The median contractor rate for a Migration Engineer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 517 545 517
Rank change year-on-year +28 -28  
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 84 99 129
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 55 57 91
Median daily rate £338 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £184 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £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 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
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 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
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 £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 24 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 24 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 +42 80 £338 -3.57% 2
South East +43 30 £300 -14.28% 1
London +2 29 £388 +16.54%
Hampshire +23 10 £338 -
Milton Keynes -3 9 £341 -
Buckinghamshire -7 9 £341 -
East of England -3 6 - -
West Sussex - 6 £300 -
Crawley - 5 £300 -
Yorkshire +21 4 £295 -21.33% 1
Dorset +7 4 £400 -
South West 0 4 £400 +6.66%
City of London -1 4 £323 +108.06%
North East +69 3 - -
Scotland +43 3 £310 -
West Midlands +23 3 - -
West Yorkshire +23 3 £165 -56.00%
Leeds +22 3 £165 -56.00%
Shropshire +18 3 - -
Cambridge +6 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +2 3 - -
Hertfordshire +2 3 - -
North West - 3 £270 -
Basingstoke - 3 £193 -
Gatwick - 3 £300 -
Watford - 3 - -
Telford +15 2 - -
Surrey +2 2 £275 -40.54%
Kent -1 2 £200 -48.38%
Cheshire - 2 £270 -

Migration Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 166 (99.40%) Migration
2 77 (46.11%) Windows
3 62 (37.13%) Active Directory
4 40 (23.95%) Office 365
5 37 (22.16%) Security Cleared
6 36 (21.56%) PowerShell
7 33 (19.76%) Microsoft
8 32 (19.16%) Windows Server
9 29 (17.37%) Data Centre
10 28 (16.77%) Microsoft Azure
11 25 (14.97%) VMware
12 23 (13.77%) SC Cleared
13 20 (11.98%) MS Exchange
14 19 (11.38%) Cisco
14 19 (11.38%) Linux
14 19 (11.38%) Windows 7
15 18 (10.78%) SCCM
15 18 (10.78%) TCP/IP
16 17 (10.18%) DNS
16 17 (10.18%) SQL
17 16 (9.58%) SharePoint
18 15 (8.98%) Cisco Certification
18 15 (8.98%) Data Migration
19 14 (8.38%) ITIL
19 14 (8.38%) Windows 10
20 13 (7.78%) DHCP
20 13 (7.78%) CCNP
20 13 (7.78%) Citrix
20 13 (7.78%) Finance
21 12 (7.19%) 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 (11.98%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.58%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (5.99%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (5.99%) Skype for Business
5 8 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.40%) Apache
7 4 (2.40%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.80%) IIS
9 2 (1.20%) IBM Domino
9 2 (1.20%) 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 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) Eikon
2 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (23.95%) Office 365
2 28 (16.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (4.19%) OneDrive
5 5 (2.99%) IaaS
6 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.20%) PaaS
6 2 (1.20%) 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 18 (10.78%) TCP/IP
2 17 (10.18%) DNS
3 13 (7.78%) DHCP
4 10 (5.99%) Firewall
5 9 (5.39%) Skype
5 9 (5.39%) WAN
6 8 (4.79%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (4.79%) LAN
7 7 (4.19%) BGP
7 7 (4.19%) HTTP
7 7 (4.19%) OSPF
7 7 (4.19%) SAN
7 7 (4.19%) Wireless
8 6 (3.59%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (3.59%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (3.59%) VLAN
8 6 (3.59%) VPN
9 5 (2.99%) MPLS
10 4 (2.40%) EIGRP
10 4 (2.40%) IOS XR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.20%) 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 (7.78%) Finance
2 4 (2.40%) Retail
3 3 (1.80%) Games
4 2 (1.20%) Banking
4 2 (1.20%) Legal
4 2 (1.20%) Local Government
4 2 (1.20%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.20%) 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 (5.39%) Web Services
2 8 (4.79%) .NET
3 7 (4.19%) HTML
3 7 (4.19%) JSON
3 7 (4.19%) XML
4 6 (3.59%) OAuth
4 6 (3.59%) RESTful
5 2 (1.20%) 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 (17.37%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.80%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.20%) DataPower
4 2 (1.20%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.20%) EPoS
4 2 (1.20%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.20%) 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 77 (46.11%) Windows
2 32 (19.16%) Windows Server
3 19 (11.38%) Linux
3 19 (11.38%) Windows 7
4 14 (8.38%) Windows 10
5 8 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.59%) AIX
8 4 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.40%) Unix
9 3 (1.80%) Android
10 2 (1.20%) Solaris
10 2 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.60%) HPUX
11 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (99.40%) Migration
2 15 (8.98%) Data Migration
3 14 (8.38%) ITIL
4 10 (5.99%) Virtual Environments
5 9 (5.39%) Project Management
6 7 (4.19%) Web Development
7 6 (3.59%) Network Design
8 5 (2.99%) Break/Fix
8 5 (2.99%) DevOps
9 4 (2.40%) E-Commerce
9 4 (2.40%) High Availability
9 4 (2.40%) Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (2.40%) Time Management
10 3 (1.80%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (1.80%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (1.80%) CRM
10 3 (1.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (1.80%) ETL
10 3 (1.80%) Load Balancing
10 3 (1.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.56%) PowerShell
2 17 (10.18%) SQL
3 9 (5.39%) Java
4 8 (4.79%) PHP
4 8 (4.79%) Ruby
5 5 (2.99%) VBScript
6 3 (1.80%) Python
6 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.20%) Perl
8 1 (0.60%) C
8 1 (0.60%) C#
8 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (22.16%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.77%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.98%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (7.78%) CCNP
5 10 (5.99%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.99%) CCNA
7 4 (2.40%) MCTS
7 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.20%) CCIE
8 2 (1.20%) Degree
8 2 (1.20%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.60%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (1.20%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 62 (37.13%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.79%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.99%) vSphere
5 4 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.80%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.80%) XenApp
7 2 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.20%) 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 18 (10.78%) SCCM
2 8 (4.79%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (2.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.80%) Ansible
5 3 (1.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.80%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.20%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.20%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.20%) OPNET
6 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.20%) 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 33 (19.76%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.97%) VMware
3 19 (11.38%) Cisco
4 13 (7.78%) Citrix
5 7 (4.19%) Dell
5 7 (4.19%) IBM
6 6 (3.59%) F5
6 6 (3.59%) HP
6 6 (3.59%) Oracle
7 5 (2.99%) NetApp
7 5 (2.99%) SAP
7 5 (2.99%) Symantec
8 4 (2.40%) Juniper
8 4 (2.40%) Lotus
8 4 (2.40%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.80%) BMC
9 3 (1.80%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.80%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.20%) BT
10 2 (1.20%) Splunk
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