Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 63 125
Rank change year-on-year +40 +62 -27
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 75 26 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.21% 3.12% 1.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.89% 25.74% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 22 37
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £423 £402 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.10% +14.86% -8.20%
10th Percentile £325 £304 £275
90th Percentile £600 £486 £403
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £423 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +5.63% +14.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear 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 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 188 101 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.10% 12.11% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 85 159
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -11.76%
10th Percentile £289 £208 £287
90th Percentile £596 £610 £531
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £448 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +19.33% - -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £13.50 - £28.50
10th Percentile £12.75 - £28.00
90th Percentile £14.25 - £46.13
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.50 - £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 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 54 (72.00%) DevOps
2 45 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (56.00%) Ansible
4 38 (50.67%) Docker
4 38 (50.67%) Jenkins
4 38 (50.67%) Open Source
5 37 (49.33%) Puppet
6 36 (48.00%) Linux
6 36 (48.00%) Terraform
7 35 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (45.33%) Configuration Management
9 33 (44.00%) Windows
9 33 (44.00%) Java
10 30 (40.00%) Kubernetes
11 29 (38.67%) Python
12 27 (36.00%) C++
12 27 (36.00%) High Availability
12 27 (36.00%) Data Centre
13 26 (34.67%) Bash Shell
14 24 (32.00%) TeamCity
14 24 (32.00%) PowerShell
14 24 (32.00%) Packer
15 23 (30.67%) BDD
15 23 (30.67%) Test Automation
15 23 (30.67%) Nagios
16 22 (29.33%) Splunk
16 22 (29.33%) New Relic
16 22 (29.33%) Elastic Stack
17 21 (28.00%) Datadog
17 21 (28.00%) JavaScript

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 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (28.00%) Datadog
3 9 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (8.00%) PaaS
5 4 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (5.33%) IaaS
6 3 (4.00%) SaaS
7 2 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.67%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.33%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Firewall
1 1 (1.33%) Internet
1 1 (1.33%) Network Security
1 1 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 10 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 10 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.67%) MySQL
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.33%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (50.67%) Jenkins
2 24 (32.00%) TeamCity
3 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.33%) GitLab
4 7 (9.33%) JIRA
4 7 (9.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (5.33%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.33%) JUnit
5 4 (5.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (5.33%) SonarQube
6 3 (4.00%) JMeter
6 3 (4.00%) Selenium
7 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (48.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (24.00%) Developer
3 11 (14.67%) Architect
4 7 (9.33%) Open Source Architect
4 7 (9.33%) Open Source Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
5 5 (6.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Junior
6 4 (5.33%) Junior DevOps
6 4 (5.33%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Product Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.33%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (17.33%) Node.js
3 10 (13.33%) HTML
4 9 (12.00%) REST
5 8 (10.67%) AngularJS
6 5 (6.67%) .NET
7 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.00%) hapi
7 3 (4.00%) Web Services
8 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Core
9 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.33%) CSS
9 1 (1.33%) HTML5
9 1 (1.33%) jQuery
9 1 (1.33%) JSON
9 1 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.67%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) DataPower
4 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) NHS
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.00%) Linux
2 33 (44.00%) Windows
3 5 (6.67%) CentOS
4 4 (5.33%) Debian
4 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.67%) DC/OS
5 2 (2.67%) Mesosphere
5 2 (2.67%) VMS
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (72.00%) DevOps
2 38 (50.67%) Open Source
3 35 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (45.33%) Configuration Management
5 27 (36.00%) High Availability
6 23 (30.67%) BDD
6 23 (30.67%) Test Automation
7 13 (17.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (17.33%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (12.00%) TOGAF
9 8 (10.67%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (9.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (9.33%) Open Source Development
11 6 (8.00%) Scrum
12 5 (6.67%) Migration
13 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (4.00%) OWASP
14 3 (4.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.00%) Java
2 29 (38.67%) Python
3 27 (36.00%) C++
4 26 (34.67%) Bash Shell
5 24 (32.00%) PowerShell
6 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
7 20 (26.67%) C
8 19 (25.33%) Perl
8 19 (25.33%) Ruby
9 14 (18.67%) C#
10 13 (17.33%) SQL
11 2 (2.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (50.67%) Docker
2 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (56.00%) Ansible
2 37 (49.33%) Puppet
3 36 (48.00%) Terraform
4 30 (40.00%) Kubernetes
5 24 (32.00%) Packer
6 23 (30.67%) Nagios
7 14 (18.67%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.67%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 22 (29.33%) New Relic
1 22 (29.33%) Splunk
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.67%) Google
4 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.33%) SAP
5 2 (2.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) Dell
6 1 (1.33%) NetApp
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.33%) Sitecore