Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 17 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 -5
Contract jobs citing Migration 370 413 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.02% 7.71% 6.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.72% 9.52% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 288 299
South West median daily rate £400 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +14.58% -6.49%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £165
90th Percentile £513 £610 £511
England median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 9
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £38.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.55% +144.44% -5.80%
10th Percentile £12.09 £13.00 £13.67
90th Percentile £35.63 £47.50 £38.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year -12.50% +28.00% -8.09%

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 4,241 4,337 4,984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 80.46% 80.97% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,639 2,900 3,437
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £263 £237 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 284 248
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £36.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.65% -5.77% +36.84%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.50 £13.46
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £49.43
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -3 91 £375 - 20
Gloucestershire +23 79 £350 -17.65% 11
Wiltshire -10 73 £431 +5.50% 7
Devon 0 40 £338 -20.59% 6
Dorset +3 37 £425 -5.56% 7
Somerset +12 25 £350 +8.95% 5
Cornwall -6 4 £475 -
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 88 (23.78%) Finance
2 86 (23.24%) Data Migration
3 75 (20.27%) Windows
4 74 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (19.73%) Microsoft
6 70 (18.92%) Office 365
7 59 (15.95%) SQL
7 59 (15.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (14.32%) Banking
9 47 (12.70%) Active Directory
10 44 (11.89%) SQL Server
11 43 (11.62%) User Acceptance Testing
12 37 (10.00%) Security Cleared
12 37 (10.00%) Windows Server
13 35 (9.46%) Windows 10
14 32 (8.65%) SharePoint
15 30 (8.11%) MS Exchange
16 29 (7.84%) PowerShell
16 29 (7.84%) Windows 7
17 27 (7.30%) Project Management
18 26 (7.03%) .NET
18 26 (7.03%) Windows Server 2008
19 25 (6.76%) SC Cleared
19 25 (6.76%) Test Scripting
19 25 (6.76%) Retail Banking
19 25 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
19 25 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
20 24 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
21 22 (5.95%) Data Modelling
22 21 (5.68%) Analytical Skills

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 32 (8.65%) SharePoint
2 30 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 25 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (4.86%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.35%) Confluence
8 3 (0.81%) IIS
9 2 (0.54%) Drupal
10 1 (0.27%) Apache
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.27%) CMS
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) SAS
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.81%) SystmOne
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.54%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.27%) Actimize
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.27%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.27%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.27%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 70 (18.92%) Office 365
2 19 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.35%) OneDrive
5 4 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.81%) Yammer
7 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.54%) Boomi
7 2 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.54%) IaaS
7 2 (0.54%) Route 53
7 2 (0.54%) SaaS
7 2 (0.54%) Serverless
7 2 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.59%) Skype
2 13 (3.51%) Firewall
3 11 (2.97%) DNS
4 7 (1.89%) Network Security
4 7 (1.89%) SAN
5 6 (1.62%) SMS
6 5 (1.35%) DHCP
6 5 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (1.35%) PBX
6 5 (1.35%) VPN
7 4 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.08%) LDAP
8 3 (0.81%) BIG-IP
8 3 (0.81%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.81%) MPLS
8 3 (0.81%) VLAN
8 3 (0.81%) WebEx
9 2 (0.54%) LAN
9 2 (0.54%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.51%) DataStage
4 13 (3.51%) IBM InfoSphere
5 11 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.89%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.08%) Big Data
10 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.08%) SAP HANA
11 3 (0.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (0.81%) Lumira
11 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (2.16%) JIRA
3 5 (1.35%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.08%) NeoLoad
4 4 (1.08%) Toad
4 4 (1.08%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.54%) Maven
5 2 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.27%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.27%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.27%) LSMW
6 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 88 (23.78%) Finance
2 53 (14.32%) Banking
3 25 (6.76%) Retail Banking
4 17 (4.59%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.43%) Retail
6 6 (1.62%) Advertising
7 4 (1.08%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.81%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.81%) Law
