Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 24 21
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +5
Contract jobs citing Migration 38 34 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.16% 6.97% 9.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.00% 8.37% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 36
Kent median daily rate £350 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +60.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £195 £178 £200
90th Percentile £423 £475 £494
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Kent median hourly rate - £55.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +182.05% -
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -14.29%

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 422 406 453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 79.47% 83.20% 80.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 279 286
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £230 £193 £204
90th Percentile £625 £540 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 21
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £20.83 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -19.88% +8.33%
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -11.54% -2.26% +52.00%

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 24 November 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 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 24 November 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
Maidstone -11 5 £350 -6.67% 2
Sevenoaks - 1 £165 -
West Malling - 1 £338 -
Canterbury - 1 £350 -
Dartford - 1 £200 -
Migration
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 21 (55.26%) SQL
1 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
2 19 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 19 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (44.74%) .NET
4 16 (42.11%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (39.47%) Algorithms
5 15 (39.47%) Entity Framework
5 15 (39.47%) High Availability
5 15 (39.47%) Statistics
5 15 (39.47%) .NET Framework
5 15 (39.47%) Data Management
5 15 (39.47%) Web Services
6 5 (13.16%) Windows
6 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
7 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
7 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
7 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
9 2 (5.26%) Validation
9 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring

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 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
2 19 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (42.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.63%) DB2
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.63%) Power BI
6 1 (2.63%) QlikView
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.63%) Back Office
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Front Office
1 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) SQL Developer
2 16 (42.11%) SSIS Developer
3 15 (39.47%) Database Developer
3 15 (39.47%) SQL Database Developer
3 15 (39.47%) T-SQL Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) DBA
5 2 (5.26%) Migration Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) SQL DBA
6 1 (2.63%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 15 (39.47%) .NET Framework
2 15 (39.47%) Entity Framework
2 15 (39.47%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) OAuth
3 1 (2.63%) OpenID
3 1 (2.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Data Management
1 15 (39.47%) High Availability
1 15 (39.47%) Statistics
2 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
3 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.26%) ETL
4 2 (5.26%) ITSM
4 2 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (5.26%) Project Management
4 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
4 2 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (2.63%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (2.63%) Change Control
5 1 (2.63%) Defect Management
5 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.63%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.63%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 19 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) CCNA
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Remedy
3 1 (2.63%) Anite
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Orchard
3 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.63%) VMware