Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 17 30
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 8 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 4.65% 7.83% 3.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.00% 25.29% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 5
Luton median daily rate £610 £463 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.89% +27.59% -6.45%
10th Percentile £425 £358 £356
90th Percentile £681 £560 £423
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.50 £14.60 -
% change year-on-year +74.66% - -

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 40 87 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 23.26% 30.96% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 67 23
Luton median daily rate £538 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.22% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £330 £318 £356
90th Percentile £675 £600 £575
Bedfordshire median daily rate £485 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Luton median hourly rate £31.75 £105.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.76% - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.50 £18.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year +36.00% +29.31% -

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 20 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Big Data
3 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (37.50%) Kafka
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
3 3 (37.50%) Parquet
3 3 (37.50%) Data Lake
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (25.00%) Power BI
4 2 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (25.00%) Go
4 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (25.00%) Skype
4 2 (25.00%) OneDrive
4 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Data Ingestion
4 2 (25.00%) PySpark
4 2 (25.00%) Data Science
4 2 (25.00%) Qubole
4 2 (25.00%) Power Platform
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell

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 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365
3 2 (25.00%) OneDrive
3 2 (25.00%) Power Platform
3 2 (25.00%) Qubole
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Big Data
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (37.50%) Data Lake
2 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (37.50%) Parquet
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Power BI
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon QuickSight
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) HBase
4 1 (12.50%) Impala
4 1 (12.50%) Sqoop
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Data Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365 Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) CRM Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Kafka
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) PySpark
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (25.00%) Data Ingestion
1 2 (25.00%) Data Science
1 2 (25.00%) ETL
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Kanban
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Scrum
1 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Project Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Web SSO
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Go
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) R
1 2 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Flume
2 1 (12.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Informatica
1 2 (25.00%) Talend
2 1 (12.50%) SAP