Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 48 42
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 +55
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 58 34 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.14% 3.03% 4.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.94% 32.69% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 46
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £485 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £375 £313 £330
90th Percentile £575 £460 £519
East of England median daily rate £460 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +22.67% -11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 - -

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 166 104 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.86% 9.28% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 36 134
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% +6.45%
10th Percentile £200 £306 £325
90th Percentile £575 £550 £512
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £11.75
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £18.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year +247.22% -43.31% +104.84%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +17 34 £400 - 9
Peterborough -8 4 £550 +57.14% 3
Huntingdon - 4 £563 - 2
Microsoft Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 31 (53.45%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (34.48%) .NET
5 18 (31.03%) TDD
5 18 (31.03%) Migration
6 16 (27.59%) Microservices
7 14 (24.14%) Docker
8 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (17.24%) C#
9 10 (17.24%) PaaS
9 10 (17.24%) Node.js
10 9 (15.52%) IaaS
10 9 (15.52%) .NET Core
11 8 (13.79%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (13.79%) Public Cloud
11 8 (13.79%) Office 365
11 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
11 8 (13.79%) Web Services
11 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
11 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
11 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (12.07%) MVC
12 7 (12.07%) Finance
12 7 (12.07%) SDL Web 8
12 7 (12.07%) Windows
12 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
13 6 (10.34%) AWS Certification
13 6 (10.34%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (10.34%) Virtual Team

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 (10.34%) CMS
2 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) SAS
2 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.45%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (12.07%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 31 (53.45%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (17.24%) PaaS
3 9 (15.52%) IaaS
4 8 (13.79%) Office 365
5 3 (5.17%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (3.45%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.72%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.72%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.72%) GitHub
7 1 (1.72%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.72%) SaaS
7 1 (1.72%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) DNS
2 2 (3.45%) LAN
2 2 (3.45%) Skype
2 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.45%) Wireless
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) OSPF
3 1 (1.72%) SAN
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.17%) Data Lake
2 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.17%) Power BI
2 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.45%) Big Data
3 2 (3.45%) HDInsight
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (10.34%) Subversion
2 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.45%) Grunt
3 2 (3.45%) gulp
3 2 (3.45%) IntelliJ
3 2 (3.45%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.45%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.45%) PhantomJS
3 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.45%) WebStorm
4 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.72%) Selenium
4 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Advertising
2 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Developer
2 15 (25.86%) Architect
3 14 (24.14%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Azure Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Azure Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Cloud Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) Azure Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.45%) AWS Architect
8 2 (3.45%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce Developer
8 2 (3.45%) IT Support
8 2 (3.45%) Migration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (34.48%) .NET
2 10 (17.24%) Node.js
3 9 (15.52%) .NET Core
4 8 (13.79%) Web Services
5 5 (8.62%) REST
6 4 (6.90%) jQuery
6 4 (6.90%) JSON
7 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (5.17%) HTML
7 3 (5.17%) HTML5
8 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.45%) Ajax
8 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.45%) CSS
8 2 (3.45%) CSS3
8 2 (3.45%) Entity Framework
8 2 (3.45%) OAuth
8 2 (3.45%) PhoneGap
8 2 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Hybrid Cloud
1 8 (13.79%) Public Cloud
2 6 (10.34%) Virtual Team
3 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.45%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.45%) User Experience
5 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Android
3 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) Migration
2 18 (31.03%) TDD
3 16 (27.59%) Microservices
4 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.07%) MVC
6 6 (10.34%) Content Management
7 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.62%) Scrum
8 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.17%) Analytics
9 3 (5.17%) BDD
9 3 (5.17%) DevOps
9 3 (5.17%) Kanban
9 3 (5.17%) SDLC
9 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.45%) Machine Learning
10 2 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) C#
2 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.62%) SQL
4 5 (8.62%) VBScript
5 4 (6.90%) Java
6 2 (3.45%) Dart
6 2 (3.45%) ECMAScript
6 2 (3.45%) PHP
6 2 (3.45%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.72%) F#
7 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.72%) Python
7 1 (1.72%) Ruby
7 1 (1.72%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.34%) AWS Certification
2 6 (10.34%) MCSE
3 3 (5.17%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) GDPR
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.72%) QA
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) Docker
2 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 29 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.45%) Apple
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) SAP
3 2 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) Google