Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 38 62
Rank change year-on-year +30 +24 +56
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 477 172 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 12.54% 4.73% 3.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 55.34% 32.21% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 90 69
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £362 £274 £289
90th Percentile £619 £575 £531
South East median daily rate £488 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +8.33% -2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Hampshire median hourly rate £62.50 £21.75 £34.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +187.36% -37.77% -6.79%
10th Percentile £60.38 £18.53 £17.12
90th Percentile £66.03 £26.78 £53.55
South East median hourly rate £47.69 £23.08 £14.75
% change year-on-year +106.65% +56.46% -48.24%

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 862 534 472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 22.66% 14.70% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 303 320
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £430 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% -7.77% +16.56%
10th Percentile £339 £208 £313
90th Percentile £600 £575 £625
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 6
Hampshire median hourly rate £30.38 £14.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.96% -64.56% -7.06%
10th Percentile £11.58 £8.95 £14.69
90th Percentile £63.75 £38.32 £57.37
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% -28.56%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 +1 106 £463 -2.63% 28
Basingstoke +27 65 £413 -13.16% 16
Fareham +18 40 £500 +8.11% 8
Winchester +26 36 £440 +10.00% 3
Portsmouth +5 33 £500 +19.40% 9
Havant +16 25 £538 +6.17% 1
Farnborough +5 22 £425 +17.24% 21
Eastleigh - 15 £525 - 4
Hook +8 12 £491 -1.75% 2
Aldershot - 11 £480 -
Gosport - 8 £625 -
Fleet - 3 £400 -
Andover -11 2 £438 +16.67% 2
Waterlooville - 2 £210 -
Alton - 1 £500 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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.

1 188 (39.41%) Microsoft
2 170 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 144 (30.19%) Windows
5 131 (27.46%) DevOps
6 99 (20.75%) Migration
7 97 (20.34%) Active Directory
8 91 (19.08%) Office 365
9 86 (18.03%) C#
10 85 (17.82%) PaaS
11 83 (17.40%) Continuous Integration
12 78 (16.35%) SQL
13 77 (16.14%) PowerShell
14 74 (15.51%) VMware
15 72 (15.09%) Azure Active Directory
16 71 (14.88%) Ansible
17 69 (14.47%) NoSQL
18 68 (14.26%) Analytics
19 66 (13.84%) Oracle
20 65 (13.63%) Puppet
20 65 (13.63%) Security Cleared
21 60 (12.58%) SC Cleared
22 59 (12.37%) ITIL
22 59 (12.37%) Windows 10
23 57 (11.95%) SCCM
23 57 (11.95%) Microsoft Intune
24 56 (11.74%) Java
24 56 (11.74%) Windows Server
25 55 (11.53%) .NET
25 55 (11.53%) IaaS

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 43 (9.01%) Apache Spark
2 35 (7.34%) WebLogic
3 34 (7.13%) OpenStack
4 33 (6.92%) Tomcat
4 33 (6.92%) WebSphere
5 32 (6.71%) Apache
6 29 (6.08%) SharePoint
7 28 (5.87%) Skype for Business
8 16 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (2.94%) Jupyter
10 11 (2.31%) MS Exchange
11 10 (2.10%) Confluence
11 10 (2.10%) Umbraco
12 9 (1.89%) Apache Pig
13 8 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (1.47%) nginx
14 7 (1.47%) Traefik
15 3 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.42%) IIS
16 2 (0.42%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.42%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 159 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (19.08%) Office 365
3 85 (17.82%) PaaS
4 72 (15.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 55 (11.53%) IaaS
6 30 (6.29%) GitHub
7 28 (5.87%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (5.45%) Azure Machine Learning
9 25 (5.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 25 (5.24%) SaaS
10 20 (4.19%) Serverless
11 17 (3.56%) Azure Data Factory
12 12 (2.52%) Azure Functions
13 11 (2.31%) Data Lake Analytics
13 11 (2.31%) Yammer
14 8 (1.68%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 8 (1.68%) Loggly
14 8 (1.68%) OneDrive
15 5 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (1.05%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.97%) DNS
2 28 (5.87%) Skype
3 26 (5.45%) NetScaler
4 21 (4.40%) SAN
5 20 (4.19%) Firewall
6 16 (3.35%) DHCP
6 16 (3.35%) VLAN
7 14 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
7 14 (2.94%) iSCSI
8 10 (2.10%) LAN
8 10 (2.10%) WAN
9 6 (1.26%) Internet
10 5 (1.05%) SMTP
11 4 (0.84%) VSAN
12 3 (0.63%) Broadband
12 3 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.42%) Network Security
13 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
14 1 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
14 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (14.47%) NoSQL
2 52 (10.90%) PostgreSQL
3 46 (9.64%) SQL Server
4 41 (8.60%) MySQL
5 40 (8.39%) Data Lake
6 32 (6.71%) Big Data
6 32 (6.71%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (6.08%) Hadoop
8 26 (5.45%) Azure SQL Database
9 23 (4.82%) Geospatial Data
9 23 (4.82%) Power BI
10 22 (4.61%) Cosmos DB
11 20 (4.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
12 18 (3.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 17 (3.56%) GIS
14 16 (3.35%) Redis
15 15 (3.14%) HDInsight
16 14 (2.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 47 (9.85%) Git (software)
2 35 (7.34%) Jenkins
3 34 (7.13%) Visual Studio
4 33 (6.92%) MSTest
4 33 (6.92%) NUnit
4 33 (6.92%) Selenium
5 25 (5.24%) SpecFlow
6 23 (4.82%) JIRA
7 19 (3.98%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (3.56%) Subversion
8 17 (3.56%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (2.73%) TeamCity
10 12 (2.52%) JMeter
10 12 (2.52%) webpack
11 8 (1.68%) Babel
12 7 (1.47%) gulp
12 7 (1.47%) Jasmine
13 6 (1.26%) WebDriver
14 5 (1.05%) GitLab
14 5 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (5.24%) Finance
2 23 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.47%) Billing
5 5 (1.05%) Retail
6 4 (0.84%) Marketing
7 3 (0.63%) Automotive
8 2 (0.42%) Back Office
8 2 (0.42%) Electronics
8 2 (0.42%) Law
8 2 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.21%) Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Military
9 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (24.53%) Developer
2 85 (17.82%) Architect
3 57 (11.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 38 (7.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 36 (7.55%) Azure Engineer
6 29 (6.08%) Java Developer
7 27 (5.66%) .NET Developer
8 26 (5.45%) Azure Architect
9 20 (4.19%) Infrastructure Architect
10 19 (3.98%) Consultant
11 17 (3.56%) Windows Engineer
12 16 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (3.14%) Cloud Architect
13 15 (3.14%) Project Manager
13 15 (3.14%) Team Leader
14 14 (2.94%) Angular Developer
14 14 (2.94%) C# Developer
14 14 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
15 13 (2.73%) Data Architect
15 13 (2.73%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (11.53%) .NET
2 39 (8.18%) AngularJS
3 34 (7.13%) ASP.NET
3 34 (7.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 34 (7.13%) HTML
4 27 (5.66%) CSS
5 26 (5.45%) JSON
6 22 (4.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (4.19%) jQuery
8 17 (3.56%) .NET Core
8 17 (3.56%) Angular 2
9 15 (3.14%) Kafka
9 15 (3.14%) Keras
9 15 (3.14%) Web Services
10 14 (2.94%) NumPy
10 14 (2.94%) Pandas
10 14 (2.94%) PySpark
10 14 (2.94%) TensorFlow
11 13 (2.73%) .NET Framework
11 13 (2.73%) Apache NiFi
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.82%) Public Cloud
3 21 (4.40%) Hybrid Cloud
4 20 (4.19%) Cloud Native
4 20 (4.19%) PKI
5 17 (3.56%) Clustering
5 17 (3.56%) Fat Client
5 17 (3.56%) Thin Client
6 13 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.52%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.10%) User Experience
9 7 (1.47%) Replication
10 6 (1.26%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.05%) Life Science
