Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 16 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 +6
Contract jobs citing Migration 451 429 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.16% 7.61% 8.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 9.12% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 276 316
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £230 £225 £263
90th Percentile £574 £512 £594
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 23
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% - -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.72 £11.72
90th Percentile £42.00 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -9.37% -2.78% +17.07%

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 5,413 4,705 4,811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.89% 83.48% 82.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,412 2,972 3,201
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £238
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 194 275
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% +18.24% -22.11%
10th Percentile £14.19 £12.83 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.18 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.84
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.91% +3.80%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +5 172 £425 +16.04% 20
Wiltshire +2 111 £500 +11.11% 7
Gloucestershire -15 55 £425 +13.33% 9
Dorset +1 40 £375 -11.76% 11
Somerset +1 26 £400 +10.34% 11
Cornwall +10 17 £230 - 4
Devon -27 12 £425 +25.93% 6
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 149 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (24.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (21.51%) Microsoft
4 96 (21.29%) Amazon AWS
5 92 (20.40%) Finance
6 82 (18.18%) Windows
7 73 (16.19%) Java
7 73 (16.19%) Security Cleared
8 70 (15.52%) Data Migration
9 69 (15.30%) Oracle
10 59 (13.08%) SC Cleared
11 57 (12.64%) Active Directory
12 56 (12.42%) Puppet
12 56 (12.42%) Ansible
13 53 (11.75%) Office 365
13 53 (11.75%) Opscode Chef
14 52 (11.53%) Continuous Integration
15 50 (11.09%) TDD
16 49 (10.86%) Linux
16 49 (10.86%) Windows 10
17 48 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
18 47 (10.42%) Tomcat
18 47 (10.42%) MySQL
19 45 (9.98%) PostgreSQL
19 45 (9.98%) DevOps
20 44 (9.76%) NoSQL
21 43 (9.53%) Project Management
21 43 (9.53%) NUnit
21 43 (9.53%) WebSphere
22 42 (9.31%) WebLogic

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 (10.42%) Tomcat
2 43 (9.53%) WebSphere
3 42 (9.31%) OpenStack
3 42 (9.31%) WebLogic
4 16 (3.55%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.44%) MS Exchange
6 9 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.33%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.11%) Apache
9 4 (0.89%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.89%) Jetty
10 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.67%) SAS
10 3 (0.67%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.44%) Confluence
11 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.22%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) Actimize
3 1 (0.22%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.22%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.22%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 112 (24.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (21.29%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (11.75%) Office 365
4 12 (2.66%) OneDrive
5 11 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (2.22%) IaaS
7 8 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (1.77%) PaaS
8 7 (1.55%) SaaS
9 4 (0.89%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.89%) GitHub
10 3 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.44%) G Suite
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.22%) Apigee
12 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.10%) Firewall
2 16 (3.55%) WAN
3 11 (2.44%) DNS
3 11 (2.44%) Network Security
3 11 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (2.22%) VPN
5 9 (2.00%) Internet
5 9 (2.00%) SMS
6 8 (1.77%) NAS
6 8 (1.77%) SAN
7 6 (1.33%) Skype
8 5 (1.11%) Kerberos
8 5 (1.11%) LAN
8 5 (1.11%) OpenLDAP
9 4 (0.89%) SMTP
9 4 (0.89%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.89%) VLAN
10 3 (0.67%) IPv6
10 3 (0.67%) MPLS
10 3 (0.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.42%) MySQL
2 45 (9.98%) PostgreSQL
3 44 (9.76%) NoSQL
4 41 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 18 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.00%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.33%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.33%) DataStage
8 6 (1.33%) EDRMS
8 6 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.11%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (1.11%) Power BI
10 4 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.67%) Apache Accumulo
11 3 (0.67%) DB2
11 3 (0.67%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 43 (9.53%) NUnit
2 42 (9.31%) MSTest
3 20 (4.43%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.10%) Selenium
5 13 (2.88%) Cucumber
6 9 (2.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.33%) JIRA
8 5 (1.11%) GitLab
9 4 (0.89%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.89%) CF BOSH
10 3 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.67%) JMeter
10 3 (0.67%) JUnit
10 3 (0.67%) MSI
10 3 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.67%) WATIR
11 2 (0.44%) Maven
12 1 (0.22%) LSMW
12 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 92 (20.40%) Finance
2 25 (5.54%) Banking
3 13 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.77%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.77%) Retail Banking
5 7 (1.55%) Marketing
6 4 (0.89%) Electronics
7 3 (0.67%) Retail
