Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 58 90
Rank change year-on-year +48 +32 +53
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 409 119 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 10.62% 3.36% 2.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.31% 23.33% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 53 74
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £380 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -14.61% -1.11%
10th Percentile £369 £202 £350
90th Percentile £619 £525 £532
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Hampshire median hourly rate £62.50 £18.00 £36.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.22% -50.39% -3.25%
10th Percentile £60.38 £18.00 £17.52
90th Percentile £66.03 £18.00 £54.74
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £29.08 £15.00
% change year-on-year +20.37% +93.85% -60.78%

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 813 510 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 21.10% 14.39% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 287 274
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £385 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.38% -18.09% +11.24%
10th Percentile £357 £150 £313
90th Percentile £600 £538 £613
South East median daily rate £473 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.44% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 8
Hampshire median hourly rate £34.38 £13.00 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +164.42% -76.15% +156.47%
10th Percentile £10.50 £8.81 £15.41
90th Percentile £71.58 £41.50 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +9.38%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -4 72 £450 +23.29% 16
Basingstoke +37 55 £450 +28.57% 19
Fareham +19 43 £500 +23.46% 9
Havant +18 36 £519 +12.16% 2
Winchester +18 28 £435 +14.47% 3
Portsmouth -8 20 £500 +48.15% 2
Farnborough -6 13 £438 +9.38% 13
Aldershot - 10 £480 - 1
Gosport - 9 £625 - 1
Andover -10 8 £403 +7.33%
Romsey - 4 £581 - 1
Eastleigh - 3 £525 - 4
Fleet -16 1 - -
Alton - 1 £500 -
Waterlooville - 1 £210 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 181 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (42.54%) Microsoft
3 137 (33.50%) Amazon AWS
4 136 (33.25%) Windows
5 107 (26.16%) Migration
6 94 (22.98%) DevOps
7 83 (20.29%) Ansible
7 83 (20.29%) Oracle
8 80 (19.56%) C#
9 79 (19.32%) SQL
9 79 (19.32%) VMware
10 70 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
11 69 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
12 67 (16.38%) Office 365
13 65 (15.89%) Windows Server
14 63 (15.40%) Puppet
14 63 (15.40%) Hyper-V
15 62 (15.16%) Active Directory
16 61 (14.91%) Linux
17 60 (14.67%) Security Cleared
17 60 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
18 57 (13.94%) .NET
19 55 (13.45%) TDD
19 55 (13.45%) SC Cleared
20 54 (13.20%) Windows 10
21 53 (12.96%) Scrum
22 52 (12.71%) Git (software)
22 52 (12.71%) Jenkins
23 51 (12.47%) NoSQL
24 49 (11.98%) PostgreSQL

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 36 (8.80%) Tomcat
2 32 (7.82%) OpenStack
3 31 (7.58%) WebLogic
3 31 (7.58%) WebSphere
4 23 (5.62%) SharePoint
5 21 (5.13%) Apache
6 18 (4.40%) Skype for Business
7 16 (3.91%) Apache Spark
8 9 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.96%) Apache Pig
9 8 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.96%) Confluence
10 7 (1.71%) CMS
10 7 (1.71%) IIS
11 6 (1.47%) MS Exchange
11 6 (1.47%) nginx
11 6 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.47%) Traefik
11 6 (1.47%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.73%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 24 (5.87%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.93%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.47%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.22%) Eloqua
2 4 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 137 (33.50%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (16.38%) Office 365
3 43 (10.51%) Azure Active Directory
3 43 (10.51%) PaaS
4 41 (10.02%) IaaS
5 33 (8.07%) Serverless
6 29 (7.09%) SaaS
7 28 (6.85%) GitHub
8 25 (6.11%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (2.93%) Azure Machine Learning
10 11 (2.69%) Amazon S3
10 11 (2.69%) Amazon SQS
10 11 (2.69%) AWS Fargate
10 11 (2.69%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (2.69%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (2.44%) Yammer
12 9 (2.20%) Azure Data Factory
13 8 (1.96%) Azure Functions
13 8 (1.96%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 7 (1.71%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.11%) Firewall
2 24 (5.87%) NetScaler
2 24 (5.87%) SAN
3 20 (4.89%) Skype
4 18 (4.40%) DNS
5 7 (1.71%) DHCP
5 7 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (1.71%) iSCSI
5 7 (1.71%) VLAN
6 4 (0.98%) BIG-IP
6 4 (0.98%) LAN
7 3 (0.73%) SMTP
7 3 (0.73%) WAN
8 2 (0.49%) HTTP
8 2 (0.49%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.49%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.49%) VPN
8 2 (0.49%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.24%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.47%) NoSQL
2 49 (11.98%) PostgreSQL
3 38 (9.29%) MySQL
4 33 (8.07%) SQL Server
5 25 (6.11%) MongoDB
6 23 (5.62%) Big Data
7 22 (5.38%) Data Lake
7 22 (5.38%) Power BI
8 19 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
8 19 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (4.65%) Hadoop
9 17 (4.16%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (2.69%) Cosmos DB
10 11 (2.69%) Geospatial Data
11 9 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (2.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.96%) Apache Hive
13 7 (1.71%) Impala
13 7 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (12.71%) Git (software)
1 52 (12.71%) Jenkins
2 35 (8.56%) MSTest
2 35 (8.56%) NUnit
3 33 (8.07%) Selenium
4 29 (7.09%) Visual Studio
5 24 (5.87%) Visual Studio Team System
6 21 (5.13%) JIRA
7 20 (4.89%) Octopus Deploy
8 18 (4.40%) Subversion
9 9 (2.20%) GitLab
10 8 (1.96%) SpecFlow
10 8 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (1.71%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.98%) Protractor
12 4 (0.98%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.98%) webpack
13 3 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.73%) JMeter
13 3 (0.73%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (3.42%) Telecoms
2 13 (3.18%) Finance
3 6 (1.47%) Retail
4 5 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.22%) Marketing
5 4 (0.98%) Publishing
6 2 (0.49%) Automotive
7 1 (0.24%) Back Office
7 1 (0.24%) Games
7 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 121 (29.58%) Developer
2 67 (16.38%) Architect
3 50 (12.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 39 (9.54%) Infrastructure Architect
5 31 (7.58%) Java Developer
6 30 (7.33%) C# Developer
7 25 (6.11%) Consultant
8 24 (5.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (5.13%) Analyst
10 20 (4.89%) .NET Developer
11 18 (4.40%) Project Manager
12 17 (4.16%) Azure Engineer
13 16 (3.91%) Azure Architect
14 13 (3.18%) Cloud Developer
15 12 (2.93%) Data Architect
16 11 (2.69%) Azure DevOps
16 11 (2.69%) Cloud Architect
16 11 (2.69%) Team Leader
17 10 (2.44%) Azure Developer
17 10 (2.44%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (13.94%) .NET
2 37 (9.05%) JSON
3 35 (8.56%) Middleware
4 24 (5.87%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (5.38%) AngularJS
5 22 (5.38%) Web Services
6 20 (4.89%) ASP.NET
6 20 (4.89%) CSS
7 18 (4.40%) .NET Core
8 17 (4.16%) HTML
9 16 (3.91%) .NET Framework
10 15 (3.67%) jQuery
11 12 (2.93%) Angular 2
11 12 (2.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (2.93%) Kafka
11 12 (2.93%) Vue.js
12 11 (2.69%) React
13 10 (2.44%) REST
13 10 (2.44%) SAML
14 8 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 25 (6.11%) Public Cloud
3 22 (5.38%) Cloud Native
4 15 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.93%) PKI
6 8 (1.96%) Fat Client
6 8 (1.96%) Thin Client
7 7 (1.71%) Clustering
7 7 (1.71%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.71%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.98%) User Experience
10 3 (0.73%) Life Science
11 2 (0.49%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.49%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.49%) NHS
11 2 (0.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 136 (33.25%) Windows
2 65 (15.89%) Windows Server
3 61 (14.91%) Linux
4 54 (13.20%) Windows 10
5 22 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (4.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (3.91%) AIX
7 16 (3.91%) Unix
7 16 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (3.67%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.96%) Android
9 8 (1.96%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.96%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.22%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.98%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.73%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (26.16%) Migration
3 94 (22.98%) DevOps
4 70 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (13.45%) TDD
6 53 (12.96%) Scrum
7 47 (11.49%) Network Design
8 43 (10.51%) Analytics
8 43 (10.51%) OO
9 32 (7.82%) Continuous Delivery
9 32 (7.82%) ITIL
10 31 (7.58%) High Availability
11 30 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (6.60%) Test Automation
13 26 (6.36%) Configuration Management
14 25 (6.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 21 (5.13%) MVC
16 20 (4.89%) Software Delivery
16 20 (4.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (19.56%) C#
2 79 (19.32%) SQL
3 45 (11.00%) PowerShell
4 39 (9.54%) Java
5 34 (8.31%) JavaScript
6 28 (6.85%) Python
7 9 (2.20%) T-SQL
8 8 (1.96%) TypeScript
9 6 (1.47%) PHP
9 6 (1.47%) PHP 7
10 5 (1.22%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.22%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.73%) ES6
12 2 (0.49%) F#
12 2 (0.49%) Go
12 2 (0.49%) Java 8
12 2 (0.49%) Scala
13 1 (0.24%) C
13 1 (0.24%) C++
13 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 55 (13.45%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (1.96%) CCA
4 8 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.71%) MCSE
5 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.47%) Degree
7 5 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.22%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.73%) MCSA
10 2 (0.49%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.49%) ISEB
10 2 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.49%) VCAP
11 1 (0.24%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.47%) SLA
2 5 (1.22%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 69 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (15.40%) Hyper-V
3 62 (15.16%) Active Directory
4 46 (11.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 39 (9.54%) XenApp
6 29 (7.09%) XenDesktop
7 28 (6.85%) Docker
8 15 (3.67%) Oracle RAC
9 14 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (2.93%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (2.93%) XenServer
11 11 (2.69%) vSphere
12 7 (1.71%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.98%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.98%) Dovecot
13 4 (0.98%) Postfix
14 3 (0.73%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.49%) Xen
16 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 1 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 83 (20.29%) Ansible
2 63 (15.40%) Puppet
3 40 (9.78%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (9.05%) Microsoft Intune
5 30 (7.33%) SCCM
6 28 (6.85%) Kubernetes
7 19 (4.65%) Terraform
8 14 (3.42%) Data Guard
9 13 (3.18%) SCOrch
10 12 (2.93%) CloudForms
11 10 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (0.98%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.98%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.98%) SCOM
12 4 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.73%) Kibana
13 3 (0.73%) Oozie
13 3 (0.73%) Packer
14 2 (0.49%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 174 (42.54%) Microsoft
2 83 (20.29%) Oracle
3 79 (19.32%) VMware
4 47 (11.49%) Citrix
5 28 (6.85%) Red Hat
6 20 (4.89%) Atlassian
7 19 (4.65%) HP
8 17 (4.16%) IBM
9 16 (3.91%) 3PAR
10 13 (3.18%) Dell
11 12 (2.93%) Google
12 9 (2.20%) ArcSight
12 9 (2.20%) Cisco
12 9 (2.20%) CyberArk
13 8 (1.96%) Micro Focus
13 8 (1.96%) ServiceNow
14 7 (1.71%) Databricks
14 7 (1.71%) SAP
15 6 (1.47%) Xamarin
16 5 (1.22%) Splunk