Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 January 2019 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 38 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 55 62 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.15% 4.83% 3.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.66% 37.58% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 11
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £250 £350 £325
90th Percentile £579 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £443 £475 £381
% change year-on-year -6.84% +24.59% -15.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year -50.65% - -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 223 165 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.90% 12.86% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 67 37
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £200 £213 £278
90th Percentile £588 £579 £550
East of England median daily rate £434 £445 £410
% change year-on-year -2.53% +8.54% -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 0 3
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £11.25
10th Percentile £17.50 - £10.63
90th Percentile £76.13 - £14.58
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -72.00% +331.03% -52.85%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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 -6 32 £420 -11.58% 42
Peterborough +34 19 £500 -9.09% 9
Microsoft Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 23 (41.82%) Windows
3 18 (32.73%) Office 365
4 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (27.27%) Migration
5 15 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (23.64%) SaaS
6 13 (23.64%) DevOps
6 13 (23.64%) .NET
7 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
7 12 (21.82%) VMware
8 11 (20.00%) C#
9 9 (16.36%) Java
9 9 (16.36%) JIRA
9 9 (16.36%) PowerShell
10 8 (14.55%) Google
10 8 (14.55%) Windows 10
10 8 (14.55%) Finance
11 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
11 7 (12.73%) Linux
11 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
12 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
12 6 (10.91%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (10.91%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
12 6 (10.91%) Oracle
12 6 (10.91%) Citrix
12 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
13 5 (9.09%) DNS

Microsoft 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 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) IBM Connections
3 2 (3.64%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.82%) Confluence
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.82%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.73%) Office 365
2 15 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (23.64%) SaaS
4 6 (10.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (10.91%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (7.27%) IaaS
5 4 (7.27%) PaaS
6 3 (5.45%) G Suite
6 3 (5.45%) GitHub
7 2 (3.64%) Serverless
8 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.82%) Apigee
8 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.82%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.82%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) DNS
2 4 (7.27%) WAN
3 3 (5.45%) HTTP
3 3 (5.45%) LAN
3 3 (5.45%) SSL
3 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.45%) VPN
3 3 (5.45%) Wireless
4 2 (3.64%) BGP
4 2 (3.64%) DHCP
4 2 (3.64%) Firewall
4 2 (3.64%) IPsec
4 2 (3.64%) L2TP
4 2 (3.64%) OpenVPN
4 2 (3.64%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.82%) Skype
5 1 (1.82%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
3 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.64%) Power BI
4 1 (1.82%) Redis
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) JIRA
2 3 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.64%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.82%) Appium
4 1 (1.82%) Gatling
4 1 (1.82%) git-flow
4 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) JMeter
4 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Publishing
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Consultant
1 10 (18.18%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Architect
3 8 (14.55%) Azure Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) C++ Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Site Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) HTML
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
3 4 (7.27%) CSS
4 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.64%) jQuery
5 2 (3.64%) Middleware
5 2 (3.64%) React
5 2 (3.64%) REST
5 2 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.82%) Ajax
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.82%) HTML5
6 1 (1.82%) Memcached
6 1 (1.82%) Qt
6 1 (1.82%) XHTML
6 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.27%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.82%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Windows 10
3 7 (12.73%) Linux
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.45%) Unix
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.64%) Android
7 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) Migration
3 13 (23.64%) DevOps
4 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (9.09%) Microservices
5 4 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.27%) Scrum
5 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.45%) B2B
6 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.45%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (5.45%) OOP
6 3 (5.45%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) C#
2 9 (16.36%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.09%) SQL
4 3 (5.45%) C++
5 2 (3.64%) Perl
5 2 (3.64%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.64%) CCNA
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.64%) MCSE
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.82%) MCP
4 1 (1.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.64%) Docker
4 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.64%) XenApp
4 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.82%) NFS
5 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.64%) Prometheus
2 2 (3.64%) Puppet
2 2 (3.64%) Rancher
2 2 (3.64%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.82%) VMware
3 8 (14.55%) Google
4 6 (10.91%) Citrix
4 6 (10.91%) Oracle
5 4 (7.27%) IBM
5 4 (7.27%) New Relic
6 3 (5.45%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.64%) AppDynamics
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco
7 2 (3.64%) MuleSoft
7 2 (3.64%) Remedy
7 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.64%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.82%) CommVault
8 1 (1.82%) Dell
8 1 (1.82%) HP
8 1 (1.82%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.82%) WSO2