8 2 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.44%) Local Government
9 1 (0.22%) Advertising
9 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.22%) Billing
9 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.22%) Games
9 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 90 (19.96%) Developer
2 64 (14.19%) Analyst
3 49 (10.86%) Architect
4 44 (9.76%) Project Manager
5 43 (9.53%) Java Developer
6 32 (7.10%) Business Analyst
7 28 (6.21%) Consultant
8 17 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (3.10%) Test Analyst
10 13 (2.88%) Migration Analyst
11 12 (2.66%) AWS Developer
11 12 (2.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (2.44%) Data Architect
13 10 (2.22%) Business Systems Analyst
13 10 (2.22%) Deployment Engineer
13 10 (2.22%) Desktop Support
13 10 (2.22%) Programme Manager
13 10 (2.22%) Test Leader
14 9 (2.00%) Migration Project Manager
14 9 (2.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.43%) .NET
2 23 (5.10%) React
3 16 (3.55%) Middleware
4 14 (3.10%) .NET Framework
5 13 (2.88%) AngularJS
6 11 (2.44%) Gherkin
6 11 (2.44%) OAuth
6 11 (2.44%) REST
7 10 (2.22%) OAuth2
7 10 (2.22%) OpenID
7 10 (2.22%) RESTful
7 10 (2.22%) SAML
8 9 (2.00%) Web Services
9 8 (1.77%) SOAP
9 8 (1.77%) XML
10 7 (1.55%) HTML
11 6 (1.33%) CSS
11 6 (1.33%) jQuery
12 5 (1.11%) J2EE
12 5 (1.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.65%) Data Centre
2 15 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.66%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (1.55%) Virtual Team
5 6 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.33%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.11%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.89%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.89%) DataPower
7 4 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.89%) PMI
7 4 (0.89%) Replication
8 3 (0.67%) AS400
8 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.67%) iSeries
8 3 (0.67%) IVR
8 3 (0.67%) NHS
8 3 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 82 (18.18%) Windows
2 49 (10.86%) Linux
2 49 (10.86%) Windows 10
3 31 (6.87%) Windows 7
4 23 (5.10%) Windows Server
5 22 (4.88%) Unix
6 11 (2.44%) Windows XP
7 10 (2.22%) CentOS
8 8 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.89%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.22%) Android
11 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (15.52%) Data Migration
3 52 (11.53%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (11.09%) TDD
5 48 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (9.98%) DevOps
7 43 (9.53%) Project Management
8 42 (9.31%) OO
9 35 (7.76%) Test Automation
10 34 (7.54%) PRINCE2
11 31 (6.87%) Microservices
12 30 (6.65%) Problem-Solving
13 28 (6.21%) Validation
14 25 (5.54%) CRM
15 23 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (4.88%) Business Analysis
16 22 (4.88%) ITIL
16 22 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
17 19 (4.21%) UML
18 18 (3.99%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 73 (16.19%) Java
2 39 (8.65%) SQL
3 33 (7.32%) Python
4 23 (5.10%) C#
5 20 (4.43%) PowerShell
6 12 (2.66%) Bash Shell
6 12 (2.66%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.22%) C
7 10 (2.22%) Ruby
8 8 (1.77%) Perl
9 6 (1.33%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.67%) Go
11 2 (0.44%) COBOL
11 2 (0.44%) PHP
11 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.44%) R
12 1 (0.22%) ABAP
12 1 (0.22%) Scala
12 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (16.19%) Security Cleared
2 59 (13.08%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.10%) DV Cleared
4 11 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.55%) Degree
5 7 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.55%) PMP
6 6 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.33%) MCSA
7 5 (1.11%) CCNA
7 5 (1.11%) DBS Check
7 5 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.89%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.67%) HNC
9 3 (0.67%) ISEB
9 3 (0.67%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.67%) MCSE
10 2 (0.44%) APMP
10 2 (0.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.00%) QA
2 5 (1.11%) PMO
3 4 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.67%) SLA
5 2 (0.44%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 57 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 33 (7.32%) Docker
3 6 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.67%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.67%) vSphere
6 1 (0.22%) NFS
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.22%) vCloud
6 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.22%) XenApp
6 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 56 (12.42%) Ansible
1 56 (12.42%) Puppet
2 53 (11.75%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (5.10%) Kubernetes
4 16 (3.55%) SCCM
5 10 (2.22%) Terraform
6 6 (1.33%) WSUS
7 5 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.89%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 3 (0.67%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.67%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.67%) SCOM
9 3 (0.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (0.44%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.22%) NetApp OnCommand
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 97 (21.51%) Microsoft
2 69 (15.30%) Oracle
3 17 (3.77%) SAP
4 15 (3.33%) Cisco
5 9 (2.00%) Teradata
5 9 (2.00%) VMware
6 8 (1.77%) Apple
7 7 (1.55%) IBM
8 6 (1.33%) Juniper
8 6 (1.33%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.11%) HP
10 4 (0.89%) Dell
10 4 (0.89%) F5
10 4 (0.89%) IronPort
10 4 (0.89%) NetIQ
10 4 (0.89%) RightFax
10 4 (0.89%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.89%) Unisys
11 3 (0.67%) APTARE
11 3 (0.67%) CA Agile Central