Period
to 15 September 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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 33 35
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2 -8
Contract jobs citing Migration 2,934 2,886 2,592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.60% 6.34% 5.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.62% 7.18% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,032 1,940 1,741
London median daily rate £500 £486 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.83% +5.14% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £298
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 63 18
London median hourly rate £16.95 £18.70 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.36% +9.20% -14.38%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.04 £12.18
90th Percentile £52.60 £35.00 £80.73
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.65 £15.25
% change year-on-year +11.82% +2.62% -21.79%

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 34,043 40,216 38,933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.17% 88.37% 88.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,383 29,004 27,981
London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £656
England median daily rate £475 £464 £450
% change year-on-year +2.43% +3.06% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 502 386
London median hourly rate £23.07 £22.50 £23.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.51% -3.74% +8.02%
10th Percentile £12.50 £14.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.63 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.92 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +18.64% -10.64% +2.17%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +16 645 £475 - 86
West London -3 115 £425 -10.53% 37
South London +10 98 £541 +13.95% 18
East London +23 72 £550 +10.00% 14
North London -18 8 £438 -20.41% 10
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 766 (26.11%) Finance
2 731 (24.91%) Data Migration
3 573 (19.53%) Windows
4 569 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
5 564 (19.22%) Azure
6 513 (17.48%) AWS
7 495 (16.87%) Microsoft
8 468 (15.95%) SQL
9 462 (15.75%) DevOps
10 371 (12.64%) Office 365
11 327 (11.15%) Active Directory
12 298 (10.16%) Windows 10
13 288 (9.82%) Security Cleared
14 273 (9.30%) Linux
15 269 (9.17%) Data Centre
16 250 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
17 246 (8.38%) SC Cleared
18 238 (8.11%) Oracle
19 235 (8.01%) Banking
20 234 (7.98%) Python
21 228 (7.77%) SQL Server
22 219 (7.46%) Project Management
23 199 (6.78%) Kubernetes
24 197 (6.71%) Terraform
25 193 (6.58%) PowerShell
25 193 (6.58%) ETL
26 188 (6.41%) SAP
27 176 (6.00%) Big Data
27 176 (6.00%) Java
27 176 (6.00%) SCCM

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
1 174 (5.93%) SharePoint
2 64 (2.18%) Apache Spark
3 58 (1.98%) Skype for Business
4 47 (1.60%) Apache
4 47 (1.60%) MS Exchange
5 39 (1.33%) CMS
6 33 (1.12%) Confluence
7 32 (1.09%) IIS
8 22 (0.75%) Drupal
9 21 (0.72%) JBoss
10 19 (0.65%) OpenStack
10 19 (0.65%) SAS
11 17 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (0.48%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 11 (0.37%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.37%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
15 9 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 109 (3.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 94 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
5 23 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.068%) InDesign
9 1 (0.034%) Mingle
9 1 (0.034%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.034%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 58 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.19%) SAP S/4HANA
3 18 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
4 13 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (0.44%) ION MarketView
4 13 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
4 13 (0.44%) SAP ERP
5 12 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (0.37%) NetSuite
6 11 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
7 10 (0.34%) Magento
7 10 (0.34%) Oracle FAH
7 10 (0.34%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 10 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
7 10 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 10 (0.34%) SAP HR
8 9 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
9 8 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 564 (19.22%) Azure
2 513 (17.48%) AWS
3 371 (12.64%) Office 365
4 156 (5.32%) GCP
5 96 (3.27%) Power Platform
6 84 (2.86%) IaaS
7 75 (2.56%) PaaS
8 73 (2.49%) Azure Active Directory
9 68 (2.32%) AWS CloudFormation
10 67 (2.28%) Dynamics 365
11 56 (1.91%) OneDrive
11 56 (1.91%) SaaS
12 54 (1.84%) GitHub
13 42 (1.43%) Amazon S3
14 40 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
15 39 (1.33%) OpenShift
15 39 (1.33%) Serverless
16 37 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 31 (1.06%) Datadog
18 29 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 132 (4.50%) Firewall
2 85 (2.90%) WAN
3 71 (2.42%) Skype
4 69 (2.35%) DNS
5 67 (2.28%) LAN
6 50 (1.70%) Network Security
7 47 (1.60%) VPN
8 46 (1.57%) SAN
9 44 (1.50%) Internet
10 43 (1.47%) DHCP
11 32 (1.09%) MPLS
12 27 (0.92%) BGP
12 27 (0.92%) TCP/IP
13 25 (0.85%) OSPF
14 24 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
14 24 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
15 23 (0.78%) Unified Communications
16 22 (0.75%) Wireless
17 20 (0.68%) WLAN
18 19 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 176 (6.00%) Big Data
3 158 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
4 112 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 85 (2.90%) Power BI
6 83 (2.83%) Relational Database
7 75 (2.56%) MySQL
8 72 (2.45%) Hadoop
9 67 (2.28%) Oracle Database
10 61 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 51 (1.74%) Amazon Redshift
12 47 (1.60%) Data Lake
13 44 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
14 42 (1.43%) RDBMS
15 39 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 37 (1.26%) Apache Hive
17 34 (1.16%) MongoDB
17 34 (1.16%) NoSQL
18 33 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
18 33 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 163 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 157 (5.35%) Git (software)
3 122 (4.16%) JIRA
4 68 (2.32%) Visual Studio Team System
5 50 (1.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 34 (1.16%) TeamCity
7 24 (0.82%) Selenium
7 24 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (0.68%) Maven
9 16 (0.55%) Eclipse
9 16 (0.55%) MSI
10 15 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
11 14 (0.48%) Subversion
12 11 (0.37%) SonarQube
13 10 (0.34%) Visual Studio
14 9 (0.31%) Ant
14 9 (0.31%) Bitbucket
14 9 (0.31%) JMeter
15 8 (0.27%) GitLab
General
1 766 (26.11%) Finance
2 235 (8.01%) Banking
3 124 (4.23%) Public Sector
4 111 (3.78%) Retail
5 63 (2.15%) Marketing
6 62 (2.11%) Investment Banking
7 53 (1.81%) Financial Institution
7 53 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 46 (1.57%) Front Office
9 39 (1.33%) Back Office
10 37 (1.26%) Law
11 35 (1.19%) Legal
12 26 (0.89%) Publishing
13 21 (0.72%) Manufacturing
14 20 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
15 16 (0.55%) Advertising
15 16 (0.55%) Local Government
16 15 (0.51%) Retail Banking
17 12 (0.41%) General Ledger
18 11 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 414 (14.11%) Architect
2 370 (12.61%) Developer
3 368 (12.54%) Analyst
4 301 (10.26%) Project Manager
5 225 (7.67%) Consultant
6 185 (6.31%) Business Analyst
7 184 (6.27%) DevOps Engineer
8 93 (3.17%) Migration Manager
9 91 (3.10%) Windows Engineer
10 90 (3.07%) Cloud Engineer
11 85 (2.90%) Azure Engineer
12 81 (2.76%) Data Analyst
13 78 (2.66%) AWS Engineer
13 78 (2.66%) Cloud Architect
14 72 (2.45%) AWS DevOps
14 72 (2.45%) SQL Developer
15 71 (2.42%) Data Engineer
16 68 (2.32%) Data Architect
16 68 (2.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 68 (2.32%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (4.29%) .NET
2 91 (3.10%) Web Services
3 75 (2.56%) HTML
4 70 (2.39%) XML
5 61 (2.08%) Middleware
6 58 (1.98%) CSS
7 52 (1.77%) REST
8 51 (1.74%) RESTful
9 50 (1.70%) AngularJS
10 49 (1.67%) Node.js
11 46 (1.57%) JSON
12 45 (1.53%) SOAP
13 43 (1.47%) LDAP
14 38 (1.30%) Spring
15 35 (1.19%) ASP.NET
15 35 (1.19%) Kafka
16 33 (1.12%) React
17 27 (0.92%) Hibernate
18 24 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web API
19 22 (0.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 269 (9.17%) Data Centre
2 148 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (2.39%) Management Information System
4 58 (1.98%) Public Cloud
5 50 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
6 49 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
7 42 (1.43%) Hedge funds
8 41 (1.40%) Virtual Team
9 36 (1.23%) User Experience
10 32 (1.09%) Derivative
11 29 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 28 (0.95%) Fixed Income
12 28 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
13 26 (0.89%) Data Structures
14 25 (0.85%) Private Cloud
15 22 (0.75%) Reinsurance
16 21 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
17 17 (0.58%) BYOD
17 17 (0.58%) FMCG
18 16 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 573 (19.53%) Windows
