Period
to 25 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 March 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 > South East
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 26 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +3
Contract jobs citing Migration 1,187 1,106 1,081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.59% 6.63% 6.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.71% 7.83% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 594 654
South East median daily rate £461 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £284 £257 £251
90th Percentile £598 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 42 18
South East median hourly rate £15.19 £16.67 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.88% -4.74% +14.75%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.75 £12.93
90th Percentile £42.75 £37.75 £39.97
England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.93 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.84% -11.50% -4.00%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,621 14,129 12,911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.15% 84.75% 83.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,240 8,306 7,464
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £255
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 482 446 541
South East median hourly rate £24.47 £24.01 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.93% +6.71% -18.18%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.12 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.42 £50.77 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £24.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.05% -1.00% +10.00%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Migration in the South East

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in the South East

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in the South East over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in the South East

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in the South East

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in the South East over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Migration in the South East

Migration
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 March 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
Thames Valley +18 530 £450 +5.88% 45
Berkshire +5 318 £450 +5.88% 27
Hampshire -5 272 £475 +18.75% 8
Surrey +11 218 £484 +1.89% 13
Buckinghamshire +33 142 £428 +0.59% 12
Oxfordshire +30 71 £500 +17.65% 6
West Sussex -8 66 £419 -1.47%
Kent +7 34 £375 +7.14% 1
East Sussex -15 29 £425 +16.44% 5
Middlesex +23 19 £500 +11.11% 4
M4 Corridor +4 1 £550 -
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Migration.

1 325 (27.38%) Data Migration
2 283 (23.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 269 (22.66%) Windows
4 250 (21.06%) Microsoft
5 213 (17.94%) SQL
6 192 (16.18%) Oracle
7 188 (15.84%) Active Directory
8 176 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
9 165 (13.90%) Finance
10 152 (12.81%) Office 365
11 148 (12.47%) Security Cleared
12 127 (10.70%) Windows 10
13 119 (10.03%) VMware
14 117 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
15 111 (9.35%) SQL Server
16 110 (9.27%) Linux
17 107 (9.01%) PowerShell
18 102 (8.59%) Windows Server
19 100 (8.42%) Data Centre
20 99 (8.34%) Firewall
20 99 (8.34%) DevOps
21 98 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
22 97 (8.17%) SC Cleared
23 87 (7.33%) Java
24 84 (7.08%) Ansible
25 82 (6.91%) SharePoint
26 79 (6.66%) SAP
27 78 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
28 77 (6.49%) Cisco
29 75 (6.32%) Project Management

Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 82 (6.91%) SharePoint
2 49 (4.13%) Skype for Business
3 45 (3.79%) WebSphere
4 40 (3.37%) WebLogic
5 36 (3.03%) MS Exchange
5 36 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 34 (2.86%) OpenStack
7 19 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (1.35%) Confluence
9 13 (1.10%) Apache Spark
10 11 (0.93%) CMS
11 9 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.67%) FileNet
12 8 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.59%) Apache
13 7 (0.59%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 46 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.67%) CATIA
4 7 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.42%) Siemens NX
6 4 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.17%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.084%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.084%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 23 (1.94%) SAP S/4HANA
2 18 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
5 12 (1.01%) Maximo
5 12 (1.01%) NetSuite
5 12 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (1.01%) SAP MDG
6 10 (0.84%) Workday HCM
7 9 (0.76%) CSG Singleview
8 8 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.67%) SAP HR
9 7 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.59%) SAP ERP
9 7 (0.59%) Teamcenter
10 6 (0.51%) SAP MM
11 5 (0.42%) SAP SD
12 4 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
12 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 283 (23.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 152 (12.81%) Office 365
3 117 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
4 62 (5.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 36 (3.03%) IaaS
6 31 (2.61%) PaaS
7 26 (2.19%) SaaS
8 23 (1.94%) OneDrive
9 15 (1.26%) GitHub
9 15 (1.26%) Yammer
10 14 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
12 11 (0.93%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
13 8 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.67%) Serverless
14 7 (0.59%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 99 (8.34%) Firewall
2 66 (5.56%) DNS
3 64 (5.39%) WAN
4 60 (5.05%) LAN
5 51 (4.30%) Skype
6 39 (3.29%) TCP/IP
7 36 (3.03%) NetScaler
8 34 (2.86%) VPN
9 29 (2.44%) Network Security
10 26 (2.19%) DHCP
11 24 (2.02%) SAN
12 21 (1.77%) Internet
12 21 (1.77%) VLAN
13 18 (1.52%) SSL
14 17 (1.43%) Wireless
15 16 (1.35%) BGP
15 16 (1.35%) MPLS
16 15 (1.26%) OSPF
17 14 (1.18%) WLAN
18 13 (1.10%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 52 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
3 47 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
4 46 (3.88%) MySQL
5 45 (3.79%) NoSQL
6 39 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (2.78%) Oracle Database
8 23 (1.94%) Power BI
8 23 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (1.85%) Big Data
10 21 (1.77%) SQL Server 2016
11 18 (1.52%) Hadoop
12 16 (1.35%) Relational Database
13 14 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
14 13 (1.10%) DB2
15 12 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (1.01%) Data Lake
15 12 (1.01%) MS Access
15 12 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (3.29%) Jenkins
2 31 (2.61%) MSTest
2 31 (2.61%) NUnit
3 30 (2.53%) JIRA
4 21 (1.77%) Git (software)
5 15 (1.26%) Visual Studio
6 13 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (1.10%) TeamCity
6 13 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (0.84%) LSMW
7 10 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (0.76%) Gradle
8 9 (0.76%) Subversion
8 9 (0.76%) Toad
9 8 (0.67%) Cucumber
9 8 (0.67%) Selenium
10 7 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.51%) Fiddler
11 6 (0.51%) SoapUI
General
1 165 (13.90%) Finance
2 47 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 18 (1.52%) Billing
4 16 (1.35%) Banking
4 16 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 14 (1.18%) Retail
6 11 (0.93%) Military
7 9 (0.76%) Marketing
8 8 (0.67%) Advertising
8 8 (0.67%) Electronics
9 5 (0.42%) Games
9 5 (0.42%) Publishing
10 4 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.34%) Legal
10 4 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.25%) Back Office
11 3 (0.25%) French Language
12 2 (0.17%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 183 (15.42%) Architect
2 129 (10.87%) Developer
3 119 (10.03%) Analyst
4 106 (8.93%) Consultant
5 100 (8.42%) Project Manager
6 50 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 49 (4.13%) Administrator
8 48 (4.04%) Network Engineer
9 44 (3.71%) Data Analyst
10 41 (3.45%) Migration Engineer
11 39 (3.29%) Migration Manager
12 38 (3.20%) Azure Architect
13 36 (3.03%) Technical Architect
14 35 (2.95%) .NET Developer
15 34 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
16 32 (2.70%) Migration Analyst
17 31 (2.61%) Support Engineer
18 30 (2.53%) Business Analyst
18 30 (2.53%) Infrastructure Architect
18 30 (2.53%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (4.89%) .NET
2 33 (2.78%) Middleware
3 29 (2.44%) Web Services
4 26 (2.19%) XML
5 22 (1.85%) JSON
6 20 (1.68%) WCF
7 17 (1.43%) .NET Framework
7 17 (1.43%) ASP.NET
8 16 (1.35%) Entity Framework
9 15 (1.26%) AngularJS
9 15 (1.26%) jQuery
10 14 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (1.18%) Spring Boot
11 13 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (1.10%) REST
12 10 (0.84%) SAP Basis
12 10 (0.84%) SOAP
13 9 (0.76%) CSS
13 9 (0.76%) HTML
14 8 (0.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 100 (8.42%) Data Centre
2 98 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (2.27%) Cloud Native
4 25 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (2.02%) Clustering
6 22 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 22 (1.85%) PKI
7 21 (1.77%) Reference Data
8 16 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.10%) Data Structures
10 11 (0.93%) Public Cloud
10 11 (0.93%) User Experience
11 10 (0.84%) Virtual Team
12 9 (0.76%) Device Driver
12 9 (0.76%) Fat Client
12 9 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (0.76%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.76%) Thin Client
13 7 (0.59%) BYOD
13 7 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 269 (22.66%) Windows
2 127 (10.70%) Windows 10
3 110 (9.27%) Linux
4 102 (8.59%) Windows Server
5 46 (3.88%) Windows 7
6 28 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (2.27%) Unix
8 25 (2.11%) AIX
8 25 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (1.77%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.76%) SUSE
12 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.25%) CentOS
13 3 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.25%) OpenVMS
13 3 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.17%) Android
14 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (27.38%) Data Migration
2 176 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (8.34%) DevOps
4 75 (6.32%) Project Management
5 71 (5.98%) ETL
5 71 (5.98%) Problem-Solving
5 71 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 59 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 58 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
8 57 (4.80%) ITIL
9 56 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
10 55 (4.63%) Data Modelling
11 54 (4.55%) ERP
12 50 (4.21%) Data Management
13 48 (4.04%) TDD
14 44 (3.71%) Scrum
15 42 (3.54%) Performance Tuning
16 41 (3.45%) Data Mapping
17 39 (3.29%) TOGAF
18 38 (3.20%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 213 (17.94%) SQL
2 107 (9.01%) PowerShell
3 87 (7.33%) Java
4 60 (5.05%) C#
5 47 (3.96%) PL/SQL
6 40 (3.37%) Python
7 29 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 29 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 16 (1.35%) Java 8
8 16 (1.35%) VB
9 13 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 12 (1.01%) C
10 12 (1.01%) Shell Script
10 12 (1.01%) VB.NET
10 12 (1.01%) VBA
11 11 (0.93%) Perl
12 9 (0.76%) Groovy
13 8 (0.67%) Jython
13 8 (0.67%) Tcl
14 7 (0.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 148 (12.47%) Security Cleared
2 97 (8.17%) SC Cleared
3 50 (4.21%) DV Cleared
4 42 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (3.29%) Degree
6 32 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (2.27%) MCSE
8 20 (1.68%) CCNA
9 16 (1.35%) CCNP
10 14 (1.18%) TOGAF Certification
11 11 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
12 10 (0.84%) CISSP
13 9 (0.76%) CCSA
13 9 (0.76%) CCSE
13 9 (0.76%) Check Point Certification
13 9 (0.76%) ISTQB
13 9 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 8 (0.67%) CCA
14 8 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.29%) Data Quality
2 20 (1.68%) QA
3 17 (1.43%) GDPR
4 16 (1.35%) SLA
5 8 (0.67%) PMO
6 3 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.25%) HL7
6 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.084%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 188 (15.84%) Active Directory
2 78 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 31 (2.61%) XenDesktop
5 29 (2.44%) XenApp
6 27 (2.27%) Docker
6 27 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (2.11%) vSphere
8 21 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (1.35%) XenServer
10 11 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (0.93%) VMware NSX
11 10 (0.84%) Firmware
11 10 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (0.59%) HDFS
13 6 (0.51%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 4 (0.34%) Xen
15 3 (0.25%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 84 (7.08%) Ansible
2 72 (6.07%) SCCM
3 57 (4.80%) Puppet
4 52 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
6 25 (2.11%) Kubernetes
7 24 (2.02%) Terraform
8 13 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 12 (1.01%) vRealize
10 11 (0.93%) AirWatch
10 11 (0.93%) Oozie
11 10 (0.84%) FortiGate
11 10 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (0.84%) Nessus
12 9 (0.76%) Data Guard
12 9 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 9 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
12 9 (0.76%) SCOM
13 8 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
13 8 (0.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 250 (21.06%) Microsoft
2 192 (16.18%) Oracle
3 119 (10.03%) VMware
4 79 (6.66%) SAP
5 77 (6.49%) Cisco
6 68 (5.73%) Citrix
7 48 (4.04%) Juniper
8 46 (3.88%) IBM
9 45 (3.79%) CheckPoint
10 38 (3.20%) Palo Alto
11 34 (2.86%) HP
12 27 (2.27%) F5
13 25 (2.11%) Red Hat
14 24 (2.02%) Dell
15 21 (1.77%) Blue Coat
15 21 (1.77%) Workday
16 20 (1.68%) McAfee
17 18 (1.52%) Talend
18 17 (1.43%) EMC
18 17 (1.43%) Google