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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 40 34 53
Rank change year-on-year -6 +19  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 13 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.43% 4.51% 1.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.53% 30.11% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 9
Median daily rate £425 £425 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +47.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £360 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £525 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -57.85% +37.25%  

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 49 93 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.14% 14.98% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 65 44
Median daily rate £438 £463 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +37.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £411 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.92% -13.35%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -4 12 £425 - 13
Huntingdon - 1 £520 -
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 17 (43.59%) Node.js
3 14 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 12 (30.77%) Web Development
6 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
6 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (28.21%) Oracle
6 11 (28.21%) REST
7 10 (25.64%) Java
7 10 (25.64%) Linux
7 10 (25.64%) jQuery
8 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 9 (23.08%) HTML
8 9 (23.08%) HTML5
8 9 (23.08%) MongoDB
9 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
9 8 (20.51%) Docker
9 8 (20.51%) C#
9 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
10 7 (17.95%) Selenium
10 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
10 7 (17.95%) TDD
10 7 (17.95%) Subversion
10 7 (17.95%) Windows
10 7 (17.95%) PHP
10 7 (17.95%) .NET
10 7 (17.95%) IaaS

Microsoft Azure
Top Related 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 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
1 5 (12.82%) Skype for Business
2 4 (10.26%) IIS
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Anypoint
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.56%) nginx
3 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.13%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.95%) IaaS
2 7 (17.95%) Office 365
2 7 (17.95%) PaaS
3 5 (12.82%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (12.82%) Mimecast
4 2 (5.13%) SaaS
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.56%) GitHub
5 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.56%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) DHCP
1 3 (7.69%) DNS
1 3 (7.69%) Kerberos
1 3 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) MongoDB
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.56%) Big Data
5 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.95%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (17.95%) Selenium
2 7 (17.95%) Subversion
3 6 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.13%) Grunt
4 2 (5.13%) gulp
4 2 (5.13%) IntelliJ
4 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.13%) PhantomJS
4 2 (5.13%) WebStorm
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.13%) Billing
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (17.95%) MongoDB Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Node.js Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Web Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Azure Consultant
4 6 (15.38%) Consultant
4 6 (15.38%) Office 365 Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
5 5 (12.82%) PHP Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Administrator
6 4 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior PHP Web Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) Node.js
2 11 (28.21%) REST
3 10 (25.64%) jQuery
4 9 (23.08%) HTML
4 9 (23.08%) HTML5
5 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
6 7 (17.95%) .NET
7 6 (15.38%) RESTful
8 5 (12.82%) CSS
9 4 (10.26%) OAuth
9 4 (10.26%) SAML
10 3 (7.69%) CSS3
11 2 (5.13%) Ajax
11 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
11 2 (5.13%) Django
11 2 (5.13%) JSON
11 2 (5.13%) Matplotlib
11 2 (5.13%) PhoneGap
11 2 (5.13%) Sass
11 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Clustering
1 3 (7.69%) PKI
2 2 (5.13%) Graphic Design
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Windows
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) Unix
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Web Development
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
5 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (17.95%) TDD
6 6 (15.38%) BDD
6 6 (15.38%) Scrum
6 6 (15.38%) Service Design
7 5 (12.82%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 4 (10.26%) ITIL
9 3 (7.69%) DevOps
9 3 (7.69%) Identity Management
9 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (5.13%) Continuous Deployment
10 2 (5.13%) Front End Development
10 2 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (5.13%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (25.64%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) C#
4 7 (17.95%) PHP
4 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
5 5 (12.82%) Python
6 3 (7.69%) SQL
7 2 (5.13%) Dart
7 2 (5.13%) ECMAScript
7 2 (5.13%) Perl
7 2 (5.13%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) Tcl
8 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) MCITP
1 5 (12.82%) MCSE
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) CCIE
2 1 (2.56%) CCNA
2 1 (2.56%) CCSA
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.56%) CISM
2 1 (2.56%) CISSP
2 1 (2.56%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Docker
2 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (7.69%) WSUS
3 1 (2.56%) Ansible
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.56%) OpenAM
3 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Interwoven
4 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.56%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Sophos
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