Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 15 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 -2
Contract jobs citing Migration 688 643 655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.56% 8.16% 6.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.28% 9.66% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 404 405
Midlands median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +4.23%
10th Percentile £250 £248 £288
90th Percentile £548 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 12
Midlands median hourly rate £13.35 £13.86 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.68% -18.47% +25.93%
10th Percentile £10.83 £12.79 £11.72
90th Percentile £19.51 £21.90 £38.75
England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year -1.64% -25.61% +27.49%

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 6,693 6,654 8,137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.24% 84.41% 83.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,089 4,181 4,956
Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £274 £250 £250
90th Percentile £563 £550 £575
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 246 179
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £19.33 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.79% +20.11% -15.67%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.60
90th Percentile £38.75 £52.50 £40.06
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Migration in the Midlands

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Migration in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in the Midlands

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in the Midlands

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in the Midlands

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor 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 20 September 2018. 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 +1 458 £425 +6.25% 59
East Midlands -4 194 £400 -11.11% 29
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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.

1 171 (24.85%) Microsoft
2 155 (22.53%) Data Migration
3 142 (20.64%) Windows
4 136 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
5 127 (18.46%) Office 365
6 113 (16.42%) SQL
7 101 (14.68%) Active Directory
8 97 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
9 88 (12.79%) Finance
10 78 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
11 77 (11.19%) Security Cleared
12 71 (10.32%) SQL Server
13 70 (10.17%) Oracle
14 68 (9.88%) Windows 10
15 66 (9.59%) SC Cleared
16 64 (9.30%) Data Centre
17 62 (9.01%) Project Management
18 55 (7.99%) Microsoft Office
19 53 (7.70%) SAP
20 48 (6.98%) VMware
21 45 (6.54%) SharePoint
22 44 (6.40%) JavaScript
22 44 (6.40%) Google
23 43 (6.25%) Retail
24 42 (6.10%) CRM
24 42 (6.10%) DevOps
24 42 (6.10%) Windows Server
25 41 (5.96%) Java
26 40 (5.81%) .NET
26 40 (5.81%) Cisco

