Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Colchester 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 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)
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 13 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 12.28% 2.44% 2.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.67% 16.67% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Colchester median daily rate £369 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.37% - -
Essex median daily rate £380 £538 £300
% change year-on-year -29.30% +79.17% -16.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Colchester median hourly rate - - -
Essex 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 Colchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Colchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 15 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 26.32% 14.63% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Colchester median daily rate £369 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.37% - -
Essex median daily rate £525 £520 £300
% change year-on-year +1.06% +73.17% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Colchester median hourly rate - - -
Essex median hourly rate £22.00 £62.50 £24.73
% change year-on-year -64.80% +152.78% -27.28%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Colchester.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Colchester

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Colchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Colchester

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Colchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Colchester over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Colchester

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Colchester region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Apple
3 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
3 4 (57.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (57.14%) Clearswift
3 4 (57.14%) Proofpoint
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (42.86%) Smartphone
4 3 (42.86%) iTunes
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 2 (28.57%) Android
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (14.29%) XenApp

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 4 (57.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (42.86%) iTunes
4 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
2 3 (42.86%) Smartphone
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (14.29%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Apple
2 4 (57.14%) Clearswift
2 4 (57.14%) Proofpoint
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix