The median contractor rate for a Migration Engineer was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Migration Engineer
UK
Rank 504 534 497
Rank change year-on-year +30 -37  
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 82 96 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 51 70
Median daily rate £330 £325 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.53% -5.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £413 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £250 £334
% change year-on-year +31.00% -25.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 5
Median hourly rate £38.75 £17.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.63% -1.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.51 £13.50 £14.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £41.25 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +142.18% -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 42134 50253 49507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.85% 95.17% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27277 32490 29886
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1476 1587 1956
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +6.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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 22 March 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 +36 82 £330 +1.53% 4
London 0 25 £350 +1.81%
South East +17 16 £401 +25.15% 1
North East +5 13 £290 +28.88%
Tyne and Wear 0 12 £290 +28.88%
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 11 £290 +28.88%
West Midlands +25 9 £363 +11.53% 1
Shropshire +35 6 £265 +6.00% 1
Berkshire +23 6 £195 -40.00%
Reading +23 6 £195 -54.11%
East of England -6 6 £340 +134.48%
Yorkshire +13 5 £325 -
South West +2 5 £350 +125.80%
City of London 0 5 £400 +18.51%
Hertfordshire - 5 £340 -
Telford +32 4 £330 +1.53%
Surrey +15 3 £525 -2.77%
Birmingham - 3 £363 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £300 -
West Yorkshire +18 2 £350 -
Hampshire +16 2 - -
Leeds +8 2 £350 -
West Sussex +6 2 - -
East Midlands -2 2 £250 -25.92% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -4 2 £300 -7.69%
Havant - 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 £330 -
Rotherham - 2 £325 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £653 -
Crawley - 2 - -

Migration Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 168 (98.82%) Migration
2 88 (51.76%) Windows
3 80 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 51 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 44 (25.88%) Office 365
6 39 (22.94%) Windows Server
7 34 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 31 (18.24%) Windows 7
8 31 (18.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 31 (18.24%) SQL
9 30 (17.65%) VMware
10 29 (17.06%) ITIL
10 29 (17.06%) Security Cleared
10 29 (17.06%) SCCM
11 26 (15.29%) MS Excel
12 25 (14.71%) TCP/IP
13 24 (14.12%) DNS
14 23 (13.53%) DHCP
15 21 (12.35%) Cisco
15 21 (12.35%) SC Cleared
16 20 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
17 18 (10.59%) HP SiteScope
17 18 (10.59%) Citrix
17 18 (10.59%) WAN
18 17 (10.00%) MS Exchange
18 17 (10.00%) LAN
18 17 (10.00%) Finance
18 17 (10.00%) Data Centre
19 15 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
20 14 (8.24%) SharePoint

Migration Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 17 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.24%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.12%) Skype for Business
5 6 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.94%) GroupWise
7 4 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.76%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.76%) IIS
9 2 (1.18%) Apache
9 2 (1.18%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.59%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.59%) SAS
10 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.35%) MS Office
3 3 (1.76%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.59%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (25.88%) Office 365
2 31 (18.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.53%) IaaS
5 5 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.94%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.18%) PaaS
6 2 (1.18%) Yammer
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 24 (14.12%) DNS
3 23 (13.53%) DHCP
4 18 (10.59%) WAN
5 17 (10.00%) LAN
6 12 (7.06%) Firewall
7 11 (6.47%) WLAN
8 10 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (5.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (4.71%) OSPF
10 8 (4.71%) VPN
11 7 (4.12%) BGP
11 7 (4.12%) MPLS
12 6 (3.53%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (3.53%) VLAN
13 5 (2.94%) Internet
13 5 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (2.94%) Skype
13 5 (2.94%) Wireless
14 4 (2.35%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.18%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.59%) MSI
General
1 17 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (2.35%) Banking
3 3 (1.76%) Retail
3 3 (1.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.18%) Back Office
4 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.18%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.59%) Advertising
5 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.59%) .NET
1 1 (0.59%) CSS
1 1 (0.59%) HTML
1 1 (0.59%) JSON
1 1 (0.59%) Node.js
1 1 (0.59%) Web Services
1 1 (0.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.12%) NHS
4 4 (2.35%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.35%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.18%) EFT
5 2 (1.18%) EPoS
5 2 (1.18%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.59%) BYOD
6 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.59%) DataPower
6 1 (0.59%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.59%) iPhone
6 1 (0.59%) Life Science
6 1 (0.59%) Replication
6 1 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 88 (51.76%) Windows
2 39 (22.94%) Windows Server
3 31 (18.24%) Windows 7
4 13 (7.65%) Linux
5 12 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (5.88%) Windows 10
8 9 (5.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.76%) Android
9 3 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.76%) Unix
10 2 (1.18%) AIX
10 2 (1.18%) Solaris
11 1 (0.59%) CentOS
11 1 (0.59%) SUSE
11 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.59%) VMS
11 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (98.82%) Migration
2 29 (17.06%) ITIL
3 20 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
4 12 (7.06%) Data Migration
5 9 (5.29%) High Availability
5 9 (5.29%) Strategic Planning
6 7 (4.12%) DevOps
7 5 (2.94%) Network Design
7 5 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (2.94%) Project Management
8 4 (2.35%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.35%) Application Discovery
8 4 (2.35%) Problem Management
9 3 (1.76%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (1.76%) Data Analysis
9 3 (1.76%) Email Migration
9 3 (1.76%) Load Balancing
9 3 (1.76%) Mentoring
9 3 (1.76%) Time Management
9 3 (1.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 31 (18.24%) SQL
3 5 (2.94%) VBScript
4 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.18%) PHP
5 1 (0.59%) C#
5 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.59%) Python
5 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.59%) VB
5 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (17.06%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.35%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (5.88%) CCNP
5 6 (3.53%) CCNA
6 5 (2.94%) MCSE
6 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.35%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.35%) MCP
8 3 (1.76%) CCA
8 3 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.18%) Degree
9 2 (1.18%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.59%) CCIE
10 1 (0.59%) ISEB
10 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.59%) MCITP
10 1 (0.59%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 80 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.12%) NDS
4 5 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.94%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.35%) XenApp
6 2 (1.18%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.18%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.18%) vSphere
7 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (17.06%) SCCM
2 18 (10.59%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (1.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (1.76%) SCOM
3 3 (1.76%) Terraform
4 2 (1.18%) Ansible
4 2 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.59%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.59%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.59%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.59%) OPNET
5 1 (0.59%) Packer
5 1 (0.59%) Puppet
5 1 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 51 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.65%) VMware
3 21 (12.35%) Cisco
4 18 (10.59%) Citrix
5 14 (8.24%) Novell
6 9 (5.29%) Dell
7 7 (4.12%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.94%) F5
8 5 (2.94%) HP
8 5 (2.94%) Juniper
9 4 (2.35%) NetApp
9 4 (2.35%) SAP
10 3 (1.76%) EMC
10 3 (1.76%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.76%) IBM
10 3 (1.76%) Lotus
10 3 (1.76%) Oracle
10 3 (1.76%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.76%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.18%) WatchGuard
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