Period
to 22 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Migration Specialist was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 795 784 806
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Specialist 79 68 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.071% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.075% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 51
UK median daily rate £425 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.39% +7.75% +5.96%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £263
90th Percentile £538 £598 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £444 £400
% change year-on-year -6.48% +10.94% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.00

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 96,293 90,999 101,882
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.77% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,953 59,312 65,238
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,840 3,245 3,701
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.54 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.12%

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 22 February 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
Top 15 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 22 February 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 -14 75 £425 -1.39% 4
UK excluding London +6 54 £415 -6.48% 4
London -54 24 £494 +17.56%
South East -7 15 £408 +16.43% 2
East of England -4 12 £438 -3.98% 2
South West +19 11 £415 -
Midlands +8 7 £375 -31.82%
North of England +33 6 £400 -5.33%
West Midlands +3 6 £375 -25.00%
North West +3 3 £393 -26.81%
Scotland -10 2 £450 -
Yorkshire - 2 £438 -
North East +52 1 £325 -16.13%
East Midlands -1 1 £300 -45.45%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Migration Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 79 (100.00%) Migration
2 41 (51.90%) Data Migration
3 22 (27.85%) Microsoft
4 21 (26.58%) SQL
5 16 (20.25%) Active Directory
6 15 (18.99%) Oracle
6 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
7 14 (17.72%) Finance
7 14 (17.72%) Office 365
8 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (16.46%) Windows
9 12 (15.19%) ETL
9 12 (15.19%) PowerShell
10 11 (13.92%) Windows Server
11 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
11 10 (12.66%) Data Quality
11 10 (12.66%) MS Exchange
12 9 (11.39%) SAP
12 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (10.13%) ERP
14 7 (8.86%) Data Analysis
14 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (8.86%) ETL Development
14 7 (8.86%) Windows 10
14 7 (8.86%) Windows 8
14 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (8.86%) Windows 7
15 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008

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 10 (12.66%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.53%) Apache
5 1 (1.27%) Documentum
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (1.27%) Site Server
5 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.27%) HFM
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.27%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.27%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.72%) Office 365
2 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.80%) IaaS
5 2 (2.53%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.53%) PaaS
6 1 (1.27%) G Suite
6 1 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) DNS
2 2 (2.53%) SMS
3 1 (1.27%) DHCP
3 1 (1.27%) Firewall
3 1 (1.27%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.27%) LAN
3 1 (1.27%) Network Security
3 1 (1.27%) Skype
3 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.80%) Power BI
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) Essbase
5 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.53%) OLAP
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (2.53%) Pentaho
5 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.27%) MySQL
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) LSMW
1 1 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.27%) Rational Quality Manager
1 1 (1.27%) Rational Team Concert
1 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Electronics
3 2 (2.53%) Legal
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) .NET
1 2 (2.53%) JSON
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (2.53%) XML
2 1 (1.27%) JMS
2 1 (1.27%) Kafka
2 1 (1.27%) Middleware
2 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Windows
2 11 (13.92%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.86%) Windows 10
3 7 (8.86%) Windows 7
3 7 (8.86%) Windows 8
3 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) Unix
6 1 (1.27%) AIX
6 1 (1.27%) Linux
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.27%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (100.00%) Migration
2 41 (51.90%) Data Migration
3 12 (15.19%) ETL
4 8 (10.13%) ERP
5 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (8.86%) Data Analysis
5 7 (8.86%) ETL Development
6 6 (7.59%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (6.33%) Data Mapping
7 5 (6.33%) Data Transformation
8 4 (5.06%) Data Encryption
8 4 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.06%) Validation
9 3 (3.80%) CRM
9 3 (3.80%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.80%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.80%) Test Planning
9 3 (3.80%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) SQL
2 12 (15.19%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.33%) Perl
4 4 (5.06%) VBA
5 2 (2.53%) Java
5 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.53%) Python
5 2 (2.53%) Ruby
6 1 (1.27%) C#
6 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.53%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) MCSA
5 1 (1.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.27%) FINREP
3 1 (1.27%) IFRS
3 1 (1.27%) PMO
3 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 16 (20.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (27.85%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.99%) Oracle
3 9 (11.39%) SAP
4 1 (1.27%) Altiris
4 1 (1.27%) Ceridian
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco
4 1 (1.27%) Citrix
4 1 (1.27%) CODA
4 1 (1.27%) Forcepoint
4 1 (1.27%) Google
4 1 (1.27%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.27%) IBM
4 1 (1.27%) ICL
4 1 (1.27%) Mercator
4 1 (1.27%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.27%) Northgate
4 1 (1.27%) Orchard
4 1 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.27%) Workday