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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 21 24
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Contract jobs citing Migration 546 690 689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.94% 7.38% 7.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.50% 9.08% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 401 419
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 18
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.47% -21.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.10 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £22.35 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% -16.21%  

Migration is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6422 7598 7801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.62% 81.31% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3727 4681 4279
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 271 280
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Migration as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -5 133 £475 +7.95% 11
Hampshire 0 130 £400 -6.97% 17
Surrey +2 80 £438 +2.94% 12
Buckinghamshire -11 61 £438 +9.37% 1
Oxfordshire +5 46 £475 +8.57% 5
Kent +13 25 £338 -14.01%
West Sussex -1 23 £425 +28.78% 1
Middlesex +4 13 £484 +24.10%
East Sussex -2 13 £388 +8.08% 2
Sussex +3 2 £420 -
M4 Corridor +9 1 £500 -
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Migration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Migration.

1 267 (24.61%) Data Migration
2 195 (17.97%) Windows
3 189 (17.42%) SQL
4 179 (16.50%) Microsoft
5 144 (13.27%) Office 365
6 139 (12.81%) Security Cleared
7 127 (11.71%) SQL Server
8 126 (11.61%) Project Management
9 122 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
10 121 (11.15%) SAP
11 119 (10.97%) Data Centre
12 117 (10.78%) Active Directory
13 115 (10.60%) Finance
14 111 (10.23%) Oracle
15 95 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
16 90 (8.29%) SC Cleared
17 87 (8.02%) SharePoint
18 86 (7.93%) ETL
19 85 (7.83%) Linux
20 81 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
20 81 (7.47%) VMware
21 78 (7.19%) PRINCE2
21 78 (7.19%) ERP
22 76 (7.00%) Cisco
23 73 (6.73%) .NET
24 63 (5.81%) Telecoms
25 62 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 61 (5.62%) MS Excel
27 57 (5.25%) ITIL
28 56 (5.16%) Business Intelligence

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 87 (8.02%) SharePoint
2 42 (3.87%) MS Exchange
3 34 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (2.76%) JBoss
5 29 (2.67%) Skype for Business
6 26 (2.40%) WebSphere
7 24 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (2.21%) WebSphere Process Server
8 22 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
10 15 (1.38%) Confluence
10 15 (1.38%) IIS
11 11 (1.01%) Alfresco
11 11 (1.01%) Documentum
11 11 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (0.92%) Apache
12 10 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.83%) SAS
14 8 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 61 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 49 (4.52%) MS Office
3 11 (1.01%) MS Project
4 7 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.46%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (0.92%) SAP CO
4 10 (0.92%) SAP FI
4 10 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
4 10 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (0.74%) Oracle TCA
6 7 (0.65%) Workday HCM
7 6 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.46%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.37%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.37%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
10 3 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.18%) Infor CRM
11 2 (0.18%) SAP PP
11 2 (0.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 144 (13.27%) Office 365
2 95 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (2.58%) IaaS
5 22 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (2.03%) OneDrive
6 19 (1.75%) GitHub
6 19 (1.75%) PaaS
6 19 (1.75%) SuccessFactors
7 12 (1.11%) Boomi
7 12 (1.11%) SaaS
8 10 (0.92%) Google Drive
9 7 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.28%) Force.com
10 3 (0.28%) Mailgun
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.18%) CallidusCloud
11 2 (0.18%) G Suite
11 2 (0.18%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.70%) Firewall
2 33 (3.04%) LAN
3 32 (2.95%) Skype
3 32 (2.95%) WAN
4 30 (2.76%) VoIP
5 23 (2.12%) Internet
6 22 (2.03%) VPN
7 21 (1.94%) MPLS
8 20 (1.84%) Unified Communications
9 19 (1.75%) Intranet
10 15 (1.38%) DNS
11 14 (1.29%) BGP
11 14 (1.29%) OSPF
12 13 (1.20%) SAN
13 12 (1.11%) PuTTY
13 12 (1.11%) WinSCP
14 10 (0.92%) PSTN
15 9 (0.83%) DHCP
16 8 (0.74%) ADSL
16 8 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 62 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (3.04%) Oracle Database
4 33 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (2.12%) DB2
6 22 (2.03%) Relational Database
6 22 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
7 21 (1.94%) MS Access
8 20 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
10 16 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
13 12 (1.11%) MySQL
13 12 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (1.01%) Snowflake Schema
15 10 (0.92%) Big Data
15 10 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 47 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (3.04%) Jenkins
2 33 (3.04%) JIRA
3 25 (2.30%) JUnit
4 22 (2.03%) Maven
5 21 (1.94%) Cucumber
6 20 (1.84%) Mockito
6 20 (1.84%) MSI
7 19 (1.75%) Git (software)
7 19 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
8 17 (1.57%) HP UFT
9 16 (1.47%) Selenium
10 13 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
11 12 (1.11%) SpecFlow
12 10 (0.92%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.83%) Toad
14 7 (0.65%) Liquibase
14 7 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
15 5 (0.46%) LSMW
15 5 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 115 (10.60%) Finance
2 63 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 40 (3.69%) Publishing
4 22 (2.03%) Marketing
5 20 (1.84%) Manufacturing
5 20 (1.84%) Retail
6 17 (1.57%) Banking
7 16 (1.47%) Back Office
8 9 (0.83%) Advertising
9 8 (0.74%) Billing
10 7 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.55%) Automotive
11 6 (0.55%) Electronics
12 4 (0.37%) Military
13 3 (0.28%) French Language
13 3 (0.28%) Law
14 2 (0.18%) Games
14 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.18%) Legal
14 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 165 (15.21%) Consultant
2 153 (14.10%) Project Manager
3 144 (13.27%) Analyst
4 130 (11.98%) Architect
5 114 (10.51%) Developer
6 68 (6.27%) Migration Manager
7 48 (4.42%) Migration Consultant
7 48 (4.42%) Migration Project Manager
8 46 (4.24%) Business Analyst
9 38 (3.50%) SAP Consultant
10 37 (3.41%) Data Migration Manager
11 36 (3.32%) Data Analyst
12 35 (3.23%) Migration Analyst
12 35 (3.23%) SQL Developer
13 34 (3.13%) Network Engineer
14 30 (2.76%) Office 365 Consultant
15 28 (2.58%) Exchange Consultant
15 28 (2.58%) Technical Architect
16 27 (2.49%) Data Centre Manager
17 26 (2.40%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (6.73%) .NET
2 50 (4.61%) Web Services
3 30 (2.76%) Spring
4 26 (2.40%) XML
5 25 (2.30%) Java EE
6 23 (2.12%) HTML
7 21 (1.94%) Middleware
8 20 (1.84%) CSS
9 16 (1.47%) ASP.NET
10 13 (1.20%) .NET Framework
11 12 (1.11%) Entity Framework
12 11 (1.01%) jQuery
12 11 (1.01%) SOAP
13 10 (0.92%) REST
14 9 (0.83%) WCF
15 7 (0.65%) Ajax
15 7 (0.65%) J2EE
15 7 (0.65%) WSDL
16 6 (0.55%) LINQ
16 6 (0.55%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 119 (10.97%) Data Centre
2 36 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.04%) Management Information System
4 20 (1.84%) Data Structures
5 19 (1.75%) Algorithms
5 19 (1.75%) PMI
6 16 (1.47%) Mainframe
7 14 (1.29%) Virtual Team
8 13 (1.20%) Replication
9 12 (1.11%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.01%) Clustering
10 11 (1.01%) Life Science
11 10 (0.92%) Private Cloud
12 9 (0.83%) Computer Science
13 8 (0.74%) Blackberry
13 8 (0.74%) Fat Client
13 8 (0.74%) Learning Management System
13 8 (0.74%) Thin Client
14 7 (0.65%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.55%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 195 (17.97%) Windows
2 85 (7.83%) Linux
3 48 (4.42%) Windows 10
4 47 (4.33%) Windows Server
5 42 (3.87%) Windows 7
6 33 (3.04%) Unix
7 27 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (1.84%) AIX
9 15 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (1.29%) Solaris
11 12 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.92%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.65%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.65%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.37%) VMS
15 3 (0.28%) CentOS
15 3 (0.28%) HPUX
16 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (24.61%) Data Migration
2 126 (11.61%) Project Management
3 122 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (7.93%) ETL
5 81 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 78 (7.19%) ERP
6 78 (7.19%) PRINCE2
7 57 (5.25%) ITIL
8 56 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
9 51 (4.70%) Scrum
10 48 (4.42%) Data Analysis
11 45 (4.15%) DevOps
12 44 (4.06%) Test Scripting
13 40 (3.69%) Business Analysis
13 40 (3.69%) CRM
14 39 (3.59%) Change Management
14 39 (3.59%) Data Management
14 39 (3.59%) User Acceptance Testing
15 35 (3.23%) Data Modelling
16 32 (2.95%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 189 (17.42%) SQL
2 54 (4.98%) Java
3 41 (3.78%) C#
4 38 (3.50%) PowerShell
5 22 (2.03%) JavaScript
6 20 (1.84%) F#
7 16 (1.47%) T-SQL
8 12 (1.11%) C
9 11 (1.01%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.01%) VB
10 10 (0.92%) PHP
11 9 (0.83%) VB.NET
12 8 (0.74%) VBA
13 6 (0.55%) C++
13 6 (0.55%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.46%) Perl
14 5 (0.46%) VBScript
15 4 (0.37%) ABAP
15 4 (0.37%) JCL
15 4 (0.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 139 (12.81%) Security Cleared
2 90 (8.29%) SC Cleared
3 44 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (4.06%) Degree
4 38 (3.50%) CCNP
5 34 (3.13%) CCNA
6 28 (2.58%) PMI Certification
7 27 (2.49%) PMP
8 20 (1.84%) CCIE
9 18 (1.66%) DV Cleared
10 16 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 15 (1.38%) ISEB
12 14 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.74%) MCSE
14 6 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
15 5 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
16 4 (0.37%) ISTQB
16 4 (0.37%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.95%) QA
2 26 (2.40%) Data Quality
3 25 (2.30%) PMO
4 10 (0.92%) SLA
5 7 (0.65%) GDPR
5 7 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.28%) COBIT
7 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.28%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.18%) GMP
8 2 (0.18%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.18%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.092%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.092%) IFRS
9 1 (0.092%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 117 (10.78%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (1.66%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.11%) vSphere
6 11 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.83%) BitLocker
8 9 (0.83%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 6 (0.55%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.37%) Docker
11 4 (0.37%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.37%) XenApp
12 3 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.092%) Samba
13 1 (0.092%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 44 (4.06%) SCCM
2 20 (1.84%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (1.20%) Cisco UCCE
4 12 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
5 10 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 10 (0.92%) vRealize
6 7 (0.65%) SCOM
6 7 (0.65%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (0.55%) WSUS
8 5 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.28%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.28%) Puppet
10 3 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.18%) AppDNA
11 2 (0.18%) Mesos
11 2 (0.18%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 179 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 121 (11.15%) SAP
3 111 (10.23%) Oracle
4 81 (7.47%) VMware
5 76 (7.00%) Cisco
6 50 (4.61%) Citrix
7 43 (3.96%) HP
8 31 (2.86%) IBM
9 23 (2.12%) Google
10 19 (1.75%) Talend
11 18 (1.66%) Dell
12 17 (1.57%) Juniper
13 16 (1.47%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.20%) Informatica
15 11 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (1.01%) Sun
16 10 (0.92%) EMC
16 10 (0.92%) F5
17 9 (0.83%) ServiceNow
17 9 (0.83%) Workday
Brighton, East Sussex
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bracknell
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Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago