Period
to 27 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Migration Specialist was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 828 772 788
Rank change year-on-year -56 +16 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Migration Specialist 54 64 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.070% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.074% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 56
UK median daily rate £400 £450 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +16.28% +3.20%
10th Percentile £260 £307 £316
90th Percentile £525 £598 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £387
% change year-on-year -5.56% +16.28% +10.57%
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 95,574 86,444 100,580
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.93% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,727 56,087 65,195
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £253
90th Percentile £633 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,003 2,912 3,132
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.84 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.46% -5.80% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -2.78% -8.21% +17.07%

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 27 May 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 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 27 May 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 -43 52 £400 -11.11%
UK excluding London -25 32 £425 -5.56%
London -62 21 £350 -22.22%
East of England +10 10 £450 +62.90%
South East -21 8 £360 -20.00%
Midlands -16 6 £413 -19.51%
North of England -17 5 £350 -22.22%
West Midlands -23 4 £450 -12.20%
South West +8 2 - -
East Midlands +1 2 £300 -35.14%
Yorkshire -12 2 £375 -
North West -20 2 £375 -16.78%
Scotland -37 1 - -
North East - 1 £325 -

Migration Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 54 (100.00%) Migration
2 29 (53.70%) Data Migration
3 18 (33.33%) Oracle
4 16 (29.63%) Finance
5 15 (27.78%) SQL
6 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 13 (24.07%) Windows
8 10 (18.52%) Oracle Database
9 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 8 (14.81%) Office 365
11 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
12 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (11.11%) CRM
12 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (11.11%) ETL
12 6 (11.11%) Windows 10
12 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
13 5 (9.26%) Data Encryption
13 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
13 5 (9.26%) Data Structures
13 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (9.26%) VBA
13 5 (9.26%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (9.26%) Citrix
13 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
13 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared

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 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.85%) Documentum
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) HFM
2 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Office 365
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.70%) Skype
2 2 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) Oracle Database
2 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (7.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.56%) Power BI
7 2 (3.70%) Essbase
7 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.70%) OLAP
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.70%) Pentaho
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.85%) MySQL
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Banking
2 4 (7.41%) French Language
2 4 (7.41%) German Language
2 4 (7.41%) Italian Language
2 4 (7.41%) Japanese Language
2 4 (7.41%) Mandarin Language
2 4 (7.41%) Russian Language
2 4 (7.41%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.70%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.85%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.85%) NHS
5 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) AIX
6 1 (1.85%) Unix
6 1 (1.85%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) Migration
2 29 (53.70%) Data Migration
3 6 (11.11%) CRM
3 6 (11.11%) ETL
4 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.26%) Data Encryption
5 4 (7.41%) Data Mapping
5 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (7.41%) Workflow
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (5.56%) ERP
6 3 (5.56%) Investment Management
6 3 (5.56%) ITIL
6 3 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (5.56%) Test Planning
6 3 (5.56%) Validation
7 2 (3.70%) Cutover Planning
7 2 (3.70%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.26%) VBA
4 4 (7.41%) Python
5 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.56%) Perl
5 3 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (1.85%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) Java
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) MCSE
4 3 (5.56%) MCDST
5 1 (1.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) FINREP
3 1 (1.85%) IFRS
3 1 (1.85%) PMO
3 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Oracle
2 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.26%) Citrix
3 5 (9.26%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.56%) Bloomberg
4 3 (5.56%) Reuters
4 3 (5.56%) Wyse
5 2 (3.70%) IBM
5 2 (3.70%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (3.70%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) CODA
6 1 (1.85%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.85%) ICL
6 1 (1.85%) McAfee
6 1 (1.85%) Northgate