Period
to 20 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 August 2019 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 West
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 21 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 -8
Contract jobs citing Migration 454 414 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.16% 7.53% 6.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.40% 8.83% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 268 232
South West median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £255 £250 £256
90th Percentile £625 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 25
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £13.38 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +161.68% -12.30% -28.24%
10th Percentile £11.30 £11.17 £11.72
90th Percentile £64.40 £42.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% +5.73% -19.46%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,406 4,688 4,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.21% 85.31% 84.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,379 2,907 2,894
South West median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £269 £250
90th Percentile £625 £563 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 221 193
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £13.72 £12.75 £12.83
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +1.06%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Migration in the South West

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in the South West

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in the South West over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in the South West

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in the South West

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in the South West over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Migration in the South West

Migration
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 August 2019. 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
Bristol -7 111 £413 -2.94% 12
Wiltshire -18 108 £450 -12.20% 9
Gloucestershire -7 67 £450 +31.58% 11
Dorset +13 64 £450 +63.64% 15
Somerset +5 39 £473 +26.00% 6
Devon -13 34 £420 -4.00% 4
Cornwall +10 19 £525 +118.75% 8
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Migration.

1 152 (33.48%) Windows
2 113 (24.89%) Data Migration
3 112 (24.67%) Microsoft
4 105 (23.13%) Office 365
5 102 (22.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 96 (21.15%) Active Directory
7 90 (19.82%) Security Cleared
8 83 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (15.86%) SQL
10 70 (15.42%) Finance
11 64 (14.10%) Windows Server
12 61 (13.44%) Linux
13 59 (13.00%) VMware
14 58 (12.78%) Windows 10
15 57 (12.56%) Amazon AWS
16 52 (11.45%) ITIL
17 51 (11.23%) Cisco
18 50 (11.01%) Oracle
19 49 (10.79%) SCCM
20 45 (9.91%) Data Centre
21 44 (9.69%) DevOps
21 44 (9.69%) Windows 7
21 44 (9.69%) SharePoint
22 40 (8.81%) DV Cleared
23 39 (8.59%) SC Cleared
23 39 (8.59%) MS Exchange
24 38 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
25 37 (8.15%) Public Sector
26 35 (7.71%) SQL Server
26 35 (7.71%) PowerShell

Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 44 (9.69%) SharePoint
2 39 (8.59%) MS Exchange
3 24 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (3.08%) JBoss
6 13 (2.86%) OpenStack
7 12 (2.64%) Skype for Business
8 10 (2.20%) Confluence
9 8 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.32%) Apache
10 6 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.32%) IIS
10 6 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.66%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.44%) CMS
14 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
14 1 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (6.39%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.22%) Simulink
7 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 8 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.44%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.44%) SAP PLM
4 2 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.22%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.22%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.22%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 105 (23.13%) Office 365
2 102 (22.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (12.56%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (5.29%) IaaS
4 24 (5.29%) PaaS
5 21 (4.63%) SaaS
6 20 (4.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (3.30%) OpenShift
8 12 (2.64%) Azure Stack
8 12 (2.64%) Power Platform
9 8 (1.76%) OneDrive
10 7 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (1.32%) GitHub
11 6 (1.32%) PowerApps
12 5 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (1.10%) Amazon ECS
12 5 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (1.10%) Amazon S3
12 5 (1.10%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (1.10%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.17%) DNS
2 26 (5.73%) Firewall
2 26 (5.73%) SAN
3 19 (4.19%) LAN
3 19 (4.19%) WAN
4 15 (3.30%) VPN
5 10 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (2.20%) Skype
5 10 (2.20%) VLAN
6 9 (1.98%) DHCP
6 9 (1.98%) Wireless
7 8 (1.76%) Network Security
8 6 (1.32%) FTP
8 6 (1.32%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.10%) NAS
10 4 (0.88%) BIG-IP
10 4 (0.88%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.88%) WebEx
11 3 (0.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.71%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (4.19%) Big Data
4 13 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (2.64%) Amazon Redshift
5 12 (2.64%) Power BI
6 11 (2.42%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.98%) DB2
8 8 (1.76%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.76%) IBM InfoSphere
8 8 (1.76%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (1.54%) OLTP
9 7 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.32%) DataStage
10 6 (1.32%) Informix
10 6 (1.32%) MySQL
10 6 (1.32%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.32%) QualityStage
10 6 (1.32%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 23 (5.07%) JIRA
2 11 (2.42%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.98%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.76%) Bitbucket
5 6 (1.32%) CF BOSH
5 6 (1.32%) GitLab
6 5 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.66%) Bitbucket Server
7 3 (0.66%) JMeter
7 3 (0.66%) Selenium
7 3 (0.66%) WATIR
8 2 (0.44%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (0.44%) ScriptRunner
8 2 (0.44%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.22%) ERwin
9 1 (0.22%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.22%) MSI
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 70 (15.42%) Finance
2 37 (8.15%) Public Sector
3 14 (3.08%) Retail
3 14 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.86%) Banking
5 11 (2.42%) Local Government
6 10 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.76%) Billing
8 7 (1.54%) Marketing
9 5 (1.10%) Electronics
9 5 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.66%) Automotive
10 3 (0.66%) Legal
11 2 (0.44%) Publishing
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (14.98%) Analyst
2 52 (11.45%) Architect
3 40 (8.81%) Project Manager
4 36 (7.93%) Consultant
5 35 (7.71%) Developer
6 27 (5.95%) Data Analyst
7 26 (5.73%) Business Analyst
8 25 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (5.07%) Technical Architect
10 18 (3.96%) Network Engineer
10 18 (3.96%) Windows Engineer
11 16 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support
12 14 (3.08%) Cloud Engineer
13 13 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
14 12 (2.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 12 (2.64%) Deployment Engineer
14 12 (2.64%) Migration Manager
15 11 (2.42%) Migration Engineer
15 11 (2.42%) Support Engineer
16 10 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.19%) Middleware
2 16 (3.52%) XML
3 13 (2.86%) J2EE
3 13 (2.86%) XML Schema
4 7 (1.54%) .NET
4 7 (1.54%) CSS
4 7 (1.54%) HTML
4 7 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (1.32%) jQuery
5 6 (1.32%) Node.js
6 5 (1.10%) RESTful
6 5 (1.10%) Web Services
7 4 (0.88%) JSON
7 4 (0.88%) REST
7 4 (0.88%) XSLT
8 3 (0.66%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.66%) Kafka
8 3 (0.66%) React
9 2 (0.44%) .NET Core
9 2 (0.44%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.91%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 14 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 13 (2.86%) Replication
5 10 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.54%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.54%) NHS
8 6 (1.32%) Clustering
9 5 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.10%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.10%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.66%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.66%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (0.66%) User Experience
10 3 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.44%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 152 (33.48%) Windows
2 64 (14.10%) Windows Server
3 61 (13.44%) Linux
4 58 (12.78%) Windows 10
5 44 (9.69%) Windows 7
6 33 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (5.29%) Unix
9 19 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (3.30%) Solaris
11 13 (2.86%) CentOS
12 8 (1.76%) Windows XP
13 6 (1.32%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.88%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (24.89%) Data Migration
2 83 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (11.45%) ITIL
4 44 (9.69%) DevOps
5 32 (7.05%) ETL
6 31 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (6.61%) Project Delivery
8 29 (6.39%) Service Management
9 28 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 24 (5.29%) Data Analysis
11 24 (5.29%) Data Modelling
11 24 (5.29%) PRINCE2
11 24 (5.29%) Waterfall
12 21 (4.63%) Business Analysis
13 20 (4.41%) Change Management
13 20 (4.41%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (3.52%) ERP
14 16 (3.52%) Project Management
14 16 (3.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 72 (15.86%) SQL
2 35 (7.71%) PowerShell
3 32 (7.05%) Python
4 28 (6.17%) C
5 19 (4.19%) Java
6 14 (3.08%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.20%) Ruby
8 9 (1.98%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.54%) ANSI SQL
9 7 (1.54%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.54%) VBA
10 5 (1.10%) Perl
10 5 (1.10%) VBScript
11 4 (0.88%) VB
12 3 (0.66%) C#
12 3 (0.66%) Groovy
13 2 (0.44%) Scala
13 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.44%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 90 (19.82%) Security Cleared
2 40 (8.81%) DV Cleared
3 39 (8.59%) SC Cleared
4 21 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (3.74%) CCNA
5 17 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (3.08%) MCSE
7 12 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.98%) CCNP
9 6 (1.32%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.32%) MCSA
10 5 (1.10%) ISEB
11 4 (0.88%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.66%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.66%) CISM
12 3 (0.66%) CISSP
12 3 (0.66%) Degree
12 3 (0.66%) MCP
12 3 (0.66%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.41%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.20%) PMO
3 9 (1.98%) QA
4 7 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.54%) SLA
5 5 (1.10%) GDPR
6 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.22%) NIST
6 1 (0.22%) RMADS
System Software
1 96 (21.15%) Active Directory
2 38 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.19%) Docker
4 18 (3.96%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.42%) vSphere
6 7 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (1.10%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.88%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.88%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.22%) KVM
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 49 (10.79%) SCCM
2 28 (6.17%) Ansible
3 25 (5.51%) Puppet
4 23 (5.07%) Kubernetes
5 18 (3.96%) Terraform
6 17 (3.74%) SCOM
7 12 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (2.64%) vRealize
8 10 (2.20%) WSUS
9 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.66%) Packer
12 2 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
12 2 (0.44%) IBM Guardium
13 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
13 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 112 (24.67%) Microsoft
2 59 (13.00%) VMware
3 51 (11.23%) Cisco
4 50 (11.01%) Oracle
5 23 (5.07%) SAP
6 21 (4.63%) HP
7 20 (4.41%) Red Hat
8 13 (2.86%) Atlassian
8 13 (2.86%) Citrix
8 13 (2.86%) F5
8 13 (2.86%) IBM
9 11 (2.42%) Apple
9 11 (2.42%) Micro Focus
9 11 (2.42%) ServiceNow
9 11 (2.42%) Teradata
10 8 (1.76%) Blue Coat
11 7 (1.54%) Dell
11 7 (1.54%) Palo Alto
12 6 (1.32%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.32%) SaltStack