Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 16 24
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 +2
Contract jobs citing Migration 425 445 443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.58% 7.84% 6.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.32% 9.81% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 305 324
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £168
90th Percentile £513 £588 £512
England median daily rate £436 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.59% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 16
South West median hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £15.25
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.72 £12.43
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £38.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.19 £15.25
% change year-on-year -3.78% +19.26% -12.86%

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 4561 4534 5245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.33% 79.92% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2876 3058 3555
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £259 £238 £255
90th Percentile £559 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 267 258
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.99% +49.56%
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.00 £14.01
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.43
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 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
Bristol -1 115 £356 -5.00% 7
Gloucestershire +18 88 £404 +7.67% 5
Wiltshire -21 75 £460 +8.75% 6
Devon -2 50 £338 -13.90% 1
Dorset +9 44 £425 -2.86% 2
Somerset +7 25 £363 -20.55% 1
Cornwall -13 1 - - 1
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West region with a requirement for Migration.

1 120 (28.24%) Data Migration
2 99 (23.29%) Finance
3 87 (20.47%) Windows
3 87 (20.47%) Microsoft
4 83 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (16.94%) Office 365
6 69 (16.24%) SQL
7 67 (15.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 60 (14.12%) Banking
8 60 (14.12%) Security Cleared
9 51 (12.00%) SQL Server
10 46 (10.82%) SC Cleared
11 45 (10.59%) Active Directory
12 43 (10.12%) User Acceptance Testing
13 40 (9.41%) MS Exchange
14 38 (8.94%) Windows 7
15 37 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2010
16 36 (8.47%) Test Scripting
16 36 (8.47%) Project Management
17 34 (8.00%) Windows 10
18 33 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
19 32 (7.53%) Windows Server
20 31 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
21 29 (6.82%) ETL
21 29 (6.82%) SharePoint
22 28 (6.59%) Data Modelling
23 27 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
23 27 (6.35%) Retail Banking
23 27 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
24 26 (6.12%) .NET

