Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 24 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 +9
Contract jobs citing Migration 1,286 1,192 1,288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.57% 7.11% 7.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.72% 8.43% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 726 784
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.59% +7.97%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £275
90th Percentile £588 £588 £563
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 23 24
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £17.48 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.63% +2.82% +13.33%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.93 £12.76
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.00 £68.54
England median hourly rate £14.89 £17.50 £18.44
% change year-on-year -14.90% -5.08% +15.23%

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 14,751 14,133 13,737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.78% 84.35% 84.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,866 8,490 8,236
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 460 581
South East median hourly rate £25.56 £23.00 £24.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.13% -4.76% -3.40%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -12.00% +9.48% +3.80%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +11 526 £438 -2.78% 60
Hampshire 0 308 £488 +21.88% 26
Berkshire +2 303 £450 - 33
Surrey +2 274 £463 -0.54% 28
Buckinghamshire +21 119 £425 -0.58% 10
Oxfordshire +19 105 £450 - 17
West Sussex -17 85 £425 +3.34% 13
East Sussex -13 28 £430 +43.17% 3
Kent -4 26 £325 -7.14% 8
Middlesex +16 13 £425 -
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 353 (27.45%) Data Migration
2 275 (21.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 267 (20.76%) Windows
4 260 (20.22%) SQL
5 257 (19.98%) Microsoft
6 216 (16.80%) Oracle
7 194 (15.09%) Finance
8 184 (14.31%) Active Directory
9 163 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
10 153 (11.90%) Security Cleared
11 148 (11.51%) Office 365
12 141 (10.96%) VMware
13 137 (10.65%) Project Management
14 133 (10.34%) SAP
15 129 (10.03%) SQL Server
16 128 (9.95%) PowerShell
17 125 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
17 125 (9.72%) Windows 10
18 124 (9.64%) Data Centre
19 121 (9.41%) ETL
20 117 (9.10%) SC Cleared
21 114 (8.86%) Windows Server
22 109 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
23 103 (8.01%) VMware Infrastructure
23 103 (8.01%) Firewall
24 97 (7.54%) Java
25 93 (7.23%) Linux
26 91 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
27 87 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
28 86 (6.69%) SharePoint

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 (6.69%) SharePoint
2 49 (3.81%) Skype for Business
3 43 (3.34%) Tomcat
3 43 (3.34%) WebSphere
4 41 (3.19%) OpenStack
5 38 (2.95%) WebLogic
6 32 (2.49%) MS Exchange
7 20 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 16 (1.24%) Apache
9 14 (1.09%) JBoss
10 13 (1.01%) Apache Spark
10 13 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (0.78%) IIS
11 10 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.47%) CMS
12 6 (0.47%) Confluence
12 6 (0.47%) NetWeaver
12 6 (0.47%) SAP Portal
13 5 (0.39%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 74 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.54%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.16%) CATIA
8 2 (0.16%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.078%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.078%) EngageOne
9 1 (0.078%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 20 (1.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 19 (1.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (1.48%) SAP HR
3 16 (1.24%) Oracle Payables
3 16 (1.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 14 (1.09%) CSG Singleview
4 14 (1.09%) Workday HCM
5 11 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.86%) SAP ERP
6 10 (0.78%) Maximo
7 8 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.62%) SAP MM
8 7 (0.54%) SAP APO
9 6 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.47%) SAP MDM
9 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.39%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.31%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 275 (21.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 148 (11.51%) Office 365
3 109 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
4 58 (4.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 43 (3.34%) OneDrive
6 31 (2.41%) IaaS
7 30 (2.33%) SaaS
8 18 (1.40%) PaaS
9 16 (1.24%) Yammer
10 14 (1.09%) Serverless
11 12 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
12 11 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (0.86%) GitHub
12 11 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.78%) Azure Functions
14 9 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
15 7 (0.54%) Azure Machine Learning
15 7 (0.54%) Data Lake Analytics
15 7 (0.54%) Force.com
16 6 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 103 (8.01%) Firewall
2 54 (4.20%) LAN
3 53 (4.12%) WAN
4 47 (3.65%) DNS
5 46 (3.58%) Skype
6 36 (2.80%) NetScaler
7 30 (2.33%) Network Security
7 30 (2.33%) TCP/IP
8 24 (1.87%) Internet
8 24 (1.87%) OSPF
8 24 (1.87%) SNMP
9 23 (1.79%) Wireshark
10 21 (1.63%) DHCP
11 20 (1.56%) SAN
12 19 (1.48%) BIG-IP
12 19 (1.48%) IPsec
12 19 (1.48%) Wireless
13 18 (1.40%) SSL
14 17 (1.32%) VPN
15 16 (1.24%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
3 50 (3.89%) MySQL
4 49 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (3.58%) Power BI
6 42 (3.27%) NoSQL
7 33 (2.57%) Big Data
8 31 (2.41%) Oracle Database
9 28 (2.18%) Data Lake
10 27 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 26 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
12 25 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
13 23 (1.79%) Relational Database
14 19 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
15 18 (1.40%) DB2
15 18 (1.40%) MS Access
16 17 (1.32%) SAP BW
17 16 (1.24%) Hadoop
17 16 (1.24%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 41 (3.19%) Jenkins
2 32 (2.49%) JIRA
2 32 (2.49%) MSTest
2 32 (2.49%) NUnit
3 31 (2.41%) Visual Studio Team System
4 30 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 26 (2.02%) Visual Studio
6 17 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (1.09%) Subversion
8 13 (1.01%) Toad
9 7 (0.54%) Gradle
9 7 (0.54%) LSMW
9 7 (0.54%) Selenium
9 7 (0.54%) SoapUI
9 7 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (0.47%) Fiddler
11 5 (0.39%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.31%) GoCD
12 4 (0.31%) LoadRunner
General
1 194 (15.09%) Finance
2 41 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 22 (1.71%) Marketing
4 17 (1.32%) Billing
5 16 (1.24%) Retail
6 14 (1.09%) Banking
7 12 (0.93%) Advertising
7 12 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.86%) Publishing
9 10 (0.78%) Back Office
10 9 (0.70%) Games
11 7 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.39%) Electronics
12 5 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.31%) Military
14 3 (0.23%) French Language
14 3 (0.23%) Legal
15 2 (0.16%) Automotive
15 2 (0.16%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.078%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 177 (13.76%) Analyst
2 159 (12.36%) Developer
3 149 (11.59%) Architect
4 145 (11.28%) Project Manager
5 124 (9.64%) Consultant
6 85 (6.61%) Data Analyst
7 62 (4.82%) Migration Analyst
8 55 (4.28%) Migration Manager
9 52 (4.04%) Data Migration Analyst
10 51 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 43 (3.34%) Migration Project Manager
12 39 (3.03%) Java Developer
12 39 (3.03%) SQL Developer
13 37 (2.88%) Business Analyst
13 37 (2.88%) Infrastructure Architect
14 34 (2.64%) Administrator
15 31 (2.41%) Data Architect
15 31 (2.41%) Network Engineer
16 30 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
17 29 (2.26%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (4.90%) .NET
2 49 (3.81%) Middleware
3 47 (3.65%) Web Services
4 24 (1.87%) XML
5 23 (1.79%) JSON
6 20 (1.56%) REST
7 19 (1.48%) SOAP
8 15 (1.17%) ASP.NET
8 15 (1.17%) CSS
9 14 (1.09%) jQuery
10 13 (1.01%) HTML
10 13 (1.01%) SAP Basis
11 10 (0.78%) EDI
11 10 (0.78%) WCF
12 8 (0.62%) SAP PI
12 8 (0.62%) Visualforce
13 7 (0.54%) .NET Framework
13 7 (0.54%) LDAP
13 7 (0.54%) Node.js
13 7 (0.54%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 125 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (9.64%) Data Centre
3 37 (2.88%) Reference Data
4 35 (2.72%) Clustering
5 31 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 25 (1.94%) Mobile App
7 23 (1.79%) Data Structures
8 21 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.56%) Cloud Native
9 20 (1.56%) User Experience
10 18 (1.40%) PKI
11 16 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
12 15 (1.17%) Public Cloud
13 10 (0.78%) CMDB
13 10 (0.78%) Driving Licence
13 10 (0.78%) Private Cloud
14 9 (0.70%) Device Driver
14 9 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
14 9 (0.70%) PMI
15 8 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 267 (20.76%) Windows
2 125 (9.72%) Windows 10
3 114 (8.86%) Windows Server
4 93 (7.23%) Linux
5 58 (4.51%) Windows 7
6 44 (3.42%) Unix
7 31 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (1.87%) Windows XP
9 21 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (1.40%) AIX
12 13 (1.01%) SUSE
13 9 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.54%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.47%) CentOS
16 4 (0.31%) Solaris
17 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.16%) Debian
18 2 (0.16%) OpenVMS
18 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (27.45%) Data Migration
2 163 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (10.65%) Project Management
4 121 (9.41%) ETL
5 91 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 87 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
7 83 (6.45%) DevOps
8 81 (6.30%) Data Modelling
9 76 (5.91%) Problem-Solving
10 67 (5.21%) Data Management
11 65 (5.05%) Data Mapping
12 62 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 58 (4.51%) Analytics
14 55 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
15 53 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
15 53 (4.12%) ERP
16 52 (4.04%) ITIL
16 52 (4.04%) Scrum
17 49 (3.81%) TDD
18 48 (3.73%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 260 (20.22%) SQL
2 128 (9.95%) PowerShell
3 97 (7.54%) Java
4 68 (5.29%) C#
5 55 (4.28%) T-SQL
6 54 (4.20%) Python
7 39 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 29 (2.26%) JavaScript
8 29 (2.26%) VB
9 20 (1.56%) VBA
10 17 (1.32%) Perl
11 16 (1.24%) C
12 14 (1.09%) Shell Script
13 12 (0.93%) C++
13 12 (0.93%) Java 8
14 11 (0.86%) Bash Shell
15 10 (0.78%) Groovy
16 8 (0.62%) ABAP
16 8 (0.62%) Apex Code
16 8 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 153 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 117 (9.10%) SC Cleared
3 45 (3.50%) Degree
4 41 (3.19%) DV Cleared
5 28 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (1.40%) CCSA
6 18 (1.40%) CCSE
6 18 (1.40%) Check Point Certification
7 14 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (1.01%) MCSE
8 13 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (0.93%) HP MASE
9 12 (0.93%) ISEB
10 10 (0.78%) CCA
10 10 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (0.78%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.70%) CCNP
12 8 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (0.62%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.29%) Data Quality
2 33 (2.57%) QA
3 26 (2.02%) GDPR
4 15 (1.17%) SLA
5 12 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.86%) PMO
7 6 (0.47%) Government Security Classifications
8 3 (0.23%) COBIT
8 3 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.16%) IFRS
9 2 (0.16%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.078%) GPG13
10 1 (0.078%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.078%) HL7
10 1 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 184 (14.31%) Active Directory
2 103 (8.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (3.81%) Hyper-V
4 42 (3.27%) XenApp
5 41 (3.19%) XenDesktop
6 33 (2.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 25 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (1.87%) Docker
9 21 (1.63%) vSphere
10 15 (1.17%) VMware NSX
11 14 (1.09%) XenServer
12 12 (0.93%) FreeRADIUS
13 9 (0.70%) Firmware
13 9 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
14 8 (0.62%) DFS Replication
14 8 (0.62%) HDFS
14 8 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.39%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
16 4 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 75 (5.83%) SCCM
2 72 (5.60%) Puppet
3 71 (5.52%) Ansible
4 52 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (2.26%) Microsoft Intune
6 24 (1.87%) FortiGate
7 21 (1.63%) Kubernetes
8 19 (1.48%) Terraform
9 15 (1.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 15 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
10 14 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
11 13 (1.01%) SCOM
12 12 (0.93%) AirWatch
12 12 (0.93%) vRealize
13 11 (0.86%) HP ALM
14 10 (0.78%) Data Guard
14 10 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 10 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
15 9 (0.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 9 (0.70%) SELinux
Vendors
1 257 (19.98%) Microsoft
2 216 (16.80%) Oracle
3 141 (10.96%) VMware
4 133 (10.34%) SAP
5 74 (5.75%) Citrix
6 65 (5.05%) Cisco
7 49 (3.81%) Juniper
8 47 (3.65%) HP
9 40 (3.11%) CheckPoint
10 36 (2.80%) Palo Alto
10 36 (2.80%) Workday
11 34 (2.64%) IBM
12 27 (2.10%) Blue Coat
13 25 (1.94%) Red Hat
14 24 (1.87%) F5
15 22 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
16 19 (1.48%) CA
16 19 (1.48%) Talend
17 18 (1.40%) Dell
17 18 (1.40%) Google