Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 July 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 > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 104 147
Rank change year-on-year +36 +43 +23
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 100 82 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.70% 1.92% 0.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.63% 25.79% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 70 28
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £293 £313 £337
90th Percentile £519 £1,000 £500
South East median daily rate £469 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -58.75% +33.33% -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 406 318 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 10.97% 7.45% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 232 123
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.84% +1.88%
10th Percentile £290 £306 £290
90th Percentile £571 £550 £500
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.25 £45.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.22% +239.62% +56.53%
10th Percentile £13.88 £33.68 £8.68
90th Percentile £43.75 £57.52 £29.00
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £19.61 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.51% -12.84% +104.55%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Hampshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Hampshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Hampshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Hampshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Hampshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Southampton +27 32 £388 +26.53% 5
Fareham +4 10 £418 -
Portsmouth -9 10 £475 -47.22% 3
Andover - 10 £425 - 1
Basingstoke -10 4 £475 +46.15% 2
Farnborough +6 3 - - 1
Fleet +11 1 £500 +25.00%
Hook - 1 £375 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 62 (62.00%) Microsoft
2 37 (37.00%) SQL
3 34 (34.00%) .NET
4 32 (32.00%) DevOps
5 31 (31.00%) C#
6 29 (29.00%) Windows
7 28 (28.00%) SQL Server
8 27 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (25.00%) VMware
10 21 (21.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (19.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (19.00%) MVC
11 19 (19.00%) JavaScript
11 19 (19.00%) ASP.NET
11 19 (19.00%) Office 365
12 18 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
13 16 (16.00%) Oracle
13 16 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (15.00%) PaaS
14 15 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (14.00%) Git (software)
15 14 (14.00%) Web Services
15 14 (14.00%) ESRI
16 13 (13.00%) Scrum
17 12 (12.00%) Active Directory
17 12 (12.00%) Release Management
17 12 (12.00%) Windows Server
17 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (11.00%) IaaS
18 11 (11.00%) Big Data

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (7.00%) IIS
2 6 (6.00%) Apache
2 6 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.00%) JBoss
4 4 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.00%) CMS
5 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.00%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.00%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.00%) phpBB
6 1 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.00%) Office 365
2 18 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (15.00%) PaaS
4 11 (11.00%) IaaS
5 6 (6.00%) SaaS
6 5 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (3.00%) Mailgun
8 1 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.00%) Firewall
2 8 (8.00%) WAN
3 4 (4.00%) Internet
3 4 (4.00%) PuTTY
3 4 (4.00%) WinSCP
4 2 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.00%) DNS
4 2 (2.00%) LAN
4 2 (2.00%) SAN
5 1 (1.00%) DHCP
5 1 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.00%) HTTP
5 1 (1.00%) LDAP
5 1 (1.00%) NAS
5 1 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.00%) Skype
5 1 (1.00%) SSL
5 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.00%) VPN
5 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (11.00%) Big Data
4 10 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 8 (8.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (8.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (7.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (6.00%) Geospatial Data
7 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (5.00%) Power BI
9 4 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (4.00%) GIS
9 4 (4.00%) Hadoop
9 4 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
9 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (21.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (14.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.00%) Selenium
3 11 (11.00%) SpecFlow
4 10 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (9.00%) Visual Studio
6 8 (8.00%) Moq
6 8 (8.00%) MSTest
6 8 (8.00%) webpack
7 7 (7.00%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.00%) Ant
8 4 (4.00%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.00%) HP UFT
8 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (4.00%) LoadRunner
8 4 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (4.00%) SoapUI
8 4 (4.00%) TestNG
8 4 (4.00%) Toad
9 3 (3.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (9.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Publishing
2 3 (3.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.00%) Advertising
3 1 (1.00%) Electronics
3 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.00%) Marketing
3 1 (1.00%) Military
3 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (31.00%) Developer
2 29 (29.00%) Architect
3 17 (17.00%) .NET Developer
4 10 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 10 (10.00%) Consultant
4 10 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (9.00%) Applications Architect
6 7 (7.00%) Azure Architect
6 7 (7.00%) Azure Developer
6 7 (7.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Data Architect
7 6 (6.00%) Azure Consultant
7 6 (6.00%) Monitoring Specialist
8 5 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Geospatial Architect
9 4 (4.00%) Azure DevOps
9 4 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (34.00%) .NET
2 19 (19.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (14.00%) Web Services
5 11 (11.00%) .NET Framework
5 11 (11.00%) REST
5 11 (11.00%) WCF
6 10 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (9.00%) Ajax
7 9 (9.00%) OAuth2
7 9 (9.00%) OpenID
8 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 8 (8.00%) React
8 8 (8.00%) Redux
9 7 (7.00%) Entity Framework
9 7 (7.00%) XML
10 5 (5.00%) Swagger
11 4 (4.00%) Code First Entity Framework
11 4 (4.00%) CSS
11 4 (4.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (6.00%) Virtual Team
2 5 (5.00%) Replication
3 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.00%) PKI
5 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.00%) Clustering
5 1 (1.00%) CMDB
5 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.00%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) Streaming Media
5 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.00%) Windows
2 12 (12.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (11.00%) Linux
4 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.00%) CentOS
6 1 (1.00%) Unix
6 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.00%) DevOps
2 27 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.00%) MVC
4 13 (13.00%) Scrum
5 12 (12.00%) Release Management
6 11 (11.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (11.00%) TOGAF
7 10 (10.00%) Microservices
8 9 (9.00%) ETL
8 9 (9.00%) Migration
8 9 (9.00%) OWASP
8 9 (9.00%) TDD
9 8 (8.00%) Change Data Capture
9 8 (8.00%) Data Management
9 8 (8.00%) Full Text Search
9 8 (8.00%) SDLC
9 8 (8.00%) UML
10 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.00%) SQL
2 31 (31.00%) C#
3 19 (19.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.00%) F#
4 11 (11.00%) TypeScript
5 9 (9.00%) VB
6 8 (8.00%) ES6
6 8 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 8 (8.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.00%) Java
8 4 (4.00%) Python
9 3 (3.00%) Ruby
10 2 (2.00%) PHP
11 1 (1.00%) Perl
11 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.00%) Degree
4 4 (4.00%) ISEB
4 4 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.00%) MCSE
6 2 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.00%) MCITP
7 1 (1.00%) MCSA
7 1 (1.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) PA-DSS
1 4 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.00%) PMO
2 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 19 (19.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (9.00%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (8.00%) vSphere
5 7 (7.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.00%) Shibboleth
6 2 (2.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.00%) XenServer
7 1 (1.00%) Docker
7 1 (1.00%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) SCOM
2 4 (4.00%) vRealize
3 2 (2.00%) SCCM
4 1 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.00%) Piwik
4 1 (1.00%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.00%) Puppet
4 1 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 62 (62.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (25.00%) VMware
3 16 (16.00%) Oracle
4 14 (14.00%) ESRI
5 10 (10.00%) Cisco
6 9 (9.00%) Red Hat
7 6 (6.00%) HP
8 5 (5.00%) Citrix
8 5 (5.00%) F5
8 5 (5.00%) Gemalto
8 5 (5.00%) Google
8 5 (5.00%) SAP
9 4 (4.00%) IBM
9 4 (4.00%) Informatica
9 4 (4.00%) Kaspersky
9 4 (4.00%) NetApp
9 4 (4.00%) Splunk
9 4 (4.00%) Tableau
9 4 (4.00%) Telerik
9 4 (4.00%) Tripwire