Period
to 25 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 30 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -5
Contract jobs citing Migration 2,730 2,875 2,450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.74% 6.26% 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.59% 7.11% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,901 1,964 1,724
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 55 11
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -26.67%
10th Percentile £11.89 £11.52 £12.13
90th Percentile £44.49 £35.00 £18.70
England median hourly rate £15.22 £15.86 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.04% -9.37% -7.89%

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 35,969 40,435 34,409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.74% 88.00% 87.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,628 29,213 24,693
London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 571 394
London median hourly rate £25.67 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.68% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.75 £12.33
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.58 £22.00 £25.06
% change year-on-year +11.70% -12.21% +8.96%

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 +5 616 £500 +5.26% 54
South London +5 118 £525 +5.00% 3
West London -2 108 £500 +5.26% 7
East London -30 41 £650 +30.00% 5
North London +17 24 £445 - 3
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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.

1 719 (26.34%) Finance
2 612 (22.42%) Data Migration
3 590 (21.61%) Windows
4 586 (21.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 553 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
6 533 (19.52%) Amazon AWS
7 473 (17.33%) Microsoft
8 404 (14.80%) SQL
9 399 (14.62%) Office 365
10 398 (14.58%) DevOps
11 382 (13.99%) Active Directory
12 296 (10.84%) Security Cleared
13 279 (10.22%) Windows 10
14 269 (9.85%) Oracle
15 267 (9.78%) SC Cleared
16 259 (9.49%) Linux
17 252 (9.23%) SQL Server
18 251 (9.19%) Data Centre
19 241 (8.83%) Java
20 234 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
21 227 (8.32%) Banking
22 199 (7.29%) Project Management
23 183 (6.70%) Kubernetes
24 182 (6.67%) PowerShell
25 174 (6.37%) Jenkins
26 173 (6.34%) VMware
27 171 (6.26%) Python
28 170 (6.23%) SCCM
29 166 (6.08%) Data Modelling
30 164 (6.01%) ETL

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
1 162 (5.93%) SharePoint
2 66 (2.42%) Skype for Business
3 63 (2.31%) Apache
4 55 (2.01%) MS Exchange
5 46 (1.68%) Confluence
6 35 (1.28%) WebLogic
7 31 (1.14%) Apache Spark
7 31 (1.14%) JBoss
8 26 (0.95%) CMS
9 25 (0.92%) OpenStack
9 25 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 25 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 21 (0.77%) IIS
11 20 (0.73%) Drupal
11 20 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
12 16 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (0.40%) nginx
15 10 (0.37%) Apache Solr
15 10 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 99 (3.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 98 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.073%) Mingle
8 1 (0.037%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.037%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 32 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (0.66%) Endur
4 16 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
5 15 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (0.51%) NetSuite
7 13 (0.48%) Magento
8 12 (0.44%) Maximo
8 12 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
9 11 (0.40%) SAP FI
10 9 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
10 9 (0.33%) SAP CO
11 8 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
11 8 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
12 7 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
12 7 (0.26%) SAP BPC
13 6 (0.22%) HFM
13 6 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 6 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 6 (0.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 586 (21.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 533 (19.52%) Amazon AWS
3 399 (14.62%) Office 365
4 123 (4.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 103 (3.77%) IaaS
6 91 (3.33%) Amazon S3
7 89 (3.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 83 (3.04%) PaaS
9 82 (3.00%) SaaS
10 76 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
11 68 (2.49%) Power Platform
12 65 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
13 62 (2.27%) OpenShift
14 61 (2.23%) GitHub
15 56 (2.05%) OneDrive
16 47 (1.72%) Serverless
17 41 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