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 45 (6.54%) SharePoint
2 36 (5.23%) MS Exchange
3 20 (2.91%) Confluence
4 15 (2.18%) WebSphere
5 13 (1.89%) Skype for Business
6 11 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.02%) WordPress
8 6 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.44%) CMS
9 3 (0.44%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.44%) IIS
9 3 (0.44%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.44%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.29%) Apache
10 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.29%) nginx
10 2 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 55 (7.99%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.29%) SPSS
7 2 (0.29%) Windchill
8 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 26 (3.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.58%) SAP MDG
6 3 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.44%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.44%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 3 (0.44%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.29%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 127 (18.46%) Office 365
2 97 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (3.92%) Dynamics 365
5 25 (3.63%) G Suite
6 21 (3.05%) OneDrive
7 20 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
8 18 (2.62%) Azure Active Directory
8 18 (2.62%) PaaS
9 17 (2.47%) IaaS
9 17 (2.47%) SaaS
10 11 (1.60%) Amazon S3
11 10 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (1.45%) SuccessFactors
12 8 (1.16%) Route 53
12 8 (1.16%) Yammer
13 7 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (1.02%) Google Tag Manager
14 6 (0.87%) Force.com
15 5 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.76%) WAN
2 18 (2.62%) Skype
3 14 (2.03%) SAN
4 10 (1.45%) LAN
5 9 (1.31%) Firewall
6 7 (1.02%) DNS
6 7 (1.02%) IP Telephony
6 7 (1.02%) Unified Communications
6 7 (1.02%) VoIP
6 7 (1.02%) VPN
7 6 (0.87%) Internet
8 5 (0.73%) DHCP
8 5 (0.73%) NAS
8 5 (0.73%) SMS
8 5 (0.73%) Wireless
9 4 (0.58%) Cisco IPT
9 4 (0.58%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (0.58%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.58%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (4.07%) Relational Database
4 27 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (2.03%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.45%) MySQL
7 10 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (1.31%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (1.02%) Power BI
11 6 (0.87%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.73%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 29 (4.22%) Jenkins
2 27 (3.92%) JIRA
3 25 (3.63%) Git (software)
4 19 (2.76%) Selenium
5 16 (2.33%) Subversion
6 15 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (2.18%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (1.31%) Cucumber
7 9 (1.31%) WebDriver
8 7 (1.02%) JMeter
8 7 (1.02%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.87%) SonarQube
10 5 (0.73%) GitLab
10 5 (0.73%) HP UFT
10 5 (0.73%) NDepend
10 5 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.73%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.44%) AdminStudio
11 3 (0.44%) MSI
General
1 88 (12.79%) Finance
2 43 (6.25%) Retail
3 32 (4.65%) Marketing
4 20 (2.91%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.45%) Automotive
7 9 (1.31%) Back Office
8 8 (1.16%) Local Government
9 7 (1.02%) Electronics
9 7 (1.02%) Legal
10 5 (0.73%) Banking
10 5 (0.73%) Law
10 5 (0.73%) Publishing
11 4 (0.58%) Military
12 3 (0.44%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.29%) French Language
13 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.15%) Billing
14 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (13.66%) Analyst
2 92 (13.37%) Developer
3 90 (13.08%) Architect
4 87 (12.65%) Project Manager
5 52 (7.56%) Business Analyst
5 52 (7.56%) Consultant
6 26 (3.78%) Desktop Support
6 26 (3.78%) Migration Manager
7 25 (3.63%) Migration Engineer
8 24 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (3.34%) Technical Architect
10 22 (3.20%) AWS Engineer
10 22 (3.20%) Java Developer
10 22 (3.20%) Migration Analyst
11 21 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
11 21 (3.05%) Migration Architect
12 20 (2.91%) Migration Project Manager
13 16 (2.33%) IT Manager
13 16 (2.33%) SQL Developer
13 16 (2.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (5.81%) .NET
2 28 (4.07%) Spring
3 27 (3.92%) ASP.NET
4 25 (3.63%) CSS
4 25 (3.63%) HTML
5 19 (2.76%) Apache Camel
6 18 (2.62%) Hibernate
6 18 (2.62%) RabbitMQ
6 18 (2.62%) Spring Boot
7 17 (2.47%) Web Services
8 16 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (2.33%) WCF
9 14 (2.03%) Oracle Fusion
10 8 (1.16%) AngularJS
10 8 (1.16%) RESTful
11 6 (0.87%) jQuery
11 6 (0.87%) REST
11 6 (0.87%) SOAP
11 6 (0.87%) Visualforce
12 5 (0.73%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 38 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 12 (1.74%) NHS
5 10 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.16%) Public Cloud
7 7 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.02%) PKI
7 7 (1.02%) Virtual Team
8 6 (0.87%) Blackberry
8 6 (0.87%) Clustering
8 6 (0.87%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.58%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.58%) DataPower
9 4 (0.58%) FMCG
10 3 (0.44%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.44%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 142 (20.64%) Windows
2 68 (9.88%) Windows 10
3 42 (6.10%) Windows Server
4 39 (5.67%) Windows 7
5 34 (4.94%) Windows XP
6 30 (4.36%) Linux
7 24 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.74%) Unix
10 11 (1.60%) Apple iOS
10 11 (1.60%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.58%) Android
13 4 (0.58%) Solaris
14 2 (0.29%) CentOS
15 1 (0.15%) AIX
15 1 (0.15%) SUSE
15 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (22.53%) Data Migration
2 136 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (9.01%) Project Management
4 42 (6.10%) CRM
4 42 (6.10%) DevOps
5 39 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (5.52%) Change Management
6 38 (5.52%) ITIL
7 37 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
7 37 (5.38%) Waterfall
8 36 (5.23%) ETL
9 35 (5.09%) Business Analysis
10 34 (4.94%) Scrum
11 29 (4.22%) Data Analysis
11 29 (4.22%) Microservices
12 28 (4.07%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (4.07%) TDD
12 28 (4.07%) Test Automation
13 27 (3.92%) Creative Thinking
14 26 (3.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 113 (16.42%) SQL
2 44 (6.40%) JavaScript
3 41 (5.96%) Java
4 33 (4.80%) C#
5 30 (4.36%) PowerShell
6 28 (4.07%) PL/SQL
7 20 (2.91%) Java 8
8 14 (2.03%) Python
9 8 (1.16%) ANSI SQL
9 8 (1.16%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.02%) PHP
11 6 (0.87%) Apex Code
11 6 (0.87%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.87%) SOQL
11 6 (0.87%) SOSL
12 5 (0.73%) VBScript
13 3 (0.44%) C
13 3 (0.44%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.29%) Ruby
15 1 (0.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 77 (11.19%) Security Cleared
2 66 (9.59%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (2.47%) Degree
6 16 (2.33%) CCNA
7 15 (2.18%) MCSE
8 9 (1.31%) AWS Certification
8 9 (1.31%) CCNP
8 9 (1.31%) MCITP
9 8 (1.16%) MCP
10 6 (0.87%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.73%) TOGAF Certification
12 4 (0.58%) APMP
12 4 (0.58%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.58%) PMP
12 4 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.44%) HND
13 3 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.22%) Data Quality
2 16 (2.33%) PMO
3 10 (1.45%) GDPR
3 10 (1.45%) QA
4 5 (0.73%) SLA
5 3 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.29%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.29%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.15%) GCP
7 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.15%) TickIT
System Software
1 101 (14.68%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.47%) XenApp
4 15 (2.18%) XenDesktop
5 14 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (1.89%) Docker
7 12 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.60%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.73%) vSphere
10 4 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.29%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.29%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.15%) vCloud
12 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (3.92%) SCCM
2 20 (2.91%) Microsoft Intune
3 18 (2.62%) Puppet
3 18 (2.62%) Terraform
4 11 (1.60%) Ansible
5 9 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.16%) Kubernetes
7 7 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.87%) SCOM
8 6 (0.87%) WSUS
9 5 (0.73%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.58%) XenMobile
11 3 (0.44%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.44%) Nagios
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle EDQ
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.44%) Packer
11 3 (0.44%) QRadar
12 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 171 (24.85%) Microsoft
2 70 (10.17%) Oracle
3 53 (7.70%) SAP
4 48 (6.98%) VMware
5 44 (6.40%) Google
6 40 (5.81%) Cisco
7 35 (5.09%) Citrix
8 26 (3.78%) IBM
9 14 (2.03%) Postini
10 12 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (1.60%) Meraki
12 10 (1.45%) PlateSpin
13 8 (1.16%) Cognos
14 7 (1.02%) NetApp
15 6 (0.87%) Apple
15 6 (0.87%) Capita
15 6 (0.87%) CheckPoint
15 6 (0.87%) HP
15 6 (0.87%) ServiceNow
16 5 (0.73%) Mercator