Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 20 May 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 12 21
Rank change year-on-year -11 +9 -3
Contract jobs citing Migration 357 404 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.29% 9.28% 7.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.71% 11.37% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 250 223
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £256
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.05 £17.50 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.43% +19.62% -8.56%
10th Percentile £10.79 £12.81 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.98 £28.92 £18.13
England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -9.37% -7.89% +3.71%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,101 3,554 4,502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.73% 81.63% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,539 2,226 2,539
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +7.59%
10th Percentile £263 £239 £235
90th Percentile £575 £538 £546
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 140 105
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.91% +19.44% -25.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.50 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.50 £51.60 £38.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +9.52%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Migration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Migration in the West Midlands

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in the West Midlands

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in the West Midlands

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in the West Midlands

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Migration in the West Midlands

Migration
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
Birmingham -6 122 £450 +12.50% 13
Coventry +2 79 £434 +2.06% 1
Warwickshire -17 37 £450 +6.51% 3
Solihull +9 24 £330 +1.54% 8
Staffordshire -1 17 £400 +8.47% 11
Shropshire -31 15 £250 -40.30% 10
Worcestershire -1 13 £325 -7.14%
Herefordshire +4 7 £338 +22.73% 2
Wolverhampton -6 2 £400 +2.56% 1
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Migration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Migration.

1 96 (26.89%) Data Migration
2 69 (19.33%) SQL
2 69 (19.33%) Microsoft
3 65 (18.21%) Office 365
4 58 (16.25%) Windows
4 58 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 50 (14.01%) Oracle
7 48 (13.45%) Finance
8 45 (12.61%) Data Centre
9 44 (12.32%) SQL Server
10 37 (10.36%) Active Directory
11 33 (9.24%) SharePoint
12 31 (8.68%) SAP
13 30 (8.40%) Linux
14 29 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
15 27 (7.56%) ETL
15 27 (7.56%) DevOps
16 26 (7.28%) Project Management
16 26 (7.28%) Google
17 24 (6.72%) Java
18 23 (6.44%) Microsoft Intune
18 23 (6.44%) Windows Server
19 22 (6.16%) Windows Server 2012
19 22 (6.16%) VMware
19 22 (6.16%) Retail
19 22 (6.16%) Security Cleared
20 20 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
20 20 (5.60%) MS Exchange
21 19 (5.32%) Microsoft Office

Migration
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 33 (9.24%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.60%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.92%) WebSphere
4 11 (3.08%) IIS
5 7 (1.96%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.68%) Confluence
6 6 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.56%) Apache
10 2 (0.56%) CMS
10 2 (0.56%) Documentum
10 2 (0.56%) JBoss
10 2 (0.56%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 19 (5.32%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.12%) SPSS
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.12%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.84%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.56%) Maximo
4 2 (0.56%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.56%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 2 (0.56%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.56%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.28%) BASE24
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.28%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.28%) Scribe Insight
5 1 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 65 (18.21%) Office 365
2 57 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (5.04%) OneDrive
5 15 (4.20%) IaaS
6 11 (3.08%) PaaS
6 11 (3.08%) SaaS
7 8 (2.24%) Yammer
8 5 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.40%) G Suite
9 4 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.12%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.84%) Route 53
10 3 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.56%) Trello
11 2 (0.56%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.64%) Skype
2 10 (2.80%) SMS
3 9 (2.52%) LAN
4 5 (1.40%) Firewall
4 5 (1.40%) SAN
5 4 (1.12%) WAN
6 3 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.84%) HTTP
6 3 (0.84%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.56%) DNS
7 2 (0.56%) IPsec
7 2 (0.56%) VPN
7 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.56%) Wireless
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.28%) Intranet
8 1 (0.28%) NAS
8 1 (0.28%) Network Security
8 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.36%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.96%) MySQL
8 7 (1.96%) Power BI
8 7 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (1.12%) SAP HANA
10 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.84%) QlikView
11 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 17 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 14 (3.92%) Subversion
3 12 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.08%) JIRA
5 8 (2.24%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (1.96%) Selenium
7 6 (1.68%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.40%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.40%) JUnit
9 4 (1.12%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.84%) Maven
10 3 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.56%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.28%) JMeter
12 1 (0.28%) MSTest
12 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
General
1 48 (13.45%) Finance
2 22 (6.16%) Retail
3 9 (2.52%) Legal
4 8 (2.24%) Banking
5 7 (1.96%) Automotive
5 7 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.12%) Law
7 2 (0.56%) French Language
7 2 (0.56%) Games
7 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (14.85%) Architect
2 47 (13.17%) Analyst
3 39 (10.92%) Developer
4 36 (10.08%) Consultant
5 34 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 23 (6.44%) Business Analyst
7 21 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (3.92%) Migration Engineer
10 13 (3.64%) Migration Architect
11 12 (3.36%) Java Developer
11 12 (3.36%) Migration Analyst
12 11 (3.08%) AWS DevOps
12 11 (3.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 11 (3.08%) AWS Engineer
12 11 (3.08%) Data Architect
12 11 (3.08%) Test Analyst
13 10 (2.80%) Azure Architect
13 10 (2.80%) Data Analyst
13 10 (2.80%) Office 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.92%) .NET
1 14 (3.92%) CSS
1 14 (3.92%) HTML
2 12 (3.36%) Hibernate
2 12 (3.36%) RabbitMQ
2 12 (3.36%) Spring
3 11 (3.08%) Apache Camel
4 10 (2.80%) Spring Boot
5 9 (2.52%) Middleware
6 8 (2.24%) Web Services
7 7 (1.96%) LAMP
7 7 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (1.40%) JSON
8 5 (1.40%) XML
9 4 (1.12%) EDI
10 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.84%) WCF
11 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.56%) RESTful
11 2 (0.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.61%) Data Centre
2 11 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.52%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.24%) Private Cloud
4 8 (2.24%) Public Cloud
5 7 (1.96%) FMCG
5 7 (1.96%) User Experience
6 5 (1.40%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.84%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.84%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.56%) Clustering
9 2 (0.56%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.56%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.56%) NHS
9 2 (0.56%) PKI
9 2 (0.56%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 58 (16.25%) Windows
2 30 (8.40%) Linux
3 23 (6.44%) Windows Server
4 22 (6.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (5.04%) Windows 10
7 16 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (4.20%) Windows 7
8 15 (4.20%) Windows XP
9 14 (3.92%) Unix
10 10 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.56%) AIX
12 2 (0.56%) Android
12 2 (0.56%) CentOS
12 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.56%) Solaris
12 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (26.89%) Data Migration
2 58 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (7.56%) DevOps
3 27 (7.56%) ETL
4 26 (7.28%) Project Management
5 20 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (4.48%) Waterfall
7 15 (4.20%) Analytics
7 15 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (4.20%) ERP
7 15 (4.20%) TDD
8 14 (3.92%) CRM
8 14 (3.92%) ITIL
8 14 (3.92%) Scrum
9 13 (3.64%) Data Analysis
9 13 (3.64%) Data Management
9 13 (3.64%) Microservices
9 13 (3.64%) Mobile Device Management
9 13 (3.64%) PRINCE2
10 12 (3.36%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 69 (19.33%) SQL
2 24 (6.72%) Java
3 16 (4.48%) PL/SQL
4 14 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 12 (3.36%) C#
5 12 (3.36%) PowerShell
6 11 (3.08%) Java 8
6 11 (3.08%) Python
7 8 (2.24%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.96%) ANSI SQL
8 7 (1.96%) Perl
8 7 (1.96%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.68%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.84%) C++
10 3 (0.84%) PHP
11 1 (0.28%) ABAP
11 1 (0.28%) Ruby
11 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (6.16%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.12%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.12%) PMP
4 3 (0.84%) AWS Certification
4 3 (0.84%) CCNP
4 3 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.56%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.56%) Degree
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.28%) CCNA
6 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.28%) EMC Certification
6 1 (0.28%) ISEB
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.28%) MCSD
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.36%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.68%) PMO
3 5 (1.40%) QA
4 4 (1.12%) GDPR
4 4 (1.12%) SLA
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (10.36%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.08%) Docker
3 11 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.84%) XenApp
7 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.56%) vSphere
8 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (6.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 14 (3.92%) Puppet
3 12 (3.36%) Terraform
4 10 (2.80%) WSUS
5 9 (2.52%) SCCM
6 8 (2.24%) Ansible
7 7 (1.96%) Kubernetes
7 7 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.12%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.28%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.28%) EMC VPLEX
9 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.28%) Kibana
9 1 (0.28%) Packer
9 1 (0.28%) SCOM
9 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.28%) vRealize
9 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 69 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 50 (14.01%) Oracle
3 31 (8.68%) SAP
4 26 (7.28%) Google
5 22 (6.16%) VMware
6 17 (4.76%) IBM
7 8 (2.24%) Cisco
8 7 (1.96%) Apple
8 7 (1.96%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.68%) HP
10 5 (1.40%) Citrix
11 3 (0.84%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.84%) Cognos
11 3 (0.84%) F5
11 3 (0.84%) Postini
11 3 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.56%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.56%) Dynatrace
12 2 (0.56%) Pega
12 2 (0.56%) Tableau