Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 181 145
Rank change year-on-year +49 -36 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Migration 1,640 1,592 1,911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.94% 1.53% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 1.77% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,064 1,028 1,253
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £643 £588 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 45
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.62% -1.57% +19.66%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.18 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.98 £60.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +47.14% - +34.62%

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 72,736 90,125 88,062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.12% 86.88% 86.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 47,672 59,619 58,484
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £298 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,313 2,352 2,123
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -4.35% +2.22%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.66 £50.48 £49.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.19 £23.50
% change year-on-year +6.18% -9.83% +4.44%

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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Migration in the UK

Data Migration
Top 18 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 13 November 2019. 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 +47 1,505 £475 +5.56% 180
UK excluding London +26 914 £450 +5.88% 135
London +89 679 £510 +7.37% 59
South East 0 281 £475 +11.76% 42
North of England +47 225 £460 +18.33% 31
Midlands +31 145 £450 - 20
North West +60 136 £462 +14.14% 17
West Midlands +34 100 £445 -1.11% 15
South West +23 91 £475 +18.75% 21
East of England -7 71 £425 -10.53% 7
Yorkshire -15 66 £469 +23.36% 10
Scotland -2 58 £463 -2.63% 10
East Midlands +8 34 £488 +14.71% 5
Wales +44 32 £450 +8.43% 4
North East +26 23 £410 +12.33% 4
Northern Ireland - 9 £100 -
Isle of Man +4 3 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £415 -

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 1,640 (100.00%) Migration
2 492 (30.00%) SQL
3 349 (21.28%) Microsoft
4 336 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
5 310 (18.90%) Finance
6 294 (17.93%) ETL
7 270 (16.46%) Oracle
8 228 (13.90%) SAP
9 220 (13.41%) SQL Server
10 219 (13.35%) Business Intelligence
11 212 (12.93%) Azure
12 202 (12.32%) Data Modelling
13 192 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 174 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
15 169 (10.30%) ERP
16 166 (10.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 144 (8.78%) CRM
18 143 (8.72%) SharePoint
19 137 (8.35%) Data Quality
20 133 (8.11%) Windows
20 133 (8.11%) Analytics
21 129 (7.87%) DevOps
22 127 (7.74%) Project Management
23 125 (7.62%) Dynamics 365
23 125 (7.62%) Power Platform
24 123 (7.50%) Data Analysis
25 121 (7.38%) C#
26 117 (7.13%) Data Architecture
27 116 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
28 113 (6.89%) Power BI