2 298 (10.16%) Windows 10
3 273 (9.30%) Linux
4 124 (4.23%) Windows 7
5 114 (3.89%) Windows Server
6 103 (3.51%) Unix
7 69 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 56 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (0.68%) AIX
11 19 (0.65%) Solaris
12 18 (0.61%) Windows XP
13 17 (0.58%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.34%) Android
14 10 (0.34%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.34%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.24%) VMS
16 6 (0.20%) CentOS
17 4 (0.14%) Debian
17 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 731 (24.91%) Data Migration
2 569 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
3 462 (15.75%) DevOps
4 250 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 219 (7.46%) Project Management
6 193 (6.58%) ETL
7 167 (5.69%) Problem-Solving
7 167 (5.69%) Scrum
8 158 (5.39%) Analytics
9 153 (5.21%) Project Delivery
10 144 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
11 130 (4.43%) ITIL
12 121 (4.12%) Change Management
13 119 (4.06%) Data Modelling
14 117 (3.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 110 (3.75%) CRM
16 109 (3.72%) PRINCE2
17 107 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
18 99 (3.37%) Microservices
19 96 (3.27%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 468 (15.95%) SQL
2 234 (7.98%) Python
3 193 (6.58%) PowerShell
4 176 (6.00%) Java
5 142 (4.84%) C#
6 119 (4.06%) JavaScript
7 86 (2.93%) Bash Shell
8 75 (2.56%) Ruby
9 69 (2.35%) Shell Script
10 58 (1.98%) PL/SQL
11 54 (1.84%) Perl
12 45 (1.53%) C
13 40 (1.36%) PHP
14 32 (1.09%) VBA
15 30 (1.02%) C++
15 30 (1.02%) Scala
16 25 (0.85%) Apex Code
16 25 (0.85%) T-SQL
17 24 (0.82%) Go
18 22 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 288 (9.82%) Security Cleared
2 246 (8.38%) SC Cleared
3 112 (3.82%) Degree
4 66 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (1.57%) PMI Certification
5 46 (1.57%) PMP
6 37 (1.26%) CCNP
7 31 (1.06%) CCIE
8 28 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (0.85%) AWS Certification
10 24 (0.82%) CCNA
11 23 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
12 19 (0.65%) MCSE
13 16 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (0.48%) OCP
14 14 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
15 13 (0.44%) OCA
16 12 (0.41%) SAP Certification
17 11 (0.37%) CISSP
18 10 (0.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (2.66%) Data Quality
2 68 (2.32%) QA
3 36 (1.23%) PMO
4 28 (0.95%) GDPR
5 12 (0.41%) SLA
6 9 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.24%) HL7
7 7 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.24%) MiFID
8 6 (0.20%) WCAG
9 5 (0.17%) NIST
10 4 (0.14%) COBIT
11 3 (0.10%) EMIR
11 3 (0.10%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.10%) PSD2
12 2 (0.068%) Government Security Classifications
12 2 (0.068%) IFRS
13 1 (0.034%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.034%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.034%) NCSC
System Software
1 327 (11.15%) Active Directory
2 154 (5.25%) Docker
3 64 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (1.33%) XenDesktop
5 33 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 31 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (1.02%) XenApp
8 28 (0.95%) vSphere
9 27 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
10 22 (0.75%) Hyper-V
11 20 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
12 17 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
12 17 (0.58%) VMware NSX
13 8 (0.27%) BitLocker
13 8 (0.27%) NFS
13 8 (0.27%) Shibboleth
14 7 (0.24%) Firmware
14 7 (0.24%) HDFS
14 7 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 199 (6.78%) Kubernetes
2 197 (6.71%) Terraform
3 176 (6.00%) SCCM
4 160 (5.45%) Ansible
5 113 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
6 111 (3.78%) Puppet
7 58 (1.98%) Microsoft Intune
8 25 (0.85%) Packer
9 21 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
10 19 (0.65%) Consul
11 18 (0.61%) Data Guard
12 14 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
13 13 (0.44%) Salt
14 11 (0.37%) vCenter Server
15 10 (0.34%) vMotion
16 9 (0.31%) WSUS
17 7 (0.24%) FortiGate
18 6 (0.20%) Kibana
18 6 (0.20%) logstash
19 5 (0.17%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 495 (16.87%) Microsoft
2 238 (8.11%) Oracle
3 188 (6.41%) SAP
4 141 (4.81%) Google
5 131 (4.46%) VMware
6 123 (4.19%) Cisco
7 112 (3.82%) Citrix
8 101 (3.44%) Salesforce.com
9 65 (2.22%) Red Hat
10 47 (1.60%) Informatica
11 32 (1.09%) Greenplum
11 32 (1.09%) IBM
12 30 (1.02%) Tableau
13 28 (0.95%) CheckPoint
13 28 (0.95%) Cloudera
14 26 (0.89%) TIBCO
15 23 (0.78%) Adobe
16 21 (0.72%) F5
16 21 (0.72%) Juniper
16 21 (0.72%) Palo Alto