Period
to 23 September 2020

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 23 September 2020 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
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 22 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing Migration 156 468 450
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 8.27% 7.32% 7.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.79% 8.53% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 304 297
Median daily rate £525 £461 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.82% +8.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £374 £263 £258
90th Percentile £658 £625 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 29 25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £11.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +196.99% -22.72%
10th Percentile £15.78 £11.67 £11.17
90th Percentile £44.38 £69.00 £42.00
England median hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +80.00% +14.75% -

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 1,594 5,488 4,973
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.47% 85.87% 85.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,011 3,423 3,080
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £273
90th Percentile £638 £625 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £465
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 288 236
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +1.59% +7.27%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.75 £11.85
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% +19.05% -10.12%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Migration as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Migration in the South West.

Daily rate trend for Migration in the South West

Migration
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Migration in the South West over the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Migration in the South West

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Migration in the South West.

Hourly rate trend for Migration in the South West

Migration
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Migration in the South West over the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

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 23 September 2020. 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
Wiltshire +22 64 £525 - 6
Bristol +18 56 £538 +27.60% 10
Gloucestershire -4 9 £380 -17.84% 6
Somerset -13 7 £331 -22.06% 4
Dorset -10 5 £425 -5.56% 5
Devon -4 3 £675 +60.63% 4
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, 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 51 (32.69%) Security Cleared
2 50 (32.05%) Azure
3 46 (29.49%) SC Cleared
4 43 (27.56%) AWS
5 38 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (21.15%) Data Migration
6 33 (21.15%) Windows
7 29 (18.59%) Microsoft
8 28 (17.95%) DevOps
9 27 (17.31%) Office 365
10 23 (14.74%) Public Sector
10 23 (14.74%) Project Management
11 22 (14.10%) Service Management
12 20 (12.82%) Linux
13 18 (11.54%) SQL Server
13 18 (11.54%) Service Delivery
13 18 (11.54%) Active Directory
13 18 (11.54%) Finance
14 16 (10.26%) SharePoint
14 16 (10.26%) Windows 10
15 15 (9.62%) Windows Server
15 15 (9.62%) Waterfall
16 14 (8.97%) Java
16 14 (8.97%) SAP
16 14 (8.97%) Public Cloud
17 13 (8.33%) Terraform
17 13 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
18 12 (7.69%) Route 53
18 12 (7.69%) Amazon EC2

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 16 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.92%) Confluence
3 3 (1.92%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.28%) Apache
4 2 (1.28%) IIS
4 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.64%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.28%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.28%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.64%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.64%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 50 (32.05%) Azure
2 43 (27.56%) AWS
3 27 (17.31%) Office 365
4 12 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (7.69%) Amazon S3
4 12 (7.69%) Route 53
5 10 (6.41%) Amazon ELB
6 7 (4.49%) PaaS
7 6 (3.85%) Power Platform
8 5 (3.21%) OneDrive
9 4 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (1.92%) GCP
10 3 (1.92%) SaaS
11 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.28%) IaaS
11 2 (1.28%) PowerApps
11 2 (1.28%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (1.28%) Serverless
11 2 (1.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.13%) Skype
2 7 (4.49%) DNS
3 6 (3.85%) SMTP
3 6 (3.85%) WAN
4 4 (2.56%) VoIP
5 3 (1.92%) DHCP
6 2 (1.28%) LAN
6 2 (1.28%) SNMP
6 2 (1.28%) SSL
6 2 (1.28%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.28%) VLAN
6 2 (1.28%) X.509
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.64%) Firewall
7 1 (0.64%) NX-OS
7 1 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.64%) VPLS
7 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.41%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (3.85%) MySQL
3 6 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.21%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (3.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.21%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (3.21%) Power BI
5 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.56%) SAP HANA
5 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.28%) OLTP
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.28%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.56%) Ant
2 4 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.56%) Liquibase
2 4 (2.56%) LSMW
3 3 (1.92%) JIRA
4 2 (1.28%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.28%) Subversion
4 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.28%) Trac
5 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.64%) JMeter
5 1 (0.64%) JUnit
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.64%) Selenium
5 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.64%) Toad
5 1 (0.64%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (14.74%) Public Sector
2 18 (11.54%) Finance
3 11 (7.05%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.41%) Law
5 6 (3.85%) Electronics
5 6 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.85%) Marketing
6 4 (2.56%) Local Government
7 2 (1.28%) Police
8 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (17.95%) Architect
2 22 (14.10%) Delivery Manager
3 21 (13.46%) Developer
4 15 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (8.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (8.33%) Consultant
6 13 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
7 12 (7.69%) Analyst
8 8 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.13%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 8 (5.13%) Technical Manager
9 7 (4.49%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.85%) Digital Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
11 5 (3.21%) Azure Engineer
11 5 (3.21%) CRM Architect
11 5 (3.21%) Data Engineer
11 5 (3.21%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.21%) VMware Engineer
12 4 (2.56%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.05%) Web Services
2 10 (6.41%) .NET
3 6 (3.85%) REST
3 6 (3.85%) SOAP
3 6 (3.85%) Spring
3 6 (3.85%) Spring Boot
4 5 (3.21%) CGI
4 5 (3.21%) Middleware
4 5 (3.21%) OpenID
5 4 (2.56%) CSS
5 4 (2.56%) HTML
5 4 (2.56%) JSON
5 4 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (2.56%) Visualforce
6 3 (1.92%) 802.1X
6 3 (1.92%) OAuth
6 3 (1.92%) SAML
7 2 (1.28%) XML
7 2 (1.28%) XSL
7 2 (1.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.97%) Public Cloud
2 9 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.56%) User Experience
5 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.64%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.15%) Windows
2 20 (12.82%) Linux
3 16 (10.26%) Windows 10
4 15 (9.62%) Windows Server
5 10 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (3.21%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.92%) VMS
10 2 (1.28%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.64%) AIX
11 1 (0.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (21.15%) Data Migration
3 28 (17.95%) DevOps
4 23 (14.74%) Project Management
5 22 (14.10%) Service Management
6 18 (11.54%) Service Delivery
7 15 (9.62%) Waterfall
8 13 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.41%) CRM
9 10 (6.41%) Project Delivery
10 8 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (5.13%) Risk Management
10 8 (5.13%) Strategic Roadmap
11 7 (4.49%) Analytics
11 7 (4.49%) Data Modelling
11 7 (4.49%) ETL
11 7 (4.49%) Programme Management
11 7 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.85%) ERP
12 6 (3.85%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.97%) Java
2 11 (7.05%) Python
3 9 (5.77%) SQL
4 7 (4.49%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.21%) C#
6 4 (2.56%) ABAP
6 4 (2.56%) Apex Code
6 4 (2.56%) AWK
6 4 (2.56%) Java 8
6 4 (2.56%) Jython
6 4 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.56%) sed
7 3 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.92%) Ruby
8 2 (1.28%) C
8 2 (1.28%) Perl
8 2 (1.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (0.64%) Go
9 1 (0.64%) Groovy
9 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (32.69%) Security Cleared
2 46 (29.49%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.13%) AWS Certification
4 6 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.21%) HP AIS
5 5 (3.21%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (2.56%) Degree
7 3 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.28%) CCNA
8 2 (1.28%) CCNP
8 2 (1.28%) MySQL Certification
9 1 (0.64%) CCIE
9 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.64%) ISEB
9 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.64%) MCSA
9 1 (0.64%) MCSE
9 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.92%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.28%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 18 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.56%) NFS
4 2 (1.28%) OpenAM
4 2 (1.28%) OpenDJ
4 2 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.28%) vSphere
5 1 (0.64%) Firmware
5 1 (0.64%) Squid
5 1 (0.64%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (8.33%) Terraform
2 7 (4.49%) Puppet
3 6 (3.85%) Ansible
4 4 (2.56%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (1.92%) Grafana
5 3 (1.92%) Kibana
5 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.28%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.64%) SCCM
7 1 (0.64%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.64%) vMotion
7 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (18.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.97%) SAP
3 13 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (5.77%) VMware
5 8 (5.13%) Cisco
6 6 (3.85%) Oracle
7 5 (3.21%) Informatica
7 5 (3.21%) NetApp
8 3 (1.92%) Google
8 3 (1.92%) Okta
8 3 (1.92%) Remedy
8 3 (1.92%) Siebel
8 3 (1.92%) Talend
9 2 (1.28%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.28%) Dell
9 2 (1.28%) Embarcadero
9 2 (1.28%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.64%) Citrix
10 1 (0.64%) Epicor
10 1 (0.64%) HP