Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 17 19
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing Migration 331 1,163 1,299
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 9.26% 8.11% 7.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.84% 9.31% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 745 834
Median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £348 £263 £313
90th Percentile £638 £638 £585
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 55 40
Median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +32.08% -2.93%
10th Percentile £12.06 £12.50 £11.13
90th Percentile £53.56 £38.00 £25.79
England median hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +80.00% +16.67% -1.64%

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 3,054 12,491 14,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.43% 87.11% 86.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,814 7,430 8,593
Median daily rate £465 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.05% +4.22%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £279
90th Percentile £631 £610 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £465
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 474 523
Median hourly rate £31.61 £31.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.35% +26.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.68 £13.05 £11.17
90th Percentile £57.50 £65.00 £51.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.70 £21.00
% change year-on-year +41.73% +17.60% -8.70%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Migration as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Migration in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Migration in the South East

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Migration in the South East over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Migration in the South East

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Migration in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Migration in the South East

Migration
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Migration in the South East over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

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 September 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 +2 178 £480 +2.13% 20
Buckinghamshire +6 90 £486 -0.26% 7
Hampshire +4 87 £475 +5.56% 17
Berkshire +2 79 £475 +3.26% 10
Surrey -6 21 £480 - 7
East Sussex +22 13 £425 -13.27% 7
Kent +12 13 £438 +2.94%
Oxfordshire +19 9 £375 -33.04% 3
West Sussex 0 8 £366 -11.21% 4
Sussex +8 2 £338 -
M4 Corridor +2 1 - -
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 122 (36.86%) Data Migration
2 105 (31.72%) Security Cleared
3 85 (25.68%) SQL
4 80 (24.17%) SC Cleared
5 77 (23.26%) Oracle
6 67 (20.24%) Microsoft
7 57 (17.22%) Windows
8 50 (15.11%) PL/SQL
9 45 (13.60%) Azure
10 41 (12.39%) Office 365
10 41 (12.39%) Shell Script
11 40 (12.08%) Active Directory
12 38 (11.48%) ERP
12 38 (11.48%) Unit Testing
12 38 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (11.18%) Oracle Payables
14 35 (10.57%) Public Sector
15 34 (10.27%) General Ledger
16 33 (9.97%) Finance
17 31 (9.37%) E-business
18 30 (9.06%) DevOps
18 30 (9.06%) Data Centre
19 28 (8.46%) Windows 10
19 28 (8.46%) PowerShell
20 27 (8.16%) SAP
20 27 (8.16%) AWS
21 26 (7.85%) SharePoint
21 26 (7.85%) VMware
22 25 (7.55%) SaaS
22 25 (7.55%) Cash Management

