Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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 23 May 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)
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 35 45
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 20 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 4.80% 2.81% 2.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.81% 24.14% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 9
Bracknell median daily rate £500 £506 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +12.50% +5.88%
10th Percentile £320 £397 £413
90th Percentile £563 £538 £533
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bracknell median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.38 - -

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 Bracknell with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 84 58 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 20.14% 11.62% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 29
Bracknell median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +22.03%
10th Percentile £298 £323 £319
90th Percentile £563 £553 £540
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bracknell median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.11 £15.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +20.73% -23.51% +35.24%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Bracknell

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Bracknell

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Bracknell over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (40.00%) React
2 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 6 (30.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (25.00%) TypeScript
4 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) MCSE
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (25.00%) Games
4 5 (25.00%) Node.js
4 5 (25.00%) REST
5 4 (20.00%) Android
5 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 4 (20.00%) Android Development
5 4 (20.00%) Ansible
5 4 (20.00%) Docker
5 4 (20.00%) Xamarin
5 4 (20.00%) Office 365

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 (15.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Kentico
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Final Cut Pro
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (20.00%) Office 365
3 3 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) IaaS
3 3 (15.00%) Serverless
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (15.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.00%) Mocha
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Lead Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Azure Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Data Centre Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Migration Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) React
2 5 (25.00%) Node.js
2 5 (25.00%) REST
3 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) Jest
6 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (15.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (15.00%) Life Science
4 1 (5.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (5.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Android
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Android Development
4 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
4 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (15.00%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (15.00%) DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) Business Development
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) Python
3 5 (25.00%) TypeScript
4 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) MCSE
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Ansible
2 3 (15.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) Google