Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 78 109
Rank change year-on-year +64 +31 +47
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 358 88 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 9.69% 2.46% 1.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.00% 19.56% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 52 60
Hampshire median daily rate £459 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.86% -2.78% -
10th Percentile £363 £293 £325
90th Percentile £614 £536 £1,000
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.89 £17.00 £59.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.12% -71.34% -
South East median hourly rate £18.89 £16.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.78% -58.13% +1.27%

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 716 450 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.37% 12.59% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 284 205
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -8.57% +7.36%
10th Percentile £325 £205 £302
90th Percentile £575 £538 £603
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £428
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.58% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 8
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.25 £28.25 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.48% -48.17% +384.44%
10th Percentile £10.24 £10.52 £37.18
90th Percentile £75.58 £43.75 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.15% -17.50% +15.94%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +6 68 £475 -5.00% 12
Winchester +21 35 £430 +13.16%
Basingstoke +35 33 £475 - 13
Portsmouth -6 26 £500 +5.26% 6
Havant +13 24 £581 - 3
Farnborough +3 18 £413 - 14
Andover +4 15 £372 -12.07% 3
Fareham +5 13 £500 +8.11% 2
Eastleigh - 5 £450 - 4
Romsey - 4 £581 - 2
Hook +10 3 £360 -4.00%
Fleet -16 1 - -
Gosport - 1 £625 -
Aldershot - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 165 (46.09%) Microsoft
2 143 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (39.11%) Windows
4 87 (24.30%) Windows Server
5 86 (24.02%) Migration
6 85 (23.74%) Amazon AWS
7 83 (23.18%) VMware
8 78 (21.79%) C#
9 74 (20.67%) SQL
9 74 (20.67%) Oracle
10 72 (20.11%) .NET
10 72 (20.11%) Hyper-V
11 71 (19.83%) Office 365
11 71 (19.83%) Active Directory
12 69 (19.27%) DevOps
13 60 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 60 (16.76%) PowerShell
14 57 (15.92%) Linux
15 56 (15.64%) Microsoft App-V
16 55 (15.36%) Citrix
17 54 (15.08%) Windows 10
18 52 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
19 50 (13.97%) Security Cleared
20 49 (13.69%) Scrum
21 45 (12.57%) SQL Server
21 45 (12.57%) SC Cleared
21 45 (12.57%) Azure Active Directory
22 44 (12.29%) Microsoft Intune
22 44 (12.29%) Analytics
23 43 (12.01%) XenApp

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 32 (8.94%) SharePoint
2 19 (5.31%) Skype for Business
3 15 (4.19%) Apache
4 12 (3.35%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (3.07%) Apache Spark
5 11 (3.07%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.96%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.96%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.96%) OpenStack
6 7 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (1.96%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.68%) CMS
7 6 (1.68%) IIS
7 6 (1.68%) Jupyter
7 6 (1.68%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.68%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.12%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (7.26%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.35%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.96%) InfoPath
4 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.84%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 85 (23.74%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (19.83%) Office 365
3 45 (12.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 34 (9.50%) PaaS
4 34 (9.50%) Serverless
5 32 (8.94%) SaaS
6 28 (7.82%) IaaS
7 19 (5.31%) Azure Machine Learning
8 15 (4.19%) Yammer
9 14 (3.91%) Azure Functions
10 11 (3.07%) Amazon S3
10 11 (3.07%) Amazon SQS
10 11 (3.07%) AWS Fargate
10 11 (3.07%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (2.79%) Azure Data Factory
11 10 (2.79%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 6 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.40%) Boomi
13 5 (1.40%) GitHub
13 5 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.10%) NetScaler
2 25 (6.98%) Firewall
2 25 (6.98%) SAN
3 22 (6.15%) Skype
4 19 (5.31%) DNS
5 11 (3.07%) DHCP
5 11 (3.07%) Fibre Channel
5 11 (3.07%) iSCSI
5 11 (3.07%) PuTTY
5 11 (3.07%) VLAN
5 11 (3.07%) WinSCP
6 4 (1.12%) BIG-IP
6 4 (1.12%) Network Security
7 3 (0.84%) SMTP
7 3 (0.84%) VPN
7 3 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.56%) 4G
8 2 (0.56%) AMQP
8 2 (0.56%) HTTP
8 2 (0.56%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.54%) Big Data
3 23 (6.42%) Power BI
4 22 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 22 (6.15%) NoSQL
5 20 (5.59%) Data Lake
5 20 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (5.03%) Geospatial Data
7 17 (4.75%) Hadoop
8 16 (4.47%) Azure SQL Database
9 15 (4.19%) Oracle Database
10 14 (3.91%) Oracle Database 10g
10 14 (3.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (3.35%) Cosmos DB
11 12 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (3.35%) SQL Server 2016
11 12 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (2.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 10 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (11.45%) Git (software)
2 36 (10.06%) Jenkins
3 29 (8.10%) Selenium
4 27 (7.54%) Visual Studio Team System
5 18 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (5.03%) Visual Studio
6 17 (4.75%) SpecFlow
7 14 (3.91%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (3.63%) Oracle APEX
9 11 (3.07%) HP UFT
9 11 (3.07%) SoapUI
10 10 (2.79%) MSTest
10 10 (2.79%) NUnit
11 9 (2.51%) Ant
11 9 (2.51%) Eclipse
11 9 (2.51%) TestNG
12 8 (2.23%) LoadRunner
13 7 (1.96%) GitLab
13 7 (1.96%) TeamCity
14 6 (1.68%) SonarQube
General
1 19 (5.31%) Finance
2 4 (1.12%) Manufacturing
2 4 (1.12%) Retail
3 3 (0.84%) Marketing
3 3 (0.84%) Publishing
4 2 (0.56%) Banking
4 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.28%) Electronics
5 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 90 (25.14%) Developer
2 65 (18.16%) Architect
3 36 (10.06%) Infrastructure Architect
4 31 (8.66%) Project Manager
5 29 (8.10%) DevOps Engineer
6 28 (7.82%) Analyst
6 28 (7.82%) C# Developer
7 27 (7.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (6.15%) .NET Developer
9 18 (5.03%) Consultant
10 17 (4.75%) Azure Developer
10 17 (4.75%) Cloud Developer
11 14 (3.91%) Azure Architect
12 13 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.07%) Business Analyst
13 11 (3.07%) Cloud Architect
13 11 (3.07%) Senior Developer
14 9 (2.51%) Data Scientist
14 9 (2.51%) IT Manager
14 9 (2.51%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (20.11%) .NET
2 38 (10.61%) Middleware
3 34 (9.50%) JSON
4 30 (8.38%) Web Services
5 22 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (5.03%) .NET Framework
6 18 (5.03%) AngularJS
6 18 (5.03%) ASP.NET
7 16 (4.47%) REST
8 14 (3.91%) jQuery
9 13 (3.63%) .NET Core
9 13 (3.63%) CSS
10 12 (3.35%) HTML
10 12 (3.35%) Vue.js
11 11 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (2.79%) React
13 8 (2.23%) TensorFlow
14 7 (1.96%) Angular 2
14 7 (1.96%) Kafka
14 7 (1.96%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.59%) Hybrid Cloud
3 17 (4.75%) PKI
3 17 (4.75%) Public Cloud
4 12 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.07%) Clustering
5 11 (3.07%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.07%) Fat Client
5 11 (3.07%) Thin Client
6 10 (2.79%) Cloud Native
7 7 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.68%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.68%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.84%) BYOD
9 3 (0.84%) Fintech
9 3 (0.84%) Life Science
10 2 (0.56%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 140 (39.11%) Windows
2 87 (24.30%) Windows Server
3 57 (15.92%) Linux
4 54 (15.08%) Windows 10
5 31 (8.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (7.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (4.47%) AIX
8 16 (4.47%) Unix
9 15 (4.19%) Windows XP
10 8 (2.23%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.12%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.84%) Android
12 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.84%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (24.02%) Migration
3 69 (19.27%) DevOps
4 49 (13.69%) Scrum
5 44 (12.29%) Analytics
6 43 (12.01%) Network Design
7 39 (10.89%) TDD
8 36 (10.06%) Test Automation
9 34 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (8.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 26 (7.26%) ITIL
13 25 (6.98%) BDD
14 23 (6.42%) Application Packaging
15 22 (6.15%) Project Management
16 21 (5.87%) Data Modelling
17 20 (5.59%) Machine Learning
18 19 (5.31%) High Availability
18 19 (5.31%) MVC
19 18 (5.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 78 (21.79%) C#
2 74 (20.67%) SQL
3 60 (16.76%) PowerShell
4 36 (10.06%) JavaScript
5 34 (9.50%) Python
6 22 (6.15%) Java
7 11 (3.07%) F#
8 8 (2.23%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.23%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.40%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.12%) R
11 3 (0.84%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.56%) C
12 2 (0.56%) C++
12 2 (0.56%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.56%) VB
13 1 (0.28%) ES6
13 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.28%) Scala
13 1 (0.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 50 (13.97%) Security Cleared
2 45 (12.57%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 11 (3.07%) CCA
4 11 (3.07%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (3.07%) Degree
4 11 (3.07%) ISEB
4 11 (3.07%) ISEB Practitioner
4 11 (3.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (2.23%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.56%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.28%) CCDE
8 1 (0.28%) CCIE
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.28%) MCP
8 1 (0.28%) MCSA
8 1 (0.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.23%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) GCP
System Software
1 72 (20.11%) Hyper-V
2 71 (19.83%) Active Directory
3 60 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (15.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 43 (12.01%) XenApp
6 40 (11.17%) XenDesktop
7 22 (6.15%) vSphere
8 20 (5.59%) Docker
9 16 (4.47%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (4.47%) XenServer
10 14 (3.91%) Oracle RAC
11 11 (3.07%) DFS Replication
12 9 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (1.12%) Dovecot
13 4 (1.12%) Postfix
14 3 (0.84%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.56%) Xen
16 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
16 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (12.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 34 (9.50%) SCCM
3 32 (8.94%) Ansible
4 25 (6.98%) Puppet
5 20 (5.59%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (4.75%) Terraform
7 14 (3.91%) Data Guard
8 13 (3.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 11 (3.07%) HP ALM
10 10 (2.79%) Kubernetes
11 6 (1.68%) CloudForms
11 6 (1.68%) SCOrch
11 6 (1.68%) vRealize
12 4 (1.12%) AirWatch
12 4 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (1.12%) HAProxy
12 4 (1.12%) Kibana
13 3 (0.84%) SCOM
14 2 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
14 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 165 (46.09%) Microsoft
2 83 (23.18%) VMware
3 74 (20.67%) Oracle
4 55 (15.36%) Citrix
5 38 (10.61%) Red Hat
6 25 (6.98%) HP
7 16 (4.47%) Dell
8 15 (4.19%) IBM
9 14 (3.91%) 3PAR
10 13 (3.63%) Software AG
10 13 (3.63%) Tableau
10 13 (3.63%) webMethods
11 11 (3.07%) Google
12 8 (2.23%) Databricks
13 7 (1.96%) SAP
14 6 (1.68%) Cisco
14 6 (1.68%) Xamarin
15 5 (1.40%) Informatica
16 4 (1.12%) F5
16 4 (1.12%) Juniper