Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 35 29
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 -1
Contract jobs citing Migration 2,906 2,583 2,740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.34% 5.82% 6.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.24% 6.64% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,955 1,743 1,862
London median daily rate £488 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £298 £285
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 18 15
London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.13 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.20% -14.38% +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.18 £12.95
90th Percentile £35.00 £80.73 £134.90
England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year -1.64% -25.61% +26.12%

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 40,159 38,926 39,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.60% 87.76% 86.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,051 28,032 28,239
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 386 381
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.63 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +9.17% +8.20%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.46 £50.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 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
Central London -2 541 £475 - 77
West London +32 144 £475 +15.15% 37
South London +7 123 £475 +5.56% 8
East London -4 48 £500 +66.67% 11
North London +5 27 £550 +44.26% 5
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 London region with a requirement for Migration.

1 761 (26.19%) Finance
2 648 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
3 586 (20.17%) Data Migration
4 565 (19.44%) Windows
5 508 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
6 473 (16.28%) Microsoft
7 443 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 391 (13.45%) Office 365
9 375 (12.90%) SQL
10 326 (11.22%) DevOps
11 321 (11.05%) Banking
12 315 (10.84%) Security Cleared
13 313 (10.77%) Data Centre
14 302 (10.39%) Active Directory
15 288 (9.91%) Project Management
16 284 (9.77%) Linux
17 269 (9.26%) Python
18 263 (9.05%) SC Cleared
19 255 (8.77%) Java
20 253 (8.71%) Windows 10
21 238 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
22 229 (7.88%) Oracle
23 205 (7.05%) VMware
24 198 (6.81%) PowerShell
25 189 (6.50%) SQL Server
26 185 (6.37%) SharePoint
27 167 (5.75%) Cisco
27 167 (5.75%) Jenkins
28 166 (5.71%) Firewall
29 149 (5.13%) Web Services

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
1 185 (6.37%) SharePoint
2 73 (2.51%) MS Exchange
3 66 (2.27%) CMS
3 66 (2.27%) Skype for Business
4 31 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (0.96%) WebLogic
6 27 (0.93%) Apache
6 27 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 26 (0.89%) Apache Spark
8 24 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 23 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 21 (0.72%) IIS
11 20 (0.69%) Confluence
12 19 (0.65%) JBoss
12 19 (0.65%) Tomcat
13 15 (0.52%) Drupal
13 15 (0.52%) WordPress
14 14 (0.48%) SAS
15 13 (0.45%) OpenStack
16 12 (0.41%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 116 (3.99%) Microsoft Office
2 109 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 34 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
5 20 (0.69%) InfoPath
6 11 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.14%) Windchill
8 3 (0.10%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.069%) HipChat
10 1 (0.034%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.034%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 44 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.55%) Maximo
5 14 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
5 14 (0.48%) SAP CO
5 14 (0.48%) SAP FI
5 14 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
6 13 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 13 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 13 (0.45%) SAP HR
7 12 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
8 11 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
8 11 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 11 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
9 10 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
9 10 (0.34%) SAP MM
9 10 (0.34%) SAP SD
10 9 (0.31%) NetSuite
10 9 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 508 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
2 443 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 391 (13.45%) Office 365
4 87 (2.99%) PaaS
5 77 (2.65%) IaaS
6 63 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 62 (2.13%) SaaS
8 58 (2.00%) Serverless
9 57 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
10 53 (1.82%) Amazon S3
11 52 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
12 50 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
13 47 (1.62%) GitHub
13 47 (1.62%) OneDrive
14 44 (1.51%) Dynamics 365
15 32 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 31 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
17 26 (0.89%) OpenShift
18 24 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
19 19 (0.65%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 166 (5.71%) Firewall
2 105 (3.61%) WAN
3 73 (2.51%) Skype
4 72 (2.48%) DNS
5 66 (2.27%) LAN
6 48 (1.65%) Network Security
7 46 (1.58%) VPN
8 44 (1.51%) SAN
9 42 (1.45%) Internet
10 34 (1.17%) TCP/IP
10 34 (1.17%) Wireless
11 30 (1.03%) MPLS
12 28 (0.96%) BGP
13 27 (0.93%) VLAN
14 25 (0.86%) Unified Communications
15 23 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
16 21 (0.72%) DHCP
16 21 (0.72%) Wireshark
17 20 (0.69%) Ethernet
18 18 (0.62%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 97 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (2.34%) Relational Database
4 65 (2.24%) Big Data
5 59 (2.03%) Oracle Database
6 58 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 55 (1.89%) MySQL
8 43 (1.48%) MongoDB
9 42 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 41 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
11 36 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 34 (1.17%) RDBMS
13 33 (1.14%) Power BI
14 32 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
15 31 (1.07%) Adabas
16 29 (1.00%) Hadoop
17 25 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
18 23 (0.79%) NoSQL
19 21 (0.72%) Data Lake
20 20 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 167 (5.75%) Jenkins
2 128 (4.40%) JIRA
3 111 (3.82%) Git (software)
4 53 (1.82%) Selenium
5 48 (1.65%) TeamCity
6 39 (1.34%) Cucumber
7 29 (1.00%) Maven
8 25 (0.86%) GitLab
9 24 (0.83%) Subversion
10 21 (0.72%) Visual Studio
11 20 (0.69%) Bitbucket
11 20 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
12 18 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
13 16 (0.55%) MSBuild
14 14 (0.48%) JMeter
15 13 (0.45%) Ant
15 13 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
15 13 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (0.41%) Artifactory
16 12 (0.41%) JUnit
General
1 761 (26.19%) Finance
2 321 (11.05%) Banking
3 98 (3.37%) Retail
4 94 (3.23%) Front Office
5 87 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 61 (2.10%) Legal
7 52 (1.79%) Law
8 50 (1.72%) Marketing
9 48 (1.65%) Financial Institution
10 47 (1.62%) Publishing
11 38 (1.31%) Telecoms
12 36 (1.24%) Back Office
13 29 (1.00%) Advertising
14 27 (0.93%) Games
14 27 (0.93%) Private Banking
15 25 (0.86%) Retail Banking
16 20 (0.69%) General Ledger
17 19 (0.65%) Manufacturing
18 15 (0.52%) Billing
19 13 (0.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 393 (13.52%) Analyst
2 382 (13.15%) Architect
3 356 (12.25%) Developer
4 315 (10.84%) Project Manager
5 244 (8.40%) Consultant
6 201 (6.92%) Business Analyst
7 155 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 108 (3.72%) Migration Manager
9 91 (3.13%) AWS Engineer
10 86 (2.96%) Data Analyst
11 84 (2.89%) AWS DevOps
12 79 (2.72%) Cloud Architect
13 78 (2.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 77 (2.65%) Migration Engineer
14 77 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
15 71 (2.44%) Migration Project Manager
15 71 (2.44%) Network Engineer
16 63 (2.17%) Desktop Support
17 62 (2.13%) Infrastructure Manager
18 61 (2.10%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (5.13%) Web Services
2 118 (4.06%) .NET
3 85 (2.92%) HTML
4 74 (2.55%) CSS
5 64 (2.20%) XML
6 56 (1.93%) Middleware
6 56 (1.93%) React
7 51 (1.75%) REST
7 51 (1.75%) RESTful
8 44 (1.51%) Node.js
9 41 (1.41%) SOAP
10 40 (1.38%) jQuery
11 39 (1.34%) ASP.NET
12 35 (1.20%) AngularJS
13 31 (1.07%) Gherkin
14 28 (0.96%) LDAP
15 27 (0.93%) JSON
16 26 (0.89%) J2EE
17 19 (0.65%) .NET Framework
17 19 (0.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 313 (10.77%) Data Centre
2 140 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 97 (3.34%) Greenfield Project
4 85 (2.92%) Fixed Income
5 81 (2.79%) Public Cloud
6 60 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 55 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
8 48 (1.65%) Derivative
9 44 (1.51%) Computer Science
9 44 (1.51%) Mainframe
9 44 (1.51%) User Experience
10 43 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
11 37 (1.27%) Replication
12 31 (1.07%) Private Cloud
13 30 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 29 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
15 28 (0.96%) PKI
16 27 (0.93%) Equities
17 26 (0.89%) Fintech
18 25 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 565 (19.44%) Windows
2 284 (9.77%) Linux
3 253 (8.71%) Windows 10
4 145 (4.99%) Unix
5 137 (4.71%) Windows Server
6 103 (3.54%) Windows 7
7 70 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 52 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (0.76%) Solaris
11 16 (0.55%) Apple iOS
12 15 (0.52%) CentOS
12 15 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 15 (0.52%) Windows XP
13 12 (0.41%) Android
14 11 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.24%) SUSE
16 6 (0.21%) VMS
17 5 (0.17%) AIX
17 5 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 648 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
2 586 (20.17%) Data Migration
3 326 (11.22%) DevOps
4 288 (9.91%) Project Management
5 238 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 137 (4.71%) ETL
7 135 (4.65%) Data Modelling
7 135 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 132 (4.54%) Scrum
9 126 (4.34%) Problem-Solving
10 125 (4.30%) Business Analysis
11 122 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
12 121 (4.16%) ITIL
13 118 (4.06%) Analytics
14 109 (3.75%) Test Automation
15 105 (3.61%) CRM
16 100 (3.44%) Open Source
17 92 (3.17%) PRINCE2
18 90 (3.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 86 (2.96%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 375 (12.90%) SQL
2 269 (9.26%) Python
3 255 (8.77%) Java
4 198 (6.81%) PowerShell
5 131 (4.51%) JavaScript
6 95 (3.27%) C#
7 70 (2.41%) Ruby
8 66 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 60 (2.06%) C
10 48 (1.65%) Perl
11 41 (1.41%) T-SQL
12 40 (1.38%) C++
13 35 (1.20%) Scala
14 30 (1.03%) Shell Script
15 29 (1.00%) PHP
16 22 (0.76%) Apex Code
16 22 (0.76%) VBA
16 22 (0.76%) VBScript
17 21 (0.72%) PL/SQL
18 18 (0.62%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 315 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 263 (9.05%) SC Cleared
3 112 (3.85%) Degree
4 80 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (1.48%) CCNP
7 32 (1.10%) PMP
8 30 (1.03%) PMI Certification
9 29 (1.00%) CCIE
9 29 (1.00%) MCSE
10 25 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
10 25 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 24 (0.83%) AWS Certification
11 24 (0.83%) CCNA
12 19 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 17 (0.58%) CISSP
13 17 (0.58%) DV Cleared
13 17 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (0.52%) CISM
15 14 (0.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (3.10%) Data Quality
2 88 (3.03%) QA
3 54 (1.86%) GDPR
4 41 (1.41%) PMO
5 34 (1.17%) GCP
6 26 (0.89%) SLA
7 23 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (0.45%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.28%) HL7
10 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.14%) Basel III
11 4 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.14%) SEPA
11 4 (0.14%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 3 (0.10%) COBIT
12 3 (0.10%) GAMP
12 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 3 (0.10%) TARGET2
System Software
1 302 (10.39%) Active Directory
2 138 (4.75%) Docker
3 102 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (1.65%) vSphere
5 41 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 34 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 32 (1.10%) Hyper-V
8 29 (1.00%) XenDesktop
9 24 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
9 24 (0.83%) XenApp
10 14 (0.48%) BitLocker
11 12 (0.41%) vCloud
12 10 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.31%) KVM
14 7 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (0.24%) VMware NSX
15 5 (0.17%) LXC
15 5 (0.17%) Samba
15 5 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 144 (4.96%) Puppet
2 137 (4.71%) Ansible
3 128 (4.40%) SCCM
4 123 (4.23%) Terraform
5 117 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
6 116 (3.99%) Kubernetes
7 40 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 37 (1.27%) Packer
8 37 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
9 20 (0.69%) SCOM
10 19 (0.65%) Mesos
10 19 (0.65%) Prometheus
11 17 (0.58%) AirWatch
12 14 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
12 14 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 12 (0.41%) XenMobile
14 11 (0.38%) CASB
14 11 (0.38%) Nagios
14 11 (0.38%) PingFederate
14 11 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 473 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 229 (7.88%) Oracle
3 205 (7.05%) VMware
4 167 (5.75%) Cisco
5 129 (4.44%) Citrix
6 128 (4.40%) SAP
7 99 (3.41%) Google
7 99 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
8 58 (2.00%) IBM
9 50 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 47 (1.62%) Dell
11 35 (1.20%) F5
12 34 (1.17%) HP
13 32 (1.10%) CheckPoint
14 29 (1.00%) EMC
15 28 (0.96%) Talend
16 26 (0.89%) Informatica
16 26 (0.89%) Splunk
17 25 (0.86%) Hyperion
17 25 (0.86%) Juniper