11 5 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.84%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (0.63%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 144 (30.19%) Windows
2 59 (12.37%) Windows 10
3 56 (11.74%) Windows Server
4 42 (8.81%) Linux
5 32 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (3.56%) Apple iOS
7 13 (2.73%) Android
8 10 (2.10%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.47%) VMS
11 4 (0.84%) Unix
11 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.63%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.42%) AIX
14 1 (0.21%) CentOS
14 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (27.46%) DevOps
3 99 (20.75%) Migration
4 83 (17.40%) Continuous Integration
5 68 (14.26%) Analytics
6 59 (12.37%) ITIL
7 53 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 45 (9.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 45 (9.43%) TDD
9 42 (8.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 42 (8.81%) OO
10 41 (8.60%) High Availability
11 39 (8.18%) Scrum
12 38 (7.97%) Data Science
13 34 (7.13%) Machine Learning
14 33 (6.92%) Microservices
15 32 (6.71%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (6.50%) Configuration Management
17 30 (6.29%) Data Management
18 28 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 86 (18.03%) C#
2 78 (16.35%) SQL
3 77 (16.14%) PowerShell
4 56 (11.74%) Java
5 45 (9.43%) Python
6 29 (6.08%) JavaScript
7 11 (2.31%) TypeScript
8 10 (2.10%) Java 8
9 8 (1.68%) PHP
9 8 (1.68%) Scala
9 8 (1.68%) U-SQL
10 7 (1.47%) PHP 7
11 5 (1.05%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.84%) Apple Swift
12 4 (0.84%) C++
12 4 (0.84%) Go
13 3 (0.63%) ES6
13 3 (0.63%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.42%) C
Qualifications
1 65 (13.63%) Security Cleared
2 60 (12.58%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.35%) TOGAF Certification
4 15 (3.14%) MCSE
4 15 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.52%) Degree
6 8 (1.68%) CCA
6 8 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (1.47%) CCNA
8 5 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.84%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.84%) PhD
10 3 (0.63%) CISSP
10 3 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.63%) MCSA
10 3 (0.63%) OSCE
10 3 (0.63%) OSCP
11 2 (0.42%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.66%) QA
2 7 (1.47%) SLA
3 3 (0.63%) GDPR
4 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 97 (20.34%) Active Directory
2 52 (10.90%) Hyper-V
3 51 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (7.55%) Docker
5 35 (7.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 34 (7.13%) XenDesktop
7 25 (5.24%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (4.61%) XenApp
9 21 (4.40%) Virtual Machines
9 21 (4.40%) XenServer
10 13 (2.73%) vSphere
11 6 (1.26%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.84%) VMware NSX
12 4 (0.84%) Xen
13 3 (0.63%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.21%) HDFS
15 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 71 (14.88%) Ansible
2 65 (13.63%) Puppet
3 57 (11.95%) Microsoft Intune
3 57 (11.95%) SCCM
4 45 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (7.76%) Kubernetes
6 17 (3.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 16 (3.35%) Terraform
8 7 (1.47%) SCOrch
9 6 (1.26%) CloudForms
10 5 (1.05%) Oozie
11 4 (0.84%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.84%) Packer
11 4 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.84%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.84%) WebInspect
12 3 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.63%) Grafana
12 3 (0.63%) SCOM
12 3 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 188 (39.41%) Microsoft
2 74 (15.51%) VMware
3 66 (13.84%) Oracle
4 42 (8.81%) Citrix
5 28 (5.87%) Google
6 20 (4.19%) Atlassian
6 20 (4.19%) Dell
7 19 (3.98%) Databricks
7 19 (3.98%) Xamarin
8 14 (2.94%) Tableau
9 13 (2.73%) Cisco
9 13 (2.73%) ServiceNow
10 11 (2.31%) New Relic
11 9 (1.89%) McAfee
12 8 (1.68%) ArcSight
12 8 (1.68%) CyberArk
12 8 (1.68%) Micro Focus
12 8 (1.68%) Proofpoint
13 6 (1.26%) SAP
14 5 (1.05%) Zscaler