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 26 (7.85%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.23%) Skype for Business
3 11 (3.32%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.51%) Apache
4 5 (1.51%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.21%) IIS
5 4 (1.21%) nginx
5 4 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.60%) Confluence
7 2 (0.60%) JBoss
7 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.30%) CMS
8 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.30%) OpenWhisk
8 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.60%) SPSS
4 2 (0.60%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 37 (11.18%) Oracle Payables
2 23 (6.95%) Oracle Cash Management
3 19 (5.74%) Oracle Receivables
4 13 (3.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (3.93%) Maximo
5 12 (3.63%) NetSuite
6 8 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (2.11%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (1.51%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (1.51%) Teamcenter
9 3 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.91%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.60%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 45 (13.60%) Azure
2 41 (12.39%) Office 365
3 27 (8.16%) AWS
4 25 (7.55%) SaaS
5 12 (3.63%) Dynamics 365
6 10 (3.02%) OneDrive
6 10 (3.02%) PaaS
7 9 (2.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (2.72%) IaaS
7 9 (2.72%) Power Platform
8 6 (1.81%) Serverless
9 5 (1.51%) Azure Functions
10 4 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.21%) GCP
10 4 (1.21%) PowerApps
11 3 (0.91%) Amazon EKS
11 3 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.91%) GitHub
11 3 (0.91%) Power Automate
11 3 (0.91%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.25%) DNS
1 24 (7.25%) Firewall
2 18 (5.44%) DHCP
2 18 (5.44%) Skype
3 13 (3.93%) WAN
4 12 (3.63%) LAN
5 9 (2.72%) PBX
5 9 (2.72%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.72%) VPN
6 7 (2.11%) MPLS
6 7 (2.11%) Unified Communications
7 6 (1.81%) IP Telephony
7 6 (1.81%) VoIP
8 5 (1.51%) BGP
8 5 (1.51%) EIGRP
8 5 (1.51%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.51%) Kerberos
8 5 (1.51%) OSPF
8 5 (1.51%) SNMP
8 5 (1.51%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.81%) Big Data
4 6 (1.81%) Power BI
5 5 (1.51%) Data Lake
5 5 (1.51%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.21%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.60%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (0.60%) MySQL
8 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.60%) QlikView
8 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (3.32%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.81%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.21%) GitLab
4 4 (1.21%) JIRA
5 3 (0.91%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.91%) Terragrunt
5 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.60%) Ant
6 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.60%) Maven
6 2 (0.60%) Subversion
6 2 (0.60%) Toad
7 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.30%) ERwin
7 1 (0.30%) MSI
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (10.57%) Public Sector
2 34 (10.27%) General Ledger
3 33 (9.97%) Finance
4 24 (7.25%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.02%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.81%) Marketing
7 4 (1.21%) Automotive
7 4 (1.21%) Banking
7 4 (1.21%) Electronics
7 4 (1.21%) Retail
8 3 (0.91%) Billing
8 3 (0.91%) Legal
8 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.60%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Front Office
10 1 (0.30%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (17.52%) Architect
2 57 (17.22%) Developer
3 32 (9.67%) Consultant
4 27 (8.16%) Analyst
5 20 (6.04%) Technical Developer
6 18 (5.44%) Project Manager
7 14 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (3.93%) ERP Developer
9 12 (3.63%) Oracle Developer
9 12 (3.63%) Technical Architect
10 11 (3.32%) Data Migration Manager
10 11 (3.32%) Maximo Developer
10 11 (3.32%) Migration Engineer
10 11 (3.32%) Migration Manager
11 10 (3.02%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.02%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (2.72%) Data Analyst
12 9 (2.72%) Data Manager
13 8 (2.42%) Administrator
13 8 (2.42%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.95%) .NET
2 11 (3.32%) XML
3 10 (3.02%) Middleware
4 6 (1.81%) CSS
4 6 (1.81%) HTML
4 6 (1.81%) Web Services
5 5 (1.51%) OAuth
5 5 (1.51%) OpenID
5 5 (1.51%) SailPoint
5 5 (1.51%) SAML
5 5 (1.51%) SOAP
6 3 (0.91%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.91%) Entity Framework
6 3 (0.91%) J2EE
6 3 (0.91%) REST
6 3 (0.91%) WCF
7 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.60%) jQuery
7 2 (0.60%) LINQ
7 2 (0.60%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.06%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.11%) PKI
4 7 (2.11%) Public Cloud
5 6 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.51%) NHS
7 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (0.91%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.91%) Private Cloud
7 3 (0.91%) Tandem
7 3 (0.91%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.91%) User Experience
8 2 (0.60%) CMDB
8 2 (0.60%) DataPower
8 2 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.60%) Replication
8 2 (0.60%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 57 (17.22%) Windows
2 28 (8.46%) Windows 10
3 19 (5.74%) Linux
4 17 (5.14%) Windows 7
5 15 (4.53%) Windows Server
6 11 (3.32%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.81%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.81%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.21%) CentOS
10 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.91%) AIX
11 3 (0.91%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (0.91%) Unix
12 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.30%) Solaris
13 1 (0.30%) VMS
13 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (36.86%) Data Migration
2 38 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (11.48%) ERP
2 38 (11.48%) Unit Testing
3 31 (9.37%) E-business
4 30 (9.06%) DevOps
5 25 (7.55%) Cash Management
6 23 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (5.74%) CRM
8 18 (5.44%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (5.44%) Validation
9 17 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (4.53%) Change Management
10 15 (4.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (4.53%) Project Management
11 14 (4.23%) Data Cleansing
11 14 (4.23%) Data Modelling
11 14 (4.23%) Project Delivery
12 13 (3.93%) ETL
12 13 (3.93%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 85 (25.68%) SQL
2 50 (15.11%) PL/SQL
3 41 (12.39%) Shell Script
4 28 (8.46%) PowerShell
5 18 (5.44%) Python
6 15 (4.53%) Java
7 13 (3.93%) JavaScript
8 11 (3.32%) C#
9 7 (2.11%) C++
10 6 (1.81%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.51%) C
11 5 (1.51%) PHP
11 5 (1.51%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.21%) VBA
13 3 (0.91%) Ruby
14 2 (0.60%) VB
14 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.30%) Perl
15 1 (0.30%) R
15 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 105 (31.72%) Security Cleared
2 80 (24.17%) SC Cleared
3 24 (7.25%) DV Cleared
4 17 (5.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (2.11%) CCNA
6 7 (2.11%) MCAD
7 5 (1.51%) CCNP
7 5 (1.51%) CISSP
7 5 (1.51%) Degree
8 4 (1.21%) BC Cleared
8 4 (1.21%) CCDP
8 4 (1.21%) CCIP
9 3 (0.91%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.91%) MCITP
10 2 (0.60%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.60%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.60%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.02%) QA
2 6 (1.81%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.81%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) HL7
3 2 (0.60%) PMO
4 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 40 (12.08%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.02%) Docker
4 8 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (2.42%) vSphere
5 7 (2.11%) VMware NSX
6 4 (1.21%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.60%) XenApp
8 1 (0.30%) GFS2
8 1 (0.30%) KVM
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.30%) NFS
8 1 (0.30%) Samba
8 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (6.95%) SCCM
2 14 (4.23%) Kubernetes
3 11 (3.32%) Terraform
4 8 (2.42%) Ansible
4 8 (2.42%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (2.11%) vRealize
6 6 (1.81%) Puppet
7 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (1.51%) SCOM
8 2 (0.60%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.60%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.60%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.30%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.30%) SCSM
9 1 (0.30%) SELinux
Vendors
1 77 (23.26%) Oracle
2 67 (20.24%) Microsoft
3 27 (8.16%) SAP
4 26 (7.85%) VMware
5 19 (5.74%) Cisco
6 15 (4.53%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (4.23%) Citrix
8 9 (2.72%) CheckPoint
9 7 (2.11%) Workday
10 6 (1.81%) F5
10 6 (1.81%) IBM
10 6 (1.81%) IFS
10 6 (1.81%) Juniper
10 6 (1.81%) Sonus
11 5 (1.51%) CyberArk
11 5 (1.51%) ForgeRock
11 5 (1.51%) NetApp
11 5 (1.51%) NetIQ
11 5 (1.51%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.51%) Talend