Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 142 139
Rank change year-on-year -23 -3 -28
Contract jobs citing Data Migration 1,651 1,706 1,948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.65% 1.87% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 2.20% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,097 1,098 1,226
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £312 £275 £280
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 55 36
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £17.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -2.10% +17.21%
10th Percentile £16.23 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £97.08 £29.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +48.57% +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 85,849 77,433 89,750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.65% 84.78% 84.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,597 50,637 59,106
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,337 2,076 2,273
UK median hourly rate £21.73 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.08% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -7.41% +25.29%

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 22 June 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 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 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 -23 1,492 £450 +2.27% 165
UK excluding London -23 954 £425 - 123
London -15 662 £488 +5.41% 52
South East +8 305 £425 -3.41% 36
North of England -32 185 £400 -3.03% 22
Midlands -43 160 £450 +5.88% 32
West Midlands -46 102 £425 - 28
Scotland -17 100 £405 -11.96% 7
North West -34 92 £400 -3.03% 9
East of England -6 91 £425 -2.30% 17
South West -17 76 £450 +12.50% 6
Yorkshire -7 74 £400 -8.57% 12
East Midlands -34 50 £473 -0.53% 4
Wales -13 38 £411 +17.50% 3
North East -13 16 £444 +28.62% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £450 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 1,651 (100.00%) Migration
2 462 (27.98%) Finance
3 445 (26.95%) SQL
4 335 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
5 298 (18.05%) ETL
6 281 (17.02%) Oracle
7 271 (16.41%) Microsoft
8 243 (14.72%) SAP
9 221 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 208 (12.60%) SQL Server
11 183 (11.08%) Data Modelling
12 177 (10.72%) Data Quality
13 170 (10.30%) Security Cleared
14 169 (10.24%) Project Management
15 166 (10.05%) ERP
16 160 (9.69%) CRM
17 152 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
18 146 (8.84%) Data Analysis
19 133 (8.06%) SC Cleared
20 131 (7.93%) User Acceptance Testing
21 129 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
22 123 (7.45%) Data Cleansing
23 122 (7.39%) Banking
24 119 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 115 (6.97%) Salesforce.com
26 112 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
26 112 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
27 110 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
28 109 (6.60%) Data Management
29 108 (6.54%) Amazon AWS

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 64 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.64%) Confluence
3 25 (1.51%) Apache
4 20 (1.21%) CMS
5 19 (1.15%) SAS
6 18 (1.09%) Apache Spark
7 13 (0.79%) PowerExchange
7 13 (0.79%) WebSphere
7 13 (0.79%) WebSphere Portal
8 11 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (0.67%) MS Exchange
9 10 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.30%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.24%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.24%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 112 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 22 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.42%) Windchill
8 2 (0.12%) CATIA
8 2 (0.12%) SPSS
9 1 (0.061%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.061%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.061%) HipChat
9 1 (0.061%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.061%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 75 (4.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
3 36 (2.18%) Dynamics AX
4 26 (1.57%) SAP S/4HANA
5 24 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 23 (1.39%) NetSuite
7 19 (1.15%) SAP MM
8 18 (1.09%) SAP HR
9 16 (0.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 13 (0.79%) Maximo
10 13 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
10 13 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
11 12 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
11 12 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
12 11 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
12 11 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
13 10 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
13 10 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
13 10 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
13 10 (0.61%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 112 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 108 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (4.60%) Dynamics 365
4 37 (2.24%) Office 365
5 23 (1.39%) PaaS
6 20 (1.21%) SaaS
6 20 (1.21%) SuccessFactors
7 17 (1.03%) OneDrive
8 14 (0.85%) IaaS
9 12 (0.73%) Force.com
9 12 (0.73%) GitHub
10 10 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
11 8 (0.48%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.42%) FinancialForce
12 7 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.42%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 7 (0.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 6 (0.36%) Boomi
13 6 (0.36%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.51%) Firewall
2 23 (1.39%) SMS
3 18 (1.09%) Internet
4 17 (1.03%) Network Security
5 15 (0.91%) iSCSI
6 14 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (0.73%) FCoE
7 12 (0.73%) SAN
8 9 (0.55%) NAS
9 8 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (0.42%) VLAN
11 6 (0.36%) VPN
12 4 (0.24%) Skype
13 3 (0.18%) DNS
13 3 (0.18%) FTP
13 3 (0.18%) Intranet
13 3 (0.18%) Wireless
14 2 (0.12%) DHCP
14 2 (0.12%) WAN
14 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (12.60%) SQL Server
2 152 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
3 119 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (4.72%) Relational Database
5 77 (4.66%) Oracle Database
6 72 (4.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 65 (3.94%) Big Data
8 45 (2.73%) Hadoop
9 32 (1.94%) NoSQL
9 32 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
9 32 (1.94%) Power BI
10 31 (1.88%) Data Lake
10 31 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
12 27 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
13 24 (1.45%) SAP Data Services
14 23 (1.39%) MongoDB
15 22 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
16 21 (1.27%) GIS
16 21 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 99 (6.00%) JIRA
2 30 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 22 (1.33%) LSMW
4 21 (1.27%) Git (software)
5 18 (1.09%) ERwin
5 18 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
6 14 (0.85%) Visual Studio
7 12 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
8 11 (0.67%) Selenium
8 11 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (0.61%) Bitbucket
10 9 (0.55%) MorphX
11 8 (0.48%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.36%) JMeter
13 5 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.30%) Gatling
13 5 (0.30%) JUnit
13 5 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.30%) Zephyr
General
1 462 (27.98%) Finance
2 122 (7.39%) Banking
3 78 (4.72%) Retail
4 39 (2.36%) Marketing
5 38 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 33 (2.00%) Legal
7 28 (1.70%) Retail Banking
8 24 (1.45%) Law
9 18 (1.09%) General Ledger
9 18 (1.09%) Telecoms
10 15 (0.91%) Back Office
11 14 (0.85%) Advertising
11 14 (0.85%) Billing
12 13 (0.79%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.73%) Publishing
14 10 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.48%) Automotive
15 8 (0.48%) German Language
16 7 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
17 6 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 383 (23.20%) Analyst
2 221 (13.39%) Developer
3 190 (11.51%) Consultant
4 187 (11.33%) Project Manager
5 186 (11.27%) Architect
6 174 (10.54%) Data Analyst
7 138 (8.36%) Business Analyst
8 110 (6.66%) Migration Analyst
9 103 (6.24%) Data Migration Analyst
10 87 (5.27%) Migration Manager
11 76 (4.60%) Data Migration Manager
12 65 (3.94%) Data Manager
13 63 (3.82%) Data Architect
13 63 (3.82%) Data Consultant
13 63 (3.82%) Migration Consultant
14 60 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
15 57 (3.45%) Data Migration Consultant
15 57 (3.45%) Data Migration Lead
16 56 (3.39%) SQL Developer
17 52 (3.15%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (5.33%) XML
2 66 (4.00%) .NET
3 49 (2.97%) Web Services
4 45 (2.73%) REST
5 42 (2.54%) JSON
6 39 (2.36%) Oracle Fusion
7 28 (1.70%) J2EE
8 26 (1.57%) SOAP
9 24 (1.45%) AngularJS
10 20 (1.21%) RESTful
11 18 (1.09%) Spring
11 18 (1.09%) Visualforce
12 17 (1.03%) React
13 15 (0.91%) EDI
13 15 (0.91%) HTML
13 15 (0.91%) IDoc
14 13 (0.79%) JSF
14 13 (0.79%) Middleware
15 11 (0.67%) CSS
15 11 (0.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 110 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (3.63%) Management Information System
3 51 (3.09%) Data Centre
4 41 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
5 32 (1.94%) Mainframe
6 31 (1.88%) Data Structures
7 25 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
8 21 (1.27%) Computer Science
9 16 (0.97%) User Experience
10 15 (0.91%) NHS
10 15 (0.91%) Virtual Team
11 13 (0.79%) EMC VMAX
11 13 (0.79%) Replication
11 13 (0.79%) Taxonomies
12 12 (0.73%) EMC VNX
12 12 (0.73%) Reference Data
13 10 (0.61%) FMCG
14 9 (0.55%) e-Health
14 9 (0.55%) LIMS
14 9 (0.55%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 88 (5.33%) Windows
2 45 (2.73%) Linux
3 41 (2.48%) Unix
4 33 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.09%) Windows 10
6 11 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.48%) AIX
9 5 (0.30%) VME
10 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.18%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.12%) Android
12 2 (0.12%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.12%) Solaris
13 1 (0.061%) VMS
13 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,651 (100.00%) Migration
2 335 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
3 298 (18.05%) ETL
4 221 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 183 (11.08%) Data Modelling
6 169 (10.24%) Project Management
7 166 (10.05%) ERP
8 160 (9.69%) CRM
9 146 (8.84%) Data Analysis
10 131 (7.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 129 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
12 123 (7.45%) Data Cleansing
13 109 (6.60%) Data Management
14 91 (5.51%) Data Mapping
14 91 (5.51%) Problem-Solving
14 91 (5.51%) Validation
15 87 (5.27%) Business Analysis
15 87 (5.27%) Scrum
16 81 (4.91%) Data Integration
17 78 (4.72%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 445 (26.95%) SQL
2 91 (5.51%) Java
3 70 (4.24%) PL/SQL
4 69 (4.18%) T-SQL
5 59 (3.57%) Python
6 56 (3.39%) C#
7 34 (2.06%) JavaScript
8 31 (1.88%) PowerShell
9 26 (1.57%) C
10 22 (1.33%) Apex Code
11 19 (1.15%) Scala
12 16 (0.97%) Shell Script
13 14 (0.85%) Natural
14 13 (0.79%) VBA
15 10 (0.61%) Bash Shell
15 10 (0.61%) X++
16 8 (0.48%) ABAP
17 7 (0.42%) R
17 7 (0.42%) RPG
17 7 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 170 (10.30%) Security Cleared
2 133 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 68 (4.12%) Degree
4 27 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.03%) TOGAF Certification
6 14 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 13 (0.79%) PMP
8 12 (0.73%) AWS Certification
8 12 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
8 12 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (0.55%) CCNP
9 9 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.48%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.42%) CCNA
11 7 (0.42%) DBS Check
11 7 (0.42%) ISEB
11 7 (0.42%) MCSE
12 6 (0.36%) ACCA
12 6 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (10.72%) Data Quality
2 79 (4.78%) QA
3 51 (3.09%) GDPR
4 25 (1.51%) PMO
5 10 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (0.61%) HL7
6 8 (0.48%) IFRS
6 8 (0.48%) SLA
7 4 (0.24%) FINREP
8 3 (0.18%) ISO 20022
8 3 (0.18%) MiFID
8 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.18%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.12%) P3O
9 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.061%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.061%) EMIR
10 1 (0.061%) GCP
10 1 (0.061%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.061%) PMBOK
System Software
1 55 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.33%) Docker
3 15 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (0.79%) NFS
5 9 (0.55%) BitLocker
5 9 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.12%) Ceph
8 2 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.12%) XenServer
9 1 (0.061%) HDFS
9 1 (0.061%) iptables
9 1 (0.061%) Samba
9 1 (0.061%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.061%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (1.03%) SCCM
2 14 (0.85%) Kubernetes
3 12 (0.73%) EMC VPLEX
3 12 (0.73%) Puppet
4 11 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 10 (0.61%) Terraform
6 9 (0.55%) Ansible
6 9 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.48%) HP ALM
7 8 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.30%) Oracle Flashback
9 4 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.24%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.18%) Control-M
10 3 (0.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 3 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.18%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.18%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 281 (17.02%) Oracle
2 271 (16.41%) Microsoft
3 243 (14.72%) SAP
4 115 (6.97%) Salesforce.com
5 45 (2.73%) Informatica
6 34 (2.06%) HP
7 32 (1.94%) Cisco
8 30 (1.82%) Teradata
9 27 (1.64%) IBM
10 23 (1.39%) Talend
11 22 (1.33%) EMC
12 19 (1.15%) Google
13 18 (1.09%) 3PAR
13 18 (1.09%) Hyperion
13 18 (1.09%) VMware
14 16 (0.97%) Brocade
14 16 (0.97%) JD Edwards
15 15 (0.91%) CA
15 15 (0.91%) Cloudera
15 15 (0.91%) Tableau