Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 21 February 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 80 99
Rank change year-on-year +48 +19 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 86 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.31% 0.95% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.50% 12.63% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 6 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate £500 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £383 £450
% change year-on-year +30.72% -15.00% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 282 95 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 17.42% 7.52% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 66 23
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £469 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +20.19% +4.00%
10th Percentile £298 £325 £300
90th Percentile £561 £625 £663
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% +2.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £60.00 £12.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% +20.00% +5.26%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £60.00 £12.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +400.00% +20.00% +5.26%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 59 (68.60%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (39.53%) Windows
3 30 (34.88%) Microsoft
4 29 (33.72%) VMware
5 26 (30.23%) Finance
6 23 (26.74%) Banking
7 19 (22.09%) Linux
7 19 (22.09%) Windows Server
8 18 (20.93%) DevOps
8 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
8 18 (20.93%) Active Directory
8 18 (20.93%) Office 365
9 17 (19.77%) OpenStack
9 17 (19.77%) Hybrid Cloud
10 15 (17.44%) PaaS
10 15 (17.44%) Security Cleared
10 15 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (17.44%) TDD
10 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
10 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (17.44%) ITIL
11 13 (15.12%) MS Exchange
11 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (15.12%) Google
11 13 (15.12%) Public Cloud
11 13 (15.12%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (13.95%) Ansible
12 12 (13.95%) OpenShift
13 11 (12.79%) IaaS

Microsoft 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 17 (19.77%) OpenStack
2 13 (15.12%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.98%) Apache
3 6 (6.98%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (4.65%) IIS
4 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.65%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.33%) NServiceBus
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.16%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.49%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (68.60%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (20.93%) Office 365
3 15 (17.44%) PaaS
4 13 (15.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (13.95%) OpenShift
6 11 (12.79%) IaaS
7 10 (11.63%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (6.98%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (3.49%) SaaS
10 2 (2.33%) Bluemix
10 2 (2.33%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) Firewall
2 4 (4.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (4.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (4.65%) Skype
2 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.65%) Wireless
3 3 (3.49%) MPLS
3 3 (3.49%) Network Security
4 2 (2.33%) DHCP
4 2 (2.33%) DNS
4 2 (2.33%) LAN
4 2 (2.33%) NAS
4 2 (2.33%) SAN
4 2 (2.33%) VLAN
4 2 (2.33%) WAN
5 1 (1.16%) BGP
5 1 (1.16%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) Big Data
2 5 (5.81%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.33%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.16%) Power BI
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.65%) Moq
2 4 (4.65%) MSTest
3 3 (3.49%) GitLab
3 3 (3.49%) JIRA
3 3 (3.49%) SonarQube
3 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.33%) git-flow
5 1 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.16%) Mocha
5 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (30.23%) Finance
2 23 (26.74%) Banking
3 6 (6.98%) Automotive
3 6 (6.98%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Retail
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (36.05%) Architect
2 20 (23.26%) Developer
3 10 (11.63%) Cloud Architect
3 10 (11.63%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.47%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.14%) AWS Architect
5 7 (8.14%) Azure Architect
5 7 (8.14%) Optimisation Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Technical Architect
6 6 (6.98%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Ruby Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) .NET
2 7 (8.14%) AngularJS
2 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.81%) CSS
3 5 (5.81%) HTML
3 5 (5.81%) HTML5
4 4 (4.65%) Akka
4 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (4.65%) Spring
4 4 (4.65%) Spring Boot
5 3 (3.49%) REST
5 3 (3.49%) WAP
6 2 (2.33%) Angular 2
6 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.33%) J2EE
6 2 (2.33%) MEAP
6 2 (2.33%) WCF
6 2 (2.33%) Web Services
7 1 (1.16%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Hybrid Cloud
2 13 (15.12%) Public Cloud
3 8 (9.30%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.14%) Virtual Team
5 6 (6.98%) PKI
6 4 (4.65%) Clustering
6 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.49%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.33%) CMDB
9 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.16%) Fintech
9 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (39.53%) Windows
2 19 (22.09%) Linux
2 19 (22.09%) Windows Server
3 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.65%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.49%) Solaris
7 3 (3.49%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.16%) Android
8 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.16%) CentOS
8 1 (1.16%) MVS
8 1 (1.16%) SUSE
8 1 (1.16%) Unix
8 1 (1.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) DevOps
2 15 (17.44%) ITIL
2 15 (17.44%) TDD
3 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.79%) Migration
5 8 (9.30%) ITIL V3
6 7 (8.14%) MVC
6 7 (8.14%) PRINCE2
6 7 (8.14%) TOGAF
7 6 (6.98%) Pair Programming
8 5 (5.81%) Presales
8 5 (5.81%) Service Design
9 4 (4.65%) BDD
9 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.65%) Change Management
9 4 (4.65%) Creative Thinking
9 4 (4.65%) Information Security
9 4 (4.65%) Programme Delivery
9 4 (4.65%) SIEM
9 4 (4.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.63%) C#
1 10 (11.63%) Java
2 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.98%) Go
3 6 (6.98%) Python
3 6 (6.98%) Ruby
4 4 (4.65%) SQL
5 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
1 15 (17.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.63%) MCSE
3 7 (8.14%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.81%) CCNA
5 5 (5.81%) CCSP
5 5 (5.81%) MCITP
5 5 (5.81%) MCSA
6 4 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.16%) CCIE
7 1 (1.16%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (1.16%) CCNP
7 1 (1.16%) MCP
7 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.65%) Docker
4 4 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.16%) vCloud
5 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) Ansible
2 9 (10.47%) SCCM
3 8 (9.30%) SCOM
4 5 (5.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (3.49%) Rundeck
7 2 (2.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.16%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.16%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.16%) Puppet
8 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.16%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.16%) Unicenter
8 1 (1.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 29 (33.72%) VMware
3 13 (15.12%) Google
4 6 (6.98%) Cisco
4 6 (6.98%) HP
4 6 (6.98%) SAP
5 5 (5.81%) F5
5 5 (5.81%) Symantec
6 4 (4.65%) Citrix
6 4 (4.65%) NetApp
6 4 (4.65%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.49%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.49%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.49%) Palo Alto
7 3 (3.49%) Qualys
7 3 (3.49%) Sourcefire
7 3 (3.49%) Splunk
7 3 (3.49%) Sun
7 3 (3.49%) Tufin
8 2 (2.33%) StorageTek