Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 15 December 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)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 55 99
Rank change year-on-year +31 +44 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 73 33 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.35% 3.73% 2.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.32% 28.45% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 29 41
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £500 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £309 £296 £263
90th Percentile £600 £665 £411
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £47.50 - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 201 116 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.00% 13.11% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 99 201
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £475 £413 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +11.49% -17.78%
10th Percentile £298 £275 £293
90th Percentile £588 £638 £531
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £465 £409 £363
% change year-on-year +13.76% +12.76% -19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £30.50 - £28.00
10th Percentile £16.10 - £19.44
90th Percentile £45.30 - £55.25
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.50 - £28.00

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 41 (56.16%) DevOps
2 36 (49.32%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (41.10%) Docker
5 28 (38.36%) Ansible
5 28 (38.36%) Jenkins
6 26 (35.62%) Kubernetes
7 24 (32.88%) Terraform
8 21 (28.77%) Puppet
9 19 (26.03%) Python
10 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
10 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
11 17 (23.29%) Windows
11 17 (23.29%) Linux
11 17 (23.29%) Git (software)
12 16 (21.92%) SQL
12 16 (21.92%) C#
13 15 (20.55%) Java
13 15 (20.55%) PowerShell
13 15 (20.55%) Bash Shell
14 13 (17.81%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (17.81%) Configuration Management
15 12 (16.44%) C++
15 12 (16.44%) JIRA
15 12 (16.44%) Open Source
16 11 (15.07%) Visual Studio Team System
16 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (15.07%) Google
16 11 (15.07%) Web Services
16 11 (15.07%) IaaS

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) Confluence
3 1 (1.37%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (49.32%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (15.07%) Google Cloud Platform
2 11 (15.07%) IaaS
3 7 (9.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (8.22%) PaaS
4 6 (8.22%) SaaS
5 5 (6.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (6.85%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (6.85%) Datadog
6 3 (4.11%) Office 365
7 2 (2.74%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.74%) Boomi
7 2 (2.74%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.37%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.37%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Network Security
2 3 (4.11%) Firewall
3 2 (2.74%) WAN
4 1 (1.37%) DHCP
4 1 (1.37%) DNS
4 1 (1.37%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) Skype
4 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.37%) VoIP
4 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) MongoDB
1 11 (15.07%) NoSQL
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.22%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (6.85%) Power BI
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.48%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.74%) MySQL
6 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.37%) Big Data
7 1 (1.37%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.37%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.37%) HBase
7 1 (1.37%) HCatalog
7 1 (1.37%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.37%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 28 (38.36%) Jenkins
2 17 (23.29%) Git (software)
3 12 (16.44%) JIRA
4 11 (15.07%) GitLab
4 11 (15.07%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (8.22%) TeamCity
6 5 (6.85%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
7 4 (5.48%) JUnit
7 4 (5.48%) SonarQube
8 3 (4.11%) JMeter
8 3 (4.11%) MSBuild
8 3 (4.11%) Selenium
General
1 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (24.66%) Developer
3 8 (10.96%) Architect
3 8 (10.96%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (9.59%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (8.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Azure DevOps
5 6 (8.22%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Azure Developer
7 4 (5.48%) JIRA Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Open Source Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Open Source Developer
7 4 (5.48%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Chief Technology Officer
9 2 (2.74%) Consultant
9 2 (2.74%) Junior DevOps
9 2 (2.74%) Junior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) Web Services
2 10 (13.70%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (13.70%) HTML
3 8 (10.96%) .NET
3 8 (10.96%) Node.js
4 6 (8.22%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.48%) REST
6 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.11%) hapi
7 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.74%) JSON
7 2 (2.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.74%) XML
8 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.37%) CSS
8 1 (1.37%) HTML5
8 1 (1.37%) jQuery
8 1 (1.37%) Kafka
8 1 (1.37%) React
8 1 (1.37%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.85%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) DataPower
5 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Linux
1 17 (23.29%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.48%) CentOS
3 4 (5.48%) Debian
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.74%) DC/OS
5 2 (2.74%) Mesosphere
5 2 (2.74%) VMS
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.16%) DevOps
2 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.81%) Configuration Management
4 12 (16.44%) Open Source
5 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (9.59%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (9.59%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (9.59%) High Availability
7 7 (9.59%) Scrum
8 6 (8.22%) BDD
8 6 (8.22%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (8.22%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.85%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (6.85%) Microservices
9 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.48%) Migration
10 4 (5.48%) Open Source Development
10 4 (5.48%) TOGAF
10 4 (5.48%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) Python
2 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
3 16 (21.92%) C#
3 16 (21.92%) SQL
4 15 (20.55%) Bash Shell
4 15 (20.55%) Java
4 15 (20.55%) PowerShell
5 12 (16.44%) C++
6 5 (6.85%) C
6 5 (6.85%) Ruby
7 4 (5.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) CCNA
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.37%) MCSA
4 1 (1.37%) MCSE
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 30 (41.10%) Docker
2 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.37%) HDFS
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (38.36%) Ansible
2 26 (35.62%) Kubernetes
3 24 (32.88%) Terraform
4 21 (28.77%) Puppet
5 13 (17.81%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (9.59%) Nagios
7 6 (8.22%) Packer
8 2 (2.74%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.37%) Grafana
9 1 (1.37%) Oozie
9 1 (1.37%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.37%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.07%) Google
3 6 (8.22%) New Relic
3 6 (8.22%) Splunk
4 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.11%) VMware
6 2 (2.74%) Dell
6 2 (2.74%) SAP
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix
7 1 (1.37%) NetApp
7 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.37%) Talend