Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 163 154
Rank change year-on-year +43 -9 -16
Contract jobs citing Data Migration 1,218 1,665 1,841
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.97% 1.73% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 1.98% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 1,072 1,230
Median daily rate £494 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.78% - -
10th Percentile £300 £325 £308
90th Percentile £663 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 32
Median hourly rate £20.64 £15.18 £19.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.98% -21.55% +26.89%
10th Percentile £12.82 £11.85 £15.04
90th Percentile £50.38 £41.65 £60.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.29 £13.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +48.07% -21.71% +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 52,514 84,118 87,998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.91% 87.25% 86.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33,439 55,699 58,218
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £285 £300 £288
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,873 2,129 2,206
Median hourly rate £25.14 £24.60 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.20% +9.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £22.39 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.65% +2.22% -10.00%

Data Migration
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Migration as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Migration in the UK

Data Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Migration.

Daily rate trend for Data Migration in the UK

Data Migration
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Migration over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Migration in the UK

Data Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Migration.

Hourly rate trend for Data Migration in the UK

Data Migration
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Migration over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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 +50 1,138 £500 +11.11% 155
UK excluding London +21 740 £450 +3.45% 114
London +54 446 £525 +7.69% 50
South East +48 285 £475 +2.98% 53
North of England +16 147 £438 +9.38% 15
Midlands +23 136 £450 -1.42% 16
West Midlands +33 97 £450 - 12
North West +20 77 £360 -15.29% 10
South West +31 71 £425 - 7
Yorkshire -16 46 £450 +20.00% 4
East of England -12 41 £450 -7.69% 14
East Midlands +13 39 £463 -2.63% 4
Scotland -16 38 £350 -22.22% 6
Work from Home 0 28 £540 +20.00% 7
North East +25 24 £498 +36.30% 1
Wales +36 17 £375 -6.25% 3
Northern Ireland +4 5 £100 -74.19%

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 1,218 (100.00%) Migration
2 369 (30.30%) SQL
3 262 (21.51%) Finance
4 245 (20.11%) Agile Software Development
5 223 (18.31%) Oracle
6 206 (16.91%) Microsoft
7 198 (16.26%) ETL
8 194 (15.93%) Security Cleared
9 162 (13.30%) SAP
10 155 (12.73%) SQL Server
11 149 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
12 142 (11.66%) SC Cleared
13 140 (11.49%) Azure
14 128 (10.51%) ERP
15 124 (10.18%) Data Modelling
15 124 (10.18%) Public Sector
16 118 (9.69%) Data Cleansing
17 114 (9.36%) SharePoint
18 106 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
19 103 (8.46%) CRM
20 98 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 93 (7.64%) Project Management
22 91 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
23 89 (7.31%) Windows
23 89 (7.31%) DevOps
24 87 (7.14%) Analytics
24 87 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
25 86 (7.06%) Dynamics 365
26 85 (6.98%) Data Analysis
27 84 (6.90%) Data Mapping

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
1 114 (9.36%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.89%) Camunda
3 12 (0.99%) SAS
4 11 (0.90%) Apache Spark
4 11 (0.90%) Confluence
5 9 (0.74%) IIS
6 7 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.33%) OnBase
9 3 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.25%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.16%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.16%) Appian
10 2 (0.16%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.16%) CMS
10 2 (0.16%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.082%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 57 (4.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
4 22 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.082%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 68 (5.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (4.43%) Oracle Payables
3 42 (3.45%) Oracle Cash Management
4 35 (2.87%) SAP S/4HANA
5 33 (2.71%) Oracle Receivables
6 30 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
7 24 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
8 19 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
9 12 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
9 12 (0.99%) SAP ERP
10 11 (0.90%) NetSuite
10 11 (0.90%) Oracle Assets
10 11 (0.90%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 11 (0.90%) Oracle iProcurement
10 11 (0.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 10 (0.82%) SAP HR
12 9 (0.74%) SAP MDG
12 9 (0.74%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
13 7 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
13 7 (0.57%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 140 (11.49%) Azure
2 86 (7.06%) Dynamics 365
3 78 (6.40%) Power Platform
4 73 (5.99%) AWS
5 38 (3.12%) Office 365
6 32 (2.63%) SaaS
7 23 (1.89%) Azure Data Factory
7 23 (1.89%) GitHub
8 21 (1.72%) GCP
9 17 (1.40%) Serverless
10 15 (1.23%) PaaS
10 15 (1.23%) SuccessFactors
11 14 (1.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 12 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (0.90%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 10 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (0.74%) Amazon S3
15 9 (0.74%) Force.com
15 9 (0.74%) PowerApps
16 8 (0.66%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.48%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (0.66%) SAN
3 6 (0.49%) Firewall
3 6 (0.49%) Internet
4 5 (0.41%) DHCP
5 4 (0.33%) BGP
5 4 (0.33%) MPLS
5 4 (0.33%) NAS
5 4 (0.33%) OSPF
5 4 (0.33%) PPP
5 4 (0.33%) Skype
5 4 (0.33%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (0.33%) VPN
5 4 (0.33%) VRRP
6 3 (0.25%) DNS
6 3 (0.25%) FTP
6 3 (0.25%) Intranet
6 3 (0.25%) iSCSI
6 3 (0.25%) LAN
7 2 (0.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 98 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 87 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 75 (6.16%) Power BI
5 68 (5.58%) Relational Database
6 57 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 42 (3.45%) Electronic Patient Records
8 28 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
9 24 (1.97%) MySQL
10 22 (1.81%) Data Lake
10 22 (1.81%) NoSQL
11 21 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
11 21 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (1.64%) Big Data
13 19 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
14 18 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (1.31%) RDBMS
16 15 (1.23%) Data Mining
16 15 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 44 (3.61%) JIRA
2 28 (2.30%) Visual Studio
3 23 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 20 (1.64%) Maven
5 19 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 13 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (0.82%) Eclipse
7 10 (0.82%) LSMW
8 9 (0.74%) Jenkins
8 9 (0.74%) Selenium
9 8 (0.66%) Bitbucket
9 8 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (0.49%) Subversion
11 5 (0.41%) ERwin
12 4 (0.33%) JDeveloper
12 4 (0.33%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.33%) Toad
12 4 (0.33%) Zephyr
13 3 (0.25%) Ant
General
1 262 (21.51%) Finance
2 124 (10.18%) Public Sector
3 52 (4.27%) General Ledger
4 41 (3.37%) Marketing
5 37 (3.04%) Banking
6 35 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.97%) Retail
9 18 (1.48%) Billing
9 18 (1.48%) Investment Banking
10 15 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (0.99%) Back Office
11 12 (0.99%) Legal
12 10 (0.82%) Electronics
13 8 (0.66%) Local Government
14 7 (0.57%) Law
15 5 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.41%) Publishing
16 4 (0.33%) German Language
16 4 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 264 (21.67%) Analyst
2 216 (17.73%) Developer
3 152 (12.48%) Architect
4 128 (10.51%) Consultant
5 112 (9.20%) Data Analyst
6 105 (8.62%) Business Analyst
7 104 (8.54%) Project Manager
8 70 (5.75%) Data Architect
9 64 (5.25%) Migration Analyst
10 60 (4.93%) Data Migration Analyst
11 52 (4.27%) Data Consultant
11 52 (4.27%) SQL Developer
12 46 (3.78%) Data Migration Lead
12 46 (3.78%) Migration Manager
13 45 (3.69%) Migration Consultant
