Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 21 26
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5 -4
Contract jobs citing Migration 893 1,199 1,103
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 9.07% 7.65% 6.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.84% 8.73% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 786 589
Median daily rate £450 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +11.18% -
10th Percentile £220 £289 £259
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 44 43
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.10 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.56% -4.82% -8.06%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.17 £12.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.25 £37.50
England median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year +15.00% -5.42% -11.89%

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 8,236 13,730 14,264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.65% 87.58% 85.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,798 8,296 8,372
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £255 £275 £285
90th Percentile £600 £606 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 487 443
Median hourly rate £24.50 £24.50 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.24% +1.53%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.00 £11.01
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £50.75
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £23.88
% change year-on-year +3.78% +0.90% -4.50%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Migration as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for Migration in the South East

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Migration in the South East over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Migration in the South East

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Hourly rate trend for Migration in the South East

Migration
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Migration in the South East over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 2020. 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 +3 385 £450 - 86
Berkshire +5 247 £440 -2.17% 33
Hampshire +13 238 £500 +5.26% 32
Surrey +7 130 £475 -2.21% 18
Buckinghamshire +4 98 £438 -1.69% 44
Kent +14 41 £313 -16.67% 10
Oxfordshire 0 40 £500 - 9
West Sussex +2 37 £450 +7.46% 4
East Sussex +22 30 £328 -22.94% 4
Sussex - 4 - -
Middlesex -1 1 £660 +32.00%
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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.

1 251 (28.11%) Data Migration
2 236 (26.43%) Windows
3 191 (21.39%) SQL
4 182 (20.38%) Microsoft
5 132 (14.78%) Windows 10
6 120 (13.44%) Oracle
6 120 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
7 119 (13.33%) Azure
8 116 (12.99%) Security Cleared
9 113 (12.65%) Active Directory
10 112 (12.54%) Office 365
11 99 (11.09%) Finance
12 86 (9.63%) SAP
13 84 (9.41%) ETL
14 83 (9.29%) SQL Server
15 82 (9.18%) AWS
15 82 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
16 79 (8.85%) Project Management
17 74 (8.29%) Windows Server
18 70 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
19 68 (7.61%) PL/SQL
20 67 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
21 63 (7.05%) Data Modelling
22 61 (6.83%) VMware
23 60 (6.72%) Telecoms
23 60 (6.72%) PowerShell
24 59 (6.61%) SC Cleared
24 59 (6.61%) SharePoint
25 57 (6.38%) Firewall
25 57 (6.38%) Windows 7

