Period
to 24 August 2017

The median contractor rate for a Migration Engineer was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 August 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Migration Engineer
UK
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 662 697 633
Rank change year-on-year +35 -64 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 190 195 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 121 166
UK median daily rate £340 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +12.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £150 £178 £178
90th Percentile £475 £463 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 6
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.28 £16.00
90th Percentile £42.60 £88.13 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £17.88 £17.00
% change year-on-year +81.82% +5.15% -4.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 91221 102596 106833
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.93% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 59277 66881 66876
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2787 3124 4140
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £17.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +6.01% +5.43%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -5.26% +9.64% +3.46%

Migration Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Migration Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Migration Engineer in the UK

Migration Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Migration Engineer.

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration Engineer in the UK

Migration Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration Engineer over the 6 months to 24 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration Engineer in the UK

Migration Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration Engineer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration Engineer in the UK

Migration Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration Engineer over the 6 months to 24 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Migration Engineer in the UK

Migration Engineer
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 August 2017. 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 +33 175 £349 +2.57% 4
UK excluding London +48 123 £313 -3.85% 3
London -4 65 £388 +10.71% 1
South East +39 52 £388 +8.39%
North of England +67 26 £300 +50.00% 1
Midlands +24 18 £200 -33.33%
West Midlands +42 15 £200 -33.33%
South West +13 15 £425 +23.64% 2
North East +68 14 £195 +77.27%
East of England -3 9 £350 -1.41%
Wales +1 8 £195 -4.88%
North West +32 6 £300 +69.01%
Yorkshire +32 6 £325 +16.07% 1
Scotland +21 5 £310 -14.48%
East Midlands -7 2 £265 -11.67%

Migration Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2017, Migration Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Migration Engineer in the job title.

1 189 (99.47%) Migration
2 87 (45.79%) Windows
3 63 (33.16%) Active Directory
4 50 (26.32%) Office 365
5 40 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 37 (19.47%) Data Centre
6 37 (19.47%) Windows Server
7 36 (18.95%) PowerShell
8 35 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
9 32 (16.84%) VMware
10 31 (16.32%) Security Cleared
11 30 (15.79%) MS Exchange
12 22 (11.58%) Windows 10
12 22 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2010
12 22 (11.58%) Cisco
13 21 (11.05%) SQL
13 21 (11.05%) Data Migration
14 20 (10.53%) SC Cleared
14 20 (10.53%) Linux
14 20 (10.53%) SharePoint
15 19 (10.00%) SCCM
16 18 (9.47%) DNS
16 18 (9.47%) ITIL
16 18 (9.47%) Citrix
17 17 (8.95%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (8.95%) Windows 7
18 16 (8.42%) TCP/IP
18 16 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
19 15 (7.89%) Firewall
19 15 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008

Migration Engineer Skill Set
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 30 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 22 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 14 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (7.37%) Skype for Business
5 11 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (3.16%) Apache
8 5 (2.63%) IIS
9 4 (2.11%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.11%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.53%) SAS
11 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.05%) Eikon
3 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (26.32%) Office 365
2 35 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (4.74%) OneDrive
6 6 (3.16%) IaaS
7 4 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 3 (1.58%) PaaS
9 2 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.47%) DNS
2 16 (8.42%) TCP/IP
3 15 (7.89%) Firewall
4 13 (6.84%) Skype
4 13 (6.84%) WAN
5 11 (5.79%) DHCP
5 11 (5.79%) LAN
5 11 (5.79%) SAN
6 9 (4.74%) HTTP
6 9 (4.74%) VLAN
7 8 (4.21%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (4.21%) VPN
8 7 (3.68%) BGP
8 7 (3.68%) Network Security
8 7 (3.68%) PBX
9 6 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (3.16%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (3.16%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (2.63%) IPsec
10 5 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.53%) Big Data
4 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.53%) MySQL
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.53%) Flyway
2 1 (0.53%) MSI
2 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (4.21%) Finance
2 4 (2.11%) Banking
3 3 (1.58%) Games
3 3 (1.58%) Local Government
3 3 (1.58%) Retail
3 3 (1.58%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.05%) Legal
4 2 (1.05%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.53%) Advertising
5 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.53%) Law
5 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.26%) JSON
2 9 (4.74%) .NET
3 8 (4.21%) Web Services
4 6 (3.16%) HTML
4 6 (3.16%) OAuth
4 6 (3.16%) RESTful
4 6 (3.16%) XML
5 1 (0.53%) CSS
5 1 (0.53%) LAMP
5 1 (0.53%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.53%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.53%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.47%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.63%) NHS
3 4 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.58%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.58%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.05%) DataPower
5 2 (1.05%) LIMS
5 2 (1.05%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.53%) EPoS
6 1 (0.53%) Handset
6 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.53%) LPAR
6 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 87 (45.79%) Windows
2 37 (19.47%) Windows Server
3 22 (11.58%) Windows 10
4 20 (10.53%) Linux
5 17 (8.95%) Windows 7
5 17 (8.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.68%) Unix
8 6 (3.16%) AIX
9 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.05%) Android
10 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.05%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.53%) HPUX
11 1 (0.53%) Solaris
11 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (99.47%) Migration
2 21 (11.05%) Data Migration
3 18 (9.47%) ITIL
4 9 (4.74%) Project Management
5 8 (4.21%) DevOps
6 7 (3.68%) CRM
6 7 (3.68%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (3.16%) Change Control
7 6 (3.16%) Data Analysis
7 6 (3.16%) ETL
7 6 (3.16%) Release Management
7 6 (3.16%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.16%) Service Management
7 6 (3.16%) Web Development
8 5 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (2.63%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (2.11%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.11%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.11%) E-Commerce
9 4 (2.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.95%) PowerShell
2 21 (11.05%) SQL
3 12 (6.32%) Java
4 8 (4.21%) Ruby
5 7 (3.68%) PHP
6 5 (2.63%) Python
7 4 (2.11%) Perl
7 4 (2.11%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.58%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.58%) C
9 2 (1.05%) C#
9 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.53%) VBA
10 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (16.32%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.74%) CCNP
5 8 (4.21%) Degree
5 8 (4.21%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.11%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.58%) CCNA
7 3 (1.58%) MCTS
7 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.05%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.53%) CCIE
9 1 (0.53%) ISEB
9 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.53%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.53%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 63 (33.16%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.37%) Hyper-V
3 13 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.79%) vSphere
5 8 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (4.21%) XenApp
6 4 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.11%) VMware NSX
7 3 (1.58%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.53%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.53%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.53%) vCloud
9 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (10.00%) SCCM
2 7 (3.68%) SCOM
3 6 (3.16%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.63%) Ansible
4 5 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (2.63%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (2.63%) vCenter Server
5 4 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (1.58%) Puppet
6 3 (1.58%) vRealize
7 2 (1.05%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.05%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.05%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (1.05%) OPNET
7 2 (1.05%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 40 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 32 (16.84%) VMware
3 22 (11.58%) Cisco
4 18 (9.47%) Citrix
5 9 (4.74%) Oracle
6 8 (4.21%) F5
7 7 (3.68%) HP
7 7 (3.68%) NetApp
8 6 (3.16%) IBM
8 6 (3.16%) Veritas
9 5 (2.63%) Juniper
9 5 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.63%) SAP
10 4 (2.11%) Symantec
11 3 (1.58%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.58%) EMC
12 2 (1.05%) Arista
12 2 (1.05%) FactSet
12 2 (1.05%) MobileIron
12 2 (1.05%) Splunk