Period
to 23 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 39 80
Rank change year-on-year +22 +41 +20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 104 89 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 9.00% 5.28% 0.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.07% 28.25% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 43 7
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £240 £323 £336
90th Percentile £656 £568 £553
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £459 £475 £388
% change year-on-year -3.42% +22.58% -13.89%
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 236 315 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 20.42% 18.68% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 126 55
Milton Keynes median daily rate £443 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.67% -2.70% +20.13%
10th Percentile £207 £300 £333
90th Percentile £695 £538 £625
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £433 £445 £450
% change year-on-year -2.81% -1.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.00 £60.00 £11.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.33% +439.57% +11.20%
10th Percentile £14.00 £60.00 £10.37
90th Percentile £31.70 £60.00 £12.27
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £60.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year -73.33% +169.66% +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 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 58 (55.77%) Microsoft
2 50 (48.08%) .NET
3 46 (44.23%) Office 365
4 37 (35.58%) C#
5 36 (34.62%) Active Directory
5 36 (34.62%) DevOps
6 31 (29.81%) Windows
7 30 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (27.88%) Amazon AWS
9 28 (26.92%) Security Cleared
9 28 (26.92%) PowerShell
10 27 (25.96%) Migration
11 24 (23.08%) ITIL
12 23 (22.12%) Azure Active Directory
12 23 (22.12%) Windows Server
13 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET
14 20 (19.23%) SQL Server
14 20 (19.23%) SQL
14 20 (19.23%) MS Exchange
14 20 (19.23%) Visual Studio Team System
15 19 (18.27%) SC Cleared
15 19 (18.27%) Finance
15 19 (18.27%) Scrum
16 18 (17.31%) Visual Studio
16 18 (17.31%) DV Cleared
17 17 (16.35%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (16.35%) VMware
17 17 (16.35%) Service Management
18 16 (15.38%) JavaScript
19 15 (14.42%) CRM

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 20 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.54%) Skype for Business
3 6 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.88%) IIS
6 2 (1.92%) Confluence
6 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.96%) Apache
7 1 (0.96%) CMS
7 1 (0.96%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.85%) SAP BPC
2 4 (3.85%) SAP CRM
2 4 (3.85%) SAP Payroll
2 4 (3.85%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 46 (44.23%) Office 365
2 29 (27.88%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (22.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (10.58%) OneDrive
5 6 (5.77%) SaaS
6 5 (4.81%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (3.85%) IaaS
8 2 (1.92%) Akamai
8 2 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.96%) PaaS
9 1 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.50%) Firewall
2 11 (10.58%) Skype
3 3 (2.88%) DNS
4 2 (1.92%) DHCP
4 2 (1.92%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.92%) Network Security
4 2 (1.92%) WAN
5 1 (0.96%) HTTP
5 1 (0.96%) Internet
5 1 (0.96%) LAN
5 1 (0.96%) SAN
5 1 (0.96%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.58%) Power BI
3 4 (3.85%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.96%) Big Data
5 1 (0.96%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.96%) MySQL
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.96%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (19.23%) Visual Studio Team System
2 18 (17.31%) Visual Studio
3 10 (9.62%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.77%) JIRA
5 5 (4.81%) Moq
5 5 (4.81%) MSTest
5 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.92%) git-flow
8 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.96%) GitLab
8 1 (0.96%) Selenium
General
1 19 (18.27%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Legal
2 3 (2.88%) Retail
3 1 (0.96%) Advertising
3 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (26.92%) Developer
2 18 (17.31%) .NET Developer
3 14 (13.46%) Architect
4 12 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (9.62%) Analyst
5 10 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (8.65%) Azure DevOps
6 9 (8.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (8.65%) C# Developer
6 9 (8.65%) Senior .NET Developer
6 9 (8.65%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 9 (8.65%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (8.65%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Azure Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.73%) Azure Engineer
8 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Consultant
9 6 (5.77%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (48.08%) .NET
2 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET
3 11 (10.58%) AngularJS
3 11 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (10.58%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (5.77%) Angular 2
5 5 (4.81%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (3.85%) .NET Core
6 4 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.85%) JSON
7 3 (2.88%) Middleware
7 3 (2.88%) SAP Fiori
8 2 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (1.92%) Spring
8 2 (1.92%) WCF
9 1 (0.96%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.96%) REST
9 1 (0.96%) RESTful
9 1 (0.96%) Task Parallel Library
9 1 (0.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.88%) Fintech
4 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.92%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.92%) User Experience
5 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.96%) New Media
5 1 (0.96%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.96%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.81%) Windows
2 23 (22.12%) Windows Server
3 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (7.69%) Linux
6 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.62%) DevOps
2 30 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (25.96%) Migration
4 24 (23.08%) ITIL
5 19 (18.27%) Scrum
6 17 (16.35%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (16.35%) Service Management
7 15 (14.42%) CRM
8 14 (13.46%) ITIL V3
8 14 (13.46%) ITSM
9 12 (11.54%) Deployment Automation
10 11 (10.58%) MVC
11 10 (9.62%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 7 (6.73%) Microservices
12 7 (6.73%) Security Architecture
12 7 (6.73%) TOGAF
13 6 (5.77%) Analytics
13 6 (5.77%) Presales
14 5 (4.81%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 37 (35.58%) C#
2 28 (26.92%) PowerShell
3 20 (19.23%) SQL
4 16 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.69%) Python
6 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.92%) Java
8 1 (0.96%) Ruby
8 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 19 (18.27%) SC Cleared
3 18 (17.31%) DV Cleared
4 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (6.73%) TOGAF Certification
7 6 (5.77%) MCP
8 5 (4.81%) MCSE
9 4 (3.85%) CISSP
10 3 (2.88%) SSCP
11 1 (0.96%) Degree
11 1 (0.96%) MCSA
11 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) Government Security Classifications
1 3 (2.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.96%) GDPR
3 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.54%) Docker
3 8 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.81%) Ansible
3 4 (3.85%) OVSD
3 4 (3.85%) Terraform
4 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.92%) Puppet
5 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.96%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (55.77%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.35%) VMware
3 11 (10.58%) HP
4 5 (4.81%) Citrix
4 5 (4.81%) SAP
5 4 (3.85%) Cisco
5 4 (3.85%) F5
5 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.85%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.85%) webMethods
6 2 (1.92%) IBM
6 2 (1.92%) Nokia
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle
7 1 (0.96%) Ariba
7 1 (0.96%) Concur
7 1 (0.96%) Google
7 1 (0.96%) Informatica
7 1 (0.96%) Meraki
7 1 (0.96%) Tableau