The median contractor rate for a Migration Engineer was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 529 547 516
Rank change year-on-year +18 -31  
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 86 98 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 58 89
Median daily rate £340 £344 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.09% +14.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £185 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.94% +13.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Migration Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Migration Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 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
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 82 £340 -2.85% 2
South East +35 31 £300 -14.28% 1
London +1 29 £388 +16.54%
Hampshire +19 10 £338 -
Buckinghamshire - 9 £341 -
Milton Keynes - 9 £341 -
East of England -4 6 - -
West Sussex - 6 £300 -
Crawley - 5 £300 -
Yorkshire +27 4 £295 -21.33% 1
Dorset +7 4 £400 -
South West +7 4 £400 +14.28%
City of London +4 4 £323 +108.06%
North West - 4 £300 -
North East +67 3 - -
Scotland +33 3 £310 -
West Midlands +23 3 - -
West Yorkshire +22 3 £165 -56.00%
Shropshire +20 3 - -
Leeds +13 3 £165 -56.00%
Cambridge +10 3 - -
Hertfordshire +1 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +1 3 - -
Basingstoke - 3 £193 -
Gatwick - 3 £300 -
Watford - 3 - -
Telford +10 2 - -
Surrey +4 2 £275 -40.54%
Kent +2 2 £200 -48.38%
Chester - 2 £270 -

Migration Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 167 (99.40%) Migration
2 78 (46.43%) Windows
3 63 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 40 (23.81%) Office 365
5 38 (22.62%) Security Cleared
6 37 (22.02%) PowerShell
7 34 (20.24%) Microsoft
8 33 (19.64%) Windows Server
9 29 (17.26%) Data Centre
10 28 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 25 (14.88%) VMware
12 24 (14.29%) SC Cleared
13 20 (11.90%) Windows 7
13 20 (11.90%) MS Exchange
14 19 (11.31%) Cisco
14 19 (11.31%) TCP/IP
14 19 (11.31%) Linux
14 19 (11.31%) SCCM
15 18 (10.71%) SQL
15 18 (10.71%) DNS
16 16 (9.52%) SharePoint
17 15 (8.93%) ITIL
17 15 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
17 15 (8.93%) Data Migration
18 14 (8.33%) DHCP
18 14 (8.33%) Windows 10
19 13 (7.74%) CCNP
19 13 (7.74%) Citrix
19 13 (7.74%) Finance
20 12 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure

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 20 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (5.95%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (5.95%) Skype for Business
5 8 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.38%) Apache
7 4 (2.38%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.79%) IIS
9 2 (1.19%) IBM Domino
9 2 (1.19%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.60%) SAS
10 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) Eikon
2 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (23.81%) Office 365
2 28 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (4.17%) OneDrive
5 5 (2.98%) IaaS
6 2 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.19%) PaaS
6 2 (1.19%) Yammer
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.60%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.31%) TCP/IP
2 18 (10.71%) DNS
3 14 (8.33%) DHCP
4 10 (5.95%) Firewall
5 9 (5.36%) Skype
5 9 (5.36%) WAN
6 8 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (4.76%) LAN
7 7 (4.17%) BGP
7 7 (4.17%) HTTP
7 7 (4.17%) OSPF
7 7 (4.17%) SAN
7 7 (4.17%) Wireless
8 6 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (3.57%) VLAN
8 6 (3.57%) VPN
9 5 (2.98%) MPLS
10 4 (2.38%) DMVPN
10 4 (2.38%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.60%) MySQL
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.60%) MSI
1 1 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (7.74%) Finance
2 4 (2.38%) Retail
3 3 (1.79%) Games
4 2 (1.19%) Banking
4 2 (1.19%) Legal
4 2 (1.19%) Local Government
4 2 (1.19%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.60%) Back Office
5 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.36%) Web Services
2 8 (4.76%) .NET
3 7 (4.17%) HTML
3 7 (4.17%) JSON
3 7 (4.17%) XML
4 6 (3.57%) OAuth
4 6 (3.57%) RESTful
5 2 (1.19%) CSS
6 1 (0.60%) LAMP
6 1 (0.60%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.60%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.60%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.26%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.79%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.19%) DataPower
4 2 (1.19%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.19%) EPoS
4 2 (1.19%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.60%) EFT
5 1 (0.60%) iPhone
5 1 (0.60%) Life Science
5 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.60%) LPAR
5 1 (0.60%) NHS
5 1 (0.60%) Replication
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 78 (46.43%) Windows
2 33 (19.64%) Windows Server
3 20 (11.90%) Windows 7
4 19 (11.31%) Linux
5 14 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 8 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.57%) AIX
9 4 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.38%) Unix
10 3 (1.79%) Android
11 2 (1.19%) Solaris
11 2 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.19%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.60%) HPUX
12 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (99.40%) Migration
2 15 (8.93%) Data Migration
2 15 (8.93%) ITIL
3 11 (6.55%) Virtual Environments
4 9 (5.36%) Project Management
5 7 (4.17%) Web Development
6 6 (3.57%) Network Design
7 5 (2.98%) Break/Fix
7 5 (2.98%) DevOps
8 4 (2.38%) E-Commerce
8 4 (2.38%) High Availability
8 4 (2.38%) Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (2.38%) Time Management
9 3 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (1.79%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (1.79%) CRM
9 3 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (1.79%) ETL
9 3 (1.79%) Service Delivery
9 3 (1.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.02%) PowerShell
2 18 (10.71%) SQL
3 9 (5.36%) Java
4 8 (4.76%) PHP
4 8 (4.76%) Ruby
5 5 (2.98%) VBScript
6 3 (1.79%) Python
6 3 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.19%) Perl
8 1 (0.60%) C
8 1 (0.60%) C#
8 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (22.62%) Security Cleared
2 24 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (7.74%) CCNP
5 10 (5.95%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.98%) CCNA
7 4 (2.38%) MCTS
7 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.19%) CCIE
8 2 (1.19%) Degree
8 2 (1.19%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.60%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.60%) ISEB
9 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.60%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.60%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.60%) MCITP
9 1 (0.60%) MCP
9 1 (0.60%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (1.19%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 63 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.98%) vSphere
5 4 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.79%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.79%) XenApp
7 2 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.19%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.60%) vCloud
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (11.31%) SCCM
2 9 (5.36%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (2.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.79%) Ansible
5 3 (1.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.79%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.19%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.19%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.19%) OPNET
6 2 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.19%) Puppet
7 1 (0.60%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.60%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.60%) SCOM
7 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (20.24%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.88%) VMware
3 19 (11.31%) Cisco
4 13 (7.74%) Citrix
5 7 (4.17%) Dell
5 7 (4.17%) IBM
6 6 (3.57%) F5
6 6 (3.57%) HP
6 6 (3.57%) Oracle
7 5 (2.98%) NetApp
7 5 (2.98%) SAP
7 5 (2.98%) Symantec
8 4 (2.38%) Juniper
8 4 (2.38%) Lotus
8 4 (2.38%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.79%) BMC
9 3 (1.79%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.79%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.19%) AppSense
10 2 (1.19%) TippingPoint
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