Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 80 96
Rank change year-on-year +45 +16 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 101 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.69% 1.04% 0.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.06% 16.88% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 7 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £500 £365 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.92% +1.39% -
10th Percentile £323 £254 £275
90th Percentile £567 £553 £434
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £451 £348 £450
% change year-on-year +29.64% -22.78% +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 336 77 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 18.93% 6.16% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 52 23
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +41.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £310 £282 £251
90th Percentile £525 £536 £411
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £315
% change year-on-year - +34.92% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £60.00 £11.12 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +439.57% +23.56% -2.70%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £60.00 £22.25 £10.00
% change year-on-year +169.66% +122.50% +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 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 80 (79.21%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (39.60%) Windows
2 40 (39.60%) VMware
3 34 (33.66%) Banking
4 33 (32.67%) Finance
5 32 (31.68%) Microsoft
6 28 (27.72%) OpenStack
7 25 (24.75%) Active Directory
8 24 (23.76%) Linux
9 22 (21.78%) DevOps
10 21 (20.79%) Hybrid Cloud
10 21 (20.79%) Office 365
10 21 (20.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (19.80%) Windows Server
12 19 (18.81%) Ansible
13 18 (17.82%) Google Cloud Platform
13 18 (17.82%) Google
14 17 (16.83%) PaaS
14 17 (16.83%) Public Cloud
15 15 (14.85%) IaaS
15 15 (14.85%) Migration
16 14 (13.86%) Ruby
17 13 (12.87%) TDD
17 13 (12.87%) Cloud Computing
17 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Office
17 13 (12.87%) Java
17 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
18 12 (11.88%) SharePoint
18 12 (11.88%) Go

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 28 (27.72%) OpenStack
2 12 (11.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (11.88%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.91%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.97%) IIS
5 2 (1.98%) Apache
5 2 (1.98%) CMS
5 2 (1.98%) Kentico
6 1 (0.99%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.99%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.99%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 80 (79.21%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (20.79%) Office 365
3 18 (17.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (16.83%) PaaS
5 15 (14.85%) IaaS
6 13 (12.87%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (11.88%) OpenShift
8 5 (4.95%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (2.97%) SaaS
10 2 (1.98%) Bluemix
10 2 (1.98%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) Firewall
2 6 (5.94%) DHCP
2 6 (5.94%) DNS
3 4 (3.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (3.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (2.97%) MPLS
4 3 (2.97%) Network Security
5 2 (1.98%) LAN
5 2 (1.98%) NAS
5 2 (1.98%) SAN
5 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.98%) VLAN
5 2 (1.98%) WAN
5 2 (1.98%) Wireless
6 1 (0.99%) BGP
6 1 (0.99%) OSPF
6 1 (0.99%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) Big Data
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.99%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.96%) GitLab
3 3 (2.97%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.99%) git-flow
5 1 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 34 (33.66%) Banking
2 33 (32.67%) Finance
3 10 (9.90%) Automotive
3 10 (9.90%) Retail Banking
4 6 (5.94%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Games
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (29.70%) Architect
2 23 (22.77%) Developer
3 14 (13.86%) Cloud Architect
4 12 (11.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (10.89%) Java Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Java Software Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Ruby Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Senior Software Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Software Developer
7 8 (7.92%) AWS Architect
7 8 (7.92%) Azure Architect
7 8 (7.92%) Support Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Optimisation Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.91%) .NET
2 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (4.95%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.95%) CSS
4 5 (4.95%) HTML
5 4 (3.96%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (3.96%) HTML5
6 3 (2.97%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.97%) React
6 3 (2.97%) Spring
6 3 (2.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.97%) WAP
7 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.98%) J2EE
7 2 (1.98%) JDBC
7 2 (1.98%) JMS
7 2 (1.98%) JMX
7 2 (1.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.79%) Hybrid Cloud
2 17 (16.83%) Public Cloud
3 9 (8.91%) CMDB
4 7 (6.93%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.93%) Virtual Team
5 6 (5.94%) PKI
6 4 (3.96%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.98%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.98%) Clustering
7 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.98%) User Experience
8 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.99%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 40 (39.60%) Windows
2 24 (23.76%) Linux
3 20 (19.80%) Windows Server
3 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.97%) Solaris
7 2 (1.98%) Unix
7 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.99%) Android
8 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.99%) CentOS
8 1 (0.99%) SUSE
8 1 (0.99%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.78%) DevOps
2 15 (14.85%) Migration
3 13 (12.87%) TDD
4 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.90%) Pair Programming
6 8 (7.92%) MVC
7 7 (6.93%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.93%) ITIL
8 6 (5.94%) Scrum
8 6 (5.94%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (4.95%) BDD
9 5 (4.95%) Presales
9 5 (4.95%) Service Design
9 5 (4.95%) SOA
10 4 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.96%) Creative Thinking
10 4 (3.96%) Microservices
10 4 (3.96%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.96%) TOGAF
11 3 (2.97%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.86%) Ruby
2 13 (12.87%) Java
3 12 (11.88%) Go
4 9 (8.91%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.94%) C#
5 6 (5.94%) Python
5 6 (5.94%) SQL
6 2 (1.98%) ES6
6 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.98%) VB
6 2 (1.98%) VB6
7 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.99%) Perl
7 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.90%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.91%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.93%) MCSE
4 5 (4.95%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.95%) MCSA
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.98%) MCITP
6 1 (0.99%) CCIE
6 1 (0.99%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (0.99%) CCNA
6 1 (0.99%) CCNP
6 1 (0.99%) CCSP
6 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) GDPR
2 3 (2.97%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (24.75%) Active Directory
2 21 (20.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.95%) Docker
3 5 (4.95%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.99%) vCloud
5 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (18.81%) Ansible
2 10 (9.90%) Jamf Pro
3 5 (4.95%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.96%) Rundeck
4 4 (3.96%) SCCM
4 4 (3.96%) SCOM
5 2 (1.98%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (1.98%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.99%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.99%) Puppet
6 1 (0.99%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.99%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.99%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.99%) vRealize
Vendors
1 40 (39.60%) VMware
2 32 (31.68%) Microsoft
3 18 (17.82%) Google
4 6 (5.94%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.95%) Cisco
5 5 (4.95%) F5
5 5 (4.95%) Oracle
5 5 (4.95%) Symantec
6 3 (2.97%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.97%) Fortinet
6 3 (2.97%) HP
6 3 (2.97%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.97%) Qualys
6 3 (2.97%) Sourcefire
6 3 (2.97%) Splunk
6 3 (2.97%) Sun
6 3 (2.97%) Tufin
7 2 (1.98%) Citrix
7 2 (1.98%) NetApp
7 2 (1.98%) StorageTek