Period
to 14 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 14 November 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
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 31 36
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 -4
Contract jobs citing Migration 2,776 3,037 2,679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.68% 6.53% 5.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.74% 7.41% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,933 2,023 1,774
London median daily rate £500 £488 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.61% +3.56%
10th Percentile £316 £300 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £436
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.21% +2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 58 30
London median hourly rate £16.95 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.36% - -16.89%
10th Percentile £11.67 £12.02 £13.90
90th Percentile £52.80 £35.00 £50.18
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.04% -9.37% -2.78%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 31,760 40,995 41,558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.82% 88.16% 88.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,798 29,611 30,145
London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 476 408
London median hourly rate £24.10 £22.93 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.10% +1.91% +3.73%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.06 £13.31
90th Percentile £53.75 £54.35 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +2.22%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Migration in London

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in London

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in London over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in London

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in London

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in London over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Migration in London

Migration
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the London region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
Central London +11 603 £493 +3.68% 98
West London +14 119 £450 -5.26% 49
South London +23 113 £480 +1.05% 9
East London +44 80 £488 -2.50% 18
North London -13 9 £438 -20.41% 6
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 London region with a requirement for Migration.

1 690 (24.86%) Finance
2 675 (24.32%) Data Migration
3 524 (18.88%) Azure
4 511 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
5 501 (18.05%) Windows
6 499 (17.98%) SQL
7 490 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 453 (16.32%) AWS
9 415 (14.95%) DevOps
10 356 (12.82%) Office 365
11 308 (11.10%) Security Cleared
12 285 (10.27%) Active Directory
13 271 (9.76%) Windows 10
14 267 (9.62%) Python
15 262 (9.44%) Data Centre
15 262 (9.44%) SC Cleared
16 234 (8.43%) Linux
17 233 (8.39%) Oracle
18 229 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
19 227 (8.18%) Banking
20 222 (8.00%) SQL Server
21 204 (7.35%) ETL
22 200 (7.20%) Project Management
23 195 (7.02%) Java
24 194 (6.99%) Kubernetes
25 187 (6.74%) Terraform
26 179 (6.45%) SharePoint
27 173 (6.23%) Analytics
28 171 (6.16%) SAP
29 168 (6.05%) Ansible

Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 179 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 60 (2.16%) Apache Spark
3 53 (1.91%) MS Exchange
4 49 (1.77%) Skype for Business
5 42 (1.51%) Apache
6 35 (1.26%) Confluence
7 33 (1.19%) CMS
8 31 (1.12%) IIS
9 23 (0.83%) JBoss
10 20 (0.72%) OpenStack
11 19 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (0.65%) SAS
13 16 (0.58%) WebLogic
14 14 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 14 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
15 13 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (0.47%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.36%) Tomcat
17 9 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
18 8 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 106 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
2 102 (3.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.22%) XMetaL
9 2 (0.072%) InDesign
10 1 (0.036%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.036%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 60 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (1.33%) SAP S/4HANA
3 26 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
5 15 (0.54%) FINCAD Analytics
5 15 (0.54%) ION MarketView
5 15 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
5 15 (0.54%) SAP ERP
6 13 (0.47%) NetSuite
6 13 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
6 13 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
6 13 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 12 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
7 12 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
8 10 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (0.36%) Oracle FAH
8 10 (0.36%) SAP HR
9 9 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
9 9 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 8 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 524 (18.88%) Azure
2 453 (16.32%) AWS
3 356 (12.82%) Office 365
4 157 (5.66%) GCP
5 110 (3.96%) Power Platform
6 82 (2.95%) IaaS
7 72 (2.59%) Dynamics 365
8 69 (2.49%) Azure Active Directory
9 68 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 68 (2.45%) PaaS
10 66 (2.38%) OneDrive
11 63 (2.27%) GitHub
12 49 (1.77%) Serverless
13 45 (1.62%) SaaS
14 44 (1.59%) OpenShift
15 41 (1.48%) Amazon S3
16 37 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
17 35 (1.26%) Azure Data Factory
18 33 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 32 (1.15%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 135 (4.86%) Firewall
2 71 (2.56%) WAN
3 64 (2.31%) DNS
4 62 (2.23%) VPN
5 56 (2.02%) LAN
5 56 (2.02%) Network Security
6 54 (1.95%) Skype
7 51 (1.84%) DHCP
8 41 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 35 (1.26%) MPLS
10 33 (1.19%) OSPF
10 33 (1.19%) SAN
11 30 (1.08%) Internet
12 26 (0.94%) BGP
13 24 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (0.86%) Wireless
14 22 (0.79%) TCP/IP
14 22 (0.79%) WLAN
15 21 (0.76%) Unified Communications
15 21 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 155 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
3 141 (5.08%) Big Data
4 119 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 98 (3.53%) Power BI
6 96 (3.46%) Relational Database
7 72 (2.59%) Hadoop
8 70 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 62 (2.23%) Oracle Database
10 57 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
11 52 (1.87%) RDBMS
12 51 (1.84%) Amazon Redshift
13 45 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
14 44 (1.59%) MySQL
15 43 (1.55%) Data Lake
15 43 (1.55%) MongoDB
16 41 (1.48%) NoSQL
17 39 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 32 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
19 29 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 144 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 138 (4.97%) Jenkins
3 130 (4.68%) JIRA
4 52 (1.87%) Visual Studio Team System
5 50 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
6 28 (1.01%) Selenium
7 27 (0.97%) TeamCity
8 24 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (0.61%) Eclipse
9 17 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
9 17 (0.61%) Visual Studio
10 15 (0.54%) Maven
11 13 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (0.47%) Subversion
12 12 (0.43%) JMeter
13 11 (0.40%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.32%) SoapUI
15 8 (0.29%) Bitbucket
15 8 (0.29%) Jasmine
15 8 (0.29%) Mocha
General
1 690 (24.86%) Finance
2 227 (8.18%) Banking
3 131 (4.72%) Public Sector
4 85 (3.06%) Retail
5 70 (2.52%) Investment Banking
6 58 (2.09%) Front Office
7 54 (1.95%) Marketing
8 44 (1.59%) Telecoms
9 35 (1.26%) Financial Institution
10 34 (1.22%) Legal
11 27 (0.97%) Back Office
11 27 (0.97%) Law
12 22 (0.79%) Manufacturing
13 21 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
14 18 (0.65%) Local Government
14 18 (0.65%) Publishing
15 14 (0.50%) Advertising
15 14 (0.50%) Games
15 14 (0.50%) General Ledger
16 11 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 384 (13.83%) Developer
2 380 (13.69%) Architect
3 314 (11.31%) Analyst
4 262 (9.44%) Project Manager
5 222 (8.00%) Consultant
6 175 (6.30%) DevOps Engineer
7 160 (5.76%) Business Analyst
8 99 (3.57%) Migration Manager
9 85 (3.06%) SQL Developer
10 82 (2.95%) Data Analyst
11 80 (2.88%) Windows Engineer
12 79 (2.85%) AWS Engineer
12 79 (2.85%) Azure Engineer
13 77 (2.77%) Administrator
13 77 (2.77%) Cloud Engineer
14 73 (2.63%) Data Engineer
15 69 (2.49%) Data Architect
16 68 (2.45%) Cloud Architect
17 66 (2.38%) Migration Engineer
18 65 (2.34%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (4.07%) Web Services
2 108 (3.89%) .NET
3 72 (2.59%) XML
4 60 (2.16%) HTML
5 55 (1.98%) CSS
6 50 (1.80%) Middleware
6 50 (1.80%) Spring
7 49 (1.77%) JSON
8 46 (1.66%) Node.js
8 46 (1.66%) REST
