Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 136 138
Rank change year-on-year -50 +2 0
Contract jobs citing Data Migration 1,464 1,877 1,821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.49% 1.89% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 2.20% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 1,232 1,214
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £316 £308 £293
90th Percentile £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 42
UK median hourly rate £16.95 £17.50 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.14% +19.66% -4.10%
10th Percentile £12.20 £15.04 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.00 £45.75 £25.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year - +14.75% -

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 85,262 85,360 82,471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.98% 85.85% 85.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,290 57,072 54,475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.83% +1.35% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,147 2,018 2,393
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.04 £23.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% -1.02% +1.20%
10th Percentile £11.27 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £50.04 £49.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.43 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.54% +6.67% -10.00%

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 20 January 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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 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 -35 1,358 £450 - 194
UK excluding London -41 922 £450 +5.88% 136
London -55 507 £475 - 74
South East -11 311 £455 +1.11% 34
North of England -50 193 £381 -16.21% 36
Midlands -17 158 £463 +2.83% 28
Yorkshire +29 111 £375 - 12
East of England +7 104 £475 +11.76% 7
West Midlands -27 95 £450 +5.88% 18
Scotland -32 75 £488 +21.88% 12
South West -47 70 £413 -2.94% 16
North West -89 65 £400 -32.77% 22
East Midlands -5 57 £475 -5.75% 10
North East -2 17 £350 - 2
Wales -49 8 £413 +10.00% 3
Isle of Man - 2 £538 -
Northern Ireland +18 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 1,464 (100.00%) Migration
2 499 (34.08%) SQL
3 355 (24.25%) ETL
4 316 (21.58%) Oracle
5 312 (21.31%) Finance
6 280 (19.13%) SQL Server
7 274 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
8 223 (15.23%) Microsoft
9 205 (14.00%) Data Modelling
10 195 (13.32%) Business Intelligence
11 194 (13.25%) Data Warehouse
12 191 (13.05%) Data Quality
13 187 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 186 (12.70%) SAP
15 167 (11.41%) Data Analysis
16 154 (10.52%) Security Cleared
17 153 (10.45%) ERP
18 143 (9.77%) Data Mapping
19 135 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
19 135 (9.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 129 (8.81%) T-SQL
20 129 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
21 127 (8.67%) Data Cleansing
22 124 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
23 120 (8.20%) C#
24 119 (8.13%) Data Management
25 117 (7.99%) SC Cleared
26 116 (7.92%) Project Management
27 112 (7.65%) Problem-Solving
28 105 (7.17%) Analytics

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 (6.97%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.12%) CMS
3 21 (1.43%) Umbraco
4 13 (0.89%) NServiceBus
5 12 (0.82%) Confluence
6 11 (0.75%) Apache Spark
6 11 (0.75%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.41%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.34%) SAS
10 4 (0.27%) Apache
10 4 (0.27%) WordPress
11 3 (0.20%) LiveLink
12 2 (0.14%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.14%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 105 (7.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.20%) Windchill
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.068%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.068%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 49 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (3.07%) SAP S/4HANA
3 37 (2.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 32 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
5 27 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
6 26 (1.78%) SAP HR
7 23 (1.57%) SAP MDG
8 22 (1.50%) Oracle ERP
9 20 (1.37%) NetSuite
9 20 (1.37%) Oracle Receivables
9 20 (1.37%) Workday HCM
10 18 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
11 15 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
11 15 (1.02%) SAP FI
12 13 (0.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 12 (0.82%) CSG Singleview
14 11 (0.75%) SAP MM
15 10 (0.68%) SAP CO
15 10 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
16 8 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 135 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (4.71%) Dynamics 365
3 61 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (2.60%) Office 365
5 35 (2.39%) SaaS
6 31 (2.12%) Azure Data Factory
7 25 (1.71%) PaaS
8 16 (1.09%) IaaS
8 16 (1.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 16 (1.09%) Serverless
9 13 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
10 9 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.61%) OneDrive
11 7 (0.48%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.41%) Akamai
12 6 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.41%) Azure Functions
12 6 (0.41%) Force.com
12 6 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.16%) DNS
2 15 (1.02%) Internet
3 14 (0.96%) Firewall
4 9 (0.61%) WAN
5 8 (0.55%) DHCP
5 8 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (0.48%) SAN
7 6 (0.41%) Skype
8 5 (0.34%) LAN
8 5 (0.34%) Network Security
8 5 (0.34%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.27%) SSH
10 2 (0.14%) Cisco Firepower
10 2 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.14%) HTTP
10 2 (0.14%) Intranet
10 2 (0.14%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.14%) VPN
10 2 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.068%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 194 (13.25%) Data Warehouse
3 187 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 135 (9.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 73 (4.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 70 (4.78%) Power BI
7 62 (4.23%) Oracle Database
8 53 (3.62%) Relational Database
9 52 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
10 46 (3.14%) Electronic Patient Records
10 46 (3.14%) SQL Server 2016
11 42 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
12 35 (2.39%) MySQL
13 28 (1.91%) MS Access
14 27 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
15 25 (1.71%) MongoDB
15 25 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
16 23 (1.57%) OLAP
17 22 (1.50%) Big Data
18 21 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 59 (4.03%) JIRA
2 27 (1.84%) Git (software)
3 26 (1.78%) Subversion
3 26 (1.78%) Visual Studio
4 23 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
5 20 (1.37%) LSMW
6 16 (1.09%) Selenium
7 12 (0.82%) Toad
8 11 (0.75%) ERwin
9 8 (0.55%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.34%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.34%) ER Studio
10 5 (0.34%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.27%) MorphX
11 4 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.27%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.20%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.20%) JUnit
12 3 (0.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 312 (21.31%) Finance
2 42 (2.87%) Retail
3 34 (2.32%) Banking
4 23 (1.57%) Marketing
5 22 (1.50%) Billing
6 19 (1.30%) Advertising
7 15 (1.02%) Publishing
8 13 (0.89%) Telecoms
9 12 (0.82%) Legal
10 11 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.68%) Back Office
11 10 (0.68%) General Ledger
12 7 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.48%) Law
12 7 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.34%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.20%) Automotive
14 3 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.14%) Games
15 2 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 334 (22.81%) Developer
2 310 (21.17%) Analyst
3 160 (10.93%) Data Analyst
4 158 (10.79%) Consultant
5 145 (9.90%) Architect
6 129 (8.81%) SQL Developer
7 122 (8.33%) Project Manager
8 103 (7.04%) Migration Analyst
9 100 (6.83%) Data Migration Analyst
10 98 (6.69%) Business Analyst
11 76 (5.19%) Data Architect
11 76 (5.19%) Data Consultant
12 69 (4.71%) Migration Consultant
13 68 (4.64%) Data Migration Consultant
14 66 (4.51%) Data Migration Lead
15 61 (4.17%) Migration Manager
16 57 (3.89%) Data Migration Manager
17 53 (3.62%) ETL Developer
18 46 (3.14%) Data Migration Developer
19 42 (2.87%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (5.33%) .NET
2 66 (4.51%) XML
3 44 (3.01%) Web Services
4 43 (2.94%) JSON
5 37 (2.53%) ASP.NET
6 31 (2.12%) REST
7 30 (2.05%) SOAP
8 28 (1.91%) Oracle Fusion
8 28 (1.91%) RESTful
9 22 (1.50%) Middleware
10 18 (1.23%) .NET Framework
11 17 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (1.09%) Spring
13 15 (1.02%) HTML
14 14 (0.96%) AngularJS
15 13 (0.89%) .NET Core
15 13 (0.89%) React
15 13 (0.89%) WCF
16 12 (0.82%) CSS
16 12 (0.82%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 129 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (4.10%) Reference Data
3 49 (3.35%) Management Information System
4 46 (3.14%) e-Health
4 46 (3.14%) LIMS
4 46 (3.14%) PACS
5 42 (2.87%) NHS
6 37 (2.53%) Data Structures
7 28 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
8 22 (1.50%) Clustering
8 22 (1.50%) Data Centre
9 20 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (0.96%) User Experience
11 9 (0.61%) Taxonomies
12 8 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
12 8 (0.55%) Replication
12 8 (0.55%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (0.48%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 94 (6.42%) Windows
2 41 (2.80%) Windows Server
3 32 (2.19%) Linux
4 24 (1.64%) Unix
4 24 (1.64%) Windows 7
5 21 (1.43%) Windows 10
6 12 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.55%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.48%) Solaris
10 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.068%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.068%) VME
11 1 (0.068%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.068%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,464 (100.00%) Migration
2 355 (24.25%) ETL
3 274 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
4 205 (14.00%) Data Modelling
5 195 (13.32%) Business Intelligence
6 167 (11.41%) Data Analysis
7 153 (10.45%) ERP
8 143 (9.77%) Data Mapping
9 127 (8.67%) Data Cleansing
10 124 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 119 (8.13%) Data Management
12 116 (7.92%) Project Management
13 112 (7.65%) Problem-Solving
14 105 (7.17%) Analytics
15 100 (6.83%) CRM
16 94 (6.42%) Data Architecture
16 94 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
17 78 (5.33%) Validation
18 75 (5.12%) Data Integration
19 74 (5.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 499 (34.08%) SQL
2 129 (8.81%) T-SQL
3 120 (8.20%) C#
4 72 (4.92%) PL/SQL
5 63 (4.30%) Java
6 32 (2.19%) PowerShell
7 23 (1.57%) Python
8 22 (1.50%) JavaScript
8 22 (1.50%) VBA
9 20 (1.37%) Shell Script
9 20 (1.37%) VB
10 19 (1.30%) ABAP
11 11 (0.75%) PHP
12 10 (0.68%) Apex Code
13 8 (0.55%) C
14 7 (0.48%) R
15 6 (0.41%) Ruby
15 6 (0.41%) X++
16 5 (0.34%) ANSI SQL
17 4 (0.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 154 (10.52%) Security Cleared
2 117 (7.99%) SC Cleared
3 43 (2.94%) Degree
4 20 (1.37%) DV Cleared
5 12 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.55%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.55%) PMP
9 7 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.41%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.34%) ACCA
11 5 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (0.27%) CCAB
12 4 (0.27%) ISEB
12 4 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
13 3 (0.20%) OCA
13 3 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (13.05%) Data Quality
2 50 (3.42%) QA
3 46 (3.14%) HL7
4 39 (2.66%) GDPR
5 15 (1.02%) PMO
6 6 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.41%) SLA
7 5 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
9 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.14%) SEPA
9 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.068%) IFRS
10 1 (0.068%) PSD2
System Software
1 40 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.89%) Docker
3 12 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.34%) vSphere
6 4 (0.27%) HDFS
7 2 (0.14%) Squid
7 2 (0.14%) Varnish
7 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.068%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.068%) XenApp
8 1 (0.068%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (1.91%) SCCM
2 11 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.68%) Kubernetes
4 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (0.55%) Puppet
6 7 (0.48%) Terraform
7 6 (0.41%) Ansible
7 6 (0.41%) SCOM
8 4 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.27%) WSUS
9 3 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.20%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.14%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.14%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.068%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.068%) Grafana
11 1 (0.068%) SnapMirror
11 1 (0.068%) SnapVault
11 1 (0.068%) vMotion
Vendors
1 316 (21.58%) Oracle
2 223 (15.23%) Microsoft
3 186 (12.70%) SAP
4 51 (3.48%) Talend
5 50 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
6 47 (3.21%) Workday
7 26 (1.78%) VMware
8 21 (1.43%) Informatica
9 15 (1.02%) IBM
9 15 (1.02%) Tableau
10 14 (0.96%) Ariba
11 11 (0.75%) Ab Initio
12 10 (0.68%) Cisco
12 10 (0.68%) JD Edwards
13 9 (0.61%) Sage
14 8 (0.55%) Citrix
14 8 (0.55%) Google
14 8 (0.55%) Hyperion
14 8 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
14 8 (0.55%) ServiceNow