Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 November 2017 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)
South West > Devon
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 44 55
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 12 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.11% 1.51% 1.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.63% 36.84% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
Devon median daily rate £400 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +26.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £210 £291 £165
90th Percentile £456 £426 £350
South West median daily rate £405 £450 £340
% change year-on-year -10.00% +32.35% -7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Devon median hourly rate - - £22.50
South West median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.63% +77.78% -

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 Devon with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 95 19 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 16.70% 4.09% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 9 43
Devon median daily rate £425 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £305 £268 £224
90th Percentile £605 £485 £498
South West median daily rate £400 £413 £360
% change year-on-year -3.03% +14.58% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +44.44% +60.71%
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £32.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -46.56% +111.29% -8.82%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Devon

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Devon

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Devon over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Devon

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Exeter +8 7 £393 +36.52%
Plymouth - 1 £225 - 1
Microsoft Azure
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 8 (66.67%) SQL
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) Test Management
4 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Database Security
6 2 (16.67%) SCCM
6 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (16.67%) Power BI
6 2 (16.67%) TestRail
6 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (8.33%) Web Operations
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) Power BI
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) TestRail
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Report Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum Master
3 1 (8.33%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Test Management
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Database Security
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Intel
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Xamarin