Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 39 47
Rank change year-on-year +25 +8 +31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 116 75 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 10.60% 4.89% 4.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.49% 27.99% 26.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 58 19
Milton Keynes median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £328 £401 £325
90th Percentile £638 £688 £625
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £525 £550
% change year-on-year -9.52% -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 255 268 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.31% 17.47% 16.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 147 101
Milton Keynes median daily rate £460 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +1.24% +4.59%
10th Percentile £313 £238 £325
90th Percentile £638 £660 £625
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £34.00 £16.87 £29.00
% change year-on-year +101.51% -41.82% +70.59%

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 18 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 42 (36.21%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
3 40 (34.48%) .NET
4 38 (32.76%) DevOps
5 30 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (24.14%) Windows
7 27 (23.28%) E-Commerce
7 27 (23.28%) Microservices
7 27 (23.28%) .NET Core
8 26 (22.41%) Active Directory
9 25 (21.55%) VMware
10 24 (20.69%) Kubernetes
10 24 (20.69%) Windows Server
11 23 (19.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (18.97%) C#
13 19 (16.38%) Firewall
13 19 (16.38%) Docker
14 17 (14.66%) TOGAF
15 16 (13.79%) Office 365
15 16 (13.79%) Information Security
16 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
16 15 (12.93%) Red Hat
17 14 (12.07%) Security Management
17 14 (12.07%) Terraform
17 14 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 13 (11.21%) SQL
18 13 (11.21%) SharePoint
18 13 (11.21%) Security Cleared
18 13 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
19 12 (10.34%) Git (software)

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 (11.21%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.31%) Apache
3 5 (4.31%) CMS
3 5 (4.31%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.45%) IIS
5 3 (2.59%) Confluence
5 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.59%) IBM Domino
5 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.59%) WordPress
6 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 42 (36.21%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (13.79%) Office 365
3 12 (10.34%) PaaS
3 12 (10.34%) SaaS
4 8 (6.90%) OpenShift
5 6 (5.17%) Serverless
6 5 (4.31%) IaaS
7 4 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (2.59%) Akamai
8 3 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.72%) GitHub
10 1 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.86%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.38%) Firewall
2 10 (8.62%) WAN
3 9 (7.76%) DHCP
4 7 (6.03%) DNS
5 5 (4.31%) LAN
6 4 (3.45%) VPN
7 3 (2.59%) HSRP
7 3 (2.59%) VLAN
7 3 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.72%) HTTP
8 2 (1.72%) Internet
8 2 (1.72%) Intranet
8 2 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.72%) SSL
9 1 (0.86%) ADSL
9 1 (0.86%) BGP
9 1 (0.86%) MPLS
9 1 (0.86%) OSPF
9 1 (0.86%) SAN
9 1 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (2.59%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.72%) Big Data
4 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.72%) MySQL
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (9.48%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 7 (6.03%) Jenkins
4 7 (6.03%) JIRA
5 3 (2.59%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.59%) GitLab
5 3 (2.59%) Subversion
6 1 (0.86%) Grunt
6 1 (0.86%) Maven
6 1 (0.86%) Mocha
6 1 (0.86%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.86%) RSpec
6 1 (0.86%) Selenium
6 1 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.86%) webpack
6 1 (0.86%) Xdebug
General
1 8 (6.90%) Law
2 4 (3.45%) Finance
3 3 (2.59%) Banking
3 3 (2.59%) Legal
4 1 (0.86%) Games
4 1 (0.86%) Marketing
4 1 (0.86%) Publishing
4 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (33.62%) Architect
2 20 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (15.52%) Developer
4 17 (14.66%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (11.21%) Project Manager
6 11 (9.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (9.48%) Technical Architect
7 8 (6.90%) Azure DevOps
8 7 (6.03%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (5.17%) Security Architect
10 5 (4.31%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.31%) Data Manager
10 5 (4.31%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (3.45%) .NET Development Team Leader
11 4 (3.45%) Information Security Architect
11 4 (3.45%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (34.48%) .NET
2 27 (23.28%) .NET Core
3 12 (10.34%) .NET Framework
4 11 (9.48%) AngularJS
5 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (6.03%) HTML
6 7 (6.03%) JSON
6 7 (6.03%) SailPoint
6 7 (6.03%) Web Services
7 6 (5.17%) HTML5
8 5 (4.31%) CSS
8 5 (4.31%) Entity Framework
8 5 (4.31%) jQuery
8 5 (4.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (3.45%) Spring
10 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.59%) Node.js
10 3 (2.59%) REST
10 3 (2.59%) SOAP
11 2 (1.72%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Clustering
2 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.45%) PKI
4 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.86%) e-Health
6 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.86%) Online Games
6 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) SCADA
6 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.14%) Windows
2 24 (20.69%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.62%) Linux
4 5 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.59%) AIX
5 3 (2.59%) Solaris
5 3 (2.59%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.86%) Android
7 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.76%) DevOps
2 30 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (23.28%) E-Commerce
3 27 (23.28%) Microservices
4 23 (19.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (14.66%) TOGAF
6 16 (13.79%) Information Security
7 14 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 14 (12.07%) Security Management
8 12 (10.34%) Information Security Management
8 12 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (8.62%) Infrastructure as Code
9 10 (8.62%) Release Management
10 9 (7.76%) Migration
10 9 (7.76%) Scrum
11 8 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (6.90%) ISMS
11 8 (6.90%) OWASP
11 8 (6.90%) Risk Management
11 8 (6.90%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.97%) C#
2 13 (11.21%) SQL
3 11 (9.48%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.17%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.59%) ES6
5 3 (2.59%) Go
6 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.72%) Python
7 1 (0.86%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.86%) C
7 1 (0.86%) Java
7 1 (0.86%) Kotlin
7 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.76%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.59%) Degree
4 3 (2.59%) MCITP
4 3 (2.59%) MCSE
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.72%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.72%) CCNA
5 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.72%) CISSP
5 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.72%) SSCP
5 2 (1.72%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.86%) CCIE
6 1 (0.86%) CCSP
6 1 (0.86%) ISEB
6 1 (0.86%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) QA
2 8 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.31%) NIST
4 4 (3.45%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.59%) GDPR
5 3 (2.59%) PMO
6 1 (0.86%) COBIT
6 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 26 (22.41%) Active Directory
2 19 (16.38%) Docker
3 13 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.59%) vSphere
6 2 (1.72%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (20.69%) Kubernetes
2 14 (12.07%) Terraform
3 11 (9.48%) Ansible
4 7 (6.03%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (3.45%) SCCM
5 4 (3.45%) SCOM
6 3 (2.59%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.72%) Kibana
7 2 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.72%) Puppet
8 1 (0.86%) CASB
Vendors
1 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.55%) VMware
3 15 (12.93%) Red Hat
4 10 (8.62%) Citrix
5 9 (7.76%) IBM
6 8 (6.90%) Sony
7 7 (6.03%) CyberArk
8 5 (4.31%) F5
8 5 (4.31%) Okta
8 5 (4.31%) Talend
9 4 (3.45%) Cisco
9 4 (3.45%) Pega
9 4 (3.45%) SAP
10 3 (2.59%) MuleSoft
10 3 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.59%) Veeam
11 2 (1.72%) Google
11 2 (1.72%) Meraki
11 2 (1.72%) Planview
11 2 (1.72%) Sophos