Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford 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 21 January 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)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 15 13
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 8 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 10.26% 4.63% 3.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.10% 62.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Bedford median daily rate £350 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -9.09% +7.14%
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £413 £381
% change year-on-year -9.09% +8.20% -10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Bedford with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Bedford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 21 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 26.92% 7.41% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 3
Bedford median daily rate £130 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.33% -11.76% +10.39%
10th Percentile £125 £312 £383
90th Percentile £350 £433 £518
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £413 £450
% change year-on-year -15.15% -8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £12.00 -

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Bedford

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (87.50%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (87.50%) RedGate
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) DBA
1 8 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) RedGate