Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Migration Specialist was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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 Specialist
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 850 794 811
Rank change year-on-year -56 +17 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Specialist 53 94 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.091% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.096% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 65 55
UK median daily rate £438 £438 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.74% +7.50%
10th Percentile £262 £343 £291
90th Percentile £564 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £444
% change year-on-year +4.41% -4.23% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
UK median hourly rate £26.85 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.85 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year -2.38% - -

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 99,385 98,013 97,683
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.93% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 65,815 64,975 63,714
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £270 £258 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,045 2,860 3,314
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.85 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -

Migration Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Migration Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Migration Specialist in the UK

Migration Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Migration Specialist.

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration Specialist in the UK

Migration Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration Specialist over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration Specialist in the UK

Migration Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration Specialist.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration Specialist in the UK

Migration Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration Specialist over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Migration Specialist in the UK

Migration Specialist
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration Specialist within the UK over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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 -40 48 £438 - 2
UK excluding London -60 31 £444 +4.41% 2
London +3 20 £425 -13.92%
East of England -8 8 £431 +1.47%
Midlands -17 6 £344 -8.33% 1
South East -27 5 £488 +11.43%
South West -36 5 £550 +32.53%
Scotland -11 4 £425 -
East Midlands +11 3 £219 -60.23%
North of England -13 3 £450 +9.09% 1
West Midlands -25 3 £463 +34.55% 1
Yorkshire -14 2 £450 +2.86% 1
North West -14 1 £450 +14.65%

Migration Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Migration Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Migration Specialist in the job title.

1 53 (100.00%) Migration
2 25 (47.17%) Active Directory
3 18 (33.96%) PowerShell
4 16 (30.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (30.19%) Windows
5 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
5 14 (26.42%) Data Migration
6 11 (20.75%) Office 365
6 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
7 9 (16.98%) SQL
8 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
8 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
8 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
9 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (11.32%) Finance
10 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (11.32%) ETL
11 5 (9.43%) Oracle
11 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
11 5 (9.43%) DHCP
11 5 (9.43%) DNS
11 5 (9.43%) HP
11 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (7.55%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
12 4 (7.55%) Dell
12 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
12 4 (7.55%) SCCM

Migration Specialist 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 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.77%) CMS
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Drupal
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (20.75%) Office 365
3 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (5.66%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (3.77%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.77%) Amazon SageMaker
6 2 (3.77%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (3.77%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.89%) IaaS
7 1 (1.89%) PaaS
7 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) DHCP
1 5 (9.43%) DNS
2 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.89%) Firewall
4 1 (1.89%) HTTP
4 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.89%) Internet
4 1 (1.89%) LAN
4 1 (1.89%) NAS
4 1 (1.89%) SAN
4 1 (1.89%) SMTP
4 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.77%) Parquet
4 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) MS Access
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Advertising
2 2 (3.77%) Automotive
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Publishing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Middleware
1 1 (1.89%) XML
1 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) NHS
2 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.89%) Replication
2 1 (1.89%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.89%) Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) Migration
2 14 (26.42%) Data Migration
3 6 (11.32%) ETL
4 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (5.66%) Analytics
5 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.66%) Information Management
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL
5 3 (5.66%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (3.77%) Data Management
6 2 (3.77%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (3.77%) OO
6 2 (3.77%) Project Management
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.98%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) C
4 1 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
4 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.89%) Python
4 1 (1.89%) VB
4 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
1 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.77%) CCNA
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.77%) MCITP
3 2 (3.77%) MCP
3 2 (3.77%) MCSA
3 2 (3.77%) MCSE
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) GDPR
2 1 (1.89%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (47.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.89%) Docker
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) OpenView
2 1 (1.89%) Rancher
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) HP
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) Dell
3 4 (7.55%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco
4 2 (3.77%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) Tableau
4 2 (3.77%) Varonis
5 1 (1.89%) Ariba
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix
5 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.89%) Snow
5 1 (1.89%) Veeam
5 1 (1.89%) Veritas
5 1 (1.89%) Workday