Period
to 21 June 2018

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 June 2018 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 35 47
Rank change year-on-year +8 +12 +31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 56 47 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.43% 4.25% 3.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.95% 30.72% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 36
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +34.62%
10th Percentile £299 £320 £355
90th Percentile £583 £571 £544
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.50 £18.96 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.43% - -
East of England median hourly rate £41.25 £18.96 -
% change year-on-year +117.56% - -

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 187 153 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.14% 13.82% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 66 126
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £419 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.38% -5.56% +14.29%
10th Percentile £266 £203 £375
90th Percentile £550 £550 £544
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.98 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.80% - -
East of England median hourly rate £18.50 £36.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -48.61% +132.26% -65.17%

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 +19 44 £425 +6.25% 26
Peterborough -4 6 - - 6
Microsoft Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 26 (46.43%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (41.07%) Docker
3 16 (28.57%) DevOps
4 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (25.00%) SQL
6 13 (23.21%) .NET
6 13 (23.21%) Windows
6 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
7 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 12 (21.43%) Python
7 12 (21.43%) Kubernetes
8 11 (19.64%) ITIL
8 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
9 10 (17.86%) C#
9 10 (17.86%) HTML
9 10 (17.86%) Data Centre
9 10 (17.86%) Microservices
9 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
10 9 (16.07%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (16.07%) Java
10 9 (16.07%) Perl
10 9 (16.07%) Linux
10 9 (16.07%) VMware
11 8 (14.29%) CSS
11 8 (14.29%) Web Services
11 8 (14.29%) DNS
11 8 (14.29%) DHCP
11 8 (14.29%) NoSQL
12 7 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (12.50%) Puppet

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 (10.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.14%) Apache
3 4 (7.14%) IIS
4 3 (5.36%) CMS
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 26 (46.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.07%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (8.93%) GitHub
3 5 (8.93%) Office 365
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.79%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.79%) PaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) DHCP
1 8 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (7.14%) SAN
3 3 (5.36%) Kerberos
3 3 (5.36%) WEP
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) VoIP
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 7 (12.50%) Redis
3 6 (10.71%) Geospatial Data
3 6 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.36%) MySQL
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.79%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) JIRA
3 5 (8.93%) Subversion
4 4 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.57%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.57%) Mocha
5 2 (3.57%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.79%) git-flow
6 1 (1.79%) GoCD
6 1 (1.79%) Selenium
6 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Administrator
1 15 (26.79%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Cloud Developer
5 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Azure Developer
5 5 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.93%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Development Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Software Development Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) .NET
2 10 (17.86%) HTML
3 8 (14.29%) CSS
3 8 (14.29%) Web Services
4 7 (12.50%) RESTful
5 6 (10.71%) Node.js
5 6 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.93%) SAML
7 4 (7.14%) XML
8 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.36%) Ajax
8 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (5.36%) jQuery
8 3 (5.36%) LDAP
8 3 (5.36%) OAuth
8 3 (5.36%) React
8 3 (5.36%) XHTML
9 2 (3.57%) Backbone.js
9 2 (3.57%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Cloud
2 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.36%) Clustering
4 3 (5.36%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (5.36%) PKI
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Animation
6 1 (1.79%) Fintech
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Linux
3 7 (12.50%) Unix
3 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.36%) VMS
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) DevOps
2 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.64%) ITIL
4 10 (17.86%) Microservices
5 7 (12.50%) Migration
6 6 (10.71%) OWASP
6 6 (10.71%) Scrum
6 6 (10.71%) TDD
7 5 (8.93%) MVC
7 5 (8.93%) Open Source
7 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.14%) BDD
8 4 (7.14%) Data Management
8 4 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (7.14%) TOGAF
9 3 (5.36%) Identity Management
9 3 (5.36%) Machine Learning
9 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.36%) Project Management
9 3 (5.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) SQL
2 12 (21.43%) Python
3 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.86%) C#
5 9 (16.07%) Java
5 9 (16.07%) Perl
6 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 6 (10.71%) ES6
8 5 (8.93%) PHP
9 4 (7.14%) C++
10 3 (5.36%) C
11 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) MCSE
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.36%) CCNP
2 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.36%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.57%) MCSA
3 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 23 (41.07%) Docker
2 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.36%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.57%) vSphere
6 1 (1.79%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) Kubernetes
2 7 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (12.50%) Puppet
2 7 (12.50%) WSUS
3 5 (8.93%) Ansible
3 5 (8.93%) Rancher
3 5 (8.93%) Terraform
4 3 (5.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (5.36%) SCCM
4 3 (5.36%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) VMware
3 7 (12.50%) Oracle
4 3 (5.36%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.36%) Dell
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix
5 2 (3.57%) Coveo
5 2 (3.57%) HP
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.79%) Apigee
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) EMC
6 1 (1.79%) Google
6 1 (1.79%) Huawei
6 1 (1.79%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.79%) Qualys
6 1 (1.79%) Telerik
6 1 (1.79%) WSO2