Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 23 November 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 44 35
Rank change year-on-year +19 -9 +35
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 37 15 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.24% 2.38% 5.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.14% 22.06% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 39
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £345 £348 £330
90th Percentile £560 £475 £519
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £493 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +23.13% -11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 97 68 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 13.74% 10.78% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 113
Cambridge median daily rate £413 £505 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.32% +22.42% +12.63%
10th Percentile £200 £375 £330
90th Percentile £538 £550 £508
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Cambridge median hourly rate - £12.88 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.62% -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £12.88 £11.75
% change year-on-year - +9.57% -

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (32.43%) Migration
5 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
5 9 (24.32%) Web Services
6 8 (21.62%) C#
6 8 (21.62%) .NET
6 8 (21.62%) MVC
7 7 (18.92%) Finance
7 7 (18.92%) CMS
7 7 (18.92%) Scrum
7 7 (18.92%) TDD
7 7 (18.92%) Content Management
7 7 (18.92%) Subversion
7 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
7 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (18.92%) PaaS
8 6 (16.22%) IaaS
8 6 (16.22%) DevOps
8 6 (16.22%) Microservices
8 6 (16.22%) Public Cloud
8 6 (16.22%) SDL Web 8
8 6 (16.22%) jQuery
8 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
9 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
9 5 (13.51%) SQL
9 5 (13.51%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (13.51%) Office 365

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 7 (18.92%) CMS
2 2 (5.41%) SAS
2 2 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.41%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.92%) PaaS
3 6 (16.22%) IaaS
4 5 (13.51%) Office 365
5 3 (8.11%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (5.41%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.70%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (2.70%) GitHub
7 1 (2.70%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (2.70%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) Skype
2 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) OSPF
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.11%) Data Lake
2 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (8.11%) Power BI
2 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
3 2 (5.41%) HDInsight
3 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Subversion
2 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (10.81%) Jasmine
3 4 (10.81%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.41%) Grunt
4 2 (5.41%) gulp
4 2 (5.41%) IntelliJ
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) JIRA
4 2 (5.41%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (5.41%) Mocha
4 2 (5.41%) PhantomJS
4 2 (5.41%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.41%) WebStorm
5 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Cloud Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Azure Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Azure Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.41%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (5.41%) IT Technician
6 2 (5.41%) Migration Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) Web Services
2 8 (21.62%) .NET
3 6 (16.22%) jQuery
4 5 (13.51%) Node.js
5 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
5 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
5 4 (10.81%) CSS
5 4 (10.81%) REST
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (8.11%) HTML
6 3 (8.11%) HTML5
6 3 (8.11%) JSON
6 3 (8.11%) SAML
7 2 (5.41%) CSS3
7 2 (5.41%) Durandal
7 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
7 2 (5.41%) LESS
7 2 (5.41%) React
7 2 (5.41%) Sass
7 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Public Cloud
2 5 (13.51%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (10.81%) Virtual Team
4 3 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.41%) Graphic Design
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.41%) User Experience
5 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Android
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Migration
3 8 (21.62%) MVC
4 7 (18.92%) Content Management
4 7 (18.92%) Scrum
4 7 (18.92%) TDD
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.22%) DevOps
5 6 (16.22%) Microservices
6 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.81%) SOA
6 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Analytics
7 3 (8.11%) BDD
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (8.11%) Kanban
7 3 (8.11%) SDLC
8 2 (5.41%) Machine Learning
8 2 (5.41%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.62%) C#
3 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
4 5 (13.51%) SQL
5 4 (10.81%) VBScript
6 3 (8.11%) Java
7 2 (5.41%) Dart
7 2 (5.41%) ECMAScript
7 2 (5.41%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.70%) F#
8 1 (2.70%) PHP
8 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) Python
8 1 (2.70%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) AWS Certification
3 3 (8.11%) MCSE
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) GDPR
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Docker
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.41%) Apple
3 2 (5.41%) Coveo
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) VMware