Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 63 58
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 5 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.72% 1.41% 0.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.25% 16.25% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 9
Northamptonshire median daily rate £550 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +69.23%
10th Percentile £525 £335 £372
90th Percentile £575 £600 £600
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £513 £388
% change year-on-year -21.95% +32.26% -4.32%
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 69 80 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 9.93% 8.68% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 49 14
Northamptonshire median daily rate £450 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +21.21% +3.13%
10th Percentile £259 £312 £266
90th Percentile £575 £603 £493
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £355
% change year-on-year -5.88% +19.80% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.59 £96.88 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -89.07% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.29 £17.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year -13.85% +42.00% -47.92%

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
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 21 November 2017. 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 +3 3 £550 +69.23% 2
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) API Development
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) GIS
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) GeoServer
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) VMware

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 1 (20.00%) GeoServer
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) CRM Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) GIS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) API Development
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware