Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 36 72
Rank change year-on-year +10 +36 +23
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 96 98 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.63% 5.84% 1.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.42% 32.56% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 41 16
Milton Keynes median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £297 £324 £297
90th Percentile £679 £625 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £500 £413
% change year-on-year - +21.21% +3.13%
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 271 301 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 18.70% 17.94% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 127 46
Milton Keynes median daily rate £430 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% +41.67%
10th Percentile £200 £324 £238
90th Percentile £679 £553 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £433 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -3.89% +5.88% +41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £11.12
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £29.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year - +30.34% -14.42%

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 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 52 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 40 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (34.38%) .NET
4 27 (28.13%) C#
4 27 (28.13%) DevOps
5 25 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (23.96%) SQL Server
7 22 (22.92%) Office 365
8 20 (20.83%) SQL
8 20 (20.83%) Linux
9 19 (19.79%) Power BI
10 18 (18.75%) Windows
10 18 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (18.75%) Finance
11 16 (16.67%) Active Directory
11 16 (16.67%) ITIL
12 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET
12 15 (15.63%) Python
12 15 (15.63%) Scrum
12 15 (15.63%) SaaS
12 15 (15.63%) Security Cleared
13 13 (13.54%) PowerShell
13 13 (13.54%) VMware
13 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
13 13 (13.54%) Migration
14 12 (12.50%) SC Cleared
14 12 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
15 11 (11.46%) Big Data
15 11 (11.46%) Data Quality
15 11 (11.46%) Ansible

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 8 (8.33%) Apache
2 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 6 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.13%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (3.13%) Confluence
5 3 (3.13%) IIS
5 3 (3.13%) NServiceBus
5 3 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.08%) NetWeaver
6 2 (2.08%) nginx
7 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 40 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (22.92%) Office 365
3 15 (15.63%) SaaS
4 12 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (7.29%) Azure Data Factory
5 7 (7.29%) OneDrive
6 6 (6.25%) PaaS
7 5 (5.21%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (5.21%) IaaS
7 5 (5.21%) OpenShift
8 3 (3.13%) Amazon S3
8 3 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.08%) GitHub
9 2 (2.08%) Google Analytics
9 2 (2.08%) iPaaS
9 2 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) DNS
1 7 (7.29%) Firewall
2 6 (6.25%) Skype
3 5 (5.21%) SSL
4 4 (4.17%) DHCP
5 2 (2.08%) BGP
5 2 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (2.08%) LAN
5 2 (2.08%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.08%) OSPF
5 2 (2.08%) SAN
5 2 (2.08%) VLAN
5 2 (2.08%) WAN
6 1 (1.04%) Internet
6 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.04%) MPLS
6 1 (1.04%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.04%) Wireless
6 1 (1.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.96%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.79%) Power BI
3 11 (11.46%) Big Data
4 8 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 6 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.17%) DB2
6 4 (4.17%) MySQL
6 4 (4.17%) OLTP
6 4 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.13%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.13%) Data Lake
7 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.13%) HBase
7 3 (3.13%) Impala
7 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.13%) OLAP
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (3.13%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Jenkins
1 9 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.21%) GitLab
3 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (4.17%) JIRA
4 4 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.08%) Moq
5 2 (2.08%) MSTest
5 2 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 18 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Banking
2 4 (4.17%) Legal
3 3 (3.13%) Automotive
3 3 (3.13%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (26.04%) Architect
2 17 (17.71%) Developer
2 17 (17.71%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 8 (8.33%) .NET Architect
4 8 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 8 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.29%) Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) Data Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Azure Architect
7 5 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.21%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.38%) .NET
2 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.29%) LAMP
4 6 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (6.25%) REST
5 4 (4.17%) Angular 2
5 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (4.17%) MDX
5 4 (4.17%) Spring
6 3 (3.13%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.13%) Entity Framework
6 3 (3.13%) JSON
6 3 (3.13%) Kafka
6 3 (3.13%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (3.13%) NHibernate
6 3 (3.13%) SOAP
7 2 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.08%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Computer Science
1 7 (7.29%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.21%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.08%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.08%) Replication
6 1 (1.04%) Clustering
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.04%) New Media
6 1 (1.04%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
6 1 (1.04%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.83%) Linux
2 18 (18.75%) Windows
3 6 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.13%) Solaris
6 3 (3.13%) Unix
7 2 (2.08%) AIX
7 2 (2.08%) Android
7 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.08%) DC/OS
8 1 (1.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.13%) DevOps
2 25 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (16.67%) ITIL
5 15 (15.63%) Scrum
6 13 (13.54%) Migration
7 11 (11.46%) Conceptual Models
7 11 (11.46%) Open Source
7 11 (11.46%) Security Architecture
7 11 (11.46%) Service Management
8 10 (10.42%) Kimball Methodology
9 9 (9.38%) TOGAF
10 8 (8.33%) CRM
10 8 (8.33%) Data Modelling
10 8 (8.33%) ITIL V3
10 8 (8.33%) ITSM
10 8 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
11 7 (7.29%) Deployment Automation
11 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (7.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.13%) C#
2 20 (20.83%) SQL
3 15 (15.63%) Python
4 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.54%) PowerShell
5 11 (11.46%) Java
6 5 (5.21%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.17%) Ruby
8 3 (3.13%) Go
8 3 (3.13%) HiveQL
8 3 (3.13%) Scala
8 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.08%) PHP
10 1 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 6 (6.25%) TOGAF Certification
6 5 (5.21%) CISSP
6 5 (5.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (5.21%) MCSE
6 5 (5.21%) SSCP
7 4 (4.17%) MCP
8 1 (1.04%) CCNA
8 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.04%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.46%) Data Quality
2 7 (7.29%) GDPR
3 2 (2.08%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (1.04%) PMO
4 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.46%) Docker
3 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.04%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (11.46%) Ansible
2 4 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.17%) Terraform
3 3 (3.13%) Kibana
4 2 (2.08%) Rundeck
5 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.04%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.04%) Puppet
5 1 (1.04%) SCCM
5 1 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 52 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.54%) VMware
3 10 (10.42%) Oracle
4 9 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 8 (8.33%) SAP
6 7 (7.29%) IBM
7 6 (6.25%) Google
8 5 (5.21%) Cisco
8 5 (5.21%) Citrix
8 5 (5.21%) HP
8 5 (5.21%) Talend
9 4 (4.17%) F5
9 4 (4.17%) Tableau
10 3 (3.13%) Cloudera
10 3 (3.13%) Splunk
11 2 (2.08%) ATG
11 2 (2.08%) Demandware
11 2 (2.08%) Informatica
11 2 (2.08%) Nokia
11 2 (2.08%) Sitecore