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 40 (9.41%) MS Exchange
2 37 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (6.82%) SharePoint
4 21 (4.94%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (2.35%) Confluence
7 9 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.41%) SAS
9 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.71%) CMS
11 2 (0.47%) Drupal
11 2 (0.47%) IIS
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.24%) JBoss
12 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.18%) SAP SD
2 5 (1.18%) SAP WM
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.71%) SystmOne
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.47%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 2 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.24%) Magento
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 72 (16.94%) Office 365
2 19 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.94%) IaaS
4 4 (0.94%) SaaS
5 3 (0.71%) Boomi
5 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.71%) GitHub
5 3 (0.71%) PaaS
6 2 (0.47%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.24%) Route 53
7 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.47%) Skype
2 10 (2.35%) Firewall
3 8 (1.88%) SAN
4 7 (1.65%) DNS
5 6 (1.41%) DHCP
5 6 (1.41%) NetScaler
6 5 (1.18%) Internet
6 5 (1.18%) PBX
7 4 (0.94%) Intranet
8 3 (0.71%) Extranet
8 3 (0.71%) LAN
8 3 (0.71%) SMS
8 3 (0.71%) VPN
8 3 (0.71%) WAN
8 3 (0.71%) WebEx
9 2 (0.47%) Broadband
9 2 (0.47%) Network Security
9 2 (0.47%) VLAN
10 1 (0.24%) HTTP
10 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.35%) DataStage
5 10 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.88%) IBM InfoSphere
7 7 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.41%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.18%) MS Access
9 5 (1.18%) MySQL
10 4 (0.94%) Base SAS
10 4 (0.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (0.71%) Big Data
11 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (3.06%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (2.82%) JIRA
3 7 (1.65%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.94%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.94%) NeoLoad
6 3 (0.71%) Toad
6 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.47%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.47%) Hudson
7 2 (0.47%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.47%) Maven
8 1 (0.24%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.24%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.24%) Subversion
8 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
General
1 99 (23.29%) Finance
2 60 (14.12%) Banking
3 27 (6.35%) Retail Banking
4 13 (3.06%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.35%) Retail
6 7 (1.65%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.41%) Advertising
8 5 (1.18%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.94%) Military
10 2 (0.47%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.24%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) Local Government
11 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 112 (26.35%) Analyst
2 46 (10.82%) Developer
3 43 (10.12%) Architect
4 40 (9.41%) Test Analyst
5 38 (8.94%) Consultant
6 32 (7.53%) Project Manager
7 22 (5.18%) Banking Analyst
8 21 (4.94%) Migration Analyst
9 16 (3.76%) Migration Engineer
10 15 (3.53%) Data Analyst
10 15 (3.53%) DBA
10 15 (3.53%) Support Engineer
11 14 (3.29%) Service Analyst
12 12 (2.82%) Administrator
12 12 (2.82%) Business Analyst
12 12 (2.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 12 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (2.82%) Trainer
13 11 (2.59%) SQL Developer
14 10 (2.35%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.12%) .NET
2 17 (4.00%) Web Services
2 17 (4.00%) XML
3 12 (2.82%) JSON
4 11 (2.59%) REST
5 9 (2.12%) HTML
5 9 (2.12%) WSDL
6 8 (1.88%) CSS
6 8 (1.88%) Visualforce
7 5 (1.18%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.18%) jQuery
8 4 (0.94%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.94%) XSD
9 3 (0.71%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.47%) COM
10 2 (0.47%) HTML5
10 2 (0.47%) SOAP
10 2 (0.47%) XSLT
11 1 (0.24%) EJB
11 1 (0.24%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.76%) Data Centre
4 8 (1.88%) NHS
5 6 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (0.94%) FlexPod
6 4 (0.94%) RIA
6 4 (0.94%) SCADA
7 3 (0.71%) Clustering
7 3 (0.71%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.71%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.71%) Replication
8 2 (0.47%) APACS
8 2 (0.47%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.47%) EMV
8 2 (0.47%) EPoS
8 2 (0.47%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.47%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.47%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 87 (20.47%) Windows
2 38 (8.94%) Windows 7
3 34 (8.00%) Windows 10
4 32 (7.53%) Windows Server
5 31 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (4.71%) Windows 8
8 10 (2.35%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.18%) Android
9 5 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.18%) CentOS
9 5 (1.18%) Linux
10 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.47%) Unix
12 1 (0.24%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (28.24%) Data Migration
2 83 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (15.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (10.12%) User Acceptance Testing
5 36 (8.47%) Project Management
5 36 (8.47%) Test Scripting
6 29 (6.82%) ETL
7 28 (6.59%) Data Modelling
8 25 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 25 (5.88%) Scenario Testing
8 25 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 21 (4.94%) Defect Management
10 18 (4.24%) Data Analysis
10 18 (4.24%) Scrum
11 17 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (4.00%) Change Management
11 17 (4.00%) CRM
12 16 (3.76%) Data Management
13 15 (3.53%) Time Management
14 14 (3.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 69 (16.24%) SQL
2 24 (5.65%) PowerShell
3 17 (4.00%) C#
4 9 (2.12%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.12%) T-SQL
5 8 (1.88%) Apex Code
5 8 (1.88%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.41%) Java
6 6 (1.41%) PHP
6 6 (1.41%) Python
6 6 (1.41%) VBA
7 5 (1.18%) R
7 5 (1.18%) SOQL
7 5 (1.18%) SOSL
8 3 (0.71%) C
8 3 (0.71%) Ruby
8 3 (0.71%) SAS Macro
9 2 (0.47%) C++
9 2 (0.47%) Delphi
9 2 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 46 (10.82%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.76%) Degree
4 9 (2.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.65%) ISEB
5 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (1.18%) CCNA
6 5 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.94%) MCSA
8 3 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.71%) MCSE
9 2 (0.47%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.47%) PMP
9 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.24%) CCIE
10 1 (0.24%) CCNP
10 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.18%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.82%) QA
3 6 (1.41%) SLA
4 5 (1.18%) HL7
4 5 (1.18%) PMO
5 4 (0.94%) GDPR
6 3 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.71%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.24%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.65%) vSphere
4 5 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.94%) Docker
5 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.94%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.71%) Samba
6 3 (0.71%) Squid
7 2 (0.47%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.47%) Xen
8 1 (0.24%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.24%) HDFS
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.24%) XenApp
8 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (5.18%) SCCM
2 15 (3.53%) AirWatch
3 11 (2.59%) SCOM
4 10 (2.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.94%) Nagios
6 4 (0.94%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.71%) Webmin
7 3 (0.71%) WSUS
7 3 (0.71%) Xymon
8 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.24%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.24%) Terraform
8 1 (0.24%) vRealize
Vendors
1 87 (20.47%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.71%) Citrix
3 19 (4.47%) Oracle
3 19 (4.47%) VMware
4 12 (2.82%) Cisco
4 12 (2.82%) SAP
5 11 (2.59%) Teradata
6 10 (2.35%) IBM
6 10 (2.35%) MobileIron
6 10 (2.35%) Symantec
7 8 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.41%) NetApp
9 4 (0.94%) AlienVault
9 4 (0.94%) Dell
9 4 (0.94%) Forcepoint
9 4 (0.94%) Juniper
9 4 (0.94%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.94%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.71%) Palo Alto
10 3 (0.71%) Veeam