Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 35 16
Rank change year-on-year +16 -19 +20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 17 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.94% 2.10% 6.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.25% 14.29% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 15
Luton median daily rate £475 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -15.15% +24.53%
10th Percentile £365 £350 £369
90th Percentile £557 £390 £631
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +8.20%
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 80 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 32.65% 14.69% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 30 24
Luton median daily rate £438 £488 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.26% +18.18% -17.50%
10th Percentile £240 £281 £364
90th Percentile £591 £626 £638
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £363 £413
% change year-on-year +17.24% -12.12% -13.16%
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 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (58.82%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) DevOps
4 7 (41.18%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) TeamCity
4 7 (41.18%) LINQ
4 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
4 7 (41.18%) Entity Framework
5 6 (35.29%) Office 365
5 6 (35.29%) Google
6 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
6 5 (29.41%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (29.41%) Migration
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (29.41%) Microservices
6 5 (29.41%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (23.53%) .NET Core
7 4 (23.53%) Terraform
7 4 (23.53%) Kibana
7 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
7 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce

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 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (35.29%) Office 365
3 2 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.88%) Akamai
4 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) Power BI
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (41.18%) TeamCity
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Migration Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Migration Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Office 365 Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Head of IT
4 1 (5.88%) Head of IT Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Platform Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Tableau Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
2 7 (41.18%) Entity Framework
2 7 (41.18%) LINQ
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Core
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps
2 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (29.41%) Deployment Automation
3 5 (29.41%) Microservices
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) BDD
4 4 (23.53%) CQRS
4 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.76%) High Availability
7 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
7 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Kibana
1 4 (23.53%) Terraform
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Google
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Tableau
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Cloudera
4 1 (5.88%) F5