Period
to 17 August 2018

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 6 months to 17 August 2018 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 16 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 +22 -14
Contract jobs citing Migration 37 56 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 8.64% 10.39% 4.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.57% 12.50% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 50 17
Kent median daily rate £338 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.63% +23.08%
10th Percentile £196 £200 £170
90th Percentile £633 £453 £449
South East median daily rate £438 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +1.57% +1.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Kent median hourly rate £11.78 £13.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -76.36% +296.54%
10th Percentile £10.83 £13.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £15.82 £13.00 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £16.13
% change year-on-year +11.11% -16.28% -19.75%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 350 448 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 81.78% 83.12% 79.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 326 388
Kent median daily rate £400 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.28% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £239 £205 £193
90th Percentile £612 £548 £579
South East median daily rate £430 £416 £400
% change year-on-year +3.37% +4.00% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 10
Kent median hourly rate £38.75 £27.38 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.53% -24.47% +107.14%
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.53 £16.38
90th Percentile £49.35 £45.50 £141.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.95 £23.00
% change year-on-year +25.31% -13.26% +3.37%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Migration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

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 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in Kent

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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
Maidstone +6 5 £375 +7.14%
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £325 -
West Malling +2 1 £323 -7.86%
Dartford +1 1 £201 +0.25% 1
Canterbury - 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 - -
Migration
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Migration.

1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Windows 10
3 9 (24.32%) Finance
3 9 (24.32%) VMware
4 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (21.62%) Fintech
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
5 7 (18.92%) Citrix
6 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
6 6 (16.22%) SQL
6 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
7 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
7 5 (13.51%) Retail
7 5 (13.51%) TDD
7 5 (13.51%) AS400
7 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 5 (13.51%) Skype
8 4 (10.81%) Office 365
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.81%) Clustering
8 4 (10.81%) SCCM
8 4 (10.81%) Time Management
8 4 (10.81%) Capita
8 4 (10.81%) XenApp
8 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008

Migration
Co-occurring 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 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (2.70%) Scribe Insight
1 1 (2.70%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.70%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Skype
2 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) ISDN
3 2 (5.41%) PBX
3 2 (5.41%) VoIP
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) IPsec
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) VLAN
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Developer
1 7 (18.92%) Project Manager
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) AS400 Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Data Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Database Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Migration Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.41%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (5.41%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
1 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Fintech
2 5 (13.51%) AS400
3 4 (10.81%) Clustering
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Fat Client
4 3 (8.11%) Thin Client
5 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.70%) Learning Management System
6 1 (2.70%) NHS
6 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Windows 10
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
4 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.41%) Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.70%) Unix
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
2 5 (13.51%) Project Management
2 5 (13.51%) TDD
3 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.81%) Time Management
4 3 (8.11%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (8.11%) High Availability
4 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.11%) Scrum
4 3 (8.11%) SDLC
5 2 (5.41%) Break/Fix
5 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.41%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.81%) XenApp
4 3 (8.11%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (8.11%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (8.11%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.70%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.11%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) VMware
2 7 (18.92%) Citrix
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) Capita
5 3 (8.11%) IBM
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle
5 3 (8.11%) Veritas
5 3 (8.11%) Wyse
6 2 (5.41%) Apple
7 1 (2.70%) BT
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco
7 1 (2.70%) ShoreTel
7 1 (2.70%) Workday