Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 26 20
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 -1
Contract jobs citing Migration 464 461 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.36% 7.07% 7.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.71% 8.22% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 290 254
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.18% +0.06%
10th Percentile £200 £224 £225
90th Percentile £639 £550 £512
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 21
South West median hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +14.75% -12.86%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £11.72
90th Percentile £69.00 £42.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -14.29% -2.78%

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 5,327 5,609 4,682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.53% 86.01% 83.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,388 3,590 2,940
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £253
90th Percentile £625 £575 £558
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 234 199
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +24.24% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.54 £11.63
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.88 £49.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £22.20 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -11.22% +9.06%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +4 152 £425 - 16
Wiltshire +4 132 £500 - 19
Dorset +3 47 £418 +15.17% 6
Gloucestershire -6 47 £325 -25.71% 6
Somerset +8 37 £438 +11.46% 5
Devon +8 26 £300 -24.62% 4
Cornwall +6 14 £525 +162.50% 1
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 122 (26.29%) Windows
2 107 (23.06%) Azure
3 93 (20.04%) Microsoft
4 90 (19.40%) Data Migration
4 90 (19.40%) Security Cleared
5 78 (16.81%) Office 365
6 77 (16.59%) SQL
7 75 (16.16%) Active Directory
8 72 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
9 71 (15.30%) Windows 10
10 68 (14.66%) Finance
11 65 (14.01%) DevOps
12 60 (12.93%) SC Cleared
13 54 (11.64%) Linux
14 53 (11.42%) Oracle
15 49 (10.56%) SQL Server
16 48 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
16 48 (10.34%) Data Centre
17 47 (10.13%) SharePoint
18 46 (9.91%) VMware
19 45 (9.70%) Public Sector
20 41 (8.84%) Windows Server
20 41 (8.84%) AWS
20 41 (8.84%) Windows 7
21 39 (8.41%) ITIL
21 39 (8.41%) ETL
21 39 (8.41%) SCCM
22 37 (7.97%) Power Platform
23 36 (7.76%) Power BI
23 36 (7.76%) 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 47 (10.13%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.31%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.31%) Skype for Business
3 10 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.86%) CMS
8 4 (0.86%) Confluence
9 3 (0.65%) JBoss
10 2 (0.43%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.43%) Drupal
10 2 (0.43%) IIS
10 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.22%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.22%) SAS
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (5.60%) Microsoft Office
1 26 (5.60%) MS Visio
2 24 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (5.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (5.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (1.08%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 3 (0.65%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.43%) Cognos Planning
6 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.43%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.22%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.22%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.22%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 107 (23.06%) Azure
2 78 (16.81%) Office 365
3 41 (8.84%) AWS
4 37 (7.97%) Power Platform
5 27 (5.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 26 (5.60%) Dynamics 365
7 25 (5.39%) SaaS
8 17 (3.66%) OpenShift
8 17 (3.66%) PowerApps
9 16 (3.45%) Microsoft Flow
9 16 (3.45%) PaaS
9 16 (3.45%) Serverless
10 15 (3.23%) Azure Functions
11 14 (3.02%) Amazon S3
11 14 (3.02%) IaaS
12 10 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (2.16%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (1.94%) Route 53
14 8 (1.72%) OneDrive
15 5 (1.08%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.96%) Firewall
1 23 (4.96%) Skype
2 18 (3.88%) LAN
3 17 (3.66%) DNS
3 17 (3.66%) WAN
4 14 (3.02%) SAN
5 12 (2.59%) VPN
6 8 (1.72%) DHCP
6 8 (1.72%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.51%) VoIP
7 7 (1.51%) Wireless
8 6 (1.29%) FTP
8 6 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.08%) Internet
9 5 (1.08%) ISDN
9 5 (1.08%) Network Security
9 5 (1.08%) PSTN
9 5 (1.08%) SMTP
10 4 (0.86%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.76%) Power BI
3 31 (6.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (3.23%) Big Data
7 14 (3.02%) DB2
8 10 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (1.94%) OLTP
10 8 (1.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.72%) IBM InfoSphere
10 8 (1.72%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.51%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.29%) DataStage
12 6 (1.29%) Informix
12 6 (1.29%) QualityStage
13 5 (1.08%) Data Lake
14 4 (0.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 23 (4.96%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.72%) JIRA
3 6 (1.29%) Bitbucket
4 4 (0.86%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.65%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (0.43%) ERwin
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.22%) Gradle
7 1 (0.22%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.22%) JUnit
7 1 (0.22%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.22%) Toad
General
1 68 (14.66%) Finance
2 45 (9.70%) Public Sector
3 28 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.66%) Banking
5 15 (3.23%) Marketing
6 13 (2.80%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.16%) Electronics
8 5 (1.08%) Legal
8 5 (1.08%) Local Government
8 5 (1.08%) Publishing
