Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 14 34
Rank change year-on-year -19 +20 -19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 2.22% 8.22% 2.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.73% 52.17% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 5
Luton median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £350 £369 £300
90th Percentile £426 £572 £388
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% -17.65%
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 55 46 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 17.46% 15.75% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 19
Luton median daily rate £475 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £333 £369 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £645
Bedfordshire median daily rate £418 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +1.21% +10.00% -11.76%
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 25 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 Luton region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) OOD
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) Google
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
1 3 (42.86%) LINQ
1 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (42.86%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) Unity DI Container
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 2 (28.57%) Yammer

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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) OneDrive
2 2 (28.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior .NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior C# Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
1 3 (42.86%) LINQ
1 3 (42.86%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (42.86%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) OOD
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Google
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft