Period
to 20 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Azure Stack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Stack over the 6 months to 20 February 2020 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 Stack
UK > England
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 596 786 839
Rank change year-on-year +190 +53 -16
Contract jobs citing Azure Stack 98 60 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.066% 0.033%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.51% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 35 19
England median daily rate £488 £525 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +8.25% +6.30%
10th Percentile £421 £318 £370
90th Percentile £639 £640 £575
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £485
% change year-on-year -2.50% +3.09% +6.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Azure Stack 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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 19,046 23,965 18,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.61% 26.38% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,033 16,681 12,717
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 295 219
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.86% -12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £13.07 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £72.70 £49.50 £55.75
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +7.25%

Azure Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Azure Stack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Stack in England

Azure Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Stack in England

Azure Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Stack in England over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Stack in England

Azure Stack
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Stack within the England region over the 6 months to 20 February 2020. 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
London +126 49 £500 - 10
South East +100 26 £450 -10.00% 3
Midlands +64 14 £500 +8.11% 1
West Midlands +56 13 £600 - 1
South West +22 4 £388 +19.23% 8
Yorkshire +58 1 - - 1
North of England +55 1 - - 1
East Midlands +35 1 £500 +25.00%
Azure Stack
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Stack 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 England region with a requirement for Azure Stack.

1 98 (100.00%) Azure
2 44 (44.90%) DevOps
3 37 (37.76%) Microsoft
4 27 (27.55%) SQL
5 24 (24.49%) Azure Data Factory
6 22 (22.45%) Windows
6 22 (22.45%) Analytics
7 19 (19.39%) SQL Server
7 19 (19.39%) Data Modelling
8 18 (18.37%) Office 365
9 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (16.33%) Python
10 16 (16.33%) C#
11 15 (15.31%) PaaS
11 15 (15.31%) JavaScript
11 15 (15.31%) CSS
11 15 (15.31%) ETL
12 14 (14.29%) .NET
13 13 (13.27%) SCCM
13 13 (13.27%) Data Architecture
13 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Intune
13 13 (13.27%) Data Lake
13 13 (13.27%) Windows 10
14 12 (12.24%) Microservices
14 12 (12.24%) Kubernetes
14 12 (12.24%) Machine Learning
14 12 (12.24%) HTML
15 11 (11.22%) Finance
15 11 (11.22%) Git (software)
15 11 (11.22%) Artificial Intelligence

Azure Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.04%) Anypoint
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.02%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.02%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 98 (100.00%) Azure
2 24 (24.49%) Azure Data Factory
3 18 (18.37%) Office 365
4 15 (15.31%) PaaS
5 11 (11.22%) AWS
5 11 (11.22%) SaaS
6 10 (10.20%) Azure Machine Learning
7 6 (6.12%) Power Platform
7 6 (6.12%) Serverless
8 5 (5.10%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (4.08%) Azure Functions
9 4 (4.08%) IaaS
10 3 (3.06%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (3.06%) AWS CodePipeline
10 3 (3.06%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 3 (3.06%) iPaaS
10 3 (3.06%) OpenShift
11 2 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) Skype
2 5 (5.10%) Internet
3 4 (4.08%) Firewall
4 3 (3.06%) Network Security
4 3 (3.06%) VPN
5 1 (1.02%) DNS
5 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.27%) Data Lake
3 11 (11.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (11.22%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.10%) Power BI
6 5 (5.10%) Redis
7 4 (4.08%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (3.06%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.02%) Cloudant
10 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.02%) MySQL
10 1 (1.02%) Parquet
10 1 (1.02%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.14%) Travis CI
3 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.10%) Selenium
4 5 (5.10%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (4.08%) SonarQube
6 3 (3.06%) Maven
6 3 (3.06%) Subversion
6 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.04%) NUnit
8 1 (1.02%) Postman
8 1 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (11.22%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Billing
3 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.02%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Legal
4 1 (1.02%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 29 (29.59%) Developer
2 21 (21.43%) Architect
2 21 (21.43%) Azure Engineer
3 16 (16.33%) Data Engineer
4 13 (13.27%) Azure Architect
4 13 (13.27%) Azure Developer
5 9 (9.18%) Data Architect
6 8 (8.16%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.10%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (5.10%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Consultant
10 4 (4.08%) Database Developer
10 4 (4.08%) HTML Developer
10 4 (4.08%) React Developer
11 3 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.06%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.31%) CSS
2 14 (14.29%) .NET
3 12 (12.24%) HTML
4 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET
4 8 (8.16%) Node.js
4 8 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (8.16%) Web Services
5 7 (7.14%) React
6 5 (5.10%) jQuery
7 4 (4.08%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.08%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET Core
7 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (4.08%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (4.08%) REST
7 4 (4.08%) Sass
7 4 (4.08%) Swagger
8 3 (3.06%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (3.06%) JSON
8 3 (3.06%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.14%) User Experience
3 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.10%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.02%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.45%) Windows
2 13 (13.27%) Windows 10
3 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.90%) DevOps
2 22 (22.45%) Analytics
3 19 (19.39%) Data Modelling
4 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (15.31%) ETL
6 13 (13.27%) Data Architecture
7 12 (12.24%) Machine Learning
7 12 (12.24%) Microservices
8 11 (11.22%) Artificial Intelligence
9 10 (10.20%) Data Science
9 10 (10.20%) Statistics
9 10 (10.20%) Validation
10 9 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (9.18%) Migration
10 9 (9.18%) Task Automation
10 9 (9.18%) Web Development
11 8 (8.16%) Identity Access Management
12 7 (7.14%) Application Packaging
13 6 (6.12%) MVC
13 6 (6.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.55%) SQL
2 16 (16.33%) C#
2 16 (16.33%) Python
3 15 (15.31%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.10%) TypeScript
5 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.06%) PHP
7 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.02%) VBA
8 1 (1.02%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) CISM
1 5 (5.10%) CISSP
1 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) MCSE
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) GDPR
2 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.16%) Docker
3 2 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Intune
1 13 (13.27%) SCCM
2 12 (12.24%) Kubernetes
3 9 (9.18%) Terraform
4 7 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.08%) Ansible
6 3 (3.06%) Puppet
6 3 (3.06%) SCOM
7 1 (1.02%) Automic
7 1 (1.02%) Grafana
7 1 (1.02%) Packer
7 1 (1.02%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 37 (37.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.08%) Proofpoint
2 4 (4.08%) Zscaler
3 3 (3.06%) Okta
4 2 (2.04%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.04%) Splunk
4 2 (2.04%) Tableau
4 2 (2.04%) VMware
5 1 (1.02%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco
5 1 (1.02%) Databricks
5 1 (1.02%) HubSpot
5 1 (1.02%) Informatica
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle
5 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com