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 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 39 61
Rank change year-on-year +16 +22  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 34 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.79% 3.20% 2.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.56% 22.62% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 7
Median daily rate £390 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.88% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £400 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -2.50% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.96 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% -  

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 93 84 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.84% 14.14% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 54 83
Median daily rate £400 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £409 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.96 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

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 June 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 June 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 +6 15 £381 -23.75% 9
Huntingdon - 11 £504 - 2
Peterborough - 3 £335 - 3
Microsoft Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 29 (61.70%) Microsoft
2 18 (38.30%) Migration
3 17 (36.17%) Windows
4 15 (31.91%) Office 365
5 14 (29.79%) Mobile App
6 12 (25.53%) .NET
6 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (21.28%) Node.js
8 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
8 10 (21.28%) Java
8 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
9 9 (19.15%) HTML
9 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (19.15%) Project Management
9 9 (19.15%) HTML5
10 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (17.02%) MCSE
11 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
11 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
11 7 (14.89%) C#
11 7 (14.89%) TDD
11 7 (14.89%) Finance
11 7 (14.89%) REST
11 7 (14.89%) User Experience
12 6 (12.77%) gulp
12 6 (12.77%) CSS3
12 6 (12.77%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (12.77%) Jasmine
12 6 (12.77%) Grunt

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 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (6.38%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (6.38%) Skype for Business
6 2 (4.26%) CMS
6 2 (4.26%) NetWeaver
7 1 (2.13%) Anypoint
7 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.13%) SAS
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.64%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (10.64%) OmniGraffle
2 5 (10.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.91%) Office 365
2 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.38%) PaaS
4 2 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.26%) Mimecast
4 2 (4.26%) OneDrive
4 2 (4.26%) SaaS
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.13%) GitHub
5 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.13%) IaaS
5 1 (2.13%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (2.13%) SAN
1 1 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) GIS
3 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (12.77%) Grunt
2 6 (12.77%) gulp
2 6 (12.77%) Jasmine
2 6 (12.77%) Mercurial
2 6 (12.77%) Subversion
3 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.51%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (8.51%) Selenium
4 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.38%) IntelliJ
4 3 (6.38%) Mocha
4 3 (6.38%) PhantomJS
4 3 (6.38%) WebStorm
5 1 (2.13%) JIRA
5 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Architect
2 13 (27.66%) Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) Azure Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Office 365 Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Azure Architect
6 4 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Azure Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.38%) Office 365 Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.38%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior PHP Web Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Exchange Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) .NET
2 10 (21.28%) Node.js
3 9 (19.15%) HTML
3 9 (19.15%) HTML5
4 7 (14.89%) REST
5 6 (12.77%) CSS
5 6 (12.77%) CSS3
5 6 (12.77%) jQuery
6 5 (10.64%) Apache Cordova
7 3 (6.38%) Ajax
7 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.38%) Express
7 3 (6.38%) PhoneGap
7 3 (6.38%) Polymer
7 3 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (6.38%) RESTful
7 3 (6.38%) Spring
7 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (6.38%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Mobile App
2 7 (14.89%) User Experience
3 6 (12.77%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (10.64%) Graphic Design
5 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.26%) BYOD
5 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Android
2 4 (8.51%) Windows 10
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Phone
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Migration
2 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.15%) Project Management
4 7 (14.89%) TDD
5 6 (12.77%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.64%) UX Design
7 4 (8.51%) BDD
7 4 (8.51%) DevOps
7 4 (8.51%) Scrum
8 3 (6.38%) BPMN
8 3 (6.38%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (6.38%) Front End Development
8 3 (6.38%) MVC
8 3 (6.38%) Service Design
8 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.38%) Web Development
8 3 (6.38%) Wireframes
9 2 (4.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) Java
1 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
2 7 (14.89%) C#
3 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.51%) SQL
4 3 (6.38%) Dart
4 3 (6.38%) ECMAScript
4 3 (6.38%) ES6
4 3 (6.38%) PHP
4 3 (6.38%) Python
4 3 (6.38%) TypeScript
5 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) MCSE
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Ansible
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
1 2 (4.26%) Salt
2 1 (2.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.13%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 29 (61.70%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) Google
4 2 (4.26%) Apple
4 2 (4.26%) Citrix
4 2 (4.26%) JD Edwards
4 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (2.13%) Capita
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.13%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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