8 5 (1.08%) Retail
9 4 (0.86%) Billing
10 3 (0.65%) Automotive
10 3 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Military
12 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.22%) Avionics
12 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (15.09%) Architect
2 53 (11.42%) Analyst
3 42 (9.05%) Developer
4 40 (8.62%) Project Manager
5 33 (7.11%) Consultant
6 29 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
7 28 (6.03%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (4.96%) Business Analyst
8 23 (4.96%) Data Analyst
9 22 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (4.31%) DevOps Engineer
11 19 (4.09%) Migration Engineer
11 19 (4.09%) Support Engineer
11 19 (4.09%) Technical Architect
12 17 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
13 16 (3.45%) Deployment Engineer
14 15 (3.23%) Rollout Engineer
15 14 (3.02%) Azure Engineer
16 13 (2.80%) SQL Developer
17 12 (2.59%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.45%) .NET
2 13 (2.80%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (2.37%) Middleware
4 9 (1.94%) XML
5 7 (1.51%) CSS
5 7 (1.51%) HTML
5 7 (1.51%) REST
6 6 (1.29%) React
6 6 (1.29%) Web Services
6 6 (1.29%) XML Schema
7 5 (1.08%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.08%) jQuery
8 3 (0.65%) J2EE
9 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.43%) Ajax
9 2 (0.43%) Entity Framework
9 2 (0.43%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.43%) SailPoint
9 2 (0.43%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.43%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 23 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (1.51%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.08%) NHS
7 5 (1.08%) PKI
7 5 (1.08%) Private Cloud
8 4 (0.86%) Clustering
8 4 (0.86%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.86%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.86%) PMI
9 3 (0.65%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.65%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.65%) Replication
9 3 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 122 (26.29%) Windows
2 71 (15.30%) Windows 10
3 54 (11.64%) Linux
4 41 (8.84%) Windows 7
4 41 (8.84%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.16%) Unix
7 10 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.29%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.86%) Solaris
10 3 (0.65%) VMS
10 3 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.43%) CentOS
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (19.40%) Data Migration
2 72 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (14.01%) DevOps
4 48 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (8.41%) ETL
5 39 (8.41%) ITIL
6 32 (6.90%) CRM
7 30 (6.47%) Data Modelling
8 26 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 25 (5.39%) Open Source
10 24 (5.17%) Data Integration
10 24 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (4.53%) Data Mapping
12 20 (4.31%) ArchiMate
12 20 (4.31%) Change Management
12 20 (4.31%) ERP
13 19 (4.09%) Waterfall
14 18 (3.88%) B2C
14 18 (3.88%) Business Analysis
14 18 (3.88%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (16.59%) SQL
2 22 (4.74%) PowerShell
3 17 (3.66%) Java
4 15 (3.23%) C
4 15 (3.23%) C#
5 14 (3.02%) Python
6 7 (1.51%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.51%) PL/SQL
6 7 (1.51%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.08%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.08%) C++
8 4 (0.86%) Delphi
9 2 (0.43%) Perl
9 2 (0.43%) Scala
9 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.43%) VBScript
10 1 (0.22%) Java 8
10 1 (0.22%) R
10 1 (0.22%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 90 (19.40%) Security Cleared
2 60 (12.93%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.66%) DV Cleared
4 15 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.37%) MCSE
8 10 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (1.94%) CCNA
10 8 (1.72%) CISSP
10 8 (1.72%) Degree
10 8 (1.72%) ISEB
11 6 (1.29%) AWS Certification
12 5 (1.08%) BC Cleared
12 5 (1.08%) CCNP
12 5 (1.08%) CISM
12 5 (1.08%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.86%) HND
14 3 (0.65%) MCSA
14 3 (0.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.66%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.08%) PMO
2 5 (1.08%) QA
3 4 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.65%) NCSC
4 3 (0.65%) NIST
4 3 (0.65%) RMADS
4 3 (0.65%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.22%) GDPR
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (16.16%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (4.53%) Docker
3 21 (4.53%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.94%) XenDesktop
5 7 (1.51%) vSphere
6 5 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.86%) NDS
7 4 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.86%) XenApp
8 3 (0.65%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.43%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.22%) Firmware
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 39 (8.41%) SCCM
2 30 (6.47%) Terraform
3 21 (4.53%) Kubernetes
4 11 (2.37%) Puppet
4 11 (2.37%) SCOM
5 8 (1.72%) Ansible
6 6 (1.29%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (1.08%) vRealize
8 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.65%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.43%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.43%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.43%) IBM Guardium
9 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.43%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 93 (20.04%) Microsoft
2 53 (11.42%) Oracle
3 46 (9.91%) VMware
4 36 (7.76%) Cisco
5 29 (6.25%) SAP
6 20 (4.31%) Citrix
7 19 (4.09%) Sparx
8 12 (2.59%) HP
9 11 (2.37%) IBM
10 10 (2.16%) CheckPoint
10 10 (2.16%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.94%) PeopleSoft
12 7 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.51%) Tableau
12 7 (1.51%) Teradata
13 6 (1.29%) Dell
14 5 (1.08%) F5
14 5 (1.08%) Google
14 5 (1.08%) Palo Alto
15 4 (0.86%) Atlassian