Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 35 40
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 +58
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 62 42 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.77% 3.93% 4.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.04% 38.89% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 41
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £330
90th Percentile £575 £550 £519
East of England median daily rate £475 £388 £450
% change year-on-year +22.58% -13.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £38.50 - -

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 163 108 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.55% 10.10% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 38 79
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £213 £280 £330
90th Percentile £579 £550 £550
East of England median daily rate £450 £410 £413
% change year-on-year +9.76% -0.61% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £11.25 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.26% -
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £15.25 £30.75
% change year-on-year +309.84% -50.41% +136.54%

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 January 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 19 January 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 +4 38 £475 +18.75% 36
Huntingdon - 6 £570 - 3
Peterborough -12 3 £550 +57.14% 3
Microsoft Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (45.16%) .NET
4 27 (43.55%) Docker
5 26 (41.94%) Microsoft
6 23 (37.10%) TDD
7 21 (33.87%) Microservices
8 16 (25.81%) C#
9 15 (24.19%) Web Services
10 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
10 14 (22.58%) Migration
11 13 (20.97%) MVC
11 13 (20.97%) DevOps
12 12 (19.35%) Subversion
12 12 (19.35%) SQL
13 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (17.74%) Content Management
13 11 (17.74%) CMS
14 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (14.52%) PaaS
15 9 (14.52%) NoSQL
16 8 (12.90%) Node.js
16 8 (12.90%) Machine Learning
16 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
16 8 (12.90%) IaaS
16 8 (12.90%) Public Cloud
16 8 (12.90%) .NET Core
16 8 (12.90%) jQuery
16 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
16 8 (12.90%) Scrum

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 11 (17.74%) CMS
2 6 (9.68%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (4.84%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 31 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.52%) PaaS
3 8 (12.90%) IaaS
4 6 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (9.68%) Data Lake Analytics
5 4 (6.45%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (6.45%) Office 365
6 3 (4.84%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.61%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) DNS
2 2 (3.23%) LAN
2 2 (3.23%) SAN
2 2 (3.23%) Skype
2 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.23%) Wireless
3 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.61%) NAS
3 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.61%) OSPF
3 1 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.61%) WAN
3 1 (1.61%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) NoSQL
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 6 (9.68%) Data Lake
3 6 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (9.68%) Power BI
4 5 (8.06%) Big Data
4 5 (8.06%) HDInsight
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (4.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.84%) MySQL
6 3 (4.84%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.23%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (3.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Subversion
2 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.68%) Jasmine
3 6 (9.68%) JIRA
3 6 (9.68%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (9.68%) Mercurial
3 6 (9.68%) Mocha
3 6 (9.68%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (9.68%) Vagrant
4 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 2 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) .NET Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Architect
4 7 (11.29%) Azure Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Sitecore Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Azure Architect
7 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Cloud Specialist
7 4 (6.45%) Development Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.23%) IT Support
9 2 (3.23%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.16%) .NET
2 15 (24.19%) Web Services
3 8 (12.90%) .NET Core
3 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
3 8 (12.90%) jQuery
3 8 (12.90%) Node.js
4 7 (11.29%) .NET Framework
4 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET
5 6 (9.68%) Backbone.js
5 6 (9.68%) CSS
5 6 (9.68%) Durandal
5 6 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (9.68%) LESS
5 6 (9.68%) React
5 6 (9.68%) SAML
5 6 (9.68%) Sass
6 4 (6.45%) HTML
6 4 (6.45%) JSON
7 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.84%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Public Cloud
2 6 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (9.68%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.84%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) BYOD
5 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Windows
3 4 (6.45%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.84%) Android
4 3 (4.84%) VMS
5 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.10%) TDD
3 21 (33.87%) Microservices
4 14 (22.58%) Migration
5 13 (20.97%) DevOps
5 13 (20.97%) MVC
6 11 (17.74%) Content Management
7 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
8 8 (12.90%) Machine Learning
8 8 (12.90%) Scrum
9 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (11.29%) SOA
10 6 (9.68%) Analytics
10 6 (9.68%) Web Application Development
11 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
11 5 (8.06%) Data Management
11 5 (8.06%) Validation
11 5 (8.06%) Visualisation
12 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) C#
2 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 12 (19.35%) SQL
4 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
5 6 (9.68%) Python
6 5 (8.06%) Java
6 5 (8.06%) VBScript
7 3 (4.84%) C
7 3 (4.84%) C++
7 3 (4.84%) U-SQL
8 2 (3.23%) PHP
9 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.68%) AWS Certification
3 4 (6.45%) Degree
3 4 (6.45%) MCSE
4 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) GDPR
1 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.61%) QA
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (43.55%) Docker
2 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.61%) NFS
3 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) XenApp
3 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (9.68%) Puppet
2 4 (6.45%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.61%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Coveo
2 6 (9.68%) Sitecore
3 5 (8.06%) Atlassian
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle
4 4 (6.45%) SAP
5 3 (4.84%) Apple
6 2 (3.23%) VMware
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.61%) NetApp