Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 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
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 21 31
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10 +3
Contract jobs citing Migration 1,306 2,058 2,803
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 6.49% 7.33% 6.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.29% 8.35% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,162 1,542 1,959
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £325 £325 £306
90th Percentile £675 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £468
% change year-on-year - +1.60% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 42
Median hourly rate £60.00 £17.83 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +236.61% -4.68% -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +17.86% -13.71%

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 17,923 24,651 38,994
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 89.13% 87.86% 88.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,821 17,923 28,328
Median daily rate £513 £515 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.49% +0.49% +2.50%
10th Percentile £328 £320 £325
90th Percentile £700 £699 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 298 387
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £22.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +12.18% +1.26%
10th Percentile £17.93 £12.44 £12.50
90th Percentile £66.50 £54.05 £47.25
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +23.81% -4.55% -2.22%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Migration in London

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Migration in London.

Daily rate trend for Migration in London

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Migration in London over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Migration in London

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Migration in London.

Hourly rate trend for Migration in London

Migration
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Migration in London over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

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 5 March 2021. 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 -7 170 £500 -1.96% 79
West London -1 33 £450 -10.00% 16
South London -1 18 £425 -14.14% 17
East London +7 10 £403 -10.56% 23
North London +2 2 £275 -31.25%
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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.

1 361 (27.64%) Data Migration
2 338 (25.88%) Azure
3 330 (25.27%) Finance
4 294 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
5 240 (18.38%) AWS
6 230 (17.61%) Microsoft
7 205 (15.70%) SQL
8 177 (13.55%) DevOps
9 161 (12.33%) Windows
10 151 (11.56%) Microsoft 365
11 150 (11.49%) Security Cleared
12 140 (10.72%) Oracle
13 126 (9.65%) SQL Server
14 125 (9.57%) Java
15 123 (9.42%) Python
15 123 (9.42%) Data Modelling
16 121 (9.26%) SC Cleared
17 116 (8.88%) Project Management
17 116 (8.88%) Data Centre
18 111 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
19 110 (8.42%) ETL
20 109 (8.35%) Banking
21 99 (7.58%) GCP
22 97 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
22 97 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
23 96 (7.35%) SharePoint
24 93 (7.12%) PowerShell
25 90 (6.89%) Kubernetes
25 90 (6.89%) Terraform
26 87 (6.66%) Active Directory

