Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 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)
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 31 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - +35
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 4.27% 1.49% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.00% 16.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 0
Ipswich median daily rate £375 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% - -
Suffolk median daily rate £375 £325 -
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Ipswich median hourly rate - - -
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -

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 Ipswich with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Ipswich
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 20 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 8.55% 9.29% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 6
Ipswich median daily rate £300 £288 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -34.32% +3.00%
10th Percentile £231 £163 £375
90th Percentile £468 £455 £500
Suffolk median daily rate £371 £325 £388
% change year-on-year +14.23% -16.13% -13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Ipswich median hourly rate - - -
Suffolk median hourly rate - £14.50 -

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 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Avro
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (20.00%) Data Ingestion
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (10.00%) PySpark
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) Parquet
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation

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 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Impala
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Parquet
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Avro
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
1 2 (20.00%) REST
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) Kafka
2 1 (10.00%) Kendo UI
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) PySpark
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Data Ingestion
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) API Development
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) ES6
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSD
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (10.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Cloudera