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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 15 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12  
Contract jobs citing Migration 206 248 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.69% 8.41% 6.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.37% 10.67% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 162 146
Median daily rate £385 £380 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.31% +10.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £635 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 8
Median hourly rate £29.75 £48.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.97% +219.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £26.25 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £48.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -31.70% +20.58%  

Migration is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2199 2324 2439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.05% 78.81% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1535 1657
Median daily rate £400 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 107 110
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.53% -2.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Migration as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -13 51 £350 -3.44% 5
Wiltshire -6 46 £475 -12.03% 1
Gloucestershire +13 44 £400 +14.28% 5
Devon 0 27 £350 +2.94% 2
Dorset +6 16 £350 -16.66% 6
Somerset -14 9 £363 -27.50% 2
Cornwall -8 1 £400 -
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 100 (28.41%) Data Migration
2 80 (22.73%) Windows
3 70 (19.89%) Microsoft
4 69 (19.60%) Finance
5 66 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 58 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (15.63%) SQL
8 49 (13.92%) Office 365
9 48 (13.64%) SC Cleared
10 41 (11.65%) Banking
11 38 (10.80%) SQL Server
12 35 (9.94%) Oracle
12 35 (9.94%) Project Management
12 35 (9.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 32 (9.09%) Active Directory
14 31 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (8.81%) PRINCE2
14 31 (8.81%) ETL
14 31 (8.81%) VMware
15 29 (8.24%) Data Centre
15 29 (8.24%) Windows Server
16 28 (7.95%) MS Exchange
16 28 (7.95%) Test Scripting
17 27 (7.67%) Windows 7
18 26 (7.39%) Firewall
19 25 (7.10%) Windows Server 2012
20 24 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2010
21 23 (6.53%) ITIL
21 23 (6.53%) SAP

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 28 (7.95%) MS Exchange
2 23 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (5.11%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.98%) Confluence
5 13 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (2.56%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.42%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.85%) CMS
10 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.85%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.85%) SAS
11 2 (0.57%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.57%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.57%) IIS
12 1 (0.28%) Apache
12 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.70%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.57%) LaTeX
5 2 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.14%) Maximo
2 4 (1.14%) Pegasus Opera
2 4 (1.14%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.85%) SAP HCM
3 3 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.85%) SAP PP
3 3 (0.85%) SAP PP-PI
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.57%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.57%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.57%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.28%) iTrent
5 1 (0.28%) Magento
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.28%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 49 (13.92%) Office 365
2 17 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.84%) SaaS
5 8 (2.27%) IaaS
5 8 (2.27%) PaaS
6 3 (0.85%) GitHub
7 2 (0.57%) Boomi
7 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.57%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.39%) Firewall
2 17 (4.83%) Internet
3 12 (3.41%) DNS
4 10 (2.84%) SAN
4 10 (2.84%) VLAN
5 9 (2.56%) Skype
5 9 (2.56%) VPN
6 8 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (2.27%) NetScaler
7 7 (1.99%) Intranet
7 7 (1.99%) LAN
7 7 (1.99%) WAN
8 6 (1.70%) SSL
8 6 (1.70%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.42%) DHCP
9 5 (1.42%) Extranet
9 5 (1.42%) Wireless
10 3 (0.85%) Broadband
10 3 (0.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.80%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (2.27%) Power BI
9 7 (1.99%) MySQL
10 6 (1.70%) MS Access
11 5 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.42%) Data Lake
11 5 (1.42%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.42%) OLAP
11 5 (1.42%) OLTP
11 5 (1.42%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.42%) Pentaho
11 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (5.11%) JIRA
2 10 (2.84%) Bitbucket
3 6 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.70%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.42%) ERwin
5 4 (1.14%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.14%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.14%) LSMW
5 4 (1.14%) MagicDraw
5 4 (1.14%) Selenium
6 3 (0.85%) Maven
6 3 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.57%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.57%) Hudson
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.57%) QUnit
7 2 (0.57%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 69 (19.60%) Finance
2 41 (11.65%) Banking
3 23 (6.53%) Retail
4 18 (5.11%) Retail Banking
5 11 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.70%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.14%) Billing
7 4 (1.14%) Marketing
7 4 (1.14%) Military
8 3 (0.85%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.85%) Electronics
8 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.57%) Local Government
9 2 (0.57%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (21.59%) Analyst
2 41 (11.65%) Project Manager
