Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 18 August 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 Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 43 43
Rank change year-on-year +27 0 +12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 36 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 8.24% 3.28% 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 58.06% 41.86% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 0
Derbyshire median daily rate £400 £423 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% - -
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £563
% change year-on-year +14.29% -37.78% +54.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 62 43 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 14.19% 7.83% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 24 12
Derbyshire median daily rate £410 £405 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +22.26% +26.19%
10th Percentile £141 £225 £233
90th Percentile £558 £438 £434
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £400 £438
% change year-on-year +1.25% -8.57% +19.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.75 £10.75 £11.50
% change year-on-year +9.30% -6.52% -36.11%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Derbyshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Derbyshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Derbyshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Derbyshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

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 Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Derby +31 24 £424 +0.30% 7
Chesterfield -7 7 £125 -69.70%
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
3 13 (36.11%) SCCM
4 12 (33.33%) Windows
5 9 (25.00%) Cisco
5 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (25.00%) McAfee
5 9 (25.00%) VMware
6 8 (22.22%) Citrix
7 7 (19.44%) Micro Focus
7 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (19.44%) Integration Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Test Management
7 7 (19.44%) JIRA
7 7 (19.44%) Android
7 7 (19.44%) Apple iOS
7 7 (19.44%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 7 (19.44%) Cisco Firepower
8 6 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (16.67%) XenApp
8 6 (16.67%) F5
8 6 (16.67%) Office 365
8 6 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (16.67%) Migration
8 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
8 6 (16.67%) Firewall
8 6 (16.67%) SQL
9 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 6 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco Firepower
2 6 (16.67%) Firewall
3 5 (13.89%) VPN
4 4 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (5.56%) DHCP
5 2 (5.56%) DNS
5 2 (5.56%) Kerberos
5 2 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (5.56%) Power BI
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) OLAP
3 1 (2.78%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (2.78%) QlikView
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) JIRA
2 3 (8.33%) AdminStudio
2 3 (8.33%) MSI
2 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) git-flow
3 1 (2.78%) MSTest
3 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Electronics
3 4 (11.11%) Marketing
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.33%) Publishing
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Junior
4 4 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Junior Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Packager
5 3 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Database Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.56%) ADSI
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (2.78%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) CSS3
3 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.78%) HTML5
3 1 (2.78%) jQuery
3 1 (2.78%) LINQ
3 1 (2.78%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (2.78%) React
3 1 (2.78%) Redux
3 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 3 (8.33%) PKI
4 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (5.56%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) NHS
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Android
2 7 (19.44%) Apple iOS
3 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) VMS
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 7 (19.44%) Integration Testing
1 7 (19.44%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 7 (19.44%) Test Management
2 6 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (11.11%) DevOps
3 4 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 3 (8.33%) Analytics
4 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 3 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 3 (8.33%) Runbook
4 3 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (8.33%) Test Planning
4 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) VBScript
4 3 (8.33%) C#
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (13.89%) DBS Check
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) MCP
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.67%) XenApp
4 5 (13.89%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) SCCM
2 6 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (11.11%) WSUS
4 3 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Cisco
2 9 (25.00%) McAfee
2 9 (25.00%) VMware
3 8 (22.22%) Citrix
4 7 (19.44%) Micro Focus
5 6 (16.67%) F5
6 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
7 4 (11.11%) SAP
8 3 (8.33%) Ivanti
9 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.78%) Adobe
10 1 (2.78%) Alteryx
10 1 (2.78%) Symantec
10 1 (2.78%) Tableau