Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 2017 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 20 37
Rank change year-on-year +12 +17 +1
Contract jobs citing Migration 108 79 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 11.64% 7.09% 6.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.86% 8.49% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 57 60
South Wales median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £224 £202 £241
90th Percentile £526 £503 £442
Wales median daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.99% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
South Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £10.94 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.86% -18.07% -80.22%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.27 £10.23
90th Percentile £20.84 £11.79 £31.98
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £13.70
% change year-on-year +18.18% -19.71% -79.70%

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 779 931 1065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 83.94% 83.50% 82.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 656 811
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.96% +3.00%
10th Percentile £190 £213 £238
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -3.13% +9.59% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 41
South Wales median hourly rate £23.07 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.17% +28.57% -7.44%
10th Percentile £12.98 £10.33 £9.25
90th Percentile £58.75 £63.85 £33.75
Wales median hourly rate £24.00 £16.84 £14.00
% change year-on-year +42.54% +20.27% -20.00%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Migration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Migration in South Wales

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Migration in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in South Wales

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in South Wales over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in South Wales

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in South Wales

Migration
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 19 October 2017. 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
Cardiff +3 80 £350 +12.00% 1
Newport +34 23 £430 +32.31%
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £450 -
Migration
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Migration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Migration.

1 45 (41.67%) Data Migration
2 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
3 27 (25.00%) ITIL
4 25 (23.15%) SQL
5 23 (21.30%) Release Management
6 22 (20.37%) Microsoft
7 21 (19.44%) VMware
8 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (17.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (17.59%) Security Cleared
9 18 (16.67%) HL7
9 18 (16.67%) XML
10 17 (15.74%) SOAP
10 17 (15.74%) IBM
10 17 (15.74%) Fiorano
10 17 (15.74%) JCAPS
10 17 (15.74%) SoapUI
11 16 (14.81%) IBM Integration Bus
11 16 (14.81%) WebSphere
11 16 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
11 16 (14.81%) XSLT
11 16 (14.81%) C++
12 15 (13.89%) Windows
12 15 (13.89%) InterSystems
13 14 (12.96%) Service Delivery
13 14 (12.96%) NHS
13 14 (12.96%) Project Management
13 14 (12.96%) PRINCE2
13 14 (12.96%) ISTQB
14 13 (12.04%) SC Cleared

Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 17 (15.74%) JCAPS
2 16 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (14.81%) WebSphere
3 9 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.78%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.78%) Mule
5 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.78%) WildFly
6 2 (1.85%) IIS
6 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP PM
1 1 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.93%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 4 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (3.70%) Amazon S3
2 4 (3.70%) IaaS
2 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.70%) Route 53
2 4 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (3.70%) DSL
3 1 (0.93%) Broadband
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) SAN
3 1 (0.93%) Skype
3 1 (0.93%) SMS
3 1 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.70%) GIS
5 4 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.70%) Star Schema
6 3 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.93%) Big Data
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (15.74%) SoapUI
2 5 (4.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.78%) Selenium
5 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (9.26%) Finance
2 8 (7.41%) Banking
2 8 (7.41%) Retail
3 5 (4.63%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (22.22%) Analyst
2 15 (13.89%) Test Analyst
3 14 (12.96%) Test Leader
4 11 (10.19%) Lead Test Analyst
4 11 (10.19%) Team Leader
4 11 (10.19%) Test Team Leader
5 10 (9.26%) Architect
6 9 (8.33%) DBA
6 9 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Developer
7 8 (7.41%) Migration Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) SQL DBA
9 6 (5.56%) Test Manager
10 5 (4.63%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) Data Architect
10 5 (4.63%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.70%) Business Manager
11 4 (3.70%) Consultant
11 4 (3.70%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.67%) XML
2 17 (15.74%) SOAP
3 16 (14.81%) IBM Integration Bus
3 16 (14.81%) XSLT
4 5 (4.63%) .NET
4 5 (4.63%) Kafka
5 4 (3.70%) RESTful
6 2 (1.85%) Middleware
7 1 (0.93%) J2EE
7 1 (0.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) NHS
2 7 (6.48%) Credit Risk
3 5 (4.63%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.85%) LIMS
6 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.93%) iPad
6 1 (0.93%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.89%) Windows
2 9 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.78%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.78%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.85%) Solaris
5 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.67%) Data Migration
2 27 (25.00%) ITIL
3 23 (21.30%) Release Management
4 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (12.96%) PRINCE2
5 14 (12.96%) Project Management
5 14 (12.96%) Service Delivery
6 13 (12.04%) Data Modelling
7 12 (11.11%) Service Management
8 10 (9.26%) Performance Analysis
8 10 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (8.33%) ETL
9 9 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
9 9 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
10 8 (7.41%) Business Analysis
11 7 (6.48%) DevOps
11 7 (6.48%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.48%) Scrum
11 7 (6.48%) Test Strategy
11 7 (6.48%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.15%) SQL
2 16 (14.81%) C++
3 13 (12.04%) Java
4 6 (5.56%) Scala
5 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.78%) Python
6 3 (2.78%) R
7 2 (1.85%) VB
7 2 (1.85%) VB6
8 1 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (17.59%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.96%) ISTQB
3 13 (12.04%) SC Cleared
4 12 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (8.33%) Degree
6 4 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.85%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.93%) CCNA
8 1 (0.93%) CCNP
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.93%) ISEB
8 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.67%) HL7
2 10 (9.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.70%) QA
4 2 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.26%) Hyper-V
2 8 (7.41%) XenApp
3 7 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.33%) Marathon
2 6 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 6 (5.56%) SCOM
3 4 (3.70%) Ansible
3 4 (3.70%) Mesos
3 4 (3.70%) Prometheus
3 4 (3.70%) Rundeck
3 4 (3.70%) Terraform
4 3 (2.78%) Grafana
4 3 (2.78%) Kibana
5 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 21 (19.44%) VMware
3 17 (15.74%) Fiorano
3 17 (15.74%) IBM
4 15 (13.89%) InterSystems
5 9 (8.33%) Citrix
5 9 (8.33%) Oracle
5 9 (8.33%) SAP
6 6 (5.56%) Veritas
7 5 (4.63%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.78%) Lotus
9 2 (1.85%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.85%) Sun
10 1 (0.93%) Cisco
10 1 (0.93%) Dell
10 1 (0.93%) HP
10 1 (0.93%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.93%) Veeam