Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 178 140
Rank change year-on-year +55 -38 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Migration 1,814 1,624 1,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.03% 1.58% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 1.81% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,193 1,085 1,199
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £328 £310 £300
90th Percentile £644 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 17 54
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £15.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.78% +3.28% +8.93%
10th Percentile £12.04 £11.19 £11.14
90th Percentile £53.75 £67.40 £45.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £21.73 £15.25
% change year-on-year +18.50% +42.49% -

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 77,257 89,513 84,342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.53% 86.86% 86.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 50,738 59,033 55,465
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £278
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,297 2,463 2,106
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.51% -14.58% +4.35%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +1.05%

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 September 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 18 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Migration in the UK

Data Migration
Top 18 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 September 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 +50 1,654 £475 +6.15% 173
UK excluding London +29 1,021 £450 +5.88% 116
London +71 734 £500 +5.26% 71
South East +5 313 £473 +11.18% 38
North of England +72 250 £450 +12.50% 21
North West +73 145 £463 +11.45% 16
Midlands +28 141 £450 +5.88% 18
South West +25 113 £475 +15.15% 20
West Midlands +19 88 £450 +5.88% 11
East of England +6 85 £425 -7.61% 5
Scotland +19 77 £450 +1.12% 10
Yorkshire +25 75 £428 +12.50% 5
East Midlands +19 39 £425 - 7
Wales +28 36 £490 +15.29% 4
North East +40 30 £425 -2.86%
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
Isle of Man +3 3 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £415 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1,814 (100.00%) Migration
2 522 (28.78%) SQL
3 392 (21.61%) Agile Software Development
4 357 (19.68%) Finance
5 339 (18.69%) Microsoft
6 333 (18.36%) ETL
7 322 (17.75%) Oracle
8 285 (15.71%) SQL Server
9 257 (14.17%) Azure
10 244 (13.45%) SAP
11 237 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
12 222 (12.24%) Data Modelling
13 203 (11.19%) Data Warehouse
14 187 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
15 186 (10.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 175 (9.65%) Data Quality
17 167 (9.21%) CRM
18 165 (9.10%) ERP
19 157 (8.65%) C#
20 152 (8.38%) DevOps
21 150 (8.27%) AWS
22 148 (8.16%) Security Cleared
22 148 (8.16%) Data Architecture
22 148 (8.16%) Analytics
23 146 (8.05%) Windows
24 142 (7.83%) Scrum
25 141 (7.77%) SharePoint
25 141 (7.77%) Project Management
26 138 (7.61%) Dynamics 365
27 136 (7.50%) Data 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
1 141 (7.77%) SharePoint
2 53 (2.92%) Apache Spark
3 21 (1.16%) SAS
4 20 (1.10%) OpenStack
5 16 (0.88%) JBoss
6 15 (0.83%) Apache
6 15 (0.83%) Confluence
6 15 (0.83%) WebLogic
7 14 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (0.55%) CMS
9 8 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (0.39%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.33%) WebLogic Integration
11 6 (0.33%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.28%) Mendix
12 5 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 110 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
5 21 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.22%) CATIA
8 3 (0.17%) Stata
9 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.11%) SPSS
10 1 (0.055%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.055%) FileZilla
10 1 (0.055%) Mingle
10 1 (0.055%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 113 (6.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (2.37%) SAP S/4HANA
3 35 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
4 30 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
5 24 (1.32%) NetSuite
6 23 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
6 23 (1.27%) SAP MDG
7 22 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 19 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
9 16 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
9 16 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
10 13 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
11 12 (0.66%) SAP HR
12 10 (0.55%) Oracle Assets
12 10 (0.55%) SAP ERP
13 9 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
14 8 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
14 8 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
14 8 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
14 8 (0.44%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 257 (14.17%) Azure
2 150 (8.27%) AWS
3 138 (7.61%) Dynamics 365
4 127 (7.00%) Power Platform
5 81 (4.47%) Office 365
6 42 (2.32%) Azure Data Factory
7 34 (1.87%) PaaS
8 25 (1.38%) IaaS
9 21 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (1.16%) Amazon S3
10 20 (1.10%) GitHub
11 19 (1.05%) SaaS
12 18 (0.99%) GCP
13 17 (0.94%) OpenShift
14 15 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
14 15 (0.83%) OneDrive
15 14 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
15 14 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
16 13 (0.72%) Azure Stack
16 13 (0.72%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.98%) LAN
2 31 (1.71%) SAN
3 26 (1.43%) WAN
4 25 (1.38%) DNS
5 13 (0.72%) Firewall
5 13 (0.72%) Internet
6 12 (0.66%) SMTP
7 10 (0.55%) DHCP
8 8 (0.44%) NAS
9 6 (0.33%) FTP
9 6 (0.33%) Skype
9 6 (0.33%) SSH
9 6 (0.33%) Wireless
10 4 (0.22%) VPN
11 3 (0.17%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (0.17%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (0.17%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.17%) MPLS
11 3 (0.17%) WebEx
11 3 (0.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 203 (11.19%) Data Warehouse
3 186 (10.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 124 (6.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 117 (6.45%) Power BI
6 96 (5.29%) Big Data
7 71 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 60 (3.31%) Hadoop
9 58 (3.20%) Data Lake
10 51 (2.81%) Electronic Patient Records
11 47 (2.59%) Oracle Database
12 45 (2.48%) Relational Database
13 42 (2.32%) NoSQL
14 39 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
15 34 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
16 32 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
17 31 (1.71%) MongoDB
18 30 (1.65%) SAP Data Services
19 28 (1.54%) MySQL
20 26 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 72 (3.97%) JIRA
2 57 (3.14%) Visual Studio Team System
3 43 (2.37%) Git (software)
4 38 (2.09%) Jenkins
5 21 (1.16%) Selenium
5 21 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (1.05%) TeamCity
7 16 (0.88%) LSMW
7 16 (0.88%) Visual Studio
8 14 (0.77%) Cucumber
9 12 (0.66%) Eclipse
10 9 (0.50%) Subversion
11 8 (0.44%) ERwin
11 8 (0.44%) Maven
12 7 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.39%) Gradle
12 7 (0.39%) JMeter
12 7 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (0.39%) SpecFlow
13 6 (0.33%) Concordion
General
1 357 (19.68%) Finance
2 102 (5.62%) Public Sector
3 80 (4.41%) Retail
4 75 (4.13%) Banking
5 45 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 44 (2.43%) Marketing
7 27 (1.49%) Legal
7 27 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 26 (1.43%) Investment Banking
9 24 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 23 (1.27%) Back Office
11 22 (1.21%) Billing
12 13 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.66%) Front Office
13 12 (0.66%) Local Government
14 11 (0.61%) Advertising
15 10 (0.55%) General Ledger
15 10 (0.55%) Law
16 9 (0.50%) Publishing
17 8 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 325 (17.92%) Analyst
2 303 (16.70%) Developer
3 213 (11.74%) Architect
4 188 (10.36%) Consultant
5 179 (9.87%) Project Manager
6 160 (8.82%) Data Analyst
7 117 (6.45%) Data Architect
8 114 (6.28%) Business Analyst
9 85 (4.69%) SQL Developer
10 72 (3.97%) Migration Analyst
11 65 (3.58%) Data Migration Analyst
12 62 (3.42%) Data Consultant
13 61 (3.36%) Migration Manager
14 58 (3.20%) Data Engineer
15 57 (3.14%) Data Migration Lead
16 56 (3.09%) SAP Consultant
17 52 (2.87%) Data Migration Manager
18 51 (2.81%) Migration Consultant
19 49 (2.70%) Data Migration Consultant
20 47 (2.59%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (4.85%) XML
2 87 (4.80%) .NET
3 70 (3.86%) Web Services
4 49 (2.70%) Middleware
5 44 (2.43%) JSON
6 38 (2.09%) HTML
7 30 (1.65%) J2EE
8 27 (1.49%) CSS
8 27 (1.49%) RESTful
9 25 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
9 25 (1.38%) Spring
10 24 (1.32%) Kafka
10 24 (1.32%) SOAP
11 23 (1.27%) WinForms
12 21 (1.16%) REST
13 20 (1.10%) Hibernate
14 19 (1.05%) Visualforce
14 19 (1.05%) WCF
15 17 (0.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 118 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (3.36%) NHS
3 52 (2.87%) LIMS
4 49 (2.70%) e-Health
4 49 (2.70%) PACS
5 47 (2.59%) Data Centre
6 46 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 32 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
8 29 (1.60%) Virtual Team
9 28 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
9 28 (1.54%) Reference Data
9 28 (1.54%) User Experience
10 24 (1.32%) Data Structures
10 24 (1.32%) Derivative
11 23 (1.27%) Hedge funds
12 20 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
12 20 (1.10%) Fixed Income
13 19 (1.05%) Replication
14 18 (0.99%) Reinsurance
15 15 (0.83%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 146 (8.05%) Windows
2 95 (5.24%) Linux
3 66 (3.64%) Unix
4 48 (2.65%) Windows 10
5 38 (2.09%) Windows Server
6 33 (1.82%) Solaris
7 25 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (1.21%) Windows 7
9 15 (0.83%) CentOS
10 13 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.50%) AIX
12 8 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.22%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.11%) Android
16 1 (0.055%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.055%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,814 (100.00%) Migration
2 392 (21.61%) Agile Software Development
3 333 (18.36%) ETL
4 237 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
5 222 (12.24%) Data Modelling
6 187 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 167 (9.21%) CRM
8 165 (9.10%) ERP
9 152 (8.38%) DevOps
10 148 (8.16%) Analytics
10 148 (8.16%) Data Architecture
11 142 (7.83%) Scrum
12 141 (7.77%) Project Management
13 136 (7.50%) Data Analysis
14 115 (6.34%) Data Mapping
15 109 (6.01%) Data Integration
16 106 (5.84%) Problem-Solving
17 100 (5.51%) Data Cleansing
18 95 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
19 88 (4.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 522 (28.78%) SQL
2 157 (8.65%) C#
3 108 (5.95%) Python
4 103 (5.68%) Java
5 95 (5.24%) JavaScript
6 91 (5.02%) PL/SQL
7 49 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 35 (1.93%) Shell Script
9 31 (1.71%) PowerShell
10 22 (1.21%) VB.NET
11 20 (1.10%) Apex Code
11 20 (1.10%) C
11 20 (1.10%) Ruby
12 18 (0.99%) Bash Shell
13 17 (0.94%) VBA
14 16 (0.88%) VB
15 15 (0.83%) R
16 13 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 13 (0.72%) Perl
17 12 (0.66%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 148 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 97 (5.35%) SC Cleared
3 60 (3.31%) Degree
4 35 (1.93%) PMI Certification
5 34 (1.87%) DV Cleared
6 32 (1.76%) PMP
7 23 (1.27%) ISEB
8 20 (1.10%) ISTQB
9 13 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 12 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
11 11 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.39%) MCSE
12 7 (0.39%) SAP Certification
13 6 (0.33%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.33%) CCNA
13 6 (0.33%) DBS Check
13 6 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (9.65%) Data Quality
2 57 (3.14%) QA
3 49 (2.70%) HL7
4 33 (1.82%) GDPR
5 23 (1.27%) PMO
6 6 (0.33%) WCAG
7 5 (0.28%) SLA
8 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.11%) IFRS
10 1 (0.055%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.055%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.055%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.055%) GxP
10 1 (0.055%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.055%) MiFID
10 1 (0.055%) RMADS
10 1 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 31 (1.71%) Docker
3 22 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.39%) vSphere
5 5 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.11%) Firmware
7 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.055%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.055%) NFS
8 1 (0.055%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.055%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.055%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 42 (2.32%) Ansible
2 34 (1.87%) Kubernetes
3 31 (1.71%) Terraform
4 21 (1.16%) Puppet
5 19 (1.05%) SCCM
6 14 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (0.72%) vRealize
8 11 (0.61%) HP ALM
9 10 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (0.44%) Amdocs OSS
10 8 (0.44%) vMotion
11 5 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.22%) HP SIM
12 4 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 3 (0.17%) Packer
14 2 (0.11%) Data Guard
14 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
14 2 (0.11%) NetBackup
15 1 (0.055%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 339 (18.69%) Microsoft
2 322 (17.75%) Oracle
3 244 (13.45%) SAP
4 74 (4.08%) Informatica
5 73 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
6 54 (2.98%) Tableau
7 52 (2.87%) IBM
8 49 (2.70%) VMware
9 29 (1.60%) Cisco
9 29 (1.60%) Cloudera
10 24 (1.32%) HP
11 23 (1.27%) Databricks
11 23 (1.27%) Red Hat
11 23 (1.27%) Teradata
12 20 (1.10%) Workday
13 19 (1.05%) Talend
14 18 (0.99%) IBM Sterling
15 16 (0.88%) Google
16 15 (0.83%) Citrix
16 15 (0.83%) JD Edwards