9 44 (1.59%) LDAP
10 41 (1.48%) Kafka
11 39 (1.40%) AngularJS
12 37 (1.33%) RESTful
13 35 (1.26%) Hibernate
14 30 (1.08%) SOAP
15 29 (1.04%) J2EE
16 27 (0.97%) React
17 23 (0.83%) ADO
18 20 (0.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 262 (9.44%) Data Centre
2 150 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (1.84%) Management Information System
4 48 (1.73%) Derivative
4 48 (1.73%) Public Cloud
4 48 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
5 47 (1.69%) Fixed Income
6 44 (1.59%) Hedge funds
6 44 (1.59%) User Experience
7 41 (1.48%) Equity Derivative
8 39 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
9 38 (1.37%) Virtual Team
10 30 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
12 24 (0.86%) Replication
13 22 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 21 (0.76%) Data Structures
14 21 (0.76%) Reinsurance
15 18 (0.65%) Cloud Native
16 16 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 501 (18.05%) Windows
2 271 (9.76%) Windows 10
3 234 (8.43%) Linux
4 114 (4.11%) Windows 7
5 106 (3.82%) Windows Server
6 96 (3.46%) Unix
7 66 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 52 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 43 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (0.76%) Windows XP
11 19 (0.68%) Ubuntu
12 13 (0.47%) AIX
13 12 (0.43%) Solaris
14 11 (0.40%) Android
15 10 (0.36%) Apple iOS
15 10 (0.36%) VMS
15 10 (0.36%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.14%) Debian
17 4 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 675 (24.32%) Data Migration
2 511 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
3 415 (14.95%) DevOps
4 229 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 204 (7.35%) ETL
6 200 (7.20%) Project Management
7 173 (6.23%) Analytics
8 156 (5.62%) Problem-Solving
9 153 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
10 145 (5.22%) Scrum
11 139 (5.01%) Project Delivery
12 120 (4.32%) Change Management
13 118 (4.25%) ITIL
14 111 (4.00%) Microservices
15 109 (3.93%) Data Modelling
16 107 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 106 (3.82%) CRM
18 105 (3.78%) Continuous Integration
19 96 (3.46%) ERP
20 90 (3.24%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 499 (17.98%) SQL
2 267 (9.62%) Python
3 195 (7.02%) Java
4 163 (5.87%) PowerShell
5 123 (4.43%) C#
6 117 (4.21%) JavaScript
7 84 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 73 (2.63%) Ruby
9 66 (2.38%) Shell Script
10 62 (2.23%) PL/SQL
11 51 (1.84%) Scala
12 47 (1.69%) Perl
13 43 (1.55%) C
14 38 (1.37%) C++
15 33 (1.19%) PHP
16 32 (1.15%) Go
17 29 (1.04%) VBA
18 23 (0.83%) T-SQL
19 21 (0.76%) Kotlin
20 16 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 308 (11.10%) Security Cleared
2 262 (9.44%) SC Cleared
3 105 (3.78%) Degree
4 77 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (1.73%) CCNP
6 37 (1.33%) PMP
7 36 (1.30%) PMI Certification
8 35 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (1.12%) CCIE
10 26 (0.94%) AWS Certification
11 25 (0.90%) CCNA
12 22 (0.79%) MCSA
13 21 (0.76%) MCSE
14 17 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
15 13 (0.47%) JNCIP
16 12 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
17 11 (0.40%) DV Cleared
18 9 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
19 8 (0.29%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (2.41%) Data Quality
2 47 (1.69%) QA
3 41 (1.48%) PMO
4 23 (0.83%) GDPR
5 13 (0.47%) SLA
6 8 (0.29%) MiFID
7 7 (0.25%) HL7
8 6 (0.22%) SEPA
8 6 (0.22%) WCAG
9 5 (0.18%) COBIT
9 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.11%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.11%) PSD2
12 2 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.072%) Government Security Classifications
12 2 (0.072%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.072%) NIST
12 2 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.036%) GAAP
System Software
1 285 (10.27%) Active Directory
2 139 (5.01%) Docker
3 64 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (1.19%) vSphere
5 30 (1.08%) XenApp
6 28 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (0.94%) XenDesktop
8 24 (0.86%) Hyper-V
8 24 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
9 22 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
10 18 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
11 14 (0.50%) HDFS
11 14 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
12 12 (0.43%) VMware NSX
13 10 (0.36%) NFS
14 7 (0.25%) BitLocker
15 6 (0.22%) VMFS
16 5 (0.18%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
16 5 (0.18%) Firmware
16 5 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 194 (6.99%) Kubernetes
2 187 (6.74%) Terraform
3 168 (6.05%) Ansible
4 132 (4.76%) SCCM
5 110 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
5 110 (3.96%) Puppet
6 57 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
7 28 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
8 26 (0.94%) Packer
9 22 (0.79%) Consul
10 15 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
11 14 (0.50%) vCenter Server
12 13 (0.47%) Salt
13 12 (0.43%) Data Guard
14 11 (0.40%) AirWatch
15 10 (0.36%) Nagios
16 9 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
17 8 (0.29%) Cobbler
17 8 (0.29%) FortiGate
18 7 (0.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 490 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 233 (8.39%) Oracle
3 171 (6.16%) SAP
4 143 (5.15%) Google
5 130 (4.68%) Cisco
6 127 (4.57%) VMware
7 91 (3.28%) Citrix
8 71 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
9 64 (2.31%) Red Hat
10 36 (1.30%) Greenplum
10 36 (1.30%) Tableau
11 29 (1.04%) CheckPoint
11 29 (1.04%) Juniper
12 27 (0.97%) IBM
12 27 (0.97%) TIBCO
13 26 (0.94%) Adobe
13 26 (0.94%) F5
13 26 (0.94%) Palo Alto
14 25 (0.90%) Sybase
15 22 (0.79%) NetApp