Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Migration Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 696 707 673
Rank change year-on-year +11 -34 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 191 184 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 130 128
UK median daily rate £363 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £156 £163 £157
90th Percentile £475 £439 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £323 £295
% change year-on-year +6.20% +9.32% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 17
UK median hourly rate £20.54 £18.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.55% +1.35% +8.82%
10th Percentile £16.11 £17.95 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.83 £127.50 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.19 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +66.35% +7.14% -

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 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 23 November 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 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Migration Engineer in the UK

Migration Engineer
Top 14 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 23 November 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 +15 174 £390 +20.00% 3
UK excluding London +54 117 £343 +6.20% 5
London -30 71 £400 +14.29%
South East +37 62 £425 +30.77% 2
North of England +56 20 £313 +0.81%
South West 0 16 £425 +30.77% 1
Midlands +25 11 £155 -11.43%
West Midlands +36 10 £234 +33.57%
North West +29 9 £338 +2.27%
Wales +16 8 £195 -7.14% 2
Scotland 0 7 £363 +12.40%
Yorkshire +13 6 £265 -8.62%
North East +58 5 £100 -68.25%
East of England -25 5 £300 -7.69%

Migration Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 (98.95%) Migration
2 74 (38.74%) Windows
3 50 (26.18%) Active Directory
3 50 (26.18%) Office 365
4 38 (19.90%) Data Centre
5 35 (18.32%) Microsoft
6 34 (17.80%) VMware
7 32 (16.75%) Windows 10
8 29 (15.18%) Windows Server
9 28 (14.66%) MS Exchange
10 27 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
11 24 (12.57%) Security Cleared
12 21 (10.99%) Windows 7
13 20 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (10.47%) SCCM
14 19 (9.95%) PowerShell
14 19 (9.95%) Citrix
14 19 (9.95%) Cisco
15 18 (9.42%) SQL
15 18 (9.42%) Data Migration
15 18 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
16 17 (8.90%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (7.85%) Firewall
17 15 (7.85%) DNS
17 15 (7.85%) LAN
17 15 (7.85%) SharePoint
17 15 (7.85%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (7.33%) vSphere
18 14 (7.33%) WAN
18 14 (7.33%) Linux

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 28 (14.66%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (7.85%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (5.76%) Skype for Business
5 10 (5.24%) IIS
6 8 (4.19%) Apache
7 7 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.62%) SAS
8 5 (2.62%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.62%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.09%) Apache Spark
9 4 (2.09%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.57%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.05%) Eikon
3 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (26.18%) Office 365
2 27 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.66%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (3.66%) OneDrive
5 6 (3.14%) PaaS
6 5 (2.62%) GitHub
6 5 (2.62%) SaaS
7 4 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.09%) IaaS
7 4 (2.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 3 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.85%) DNS
1 15 (7.85%) Firewall
1 15 (7.85%) LAN
2 14 (7.33%) WAN
3 12 (6.28%) Skype
3 12 (6.28%) VLAN
4 10 (5.24%) SAN
5 8 (4.19%) DHCP
5 8 (4.19%) SMTP
6 7 (3.66%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (3.14%) ATM
7 6 (3.14%) BGP
7 6 (3.14%) Network Security
7 6 (3.14%) OSPF
7 6 (3.14%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.14%) VPN
8 5 (2.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (2.09%) Diameter Protocol
9 4 (2.09%) snoop
9 4 (2.09%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.66%) Big Data
1 7 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.09%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.09%) MySQL
4 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.05%) PowerCenter
4 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.52%) HBase
Development Applications
1 7 (3.66%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.09%) Subversion
3 2 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.05%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.52%) Flyway
4 1 (0.52%) GitLab
4 1 (0.52%) MSI
4 1 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (4.71%) Finance
2 5 (2.62%) Banking
3 2 (1.05%) Local Government
3 2 (1.05%) Marketing
3 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.52%) Law
4 1 (0.52%) Legal
4 1 (0.52%) Publishing
4 1 (0.52%) Retail
4 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.76%) JSON
2 7 (3.66%) XML
3 5 (2.62%) .NET
4 4 (2.09%) Web Services
4 4 (2.09%) XSD
5 3 (1.57%) REST
6 2 (1.05%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.05%) CSS
6 2 (1.05%) HTML
6 2 (1.05%) SOAP
6 2 (1.05%) Spring
7 1 (0.52%) Drools
7 1 (0.52%) JMS
7 1 (0.52%) Kafka
7 1 (0.52%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.52%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.90%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.66%) NHS
3 4 (2.09%) Public Cloud
4 3 (1.57%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.57%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.05%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.05%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.05%) LIMS
5 2 (1.05%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.52%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.52%) Handset
6 1 (0.52%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.52%) LPAR
6 1 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 74 (38.74%) Windows
2 32 (16.75%) Windows 10
3 29 (15.18%) Windows Server
4 21 (10.99%) Windows 7
5 17 (8.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (7.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (7.33%) Linux
8 10 (5.24%) Unix
9 7 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.09%) AIX
10 4 (2.09%) Android
10 4 (2.09%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (98.95%) Migration
2 18 (9.42%) Data Migration
3 13 (6.81%) ITIL
4 12 (6.28%) CRM
5 10 (5.24%) ETL
6 9 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (4.71%) Service Delivery
7 8 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (4.19%) DevOps
8 7 (3.66%) Change Control
8 7 (3.66%) Data Analysis
8 7 (3.66%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (3.14%) Release Management
9 6 (3.14%) Service Management
10 5 (2.62%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (2.62%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (2.09%) Data Visualisation
11 4 (2.09%) Functional Testing
11 4 (2.09%) Kimball Methodology
11 4 (2.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.95%) PowerShell
2 18 (9.42%) SQL
3 10 (5.24%) Java
4 7 (3.66%) C
5 6 (3.14%) Perl
5 6 (3.14%) Python
6 4 (2.09%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.57%) R
8 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.05%) C#
8 2 (1.05%) C++
8 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.52%) Ruby
9 1 (0.52%) VBA
9 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (12.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.76%) DV Cleared
3 10 (5.24%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.71%) Degree
5 6 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.09%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.57%) CCNA
8 3 (1.57%) CCNP
8 3 (1.57%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.05%) CCIE
9 2 (1.05%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.05%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.05%) MCP
9 2 (1.05%) MCSA
9 2 (1.05%) MCSE
10 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.52%) CCA
10 1 (0.52%) CCDP
10 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.14%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.57%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.52%) GDPR
4 1 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (26.18%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.33%) vSphere
3 11 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.24%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.71%) XenApp
6 7 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.09%) VMware NSX
7 4 (2.09%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.57%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.57%) Docker
9 2 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.52%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.52%) HDFS
10 1 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (10.47%) SCCM
2 7 (3.66%) SCOM
3 6 (3.14%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.62%) Ansible
5 4 (2.09%) Puppet
5 4 (2.09%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.57%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.57%) Rundeck
6 3 (1.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.57%) vRealize
7 2 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.05%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.05%) PowerCLI
7 2 (1.05%) Terraform
8 1 (0.52%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 35 (18.32%) Microsoft
2 34 (17.80%) VMware
3 19 (9.95%) Cisco
3 19 (9.95%) Citrix
4 13 (6.81%) Oracle
5 11 (5.76%) Juniper
6 10 (5.24%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (4.19%) F5
7 8 (4.19%) HP
8 7 (3.66%) SAP
9 6 (3.14%) Veritas
10 4 (2.09%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.09%) Vertica
11 3 (1.57%) EMC
11 3 (1.57%) IBM
11 3 (1.57%) Lotus
11 3 (1.57%) Symantec
12 2 (1.05%) Apple
12 2 (1.05%) Avaya
12 2 (1.05%) CommVault