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
1 143 (8.72%) SharePoint
2 47 (2.87%) Apache Spark
3 20 (1.22%) SAS
4 18 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 16 (0.98%) Confluence
6 15 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (0.67%) Apache
8 9 (0.55%) CMS
9 7 (0.43%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.37%) JBoss
10 6 (0.37%) Jupyter
10 6 (0.37%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.37%) WebLogic Integration
11 5 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.30%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 103 (6.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.24%) CATIA
8 1 (0.061%) FileZilla
8 1 (0.061%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.061%) Notepad++
8 1 (0.061%) Stata
Business Applications
1 98 (5.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (2.93%) SAP S/4HANA
3 40 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
4 26 (1.59%) SAP MDG
5 25 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
6 24 (1.46%) NetSuite
7 21 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
8 20 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
9 19 (1.16%) SAP HR
10 17 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
10 17 (1.04%) SAP ERP
11 16 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
11 16 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 15 (0.91%) Oracle Cash Management
12 15 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
13 13 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
14 12 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
15 11 (0.67%) Oracle iProcurement
15 11 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 8 (0.49%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 212 (12.93%) Azure
2 125 (7.62%) Dynamics 365
2 125 (7.62%) Power Platform
3 111 (6.77%) AWS
4 89 (5.43%) Office 365
5 41 (2.50%) Azure Data Factory
6 22 (1.34%) GCP
6 22 (1.34%) GitHub
7 18 (1.10%) PaaS
8 17 (1.04%) SaaS
9 16 (0.98%) OneDrive
9 16 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
10 14 (0.85%) IaaS
11 12 (0.73%) Microsoft Flow
12 9 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 9 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.55%) Data Lake Analytics
12 9 (0.55%) PowerApps
13 8 (0.49%) G Suite
14 7 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.10%) SAN
2 12 (0.73%) Firewall
3 10 (0.61%) DNS
4 8 (0.49%) DHCP
4 8 (0.49%) Internet
4 8 (0.49%) LAN
4 8 (0.49%) Skype
4 8 (0.49%) WAN
5 6 (0.37%) FTP
5 6 (0.37%) NAS
6 4 (0.24%) BGP
6 4 (0.24%) HTTP
6 4 (0.24%) MPLS
6 4 (0.24%) OSPF
6 4 (0.24%) PPP
6 4 (0.24%) SMTP
6 4 (0.24%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (0.24%) VRRP
7 3 (0.18%) Intranet
7 3 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 174 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
3 166 (10.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 113 (6.89%) Power BI
5 99 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 83 (5.06%) Big Data
7 64 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 57 (3.48%) Hadoop
9 48 (2.93%) Data Lake
9 48 (2.93%) Electronic Patient Records
10 39 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
11 38 (2.32%) Relational Database
12 35 (2.13%) NoSQL
13 33 (2.01%) Oracle Database
14 29 (1.77%) MongoDB
15 26 (1.59%) SAP Data Services
15 26 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
16 24 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
17 21 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
18 19 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 57 (3.48%) JIRA
2 38 (2.32%) Visual Studio Team System
3 36 (2.20%) Git (software)
4 26 (1.59%) Jenkins
5 19 (1.16%) LSMW
5 19 (1.16%) Visual Studio
6 17 (1.04%) Selenium
6 17 (1.04%) TeamCity
7 14 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (0.79%) Cucumber
8 13 (0.79%) Eclipse
8 13 (0.79%) Subversion
9 9 (0.55%) Bitbucket
9 9 (0.55%) JMeter
10 7 (0.43%) Maven
10 7 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.37%) ERwin
11 6 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.30%) Mockito
General
1 310 (18.90%) Finance
2 99 (6.04%) Public Sector
3 64 (3.90%) Banking
4 53 (3.23%) Retail
5 42 (2.56%) Marketing
6 36 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 32 (1.95%) Investment Banking
8 28 (1.71%) Legal
9 26 (1.59%) Telecoms
10 24 (1.46%) Billing
11 18 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
12 17 (1.04%) Back Office
13 10 (0.61%) General Ledger
13 10 (0.61%) Law
14 9 (0.55%) Advertising
14 9 (0.55%) Electronics
15 8 (0.49%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.49%) Local Government
15 8 (0.49%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 316 (19.27%) Analyst
2 272 (16.59%) Developer
3 196 (11.95%) Architect
4 156 (9.51%) Project Manager
5 146 (8.90%) Consultant
5 146 (8.90%) Data Analyst
6 110 (6.71%) Business Analyst
7 105 (6.40%) Data Architect
8 82 (5.00%) SQL Developer
9 67 (4.09%) Migration Analyst
10 62 (3.78%) Data Migration Analyst
11 57 (3.48%) Migration Manager
12 52 (3.17%) Data Migration Manager
12 52 (3.17%) SAP Consultant
13 50 (3.05%) Data Consultant
14 47 (2.87%) Data Engineer
15 46 (2.80%) Data Migration Lead
16 41 (2.50%) Data Migration Consultant
16 41 (2.50%) Migration Consultant
17 39 (2.38%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (4.33%) .NET
2 57 (3.48%) Web Services
2 57 (3.48%) XML
3 33 (2.01%) JSON
4 29 (1.77%) Middleware
4 29 (1.77%) Oracle Fusion
5 28 (1.71%) Spring
6 25 (1.52%) J2EE
7 24 (1.46%) Hibernate
8 20 (1.22%) REST
9 19 (1.16%) HTML
10 18 (1.10%) Kafka
11 14 (0.85%) MDX
11 14 (0.85%) SOAP
12 12 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (0.73%) CSS
12 12 (0.73%) RESTful
12 12 (0.73%) WinForms
13 11 (0.67%) BAPI
14 10 (0.61%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 116 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (3.48%) NHS
3 48 (2.93%) LIMS
4 47 (2.87%) e-Health
4 47 (2.87%) PACS
5 45 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 33 (2.01%) Virtual Team
7 32 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
8 29 (1.77%) Data Centre
9 27 (1.65%) User Experience
10 26 (1.59%) Derivative
10 26 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
11 25 (1.52%) Fixed Income
12 24 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
13 22 (1.34%) Data Structures
13 22 (1.34%) Reference Data
14 18 (1.10%) Reinsurance
15 13 (0.79%) PMI
16 12 (0.73%) Replication
17 11 (0.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 133 (8.11%) Windows
2 62 (3.78%) Linux
3 60 (3.66%) Windows 10
4 52 (3.17%) Unix
5 29 (1.77%) Windows Server
6 22 (1.34%) Windows 7
7 17 (1.04%) Solaris
8 13 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (0.73%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.24%) CentOS
12 4 (0.24%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.18%) Android
14 2 (0.12%) zOS
15 1 (0.061%) AIX
15 1 (0.061%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.061%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.061%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,640 (100.00%) Migration
2 336 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (17.93%) ETL
4 219 (13.35%) Business Intelligence
5 202 (12.32%) Data Modelling
6 192 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 169 (10.30%) ERP
8 144 (8.78%) CRM
9 133 (8.11%) Analytics
10 129 (7.87%) DevOps
11 127 (7.74%) Project Management
12 123 (7.50%) Data Analysis
13 117 (7.13%) Data Architecture
14 101 (6.16%) Scrum
15 100 (6.10%) Problem-Solving
16 95 (5.79%) Data Integration
17 92 (5.61%) Data Mapping
18 89 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
19 87 (5.30%) Data Cleansing
20 78 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 492 (30.00%) SQL
2 121 (7.38%) C#
3 95 (5.79%) Python
4 83 (5.06%) Java
5 81 (4.94%) PL/SQL
6 74 (4.51%) JavaScript
7 44 (2.68%) T-SQL
8 32 (1.95%) Shell Script
9 30 (1.83%) PowerShell
10 20 (1.22%) R
11 18 (1.10%) Ruby
12 16 (0.98%) Bash Shell
12 16 (0.98%) Scala
13 15 (0.91%) Apex Code
13 15 (0.91%) Perl
14 13 (0.79%) ABAP
14 13 (0.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 13 (0.79%) VBA
15 11 (0.67%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.55%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 95 (5.79%) Security Cleared
2 64 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 62 (3.78%) Degree
4 32 (1.95%) ISEB
5 28 (1.71%) ISTQB
6 27 (1.65%) PMI Certification
7 25 (1.52%) DV Cleared
8 23 (1.40%) PMP
9 9 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (0.37%) HND
11 6 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (0.37%) MCSE
11 6 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.30%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.24%) CCNA
13 4 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (8.35%) Data Quality
2 47 (2.87%) HL7
3 40 (2.44%) QA
4 35 (2.13%) GDPR
5 28 (1.71%) PMO
6 6 (0.37%) WCAG
7 4 (0.24%) SEPA
8 3 (0.18%) GxP
9 2 (0.12%) GAMP
9 2 (0.12%) IFRS
9 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.061%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.061%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.061%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.061%) MiFID
10 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.061%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.22%) Docker
3 13 (0.79%) vSphere
4 12 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.37%) HDFS
6 5 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.12%) Firmware
10 1 (0.061%) NFS
10 1 (0.061%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.061%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (1.77%) Terraform
2 25 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (1.40%) Ansible
4 22 (1.34%) Kubernetes
5 14 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.73%) HP ALM
6 12 (0.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 12 (0.73%) Puppet
7 10 (0.61%) SCCM
8 9 (0.55%) Amdocs OSS
9 6 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.24%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.24%) vRealize
12 3 (0.18%) Rsyslog
12 3 (0.18%) VictorOps
13 2 (0.12%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (0.12%) Packer
Vendors
1 349 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 270 (16.46%) Oracle
3 228 (13.90%) SAP
4 55 (3.35%) Tableau
5 47 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
6 42 (2.56%) Informatica
7 32 (1.95%) IBM
8 25 (1.52%) Databricks
9 23 (1.40%) VMware
10 22 (1.34%) Cloudera
10 22 (1.34%) HP
11 20 (1.22%) Teradata
12 17 (1.04%) Google
12 17 (1.04%) Talend
13 16 (0.98%) JD Edwards
13 16 (0.98%) Workday
14 15 (0.91%) Ariba
15 14 (0.85%) Cisco
16 13 (0.79%) EMC
16 13 (0.79%) NetApp