Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 2018 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 23 20
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 +6
Contract jobs citing Migration 386 353 446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.63% 6.68% 7.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.30% 8.05% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 227 308
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £258 £240 £263
90th Percentile £600 £525 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 16
South West median hourly rate £13.00 £38.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.23% +113.89% +18.03%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.85 £13.00
90th Percentile £33.25 £48.75 £51.50
England median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year -0.88% -20.99% +12.50%

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 4,151 4,383 4,754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 82.10% 82.96% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,482 2,835 3,133
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.58% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £269 £250 £255
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 201 247
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +22.93%
10th Percentile £11.49 £14.13 £13.65
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £52.35
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +16.69%

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 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 2018. 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 +4 104 £405 +4.85% 8
Wiltshire +1 76 £455 +9.31% 4
Devon +19 68 £449 +24.39% 1
Gloucestershire +1 58 £342 -14.50% 7
Somerset +18 29 £375 +15.30% 1
Dorset -14 21 £275 -35.29% 12
Cornwall +4 7 £350 -12.50% 9
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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.

1 102 (26.42%) Finance
2 77 (19.95%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (19.43%) Data Migration
3 75 (19.43%) Windows
4 72 (18.65%) Security Cleared
5 66 (17.10%) Office 365
6 64 (16.58%) Microsoft
7 56 (14.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 54 (13.99%) SC Cleared
9 48 (12.44%) SQL
10 46 (11.92%) Microsoft Azure
11 39 (10.10%) Active Directory
11 39 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
11 39 (10.10%) Windows 10
12 37 (9.59%) Banking
12 37 (9.59%) Project Management
13 34 (8.81%) PRINCE2
14 33 (8.55%) SharePoint
15 30 (7.77%) SQL Server
15 30 (7.77%) DevOps
16 26 (6.74%) Windows Server
17 24 (6.22%) Firewall
18 22 (5.70%) SAP
19 21 (5.44%) Oracle
19 21 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (5.44%) Retail Banking
19 21 (5.44%) Time Management
19 21 (5.44%) Problem-Solving
20 20 (5.18%) DV Cleared
20 20 (5.18%) Cisco

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 33 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.89%) Skype for Business
3 8 (2.07%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.30%) WordPress
6 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.04%) SAS
7 3 (0.78%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.26%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.26%) Confluence
9 1 (0.26%) Documentum
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.26%) JBoss
9 1 (0.26%) Moodle
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.52%) Actimize
3 2 (0.52%) BASE24
3 2 (0.52%) Magento
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.52%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 2 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.26%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 66 (17.10%) Office 365
2 46 (11.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.11%) Serverless
5 11 (2.85%) OneDrive
6 9 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (2.33%) OpenShift
6 9 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (2.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (1.81%) Amazon ELB
8 7 (1.81%) FinancialForce
8 7 (1.81%) Route 53
9 4 (1.04%) SaaS
10 3 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.78%) PaaS
10 3 (0.78%) Yammer
11 2 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.22%) Firewall
2 18 (4.66%) Skype
3 13 (3.37%) SMS
4 10 (2.59%) DMZ
4 10 (2.59%) DNS
5 8 (2.07%) Internet
6 6 (1.55%) Intranet
6 6 (1.55%) WAN
6 6 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.04%) DHCP
7 4 (1.04%) LAN
7 4 (1.04%) SAN
7 4 (1.04%) SSL
7 4 (1.04%) VLAN
8 3 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (0.78%) Network Security
9 2 (0.52%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.52%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.85%) NoSQL
3 11 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.07%) DataStage
4 8 (2.07%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.07%) IBM InfoSphere
5 7 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (1.81%) MySQL
6 6 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.04%) Power BI
7 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.78%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (0.78%) Big Data
8 3 (0.78%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (4.40%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.37%) JIRA
3 10 (2.59%) Selenium
4 9 (2.33%) NUnit
5 8 (2.07%) Eclipse
5 8 (2.07%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.07%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.55%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.78%) ERwin
7 3 (0.78%) JMeter
7 3 (0.78%) WATIR
8 2 (0.52%) Maven
8 2 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.52%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.52%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.26%) Grunt
9 1 (0.26%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.26%) MSBuild
General
1 102 (26.42%) Finance
2 37 (9.59%) Banking
3 21 (5.44%) Retail Banking
4 11 (2.85%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.07%) Retail
6 6 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.55%) Military
7 5 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (1.04%) Marketing
9 3 (0.78%) Electronics
9 3 (0.78%) Law
9 3 (0.78%) Legal
10 2 (0.52%) Advertising
10 2 (0.52%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Billing
11 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 65 (16.84%) Analyst
2 42 (10.88%) Developer
3 40 (10.36%) Business Analyst
4 39 (10.10%) Project Manager
5 28 (7.25%) Consultant
6 24 (6.22%) Architect
7 22 (5.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (4.15%) Desktop Support
8 16 (4.15%) Support Engineer
9 14 (3.63%) AWS Engineer
10 13 (3.37%) Desktop Engineer
11 12 (3.11%) Migration Manager
12 11 (2.85%) DevOps Engineer
12 11 (2.85%) Network Engineer
13 10 (2.59%) AWS DevOps
13 10 (2.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 10 (2.59%) Data Analyst
13 10 (2.59%) Office 365 Engineer
14 9 (2.33%) Senior Manager
14 9 (2.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.40%) .NET
1 17 (4.40%) React
2 15 (3.89%) AngularJS
3 11 (2.85%) Web Services
4 8 (2.07%) HTML
5 7 (1.81%) CSS
5 7 (1.81%) Node.js
5 7 (1.81%) XML
6 6 (1.55%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.55%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.55%) Gherkin
6 6 (1.55%) JSON
6 6 (1.55%) MFC
6 6 (1.55%) WinForms
6 6 (1.55%) WPF
7 5 (1.30%) Laravel
7 5 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (1.04%) Silverlight
9 3 (0.78%) Ajax
10 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.85%) Data Centre
3 7 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.04%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.04%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.04%) Virtual Team
6 3 (0.78%) User Experience
7 2 (0.52%) Clustering
7 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.52%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.26%) iSeries
8 1 (0.26%) NHS
8 1 (0.26%) Robotics
8 1 (0.26%) SCADA
8 1 (0.26%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.26%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 75 (19.43%) Windows
2 39 (10.10%) Windows 10
3 26 (6.74%) Windows Server
4 17 (4.40%) Linux
5 16 (4.15%) Windows XP
6 11 (2.85%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.04%) Unix
9 3 (0.78%) CentOS
10 2 (0.52%) Android
10 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.26%) VMS
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (19.95%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (19.43%) Data Migration
3 56 (14.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (9.59%) Project Management
5 34 (8.81%) PRINCE2
6 30 (7.77%) DevOps
7 21 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (5.44%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (5.44%) Time Management
8 19 (4.92%) Business Analysis
8 19 (4.92%) CRM
9 17 (4.40%) ITIL
9 17 (4.40%) Test Automation
10 16 (4.15%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (3.89%) SDLC
12 13 (3.37%) Data Modelling
12 13 (3.37%) Waterfall
13 12 (3.11%) Data Analysis
14 11 (2.85%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (2.85%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 48 (12.44%) SQL
2 19 (4.92%) C#
3 18 (4.66%) Java
3 18 (4.66%) Python
4 16 (4.15%) PowerShell
5 15 (3.89%) C
6 13 (3.37%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.33%) C++
8 7 (1.81%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.55%) PHP
9 6 (1.55%) VC++
10 4 (1.04%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.78%) Perl
11 3 (0.78%) Ruby
11 3 (0.78%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.52%) ABAP
12 2 (0.52%) COBOL
12 2 (0.52%) R
13 1 (0.26%) RPG
Qualifications
1 72 (18.65%) Security Cleared
2 54 (13.99%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.18%) DV Cleared
4 15 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.33%) AWS Certification
6 9 (2.33%) CCNA
6 9 (2.33%) ISEB
7 8 (2.07%) CCNP
7 8 (2.07%) MCSE
7 8 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.81%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.55%) CCDA
9 6 (1.55%) CCDE
9 6 (1.55%) CCDP
9 6 (1.55%) CCENT
9 6 (1.55%) CCIE
10 5 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (1.30%) MCITP
10 5 (1.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.81%) QA
2 5 (1.30%) PMO
3 4 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.26%) GDPR
4 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (10.10%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.59%) Docker
3 9 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (2.07%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.04%) XenApp
7 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (4.15%) SCCM
2 10 (2.59%) Ansible
3 8 (2.07%) FortiGate
3 8 (2.07%) Terraform
4 7 (1.81%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.81%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (1.30%) Puppet
6 4 (1.04%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.04%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.52%) SCSM
7 2 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (16.58%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.70%) SAP
3 21 (5.44%) Oracle
4 20 (5.18%) Cisco
5 14 (3.63%) VMware
6 13 (3.37%) Teradata
7 10 (2.59%) Apple
7 10 (2.59%) Citrix
8 9 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.07%) Fortinet
9 8 (2.07%) IBM
9 8 (2.07%) Veeam
10 7 (1.81%) HP
11 6 (1.55%) Dell
12 5 (1.30%) Avaya
12 5 (1.30%) Unisys
13 4 (1.04%) IronPort
13 4 (1.04%) Juniper
13 4 (1.04%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.04%) Veritas