The median contractor rate for a Migration Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 516 554 512
Rank change year-on-year +38 -42  
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 84 104 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 57 72
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £167 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.57% +1.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.52 £13.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £32.50 £17.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +150.00% -8.57%  

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 43831 53159 52965
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.58% 95.10% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28449 34627 32119
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1436 1538 2125
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

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 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 30 April 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 +38 82 £350 +7.69% 4
London +13 26 £381 +17.30% 3
South East +23 19 £335 -13.54%
West Midlands +29 10 £363 +16.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne +31 9 £290 +28.88%
Tyne and Wear +30 9 £290 +28.88%
North East +24 9 £290 +10.47%
Shropshire +33 7 £265 -11.66%
Hampshire +9 6 £315 +20.57%
East of England -6 6 £375 +5.63%
Berkshire +24 5 £183 -55.75%
Hertfordshire +10 5 £375 -
City of London -13 5 £400 +18.51%
Telford +29 4 £330 +1.53%
Reading +22 4 £190 -55.29%
Yorkshire +21 4 £245 -
South West -1 4 £148 -41.00% 1
West Yorkshire +26 3 £165 -
Surrey +7 3 £525 +10.52%
Leeds - 3 £165 -
Watford - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 £363 -
West Sussex - 3 £330 -
North West +33 2 £378 +98.68%
Dorset +9 2 £120 -70.00%
Bournemouth +8 2 £120 -70.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 2 £300 -7.69%
East Midlands -3 2 £265 -11.66%
Basingstoke - 2 £130 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £653 -

Migration Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 161 (98.77%) Migration
2 74 (45.40%) Windows
3 68 (41.72%) Active Directory
4 44 (26.99%) Microsoft
5 38 (23.31%) Office 365
6 36 (22.09%) PowerShell
7 33 (20.25%) Security Cleared
8 31 (19.02%) Windows Server
9 24 (14.72%) SCCM
9 24 (14.72%) SQL
10 23 (14.11%) Windows 7
10 23 (14.11%) Microsoft Azure
11 22 (13.50%) TCP/IP
12 21 (12.88%) Cisco
12 21 (12.88%) ITIL
12 21 (12.88%) VMware
13 20 (12.27%) SC Cleared
14 19 (11.66%) DNS
14 19 (11.66%) DHCP
15 18 (11.04%) MS Exchange
15 18 (11.04%) Data Centre
16 17 (10.43%) Data Migration
17 16 (9.82%) SharePoint
17 16 (9.82%) Virtual Environments
18 15 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
18 15 (9.20%) Citrix
19 14 (8.59%) Finance
19 14 (8.59%) HP SiteScope
20 13 (7.98%) LAN
20 13 (7.98%) WAN

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 18 (11.04%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.82%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.75%) Skype for Business
4 10 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.29%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (3.07%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.45%) GroupWise
8 3 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.84%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.84%) IIS
9 2 (1.23%) Apache
9 2 (1.23%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (23.31%) Office 365
2 23 (14.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.91%) OneDrive
4 7 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.45%) IaaS
6 3 (1.84%) PaaS
7 2 (1.23%) Yammer
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.50%) TCP/IP
2 19 (11.66%) DHCP
2 19 (11.66%) DNS
3 13 (7.98%) LAN
3 13 (7.98%) WAN
4 11 (6.75%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (6.13%) Firewall
6 9 (5.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (5.52%) Skype
7 8 (4.91%) BGP
7 8 (4.91%) OSPF
7 8 (4.91%) VPN
8 7 (4.29%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (4.29%) MPLS
8 7 (4.29%) Wireless
9 6 (3.68%) HTTP
9 6 (3.68%) VLAN
9 6 (3.68%) WLAN
10 5 (3.07%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (3.07%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.61%) MySQL
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.61%) MSI
General
1 14 (8.59%) Finance
2 5 (3.07%) Retail
3 4 (2.45%) Banking
4 3 (1.84%) Games
4 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.29%) .NET
1 7 (4.29%) HTML
1 7 (4.29%) Web Services
1 7 (4.29%) XML
2 6 (3.68%) JSON
2 6 (3.68%) OAuth
2 6 (3.68%) RESTful
3 1 (0.61%) CSS
3 1 (0.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.04%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.45%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.84%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.84%) EPoS
4 3 (1.84%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.84%) NHS
5 2 (1.23%) DataPower
5 2 (1.23%) EFT
5 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.23%) Replication
6 1 (0.61%) BYOD
6 1 (0.61%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.61%) iPhone
6 1 (0.61%) Life Science
6 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 74 (45.40%) Windows
2 31 (19.02%) Windows Server
3 23 (14.11%) Windows 7
4 9 (5.52%) Linux
4 9 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.91%) Windows 10
6 6 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.84%) AIX
9 3 (1.84%) Android
9 3 (1.84%) Unix
10 2 (1.23%) Solaris
10 2 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.61%) HPUX
11 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (98.77%) Migration
2 21 (12.88%) ITIL
3 17 (10.43%) Data Migration
4 16 (9.82%) Virtual Environments
5 11 (6.75%) Project Management
6 9 (5.52%) High Availability
7 7 (4.29%) Web Development
8 6 (3.68%) DevOps
8 6 (3.68%) Network Design
9 4 (2.45%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.45%) Application Discovery
9 4 (2.45%) E-Commerce
9 4 (2.45%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (2.45%) Validation
10 3 (1.84%) Configuration Management
10 3 (1.84%) CRM
10 3 (1.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (1.84%) ETL
10 3 (1.84%) Load Balancing
10 3 (1.84%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.09%) PowerShell
2 24 (14.72%) SQL
3 8 (4.91%) PHP
4 7 (4.29%) Ruby
5 6 (3.68%) Java
5 6 (3.68%) VBScript
6 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.61%) C#
7 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.61%) Python
7 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.61%) VB
7 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (20.25%) Security Cleared
2 20 (12.27%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (6.75%) CCNP
5 9 (5.52%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.45%) CCNA
7 3 (1.84%) MCSE
7 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.23%) HP ASE
8 2 (1.23%) ISEB
8 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.23%) MCP
9 1 (0.61%) CCA
9 1 (0.61%) CCIE
9 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.61%) Degree
9 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.61%) MCITP
9 1 (0.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 68 (41.72%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.68%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.07%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.45%) NDS
5 4 (2.45%) XenApp
6 3 (1.84%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.23%) vSphere
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (14.72%) SCCM
2 14 (8.59%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (1.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.23%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.23%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (1.23%) OPNET
4 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.23%) Puppet
4 2 (1.23%) SCOM
4 2 (1.23%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.61%) Ansible
5 1 (0.61%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (26.99%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.88%) Cisco
2 21 (12.88%) VMware
3 15 (9.20%) Citrix
4 10 (6.13%) Dell
5 9 (5.52%) HP
6 7 (4.29%) Novell
7 6 (3.68%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.68%) F5
7 6 (3.68%) Juniper
8 4 (2.45%) Fortinet
8 4 (2.45%) IBM
8 4 (2.45%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.45%) SAP
9 3 (1.84%) BMC
9 3 (1.84%) EMC
9 3 (1.84%) Lotus
9 3 (1.84%) Oracle
9 3 (1.84%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.23%) Motorola
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