Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 22 26
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4 -3
Contract jobs citing Migration 936 1,186 1,114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.67% 7.41% 6.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.32% 8.47% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 772 627
South East median daily rate £463 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £215 £300 £263
90th Percentile £644 £588 £590
England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 45 33
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -25.71% -
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.92 £12.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £28.75 £45.00
England median hourly rate £16.95 £13.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +23.72% -21.71% -12.50%

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 9,071 14,003 14,305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.04% 87.51% 85.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,405 8,441 8,580
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £275
90th Percentile £600 £600 £586
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 524 440
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £26.58 £24.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.33% +10.68% +6.71%
10th Percentile £12.86 £11.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £50.30
England median hourly rate £22.86 £23.86 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.17% -0.59% -2.04%

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020.

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 February 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 +3 391 £450 - 74
Berkshire +5 264 £446 -1.00% 42
Hampshire +8 247 £500 +5.26% 44
Surrey +8 155 £469 -3.85% 35
Buckinghamshire +3 90 £450 +5.02% 20
Kent +18 42 £331 -11.67% 4
West Sussex +5 37 £463 +2.78% 10
Oxfordshire -5 37 £500 - 12
East Sussex +31 31 £388 -10.97% 5
Sussex - 4 - -
Middlesex +4 2 £580 +16.00% 1
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 267 (28.53%) Windows
2 251 (26.82%) Data Migration
3 205 (21.90%) SQL
4 198 (21.15%) Microsoft
5 140 (14.96%) Windows 10
6 137 (14.64%) Azure
7 126 (13.46%) Active Directory
8 121 (12.93%) Oracle
9 118 (12.61%) Security Cleared
10 116 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
11 108 (11.54%) Office 365
12 98 (10.47%) SQL Server
13 93 (9.94%) SAP
14 90 (9.62%) ETL
14 90 (9.62%) Finance
15 81 (8.65%) Telecoms
15 81 (8.65%) Windows Server
16 73 (7.80%) Project Management
17 72 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
18 69 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
19 66 (7.05%) AWS
20 65 (6.94%) VMware
21 64 (6.84%) SC Cleared
22 63 (6.73%) Windows 7
22 63 (6.73%) Data Modelling
23 62 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
24 61 (6.52%) PL/SQL
25 59 (6.30%) Cisco
25 59 (6.30%) DevOps
26 58 (6.20%) PowerShell

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 51 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 31 (3.31%) MS Exchange
3 24 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 20 (2.14%) Skype for Business
5 19 (2.03%) Apache
5 19 (2.03%) WebSphere
6 16 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (1.71%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (1.07%) SAS
9 8 (0.85%) IIS
10 7 (0.75%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.75%) Jupyter
11 6 (0.64%) NetWeaver
12 5 (0.53%) Confluence
12 5 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.53%) SAP Portal
13 4 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 52 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (3.42%) Microsoft Project
3 29 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.64%) XMetaL
7 4 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.32%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.11%) FileZilla
9 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.11%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 26 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
2 24 (2.56%) Maximo
2 24 (2.56%) SAP S/4HANA
3 20 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (1.71%) SAP MDG
5 9 (0.96%) SAP HR
6 8 (0.85%) SAP ERP
7 7 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.64%) SAP Payroll
9 5 (0.53%) Magento
9 5 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.53%) Scribe Insight
10 4 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.43%) SAP SD
11 3 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.32%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 137 (14.64%) Azure
2 108 (11.54%) Office 365
3 66 (7.05%) AWS
4 29 (3.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (2.35%) OneDrive
6 21 (2.24%) Dynamics 365
6 21 (2.24%) IaaS
6 21 (2.24%) SaaS
7 18 (1.92%) Power Platform
8 12 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
9 11 (1.18%) GitHub
9 11 (1.18%) PaaS
10 9 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 5 (0.53%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (0.53%) Boomi
13 5 (0.53%) Force.com
13 5 (0.53%) G Suite
13 5 (0.53%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.59%) Firewall
2 35 (3.74%) DNS
3 28 (2.99%) WAN
4 27 (2.88%) LAN
5 24 (2.56%) Radio Access Network
5 24 (2.56%) Skype
6 21 (2.24%) DHCP
7 18 (1.92%) MPLS
7 18 (1.92%) Unified Communications
8 16 (1.71%) Internet
9 15 (1.60%) BGP
10 14 (1.50%) SAN
10 14 (1.50%) VoIP
11 12 (1.28%) Ethernet
11 12 (1.28%) OSPF
11 12 (1.28%) VPN
12 11 (1.18%) TCP/IP
13 8 (0.85%) IPsec
13 8 (0.85%) Network Security
13 8 (0.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
2 44 (4.70%) Oracle Database
3 32 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (2.14%) Oracle ODI
5 17 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (1.71%) Power BI
7 15 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (1.39%) Big Data
9 13 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
10 12 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
10 12 (1.28%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.18%) NoSQL
11 11 (1.18%) Relational Database
12 10 (1.07%) Data Lake
12 10 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
13 9 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (0.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (1.50%) Oracle APEX
1 14 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.07%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.96%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.85%) JIRA
5 8 (0.85%) Selenium
5 8 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (0.75%) StarTeam
7 6 (0.64%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.53%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.53%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.43%) Ant
9 4 (0.43%) Maven
10 3 (0.32%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.32%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.32%) LSMW
10 3 (0.32%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.32%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 90 (9.62%) Finance
2 81 (8.65%) Telecoms
3 52 (5.56%) Public Sector
4 24 (2.56%) Retail
5 20 (2.14%) Billing
6 17 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (1.39%) Marketing
8 11 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.75%) Electronics
9 7 (0.75%) Legal
10 5 (0.53%) Back Office
10 5 (0.53%) Banking
10 5 (0.53%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.53%) Local Government
11 4 (0.43%) Automotive
12 2 (0.21%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.21%) Law
12 2 (0.21%) Social Science
13 1 (0.11%) Police
13 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 140 (14.96%) Architect
2 126 (13.46%) Analyst
3 106 (11.32%) Developer
4 91 (9.72%) Consultant
5 76 (8.12%) Project Manager
6 51 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
7 50 (5.34%) Windows Engineer
8 47 (5.02%) Data Analyst
9 35 (3.74%) Business Analyst
9 35 (3.74%) Migration Engineer
10 26 (2.78%) Deployment Engineer
10 26 (2.78%) Network Engineer
11 25 (2.67%) Migration Manager
12 24 (2.56%) Windows Deployment Engineer
13 23 (2.46%) Desktop Support
13 23 (2.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 22 (2.35%) Migration Project Manager
14 22 (2.35%) Support Engineer
15 21 (2.24%) Administrator
15 21 (2.24%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.63%) .NET
2 30 (3.21%) HTML
3 29 (3.10%) XML
4 28 (2.99%) Web Services
5 20 (2.14%) XSLT
6 17 (1.82%) SAP Basis
7 15 (1.60%) Middleware
8 13 (1.39%) REST
9 12 (1.28%) CSS
9 12 (1.28%) JSON
9 12 (1.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 10 (1.07%) SOAP
11 8 (0.85%) Node.js
12 7 (0.75%) Kafka
12 7 (0.75%) OAuth
12 7 (0.75%) OAuth2
13 6 (0.64%) Visualforce
14 5 (0.53%) RESTful
14 5 (0.53%) SAP PI
15 4 (0.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (5.34%) Data Centre
3 40 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 22 (2.35%) Clustering
4 22 (2.35%) NHS
5 15 (1.60%) Replication
5 15 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (1.28%) Cloud Native
6 12 (1.28%) Data Structures
7 11 (1.18%) PKI
7 11 (1.18%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.07%) Linked Data
8 10 (1.07%) Taxonomies
9 9 (0.96%) Derivative
10 7 (0.75%) CMDB
10 7 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (0.64%) Frameworx
11 6 (0.64%) TM Forum
12 5 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 267 (28.53%) Windows
2 140 (14.96%) Windows 10
3 81 (8.65%) Windows Server
4 63 (6.73%) Windows 7
5 55 (5.88%) Linux
6 43 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (2.24%) AIX
9 20 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (1.50%) Oracle Linux
11 13 (1.39%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.07%) Android
13 9 (0.96%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.85%) SUSE
14 8 (0.85%) Unix
15 6 (0.64%) CentOS
15 6 (0.64%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.32%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (26.82%) Data Migration
2 116 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (9.62%) ETL
4 73 (7.80%) Project Management
5 72 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
6 69 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 63 (6.73%) Data Modelling
8 62 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
9 59 (6.30%) DevOps
10 53 (5.66%) Data Cleansing
11 51 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
12 50 (5.34%) Analytics
13 45 (4.81%) CRM
14 44 (4.70%) Data Management
14 44 (4.70%) Validation
15 43 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
16 41 (4.38%) Project Delivery
17 40 (4.27%) Test Automation
18 39 (4.17%) Configuration Management
18 39 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 205 (21.90%) SQL
2 61 (6.52%) PL/SQL
3 58 (6.20%) PowerShell
4 35 (3.74%) C#
4 35 (3.74%) Python
5 31 (3.31%) Java
5 31 (3.31%) JavaScript
6 11 (1.18%) VB
7 10 (1.07%) SHACL
7 10 (1.07%) SPARQL
7 10 (1.07%) T-SQL
8 9 (0.96%) Shell Script
9 8 (0.85%) Bash Shell
9 8 (0.85%) VBScript
10 7 (0.75%) Apex Code
11 6 (0.64%) ABAP
11 6 (0.64%) C
11 6 (0.64%) XQuery
12 5 (0.53%) Korn
12 5 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 118 (12.61%) Security Cleared
2 64 (6.84%) SC Cleared
3 41 (4.38%) DV Cleared
4 29 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (2.24%) ISEB
6 19 (2.03%) Degree
7 17 (1.82%) CCNP
8 16 (1.71%) ISTQB
8 16 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (1.60%) CCIE
10 12 (1.28%) CCNA
11 9 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.75%) MCSE
13 6 (0.64%) CCDP
13 6 (0.64%) DBS Check
13 6 (0.64%) HND
13 6 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (0.53%) BC Cleared
14 5 (0.53%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.24%) Data Quality
2 20 (2.14%) QA
3 8 (0.85%) SLA
4 7 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.75%) PMO
5 5 (0.53%) GDPR
6 4 (0.43%) HL7
7 3 (0.32%) NCSC
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.11%) NIST
8 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 126 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 43 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.10%) Hyper-V
4 27 (2.88%) vSphere
5 19 (2.03%) Docker
6 15 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
7 11 (1.18%) XenApp
8 8 (0.85%) HDFS
9 7 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.53%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.32%) KVM
12 3 (0.32%) NFS
12 3 (0.32%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.21%) OCFS2
13 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.21%) VMFS
13 2 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 50 (5.34%) SCCM
2 21 (2.24%) Terraform
3 19 (2.03%) Ansible
3 19 (2.03%) Kubernetes
4 17 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (1.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 14 (1.50%) Microsoft Intune
6 14 (1.50%) Puppet
6 14 (1.50%) Single Sign-On
7 11 (1.18%) AirWatch
7 11 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 10 (1.07%) Data Guard
9 8 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (0.75%) HP ALM
11 6 (0.64%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.43%) Oozie
13 4 (0.43%) SCOM
13 4 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 198 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 121 (12.93%) Oracle
3 93 (9.94%) SAP
4 65 (6.94%) VMware
5 59 (6.30%) Cisco
6 37 (3.95%) Citrix
7 30 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (2.24%) Juniper
9 19 (2.03%) Red Hat
10 18 (1.92%) HP
11 16 (1.71%) ComArch
12 14 (1.50%) IBM
13 12 (1.28%) CheckPoint
13 12 (1.28%) F5
13 12 (1.28%) Tableau
14 11 (1.18%) Informatica
14 11 (1.18%) Ivanti
14 11 (1.18%) Nokia
15 9 (0.96%) Dell
16 7 (0.75%) NetApp