Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 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 > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 20 51
Rank change year-on-year +1 +31 +18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 66 63 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 8.74% 7.10% 3.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.29% 39.62% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 47 25
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £375 £475 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% -20.83% +71.43%
10th Percentile £275 £273 £339
90th Percentile £575 £565 £670
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £393 £565
% change year-on-year +4.46% -30.53% +61.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 187 159 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 24.77% 17.93% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 108 54
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -17.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £275 £248 £325
90th Percentile £550 £564 £659
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +27.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - £40.00 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £15.29 £14.50
% change year-on-year -18.26% +5.47% -

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 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
Nottingham +5 63 £400 -15.79% 58
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 36 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (34.85%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (28.79%) .NET
5 18 (27.27%) C#
5 18 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 17 (25.76%) Java
6 17 (25.76%) SQL
6 17 (25.76%) REST
7 16 (24.24%) DevOps
8 14 (21.21%) PowerShell
9 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
9 13 (19.70%) TDD
10 12 (18.18%) Docker
10 12 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (18.18%) React
10 12 (18.18%) Puppet
10 12 (18.18%) Office 365
11 11 (16.67%) Spring
11 11 (16.67%) Oracle
11 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
12 10 (15.15%) Release Management
13 9 (13.64%) Jenkins
13 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (13.64%) Windows
13 9 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (13.64%) MVC
14 8 (12.12%) Public Cloud
14 8 (12.12%) Ansible
14 8 (12.12%) Test Automation

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 5 (7.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 5 (7.58%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (7.58%) CMS
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) Appian
3 1 (1.52%) Documentum
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.85%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (18.18%) Office 365
3 6 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (7.58%) OpenShift
5 4 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (6.06%) Tricentis Tosca
6 3 (4.55%) PaaS
7 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.52%) GitHub
7 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) FTP
1 6 (9.09%) HTTP
1 6 (9.09%) HTTPS
1 6 (9.09%) SSL
1 6 (9.09%) Wireshark
2 4 (6.06%) LAN
2 4 (6.06%) WAN
3 3 (4.55%) VLAN
4 1 (1.52%) Firewall
4 1 (1.52%) Network Security
4 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.61%) Power BI
3 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.09%) Qlik Sense
5 4 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.55%) QlikView
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (3.03%) Big Data
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.52%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.52%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.09%) Subversion
3 5 (7.58%) Bitbucket
3 5 (7.58%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.06%) Artifactory
4 4 (6.06%) HP UFT
4 4 (6.06%) Maven
4 4 (6.06%) Selenium
5 2 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.52%) FishEye
6 1 (1.52%) RSpec
6 1 (1.52%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (1.52%) Billing
2 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Architect
3 7 (10.61%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.58%) Azure Architect
4 5 (7.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (6.06%) Administrator
5 4 (6.06%) IT Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.55%) .NET Architect
6 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (4.55%) Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) IT Support
6 3 (4.55%) IT Support Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Java Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Server Support
6 3 (4.55%) Support Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.79%) .NET
2 17 (25.76%) REST
3 12 (18.18%) React
4 11 (16.67%) Spring
5 6 (9.09%) LDAP
5 6 (9.09%) Node.js
5 6 (9.09%) SAML
6 5 (7.58%) CSS
6 5 (7.58%) Web Services
7 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Core
8 3 (4.55%) HTML
8 3 (4.55%) SOAP
9 2 (3.03%) .NET Core
9 2 (3.03%) Ajax
9 2 (3.03%) DOM
9 2 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) Replication
3 1 (1.52%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) CentOS
4 1 (1.52%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 16 (24.24%) DevOps
4 13 (19.70%) TDD
5 10 (15.15%) Release Management
6 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (13.64%) MVC
7 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
8 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.09%) ATDD
9 6 (9.09%) Microservices
9 6 (9.09%) Migration
9 6 (9.09%) Pair Programming
10 5 (7.58%) Content Management
10 5 (7.58%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.58%) ITIL
11 4 (6.06%) Analytics
11 4 (6.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) C#
2 17 (25.76%) Java
2 17 (25.76%) SQL
3 14 (21.21%) PowerShell
4 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.52%) Go
7 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) MCSE
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) MCITP
2 3 (4.55%) MCSA
2 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) CCNA
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.52%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Docker
2 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (18.18%) Puppet
2 8 (12.12%) Ansible
3 7 (10.61%) Kubernetes
4 4 (6.06%) OpenView
4 4 (6.06%) SCOM
4 4 (6.06%) ZABBIX
5 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (3.03%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.52%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 36 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) Oracle
3 7 (10.61%) Google
4 6 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.58%) VMware
6 4 (6.06%) HP
7 2 (3.03%) Alteryx
7 2 (3.03%) Cisco
7 2 (3.03%) Computacenter
7 2 (3.03%) Tableau
8 1 (1.52%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.52%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.52%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.52%) SAP
8 1 (1.52%) Talend
8 1 (1.52%) TIBCO