Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Azure Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 145 159
Rank change year-on-year +3 +14 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 33 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.83% 0.21% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.23% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 17
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £380 £375 £325
90th Percentile £588 £544 £480
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 3,699 3,551 4,413
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.29% 92.50% 92.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,920 1,744 2,341
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £230 £239 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 153 171
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £11.07 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.45 £39.75 £31.00
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.77 £19.63
% change year-on-year +6.92% -9.45% +12.14%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +11 22 £450 - 2
Maidenhead -8 2 £563 +2.27%
Newbury - 2 £394 -
Bracknell - 2 £500 - 1
Slough - 1 £600 -
Azure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (45.45%) DevOps
3 14 (42.42%) IaaS
3 14 (42.42%) Windows
4 13 (39.39%) PaaS
5 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
5 10 (30.30%) Linux
5 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
6 8 (24.24%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (21.21%) Python
7 7 (21.21%) SQL
7 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
7 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
8 6 (18.18%) Office 365
9 5 (15.15%) Open Source
9 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
10 4 (12.12%) Terraform
10 4 (12.12%) Puppet
10 4 (12.12%) Operations Management
10 4 (12.12%) JSON
10 4 (12.12%) Migration
10 4 (12.12%) B2C
10 4 (12.12%) Data Management
11 3 (9.09%) VMware
11 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (9.09%) Firewall
11 3 (9.09%) C#
11 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
11 3 (9.09%) Citrix
11 3 (9.09%) SQL Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (42.42%) IaaS
3 13 (39.39%) PaaS
4 6 (18.18%) Office 365
5 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (6.06%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Big Data
1 3 (9.09%) Data Lake
1 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (6.06%) HDInsight
2 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) JSON
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (9.09%) Public Cloud
2 3 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.06%) Blog
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.06%) Unix
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) DevOps
2 5 (15.15%) Open Source
3 4 (12.12%) B2C
3 4 (12.12%) Data Management
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Operations Management
4 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) IT Strategy
4 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Analytics
5 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.06%) Decision-Making
5 2 (6.06%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Business Development
6 1 (3.03%) Demand Management
6 1 (3.03%) ETL
6 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
2 7 (21.21%) Python
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) C#
3 3 (9.09%) R
4 2 (6.06%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) Scala
5 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
1 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.03%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Puppet
1 4 (12.12%) Terraform
2 2 (6.06%) Ansible
2 2 (6.06%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Citrix
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
3 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow