Period
to 21 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Migration Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 701 676 694
Rank change year-on-year -25 +18 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 180 165 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 103 103
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -5.80%
10th Percentile £163 £177 £163
90th Percentile £538 £445 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £290
% change year-on-year - +12.07% -15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 29
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £38.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.29% +106.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.50 £17.88 £13.30
90th Percentile £18.70 £42.90 £46.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £38.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -61.29% +89.02% +17.14%

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 96,028 87,287 101,432
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 94.87% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,193 56,709 65,411
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,954 3,007 3,316
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.93 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% -2.92% +14.71%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.56 £48.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

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 21 April 2018.

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
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 21 April 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 -46 165 £350 +2.94% 11
UK excluding London -41 103 £325 - 9
London -32 73 £425 +21.43% 3
South East -11 39 £223 -34.07% 2
North of England -24 27 £325 +4.84% 5
Midlands -12 13 £363 +21.85%
West Midlands -2 11 £363 -
Yorkshire -11 11 £438 +34.62% 1
South West +10 9 £290 -13.43% 1
North West -5 9 £325 -13.91% 2
Scotland -31 8 £325 -7.14% 1
North East +21 7 £175 -40.68% 2
Wales - 6 £383 -
East Midlands -2 2 - -
East of England -19 2 £110 -66.67%

Migration Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, Migration Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Migration Engineer in the job title.

1 180 (100.00%) Migration
2 72 (40.00%) Windows
3 51 (28.33%) Office 365
4 46 (25.56%) Active Directory
5 45 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 35 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 32 (17.78%) Finance
8 27 (15.00%) SCCM
9 26 (14.44%) Windows 7
10 25 (13.89%) Data Migration
10 25 (13.89%) Security Cleared
10 25 (13.89%) PowerShell
11 22 (12.22%) VMware
12 21 (11.67%) Windows Server
13 20 (11.11%) Data Centre
13 20 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (10.56%) MS Exchange
14 19 (10.56%) SQL
15 17 (9.44%) SharePoint
15 17 (9.44%) SC Cleared
16 15 (8.33%) Skype
17 14 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (7.78%) Citrix
17 14 (7.78%) ETL
17 14 (7.78%) DNS
18 13 (7.22%) Skype for Business
19 12 (6.67%) Linux
19 12 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
20 10 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
21 9 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010

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 19 (10.56%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.44%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.22%) Skype for Business
4 9 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.44%) IIS
6 6 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.78%) SAS
8 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.67%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.11%) Documentum
10 2 (1.11%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.56%) Apache
11 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.56%) nginx
11 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 51 (28.33%) Office 365
2 20 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.89%) OneDrive
5 6 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.78%) PaaS
7 4 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.67%) GitHub
8 3 (1.67%) IaaS
8 3 (1.67%) SaaS
9 2 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.33%) Skype
2 14 (7.78%) DNS
3 8 (4.44%) LAN
3 8 (4.44%) WAN
4 7 (3.89%) DHCP
4 7 (3.89%) Firewall
5 4 (2.22%) Internet
5 4 (2.22%) SMTP
5 4 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.11%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.11%) DMZ
6 2 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.11%) Network Security
6 2 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.11%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (1.11%) SAN
6 2 (1.11%) SMS
6 2 (1.11%) Sourcefire
6 2 (1.11%) VPN
6 2 (1.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.78%) MySQL
3 5 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.22%) Big Data
4 4 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.22%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.67%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.11%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.11%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.11%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.56%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.56%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (3.33%) Subversion
2 4 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.11%) Psake
3 2 (1.11%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.56%) WinDbg
General
1 32 (17.78%) Finance
2 7 (3.89%) Banking
3 4 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.67%) Publishing
5 2 (1.11%) Advertising
5 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.22%) JSON
2 3 (1.67%) Web Services
2 3 (1.67%) XML
2 3 (1.67%) XSD
3 2 (1.11%) LDAP
4 1 (0.56%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.56%) Node.js
4 1 (0.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.22%) PKI
4 3 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (1.67%) iSeries
4 3 (1.67%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.11%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.11%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) BYOD
6 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.56%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.56%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Fintech
6 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 72 (40.00%) Windows
2 45 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 26 (14.44%) Windows 7
4 21 (11.67%) Windows Server
5 12 (6.67%) Linux
5 12 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.22%) Unix
9 4 (2.22%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.11%) CentOS
10 2 (1.11%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.56%) AIX
11 1 (0.56%) Android
11 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (100.00%) Migration
2 25 (13.89%) Data Migration
3 14 (7.78%) ETL
4 9 (5.00%) DevOps
5 8 (4.44%) Data Analysis
5 8 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (3.33%) CRM
7 5 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (2.78%) Change Control
7 5 (2.78%) Change Management
7 5 (2.78%) ITIL
8 4 (2.22%) Application Discovery
8 4 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (2.22%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (1.67%) Configuration Management
9 3 (1.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (1.67%) PRINCE2
9 3 (1.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 19 (10.56%) SQL
3 8 (4.44%) Python
4 5 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.78%) Perl
4 5 (2.78%) VBScript
5 4 (2.22%) Ruby
6 3 (1.67%) RPG
7 2 (1.11%) R
8 1 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.56%) C#
8 1 (0.56%) Java
8 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.44%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.89%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.56%) Degree
5 1 (0.56%) MCP
5 1 (0.56%) MCSA
5 1 (0.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.67%) GCP
2 2 (1.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 46 (25.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.89%) BitLocker
4 5 (2.78%) Docker
5 4 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.67%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.67%) vSphere
6 3 (1.67%) Xen
6 3 (1.67%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.11%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.11%) XenApp
8 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (15.00%) SCCM
2 4 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.22%) Terraform
3 3 (1.67%) Ansible
3 3 (1.67%) Mesos
4 2 (1.11%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.11%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.56%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.56%) Grafana
5 1 (0.56%) Graphite
5 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.56%) Puppet
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.56%) Suricata
Vendors
1 35 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.22%) VMware
3 14 (7.78%) Citrix
4 8 (4.44%) Oracle
5 7 (3.89%) Juniper
6 6 (3.33%) HP
7 4 (2.22%) Cisco
8 3 (1.67%) Google
8 3 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.67%) Talend
8 3 (1.67%) Vertica
9 2 (1.11%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.11%) F5
9 2 (1.11%) FireEye
9 2 (1.11%) Ivanti
9 2 (1.11%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.11%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.11%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.11%) Snow