Period
to 16 July 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 16 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 30 32
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 20 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.73% 2.53% 3.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.69% 18.42% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 10
Luton median daily rate £450 £363 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -7.94% -37.00%
10th Percentile £355 £356 £346
90th Percentile £550 £487 £596
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £413 £394
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.60 - -

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 81 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 27.27% 13.72% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 22 32
Luton median daily rate £456 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £301 £356 £351
90th Percentile £599 £575 £593
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Luton median hourly rate £105.00 - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 -
% change year-on-year +20.69% - -

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

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Luton over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Luton

For the 6 months to 16 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 Luton region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 17 (85.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
4 9 (45.00%) Big Data
5 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (35.00%) Oracle
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) .NET
7 6 (30.00%) Analytics
7 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
8 5 (25.00%) High Availability
8 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
8 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (25.00%) Cloudera
8 5 (25.00%) IaaS
8 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (25.00%) Ansible
8 5 (25.00%) Web Services
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) DNS
8 5 (25.00%) Project Management
8 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (25.00%) Migration
8 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 5 (25.00%) Terraform
9 4 (20.00%) Task Automation
9 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving

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 4 (20.00%) Apache
1 4 (20.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (20.00%) IIS
1 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (85.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) IaaS
3 4 (20.00%) Akamai
4 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (15.00%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (15.00%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (15.00%) Office 365
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
2 4 (20.00%) VLAN
2 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Big Data
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (20.00%) MySQL
5 3 (15.00%) Amazon Athena
5 3 (15.00%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (15.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) AWS Architect
3 3 (15.00%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Big Data Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Big Data Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Data Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Data Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (10.00%) AWS Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Core
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (15.00%) J2EE
3 3 (15.00%) LINQ
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Analytics
2 5 (25.00%) High Availability
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) CRM
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (20.00%) Task Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Data Science
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Ansible
1 5 (25.00%) Terraform
2 3 (15.00%) Kibana
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) Cloudera
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) F5
4 4 (20.00%) Google
4 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (15.00%) SAP