Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire 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 17 December 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)
East Midlands > Lincolnshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 10 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 13 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 9.22% 10.57% 1.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 59.09% 54.17% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 2
Lincolnshire median daily rate £315 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £263 £343 £228
90th Percentile £675 £540 £373
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £12.25 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £26.13 - -

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 Lincolnshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Lincolnshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 22 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 15.60% 19.51% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 9
Lincolnshire median daily rate £320 £375 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.67% +37.61% +39.74%
10th Percentile £264 £325 £206
90th Percentile £665 £505 £308
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £355
% change year-on-year +3.13% +12.76% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £16.13 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.25% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.25 £18.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -31.94% +44.00% -47.92%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Lincolnshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Lincolnshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lincolnshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Lincolnshire over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Lincolnshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Lincolnshire

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 Lincolnshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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
Lincoln +2 7 £313 -21.88%
Spalding - 2 £306 -
Brigg - 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Lincolnshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 6 (46.15%) ETL
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Data Lake
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Machine Learning
3 4 (30.77%) Office 365
3 4 (30.77%) Predictive Modelling
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
5 2 (15.38%) Google
5 2 (15.38%) nginx
5 2 (15.38%) Go
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lincolnshire 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 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (15.38%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Data Lake
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data
4 1 (7.69%) BODI
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Power BI
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Data Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Graduate
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) ETL
2 5 (38.46%) Machine Learning
3 4 (30.77%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Go
2 2 (15.38%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
1 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) rkt
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) SAP