9 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) International Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 82 (22.16%) Analyst
2 38 (10.27%) Developer
3 35 (9.46%) Consultant
4 31 (8.38%) Test Analyst
5 28 (7.57%) Project Manager
6 27 (7.30%) Architect
7 19 (5.14%) Banking Analyst
8 16 (4.32%) DBA
9 15 (4.05%) Support Engineer
10 14 (3.78%) Administrator
10 14 (3.78%) Migration Analyst
10 14 (3.78%) Migration Engineer
11 13 (3.51%) Business Analyst
12 12 (3.24%) DataStage Developer
13 11 (2.97%) Migration Specialist
14 10 (2.70%) SQL Developer
15 9 (2.43%) Data Architect
15 9 (2.43%) Office 365 Consultant
15 9 (2.43%) SQL DBA
15 9 (2.43%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.03%) .NET
2 15 (4.05%) XML
3 12 (3.24%) JSON
3 12 (3.24%) Web Services
4 10 (2.70%) HTML
5 9 (2.43%) CSS
6 6 (1.62%) jQuery
6 6 (1.62%) Visualforce
7 5 (1.35%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.35%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.35%) WSDL
8 4 (1.08%) REST
9 3 (0.81%) Entity Framework
9 3 (0.81%) XSLT
10 2 (0.54%) HTML5
10 2 (0.54%) Middleware
10 2 (0.54%) SOAP
11 1 (0.27%) Kafka
11 1 (0.27%) Laravel
11 1 (0.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 5 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (1.08%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (0.81%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.81%) Public Cloud
6 3 (0.81%) Replication
7 2 (0.54%) Clustering
7 2 (0.54%) EPoS
7 2 (0.54%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.54%) SCADA
7 2 (0.54%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.27%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.27%) iPad
8 1 (0.27%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 75 (20.27%) Windows
2 37 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 35 (9.46%) Windows 10
4 29 (7.84%) Windows 7
5 26 (7.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (3.51%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.16%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.62%) Linux
9 6 (1.62%) Unix
10 5 (1.35%) Android
10 5 (1.35%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.81%) CentOS
12 2 (0.54%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.27%) Scientific Linux
13 1 (0.27%) Solaris
13 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (23.24%) Data Migration
2 74 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (15.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (11.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 27 (7.30%) Project Management
6 25 (6.76%) Test Scripting
7 22 (5.95%) Data Modelling
8 20 (5.41%) Change Management
9 18 (4.86%) Defect Management
9 18 (4.86%) PRINCE2
10 17 (4.59%) Scenario Testing
11 16 (4.32%) ETL
12 14 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (3.78%) ERP
12 14 (3.78%) Scrum
12 14 (3.78%) Time Management
13 13 (3.51%) Service Delivery
14 12 (3.24%) CRM
14 12 (3.24%) ITIL
14 12 (3.24%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (15.95%) SQL
2 29 (7.84%) PowerShell
3 16 (4.32%) C#
4 9 (2.43%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.43%) T-SQL
5 7 (1.89%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.62%) Apex Code
7 5 (1.35%) Python
7 5 (1.35%) SOQL
7 5 (1.35%) SOSL
8 4 (1.08%) C
8 4 (1.08%) VBA
9 3 (0.81%) Java
9 3 (0.81%) R
9 3 (0.81%) Ruby
10 2 (0.54%) C++
10 2 (0.54%) Delphi
10 2 (0.54%) VBScript
11 1 (0.27%) ABAP
11 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (6.76%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.43%) Degree
5 8 (2.16%) ISEB
6 7 (1.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 6 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.62%) MCSA
8 5 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (1.35%) CCNA
9 4 (1.08%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.81%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.81%) MCSE
11 2 (0.54%) CISM
11 2 (0.54%) CISSP
11 2 (0.54%) HNC
12 1 (0.27%) CCSP
12 1 (0.27%) CISA
12 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.78%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.89%) GDPR
3 6 (1.62%) QA
4 5 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.08%) PMO
5 4 (1.08%) SLA
6 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.27%) HL7
7 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 47 (12.70%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.97%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.08%) Docker
3 4 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.08%) vSphere
4 3 (0.81%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.54%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.54%) XenApp
6 1 (0.27%) HDFS
6 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.27%) Xen
6 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (3.51%) SCCM
2 6 (1.62%) AirWatch
3 5 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (1.35%) SCOM
4 4 (1.08%) Ansible
4 4 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.54%) Terraform
7 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.27%) Puppet
7 1 (0.27%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (19.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.86%) Oracle
3 17 (4.59%) Teradata
4 12 (3.24%) Cisco
4 12 (3.24%) SAP
4 12 (3.24%) VMware
5 10 (2.70%) Citrix
5 10 (2.70%) IBM
6 6 (1.62%) HP
6 6 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.35%) F5
8 4 (1.08%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.08%) Dell
8 4 (1.08%) hybris
8 4 (1.08%) Juniper
8 4 (1.08%) MobileIron
8 4 (1.08%) Symantec
8 4 (1.08%) Tableau
9 3 (0.81%) Adobe
9 3 (0.81%) NetApp