Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 24 June 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 East > East Sussex
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 41 50
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 16 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 3.18% 2.91% 1.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.78% 25.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 0
East Sussex median daily rate £313 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% - -
South East median daily rate £450 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £25.50 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +54.55% -15.36% -35.02%

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 East Sussex with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 90 56 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 17.89% 11.64% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 39 15
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.77% -1.52%
10th Percentile £244 £253 £265
90th Percentile £514 £480 £635
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £21.75
South East median hourly rate £18.89 £15.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year +19.94% -19.21% -22.02%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in East Sussex

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in East Sussex

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in East Sussex over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in East Sussex

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 East Sussex region over the 6 months to 24 June 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
Brighton +2 13 £313 -3.85% 9
Uckfield +2 1 £320 +16.36% 2
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
6 3 (18.75%) Secure Coding
6 3 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (18.75%) React
6 3 (18.75%) Sass
6 3 (18.75%) LESS
6 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) REST
6 3 (18.75%) Data Lake
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
6 3 (18.75%) ETL
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Data Lake
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Data Architect
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Technician
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technician
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (18.75%) LESS
2 3 (18.75%) React
2 3 (18.75%) REST
2 3 (18.75%) Sass
3 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Core
4 1 (6.25%) COM+
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement Process
1 3 (18.75%) ETL
1 3 (18.75%) Secure Coding
1 3 (18.75%) TDD
2 2 (12.50%) Decision-Making
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security Management
2 2 (12.50%) ISMS
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) ITSM
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) MVC
2 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Master's Degree
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (6.25%) NetCrunch
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) EMC
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) IronPort
2 1 (6.25%) Ivanti
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
2 1 (6.25%) Splunk
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Zerto