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 96 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.76%) CMS
3 25 (1.91%) Confluence
4 22 (1.68%) Apache Spark
5 19 (1.45%) ArcGIS
5 19 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 17 (1.30%) Skype for Business
7 14 (1.07%) MS Exchange
8 11 (0.84%) Headless CMS
9 10 (0.77%) Apache
10 9 (0.69%) IIS
10 9 (0.69%) JBoss
10 9 (0.69%) SAS
10 9 (0.69%) WordPress
11 8 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.54%) Appian
13 6 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (0.46%) Drupal
13 6 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 72 (5.51%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (3.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.92%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.77%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.077%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.077%) Notepad++
10 1 (0.077%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.077%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 28 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
4 10 (0.77%) SAP Hybris
5 8 (0.61%) Cerner Millennium
6 6 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.46%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 5 (0.38%) Maximo
7 5 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.31%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle BRM
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.23%) Magento
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.23%) Siebel CRM
10 2 (0.15%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 338 (25.88%) Azure
2 240 (18.38%) AWS
3 151 (11.56%) Microsoft 365
4 99 (7.58%) GCP
5 58 (4.44%) Power Platform
6 46 (3.52%) PaaS
7 43 (3.29%) IaaS
8 40 (3.06%) OneDrive
9 37 (2.83%) PowerApps
10 36 (2.76%) Dynamics 365
11 31 (2.37%) Azure Active Directory
11 31 (2.37%) Serverless
12 27 (2.07%) SaaS
13 26 (1.99%) Amazon S3
14 23 (1.76%) Logic Apps
15 20 (1.53%) Power Automate
16 19 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
16 19 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
17 15 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
18 12 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.45%) DNS
2 24 (1.84%) WAN
3 23 (1.76%) Firewall
3 23 (1.76%) SAN
3 23 (1.76%) VPN
4 18 (1.38%) Skype
5 17 (1.30%) Network Security
6 16 (1.23%) DHCP
7 14 (1.07%) LAN
8 13 (1.00%) Internet
9 12 (0.92%) MPLS
10 11 (0.84%) NAS
11 10 (0.77%) SSL
12 9 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (0.69%) FTP
12 9 (0.69%) Intranet
12 9 (0.69%) NetScaler
12 9 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (0.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 85 (6.51%) Data Warehouse
3 63 (4.82%) Big Data
4 45 (3.45%) MySQL
4 45 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 37 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (2.30%) Hadoop
7 24 (1.84%) Oracle Database
8 22 (1.68%) RDBMS
9 20 (1.53%) Power BI
10 19 (1.45%) Data Lake
10 19 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
11 18 (1.38%) Tableau
12 17 (1.30%) BigQuery
12 17 (1.30%) Cosmos DB
12 17 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
13 16 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
13 16 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 66 (5.05%) JIRA
2 36 (2.76%) Jenkins
3 32 (2.45%) Git (software)
4 20 (1.53%) Selenium
5 9 (0.69%) ERwin
5 9 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (0.61%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.54%) SoapUI
7 7 (0.54%) Toad
8 6 (0.46%) Bitbucket
8 6 (0.46%) Cypress.io
8 6 (0.46%) ER Studio
8 6 (0.46%) GitLab
9 5 (0.38%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.38%) JUnit
9 5 (0.38%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.38%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.31%) LSMW
10 4 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
General
1 330 (25.27%) Finance
2 109 (8.35%) Banking
3 83 (6.36%) Public Sector
4 40 (3.06%) Front Office
5 37 (2.83%) Retail
6 29 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.68%) Law
7 22 (1.68%) Legal
8 20 (1.53%) Marketing
9 15 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.07%) Local Government
11 13 (1.00%) Billing
12 12 (0.92%) Back Office
13 11 (0.84%) Advertising
13 11 (0.84%) Publishing
14 10 (0.77%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.61%) Electronics
15 8 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.54%) Police
17 6 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 220 (16.85%) Architect
2 171 (13.09%) Developer
3 165 (12.63%) Analyst
4 117 (8.96%) Consultant
5 102 (7.81%) Project Manager
6 65 (4.98%) Business Analyst
7 61 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 51 (3.91%) AWS Engineer
9 46 (3.52%) Data Architect
9 46 (3.52%) Data Engineer
10 45 (3.45%) Data Analyst
11 42 (3.22%) Cloud Architect
12 39 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
13 36 (2.76%) Migration Manager
14 32 (2.45%) AWS DevOps
15 31 (2.37%) Azure Architect
15 31 (2.37%) Azure Engineer
15 31 (2.37%) Migration Analyst
16 30 (2.30%) Cloud Engineer
16 30 (2.30%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (5.28%) .NET
2 62 (4.75%) Web Services
3 37 (2.83%) HTML
3 37 (2.83%) React
4 35 (2.68%) AngularJS
5 34 (2.60%) JSON
6 29 (2.22%) Middleware
7 28 (2.14%) XML
8 26 (1.99%) ASP.NET
9 25 (1.91%) CSS
10 21 (1.61%) SOAP
10 21 (1.61%) Vue.js
11 20 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (1.53%) REST
