Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 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
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 13 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 +3
Contract jobs citing Migration 388 1,011 1,197
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 9.06% 8.57% 7.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.42% 10.09% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 662 774
Median daily rate £480 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £206 £311
90th Percentile £650 £638 £588
England median daily rate £473 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 46 40
Median hourly rate £54.09 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +209.06% +34.62% -25.71%
10th Percentile £15.04 £11.85 £10.75
90th Percentile £62.03 £36.88 £39.25
England median hourly rate £18.00 £15.86 £14.36
% change year-on-year +13.49% +10.45% -17.94%

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 3,722 10,016 13,965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.92% 84.94% 87.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,281 6,124 8,467
Median daily rate £450 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%
10th Percentile £258 £256 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 422 451
Median hourly rate £29.50 £23.22 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.05% -7.12% +19.05%
10th Percentile £10.25 £13.07 £11.78
90th Percentile £58.00 £57.50 £51.00
Median hourly rate £26.96 £21.00 £21.54
% change year-on-year +28.38% -2.52% -2.08%

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 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 2021. 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 0 182 £488 +9.43% 40
Berkshire +7 122 £488 +9.43% 20
Hampshire -4 107 £500 +1.52% 15
Buckinghamshire +6 52 £491 +12.29% 15
West Sussex +18 23 £350 -22.22% 7
Surrey -12 22 £375 -25.00% 7
East Sussex +8 13 £388 -3.13%
Oxfordshire +4 8 £431 -13.80% 5
Kent 0 8 £310 -11.43% 5
Middlesex +4 3 £300 -48.28% 1
Sussex +7 2 £275 - 2
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £450 -
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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.

1 119 (30.67%) Data Migration
2 80 (20.62%) Oracle
3 79 (20.36%) Microsoft
4 77 (19.85%) Azure
5 69 (17.78%) SQL
6 67 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (16.49%) Windows
8 63 (16.24%) Security Cleared
9 52 (13.40%) DevOps
9 52 (13.40%) Active Directory
10 49 (12.63%) Finance
11 48 (12.37%) VMware
12 46 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 44 (11.34%) ERP
14 42 (10.82%) VMware Infrastructure
15 41 (10.57%) Office 365
16 38 (9.79%) AWS
17 37 (9.54%) SC Cleared
18 35 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
19 32 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
19 32 (8.25%) Data Centre
20 31 (7.99%) Windows 10
20 31 (7.99%) Project Delivery
21 30 (7.73%) DNS
21 30 (7.73%) SharePoint
22 29 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
23 28 (7.22%) Terraform
24 27 (6.96%) DV Cleared
24 27 (6.96%) Project Management
25 26 (6.70%) Firewall

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 30 (7.73%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.61%) Oracle Workflow
3 12 (3.09%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.06%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.80%) Apache
6 6 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.29%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.03%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.03%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.03%) Documentum
8 4 (1.03%) nginx
8 4 (1.03%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.77%) CMS
9 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.52%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.52%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 25 (6.44%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (5.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.52%) SPSS
5 2 (0.52%) Windchill
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 23 (5.93%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (5.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 22 (5.67%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (3.61%) Oracle Assets
3 14 (3.61%) Oracle General Ledger
4 13 (3.35%) NetSuite
5 8 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (2.06%) Maximo
5 8 (2.06%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (1.55%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (1.29%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.77%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.77%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.52%) Remedy AR System
9 2 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.52%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 1 (0.26%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
10 1 (0.26%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 77 (19.85%) Azure
2 41 (10.57%) Office 365
3 38 (9.79%) AWS
4 26 (6.70%) SaaS
5 23 (5.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 23 (5.93%) IaaS
6 11 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (2.84%) Power Platform
7 9 (2.32%) OneDrive
7 9 (2.32%) PaaS
8 8 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.80%) GCP
9 7 (1.80%) Serverless
10 6 (1.55%) Amazon GuardDuty
10 6 (1.55%) GitHub
11 5 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (1.03%) Power Automate
13 3 (0.77%) Amazon EKS
13 3 (0.77%) PowerApps
13 3 (0.77%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.73%) DNS
2 26 (6.70%) Firewall
3 25 (6.44%) DHCP
4 14 (3.61%) VSAN
5 13 (3.35%) VPN
5 13 (3.35%) WAN
6 10 (2.58%) LAN
7 8 (2.06%) NetScaler
8 7 (1.80%) Wireless
9 6 (1.55%) BGP
9 6 (1.55%) MPLS
9 6 (1.55%) Network Security
9 6 (1.55%) OSPF
9 6 (1.55%) Skype
9 6 (1.55%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.29%) EIGRP
10 5 (1.29%) SAN
10 5 (1.29%) SSL
11 4 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (1.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.44%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 14 (3.61%) Oracle Discoverer
3 14 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
3 14 (3.61%) SQLPlus
4 9 (2.32%) MySQL
4 9 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.06%) Power BI
6 7 (1.80%) Big Data
6 7 (1.80%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.03%) Data Lake
7 4 (1.03%) DB2
7 4 (1.03%) SAP BW
7 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.61%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (1.80%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.55%) ERwin
3 6 (1.55%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.55%) JIRA
4 4 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.77%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.77%) ER Studio
5 3 (0.77%) GitLab
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.77%) Selenium
5 3 (0.77%) Terragrunt
6 2 (0.52%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.26%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.26%) Gradle
7 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.26%) Travis CI
General
1 49 (12.63%) Finance
2 21 (5.41%) Public Sector
2 21 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.58%) Automotive
3 10 (2.58%) Marketing
4 7 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.55%) Legal
5 6 (1.55%) Publishing
6 4 (1.03%) Banking
6 4 (1.03%) Billing
6 4 (1.03%) Law
6 4 (1.03%) Retail
7 3 (0.77%) Local Government
8 2 (0.52%) Electronics
8 2 (0.52%) French Language
8 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.26%) Fire and Rescue
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 82 (21.13%) Architect
2 36 (9.28%) Consultant
3 34 (8.76%) Developer
4 29 (7.47%) Analyst
5 23 (5.93%) Project Manager
6 22 (5.67%) Solutions Architect
7 21 (5.41%) Data Architect
8 15 (3.87%) Migration Manager
9 13 (3.35%) Cloud Architect
9 13 (3.35%) Infrastructure Architect
9 13 (3.35%) Technical Architect
10 12 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (2.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (2.84%) Oracle Specialist
12 10 (2.58%) Azure Architect
12 10 (2.58%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (2.58%) Data Analyst
12 10 (2.58%) Oracle Developer
13 9 (2.32%) Migration Project Manager
13 9 (2.32%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.87%) XML
2 12 (3.09%) .NET
3 10 (2.58%) Middleware
4 7 (1.80%) J2EE
5 5 (1.29%) SOAP
5 5 (1.29%) Web Services
6 4 (1.03%) HTML
6 4 (1.03%) Lucene
7 3 (0.77%) CSS
7 3 (0.77%) LDAP
7 3 (0.77%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.52%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.52%) ADSI
8 2 (0.52%) Flask
8 2 (0.52%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (0.52%) Itk
8 2 (0.52%) REST
9 1 (0.26%) WSDL
9 1 (0.26%) XSD
9 1 (0.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
1 32 (8.25%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 18 (4.64%) Private Cloud
4 9 (2.32%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.32%) Public Cloud
5 7 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.55%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.29%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.29%) NHS
8 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.03%) User Experience
9 3 (0.77%) CMDB
9 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.77%) Marketing Technology
10 2 (0.52%) DataPower
10 2 (0.52%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.52%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 64 (16.49%) Windows
2 31 (7.99%) Windows 10
3 26 (6.70%) Linux
4 24 (6.19%) Windows Server
5 15 (3.87%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.80%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.55%) Unix
8 5 (1.29%) CentOS
8 5 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.77%) AIX
10 3 (0.77%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.26%) Android
11 1 (0.26%) Solaris
11 1 (0.26%) VMS
11 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (30.67%) Data Migration
2 67 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (13.40%) DevOps
4 46 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (11.34%) ERP
6 35 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (7.99%) Project Delivery
8 29 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (6.96%) Project Management
10 25 (6.44%) CRM
10 25 (6.44%) Data Modelling
11 23 (5.93%) ETL
12 21 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 21 (5.41%) Workflow
13 18 (4.64%) Functional Testing
13 18 (4.64%) ITIL
14 17 (4.38%) Data Cleansing
14 17 (4.38%) Scrum
15 16 (4.12%) Analytics
15 16 (4.12%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (17.78%) SQL
2 26 (6.70%) PL/SQL
2 26 (6.70%) PowerShell
3 18 (4.64%) Python
4 15 (3.87%) C#
5 14 (3.61%) Java
6 12 (3.09%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.32%) C++
8 7 (1.80%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.55%) C
9 6 (1.55%) Ruby
9 6 (1.55%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.77%) PHP
11 2 (0.52%) Perl
11 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.52%) VBA
11 2 (0.52%) XPath
12 1 (0.26%) R
12 1 (0.26%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 63 (16.24%) Security Cleared
2 37 (9.54%) SC Cleared
3 27 (6.96%) DV Cleared
4 14 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.58%) Degree
5 10 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (1.80%) CCNA
7 6 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.29%) CCNP
8 5 (1.29%) CISSP
8 5 (1.29%) MCAD
9 3 (0.77%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.77%) CCIE
10 2 (0.52%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.52%) CISA
10 2 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.52%) ISEB
10 2 (0.52%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.44%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.32%) GDPR
2 9 (2.32%) PMO
3 7 (1.80%) SLA
4 5 (1.29%) QA
5 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.26%) Dublin Core
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (13.40%) Active Directory
2 42 (10.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.19%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (4.12%) vSphere
5 14 (3.61%) VMware NSX
6 13 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (2.84%) Hyper-V
8 10 (2.58%) NFS
9 9 (2.32%) VMFS
10 8 (2.06%) Docker
10 8 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.29%) XenApp
12 3 (0.77%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.52%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
13 2 (0.52%) Firmware
13 2 (0.52%) iptables
13 2 (0.52%) KVM
13 2 (0.52%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 28 (7.22%) Terraform
2 23 (5.93%) SCCM
3 14 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (3.61%) vRealize
4 11 (2.84%) vCenter Server
5 10 (2.58%) Ansible
5 10 (2.58%) Kubernetes
6 9 (2.32%) vMotion
7 6 (1.55%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (1.29%) Puppet
9 4 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.77%) SCOM
11 2 (0.52%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.52%) MIIS
11 2 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.52%) QRadar
11 2 (0.52%) SELinux
Vendors
1 80 (20.62%) Oracle
2 79 (20.36%) Microsoft
3 48 (12.37%) VMware
4 26 (6.70%) SAP
5 24 (6.19%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (5.41%) Cisco
7 16 (4.12%) Citrix
8 15 (3.87%) Dell
9 11 (2.84%) IBM
9 11 (2.84%) Palo Alto
10 8 (2.06%) HP
10 8 (2.06%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.80%) NetApp
12 6 (1.55%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.55%) Databricks
12 6 (1.55%) Google
12 6 (1.55%) Informatica
12 6 (1.55%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.55%) Remedy
13 5 (1.29%) Ivanti