Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 17 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing Migration 381 398 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.02% 7.61% 7.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.64% 9.17% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 276 252
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £298 £285 £246
90th Percentile £575 £540 £586
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 9
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +38.46% -5.45%
10th Percentile £13.03 £14.00 £11.51
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.60 £16.10
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.65% -2.86%

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 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 3,954 4,340 4,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.24% 82.94% 81.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,494 2,670 2,344
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £541 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 142 130
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.99 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.05% +10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.66 £10.72
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.48 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +4 140 £425 +13.33% 21
Coventry 0 62 £433 +3.28% 8
Warwickshire -2 39 £420 +5.00% 6
Shropshire -9 33 £401 +17.79% 4
Solihull +16 29 £350 -17.65% 4
Staffordshire -9 12 £400 -2.44% 2
Worcestershire +7 11 £325 -7.14% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 7 £317 -
Herefordshire +8 3 £300 +9.09% 1
Wolverhampton -4 2 £460 +26.20% 2
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 118 (30.97%) Data Migration
2 83 (21.78%) Microsoft
3 74 (19.42%) Windows
4 61 (16.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 60 (15.75%) Finance
6 56 (14.70%) Oracle
6 56 (14.70%) Office 365
6 56 (14.70%) Data Centre
7 51 (13.39%) SQL
8 47 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (9.97%) VMware
11 37 (9.71%) ETL
12 33 (8.66%) Active Directory
12 33 (8.66%) Windows 10
13 30 (7.87%) DevOps
13 30 (7.87%) SharePoint
13 30 (7.87%) SQL Server
13 30 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
14 29 (7.61%) Retail
14 29 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (7.35%) Linux
16 27 (7.09%) Windows 7
17 26 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
17 26 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 26 (6.82%) SAP
18 25 (6.56%) Windows Server
19 24 (6.30%) CRM
20 22 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
21 21 (5.51%) Application Discovery

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 30 (7.87%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.46%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.62%) IIS
4 8 (2.10%) Confluence
5 7 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.57%) ArcGIS
7 5 (1.31%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.79%) SAS
8 3 (0.79%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.52%) CMS
9 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.26%) Drupal
10 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.62%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.10%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (2.10%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.31%) SAP Payroll
5 4 (1.05%) Maximo
6 3 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.52%) SAP Retail
7 2 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.26%) BASE24
8 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.26%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.26%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.26%) SAP QM
8 1 (0.26%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.26%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 61 (16.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (14.70%) Office 365
3 26 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.15%) IaaS
5 10 (2.62%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (1.84%) PaaS
6 7 (1.84%) SaaS
7 5 (1.31%) G Suite
7 5 (1.31%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.52%) Trello
8 2 (0.52%) Tricentis Tosca
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.26%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.26%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.36%) SAN
2 8 (2.10%) Firewall
2 8 (2.10%) SMS
3 6 (1.57%) LAN
3 6 (1.57%) Skype
4 4 (1.05%) WAN
5 3 (0.79%) BIG-IP
5 3 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (0.79%) DHCP
5 3 (0.79%) DNS
5 3 (0.79%) VSAN
6 2 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.52%) IOS XR
6 2 (0.52%) NX-OS
6 2 (0.52%) VoIP
6 2 (0.52%) VPN
6 2 (0.52%) VXLAN
7 1 (0.26%) HTTP
7 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.15%) Oracle BI EE
4 12 (3.15%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.36%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (2.10%) OLAP
7 8 (2.10%) Oracle OLAP
8 6 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (1.57%) Pentaho
8 6 (1.57%) SAP HANA
8 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.31%) Power BI
10 4 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (4.99%) Jenkins
2 15 (3.94%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.41%) MSI
4 12 (3.15%) Maven
4 12 (3.15%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (2.89%) JIRA
5 11 (2.89%) Subversion
6 6 (1.57%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.31%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (1.05%) JMeter
8 4 (1.05%) Selenium
9 3 (0.79%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.52%) Gatling
10 2 (0.52%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.52%) JUnit
10 2 (0.52%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.52%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 60 (15.75%) Finance
2 29 (7.61%) Retail
3 9 (2.36%) Banking
4 8 (2.10%) Legal
5 6 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.31%) Automotive
7 3 (0.79%) Marketing
7 3 (0.79%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.52%) Law
8 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 58 (15.22%) Analyst
2 50 (13.12%) Architect
3 41 (10.76%) Consultant
4 36 (9.45%) Project Manager
5 30 (7.87%) Business Analyst
6 25 (6.56%) Developer
7 22 (5.77%) DBA
8 17 (4.46%) Migration Manager
9 15 (3.94%) Administrator
10 14 (3.67%) Oracle DBA
10 14 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (3.41%) Applications Packager
11 13 (3.41%) Data Analyst
11 13 (3.41%) Data Architect
11 13 (3.41%) Migration Analyst
12 12 (3.15%) Applications Engineer
13 11 (2.89%) DevOps Engineer
13 11 (2.89%) Lead DevOps
13 11 (2.89%) Migration Consultant
13 11 (2.89%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.41%) Middleware
1 13 (3.41%) Web Services
1 13 (3.41%) WSH
2 11 (2.89%) .NET
3 9 (2.36%) XML
4 6 (1.57%) SOAP
5 5 (1.31%) LAMP
6 3 (0.79%) HTML
6 3 (0.79%) JSON
6 3 (0.79%) LDAP
6 3 (0.79%) REST
6 3 (0.79%) RESTful
7 2 (0.52%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.52%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.52%) CSS
7 2 (0.52%) CSS3
7 2 (0.52%) HTML5
7 2 (0.52%) jQuery
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.52%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.70%) Data Centre
2 8 (2.10%) Management Information System
2 8 (2.10%) User Experience
3 6 (1.57%) FMCG
3 6 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.31%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.05%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.05%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (0.79%) CMDB
6 3 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (0.79%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.79%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.52%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.52%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.52%) NHS
8 1 (0.26%) Celerra
8 1 (0.26%) iPhone
8 1 (0.26%) VSAM
8 1 (0.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 74 (19.42%) Windows
2 33 (8.66%) Windows 10
3 28 (7.35%) Linux
4 27 (7.09%) Windows 7
5 25 (6.56%) Windows Server
6 20 (5.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (3.94%) Unix
9 13 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (2.89%) Windows XP
11 10 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.05%) Android
13 3 (0.79%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.52%) AIX
14 2 (0.52%) CentOS
14 2 (0.52%) VMS
15 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.26%) Solaris
15 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (30.97%) Data Migration
2 47 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (9.71%) ETL
5 30 (7.87%) DevOps
6 24 (6.30%) CRM
7 22 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (5.51%) Application Discovery
9 19 (4.99%) Analytics
9 19 (4.99%) Project Management
10 18 (4.72%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (4.46%) Data Management
11 17 (4.46%) Data Mapping
12 16 (4.20%) Release Management
13 15 (3.94%) Mentoring
13 15 (3.94%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (3.67%) Continuous Delivery
14 14 (3.67%) ERP
15 13 (3.41%) ITIL
16 12 (3.15%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 51 (13.39%) SQL
2 18 (4.72%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.94%) Python
3 15 (3.94%) T-SQL
4 14 (3.67%) Perl
4 14 (3.67%) Shell Script
5 13 (3.41%) VBScript
6 7 (1.84%) Java
7 5 (1.31%) C#
7 5 (1.31%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.79%) ABAP
8 3 (0.79%) PHP
9 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.26%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.26%) C
10 1 (0.26%) C++
10 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.26%) Ruby
10 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (5.25%) Security Cleared
2 16 (4.20%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.57%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.05%) Degree
4 4 (1.05%) ISEB
5 2 (0.52%) CCNP
5 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.52%) PMP
6 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) EMC Certification
6 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.72%) QA
2 13 (3.41%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.57%) GDPR
4 5 (1.31%) PMO
4 5 (1.31%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (8.66%) Active Directory
2 29 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.94%) Docker
3 15 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (3.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (3.15%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.79%) vSphere
9 3 (0.79%) XenApp
10 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (5.25%) SCCM
2 15 (3.94%) Puppet
3 13 (3.41%) WMI
4 12 (3.15%) Data Guard
4 12 (3.15%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (2.62%) WSUS
6 8 (2.10%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (1.57%) Ansible
7 6 (1.57%) Oracle EDQ
7 6 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.79%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.79%) Terraform
9 3 (0.79%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.79%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.52%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.26%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 83 (21.78%) Microsoft
2 56 (14.70%) Oracle
3 38 (9.97%) VMware
4 26 (6.82%) SAP
5 14 (3.67%) Google
6 9 (2.36%) Cisco
6 9 (2.36%) Cognos
6 9 (2.36%) HP
7 8 (2.10%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.05%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.05%) Citrix
8 4 (1.05%) F5
8 4 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.05%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.79%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.79%) IBM
9 3 (0.79%) McAfee
9 3 (0.79%) Northgate
9 3 (0.79%) Symantec
9 3 (0.79%) Tableau