Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 17 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 55 59
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 22 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.84% 1.12% 1.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.19% 9.86% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 4 12
Northamptonshire median daily rate £600 £366 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.82% -26.75% -
10th Percentile £363 £179 £315
90th Percentile £725 £575 £600
East Midlands median daily rate £463 £458 £450
% change year-on-year +1.09% +1.67% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £26.13 -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 128 71 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 16.52% 11.38% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 30 59
Northamptonshire median daily rate £420 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -26.32% +21.79%
10th Percentile £313 £179 £300
90th Percentile £600 £496 £600
East Midlands median daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £10.59 £96.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -89.07% -
East Midlands median hourly rate £21.25 £12.25 £18.13
% change year-on-year +73.47% -32.41% +45.00%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +7 17 £600 +9.09% 8
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 13 (59.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) DevOps
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) .NET
4 6 (27.27%) C#
5 5 (22.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (22.73%) Machine Learning
6 4 (18.18%) Office 365
6 4 (18.18%) SIEM
6 4 (18.18%) PaaS
6 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
6 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 4 (18.18%) GitHub
6 4 (18.18%) Analytics
6 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
6 4 (18.18%) OAuth2
6 4 (18.18%) SABSA
6 4 (18.18%) Network Security
6 4 (18.18%) OAuth
6 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
6 4 (18.18%) Cryptography
6 4 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (18.18%) CEH
6 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (18.18%) PKI
6 4 (18.18%) Degree
6 4 (18.18%) CISM
6 4 (18.18%) Risk Management

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (13.64%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (22.73%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (18.18%) GitHub
3 4 (18.18%) Office 365
3 4 (18.18%) PaaS
4 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Power BI
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.64%) SSDT
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) GitLab
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) GoCD
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (18.18%) Aerospace
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
1 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Information Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Information Security Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Security Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Security Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Data Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Architect
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) OAuth
2 4 (18.18%) OAuth2
2 4 (18.18%) SAML
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (13.64%) MSMQ
3 3 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (13.64%) RESTful
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) SOAP
4 2 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (4.55%) Angular 2
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.55%) Kafka
5 1 (4.55%) REST
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
1 4 (18.18%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (36.36%) DevOps
2 5 (22.73%) Machine Learning
3 4 (18.18%) Analytics
3 4 (18.18%) Cryptography
3 4 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (18.18%) Identity Management
3 4 (18.18%) Information Security
3 4 (18.18%) Internal Audit
3 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Privileged Identity Management
3 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 4 (18.18%) SABSA
3 4 (18.18%) SDLC
3 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
3 4 (18.18%) SIEM
3 4 (18.18%) Threat Management
3 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Go
3 1 (4.55%) Java 8
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CEH
1 4 (18.18%) CISM
1 4 (18.18%) CISSP
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Docker
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Dell
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) NetApp
3 1 (4.55%) Snow
3 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.55%) VMware