Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 20 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +2
Contract jobs citing Migration 459 397 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.77% 7.28% 8.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.13% 8.74% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 257 316
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £258 £257 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £588
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 17
South West median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% -66.11% +195.08%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.72 £11.03
90th Percentile £42.00 £48.75 £51.50
England median hourly rate £15.81 £15.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year +3.64% -25.61% +28.13%

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 5,029 4,542 4,709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.18% 83.23% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,115 2,874 3,125
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £256 £245
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 186 266
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.07% +8.57% -5.41%
10th Percentile £11.69 £12.79 £12.65
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £22.85
% change year-on-year -9.68% +1.77% +4.05%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +11 164 £425 +17.24% 17
Wiltshire +16 110 £519 +9.21% 13
Gloucestershire -8 60 £373 -6.88% 7
Dorset -5 31 £338 -20.59% 3
Somerset +17 30 £385 -17.20% 7
Devon -6 30 £425 +21.43% 10
Cornwall +4 17 £230 -42.50% 4
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 141 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (28.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (22.00%) Microsoft
4 94 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
5 93 (20.26%) Windows
6 92 (20.04%) Finance
7 86 (18.74%) Security Cleared
8 79 (17.21%) Java
9 71 (15.47%) Data Migration
10 67 (14.60%) Oracle
11 66 (14.38%) SC Cleared
12 63 (13.73%) Active Directory
13 62 (13.51%) Office 365
14 57 (12.42%) Windows 10
15 56 (12.20%) Ansible
16 55 (11.98%) Puppet
17 53 (11.55%) Opscode Chef
18 51 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
18 51 (11.11%) NoSQL
19 49 (10.68%) TDD
20 47 (10.24%) Linux
20 47 (10.24%) Tomcat
21 46 (10.02%) MySQL
22 45 (9.80%) NUnit
23 43 (9.37%) SQL
23 43 (9.37%) OO
23 43 (9.37%) WebSphere
24 42 (9.15%) MSTest
24 42 (9.15%) WebLogic
24 42 (9.15%) 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 47 (10.24%) Tomcat
2 43 (9.37%) WebSphere
3 42 (9.15%) OpenStack
3 42 (9.15%) WebLogic
4 26 (5.66%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.61%) Skype for Business
6 11 (2.40%) MS Exchange
7 9 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.87%) Apache
9 4 (0.87%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.87%) Jetty
9 4 (0.87%) SAS
10 3 (0.65%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.44%) WordPress
12 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.65%) Actimize
3 2 (0.44%) Magento
4 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.22%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 133 (28.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (13.51%) Office 365
4 14 (3.05%) OneDrive
5 12 (2.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.53%) IaaS
7 6 (1.31%) PaaS
7 6 (1.31%) SaaS
8 5 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.65%) G Suite
9 3 (0.65%) GitHub
10 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.44%) Yammer
11 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.05%) Firewall
1 14 (3.05%) Skype
2 12 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (2.18%) DNS
3 10 (2.18%) SMS
4 9 (1.96%) Network Security
5 7 (1.53%) NAS
5 7 (1.53%) SAN
6 6 (1.31%) Internet
6 6 (1.31%) VPN
6 6 (1.31%) WAN
7 5 (1.09%) VLAN
8 4 (0.87%) DHCP
8 4 (0.87%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.87%) LAN
8 4 (0.87%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (0.87%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.65%) IPv6
9 3 (0.65%) SMTP
10 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 46 (10.02%) MySQL
3 42 (9.15%) PostgreSQL
4 41 (8.93%) SQL Server
5 14 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.74%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.31%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.31%) DataStage
7 6 (1.31%) EDRMS
7 6 (1.31%) IBM InfoSphere
8 4 (0.87%) Apache Accumulo
8 4 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.65%) Power BI
9 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.44%) Big Data
10 2 (0.44%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 45 (9.80%) NUnit
2 42 (9.15%) MSTest
3 21 (4.58%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.49%) Selenium
5 11 (2.40%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.96%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.74%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.53%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.31%) JIRA
10 4 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.87%) GitLab
10 4 (0.87%) JMeter
10 4 (0.87%) WATIR
11 3 (0.65%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.65%) CF BOSH
11 3 (0.65%) MSI
11 3 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.44%) ERwin
12 2 (0.44%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 92 (20.04%) Finance
2 21 (4.58%) Banking
3 15 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.96%) Retail Banking
5 8 (1.74%) Marketing
6 7 (1.53%) Electronics
7 6 (1.31%) Retail
8 3 (0.65%) Military
