Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 31 36
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5 -4
Contract jobs citing Migration 2,100 2,740 2,720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.41% 6.27% 5.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.47% 7.06% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,454 1,836 1,833
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £330 £307 £303
90th Percentile £700 £675 £625
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 43 43
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.70
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.22 £11.41
90th Percentile £35.00 £39.00 £31.00
England median hourly rate £16.95 £14.36 £17.00
% change year-on-year +18.04% -15.53% -9.33%

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 24,794 38,805 40,811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.44% 88.81% 88.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,547 27,793 29,725
London median daily rate £513 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £320 £325 £313
90th Percentile £694 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 356 446 482
London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.78 £23.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +6.85% -7.25%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.63 £13.78
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £51.37
England median hourly rate £23.00 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.16% -1.04% -4.00%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 +13 425 £520 +4.00% 113
West London +28 92 £500 - 39
South London +4 82 £485 -1.82% 11
East London +47 42 £450 -30.77% 22
North London -9 9 £361 -27.90% 3
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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.

1 553 (26.33%) Data Migration
2 510 (24.29%) Finance
3 476 (22.67%) Azure
4 422 (20.10%) SQL
5 402 (19.14%) Microsoft
6 378 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
7 377 (17.95%) Windows
8 313 (14.90%) AWS
9 263 (12.52%) Office 365
10 258 (12.29%) DevOps
11 257 (12.24%) Security Cleared
12 231 (11.00%) Data Centre
13 211 (10.05%) SC Cleared
14 202 (9.62%) Oracle
15 200 (9.52%) Python
16 199 (9.48%) SQL Server
17 195 (9.29%) Active Directory
18 187 (8.90%) Java
19 177 (8.43%) Windows 10
20 164 (7.81%) Banking
21 160 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
22 159 (7.57%) SharePoint
22 159 (7.57%) Kubernetes
23 155 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
24 151 (7.19%) ETL
25 147 (7.00%) PowerShell
26 146 (6.95%) Analytics
27 141 (6.71%) Linux
28 137 (6.52%) Project Management
29 133 (6.33%) VMware

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
1 159 (7.57%) SharePoint
2 44 (2.10%) MS Exchange
3 42 (2.00%) Apache Spark
4 28 (1.33%) Confluence
5 27 (1.29%) Skype for Business
6 25 (1.19%) IIS
7 21 (1.00%) Camunda
7 21 (1.00%) CMS
8 18 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (0.71%) Apache
9 15 (0.71%) SAS
10 12 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (0.57%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.48%) OpenStack
11 10 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.43%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 83 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 75 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.29%) XMetaL
8 3 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.095%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.048%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 40 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.29%) FINCAD Analytics
2 27 (1.29%) SAP S/4HANA
3 20 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
7 10 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
8 9 (0.43%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 9 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
8 9 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 8 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
9 8 (0.38%) Eloqua
9 8 (0.38%) NetSuite
10 7 (0.33%) SAP ERP
11 6 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (0.29%) SAP FI
11 6 (0.29%) SAP HR
11 6 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 476 (22.67%) Azure
2 313 (14.90%) AWS
3 263 (12.52%) Office 365
4 128 (6.10%) GCP
5 84 (4.00%) IaaS
6 79 (3.76%) Power Platform
7 73 (3.48%) PaaS
8 69 (3.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 61 (2.90%) OneDrive
10 60 (2.86%) SaaS
11 51 (2.43%) Dynamics 365
11 51 (2.43%) GitHub
12 43 (2.05%) Amazon S3
12 43 (2.05%) OpenShift
13 41 (1.95%) Serverless
14 35 (1.67%) AWS Step Functions
15 34 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
16 31 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
17 25 (1.19%) G Suite
18 23 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 105 (5.00%) Firewall
2 65 (3.10%) DNS
3 58 (2.76%) VPN
4 53 (2.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 43 (2.05%) DHCP
6 41 (1.95%) WAN
7 35 (1.67%) Network Security
8 34 (1.62%) SAN
9 32 (1.52%) OSPF
10 29 (1.38%) LAN
11 26 (1.24%) Skype
12 24 (1.14%) MPLS
12 24 (1.14%) VXLAN
13 23 (1.10%) Wireshark
14 19 (0.90%) SSL
15 18 (0.86%) Ethernet
15 18 (0.86%) IPv4
15 18 (0.86%) IPv6
16 17 (0.81%) Internet
17 16 (0.76%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (9.48%) SQL Server
2 102 (4.86%) Relational Database
3 91 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 89 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
5 72 (3.43%) Power BI
6 66 (3.14%) NoSQL
7 63 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
8 60 (2.86%) Big Data
9 58 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 51 (2.43%) Oracle Database
10 51 (2.43%) RDBMS
11 47 (2.24%) MongoDB
12 46 (2.19%) Hadoop
13 43 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 38 (1.81%) MariaDB
15 37 (1.76%) Redis
16 35 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
16 35 (1.67%) HBase
17 34 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 33 (1.57%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 85 (4.05%) JIRA
2 72 (3.43%) Git (software)
3 70 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 31 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
5 25 (1.19%) Maven
6 24 (1.14%) Artifactory
7 23 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (0.90%) Visual Studio
9 18 (0.86%) TeamCity
10 17 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
11 13 (0.62%) Subversion
12 11 (0.52%) Selenium
12 11 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 10 (0.48%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.43%) Eclipse
14 9 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
15 7 (0.33%) Bitbucket
15 7 (0.33%) JMeter
16 5 (0.24%) JUnit
General
1 510 (24.29%) Finance
2 164 (7.81%) Banking
3 129 (6.14%) Public Sector
4 68 (3.24%) Front Office
5 58 (2.76%) Marketing
6 45 (2.14%) Retail
7 44 (2.10%) Investment Banking
8 28 (1.33%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.29%) Legal
9 27 (1.29%) Local Government
10 21 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 19 (0.90%) General Ledger
12 17 (0.81%) Advertising
13 16 (0.76%) Law
14 15 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.62%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.52%) Back Office
16 11 (0.52%) Publishing
17 10 (0.48%) Games
18 8 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 324 (15.43%) Architect
2 275 (13.10%) Developer
3 220 (10.48%) Analyst
4 192 (9.14%) Consultant
5 163 (7.76%) Project Manager
6 132 (6.29%) Business Analyst
7 93 (4.43%) DevOps Engineer
8 78 (3.71%) DBA
9 67 (3.19%) Network Engineer
10 64 (3.05%) Data Analyst
11 62 (2.95%) Migration Manager
12 61 (2.90%) Migration Engineer
13 60 (2.86%) Administrator
14 59 (2.81%) Cloud Architect
14 59 (2.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 59 (2.81%) SQL Developer
15 57 (2.71%) AWS Engineer
15 57 (2.71%) Data Engineer
15 57 (2.71%) Java Developer
16 55 (2.62%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (5.29%) Web Services
2 88 (4.19%) .NET
3 53 (2.52%) XML
4 50 (2.38%) Spring
5 37 (1.76%) Node.js
6 36 (1.71%) HTML
7 34 (1.62%) AngularJS
8 32 (1.52%) CSS
8 32 (1.52%) JSON
9 29 (1.38%) Kafka
9 29 (1.38%) Middleware
10 27 (1.29%) Hibernate
10 27 (1.29%) React
11 26 (1.24%) J2EE
11 26 (1.24%) LDAP
12 25 (1.19%) Apache Camel
13 23 (1.10%) Spring Boot
14 18 (0.86%) ASP.NET
14 18 (0.86%) REST
15 17 (0.81%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 231 (11.00%) Data Centre
2 155 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (2.90%) Derivative
4 57 (2.71%) Fixed Income
5 55 (2.62%) Equity Derivative
6 52 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
7 50 (2.38%) Hedge funds
8 48 (2.29%) Public Cloud
9 41 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
10 32 (1.52%) Replication
11 31 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 30 (1.43%) Management Information System
13 29 (1.38%) User Experience
14 26 (1.24%) Data Structures
15 23 (1.10%) Virtual Team
16 22 (1.05%) CMDB
16 22 (1.05%) Semantic Web
17 21 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
17 21 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
17 21 (1.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 377 (17.95%) Windows
2 177 (8.43%) Windows 10
3 141 (6.71%) Linux
4 99 (4.71%) Windows Server
5 67 (3.19%) Windows 7
6 53 (2.52%) Unix
7 39 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (1.24%) Ubuntu
11 16 (0.76%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.38%) Android
13 7 (0.33%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.33%) Solaris
13 7 (0.33%) VMS
14 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.14%) AIX
15 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.095%) CentOS
16 2 (0.095%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (26.33%) Data Migration
2 378 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (12.29%) DevOps
4 160 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 151 (7.19%) ETL
6 146 (6.95%) Analytics
7 137 (6.52%) Project Management
8 128 (6.10%) Scrum
9 113 (5.38%) Microservices
10 112 (5.33%) Problem-Solving
11 110 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
12 95 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 95 (4.52%) Software Engineering
13 91 (4.33%) Data Modelling
14 90 (4.29%) Change Management
15 89 (4.24%) Project Delivery
16 79 (3.76%) CRM
17 77 (3.67%) Asset Management
18 70 (3.33%) Data Analysis
19 69 (3.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 422 (20.10%) SQL
2 200 (9.52%) Python
3 187 (8.90%) Java
4 147 (7.00%) PowerShell
5 80 (3.81%) C#
6 79 (3.76%) JavaScript
7 52 (2.48%) Scala
8 47 (2.24%) C++
9 42 (2.00%) Bash Shell
10 34 (1.62%) PHP
11 33 (1.57%) Kotlin
12 31 (1.48%) PL/SQL
13 30 (1.43%) T-SQL
14 27 (1.29%) C
15 26 (1.24%) Shell Script
16 25 (1.19%) Perl
16 25 (1.19%) Ruby
17 23 (1.10%) Java 8
18 22 (1.05%) Go
19 21 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 257 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 211 (10.05%) SC Cleared
3 70 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 63 (3.00%) Degree
5 52 (2.48%) CCNP
6 35 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (1.10%) PMI Certification
8 22 (1.05%) DV Cleared
9 21 (1.00%) CCIE
10 20 (0.95%) JNCIP
10 20 (0.95%) PMP
11 19 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
12 18 (0.86%) AWS Certification
12 18 (0.86%) MCSA
12 18 (0.86%) MCSE
13 13 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (0.43%) CCA
15 9 (0.43%) CISSP
16 8 (0.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (2.10%) Data Quality
2 36 (1.71%) QA
3 28 (1.33%) PMO
4 26 (1.24%) GDPR
5 21 (1.00%) SLA
6 11 (0.52%) SEPA
7 8 (0.38%) NCSC
8 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.19%) MiFID
8 4 (0.19%) NIST
8 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.14%) COBIT
9 3 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.095%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.095%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.095%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.048%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.048%) EMIR
11 1 (0.048%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.048%) TARGET2
System Software
1 195 (9.29%) Active Directory
2 127 (6.05%) Docker
3 61 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (1.86%) vSphere
5 32 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
7 25 (1.19%) Hyper-V
8 24 (1.14%) XenApp
9 19 (0.90%) XenDesktop
10 17 (0.81%) HDFS
11 16 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (0.76%) VMware NSX
12 11 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
13 10 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (0.43%) NFS
14 9 (0.43%) VMFS
15 8 (0.38%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
16 5 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
17 3 (0.14%) Apache Flume
17 3 (0.14%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 159 (7.57%) Kubernetes
2 126 (6.00%) Terraform
3 112 (5.33%) Ansible
4 87 (4.14%) SCCM
5 65 (3.10%) Puppet
6 61 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
7 48 (2.29%) Microsoft Intune
8 24 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
9 18 (0.86%) Nagios
10 17 (0.81%) vCenter Server
11 15 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
12 13 (0.62%) AirWatch
13 11 (0.52%) SCOM
14 10 (0.48%) Packer
14 10 (0.48%) vRealize
15 9 (0.43%) NetBackup
15 9 (0.43%) vMotion
16 7 (0.33%) Consul
16 7 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 6 (0.29%) Kibana
Vendors
1 402 (19.14%) Microsoft
2 202 (9.62%) Oracle
3 133 (6.33%) VMware
4 121 (5.76%) SAP
5 112 (5.33%) Cisco
6 107 (5.10%) Google
7 62 (2.95%) Citrix
8 55 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
9 35 (1.67%) Juniper
10 33 (1.57%) Red Hat
10 33 (1.57%) Sybase
11 29 (1.38%) Greenplum
12 26 (1.24%) Tableau
13 23 (1.10%) HP
13 23 (1.10%) IBM
14 21 (1.00%) Adobe
14 21 (1.00%) F5
14 21 (1.00%) SolarWinds
14 21 (1.00%) Splunk
15 20 (0.95%) Cloudera