Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 48 72
Rank change year-on-year +18 +24 +26
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 97 59 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.17% 3.64% 2.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.66% 34.91% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 41 34
Bristol median daily rate £438 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £313
90th Percentile £530 £575 £429
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate £52.50 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.51% - -
South West median hourly rate £23.00 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year -44.58% - -

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 297 169 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.81% 10.42% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 130 101
Bristol median daily rate £438 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +10.34% -22.67%
10th Percentile £210 £207 £225
90th Percentile £575 £614 £481
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Bristol median hourly rate £17.25 £41.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.43% +124.32% -85.20%
10th Percentile £14.05 £39.75 £15.55
90th Percentile £31.49 £43.25 £19.15
South West median hourly rate £18.63 £34.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year -45.62% +85.14% +60.87%

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 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 39 (40.21%) C#
1 39 (40.21%) .NET
1 39 (40.21%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (28.87%) MVC
3 28 (28.87%) DevOps
4 27 (27.84%) Microsoft
5 26 (26.80%) SQL
5 26 (26.80%) Windows
6 23 (23.71%) SQL Server
7 22 (22.68%) ASP.NET
8 20 (20.62%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (19.59%) JavaScript
10 16 (16.49%) Scrum
10 16 (16.49%) TDD
10 16 (16.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (14.43%) AngularJS
12 13 (13.40%) PowerShell
13 12 (12.37%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (12.37%) BDD
13 12 (12.37%) Linux
13 12 (12.37%) Windows Server
14 11 (11.34%) Node.js
14 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
14 11 (11.34%) .NET Framework
14 11 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (10.31%) Web Services
15 10 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (10.31%) Power BI
15 10 (10.31%) Office 365

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 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.19%) CMS
3 5 (5.15%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.15%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.12%) IIS
4 4 (4.12%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.06%) Apache
5 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.06%) Jetty
5 2 (2.06%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (40.21%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.31%) Office 365
3 6 (6.19%) GitHub
4 4 (4.12%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (3.09%) PaaS
6 2 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.03%) Bluemix
7 1 (1.03%) IaaS
7 1 (1.03%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.03%) npm
7 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) Firewall
2 5 (5.15%) SAN
3 4 (4.12%) DHCP
3 4 (4.12%) DNS
4 3 (3.09%) LAN
4 3 (3.09%) WAN
5 2 (2.06%) Internet
5 2 (2.06%) IPsec
5 2 (2.06%) NAS
5 2 (2.06%) Skype
5 2 (2.06%) SSL
5 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.06%) VPN
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.03%) Intranet
6 1 (1.03%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.03%) PuTTY
6 1 (1.03%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (1.03%) VLAN
6 1 (1.03%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.31%) Power BI
3 8 (8.25%) Data Lake
3 8 (8.25%) HDInsight
3 8 (8.25%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (3.09%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.25%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (5.15%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.12%) Grunt
5 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.09%) Ant
6 3 (3.09%) PostCSS
6 3 (3.09%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.09%) webpack
7 2 (2.06%) Maven
7 2 (2.06%) Subversion
8 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.03%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.03%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.03%) RSpec
8 1 (1.03%) Selenium
8 1 (1.03%) TestNG
General
1 6 (6.19%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.03%) Back Office
4 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (38.14%) Developer
2 14 (14.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (12.37%) .NET Developer
4 10 (10.31%) Architect
5 9 (9.28%) Analyst
6 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 8 (8.25%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Administrator
8 6 (6.19%) Sitecore Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.15%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Data Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Platform Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.12%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (40.21%) .NET
2 22 (22.68%) ASP.NET
3 20 (20.62%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (16.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (14.43%) AngularJS
6 11 (11.34%) .NET Framework
6 11 (11.34%) Node.js
7 10 (10.31%) Web Services
8 9 (9.28%) Entity Framework
9 7 (7.22%) React
10 6 (6.19%) HTML
10 6 (6.19%) Sass
10 6 (6.19%) WPF
11 5 (5.15%) Aurelia
11 5 (5.15%) CSS
11 5 (5.15%) HTML5
11 5 (5.15%) Middleware
12 4 (4.12%) .NET Core
12 4 (4.12%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (4.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Public Cloud
2 6 (6.19%) Blog
3 4 (4.12%) Replication
4 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.09%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.09%) User Experience
5 2 (2.06%) Clustering
5 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.80%) Windows
2 12 (12.37%) Linux
2 12 (12.37%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.09%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.09%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.06%) Unix
7 1 (1.03%) Android
7 1 (1.03%) CentOS
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.87%) DevOps
2 28 (28.87%) MVC
3 16 (16.49%) Scrum
3 16 (16.49%) TDD
4 12 (12.37%) BDD
5 11 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (9.28%) Data Analysis
8 8 (8.25%) Data Management
8 8 (8.25%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.25%) Validation
9 7 (7.22%) Kanban
10 6 (6.19%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.19%) CQRS
10 6 (6.19%) Data Science
10 6 (6.19%) High Availability
10 6 (6.19%) Microservices
10 6 (6.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (40.21%) C#
2 26 (26.80%) SQL
3 19 (19.59%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.40%) PowerShell
5 7 (7.22%) Java
6 4 (4.12%) Python
6 4 (4.12%) Ruby
6 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.03%) F#
8 1 (1.03%) Korn
8 1 (1.03%) PHP
8 1 (1.03%) Scala
8 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.06%) Degree
4 1 (1.03%) ISEB
4 1 (1.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.03%) GCP
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.22%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.15%) Docker
5 3 (3.09%) OpenAM
6 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.06%) Xen
6 2 (2.06%) XenApp
7 1 (1.03%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) Ansible
1 6 (6.19%) Puppet
1 6 (6.19%) SCCM
2 4 (4.12%) SCVMM
3 3 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.09%) Terraform
4 2 (2.06%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.06%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.06%) Salt
4 2 (2.06%) SCOM
5 1 (1.03%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.03%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 27 (27.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.28%) VMware
3 8 (8.25%) MuleSoft
3 8 (8.25%) Oracle
3 8 (8.25%) Sitecore
3 8 (8.25%) Tableau
3 8 (8.25%) Talend
4 5 (5.15%) Citrix
4 5 (5.15%) Cognos
4 5 (5.15%) IBM
5 3 (3.09%) Cisco
5 3 (3.09%) EMC
6 2 (2.06%) Apple
6 2 (2.06%) Forcepoint
6 2 (2.06%) HP
6 2 (2.06%) Juniper
6 2 (2.06%) McAfee
6 2 (2.06%) Symantec
6 2 (2.06%) Trend Micro
6 2 (2.06%) Xamarin