Period
to 1 June 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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 24 32
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 -3
Contract jobs citing Migration 1,351 2,736 2,873
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 7.11% 6.78% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.04% 7.61% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 1,941 1,979
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £657
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 46 55
Median hourly rate £27.24 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.64% - +10.81%
10th Percentile £15.04 £11.30 £12.82
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.80 £35.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £16.75 £15.86
% change year-on-year +11.64% +5.61% -9.37%

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 16,799 35,971 40,711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.44% 89.08% 88.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,557 25,625 29,392
Median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £338 £325
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 407 557
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% - -
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £50.50
Median hourly rate £28.75 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% +13.64% -12.00%

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 1 June 2020.

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 1 June 2020.

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 1 June 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 -1 245 £490 -2.00% 28
West London +15 54 £450 -10.00% 5
South London -12 30 £525 - 3
East London +33 26 £402 -33.04%
North London +10 14 £525 +17.98% 5
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 1 June 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.

1 369 (27.31%) Finance
2 325 (24.06%) Azure
3 318 (23.54%) Data Migration
4 305 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 290 (21.47%) Microsoft
6 251 (18.58%) SQL
7 221 (16.36%) Windows
8 206 (15.25%) AWS
9 182 (13.47%) Data Centre
10 172 (12.73%) DevOps
11 169 (12.51%) Office 365
12 162 (11.99%) Security Cleared
13 140 (10.36%) Java
14 137 (10.14%) SQL Server
15 131 (9.70%) Oracle
15 131 (9.70%) SC Cleared
16 123 (9.10%) Python
17 121 (8.96%) Public Sector
18 117 (8.66%) PowerShell
19 113 (8.36%) Active Directory
20 112 (8.29%) SharePoint
20 112 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
21 107 (7.92%) Kubernetes
22 105 (7.77%) Scrum
23 104 (7.70%) ETL
24 103 (7.62%) Banking
25 100 (7.40%) Problem-Solving
26 99 (7.33%) Docker
26 99 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
27 95 (7.03%) Project Management

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
1 112 (8.29%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.29%) Confluence
3 29 (2.15%) MS Exchange
4 27 (2.00%) Skype for Business
5 22 (1.63%) Apache Spark
6 19 (1.41%) IIS
7 18 (1.33%) Camunda
8 13 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (0.89%) CMS
9 12 (0.89%) SAS
10 10 (0.74%) Apache
10 10 (0.74%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 7 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (0.52%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 64 (4.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (1.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 15 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
5 9 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
5 9 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
7 7 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.52%) Eloqua
7 7 (0.52%) FINCAD Analytics
7 7 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
7 7 (0.52%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 7 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
7 7 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.37%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.37%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 325 (24.06%) Azure
2 206 (15.25%) AWS
3 169 (12.51%) Office 365
4 86 (6.37%) GCP
5 71 (5.26%) IaaS
6 67 (4.96%) PaaS
7 56 (4.15%) SaaS
8 39 (2.89%) OneDrive
9 37 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
10 30 (2.22%) Power Platform
11 28 (2.07%) GitHub
12 25 (1.85%) OpenShift
13 22 (1.63%) Serverless
14 19 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
15 18 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
16 17 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
17 16 (1.18%) Amazon S3
18 14 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
19 12 (0.89%) Route 53
19 12 (0.89%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 70 (5.18%) Firewall
2 63 (4.66%) DNS
3 37 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
4 30 (2.22%) Skype
5 26 (1.92%) DHCP
6 23 (1.70%) WAN
7 20 (1.48%) SAN
7 20 (1.48%) VPN
8 15 (1.11%) Network Security
9 14 (1.04%) Intranet
10 13 (0.96%) OSPF
10 13 (0.96%) SSL
11 12 (0.89%) Internet
11 12 (0.89%) NAS
12 11 (0.81%) LAN
13 10 (0.74%) NetScaler
14 9 (0.67%) VXLAN
15 8 (0.59%) BGP
15 8 (0.59%) TCP/IP
15 8 (0.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 74 (5.48%) Relational Database
3 57 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 42 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 41 (3.03%) Big Data
7 38 (2.81%) MySQL
8 33 (2.44%) RDBMS
9 30 (2.22%) Oracle Database
9 30 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (2.15%) Hadoop
11 25 (1.85%) Power BI
12 24 (1.78%) SQL Server 2016
13 20 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
13 20 (1.48%) MongoDB
14 19 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
15 18 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (1.04%) Data Lake
18 13 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 65 (4.81%) JIRA
2 55 (4.07%) Jenkins
3 34 (2.52%) Git (software)
4 29 (2.15%) Maven
5 24 (1.78%) Artifactory
5 24 (1.78%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (0.89%) Selenium
7 11 (0.81%) Visual Studio
8 10 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (0.59%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (0.52%) Subversion
11 6 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (0.37%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.30%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.30%) JDeveloper
13 4 (0.30%) JMeter
13 4 (0.30%) JUnit
13 4 (0.30%) Toad
General
1 369 (27.31%) Finance
2 121 (8.96%) Public Sector
3 103 (7.62%) Banking
4 67 (4.96%) Front Office
5 55 (4.07%) Marketing
6 34 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 29 (2.15%) Investment Banking
8 25 (1.85%) Local Government
8 25 (1.85%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.55%) Retail
10 19 (1.41%) Electronics
11 15 (1.11%) Legal
12 13 (0.96%) Advertising
13 12 (0.89%) General Ledger
13 12 (0.89%) Publishing
14 11 (0.81%) Law
15 10 (0.74%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.67%) Back Office
17 7 (0.52%) Billing
18 6 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 207 (15.32%) Architect
2 182 (13.47%) Developer
3 127 (9.40%) Consultant
4 124 (9.18%) Analyst
5 95 (7.03%) Project Manager
6 74 (5.48%) Business Analyst
7 51 (3.77%) Network Engineer
8 49 (3.63%) Cloud Architect
9 48 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
10 42 (3.11%) DBA
11 40 (2.96%) Cloud Engineer
12 39 (2.89%) Azure Engineer
12 39 (2.89%) Migration Engineer
12 39 (2.89%) Senior Network Engineer
13 37 (2.74%) AWS Engineer
13 37 (2.74%) Migration Manager
14 36 (2.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 36 (2.66%) Office 365 Engineer
15 35 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
16 34 (2.52%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (6.59%) Web Services
2 82 (6.07%) .NET
3 43 (3.18%) React
4 42 (3.11%) XML
5 40 (2.96%) AngularJS
6 30 (2.22%) ASP.NET
7 28 (2.07%) Node.js
8 26 (1.92%) Spring
9 25 (1.85%) .NET Core
10 24 (1.78%) Vue.js
11 23 (1.70%) LDAP
12 21 (1.55%) Spring Boot
12 21 (1.55%) Visualforce
13 20 (1.48%) HTML
14 19 (1.41%) Apache Camel
15 17 (1.26%) ASP.NET Core
15 17 (1.26%) Middleware
