Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 30 17
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13 +4
Contract jobs citing Migration 424 414 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.71% 6.47% 7.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.19% 7.57% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 254 246
South West median daily rate £450 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £206 £200 £213
90th Percentile £625 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 21
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -2.80% -65.26%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £33.70 £42.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £16.95 £14.13 £17.49
% change year-on-year +20.00% -19.24% -10.02%

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 4,616 5,467 4,316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 83.91% 85.38% 83.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,922 3,487 2,685
South West median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +6.38%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £260
90th Percentile £625 £600 £574
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 245 180
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.58% +33.88% -19.33%
10th Percentile £13.49 £12.85 £11.80
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.00 £24.04 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.33% +0.17% -2.04%

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 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
Bristol +10 158 £450 +12.50% 25
Wiltshire +12 126 £506 +1.25% 10
Gloucestershire -2 46 £394 -7.35% 4
Devon +1 32 £450 +28.57% 2
Somerset +12 29 £400 -3.03% 3
Dorset -5 21 £409 +2.19% 13
Cornwall 0 3 £388 +93.75% 2
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 109 (25.71%) Azure
2 102 (24.06%) Windows
3 88 (20.75%) Security Cleared
4 84 (19.81%) Microsoft
5 80 (18.87%) Data Migration
6 77 (18.16%) SQL
7 69 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (15.57%) SC Cleared
9 64 (15.09%) DevOps
9 64 (15.09%) Windows 10
10 62 (14.62%) Active Directory
11 54 (12.74%) Office 365
12 53 (12.50%) Finance
13 51 (12.03%) Data Centre
13 51 (12.03%) Public Sector
14 49 (11.56%) AWS
15 44 (10.38%) SQL Server
16 41 (9.67%) Oracle
17 38 (8.96%) Linux
18 37 (8.73%) SharePoint
19 36 (8.49%) CRM
19 36 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
19 36 (8.49%) Power Platform
20 34 (8.02%) VMware
20 34 (8.02%) Power BI
21 32 (7.55%) Dynamics 365
21 32 (7.55%) MS Visio
22 31 (7.31%) Terraform
23 30 (7.08%) Microsoft Excel
23 30 (7.08%) Open Source

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 37 (8.73%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.77%) Skype for Business
3 10 (2.36%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.65%) IIS
5 5 (1.18%) Confluence
6 4 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.71%) CMS
7 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.47%) Apache
8 2 (0.47%) Drupal
8 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.47%) SAS
8 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.24%) Appian
9 1 (0.24%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.24%) JBoss
9 1 (0.24%) nginx
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (7.55%) MS Visio
2 30 (7.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (6.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.24%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 27 (6.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.18%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 3 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.47%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.47%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.47%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.47%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 109 (25.71%) Azure
2 54 (12.74%) Office 365
3 49 (11.56%) AWS
4 36 (8.49%) Power Platform
5 32 (7.55%) Dynamics 365
6 25 (5.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 20 (4.72%) PowerApps
8 18 (4.25%) Microsoft Flow
9 17 (4.01%) Amazon S3
9 17 (4.01%) Azure Functions
9 17 (4.01%) Serverless
10 16 (3.77%) SaaS
11 15 (3.54%) OpenShift
12 12 (2.83%) GitHub
13 11 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (2.59%) Amazon ELB
14 10 (2.36%) Route 53
15 6 (1.42%) PaaS
16 5 (1.18%) GCP
16 5 (1.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.66%) Firewall
2 19 (4.48%) Skype
3 16 (3.77%) LAN
4 15 (3.54%) WAN
5 9 (2.12%) SAN
6 8 (1.89%) Wireless
7 7 (1.65%) VoIP
8 6 (1.42%) BGP
8 6 (1.42%) DHCP
8 6 (1.42%) DNS
9 5 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.18%) ISDN
9 5 (1.18%) OSPF
9 5 (1.18%) PSTN
9 5 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.94%) Internet
10 4 (0.94%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.94%) X.500
11 3 (0.71%) DAB
11 3 (0.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.02%) Power BI
3 30 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (1.89%) DB2
8 6 (1.42%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.94%) Big Data
10 4 (0.94%) Data Lake
10 4 (0.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (0.94%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.71%) MySQL
11 3 (0.71%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.47%) Data Mart
12 2 (0.47%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 28 (6.60%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.59%) Bitbucket
3 9 (2.12%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.12%) JIRA
4 8 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.42%) GitLab
5 6 (1.42%) IBM UrbanCode
6 5 (1.18%) AdminStudio
6 5 (1.18%) MSI
7 4 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.71%) Gradle
8 3 (0.71%) JUnit
9 2 (0.47%) NUnit
9 2 (0.47%) Selenium
9 2 (0.47%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.47%) Testinfra
10 1 (0.24%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.24%) Toad
General
1 53 (12.50%) Finance
2 51 (12.03%) Public Sector
3 21 (4.95%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.54%) Marketing
5 11 (2.59%) Banking
5 11 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.12%) Electronics
7 6 (1.42%) Retail
8 5 (1.18%) Legal
8 5 (1.18%) Local Government
9 3 (0.71%) Publishing
10 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.47%) Military
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (14.86%) Architect
2 47 (11.08%) Analyst
3 42 (9.91%) Developer
4 38 (8.96%) Project Manager
5 35 (8.25%) Consultant
6 27 (6.37%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (5.90%) Business Analyst
8 23 (5.42%) Windows Engineer
9 19 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (4.25%) Data Analyst
11 15 (3.54%) CRM Architect
11 15 (3.54%) Deployment Engineer
11 15 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM Architect
11 15 (3.54%) Migration Engineer
11 15 (3.54%) Support Engineer
12 13 (3.07%) Technical Architect
13 12 (2.83%) Azure Engineer
13 12 (2.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (2.83%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 12 (2.83%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.95%) .NET
2 11 (2.59%) REST
2 11 (2.59%) Web Services
3 7 (1.65%) LDAP
3 7 (1.65%) Swagger
4 6 (1.42%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (1.42%) SailPoint
4 6 (1.42%) XML
5 5 (1.18%) CSS
5 5 (1.18%) HTML
5 5 (1.18%) SOAP
5 5 (1.18%) Spring
6 4 (0.94%) AngularJS
6 4 (0.94%) Middleware
6 4 (0.94%) OAuth
6 4 (0.94%) OpenID
6 4 (0.94%) React
6 4 (0.94%) SAML
7 3 (0.71%) CoreNLP
7 3 (0.71%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.03%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (2.83%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.83%) Private Cloud
5 10 (2.36%) PKI
6 8 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (1.65%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.18%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.94%) Replication
9 4 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.71%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.71%) NHS
10 3 (0.71%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.47%) Clustering
11 2 (0.47%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.47%) PMI
11 2 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 102 (24.06%) Windows
2 64 (15.09%) Windows 10
3 38 (8.96%) Linux
4 29 (6.84%) Windows 7
5 25 (5.90%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.94%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.71%) Unix
9 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (18.87%) Data Migration
2 69 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (15.09%) DevOps
4 36 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (8.49%) CRM
5 30 (7.08%) Open Source
6 28 (6.60%) ArchiMate
7 25 (5.90%) ITIL
8 23 (5.42%) Project Management
8 23 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (5.19%) ETL
10 21 (4.95%) Business Analysis
11 20 (4.72%) Change Management
11 20 (4.72%) Data Modelling
12 19 (4.48%) B2C
13 18 (4.25%) Scrum
14 17 (4.01%) Problem Management
14 17 (4.01%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (4.01%) Test Automation
15 16 (3.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 77 (18.16%) SQL
2 21 (4.95%) C#
3 19 (4.48%) PowerShell
4 18 (4.25%) Java
5 15 (3.54%) Python
6 13 (3.07%) T-SQL
7 10 (2.36%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.89%) C
8 8 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.65%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.42%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.18%) C++
12 4 (0.94%) Delphi
12 4 (0.94%) VBA
13 3 (0.71%) Java 8
13 3 (0.71%) Ruby
14 1 (0.24%) Perl
14 1 (0.24%) PHP
14 1 (0.24%) R
14 1 (0.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 88 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 66 (15.57%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.30%) DV Cleared
4 13 (3.07%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (2.83%) ISEB
6 11 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.12%) Degree
8 7 (1.65%) CCNP
8 7 (1.65%) CISSP
8 7 (1.65%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.42%) AWS Certification
10 5 (1.18%) CCNA
10 5 (1.18%) CISM
10 5 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.94%) CCDP
12 3 (0.71%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (0.71%) HND
12 3 (0.71%) MCSE
12 3 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.83%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.18%) QA
3 4 (0.94%) SLA
4 3 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.71%) NCSC
4 3 (0.71%) RMADS
5 2 (0.47%) NIST
5 2 (0.47%) PMO
6 1 (0.24%) GDPR
6 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (14.62%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.42%) Docker
3 18 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.59%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.89%) NDS
6 6 (1.42%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 4 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.71%) vSphere
8 3 (0.71%) XenApp
8 3 (0.71%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.24%) Firmware
10 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 31 (7.31%) Terraform
2 23 (5.42%) Kubernetes
2 23 (5.42%) SCCM
3 12 (2.83%) Puppet
3 12 (2.83%) SCOM
4 9 (2.12%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (1.89%) Ansible
6 6 (1.42%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (1.42%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 6 (1.42%) vRealize
7 4 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.71%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.71%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.24%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 84 (19.81%) Microsoft
2 41 (9.67%) Oracle
3 34 (8.02%) VMware
4 26 (6.13%) Sparx
5 25 (5.90%) Cisco
6 23 (5.42%) SAP
7 9 (2.12%) CheckPoint
7 9 (2.12%) PeopleSoft
7 9 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.89%) Citrix
8 8 (1.89%) IBM
9 6 (1.42%) AppDynamics
9 6 (1.42%) Dynatrace
9 6 (1.42%) ForgeRock
9 6 (1.42%) NetIQ
9 6 (1.42%) Splunk
9 6 (1.42%) Talend
10 5 (1.18%) Juniper
10 5 (1.18%) Tableau
11 4 (0.94%) BMC