Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 129 124
Rank change year-on-year -14 -5 -7
Contract jobs citing Data Migration 1899 2072 2135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.86% 1.96% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 2.34% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1242 1314 1318
UK median daily rate £450 £437 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.92% +9.31% -3.03%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £263
90th Percentile £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 38 57
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £14.63 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.66% -4.10% -8.79%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.78 £13.00
90th Percentile £60.95 £63.83 £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +34.62% -14.75% -8.79%

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 86286 88673 93962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.92% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57474 58658 60890
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2353 2731
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.96% +4.26% +17.50%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

Contractor 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 18 November 2017. 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 -13 1721 £450 +1.41% 67
UK excluding London +5 1153 £425 +6.25% 43
London -34 673 £450 -5.76% 30
South East +1 346 £450 +5.88% 14
North of England +37 243 £450 +12.50% 12
Midlands -3 210 £450 +12.50% 6
North West +23 170 £577 +31.89% 6
South West -7 120 £400 +1.01% 3
West Midlands -3 116 £419 +4.69% 5
Scotland +31 109 £400 +6.67% 4
East Midlands +7 90 £505 +26.25% 1
East of England -31 88 £423 -0.59% 2
Yorkshire -3 42 £365 -5.81% 6
Wales +25 35 £369 +75.60% 2
North East +58 30 £325 -8.45%
Northern Ireland -40 4 £400 -
Isle of Man - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Migration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Data Migration.

1 1898 (99.95%) Migration
2 602 (31.70%) SQL
3 477 (25.12%) Finance
4 359 (18.90%) SAP
5 354 (18.64%) ETL
6 334 (17.59%) Oracle
7 304 (16.01%) SQL Server
8 292 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 288 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
10 268 (14.11%) Data Modelling
11 235 (12.37%) Data Quality
12 203 (10.69%) ERP
13 199 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 188 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
15 181 (9.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 179 (9.43%) CRM
17 174 (9.16%) Data Analysis
18 171 (9.00%) Security Cleared
19 165 (8.69%) Data Warehouse
19 165 (8.69%) Data Cleansing
20 156 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
21 150 (7.90%) Project Management
22 138 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
23 132 (6.95%) Banking
24 131 (6.90%) XML
25 121 (6.37%) Java
25 121 (6.37%) Data Mapping
26 116 (6.11%) SC Cleared
27 107 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
28 106 (5.58%) Business Analysis

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
1 104 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 33 (1.74%) Documentum
3 29 (1.53%) Confluence
4 28 (1.47%) CMS
5 25 (1.32%) Apache
5 25 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
6 23 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 21 (1.11%) SAS
7 21 (1.11%) WebSphere
8 13 (0.68%) Apache Spark
8 13 (0.68%) JCAPS
9 12 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.47%) Drupal
12 8 (0.42%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.37%) IIS
14 6 (0.32%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.32%) WebSphere Portal
15 5 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
16 4 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 81 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.11%) SPSS
7 1 (0.053%) GIMP
7 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.053%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 92 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (2.47%) Maximo
3 46 (2.42%) SAP FI
4 39 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
5 38 (2.00%) SAP CO
5 38 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 38 (2.00%) SAP MM
6 27 (1.42%) Unit4 Business World
7 23 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
8 21 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
9 19 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
10 18 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
11 17 (0.90%) SAP ERP
12 16 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
13 15 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 14 (0.74%) NetSuite
15 13 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
15 13 (0.68%) SAP SD
16 12 (0.63%) SAP CRM
17 10 (0.53%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 84 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (2.42%) Office 365
4 45 (2.37%) Dynamics 365
5 37 (1.95%) SaaS
6 22 (1.16%) SuccessFactors
7 14 (0.74%) PaaS
8 12 (0.63%) IaaS
9 11 (0.58%) GitHub
9 11 (0.58%) OneDrive
10 9 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 7 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.37%) Force.com
11 7 (0.37%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 6 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (0.32%) Boomi
13 4 (0.21%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.74%) Intranet
2 10 (0.53%) Firewall
3 9 (0.47%) VSAN
3 9 (0.47%) WAN
4 8 (0.42%) HTTP
5 6 (0.32%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.26%) Internet
6 5 (0.26%) SAN
6 5 (0.26%) SMS
6 5 (0.26%) SSL
7 4 (0.21%) BGP
7 4 (0.21%) DHCP
7 4 (0.21%) DNS
7 4 (0.21%) FTP
7 4 (0.21%) MPLS
7 4 (0.21%) Skype
7 4 (0.21%) VLAN
8 3 (0.16%) Junos
8 3 (0.16%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.16%) Quagga
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (16.01%) SQL Server
2 181 (9.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 165 (8.69%) Data Warehouse
4 76 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 75 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 70 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 67 (3.53%) Big Data
7 67 (3.53%) SAP BW
8 53 (2.79%) Hadoop
9 36 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 35 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
11 34 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
11 34 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 33 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
12 33 (1.74%) SAP Data Services
13 32 (1.69%) Power BI
14 28 (1.47%) MySQL
15 24 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
16 21 (1.11%) DB2
17 20 (1.05%) HBase
Development Applications
1 60 (3.16%) JIRA
2 35 (1.84%) LSMW
3 34 (1.79%) Visual Studio
4 30 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (1.42%) Talend Open Studio
6 26 (1.37%) Git (software)
7 23 (1.21%) SoapUI
8 18 (0.95%) Jenkins
8 18 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
9 13 (0.68%) ERwin
10 11 (0.58%) Eclipse
11 9 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (0.47%) Subversion
11 9 (0.47%) Toad
12 8 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
12 8 (0.42%) PowerDesigner
13 6 (0.32%) Selenium
13 6 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (0.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 477 (25.12%) Finance
2 132 (6.95%) Banking
3 87 (4.58%) Retail
4 67 (3.53%) Manufacturing
5 48 (2.53%) Marketing
6 44 (2.32%) Legal
7 35 (1.84%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.16%) Billing
8 22 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 17 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 16 (0.84%) Law
11 15 (0.79%) Advertising
11 15 (0.79%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.58%) Aerospace
12 11 (0.58%) Publishing
13 10 (0.53%) Back Office
13 10 (0.53%) Electronics
13 10 (0.53%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.53%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.32%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 458 (24.12%) Analyst
2 278 (14.64%) Developer
3 242 (12.74%) Consultant
4 221 (11.64%) Architect
5 201 (10.58%) Data Analyst
6 170 (8.95%) Project Manager
7 149 (7.85%) Business Analyst
8 109 (5.74%) Migration Analyst
9 103 (5.42%) Data Migration Analyst
10 97 (5.11%) Data Architect
11 88 (4.63%) Migration Manager
12 86 (4.53%) SAP Consultant
13 85 (4.48%) Test Analyst
14 83 (4.37%) SQL Developer
15 78 (4.11%) Data Migration Manager
16 67 (3.53%) Data Migration Lead
17 62 (3.26%) DBA
17 62 (3.26%) Workstream Lead
18 60 (3.16%) Data Consultant
19 57 (3.00%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (6.90%) XML
2 100 (5.27%) .NET
3 74 (3.90%) Web Services
4 60 (3.16%) JSON
5 42 (2.21%) HTML
6 39 (2.05%) SOAP
7 29 (1.53%) Oracle Fusion
7 29 (1.53%) Spring
8 28 (1.47%) REST
9 26 (1.37%) Hibernate
10 25 (1.32%) Middleware
10 25 (1.32%) Visualforce
11 23 (1.21%) ASP.NET
11 23 (1.21%) J2SE
12 22 (1.16%) Kafka
13 21 (1.11%) XSLT
14 19 (1.00%) CSS
14 19 (1.00%) JMS
15 18 (0.95%) IBM Integration Bus
15 18 (0.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 156 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (4.42%) Data Structures
3 75 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 47 (2.47%) Data Centre
5 35 (1.84%) Virtual Team
6 32 (1.69%) NHS
7 29 (1.53%) Fixed Income
8 25 (1.32%) Reference Data
9 23 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
10 22 (1.16%) Computer Science
11 15 (0.79%) Taxonomies
12 14 (0.74%) Derivative
13 12 (0.63%) FMCG
14 10 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (0.53%) LIMS
15 9 (0.47%) PMI
16 8 (0.42%) Equity Derivative
16 8 (0.42%) Replication
16 8 (0.42%) User Experience
17 7 (0.37%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 92 (4.84%) Windows
2 49 (2.58%) Unix
3 38 (2.00%) Linux
4 28 (1.47%) Windows 7
5 24 (1.26%) Windows Server
6 20 (1.05%) Windows 10
7 15 (0.79%) Windows 8
8 11 (0.58%) VMS
9 10 (0.53%) Solaris
10 7 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.37%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.32%) Android
11 6 (0.32%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.26%) AIX
13 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.16%) zOS
15 1 (0.053%) HPUX
15 1 (0.053%) MVS
15 1 (0.053%) OpenVMS
15 1 (0.053%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1898 (99.95%) Migration
2 354 (18.64%) ETL
3 288 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
4 268 (14.11%) Data Modelling
5 203 (10.69%) ERP
6 199 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 188 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
8 179 (9.43%) CRM
9 174 (9.16%) Data Analysis
10 165 (8.69%) Data Cleansing
11 150 (7.90%) Project Management
12 138 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
13 121 (6.37%) Data Mapping
14 106 (5.58%) Business Analysis
15 92 (4.84%) Data Management
16 90 (4.74%) Data Transformation
17 88 (4.63%) Data Architecture
18 84 (4.42%) PRINCE2
19 78 (4.11%) Asset Management
19 78 (4.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 602 (31.70%) SQL
2 121 (6.37%) Java
3 98 (5.16%) T-SQL
4 81 (4.27%) C#
5 66 (3.48%) PL/SQL
6 49 (2.58%) Python
7 37 (1.95%) JavaScript
8 32 (1.69%) PowerShell
9 27 (1.42%) Apex Code
10 23 (1.21%) C++
11 22 (1.16%) ABAP
11 22 (1.16%) VBA
12 19 (1.00%) C
13 13 (0.68%) PHP
13 13 (0.68%) R
14 12 (0.63%) Shell Script
14 12 (0.63%) SOQL
14 12 (0.63%) SOSL
15 11 (0.58%) VB
16 9 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 171 (9.00%) Security Cleared
2 116 (6.11%) SC Cleared
3 83 (4.37%) Degree
4 36 (1.90%) DV Cleared
5 34 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 29 (1.53%) ISEB
7 22 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 20 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 18 (0.95%) PMI Certification
10 15 (0.79%) PMP
11 12 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 9 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
15 5 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.21%) CCNA
16 4 (0.21%) Master's Degree
17 3 (0.16%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (12.37%) Data Quality
2 49 (2.58%) QA
3 31 (1.63%) GDPR
4 24 (1.26%) HL7
5 14 (0.74%) PMO
6 9 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.37%) GxP
8 6 (0.32%) EMIR
8 6 (0.32%) MiFID
8 6 (0.32%) SLA
9 5 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.21%) GAAP
10 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.16%) COBIT
11 3 (0.16%) GMP
11 3 (0.16%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.16%) P3O
12 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 37 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (0.90%) Oracle Clusterware
3 17 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.53%) Docker
6 4 (0.21%) Firmware
6 4 (0.21%) HDFS
6 4 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.16%) NFS
7 3 (0.16%) Openswan
7 3 (0.16%) pfSense
8 2 (0.11%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.11%) Xen
9 1 (0.053%) GPFS
9 1 (0.053%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 29 (1.53%) Data Guard
2 25 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (0.90%) Oracle Flashback
4 16 (0.84%) SCCM
5 13 (0.68%) NetBackup
6 11 (0.58%) Ansible
6 11 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.42%) Puppet
8 5 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.21%) Terraform
10 3 (0.16%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.16%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.11%) Grafana
11 2 (0.11%) Kibana
11 2 (0.11%) logstash
11 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.11%) MOM
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 359 (18.90%) SAP
2 334 (17.59%) Oracle
3 292 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 107 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
5 69 (3.63%) IBM
6 59 (3.11%) Ariba
7 47 (2.47%) Informatica
8 37 (1.95%) HP
9 31 (1.63%) Workday
10 27 (1.42%) Talend
11 24 (1.26%) VMware
12 22 (1.16%) Tableau
13 18 (0.95%) Cisco
14 17 (0.90%) OpenText
15 16 (0.84%) Sage
15 16 (0.84%) Sitecore
16 14 (0.74%) Dell
16 14 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
16 14 (0.74%) Veritas
17 13 (0.68%) Fiorano