Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 19 November 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)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 39 54
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.47% 1.14% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.09% 16.13% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Liverpool median daily rate £410 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.14% - -
Merseyside median daily rate £410 £350 £303
% change year-on-year +17.14% +15.70% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Liverpool median hourly rate - - £30.19
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £30.19

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 Liverpool with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 66 31 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 16.18% 7.06% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 21
Liverpool median daily rate £352 £418 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.69% +209.26% -55.00%
10th Percentile £151 £249 £118
90th Percentile £625 £531 £488
Merseyside median daily rate £364 £418 £163
% change year-on-year -12.93% +156.92% -45.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Liverpool median hourly rate £12.50 - £22.35
10th Percentile £11.25 - £15.84
90th Percentile £13.75 - £28.65
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 - £22.35

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Liverpool

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Statistics
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) AirWatch
2 2 (33.33%) OneDrive
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) AWS Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
1 3 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Android Development
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Xamarin