Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 23 23
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Migration 31 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.06% 8.59% 6.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.36% 10.71% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 20
Kent median daily rate £328 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.43% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £198 £203 £163
90th Percentile £775 £459 £476
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Kent median hourly rate £11.64 £13.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.46% -76.36% +182.05%
10th Percentile £10.79 £13.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £12.38 £13.00 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £14.15 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.13% -5.67% -21.05%

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 371 411 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 84.51% 80.27% 82.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 314 286
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.28% +11.85%
10th Percentile £222 £227 £193
90th Percentile £600 £588 £572
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 7
Kent median hourly rate £36.50 £25.69 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.08% +22.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £11.95 £13.00 £15.25
90th Percentile £43.25 £47.50 £114.40
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -2.17%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +16 7 £319 -8.93%
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £325 -
West Malling -8 1 £323 -6.18%
Tonbridge - 1 - -
Migration
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows 10
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
4 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (22.58%) Office 365
4 7 (22.58%) Citrix
4 7 (22.58%) Finance
4 7 (22.58%) VMware
5 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
5 6 (19.35%) Data Migration
6 5 (16.13%) SQL
6 5 (16.13%) .NET
6 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.90%) Clustering
7 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
7 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
7 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
7 4 (12.90%) Skype
7 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (9.68%) Application Virtualisation
8 3 (9.68%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (9.68%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (9.68%) Fat Client
8 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business

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 (9.68%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP BPC
1 1 (3.23%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Skype
2 3 (9.68%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) ISDN
3 1 (3.23%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Deployment Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Data Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Database Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.45%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (6.45%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
2 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
3 2 (6.45%) Middleware
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) Fat Client
2 3 (9.68%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.23%) AS400
4 1 (3.23%) Fintech
4 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.23%) Learning Management System
4 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows 10
3 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.23%) Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Data Migration
2 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.68%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) B2B
4 2 (6.45%) B2C
4 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.45%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (6.45%) Data Management
4 2 (6.45%) Data Mapping
4 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.45%) High Availability
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (6.45%) Logistics
4 2 (6.45%) SOLID
4 2 (6.45%) Statistics
4 2 (6.45%) Time Management
4 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) CCA
1 2 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) IFRS
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (9.68%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (9.68%) XenApp
3 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
2 3 (9.68%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Citrix
1 7 (22.58%) VMware
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Veritas
3 3 (9.68%) Wyse
4 1 (3.23%) Apple
4 1 (3.23%) BT
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Workday