Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 142 135
Rank change year-on-year -34 -7 -16
Contract jobs citing Data Migration 1,596 1,822 2,020
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.57% 1.87% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.19% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,059 1,175 1,280
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £288
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 51 22
UK median hourly rate £18.10 £17.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.47% +11.48% -
10th Percentile £11.34 £11.13 £12.33
90th Percentile £64.93 £50.00 £93.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.35 £15.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year +33.44% - -

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 87,849 83,375 90,760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.17% 85.61% 85.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,038 54,987 60,016
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,412 2,057 2,375
UK median hourly rate £20.55 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.38% +6.67% +2.69%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +2.13% +6.82%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -37 1,455 £450 - 180
UK excluding London -34 978 £425 - 130
London -42 579 £475 +5.56% 61
South East +24 371 £425 -3.41% 35
North of England -55 171 £400 -3.61% 27
Midlands -54 154 £425 -10.53% 18
East of England -5 98 £460 +11.52% 19
West Midlands -31 97 £425 - 14
Scotland -30 96 £450 +2.86% 8
Yorkshire +6 82 £386 -8.69% 7
North West -61 75 £415 -2.35% 15
South West -37 70 £400 +9.59% 20
East Midlands -34 47 £425 -15.00% 3
Wales -54 22 £425 +21.43% 3
North East -41 14 £438 +28.68% 5
Isle of Man -2 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1,596 (100.00%) Migration
2 465 (29.14%) SQL
3 349 (21.87%) Finance
4 335 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
5 308 (19.30%) ETL
6 304 (19.05%) Oracle
7 268 (16.79%) Microsoft
8 259 (16.23%) SAP
9 222 (13.91%) SQL Server
10 213 (13.35%) Data Quality
11 201 (12.59%) Data Modelling
12 181 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 172 (10.78%) Project Management
14 167 (10.46%) Security Cleared
15 163 (10.21%) CRM
15 163 (10.21%) ERP
16 162 (10.15%) Data Analysis
17 160 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
18 145 (9.09%) Data Mapping
19 142 (8.90%) SC Cleared
20 139 (8.71%) Data Warehouse
21 134 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
22 129 (8.08%) Data Management
23 128 (8.02%) Microsoft Excel
24 125 (7.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 120 (7.52%) Data Cleansing
26 118 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
27 112 (7.02%) Business Analysis
28 111 (6.95%) User Acceptance Testing
29 109 (6.83%) 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 98 (6.14%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.69%) CMS
3 22 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 19 (1.19%) Apache Spark
5 17 (1.07%) MS Exchange
6 11 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (0.69%) Confluence
7 10 (0.63%) Apache
7 10 (0.63%) SAS
7 10 (0.63%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (0.38%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.31%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (0.25%) WordPress
11 3 (0.19%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.19%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.19%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.19%) TPMS
Applications
1 128 (8.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
5 18 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.50%) Windchill
8 5 (0.31%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.063%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.063%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 79 (4.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
3 36 (2.26%) SAP S/4HANA
4 34 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
5 32 (2.01%) Oracle EBS R12
6 31 (1.94%) SAP HR
7 23 (1.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 18 (1.13%) Oracle ERP
8 18 (1.13%) Oracle Payables
9 17 (1.07%) Oracle Receivables
10 16 (1.00%) NetSuite
10 16 (1.00%) SAP MDG
11 15 (0.94%) SAP MM
12 14 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
12 14 (0.88%) SAP FI
13 13 (0.81%) SAP CO
13 13 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
13 13 (0.81%) Workday HCM
14 11 (0.69%) Maximo
14 11 (0.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 118 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (5.01%) Amazon AWS
3 79 (4.95%) Dynamics 365
4 58 (3.63%) Office 365
5 27 (1.69%) OneDrive
6 21 (1.32%) SaaS
7 18 (1.13%) SuccessFactors
8 16 (1.00%) IaaS
9 15 (0.94%) Azure Data Factory
10 14 (0.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 12 (0.75%) PaaS
12 10 (0.63%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.63%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 9 (0.56%) Yammer
14 8 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (0.44%) Force.com
16 6 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
16 6 (0.38%) GitHub
16 6 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
16 6 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.75%) Firewall
2 24 (1.50%) Internet
3 21 (1.32%) Network Security
4 15 (0.94%) SMS
5 14 (0.88%) SAN
6 11 (0.69%) Skype
7 8 (0.50%) WAN
8 6 (0.38%) LAN
8 6 (0.38%) VPN
9 5 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (0.31%) NAS
10 4 (0.25%) VLAN
10 4 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.25%) Wireless
11 3 (0.19%) WebEx
12 2 (0.13%) DNS
12 2 (0.13%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.13%) FTP
13 1 (0.063%) DHCP
13 1 (0.063%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 139 (8.71%) Data Warehouse
3 125 (7.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 88 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 61 (3.82%) Big Data
6 59 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 58 (3.63%) Oracle Database
8 42 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 39 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
10 38 (2.38%) SAP Data Services
11 35 (2.19%) MySQL
11 35 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
12 33 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
13 30 (1.88%) Data Lake
13 30 (1.88%) Electronic Patient Records
14 26 (1.63%) Power BI
14 26 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
15 24 (1.50%) RDBMS
16 23 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
16 23 (1.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 84 (5.26%) JIRA
2 32 (2.01%) Visual Studio Team System
3 28 (1.75%) LSMW
4 24 (1.50%) Jenkins
5 15 (0.94%) Git (software)
6 13 (0.81%) Subversion
6 13 (0.81%) Visual Studio
7 12 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (0.63%) ERwin
8 10 (0.63%) Toad
9 9 (0.56%) Selenium
10 8 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (0.44%) MorphX
12 6 (0.38%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (0.31%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.25%) HP UFT
14 4 (0.25%) PowerDesigner
14 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 3 (0.19%) Zephyr
General
1 349 (21.87%) Finance
2 64 (4.01%) Banking
3 55 (3.45%) Retail
4 43 (2.69%) Marketing
5 36 (2.26%) Manufacturing
6 26 (1.63%) Back Office
7 23 (1.44%) General Ledger
8 21 (1.32%) Legal
9 20 (1.25%) Advertising
10 19 (1.19%) Publishing
11 18 (1.13%) Telecoms
12 17 (1.07%) Law
13 15 (0.94%) Billing
14 10 (0.63%) Investment Banking
14 10 (0.63%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.56%) Automotive
15 9 (0.56%) Local Government
16 8 (0.50%) Electronics
16 8 (0.50%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.44%) French Language
Job Titles
1 387 (24.25%) Analyst
2 269 (16.85%) Developer
3 190 (11.90%) Data Analyst
4 182 (11.40%) Project Manager
5 168 (10.53%) Consultant
6 165 (10.34%) Architect
7 142 (8.90%) Business Analyst
8 124 (7.77%) Migration Analyst
9 121 (7.58%) Data Migration Analyst
10 91 (5.70%) SQL Developer
11 77 (4.82%) Migration Manager
12 70 (4.39%) Data Consultant
13 68 (4.26%) Data Migration Manager
13 68 (4.26%) Migration Consultant
14 66 (4.14%) Data Migration Lead
15 65 (4.07%) Data Migration Consultant
16 61 (3.82%) Data Architect
17 58 (3.63%) Data Manager
18 56 (3.51%) Migration Project Manager
19 51 (3.20%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (5.95%) .NET
2 69 (4.32%) XML
3 50 (3.13%) Web Services
4 45 (2.82%) ASP.NET
5 42 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
6 28 (1.75%) AngularJS
7 25 (1.57%) REST
7 25 (1.57%) WCF
8 24 (1.50%) React
9 23 (1.44%) RESTful
9 23 (1.44%) Spring
10 22 (1.38%) SOAP
11 20 (1.25%) JSON
12 18 (1.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (1.13%) Visualforce
13 17 (1.07%) .NET Framework
13 17 (1.07%) CSS
13 17 (1.07%) HTML
14 16 (1.00%) Middleware
14 16 (1.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 134 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (3.26%) Management Information System
3 47 (2.94%) Reference Data
4 42 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 39 (2.44%) Data Structures
6 29 (1.82%) e-Health
6 29 (1.82%) LIMS
6 29 (1.82%) PACS
6 29 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
7 25 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
8 24 (1.50%) Mainframe
9 21 (1.32%) Computer Science
9 21 (1.32%) NHS
10 20 (1.25%) Taxonomies
11 12 (0.75%) User Experience
12 11 (0.69%) FMCG
13 10 (0.63%) Mobile App
14 9 (0.56%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.50%) Driving Licence
15 8 (0.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 93 (5.83%) Windows
2 35 (2.19%) Linux
3 34 (2.13%) Windows Server
4 27 (1.69%) Windows 10
5 25 (1.57%) Unix
6 20 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.25%) Solaris
11 3 (0.19%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.19%) VME
12 2 (0.13%) Android
13 1 (0.063%) AIX
13 1 (0.063%) VMS
13 1 (0.063%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.063%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,596 (100.00%) Migration
2 335 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
3 308 (19.30%) ETL
4 201 (12.59%) Data Modelling
5 181 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 172 (10.78%) Project Management
7 163 (10.21%) CRM
7 163 (10.21%) ERP
8 162 (10.15%) Data Analysis
9 160 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
10 145 (9.09%) Data Mapping
11 129 (8.08%) Data Management
12 120 (7.52%) Data Cleansing
13 112 (7.02%) Business Analysis
14 111 (6.95%) User Acceptance Testing
15 109 (6.83%) Analytics
16 103 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
17 92 (5.76%) Data Integration
18 87 (5.45%) Data Architecture
19 73 (4.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 465 (29.14%) SQL
2 103 (6.45%) C#
3 85 (5.33%) PL/SQL
4 84 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 60 (3.76%) Java
6 51 (3.20%) JavaScript
7 49 (3.07%) PowerShell
8 46 (2.88%) Python
9 24 (1.50%) Apex Code
10 23 (1.44%) VBA
11 22 (1.38%) VB
12 16 (1.00%) R
13 14 (0.88%) Natural
14 13 (0.81%) ABAP
15 12 (0.75%) Shell Script
16 11 (0.69%) Scala
16 11 (0.69%) X++
17 9 (0.56%) C
18 8 (0.50%) PHP
18 8 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 167 (10.46%) Security Cleared
2 142 (8.90%) SC Cleared
3 65 (4.07%) Degree
4 18 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.00%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (0.69%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.56%) DBS Check
8 9 (0.56%) MCSE
9 8 (0.50%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
10 7 (0.44%) CCNA
10 7 (0.44%) CCNP
10 7 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.44%) ISEB
10 7 (0.44%) PMP
11 6 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.31%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.25%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (13.35%) Data Quality
2 69 (4.32%) QA
3 54 (3.38%) GDPR
4 30 (1.88%) HL7
5 22 (1.38%) PMO
6 5 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.31%) SLA
7 4 (0.25%) SEPA
8 3 (0.19%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
9 2 (0.13%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.063%) IFRS
10 1 (0.063%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.063%) MiFID
10 1 (0.063%) P3O
10 1 (0.063%) PMBOK
System Software
1 65 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.63%) Docker
3 16 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.56%) BitLocker
6 6 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (0.25%) HDFS
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.13%) XenServer
9 1 (0.063%) iptables
9 1 (0.063%) NFS
9 1 (0.063%) Samba
9 1 (0.063%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (1.44%) SCCM
2 19 (1.19%) Kubernetes
3 14 (0.88%) Puppet
4 13 (0.81%) Ansible
5 10 (0.63%) Terraform
6 8 (0.50%) Prometheus
6 8 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (0.44%) HP ALM
7 7 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.31%) Oracle Flashback
10 4 (0.25%) SCOM
11 3 (0.19%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.19%) Grafana
12 2 (0.13%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 1 (0.063%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 1 (0.063%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 304 (19.05%) Oracle
2 268 (16.79%) Microsoft
3 259 (16.23%) SAP
4 85 (5.33%) Salesforce.com
5 36 (2.26%) Workday
6 35 (2.19%) Talend
7 29 (1.82%) Informatica
8 21 (1.32%) VMware
9 20 (1.25%) Google
10 19 (1.19%) IBM
11 18 (1.13%) HP
11 18 (1.13%) Hyperion
12 17 (1.07%) Cisco
12 17 (1.07%) Tableau
13 16 (1.00%) JD Edwards
14 15 (0.94%) Sage
15 14 (0.88%) Software AG
16 11 (0.69%) Alteryx
16 11 (0.69%) Citrix
17 10 (0.63%) Cognos