Period
to 25 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Migration Specialist was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 856 782 799
Rank change year-on-year -74 +17 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Specialist 46 85 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.087% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.091% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 53 67
UK median daily rate £420 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £256 £340 £313
90th Percentile £506 £590 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +21.43%
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 97,419 93,242 100,530
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.91% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,006 60,974 65,639
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,159 2,792 3,173
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.94 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.60% +0.03% +6.02%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.31
90th Percentile £48.35 £48.75 £46.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -2.70% +5.71%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -61 44 £415 -7.78% 3
London -14 24 £395 -28.18% 1
UK excluding London -63 21 £438 - 2
South East -40 6 £488 +8.33%
South West -16 5 £550 +33.33% 1
East of England -15 3 £415 +3.75%
North of England -23 3 £450 +2.86% 1
Midlands -25 3 £263 -30.00%
East Midlands +3 2 £219 -52.70%
Yorkshire -21 2 £400 -
Scotland -16 1 £464 +9.24%
West Midlands -29 1 £425 +13.33%
North West -32 1 £450 - 1

Migration Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 46 (100.00%) Migration
2 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 15 (32.61%) Data Migration
4 14 (30.43%) Windows
5 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
6 9 (19.57%) SQL
7 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
8 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (13.04%) Office 365
8 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
8 6 (13.04%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (10.87%) Finance
9 5 (10.87%) ITIL
9 5 (10.87%) Oracle
9 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
9 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (10.87%) CRM
9 5 (10.87%) ETL
9 5 (10.87%) SCCM
9 5 (10.87%) Windows 10
9 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
9 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
9 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
10 4 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (8.70%) Mandarin Language
10 4 (8.70%) French Language
10 4 (8.70%) German Language

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 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.17%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.04%) Office 365
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) NAS
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MS Access
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) French Language
2 4 (8.70%) German Language
2 4 (8.70%) Italian Language
2 4 (8.70%) Japanese Language
2 4 (8.70%) Mandarin Language
2 4 (8.70%) Russian Language
2 4 (8.70%) Spanish Language
3 2 (4.35%) Advertising
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) NHS
3 3 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.17%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.87%) Windows 10
3 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Migration
2 15 (32.61%) Data Migration
3 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (10.87%) CRM
4 5 (10.87%) ETL
4 5 (10.87%) ITIL
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.52%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (6.52%) Data Mapping
5 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.52%) Investment Management
5 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.35%) Analytics
6 2 (4.35%) B2B
6 2 (4.35%) Data Analytics
6 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
2 9 (19.57%) SQL
3 3 (6.52%) C
4 2 (4.35%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) Python
4 2 (4.35%) VBA
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) MCSE
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.52%) MCDST
4 1 (2.17%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.17%) MCITP
4 1 (2.17%) MCP
4 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) GDPR
3 1 (2.17%) HL7
3 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.17%) Docker
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) OpenView
2 1 (2.17%) Rancher
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle
4 4 (8.70%) Citrix
5 3 (6.52%) Bloomberg
5 3 (6.52%) HP
5 3 (6.52%) Reuters
5 3 (6.52%) VMware
5 3 (6.52%) Wyse
6 2 (4.35%) IBM
6 2 (4.35%) IBM Sterling
6 2 (4.35%) SAP
6 2 (4.35%) Varonis
7 1 (2.17%) Cerner
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) Dell
7 1 (2.17%) McAfee
7 1 (2.17%) McKesson
7 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.17%) Snow