Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 17 August 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.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Hampshire > Andover
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 15 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 21 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 32.81% 9.09% 5.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 100.00% 35.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 3
Andover median daily rate £372 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.41% +5.71% -
10th Percentile £326 £295 £319
90th Percentile £438 £508 £375
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.89 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year +11.12% - -

Microsoft Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Andover
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 21 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 32.81% 25.97% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 6
Andover median daily rate £372 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.59% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £326 £319 £278
90th Percentile £438 £475 £425
Hampshire median daily rate £460 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +8.24% +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.00 £36.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year -58.90% -23.16% +258.49%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Andover.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Andover

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Andover

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Andover

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Andover over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Andover

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure 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 Andover region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 20 (95.24%) SQL Server
2 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
3 18 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 18 (85.71%) Linux
4 17 (80.95%) Oracle
4 17 (80.95%) Java
4 17 (80.95%) Oracle Database 10g
4 17 (80.95%) VMware
4 17 (80.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
4 17 (80.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (80.95%) vSphere
4 17 (80.95%) Oracle Database
5 16 (76.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (76.19%) PuTTY
5 16 (76.19%) WinSCP
5 16 (76.19%) System Integration Testing
5 16 (76.19%) API Testing
5 16 (76.19%) SQL Server 2016
5 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
5 16 (76.19%) HP ALM
5 16 (76.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (76.19%) Test Automation
5 16 (76.19%) SoapUI
5 16 (76.19%) SpecFlow
5 16 (76.19%) F#
5 16 (76.19%) Oracle APEX
5 16 (76.19%) Selenium

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) PuTTY
1 16 (76.19%) WinSCP
2 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (95.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (80.95%) Oracle Database
2 17 (80.95%) Oracle Database 10g
2 17 (80.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (76.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (76.19%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) HP UFT
1 16 (76.19%) Oracle APEX
1 16 (76.19%) Selenium
1 16 (76.19%) SoapUI
1 16 (76.19%) SpecFlow
1 16 (76.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (66.67%) Ant
2 14 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 14 (66.67%) TestNG
3 13 (61.90%) LoadRunner
4 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (9.52%) StarTeam
5 2 (9.52%) Toad
5 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (23.81%) Test Specialist
4 4 (19.05%) Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Architect
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Technical Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 16 (76.19%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 3 (14.29%) jQuery
3 3 (14.29%) WCF
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Linux
3 17 (80.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
5 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) API Testing
1 16 (76.19%) System Integration Testing
1 16 (76.19%) Test Automation
2 15 (71.43%) DevOps
3 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (61.90%) Defect Tracking
3 13 (61.90%) Performance Testing
3 13 (61.90%) Scrum
3 13 (61.90%) Test Strategy
4 11 (52.38%) Kanban
5 9 (42.86%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (14.29%) MVC
6 3 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.52%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (9.52%) Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) F#
3 7 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 2 (9.52%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
2 15 (71.43%) ISEB
2 15 (71.43%) ISEB Practitioner
2 15 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 15 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Dovecot
2 1 (4.76%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 16 (76.19%) HP ALM
2 2 (9.52%) vRealize
3 1 (4.76%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 18 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 17 (80.95%) Oracle
3 17 (80.95%) VMware
4 16 (76.19%) HP
4 16 (76.19%) Software AG
4 16 (76.19%) webMethods
5 2 (9.52%) Borland
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper