Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 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 > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 76 142
Rank change year-on-year +25 +66 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 130 94 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.71% 2.58% 1.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.19% 20.61% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 74 29
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -2.78% +23.29%
10th Percentile £160 £333 £343
90th Percentile £549 £553 £665
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.00 £56.66 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.23% +51.08% -
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +150.00% -47.36% -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 516 456 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 14.73% 12.53% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 300 103
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +15.15% +8.20%
10th Percentile £150 £319 £313
90th Percentile £550 £625 £555
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 11
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £54.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.15% +21.11% +309.09%
10th Percentile £8.81 £15.41 £8.68
90th Percentile £41.50 £59.31 £60.00
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £17.06 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.14% +3.39% +29.41%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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
Southampton +19 50 £475 +0.16% 7
Basingstoke -3 21 £475 +8.57% 8
Andover +17 10 £375 +7.14%
Havant -4 8 £506 -
Fareham +2 6 £275 -37.50% 6
Portsmouth -2 5 £450 +12.50% 6
Farnborough -5 5 £375 -6.25% 5
Winchester - 5 £380 - 1
Fleet +8 1 £125 -68.75%
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 76 (58.46%) Microsoft
2 48 (36.92%) SQL Server
3 38 (29.23%) Windows
4 37 (28.46%) Office 365
5 36 (27.69%) Active Directory
6 32 (24.62%) Oracle
7 31 (23.85%) .NET
7 31 (23.85%) VMware
8 30 (23.08%) PowerShell
9 29 (22.31%) Windows Server
10 26 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
11 25 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (17.69%) C#
12 23 (17.69%) Test Automation
13 22 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (16.15%) HP
15 20 (15.38%) Web Services
15 20 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
16 19 (14.62%) Python
16 19 (14.62%) Migration
16 19 (14.62%) Security Cleared
17 18 (13.85%) SC Cleared
17 18 (13.85%) Linux
17 18 (13.85%) Java
18 17 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
19 16 (12.31%) Hyper-V
19 16 (12.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
20 14 (10.77%) SQL Server 2012
20 14 (10.77%) Oracle Database

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 12 (9.23%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.92%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (6.92%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.62%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.77%) Apache
5 1 (0.77%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.77%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.77%) nginx
5 1 (0.77%) uWSGI
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (28.46%) Office 365
2 20 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 17 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (10.77%) PaaS
5 10 (7.69%) IaaS
6 9 (6.92%) SaaS
7 3 (2.31%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.54%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.77%) PuTTY
1 14 (10.77%) WinSCP
2 7 (5.38%) Firewall
2 7 (5.38%) LAN
2 7 (5.38%) Skype
3 6 (4.62%) WAN
4 4 (3.08%) SAN
5 3 (2.31%) Network Security
5 3 (2.31%) VPN
6 2 (1.54%) NAS
6 2 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.54%) Wireless
7 1 (0.77%) DHCP
7 1 (0.77%) DNS
7 1 (0.77%) Intranet
7 1 (0.77%) SMS
7 1 (0.77%) VoIP
7 1 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (36.92%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.77%) Oracle Database
2 14 (10.77%) Oracle Database 10g
2 14 (10.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 14 (10.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 14 (10.77%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (5.38%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.38%) RDBMS
3 7 (5.38%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.85%) Geospatial Data
4 5 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.08%) Big Data
5 4 (3.08%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (3.08%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.54%) Spatial Data
8 1 (0.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.77%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 22 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (10.77%) Ant
3 14 (10.77%) Eclipse
3 14 (10.77%) Oracle APEX
3 14 (10.77%) Selenium
3 14 (10.77%) SoapUI
3 14 (10.77%) TestNG
4 13 (10.00%) HP UFT
4 13 (10.00%) SpecFlow
5 9 (6.92%) Jenkins
5 9 (6.92%) LoadRunner
6 7 (5.38%) ReSharper
6 7 (5.38%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.77%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (6.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (0.77%) Legal
3 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (18.46%) Developer
3 22 (16.92%) Azure Engineer
4 16 (12.31%) Microsoft Engineer
5 11 (8.46%) Analyst
6 10 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.92%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.92%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (6.92%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.15%) Architect
9 7 (5.38%) Cloud Developer
9 7 (5.38%) Integration Developer
9 7 (5.38%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) IT Manager
10 6 (4.62%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) Administrator
11 5 (3.85%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.85%) Lead Architect
11 5 (3.85%) Test Analyst
12 4 (3.08%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.85%) .NET
2 20 (15.38%) Web Services
3 10 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.62%) JDBC
5 5 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.85%) HTML
5 5 (3.85%) WAP
6 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (3.08%) Node.js
7 3 (2.31%) CSS
7 3 (2.31%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.54%) .NET Core
8 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.54%) HTML5
8 2 (1.54%) JSON
8 2 (1.54%) Middleware
8 2 (1.54%) REST
8 2 (1.54%) XML
9 1 (0.77%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.08%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.54%) BYOD
6 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.77%) Fintech
7 1 (0.77%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.77%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.77%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (29.23%) Windows
2 29 (22.31%) Windows Server
3 18 (13.85%) Linux
4 16 (12.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.92%) Windows 10
6 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.77%) Android
7 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.69%) Test Automation
3 19 (14.62%) Migration
4 14 (10.77%) API Testing
4 14 (10.77%) Scrum
5 13 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
6 12 (9.23%) ITIL
7 11 (8.46%) DevOps
7 11 (8.46%) OOP
8 9 (6.92%) Defect Tracking
8 9 (6.92%) Performance Testing
8 9 (6.92%) Project Management
8 9 (6.92%) TDD
8 9 (6.92%) Test Strategy
9 7 (5.38%) B2B
9 7 (5.38%) BDD
9 7 (5.38%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (5.38%) OO
9 7 (5.38%) Time Management
9 7 (5.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 23 (17.69%) C#
3 19 (14.62%) Python
4 18 (13.85%) Java
5 14 (10.77%) SQL
6 13 (10.00%) F#
7 7 (5.38%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.38%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.62%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.08%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.77%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (14.62%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.85%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.62%) ISEB
3 6 (4.62%) ISEB Practitioner
3 6 (4.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.31%) MCSE
4 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.54%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.54%) CCNA
5 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.54%) MCSA
5 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.77%) CISM
6 1 (0.77%) CISSP
6 1 (0.77%) Degree
6 1 (0.77%) MCITP
6 1 (0.77%) SSCP
6 1 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) SLA
2 2 (1.54%) GDPR
3 1 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (27.69%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.31%) Hyper-V
3 14 (10.77%) vSphere
4 12 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.54%) Docker
6 2 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (9.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (4.62%) SCCM
3 2 (1.54%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.77%) Puppet
4 1 (0.77%) Terraform
4 1 (0.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (58.46%) Microsoft
2 32 (24.62%) Oracle
3 31 (23.85%) VMware
4 21 (16.15%) HP
5 14 (10.77%) Red Hat
6 13 (10.00%) Cisco
6 13 (10.00%) Software AG
6 13 (10.00%) webMethods
7 8 (6.15%) Citrix
8 7 (5.38%) NetApp
9 6 (4.62%) Remedy
9 6 (4.62%) Xamarin
10 5 (3.85%) BMC
11 4 (3.08%) Symantec
12 2 (1.54%) Avaya
12 2 (1.54%) BT
12 2 (1.54%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.54%) Dell
12 2 (1.54%) Juniper
12 2 (1.54%) Veritas