Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 18 25
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 +3
Contract jobs citing Migration 1204 1304 1309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.20% 7.91% 6.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.69% 9.57% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 796 845
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £266 £278 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £436 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.59% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 21
South East median hourly rate £17.48 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.82% +13.33% -13.04%
10th Percentile £12.13 £12.76 £9.91
90th Percentile £45.00 £59.31 £32.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.19 £15.25
% change year-on-year -3.78% +19.26% -12.86%

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 13848 13626 15658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.83% 82.61% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8310 8240 9341
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 544 607
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.58 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -9 517 £450 +3.75% 30
Berkshire -9 286 £450 +5.88% 12
Hampshire +12 274 £400 - 17
Surrey -8 193 £464 +1.09% 7
Buckinghamshire -14 129 £428 +0.59% 2
West Sussex +11 106 £400 - 5
Oxfordshire -15 98 £470 +4.44% 16
Kent -8 41 £350 -12.50% 2
East Sussex -4 31 £325 -35.00% 2
Middlesex -5 8 £419 -0.30% 1
Sussex -4 4 £225 -47.06%
M4 Corridor -1 2 - -
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 350 (29.07%) Data Migration
2 220 (18.27%) Windows
3 215 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 202 (16.78%) SQL
5 176 (14.62%) Finance
6 174 (14.45%) Oracle
7 146 (12.13%) Office 365
8 138 (11.46%) Linux
9 135 (11.21%) Data Centre
10 133 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
11 132 (10.96%) Active Directory
12 131 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
13 127 (10.55%) SQL Server
14 125 (10.38%) SAP
14 125 (10.38%) Security Cleared
15 110 (9.14%) Project Management
16 109 (9.05%) Agile Software Development
17 102 (8.47%) ETL
18 96 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
19 91 (7.56%) VMware
20 86 (7.14%) SharePoint
20 86 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
21 85 (7.06%) ITIL
22 83 (6.89%) SC Cleared
23 77 (6.40%) PRINCE2
24 76 (6.31%) Java
25 70 (5.81%) Unix
26 69 (5.73%) Windows 10
27 68 (5.65%) Change Management
28 66 (5.48%) .NET

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 86 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 54 (4.49%) MS Exchange
3 43 (3.57%) Skype for Business
4 33 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (2.16%) CMS
6 25 (2.08%) Documentum
7 24 (1.99%) OpenStack
8 21 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
10 12 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (0.83%) Apache Spark
12 10 (0.83%) PowerExchange
12 10 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.83%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (0.75%) Drupal
13 9 (0.75%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.66%) Apache
14 8 (0.66%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 61 (5.07%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (2.57%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (2.41%) Maximo
2 20 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (1.58%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (1.25%) SAP MM
5 10 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (0.75%) SAP CRM
7 8 (0.66%) SAP CO
7 8 (0.66%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.66%) SAP FI
7 8 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
7 8 (0.66%) Temenos T24
8 7 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (0.58%) SAP APO
8 7 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.50%) Oracle TCA
9 6 (0.50%) SAP MDM
10 5 (0.42%) Magento
10 5 (0.42%) NetSuite
11 4 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 146 (12.13%) Office 365
2 133 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
3 131 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (2.99%) IaaS
5 29 (2.41%) SaaS
6 28 (2.33%) PaaS
7 19 (1.58%) OneDrive
8 15 (1.25%) GitHub
9 13 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
9 13 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