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 59 (6.61%) SharePoint
2 39 (4.37%) MS Exchange
3 28 (3.14%) WebSphere
4 23 (2.58%) Skype for Business
5 22 (2.46%) WebLogic
6 18 (2.02%) Apache
6 18 (2.02%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.57%) IIS
8 12 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (0.78%) SAS
11 6 (0.67%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.45%) Confluence
13 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.45%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.45%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.45%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 55 (6.16%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (3.25%) Microsoft Project
4 24 (2.69%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.56%) XMetaL
7 4 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.11%) Maya
Business Applications
1 33 (3.70%) Maximo
2 29 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (2.69%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (2.02%) SAP S/4HANA
5 13 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (1.12%) SAP MDG
7 9 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (1.01%) SAP ERP
7 9 (1.01%) SAP HR
8 7 (0.78%) SAP Payroll
9 6 (0.67%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.56%) Magento
10 5 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.56%) Scribe Insight
10 5 (0.56%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 4 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
11 4 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.45%) SAP SD
12 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
12 3 (0.34%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 119 (13.33%) Azure
2 112 (12.54%) Office 365
3 82 (9.18%) AWS
4 29 (3.25%) Dynamics 365
4 29 (3.25%) Power Platform
5 21 (2.35%) OneDrive
6 20 (2.24%) G Suite
6 20 (2.24%) SaaS
7 13 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (1.34%) IaaS
9 11 (1.23%) SuccessFactors
10 8 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.90%) PowerApps
11 7 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.78%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 7 (0.78%) GitHub
12 6 (0.67%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (0.56%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 5 (0.56%) Boomi
13 5 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 57 (6.38%) Firewall
2 35 (3.92%) DNS
3 33 (3.70%) LAN
3 33 (3.70%) WAN
4 28 (3.14%) Skype
5 27 (3.02%) DHCP
6 22 (2.46%) Radio Access Network
7 20 (2.24%) MPLS
8 19 (2.13%) TCP/IP
9 18 (2.02%) Internet
10 14 (1.57%) BGP
10 14 (1.57%) OSPF
10 14 (1.57%) VoIP
11 13 (1.46%) Ethernet
11 13 (1.46%) Unified Communications
12 12 (1.34%) SNMP
12 12 (1.34%) TACACS
12 12 (1.34%) VPN
13 11 (1.23%) VLAN
14 10 (1.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.03%) Oracle Database
3 32 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (2.80%) Power BI
4 25 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (2.02%) Oracle ODI
7 15 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
7 15 (1.68%) Oracle Database 12c
8 14 (1.57%) NoSQL
9 12 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.01%) Electronic Patient Records
11 9 (1.01%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.01%) SAP BW
12 8 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
12 8 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 7 (0.78%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.78%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 15 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
3 10 (1.12%) JIRA
4 9 (1.01%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.78%) StarTeam
5 7 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (0.67%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.56%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.45%) JUnit
8 4 (0.45%) Maven
9 3 (0.34%) ERwin
9 3 (0.34%) Selenium
9 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.34%) Subversion
10 2 (0.22%) Ant
10 2 (0.22%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.22%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.22%) LSMW
11 1 (0.11%) Bugzilla
General
1 99 (11.09%) Finance
2 60 (6.72%) Telecoms
3 44 (4.93%) Public Sector
4 20 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
5 18 (2.02%) Retail
6 13 (1.46%) Billing
6 13 (1.46%) Marketing
7 11 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.78%) Legal
9 6 (0.67%) Electronics
10 5 (0.56%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.56%) Local Government
11 4 (0.45%) Automotive
11 4 (0.45%) Back Office
12 3 (0.34%) Law
12 3 (0.34%) Social Housing
13 2 (0.22%) Banking
13 2 (0.22%) Police
13 2 (0.22%) Social Science
14 1 (0.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 130 (14.56%) Analyst
2 128 (14.33%) Architect
3 117 (13.10%) Developer
4 79 (8.85%) Project Manager
5 74 (8.29%) Consultant
6 52 (5.82%) Windows Engineer
7 45 (5.04%) Business Analyst
8 42 (4.70%) Data Analyst
9 37 (4.14%) Migration Engineer
10 35 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
11 28 (3.14%) Support Engineer
12 26 (2.91%) Deployment Engineer
12 26 (2.91%) Migration Manager
13 25 (2.80%) Maximo Developer
14 24 (2.69%) Desktop Support
15 23 (2.58%) Migration Project Manager
15 23 (2.58%) Windows Deployment Engineer
16 21 (2.35%) Infrastructure Architect
16 21 (2.35%) Migration Analyst
16 21 (2.35%) Office 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.26%) .NET