18 40 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 37 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 36 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 140 (5.13%) Firewall
2 91 (3.33%) WAN
3 87 (3.19%) DNS
4 71 (2.60%) Skype
5 69 (2.53%) SAN
6 68 (2.49%) LAN
7 49 (1.79%) DHCP
7 49 (1.79%) VPN
8 40 (1.47%) Internet
8 40 (1.47%) TCP/IP
9 30 (1.10%) Network Security
10 27 (0.99%) Unified Communications
11 23 (0.84%) MPLS
12 21 (0.77%) Intranet
13 18 (0.66%) BGP
14 17 (0.62%) WLAN
15 16 (0.59%) IPsec
15 16 (0.59%) NAS
15 16 (0.59%) SMTP
15 16 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 154 (5.64%) Big Data
3 128 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
4 94 (3.44%) MySQL
5 83 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 71 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
7 70 (2.56%) Oracle Database
8 68 (2.49%) Relational Database
9 61 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
10 60 (2.20%) Power BI
11 56 (2.05%) NoSQL
12 44 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 43 (1.58%) Data Lake
14 41 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
15 38 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
16 37 (1.36%) Apache Hive
16 37 (1.36%) MongoDB
16 37 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
17 36 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
18 34 (1.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 174 (6.37%) Jenkins
2 103 (3.77%) JIRA
3 94 (3.44%) Git (software)
4 49 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
5 33 (1.21%) TeamCity
6 32 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 22 (0.81%) Maven
8 22 (0.81%) Subversion
9 18 (0.66%) NUnit
10 17 (0.62%) MSTest
11 16 (0.59%) MSI
11 16 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
12 15 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (0.44%) Visual Studio
14 11 (0.40%) SonarQube
15 10 (0.37%) Bitbucket
15 10 (0.37%) webpack
16 9 (0.33%) ERwin
17 8 (0.29%) Travis CI
General
1 719 (26.34%) Finance
2 227 (8.32%) Banking
3 115 (4.21%) Retail
4 58 (2.12%) Marketing
5 57 (2.09%) Financial Institution
6 55 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 50 (1.83%) Law
8 46 (1.68%) Back Office
9 40 (1.47%) Front Office
10 39 (1.43%) Legal
11 38 (1.39%) Investment Banking
12 23 (0.84%) Billing
13 20 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 20 (0.73%) Publishing
14 16 (0.59%) Advertising
15 15 (0.55%) General Ledger
16 11 (0.40%) Retail Banking
17 9 (0.33%) French Language
17 9 (0.33%) Games
18 8 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 489 (17.91%) Architect
2 350 (12.82%) Developer
3 312 (11.43%) Analyst
4 268 (9.82%) Project Manager
5 198 (7.25%) Consultant
6 167 (6.12%) Business Analyst
7 145 (5.31%) DevOps Engineer
8 114 (4.18%) AWS Architect
9 105 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
10 91 (3.33%) Technical Architect
11 88 (3.22%) Windows Engineer
12 79 (2.89%) Migration Engineer
13 75 (2.75%) AWS DevOps
13 75 (2.75%) AWS Engineer
14 73 (2.67%) Migration Manager
15 69 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 67 (2.45%) Java Developer
17 66 (2.42%) Data Architect
18 62 (2.27%) Migration Architect
19 61 (2.23%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (5.09%) .NET
2 86 (3.15%) REST
3 82 (3.00%) SOAP
4 72 (2.64%) AngularJS
4 72 (2.64%) Web Services
5 67 (2.45%) XML
6 66 (2.42%) RESTful
7 58 (2.12%) JSON
8 54 (1.98%) HTML
9 47 (1.72%) ASP.NET
10 41 (1.50%) CSS
10 41 (1.50%) Node.js
11 38 (1.39%) Kafka
11 38 (1.39%) Middleware
12 36 (1.32%) JMS
12 36 (1.32%) React
13 33 (1.21%) Apache NiFi
13 33 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (1.10%) ActiveMQ
15 29 (1.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 251 (9.19%) Data Centre
2 137 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 69 (2.53%) Public Cloud
5 65 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 57 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
7 53 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
8 49 (1.79%) Hedge funds
9 42 (1.54%) User Experience
10 35 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
11 34 (1.25%) Private Cloud
12 32 (1.17%) Derivative
13 28 (1.03%) Mainframe
14 27 (0.99%) Fixed Income
15 23 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (0.84%) Virtual Team
16 21 (0.77%) Fintech
17 20 (0.73%) Reference Data
18 17 (0.62%) Cloud Native
19 16 (0.59%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 590 (21.61%) Windows
2 279 (10.22%) Windows 10
3 259 (9.49%) Linux
4 124 (4.54%) Windows Server
5 115 (4.21%) Windows 7
6 72 (2.64%) Unix
7 59 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 51 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 48 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (0.59%) AIX
11 15 (0.55%) Ubuntu
12 13 (0.48%) Solaris
13 12 (0.44%) Windows XP
14 11 (0.40%) Android
15 8 (0.29%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.26%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.18%) CentOS
18 3 (0.11%) VMS
19 1 (0.037%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (22.42%) Data Migration
2 553 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
3 398 (14.58%) DevOps
4 234 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 199 (7.29%) Project Management
6 166 (6.08%) Data Modelling
7 164 (6.01%) ETL
8 147 (5.38%) TDD
9 146 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
10 142 (5.20%) Problem-Solving
11 135 (4.95%) Analytics
11 135 (4.95%) Microservices
12 130 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
13 128 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 117 (4.29%) Scrum
15 109 (3.99%) PRINCE2
16 100 (3.66%) Coaching
16 100 (3.66%) ITIL
17 97 (3.55%) Data Analysis
18 95 (3.48%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 404 (14.80%) SQL
2 241 (8.83%) Java
3 182 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 171 (6.26%) Python
5 134 (4.91%) C#
6 97 (3.55%) JavaScript
7 71 (2.60%) Bash Shell
8 46 (1.68%) Ruby
8 46 (1.68%) T-SQL
9 44 (1.61%) Java 8
10 29 (1.06%) Perl
11 27 (0.99%) PHP
12 26 (0.95%) C
13 24 (0.88%) Apex Code
13 24 (0.88%) PL/SQL
13 24 (0.88%) Shell Script
14 23 (0.84%) Scala
15 22 (0.81%) TypeScript
16 19 (0.70%) VB
17 18 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 296 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 267 (9.78%) SC Cleared
3 83 (3.04%) Degree
4 37 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (1.28%) PMP
6 33 (1.21%) PMI Certification
7 32 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 30 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 26 (0.95%) AWS Certification
10 23 (0.84%) CCIE
11 22 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
12 18 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
12 18 (0.66%) MCSE
13 17 (0.62%) CCNP
14 14 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (0.40%) CISSP
15 11 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 9 (0.33%) CISM
16 9 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (3.30%) Data Quality
2 70 (2.56%) QA
3 32 (1.17%) GDPR
4 22 (0.81%) PMO
5 10 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.37%) SLA
6 9 (0.33%) MiFID
7 4 (0.15%) SEPA
7 4 (0.15%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.11%) Basel III
8 3 (0.11%) EMIR
8 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.073%) COBIT
9 2 (0.073%) Government Security Classifications
9 2 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.037%) IFRS
10 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.037%) PSD2
10 1 (0.037%) UCITS
System Software
1 382 (13.99%) Active Directory
2 157 (5.75%) Docker
3 94 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
5 40 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
6 33 (1.21%) Hyper-V
6 33 (1.21%) XenDesktop
7 29 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
8 28 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 28 (1.03%) XenApp
9 15 (0.55%) VMware NSX
10 12 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (0.44%) Shibboleth
11 9 (0.33%) BitLocker
11 9 (0.33%) vSphere
12 7 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.22%) HDFS
14 5 (0.18%) NFS
15 4 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 4 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 183 (6.70%) Kubernetes
2 170 (6.23%) SCCM
3 152 (5.57%) Ansible
4 140 (5.13%) Terraform
5 125 (4.58%) Puppet
6 83 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
7 33 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
8 27 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
9 23 (0.84%) Packer
10 17 (0.62%) vCenter Server
11 15 (0.55%) WSUS
12 13 (0.48%) AirWatch
12 13 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
13 12 (0.44%) Consul
13 12 (0.44%) SCOM
14 9 (0.33%) Data Guard
14 9 (0.33%) Mesos
15 8 (0.29%) SCVMM
16 7 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
16 7 (0.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 473 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 269 (9.85%) Oracle
3 173 (6.34%) VMware
4 127 (4.65%) Citrix
5 126 (4.62%) SAP
6 116 (4.25%) Cisco
7 115 (4.21%) Salesforce.com
8 110 (4.03%) Google
9 51 (1.87%) ServiceNow
10 47 (1.72%) Informatica
11 44 (1.61%) Red Hat
12 40 (1.47%) Splunk
13 33 (1.21%) Greenplum
14 29 (1.06%) Dell
15 28 (1.03%) IBM
16 26 (0.95%) Hyperion
17 24 (0.88%) HP
18 23 (0.84%) NetApp
19 22 (0.81%) Cloudera
19 22 (0.81%) F5