Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 30 26
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +3
Contract jobs citing Migration 2,833 2,482 2,668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.16% 6.24% 6.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.06% 7.23% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,909 1,748 1,737
London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £300
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 8 20
London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.08% -37.50% +44.44%
10th Percentile £11.34 £11.49 £16.88
90th Percentile £35.00 £64.63 £100.00
England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year -10.65% -8.97% +9.09%

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 40,127 34,339 37,987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.23% 86.34% 85.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,949 24,718 27,346
London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £648
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.83% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 378 425
London median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +19.05% +12.90%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.08 £53.94 £51.25
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.76% +10.87% +9.79%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +3 587 £491 +3.42% 60
West London -13 127 £475 +18.75% 27
South London +4 119 £500 +17.65% 17
East London +2 53 £500 +48.15% 13
North London -12 6 £256 -33.87% 4
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 748 (26.40%) Finance
2 719 (25.38%) Data Migration
3 557 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
4 523 (18.46%) Windows
5 503 (17.76%) Amazon AWS
6 476 (16.80%) Microsoft
7 448 (15.81%) SQL
8 336 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 313 (11.05%) DevOps
10 310 (10.94%) Linux
11 308 (10.87%) Security Cleared
12 304 (10.73%) Banking
13 298 (10.52%) Java
13 298 (10.52%) Office 365
14 280 (9.88%) Data Centre
15 278 (9.81%) Active Directory
16 260 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
17 248 (8.75%) Python
18 243 (8.58%) Oracle
19 242 (8.54%) Project Management
20 240 (8.47%) SC Cleared
21 213 (7.52%) Windows 10
22 205 (7.24%) SQL Server
23 185 (6.53%) PowerShell
24 183 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
25 175 (6.18%) ETL
26 154 (5.44%) VMware
27 150 (5.29%) Ansible
28 149 (5.26%) Git (software)
28 149 (5.26%) Business Intelligence

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
1 121 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 64 (2.26%) Apache
3 57 (2.01%) CMS
4 53 (1.87%) Apache Spark
4 53 (1.87%) MS Exchange
5 51 (1.80%) Skype for Business
6 42 (1.48%) Tomcat
7 38 (1.34%) WebSphere
8 37 (1.31%) Confluence
9 33 (1.16%) SAS
10 32 (1.13%) nginx
11 29 (1.02%) IIS
12 26 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 26 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
12 26 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
13 24 (0.85%) WebLogic
14 22 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
14 22 (0.78%) OpenStack
15 18 (0.64%) WebSphere Portal
16 13 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 141 (4.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 114 (4.02%) Microsoft Office
3 52 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 48 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 27 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.32%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.14%) Windchill
9 3 (0.11%) HipChat
9 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.071%) CATIA
10 2 (0.071%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 54 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
5 15 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (0.49%) thinkFolio
7 11 (0.39%) NetSuite
7 11 (0.39%) SAP HR
8 10 (0.35%) SAP FI
8 10 (0.35%) Workday HCM
9 9 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 9 (0.32%) SAP CO
9 9 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
9 9 (0.32%) SAP SD
9 9 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
10 8 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
11 7 (0.25%) Endur
11 7 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 7 (0.25%) SimCorp Dimension
12 6 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 503 (17.76%) Amazon AWS
2 336 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 298 (10.52%) Office 365
4 63 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
5 59 (2.08%) PaaS
6 57 (2.01%) SaaS
7 50 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 48 (1.69%) IaaS
9 44 (1.55%) Amazon S3
10 41 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
11 36 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
