Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 26 July 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)
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 37 42
Rank change year-on-year +18 +5 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 10 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 4.98% 1.14% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.57% 14.29% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Ipswich median daily rate £391 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.48% - -
Suffolk median daily rate £391 £525 -
% change year-on-year -25.48% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Ipswich median hourly rate - - -
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -

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 Ipswich with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 35 28 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 17.41% 8.00% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 13
Ipswich median daily rate £375 £310 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.97% -27.06% +9.68%
10th Percentile £107 £123 £363
90th Percentile £528 £563 £501
Suffolk median daily rate £338 £310 £403
% change year-on-year +8.87% -22.98% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Ipswich median hourly rate - - -
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Ipswich

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Ipswich.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Ipswich

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Ipswich over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Office 365
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) CRM
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (30.00%) McAfee
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Information Security
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
5 3 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (30.00%) Threat Detection
5 3 (30.00%) GDPR
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) IIS
7 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (10.00%) CSS
7 1 (10.00%) SOAP
7 1 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) MCP

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Information Security Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) CRM Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Security Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) CRM
1 3 (30.00%) Information Security
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Threat Detection
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) ISMS
2 1 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISA
1 1 (10.00%) CISM
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) GDPR
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) McAfee
2 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (10.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (10.00%) Imperva
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Qualys
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk