Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 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)
East Midlands > Lincolnshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 18 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 4.26% 7.09% 8.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.36% 35.71% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 21
Lincolnshire median daily rate £335 £300 £900
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -66.67% -
10th Percentile £312 £263 £375
90th Percentile £397 £376 £1,000
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £325 £600
% change year-on-year +23.08% -45.83% +80.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lincolnshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 Lincolnshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Lincolnshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 11 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 11.70% 19.86% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 17
Lincolnshire median daily rate £315 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.75% +13.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £194 £269 £275
90th Percentile £471 £424 £715
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +20.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lincolnshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.00 £10.75 £11.75
% change year-on-year +2.33% -8.51% -34.72%

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
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 20 July 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
Spalding -10 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Lincolnshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft