Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Data Migration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Migration over the 6 months to 12 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.

Data Migration
UK
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 143 131
Rank change year-on-year -39 -12 -7
Contract jobs citing Data Migration 1,577 1,898 2,085
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.53% 1.87% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 2.18% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,021 1,247 1,322
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £300
90th Percentile £588 £625 £612
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 45 39
UK median hourly rate £17.23 £17.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.57% +14.75% -
10th Percentile £12.18 £13.00 £12.85
90th Percentile £49.98 £60.90 £58.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £14.13
% change year-on-year - +23.89% -7.38%

Data 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 88,793 86,888 90,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.35% 85.76% 85.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,734 57,736 59,329
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,323 2,092 2,466
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.70 £48.75 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £24.00 £22.92
% change year-on-year -10.94% +4.70% +1.88%

Data Migration
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Migration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Migration in the UK

Data Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Migration.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Migration in the UK

Data Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Migration over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Migration in the UK

Data Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Migration in the UK

Data Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Migration over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Migration in the UK

Data Migration
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Migration within the UK over the 6 months to 12 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
England -25 1,447 £450 - 260
UK excluding London -35 983 £425 - 172
London -35 553 £475 +5.56% 99
South East +5 360 £425 -2.86% 45
North of England -53 181 £388 -13.89% 35
Midlands -36 157 £450 - 36
East of England +26 114 £475 +13.10% 17
Yorkshire +45 99 £375 +3.09% 11
West Midlands -38 94 £450 +7.46% 22
Scotland -24 89 £475 +18.75% 9
South West -64 68 £400 -0.12% 29
North West -89 67 £405 -29.81% 22
East Midlands -14 52 £425 -15.84% 14
North East -17 15 £365 +12.31% 2
Wales -49 15 £415 +18.57% 1
Isle of Man -1 1 £475 +5.56%

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data 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 with a requirement for Data Migration.

1 1,577 (100.00%) Migration
2 486 (30.82%) SQL
3 342 (21.69%) Finance
4 334 (21.18%) ETL
5 329 (20.86%) Oracle
6 313 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
7 270 (17.12%) Microsoft
8 260 (16.49%) SQL Server
9 234 (14.84%) SAP
10 188 (11.92%) Data Quality
11 187 (11.86%) Data Modelling
12 183 (11.60%) Business Intelligence
13 175 (11.10%) Data Warehouse
14 163 (10.34%) ERP
15 160 (10.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 154 (9.77%) Data Mapping
17 153 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
18 150 (9.51%) Data Analysis
19 149 (9.45%) Security Cleared
20 148 (9.38%) Project Management
21 144 (9.13%) CRM
22 137 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
23 130 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
24 129 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 129 (8.18%) Data Management
25 126 (7.99%) C#
26 125 (7.93%) SC Cleared
27 123 (7.80%) Microsoft Excel
28 116 (7.36%) Data Cleansing
29 115 (7.29%) User Acceptance Testing

Data Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 102 (6.47%) SharePoint
2 35 (2.22%) CMS
3 21 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 21 (1.33%) Umbraco
4 15 (0.95%) Apache Spark
5 14 (0.89%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.57%) Confluence
7 7 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.44%) SAS
7 7 (0.44%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.32%) Apache
9 5 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.25%) WordPress
11 3 (0.19%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.19%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.13%) Drupal
12 2 (0.13%) TPMS
Applications
1 123 (7.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.38%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.19%) Windchill
9 1 (0.063%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 73 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
3 37 (2.35%) SAP S/4HANA
4 36 (2.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 33 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
6 32 (2.03%) SAP HR
7 25 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
7 25 (1.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 23 (1.46%) Oracle Receivables
9 22 (1.40%) Oracle ERP
10 19 (1.20%) SAP ERP
11 17 (1.08%) SAP MM
11 17 (1.08%) Workday HCM
12 16 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
13 15 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
13 15 (0.95%) NetSuite
13 15 (0.95%) SAP MDG
14 13 (0.82%) CSG Singleview
15 11 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
16 10 (0.63%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 130 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (4.95%) Dynamics 365
3 69 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
4 59 (3.74%) Office 365
5 29 (1.84%) OneDrive
6 22 (1.40%) SaaS
7 18 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
8 17 (1.08%) PaaS
9 16 (1.01%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 12 (0.76%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
11 10 (0.63%) IaaS
11 10 (0.63%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 9 (0.57%) Yammer
13 8 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.51%) Serverless
14 7 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.44%) Force.com
14 7 (0.44%) GitHub
15 6 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.84%) Firewall
2 22 (1.40%) Internet
3 19 (1.20%) Network Security
4 13 (0.82%) SAN
5 10 (0.63%) Skype
6 9 (0.57%) DNS
7 8 (0.51%) WAN
8 7 (0.44%) SMS
9 6 (0.38%) LAN
9 6 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (0.32%) DHCP
10 5 (0.32%) VPN
11 4 (0.25%) Wireless
12 3 (0.19%) HTTP
12 3 (0.19%) WebEx
12 3 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.13%) Cisco Firepower
13 2 (0.13%) Fibre Channel
14 1 (0.063%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 175 (11.10%) Data Warehouse
3 160 (10.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 129 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 64 (4.06%) Oracle Database
6 59 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 58 (3.68%) Relational Database
8 51 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
9 45 (2.85%) Big Data
9 45 (2.85%) Power BI
10 42 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
11 37 (2.35%) Electronic Patient Records
11 37 (2.35%) MySQL
11 37 (2.35%) SAP Data Services
12 35 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
13 30 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
14 27 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
15 26 (1.65%) MongoDB
16 25 (1.59%) Data Lake
17 24 (1.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 89 (5.64%) JIRA
2 29 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
3 28 (1.78%) LSMW
4 25 (1.59%) Subversion
5 19 (1.20%) Jenkins
6 17 (1.08%) Git (software)
7 16 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (0.89%) Selenium
9 11 (0.70%) Toad
10 10 (0.63%) Visual Studio
11 9 (0.57%) ERwin
12 7 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (0.38%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.32%) HP UFT
14 5 (0.32%) MorphX
15 4 (0.25%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.25%) Eclipse
15 4 (0.25%) WebDriver
16 3 (0.19%) MSTest
16 3 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
General
1 342 (21.69%) Finance
2 46 (2.92%) Banking
3 43 (2.73%) Retail
4 36 (2.28%) Marketing
5 24 (1.52%) Back Office
6 22 (1.40%) Billing
6 22 (1.40%) General Ledger
7 21 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.14%) Legal
9 17 (1.08%) Advertising
10 16 (1.01%) Publishing
11 15 (0.95%) Telecoms
12 14 (0.89%) Law
13 8 (0.51%) Local Government
14 7 (0.44%) Electronics
14 7 (0.44%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.32%) French Language
15 5 (0.32%) Private Banking
16 4 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 351 (22.26%) Analyst
2 317 (20.10%) Developer
3 183 (11.60%) Consultant
4 173 (10.97%) Data Analyst
5 154 (9.77%) Project Manager
6 148 (9.38%) Architect
7 126 (7.99%) Business Analyst
8 123 (7.80%) Migration Analyst
9 121 (7.67%) SQL Developer
10 119 (7.55%) Data Migration Analyst
11 89 (5.64%) Data Consultant
12 85 (5.39%) Migration Consultant
13 83 (5.26%) Data Migration Consultant
14 67 (4.25%) Data Architect
14 67 (4.25%) Migration Manager
15 66 (4.19%) Data Migration Lead
16 58 (3.68%) Data Migration Manager
17 52 (3.30%) SAP Consultant
18 51 (3.23%) ETL Developer
19 46 (2.92%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (5.77%) .NET
2 60 (3.80%) XML
3 53 (3.36%) ASP.NET
4 46 (2.92%) Oracle Fusion
5 45 (2.85%) Web Services
6 27 (1.71%) WCF
7 25 (1.59%) Middleware
8 23 (1.46%) REST
9 22 (1.40%) JSON
10 21 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (1.20%) .NET Framework
11 19 (1.20%) AngularJS
12 18 (1.14%) SOAP
13 17 (1.08%) React
13 17 (1.08%) RESTful
14 15 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (0.95%) HTML
14 15 (0.95%) Spring
15 13 (0.82%) Visualforce
16 12 (0.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 137 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (4.38%) Reference Data
3 47 (2.98%) Management Information System
4 37 (2.35%) Data Centre
4 37 (2.35%) Data Structures
5 36 (2.28%) e-Health
5 36 (2.28%) LIMS
5 36 (2.28%) PACS
6 32 (2.03%) NHS
7 31 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
8 27 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
9 19 (1.20%) Computer Science
9 19 (1.20%) Taxonomies
10 16 (1.01%) User Experience
11 15 (0.95%) Clustering
12 9 (0.57%) Fintech
12 9 (0.57%) Mainframe
13 8 (0.51%) AS400
13 8 (0.51%) Equities
13 8 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 104 (6.59%) Windows
2 34 (2.16%) Windows Server
3 32 (2.03%) Windows 10
4 27 (1.71%) Windows 7
5 24 (1.52%) Linux
6 22 (1.40%) Unix
7 17 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.44%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.38%) Solaris
12 3 (0.19%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.13%) Android
13 2 (0.13%) VME
14 1 (0.063%) AIX
14 1 (0.063%) VMS
14 1 (0.063%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.063%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,577 (100.00%) Migration
2 334 (21.18%) ETL
3 313 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
4 187 (11.86%) Data Modelling
5 183 (11.60%) Business Intelligence
6 163 (10.34%) ERP
7 154 (9.77%) Data Mapping
8 153 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 150 (9.51%) Data Analysis
10 148 (9.38%) Project Management
11 144 (9.13%) CRM
12 129 (8.18%) Data Management
13 116 (7.36%) Data Cleansing
14 115 (7.29%) User Acceptance Testing
15 112 (7.10%) Analytics
16 103 (6.53%) Problem-Solving
17 100 (6.34%) Business Analysis
18 83 (5.26%) Data Integration
19 81 (5.14%) Scrum
20 78 (4.95%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 486 (30.82%) SQL
2 126 (7.99%) C#
3 110 (6.98%) T-SQL
4 77 (4.88%) PL/SQL
5 49 (3.11%) Java
5 49 (3.11%) JavaScript
6 39 (2.47%) PowerShell
6 39 (2.47%) Python
7 27 (1.71%) VBA
8 25 (1.59%) VB
9 22 (1.40%) ABAP
10 16 (1.01%) Apex Code
10 16 (1.01%) R
11 13 (0.82%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.51%) MATLAB
12 8 (0.51%) PHP
12 8 (0.51%) X++
13 7 (0.44%) ANSI SQL
13 7 (0.44%) VBScript
14 6 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 149 (9.45%) Security Cleared
2 125 (7.93%) SC Cleared
3 56 (3.55%) Degree
4 19 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (0.82%) PMI Certification
6 12 (0.76%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.51%) PMP
9 7 (0.44%) CCNA
9 7 (0.44%) CCNP
9 7 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.44%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.38%) ISEB
10 6 (0.38%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.38%) MCSE
10 6 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (0.32%) ACCA
11 5 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (11.92%) Data Quality
2 64 (4.06%) QA
3 49 (3.11%) GDPR
4 37 (2.35%) HL7
5 16 (1.01%) PMO
6 5 (0.32%) SEPA
6 5 (0.32%) SLA
7 3 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.063%) IFRS
9 1 (0.063%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.063%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.063%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.063%) PSD2
System Software
1 64 (4.06%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.40%) Docker
3 17 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.51%) BitLocker
4 8 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.25%) HDFS
6 3 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (0.19%) vSphere
7 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.13%) XenServer
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (1.71%) SCCM
2 17 (1.08%) Kubernetes
3 11 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.51%) Prometheus
5 7 (0.44%) Ansible
6 6 (0.38%) HP ALM
6 6 (0.38%) Puppet
7 5 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.25%) SCOM
8 4 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.25%) Terraform
9 3 (0.19%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.19%) WSUS
10 2 (0.13%) Grafana
10 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.063%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.063%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.063%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.063%) vRealize
Vendors
1 329 (20.86%) Oracle
2 270 (17.12%) Microsoft
3 234 (14.84%) SAP
4 69 (4.38%) Salesforce.com
5 51 (3.23%) Talend
6 41 (2.60%) Workday
7 24 (1.52%) VMware
8 22 (1.40%) Hyperion
9 21 (1.33%) Informatica
10 20 (1.27%) Cisco
11 16 (1.01%) Tableau
12 14 (0.89%) HP
12 14 (0.89%) JD Edwards
13 13 (0.82%) Sage
14 12 (0.76%) Google
15 11 (0.70%) Ab Initio
15 11 (0.70%) Citrix
16 9 (0.57%) IBM
16 9 (0.57%) PeopleSoft
17 8 (0.51%) Alteryx