12 34 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
12 34 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
13 31 (1.09%) OneDrive
13 31 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 30 (1.06%) GitHub
14 30 (1.06%) Serverless
15 24 (0.85%) OpenShift
16 21 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
16 21 (0.74%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 143 (5.05%) Firewall
2 97 (3.42%) WAN
3 82 (2.89%) DNS
4 64 (2.26%) Skype
5 58 (2.05%) LAN
6 48 (1.69%) VPN
7 47 (1.66%) DHCP
8 43 (1.52%) SAN
9 42 (1.48%) TCP/IP
10 34 (1.20%) Internet
10 34 (1.20%) MPLS
11 31 (1.09%) Network Security
12 28 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
13 25 (0.88%) Wireless
14 20 (0.71%) SSL
15 19 (0.67%) IP Telephony
15 19 (0.67%) SWIFTNet
16 17 (0.60%) VLAN
16 17 (0.60%) VoIP
17 15 (0.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 120 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
3 99 (3.49%) Big Data
4 94 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 91 (3.21%) Relational Database
6 74 (2.61%) MySQL
7 66 (2.33%) Oracle Database
8 60 (2.12%) Hadoop
9 58 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
10 56 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 50 (1.76%) MongoDB
12 46 (1.62%) NoSQL
13 36 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
14 33 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 31 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
16 30 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
16 30 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
17 28 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
18 25 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
19 23 (0.81%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 149 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 140 (4.94%) Jenkins
3 111 (3.92%) JIRA
4 39 (1.38%) NUnit
5 32 (1.13%) TeamCity
6 31 (1.09%) Selenium
7 27 (0.95%) Cucumber
7 27 (0.95%) Subversion
8 24 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (0.71%) Visual Studio
10 18 (0.64%) Artifactory
10 18 (0.64%) Vagrant
11 15 (0.53%) Bitbucket
11 15 (0.53%) MSTest
11 15 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (0.46%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.39%) MSI
14 10 (0.35%) Ant
14 10 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (0.35%) GitLab
General
1 748 (26.40%) Finance
2 304 (10.73%) Banking
3 119 (4.20%) Retail
4 79 (2.79%) Marketing
5 78 (2.75%) Legal
6 76 (2.68%) Investment Banking
7 73 (2.58%) Front Office
8 63 (2.22%) Law
9 55 (1.94%) Retail Banking
10 43 (1.52%) Publishing
10 43 (1.52%) Telecoms
11 34 (1.20%) Financial Institution
12 30 (1.06%) Back Office
13 23 (0.81%) Advertising
14 20 (0.71%) Manufacturing
15 19 (0.67%) French Language
16 15 (0.53%) Billing
17 14 (0.49%) German Language
18 12 (0.42%) General Ledger
19 11 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 399 (14.08%) Analyst
2 384 (13.55%) Developer
3 316 (11.15%) Architect
4 269 (9.50%) Project Manager
5 227 (8.01%) Consultant
6 184 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
7 173 (6.11%) Business Analyst
8 132 (4.66%) AWS Engineer
9 97 (3.42%) AWS DevOps
10 94 (3.32%) Migration Manager
11 91 (3.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 85 (3.00%) Migration Analyst
13 84 (2.97%) Administrator
13 84 (2.97%) Data Analyst
14 78 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
15 74 (2.61%) Migration Engineer
16 69 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 67 (2.36%) Cloud Engineer
17 67 (2.36%) Migration Project Manager
18 65 (2.29%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (4.48%) XML
2 120 (4.24%) Web Services
3 115 (4.06%) .NET
4 82 (2.89%) JSON
5 79 (2.79%) HTML
6 69 (2.44%) CSS
7 53 (1.87%) React
8 52 (1.84%) REST
9 46 (1.62%) SOAP
10 42 (1.48%) AngularJS
11 34 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
12 33 (1.16%) J2EE
13 28 (0.99%) .NET Framework
14 27 (0.95%) Visualforce
15 26 (0.92%) Node.js
15 26 (0.92%) RESTful
16 25 (0.88%) Kafka
17 23 (0.81%) HTML5
17 23 (0.81%) LDAP
17 23 (0.81%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 280 (9.88%) Data Centre
2 183 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 105 (3.71%) Greenfield Project
4 58 (2.05%) Management Information System
4 58 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
5 50 (1.76%) User Experience
6 48 (1.69%) Replication
7 46 (1.62%) Public Cloud
8 39 (1.38%) Derivative
9 35 (1.24%) Computer Science
10 27 (0.95%) Fixed Income
11 26 (0.92%) Data Structures
12 25 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
12 25 (0.88%) Fintech
13 24 (0.85%) SWIFT
14 23 (0.81%) Taxonomies
15 22 (0.78%) Equities
15 22 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
16 21 (0.74%) PKI
