Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 19 23
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 -6
Contract jobs citing Migration 1,183 1,295 1,141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.13% 7.81% 7.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.36% 9.03% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 827 740
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £263 £313 £272
90th Percentile £638 £585 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 39 30
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £13.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -1.10% -29.09%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.09 £11.72
90th Percentile £38.00 £27.93 £22.35
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +16.67% -1.64% -25.61%

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 12,641 14,336 13,779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.82% 86.46% 84.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,534 8,605 8,156
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +4.95% +3.63%
10th Percentile £275 £279 £258
90th Percentile £610 £588 £568
England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 522 477
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% +21.95% -10.87%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £51.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £23.14
% change year-on-year +21.95% -11.41% -1.53%

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 +6 557 £475 +8.57% 69
Berkshire +8 367 £460 +2.22% 35
Hampshire -3 287 £450 - 29
Surrey +6 178 £475 +2.70% 20
Buckinghamshire +30 150 £490 +22.50% 14
West Sussex -6 60 £413 -2.94% 6
Oxfordshire -16 42 £560 +28.00% 20
East Sussex +6 36 £490 +8.35% 4
Kent +3 33 £413 +25.95% 9
Middlesex +3 12 £610 +43.53% 1
Sussex 0 1 - -
Home Counties 0 1 £300 -33.33%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 332 (28.06%) Windows
2 313 (26.46%) Data Migration
3 294 (24.85%) Microsoft
4 254 (21.47%) Azure
5 218 (18.43%) SQL
6 206 (17.41%) Security Cleared
7 167 (14.12%) Oracle
8 162 (13.69%) Finance
8 162 (13.69%) Windows 10
9 154 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
10 151 (12.76%) Active Directory
10 151 (12.76%) Office 365
11 146 (12.34%) SQL Server
12 142 (12.00%) SC Cleared
13 125 (10.57%) VMware
14 116 (9.81%) Project Management
15 107 (9.04%) SAP
16 106 (8.96%) Linux
17 102 (8.62%) DevOps
18 100 (8.45%) Telecoms
19 99 (8.37%) Data Centre
20 95 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
21 90 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
22 87 (7.35%) Windows Server
22 87 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
23 85 (7.19%) PowerShell
24 80 (6.76%) ETL
25 79 (6.68%) Windows 7
26 75 (6.34%) Cisco
27 73 (6.17%) 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 73 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 36 (3.04%) Skype for Business
3 31 (2.62%) MS Exchange
4 20 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (1.61%) SAS
6 12 (1.01%) Apache
6 12 (1.01%) Apache Spark
7 11 (0.93%) WebSphere
8 10 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (0.85%) NetWeaver
8 10 (0.85%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.76%) iPlanet
9 9 (0.76%) SAP Portal
10 7 (0.59%) Jupyter
11 5 (0.42%) Confluence
11 5 (0.42%) IIS
11 5 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.34%) CMS
12 4 (0.34%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 56 (4.73%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (2.20%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.085%) CATIA
7 1 (0.085%) FileZilla
7 1 (0.085%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.085%) Notepad++
7 1 (0.085%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (2.11%) SAP S/4HANA
2 24 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (1.69%) SAP MDG
4 16 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 15 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (0.93%) CSG Singleview
7 10 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.85%) Maximo
8 9 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (0.59%) NetSuite
9 7 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.59%) thinkFolio
10 5 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.42%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.34%) SAP CO
11 4 (0.34%) SAP FI
11 4 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (0.34%) SAP HR
11 4 (0.34%) SAP MDM
11 4 (0.34%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 254 (21.47%) Azure
2 151 (12.76%) Office 365
3 66 (5.58%) AWS
4 53 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 45 (3.80%) IaaS
5 45 (3.80%) PaaS
5 45 (3.80%) Power Platform
6 40 (3.38%) Dynamics 365
7 25 (2.11%) SaaS
8 18 (1.52%) OneDrive
9 13 (1.10%) Azure Data Factory
10 12 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.85%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 10 (0.85%) GitHub
12 9 (0.76%) Data Lake Analytics
13 8 (0.68%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.68%) Serverless
14 6 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.51%) GCP
14 6 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 62 (5.24%) DNS
2 48 (4.06%) WAN
3 46 (3.89%) Firewall
4 43 (3.63%) LAN
5 42 (3.55%) Skype
6 38 (3.21%) VPN
7 28 (2.37%) DHCP
8 23 (1.94%) SMTP
9 22 (1.86%) MPLS
10 21 (1.78%) SAN
11 18 (1.52%) TCP/IP
11 18 (1.52%) Unified Communications
12 17 (1.44%) BGP
12 17 (1.44%) VoIP
13 15 (1.27%) Internet
14 14 (1.18%) OSPF
15 13 (1.10%) Network Security
16 11 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (0.93%) Ethernet
17 10 (0.85%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 71 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (2.87%) Power BI
5 33 (2.79%) Oracle Database
6 31 (2.62%) Big Data
7 30 (2.54%) Relational Database
8 29 (2.45%) Data Lake
8 29 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
9 24 (2.03%) SQL Server 2016
9 24 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (1.52%) Hadoop
11 17 (1.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 17 (1.44%) SAP BW
12 16 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
13 13 (1.10%) MySQL
14 12 (1.01%) RDBMS
15 11 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 26 (2.20%) Jenkins
2 21 (1.78%) JIRA
3 15 (1.27%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
5 11 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.68%) MSI
6 8 (0.68%) Selenium
7 7 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (0.59%) Cucumber
7 7 (0.59%) InstallShield
7 7 (0.59%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.59%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.51%) AdminStudio
8 6 (0.51%) Gradle
8 6 (0.51%) Maven
9 5 (0.42%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.34%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.34%) Concordion
10 4 (0.34%) EasyMock
10 4 (0.34%) Mockito
General
1 162 (13.69%) Finance
2 100 (8.45%) Telecoms
3 45 (3.80%) Public Sector
4 22 (1.86%) Billing
5 19 (1.61%) Legal
6 18 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.44%) Retail
8 15 (1.27%) Banking
9 10 (0.85%) Marketing
9 10 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.51%) Advertising
10 6 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.51%) Local Government
11 5 (0.42%) Publishing
12 4 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.34%) Automotive
12 4 (0.34%) Back Office
12 4 (0.34%) German Language
13 3 (0.25%) French Language
13 3 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 193 (16.31%) Architect
2 153 (12.93%) Consultant
3 122 (10.31%) Analyst
4 110 (9.30%) Project Manager
5 72 (6.09%) Developer
6 51 (4.31%) Data Analyst
7 46 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
8 45 (3.80%) SAP Consultant
9 44 (3.72%) Migration Engineer
10 43 (3.63%) Windows Engineer
11 37 (3.13%) Administrator
11 37 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 36 (3.04%) Data Architect
13 34 (2.87%) Test Manager
14 33 (2.79%) IT Manager
14 33 (2.79%) Technical Architect
15 30 (2.54%) Azure Architect
16 29 (2.45%) Business Analyst
17 28 (2.37%) IT Project Manager
18 26 (2.20%) SAP Basis Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.63%) .NET
2 28 (2.37%) SAP Basis
2 28 (2.37%) XML
3 25 (2.11%) JDBC
4 19 (1.61%) Kafka
5 16 (1.35%) ODBC
5 16 (1.35%) Web Services
6 11 (0.93%) Middleware
7 9 (0.76%) Apache Commons
7 9 (0.76%) HTML
7 9 (0.76%) J2EE
7 9 (0.76%) JSP
7 9 (0.76%) MDX
7 9 (0.76%) SAP PI
7 9 (0.76%) Servlets
7 9 (0.76%) SOAP
8 8 (0.68%) JMS
8 8 (0.68%) REST
9 7 (0.59%) Apache NiFi
9 7 (0.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 99 (8.37%) Data Centre
2 58 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (3.38%) Clustering
4 31 (2.62%) Public Cloud
5 28 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 21 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (1.27%) Virtual Team
8 13 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (1.10%) Reference Data
9 9 (0.76%) NHS
10 8 (0.68%) Fat Client
10 8 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (0.68%) PMI
10 8 (0.68%) Replication
10 8 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (0.68%) Thin Client
11 7 (0.59%) Cloud Native
11 7 (0.59%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.51%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 332 (28.06%) Windows
2 162 (13.69%) Windows 10
3 106 (8.96%) Linux
4 87 (7.35%) Windows Server
5 79 (6.68%) Windows 7
6 40 (3.38%) Unix
7 34 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (2.54%) AIX
8 30 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (1.52%) Windows XP
11 13 (1.10%) SUSE
12 8 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (0.59%) CentOS
14 6 (0.51%) Solaris
15 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.34%) VMS
17 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
18 2 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
18 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (26.46%) Data Migration
2 154 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (9.81%) Project Management
4 102 (8.62%) DevOps
5 90 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 87 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
7 80 (6.76%) ETL
8 73 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
9 61 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
10 58 (4.90%) CRM
11 57 (4.82%) Data Modelling
12 55 (4.65%) ERP
13 52 (4.40%) PRINCE2
14 50 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
15 49 (4.14%) ITIL
16 45 (3.80%) Change Management
17 44 (3.72%) Project Delivery
17 44 (3.72%) Scrum
18 40 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 38 (3.21%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 218 (18.43%) SQL
2 85 (7.19%) PowerShell
3 70 (5.92%) Java
4 52 (4.40%) Python
5 47 (3.97%) C#
6 38 (3.21%) PL/SQL
7 30 (2.54%) JavaScript
8 24 (2.03%) Shell Script
9 23 (1.94%) T-SQL
10 16 (1.35%) Bash Shell
11 10 (0.85%) R
11 10 (0.85%) Ruby
12 9 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 9 (0.76%) Java 8
12 9 (0.76%) U-SQL
13 7 (0.59%) Groovy
13 7 (0.59%) Perl
13 7 (0.59%) VB
14 6 (0.51%) C
14 6 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 206 (17.41%) Security Cleared
2 142 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 60 (5.07%) Degree
4 54 (4.56%) DV Cleared
5 43 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (2.03%) CCNP
7 20 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (1.52%) CCIE
8 18 (1.52%) CCNA
8 18 (1.52%) PMI Certification
9 16 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (1.35%) ISEB
10 15 (1.27%) ISTQB
10 15 (1.27%) MCSE
10 15 (1.27%) PMP
11 13 (1.10%) MCP
11 13 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.40%) QA
2 39 (3.30%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.69%) SLA
4 14 (1.18%) PMO
5 9 (0.76%) GDPR
6 8 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.42%) NCSC
8 3 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.17%) GAAP
10 1 (0.085%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.085%) GxP
10 1 (0.085%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.085%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.085%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.085%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 151 (12.76%) Active Directory
2 95 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (4.31%) Hyper-V
4 28 (2.37%) vSphere
5 25 (2.11%) Docker
6 23 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 15 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (1.10%) XenApp
10 12 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (0.76%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.42%) vCloud
15 4 (0.34%) VMware NSX
16 3 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 3 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.25%) Xen
17 2 (0.17%) Firmware
18 1 (0.085%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 58 (4.90%) SCCM
2 36 (3.04%) Ansible
3 27 (2.28%) Microsoft Intune
4 26 (2.20%) Kubernetes
5 24 (2.03%) Terraform
6 18 (1.52%) SCOM
7 17 (1.44%) Single Sign-On
8 16 (1.35%) Data Guard
9 14 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
10 13 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.68%) Amdocs OSS
11 8 (0.68%) Puppet
12 7 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.59%) Oozie
13 6 (0.51%) vRealize
14 5 (0.42%) HP ALM
14 5 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 5 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
15 4 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 294 (24.85%) Microsoft
2 167 (14.12%) Oracle
3 125 (10.57%) VMware
4 107 (9.04%) SAP
5 75 (6.34%) Cisco
6 53 (4.48%) Citrix
7 33 (2.79%) IBM
8 27 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (2.11%) Informatica
10 21 (1.78%) Juniper
11 20 (1.69%) HP
12 16 (1.35%) Ivanti
12 16 (1.35%) Red Hat
13 15 (1.27%) TIBCO
14 14 (1.18%) Tableau
15 13 (1.10%) Cloudera
15 13 (1.10%) Remedy
16 12 (1.01%) Ariba
16 12 (1.01%) Dell
16 12 (1.01%) Nokia