Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Migration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Migration over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the 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
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 26 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Migration 6,629 6,317 7,056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.61% 6.54% 6.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.83% 7.80% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,230 4,171 4,339
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £267 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 137 218
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.88 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.28% +23.77% -12.86%
10th Percentile £12.90 £12.55 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.20 £47.50 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.88 £15.25
% change year-on-year -7.28% +23.77% -8.79%

Migration is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 84,708 80,985 88,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.85% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,780 53,648 57,331
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,963 2,249 2,692
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.43 £23.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +4.29% +17.13%
10th Percentile £11.45 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.29 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.21% -4.00% +25.00%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Migration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Migration in the UK

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in the UK

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in the UK

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in the UK

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Migration in the UK

Migration
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the UK over the 6 months to 16 January 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 -2 5,991 £438 +2.94% 819
UK excluding London +5 3,838 £413 +3.13% 520
London -7 2,620 £475 +5.56% 348
South East -4 1,118 £425 - 126
North of England +7 859 £413 +10.00% 121
Midlands +9 638 £425 +6.25% 106
North West +1 461 £450 +9.09% 70
Scotland +7 401 £400 +6.67% 39
West Midlands +8 392 £400 - 56
South West -5 367 £400 -3.03% 66
East of England +1 331 £425 +3.66% 51
Yorkshire +11 288 £375 +3.81% 38
East Midlands +9 226 £425 +9.68% 49
Wales +36 124 £389 -2.81% 8
North East +5 110 £333 -5.00% 13
Northern Ireland -35 13 £400 - 3
Channel Islands - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Migration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Migration.

1 1,872 (28.24%) Data Migration
2 1,413 (21.32%) Finance
3 1,221 (18.42%) Windows
4 1,191 (17.97%) Microsoft
5 1,057 (15.95%) SQL
6 893 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
7 763 (11.51%) Office 365
8 721 (10.88%) Active Directory
9 715 (10.79%) Oracle
10 711 (10.73%) Security Cleared
11 650 (9.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 647 (9.76%) SQL Server
13 623 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
14 621 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 592 (8.93%) Data Centre
16 577 (8.70%) Project Management
17 571 (8.61%) Banking
18 518 (7.81%) SC Cleared
19 513 (7.74%) SAP
20 500 (7.54%) Linux
21 461 (6.95%) ETL
22 448 (6.76%) SharePoint
23 431 (6.50%) Java
24 427 (6.44%) Windows 10
25 414 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
26 402 (6.06%) Windows Server
27 398 (6.00%) DevOps
28 389 (5.87%) VMware
29 379 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
30 369 (5.57%) PowerShell

Migration
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
1 448 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 229 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 153 (2.31%) Skype for Business
4 130 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 95 (1.43%) IIS
6 94 (1.42%) CMS
7 88 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 85 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 78 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
10 75 (1.13%) Apache
10 75 (1.13%) WebSphere
11 69 (1.04%) SAS
12 66 (1.00%) Confluence
13 56 (0.84%) Tomcat
14 53 (0.80%) Apache Spark
15 48 (0.72%) OpenStack
15 48 (0.72%) WebLogic
16 42 (0.63%) Documentum
16 42 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
17 34 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 296 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
2 216 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 108 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 65 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 60 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
6 28 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.091%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.075%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.015%) HipChat
10 1 (0.015%) SPSS
10 1 (0.015%) Vectorworks
10 1 (0.015%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 126 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (0.80%) SAP FI
3 49 (0.74%) Maximo
4 48 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 48 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
5 44 (0.66%) SAP CO
5 44 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
6 38 (0.57%) SAP MM
7 37 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
8 35 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
9 30 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
10 24 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
11 22 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
12 21 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 20 (0.30%) NetSuite
14 19 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
15 18 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
16 16 (0.24%) SAP ERP
17 15 (0.23%) SAP HR
18 14 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 763 (11.51%) Office 365
2 650 (9.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 623 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
4 134 (2.02%) PaaS
5 122 (1.84%) IaaS
6 110 (1.66%) SaaS
7 92 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
8 89 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
9 55 (0.83%) OneDrive
10 53 (0.80%) Amazon S3
11 49 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
12 45 (0.68%) GitHub
13 40 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
14 39 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
15 30 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
16 28 (0.42%) Route 53
17 26 (0.39%) Serverless
18 25 (0.38%) Force.com
19 22 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 21 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 237 (3.58%) Firewall
2 210 (3.17%) DNS
3 192 (2.90%) WAN
4 177 (2.67%) Skype
5 171 (2.58%) LAN
6 130 (1.96%) SAN
7 104 (1.57%) DHCP
8 100 (1.51%) TCP/IP
9 86 (1.30%) VPN
10 63 (0.95%) SMS
11 57 (0.86%) LDAP
12 56 (0.84%) Network Security
13 54 (0.81%) Intranet
14 53 (0.80%) Internet
15 50 (0.75%) VLAN
16 49 (0.74%) VoIP
17 48 (0.72%) MPLS
18 47 (0.71%) Wireless
19 43 (0.65%) NAS
20 40 (0.60%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 647 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 291 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 287 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
4 182 (2.75%) Oracle Database
5 166 (2.50%) Big Data
6 155 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 109 (1.64%) Hadoop
7 109 (1.64%) Relational Database
8 96 (1.45%) MySQL
9 89 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 82 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 81 (1.22%) NoSQL
12 80 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
13 77 (1.16%) SAP BW
14 68 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
15 66 (1.00%) Power BI
16 64 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
17 62 (0.94%) MongoDB
18 59 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
19 53 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 176 (2.66%) Jenkins
2 169 (2.55%) JIRA
3 129 (1.95%) Git (software)
4 86 (1.30%) Visual Studio
5 81 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 58 (0.87%) Subversion
7 51 (0.77%) MSI
8 42 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
9 38 (0.57%) Selenium
10 36 (0.54%) Maven
11 34 (0.51%) TeamCity
12 32 (0.48%) Cucumber
12 32 (0.48%) LSMW
13 30 (0.45%) SoapUI
14 27 (0.41%) NUnit
15 24 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 21 (0.32%) Eclipse
16 21 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
17 19 (0.29%) ERwin
17 19 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1,413 (21.32%) Finance
2 571 (8.61%) Banking
3 221 (3.33%) Retail
4 170 (2.56%) Retail Banking
5 134 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 120 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 116 (1.75%) Legal
8 110 (1.66%) Marketing
9 104 (1.57%) Front Office
10 103 (1.55%) Investment Banking
11 60 (0.91%) Law
12 52 (0.78%) Advertising
13 44 (0.66%) Publishing
14 41 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
15 35 (0.53%) Billing
16 34 (0.51%) Back Office
17 28 (0.42%) Financial Institution
18 23 (0.35%) Electronics
19 19 (0.29%) Automotive
20 17 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,073 (16.19%) Analyst
2 742 (11.19%) Architect
3 737 (11.12%) Developer
4 725 (10.94%) Consultant
5 651 (9.82%) Project Manager
6 436 (6.58%) Business Analyst
7 261 (3.94%) Data Analyst
8 240 (3.62%) Migration Manager
9 194 (2.93%) DBA
10 189 (2.85%) Migration Analyst
11 182 (2.75%) Migration Engineer
12 179 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
13 174 (2.62%) Administrator
14 161 (2.43%) Migration Project Manager
15 153 (2.31%) SQL Developer
15 153 (2.31%) Test Analyst
16 151 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
16 151 (2.28%) Support Engineer
17 141 (2.13%) Migration Consultant
18 134 (2.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (4.83%) .NET
2 225 (3.39%) Web Services
3 224 (3.38%) XML
4 138 (2.08%) HTML
5 113 (1.70%) JSON
6 103 (1.55%) Middleware
7 102 (1.54%) CSS
8 88 (1.33%) SOAP
9 77 (1.16%) REST
10 70 (1.06%) Spring
11 65 (0.98%) J2EE
12 58 (0.87%) AngularJS
13 52 (0.78%) .NET Framework
14 50 (0.75%) jQuery
15 49 (0.74%) Visualforce
16 48 (0.72%) RESTful
17 46 (0.69%) ASP.NET
18 45 (0.68%) XSLT
19 42 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
19 42 (0.63%) React
Miscellaneous
1 592 (8.93%) Data Centre
2 414 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 168 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 98 (1.48%) Data Structures
5 96 (1.45%) Public Cloud
6 88 (1.33%) Clustering
7 85 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
8 78 (1.18%) Replication
9 75 (1.13%) Computer Science
10 65 (0.98%) NHS
11 62 (0.94%) Fixed Income
12 57 (0.86%) Virtual Team
13 55 (0.83%) User Experience
14 51 (0.77%) PKI
15 50 (0.75%) Derivative
16 47 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
16 47 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 45 (0.68%) Credit Risk
18 44 (0.66%) Mainframe
19 42 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,221 (18.42%) Windows
2 500 (7.54%) Linux
3 427 (6.44%) Windows 10
4 402 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 303 (4.57%) Unix
6 279 (4.21%) Windows 7
7 233 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 147 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 139 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 97 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 88 (1.33%) Solaris
12 64 (0.97%) AIX
13 62 (0.94%) Windows XP
14 48 (0.72%) Windows 8
15 34 (0.51%) CentOS
16 29 (0.44%) Android
17 25 (0.38%) Apple iOS
18 21 (0.32%) HPUX
19 17 (0.26%) VMS
20 13 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,872 (28.24%) Data Migration
2 893 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
3 621 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 577 (8.70%) Project Management
5 461 (6.95%) ETL
6 398 (6.00%) DevOps
7 379 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
8 368 (5.55%) Data Modelling
9 335 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 325 (4.90%) PRINCE2
11 306 (4.62%) ITIL
12 269 (4.06%) CRM
13 264 (3.98%) ERP
14 243 (3.67%) Change Management
15 230 (3.47%) Data Analysis
16 219 (3.30%) Business Analysis
17 191 (2.88%) Data Management
17 191 (2.88%) Scrum
18 188 (2.84%) Analytics
19 183 (2.76%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 1,057 (15.95%) SQL
2 431 (6.50%) Java
3 369 (5.57%) PowerShell
4 248 (3.74%) C#
5 237 (3.58%) Python
6 208 (3.14%) JavaScript
7 180 (2.72%) T-SQL
8 111 (1.67%) PL/SQL
9 81 (1.22%) Perl
10 75 (1.13%) Bash Shell
11 65 (0.98%) C
12 57 (0.86%) Ruby
13 54 (0.81%) Apex Code
14 53 (0.80%) PHP
15 51 (0.77%) C++
15 51 (0.77%) Shell Script
16 42 (0.63%) VBScript
17 37 (0.56%) VBA
18 30 (0.45%) VB
19 23 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 711 (10.73%) Security Cleared
2 518 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 231 (3.48%) Degree
4 132 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 104 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 90 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
7 80 (1.21%) MCSE
8 68 (1.03%) PMP
9 62 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 58 (0.87%) ISEB
10 58 (0.87%) PMI Certification
11 56 (0.84%) AWS Certification
12 54 (0.81%) ISTQB
13 52 (0.78%) CCNP
14 47 (0.71%) CCNA
15 39 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
16 33 (0.50%) CISSP
17 31 (0.47%) MCSA
17 31 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 29 (0.44%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (4.10%) Data Quality
2 202 (3.05%) QA
3 95 (1.43%) PMO
4 90 (1.36%) GDPR
5 44 (0.66%) SLA
6 34 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 32 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 29 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
9 26 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 25 (0.38%) MiFID
11 19 (0.29%) HL7
12 15 (0.23%) TARGET2
13 12 (0.18%) GCP
13 12 (0.18%) GxP
14 11 (0.17%) COBIT
15 10 (0.15%) FATCA
15 10 (0.15%) Solvency II
16 9 (0.14%) EMIR
17 8 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
17 8 (0.12%) GAMP
System Software
1 721 (10.88%) Active Directory
2 217 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (2.17%) Docker
4 131 (1.98%) Hyper-V
5 75 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
6 73 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
7 71 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
8 62 (0.94%) XenApp
9 54 (0.81%) vSphere
10 40 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
11 38 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
12 31 (0.47%) XenDesktop
13 21 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 20 (0.30%) BitLocker
15 19 (0.29%) NFS
16 17 (0.26%) Oracle Clusterware
17 15 (0.23%) VMware NSX
18 13 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 13 (0.20%) Veritas File System
19 12 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 256 (3.86%) SCCM
2 179 (2.70%) Puppet
3 159 (2.40%) Ansible
4 138 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
5 98 (1.48%) Terraform
6 67 (1.01%) Kubernetes
7 53 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
8 52 (0.78%) Data Guard
9 50 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
10 44 (0.66%) SCOM
11 39 (0.59%) NetBackup
12 38 (0.57%) WMI
13 29 (0.44%) AirWatch
14 26 (0.39%) vCenter Server
15 23 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
16 22 (0.33%) Nagios
17 21 (0.32%) Packer
18 19 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
18 19 (0.29%) WSUS
19 17 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1,191 (17.97%) Microsoft
2 715 (10.79%) Oracle
3 513 (7.74%) SAP
4 389 (5.87%) VMware
5 260 (3.92%) Cisco
6 181 (2.73%) Citrix
7 155 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
8 149 (2.25%) IBM
9 134 (2.02%) HP
10 120 (1.81%) Red Hat
11 101 (1.52%) Juniper
12 74 (1.12%) Google
13 61 (0.92%) Informatica
14 60 (0.91%) NetApp
15 59 (0.89%) Ariba
16 58 (0.87%) CheckPoint
17 54 (0.81%) Dell
18 49 (0.74%) Workday
19 48 (0.72%) ServiceNow
19 48 (0.72%) Symantec