2 33 (3.70%) HTML
2 33 (3.70%) Web Services
3 27 (3.02%) XML
4 24 (2.69%) Middleware
5 20 (2.24%) XSLT
6 15 (1.68%) CSS
7 13 (1.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 13 (1.46%) REST
8 12 (1.34%) SOAP
9 10 (1.12%) JSON
10 9 (1.01%) Node.js
11 8 (0.90%) OAuth
11 8 (0.90%) SAP Basis
12 7 (0.78%) OAuth2
13 6 (0.67%) .NET Framework
13 6 (0.67%) Kafka
13 6 (0.67%) Visualforce
14 5 (0.56%) LINQ
14 5 (0.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 67 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (5.60%) Data Centre
3 42 (4.70%) Management Information System
4 28 (3.14%) NHS
5 24 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (1.68%) PKI
7 14 (1.57%) Cloud Native
7 14 (1.57%) Data Structures
8 13 (1.46%) Clustering
9 11 (1.23%) Replication
10 10 (1.12%) Linked Data
11 9 (1.01%) Derivative
11 9 (1.01%) e-Health
11 9 (1.01%) LIMS
11 9 (1.01%) PACS
11 9 (1.01%) RSA SecurID
12 8 (0.90%) Taxonomies
13 6 (0.67%) CMDB
13 6 (0.67%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 236 (26.43%) Windows
2 132 (14.78%) Windows 10
3 74 (8.29%) Windows Server
4 57 (6.38%) Windows 7
5 50 (5.60%) Linux
6 31 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (3.02%) Windows Server 2016
8 26 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.46%) AIX
9 13 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.23%) Android
10 11 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (1.12%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.90%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.90%) Unix
13 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2019
14 4 (0.45%) Solaris
14 4 (0.45%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.34%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (28.11%) Data Migration
2 120 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (9.41%) ETL
4 82 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
5 79 (8.85%) Project Management
6 70 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
7 63 (7.05%) Data Modelling
8 50 (5.60%) Data Cleansing
9 49 (5.49%) DevOps
10 48 (5.38%) Analytics
10 48 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 48 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 44 (4.93%) CRM
12 41 (4.59%) Data Management
12 41 (4.59%) Project Delivery
13 40 (4.48%) ERP
13 40 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
14 39 (4.37%) Validation
15 36 (4.03%) Configuration Management
15 36 (4.03%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 191 (21.39%) SQL
2 68 (7.61%) PL/SQL
3 60 (6.72%) PowerShell
4 41 (4.59%) Python
5 34 (3.81%) JavaScript
6 28 (3.14%) C#
7 27 (3.02%) Java
8 14 (1.57%) Shell Script
8 14 (1.57%) VB
9 13 (1.46%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.12%) SHACL
10 10 (1.12%) SPARQL
11 8 (0.90%) C
11 8 (0.90%) Perl
12 6 (0.67%) ABAP
12 6 (0.67%) Apex Code
12 6 (0.67%) Scala
13 5 (0.56%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.56%) Korn
13 5 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 116 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 59 (6.61%) SC Cleared
3 42 (4.70%) DV Cleared
4 25 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (1.90%) CCNP
7 16 (1.79%) Degree
7 16 (1.79%) ISEB
8 14 (1.57%) CCNA
9 13 (1.46%) ISTQB
10 10 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (1.12%) CCIE
10 10 (1.12%) CCSE
11 9 (1.01%) CCSA
11 9 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.01%) MCITP
12 6 (0.67%) CCDP
12 6 (0.67%) MCSE
13 5 (0.56%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.56%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.90%) QA
2 15 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.01%) HL7
4 6 (0.67%) PMO
4 6 (0.67%) SLA
5 4 (0.45%) GDPR
6 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) NIST
System Software
1 113 (12.65%) Active Directory
2 38 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.69%) vSphere
4 20 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.34%) Docker
6 11 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (1.23%) XenApp
7 9 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.90%) HDFS
8 8 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.78%) VMware NSX
10 5 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.45%) KVM
12 3 (0.34%) NFS
12 3 (0.34%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.22%) iptables
13 2 (0.22%) OCFS2
13 2 (0.22%) VMFS
13 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (4.93%) SCCM
2 15 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.68%) Terraform
3 14 (1.57%) Ansible
3 14 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (1.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 12 (1.34%) AirWatch
5 12 (1.34%) Puppet
6 10 (1.12%) Kubernetes
6 10 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (1.01%) vCenter Server
8 7 (0.78%) Data Guard
9 5 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.45%) Cobbler
10 4 (0.45%) Icinga
10 4 (0.45%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.45%) WSUS
11 3 (0.34%) Kibana
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 182 (20.38%) Microsoft
2 120 (13.44%) Oracle
3 86 (9.63%) SAP
4 61 (6.83%) VMware
5 47 (5.26%) Cisco
6 31 (3.47%) Citrix
6 31 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (2.35%) CheckPoint
8 19 (2.13%) Red Hat
9 16 (1.79%) ComArch
9 16 (1.79%) F5
9 16 (1.79%) HP
9 16 (1.79%) IBM
10 14 (1.57%) Proofpoint
10 14 (1.57%) Tableau
11 13 (1.46%) Juniper
12 12 (1.34%) IronPort
13 11 (1.23%) Informatica
14 9 (1.01%) Dell
15 8 (0.90%) Adobe