10 11 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.66%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 6 (0.50%) iPaaS
12 6 (0.50%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.50%) Yammer
13 5 (0.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 4 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.07%) Skype
2 48 (3.99%) LAN
3 43 (3.57%) SAN
4 39 (3.24%) WAN
5 29 (2.41%) DNS
6 28 (2.33%) Firewall
7 27 (2.24%) NAS
8 23 (1.91%) Fibre Channel
9 20 (1.66%) Wireless
10 17 (1.41%) TCP/IP
11 13 (1.08%) DHCP
11 13 (1.08%) Internet
11 13 (1.08%) Network Security
12 12 (1.00%) Ethernet
13 11 (0.91%) BGP
13 11 (0.91%) LDAP
13 11 (0.91%) OSPF
14 10 (0.83%) DAB
14 10 (0.83%) VLAN
15 9 (0.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 63 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (2.49%) MySQL
4 30 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (1.66%) DB2
6 19 (1.58%) Oracle Database
7 18 (1.50%) Big Data
7 18 (1.50%) SAP Data Services
8 16 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
8 16 (1.33%) NoSQL
9 15 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (1.16%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (1.00%) PowerCenter
13 11 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
14 10 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
16 8 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (2.91%) Git (software)
2 29 (2.41%) JIRA
2 29 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (1.91%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (1.08%) Cucumber
5 13 (1.08%) LSMW
6 12 (1.00%) Eclipse
7 11 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (0.83%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.75%) AdminStudio
9 9 (0.75%) MSI
10 8 (0.66%) Selenium
11 7 (0.58%) Maven
11 7 (0.58%) Protractor
11 7 (0.58%) Subversion
12 6 (0.50%) gulp
12 6 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (0.33%) Ant
14 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 176 (14.62%) Finance
2 50 (4.15%) Telecoms
3 38 (3.16%) Legal
4 36 (2.99%) Banking
5 33 (2.74%) Retail
6 24 (1.99%) Marketing
7 21 (1.74%) Publishing
8 12 (1.00%) Billing
9 11 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (0.83%) Advertising
11 8 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.66%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.58%) Back Office
13 4 (0.33%) Electronics
13 4 (0.33%) Local Government
14 3 (0.25%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.17%) Law
15 2 (0.17%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.083%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 169 (14.04%) Analyst
2 167 (13.87%) Architect
3 146 (12.13%) Project Manager
4 137 (11.38%) Consultant
5 133 (11.05%) Developer
6 60 (4.98%) Migration Engineer
7 58 (4.82%) Migration Manager
8 51 (4.24%) Data Analyst
9 50 (4.15%) Migration Project Manager
10 43 (3.57%) Support Engineer
11 42 (3.49%) Business Analyst
12 37 (3.07%) Administrator
13 36 (2.99%) Migration Analyst
13 36 (2.99%) SQL Developer
14 33 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
15 32 (2.66%) Data Architect
16 30 (2.49%) Cloud Engineer
16 30 (2.49%) Network Architect
17 29 (2.41%) DBA
17 29 (2.41%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (5.48%) .NET
2 59 (4.90%) Web Services
3 39 (3.24%) HTML
4 29 (2.41%) CSS
5 27 (2.24%) XML
6 24 (1.99%) REST
7 23 (1.91%) JSON
8 19 (1.58%) Entity Framework
8 19 (1.58%) HTML5
8 19 (1.58%) Spring
9 18 (1.50%) .NET Framework
10 15 (1.25%) AngularJS
10 15 (1.25%) SOAP
11 14 (1.16%) Middleware
12 13 (1.08%) Sass
13 12 (1.00%) CSS3
13 12 (1.00%) RESTful
14 10 (0.83%) LESS
14 10 (0.83%) Visualforce
15 9 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 135 (11.21%) Data Centre
2 86 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (2.24%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.08%) Algorithms
5 23 (1.91%) Clustering
5 23 (1.91%) Data Structures
5 23 (1.91%) Public Cloud
6 22 (1.83%) Virtual Team
7 21 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
8 17 (1.41%) PMI
9 11 (0.91%) Computer Science
10 10 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (0.58%) Driving Licence
11 7 (0.58%) Private Cloud
11 7 (0.58%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.50%) AS400
12 6 (0.50%) CMDB
12 6 (0.50%) NHS
12 6 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 220 (18.27%) Windows
2 138 (11.46%) Linux
3 70 (5.81%) Unix
4 69 (5.73%) Windows 10
5 42 (3.49%) Windows Server
6 40 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 35 (2.91%) Solaris
9 34 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (1.41%) AIX
12 10 (0.83%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.66%) VMS
14 7 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.58%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.50%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.33%) SUSE
17 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
18 1 (0.083%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (29.07%) Data Migration
2 110 (9.14%) Project Management
3 109 (9.05%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (8.47%) ETL
5 96 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 85 (7.06%) ITIL
7 77 (6.40%) PRINCE2
8 68 (5.65%) Change Management
9 63 (5.23%) Data Modelling
10 61 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 52 (4.32%) CRM
11 52 (4.32%) Data Analysis
12 50 (4.15%) ERP
13 49 (4.07%) DevOps
14 46 (3.82%) Data Management
15 45 (3.74%) Validation
16 38 (3.16%) Configuration Management
17 36 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
18 33 (2.74%) Asset Management
18 33 (2.74%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 202 (16.78%) SQL
2 76 (6.31%) Java
3 62 (5.15%) PowerShell
4 45 (3.74%) JavaScript
5 38 (3.16%) T-SQL
6 36 (2.99%) Python
7 26 (2.16%) C#
8 20 (1.66%) PHP
9 10 (0.83%) Apex Code
9 10 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 10 (0.83%) PL/SQL
10 7 (0.58%) Perl
10 7 (0.58%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.50%) C
11 6 (0.50%) VBA
12 5 (0.42%) VB
12 5 (0.42%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.33%) XPath
14 3 (0.25%) VB6
14 3 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 125 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 83 (6.89%) SC Cleared
3 45 (3.74%) Degree
4 39 (3.24%) DV Cleared
5 36 (2.99%) PMP
6 35 (2.91%) PMI Certification
7 18 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.16%) MCSE
8 14 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (1.08%) CCNA
10 12 (1.00%) ISEB
11 11 (0.91%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.75%) CCSA
12 9 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.66%) CCNP
14 7 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (0.58%) CCSE
15 5 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.74%) QA
2 32 (2.66%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.25%) GDPR
4 12 (1.00%) PMO
5 11 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.83%) SLA
7 7 (0.58%) GxP
7 7 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.33%) GCP
8 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.25%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.17%) COBIT
10 2 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.083%) IFRS
11 1 (0.083%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.083%) PMBOK
System Software
1 132 (10.96%) Active Directory
2 40 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
4 26 (2.16%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 21 (1.74%) NFS
6 21 (1.74%) Veritas File System
7 20 (1.66%) Docker
7 20 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 16 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (0.91%) vSphere
10 11 (0.91%) XenApp
11 4 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.33%) HDFS
12 3 (0.25%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 47 (3.90%) SCCM
2 34 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (2.24%) Ansible
3 27 (2.24%) Puppet
4 22 (1.83%) NetBackup
5 19 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (1.00%) SCOM
8 8 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 7 (0.58%) Terraform
10 6 (0.50%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.50%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.42%) Icinga
11 5 (0.42%) Kubernetes
12 4 (0.33%) EdgeSight
12 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.33%) Nagios
12 4 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.25%) Graphite
Vendors
1 215 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 174 (14.45%) Oracle
3 125 (10.38%) SAP
4 91 (7.56%) VMware
5 60 (4.98%) Cisco
6 44 (3.65%) Juniper
7 39 (3.24%) Red Hat
8 35 (2.91%) HP
9 34 (2.82%) IBM
10 33 (2.74%) Symantec
11 30 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
12 26 (2.16%) NetApp
12 26 (2.16%) Workday
13 25 (2.08%) Brocade
14 24 (1.99%) Citrix
15 22 (1.83%) Veritas
16 20 (1.66%) EMC
17 17 (1.41%) Informatica
18 14 (1.16%) Google
19 12 (1.00%) Siebel