Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 60 60
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 24 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.83% 0.72% 1.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.46% 7.46% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 2 10
Northamptonshire median daily rate £600 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -9.09%
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £513
% change year-on-year +12.50% -21.95% +32.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 130 67 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 15.31% 9.70% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 27 49
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £312 £258 £312
90th Percentile £588 £575 £603
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +18.22%
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 £15.29 £17.75
% change year-on-year +38.96% -13.85% +42.00%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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 18 £600 +9.09% 4
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 17 (70.83%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) DevOps
4 7 (29.17%) C#
4 7 (29.17%) .NET
5 6 (25.00%) Windows
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) Office 365
5 6 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
7 4 (16.67%) CISM
7 4 (16.67%) SAML
7 4 (16.67%) CISSP
7 4 (16.67%) Identity Management
7 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (16.67%) Aerospace
7 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 4 (16.67%) Information Security
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco
7 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (16.67%) MSMQ
7 4 (16.67%) SOA
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.67%) GitHub
7 4 (16.67%) NServiceBus
7 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
7 4 (16.67%) OAuth2
7 4 (16.67%) SABSA
7 4 (16.67%) PaaS
7 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture

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 4 (16.67%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 17 (70.83%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (25.00%) Office 365
3 4 (16.67%) GitHub
3 4 (16.67%) PaaS
4 2 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Network Security
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) GitLab
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.17%) GoCD
4 1 (4.17%) NUnit
General
1 4 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Information Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Information Security Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Architect
4 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Architect
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (16.67%) MSMQ
2 4 (16.67%) OAuth
2 4 (16.67%) OAuth2
2 4 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (16.67%) SAML
3 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.50%) RESTful
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.33%) Angular 2
4 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) NHibernate
4 2 (8.33%) SOAP
4 2 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 4 (16.67%) PKI
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 4 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 4 (16.67%) Information Security
3 4 (16.67%) Internal Audit
3 4 (16.67%) Microservices
3 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Privileged Identity Management
3 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.67%) SABSA
3 4 (16.67%) SDLC
3 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 4 (16.67%) SIEM
3 4 (16.67%) SOA
3 4 (16.67%) Threat Management
3 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) C#
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Go
4 1 (4.17%) Java 8
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CEH
1 4 (16.67%) CISM
1 4 (16.67%) CISSP
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (12.50%) Docker
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
1 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Brocade
4 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) Snow
5 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.17%) Splunk