Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 19 18
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 +9
Contract jobs citing Migration 415 372 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.55% 7.07% 7.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.63% 8.57% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 236 286
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +14.58%
10th Percentile £207 £213 £263
90th Percentile £575 £513 £611
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 16 27
South West median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% -54.55% +144.44%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.09 £13.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £35.63 £47.50
England median hourly rate £14.43 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.54% -12.50% +29.03%

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 5,439 4,339 4,422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.83% 82.43% 82.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,494 2,714 2,932
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £285 £255 £235
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 177 295
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -13.89% -7.10%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.55 £12.20
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.78
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.67% +5.67%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +8 152 £425 +13.33% 17
Wiltshire -19 101 £500 +15.94% 12
Gloucestershire -13 58 £438 +25.00% 11
Dorset +4 39 £394 -7.35% 2
Devon -17 20 £377 +11.56% 3
Somerset -10 19 £400 +14.29% 5
Cornwall 0 11 £200 -57.89% 2
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 119 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (21.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 91 (21.93%) Microsoft
3 83 (20.00%) Finance
4 80 (19.28%) Windows
5 72 (17.35%) Amazon AWS
6 70 (16.87%) Data Migration
7 60 (14.46%) Java
8 58 (13.98%) Security Cleared
9 53 (12.77%) Active Directory
10 52 (12.53%) Windows 10
11 51 (12.29%) Oracle
12 48 (11.57%) Linux
13 47 (11.33%) Data Centre
14 46 (11.08%) SC Cleared
15 45 (10.84%) Puppet
16 44 (10.60%) Ansible
17 41 (9.88%) Opscode Chef
17 41 (9.88%) SQL
18 40 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
19 39 (9.40%) TDD
19 39 (9.40%) DevOps
19 39 (9.40%) Office 365
20 38 (9.16%) Project Management
21 36 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
21 36 (8.67%) SQL Server
21 36 (8.67%) MySQL
21 36 (8.67%) Tomcat
22 35 (8.43%) .NET
23 34 (8.19%) PostgreSQL

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 36 (8.67%) Tomcat
2 33 (7.95%) WebSphere
3 31 (7.47%) OpenStack
3 31 (7.47%) WebLogic
4 16 (3.86%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.69%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.20%) Apache
7 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.96%) Jetty
7 4 (0.96%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.72%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.72%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.48%) CMS
9 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.24%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.24%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.24%) HipChat
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.24%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.24%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.24%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.24%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 91 (21.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (17.35%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (9.40%) Office 365
4 11 (2.65%) IaaS
4 11 (2.65%) SaaS
5 9 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (2.17%) PaaS
6 7 (1.69%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.96%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.96%) GitHub
8 3 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.48%) G Suite
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.24%) Apigee
10 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.78%) Firewall
2 15 (3.61%) VPN
3 14 (3.37%) DNS
3 14 (3.37%) WAN
4 9 (2.17%) Internet
4 9 (2.17%) Network Security
4 9 (2.17%) SAN
5 8 (1.93%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (1.69%) NAS
7 6 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.20%) BGP
8 5 (1.20%) Kerberos
8 5 (1.20%) LAN
8 5 (1.20%) OpenLDAP
8 5 (1.20%) OSPF
8 5 (1.20%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.20%) Wireless
9 4 (0.96%) DHCP
9 4 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.67%) MySQL
1 36 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.19%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (7.95%) NoSQL
4 19 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (2.65%) Power BI
8 9 (2.17%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (0.96%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.96%) DataStage
10 4 (0.96%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.72%) Big Data
11 3 (0.72%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.72%) DB2
11 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Power View
11 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 31 (7.47%) MSTest
1 31 (7.47%) NUnit
2 15 (3.61%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.41%) Cucumber
4 9 (2.17%) Selenium
5 8 (1.93%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.45%) GitLab
7 5 (1.20%) JIRA
8 4 (0.96%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.96%) CF BOSH
8 4 (0.96%) JUnit
8 4 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.72%) Maven
9 3 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.48%) JMeter
10 2 (0.48%) WATIR
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.24%) Rational Rose
General
1 83 (20.00%) Finance
2 24 (5.78%) Banking
3 15 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.41%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.41%) Marketing
5 7 (1.69%) Electronics
6 5 (1.20%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.72%) Billing
7 3 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (0.72%) Retail
8 2 (0.48%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 80 (19.28%) Developer
2 63 (15.18%) Analyst
3 45 (10.84%) Architect
3 45 (10.84%) Project Manager
4 32 (7.71%) Java Developer
5 30 (7.23%) Consultant
6 29 (6.99%) Business Analyst
7 20 (4.82%) Test Analyst
8 16 (3.86%) Migration Analyst
9 15 (3.61%) Deployment Engineer
9 15 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (3.13%) Data Architect
11 12 (2.89%) .NET Developer
11 12 (2.89%) Business Systems Analyst
11 12 (2.89%) IT Manager
11 12 (2.89%) Network Engineer
11 12 (2.89%) Windows Engineer
12 11 (2.65%) Desktop Support
12 11 (2.65%) Migration Manager
12 11 (2.65%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.43%) .NET
2 22 (5.30%) Middleware
3 13 (3.13%) React
4 11 (2.65%) OAuth
4 11 (2.65%) Web Services
5 10 (2.41%) OAuth2
5 10 (2.41%) OpenID
5 10 (2.41%) SAML
5 10 (2.41%) XML
6 9 (2.17%) REST
6 9 (2.17%) RESTful
7 8 (1.93%) .NET Framework
8 7 (1.69%) Gherkin
8 7 (1.69%) HTML
9 6 (1.45%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.45%) CSS
9 6 (1.45%) J2EE
9 6 (1.45%) jQuery
10 5 (1.20%) LDAP
10 5 (1.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.33%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (1.93%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (1.93%) Public Cloud
4 7 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.45%) AS400
5 6 (1.45%) iSeries
5 6 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.20%) DataPower
6 5 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (0.96%) Replication
8 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.72%) IVR
8 3 (0.72%) NHS
8 3 (0.72%) PMI
8 3 (0.72%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.72%) Social Media
9 2 (0.48%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 80 (19.28%) Windows
2 52 (12.53%) Windows 10
3 48 (11.57%) Linux
4 31 (7.47%) Windows 7
5 19 (4.58%) Windows Server
6 18 (4.34%) Unix
6 18 (4.34%) Windows XP
7 14 (3.37%) CentOS
8 11 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.69%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.24%) Android
12 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.24%) VMS
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (16.87%) Data Migration
3 40 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (9.40%) DevOps
4 39 (9.40%) TDD
5 38 (9.16%) Project Management
6 36 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (7.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 31 (7.47%) OO
9 27 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (6.51%) Microservices
9 27 (6.51%) PRINCE2
9 27 (6.51%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (6.02%) Test Automation
10 25 (6.02%) Validation
11 23 (5.54%) Business Analysis
11 23 (5.54%) ETL
12 19 (4.58%) CRM
12 19 (4.58%) Time Management
13 18 (4.34%) UML
Programming Languages
1 60 (14.46%) Java
2 41 (9.88%) SQL
3 28 (6.75%) Python
4 21 (5.06%) PowerShell
5 17 (4.10%) C#
6 11 (2.65%) Bash Shell
6 11 (2.65%) JavaScript
6 11 (2.65%) Ruby
7 7 (1.69%) C
7 7 (1.69%) Perl
8 4 (0.96%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.72%) Go
10 2 (0.48%) PHP
11 1 (0.24%) ABAP
11 1 (0.24%) Scala
11 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (13.98%) Security Cleared
2 46 (11.08%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.45%) PMP
6 5 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.20%) Degree
6 5 (1.20%) ISEB
6 5 (1.20%) MCSA
7 4 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.72%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.48%) APMP
9 2 (0.48%) CCNA
9 2 (0.48%) CCNP
9 2 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.48%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.48%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.20%) Data Quality
1 5 (1.20%) PMO
1 5 (1.20%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) SLA
3 2 (0.48%) GDPR
3 2 (0.48%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.24%) HL7
4 1 (0.24%) PSD2
System Software
1 53 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 28 (6.75%) Docker
3 7 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.48%) vSphere
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.24%) vCloud
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.24%) XenApp
6 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (10.84%) Puppet
2 44 (10.60%) Ansible
3 41 (9.88%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (4.58%) Kubernetes
5 12 (2.89%) SCCM
6 9 (2.17%) Terraform
7 5 (1.20%) HP ALM
8 4 (0.96%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 4 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.96%) WSUS
9 3 (0.72%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.24%) SCOM
10 1 (0.24%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 91 (21.93%) Microsoft
2 51 (12.29%) Oracle
3 20 (4.82%) Cisco
4 17 (4.10%) SAP
5 10 (2.41%) Apple
5 10 (2.41%) IBM
6 9 (2.17%) VMware
7 8 (1.93%) Juniper
8 7 (1.69%) Teradata
9 6 (1.45%) F5
9 6 (1.45%) HP
10 5 (1.20%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.96%) Aerohive Networks
11 4 (0.96%) Dell
11 4 (0.96%) NetIQ
11 4 (0.96%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.72%) APTARE
12 3 (0.72%) EMC
12 3 (0.72%) Genesys
12 3 (0.72%) Informatica