16 15 (1.11%) PySpark
16 15 (1.11%) Velocity
17 14 (1.04%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 182 (13.47%) Data Centre
2 112 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (4.00%) Hedge funds
4 53 (3.92%) Derivative
4 53 (3.92%) Fixed Income
5 42 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
6 38 (2.81%) Public Cloud
7 34 (2.52%) Equities
8 30 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
10 22 (1.63%) Data Structures
11 21 (1.55%) Equity Derivative
12 18 (1.33%) Management Information System
12 18 (1.33%) PKI
12 18 (1.33%) Semantic Web
13 16 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (1.11%) Blog
14 15 (1.11%) CMDB
14 15 (1.11%) Social Media
15 13 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 221 (16.36%) Windows
2 92 (6.81%) Windows 10
3 90 (6.66%) Linux
4 78 (5.77%) Windows Server
5 39 (2.89%) Unix
6 32 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (1.78%) Windows Server 2016
8 23 (1.70%) Windows 7
9 19 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.11%) Ubuntu
10 15 (1.11%) Windows Server 2019
11 9 (0.67%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.30%) Solaris
12 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.22%) Android
13 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.22%) CentOS
14 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.074%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (23.54%) Data Migration
2 305 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (12.73%) DevOps
4 105 (7.77%) Scrum
5 104 (7.70%) ETL
6 100 (7.40%) Problem-Solving
7 99 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 95 (7.03%) Project Management
9 92 (6.81%) Microservices
10 87 (6.44%) Analytics
11 75 (5.55%) Change Management
12 70 (5.18%) Project Delivery
13 67 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
14 65 (4.81%) Asset Management
15 64 (4.74%) Software Engineering
16 55 (4.07%) Investment Management
17 53 (3.92%) Data Modelling
18 50 (3.70%) CRM
19 49 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 48 (3.55%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 251 (18.58%) SQL
2 140 (10.36%) Java
3 123 (9.10%) Python
4 117 (8.66%) PowerShell
5 88 (6.51%) JavaScript
6 56 (4.15%) C#
7 36 (2.66%) C++
8 27 (2.00%) Bash Shell
9 26 (1.92%) R
9 26 (1.92%) T-SQL
10 25 (1.85%) PHP
10 25 (1.85%) VBA
11 23 (1.70%) Apex Code
12 21 (1.55%) Java 8
12 21 (1.55%) Scala
13 20 (1.48%) C
13 20 (1.48%) Perl
13 20 (1.48%) PL/SQL
13 20 (1.48%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 162 (11.99%) Security Cleared
2 131 (9.70%) SC Cleared
3 53 (3.92%) Degree
4 46 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (2.81%) CCNP
6 20 (1.48%) CCIE
7 19 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (1.26%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.96%) CISSP
10 10 (0.74%) MCSE
11 9 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (0.67%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.52%) AWS Certification
12 7 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.44%) JNCIP
13 6 (0.44%) MCITP
13 6 (0.44%) PMP
13 6 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.37%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.11%) Data Quality
2 35 (2.59%) QA
3 29 (2.15%) GDPR
4 18 (1.33%) SLA
5 10 (0.74%) PMO
6 8 (0.59%) NCSC
7 7 (0.52%) SEPA
8 4 (0.30%) NIST
8 4 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.15%) COBIT
10 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.15%) GxP
10 2 (0.15%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.15%) TARGET2
11 1 (0.074%) GAAP
11 1 (0.074%) GMP
11 1 (0.074%) IFRS
11 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 113 (8.36%) Active Directory
2 99 (7.33%) Docker
3 47 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.41%) vSphere
5 15 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 15 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.89%) XenDesktop
7 11 (0.81%) XenApp
8 9 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 5 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.37%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.30%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 3 (0.22%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.22%) OpenAM
12 3 (0.22%) OpenDJ
12 3 (0.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 107 (7.92%) Kubernetes
2 82 (6.07%) Terraform
3 71 (5.26%) Ansible
4 50 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 35 (2.59%) SCCM
6 32 (2.37%) Puppet
7 25 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (0.59%) SCOM
10 7 (0.52%) vCenter Server
11 6 (0.44%) Nagios
11 6 (0.44%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.37%) Packer
13 4 (0.30%) Data Guard
13 4 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 4 (0.30%) SCVMM
14 3 (0.22%) AirWatch
14 3 (0.22%) HP SIM
14 3 (0.22%) Oracle Statspack
14 3 (0.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 290 (21.47%) Microsoft
2 131 (9.70%) Oracle
3 94 (6.96%) VMware
4 80 (5.92%) SAP
5 77 (5.70%) Cisco
6 60 (4.44%) Google
7 53 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
8 36 (2.66%) Citrix
9 19 (1.41%) Sybase
10 18 (1.33%) Dell
11 17 (1.26%) HP
12 16 (1.18%) IBM
13 15 (1.11%) Databricks
13 15 (1.11%) Informatica
13 15 (1.11%) Splunk
14 14 (1.04%) Adobe
14 14 (1.04%) Bloomberg
14 14 (1.04%) Red Hat
15 13 (0.96%) Cloudera
15 13 (0.96%) Juniper