Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 21 August 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 38 85
Rank change year-on-year +1 +47 +37
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 94 127 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.91% 5.74% 1.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.84% 29.60% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 45 19
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +21.21%
10th Percentile £311 £324 £278
90th Percentile £679 £625 £545
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £18.89 £16.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.78% -58.13% +33.33%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 315 429 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 16.47% 19.40% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 170 51
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +41.67%
10th Percentile £200 £305 £213
90th Percentile £669 £576 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.87 £29.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.82% +17.17% -4.81%
10th Percentile £14.56 £27.00 £12.27
90th Percentile £19.09 £31.00 £35.68
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year +15.15% -18.52% -5.81%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +3 76 £525 +13.51% 14
Aylesbury +13 5 - - 1
High Wycombe -2 5 £494 +33.45% 4
Marlow - 1 - -
Beaconsfield - 1 £525 - 1
Chesham - 1 £250 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 45 (47.87%) Microsoft
2 34 (36.17%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (31.91%) C#
3 30 (31.91%) .NET
4 29 (30.85%) SQL Server
5 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (24.47%) SQL
7 22 (23.40%) DevOps
8 20 (21.28%) Finance
9 17 (18.09%) JavaScript
9 17 (18.09%) TDD
10 16 (17.02%) ASP.NET
10 16 (17.02%) SaaS
10 16 (17.02%) Power BI
11 15 (15.96%) Java
11 15 (15.96%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (14.89%) Linux
12 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (13.83%) Office 365
13 13 (13.83%) Windows
14 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
14 12 (12.77%) Scrum
14 12 (12.77%) Big Data
14 12 (12.77%) AngularJS
15 11 (11.70%) Kimball Methodology
15 11 (11.70%) Greenfield Project
15 11 (11.70%) Oracle
15 11 (11.70%) MVC
16 10 (10.64%) Data Modelling
16 10 (10.64%) Conceptual Models

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 9 (9.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.51%) Apache
3 6 (6.38%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (4.26%) CMS
4 4 (4.26%) EPiServer
4 4 (4.26%) IIS
4 4 (4.26%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.26%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.19%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.19%) Confluence
5 3 (3.19%) NServiceBus
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.13%) NetWeaver
6 2 (2.13%) nginx
7 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.13%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (36.17%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (17.02%) SaaS
3 13 (13.83%) Office 365
4 10 (10.64%) PaaS
5 9 (9.57%) OpenShift
6 8 (8.51%) Azure Data Factory
7 7 (7.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (5.32%) IaaS
10 4 (4.26%) GitHub
11 3 (3.19%) Amazon S3
11 3 (3.19%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (2.13%) Google Analytics
12 2 (2.13%) iPaaS
12 2 (2.13%) OneDrive
13 1 (1.06%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (1.06%) Mimecast
13 1 (1.06%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) DNS
2 5 (5.32%) SSL
3 4 (4.26%) LAN
3 4 (4.26%) WAN
4 3 (3.19%) Firewall
4 3 (3.19%) VLAN
5 2 (2.13%) BGP
5 2 (2.13%) DHCP
5 2 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (2.13%) Intranet
5 2 (2.13%) Network Security
5 2 (2.13%) OSPF
5 2 (2.13%) Wireless
6 1 (1.06%) HTTP
6 1 (1.06%) Internet
6 1 (1.06%) NAS
6 1 (1.06%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (30.85%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.02%) Power BI
3 12 (12.77%) Big Data
4 9 (9.57%) Hadoop
5 6 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.32%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.26%) Data Lake
7 4 (4.26%) DB2
7 4 (4.26%) OLTP
7 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.19%) Apache Hive
8 3 (3.19%) HBase
8 3 (3.19%) MySQL
8 3 (3.19%) OLAP
8 3 (3.19%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (3.19%) Pentaho
8 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.19%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (10.64%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.32%) Moq
3 5 (5.32%) MSTest
3 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.32%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.26%) GitLab
4 4 (4.26%) JIRA
5 3 (3.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (21.28%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Banking
3 6 (6.38%) Automotive
3 6 (6.38%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Advertising
4 3 (3.19%) Legal
5 2 (2.13%) Retail
5 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (29.79%) Developer
2 22 (23.40%) Architect
3 14 (14.89%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (11.70%) Technical Architect
5 10 (10.64%) .NET Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Data Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.38%) .NET Architect
7 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Ruby Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.91%) .NET
2 16 (17.02%) ASP.NET
3 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (12.77%) AngularJS
5 8 (8.51%) .NET Framework
6 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (7.45%) LAMP
7 6 (6.38%) Entity Framework
7 6 (6.38%) HTML
7 6 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (6.38%) REST
8 5 (5.32%) Angular 2
8 5 (5.32%) CSS
8 5 (5.32%) MDX
9 4 (4.26%) CSS3
9 4 (4.26%) SOAP
9 4 (4.26%) Spring
10 3 (3.19%) Kafka
10 3 (3.19%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (3.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.32%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) Clustering
6 2 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.13%) Replication
7 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.06%) New Media
7 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.06%) User Experience
7 1 (1.06%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.89%) Linux
2 13 (13.83%) Windows
3 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.19%) Solaris
3 3 (3.19%) Unix
3 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.13%) AIX
4 2 (2.13%) Android
4 2 (2.13%) DC/OS
4 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.40%) DevOps
3 17 (18.09%) TDD
4 15 (15.96%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (12.77%) Scrum
6 11 (11.70%) Kimball Methodology
6 11 (11.70%) MVC
7 10 (10.64%) Conceptual Models
7 10 (10.64%) Data Modelling
8 9 (9.57%) Microservices
8 9 (9.57%) Open Source
8 9 (9.57%) Security Architecture
9 8 (8.51%) Analytics
9 8 (8.51%) Inmon Methodology
9 8 (8.51%) Programme Delivery
9 8 (8.51%) SOA
10 7 (7.45%) CRM
10 7 (7.45%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (7.45%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.45%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.91%) C#
2 23 (24.47%) SQL
3 17 (18.09%) JavaScript
4 15 (15.96%) Java
5 9 (9.57%) Python
6 7 (7.45%) Ruby
7 6 (6.38%) Go
8 5 (5.32%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.19%) HiveQL
9 3 (3.19%) Scala
9 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.13%) PHP
10 2 (2.13%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) CISSP
3 4 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (4.26%) SSCP
3 4 (4.26%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.06%) CCNA
6 1 (1.06%) CCNP
6 1 (1.06%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.06%) MCSE
6 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) Data Quality
2 7 (7.45%) GDPR
3 2 (2.13%) SLA
4 1 (1.06%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.51%) Docker
3 2 (2.13%) BitLocker
3 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) Ansible
2 4 (4.26%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.19%) Kibana
4 2 (2.13%) Rundeck
4 2 (2.13%) SCCM
5 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 45 (47.87%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.70%) Oracle
3 9 (9.57%) Google
4 8 (8.51%) IBM
4 8 (8.51%) Red Hat
4 8 (8.51%) SAP
4 8 (8.51%) VMware
5 6 (6.38%) Cisco
5 6 (6.38%) HP
6 5 (5.32%) Talend
7 3 (3.19%) Citrix
7 3 (3.19%) Cloudera
7 3 (3.19%) Splunk
7 3 (3.19%) Tableau
8 2 (2.13%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.13%) Demandware
8 2 (2.13%) F5
8 2 (2.13%) hybris
8 2 (2.13%) Informatica
8 2 (2.13%) Meraki