3 40 (11.36%) Developer
4 25 (7.10%) Architect
4 25 (7.10%) Consultant
4 25 (7.10%) Test Analyst
5 21 (5.97%) Security Engineer
6 16 (4.55%) Migration Manager
7 14 (3.98%) Banking Analyst
7 14 (3.98%) Support Engineer
8 13 (3.69%) Business Analyst
8 13 (3.69%) Desktop Support
9 12 (3.41%) Data Analyst
9 12 (3.41%) Migration Analyst
9 12 (3.41%) Migration Project Manager
10 11 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 11 (3.13%) Service Analyst
10 11 (3.13%) SQL Developer
11 10 (2.84%) NOC Engineer
12 9 (2.56%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.41%) .NET
1 12 (3.41%) Web Services
2 10 (2.84%) XML
3 9 (2.56%) HTML
3 9 (2.56%) REST
4 5 (1.42%) Lucene
5 4 (1.14%) CSS
5 4 (1.14%) WSDL
5 4 (1.14%) XSD
6 3 (0.85%) jQuery
6 3 (0.85%) Spring
7 2 (0.57%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.57%) Ember.js
7 2 (0.57%) Handlebars
7 2 (0.57%) Middleware
7 2 (0.57%) SOAP
7 2 (0.57%) Visualforce
7 2 (0.57%) XSLT
8 1 (0.28%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.28%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.24%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.56%) PMI
4 8 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.99%) NHS
6 6 (1.70%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.42%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.42%) Reference Data
7 5 (1.42%) RIA
7 5 (1.42%) Taxonomies
8 4 (1.14%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.85%) FlexPod
9 3 (0.85%) FMCG
9 3 (0.85%) Handset
9 3 (0.85%) IVR
9 3 (0.85%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.85%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.57%) APACS
10 2 (0.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 80 (22.73%) Windows
2 29 (8.24%) Windows Server
3 27 (7.67%) Windows 7
4 25 (7.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (5.68%) Windows 10
7 16 (4.55%) Linux
8 8 (2.27%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.99%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.70%) CentOS
10 6 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.42%) Unix
12 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (28.41%) Data Migration
2 58 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (9.94%) Project Management
3 35 (9.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (8.81%) ETL
4 31 (8.81%) PRINCE2
5 28 (7.95%) Test Scripting
6 23 (6.53%) ITIL
7 22 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (5.68%) Data Modelling
9 19 (5.40%) Scenario Testing
10 18 (5.11%) Project Planning
11 17 (4.83%) Defect Management
12 15 (4.26%) Scrum
13 14 (3.98%) Data Management
13 14 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (3.69%) DevOps
14 13 (3.69%) Information Management
15 11 (3.13%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (15.63%) SQL
2 14 (3.98%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.41%) PHP
4 11 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 8 (2.27%) C#
5 8 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.70%) Java
7 5 (1.42%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.14%) C
9 3 (0.85%) ABAP
9 3 (0.85%) Python
10 2 (0.57%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.57%) Perl
10 2 (0.57%) R
10 2 (0.57%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.28%) COBOL
11 1 (0.28%) F#
11 1 (0.28%) VB
11 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 48 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.26%) Degree
3 15 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 11 (3.13%) CCNA
4 11 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 9 (2.56%) PMP
6 8 (2.27%) Chartered Engineer
6 8 (2.27%) CITP
6 8 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (2.27%) MBCS
7 5 (1.42%) ISEB
7 5 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.42%) SANS
8 4 (1.14%) CCNP
8 4 (1.14%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.85%) HNC
9 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.98%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.99%) SLA
3 6 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.42%) PMO
5 4 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.14%) HL7
6 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.85%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.57%) Basel II
8 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 32 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.70%) Docker
5 5 (1.42%) Samba
5 5 (1.42%) Squid
6 4 (1.14%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.85%) vSphere
7 3 (0.85%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.57%) NFS
8 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.57%) Xen
9 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.28%) KVM
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (2.84%) Puppet
1 10 (2.84%) SCCM
2 7 (1.99%) Ansible
2 7 (1.99%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (1.70%) AirWatch
3 6 (1.70%) Nagios
3 6 (1.70%) SCOM
4 5 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (1.42%) Webmin
4 5 (1.42%) Xymon
5 4 (1.14%) WSUS
6 3 (0.85%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.57%) NetApp OnCommand
7 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.28%) logstash
8 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 70 (19.89%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.94%) Oracle
3 31 (8.81%) VMware
4 23 (6.53%) SAP
5 19 (5.40%) Cisco
6 18 (5.11%) Citrix
7 9 (2.56%) Forcepoint
7 9 (2.56%) Informatica
8 8 (2.27%) Atlassian
8 8 (2.27%) Juniper
9 7 (1.99%) McAfee
9 7 (1.99%) Veeam
10 6 (1.70%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.42%) Aruba
11 5 (1.42%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.42%) MobileIron
11 5 (1.42%) NetApp
11 5 (1.42%) Pegasus
11 5 (1.42%) Symantec
12 4 (1.14%) QAD
Exeter, Devon
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Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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AMS contingency
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
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Rate: Competitive rates
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Rate: Competitive Day Rates
Posted: 23 days ago