9 2 (0.44%) Advertising
9 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.44%) Law
9 2 (0.44%) Legal
9 2 (0.44%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 96 (20.92%) Developer
2 68 (14.81%) Analyst
3 52 (11.33%) Architect
4 44 (9.59%) Java Developer
5 41 (8.93%) Project Manager
6 39 (8.50%) Business Analyst
7 23 (5.01%) Consultant
8 21 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (3.27%) Desktop Support
11 12 (2.61%) AWS Developer
11 12 (2.61%) Support Engineer
12 11 (2.40%) Data Architect
12 11 (2.40%) Desktop Engineer
13 10 (2.18%) Junior
13 10 (2.18%) Technical Architect
14 9 (1.96%) Migration Manager
14 9 (1.96%) Test Analyst
14 9 (1.96%) Windows Engineer
15 8 (1.74%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (8.71%) .NET
2 23 (5.01%) React
3 17 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 14 (3.05%) .NET Framework
5 11 (2.40%) Gherkin
5 11 (2.40%) Node.js
6 10 (2.18%) OAuth
6 10 (2.18%) OAuth2
6 10 (2.18%) REST
6 10 (2.18%) SAML
7 9 (1.96%) ASP.NET
8 8 (1.74%) HTML
8 8 (1.74%) Middleware
9 7 (1.53%) CSS
9 7 (1.53%) RESTful
9 7 (1.53%) SOAP
9 7 (1.53%) Web Services
10 6 (1.31%) jQuery
10 6 (1.31%) OpenID
10 6 (1.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.54%) Data Centre
2 15 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.09%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.09%) Virtual Team
7 4 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.87%) PMI
7 4 (0.87%) Public Cloud
7 4 (0.87%) User Experience
8 3 (0.65%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.65%) IVR
8 3 (0.65%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.65%) NHS
8 3 (0.65%) Replication
8 3 (0.65%) Social Media
9 2 (0.44%) DataPower
9 2 (0.44%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 93 (20.26%) Windows
2 57 (12.42%) Windows 10
3 47 (10.24%) Linux
4 29 (6.32%) Windows Server
5 27 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 20 (4.36%) Unix
7 16 (3.49%) Windows XP
8 11 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.74%) CentOS
9 8 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.65%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.44%) VMS
13 1 (0.22%) Android
13 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (15.47%) Data Migration
3 51 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (10.68%) TDD
5 43 (9.37%) OO
6 41 (8.93%) DevOps
7 38 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 35 (7.63%) Project Management
9 33 (7.19%) Test Automation
10 31 (6.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 29 (6.32%) PRINCE2
12 28 (6.10%) CRM
13 27 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (5.66%) ITIL
15 25 (5.45%) Microservices
16 24 (5.23%) Validation
17 22 (4.79%) Problem-Solving
18 21 (4.58%) Business Analysis
19 19 (4.14%) User Acceptance Testing
20 18 (3.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 79 (17.21%) Java
2 43 (9.37%) SQL
3 36 (7.84%) C#
3 36 (7.84%) Python
4 26 (5.66%) PowerShell
5 18 (3.92%) JavaScript
6 15 (3.27%) C
7 10 (2.18%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.96%) C++
9 8 (1.74%) Perl
9 8 (1.74%) Ruby
10 6 (1.31%) VC++
11 5 (1.09%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.65%) PHP
12 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.65%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.44%) COBOL
13 2 (0.44%) R
14 1 (0.22%) Go
14 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 86 (18.74%) Security Cleared
2 66 (14.38%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.92%) DV Cleared
4 14 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.40%) MCSE
6 9 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.53%) DBS Check
7 7 (1.53%) PMP
8 6 (1.31%) MCSA
9 5 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.87%) CCNA
10 4 (0.87%) Degree
10 4 (0.87%) ISEB
10 4 (0.87%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.87%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.65%) HNC
11 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.44%) APMP
13 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.18%) QA
2 4 (0.87%) PMO
3 3 (0.65%) SLA
4 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 63 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 26 (5.66%) Docker
3 9 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.87%) vSphere
5 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.65%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.22%) NFS
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 56 (12.20%) Ansible
2 55 (11.98%) Puppet
3 53 (11.55%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (5.01%) SCCM
5 18 (3.92%) Kubernetes
6 11 (2.40%) Terraform
7 7 (1.53%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.53%) WSUS
8 6 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.87%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 3 (0.65%) SCOM
11 3 (0.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 2 (0.44%) HP ALM
13 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
13 1 (0.22%) NetApp OnCommand
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.22%) SCSM
13 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 101 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 67 (14.60%) Oracle
3 20 (4.36%) SAP
4 18 (3.92%) VMware
5 12 (2.61%) Cisco
6 11 (2.40%) Apple
7 8 (1.74%) IBM
8 7 (1.53%) Veritas
9 6 (1.31%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.31%) Teradata
10 5 (1.09%) Unisys
11 4 (0.87%) Avaya
11 4 (0.87%) CA Agile Central
11 4 (0.87%) Dell
11 4 (0.87%) IronPort
11 4 (0.87%) NetIQ
11 4 (0.87%) RightFax
11 4 (0.87%) Veeam
12 3 (0.65%) APTARE
12 3 (0.65%) SaltStack