Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 16 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 4.08% 1.67% 1.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.22% 16.67% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Colchester median daily rate £175 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.16% - -
Essex median daily rate £450 £520 £300
% change year-on-year -13.38% +73.17% -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 9 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 18.37% 10.00% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Colchester median daily rate £175 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.16% +26.67% -
10th Percentile £163 £463 £333
90th Percentile £188 £578 £398
Essex median daily rate £500 £503 £350
% change year-on-year -0.50% +43.57% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Colchester median hourly rate - - -
Essex median hourly rate £70.00 £62.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +247.22% -47.06%

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) LAN

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Project Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Project Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft