Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 19 July 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 62 43
Rank change year-on-year +49 -19 +44
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 179 48 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 9.80% 2.79% 3.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 56.65% 27.27% 36.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 33 59
Bristol median daily rate £438 £372 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.61% -7.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £313 £276 £350
90th Percentile £550 £525 £625
South West median daily rate £438 £360 £425
% change year-on-year +21.53% -15.29% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Bristol median hourly rate £19.00 - £40.00
10th Percentile £18.50 - £37.50
90th Percentile £19.50 - £42.50
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -60.00% +18.75% -

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 Bristol with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 316 176 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 17.30% 10.24% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 134 152
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96% +7.86%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £306
90th Percentile £550 £517 £613
South West median daily rate £425 £394 £380
% change year-on-year +7.94% +3.62% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Bristol median hourly rate £175.00 - £32.50
10th Percentile £16.40 - £11.85
90th Percentile £187.50 - £42.50
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -63.16% +102.13% +88.00%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Bristol

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Bristol

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Bristol

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 75 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (39.11%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (33.52%) Microsoft
4 46 (25.70%) SQL Server
5 40 (22.35%) C#
6 39 (21.79%) .NET
6 39 (21.79%) Windows
7 38 (21.23%) DevOps
8 33 (18.44%) Puppet
9 32 (17.88%) Ansible
10 30 (16.76%) JavaScript
10 30 (16.76%) Linux
11 29 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (15.64%) Scrum
12 28 (15.64%) Office 365
13 27 (15.08%) Oracle
14 26 (14.53%) Security Cleared
15 25 (13.97%) Migration
15 25 (13.97%) SQL
15 25 (13.97%) Active Directory
15 25 (13.97%) Windows Server
16 24 (13.41%) SC Cleared
17 23 (12.85%) Java
17 23 (12.85%) Business Intelligence
17 23 (12.85%) Opscode Chef
18 22 (12.29%) Analytics
18 22 (12.29%) VMware
18 22 (12.29%) TDD
18 22 (12.29%) ASP.NET
19 21 (11.73%) Tomcat

