Period
to 14 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Migration Specialist was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 December 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 Specialist
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 783 800 851
Rank change year-on-year +17 +51 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Specialist 94 78 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.076% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.080% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 55 41
UK median daily rate £438 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £343 £291 £268
90th Percentile £575 £538 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £444 £375
% change year-on-year -4.23% +18.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -

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 97924 97617 107586
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.73% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 64928 63669 68631
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £259 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2852 3308 4088
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +6.06%

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 2017.

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 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 Specialist within the UK over the 6 months to 14 December 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 +2 91 £438 +1.74% 1
UK excluding London +32 61 £425 -4.23% 1
London +1 33 £494 +33.90%
South East -1 25 £438 -7.89%
South West +11 11 £415 -3.49%
East of England -19 11 £425 -6.72%
North of England +41 6 £413 -2.37% 1
Midlands +9 5 £375 -16.67%
West Midlands +19 4 £344 -23.61%
North West +3 4 £393 -7.10%
Scotland -1 2 £425 -
Yorkshire - 2 £438 - 1
East Midlands +2 1 £550 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Migration Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, Migration Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 94 (100.00%) Migration
2 49 (52.13%) Data Migration
3 32 (34.04%) SQL
4 26 (27.66%) SQL Server
5 22 (23.40%) ETL
6 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
7 20 (21.28%) Oracle
7 20 (21.28%) Data Cleansing
8 18 (19.15%) Active Directory
8 18 (19.15%) Data Quality
9 17 (18.09%) Office 365
9 17 (18.09%) Windows
10 16 (17.02%) SAP
10 16 (17.02%) Security Cleared
11 14 (14.89%) XML
12 12 (12.77%) Finance
12 12 (12.77%) Data Transformation
13 11 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (11.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (11.70%) MS Exchange
13 11 (11.70%) Data Modelling
14 10 (10.64%) Apache
14 10 (10.64%) ERP
14 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (10.64%) PowerShell
14 10 (10.64%) Collaborative Working
15 9 (9.57%) Java
15 9 (9.57%) JSON
16 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (8.51%) JMS

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 11 (11.70%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.64%) Apache
2 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.06%) Documentum
6 1 (1.06%) Site Server
6 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.38%) SAP CRM
1 6 (6.38%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Maximo
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.06%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.09%) Office 365
2 11 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.19%) IaaS
5 2 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.13%) PaaS
6 1 (1.06%) G Suite
6 1 (1.06%) Google Drive
6 1 (1.06%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) DNS
2 2 (2.13%) Firewall
2 2 (2.13%) Skype
2 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.13%) VPN
3 1 (1.06%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.06%) DHCP
3 1 (1.06%) LAN
3 1 (1.06%) Network Security
3 1 (1.06%) SMS
3 1 (1.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.51%) Big Data
3 8 (8.51%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.51%) HBase
4 7 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.19%) MySQL
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.06%) MS Access
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) LSMW
1 1 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (12.77%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.26%) Electronics
3 4 (4.26%) Marketing
3 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.13%) Local Government
5 1 (1.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.89%) XML
2 9 (9.57%) JSON
3 8 (8.51%) JMS
3 8 (8.51%) Kafka
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.13%) Web Services
5 1 (1.06%) .NET
5 1 (1.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Data Structures
2 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.26%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.13%) Clustering
4 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.13%) Replication
5 1 (1.06%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.09%) Windows
2 8 (8.51%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.38%) Windows 10
4 6 (6.38%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.38%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.26%) Linux
6 3 (3.19%) Unix
7 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.06%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (100.00%) Migration
2 49 (52.13%) Data Migration
3 22 (23.40%) ETL
4 20 (21.28%) Data Cleansing
5 12 (12.77%) Data Transformation
6 11 (11.70%) Data Modelling
7 10 (10.64%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (10.64%) ERP
8 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.51%) CRM
8 8 (8.51%) MapReduce
8 8 (8.51%) Post-Production
9 7 (7.45%) Coaching
9 7 (7.45%) ETL Development
9 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.38%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.38%) Data Deduplication
11 4 (4.26%) Application Packaging
11 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.04%) SQL
2 10 (10.64%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.57%) Java
4 3 (3.19%) Perl
5 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.06%) C#
6 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.45%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.32%) MCSE
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.26%) MCSA
5 2 (2.13%) CCA
5 2 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) MCP
6 1 (1.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.15%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.26%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) XenApp
3 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) SCCM
2 1 (1.06%) Ansible
2 1 (1.06%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.06%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.28%) Oracle
3 16 (17.02%) SAP
4 6 (6.38%) HP
4 6 (6.38%) Siebel
5 4 (4.26%) Callidus
5 4 (4.26%) Citrix
5 4 (4.26%) Tableau
6 2 (2.13%) Google
6 2 (2.13%) IBM
6 2 (2.13%) VMware
6 2 (2.13%) Workday
7 1 (1.06%) Altiris
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco
7 1 (1.06%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.06%) Mercator
7 1 (1.06%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.06%) OpenText
7 1 (1.06%) Orchard
7 1 (1.06%) PeopleSoft