Period
to 19 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 11 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 14.29% 3.45% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 66.67% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Colchester median daily rate £413 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.16% - -
Essex median daily rate £438 £519 £350
% change year-on-year -15.70% +48.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Colchester median hourly rate - - -
Essex 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 Colchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Colchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 9 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 21.43% 6.90% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Colchester median daily rate £450 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15% -
10th Percentile £351 £463 £313
90th Percentile £516 £488 £338
Essex median daily rate £500 £475 £325
% change year-on-year +5.26% +46.15% -16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Colchester median hourly rate - - -
Essex median hourly rate - £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +73.61% -1.37%

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Proofpoint
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Apple
2 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (66.67%) Clearswift
2 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) iTunes
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (16.67%) Mimecast
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB

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 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) iTunes
4 1 (16.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) ETRM
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (16.67%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Apple
2 4 (66.67%) Clearswift
2 4 (66.67%) Proofpoint