Period
to 11 July 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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 20 34
Rank change year-on-year +15 +14 +5
Contract jobs citing Azure 56 77 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.42% 6.77% 4.83%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.53% 25.75% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 50 24
Median daily rate £450 £458 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +7.65% +3.03%
10th Percentile £318 £348 £298
90th Percentile £590 £729 £569
East of England median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
East of England median hourly rate - £30.25 £41.25
% change year-on-year - -26.67% +11.49%

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 167 299 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 37.03% 26.30% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 181 87
Median daily rate £500 £450 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +6.94% +0.49%
10th Percentile £316 £250 £279
90th Percentile £650 £638 £548
East of England median daily rate £475 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
Median hourly rate £18.80 £17.25 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.99% +0.73% -9.77%
10th Percentile £14.64 £13.90 £12.25
90th Percentile £22.96 £66.33 £18.41
Median hourly rate £22.82 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +30.40% -2.78% -51.35%

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Cambridge +12 28 £508 +10.93% 20
Peterborough +14 21 £438 -2.78% 13
Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 21 (37.50%) Office 365
2 16 (28.57%) AWS
2 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 15 (26.79%) Windows
4 14 (25.00%) .NET
4 14 (25.00%) DevOps
5 13 (23.21%) SQL
5 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
6 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (19.64%) C#
8 10 (17.86%) Linux
8 10 (17.86%) SharePoint
8 10 (17.86%) Microservices
9 9 (16.07%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
9 9 (16.07%) .NET Framework
10 8 (14.29%) Scrum
10 8 (14.29%) VMware
10 8 (14.29%) Python
11 7 (12.50%) Web Services
11 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (12.50%) HTTP
11 7 (12.50%) Degree
11 7 (12.50%) Web Development
11 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
11 7 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (10.71%) NetSuite
12 6 (10.71%) Entity Framework
12 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
12 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering

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 10 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.93%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.79%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (10.71%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 21 (37.50%) Office 365
2 16 (28.57%) AWS
3 9 (16.07%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (10.71%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (10.71%) Power Platform
5 4 (7.14%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (7.14%) Azure Functions
5 4 (7.14%) PaaS
5 4 (7.14%) Serverless
6 3 (5.36%) GCP
6 3 (5.36%) GitHub
6 3 (5.36%) OneDrive
6 3 (5.36%) SaaS
7 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
7 2 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (3.57%) PowerApps
8 1 (1.79%) IaaS
8 1 (1.79%) iPaaS
8 1 (1.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) HTTP
2 6 (10.71%) DHCP
2 6 (10.71%) DNS
3 5 (8.93%) Skype
4 3 (5.36%) Internet
4 3 (5.36%) Network Security
4 3 (5.36%) SAN
4 3 (5.36%) VPN
4 3 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.79%) Firewall
5 1 (1.79%) LAN
5 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.93%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.14%) Data Lake
4 4 (7.14%) Data Mart
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.36%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.57%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.57%) Power BI
6 2 (3.57%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.79%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.14%) webpack
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.79%) JIRA
5 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.93%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (7.14%) Games
3 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Office 365 Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Business Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.57%) IoT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) .NET
2 9 (16.07%) .NET Framework
3 7 (12.50%) Web Services
4 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
4 6 (10.71%) Entity Framework
5 5 (8.93%) CSS
5 5 (8.93%) HTML
6 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.14%) CSS3
6 4 (7.14%) HTML5
6 4 (7.14%) Node.js
6 4 (7.14%) OAuth
6 4 (7.14%) OAuth2
6 4 (7.14%) React
6 4 (7.14%) Redux
7 3 (5.36%) .NET Core
7 3 (5.36%) Middleware
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (3.57%) RESTful
8 2 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.36%) Blog
1 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (5.36%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.57%) e-Learning
2 2 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.79%) BYOD
3 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 10 (17.86%) Linux
3 6 (10.71%) Windows 10
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Unix
4 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) DevOps
2 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.86%) Microservices
4 8 (14.29%) Scrum
5 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.50%) Web Development
6 6 (10.71%) CRM
6 6 (10.71%) ERP
6 6 (10.71%) ETL
6 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.93%) API Development
7 5 (8.93%) BPR
7 5 (8.93%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (8.93%) Data Science
7 5 (8.93%) Machine Learning
7 5 (8.93%) Migration
8 4 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (7.14%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 4 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) C#
3 8 (14.29%) Python
4 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.14%) C++
5 4 (7.14%) ES6
5 4 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.57%) XAML
8 1 (1.79%) Java
8 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) Perl
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) APMG
3 3 (5.36%) SANS
4 2 (3.57%) PhD
4 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.57%) PMP
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.79%) MCSE
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) AICPA
2 3 (5.36%) COBIT
2 3 (5.36%) NIST
3 2 (3.57%) ISO 13485
3 2 (3.57%) SLA
4 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) Docker
3 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.36%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.79%) PingFederate
4 1 (1.79%) Rancher
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) VMware
3 6 (10.71%) JD Edwards
4 5 (8.93%) Oracle
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco
5 4 (7.14%) Databricks
6 3 (5.36%) Adobe
6 3 (5.36%) Citrix
6 3 (5.36%) CrowdStrike
6 3 (5.36%) Google
6 3 (5.36%) Okta
6 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.57%) Talend
8 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.79%) Cylance
8 1 (1.79%) SAP
8 1 (1.79%) Sitecore