Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 24 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 +6
Contract jobs citing Migration 1,240 1,144 1,315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.54% 7.03% 7.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.77% 8.35% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 749 801
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £275
90th Percentile £585 £575 £545
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 23
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £14.15 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.13% -5.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.72 £12.76
90th Percentile £38.60 £37.25 £59.31
England median hourly rate £15.86 £16.48 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.78% -17.59% +25.00%

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 14,136 13,696 14,259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.96% 84.18% 83.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,502 8,196 8,678
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 497 460 586
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.95
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.73%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +6 506 £438 -2.78% 66
Hampshire +2 300 £454 +13.44% 25
Berkshire +3 271 £450 - 39
Surrey +3 255 £463 +2.78% 19
Oxfordshire +9 135 £438 -7.89% 12
Buckinghamshire -1 101 £416 +4.06% 15
West Sussex -19 79 £425 +6.25% 5
East Sussex +2 35 £475 +43.94% 5
Kent -3 31 £328 -6.43% 9
Middlesex +16 13 £425 +1.49% 2
Sussex +2 1 £465 +106.67%
Home Counties - 1 £450 -
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 344 (27.74%) Data Migration
2 251 (20.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 239 (19.27%) Windows
4 233 (18.79%) Microsoft
5 221 (17.82%) SQL
6 191 (15.40%) Finance
7 170 (13.71%) Active Directory
8 164 (13.23%) Oracle
9 151 (12.18%) Project Management
10 145 (11.69%) Office 365
11 141 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
12 139 (11.21%) Security Cleared
13 138 (11.13%) SAP
14 126 (10.16%) VMware
15 119 (9.60%) Data Centre
16 116 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
17 113 (9.11%) Windows 10
17 113 (9.11%) SC Cleared
18 112 (9.03%) PowerShell
19 109 (8.79%) ETL
20 108 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
21 104 (8.39%) SQL Server
22 97 (7.82%) Windows Server
23 94 (7.58%) SharePoint
23 94 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
24 92 (7.42%) Firewall
25 91 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
26 82 (6.61%) Problem-Solving
27 76 (6.13%) Microsoft Excel
28 72 (5.81%) C#

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 94 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 41 (3.31%) Skype for Business
3 31 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 29 (2.34%) MS Exchange
5 24 (1.94%) OpenStack
6 21 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.45%) WebSphere
8 16 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (1.21%) CMS
10 14 (1.13%) IIS
11 13 (1.05%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.97%) JBoss
13 11 (0.89%) Apache
14 10 (0.81%) Apache Solr
14 10 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (0.73%) Apache Spark
16 7 (0.56%) Confluence
16 7 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
17 5 (0.40%) SAP Portal
17 5 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 76 (6.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.65%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.24%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.081%) EngageOne
9 1 (0.081%) Solid Edge
9 1 (0.081%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 20 (1.61%) SAP HR
2 17 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.29%) Maximo
4 14 (1.13%) SAP S/4HANA
5 13 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
6 12 (0.97%) Oracle Receivables
6 12 (0.97%) SAP ERP
7 9 (0.73%) CSG Singleview
8 8 (0.65%) SAP MM
8 8 (0.65%) Workday HCM
9 7 (0.56%) SAP APO
10 6 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (0.40%) SAP MDM
12 4 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
13 3 (0.24%) NetSuite
13 3 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
13 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
13 3 (0.24%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 251 (20.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 145 (11.69%) Office 365
3 91 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (3.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 35 (2.82%) OneDrive
6 27 (2.18%) SaaS
7 21 (1.69%) PaaS
7 21 (1.69%) Yammer
8 20 (1.61%) IaaS
9 17 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
10 13 (1.05%) Azure Data Factory
10 13 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (0.73%) Serverless
12 8 (0.65%) Azure Functions
13 7 (0.56%) Force.com
13 7 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
14 5 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
14 5 (0.40%) Data Lake Analytics
15 4 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 92 (7.42%) Firewall
2 51 (4.11%) DNS
3 46 (3.71%) LAN
3 46 (3.71%) WAN
4 41 (3.31%) Skype
5 27 (2.18%) DHCP
5 27 (2.18%) NetScaler
6 24 (1.94%) Network Security
7 23 (1.85%) Internet
8 22 (1.77%) OSPF
8 22 (1.77%) SNMP
8 22 (1.77%) Wireshark
9 20 (1.61%) TCP/IP
10 19 (1.53%) IPsec
10 19 (1.53%) Wireless
11 18 (1.45%) MPLS
11 18 (1.45%) SAN
12 16 (1.29%) BGP
12 16 (1.29%) BIG-IP
13 14 (1.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (3.06%) Power BI
5 31 (2.50%) Big Data
6 28 (2.26%) Data Lake
7 26 (2.10%) MySQL
7 26 (2.10%) Oracle Database
8 24 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (1.77%) SAP Data Services
11 20 (1.61%) Relational Database
12 18 (1.45%) DB2
12 18 (1.45%) SAP BW
13 17 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
13 17 (1.37%) NoSQL
13 17 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
15 14 (1.13%) SAP HANA
16 11 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 31 (2.50%) JIRA
2 25 (2.02%) Jenkins
3 23 (1.85%) Visual Studio
3 23 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
4 21 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 16 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (0.97%) MSTest
6 12 (0.97%) NUnit
7 10 (0.81%) Toad
8 9 (0.73%) Subversion
9 8 (0.65%) LSMW
10 7 (0.56%) Selenium
11 6 (0.48%) SoapUI
12 5 (0.40%) Fiddler
12 5 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (0.24%) ERwin
14 3 (0.24%) HP UFT
14 3 (0.24%) LoadRunner
General
1 191 (15.40%) Finance
2 43 (3.47%) Telecoms
3 25 (2.02%) Retail
4 22 (1.77%) Marketing
5 20 (1.61%) Banking
6 16 (1.29%) Publishing
7 12 (0.97%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.89%) Advertising
8 11 (0.89%) Billing
9 10 (0.81%) Back Office
10 9 (0.73%) Games
11 6 (0.48%) Legal
11 6 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.24%) Automotive
14 2 (0.16%) Electronics
14 2 (0.16%) Military
14 2 (0.16%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.081%) French Language
15 1 (0.081%) German Language
Job Titles
1 187 (15.08%) Analyst
2 171 (13.79%) Project Manager
3 135 (10.89%) Architect
4 131 (10.56%) Developer
5 126 (10.16%) Consultant
6 77 (6.21%) Data Analyst
7 55 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 55 (4.44%) Migration Analyst
8 49 (3.95%) Migration Manager
9 44 (3.55%) Data Migration Analyst
10 43 (3.47%) Migration Project Manager
11 40 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 36 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
13 35 (2.82%) IT Manager
14 34 (2.74%) Desktop Support
14 34 (2.74%) SQL Developer
15 33 (2.66%) Administrator
15 33 (2.66%) Migration Consultant
16 26 (2.10%) Migration Engineer
16 26 (2.10%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (5.56%) .NET
2 55 (4.44%) Web Services
3 47 (3.79%) Middleware
4 24 (1.94%) CSS
5 23 (1.85%) XML
6 19 (1.53%) jQuery
7 18 (1.45%) HTML
8 16 (1.29%) JSON
8 16 (1.29%) SOAP
9 15 (1.21%) ASP.NET
9 15 (1.21%) REST
10 11 (0.89%) WCF
11 10 (0.81%) AngularJS
11 10 (0.81%) SAP Basis
12 9 (0.73%) EDI
12 9 (0.73%) WinForms
13 8 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (0.65%) Visualforce
14 7 (0.56%) RESTful
14 7 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 119 (9.60%) Data Centre
2 116 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (2.10%) Management Information System
4 24 (1.94%) Clustering
4 24 (1.94%) Reference Data
5 22 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 22 (1.77%) PKI
6 21 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 21 (1.69%) User Experience
7 19 (1.53%) Data Structures
8 16 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.21%) Public Cloud
10 14 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
11 13 (1.05%) Driving Licence
12 12 (0.97%) Fat Client
12 12 (0.97%) Taxonomies
12 12 (0.97%) Thin Client
13 11 (0.89%) CMDB
13 11 (0.89%) Life Science
14 10 (0.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 239 (19.27%) Windows
2 113 (9.11%) Windows 10
3 97 (7.82%) Windows Server
4 67 (5.40%) Linux
5 65 (5.24%) Windows 7
6 35 (2.82%) Unix
7 31 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (1.85%) Windows XP
9 16 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (0.97%) AIX
10 12 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.73%) SUSE
12 7 (0.56%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.48%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.40%) CentOS
14 5 (0.40%) Solaris
15 4 (0.32%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.24%) Android
17 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (27.74%) Data Migration
2 151 (12.18%) Project Management
3 141 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (8.79%) ETL
5 108 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 82 (6.61%) Problem-Solving
7 70 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
8 64 (5.16%) Data Modelling
9 62 (5.00%) DevOps
10 59 (4.76%) Business Analysis
11 58 (4.68%) Analytics
12 55 (4.44%) Data Management
13 54 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
14 53 (4.27%) PRINCE2
15 52 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 50 (4.03%) Data Mapping
17 48 (3.87%) ERP
18 47 (3.79%) Scrum
19 44 (3.55%) ITIL
20 42 (3.39%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 221 (17.82%) SQL
2 112 (9.03%) PowerShell
3 72 (5.81%) C#
4 69 (5.56%) Java
5 43 (3.47%) Python
5 43 (3.47%) T-SQL
6 37 (2.98%) JavaScript
7 34 (2.74%) PL/SQL
8 23 (1.85%) VB
9 15 (1.21%) Shell Script
10 14 (1.13%) C
10 14 (1.13%) VBA
11 12 (0.97%) Perl
12 9 (0.73%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.65%) Apex Code
13 8 (0.65%) PHP
14 7 (0.56%) C++
14 7 (0.56%) MATLAB
14 7 (0.56%) R
15 6 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 139 (11.21%) Security Cleared
2 113 (9.11%) SC Cleared
3 54 (4.35%) Degree
4 30 (2.42%) DV Cleared
5 24 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (1.45%) PMI Certification
7 15 (1.21%) CCSA
7 15 (1.21%) CCSE
7 15 (1.21%) Check Point Certification
7 15 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (0.97%) HP MASE
9 12 (0.97%) ISEB
9 12 (0.97%) MCSE
10 11 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (0.81%) CCA
11 10 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.81%) PMP
12 8 (0.65%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.68%) Data Quality
2 37 (2.98%) QA
3 25 (2.02%) PMO
4 17 (1.37%) GDPR
5 12 (0.97%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.56%) SLA
7 5 (0.40%) IFRS
8 4 (0.32%) Government Security Classifications
9 3 (0.24%) COBIT
9 3 (0.24%) GxP
9 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.16%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.081%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.081%) GPG13
11 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 170 (13.71%) Active Directory
2 94 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (3.87%) Hyper-V
4 43 (3.47%) XenApp
5 40 (3.23%) XenDesktop
6 36 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 29 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (1.53%) vSphere
9 15 (1.21%) Docker
10 13 (1.05%) VMware NSX
11 12 (0.97%) FreeRADIUS
11 12 (0.97%) XenServer
12 9 (0.73%) DFS Replication
13 8 (0.65%) Firmware
13 8 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
14 7 (0.56%) BitLocker
15 6 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
16 4 (0.32%) HDFS
16 4 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
17 2 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 72 (5.81%) SCCM
2 40 (3.23%) Puppet
3 34 (2.74%) Ansible
4 25 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
5 24 (1.94%) FortiGate
6 23 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (1.21%) Kubernetes
8 14 (1.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 12 (0.97%) HP ALM
9 12 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (0.81%) vRealize
11 9 (0.73%) Terraform
12 8 (0.65%) AirWatch
12 8 (0.65%) Data Guard
12 8 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 8 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
12 8 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 7 (0.56%) SCOM
13 7 (0.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 233 (18.79%) Microsoft
2 164 (13.23%) Oracle
3 138 (11.13%) SAP
4 126 (10.16%) VMware
5 71 (5.73%) Citrix
6 55 (4.44%) Cisco
7 41 (3.31%) HP
8 37 (2.98%) Juniper
9 31 (2.50%) Workday
10 29 (2.34%) F5
11 26 (2.10%) CheckPoint
12 25 (2.02%) IBM
13 22 (1.77%) Palo Alto
14 21 (1.69%) Blue Coat
15 20 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
16 17 (1.37%) Dell
17 16 (1.29%) Brocade
17 16 (1.29%) CA
18 15 (1.21%) Red Hat
19 12 (0.97%) Fortinet