17 20 (0.71%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 523 (18.46%) Windows
2 310 (10.94%) Linux
3 213 (7.52%) Windows 10
4 148 (5.22%) Unix
5 130 (4.59%) Windows Server
6 101 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 65 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 19 (0.67%) Solaris
12 18 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (0.64%) Windows XP
13 17 (0.60%) CentOS
14 12 (0.42%) Apple iOS
15 10 (0.35%) AIX
15 10 (0.35%) Android
16 8 (0.28%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.14%) DC/OS
17 4 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 719 (25.38%) Data Migration
2 557 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
3 313 (11.05%) DevOps
4 260 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 242 (8.54%) Project Management
6 175 (6.18%) ETL
7 149 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 138 (4.87%) Problem-Solving
9 133 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 129 (4.55%) Data Modelling
11 121 (4.27%) CRM
12 119 (4.20%) ITIL
13 112 (3.95%) Change Management
14 104 (3.67%) Scrum
15 98 (3.46%) ERP
16 96 (3.39%) Analytics
17 94 (3.32%) Business Analysis
18 90 (3.18%) PRINCE2
19 89 (3.14%) TDD
19 89 (3.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 448 (15.81%) SQL
2 298 (10.52%) Java
3 248 (8.75%) Python
4 185 (6.53%) PowerShell
5 107 (3.78%) JavaScript
6 84 (2.97%) C#
7 80 (2.82%) Bash Shell
8 68 (2.40%) Perl
9 62 (2.19%) Ruby
10 55 (1.94%) PL/SQL
11 47 (1.66%) C
11 47 (1.66%) T-SQL
12 38 (1.34%) VBA
13 32 (1.13%) Apex Code
13 32 (1.13%) Scala
14 29 (1.02%) PHP
15 23 (0.81%) C++
16 22 (0.78%) Shell Script
17 21 (0.74%) Java 8
18 20 (0.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 308 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 240 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 95 (3.35%) Degree
4 63 (2.22%) AWS Certification
5 51 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (1.66%) DV Cleared
7 42 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (1.13%) PMP
9 30 (1.06%) CCNP
10 28 (0.99%) PMI Certification
11 25 (0.88%) MCSE
12 19 (0.67%) CCIE
12 19 (0.67%) ISTQB
13 17 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (0.56%) CCNA
14 16 (0.56%) ISEB
14 16 (0.56%) MCSA
15 15 (0.53%) TOGAF Certification
16 14 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
16 14 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (4.48%) QA
2 105 (3.71%) Data Quality
3 47 (1.66%) PMO
4 33 (1.16%) GDPR
5 19 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.53%) TARGET2
7 14 (0.49%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.46%) MiFID
9 11 (0.39%) SLA
10 9 (0.32%) GCP
11 7 (0.25%) EMIR
12 5 (0.18%) IFRS
12 5 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
13 4 (0.14%) ISO 20022
14 3 (0.11%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.11%) HL7
15 2 (0.071%) Disclosure Scotland
15 2 (0.071%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 1 (0.035%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 278 (9.81%) Active Directory
2 130 (4.59%) Docker
3 84 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (1.09%) XenApp
5 25 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.88%) XenDesktop
6 24 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 20 (0.71%) vSphere
8 18 (0.64%) BitLocker
9 17 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
9 17 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (0.53%) NFS
10 15 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
12 12 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (0.35%) Oracle Clusterware
14 8 (0.28%) Apache Flume
15 7 (0.25%) Samba
16 6 (0.21%) VMware NSX
17 5 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 150 (5.29%) Ansible
2 134 (4.73%) Puppet
3 115 (4.06%) SCCM
4 107 (3.78%) Terraform
5 105 (3.71%) Opscode Chef
6 78 (2.75%) Kubernetes
7 23 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
8 21 (0.74%) SCOM
9 20 (0.71%) Mesos
9 20 (0.71%) Packer
10 18 (0.64%) logstash
11 17 (0.60%) Grafana
11 17 (0.60%) HAProxy
12 16 (0.56%) Data Guard
13 15 (0.53%) EMC VPLEX
14 14 (0.49%) Salt
14 14 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
15 13 (0.46%) Nagios
16 12 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
17 10 (0.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 476 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 243 (8.58%) Oracle
3 154 (5.44%) VMware
4 121 (4.27%) Citrix
5 118 (4.17%) Cisco
6 112 (3.95%) SAP
7 111 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
8 68 (2.40%) Red Hat
9 54 (1.91%) Google
10 41 (1.45%) HP
11 40 (1.41%) Adobe
12 37 (1.31%) ServiceNow
13 34 (1.20%) Splunk
14 32 (1.13%) Dell
15 29 (1.02%) EMC
16 28 (0.99%) IBM
17 25 (0.88%) F5
18 24 (0.85%) Bloomberg
19 23 (0.81%) Talend
20 22 (0.78%) CheckPoint