Period
to 21 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Migration Engineer was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 686 693 656
Rank change year-on-year +7 -37 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Engineer 190 191 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 135 158
UK median daily rate £340 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £132 £176 £171
90th Percentile £475 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -1.92% +8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 13
UK median hourly rate £18.10 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.47% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.40 £13.23
90th Percentile £33.06 £127.50 £23.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% -8.11%

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 94181 100639 108360
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.77% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 61868 65556 68886
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £248
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2802 3285 4159
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.39 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.71% +2.14% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +6.06%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +34 174 £348 +2.21% 1
UK excluding London +59 118 £319 -1.92% 1
London -17 70 £388 +10.71%
South East +37 57 £390 +11.43% 1
North of England +83 22 £300 -3.23%
South West +24 17 £425 +13.33%
Midlands +37 12 £153 -41.90%
West Midlands +31 11 £155 -40.95%
North West +30 9 £313 +19.05%
Wales +10 8 £195 -7.14%
East of England -22 8 £300 -7.69%
North East +68 7 £100 -68.75%
Yorkshire +29 6 £265 -14.52%
Scotland +18 6 £325 +1.56%

Migration Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 188 (98.95%) Migration
2 76 (40.00%) Windows
3 52 (27.37%) Office 365
4 47 (24.74%) Active Directory
5 39 (20.53%) Data Centre
6 34 (17.89%) VMware
7 33 (17.37%) Microsoft
8 31 (16.32%) Microsoft Azure
9 30 (15.79%) Windows 10
10 29 (15.26%) Windows Server
11 27 (14.21%) Security Cleared
12 26 (13.68%) MS Exchange
13 21 (11.05%) Cisco
14 20 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (10.53%) PowerShell
15 19 (10.00%) Linux
15 19 (10.00%) Citrix
16 18 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (9.47%) SC Cleared
16 18 (9.47%) Data Migration
17 17 (8.95%) Windows 7
17 17 (8.95%) Firewall
17 17 (8.95%) SQL
18 15 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (7.89%) SharePoint
19 14 (7.37%) vSphere
19 14 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (7.37%) SCCM
20 13 (6.84%) VLAN
20 13 (6.84%) Oracle

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 26 (13.68%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (6.32%) Skype for Business
6 8 (4.21%) Apache
6 8 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (4.21%) IIS
7 7 (3.68%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (2.63%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.63%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.58%) SAS
10 2 (1.05%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.05%) Eikon
3 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (27.37%) Office 365
2 31 (16.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (3.68%) OneDrive
5 5 (2.63%) IaaS
6 4 (2.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 3 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.58%) PaaS
8 2 (1.05%) GitHub
8 2 (1.05%) SaaS
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.53%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.95%) Firewall
2 13 (6.84%) VLAN
3 12 (6.32%) DNS
3 12 (6.32%) Skype
4 11 (5.79%) SAN
5 10 (5.26%) LAN
6 8 (4.21%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.21%) WAN
7 7 (3.68%) BGP
7 7 (3.68%) OSPF
7 7 (3.68%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (3.68%) SMTP
8 6 (3.16%) ATM
8 6 (3.16%) Network Security
8 6 (3.16%) VPN
9 5 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (2.63%) DHCP
10 4 (2.11%) Diameter Protocol
10 4 (2.11%) snoop
10 4 (2.11%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.11%) Big Data
3 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.05%) PowerCenter
3 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.53%) HBase
4 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.05%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.53%) Flyway
3 1 (0.53%) GitLab
3 1 (0.53%) MSI
3 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.53%) Subversion
3 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (3.16%) Finance
2 5 (2.63%) Banking
3 3 (1.58%) Local Government
4 2 (1.05%) Legal
4 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.53%) Advertising
5 1 (0.53%) Law
5 1 (0.53%) Marketing
5 1 (0.53%) Retail
5 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.21%) JSON
2 5 (2.63%) .NET
3 4 (2.11%) Web Services
3 4 (2.11%) XML
4 3 (1.58%) CSS
4 3 (1.58%) REST
5 2 (1.05%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.05%) HTML
5 2 (1.05%) SOAP
5 2 (1.05%) Spring
6 1 (0.53%) Drools
6 1 (0.53%) JMS
6 1 (0.53%) Kafka
6 1 (0.53%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.53%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.53%) XSD
6 1 (0.53%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.53%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.16%) NHS
3 3 (1.58%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.58%) Private Cloud
3 3 (1.58%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.05%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.05%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.05%) LIMS
4 2 (1.05%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.53%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.53%) Handset
5 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.53%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 76 (40.00%) Windows
2 30 (15.79%) Windows 10
3 29 (15.26%) Windows Server
4 19 (10.00%) Linux
5 17 (8.95%) Windows 7
6 15 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (5.79%) Unix
9 5 (2.63%) AIX
9 5 (2.63%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.58%) Android
11 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (98.95%) Migration
2 18 (9.47%) Data Migration
3 13 (6.84%) ITIL
4 9 (4.74%) CRM
4 9 (4.74%) Service Delivery
5 8 (4.21%) ETL
6 7 (3.68%) DevOps
6 7 (3.68%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (3.16%) Change Control
7 6 (3.16%) Data Analysis
7 6 (3.16%) Network Design
7 6 (3.16%) Release Management
7 6 (3.16%) Service Management
8 5 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.11%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.11%) Information Security
9 4 (2.11%) Load Balancing
9 4 (2.11%) Test Automation
9 4 (2.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 17 (8.95%) SQL
3 10 (5.26%) Java
4 6 (3.16%) C
4 6 (3.16%) Perl
5 5 (2.63%) Python
6 4 (2.11%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.05%) C#
7 2 (1.05%) C++
7 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.53%) R
8 1 (0.53%) Ruby
8 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (14.21%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.47%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.21%) Degree
5 6 (3.16%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.63%) CCNA
6 5 (2.63%) CCNP
6 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.11%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.58%) CCIE
8 3 (1.58%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.58%) JNCIA
8 3 (1.58%) JNCIS
8 3 (1.58%) MCTS
9 2 (1.05%) MCSE
10 1 (0.53%) CCA
10 1 (0.53%) CCDP
10 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.53%) MCP
10 1 (0.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.16%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.58%) QA
3 2 (1.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (24.74%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.37%) vSphere
3 12 (6.32%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (4.74%) XenApp
6 8 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.11%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.58%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.05%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.05%) Docker
10 1 (0.53%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.53%) HDFS
10 1 (0.53%) vCloud
10 1 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (7.37%) SCCM
2 7 (3.68%) SCOM
3 6 (3.16%) NetBackup
3 6 (3.16%) vCenter Server
4 5 (2.63%) Ansible
5 4 (2.11%) Puppet
5 4 (2.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.58%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.58%) vRealize
7 2 (1.05%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.05%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.05%) PowerCLI
7 2 (1.05%) Terraform
8 1 (0.53%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.53%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 34 (17.89%) VMware
2 33 (17.37%) Microsoft
3 21 (11.05%) Cisco
4 19 (10.00%) Citrix
5 13 (6.84%) Oracle
6 8 (4.21%) F5
7 7 (3.68%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (3.68%) SAP
8 6 (3.16%) HP
8 6 (3.16%) Juniper
8 6 (3.16%) Veritas
9 5 (2.63%) NetApp
10 4 (2.11%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.11%) IBM
10 4 (2.11%) Symantec
11 3 (1.58%) EMC
12 2 (1.05%) Avaya
12 2 (1.05%) Bloomberg
12 2 (1.05%) CommVault
12 2 (1.05%) Lotus