Period
to 24 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Migration Specialist was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Specialist
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 615 572 627
Rank change year-on-year -43 +55 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Specialist 30 38 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.057% 0.077% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.081% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 36
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +19.40%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £319
90th Percentile £495 £509 £444
UK median daily rate £375 £450 £387
% change year-on-year -16.67% +16.28% +4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK median hourly rate - - £20.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 50,378 46,888 57,692
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.90% 95.06% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,504 28,343 35,013
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £228
90th Percentile £568 £545 £540
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,321 2,326 2,483
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.74% -11.85% +18.96%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.42
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £47.78
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%

Migration Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Migration Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Migration Specialist in the UK excluding London

Migration Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Migration Specialist in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration Specialist in the UK excluding London

Migration Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration Specialist in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration Specialist in the UK excluding London

Migration Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration Specialist in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration Specialist in the UK excluding London

Migration Specialist
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration Specialist within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 24 June 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
East of England +6 9 £438 +66.67%
South East -27 7 £268 -40.56%
Midlands -21 6 £413 -19.51%
North of England -26 5 £350 -22.22%
West Midlands -21 4 £450 -12.20%
South West +5 2 - -
East Midlands 0 2 £300 -35.14%
Yorkshire -19 2 £375 -6.25%
North West -27 2 £375 -16.78%
Scotland -41 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £325 -
Migration Specialist
UK

Migration Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, Migration Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the UK excluding London region featuring Migration Specialist in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Migration
2 20 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 13 (43.33%) Oracle
4 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 8 (26.67%) Windows
7 7 (23.33%) SQL
7 7 (23.33%) Finance
8 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (16.67%) Data Encryption
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
10 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
10 4 (13.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (13.33%) Office 365
10 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
11 3 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
11 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
11 3 (10.00%) Power BI
11 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
11 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
11 3 (10.00%) Firewall
11 3 (10.00%) Workflow
11 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (10.00%) Ruby

Migration Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.33%) Documentum
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Office 365
3 2 (6.67%) PaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (6.67%) Skype
2 2 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (13.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (10.00%) Power BI
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (3.33%) DataStage
8 1 (3.33%) Essbase
8 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle Smart View
8 1 (3.33%) Pentaho
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Migration
2 20 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (16.67%) Data Encryption
4 3 (10.00%) ETL
4 3 (10.00%) Workflow
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Change Control
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Cutover Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (6.67%) Data Management
5 2 (6.67%) Data Mapping
5 2 (6.67%) ERP
5 2 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Analytical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) Perl
3 3 (10.00%) Python
3 3 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) FINREP
2 1 (3.33%) IFRS
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
1 2 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee
4 1 (3.33%) Northgate