Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 41 55
Rank change year-on-year +5 +14 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 20 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 3.49% 3.05% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.41% 31.48% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 3
Bracknell median daily rate £431 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.21% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £404 £375 £419
90th Percentile £468 £488 £461
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £500 £419
% change year-on-year -12.50% +19.40% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bracknell median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £29.08 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year -16.92% - -

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 68 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 11.87% 9.68% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 14
Bracknell median daily rate £425 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.35% +83.51%
10th Percentile £260 £338 £322
90th Percentile £530 £606 £496
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Bracknell median hourly rate £16.50 - £14.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -21.05% +31.03% -63.75%

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 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (40.00%) Office 365
3 8 (40.00%) DevOps
3 8 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 8 (40.00%) .NET
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) Unix
4 7 (35.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (35.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (30.00%) Life Science
5 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (25.00%) XenApp
6 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (25.00%) MCSE
6 5 (25.00%) Citrix
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL V3
7 4 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (40.00%) Office 365
3 4 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (5.00%) AdSense
6 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (5.00%) Power BI
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) AWS Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Azure Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) CRM Developer
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Management Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) React
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Life Science
2 4 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (35.00%) Unix
4 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) DevOps
3 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (35.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (35.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Network Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) Migration
7 3 (15.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 2 (10.00%) CRM
8 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
9 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) MCSE
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) XenApp
1 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (20.00%) Docker
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Citrix
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) AppSense
2 1 (5.00%) Dell
2 1 (5.00%) F5
2 1 (5.00%) Facebook
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) ThinPrint
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter
2 1 (5.00%) Wyse