Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 23 39
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 15 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 4.84% 4.35% 0.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.73% 31.25% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 3
Luton median daily rate £450 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +31.25% -31.18%
10th Percentile £366 £356 £187
90th Percentile £500 £634 £561
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -13.16%
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 66 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 21.29% 13.91% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 19 25
Luton median daily rate £450 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £287 £350 £355
90th Percentile £575 £633 £583
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £525
% change year-on-year -5.56% -14.29% +16.67%
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 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) Migration
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Project Management
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (26.67%) DevOps
7 4 (26.67%) Private Cloud
7 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) Google
7 4 (26.67%) VLAN
7 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) MVC
7 4 (26.67%) Service Management
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (26.67%) Citrix
7 4 (26.67%) Apache
7 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel

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 (26.67%) Apache
1 4 (26.67%) IIS
1 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) Akamai
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) VLAN
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) EPiServer Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Big Data
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Development
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Core
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Android
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) CQRS
4 3 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) High Availability
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (20.00%) Microservices
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Kibana
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
2 4 (26.67%) Google
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Cloudera
3 1 (6.67%) F5