12 19 (1.45%) Kafka
13 18 (1.38%) .NET Core
14 17 (1.30%) Spring
14 17 (1.30%) Spring Boot
15 12 (0.92%) ASP.NET Core
15 12 (0.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 116 (8.88%) Data Centre
2 111 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
4 37 (2.83%) Fixed Income
5 30 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 28 (2.14%) Derivative
6 28 (2.14%) NHS
7 26 (1.99%) Hedge funds
7 26 (1.99%) Public Cloud
8 25 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 24 (1.84%) User Experience
10 23 (1.76%) Cloud Native
11 22 (1.68%) Equities
11 22 (1.68%) Reference Data
11 22 (1.68%) Replication
12 14 (1.07%) Data Structures
13 13 (1.00%) Virtual Team
14 12 (0.92%) Clustering
14 12 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
15 11 (0.84%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 161 (12.33%) Windows
2 81 (6.20%) Linux
3 61 (4.67%) Windows Server
4 58 (4.44%) Windows 10
5 44 (3.37%) Unix
6 36 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (2.53%) Windows Server 2016
8 27 (2.07%) Windows 7
9 24 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (1.76%) Windows Server 2019
11 17 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.92%) AIX
13 9 (0.69%) CentOS
14 8 (0.61%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.61%) Solaris
14 8 (0.61%) VMS
15 7 (0.54%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.46%) HPUX
16 6 (0.46%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (27.64%) Data Migration
2 294 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (13.55%) DevOps
4 123 (9.42%) Data Modelling
5 116 (8.88%) Project Management
6 110 (8.42%) ETL
7 97 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
7 97 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 79 (6.05%) Problem-Solving
9 77 (5.90%) Project Delivery
10 70 (5.36%) ITIL
11 67 (5.13%) Analytics
12 60 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
13 57 (4.36%) Change Management
13 57 (4.36%) Scrum
14 53 (4.06%) Microservices
15 51 (3.91%) CRM
15 51 (3.91%) Data Analysis
15 51 (3.91%) Requirements Gathering
16 46 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 205 (15.70%) SQL
2 125 (9.57%) Java
3 123 (9.42%) Python
4 93 (7.12%) PowerShell
5 65 (4.98%) JavaScript
6 44 (3.37%) C#
7 33 (2.53%) C
8 29 (2.22%) PL/SQL
9 28 (2.14%) Bash Shell
10 23 (1.76%) Perl
10 23 (1.76%) VB
11 19 (1.45%) T-SQL
12 15 (1.15%) Scala
13 13 (1.00%) Apex Code
13 13 (1.00%) R
13 13 (1.00%) Shell Script
14 10 (0.77%) Go
14 10 (0.77%) PHP
15 8 (0.61%) TypeScript
16 7 (0.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 150 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 121 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 52 (3.98%) Degree
4 32 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (1.84%) DV Cleared
6 23 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 18 (1.38%) PMP
9 16 (1.23%) ISEB
10 15 (1.15%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.92%) CCIE
11 12 (0.92%) CISSP
11 12 (0.92%) PMI Certification
12 11 (0.84%) AWS Certification
13 10 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.77%) MCSE
14 9 (0.69%) CCNP
15 5 (0.38%) CISM
15 5 (0.38%) MCSA
15 5 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.06%) QA
2 29 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 26 (1.99%) SLA
4 10 (0.77%) GDPR
5 9 (0.69%) PMO
6 8 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.46%) HL7
7 6 (0.46%) NCSC
8 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.31%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.23%) IFRS
10 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.15%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.077%) COBIT
11 1 (0.077%) GMP
11 1 (0.077%) HAZOP
11 1 (0.077%) MiFID
11 1 (0.077%) NIST
System Software
1 87 (6.66%) Active Directory
2 62 (4.75%) Docker
3 50 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.53%) vSphere
5 18 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (1.15%) Hyper-V
7 13 (1.00%) VMware NSX
8 10 (0.77%) PowerHA
9 9 (0.69%) HDFS
10 8 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (0.54%) GPFS
11 7 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (0.38%) vCloud
13 5 (0.38%) XenApp
14 4 (0.31%) Firmware
14 4 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.31%) Xen
14 4 (0.31%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 90 (6.89%) Kubernetes
1 90 (6.89%) Terraform
2 59 (4.52%) Ansible
3 26 (1.99%) SCCM
4 16 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (1.23%) Puppet
5 15 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (0.84%) SCOM
7 6 (0.46%) vRealize
7 6 (0.46%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 5 (0.38%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.38%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.31%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.31%) Consul
9 4 (0.31%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 4 (0.31%) Foglight
9 4 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.31%) QRadar
9 4 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 230 (17.61%) Microsoft
2 140 (10.72%) Oracle
3 76 (5.82%) VMware
4 68 (5.21%) Google
5 63 (4.82%) SAP
6 45 (3.45%) Cisco
6 45 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
7 27 (2.07%) Citrix
8 22 (1.68%) IBM
9 20 (1.53%) Murex
9 20 (1.53%) ServiceNow
10 18 (1.38%) Cloudera
11 17 (1.30%) Palo Alto
12 16 (1.23%) Red Hat
13 15 (1.15%) CheckPoint
13 15 (1.15%) Informatica
14 14 (1.07%) Nintex
15 13 (1.00%) Cerner
16 12 (0.92%) HP
16 12 (0.92%) Sophos