Period
to 17 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 34 81
Rank change year-on-year +9 +47 +13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 98 105 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 7.49% 5.96% 1.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.20% 31.72% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 45 8
Milton Keynes median daily rate £474 £500 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.20% +52.67% -27.22%
10th Percentile £238 £323 £261
90th Percentile £656 £610 £433
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £473 £450 £325
% change year-on-year +5.11% +38.46% -27.78%
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 250 331 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 19.11% 18.77% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 130 48
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% -0.06% +41.67%
10th Percentile £200 £309 £248
90th Percentile £688 £525 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £428 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +0.59% +3.03% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £60.00 £11.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.67% +439.57% +23.56%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £44.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year -68.54% +100.00% +122.50%

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 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 51 (52.04%) Microsoft
2 42 (42.86%) .NET
3 36 (36.73%) Office 365
4 34 (34.69%) C#
4 34 (34.69%) DevOps
5 33 (33.67%) Amazon AWS
6 30 (30.61%) Active Directory
7 28 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (26.53%) Windows
9 24 (24.49%) Migration
9 24 (24.49%) PowerShell
10 22 (22.45%) ITIL
10 22 (22.45%) Azure Active Directory
11 21 (21.43%) Security Cleared
12 19 (19.39%) ASP.NET
12 19 (19.39%) MS Exchange
13 18 (18.37%) JavaScript
13 18 (18.37%) SC Cleared
13 18 (18.37%) Windows Server
14 17 (17.35%) SQL
14 17 (17.35%) SQL Server
14 17 (17.35%) Finance
14 17 (17.35%) Scrum
15 16 (16.33%) VMware
15 16 (16.33%) Service Management
16 15 (15.31%) Visual Studio
17 14 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
18 13 (13.27%) ITIL V3
18 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (13.27%) Firewall

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 19 (19.39%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.22%) Skype for Business
3 7 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.08%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.06%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.06%) IIS
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.04%) Apache
6 2 (2.04%) Confluence
6 2 (2.04%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 36 (36.73%) Office 365
2 33 (33.67%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (22.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (12.24%) OneDrive
5 8 (8.16%) SaaS
6 5 (5.10%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (4.08%) OpenShift
7 4 (4.08%) PaaS
8 3 (3.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (3.06%) IaaS
9 2 (2.04%) Akamai
9 2 (2.04%) iPaaS
9 2 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (1.02%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.27%) Firewall
2 11 (11.22%) Skype
3 3 (3.06%) DNS
4 2 (2.04%) DHCP
4 2 (2.04%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.04%) Network Security
4 2 (2.04%) SSL
5 1 (1.02%) HTTP
5 1 (1.02%) Internet
5 1 (1.02%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.02%) LAN
5 1 (1.02%) MPLS
5 1 (1.02%) SAN
5 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.24%) Power BI
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) Big Data
4 1 (1.02%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.02%) HDInsight
4 1 (1.02%) MySQL
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (15.31%) Visual Studio
2 14 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.10%) JIRA
5 5 (5.10%) Moq
5 5 (5.10%) MSTest
6 4 (4.08%) GitLab
7 2 (2.04%) git-flow
8 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.02%) Selenium
General
1 17 (17.35%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Legal
3 3 (3.06%) Automotive
3 3 (3.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.06%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (27.55%) Developer
2 17 (17.35%) Architect
3 15 (15.31%) .NET Developer
4 11 (11.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Senior Developer
6 9 (9.18%) Analyst
7 8 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (8.16%) C# Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Technical Architect
9 6 (6.12%) .NET Architect
9 6 (6.12%) Office 365 Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) .NET Solutions Architect
10 5 (5.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Azure Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (42.86%) .NET
2 19 (19.39%) ASP.NET
3 11 (11.22%) AngularJS
4 10 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (7.14%) Angular 2
7 5 (5.10%) JSON
7 5 (5.10%) REST
7 5 (5.10%) Unity DI Container
8 4 (4.08%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.06%) SOAP
10 2 (2.04%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.04%) LAMP
10 2 (2.04%) Middleware
10 2 (2.04%) NHibernate
10 2 (2.04%) Node.js
10 2 (2.04%) OAuth
10 2 (2.04%) OpenID
10 2 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.04%) Fintech
4 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.04%) Replication
4 2 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) New Media
5 1 (1.02%) User Experience
5 1 (1.02%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.53%) Windows
2 18 (18.37%) Windows Server
3 11 (11.22%) Linux
4 9 (9.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.02%) AIX
8 1 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.69%) DevOps
2 28 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (24.49%) Migration
4 22 (22.45%) ITIL
5 17 (17.35%) Scrum
6 16 (16.33%) Service Management
7 13 (13.27%) ITIL V3
7 13 (13.27%) ITSM
8 12 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (11.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 10 (10.20%) Deployment Automation
11 9 (9.18%) MVC
12 8 (8.16%) CRM
12 8 (8.16%) Mentoring
12 8 (8.16%) Security Architecture
12 8 (8.16%) TOGAF
13 7 (7.14%) Configuration Management
13 7 (7.14%) Open Source
14 6 (6.12%) SOA
14 6 (6.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.69%) C#
2 24 (24.49%) PowerShell
3 18 (18.37%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.35%) SQL
5 10 (10.20%) Python
6 6 (6.12%) Java
7 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.08%) Ruby
8 3 (3.06%) Go
9 1 (1.02%) R
9 1 (1.02%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (12.24%) DV Cleared
5 8 (8.16%) TOGAF Certification
6 7 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (6.12%) MCSE
8 5 (5.10%) CISSP
8 5 (5.10%) MCP
9 4 (4.08%) SSCP
10 1 (1.02%) Degree
10 1 (1.02%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.06%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (2.04%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) GDPR
3 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (30.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.18%) Docker
3 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.02%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) Ansible
2 4 (4.08%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.08%) Terraform
3 3 (3.06%) OVSD
4 2 (2.04%) Puppet
4 2 (2.04%) Rundeck
5 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.02%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (52.04%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.33%) VMware
3 10 (10.20%) HP
4 7 (7.14%) Citrix
5 6 (6.12%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.10%) Cisco
7 4 (4.08%) F5
7 4 (4.08%) Oracle
7 4 (4.08%) Sitecore
8 3 (3.06%) Google
8 3 (3.06%) webMethods
9 2 (2.04%) IBM
9 2 (2.04%) Nokia
9 2 (2.04%) SAP
10 1 (1.02%) Informatica
10 1 (1.02%) Nortel
10 1 (1.02%) Tableau
10 1 (1.02%) Talend