Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 23 25 25
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +8
Contract jobs citing Migration 2,174 1,205 2,944
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 7.30% 7.42% 7.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.06% 8.30% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,574 841 2,091
10th Percentile £375 £350 £325
25th Percentile £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £505 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.93% +1.00% +2.56%
75th Percentile £631 £613 £600
90th Percentile £713 £725 £675
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 51
10th Percentile £17.42 £13.65 £12.04
25th Percentile £17.80 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £51.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +155.00% +6.95% -
75th Percentile £62.00 £30.05 £34.38
90th Percentile £76.40 £34.84 £47.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.23
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.50% +14.83%

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 26,967 14,521 36,147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 90.57% 89.46% 89.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,261 10,416 26,278
10th Percentile £363 £330 £338
25th Percentile £450 £425 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £525 £520
Median % change year-on-year +2.38% +0.96% +4.00%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £600
90th Percentile £725 £713 £688
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 177 387
10th Percentile £15.73 £14.00 £12.04
25th Percentile £20.87 £20.00 £15.30
Median hourly rate £34.88 £35.00 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year -0.34% +59.09% -1.87%
75th Percentile £51.53 £47.75 £40.00
90th Percentile £66.50 £60.40 £52.70
England median hourly rate £23.00 £23.54 £23.00
% change year-on-year -2.28% +2.34% +9.52%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -4 273 £525 +10.53% 113
West London -5 31 £548 +28.82% 23
South London +23 27 £550 +27.54% 15
East London -8 9 £625 +61.29% 25
North London -5 3 £475 -7.32% 1
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 593 (27.28%) Data Migration
2 563 (25.90%) Finance
3 511 (23.51%) Azure
4 468 (21.53%) Social Skills
5 462 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
6 376 (17.30%) SQL
7 345 (15.87%) Microsoft
8 299 (13.75%) AWS
9 273 (12.56%) DevOps
10 224 (10.30%) Microsoft 365
11 218 (10.03%) Project Management
12 209 (9.61%) Oracle
13 202 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 194 (8.92%) Java
14 194 (8.92%) Banking
15 189 (8.69%) Windows
16 188 (8.65%) GCP
17 187 (8.60%) Data Modelling
18 184 (8.46%) Python
19 176 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
20 170 (7.82%) Active Directory
21 164 (7.54%) Kubernetes
22 157 (7.22%) Google
22 157 (7.22%) Security Cleared
23 153 (7.04%) ETL
23 153 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
24 152 (6.99%) Data Centre
25 145 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
25 145 (6.67%) SQL Server
26 144 (6.62%) SAP

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
1 123 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 43 (1.98%) Confluence
3 38 (1.75%) Apache Spark
4 33 (1.52%) CMS
5 30 (1.38%) Apache
6 25 (1.15%) MS Exchange
7 17 (0.78%) IIS
7 17 (0.78%) SAS
8 16 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
9 15 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (0.69%) Skype for Business
10 14 (0.64%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (0.51%) ArcGIS
13 9 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
13 9 (0.41%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (0.37%) nginx
14 8 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
4 30 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.28%) Oracle Smart View
7 6 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.23%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.23%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.092%) PTC Creo
9 2 (0.092%) Windchill
10 1 (0.046%) Figma
10 1 (0.046%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 55 (2.53%) SAP S/4HANA
2 36 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.55%) Cerner Millennium
5 10 (0.46%) Orchestrade
6 9 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.41%) SAP ERP
6 9 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
6 9 (0.41%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 8 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 7 (0.32%) NetSuite
8 7 (0.32%) SAP MDG
9 6 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.23%) SAP FI
10 5 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 511 (23.51%) Azure
2 299 (13.75%) AWS
3 224 (10.30%) Microsoft 365
4 188 (8.65%) GCP
5 106 (4.88%) Power Platform
6 96 (4.42%) PaaS
7 94 (4.32%) IaaS
8 62 (2.85%) Serverless
9 59 (2.71%) Dynamics 365
10 57 (2.62%) Azure Active Directory
11 56 (2.58%) SaaS
12 46 (2.12%) Azure Data Factory
13 36 (1.66%) PowerApps
14 33 (1.52%) GitHub
15 31 (1.43%) Azure Logic Apps
16 30 (1.38%) OneDrive
17 28 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
18 25 (1.15%) Azure Synapse Analytics
18 25 (1.15%) Power Automate
19 24 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 68 (3.13%) Firewall
2 52 (2.39%) DNS
3 39 (1.79%) SAN
4 37 (1.70%) DHCP
5 33 (1.52%) WAN
6 28 (1.29%) LAN
7 25 (1.15%) VPN
8 23 (1.06%) Internet
8 23 (1.06%) NAS
9 16 (0.74%) Network Security
9 16 (0.74%) Unified Communications
10 15 (0.69%) Skype
11 13 (0.60%) NetScaler
11 13 (0.60%) TCP/IP
12 12 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (0.55%) MPLS
12 12 (0.55%) SD-WAN
12 12 (0.55%) VLAN
13 11 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (0.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 145 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 94 (4.32%) Big Data
3 68 (3.13%) Data Lake
4 67 (3.08%) Power BI
5 57 (2.62%) Relational Database
6 53 (2.44%) Hadoop
7 52 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 39 (1.79%) BigQuery
9 38 (1.75%) Oracle Database
10 32 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
11 30 (1.38%) Amazon Redshift
12 29 (1.33%) RDBMS
13 27 (1.24%) Metadata
14 26 (1.20%) MySQL
15 25 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
15 25 (1.15%) Tableau
16 23 (1.06%) Data Mining
16 23 (1.06%) NoSQL
17 22 (1.01%) DB2
Development Applications
1 113 (5.20%) JIRA
2 81 (3.73%) Jenkins
3 52 (2.39%) Git (software)
4 19 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
5 18 (0.83%) ERwin
6 17 (0.78%) Maven
6 17 (0.78%) TeamCity
7 16 (0.74%) Gradle
8 13 (0.60%) Cucumber
8 13 (0.60%) Eclipse
8 13 (0.60%) JUnit
9 12 (0.55%) Visual Studio
10 10 (0.46%) GitLab
10 10 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (0.41%) Toad
12 8 (0.37%) Bitbucket
13 7 (0.32%) Mockito
14 6 (0.28%) CircleCI
14 6 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 563 (25.90%) Finance
2 468 (21.53%) Social Skills
3 194 (8.92%) Banking
4 176 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
5 85 (3.91%) Public Sector
6 63 (2.90%) Legal
7 62 (2.85%) Presentation Skills
8 60 (2.76%) Marketing
9 53 (2.44%) Telecoms
10 51 (2.35%) Investment Banking
11 43 (1.98%) Retail
12 41 (1.89%) Organisational Skills
13 40 (1.84%) Manufacturing
14 37 (1.70%) Law
15 36 (1.66%) Influencing Skills
16 30 (1.38%) Front Office
17 29 (1.33%) Financial Institution
18 25 (1.15%) Documentation Skills
19 20 (0.92%) Billing
20 19 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 364 (16.74%) Architect
2 283 (13.02%) Developer
3 263 (12.10%) Analyst
4 222 (10.21%) Project Manager
5 189 (8.69%) Consultant
6 120 (5.52%) Business Analyst
7 91 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
8 88 (4.05%) Data Engineer
9 82 (3.77%) Cloud Architect
10 80 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
11 73 (3.36%) Cloud Engineer
11 73 (3.36%) Migration Manager
12 69 (3.17%) Azure Engineer
13 67 (3.08%) Data Architect
14 62 (2.85%) AWS Engineer
14 62 (2.85%) Azure Architect
14 62 (2.85%) Data Analyst
15 51 (2.35%) Migration Engineer
16 49 (2.25%) Programme Manager
17 48 (2.21%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (5.20%) .NET
2 82 (3.77%) Web Services
3 55 (2.53%) Spring
4 53 (2.44%) REST
5 52 (2.39%) JSON
6 44 (2.02%) React
6 44 (2.02%) SOAP
7 43 (1.98%) XML
8 42 (1.93%) Kafka
9 41 (1.89%) HTML
10 38 (1.75%) Spring Boot
11 32 (1.47%) .NET Framework
12 30 (1.38%) Node.js
13 29 (1.33%) Middleware
14 27 (1.24%) AngularJS
14 27 (1.24%) ASP.NET
15 24 (1.10%) LDAP
16 22 (1.01%) .NET Core
17 21 (0.97%) CSS
18 20 (0.92%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 152 (6.99%) Data Centre
2 98 (4.51%) Legacy Systems
3 67 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 62 (2.85%) Public Cloud
5 56 (2.58%) Legacy Applications
6 45 (2.07%) Cloud Native
7 39 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
8 29 (1.33%) Derivative
9 28 (1.29%) Hedge funds
9 28 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
9 28 (1.29%) Management Information System
9 28 (1.29%) Reference Data
9 28 (1.29%) Replication
10 26 (1.20%) Virtual Team
11 24 (1.10%) Private Cloud
12 23 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
12 23 (1.06%) Equities
12 23 (1.06%) Fixed Income
13 21 (0.97%) Reinsurance
14 20 (0.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 189 (8.69%) Windows
2 123 (5.66%) Linux
3 66 (3.04%) Windows Server
4 49 (2.25%) Windows 10
5 45 (2.07%) Unix
6 31 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (1.10%) Windows 7
9 20 (0.92%) Windows Server 2016
10 17 (0.78%) Solaris
11 16 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
12 15 (0.69%) Apple iOS
12 15 (0.69%) VMS
13 14 (0.64%) AIX
14 13 (0.60%) CentOS
15 11 (0.51%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.37%) Debian
17 7 (0.32%) HPUX
17 7 (0.32%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (27.28%) Data Migration
2 462 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
3 273 (12.56%) DevOps
4 218 (10.03%) Project Management
5 202 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 187 (8.60%) Data Modelling
7 153 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
7 153 (7.04%) ETL
8 144 (6.62%) Analytics
9 130 (5.98%) Problem-Solving
10 126 (5.80%) Project Delivery
11 122 (5.61%) Microservices
12 102 (4.69%) Scrum
13 97 (4.46%) ITIL
14 91 (4.19%) Change Management
14 91 (4.19%) Data Cleansing
15 88 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
16 87 (4.00%) Data Analysis
17 86 (3.96%) ERP
18 83 (3.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 376 (17.30%) SQL
2 194 (8.92%) Java
3 184 (8.46%) Python
4 140 (6.44%) PowerShell
5 106 (4.88%) JavaScript
6 104 (4.78%) C#
7 45 (2.07%) Bash Shell
8 40 (1.84%) T-SQL
9 37 (1.70%) PL/SQL
10 25 (1.15%) C++
11 24 (1.10%) Apex Code
12 23 (1.06%) Go
13 20 (0.92%) Scala
14 19 (0.87%) Shell Script
15 18 (0.83%) C
16 17 (0.78%) VB
17 15 (0.69%) Perl
18 13 (0.60%) Ruby
18 13 (0.60%) VBA
19 11 (0.51%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 157 (7.22%) Security Cleared
2 130 (5.98%) SC Cleared
3 78 (3.59%) Degree
4 34 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (1.47%) PMP
6 27 (1.24%) PMI Certification
7 22 (1.01%) DV Cleared
8 18 (0.83%) CISSP
8 18 (0.83%) MCSE
9 14 (0.64%) AWS Certification
10 12 (0.55%) CCIE
10 12 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.41%) CCNA
12 9 (0.41%) CCNP
13 8 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (0.37%) Master's Degree
13 8 (0.37%) PhD
14 7 (0.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (3.82%) Data Quality
2 77 (3.54%) QA
3 36 (1.66%) SLA
4 31 (1.43%) GDPR
5 23 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.78%) PMO
7 12 (0.55%) MiFID
8 10 (0.46%) HL7
8 10 (0.46%) NIST
9 8 (0.37%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.28%) ISO 20022
11 5 (0.23%) GRC
12 4 (0.18%) SOC 2
13 3 (0.14%) COBIT
13 3 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (0.14%) GxP
13 3 (0.14%) IFRS
13 3 (0.14%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.092%) HIPAA
System Software
1 170 (7.82%) Active Directory
2 125 (5.75%) Docker
3 63 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (1.01%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (0.74%) XenApp
8 14 (0.64%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.55%) VMware NSX
9 12 (0.55%) vSphere
10 11 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
11 9 (0.41%) PowerHA
12 5 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.18%) Firmware
13 4 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.14%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
14 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.14%) NFS
14 3 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.092%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 164 (7.54%) Kubernetes
2 132 (6.07%) Terraform
3 98 (4.51%) Ansible
4 41 (1.89%) Puppet
5 34 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 33 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (1.47%) SCCM
8 18 (0.83%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 18 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
9 14 (0.64%) SCOM
10 12 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (0.37%) Istio
12 7 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.32%) Control-M
13 6 (0.28%) Data Guard
13 6 (0.28%) Grafana
13 6 (0.28%) Tivoli
13 6 (0.28%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 5 (0.23%) NetMRI
14 5 (0.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 345 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 209 (9.61%) Oracle
3 157 (7.22%) Google
4 144 (6.62%) SAP
5 106 (4.88%) VMware
6 89 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
7 73 (3.36%) Cisco
8 48 (2.21%) ServiceNow
9 45 (2.07%) Citrix
10 39 (1.79%) Databricks
11 31 (1.43%) IBM
12 26 (1.20%) Informatica
13 25 (1.15%) Red Hat
14 20 (0.92%) MuleSoft
15 18 (0.83%) HP
15 18 (0.83%) hybris
15 18 (0.83%) Palo Alto
15 18 (0.83%) SolarWinds
16 17 (0.78%) Adobe
17 16 (0.74%) Cerner