Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 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)
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 27 29
Rank change year-on-year +17 +2 +23
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 40 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 11.83% 5.74% 4.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.78% 51.72% 47.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 12
Derbyshire median daily rate £450 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.18% +120.00%
10th Percentile £169 £204 £338
90th Percentile £565 £450 £586
East Midlands median daily rate £470 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +1.08% +3.33% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £26.13 -
% change year-on-year +33.97% - -

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 82 58 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 24.26% 11.09% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 24
Derbyshire median daily rate £450 £300 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -35.14% +32.14%
10th Percentile £144 £213 £302
90th Percentile £541 £538 £584
East Midlands median daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate £30.00 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £12.25 £18.13
% change year-on-year +144.90% -32.41% +45.00%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +13 32 £473 +5.00% 16
Chesterfield -6 6 £180 +24.14% 2
Alfreton - 1 £180 - 1
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

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

1 20 (50.00%) PaaS
2 17 (42.50%) Cisco
3 12 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (30.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 12 (30.00%) SABSA
4 11 (27.50%) IaaS
4 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
5 10 (25.00%) VMware
5 10 (25.00%) F5
5 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 10 (25.00%) SCCM
5 10 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 10 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
6 9 (22.50%) Manufacturing
7 8 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
8 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
8 7 (17.50%) SQL
8 7 (17.50%) Windows
9 6 (15.00%) Linux
10 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (12.50%) Micro Focus
10 5 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (12.50%) JIRA
10 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Test Management
10 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
10 5 (12.50%) Android

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 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 20 (50.00%) PaaS
2 11 (27.50%) IaaS
3 3 (7.50%) Office 365
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 3 (7.50%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.50%) JIRA
4 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (22.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Architect
2 18 (45.00%) Security Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Azure Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Junior
5 3 (7.50%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Junior Test Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) JSON
1 1 (2.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 3 (7.50%) Cloud Native
2 3 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Android
3 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.50%) VMS
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (30.00%) SABSA
2 10 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
2 10 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 8 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (12.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 5 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (12.50%) Test Management
4 5 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
5 4 (10.00%) DevOps
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) Runbook
6 3 (7.50%) Change Control
6 3 (7.50%) High Availability
6 3 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (7.50%) Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.50%) CCNA
3 2 (5.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (5.00%) CISSP
3 2 (5.00%) MCSE
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Cisco
2 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.00%) F5
3 10 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (12.50%) Micro Focus
5 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) McAfee
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle