Period
to 25 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 January 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 > Midlands
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 9 14
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 +1
Contract jobs citing Migration 230 574 671
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.17% 11.48% 8.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.27% 13.94% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 371 465
Median daily rate £413 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £256 £190 £300
90th Percentile £547 £600 £558
England median daily rate £473 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 41 30
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.31% - -0.76%
10th Percentile £13.63 £11.17 £10.88
90th Percentile £43.49 £20.75 £17.50
England median hourly rate £19.50 £15.86 £13.81
% change year-on-year +22.95% +14.89% -21.11%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,040 4,117 6,513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 81.37% 82.31% 86.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,392 2,512 4,237
Median daily rate £405 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £225 £256 £281
90th Percentile £574 £587 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 192 212
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.85 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.41% - -16.58%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £42.45
Median hourly rate £26.80 £20.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +30.72% -6.82% -

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Migration as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Migration in the Midlands

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Migration in the Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Migration in the Midlands

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Migration in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Migration in the Midlands

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Migration in the Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Migration in the Midlands

Migration
Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Migration in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Migration in the Midlands

Migration
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 January 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
West Midlands -5 167 £425 -5.56% 39
East Midlands -10 57 £381 -10.29% 17
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Migration.

1 73 (31.74%) Data Migration
2 62 (26.96%) SQL
3 59 (25.65%) Microsoft
4 48 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (20.00%) Windows
5 46 (20.00%) Azure
6 41 (17.83%) Finance
7 36 (15.65%) Office 365
8 35 (15.22%) SQL Server
9 33 (14.35%) Security Cleared
10 32 (13.91%) Public Sector
11 26 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (10.87%) ERP
12 25 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (10.43%) ETL
13 24 (10.43%) Oracle
14 23 (10.00%) Active Directory
14 23 (10.00%) SC Cleared
14 23 (10.00%) AWS
14 23 (10.00%) SaaS
14 23 (10.00%) DevOps
14 23 (10.00%) Windows Server
15 19 (8.26%) Law
15 19 (8.26%) Test Strategy
15 19 (8.26%) Document Management
16 18 (7.83%) SAP
16 18 (7.83%) Coaching
16 18 (7.83%) Power Platform
17 16 (6.96%) Power BI
17 16 (6.96%) Linux

Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 14 (6.09%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.22%) Confluence
3 8 (3.48%) Apache
3 8 (3.48%) JBoss
4 6 (2.61%) NetWeaver
4 6 (2.61%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.87%) IIS
5 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.43%) CICS
6 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.43%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.43%) SAS
6 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.74%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.04%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.30%) SnowdropKCS
6 2 (0.87%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.87%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.43%) assyst
7 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.43%) iTrent
7 1 (0.43%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 46 (20.00%) Azure
2 36 (15.65%) Office 365
3 23 (10.00%) AWS
3 23 (10.00%) SaaS
4 18 (7.83%) Power Platform
5 15 (6.52%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (3.91%) GitHub
6 9 (3.91%) IaaS
7 7 (3.04%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 7 (3.04%) PaaS
8 5 (2.17%) OneDrive
9 4 (1.74%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.87%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.87%) Power Automate
10 2 (0.87%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.87%) ShareGate
10 2 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.52%) Firewall
2 14 (6.09%) DNS
3 12 (5.22%) DHCP
3 12 (5.22%) WAN
4 11 (4.78%) VPN
5 8 (3.48%) MPLS
6 7 (3.04%) VoIP
6 7 (3.04%) Wireless
7 6 (2.61%) PBX
7 6 (2.61%) Skype
8 5 (2.17%) LAN
9 4 (1.74%) Internet
10 3 (1.30%) SAN
11 2 (0.87%) 802.11
11 2 (0.87%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.87%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.43%) NX-OS
12 1 (0.43%) PPP
12 1 (0.43%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.96%) Power BI
3 9 (3.91%) Cosmos DB
3 9 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.48%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.04%) MySQL
5 7 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.61%) Data Lake
6 6 (2.61%) DB2
6 6 (2.61%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.61%) Pentaho
6 6 (2.61%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.87%) Big Data
8 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (6.96%) JIRA
2 11 (4.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (4.78%) Bitbucket
2 11 (4.78%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.91%) FishEye
3 9 (3.91%) Vagrant
4 7 (3.04%) ScriptRunner
5 3 (1.30%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.30%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.87%) JMeter
6 2 (0.87%) Postman
6 2 (0.87%) Selenium
6 2 (0.87%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.87%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (0.43%) CA Release Automation
7 1 (0.43%) Hudson
7 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 41 (17.83%) Finance
2 32 (13.91%) Public Sector
3 19 (8.26%) Law
4 12 (5.22%) Legal
5 9 (3.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (3.48%) Police
7 6 (2.61%) Billing
7 6 (2.61%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.17%) Marketing
9 3 (1.30%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.87%) Back Office
10 2 (0.87%) Banking
10 2 (0.87%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.43%) Electronics
11 1 (0.43%) Local Government
11 1 (0.43%) Publishing
11 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (18.70%) Architect
2 21 (9.13%) Project Manager
3 20 (8.70%) Consultant
3 20 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (8.26%) Analyst
5 15 (6.52%) Developer
6 10 (4.35%) Data Analyst
7 9 (3.91%) JIRA Engineer
7 9 (3.91%) Migration Manager
8 8 (3.48%) Migration Engineer
8 8 (3.48%) Migration Project Manager
9 7 (3.04%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.04%) Data Consultant
9 7 (3.04%) Data Migration Manager
9 7 (3.04%) Migration Architect
9 7 (3.04%) Technical Architect
10 6 (2.61%) Data Engineer
10 6 (2.61%) Data Migration Lead
10 6 (2.61%) Data Migration Project Manager
10 6 (2.61%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.78%) .NET
2 10 (4.35%) RESTful
3 8 (3.48%) Middleware
3 8 (3.48%) SAML
4 6 (2.61%) SAP Basis
4 6 (2.61%) SOAP
5 5 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (1.74%) Web Services
6 4 (1.74%) XML
7 3 (1.30%) HTML
7 3 (1.30%) jQuery
7 3 (1.30%) JSON
8 2 (0.87%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.87%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.87%) CSS
8 2 (0.87%) EDI
8 2 (0.87%) REST
8 2 (0.87%) WCF
9 1 (0.43%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.09%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.04%) PKI
3 7 (3.04%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.17%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.74%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.30%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.87%) Replication
7 2 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.43%) AS400
8 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.43%) FMCG
8 1 (0.43%) HACMP
8 1 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.43%) iSeries
8 1 (0.43%) NHS
8 1 (0.43%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 46 (20.00%) Windows
2 23 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (6.96%) Linux
4 15 (6.52%) Unix
4 15 (6.52%) Windows 10
5 11 (4.78%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.48%) AIX
7 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (1.30%) Solaris
9 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.87%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.43%) Android
10 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.43%) CentOS
10 1 (0.43%) HPUX
10 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (31.74%) Data Migration
2 48 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (10.87%) ERP
4 25 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (10.43%) ETL
6 23 (10.00%) DevOps
7 19 (8.26%) Document Management
7 19 (8.26%) Test Strategy
8 18 (7.83%) Coaching
9 16 (6.96%) Scrum
10 15 (6.52%) ITIL
10 15 (6.52%) Project Management
11 14 (6.09%) Business Analysis
11 14 (6.09%) Configuration Management
11 14 (6.09%) Mentoring
11 14 (6.09%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (5.65%) Validation
13 12 (5.22%) CRM
13 12 (5.22%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 62 (26.96%) SQL
2 15 (6.52%) PowerShell
3 13 (5.65%) Python
4 10 (4.35%) Java
4 10 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.04%) C#
6 3 (1.30%) PHP
6 3 (1.30%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.87%) VBScript
8 1 (0.43%) Perl
8 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.43%) VB
8 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (14.35%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.04%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (1.74%) BC Cleared
6 4 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.74%) Degree
7 3 (1.30%) ISEB
8 2 (0.87%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.43%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (0.43%) CCDP
9 1 (0.43%) CCIP
9 1 (0.43%) CCNA
9 1 (0.43%) CCNP
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.91%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.04%) COBIT
2 7 (3.04%) QA
3 6 (2.61%) GDPR
3 6 (2.61%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.30%) PMO
5 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.96%) Docker
3 9 (3.91%) GlusterFS
4 4 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.43%) Postfix
6 1 (0.43%) Samba
6 1 (0.43%) SRDF
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.43%) XenApp
6 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (6.52%) Ansible
2 12 (5.22%) Terraform
3 10 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
4 9 (3.91%) Grafana
4 9 (3.91%) Kubernetes
4 9 (3.91%) Prometheus
5 8 (3.48%) SCCM
6 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (1.30%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.43%) cPanel
7 1 (0.43%) EMC TimeFinder
7 1 (0.43%) Kibana
7 1 (0.43%) OpenView
7 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (25.65%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.43%) Oracle
3 18 (7.83%) SAP
4 15 (6.52%) Cisco
5 12 (5.22%) iManage
6 11 (4.78%) Atlassian
7 9 (3.91%) Citrix
8 8 (3.48%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.04%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.61%) Databricks
10 6 (2.61%) VMware
11 5 (2.17%) Juniper
12 4 (1.74%) IBM
12 4 (1.74%) IFS
12 4 (1.74%) Software AG
13 3 (1.30%) Cognos
13 3 (1.30%) HP
13 3 (1.30%) OpenText
14 2 (0.87%) AppDynamics
14 2 (0.87%) Dell