Period
to 27 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 27 January 2020 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 19 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 +16 -20
Contract jobs citing Azure 10 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.62% 7.08% 2.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.83% 21.79% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 3
Luton median daily rate £495 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +35.71% -15.15%
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £18.88 -

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 Luton with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 48 78 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 31.79% 32.50% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 66 31
Luton median daily rate £500 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £300 £229 £300
90th Percentile £750 £586 £625
Bedfordshire median daily rate £480 £425 £363
% change year-on-year +12.94% +17.24% -12.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Luton median hourly rate £16.00 - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year -15.79% - -

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Luton

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure in Luton

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Luton over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Luton region with a requirement for Azure.

1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) PKI
3 4 (40.00%) SCCM
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (30.00%) AWS
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) Big Data
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) Informatica
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (10.00%) Cloudera
6 1 (10.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) AWS
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (10.00%) Power Platform
3 1 (10.00%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) Power BI
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) ERP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Web SSO
3 1 (10.00%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) VMware