration
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (2.70%) FileNet
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Workday HCM
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (67.57%) SQL Server
2 22 (59.46%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (40.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.11%) DB2
5 2 (5.41%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (2.70%) Power BI
6 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (59.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) LSMW
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) French Language
3 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Developer
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Tester
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Migration Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Data Migration Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Workday Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Workday Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) .NET
1 21 (56.76%) Web Services
2 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
2 12 (32.43%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) WSDL
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) XML Messaging
3 1 (2.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) Algorithms
2 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.70%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
1 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
1 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Data Management
1 19 (51.35%) Data Migration
2 12 (32.43%) Statistics
3 11 (29.73%) High Availability
4 9 (24.32%) API Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Automation Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Functional Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
4 9 (24.32%) Test Strategy
5 6 (16.22%) ETL
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Project Management
7 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.41%) Data Conversion
7 2 (5.41%) ERP
7 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) CBAP
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.41%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.41%) BitLocker
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.41%) XenApp
1 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
1 2 (5.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) SAP
4 3 (8.11%) Workday
5 2 (5.41%) AppSense
5 2 (5.41%) CA
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) Symantec
5 2 (5.41%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) Wyse
6 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) Cognos
6 1 (2.70%) IFS
6 1 (2.70%) Informatica
6 1 (2.70%) Netezza
6 1 (2.70%) Teradata