Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 72 104
Rank change year-on-year +56 +32 +42
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 328 102 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 8.67% 2.74% 1.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.95% 24.46% 25.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 55 68
Hampshire median daily rate £463 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £342 £291 £313
90th Percentile £575 £523 £1,000
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.20 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.56% - -
South East median hourly rate £25.50 £16.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +54.55% -58.75% +33.33%

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 684 417 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.09% 11.20% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 282 229
Hampshire median daily rate £455 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +9.38% -1.84%
10th Percentile £288 £301 £306
90th Percentile £575 £598 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 8
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.13 £36.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.34% -18.89% +239.62%
10th Percentile £10.84 £14.40 £33.68
90th Percentile £28.98 £43.75 £57.52
South East median hourly rate £18.95 £15.75 £19.61
% change year-on-year +20.29% -19.68% -17.43%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +13 72 £475 +34.28% 14
Basingstoke +38 32 £475 - 10
Winchester - 29 £428 - 2
Andover +7 21 £363 -14.71%
Farnborough -7 15 £363 - 14
Portsmouth 0 14 £525 +10.53% 3
Havant - 13 £613 - 3
Fareham 0 12 £425 - 3
Hook +11 5 £370 -1.33% 1
Eastleigh - 5 £450 -
Romsey - 2 - - 1
Lyndhurst - 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 155 (47.26%) Microsoft
2 124 (37.80%) Windows
3 117 (35.67%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (28.35%) .NET
5 89 (27.13%) Windows Server
6 81 (24.70%) VMware
7 77 (23.48%) C#
8 74 (22.56%) Oracle
9 72 (21.95%) SQL Server
10 67 (20.43%) Office 365
10 67 (20.43%) DevOps
11 64 (19.51%) Active Directory
12 63 (19.21%) SQL
12 63 (19.21%) Amazon AWS
13 60 (18.29%) Hyper-V
14 56 (17.07%) Security Cleared
14 56 (17.07%) Scrum
15 55 (16.77%) Migration
16 53 (16.16%) Linux
17 52 (15.85%) PowerShell
18 50 (15.24%) SC Cleared
18 50 (15.24%) Test Automation
19 48 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
20 43 (13.11%) Red Hat
21 41 (12.50%) Citrix
21 41 (12.50%) Analytics
22 40 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 40 (12.20%) Web Services
23 38 (11.59%) Microsoft App-V
23 38 (11.59%) TDD

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 24 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 19 (5.79%) Skype for Business
3 18 (5.49%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (4.57%) Apache
4 15 (4.57%) Apache Spark
5 9 (2.74%) MS Exchange
6 7 (2.13%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.83%) Jupyter
8 5 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.22%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.22%) CMS
10 3 (0.91%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.30%) JBoss
12 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.91%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 67 (20.43%) Office 365
2 63 (19.21%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (11.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 32 (9.76%) SaaS
5 26 (7.93%) PaaS
6 23 (7.01%) Serverless
7 18 (5.49%) IaaS
8 17 (5.18%) Azure Data Factory
9 15 (4.57%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 14 (4.27%) Yammer
11 13 (3.96%) Azure Machine Learning
12 5 (1.52%) Amazon S3
12 5 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (1.52%) AWS Fargate
12 5 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.52%) Boomi
12 5 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (1.52%) iPaaS
13 3 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.91%) BlueKai
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.62%) PuTTY
1 25 (7.62%) WinSCP
2 24 (7.32%) Skype
3 19 (5.79%) SAN
4 16 (4.88%) NetScaler
5 13 (3.96%) DNS
6 12 (3.66%) Firewall
7 9 (2.74%) DHCP
8 8 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (2.44%) iSCSI
8 8 (2.44%) VLAN
9 6 (1.83%) Network Security
10 3 (0.91%) SMTP
11 2 (0.61%) HTTP
11 2 (0.61%) Intranet
11 2 (0.61%) LAN
11 2 (0.61%) PPP
11 2 (0.61%) VPN
11 2 (0.61%) WAN
11 2 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.15%) Big Data
3 28 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (8.54%) Oracle Database
4 27 (8.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 27 (8.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 25 (7.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (7.62%) SQL Server 2016
6 22 (6.71%) Geospatial Data
7 21 (6.40%) Data Lake
8 19 (5.79%) Hadoop
8 19 (5.79%) Power BI
9 17 (5.18%) Azure SQL Database
10 16 (4.88%) MongoDB
10 16 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (4.57%) NoSQL
11 15 (4.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (4.27%) RDBMS
12 14 (4.27%) Relational Database
13 13 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (10.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (10.37%) Selenium
3 27 (8.23%) Oracle APEX
3 27 (8.23%) SpecFlow
4 25 (7.62%) Jenkins
5 24 (7.32%) HP UFT
5 24 (7.32%) SoapUI
6 23 (7.01%) Ant
6 23 (7.01%) Eclipse
6 23 (7.01%) Git (software)
6 23 (7.01%) TestNG
7 19 (5.79%) Visual Studio Team System
8 17 (5.18%) LoadRunner
9 13 (3.96%) ReSharper
9 13 (3.96%) SonarQube
9 13 (3.96%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.83%) Protractor
11 4 (1.22%) JIRA
11 4 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (7.93%) Finance
2 4 (1.22%) Marketing
2 4 (1.22%) Retail
3 2 (0.61%) Banking
3 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.30%) Automotive
4 1 (0.30%) Electronics
4 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (23.78%) Developer
2 63 (19.21%) Architect
3 30 (9.15%) Project Manager
4 29 (8.84%) .NET Developer
5 27 (8.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (7.62%) Analyst
7 24 (7.32%) Infrastructure Architect
8 23 (7.01%) Azure Developer
9 21 (6.40%) Azure Architect
10 20 (6.10%) C# Developer
11 19 (5.79%) DevOps Engineer
12 18 (5.49%) Consultant
13 16 (4.88%) Cloud Developer
13 16 (4.88%) Senior Developer
13 16 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (4.57%) Cloud Architect
15 14 (4.27%) BizTalk Developer
16 13 (3.96%) Senior BizTalk Developer
17 12 (3.66%) Business Analyst
17 12 (3.66%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (28.35%) .NET
2 40 (12.20%) Web Services
3 25 (7.62%) .NET Framework
4 24 (7.32%) JSON
5 23 (7.01%) Middleware
6 21 (6.40%) REST
7 20 (6.10%) ASP.NET
8 19 (5.79%) AngularJS
9 17 (5.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (3.35%) PySpark
11 10 (3.05%) .NET Core
11 10 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (3.05%) jQuery
12 9 (2.74%) HTML
13 8 (2.44%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 8 (2.44%) WCF
14 7 (2.13%) Kafka
14 7 (2.13%) SAML
14 7 (2.13%) TensorFlow
15 6 (1.83%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.88%) PKI
3 15 (4.57%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (2.44%) Clustering
6 8 (2.44%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.44%) Fat Client
6 8 (2.44%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.52%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.52%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.22%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.91%) BYOD
11 2 (0.61%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.61%) Fintech
11 2 (0.61%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 124 (37.80%) Windows
2 89 (27.13%) Windows Server
3 53 (16.16%) Linux
4 40 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (11.59%) Windows 10
6 35 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (7.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (3.66%) AIX
8 12 (3.66%) Unix
9 11 (3.35%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.91%) Android
10 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.91%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (35.67%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (20.43%) DevOps
3 56 (17.07%) Scrum
4 55 (16.77%) Migration
5 50 (15.24%) Test Automation
6 41 (12.50%) Analytics
7 38 (11.59%) TDD
8 37 (11.28%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (8.54%) BDD
10 27 (8.23%) System Integration Testing
11 24 (7.32%) API Testing
12 23 (7.01%) Network Design
13 22 (6.71%) Defect Tracking
13 22 (6.71%) ITIL
14 21 (6.40%) Data Modelling
14 21 (6.40%) MVC
15 20 (6.10%) B2B
15 20 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (6.10%) Visualisation
16 19 (5.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (23.48%) C#
2 63 (19.21%) SQL
3 52 (15.85%) PowerShell
4 34 (10.37%) Python
5 28 (8.54%) Java
5 28 (8.54%) JavaScript
6 24 (7.32%) F#
7 17 (5.18%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.52%) R
8 5 (1.52%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.22%) C++
10 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.61%) C
10 2 (0.61%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.30%) ES6
11 1 (0.30%) Perl
11 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.30%) Ruby
11 1 (0.30%) Scala
11 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 50 (15.24%) SC Cleared
3 23 (7.01%) ISEB
3 23 (7.01%) ISEB Practitioner
3 23 (7.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (5.79%) Degree
5 8 (2.44%) CCA
5 8 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.52%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.61%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.30%) CCNP
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.30%) MCP
10 1 (0.30%) MCSA
10 1 (0.30%) MCTS
10 1 (0.30%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.83%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) GCP
3 1 (0.30%) GDPR
3 1 (0.30%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 60 (18.29%) Hyper-V
3 48 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (11.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 37 (11.28%) vSphere
6 27 (8.23%) XenApp
7 26 (7.93%) XenDesktop
8 13 (3.96%) Docker
9 11 (3.35%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (3.35%) XenServer
10 10 (3.05%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (2.44%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.61%) Xen
13 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.30%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 33 (10.06%) Microsoft Intune
2 31 (9.45%) SCCM
3 25 (7.62%) HP ALM
4 15 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (4.57%) Puppet
5 12 (3.66%) Terraform
6 11 (3.35%) vRealize
7 10 (3.05%) Ansible
7 10 (3.05%) Data Guard
8 9 (2.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 8 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (2.13%) Kubernetes
11 4 (1.22%) Kibana
11 4 (1.22%) SCOM
12 3 (0.91%) SCVMM
13 2 (0.61%) AirWatch
13 2 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.61%) Graphite
13 2 (0.61%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.61%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 155 (47.26%) Microsoft
2 81 (24.70%) VMware
3 74 (22.56%) Oracle
4 43 (13.11%) Red Hat
5 41 (12.50%) Citrix
6 36 (10.98%) HP
7 27 (8.23%) Software AG
7 27 (8.23%) webMethods
8 13 (3.96%) Dell
8 13 (3.96%) Tableau
9 11 (3.35%) IBM
10 10 (3.05%) 3PAR
10 10 (3.05%) SAP
11 8 (2.44%) Databricks
11 8 (2.44%) Google
12 5 (1.52%) Informatica
12 5 (1.52%) Xamarin
13 4 (1.22%) Capita
13 4 (1.22%) Cisco
13 4 (1.22%) McAfee