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 21 (11.73%) Tomcat
2 16 (8.94%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.15%) OpenStack
3 11 (6.15%) WebLogic
3 11 (6.15%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.59%) JBoss
5 6 (3.35%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.23%) CMS
7 3 (1.68%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.68%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (7.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (39.11%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (15.64%) Office 365
3 13 (7.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 13 (7.26%) Dynamics 365
3 13 (7.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (5.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.79%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (2.79%) PaaS
6 4 (2.23%) npm
6 4 (2.23%) NuGet
6 4 (2.23%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.12%) IaaS
9 1 (0.56%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.56%) GitHub
9 1 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) SaaS
9 1 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.47%) Firewall
2 6 (3.35%) DNS
3 5 (2.79%) HTTP
3 5 (2.79%) NetScaler
4 3 (1.68%) DHCP
4 3 (1.68%) Skype
4 3 (1.68%) VPN
4 3 (1.68%) Wireless
5 2 (1.12%) NAS
5 2 (1.12%) SAN
5 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.56%) BGP
6 1 (0.56%) FCoE
6 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.56%) Junos
6 1 (0.56%) MPLS
6 1 (0.56%) OSPF
6 1 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.56%) VRRP
6 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.70%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.73%) Power BI
3 14 (7.82%) NoSQL
4 13 (7.26%) MySQL
5 12 (6.70%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.23%) EDRMS
11 2 (1.12%) Big Data
11 2 (1.12%) Data Lake
11 2 (1.12%) HDInsight
11 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.12%) Qlik Sense
12 1 (0.56%) ArangoDB
12 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (8.94%) Selenium
2 12 (6.70%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.70%) NUnit
3 11 (6.15%) MSTest
4 9 (5.03%) Ant
4 9 (5.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (5.03%) TeamCity
4 9 (5.03%) Travis CI
4 9 (5.03%) Vagrant
5 7 (3.91%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.35%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (2.79%) SpecFlow
8 4 (2.23%) Moq
8 4 (2.23%) XMLUnit
8 4 (2.23%) xUnit.net
9 3 (1.68%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.12%) JIRA
10 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (2.79%) Finance
1 5 (2.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.68%) Back Office
3 2 (1.12%) Banking
4 1 (0.56%) Electronics
4 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.56%) Law
4 1 (0.56%) Local Government
4 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (35.75%) Developer
2 25 (13.97%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (13.41%) Architect
4 23 (12.85%) .NET Developer
5 16 (8.94%) Analyst
6 12 (6.70%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.15%) Java Developer
7 11 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.59%) Business Analyst
8 10 (5.59%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (5.03%) Administrator
9 9 (5.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 9 (5.03%) Software Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Azure Engineer
10 8 (4.47%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.47%) CRM Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.91%) Azure Architect
12 6 (3.35%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (21.79%) .NET
2 22 (12.29%) ASP.NET
3 17 (9.50%) .NET Framework
4 15 (8.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (7.26%) HTML
5 13 (7.26%) Node.js
6 12 (6.70%) AngularJS
6 12 (6.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (6.70%) CSS
7 11 (6.15%) Entity Framework
8 10 (5.59%) Struts
9 9 (5.03%) JSP
10 8 (4.47%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (4.47%) XML
11 7 (3.91%) .NET Core
11 7 (3.91%) REST
12 6 (3.35%) React
12 6 (3.35%) Web Services
13 5 (2.79%) ASP.NET Core
13 5 (2.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (5.03%) Fat Client
1 9 (5.03%) Thin Client
2 7 (3.91%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (3.91%) User Experience
3 4 (2.23%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.23%) Robotics
3 4 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.68%) Public Cloud
4 3 (1.68%) Replication
5 2 (1.12%) Clustering
5 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.12%) Fintech
6 1 (0.56%) Blog
6 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.79%) Windows
2 30 (16.76%) Linux
3 25 (13.97%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.35%) Unix
7 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.23%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.68%) AIX
10 2 (1.12%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.56%) Android
11 1 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (21.23%) DevOps
3 29 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (15.64%) Scrum
5 25 (13.97%) Migration
6 23 (12.85%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (12.29%) Analytics
7 22 (12.29%) TDD
8 21 (11.73%) MVC
9 18 (10.06%) CRM
10 15 (8.38%) Configuration Management
11 14 (7.82%) Microservices
11 14 (7.82%) Unit Testing
12 11 (6.15%) OO
13 10 (5.59%) Data Modelling
13 10 (5.59%) Test Automation
14 9 (5.03%) Change Management
15 8 (4.47%) Data Analytics
15 8 (4.47%) E-Commerce
15 8 (4.47%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.35%) C#
2 30 (16.76%) JavaScript
3 25 (13.97%) SQL
4 23 (12.85%) Java
5 16 (8.94%) Python
6 11 (6.15%) PowerShell
6 11 (6.15%) Ruby
7 7 (3.91%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.91%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.23%) Korn
8 4 (2.23%) PHP
8 4 (2.23%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.23%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.68%) Perl
10 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.56%) C++
11 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (14.53%) Security Cleared
2 24 (13.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.23%) ISEB
4 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.12%) MCSA
6 1 (0.56%) MCSE
6 1 (0.56%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) SLA
2 4 (2.23%) GCP
3 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 25 (13.97%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.15%) Docker
4 10 (5.59%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (4.47%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.79%) XenApp
8 3 (1.68%) OpenAM
8 3 (1.68%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.12%) vSphere
9 2 (1.12%) XenServer
10 1 (0.56%) NFS
10 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 33 (18.44%) Puppet
2 32 (17.88%) Ansible
3 23 (12.85%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (7.82%) Terraform
5 11 (6.15%) Kubernetes
5 11 (6.15%) SCCM
6 9 (5.03%) Packer
7 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.68%) Salt
9 2 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.12%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.12%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.56%) SCOM
10 1 (0.56%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (33.52%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.08%) Oracle
3 22 (12.29%) VMware
4 17 (9.50%) Citrix
5 11 (6.15%) Google
6 9 (5.03%) MKS
7 4 (2.23%) McAfee
7 4 (2.23%) SAP
8 3 (1.68%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.68%) Cisco
9 2 (1.12%) IBM
9 2 (1.12%) Juniper
9 2 (1.12%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.12%) Tableau
9 2 (1.12%) Talend
10 1 (0.56%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 1 (0.56%) Meraki
10 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.56%) Xamarin