Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 23 19
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing Migration 661 589 637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.31% 6.76% 7.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.96% 8.23% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 398 407
Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £252
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £414
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.60% +3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 21
Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +38.46% -26.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.26 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £29.33 £17.00
England median hourly rate £17.37 £19.44 £16.10
% change year-on-year -10.66% +20.73% -8.00%

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 6,635 7,161 6,848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.39% 82.24% 80.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,180 4,447 4,002
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +6.85%
10th Percentile £249 £240 £250
90th Percentile £560 £550 £550
England median daily rate £451 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.97% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 221 207
Midlands median hourly rate £21.24 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.81% +2.78% -2.70%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.75 £10.69
90th Percentile £49.75 £41.00 £42.50
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +2 387 £425 +6.25% 51
East Midlands +15 251 £425 +9.68% 26
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 195 (29.50%) Data Migration
2 145 (21.94%) Windows
3 139 (21.03%) Microsoft
4 116 (17.55%) Finance
5 104 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 96 (14.52%) Active Directory
7 89 (13.46%) Office 365
8 87 (13.16%) Data Centre
9 79 (11.95%) SQL
10 77 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
11 72 (10.89%) Oracle
12 66 (9.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 62 (9.38%) Project Management
14 57 (8.62%) DevOps
15 56 (8.47%) Windows Server
15 56 (8.47%) Security Cleared
16 55 (8.32%) SAP
17 54 (8.17%) Windows 10
18 51 (7.72%) SQL Server
19 50 (7.56%) SharePoint
20 49 (7.41%) ETL
20 49 (7.41%) VMware
21 48 (7.26%) Retail
22 47 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
23 43 (6.51%) Windows 7
23 43 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
24 42 (6.35%) ITIL
25 38 (5.75%) Linux
25 38 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
26 37 (5.60%) Manufacturing

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 50 (7.56%) SharePoint
2 31 (4.69%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.12%) IIS
4 13 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.36%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.21%) Confluence
6 8 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (0.76%) SAS
9 4 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.61%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.61%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.45%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.45%) CMS
10 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.30%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 43 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.91%) SAP MM
5 6 (0.91%) SAP Payroll
6 5 (0.76%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.76%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.61%) Maximo
7 4 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.45%) Teamcenter
9 2 (0.30%) BASE24
9 2 (0.30%) SAP QM
9 2 (0.30%) SAP Retail
9 2 (0.30%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.30%) SAP WM
9 2 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 104 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (13.46%) Office 365
3 47 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (3.78%) SaaS
5 20 (3.03%) IaaS
6 14 (2.12%) PaaS
7 10 (1.51%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (1.06%) G Suite
9 6 (0.91%) OneDrive
9 6 (0.91%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.61%) Boomi
11 3 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.30%) Serverless
12 2 (0.30%) Trello
12 2 (0.30%) Tricentis Tosca
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.33%) DNS
2 18 (2.72%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.42%) IPsec
4 15 (2.27%) Kerberos
5 13 (1.97%) Firewall
6 12 (1.82%) SAN
7 10 (1.51%) Skype
7 10 (1.51%) SMS
8 8 (1.21%) LAN
9 6 (0.91%) VPN
9 6 (0.91%) WAN
10 5 (0.76%) DHCP
10 5 (0.76%) Internet
11 4 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.61%) VSAN
12 3 (0.45%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.45%) NAS
12 3 (0.45%) Network Security
12 3 (0.45%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (2.12%) Oracle BI EE
5 13 (1.97%) SQL Server 2016
5 13 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (0.91%) Big Data
8 6 (0.91%) SAP HANA
8 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.76%) OLAP
9 5 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (0.76%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (0.76%) Power BI
9 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.61%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 15 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.97%) JIRA
3 13 (1.97%) Subversion
4 12 (1.82%) Maven
4 12 (1.82%) MSI
4 12 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (0.91%) SoapUI
6 5 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (0.61%) JMeter
7 4 (0.61%) Selenium
8 3 (0.45%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.30%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.30%) Gatling
9 2 (0.30%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.30%) JUnit
9 2 (0.30%) LSMW
9 2 (0.30%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.30%) TortoiseSVN
9 2 (0.30%) WebDriver
General
1 116 (17.55%) Finance
2 48 (7.26%) Retail
3 37 (5.60%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.27%) Banking
5 10 (1.51%) Legal
6 9 (1.36%) Marketing
7 8 (1.21%) Aerospace
8 6 (0.91%) Automotive
9 5 (0.76%) Local Government
9 5 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.61%) Electronics
10 4 (0.61%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.61%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.30%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Back Office
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) French Language
12 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 117 (17.70%) Architect
2 103 (15.58%) Analyst
3 82 (12.41%) Consultant
4 56 (8.47%) Project Manager
5 50 (7.56%) Business Analyst
6 40 (6.05%) Solutions Architect
7 32 (4.84%) Developer
8 25 (3.78%) Technical Architect
9 24 (3.63%) Data Analyst
10 23 (3.48%) Migration Analyst
11 22 (3.33%) DBA
11 22 (3.33%) Migration Manager
12 17 (2.57%) Cloud Architect
13 16 (2.42%) Administrator
13 16 (2.42%) Data Architect
13 16 (2.42%) DevOps Engineer
13 16 (2.42%) SAP Consultant
14 15 (2.27%) Data Migration Analyst
14 15 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 15 (2.27%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.78%) .NET
2 20 (3.03%) Middleware
3 15 (2.27%) LDAP
3 15 (2.27%) Web Services
4 12 (1.82%) WSH
5 11 (1.66%) XML
6 6 (0.91%) LAMP
6 6 (0.91%) SOAP
7 5 (0.76%) HTML
8 4 (0.61%) CSS
9 3 (0.45%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.45%) jQuery
9 3 (0.45%) JSON
9 3 (0.45%) REST
9 3 (0.45%) RESTful
10 2 (0.30%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.30%) CSS3
10 2 (0.30%) HTML5
10 2 (0.30%) XML Messaging
11 1 (0.15%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 87 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 17 (2.57%) Data Structures
3 16 (2.42%) PKI
4 15 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.12%) User Experience
6 13 (1.97%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.82%) FMCG
8 9 (1.36%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.36%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.21%) NHS
9 8 (1.21%) Smart Meter
10 6 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (0.91%) IVR
10 6 (0.91%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (0.76%) Replication
12 4 (0.61%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.61%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.61%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 145 (21.94%) Windows
2 56 (8.47%) Windows Server
3 54 (8.17%) Windows 10
4 43 (6.51%) Windows 7
5 38 (5.75%) Linux
6 35 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (4.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (3.63%) Unix
10 19 (2.87%) Windows XP
11 14 (2.12%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.06%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.61%) Android
15 3 (0.45%) AIX
15 3 (0.45%) VMS
16 2 (0.30%) CentOS
17 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.15%) Solaris
17 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (29.50%) Data Migration
2 77 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (9.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (9.38%) Project Management
5 57 (8.62%) DevOps
6 49 (7.41%) ETL
7 42 (6.35%) ITIL
8 38 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (5.45%) Data Management
9 36 (5.45%) ERP
10 35 (5.30%) CRM
11 29 (4.39%) Data Modelling
12 28 (4.24%) PRINCE2
12 28 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (4.08%) TOGAF
14 23 (3.48%) Analytics
15 22 (3.33%) Data Mapping
16 21 (3.18%) IT Strategy
17 20 (3.03%) Application Discovery
17 20 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 79 (11.95%) SQL
2 37 (5.60%) PowerShell
3 18 (2.72%) Python
3 18 (2.72%) Shell Script
4 17 (2.57%) Java
4 17 (2.57%) Perl
5 16 (2.42%) T-SQL
5 16 (2.42%) VBScript
6 15 (2.27%) C#
7 8 (1.21%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.76%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.61%) ABAP
10 3 (0.45%) C++
10 3 (0.45%) PHP
11 2 (0.30%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.30%) VB
11 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.15%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (0.15%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 56 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 37 (5.60%) SC Cleared
3 32 (4.84%) Degree
4 15 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (1.51%) MCSE
7 9 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.06%) AWS Certification
8 7 (1.06%) CISSP
9 6 (0.91%) CCNA
9 6 (0.91%) CCNP
9 6 (0.91%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.91%) PMP
10 5 (0.76%) ISEB
11 4 (0.61%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.45%) IIBA
13 2 (0.30%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 20 (3.03%) QA
3 11 (1.66%) GDPR
4 10 (1.51%) SLA
5 6 (0.91%) HIPAA
5 6 (0.91%) PMO
5 6 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.61%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 96 (14.52%) Active Directory
2 33 (4.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.78%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (2.72%) Docker
5 13 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.36%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (1.06%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.76%) vSphere
11 4 (0.61%) XenApp
12 1 (0.15%) Firmware
12 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (3.18%) SCCM
2 18 (2.72%) Puppet
3 17 (2.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (1.82%) WMI
5 10 (1.51%) Ansible
5 10 (1.51%) WSUS
6 9 (1.36%) Data Guard
6 9 (1.36%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (1.21%) Terraform
8 6 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.91%) Kubernetes
8 6 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.61%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.45%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle EDQ
10 3 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 139 (21.03%) Microsoft
2 72 (10.89%) Oracle
3 55 (8.32%) SAP
4 49 (7.41%) VMware
5 22 (3.33%) Google
6 15 (2.27%) Cisco
7 14 (2.12%) HP
8 13 (1.97%) Citrix
9 12 (1.82%) Cognos
10 9 (1.36%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.21%) Infor
12 7 (1.06%) CheckPoint
13 6 (0.91%) Genesys
13 6 (0.91%) Informatica
13 6 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.76%) F5
15 4 (0.61%) IBM
15 4 (0.61%) Lotus
15 4 (0.61%) McAfee
15 4 (0.61%) ServiceNow