Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 16 December 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 > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 49 68
Rank change year-on-year +37 +19 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 96 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 9.79% 3.31% 1.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 53.63% 46.38% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 18 8
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £540 £457 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.16% +30.57% -36.36%
10th Percentile £316 £325 £309
90th Percentile £688 £625 £463
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £500
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 179 69 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 18.25% 7.14% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 39 25
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -21.47%
10th Percentile £284 £323 £155
90th Percentile £638 £625 £483
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £355
% change year-on-year +3.13% +12.76% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £40.00 - £12.50
10th Percentile £39.00 - £11.25
90th Percentile £41.00 - £13.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.25 £18.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -31.94% +44.00% -47.92%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Nottinghamshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Nottinghamshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Nottinghamshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Nottingham +40 91 £540 +18.16% 17
Mansfield - 2 £500 - 2
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 42 (43.75%) DevOps
2 39 (40.63%) Windows
3 33 (34.38%) Active Directory
4 24 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
5 23 (23.96%) Linux
5 23 (23.96%) C#
5 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (23.96%) Computer Science
6 22 (22.92%) VMware
7 21 (21.88%) .NET
7 21 (21.88%) Degree
8 20 (20.83%) RESTful
8 20 (20.83%) PaaS
8 20 (20.83%) Web Services
8 20 (20.83%) SOA
8 20 (20.83%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (19.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 19 (19.79%) Information Security
9 19 (19.79%) Risk Management
9 19 (19.79%) HIPAA
9 19 (19.79%) Microservices
10 18 (18.75%) Life Science
10 18 (18.75%) Actionable Recommendations
11 17 (17.71%) Migration
11 17 (17.71%) SOAP
12 16 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
13 15 (15.63%) PowerShell
13 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (8.33%) Skype for Business
2 7 (7.29%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.13%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.08%) CMS
5 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.08%) IIS
5 2 (2.08%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.83%) PaaS
2 15 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (14.58%) IaaS
4 11 (11.46%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (10.42%) SaaS
6 8 (8.33%) Office 365
7 2 (2.08%) GitHub
7 2 (2.08%) iPaaS
7 2 (2.08%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.04%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) SAN
1 3 (3.13%) VPN
2 2 (2.08%) DHCP
2 2 (2.08%) DNS
2 2 (2.08%) Firewall
2 2 (2.08%) Intranet
2 2 (2.08%) LAN
2 2 (2.08%) NAS
2 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.08%) VLAN
2 2 (2.08%) WAN
3 1 (1.04%) LDAP
3 1 (1.04%) Skype
3 1 (1.04%) SMS
3 1 (1.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.21%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.13%) MySQL
5 3 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.08%) Power BI
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 5 (5.21%) Bitbucket
4 4 (4.17%) FishEye
4 4 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.17%) Subversion
5 3 (3.13%) gulp
5 3 (3.13%) Selenium
5 3 (3.13%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.13%) webpack
6 2 (2.08%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.08%) Moq
6 2 (2.08%) NuGet
6 2 (2.08%) NUnit
6 2 (2.08%) Protractor
6 2 (2.08%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Marketing
2 3 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Electronics
4 1 (1.04%) Local Government
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (53.13%) Architect
2 31 (32.29%) Azure Architect
3 19 (19.79%) Senior Architect
4 15 (15.63%) Developer
5 12 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
6 11 (11.46%) Enterprise Architect
6 11 (11.46%) Lead Architect
6 11 (11.46%) Lead Enterprise Architect
7 7 (7.29%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.17%) Lync Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Active Directory Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Wintel Administrator
11 3 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.88%) .NET
2 20 (20.83%) RESTful
2 20 (20.83%) Web Services
3 17 (17.71%) SOAP
4 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (7.29%) .NET Core
5 7 (7.29%) CSS
5 7 (7.29%) HTML
6 5 (5.21%) Angular 2
6 5 (5.21%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.17%) HTML5
8 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.13%) CSS3
9 2 (2.08%) jQuery
9 2 (2.08%) JSON
9 2 (2.08%) REST
9 2 (2.08%) Sass
9 2 (2.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.96%) Computer Science
2 18 (18.75%) Life Science
3 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.21%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) NHS
4 2 (2.08%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.04%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.04%) Clustering
5 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.04%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.04%) PKI
5 1 (1.04%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 39 (40.63%) Windows
2 23 (23.96%) Linux
3 15 (15.63%) Windows Server
3 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.17%) CentOS
5 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 4 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.13%) VMS
7 1 (1.04%) Android
7 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.75%) DevOps
2 24 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (20.83%) SOA
5 19 (19.79%) Information Security
5 19 (19.79%) Microservices
5 19 (19.79%) Risk Management
6 17 (17.71%) Migration
7 16 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (11.46%) ITIL
9 9 (9.38%) IT Strategy
9 9 (9.38%) Project Management
9 9 (9.38%) TDD
10 8 (8.33%) Scrum
11 7 (7.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (7.29%) MVC
11 7 (7.29%) TOGAF
12 5 (5.21%) Data Protection
12 5 (5.21%) OO
13 4 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.96%) C#
2 15 (15.63%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.25%) SQL
4 4 (4.17%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.08%) XAML
6 1 (1.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (21.88%) Degree
2 5 (5.21%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.13%) MCSA
4 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.08%) CCNA
5 2 (2.08%) CCNP
5 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.04%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.04%) MCSE
6 1 (1.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.79%) HIPAA
1 19 (19.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 18 (18.75%) Actionable Recommendations
3 3 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 20 (20.83%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (6.25%) Docker
6 4 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.08%) XenApp
8 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) SCCM
2 5 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.17%) AirWatch
4 3 (3.13%) Ansible
4 3 (3.13%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (3.13%) Puppet
4 3 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.92%) VMware
3 13 (13.54%) Citrix
4 9 (9.38%) Oracle
5 3 (3.13%) SAP
6 2 (2.08%) Cisco
6 2 (2.08%) Workday
6 2 (2.08%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.04%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.04%) Casewise
7 1 (1.04%) F5
7 1 (1.04%) HP
7 1 (1.04%) Siemens
7 1 (1.04%) Sitecore