Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 38 33
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 -4
Contract jobs citing Migration 2,973 2,635 2,647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.51% 5.66% 5.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.44% 6.43% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,975 1,735 1,807
London median daily rate £488 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £627
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 31 17
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.89% +2.27%
10th Percentile £12.01 £14.00 £13.30
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.25 £178.50
England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £18.19
% change year-on-year -9.37% -3.78% +19.26%

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 39,975 40,998 39,453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.59% 88.07% 87.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,839 29,752 28,296
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £303
90th Percentile £675 £669 £640
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 389 419
London median hourly rate £23.07 £22.50 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.51% +3.31% +8.90%
10th Percentile £13.22 £13.31 £12.23
90th Percentile £55.04 £50.40 £50.03
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +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 18 November 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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +5 589 £475 - 109
South London +16 126 £475 +15.15% 17
West London +25 117 £475 +11.76% 61
North London +13 46 £550 +60.00% 4
East London -27 39 £500 +42.86% 20
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 757 (25.46%) Finance
2 637 (21.43%) Windows
3 630 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
4 555 (18.67%) Amazon AWS
5 551 (18.53%) Data Migration
6 548 (18.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 510 (17.15%) Microsoft
8 449 (15.10%) Office 365
9 368 (12.38%) SQL
10 354 (11.91%) DevOps
11 338 (11.37%) Security Cleared
12 329 (11.07%) Oracle
13 320 (10.76%) Data Centre
14 318 (10.70%) Active Directory
15 292 (9.82%) Linux
16 288 (9.69%) Banking
17 280 (9.42%) Java
18 277 (9.32%) SC Cleared
19 275 (9.25%) Windows 10
20 269 (9.05%) Python
21 253 (8.51%) Project Management
22 229 (7.70%) PowerShell
23 222 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
24 220 (7.40%) SQL Server
25 210 (7.06%) VMware
26 193 (6.49%) SharePoint
27 175 (5.89%) Jenkins
28 165 (5.55%) Windows Server
29 162 (5.45%) Unix
29 162 (5.45%) Cisco

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
1 193 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 89 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 67 (2.25%) CMS
4 64 (2.15%) WebLogic
5 61 (2.05%) Skype for Business
6 43 (1.45%) WebSphere
7 40 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 36 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 35 (1.18%) Tomcat
10 26 (0.87%) OpenStack
11 25 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 25 (0.84%) Umbraco
12 24 (0.81%) IIS
13 23 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
14 20 (0.67%) Confluence
15 19 (0.64%) Apache
15 19 (0.64%) JBoss
16 17 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 16 (0.54%) WordPress
18 15 (0.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 128 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
2 126 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
4 32 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.84%) InfoPath
6 12 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.10%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.034%) HipChat
8 1 (0.034%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.034%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.034%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 36 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.74%) Maximo
5 17 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 17 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 16 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
7 15 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
8 14 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
9 13 (0.44%) SAP HR
10 12 (0.40%) SAP MM
10 12 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
11 11 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
11 11 (0.37%) NetSuite
11 11 (0.37%) SAP CO
11 11 (0.37%) SAP FI
11 11 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
12 10 (0.34%) Eikon
13 9 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
13 9 (0.30%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 555 (18.67%) Amazon AWS
2 548 (18.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 449 (15.10%) Office 365
4 124 (4.17%) PaaS
5 101 (3.40%) IaaS
6 79 (2.66%) Serverless
7 73 (2.46%) SaaS
8 69 (2.32%) Amazon S3
9 67 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
9 67 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 59 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
11 57 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
12 52 (1.75%) OneDrive
13 48 (1.61%) GitHub
14 47 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
15 40 (1.35%) OpenShift
16 38 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 36 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
18 33 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
19 17 (0.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 157 (5.28%) Firewall
2 103 (3.46%) WAN
3 89 (2.99%) DNS
4 70 (2.35%) Skype
5 69 (2.32%) LAN
6 46 (1.55%) VPN
7 45 (1.51%) Internet
8 43 (1.45%) Network Security
9 39 (1.31%) SAN
9 39 (1.31%) TCP/IP
10 33 (1.11%) DHCP
10 33 (1.11%) MPLS
11 31 (1.04%) BGP
12 27 (0.91%) Wireless
13 26 (0.87%) VLAN
14 20 (0.67%) Unified Communications
15 19 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (0.61%) Ethernet
16 18 (0.61%) OSPF
16 18 (0.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (7.40%) SQL Server
2 113 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
3 79 (2.66%) Oracle Database
4 78 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 71 (2.39%) Big Data
6 68 (2.29%) Relational Database
7 67 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
8 60 (2.02%) MySQL
9 53 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 52 (1.75%) Power BI
11 51 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
12 49 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 40 (1.35%) MongoDB
14 36 (1.21%) RDBMS
15 35 (1.18%) Hadoop
15 35 (1.18%) NoSQL
16 30 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
17 26 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 26 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
17 26 (0.87%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 175 (5.89%) Jenkins
2 101 (3.40%) JIRA
3 95 (3.20%) Git (software)
4 53 (1.78%) TeamCity
5 47 (1.58%) Selenium
6 34 (1.14%) Maven
7 33 (1.11%) Cucumber
8 28 (0.94%) Subversion
8 28 (0.94%) Visual Studio
9 26 (0.87%) GitLab
10 25 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
11 23 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
12 21 (0.71%) Bitbucket
13 20 (0.67%) NUnit
14 17 (0.57%) MSTest
15 16 (0.54%) JMeter
15 16 (0.54%) JUnit
15 16 (0.54%) MSBuild
16 14 (0.47%) AdminStudio
16 14 (0.47%) Ant
General
1 757 (25.46%) Finance
2 288 (9.69%) Banking
3 97 (3.26%) Front Office
4 90 (3.03%) Retail
5 80 (2.69%) Investment Banking
6 65 (2.19%) Law
7 53 (1.78%) Legal
8 52 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 44 (1.48%) Publishing
10 34 (1.14%) Marketing
11 28 (0.94%) Advertising
12 27 (0.91%) Back Office
12 27 (0.91%) Private Banking
12 27 (0.91%) Telecoms
13 22 (0.74%) Games
13 22 (0.74%) General Ledger
14 17 (0.57%) Manufacturing
15 16 (0.54%) Billing
16 14 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
17 11 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 409 (13.76%) Architect
2 377 (12.68%) Analyst
3 372 (12.51%) Developer
4 277 (9.32%) Consultant
5 276 (9.28%) Project Manager
6 195 (6.56%) Business Analyst
7 179 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
8 95 (3.20%) AWS Engineer
9 91 (3.06%) AWS DevOps
10 89 (2.99%) Cloud Architect
11 88 (2.96%) Migration Engineer
12 86 (2.89%) Migration Manager
13 84 (2.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 83 (2.79%) Data Analyst
15 81 (2.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 73 (2.46%) Desktop Support
17 67 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
18 65 (2.19%) Network Engineer
19 64 (2.15%) Technical Architect
20 62 (2.09%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (5.25%) Web Services
2 129 (4.34%) .NET
3 65 (2.19%) HTML
3 65 (2.19%) Middleware
4 63 (2.12%) CSS
5 56 (1.88%) REST
6 52 (1.75%) ASP.NET
6 52 (1.75%) RESTful
7 49 (1.65%) Node.js
8 47 (1.58%) React
9 46 (1.55%) XML
10 42 (1.41%) jQuery
11 40 (1.35%) SOAP
12 32 (1.08%) LDAP
13 31 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
14 29 (0.98%) AngularJS
15 24 (0.81%) .NET Framework
16 23 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (0.77%) Gherkin
17 22 (0.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 320 (10.76%) Data Centre
2 157 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
4 83 (2.79%) Public Cloud
5 82 (2.76%) Fixed Income
6 64 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 54 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
7 54 (1.82%) User Experience
8 51 (1.72%) Derivative
9 49 (1.65%) Computer Science
10 43 (1.45%) Mainframe
11 37 (1.24%) Clustering
12 36 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
13 35 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 33 (1.11%) PKI
15 31 (1.04%) Equities
15 31 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
16 29 (0.98%) Hedge funds
16 29 (0.98%) Replication
17 25 (0.84%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 637 (21.43%) Windows
2 292 (9.82%) Linux
3 275 (9.25%) Windows 10
4 165 (5.55%) Windows Server
5 162 (5.45%) Unix
6 113 (3.80%) Windows 7
7 74 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 57 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 55 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (0.64%) Apple iOS
11 18 (0.61%) Solaris
12 17 (0.57%) Android
12 17 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (0.54%) Windows XP
14 12 (0.40%) CentOS
15 7 (0.24%) SUSE
16 6 (0.20%) VMS
17 5 (0.17%) AIX
17 5 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
2 551 (18.53%) Data Migration
3 354 (11.91%) DevOps
4 253 (8.51%) Project Management
5 222 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 148 (4.98%) Problem-Solving
7 147 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
8 137 (4.61%) ITIL
9 134 (4.51%) Scrum
10 126 (4.24%) ETL
11 117 (3.94%) Analytics
12 115 (3.87%) Data Modelling
12 115 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 115 (3.87%) User Acceptance Testing
13 113 (3.80%) Business Analysis
14 105 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
15 101 (3.40%) TDD
16 100 (3.36%) Test Automation
17 88 (2.96%) Data Analysis
17 88 (2.96%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 368 (12.38%) SQL
2 280 (9.42%) Java
3 269 (9.05%) Python
4 229 (7.70%) PowerShell
5 127 (4.27%) JavaScript
6 113 (3.80%) C#
7 71 (2.39%) Ruby
8 62 (2.09%) Bash Shell
9 61 (2.05%) C
10 46 (1.55%) T-SQL
11 40 (1.35%) Perl
12 31 (1.04%) Shell Script
13 30 (1.01%) C++
14 29 (0.98%) Scala
14 29 (0.98%) VBScript
15 26 (0.87%) PHP
16 20 (0.67%) VBA
17 18 (0.61%) Java 8
18 17 (0.57%) R
19 16 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 338 (11.37%) Security Cleared
2 277 (9.32%) SC Cleared
3 102 (3.43%) Degree
4 70 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (1.18%) DV Cleared
7 31 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
8 30 (1.01%) CCNP
9 29 (0.98%) MCSE
9 29 (0.98%) PMI Certification
10 28 (0.94%) AWS Certification
11 27 (0.91%) CCIE
12 25 (0.84%) CCNA
13 24 (0.81%) PMP
14 21 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 16 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 14 (0.47%) MCITP
17 13 (0.44%) VCAP
18 12 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
19 11 (0.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (2.72%) QA
2 62 (2.09%) Data Quality
3 47 (1.58%) GDPR
4 36 (1.21%) PMO
5 30 (1.01%) SLA
6 13 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.40%) Basel III
7 12 (0.40%) HL7
8 6 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.17%) SEPA
10 3 (0.10%) COBIT
10 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.10%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.10%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.067%) FISMA
11 2 (0.067%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.067%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.067%) MiFID
11 2 (0.067%) PSD2
System Software
1 318 (10.70%) Active Directory
2 150 (5.05%) Docker
3 101 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (1.78%) vSphere
5 43 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 41 (1.38%) Hyper-V
7 37 (1.24%) XenDesktop
8 33 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
9 27 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
10 25 (0.84%) XenApp
11 14 (0.47%) BitLocker
12 12 (0.40%) vCloud
12 12 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.30%) KVM
14 8 (0.27%) DFS Replication
14 8 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
15 7 (0.24%) Firmware
15 7 (0.24%) HDFS
16 6 (0.20%) Apache Flume
16 6 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 160 (5.38%) Puppet
2 159 (5.35%) Ansible
3 152 (5.11%) Terraform
4 142 (4.78%) SCCM
5 141 (4.74%) Opscode Chef
6 130 (4.37%) Kubernetes
7 45 (1.51%) Packer
8 44 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
9 38 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
10 24 (0.81%) Mesos
11 20 (0.67%) Prometheus
12 19 (0.64%) SCOM
13 16 (0.54%) AirWatch
13 16 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 15 (0.50%) Nagios
15 14 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
16 12 (0.40%) WSUS
17 10 (0.34%) Tivoli
18 9 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
19 8 (0.27%) CASB
Vendors
1 510 (17.15%) Microsoft
2 329 (11.07%) Oracle
3 210 (7.06%) VMware
4 162 (5.45%) Cisco
5 136 (4.57%) Citrix
6 118 (3.97%) SAP
7 106 (3.57%) Google
8 69 (2.32%) Red Hat
9 65 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
10 52 (1.75%) IBM
11 43 (1.45%) CheckPoint
12 40 (1.35%) Dell
13 37 (1.24%) HP
13 37 (1.24%) Talend
14 29 (0.98%) Tableau
15 26 (0.87%) Hyperion
16 24 (0.81%) Adobe
16 24 (0.81%) Nintex
17 23 (0.77%) Apple
17 23 (0.77%) Syclo