14 44 (3.61%) Data Migration Consultant
15 41 (3.37%) Data Migration Manager
16 35 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
17 33 (2.71%) Java Developer
18 32 (2.63%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (4.11%) XML
2 46 (3.78%) .NET
3 41 (3.37%) Web Services
4 38 (3.12%) Oracle Fusion
5 30 (2.46%) Spring
6 23 (1.89%) Apache Camel
6 23 (1.89%) Spring Boot
7 21 (1.72%) SOAP
8 20 (1.64%) REST
8 20 (1.64%) Visualforce
9 17 (1.40%) JSON
10 16 (1.31%) OAuth
10 16 (1.31%) SAML
11 15 (1.23%) OpenID
12 14 (1.15%) Kafka
13 11 (0.90%) RESTful
14 10 (0.82%) HTML
14 10 (0.82%) React
14 10 (0.82%) Vue.js
15 8 (0.66%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 91 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (3.28%) Data Centre
3 39 (3.20%) e-Health
3 39 (3.20%) LIMS
3 39 (3.20%) PACS
4 38 (3.12%) NHS
5 37 (3.04%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.22%) Data Structures
7 24 (1.97%) Semantic Web
8 21 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (0.99%) Reference Data
11 11 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (0.90%) User Experience
12 10 (0.82%) EFT
12 10 (0.82%) Virtual Team
13 9 (0.74%) Driving Licence
13 9 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
14 8 (0.66%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.66%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 89 (7.31%) Windows
2 39 (3.20%) Windows 10
3 23 (1.89%) Windows Server
4 21 (1.72%) Linux
5 15 (1.23%) Unix
6 12 (0.99%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.16%) AIX
12 2 (0.16%) CentOS
12 2 (0.16%) Solaris
12 2 (0.16%) VME
12 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.16%) zOS
13 1 (0.082%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,218 (100.00%) Migration
2 245 (20.11%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (16.26%) ETL
4 149 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
5 128 (10.51%) ERP
6 124 (10.18%) Data Modelling
7 118 (9.69%) Data Cleansing
8 106 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 103 (8.46%) CRM
10 93 (7.64%) Project Management
11 89 (7.31%) DevOps
12 87 (7.14%) Analytics
13 85 (6.98%) Data Analysis
14 84 (6.90%) Data Mapping
15 78 (6.40%) Problem-Solving
16 76 (6.24%) Data Management
17 73 (5.99%) Data Architecture
18 71 (5.83%) Validation
19 65 (5.34%) Scrum
19 65 (5.34%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 369 (30.30%) SQL
2 80 (6.57%) PL/SQL
3 66 (5.42%) Java
4 63 (5.17%) C#
5 56 (4.60%) JavaScript
6 49 (4.02%) Shell Script
7 46 (3.78%) T-SQL
8 35 (2.87%) Python
9 24 (1.97%) C
10 23 (1.89%) Apex Code
11 21 (1.72%) Java 8
11 21 (1.72%) PowerShell
12 15 (1.23%) VB
13 10 (0.82%) ABAP
13 10 (0.82%) Scala
14 9 (0.74%) VBA
15 4 (0.33%) C++
15 4 (0.33%) Perl
15 4 (0.33%) SPARQL
15 4 (0.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 194 (15.93%) Security Cleared
2 142 (11.66%) SC Cleared
3 51 (4.19%) Degree
4 44 (3.61%) DV Cleared
5 24 (1.97%) ISTQB
6 22 (1.81%) ISEB
7 13 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (0.57%) PMP
9 5 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.41%) MCITP
9 5 (0.41%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.41%) Postgraduate
10 4 (0.33%) HND
10 4 (0.33%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.33%) MCAD
10 4 (0.33%) MCPD
10 4 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (6.24%) Data Quality
2 39 (3.20%) HL7
3 34 (2.79%) QA
4 18 (1.48%) GDPR
5 10 (0.82%) PMO
5 10 (0.82%) SEPA
6 4 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.33%) SLA
7 3 (0.25%) GxP
8 2 (0.16%) GAMP
8 2 (0.16%) MiFID
9 1 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.082%) FINREP
System Software
1 36 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 34 (2.79%) Docker
3 12 (0.99%) vSphere
4 10 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.16%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.16%) HDFS
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.16%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.082%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 31 (2.55%) Kubernetes
2 18 (1.48%) SCCM
3 17 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (0.74%) Terraform
6 6 (0.49%) Ansible
7 4 (0.33%) HP ALM
7 4 (0.33%) Puppet
8 3 (0.25%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.16%) Amdocs OSS
9 2 (0.16%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.082%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.082%) Kibana
10 1 (0.082%) Netcool
10 1 (0.082%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 1 (0.082%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.082%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.082%) WSUS
Vendors
1 223 (18.31%) Oracle
2 206 (16.91%) Microsoft
3 162 (13.30%) SAP
4 58 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 25 (2.05%) Informatica
6 23 (1.89%) Talend
7 22 (1.81%) Google
8 21 (1.72%) IBM
9 18 (1.48%) Tableau
10 16 (1.31%) ComArch
11 14 (1.15%) VMware
12 13 (1.07%) Adobe
13 12 (0.99%) Databricks
13 12 (0.99%) JD Edwards
14 11 (0.90%) Cisco
14 11 (0.90%) Hyperion
15 9 (0.74%) Sparx
16 8 (0.66%) NetApp
17 7 (0.57%) HP
17 7 (0.57%) Sun