The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Migration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 18 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs citing Migration 3 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.50% 5.21% 7.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 6.67% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Median daily rate £425 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.54% -26.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% -16.21%  

Migration is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 94 75 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 78.33% 78.13% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 47
Median daily rate £450 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £37.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.66% +123.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Migration as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Migration in Watford

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in Watford

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Watford region with a requirement for Migration.

1 6 (60.00%) Data Migration
1 6 (60.00%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (50.00%) SAP HCM
2 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) Data Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) SSL
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) Dell
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Clustering
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Games
6 1 (10.00%) Retail
6 1 (10.00%) Logistics

Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (10.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) PBX
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Consultant
1 7 (70.00%) Data Consultant
1 7 (70.00%) Migration Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Data Migration Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Data Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Migration Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) HR Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SAP HCM Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAP HR Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (40.00%) Data Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) ERP
6 1 (10.00%) Logistics
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) VMware