Period
to 4 December 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 4 December 2020 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 15 19
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 +19
Contract jobs citing Azure 38 89 104
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 10.64% 10.10% 8.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.19% 39.91% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 70 83
Median daily rate £438 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.26% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £363 £399 £248
90th Percentile £550 £575 £656
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £72.00 -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 86 223 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.09% 25.31% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 142 141
Median daily rate £450 £450 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.10% +7.06%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £208
90th Percentile £550 £575 £719
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £438 £435
% change year-on-year +2.86% +0.57% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Median hourly rate £24.00 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% - -73.33%
Median hourly rate £24.00 £18.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +28.00% +17.19% -73.33%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Milton Keynes

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Azure in Milton Keynes

Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Azure in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Azure.

1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 9 (23.68%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) Migration
4 8 (21.05%) Firewall
4 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
5 7 (18.42%) Strategic Roadmap
6 6 (15.79%) Office 365
6 6 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (15.79%) DNS
6 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (13.16%) SQL
7 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
7 5 (13.16%) Power BI
7 5 (13.16%) AWS
7 5 (13.16%) Analytics
7 5 (13.16%) Power Platform
8 4 (10.53%) PaaS
8 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
8 4 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
8 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (10.53%) Linux
8 4 (10.53%) ETL
8 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) OpenWhisk
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.63%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (2.63%) SAP MM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (2.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
1 6 (15.79%) Office 365
2 5 (13.16%) AWS
2 5 (13.16%) Power Platform
3 4 (10.53%) PaaS
4 3 (7.89%) IaaS
4 3 (7.89%) OneDrive
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
5 2 (5.26%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (5.26%) Azure Stack
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.26%) npm
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.63%) Azure Functions
6 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.63%) GCP
6 1 (2.63%) Serverless
6 1 (2.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Firewall
2 6 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (7.89%) VPN
4 2 (5.26%) SSL
4 2 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) BGP
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.63%) OSPF
5 1 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.16%) Power BI
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.89%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (7.89%) Big Data
4 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.26%) MySQL
5 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.26%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.63%) Data Lake
6 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.63%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Grunt
2 2 (5.26%) Mocha
2 2 (5.26%) webpack
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.63%) Hudson
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 1 (2.63%) Automotive
1 1 (2.63%) Public Sector
1 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Cloud Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Virtualisation Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Azure Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Data Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Data Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Applications Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (5.26%) Backbone.js
2 2 (5.26%) Chai
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
2 2 (5.26%) Express
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) jQuery
2 2 (5.26%) JSON
2 2 (5.26%) Node.js
2 2 (5.26%) PhoneGap
2 2 (5.26%) React
2 2 (5.26%) React Native
2 2 (5.26%) Redux
2 2 (5.26%) REST
2 2 (5.26%) RESTful
2 2 (5.26%) Sass
2 2 (5.26%) SOAP
2 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) iPhone
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Migration
2 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) Strategic Roadmap
3 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.16%) Analytics
5 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.53%) ETL
6 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
6 3 (7.89%) DevOps
6 3 (7.89%) Information Security
6 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.89%) Open Source
6 3 (7.89%) Patch Management
6 3 (7.89%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.89%) User Stories
6 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (5.26%) Decision-Making
7 2 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.89%) Python
3 2 (5.26%) Apple Swift
3 2 (5.26%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) ES6
3 2 (5.26%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) Kotlin
3 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) R
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) Degree
5 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
1 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.63%) Docker
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (7.89%) Nessus
2 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) Terraform
3 1 (2.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) VMware
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Citrix
4 3 (7.89%) Fortinet
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) Palo Alto
4 3 (7.89%) Splunk
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 2 (5.26%) OutSystems
5 2 (5.26%) Talend
5 2 (5.26%) Xamarin
5 2 (5.26%) Zscaler
6 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.63%) Capita
6 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.63%) Databricks
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) Sparx