Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 38 31
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 -2
Contract jobs citing Migration 2,824 2,614 2,419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.34% 5.66% 5.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.19% 6.44% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,843 1,708 1,702
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £305 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 42 17
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.23 £12.20
90th Percentile £40.63 £30.28 £102.60
England median hourly rate £14.36 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.94% -12.50% +26.98%

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 39,261 40,591 35,925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.16% 87.88% 87.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,089 29,588 25,827
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 424 440
London median hourly rate £24.23 £22.01 £23.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.10% -5.02% +15.85%
10th Percentile £12.81 £13.65 £12.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £51.38
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +3.26%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 0 568 £488 +2.63% 108
South London +12 131 £475 +4.40% 10
West London +9 86 £500 +11.11% 60
East London -26 60 £638 +41.67% 17
North London +16 56 £538 +50.88% 3
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 699 (24.75%) Finance
2 608 (21.53%) Windows
3 591 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 571 (20.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 541 (19.16%) Amazon AWS
6 511 (18.09%) Data Migration
7 445 (15.76%) Microsoft
8 410 (14.52%) Office 365
9 405 (14.34%) DevOps
10 375 (13.28%) SQL
11 329 (11.65%) Java
11 329 (11.65%) Security Cleared
12 327 (11.58%) Oracle
13 306 (10.84%) Active Directory
14 289 (10.23%) Data Centre
15 275 (9.74%) SC Cleared
16 272 (9.63%) Linux
17 270 (9.56%) Banking
18 246 (8.71%) Windows 10
19 227 (8.04%) Python
20 216 (7.65%) SQL Server
21 212 (7.51%) Project Management
22 203 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
23 195 (6.91%) PowerShell
24 189 (6.69%) Jenkins
25 181 (6.41%) SharePoint
26 171 (6.06%) Puppet
27 168 (5.95%) VMware
28 166 (5.88%) Windows Server
29 165 (5.84%) Ansible

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
1 181 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 88 (3.12%) WebLogic
3 68 (2.41%) MS Exchange
4 61 (2.16%) WebSphere
5 56 (1.98%) Tomcat
6 51 (1.81%) Skype for Business
7 50 (1.77%) CMS
8 42 (1.49%) OpenStack
9 40 (1.42%) JBoss
10 37 (1.31%) Confluence
11 36 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
12 32 (1.13%) Apache
13 26 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
13 26 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
14 24 (0.85%) Umbraco
15 21 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
16 19 (0.67%) IIS
17 16 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 15 (0.53%) nginx
19 11 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 123 (4.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 100 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (0.81%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.071%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.035%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.035%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (1.13%) Maximo
2 27 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (0.53%) NetSuite
5 15 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
6 12 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
6 12 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 11 (0.39%) Endur
8 10 (0.35%) Eikon
8 10 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
9 9 (0.32%) SAP CO
9 9 (0.32%) SAP FI
9 9 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
9 9 (0.32%) Workday HCM
10 8 (0.28%) SAP BPC
10 8 (0.28%) SAP HR
10 8 (0.28%) SAP MM
11 7 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 571 (20.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 541 (19.16%) Amazon AWS
3 410 (14.52%) Office 365
4 116 (4.11%) IaaS
5 115 (4.07%) PaaS
6 91 (3.22%) Serverless
7 87 (3.08%) Amazon S3
7 87 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 74 (2.62%) OpenShift
9 73 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
10 69 (2.44%) SaaS
11 67 (2.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 46 (1.63%) OneDrive
13 43 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 41 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
15 40 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
16 39 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
17 31 (1.10%) Route 53
18 30 (1.06%) GitHub
19 29 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 132 (4.67%) Firewall
2 83 (2.94%) WAN
3 79 (2.80%) DNS
4 54 (1.91%) LAN
4 54 (1.91%) Skype
5 42 (1.49%) TCP/IP
6 37 (1.31%) Internet
6 37 (1.31%) VPN
7 30 (1.06%) BGP
7 30 (1.06%) DHCP
8 29 (1.03%) SAN
9 28 (0.99%) MPLS
10 26 (0.92%) Wireless
11 24 (0.85%) Network Security
12 20 (0.71%) Unified Communications
13 19 (0.67%) VLAN
14 17 (0.60%) OSPF
15 15 (0.53%) HTTP
15 15 (0.53%) VSAN
16 13 (0.46%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 106 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
3 91 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
4 89 (3.15%) Oracle Database
5 79 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 77 (2.73%) MySQL
7 64 (2.27%) NoSQL
8 58 (2.05%) Big Data
9 51 (1.81%) Relational Database
9 51 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 50 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
11 45 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 43 (1.52%) Power BI
13 37 (1.31%) Oracle Database 12c
13 37 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
14 33 (1.17%) Adabas
15 30 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 29 (1.03%) Hadoop
17 28 (0.99%) Data Lake
17 28 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 189 (6.69%) Jenkins
2 81 (2.87%) JIRA
3 78 (2.76%) Git (software)
4 48 (1.70%) TeamCity
5 43 (1.52%) Maven
6 37 (1.31%) NUnit
7 35 (1.24%) MSTest
7 35 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
8 32 (1.13%) Subversion
9 25 (0.89%) Selenium
9 25 (0.89%) Visual Studio
10 21 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
11 20 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (0.67%) Cucumber
12 19 (0.67%) GitLab
13 17 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
14 16 (0.57%) Bitbucket
15 14 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 12 (0.42%) JUnit
17 11 (0.39%) Ant
General
1 699 (24.75%) Finance
2 270 (9.56%) Banking
3 85 (3.01%) Front Office
4 83 (2.94%) Retail
5 64 (2.27%) Law
6 59 (2.09%) Investment Banking
7 50 (1.77%) Financial Institution
8 47 (1.66%) Telecoms
9 39 (1.38%) Publishing
10 38 (1.35%) Marketing
11 37 (1.31%) Legal
12 31 (1.10%) Back Office
13 23 (0.81%) Advertising
14 19 (0.67%) Manufacturing
15 18 (0.64%) Private Banking
16 16 (0.57%) Billing
17 15 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
18 13 (0.46%) Retail Banking
19 10 (0.35%) Games
19 10 (0.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 415 (14.70%) Architect
2 374 (13.24%) Developer
3 326 (11.54%) Analyst
4 241 (8.53%) Consultant
5 233 (8.25%) Project Manager
6 189 (6.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 173 (6.13%) Business Analyst
8 103 (3.65%) Cloud Architect
9 101 (3.58%) AWS Engineer
10 97 (3.43%) AWS DevOps
11 90 (3.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 87 (3.08%) Technical Architect
13 86 (3.05%) Migration Engineer
14 77 (2.73%) Data Analyst
15 73 (2.58%) Migration Manager
16 72 (2.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 67 (2.37%) AWS Architect
18 66 (2.34%) Java Developer
19 61 (2.16%) Windows Engineer
20 59 (2.09%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (5.21%) Web Services
2 134 (4.75%) .NET
3 69 (2.44%) Middleware
4 65 (2.30%) REST
5 64 (2.27%) RESTful
6 54 (1.91%) SOAP
7 49 (1.74%) HTML
8 46 (1.63%) ASP.NET
9 43 (1.52%) CSS
9 43 (1.52%) Node.js
10 42 (1.49%) jQuery
11 41 (1.45%) XML
12 40 (1.42%) AngularJS
13 38 (1.35%) React
14 27 (0.96%) ActiveMQ
14 27 (0.96%) JMS
15 26 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
17 23 (0.81%) .NET Framework
17 23 (0.81%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 289 (10.23%) Data Centre
2 162 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (2.62%) Fixed Income
4 73 (2.58%) Public Cloud
5 68 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
6 61 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
7 54 (1.91%) User Experience
8 53 (1.88%) Derivative
8 53 (1.88%) Mainframe
8 53 (1.88%) Management Information System
9 36 (1.27%) Hedge funds
9 36 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
10 34 (1.20%) Data Structures
11 32 (1.13%) Clustering
12 31 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 26 (0.92%) PKI
14 24 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
15 23 (0.81%) Equities
16 22 (0.78%) NHS
17 21 (0.74%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 608 (21.53%) Windows
2 272 (9.63%) Linux
3 246 (8.71%) Windows 10
4 166 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 138 (4.89%) Unix
6 114 (4.04%) Windows 7
7 72 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 50 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (0.60%) Windows XP
11 14 (0.50%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.35%) Android
13 9 (0.32%) Solaris
14 7 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.25%) VMS
15 5 (0.18%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.14%) AIX
17 3 (0.11%) Debian
17 3 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 511 (18.09%) Data Migration
3 405 (14.34%) DevOps
4 212 (7.51%) Project Management
5 203 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 154 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
7 153 (5.42%) Problem-Solving
8 143 (5.06%) ITIL
9 139 (4.92%) ETL
10 134 (4.75%) TDD
11 129 (4.57%) Business Intelligence
12 124 (4.39%) Scrum
13 123 (4.36%) Data Modelling
14 105 (3.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 99 (3.51%) Analytics
15 99 (3.51%) Data Analysis
16 91 (3.22%) ERP
16 91 (3.22%) Test Automation
17 89 (3.15%) User Acceptance Testing
18 88 (3.12%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 375 (13.28%) SQL
2 329 (11.65%) Java
3 227 (8.04%) Python
4 195 (6.91%) PowerShell
5 119 (4.21%) JavaScript
6 110 (3.90%) C#
7 68 (2.41%) Ruby
8 47 (1.66%) Bash Shell
8 47 (1.66%) T-SQL
9 41 (1.45%) C
10 33 (1.17%) Perl
11 32 (1.13%) Scala
12 29 (1.03%) Shell Script
13 25 (0.89%) C++
13 25 (0.89%) PHP
14 22 (0.78%) Java 8
14 22 (0.78%) VBScript
15 20 (0.71%) VBA
16 19 (0.67%) VB
17 13 (0.46%) Go
Qualifications
1 329 (11.65%) Security Cleared
2 275 (9.74%) SC Cleared
3 89 (3.15%) Degree
4 57 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
5 54 (1.91%) DV Cleared
6 48 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (1.13%) CCIE
8 28 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
9 27 (0.96%) MCSE
10 26 (0.92%) AWS Certification
11 23 (0.81%) CCNP
12 21 (0.74%) PMI Certification
13 18 (0.64%) CCNA
13 18 (0.64%) PMP
14 13 (0.46%) MCSA
15 12 (0.42%) MCP
15 12 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 12 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 11 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (0.35%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 46 (1.63%) QA
3 34 (1.20%) PMO
4 33 (1.17%) GDPR
5 27 (0.96%) SLA
6 15 (0.53%) Basel III
6 15 (0.53%) HL7
7 12 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.11%) PSD2
9 3 (0.11%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.071%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.071%) MiFID
10 2 (0.071%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.071%) SEPA
10 2 (0.071%) UCITS
11 1 (0.035%) COBIT
11 1 (0.035%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 306 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 157 (5.56%) Docker
3 76 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
5 37 (1.31%) XenDesktop
6 35 (1.24%) Hyper-V
6 35 (1.24%) Virtual Desktop
7 32 (1.13%) vSphere
8 30 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
9 24 (0.85%) XenApp
10 13 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.35%) HDFS
12 8 (0.28%) DFS Replication
12 8 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (0.25%) KVM
14 6 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (0.18%) LXC
16 4 (0.14%) BitLocker
17 3 (0.11%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 171 (6.06%) Puppet
2 165 (5.84%) Ansible
3 153 (5.42%) Terraform
4 133 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
5 124 (4.39%) SCCM
6 120 (4.25%) Kubernetes
7 43 (1.52%) Packer
8 35 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
9 33 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
10 26 (0.92%) Mesos
11 17 (0.60%) SCOM
12 14 (0.50%) Nagios
13 13 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
13 13 (0.46%) vCenter Server
14 12 (0.42%) Prometheus
15 11 (0.39%) logstash
16 10 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 8 (0.28%) AirWatch
17 8 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
17 8 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 445 (15.76%) Microsoft
2 327 (11.58%) Oracle
3 168 (5.95%) VMware
4 125 (4.43%) Cisco
5 122 (4.32%) Google
6 114 (4.04%) Citrix
7 103 (3.65%) SAP
8 73 (2.58%) Red Hat
9 62 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
10 43 (1.52%) IBM
11 40 (1.42%) ServiceNow
12 39 (1.38%) Splunk
13 36 (1.27%) Talend
14 35 (1.24%) CheckPoint
15 30 (1.06%) Syclo
16 28 (0.99%) Dell
17 27 (0.96%) HP
18 25 (0.89%) Adobe
19 24 (0.85%) AppDynamics
19 24 (0.85%) Murex