Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 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)
South West > Devon
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 47 42
Rank change year-on-year +38 -5 +13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 57 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 12.26% 2.21% 1.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.86% 12.50% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 5
Devon median daily rate £435 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.83% +20.77% +91.18%
10th Percentile £288 £211 £309
90th Percentile £530 £442 £378
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £438
% change year-on-year +9.38% -8.57% +34.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -63.16% +18.75% +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 133 104 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 28.60% 17.72% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 55 13
Devon median daily rate £425 £400 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.42% +2.57%
10th Percentile £292 £276 £308
90th Percentile £525 £517 £460
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +9.68% +1.97% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Devon median hourly rate £19.25 £12.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.00% -61.54% +44.44%
10th Percentile £9.10 £10.65 £31.25
90th Percentile £27.93 £30.75 £33.75
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -36.36% -15.38% +85.71%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 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
Exeter +19 40 £450 +16.88% 14
Plymouth +22 6 £303 +34.44% 1
Microsoft Azure
South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Devon region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 39 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (31.58%) Python
4 17 (29.82%) Java
4 17 (29.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (29.82%) Kubernetes
5 16 (28.07%) BDD
6 15 (26.32%) TDD
6 15 (26.32%) Integration Testing
7 13 (22.81%) Ansible
8 12 (21.05%) AWS Certification
8 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 11 (19.30%) Docker
9 11 (19.30%) Mentoring
10 10 (17.54%) GitLab
11 9 (15.79%) Coaching
11 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (15.79%) C#
11 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.28%) Linux
12 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
13 6 (10.53%) Firewall
14 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
14 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
14 5 (8.77%) .NET
14 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
14 5 (8.77%) Unix
14 5 (8.77%) Windows
14 5 (8.77%) Google

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 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.02%) Apache
2 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 39 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (29.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (7.02%) Office 365
3 4 (7.02%) PaaS
4 2 (3.51%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (3.51%) G Suite
5 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) Firewall
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) Intranet
2 1 (1.75%) LAN
2 1 (1.75%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.75%) SAN
2 1 (1.75%) SMS
2 1 (1.75%) VPN
2 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.51%) GIS
3 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 10 (17.54%) GitLab
3 2 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.51%) JIRA
3 2 (3.51%) Selenium
4 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) NUnit
General
1 4 (7.02%) Retail
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Developer
2 9 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Python Developer
5 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) DBA
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.51%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.51%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Systems Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) .NET
2 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.26%) .NET Core
3 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.26%) CSS
3 3 (5.26%) HTML
3 3 (5.26%) JSON
3 3 (5.26%) XML
4 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.51%) HTML5
4 2 (3.51%) JSON Schema
4 2 (3.51%) Swagger
4 2 (3.51%) Web Services
4 2 (3.51%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.75%) Angular 2
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.75%) Middleware
5 1 (1.75%) OpenLayers
5 1 (1.75%) React
5 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) NHS
2 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.51%) Replication
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Unix
2 5 (8.77%) Windows
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.07%) BDD
3 15 (26.32%) Integration Testing
3 15 (26.32%) TDD
4 11 (19.30%) Mentoring
5 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (15.79%) Coaching
5 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.77%) Data Development
6 5 (8.77%) DevOps
6 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.02%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.26%) Contingency Planning
8 3 (5.26%) Data Management
8 3 (5.26%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.26%) Migration
8 3 (5.26%) Scrum
8 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.58%) Python
2 17 (29.82%) Java
3 9 (15.79%) C#
4 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.26%) SQL
5 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.51%) R
5 2 (3.51%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.75%) C
6 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) AWS Certification
2 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.51%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) PMO
2 3 (5.26%) GDPR
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) Docker
2 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) Kubernetes
2 13 (22.81%) Ansible
3 3 (5.26%) SCCM
3 3 (5.26%) systemd
4 2 (3.51%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.75%) Icinga
5 1 (1.75%) Nagios
5 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Google
2 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow