Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 76 90
Rank change year-on-year +41 +14 +18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 94 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.89% 1.67% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.97% 16.55% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 6 7
Milton Keynes median daily rate £525 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% -7.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £413 £350 £383
90th Percentile £675 £581 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% +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 294 139 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 18.42% 10.12% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 68 29
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £287 £350 £300
90th Percentile £595 £625 £625
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £451 £500 £413
% change year-on-year -9.90% +21.21% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £60.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £39.50 - £17.00

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 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (55.32%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (43.62%) Microsoft
3 29 (30.85%) Finance
4 26 (27.66%) SQL Server
5 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (25.53%) Windows
7 23 (24.47%) VMware
8 22 (23.40%) .NET
9 20 (21.28%) C#
9 20 (21.28%) Linux
10 18 (19.15%) TDD
11 16 (17.02%) PaaS
11 16 (17.02%) DevOps
12 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (15.96%) AngularJS
12 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
13 14 (14.89%) Office 365
14 13 (13.83%) OpenStack
14 13 (13.83%) IaaS
14 13 (13.83%) Hybrid Cloud
14 13 (13.83%) Java
15 12 (12.77%) SAP
15 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET
15 12 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (12.77%) Banking
15 12 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (12.77%) OpenShift
15 12 (12.77%) Big Data
15 12 (12.77%) Windows Server
16 11 (11.70%) SaaS

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 13 (13.83%) OpenStack
2 11 (11.70%) Apache
3 7 (7.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.32%) IIS
5 4 (4.26%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (4.26%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.19%) NServiceBus
6 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.13%) NetWeaver
7 2 (2.13%) nginx
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.06%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.19%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 52 (55.32%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (17.02%) PaaS
3 14 (14.89%) Office 365
4 13 (13.83%) IaaS
5 12 (12.77%) OpenShift
6 11 (11.70%) SaaS
7 10 (10.64%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (4.26%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (4.26%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (3.19%) Bluemix
10 3 (3.19%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (2.13%) Amazon S3
11 2 (2.13%) GitHub
11 2 (2.13%) Google Analytics
12 1 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) Firewall
2 6 (6.38%) DNS
2 6 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 6 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (5.32%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.32%) Wireless
4 4 (4.26%) DHCP
4 4 (4.26%) LAN
4 4 (4.26%) Skype
4 4 (4.26%) VLAN
4 4 (4.26%) WAN
5 3 (3.19%) BGP
5 3 (3.19%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (3.19%) MPLS
5 3 (3.19%) Network Security
5 3 (3.19%) OSPF
5 3 (3.19%) Sourcefire
5 3 (3.19%) SSL
6 1 (1.06%) SAN
6 1 (1.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.77%) Big Data
3 10 (10.64%) Power BI
4 9 (9.57%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.26%) Data Lake
6 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.26%) OLTP
6 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.13%) DB2
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Moq
1 9 (9.57%) MSTest
2 8 (8.51%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.19%) JIRA
4 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.13%) git-flow
6 1 (1.06%) GitLab
6 1 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.06%) Mocha
6 1 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.06%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (30.85%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.26%) Automotive
4 4 (4.26%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.19%) Retail
6 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.06%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (27.66%) Architect
1 26 (27.66%) Developer
2 12 (12.77%) .NET Developer
3 10 (10.64%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (10.64%) Technical Architect
4 9 (9.57%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (9.57%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Data Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Optimisation Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Consultant
7 6 (6.38%) CRM Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.32%) .NET Architect
8 5 (5.32%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.40%) .NET
2 15 (15.96%) AngularJS
2 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET
4 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (6.38%) Spring
6 5 (5.32%) Angular 2
6 5 (5.32%) J2EE
6 5 (5.32%) LAMP
7 4 (4.26%) Akka
7 4 (4.26%) CSS
7 4 (4.26%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.26%) HTML
7 4 (4.26%) HTML5
7 4 (4.26%) REST
7 4 (4.26%) Spring Boot
8 3 (3.19%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.19%) WAP
9 2 (2.13%) Kafka
9 2 (2.13%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Hybrid Cloud
2 11 (11.70%) Public Cloud
3 10 (10.64%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.26%) Clustering
4 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.26%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.19%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.19%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.06%) Fintech
6 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.53%) Windows
2 20 (21.28%) Linux
3 12 (12.77%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.19%) Solaris
6 3 (3.19%) Unix
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.13%) Android
7 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.13%) DC/OS
7 2 (2.13%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.06%) AIX
8 1 (1.06%) CentOS
8 1 (1.06%) MVS
8 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.06%) SUSE
8 1 (1.06%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.15%) TDD
3 16 (17.02%) DevOps
4 12 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (11.70%) MVC
6 10 (10.64%) ITIL
7 9 (9.57%) TOGAF
7 9 (9.57%) Unit Testing
8 8 (8.51%) Conceptual Models
8 8 (8.51%) CRM
8 8 (8.51%) Programme Delivery
8 8 (8.51%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.45%) ITIL V3
9 7 (7.45%) Kimball Methodology
9 7 (7.45%) Migration
9 7 (7.45%) Visualisation
10 6 (6.38%) Analytics
10 6 (6.38%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.38%) Open Source
10 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.28%) C#
2 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.83%) Java
4 10 (10.64%) SQL
5 9 (9.57%) Python
6 4 (4.26%) Go
6 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.26%) Ruby
7 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.13%) HiveQL
8 2 (2.13%) PHP
8 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.13%) Scala
8 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
2 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.32%) CCNA
5 4 (4.26%) CCSP
5 4 (4.26%) MCITP
5 4 (4.26%) MCSE
6 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.06%) CCIE
7 1 (1.06%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (1.06%) CCNP
7 1 (1.06%) CISSP
7 1 (1.06%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.06%) MCP
7 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.06%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.26%) GDPR
3 3 (3.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.57%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.45%) Docker
4 4 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.06%) vCloud
5 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (10.64%) Ansible
2 8 (8.51%) SCCM
3 7 (7.45%) SCOM
4 3 (3.19%) HP ALM
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (2.13%) Kibana
5 2 (2.13%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.06%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.06%) Puppet
6 1 (1.06%) Rundeck
6 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.06%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.06%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.06%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.06%) vRealize
Vendors
1 41 (43.62%) Microsoft
2 23 (24.47%) VMware
3 12 (12.77%) SAP
4 8 (8.51%) Cisco
4 8 (8.51%) Google
5 7 (7.45%) F5
6 6 (6.38%) IBM
6 6 (6.38%) Oracle
7 5 (5.32%) HP
7 5 (5.32%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.32%) Splunk
8 4 (4.26%) NetApp
9 3 (3.19%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.19%) Citrix
9 3 (3.19%) Fortinet
9 3 (3.19%) Juniper
9 3 (3.19%) Palo Alto
9 3 (3.19%) Qualys
9 3 (3.19%) Talend
9 3 (3.19%) Tufin