Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 19 24
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 -5
Contract jobs citing Migration 702 642 602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.82% 7.80% 6.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.32% 9.28% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 432 389
Midlands median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £273 £239 £263
90th Percentile £563 £588 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 8 9
Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £17.38 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.18% -3.47% +45.75%
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.94 £11.72
90th Percentile £17.50 £48.75 £39.00
England median hourly rate £14.64 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.33% -2.78% +14.29%

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 6,805 6,916 7,785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 85.46% 84.04% 83.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,289 4,435 4,741
Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 244 222
Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.28% +34.42% -11.14%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.00 £10.31
90th Percentile £39.03 £48.75 £42.06
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.23
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.61% +5.60%

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 18 December 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
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 18 December 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 -1 469 £441 +10.31% 60
East Midlands +2 190 £414 -2.65% 23
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 162 (23.08%) Data Migration
2 155 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 155 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (19.23%) Windows
4 123 (17.52%) SQL
5 103 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 99 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
6 99 (14.10%) Office 365
7 88 (12.54%) SQL Server
8 85 (12.11%) Data Centre
9 77 (10.97%) Finance
9 77 (10.97%) Security Cleared
10 72 (10.26%) Active Directory
11 65 (9.26%) Oracle
12 59 (8.40%) Java
13 58 (8.26%) SC Cleared
14 57 (8.12%) Project Management
15 55 (7.83%) Windows 10
16 54 (7.69%) Microservices
16 54 (7.69%) JavaScript
17 51 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
18 46 (6.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 46 (6.55%) DevOps
19 45 (6.41%) .NET
20 44 (6.27%) Windows Server
21 42 (5.98%) Git (software)
22 40 (5.70%) CRM
22 40 (5.70%) IBM
22 40 (5.70%) VMware
22 40 (5.70%) Change Management

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 31 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.56%) WebSphere
3 19 (2.71%) Confluence
4 13 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.85%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.14%) NServiceBus
6 7 (1.00%) WordPress
7 6 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.57%) Apache
8 4 (0.57%) CMS
8 4 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.28%) IIS
10 2 (0.28%) SAS
11 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.14%) FileNet
11 1 (0.14%) nginx
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.28%) Windchill
7 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.57%) Oracle Payroll
5 3 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.43%) Magento
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.43%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.43%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.28%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.14%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 103 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 99 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (14.10%) Office 365
3 32 (4.56%) Dynamics 365
4 22 (3.13%) PaaS
5 18 (2.56%) IaaS
5 18 (2.56%) SaaS
6 15 (2.14%) OneDrive
7 13 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (1.57%) Azure Data Factory
9 9 (1.28%) G Suite
10 8 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (1.00%) Amazon S3
11 7 (1.00%) Force.com
11 7 (1.00%) Google Tag Manager
11 7 (1.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 6 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.14%) Firewall
1 15 (2.14%) SAN
1 15 (2.14%) Skype
2 10 (1.42%) WAN
3 9 (1.28%) DNS
3 9 (1.28%) VoIP
4 7 (1.00%) IP Telephony
4 7 (1.00%) LAN
5 6 (0.85%) VPN
6 5 (0.71%) DHCP
7 4 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.57%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (0.57%) Internet
7 4 (0.57%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.43%) DSL
8 3 (0.43%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.43%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.28%) MGCP
9 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (4.27%) Relational Database
5 29 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (3.13%) Oracle Database
8 15 (2.14%) MySQL
9 14 (1.99%) NoSQL
10 12 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.42%) Power BI
12 9 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.85%) Big Data
16 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
17 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
18 3 (0.43%) OLAP
18 3 (0.43%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 42 (5.98%) Git (software)
2 29 (4.13%) JIRA
3 27 (3.85%) Subversion
4 24 (3.42%) Jenkins
5 17 (2.42%) Selenium
6 16 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (2.28%) Visual Studio
7 11 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (1.28%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.00%) GitLab
9 7 (1.00%) JMeter
9 7 (1.00%) SoapUI
9 7 (1.00%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.71%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.71%) Maven
11 5 (0.71%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.57%) HP UFT
12 4 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 77 (10.97%) Finance
2 37 (5.27%) Retail
3 34 (4.84%) Marketing
4 10 (1.42%) Back Office
5 9 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.14%) Local Government
7 6 (0.85%) Law
8 5 (0.71%) Automotive
8 5 (0.71%) Banking
8 5 (0.71%) Legal
8 5 (0.71%) Publishing
8 5 (0.71%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.57%) Military
10 3 (0.43%) Electronics
10 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.43%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.28%) Games
11 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Advertising
12 1 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 113 (16.10%) Architect
2 109 (15.53%) Developer
3 102 (14.53%) Analyst
4 79 (11.25%) Project Manager
5 58 (8.26%) Business Analyst
6 51 (7.26%) Consultant
7 36 (5.13%) Technical Architect
8 32 (4.56%) Java Developer
9 26 (3.70%) Migration Manager
10 23 (3.28%) Data Architect
11 22 (3.13%) Migration Engineer
12 21 (2.99%) Migration Analyst
12 21 (2.99%) Migration Architect
13 20 (2.85%) DevOps Engineer
14 19 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
15 18 (2.56%) Migration Project Manager
15 18 (2.56%) Technical Leader
16 17 (2.42%) AWS Engineer
16 17 (2.42%) IT Manager
17 16 (2.28%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.41%) .NET
2 38 (5.41%) Spring
3 35 (4.99%) CSS
4 34 (4.84%) HTML
5 29 (4.13%) Apache Camel
6 27 (3.85%) ASP.NET
7 25 (3.56%) Hibernate
7 25 (3.56%) RabbitMQ
7 25 (3.56%) Spring Boot
7 25 (3.56%) Web Services
8 19 (2.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (2.42%) REST
9 17 (2.42%) SOAP
9 17 (2.42%) WCF
10 13 (1.85%) XML
11 11 (1.57%) JSON
12 8 (1.14%) RESTful
13 7 (1.00%) jQuery
13 7 (1.00%) Visualforce
13 7 (1.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 85 (12.11%) Data Centre
2 27 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (1.28%) NHS
7 7 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 6 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.85%) Public Cloud
8 6 (0.85%) User Experience
9 5 (0.71%) PKI
10 4 (0.57%) DataPower
10 4 (0.57%) FMCG
10 4 (0.57%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.43%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.43%) Replication
11 3 (0.43%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.43%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 135 (19.23%) Windows
2 55 (7.83%) Windows 10
3 44 (6.27%) Windows Server
4 34 (4.84%) Linux
4 34 (4.84%) Windows 7
5 20 (2.85%) Windows XP
6 18 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.57%) Windows 8
8 10 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.28%) Unix
10 8 (1.14%) Solaris
11 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.57%) Android
12 4 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.14%) CentOS
14 1 (0.14%) HPUX
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (23.08%) Data Migration
2 155 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (8.12%) Project Management
4 54 (7.69%) Microservices
5 51 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (6.55%) DevOps
7 40 (5.70%) Change Management
7 40 (5.70%) CRM
8 39 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 39 (5.56%) TDD
9 37 (5.27%) ETL
10 35 (4.99%) Business Analysis
11 33 (4.70%) BDD
11 33 (4.70%) ITIL
12 31 (4.42%) Data Analysis
12 31 (4.42%) Data Modelling
13 30 (4.27%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (4.27%) Waterfall
14 28 (3.99%) ERP
15 27 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 123 (17.52%) SQL
2 59 (8.40%) Java
3 54 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 38 (5.41%) C#
5 27 (3.85%) Java 8
6 22 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 21 (2.99%) PL/SQL
8 16 (2.28%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.57%) PHP
9 11 (1.57%) Python
10 7 (1.00%) ANSI SQL
10 7 (1.00%) Apex Code
10 7 (1.00%) SOQL
10 7 (1.00%) SOSL
11 5 (0.71%) Ruby
12 4 (0.57%) C
13 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.28%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.28%) Scala
14 2 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (10.97%) Security Cleared
2 58 (8.26%) SC Cleared
3 18 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (2.28%) Degree
5 15 (2.14%) MCSE
6 12 (1.71%) CCNA
7 11 (1.57%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.57%) MCITP
8 8 (1.14%) CCNP
9 6 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.71%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.71%) MCP
11 4 (0.57%) APMP
11 4 (0.57%) CISSP
11 4 (0.57%) PMP
12 3 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.43%) HND
12 3 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.42%) Data Quality
2 20 (2.85%) QA
3 12 (1.71%) PMO
4 5 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.71%) SLA
5 4 (0.57%) GDPR
6 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.28%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.28%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.14%) FISMA
8 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.14%) IFRS
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 72 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.42%) Docker
4 10 (1.42%) XenApp
5 8 (1.14%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.00%) Terminal Server
7 5 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.57%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.14%) NFS
11 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.14%) vCloud
11 1 (0.14%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 18 (2.56%) SCOM
2 16 (2.28%) SCCM
2 16 (2.28%) Terraform
3 14 (1.99%) Ansible
4 10 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (1.42%) Puppet
5 8 (1.14%) QRadar
5 8 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (0.71%) AirWatch
7 5 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.57%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.57%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.43%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.43%) Nagios
9 3 (0.43%) Oracle EDQ
9 3 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.28%) Packer
Vendors
1 155 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 65 (9.26%) Oracle
3 40 (5.70%) IBM
3 40 (5.70%) VMware
4 36 (5.13%) Cisco
5 27 (3.85%) SAP
6 21 (2.99%) Citrix
6 21 (2.99%) Google
7 16 (2.28%) PlateSpin
8 12 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.14%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.14%) NetApp
9 8 (1.14%) Symantec
10 7 (1.00%) Cognos
11 5 (0.71%) BT
11 5 (0.71%) HP
11 5 (0.71%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.71%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.57%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.57%) Postini