Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 17 November 2017 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 > Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 34 24
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10 +19
Contract jobs citing Migration 112 82 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.13% 5.73% 8.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.91% 6.84% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 53 68
Wales median daily rate £353 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.86% +2.19% -2.14%
10th Percentile £221 £203 £253
90th Percentile £525 £498 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 12
Wales median hourly rate £16.68 £11.13 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.93% -21.24% -78.27%
10th Percentile £12.36 £10.28 £10.91
90th Percentile £21.18 £12.68 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +2.94% +11.48% -12.86%

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1027 1199 1331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.70% 83.85% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 845 964
Wales median daily rate £386 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +12.36% -2.47%
10th Percentile £182 £213 £233
90th Percentile £550 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 53 56
Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +14.29% -1.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.55 £10.38
90th Percentile £50.79 £61.25 £40.63
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +18.42%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Migration in Wales

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in Wales

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Wales over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in Wales

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in Wales

Migration
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the Wales region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
South Wales +16 105 £351 +0.29% 6
North Wales -4 3 £358 +138.33% 1
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Migration.

1 40 (35.71%) Data Migration
2 33 (29.46%) SQL Server
3 31 (27.68%) ITIL
4 30 (26.79%) Microsoft
5 28 (25.00%) SQL
5 28 (25.00%) VMware
6 23 (20.54%) Release Management
7 21 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
8 20 (17.86%) PRINCE2
9 19 (16.96%) Windows
9 19 (16.96%) IBM
10 18 (16.07%) NHS
10 18 (16.07%) C++
10 18 (16.07%) HL7
11 17 (15.18%) Hyper-V
11 17 (15.18%) JCAPS
11 17 (15.18%) SoapUI
11 17 (15.18%) Java
11 17 (15.18%) SOAP
11 17 (15.18%) XML
11 17 (15.18%) Fiorano
12 16 (14.29%) XSLT
12 16 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (14.29%) Citrix
12 16 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
12 16 (14.29%) WebSphere
13 15 (13.39%) SC Cleared
13 15 (13.39%) Service Management

Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 17 (15.18%) JCAPS
2 16 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.57%) Mule
4 4 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.57%) WildFly
5 3 (2.68%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.89%) IIS
7 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.89%) SAP PM
1 1 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.89%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.57%) IaaS
3 4 (3.57%) Office 365
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.79%) Route 53
4 2 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (1.79%) DSL
3 1 (0.89%) Broadband
3 1 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.89%) Firewall
3 1 (0.89%) SAN
3 1 (0.89%) Skype
3 1 (0.89%) SMS
3 1 (0.89%) VLAN
3 1 (0.89%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.46%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.46%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.46%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (3.57%) Star Schema
7 2 (1.79%) MySQL
7 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.89%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.89%) Big Data
8 1 (0.89%) Clusterpoint
8 1 (0.89%) GIS
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (15.18%) SoapUI
2 6 (5.36%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (4.46%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.68%) Selenium
6 2 (1.79%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (10.71%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Banking
3 6 (5.36%) Retail Banking
4 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.89%) Billing
5 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (19.64%) Analyst
2 14 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 13 (11.61%) Architect
4 11 (9.82%) Developer
4 11 (9.82%) Test Leader
5 10 (8.93%) DBA
5 10 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Lead Test Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) Team Leader
6 9 (8.04%) Test Team Leader
7 8 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) SQL DBA
9 6 (5.36%) Data Architect
9 6 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Test Manager
10 5 (4.46%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) Consultant
10 5 (4.46%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.18%) SOAP
1 17 (15.18%) XML
2 16 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
2 16 (14.29%) XSLT
3 8 (7.14%) .NET
4 5 (4.46%) Kafka
5 2 (1.79%) Middleware
6 1 (0.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) NHS
2 7 (6.25%) Credit Risk
3 5 (4.46%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.68%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.79%) iSeries
6 2 (1.79%) LIMS
7 1 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.89%) iPad
7 1 (0.89%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.96%) Windows
2 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (8.04%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.36%) Windows 10
4 6 (5.36%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.71%) Data Migration
2 31 (27.68%) ITIL
3 23 (20.54%) Release Management
4 21 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (17.86%) PRINCE2
6 15 (13.39%) Service Management
7 14 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 13 (11.61%) Project Management
9 11 (9.82%) Data Modelling
10 10 (8.93%) Performance Analysis
11 9 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (7.14%) Load Balancing
12 8 (7.14%) Scrum
13 7 (6.25%) Business Analysis
13 7 (6.25%) Test Strategy
13 7 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (5.36%) Analytics
14 6 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (5.36%) Data Integration
14 6 (5.36%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.00%) SQL
2 18 (16.07%) C++
3 17 (15.18%) Java
4 8 (7.14%) Scala
5 4 (3.57%) C#
5 4 (3.57%) Python
5 4 (3.57%) R
6 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.89%) Groovy
7 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.39%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.82%) ISTQB
4 10 (8.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (8.04%) Degree
6 5 (4.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.89%) CCNA
7 1 (0.89%) CCNP
7 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.07%) HL7
2 11 (9.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.68%) QA
4 2 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (15.18%) Hyper-V
2 11 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.14%) XenApp
4 5 (4.46%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (6.25%) Marathon
2 6 (5.36%) NetBackup
2 6 (5.36%) SCOM
3 3 (2.68%) SCCM
4 2 (1.79%) Ansible
4 2 (1.79%) Grafana
4 2 (1.79%) Kibana
4 2 (1.79%) Mesos
4 2 (1.79%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.79%) Rundeck
4 2 (1.79%) Terraform
5 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 28 (25.00%) VMware
3 19 (16.96%) IBM
4 17 (15.18%) Fiorano
5 16 (14.29%) Citrix
6 15 (13.39%) InterSystems
7 8 (7.14%) Dell
7 8 (7.14%) HP
7 8 (7.14%) Oracle
8 7 (6.25%) SAP
9 6 (5.36%) Cloudera
9 6 (5.36%) Veritas
10 3 (2.68%) Lotus
11 2 (1.79%) Informatica
11 2 (1.79%) Teradata
12 1 (0.89%) Apple
12 1 (0.89%) Cisco
12 1 (0.89%) Palo Alto
12 1 (0.89%) SolarWinds