Period
to 29 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 29 October 2020 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 23 30
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7 0
Contract jobs citing Azure 28 81 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 8.92% 6.74% 5.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.87% 28.62% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 70 41
Median daily rate £368 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.53% -5.56% -6.25%
10th Percentile £303 £313 £240
90th Percentile £590 £725 £588
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
East of England median hourly rate - £35.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year - +86.67% -49.32%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 97 283 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.89% 23.56% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 178 125
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
10th Percentile £313 £213 £240
90th Percentile £656 £638 £588
East of England median daily rate £473 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 20
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £16.35 £16.30 £15.59
90th Percentile £35.80 £21.14 £21.60
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% -72.00%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Cambridgeshire

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Azure in Cambridgeshire

Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Azure in Cambridgeshire

Azure
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 29 October 2020. 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
Peterborough +6 13 £373 -6.88% 8
Cambridge +13 9 £475 +8.57% 24
Huntingdon +6 1 £263 - 5
Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Azure.

1 16 (57.14%) AWS
2 13 (46.43%) Office 365
3 11 (39.29%) Windows
4 10 (35.71%) C#
4 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 10 (35.71%) .NET
4 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
6 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
7 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (25.00%) DevOps
7 7 (25.00%) Skype for Business
7 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (25.00%) Visualisation
7 7 (25.00%) DNS
7 7 (25.00%) SLA
7 7 (25.00%) DHCP
7 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.00%) Replication
7 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.00%) Skype
7 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (21.43%) VMware
8 6 (21.43%) ITIL
8 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
8 6 (21.43%) Amazon S3
9 5 (17.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.14%) SAS
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 16 (57.14%) AWS
2 13 (46.43%) Office 365
3 6 (21.43%) Amazon S3
4 4 (14.29%) GCP
4 4 (14.29%) Power Platform
5 3 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (10.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (10.71%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (10.71%) OneDrive
5 3 (10.71%) Route 53
5 3 (10.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (7.14%) PowerApps
7 1 (3.57%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) DHCP
1 7 (25.00%) DNS
1 7 (25.00%) Skype
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (10.71%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (7.14%) Big Data
5 2 (7.14%) Power BI
5 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.14%) Star Schema
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (7.14%) webpack
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.57%) GitLab
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IoT Architect
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Data Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Service Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Software Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 5 (17.86%) D3.js
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.71%) CSS
4 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Core
5 2 (7.14%) CSS3
5 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
5 2 (7.14%) HTML5
5 2 (7.14%) Node.js
5 2 (7.14%) OAuth
5 2 (7.14%) OAuth2
5 2 (7.14%) React
5 2 (7.14%) Redux
5 2 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (3.57%) Ajax
6 1 (3.57%) Angular 2
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (25.00%) DevOps
1 7 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Change Management
3 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) Analytics
4 4 (14.29%) Graph Visualisation
4 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 4 (14.29%) Microservices
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
4 4 (14.29%) Service Design
5 3 (10.71%) API Development
5 3 (10.71%) ETL
5 3 (10.71%) Identity Management
5 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.71%) ITSM
5 3 (10.71%) SDLC
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (10.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C#
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) ES6
4 2 (7.14%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) ISO 13485
2 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 4 (14.29%) vSphere
3 3 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (7.14%) Docker
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.57%) Rancher
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) Google
3 4 (14.29%) Talend
4 3 (10.71%) CloudEndure
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) MuleSoft
5 2 (7.14%) Splunk
6 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle