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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 70 102
Rank change year-on-year +12 +32  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 62 59 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.29% 2.62% 0.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.44% 28.92% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 13
Median daily rate £425 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £323 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.23 £80.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -58.46% +185.71%  

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 218 204 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 11.55% 9.04% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 146 41
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £343 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +0.74% +8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £26.75 £42.50 £11.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.05% +274.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £42.50 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £47.50 £32.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.31% -18.00%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 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
Southampton +14 23 £320 +4.48% 5
Portsmouth -5 7 £475 +35.71% 5
Andover - 6 £425 -
Fareham - 2 £338 - 3
Farnborough - 2 - - 3
Fleet +8 1 £500 +25.00%
Basingstoke +3 1 - - 5
Hook - 1 £375 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 70 (61.40%) Microsoft
2 35 (30.70%) SQL
3 30 (26.32%) .NET
3 30 (26.32%) Windows
4 27 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (22.81%) VMware
5 26 (22.81%) Office 365
6 25 (21.93%) C#
7 24 (21.05%) DevOps
8 22 (19.30%) Active Directory
9 20 (17.54%) SQL Server
9 20 (17.54%) ASP.NET
9 20 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
10 19 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (14.04%) Migration
11 16 (14.04%) MVC
12 15 (13.16%) Oracle
12 15 (13.16%) PaaS
12 15 (13.16%) IaaS
13 14 (12.28%) Web Services
14 13 (11.40%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (11.40%) Firewall
14 13 (11.40%) ESRI
14 13 (11.40%) Big Data
14 13 (11.40%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (10.53%) JavaScript
15 12 (10.53%) Cisco
15 12 (10.53%) TOGAF
16 11 (9.65%) Hyper-V
16 11 (9.65%) SharePoint

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 11 (9.65%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.77%) MS Exchange
3 9 (7.89%) IIS
4 8 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.14%) Skype for Business
6 6 (5.26%) Apache
7 5 (4.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (3.51%) JBoss
9 3 (2.63%) CMS
9 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.75%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.88%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.88%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.88%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.88%) phpBB
11 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.81%) Office 365
2 20 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (13.16%) IaaS
3 15 (13.16%) PaaS
4 10 (8.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (6.14%) SaaS
6 5 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.63%) Mailgun
8 2 (1.75%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.40%) Firewall
2 8 (7.02%) WAN
3 6 (5.26%) NetScaler
4 4 (3.51%) Internet
4 4 (3.51%) Skype
5 3 (2.63%) LAN
6 2 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.75%) DNS
6 2 (1.75%) HTTP
6 2 (1.75%) PuTTY
6 2 (1.75%) SSL
6 2 (1.75%) VPN
6 2 (1.75%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.88%) DHCP
7 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.88%) MPLS
7 1 (0.88%) Network Security
7 1 (0.88%) SAN
7 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.40%) Big Data
3 9 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (7.02%) Geospatial Data
5 7 (6.14%) Power BI
6 6 (5.26%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.39%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (4.39%) IBM InfoSphere
7 5 (4.39%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.51%) MySQL
8 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (11.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.77%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.39%) Selenium
3 5 (4.39%) SpecFlow
3 5 (4.39%) TeamCity
3 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (3.51%) Moq
4 4 (3.51%) MSTest
4 4 (3.51%) webpack
5 3 (2.63%) Ant
5 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.63%) NuGet
5 3 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.75%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.75%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.75%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.75%) TestNG
6 2 (1.75%) Toad
6 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (7.02%) Finance
2 3 (2.63%) Publishing
2 3 (2.63%) Retail
3 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (36.84%) Architect
2 22 (19.30%) Developer
3 14 (12.28%) .NET Developer
4 13 (11.40%) Azure Architect
5 12 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (9.65%) Applications Architect
7 9 (7.89%) Azure Engineer
7 9 (7.89%) Consultant
7 9 (7.89%) Data Architect
8 8 (7.02%) Azure Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Geospatial Architect
10 6 (5.26%) C# Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (4.39%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) Monitoring Specialist
11 5 (4.39%) Office 365 Architect
12 4 (3.51%) Azure Consultant
12 4 (3.51%) Azure DevOps
12 4 (3.51%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.32%) .NET
2 20 (17.54%) ASP.NET
3 14 (12.28%) Web Services
4 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (7.89%) WCF
6 7 (6.14%) .NET Framework
6 7 (6.14%) REST
7 6 (5.26%) OpenID
8 5 (4.39%) Ajax
8 5 (4.39%) OAuth2
8 5 (4.39%) PostGIS
8 5 (4.39%) React
9 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (3.51%) Redux
9 4 (3.51%) SAML
10 3 (2.63%) Classic ASP
10 3 (2.63%) XML
10 3 (2.63%) XML-RPC
11 2 (1.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 6 (5.26%) Replication
2 5 (4.39%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.51%) Clustering
3 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.63%) PKI
5 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.75%) CMDB
5 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.75%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.88%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.88%) Streaming Media
6 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (26.32%) Windows
2 13 (11.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (8.77%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.39%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.51%) Linux
6 3 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.63%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.88%) CentOS
8 1 (0.88%) Unix
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.05%) DevOps
3 16 (14.04%) Migration
3 16 (14.04%) MVC
4 12 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 9 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (7.89%) UML
6 8 (7.02%) Data Management
6 8 (7.02%) Network Architecture
6 8 (7.02%) Software Distribution
6 8 (7.02%) TDD
6 8 (7.02%) Use Case
7 7 (6.14%) OWASP
7 7 (6.14%) Release Management
7 7 (6.14%) Scrum
8 6 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 6 (5.26%) Data Protection
8 6 (5.26%) ETL
8 6 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.70%) SQL
2 25 (21.93%) C#
3 12 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.89%) VB
5 6 (5.26%) Java
5 6 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.39%) F#
6 5 (4.39%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.51%) ES6
7 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.75%) PHP
8 2 (1.75%) Python
8 2 (1.75%) Ruby
9 1 (0.88%) C
9 1 (0.88%) Perl
9 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Degree
1 8 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.63%) MCSE
4 3 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.75%) ISEB
5 2 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.88%) MCITP
6 1 (0.88%) MCSA
6 1 (0.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) PA-DSS
1 4 (3.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (19.30%) Active Directory
2 19 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.65%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.14%) vSphere
5 6 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.63%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.75%) Shibboleth
7 2 (1.75%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.75%) XenApp
7 2 (1.75%) XenServer
8 1 (0.88%) Docker
8 1 (0.88%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) SCOM
2 5 (4.39%) SCCM
3 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.75%) vRealize
6 1 (0.88%) Ansible
6 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.88%) Piwik
6 1 (0.88%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.88%) Puppet
6 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.88%) Terraform
6 1 (0.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 70 (61.40%) Microsoft
2 26 (22.81%) VMware
3 15 (13.16%) Oracle
4 13 (11.40%) ESRI
5 12 (10.53%) Cisco
6 9 (7.89%) Citrix
7 7 (6.14%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.26%) SAP
9 5 (4.39%) F5
9 5 (4.39%) Gemalto
9 5 (4.39%) IBM
9 5 (4.39%) Informatica
9 5 (4.39%) Tableau
10 4 (3.51%) HP
10 4 (3.51%) Kaspersky
10 4 (3.51%) NetApp
10 4 (3.51%) Splunk
10 4 (3.51%) Tripwire
11 2 (1.75%) Google
11 2 (1.75%) Juniper
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Posted: 4 days ago
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