Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 36 40
Rank change year-on-year +24 +4 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 39 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 10.46% 4.09% 1.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 54.17% 48.84% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 3
Derbyshire median daily rate £350 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.16% +12.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £125 £340 £306
90th Percentile £488 £450 £473
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £423 £555
% change year-on-year -2.37% -23.87% +42.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 72 43 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 19.30% 8.37% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 12
Derbyshire median daily rate £338 £325 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -8.77% +9.62%
10th Percentile £134 £218 £299
90th Percentile £491 £434 £566
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate £30.00 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £15.29 £17.50
% change year-on-year -18.26% -12.61% -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +26 22 £463 +9.47% 6
Chesterfield -4 11 £150 -63.64% 1
Alfreton - 1 £180 -
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 19 (48.72%) SCCM
2 19 (48.72%) PowerShell
3 15 (38.46%) VMware
4 14 (35.90%) Windows
5 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 12 (30.77%) Cisco
6 10 (25.64%) Micro Focus
6 10 (25.64%) JIRA
6 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (25.64%) Integration Testing
6 10 (25.64%) Test Management
6 10 (25.64%) Android
6 10 (25.64%) Apple iOS
6 10 (25.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 10 (25.64%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 9 (23.08%) SQL
8 8 (20.51%) McAfee
8 8 (20.51%) Firewall
8 8 (20.51%) Migration
8 8 (20.51%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (20.51%) Cisco Firepower
8 8 (20.51%) F5
8 8 (20.51%) IaaS
9 7 (17.95%) Office 365
9 7 (17.95%) Runbook
9 7 (17.95%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (17.95%) Citrix
10 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
10 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse

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 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) IaaS
2 7 (17.95%) Office 365
3 6 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (7.69%) PaaS
5 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Cisco Firepower
1 8 (20.51%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) VPN
3 4 (10.26%) Internet
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.13%) Network Security
6 1 (2.56%) DHCP
6 1 (2.56%) DNS
6 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (12.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 5 (12.82%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) OLAP
3 1 (2.56%) Power BI
3 1 (2.56%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (2.56%) QlikView
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) JIRA
2 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.69%) AdminStudio
3 3 (7.69%) MSI
3 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
1 6 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.26%) Electronics
2 4 (10.26%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Publishing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Test Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Junior
3 5 (12.82%) Junior Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Junior Test Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Packager
5 3 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (5.13%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) ADSI
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) React
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (12.82%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) PKI
3 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Android
2 10 (25.64%) Apple iOS
3 6 (15.38%) Windows 10
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 5 (12.82%) Linux
4 5 (12.82%) VMS
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 10 (25.64%) Integration Testing
1 10 (25.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 10 (25.64%) Test Management
2 8 (20.51%) Migration
3 7 (17.95%) Runbook
4 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.82%) ITIL
4 5 (12.82%) ITSM
4 5 (12.82%) Operations Management
5 4 (10.26%) DevOps
5 4 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (10.26%) Programme Management
5 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.69%) Change Control
6 3 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Patch Management
6 3 (7.69%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) PowerShell
2 9 (23.08%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) VBScript
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (12.82%) DBS Check
3 4 (10.26%) MCP
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) CCNA
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.38%) XenApp
4 5 (12.82%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) SCCM
2 7 (17.95%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (10.26%) WSUS
4 2 (5.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (38.46%) VMware
3 12 (30.77%) Cisco
4 10 (25.64%) Micro Focus
5 8 (20.51%) F5
5 8 (20.51%) McAfee
6 7 (17.95%) Citrix
7 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
7 5 (12.82%) ServiceNow
8 4 (10.26%) SAP
9 3 (7.69%) Ivanti
10 1 (2.56%) Alteryx
10 1 (2.56%) Tableau