Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 22 18
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +5
Contract jobs citing Migration 1,298 1,139 1,433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.83% 7.14% 7.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.15% 8.48% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 728 879
South East median daily rate £439 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.03% +1.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £306 £274 £298
90th Percentile £585 £580 £538
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 24
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -16.28% -17.31%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.72 £12.79
90th Percentile £35.00 £23.25 £59.31
England median hourly rate £15.86 £15.13 £18.63
% change year-on-year +4.86% -18.79% +3.47%

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 14,182 13,429 15,180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.60% 84.19% 83.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,446 7,803 9,311
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £588 £570 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 498 486 563
South East median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.50% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £49.49
England median hourly rate £21.33 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -11.15% +2.13% +9.05%

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018. 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 -2 523 £430 -9.05% 42
Hampshire +8 323 £425 +6.25% 17
Berkshire +1 282 £450 -2.70% 28
Surrey -1 244 £450 -4.76% 16
Oxfordshire +9 149 £438 -10.26% 7
West Sussex 0 92 £425 +6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 92 £375 -14.29% 7
East Sussex +12 39 £450 +34.33% 4
Kent -3 37 £338 - 3
Middlesex +9 22 £425 -5.56% 1
Sussex 0 4 £506 +20.54%
Home Counties - 1 £450 -
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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.

1 361 (27.81%) Data Migration
2 251 (19.34%) Windows
3 234 (18.03%) Microsoft
4 233 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 201 (15.49%) Finance
6 200 (15.41%) SQL
7 167 (12.87%) Security Cleared
8 164 (12.63%) Active Directory
9 154 (11.86%) Oracle
10 152 (11.71%) SAP
10 152 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
11 151 (11.63%) Project Management
12 147 (11.33%) Office 365
13 142 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 131 (10.09%) SC Cleared
15 125 (9.63%) Data Centre
16 123 (9.48%) Windows 10
17 118 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
18 111 (8.55%) VMware
19 110 (8.47%) PowerShell
20 109 (8.40%) ETL
21 107 (8.24%) SQL Server
22 102 (7.86%) SharePoint
23 101 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
24 87 (6.70%) Windows Server
25 86 (6.63%) Problem-Solving
26 82 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
27 81 (6.24%) Firewall
28 69 (5.32%) Data Modelling
29 68 (5.24%) DevOps

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
1 102 (7.86%) SharePoint
2 43 (3.31%) Skype for Business
3 34 (2.62%) MS Exchange
4 29 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 17 (1.31%) CMS
5 17 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 14 (1.08%) OpenStack
8 11 (0.85%) Confluence
9 10 (0.77%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (0.69%) IIS
10 9 (0.69%) JBoss
10 9 (0.69%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.54%) Apache
12 6 (0.46%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.39%) SAS
13 5 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 65 (5.01%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (4.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.54%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.23%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.23%) Simulink
7 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.077%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.077%) SPSS
8 1 (0.077%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 20 (1.54%) SAP S/4HANA
2 16 (1.23%) SAP HR
3 14 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.08%) Maximo
4 10 (0.77%) SAP ERP
4 10 (0.77%) SAP MM
5 9 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.54%) SAP APO
8 5 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.39%) SAP MDM
9 4 (0.31%) CSG Singleview
9 4 (0.31%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.31%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.31%) SAP WM
9 4 (0.31%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 233 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 147 (11.33%) Office 365
3 101 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (2.62%) SaaS
5 29 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 28 (2.16%) PaaS
7 27 (2.08%) OneDrive
8 24 (1.85%) Yammer
9 17 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
10 16 (1.23%) Azure Data Factory
10 16 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (0.92%) IaaS
12 10 (0.77%) Force.com
13 7 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.46%) GitHub
14 6 (0.46%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.39%) Azure Machine Learning
15 5 (0.39%) Data Lake Analytics
15 5 (0.39%) Serverless
16 4 (0.31%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 81 (6.24%) Firewall
2 52 (4.01%) DNS
3 47 (3.62%) WAN
4 45 (3.47%) Skype
5 40 (3.08%) LAN
6 31 (2.39%) DHCP
7 27 (2.08%) SAN
8 22 (1.69%) Internet
9 21 (1.62%) BGP
10 20 (1.54%) NetScaler
11 19 (1.46%) MPLS
11 19 (1.46%) VPN
12 18 (1.39%) VLAN
13 17 (1.31%) Wireless
14 16 (1.23%) Network Security
15 15 (1.16%) OSPF
16 13 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (1.00%) VoIP
17 11 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
17 11 (0.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (3.16%) Big Data
5 38 (2.93%) Power BI
6 28 (2.16%) Data Lake
6 28 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (1.93%) Oracle Database
7 25 (1.93%) SAP Data Services
8 21 (1.62%) DB2
9 20 (1.54%) SAP BW
10 19 (1.46%) MySQL
11 18 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
12 17 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (1.16%) Relational Database
13 15 (1.16%) SAP HANA
14 14 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (0.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 38 (2.93%) JIRA
2 28 (2.16%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.31%) LSMW
4 17 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (0.92%) Visual Studio
7 11 (0.85%) Selenium
8 8 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (0.62%) Toad
9 7 (0.54%) Subversion
10 6 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.39%) Artifactory
11 5 (0.39%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.39%) gulp
12 4 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.31%) Gradle
12 4 (0.31%) Protractor
13 3 (0.23%) RhodeCode
13 3 (0.23%) SoapUI
General
1 201 (15.49%) Finance
2 51 (3.93%) Telecoms
3 41 (3.16%) Retail
4 24 (1.85%) Banking
5 17 (1.31%) Marketing
5 17 (1.31%) Publishing
6 13 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (0.92%) Back Office
8 10 (0.77%) Advertising
9 9 (0.69%) Games
9 9 (0.69%) Legal
10 8 (0.62%) Billing
11 6 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.46%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.31%) Military
13 2 (0.15%) Automotive
13 2 (0.15%) Brand Awareness
13 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.077%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 198 (15.25%) Analyst
2 189 (14.56%) Project Manager
3 163 (12.56%) Architect
4 133 (10.25%) Consultant
5 108 (8.32%) Developer
6 68 (5.24%) Data Analyst
7 61 (4.70%) Business Analyst
8 53 (4.08%) Desktop Support
8 53 (4.08%) Migration Manager
9 51 (3.93%) Migration Analyst
10 50 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
11 49 (3.78%) Migration Project Manager
12 46 (3.54%) IT Manager
13 41 (3.16%) Migration Consultant
14 38 (2.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 36 (2.77%) Data Migration Analyst
16 35 (2.70%) Administrator
16 35 (2.70%) Cloud Architect
17 34 (2.62%) Desktop Engineer
18 33 (2.54%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (4.39%) Web Services
2 54 (4.16%) .NET
3 32 (2.47%) Middleware
4 26 (2.00%) CSS
4 26 (2.00%) XML
5 23 (1.77%) JSON
6 20 (1.54%) jQuery
7 18 (1.39%) HTML
8 14 (1.08%) AngularJS
9 13 (1.00%) EDI
9 13 (1.00%) REST
9 13 (1.00%) WCF
10 11 (0.85%) ASP.NET
10 11 (0.85%) Visualforce
11 10 (0.77%) XSD
12 9 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (0.69%) LDAP
12 9 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
12 9 (0.69%) SOAP
12 9 (0.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 125 (9.63%) Data Centre
2 118 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 23 (1.77%) PKI
5 22 (1.69%) Clustering
6 21 (1.62%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.54%) User Experience
8 19 (1.46%) Data Structures
9 18 (1.39%) Public Cloud
10 17 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (1.16%) Fat Client
11 15 (1.16%) Thin Client
12 14 (1.08%) Driving Licence
13 13 (1.00%) Life Science
14 12 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
14 12 (0.92%) Mobile App
14 12 (0.92%) Reference Data
14 12 (0.92%) Taxonomies
15 11 (0.85%) CMDB
15 11 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 251 (19.34%) Windows
2 123 (9.48%) Windows 10
3 87 (6.70%) Windows Server
4 67 (5.16%) Linux
5 57 (4.39%) Windows 7
6 40 (3.08%) Unix
7 37 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (1.85%) Windows XP
10 14 (1.08%) AIX
10 14 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (1.00%) Apple iOS
12 11 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.77%) Mac OS
13 10 (0.77%) Solaris
14 6 (0.46%) SUSE
15 4 (0.31%) CentOS
15 4 (0.31%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.23%) Android
17 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (27.81%) Data Migration
2 152 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (11.63%) Project Management
4 142 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 109 (8.40%) ETL
6 86 (6.63%) Problem-Solving
7 69 (5.32%) Data Modelling
8 68 (5.24%) DevOps
9 62 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
9 62 (4.78%) PRINCE2
10 61 (4.70%) Analytics
10 61 (4.70%) Business Analysis
10 61 (4.70%) Scrum
11 55 (4.24%) Data Management
11 55 (4.24%) ERP
12 51 (3.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 49 (3.78%) ITIL
14 43 (3.31%) User Acceptance Testing
15 41 (3.16%) CRM
16 40 (3.08%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 200 (15.41%) SQL
2 110 (8.47%) PowerShell
3 64 (4.93%) Java
4 49 (3.78%) C#
5 40 (3.08%) Python
6 37 (2.85%) T-SQL
7 36 (2.77%) JavaScript
8 25 (1.93%) PL/SQL
9 22 (1.69%) Shell Script
10 15 (1.16%) Bash Shell
10 15 (1.16%) VB
11 11 (0.85%) Apex Code
11 11 (0.85%) C
12 10 (0.77%) C++
13 9 (0.69%) Java 8
14 8 (0.62%) ABAP
14 8 (0.62%) MATLAB
14 8 (0.62%) PHP
14 8 (0.62%) VBA
15 7 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 167 (12.87%) Security Cleared
2 131 (10.09%) SC Cleared
3 64 (4.93%) Degree
4 35 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 25 (1.93%) PMI Certification
6 19 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 15 (1.16%) CCNP
9 15 (1.16%) PMP
10 13 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (0.85%) CCA
11 11 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (0.77%) CCSA
12 10 (0.77%) CCSE
12 10 (0.77%) MCSE
13 9 (0.69%) Check Point Certification
14 8 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 7 (0.54%) ISEB
15 7 (0.54%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.54%) Data Quality
2 40 (3.08%) QA
3 32 (2.47%) GDPR
4 25 (1.93%) PMO
5 12 (0.92%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.62%) SLA
7 6 (0.46%) GxP
8 3 (0.23%) IFRS
8 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.15%) GCP
9 2 (0.15%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.077%) COBIT
10 1 (0.077%) FIPS 140-2
10 1 (0.077%) P3O
System Software
1 164 (12.63%) Active Directory
2 82 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (3.08%) Hyper-V
4 37 (2.85%) XenApp
5 32 (2.47%) XenDesktop
6 30 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 30 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (1.46%) vSphere
8 15 (1.16%) VMware NSX
9 13 (1.00%) Docker
9 13 (1.00%) XenServer
10 12 (0.92%) DFS Replication
11 11 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.23%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.15%) FreeRADIUS
15 2 (0.15%) KVM
15 2 (0.15%) ProxySG
15 2 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 63 (4.85%) SCCM
2 34 (2.62%) Microsoft Intune
3 26 (2.00%) Ansible
3 26 (2.00%) Puppet
4 17 (1.31%) FortiGate
4 17 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (1.23%) Terraform
6 14 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 11 (0.85%) NetBackup
7 11 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (0.77%) HP ALM
8 10 (0.77%) vRealize
9 9 (0.69%) Kubernetes
9 9 (0.69%) SCOM
10 7 (0.54%) vCenter Server
11 6 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
12 5 (0.39%) MaaS360
13 4 (0.31%) Data Guard
13 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 234 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 154 (11.86%) Oracle
3 152 (11.71%) SAP
4 111 (8.55%) VMware
5 62 (4.78%) Citrix
6 61 (4.70%) Cisco
7 29 (2.23%) Dell
8 28 (2.16%) HP
8 28 (2.16%) Juniper
9 25 (1.93%) Workday
10 24 (1.85%) F5
10 24 (1.85%) IBM
10 24 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (1.39%) EMC
11 18 (1.39%) Palo Alto
12 17 (1.31%) Apple
12 17 (1.31%) Blue Coat
13 16 (1.23%) CheckPoint
13 16 (1.23%) Google
14 14 (1.08%) CA