Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Azure Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 155 172
Rank change year-on-year +23 +17 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 29 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.74% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 7
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% +39.13%
10th Percentile £383 £375 £363
90th Percentile £586 £566 £475
South East median daily rate £438 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -5.41% +2.78% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,647 3,676 4,149
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.94% 92.02% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,864 1,928 2,246
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £205 £250 £236
90th Percentile £575 £588 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 140 195
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.81% +9.15% -34.11%
10th Percentile £11.12 £10.11 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.30 £39.75 £41.45
South East median hourly rate £20.08 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.53% -5.26% +6.92%

Azure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Azure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Engineer in Berkshire

Azure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Engineer in Berkshire

Azure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Engineer in Berkshire

Azure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Reading +5 22 £450 -2.70% 6
Maidenhead +5 1 £575 +4.55%
Azure Engineer
South East

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, Azure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Azure Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (51.72%) PaaS
2 15 (51.72%) DevOps
3 13 (44.83%) IaaS
4 11 (37.93%) Windows
4 11 (37.93%) PowerShell
5 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
6 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
6 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
7 6 (20.69%) Office 365
7 6 (20.69%) Open Source
8 5 (17.24%) SQL
8 5 (17.24%) JSON
8 5 (17.24%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (13.79%) Analytics
9 4 (13.79%) Migration
9 4 (13.79%) Data Management
9 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (13.79%) Operations Management
9 4 (13.79%) C#
9 4 (13.79%) Linux
9 4 (13.79%) B2C
9 4 (13.79%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (13.79%) Data Lake
9 4 (13.79%) HDInsight
10 3 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (10.34%) Citrix
10 3 (10.34%) Python
10 3 (10.34%) VPN
10 3 (10.34%) VMware

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (51.72%) PaaS
3 13 (44.83%) IaaS
4 6 (20.69%) Office 365
5 4 (13.79%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) VPN
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) Network Security
3 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Data Lake
1 4 (13.79%) HDInsight
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) JSON
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.90%) Blog
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) DevOps
2 6 (20.69%) Open Source
3 4 (13.79%) Analytics
3 4 (13.79%) B2C
3 4 (13.79%) Data Management
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) Operations Management
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.90%) Decision-Making
5 2 (6.90%) Machine Learning
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (3.45%) IT Strategy
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Presales
6 1 (3.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) R
5 2 (6.90%) Scala
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks