Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 48 37
Rank change year-on-year +18 -11 +52
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 58 38 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.43% 3.41% 4.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.58% 33.63% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 43
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +53.19%
10th Percentile £314 £327 £355
90th Percentile £555 £537 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £18.96 -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £18.96 -
% change year-on-year +124.16% - -

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 178 113 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.65% 10.14% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 45 114
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £203 £209 £355
90th Percentile £545 £538 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year - -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £17.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.67% -65.00%
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £31.45 £15.50
% change year-on-year +35.14% +102.90% +24.00%

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 April 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 April 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 +13 43 £450 +12.50% 41
Huntingdon +13 5 £570 +9.62% 2
Peterborough - 5 - - 4
Microsoft Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 29 (50.00%) Docker
2 22 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (34.48%) SQL
3 20 (34.48%) DevOps
4 17 (29.31%) .NET
5 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
5 16 (27.59%) NoSQL
6 15 (25.86%) Web Services
6 15 (25.86%) Python
7 14 (24.14%) Kubernetes
7 14 (24.14%) Microservices
8 13 (22.41%) Git (software)
8 13 (22.41%) C#
8 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
9 11 (18.97%) Linux
9 11 (18.97%) CSS
9 11 (18.97%) TDD
9 11 (18.97%) Scrum
9 11 (18.97%) Data Centre
10 10 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (17.24%) Puppet
10 10 (17.24%) Migration
10 10 (17.24%) MVC
10 10 (17.24%) Subversion
11 9 (15.52%) Data Management
11 9 (15.52%) JIRA
11 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
11 9 (15.52%) Windows
11 9 (15.52%) HTML

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 8 (13.79%) CMS
2 6 (10.34%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (10.34%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (6.90%) Apache
4 3 (5.17%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.45%) IIS
5 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 22 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (10.34%) Data Lake Analytics
4 5 (8.62%) Office 365
5 4 (6.90%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (6.90%) GitHub
6 3 (5.17%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) SAN
2 3 (5.17%) DNS
3 2 (3.45%) DHCP
3 2 (3.45%) WEP
4 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.72%) HTTP
4 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.72%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.72%) NAS
4 1 (1.72%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) NoSQL
2 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.34%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 6 (10.34%) Data Lake
3 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (10.34%) Geospatial Data
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (10.34%) MySQL
3 6 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (10.34%) Power BI
3 6 (10.34%) Redis
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.62%) Big Data
4 5 (8.62%) HDInsight
5 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (5.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Git (software)
2 10 (17.24%) Subversion
3 9 (15.52%) JIRA
4 6 (10.34%) Jasmine
4 6 (10.34%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (10.34%) Mercurial
4 6 (10.34%) Mocha
4 6 (10.34%) Vagrant
5 5 (8.62%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Developer
2 8 (13.79%) Administrator
2 8 (13.79%) Architect
2 8 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (12.07%) Azure Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Cloud Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Sitecore Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Lead Developer
6 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Development Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Software Development Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Web Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) .NET
2 15 (25.86%) Web Services
3 11 (18.97%) CSS
4 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
4 9 (15.52%) HTML
5 8 (13.79%) Node.js
6 7 (12.07%) .NET Framework
6 7 (12.07%) jQuery
6 7 (12.07%) SAML
7 6 (10.34%) AngularJS
7 6 (10.34%) Backbone.js
7 6 (10.34%) Durandal
7 6 (10.34%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (10.34%) LESS
7 6 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (10.34%) React
7 6 (10.34%) RESTful
7 6 (10.34%) Sass
8 4 (6.90%) XML
9 3 (5.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Cloud
2 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.90%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Animation
6 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.72%) BYOD
6 1 (1.72%) Clustering
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) PKI
6 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Linux
2 9 (15.52%) Windows
3 7 (12.07%) Unix
4 3 (5.17%) VMS
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) Android
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (34.48%) DevOps
3 14 (24.14%) Microservices
4 11 (18.97%) Scrum
4 11 (18.97%) TDD
5 10 (17.24%) Migration
5 10 (17.24%) MVC
6 9 (15.52%) Data Management
7 8 (13.79%) Machine Learning
8 7 (12.07%) Content Management
9 6 (10.34%) Analytics
9 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (10.34%) OWASP
9 6 (10.34%) SOA
9 6 (10.34%) Web Application Development
10 5 (8.62%) Open Source
10 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.62%) Validation
10 5 (8.62%) Visualisation
11 4 (6.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) SQL
2 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.86%) Python
4 13 (22.41%) C#
5 9 (15.52%) Java
5 9 (15.52%) Perl
6 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
7 6 (10.34%) ES6
7 6 (10.34%) PHP
8 3 (5.17%) C
8 3 (5.17%) C++
8 3 (5.17%) U-SQL
9 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.72%) Ruby
10 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.17%) CCNP
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) MCSE
3 2 (3.45%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 29 (50.00%) Docker
2 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.45%) vSphere
4 1 (1.72%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.72%) NFS
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.72%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.72%) XenApp
4 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) Kubernetes
2 10 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (17.24%) Puppet
3 5 (8.62%) Rancher
4 4 (6.90%) Ansible
4 4 (6.90%) Terraform
5 2 (3.45%) SCCM
5 2 (3.45%) WSUS
6 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.72%) vRealize
6 1 (1.72%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) Coveo
3 6 (10.34%) Sitecore
4 5 (8.62%) VMware
5 4 (6.90%) Atlassian
5 4 (6.90%) SAP
6 3 (5.17%) Citrix
7 2 (3.45%) Dell
8 1 (1.72%) Apple
8 1 (1.72%) EMC
8 1 (1.72%) HP
8 1 (1.72%) Huawei
8 1 (1.72%) IBM
8 1 (1.72%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.72%) NetApp
8 1 (1.72%) Qualys
8 1 (1.72%) Telerik