Period
to 12 July 2020

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 July 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.

Data Migration
UK
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 136 166
Rank change year-on-year +23 +30 -26
Contract jobs citing Data Migration 855 1,820 1,701
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.08% 1.94% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 2.22% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 1,190 1,159
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £310
90th Percentile £676 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 37 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -35.71% +100.00%
10th Percentile £17.80 £11.85 £12.66
90th Percentile £50.00 £53.75 £96.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £16.75 £23.87
% change year-on-year +108.96% -29.81% +45.74%

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 35,206 81,851 90,274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.83% 87.05% 86.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,165 53,899 59,500
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,218 2,314 2,463
Median hourly rate £31.61 £24.96 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.66% +16.08% -14.00%
10th Percentile £12.76 £11.85 £11.17
90th Percentile £54.00 £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £24.20 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.81% +20.00% -20.00%

Data Migration
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Migration in the UK

Data Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Migration.

Daily rate trend for Data Migration in the UK

Data Migration
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Migration over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Migration in the UK

Data Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Migration.

Hourly rate trend for Data Migration in the UK

Data Migration
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Migration over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Data Migration in the UK

Data Migration
Top 17 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 July 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
England +28 774 £500 +8.23% 53
UK excluding London +21 516 £475 +5.56% 40
London +5 289 £500 - 28
South East +62 186 £500 +11.11% 10
North of England -7 106 £450 +4.65% 5
Midlands +31 94 £525 +16.67% 3
West Midlands +45 82 £525 +16.67% 2
North West +8 68 £400 -14.89% 5
Work from Home +11 52 £540 +20.00% 8
South West +39 46 £500 +5.26% 4
Scotland +21 42 £400 -11.11% 12
East of England +26 34 £475 +11.76% 3
Yorkshire +13 24 £425 +13.33%
North East +17 13 £550 +29.41%
East Midlands +26 12 £525 +23.89% 1
Wales +13 7 £375 -16.67% 1
Northern Ireland +12 1 £350 -9.68% 2

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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.

1 854 (99.88%) Migration
2 264 (30.88%) SQL
3 211 (24.68%) Security Cleared
4 190 (22.22%) Oracle
5 172 (20.12%) SC Cleared
6 169 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
7 164 (19.18%) Finance
8 150 (17.54%) Microsoft
9 142 (16.61%) SQL Server
10 129 (15.09%) ETL
11 118 (13.80%) SAP
12 111 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
12 111 (12.98%) Public Sector
13 106 (12.40%) Azure
14 94 (10.99%) SharePoint
15 87 (10.18%) CRM
16 86 (10.06%) ERP
17 82 (9.59%) Project Management
18 81 (9.47%) Power Platform
19 80 (9.36%) Data Cleansing
20 79 (9.24%) DevOps
21 76 (8.89%) PL/SQL
22 72 (8.42%) Data Modelling
23 69 (8.07%) JavaScript
23 69 (8.07%) Data Quality
23 69 (8.07%) Power BI
24 62 (7.25%) Shell Script
25 60 (7.02%) Java
26 59 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
26 59 (6.90%) Dynamics 365

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 94 (10.99%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.64%) Camunda
2 14 (1.64%) Confluence
3 13 (1.52%) ArcGIS
4 9 (1.05%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.05%) IIS
5 6 (0.70%) SAS
6 4 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.47%) OnBase
7 3 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.23%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.23%) Apache Pulsar
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.12%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.12%) Apache
9 1 (0.12%) CMS
9 1 (0.12%) Drupal
9 1 (0.12%) Jupyter
Applications
1 44 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.52%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 55 (6.43%) Oracle Payables
2 52 (6.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 37 (4.33%) Oracle Cash Management
4 35 (4.09%) SAP S/4HANA
5 27 (3.16%) Oracle Receivables
6 22 (2.57%) Oracle EBS
7 16 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
7 16 (1.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 12 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
9 11 (1.29%) NetSuite
9 11 (1.29%) SAP SD
10 10 (1.17%) Oracle ERP
11 8 (0.94%) Northgate Housing
11 8 (0.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 7 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
12 7 (0.82%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 7 (0.82%) Oracle iProcurement
12 7 (0.82%) SAP MDG
13 4 (0.47%) Infor SunSystems
13 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 106 (12.40%) Azure
2 81 (9.47%) Power Platform
3 59 (6.90%) Dynamics 365
4 47 (5.50%) AWS
5 34 (3.98%) SaaS
6 24 (2.81%) Office 365
7 18 (2.11%) Power Automate
8 17 (1.99%) Azure Data Factory
9 16 (1.87%) GCP
10 14 (1.64%) Logic Apps
10 14 (1.64%) Serverless
11 11 (1.29%) PowerApps
11 11 (1.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 9 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.94%) GitHub
13 8 (0.94%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 6 (0.70%) PaaS
15 5 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.58%) Heroku
15 5 (0.58%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.58%) Skype
2 4 (0.47%) DNS
2 4 (0.47%) Intranet
2 4 (0.47%) NAS
2 4 (0.47%) SAN
3 3 (0.35%) Firewall
3 3 (0.35%) Internet
4 2 (0.23%) FTP
4 2 (0.23%) SNMP
4 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.12%) 4G
5 1 (0.12%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.12%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.12%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.12%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.12%) VLAN
5 1 (0.12%) VSAN
5 1 (0.12%) WebEx
5 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (16.61%) SQL Server
2 69 (8.07%) Power BI
3 58 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (3.98%) MySQL
6 34 (3.98%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.11%) Big Data
8 17 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (1.87%) SQL Server 2016
10 15 (1.75%) NoSQL
11 13 (1.52%) Electronic Patient Records
11 13 (1.52%) GIS
11 13 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (1.40%) Data Lake
12 12 (1.40%) SAP HANA
13 11 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
13 11 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 41 (4.80%) JIRA
2 15 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 14 (1.64%) Maven
3 14 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
5 11 (1.29%) Selenium
6 10 (1.17%) LSMW
7 9 (1.05%) Git (software)
8 8 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.70%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.70%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.70%) GitLab
9 6 (0.70%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.58%) JMeter
10 5 (0.58%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.47%) ERwin
11 4 (0.47%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.47%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.47%) Zephyr
General
1 164 (19.18%) Finance
2 111 (12.98%) Public Sector
3 56 (6.55%) General Ledger
4 31 (3.63%) Marketing
5 29 (3.39%) Law
6 24 (2.81%) Manufacturing
7 22 (2.57%) Retail
8 20 (2.34%) Banking
9 18 (2.11%) Local Government
10 15 (1.75%) Billing
10 15 (1.75%) Telecoms
11 14 (1.64%) Back Office
12 10 (1.17%) Legal
13 8 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.94%) Police
14 7 (0.82%) Electronics
14 7 (0.82%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.58%) Publishing
16 3 (0.35%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 180 (21.05%) Developer
2 147 (17.19%) Analyst
3 100 (11.70%) Architect
4 97 (11.35%) Consultant
5 63 (7.37%) Data Analyst
6 60 (7.02%) Project Manager
7 53 (6.20%) Business Analyst
8 42 (4.91%) Migration Manager
8 42 (4.91%) Solutions Architect
9 40 (4.68%) Migration Analyst
10 39 (4.56%) Data Migration Analyst
10 39 (4.56%) Migration Consultant
11 38 (4.44%) Data Consultant
12 36 (4.21%) Data Migration Consultant
13 34 (3.98%) Data Architect
13 34 (3.98%) Data Migration Manager
14 32 (3.74%) Data Migration Lead
15 29 (3.39%) Oracle Consultant
16 28 (3.27%) Migration Project Manager
17 25 (2.92%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (5.03%) .NET
2 35 (4.09%) XML
3 27 (3.16%) Web Services
4 23 (2.69%) OAuth
4 23 (2.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 23 (2.69%) Visualforce
5 19 (2.22%) SAML
6 18 (2.11%) OpenID
7 16 (1.87%) REST
8 15 (1.75%) SOAP
8 15 (1.75%) Spring
9 14 (1.64%) Apache Camel
9 14 (1.64%) Spring Boot
10 13 (1.52%) Kafka
11 12 (1.40%) HTML
11 12 (1.40%) JSON
12 11 (1.29%) CSS
13 10 (1.17%) React
13 10 (1.17%) RESTful
14 8 (0.94%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (2.34%) Data Centre
3 16 (1.87%) Data Structures
3 16 (1.87%) Management Information System
4 14 (1.64%) FMCG
4 14 (1.64%) Semantic Web
5 13 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (1.40%) e-Health
6 12 (1.40%) LIMS
6 12 (1.40%) PACS
7 11 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (1.29%) NHS
8 9 (1.05%) Replication
9 8 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (0.70%) Driving Licence
10 6 (0.70%) EFT
10 6 (0.70%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.58%) Life Science
11 5 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (6.32%) Windows
2 30 (3.51%) Windows 10
3 26 (3.04%) Windows Server
4 20 (2.34%) Unix
5 19 (2.22%) Linux
5 19 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 16 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (1.87%) Windows Server 2016
6 16 (1.87%) Windows Server 2019
7 15 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.35%) CentOS
10 2 (0.23%) AIX
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.23%) Solaris
10 2 (0.23%) VME
11 1 (0.12%) VMS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 854 (99.88%) Migration
2 169 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (15.09%) ETL
4 111 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
5 87 (10.18%) CRM
6 86 (10.06%) ERP
7 82 (9.59%) Project Management
8 80 (9.36%) Data Cleansing
9 79 (9.24%) DevOps
10 72 (8.42%) Data Modelling
11 59 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 54 (6.32%) Unit Testing
13 53 (6.20%) Data Management
13 53 (6.20%) Scrum
14 51 (5.96%) Test Automation
15 49 (5.73%) Requirements Gathering
16 48 (5.61%) Analytics
17 46 (5.38%) Data Analysis
17 46 (5.38%) Problem-Solving
18 44 (5.15%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 264 (30.88%) SQL
2 76 (8.89%) PL/SQL
3 69 (8.07%) JavaScript
4 62 (7.25%) Shell Script
5 60 (7.02%) Java
6 54 (6.32%) C#
7 34 (3.98%) T-SQL
8 33 (3.86%) PowerShell
9 28 (3.27%) Python
10 24 (2.81%) C
11 23 (2.69%) Apex Code
12 20 (2.34%) VB
13 15 (1.75%) Java 8
14 8 (0.94%) Scala
15 7 (0.82%) ABAP
15 7 (0.82%) VBA
16 6 (0.70%) Perl
17 4 (0.47%) X++
18 3 (0.35%) Ada
18 3 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 211 (24.68%) Security Cleared
2 172 (20.12%) SC Cleared
3 46 (5.38%) DV Cleared
4 41 (4.80%) Degree
5 23 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.82%) ISEB
8 7 (0.82%) MCITP
9 6 (0.70%) MCAD
9 6 (0.70%) MCPD
10 5 (0.58%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.35%) SAP Certification
13 2 (0.23%) ACCA
13 2 (0.23%) CIMA
13 2 (0.23%) PMP
13 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (8.07%) Data Quality
2 30 (3.51%) QA
3 14 (1.64%) GDPR
4 13 (1.52%) HL7
5 6 (0.70%) SEPA
6 4 (0.47%) PMO
6 4 (0.47%) SLA
7 3 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.12%) FINREP
9 1 (0.12%) GMP
9 1 (0.12%) GxP
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.12%) MiFID
9 1 (0.12%) NCSC
System Software
1 37 (4.33%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.46%) Docker
3 18 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.75%) VMware NSX
5 5 (0.58%) vSphere
6 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.23%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.23%) HDFS
7 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.23%) NFS
8 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (1.87%) Kubernetes
2 15 (1.75%) Ansible
3 11 (1.29%) SCCM
4 5 (0.58%) Terraform
5 4 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.35%) Puppet
6 3 (0.35%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.23%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.23%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.23%) Nagios
7 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.23%) SCOM
8 1 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.12%) Netcool
8 1 (0.12%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 190 (22.22%) Oracle
2 150 (17.54%) Microsoft
3 118 (13.80%) SAP
4 51 (5.96%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (2.46%) VMware
6 15 (1.75%) Cisco
6 15 (1.75%) Google
6 15 (1.75%) Tableau
7 14 (1.64%) IBM
7 14 (1.64%) Talend
8 13 (1.52%) ESRI
8 13 (1.52%) Lumension
8 13 (1.52%) Sophos
9 12 (1.40%) Informatica
10 11 (1.29%) Northgate
10 11 (1.29%) Workday
11 10 (1.17%) Adobe
12 9 (1.05%) HP
13 8 (0.94%) JD Edwards
14 7 (0.82%) Databricks