Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 35 121
Rank change year-on-year -4 +86 -51
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 60 77 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.89% 7.43% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.09% 43.26% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 55 10
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £378 £410 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.74% +25.19% +6.50%
10th Percentile £302 £224 £274
90th Percentile £530 £505 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £382 £409 £328
% change year-on-year -6.67% +24.81% +6.50%
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 176 178 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 17.27% 17.16% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 147 52
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.68% +24.50%
10th Percentile £270 £248 £276
90th Percentile £638 £488 £530
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £10.00 £33.44 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.09% -9.63% -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £10.00 £33.44 £14.60
% change year-on-year -70.09% +129.02% -

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 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 51 (85.00%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (80.00%) DevOps
3 44 (73.33%) Ansible
3 44 (73.33%) Puppet
4 42 (70.00%) Linux
5 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (61.67%) Jenkins
6 37 (61.67%) Windows
7 36 (60.00%) Configuration Management
8 31 (51.67%) Open Source
8 31 (51.67%) Terraform
9 30 (50.00%) Nagios
9 30 (50.00%) Python
10 29 (48.33%) Perl
10 29 (48.33%) Bash Shell
10 29 (48.33%) PowerShell
11 28 (46.67%) Splunk
11 28 (46.67%) Ruby
11 28 (46.67%) Java
11 28 (46.67%) New Relic
12 27 (45.00%) High Availability
12 27 (45.00%) Datadog
12 27 (45.00%) Data Centre
13 26 (43.33%) Docker
13 26 (43.33%) Elastic Stack
13 26 (43.33%) C
13 26 (43.33%) C++
14 24 (40.00%) Test Automation
14 24 (40.00%) BDD
15 23 (38.33%) Packer

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 3 (5.00%) NServiceBus
1 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.67%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) JBoss
2 1 (1.67%) nginx
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 51 (85.00%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (45.00%) Datadog
3 2 (3.33%) Slack
4 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.67%) Office 365
4 1 (1.67%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (3.33%) VPN
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.00%) MySQL
4 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (61.67%) Jenkins
2 23 (38.33%) TeamCity
3 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 11 (18.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (8.33%) JIRA
6 3 (5.00%) Maven
7 2 (3.33%) Subversion
8 1 (1.67%) GitLab
General
1 1 (1.67%) Finance
1 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (65.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Consultant
2 7 (11.67%) Developer
2 7 (11.67%) DevOps Consultant
3 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Junior
6 3 (5.00%) Junior DevOps
6 3 (5.00%) Junior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Angular Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Azure Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (43.33%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (18.33%) Software Packaging
3 4 (6.67%) .NET
3 4 (6.67%) jQuery
4 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.00%) Angular 2
4 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.00%) Node.js
5 2 (3.33%) Ajax
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.33%) CSS
5 2 (3.33%) HTML
5 2 (3.33%) Middleware
5 2 (3.33%) React
5 2 (3.33%) REST
5 2 (3.33%) RESTful
5 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.67%) J2EE
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (45.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.00%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.00%) User Experience
5 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 42 (70.00%) Linux
2 37 (61.67%) Windows
3 5 (8.33%) Unix
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.00%) AIX
6 2 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (80.00%) DevOps
2 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 31 (51.67%) Open Source
5 27 (45.00%) High Availability
6 24 (40.00%) BDD
6 24 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 16 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (11.67%) Migration
11 6 (10.00%) Microservices
12 4 (6.67%) Analytical Thinking
12 4 (6.67%) Creative Thinking
12 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.67%) MVC
12 4 (6.67%) TDD
13 3 (5.00%) ITIL
13 3 (5.00%) Project Management
13 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.00%) Python
2 29 (48.33%) Bash Shell
2 29 (48.33%) Perl
2 29 (48.33%) PowerShell
3 28 (46.67%) Java
3 28 (46.67%) Ruby
4 26 (43.33%) C
4 26 (43.33%) C++
5 5 (8.33%) C#
5 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.33%) SQL
6 4 (6.67%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (1.67%) PMO
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 26 (43.33%) Docker
2 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 44 (73.33%) Ansible
1 44 (73.33%) Puppet
2 31 (51.67%) Terraform
3 30 (50.00%) Nagios
4 23 (38.33%) Packer
5 22 (36.67%) Kubernetes
6 12 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.33%) Dollar Universe
7 2 (3.33%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.67%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) New Relic
1 28 (46.67%) Splunk
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle
3 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.33%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.33%) SAP
5 2 (3.33%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.67%) Advent
6 1 (1.67%) Axway
6 1 (1.67%) Capita
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) IBM
6 1 (1.67%) Informatica
6 1 (1.67%) Siebel
6 1 (1.67%) VMware