Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 50 78
Rank change year-on-year +6 +28 +21
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 76 68 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.92% 4.47% 1.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.25% 28.45% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 19 15
Milton Keynes median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £405 £325 £283
90th Percentile £684 £625 £555
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +25.00%
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 269 239 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 17.41% 15.72% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 96 38
Milton Keynes median daily rate £448 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.56% +2.86% +34.62%
10th Percentile £238 £325 £205
90th Percentile £625 £625 £586
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +23.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.87 £29.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -41.82% +70.59% -34.62%

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 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 31 (40.79%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (38.16%) SQL Server
4 26 (34.21%) .NET
4 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (31.58%) Finance
6 21 (27.63%) C#
7 17 (22.37%) TDD
8 15 (19.74%) Java
8 15 (19.74%) DevOps
9 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (18.42%) Power BI
9 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
9 14 (18.42%) SQL
9 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
9 14 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (18.42%) AngularJS
10 13 (17.11%) PaaS
10 13 (17.11%) SAP
11 12 (15.79%) Linux
11 12 (15.79%) SaaS
11 12 (15.79%) Big Data
11 12 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
12 11 (14.47%) OpenShift
12 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
12 11 (14.47%) Apache
13 10 (13.16%) Kimball Methodology
13 10 (13.16%) Google
13 10 (13.16%) Programme Delivery
14 9 (11.84%) Conceptual Models

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 11 (14.47%) Apache
2 7 (9.21%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.26%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.95%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.95%) IIS
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.63%) NetWeaver
6 2 (2.63%) nginx
6 2 (2.63%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.95%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.63%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 31 (40.79%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (17.11%) PaaS
3 12 (15.79%) SaaS
4 11 (14.47%) OpenShift
5 7 (9.21%) Azure Data Factory
5 7 (9.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (5.26%) IaaS
6 4 (5.26%) Office 365
7 3 (3.95%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.63%) GitHub
8 2 (2.63%) Google Analytics
8 2 (2.63%) iPaaS
9 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) SSL
2 4 (5.26%) DNS
3 2 (2.63%) BGP
3 2 (2.63%) DHCP
3 2 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.63%) LAN
3 2 (2.63%) OSPF
3 2 (2.63%) VLAN
3 2 (2.63%) WAN
4 1 (1.32%) Firewall
4 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.32%) MPLS
4 1 (1.32%) SAN
4 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.32%) Wireless
4 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (38.16%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.42%) Power BI
3 12 (15.79%) Big Data
4 8 (10.53%) Hadoop
5 6 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.26%) Data Lake
7 4 (5.26%) DB2
7 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 4 (5.26%) OLTP
7 4 (5.26%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.95%) Apache Hive
8 3 (3.95%) HBase
8 3 (3.95%) MySQL
8 3 (3.95%) OLAP
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (3.95%) Pentaho
8 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.95%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.84%) Moq
2 9 (11.84%) MSTest
3 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.26%) GitLab
4 4 (5.26%) JIRA
5 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.32%) Mocha
7 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (31.58%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Banking
3 7 (9.21%) Automotive
3 7 (9.21%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Developer
2 19 (25.00%) Architect
3 12 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 11 (14.47%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (11.84%) Senior Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Technical Architect
6 8 (10.53%) Java Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Data Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Java Software Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Ruby Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.89%) .NET Architect
8 6 (7.89%) CRM Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) .NET
2 14 (18.42%) AngularJS
2 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
2 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (9.21%) LAMP
5 6 (7.89%) Angular 2
6 5 (6.58%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (6.58%) REST
7 4 (5.26%) MDX
8 3 (3.95%) J2EE
8 3 (3.95%) Kafka
8 3 (3.95%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (3.95%) Node.js
9 2 (2.63%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.63%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.63%) MSMQ
9 2 (2.63%) OAuth2
9 2 (2.63%) OpenID
9 2 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.58%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Fintech
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Linux
2 9 (11.84%) Windows
3 4 (5.26%) Unix
4 3 (3.95%) Solaris
5 2 (2.63%) AIX
5 2 (2.63%) Android
5 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.63%) DC/OS
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.32%) MVS
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.37%) TDD
3 15 (19.74%) DevOps
4 14 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (13.16%) Kimball Methodology
5 10 (13.16%) Programme Delivery
6 9 (11.84%) Conceptual Models
6 9 (11.84%) CRM
6 9 (11.84%) Data Modelling
6 9 (11.84%) MVC
6 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
7 8 (10.53%) Open Source
7 8 (10.53%) Scrum
7 8 (10.53%) Visualisation
7 8 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 7 (9.21%) Analytics
8 7 (9.21%) Data Integration
8 7 (9.21%) Data Visualisation
8 7 (9.21%) Pair Programming
8 7 (9.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) C#
2 15 (19.74%) Java
3 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 14 (18.42%) SQL
4 8 (10.53%) Python
5 7 (9.21%) Go
5 7 (9.21%) Ruby
6 5 (6.58%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.95%) HiveQL
8 3 (3.95%) Scala
8 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.63%) PHP
10 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) CISSP
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.63%) SSCP
2 1 (1.32%) CCNA
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.32%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (1.32%) MCP
2 1 (1.32%) MCSE
2 1 (1.32%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) Data Quality
2 6 (7.89%) GDPR
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) PMO
3 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.58%) Docker
3 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.32%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Ansible
2 3 (3.95%) HP ALM
2 3 (3.95%) Kibana
3 2 (2.63%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.63%) Rundeck
3 2 (2.63%) SCCM
3 2 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.11%) SAP
3 10 (13.16%) Google
4 9 (11.84%) Oracle
5 7 (9.21%) VMware
6 6 (7.89%) IBM
6 6 (7.89%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.58%) Talend
8 3 (3.95%) Cisco
8 3 (3.95%) Cloudera
8 3 (3.95%) HP
8 3 (3.95%) Splunk
8 3 (3.95%) Tableau
9 2 (2.63%) ATG
9 2 (2.63%) Citrix
9 2 (2.63%) Demandware
9 2 (2.63%) F5
9 2 (2.63%) hybris
10 1 (1.32%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (1.32%) CA