Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 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
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 18 20
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 +1
Contract jobs citing Migration 575 1,186 1,283
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 9.49% 7.83% 7.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.28% 8.94% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 777 778
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £329 £263 £294
90th Percentile £638 £622 £588
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 47
Median hourly rate £15.23 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.42% +20.00% +8.23%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.70 £11.17
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.60 £23.85
England median hourly rate £19.44 £17.50 £15.40
% change year-on-year +11.09% +13.64% -3.54%

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 5,096 13,273 14,768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.11% 87.59% 86.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,988 7,905 8,771
Median daily rate £450 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.05% +4.22%
10th Percentile £263 £278 £279
90th Percentile £620 £606 £588
England median daily rate £480 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.05% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 510 509
Median hourly rate £28.75 £31.17 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.77% +24.69% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.00 £11.06
90th Percentile £52.63 £57.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £32.29 £24.70 £22.00
% change year-on-year +30.76% +12.25% -12.00%

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 9 July 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 9 July 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 9 July 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 +4 268 £475 +5.56% 22
Hampshire +15 171 £490 +15.29% 16
Berkshire +2 144 £488 +8.33% 10
Buckinghamshire +2 102 £450 -10.00% 11
Surrey +6 71 £463 -5.85% 7
Oxfordshire +12 22 £550 +15.79% 1
West Sussex -6 19 £450 +7.46% 1
Kent +10 18 £396 +2.26%
East Sussex +16 14 £488 +2.63% 4
Sussex +3 2 £400 -
Middlesex -2 1 £660 +32.00%
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

1 187 (32.52%) Data Migration
2 143 (24.87%) SQL
3 122 (21.22%) Windows
4 116 (20.17%) Oracle
5 110 (19.13%) Security Cleared
6 105 (18.26%) Microsoft
7 82 (14.26%) Azure
8 80 (13.91%) SC Cleared
9 76 (13.22%) Office 365
10 73 (12.70%) PL/SQL
11 63 (10.96%) Windows 10
12 61 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
13 60 (10.43%) SAP
13 60 (10.43%) Active Directory
14 58 (10.09%) Finance
14 58 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
15 53 (9.22%) AWS
16 52 (9.04%) Data Centre
17 50 (8.70%) Project Management
17 50 (8.70%) PowerShell
18 49 (8.52%) ERP
18 49 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
19 46 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
19 46 (8.00%) Firewall
20 43 (7.48%) Shell Script
21 42 (7.30%) VMware
22 41 (7.13%) SharePoint
22 41 (7.13%) Public Sector
23 40 (6.96%) SQL Server
23 40 (6.96%) Unit Testing

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 41 (7.13%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.83%) MS Exchange
2 22 (3.83%) Skype for Business
3 20 (3.48%) WebSphere
4 13 (2.26%) IIS
5 8 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.87%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.87%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.70%) Confluence
7 4 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.70%) SAS
7 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.52%) Apache
9 2 (0.35%) CMS
9 2 (0.35%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.35%) JBoss
9 2 (0.35%) Jetty
9 2 (0.35%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.17%) Maya
Business Applications
1 37 (6.43%) Oracle Payables
2 26 (4.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (4.00%) Oracle Cash Management
4 22 (3.83%) Maximo
5 19 (3.30%) Oracle Receivables
6 16 (2.78%) SAP S/4HANA
7 12 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (1.91%) NetSuite
9 9 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (1.39%) SAP MDG
11 5 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.70%) SAP ERP
12 4 (0.70%) SAP SD
12 4 (0.70%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
13 3 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
13 3 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
13 3 (0.52%) ResourceLink
13 3 (0.52%) SAP MDM
14 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 2 (0.35%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 82 (14.26%) Azure
2 76 (13.22%) Office 365
3 53 (9.22%) AWS
4 27 (4.70%) Power Platform
5 22 (3.83%) Dynamics 365
6 19 (3.30%) SaaS
7 16 (2.78%) G Suite
8 10 (1.74%) OneDrive
9 8 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.39%) IaaS
9 8 (1.39%) PowerApps
10 7 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (1.04%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (1.04%) Boomi
11 6 (1.04%) GitHub
11 6 (1.04%) Power Automate
11 6 (1.04%) Serverless
12 5 (0.87%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 5 (0.87%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.00%) Firewall
2 35 (6.09%) DNS
3 30 (5.22%) DHCP
4 26 (4.52%) LAN
4 26 (4.52%) WAN
5 25 (4.35%) Skype
6 16 (2.78%) MPLS
6 16 (2.78%) PBX
6 16 (2.78%) TCP/IP
7 15 (2.61%) TACACS
8 14 (2.43%) BGP
8 14 (2.43%) Ethernet
8 14 (2.43%) OSPF
9 13 (2.26%) SNMP
10 12 (2.09%) EIGRP
10 12 (2.09%) Internet
10 12 (2.09%) VoIP
11 10 (1.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 10 (1.74%) IPsec
11 10 (1.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.17%) Power BI
3 18 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.91%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.57%) SAP BW
7 9 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.22%) Data Lake
8 7 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (1.04%) Data Mining
9 6 (1.04%) Electronic Patient Records
9 6 (1.04%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.04%) MySQL
9 6 (1.04%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.04%) SAP HANA
10 5 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.09%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.57%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.57%) JIRA
4 6 (1.04%) Maven
5 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.52%) ERwin
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.35%) Ant
7 2 (0.35%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.35%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.35%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.35%) JUnit
7 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.35%) Subversion
7 2 (0.35%) Toad
8 1 (0.17%) Gradle
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.17%) ProC
General
1 58 (10.09%) Finance
2 41 (7.13%) Public Sector
3 34 (5.91%) General Ledger
4 28 (4.87%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.04%) Marketing
7 6 (1.04%) Retail
8 4 (0.70%) Automotive
8 4 (0.70%) Billing
9 3 (0.52%) Electronics
9 3 (0.52%) Legal
9 3 (0.52%) Local Government
9 3 (0.52%) Social Housing
10 2 (0.35%) Back Office
10 2 (0.35%) Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Police
10 2 (0.35%) Social Science
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 90 (15.65%) Developer
2 77 (13.39%) Architect
3 68 (11.83%) Analyst
4 58 (10.09%) Project Manager
5 52 (9.04%) Consultant
6 26 (4.52%) Business Analyst
7 23 (4.00%) Migration Manager
8 22 (3.83%) Windows Engineer
9 21 (3.65%) Data Analyst
9 21 (3.65%) Support Engineer
10 20 (3.48%) Technical Developer
11 18 (3.13%) Maximo Developer
11 18 (3.13%) Migration Project Manager
12 17 (2.96%) Migration Consultant
12 17 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (2.78%) Administrator
13 16 (2.78%) IT Engineer
13 16 (2.78%) Office 365 Architect
14 15 (2.61%) Network Engineer
15 14 (2.43%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (6.43%) .NET
2 23 (4.00%) XML
3 21 (3.65%) Middleware
4 17 (2.96%) Web Services
5 14 (2.43%) HTML
6 13 (2.26%) CSS
7 9 (1.57%) SAP Basis
8 8 (1.39%) .NET Framework
8 8 (1.39%) REST
8 8 (1.39%) SailPoint
8 8 (1.39%) SOAP
9 7 (1.22%) Entity Framework
9 7 (1.22%) LINQ
9 7 (1.22%) Node.js
9 7 (1.22%) XSL
10 6 (1.04%) JSON
10 6 (1.04%) OAuth
10 6 (1.04%) OpenID
10 6 (1.04%) SAML
11 5 (0.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (9.04%) Data Centre
3 22 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (3.13%) PKI
5 16 (2.78%) NHS
6 13 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.74%) Cloud Native
7 10 (1.74%) RSA SecurID
8 7 (1.22%) Clustering
9 6 (1.04%) e-Health
9 6 (1.04%) LIMS
9 6 (1.04%) PACS
9 6 (1.04%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.87%) User Experience
11 4 (0.70%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.70%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.70%) Tandem
12 3 (0.52%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 122 (21.22%) Windows
2 63 (10.96%) Windows 10
3 38 (6.61%) Windows Server
4 29 (5.04%) Windows 7
5 28 (4.87%) Linux
6 21 (3.65%) Windows Server 2016
7 18 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.22%) AIX
9 6 (1.04%) Android
9 6 (1.04%) Unix
9 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.70%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.70%) Solaris
12 3 (0.52%) SUSE
12 3 (0.52%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.35%) HPUX
14 1 (0.17%) VMS
14 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (32.52%) Data Migration
2 61 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (8.70%) Project Management
4 49 (8.52%) ERP
4 49 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
5 46 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (6.96%) DevOps
6 40 (6.96%) Unit Testing
7 35 (6.09%) CRM
8 33 (5.74%) ETL
9 32 (5.57%) Validation
10 31 (5.39%) E-business
10 31 (5.39%) Project Delivery
11 29 (5.04%) Data Modelling
11 29 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (4.52%) High Availability
13 25 (4.35%) Cash Management
14 23 (4.00%) Analytics
15 22 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
16 21 (3.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 143 (24.87%) SQL
2 73 (12.70%) PL/SQL
3 50 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 43 (7.48%) Shell Script
5 34 (5.91%) Python
6 27 (4.70%) Java
7 21 (3.65%) JavaScript
8 17 (2.96%) C#
9 16 (2.78%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.22%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.87%) C
11 5 (0.87%) Korn
11 5 (0.87%) Scala
11 5 (0.87%) VB
12 4 (0.70%) ABAP
12 4 (0.70%) Perl
12 4 (0.70%) VBA
13 3 (0.52%) Groovy
14 2 (0.35%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 110 (19.13%) Security Cleared
2 80 (13.91%) SC Cleared
3 27 (4.70%) DV Cleared
4 24 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (2.96%) CCNP
7 11 (1.91%) CCNA
8 10 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (1.74%) CCSA
8 10 (1.74%) CCSE
8 10 (1.74%) Degree
9 9 (1.57%) CCIE
9 9 (1.57%) MCITP
10 7 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.04%) CCDP
11 6 (1.04%) CCIP
11 6 (1.04%) MCAD
11 6 (1.04%) MCPD
12 5 (0.87%) BC Cleared
12 5 (0.87%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.13%) QA
2 8 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.04%) HL7
4 4 (0.70%) PMO
4 4 (0.70%) SLA
5 3 (0.52%) GDPR
6 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (10.43%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.09%) vSphere
4 9 (1.57%) Docker
5 8 (1.39%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.04%) XenApp
7 5 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.87%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.17%) GFS2
9 1 (0.17%) KVM
9 1 (0.17%) NDS
9 1 (0.17%) NFS
9 1 (0.17%) Samba
9 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.17%) vCloud
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (2.96%) SCCM
2 16 (2.78%) Terraform
3 14 (2.43%) Kubernetes
4 9 (1.57%) Ansible
5 8 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (1.04%) Puppet
7 5 (0.87%) AirWatch
7 5 (0.87%) Data Guard
7 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (0.87%) vCenter Server
7 5 (0.87%) vRealize
8 4 (0.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (0.70%) SCOM
9 3 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.52%) Foglight
9 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.52%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 116 (20.17%) Oracle
2 105 (18.26%) Microsoft
3 60 (10.43%) SAP
4 42 (7.30%) VMware
5 39 (6.78%) Cisco
6 24 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (3.83%) CheckPoint
8 20 (3.48%) F5
9 14 (2.43%) Citrix
9 14 (2.43%) Proofpoint
10 12 (2.09%) IronPort
10 12 (2.09%) Sonus
11 10 (1.74%) HP
11 10 (1.74%) Tableau
12 9 (1.57%) CyberArk
12 9 (1.57%) Juniper
13 8 (1.39%) Dell
13 8 (1.39%) IBM
13 8 (1.39%) Informatica
13 8 (1.39%) Red Hat