Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Azure Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 156 168
Rank change year-on-year +8 +12 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 24 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.60% 0.025% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.027% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 3
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +65.22% -27.67%
10th Percentile £350 £463 £281
90th Percentile £538 £488 £324
South East median daily rate £445 £450 £325
% change year-on-year -1.11% +38.46% -18.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £18.00 - -

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 3,681 3,738 4,544
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.52% 93.15% 92.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,962 1,932 2,393
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £258 £225 £238
90th Percentile £580 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 183 228
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -22.08% +13.24%
10th Percentile £10.59 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.23% +20.64%

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 21 February 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 21 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
Reading - 12 £500 -
Newbury - 7 £350 -
Azure Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (62.50%) DevOps
4 11 (45.83%) Windows
5 10 (41.67%) PowerShell
6 9 (37.50%) Linux
7 7 (29.17%) .NET
7 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
8 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (25.00%) Analytics
9 5 (20.83%) Puppet
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
9 5 (20.83%) Release Management
9 5 (20.83%) SQL
9 5 (20.83%) C#
10 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 4 (16.67%) CSS
10 4 (16.67%) SCOM
10 4 (16.67%) PaaS
10 4 (16.67%) Degree
10 4 (16.67%) WSUS
10 4 (16.67%) IaaS
10 4 (16.67%) Fintech
10 4 (16.67%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (16.67%) IT Strategy
10 4 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (12.50%) Relational Database

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (16.67%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (16.67%) IaaS
3 4 (16.67%) PaaS
4 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.17%) GitHub
4 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Big Data
1 3 (12.50%) Cosmos DB
1 3 (12.50%) Data Lake
1 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 3 (12.50%) HDInsight
1 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.17%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Redis
3 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) HTML5
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) CSS3
4 1 (4.17%) JSON
4 1 (4.17%) Meteor
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
4 1 (4.17%) PhoneGap
4 1 (4.17%) React
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Fintech
2 2 (8.33%) Blog
2 2 (8.33%) FMCG
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) VMS
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) DevOps
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Analytics
3 5 (20.83%) Release Management
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) ETL
6 2 (8.33%) Open Source
7 1 (4.17%) API Design
7 1 (4.17%) API Development
7 1 (4.17%) B2C
7 1 (4.17%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) Microservices
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.83%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) Python
4 3 (12.50%) R
4 3 (12.50%) Scala
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) Docker
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
2 4 (16.67%) SCOM
2 4 (16.67%) WSUS
3 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.17%) Ansible
4 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.17%) MOM
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) SAP