Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 134 134
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -11
Contract jobs citing Data Migration 1,887 1,877 1,953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.88% 1.93% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.30% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,242 1,255 1,222
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.04%
10th Percentile £310 £295 £263
90th Percentile £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 42 64
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £14.63 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.86% -4.10% -8.79%
10th Percentile £14.86 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £33.00 £25.25 £42.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £15.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year +31.15% - -4.60%

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 84,751 81,607 87,705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.83% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,773 54,043 56,866
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,963 2,262 2,675
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.42 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.77% +4.58% +16.75%
10th Percentile £11.42 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.08% -4.00% +25.00%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -10 1,695 £450 - 213
UK excluding London +14 1,121 £425 - 140
London -32 693 £475 -2.56% 84
South East -4 332 £450 - 36
North of England +47 261 £450 +12.50% 29
Midlands -6 188 £450 +9.42% 39
North West +25 173 £600 +41.18% 21
Scotland +26 120 £400 +6.67% 6
West Midlands -23 110 £425 +1.19% 21
East of England -34 95 £425 -5.56% 8
South West -13 86 £420 +1.82% 17
East Midlands +8 74 £505 +26.25% 17
Yorkshire +25 62 £375 -6.25% 6
Wales +27 35 £375 +44.23% 4
North East +39 21 £338 -3.57% 2
Northern Ireland - 6 £400 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 1,887 (100.00%) Migration
2 596 (31.58%) SQL
3 479 (25.38%) Finance
4 357 (18.92%) Oracle
4 357 (18.92%) SAP
5 343 (18.18%) ETL
6 285 (15.10%) Microsoft
7 278 (14.73%) SQL Server
8 277 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
9 247 (13.09%) Data Modelling
10 221 (11.71%) Data Quality
11 209 (11.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 193 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
13 187 (9.91%) ERP
14 186 (9.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 164 (8.69%) CRM
16 163 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
17 162 (8.59%) Security Cleared
18 158 (8.37%) Data Analysis
19 156 (8.27%) User Acceptance Testing
20 153 (8.11%) Project Management
21 148 (7.84%) Data Cleansing
22 140 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
23 125 (6.62%) XML
24 120 (6.36%) Java
24 120 (6.36%) Data Mapping
25 110 (5.83%) Banking
26 103 (5.46%) Business Analysis
27 102 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
28 97 (5.14%) SC Cleared

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 87 (4.61%) SharePoint
2 44 (2.33%) CMS
3 33 (1.75%) Documentum
4 30 (1.59%) Confluence
5 25 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 24 (1.27%) Apache
6 24 (1.27%) SAS
7 21 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (0.64%) Apache Spark
9 12 (0.64%) WebSphere Portal
10 10 (0.53%) JCAPS
11 8 (0.42%) IIS
11 8 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.37%) Drupal
12 7 (0.37%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.37%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 73 (3.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.053%) Vectorworks
6 1 (0.053%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 89 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (2.38%) Maximo
3 42 (2.23%) SAP FI
4 38 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
4 38 (2.01%) SAP MM
5 34 (1.80%) SAP CO
5 34 (1.80%) SAP FI/CO
6 31 (1.64%) Unit4 Business World
7 26 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
8 21 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
9 20 (1.06%) NetSuite
10 16 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
11 15 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
12 14 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
12 14 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 12 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
13 12 (0.64%) SAP ERP
14 11 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
14 11 (0.58%) SAP HR
15 10 (0.53%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 85 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (3.60%) Dynamics 365
4 36 (1.91%) Office 365
5 29 (1.54%) SaaS
6 23 (1.22%) SuccessFactors
7 17 (0.90%) PaaS
8 14 (0.74%) GitHub
9 10 (0.53%) IaaS
10 9 (0.48%) Boomi
11 7 (0.37%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.32%) Force.com
12 6 (0.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 6 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 5 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.21%) Taleo
15 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.16%) Oracle Service Cloud
15 3 (0.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (0.95%) Intranet
2 11 (0.58%) Firewall
3 10 (0.53%) SMS
4 9 (0.48%) VSAN
5 6 (0.32%) HTTP
6 5 (0.26%) Internet
6 5 (0.26%) WAN
7 4 (0.21%) DHCP
7 4 (0.21%) DNS
7 4 (0.21%) Skype
8 3 (0.16%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.16%) LAN
8 3 (0.16%) SSL
8 3 (0.16%) VLAN
9 2 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.11%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.11%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.11%) LDAP
9 2 (0.11%) Network Security
9 2 (0.11%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (14.73%) SQL Server
2 186 (9.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 163 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
4 92 (4.88%) Oracle Database
5 77 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 71 (3.76%) SAP BW
7 68 (3.60%) Big Data
8 60 (3.18%) Relational Database
9 58 (3.07%) Hadoop
10 45 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 35 (1.85%) SAP Data Services
12 32 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 32 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
13 31 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
14 30 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
15 29 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
16 27 (1.43%) Power BI
17 26 (1.38%) MySQL
18 24 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
19 22 (1.17%) HBase
Development Applications
1 63 (3.34%) JIRA
2 37 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 31 (1.64%) LSMW
4 25 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (1.06%) SoapUI
6 16 (0.85%) ERwin
6 16 (0.85%) Jenkins
7 15 (0.79%) Git (software)
7 15 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
8 14 (0.74%) Eclipse
9 8 (0.42%) PowerDesigner
9 8 (0.42%) Subversion
10 7 (0.37%) Ant
10 7 (0.37%) MorphX
10 7 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
10 7 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (0.32%) Selenium
12 5 (0.26%) Zephyr
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 479 (25.38%) Finance
2 110 (5.83%) Banking
3 95 (5.03%) Retail
4 60 (3.18%) Manufacturing
5 51 (2.70%) Legal
6 47 (2.49%) Marketing
7 24 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 23 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 23 (1.22%) Law
9 21 (1.11%) Retail Banking
10 19 (1.01%) Telecoms
11 18 (0.95%) Billing
12 14 (0.74%) Advertising
13 11 (0.58%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.48%) Electronics
14 9 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.48%) Publishing
15 7 (0.37%) Front Office
15 7 (0.37%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 449 (23.79%) Analyst
2 290 (15.37%) Developer
3 237 (12.56%) Consultant
4 198 (10.49%) Architect
5 189 (10.02%) Data Analyst
6 168 (8.90%) Project Manager
7 151 (8.00%) Business Analyst
8 107 (5.67%) Migration Analyst
9 99 (5.25%) Data Migration Analyst
10 86 (4.56%) SQL Developer
11 84 (4.45%) Migration Manager
12 79 (4.19%) Data Migration Manager
13 77 (4.08%) Data Architect
13 77 (4.08%) SAP Consultant
14 74 (3.92%) Test Analyst
15 65 (3.44%) Workstream Lead
16 64 (3.39%) Migration Consultant
17 61 (3.23%) DBA
18 59 (3.13%) Data Consultant
19 58 (3.07%) Data Migration Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (6.62%) XML
2 87 (4.61%) .NET
3 75 (3.97%) Web Services
4 63 (3.34%) JSON
5 45 (2.38%) HTML
6 39 (2.07%) SOAP
7 36 (1.91%) Oracle Fusion
8 29 (1.54%) Middleware
8 29 (1.54%) REST
9 28 (1.48%) J2EE
10 26 (1.38%) Visualforce
11 25 (1.32%) Spring
12 24 (1.27%) CSS
13 23 (1.22%) Hibernate
14 20 (1.06%) Kafka
14 20 (1.06%) XSLT
15 19 (1.01%) JMS
16 17 (0.90%) XSD
17 16 (0.85%) HTML5
17 16 (0.85%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 140 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (4.45%) Management Information System
3 81 (4.29%) Data Structures
4 51 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 32 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
6 27 (1.43%) NHS
6 27 (1.43%) Virtual Team
7 24 (1.27%) Reference Data
8 20 (1.06%) Fixed Income
9 17 (0.90%) Taxonomies
10 14 (0.74%) Computer Science
11 12 (0.64%) FMCG
12 9 (0.48%) Driving Licence
12 9 (0.48%) LIMS
12 9 (0.48%) User Experience
13 8 (0.42%) Mainframe
13 8 (0.42%) PMI
14 7 (0.37%) Clustering
14 7 (0.37%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 84 (4.45%) Windows
2 49 (2.60%) Unix
3 31 (1.64%) Linux
4 29 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.17%) Windows 7
6 19 (1.01%) Windows 10
7 11 (0.58%) VMS
8 10 (0.53%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.32%) AIX
9 6 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.32%) Solaris
10 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.16%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.11%) CentOS
11 2 (0.11%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.053%) Android
12 1 (0.053%) MVS
12 1 (0.053%) VME
12 1 (0.053%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,887 (100.00%) Migration
2 343 (18.18%) ETL
3 277 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
4 247 (13.09%) Data Modelling
5 209 (11.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 193 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
7 187 (9.91%) ERP
8 164 (8.69%) CRM
9 158 (8.37%) Data Analysis
10 156 (8.27%) User Acceptance Testing
11 153 (8.11%) Project Management
12 148 (7.84%) Data Cleansing
13 120 (6.36%) Data Mapping
14 103 (5.46%) Business Analysis
15 96 (5.09%) Data Management
15 96 (5.09%) Data Transformation
16 95 (5.03%) Data Architecture
17 84 (4.45%) Validation
18 77 (4.08%) Workflow
19 75 (3.97%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 596 (31.58%) SQL
2 120 (6.36%) Java
3 94 (4.98%) T-SQL
4 78 (4.13%) C#
5 75 (3.97%) PL/SQL
6 47 (2.49%) JavaScript
7 40 (2.12%) Python
8 36 (1.91%) PowerShell
9 28 (1.48%) Apex Code
10 27 (1.43%) C
11 21 (1.11%) C++
12 20 (1.06%) VBA
13 17 (0.90%) ABAP
14 16 (0.85%) Shell Script
15 14 (0.74%) SOQL
15 14 (0.74%) SOSL
16 12 (0.64%) PHP
17 11 (0.58%) R
18 8 (0.42%) VB
19 7 (0.37%) X++
Qualifications
1 162 (8.59%) Security Cleared
2 97 (5.14%) SC Cleared
3 78 (4.13%) Degree
4 41 (2.17%) DV Cleared
5 27 (1.43%) ISTQB
6 22 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 21 (1.11%) ISEB
8 19 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 17 (0.90%) PMI Certification
10 14 (0.74%) PMP
11 12 (0.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 9 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
13 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.32%) AWS Certification
15 5 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
16 4 (0.21%) APMP
16 4 (0.21%) CCNA
16 4 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
17 3 (0.16%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (11.71%) Data Quality
2 62 (3.29%) QA
3 34 (1.80%) GDPR
4 31 (1.64%) PMO
5 16 (0.85%) HL7
6 11 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
8 7 (0.37%) GxP
9 6 (0.32%) EMIR
9 6 (0.32%) MiFID
10 5 (0.26%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.21%) P3O
12 3 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.16%) ISO 20022
13 2 (0.11%) COBIT
13 2 (0.11%) FATCA
13 2 (0.11%) IFRS
13 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 37 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (0.90%) Oracle Clusterware
3 17 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.69%) Docker
4 13 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.26%) 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
8 2 (0.11%) Ceph
8 2 (0.11%) NFS
8 2 (0.11%) Openswan
8 2 (0.11%) pfSense
8 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (1.48%) Oracle RMAN
2 26 (1.38%) Data Guard
3 17 (0.90%) NetBackup
3 17 (0.90%) Oracle Flashback
4 13 (0.69%) SCCM
5 9 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.42%) Ansible
7 5 (0.26%) Puppet
7 5 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.21%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.16%) Control-M
9 3 (0.16%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 3 (0.16%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.11%) MOM
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.11%) Terraform
11 1 (0.053%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.053%) Nagios
11 1 (0.053%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 357 (18.92%) Oracle
1 357 (18.92%) SAP
2 285 (15.10%) Microsoft
3 102 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
4 58 (3.07%) Ariba
5 54 (2.86%) IBM
6 44 (2.33%) Informatica
7 26 (1.38%) Workday
8 22 (1.17%) HP
8 22 (1.17%) VMware
9 19 (1.01%) Talend
10 18 (0.95%) Dell
10 18 (0.95%) Teradata
11 17 (0.90%) Tableau
12 16 (0.85%) Veritas
13 15 (0.79%) Sage
14 14 (0.74%) Hitachi
14 14 (0.74%) JD Edwards
14 14 (0.74%) Sitecore
15 13 (0.69%) Fujitsu