Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 15 38
Rank change year-on-year -3 +23 +48
Contract jobs citing Azure 52 106 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 7.19% 9.50% 5.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.95% 44.54% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 85 48
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £473 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.51% -5.40% +25.00%
10th Percentile £378 £313 £369
90th Percentile £575 £654 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £450 £500
% change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes 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 168 238 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.24% 21.33% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 155 127
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% -2.70%
10th Percentile £263 £248 £300
90th Percentile £544 £650 £554
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £429 £425
% change year-on-year -0.82% +0.82% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -73.33% +400.00%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.63 £16.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year +3.91% -73.33% +400.00%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Milton Keynes

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Azure in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure in Milton Keynes

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 21 (40.38%) AWS
2 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (23.08%) C#
4 12 (23.08%) DevOps
5 11 (21.15%) Windows
6 10 (19.23%) .NET
6 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
7 9 (17.31%) Scrum
7 9 (17.31%) Kubernetes
8 8 (15.38%) Information Security
8 8 (15.38%) VMware
9 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET
9 7 (13.46%) Linux
9 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
9 7 (13.46%) Docker
9 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
9 7 (13.46%) JIRA
9 7 (13.46%) Azure Stack
10 6 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
10 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (11.54%) Microservices
10 6 (11.54%) Office 365
10 6 (11.54%) Python
10 6 (11.54%) MySQL
10 6 (11.54%) SQL
11 5 (9.62%) Java
11 5 (9.62%) CISSP
11 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
11 5 (9.62%) Citrix

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 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (40.38%) AWS
2 7 (13.46%) Azure Stack
3 6 (11.54%) Office 365
4 4 (7.69%) PaaS
4 4 (7.69%) Power Platform
5 3 (5.77%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (3.85%) Akamai
6 2 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.85%) GCP
6 2 (3.85%) OpenShift
6 2 (3.85%) SaaS
7 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.92%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.92%) IaaS
7 1 (1.92%) npm
7 1 (1.92%) Serverless
7 1 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (3.85%) DNS
2 2 (3.85%) Network Security
3 1 (1.92%) HSRP
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) IPsec
3 1 (1.92%) SNMP
3 1 (1.92%) SSL
3 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) VLAN
3 1 (1.92%) VPN
3 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) MySQL
2 3 (5.77%) Power BI
3 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.85%) Snowflake Schema
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.92%) OLAP
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) Semantic Layer
4 1 (1.92%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
1 7 (13.46%) JIRA
2 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.77%) Selenium
5 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.85%) JUnit
5 2 (3.85%) Mockito
5 2 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.92%) Grunt
6 1 (1.92%) webpack
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Law
3 2 (3.85%) Automotive
3 2 (3.85%) Legal
3 2 (3.85%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) German Language
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) .NET Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Azure Architect
4 5 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) .NET
2 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 4 (7.69%) CSS
4 4 (7.69%) HTML
4 4 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (7.69%) Web Services
5 3 (5.77%) .NET Core
5 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.77%) Entity Framework
5 3 (5.77%) jQuery
5 3 (5.77%) JSON
5 3 (5.77%) Node.js
5 3 (5.77%) React
6 2 (3.85%) Angular 2
6 2 (3.85%) CSS3
6 2 (3.85%) Spring Boot
6 2 (3.85%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.92%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.92%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) PKI
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.46%) Linux
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.69%) Unix
6 3 (5.77%) CentOS
6 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) DevOps
3 9 (17.31%) Scrum
4 8 (15.38%) Information Security
5 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (11.54%) Microservices
6 5 (9.62%) Migration
6 5 (9.62%) MVC
7 4 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (7.69%) ITIL
7 4 (7.69%) TDD
8 3 (5.77%) Analytics
8 3 (5.77%) BDD
8 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure as Code
8 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (5.77%) SOLID
8 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) C#
2 6 (11.54%) Python
2 6 (11.54%) SQL
3 5 (9.62%) Java
4 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.85%) Java 8
5 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.92%) ES6
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Ruby
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) CISM
1 5 (9.62%) CISSP
2 4 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) MCSE
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.85%) MCITP
5 1 (1.92%) CCA
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Docker
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.92%) vCloud
4 1 (1.92%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.92%) Xen
4 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Kubernetes
2 4 (7.69%) Ansible
2 4 (7.69%) Terraform
3 2 (3.85%) SCCM
3 2 (3.85%) SCOM
4 1 (1.92%) Grafana
4 1 (1.92%) Nagios
4 1 (1.92%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.92%) Puppet
4 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) VMware
3 5 (9.62%) Citrix
3 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco
4 4 (7.69%) Splunk
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle
6 2 (3.85%) Google
6 2 (3.85%) Meraki
6 2 (3.85%) MuleSoft
6 2 (3.85%) NetApp
6 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.85%) Sony
7 1 (1.92%) SAP
7 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.92%) Sophos