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 3 months to 27 March 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 East / East Sussex
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 33 42
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 8 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 3.79% 2.39% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.11% 36.84% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £275 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -57.85% +37.25%  

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 19 19 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 9.00% 6.48% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 7
Median daily rate £375 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £325 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.92% -13.35%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +1 6 £325 - 3
Uckfield - 1 £275 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 17 (62.96%) C#
1 17 (62.96%) .NET
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
4 10 (37.04%) MVC
5 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (29.63%) CSS
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
6 8 (29.63%) HTML
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
7 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
7 7 (25.93%) React
8 6 (22.22%) .NET Core
9 5 (18.52%) Ansible
9 5 (18.52%) Node.js
9 5 (18.52%) SQL
10 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
10 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
10 4 (14.81%) Games
10 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
10 4 (14.81%) Office 365
10 4 (14.81%) Docker
10 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (14.81%) Front End Development
10 4 (14.81%) CircleCI
11 3 (11.11%) SOLID
11 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 3 (11.11%) User Experience

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 1 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) DNN
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) Office 365
3 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.70%) MPLS
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) CircleCI
3 1 (3.70%) AppVeyor
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Games
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Migration Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 8 (29.63%) CSS
3 8 (29.63%) HTML
4 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
4 7 (25.93%) React
5 6 (22.22%) .NET Core
6 5 (18.52%) Node.js
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (11.11%) HTML5
9 2 (7.41%) Angular 2
9 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (7.41%) CSS3
9 2 (7.41%) jQuery
9 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (7.41%) Web Services
10 1 (3.70%) XML
10 1 (3.70%) XSD
10 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) Fintech
4 1 (3.70%) iPhone
4 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) MVC
2 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
2 4 (14.81%) Front End Development
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) SOLID
3 3 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Peer-to-Peer Lending
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) SDLC
5 1 (3.70%) Android Development
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
5 3 (11.11%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Meraki
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Xamarin