Period
to 18 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 34 14
Rank change year-on-year +15 -20 +18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 17 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.61% 2.48% 8.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.67% 13.56% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 22
Luton median daily rate £481 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £357 £350 £369
90th Percentile £573 £426 £572
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +12.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £18.88 - -

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 75 59 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 29.18% 18.32% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 36 35
Luton median daily rate £450 £488 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% +8.20%
10th Percentile £305 £338 £365
90th Percentile £602 £625 £598
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Luton median hourly rate - - £12.00
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £18.88 - £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

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 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 15 (88.24%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (47.06%) Big Data
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) High Availability
4 6 (35.29%) Terraform
5 5 (29.41%) IaaS
5 5 (29.41%) Analytics
5 5 (29.41%) Cloudera
5 5 (29.41%) Ansible
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (29.41%) Web Services
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
5 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
5 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
6 4 (23.53%) LINQ
6 4 (23.53%) Google
6 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
6 4 (23.53%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) BIG-IP
6 4 (23.53%) C#
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
6 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (23.53%) Office 365
6 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework

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 3 (17.65%) Apache Spark
1 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (88.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) IaaS
3 4 (23.53%) Akamai
3 4 (23.53%) Office 365
4 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (17.65%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (17.65%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) BIG-IP
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Big Data
2 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
3 3 (17.65%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (17.65%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.76%) Power BI
5 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) AWS Architect
2 3 (17.65%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Big Data Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Big Data Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Data Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Data Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) AWS Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Migration Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Migration Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
3 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
3 4 (23.53%) LINQ
4 3 (17.65%) J2EE
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Core
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.88%) Unity DI Container
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) High Availability
2 5 (29.41%) Analytics
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
3 4 (23.53%) BDD
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (23.53%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (23.53%) Task Automation
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (17.65%) Data Science
4 3 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Microservices
4 3 (17.65%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Terraform
2 5 (29.41%) Ansible
3 2 (11.76%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cloudera
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) F5
2 4 (23.53%) Google
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) SAP
4 2 (11.76%) Tableau
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat