Period
to 25 May 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 25 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 52 56
Rank change year-on-year +33 +4 +36
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 119 50 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.90% 3.12% 2.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.79% 32.47% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 31 38
Bristol median daily rate £450 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.96% +4.14%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £313
90th Percentile £544 £525 £540
South West median daily rate £438 £371 £400
% change year-on-year +17.92% -7.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £19.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year -60.00% - -

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 249 154 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.44% 9.61% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 114 118
Bristol median daily rate £450 £383 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +4.79% -8.75%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £294
90th Percentile £574 £525 £525
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Bristol median hourly rate £17.00 - £16.75
10th Percentile £15.35 - £11.33
90th Percentile £19.05 - £29.40
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -63.16% +171.43% +45.83%

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 25 May 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 25 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 53 (44.54%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (32.77%) Microsoft
4 33 (27.73%) DevOps
5 31 (26.05%) C#
5 31 (26.05%) Windows
6 30 (25.21%) SQL Server
7 27 (22.69%) Linux
8 26 (21.85%) .NET
9 24 (20.17%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (19.33%) JavaScript
11 21 (17.65%) Scrum
12 19 (15.97%) Ansible
12 19 (15.97%) Puppet
13 18 (15.13%) SQL
14 17 (14.29%) Power BI
15 16 (13.45%) MVC
15 16 (13.45%) Active Directory
15 16 (13.45%) Python
15 16 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (12.61%) SC Cleared
16 15 (12.61%) Security Cleared
16 15 (12.61%) PowerShell
16 15 (12.61%) ASP.NET
16 15 (12.61%) Office 365
17 14 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
18 13 (10.92%) SharePoint
18 13 (10.92%) AngularJS
18 13 (10.92%) Analytics
18 13 (10.92%) Windows Server

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 13 (10.92%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.88%) JBoss
2 7 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.36%) IIS
4 3 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.52%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.52%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.84%) CMS
5 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.84%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (7.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (44.54%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.61%) Office 365
3 10 (8.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (6.72%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (5.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (5.04%) PaaS
7 5 (4.20%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.68%) IaaS
10 1 (0.84%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.84%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.84%) GitHub
10 1 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.84%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.84%) SaaS
10 1 (0.84%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) Firewall
2 3 (2.52%) DHCP
2 3 (2.52%) DNS
2 3 (2.52%) Skype
3 2 (1.68%) NAS
3 2 (1.68%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.68%) SAN
3 2 (1.68%) Wireless
4 1 (0.84%) HTTP
4 1 (0.84%) Network Security
4 1 (0.84%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.84%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.21%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.29%) Power BI
3 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.88%) Data Lake
4 7 (5.88%) HDInsight
4 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.52%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.68%) Big Data
7 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.68%) MySQL
7 2 (1.68%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.84%) ArangoDB
8 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.84%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.84%) QlikView
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.40%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.72%) Selenium
4 6 (5.04%) Ant
4 6 (5.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (5.04%) Travis CI
4 6 (5.04%) Vagrant
5 5 (4.20%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (3.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.52%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.84%) Grunt
8 1 (0.84%) JIRA
8 1 (0.84%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.84%) NUnit
8 1 (0.84%) RSpec
8 1 (0.84%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 6 (5.04%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.68%) Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Electronics
4 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Law
4 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (31.93%) Developer
2 23 (19.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (14.29%) Analyst
4 12 (10.08%) .NET Developer
4 12 (10.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 9 (7.56%) Administrator
5 9 (7.56%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.72%) CRM Developer
6 8 (6.72%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (5.04%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.20%) Architect
9 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (4.20%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Azure DevOps
9 5 (4.20%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.85%) .NET
2 15 (12.61%) ASP.NET
3 13 (10.92%) AngularJS
4 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (8.40%) .NET Framework
5 10 (8.40%) Entity Framework
6 9 (7.56%) Node.js
7 8 (6.72%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (5.88%) Struts
9 6 (5.04%) .NET Core
9 6 (5.04%) HTML
9 6 (5.04%) JSP
9 6 (5.04%) React
9 6 (5.04%) REST
10 5 (4.20%) CSS
10 5 (4.20%) WCF
10 5 (4.20%) Web Services
10 5 (4.20%) WPF
11 4 (3.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.88%) User Experience
2 6 (5.04%) Fat Client
2 6 (5.04%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.36%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.36%) Robotics
4 3 (2.52%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.52%) Replication
5 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.68%) Clustering
5 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.84%) Blog
6 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.05%) Windows
2 27 (22.69%) Linux
3 13 (10.92%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.36%) Unix
7 3 (2.52%) AIX
7 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.68%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.68%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.84%) Android
9 1 (0.84%) CentOS
9 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.73%) DevOps
3 24 (20.17%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (17.65%) Scrum
5 16 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (13.45%) MVC
6 13 (10.92%) Analytics
7 12 (10.08%) Configuration Management
8 11 (9.24%) Unit Testing
9 9 (7.56%) CRM
9 9 (7.56%) Data Modelling
9 9 (7.56%) TDD
10 8 (6.72%) Data Analysis
10 8 (6.72%) Workflow
11 7 (5.88%) B2B
11 7 (5.88%) Data Management
11 7 (5.88%) Identity Management
11 7 (5.88%) Validation
11 7 (5.88%) Visualisation
11 7 (5.88%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.05%) C#
2 23 (19.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (15.13%) SQL
4 16 (13.45%) Python
5 15 (12.61%) PowerShell
6 11 (9.24%) Ruby
7 8 (6.72%) Java
7 8 (6.72%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.88%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.20%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.36%) Korn
10 4 (3.36%) PHP
10 4 (3.36%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.52%) Perl
12 1 (0.84%) C++
12 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (12.61%) SC Cleared
1 15 (12.61%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.36%) ISEB
3 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.68%) MCSA
5 1 (0.84%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) GCP
2 2 (1.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (13.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.04%) Docker
3 6 (5.04%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.36%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.52%) OpenAM
6 2 (1.68%) XenApp
7 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (15.97%) Ansible
1 19 (15.97%) Puppet
2 12 (10.08%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (10.08%) Terraform
3 6 (5.04%) Kubernetes
3 6 (5.04%) Packer
4 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (3.36%) SCCM
5 4 (3.36%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.52%) Salt
7 2 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.84%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (32.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.08%) VMware
3 10 (8.40%) Citrix
4 8 (6.72%) Google
5 7 (5.88%) MuleSoft
5 7 (5.88%) Tableau
5 7 (5.88%) Talend
6 6 (5.04%) MKS
7 4 (3.36%) Cognos
8 3 (2.52%) Oracle
9 2 (1.68%) Apple
9 2 (1.68%) Capita
9 2 (1.68%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.68%) Cisco
9 2 (1.68%) IBM
10 1 (0.84%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.84%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.84%) Juniper
10 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.84%) Sitecore