Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 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 > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 12 38
Rank change year-on-year +6 +26 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 96 101 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 15.61% 11.62% 4.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 53.93% 52.60% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 70 25
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £448 £419 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.87% -11.84% -15.93%
10th Percentile £356 £286 £231
90th Percentile £646 £575 £560
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +6.25% +23.08% -45.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 178 192 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 28.94% 22.09% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 124 81
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £445 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £316 £275 £210
90th Percentile £608 £575 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - £10.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £11.75 £10.75
% change year-on-year +23.40% +9.30% -8.51%

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 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
Nottingham +5 87 £450 +5.88% 60
Mansfield - 2 £425 - 4
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 36 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (35.42%) Microsoft
3 30 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (21.88%) C#
4 21 (21.88%) .NET
4 21 (21.88%) DevOps
5 18 (18.75%) Finance
6 16 (16.67%) Docker
6 16 (16.67%) Office 365
6 16 (16.67%) Google
7 14 (14.58%) Cisco
7 14 (14.58%) Data Centre
8 13 (13.54%) SQL
8 13 (13.54%) Windows
8 13 (13.54%) Scrum
9 12 (12.50%) Retail
9 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 12 (12.50%) Kubernetes
10 11 (11.46%) Python
10 11 (11.46%) Migration
11 10 (10.42%) VMware
11 10 (10.42%) Firewall
11 10 (10.42%) TOGAF
11 10 (10.42%) Skype
11 10 (10.42%) Windows 10
11 10 (10.42%) .NET Core
12 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (9.38%) Ansible
12 9 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (9.38%) Oracle

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 7 (7.29%) Skype for Business
2 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.17%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.13%) CMS
4 3 (3.13%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.08%) Eikon
2 1 (1.04%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 36 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (16.67%) Office 365
3 8 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (7.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.17%) Power Platform
6 3 (3.13%) IaaS
6 3 (3.13%) Serverless
7 2 (2.08%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.04%) Apigee
8 1 (1.04%) BrowserStack
8 1 (1.04%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (1.04%) Fastly
8 1 (1.04%) GitHub
8 1 (1.04%) npm
8 1 (1.04%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.04%) PaaS
8 1 (1.04%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) Firewall
1 10 (10.42%) Skype
2 7 (7.29%) Intranet
3 6 (6.25%) WAN
4 4 (4.17%) LAN
5 3 (3.13%) Internet
6 2 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.21%) MySQL
4 4 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (4.17%) Big Data
4 4 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.17%) Power BI
5 3 (3.13%) Blockchain
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.08%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.04%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.04%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.04%) Lumira
7 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.04%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.08%) SonarQube
3 2 (2.08%) Spinnaker
4 1 (1.04%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.04%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.04%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.04%) git-flow
4 1 (1.04%) JIRA
4 1 (1.04%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.04%) Mocha
4 1 (1.04%) Selenium
4 1 (1.04%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.04%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (18.75%) Finance
2 12 (12.50%) Retail
3 6 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.17%) Games
5 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Electronics
6 1 (1.04%) German Language
6 1 (1.04%) Law
6 1 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (30.21%) Architect
2 21 (21.88%) Developer
3 15 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Consultant
6 7 (7.29%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.21%) AWS Consultant
8 5 (5.21%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Network Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) DBA
9 4 (4.17%) Lead Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.17%) SQL DBA
10 3 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (3.13%) Umbraco Developer
10 3 (3.13%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.88%) .NET
2 10 (10.42%) .NET Core
3 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (9.38%) Middleware
4 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET
4 7 (7.29%) CSS
5 6 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 6 (6.25%) HTML
6 5 (5.21%) WPF
7 3 (3.13%) WCF
7 3 (3.13%) WinForms
8 2 (2.08%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.08%) OAuth
8 2 (2.08%) OAuth2
8 2 (2.08%) REST
9 1 (1.04%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.04%) Laravel
9 1 (1.04%) Sass
9 1 (1.04%) Symfony
9 1 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.25%) Hedge funds
2 6 (6.25%) Virtual Team
3 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.17%) Replication
4 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.13%) Robotics
5 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.04%) AS400
6 1 (1.04%) Blog
6 1 (1.04%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.04%) EPoS
6 1 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.54%) Windows
2 10 (10.42%) Windows 10
3 7 (7.29%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.21%) Linux
4 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.08%) Android
5 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.88%) DevOps
3 13 (13.54%) Scrum
4 11 (11.46%) Migration
5 10 (10.42%) TOGAF
6 8 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (8.33%) Microservices
7 7 (7.29%) Architectural Design
7 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.25%) ETL
8 6 (6.25%) Low Latency
8 6 (6.25%) Service Management
8 6 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.21%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (5.21%) Data Integration
9 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.21%) ITIL
9 5 (5.21%) ITIL V3
9 5 (5.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.88%) C#
2 13 (13.54%) SQL
3 11 (11.46%) Python
4 9 (9.38%) Java
5 7 (7.29%) PowerShell
5 7 (7.29%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.25%) PHP
6 6 (6.25%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.04%) ES6
9 1 (1.04%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.17%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) TOGAF Certification
3 3 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.13%) MCSA
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.08%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) MCP
5 1 (1.04%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.04%) MCSE
5 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.08%) GDPR
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (16.67%) Docker
2 9 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.04%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 9 (9.38%) Ansible
3 8 (8.33%) SCCM
4 7 (7.29%) Puppet
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (4.17%) Terraform
6 3 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.13%) SCOM
7 2 (2.08%) AirWatch
7 2 (2.08%) Salt
8 1 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.67%) Google
3 14 (14.58%) Cisco
4 10 (10.42%) VMware
5 9 (9.38%) Oracle
6 4 (4.17%) Citrix
7 3 (3.13%) Xamarin
8 2 (2.08%) McAfee
8 2 (2.08%) SAP
8 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.04%) Alibaba
9 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.04%) Dynatrace
9 1 (1.04%) IBM
9 1 (1.04%) Splunk
9 1 (1.04%) Tableau
9 1 (1.04%) Talend
9 1 (1.04%) Zend