Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 February 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 16 41
Rank change year-on-year -20 +25 -29
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 6 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.97% 6.42% 0.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.77% 38.89% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 2
Luton median daily rate £350 £425 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -9.81% +4.72%
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -17.65% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire 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 Luton with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 47 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 15.41% 16.51% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 24
Luton median daily rate £475 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £270 £364 £358
90th Percentile £625 £638 £599
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £425 £525
% change year-on-year -17.65% -19.05% +23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Luton median hourly rate - £12.00 -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £12.00 -

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Luton

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Luton region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Google
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) LINQ
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
1 2 (33.33%) LINQ
1 2 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Google