Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 22 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Migration 1,170 1,054 1,298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.95% 6.88% 7.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.22% 8.26% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 652 807
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £250 £254 £267
90th Percentile £588 £575 £547
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 34 15
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £14.18 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.78% -7.02% -19.74%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.56 £13.10
90th Percentile £17.50 £29.70 £22.65
England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -9.37% -7.89% +3.71%

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 14,242 12,759 14,873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.57% 83.28% 82.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,403 7,407 9,174
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 498 564
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.70 £11.62 £11.63
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.88 £52.68
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -13.73% +10.87% +9.52%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -9 480 £425 -10.53% 68
Hampshire +9 298 £396 +5.62% 28
Berkshire 0 285 £439 -2.50% 39
Surrey -14 188 £483 +10.49% 17
Oxfordshire -4 105 £439 -12.25% 17
Buckinghamshire -20 90 £375 -13.04% 12
West Sussex +6 85 £425 - 10
Kent +7 44 £350 +3.70% 4
East Sussex +15 42 £425 +18.06% 6
Middlesex -7 15 £475 -3.46% 1
Sussex -1 4 £538 +19.44%
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 283 (24.19%) Data Migration
2 262 (22.39%) Windows
3 205 (17.52%) Microsoft
4 176 (15.04%) Security Cleared
5 169 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 158 (13.50%) Finance
7 157 (13.42%) SQL
8 148 (12.65%) Active Directory
9 135 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 128 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
10 128 (10.94%) Project Management
11 125 (10.68%) Oracle
12 124 (10.60%) SC Cleared
13 121 (10.34%) Windows 10
14 117 (10.00%) Office 365
15 115 (9.83%) SAP
16 112 (9.57%) Data Centre
17 102 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
18 95 (8.12%) SQL Server
19 87 (7.44%) SharePoint
20 83 (7.09%) PowerShell
21 81 (6.92%) Firewall
22 77 (6.58%) VMware
23 76 (6.50%) Windows Server
24 74 (6.32%) Linux
25 72 (6.15%) WAN
26 69 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
27 68 (5.81%) ETL
28 67 (5.73%) DevOps
29 64 (5.47%) Cisco

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 87 (7.44%) SharePoint
2 37 (3.16%) Skype for Business
3 35 (2.99%) MS Exchange
4 22 (1.88%) Documentum
5 21 (1.79%) CMS
6 20 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (1.37%) Confluence
8 13 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
9 11 (0.94%) IIS
10 10 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (0.77%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.51%) SAS
13 5 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.34%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.34%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 61 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.88%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.26%) Simulink
6 3 (0.26%) SPSS
7 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.085%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.085%) HipChat
8 1 (0.085%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.085%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.085%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.085%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 19 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.45%) Maximo
3 16 (1.37%) SAP S/4HANA
4 11 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.77%) NetSuite
5 9 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.68%) SAP HR
7 6 (0.51%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.43%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.34%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.34%) SAP R/3
10 3 (0.26%) Eloqua
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.26%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 169 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 117 (10.00%) Office 365
3 102 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (2.31%) PaaS
5 25 (2.14%) SaaS
6 17 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
7 16 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (0.85%) GitHub
8 10 (0.85%) OneDrive
9 9 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
10 7 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.60%) Yammer
11 6 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (0.51%) IaaS
12 5 (0.43%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 5 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.43%) Trello
13 4 (0.34%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.34%) Serverless
13 4 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 81 (6.92%) Firewall
2 72 (6.15%) WAN
3 62 (5.30%) LAN
4 41 (3.50%) DNS
4 41 (3.50%) Skype
5 30 (2.56%) DHCP
6 29 (2.48%) VPN
7 26 (2.22%) BGP
7 26 (2.22%) VLAN
8 23 (1.97%) MPLS
9 22 (1.88%) Wireless
10 21 (1.79%) SAN
11 18 (1.54%) OSPF
12 16 (1.37%) Internet
13 15 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (1.20%) TCP/IP
15 13 (1.11%) SMS
16 12 (1.03%) DAB
17 10 (0.85%) NAS
18 9 (0.77%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (3.16%) Big Data
4 34 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (2.56%) Power BI
7 27 (2.31%) Oracle Database
8 19 (1.62%) NoSQL
9 18 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
10 16 (1.37%) MySQL
10 16 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (1.28%) DB2
11 15 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (1.20%) Data Lake
13 13 (1.11%) Hadoop
14 12 (1.03%) MongoDB
15 11 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
15 11 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (2.91%) JIRA
2 29 (2.48%) Jenkins
3 20 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (1.54%) Git (software)
5 14 (1.20%) Selenium
6 11 (0.94%) LSMW
6 11 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (0.85%) Cucumber
7 10 (0.85%) gulp
7 10 (0.85%) Subversion
8 9 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (0.77%) Protractor
9 6 (0.51%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.43%) Artifactory
10 5 (0.43%) MorphX
10 5 (0.43%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.26%) WebDriver
General
1 158 (13.50%) Finance
2 55 (4.70%) Telecoms
3 44 (3.76%) Retail
4 27 (2.31%) Banking
5 16 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.20%) Marketing
6 14 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (0.85%) Legal
8 8 (0.68%) Advertising
8 8 (0.68%) Back Office
8 8 (0.68%) Publishing
9 6 (0.51%) Games
10 5 (0.43%) Billing
11 4 (0.34%) Military
11 4 (0.34%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.34%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.17%) Brand Awareness
12 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.085%) Automotive
13 1 (0.085%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 180 (15.38%) Architect
2 162 (13.85%) Project Manager
3 148 (12.65%) Analyst
4 125 (10.68%) Consultant
5 69 (5.90%) Developer
6 65 (5.56%) Desktop Support
7 61 (5.21%) Migration Manager
8 55 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
9 51 (4.36%) Business Analyst
10 44 (3.76%) Support Engineer
11 43 (3.68%) Migration Project Manager
12 41 (3.50%) Desktop Engineer
13 40 (3.42%) Data Analyst
14 38 (3.25%) Migration Consultant
15 37 (3.16%) IT Manager
16 36 (3.08%) Migration Analyst
17 34 (2.91%) Cloud Architect
17 34 (2.91%) Migration Engineer
18 33 (2.82%) Network Architect
19 29 (2.48%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.93%) Web Services
2 42 (3.59%) .NET
3 28 (2.39%) HTML
4 25 (2.14%) AngularJS
4 25 (2.14%) XML
5 20 (1.71%) CSS
6 18 (1.54%) JSON
7 17 (1.45%) Node.js
8 16 (1.37%) Middleware
9 15 (1.28%) REST
10 10 (0.85%) jQuery
10 10 (0.85%) Kafka
10 10 (0.85%) Spring
11 9 (0.77%) EDI
11 9 (0.77%) IDoc
11 9 (0.77%) WireMock
11 9 (0.77%) XSD
12 7 (0.60%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.60%) HTML5
12 7 (0.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 112 (9.57%) Data Centre
2 64 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 17 (1.45%) Clustering
5 16 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 16 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (1.20%) Virtual Team
7 13 (1.11%) User Experience
8 12 (1.03%) Driving Licence
8 12 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
8 12 (1.03%) Public Cloud
8 12 (1.03%) Replication
9 11 (0.94%) VLE
10 10 (0.85%) Fat Client
10 10 (0.85%) Fintech
10 10 (0.85%) Thin Client
11 9 (0.77%) Data Structures
11 9 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (0.77%) PKI
12 8 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 262 (22.39%) Windows
2 121 (10.34%) Windows 10
3 76 (6.50%) Windows Server
4 74 (6.32%) Linux
5 49 (4.19%) Windows 7
6 41 (3.50%) Unix
7 39 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (2.22%) Windows XP
10 21 (1.79%) Solaris
11 15 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (1.20%) Mac OS
13 12 (1.03%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.77%) AIX
15 7 (0.60%) SUSE
15 7 (0.60%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.17%) Android
17 2 (0.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (24.19%) Data Migration
2 135 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 128 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (10.94%) Project Management
4 69 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
5 68 (5.81%) ETL
6 67 (5.73%) DevOps
7 62 (5.30%) Problem-Solving
8 57 (4.87%) PRINCE2
9 55 (4.70%) ITIL
10 52 (4.44%) Data Modelling
11 47 (4.02%) Business Analysis
11 47 (4.02%) Scrum
11 47 (4.02%) Workflow
12 45 (3.85%) Analytics
13 43 (3.68%) ERP
14 42 (3.59%) Data Management
15 39 (3.33%) CRM
15 39 (3.33%) High Availability
16 36 (3.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 157 (13.42%) SQL
2 83 (7.09%) PowerShell
3 58 (4.96%) Java
4 57 (4.87%) JavaScript
5 38 (3.25%) C#
6 29 (2.48%) Python
7 26 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 19 (1.62%) Shell Script
9 18 (1.54%) Bash Shell
10 13 (1.11%) C++
11 12 (1.03%) PL/SQL
12 11 (0.94%) C
13 9 (0.77%) VBA
14 8 (0.68%) VB
14 8 (0.68%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.60%) ABAP
16 6 (0.51%) Korn
17 5 (0.43%) Java 8
17 5 (0.43%) R
17 5 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 176 (15.04%) Security Cleared
2 124 (10.60%) SC Cleared
3 58 (4.96%) Degree
4 42 (3.59%) DV Cleared
5 29 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (2.05%) CCNP
7 19 (1.62%) PMI Certification
8 16 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (1.28%) PMP
10 12 (1.03%) CCDP
10 12 (1.03%) CCNA
11 11 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (0.85%) JNCIS
12 10 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 9 (0.77%) MCSE
14 7 (0.60%) DBS Check
14 7 (0.60%) PgMP
15 6 (0.51%) CCIE
15 6 (0.51%) ISEB
15 6 (0.51%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.31%) PMO
2 26 (2.22%) GDPR
3 25 (2.14%) Data Quality
3 25 (2.14%) QA
4 10 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.68%) SLA
6 6 (0.51%) GxP
6 6 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.26%) FIPS 140-2
7 3 (0.26%) IFRS
8 2 (0.17%) GCP
8 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.085%) P3O
System Software
1 148 (12.65%) Active Directory
2 58 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.39%) Hyper-V
4 21 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (1.54%) XenApp
6 16 (1.37%) Docker
6 16 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (1.37%) VMware NSX
7 14 (1.20%) XenDesktop
8 13 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.68%) vSphere
11 6 (0.51%) DFS Replication
11 6 (0.51%) XenServer
12 5 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.34%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.26%) Xen
15 2 (0.17%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 57 (4.87%) SCCM
2 32 (2.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 23 (1.97%) Puppet
4 19 (1.62%) Ansible
5 18 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (1.54%) Terraform
6 10 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (0.68%) NetBackup
8 7 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.51%) CA Spectrum
9 6 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (0.51%) MaaS360
9 6 (0.51%) SCOM
10 5 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.43%) HP ALM
10 5 (0.43%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.34%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.34%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.34%) vRealize
Vendors
1 205 (17.52%) Microsoft
2 125 (10.68%) Oracle
3 115 (9.83%) SAP
4 77 (6.58%) VMware
5 64 (5.47%) Cisco
6 35 (2.99%) Citrix
7 30 (2.56%) Juniper
7 30 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
8 28 (2.39%) EMC
9 22 (1.88%) Dell
10 21 (1.79%) F5
11 18 (1.54%) Apple
11 18 (1.54%) HP
12 16 (1.37%) IBM
13 15 (1.28%) Google
14 13 (1.11%) Informatica
15 12 (1.03%) Brocade
15 12 (1.03%) Red Hat
16 9 (0.77%) Capita
16 9 (0.77%) Workday