Period
to 20 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Migration Specialist was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 626 577 632
Rank change year-on-year -49 +55 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Specialist 20 58 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.036% 0.11% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 36 45
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +1.47% +21.43%
10th Percentile £216 £325 £321
90th Percentile £569 £509 £525
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.69 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.04% - -
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year -32.04% - -

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 52,170 49,744 57,422
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 95.04% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,782 30,206 35,301
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £544
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,487 2,250 2,583
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -2.70% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.20
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £45.29
UK median hourly rate £17.87 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.47% -1.58% +5.56%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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
South East -24 6 £488 +11.43%
South West -2 4 £550 +33.33% 2
East of England -6 3 £415 +3.75%
Midlands -24 3 £263 -30.00%
North of England -28 3 £450 +2.86%
East Midlands +8 2 £219 -52.70%
Yorkshire -16 2 £400 -
Scotland -23 1 £464 +9.24%
North West -30 1 £450 -
West Midlands -37 1 £425 +13.33%
Migration Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 20 (100.00%) Migration
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Data Migration
3 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.00%) Office 365
6 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) Advertising
7 2 (10.00%) SCCM
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
7 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.00%) Analytics
7 2 (10.00%) Varonis
7 2 (10.00%) GDPR
7 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (10.00%) OneDrive

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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) MS Access
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Migration
2 7 (35.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) B2B
4 1 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (5.00%) Data Management
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Server Management
4 1 (5.00%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) Docker
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) OpenView
2 1 (5.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Varonis
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Veeam
4 1 (5.00%) Veritas