Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 44 68
Rank change year-on-year +33 +24 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 109 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 11.08% 3.17% 0.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 55.33% 35.71% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 12 6
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £500 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -27.27% -
10th Percentile £328 £272 £400
90th Percentile £688 £535 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £470 £500
% change year-on-year -14.80% -6.10% +53.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.25 - -

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 197 70 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 20.02% 8.88% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 42 28
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £500 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -3.23% -22.11%
10th Percentile £275 £301 £264
90th Percentile £638 £536 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - £10.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.37% -25.00%
East Midlands median hourly rate £10.59 £12.63 £12.25
% change year-on-year -16.16% +3.06% -31.94%

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 April 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 21 April 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 +28 103 £500 +25.00% 19
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 45 (41.28%) Microsoft
2 34 (31.19%) DevOps
3 28 (25.69%) Windows
4 25 (22.94%) VMware
4 25 (22.94%) PaaS
4 25 (22.94%) Office 365
5 24 (22.02%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (20.18%) PowerShell
7 19 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (17.43%) Migration
7 19 (17.43%) SQL Server
8 17 (15.60%) Windows Server
9 16 (14.68%) Microservices
9 16 (14.68%) Active Directory
9 16 (14.68%) Configuration Management
10 15 (13.76%) SQL
10 15 (13.76%) ITIL
10 15 (13.76%) Hyper-V
11 14 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (12.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (11.93%) Computer Science
12 13 (11.93%) Oracle
12 13 (11.93%) Linux
12 13 (11.93%) C#
13 12 (11.01%) .NET
13 12 (11.01%) Java
13 12 (11.01%) Citrix
13 12 (11.01%) Web Services
13 12 (11.01%) RESTful
13 12 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure

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 9 (8.26%) Skype for Business
2 8 (7.34%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.42%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.75%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.83%) Drupal
6 2 (1.83%) JBoss
6 2 (1.83%) Jetty
6 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.92%) Apache
7 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.92%) CMS
7 1 (0.92%) Confluence
7 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.92%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.92%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (22.94%) Office 365
1 25 (22.94%) PaaS
2 24 (22.02%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (10.09%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (6.42%) IaaS
5 6 (5.50%) SaaS
6 3 (2.75%) GitHub
6 3 (2.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) VPN
2 9 (8.26%) Firewall
3 4 (3.67%) DNS
4 3 (2.75%) BIG-IP
4 3 (2.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (2.75%) Internet
4 3 (2.75%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.92%) DHCP
6 1 (0.92%) LAN
6 1 (0.92%) NAS
6 1 (0.92%) Network Security
6 1 (0.92%) SAN
6 1 (0.92%) Skype
6 1 (0.92%) SMS
6 1 (0.92%) VLAN
6 1 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.09%) Oracle Database
3 9 (8.26%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (6.42%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.83%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.83%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.83%) Redis
8 2 (1.83%) Riak
9 1 (0.92%) Big Data
9 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.92%) MySQL
9 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.09%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (8.26%) Bitbucket
4 7 (6.42%) FishEye
4 7 (6.42%) Subversion
4 7 (6.42%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 9 (8.26%) Local Government
2 3 (2.75%) Finance
2 3 (2.75%) Games
3 2 (1.83%) Back Office
3 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.83%) Retail
3 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.92%) Electronics
4 1 (0.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (46.79%) Architect
2 18 (16.51%) Azure Architect
3 13 (11.93%) Cloud Architect
3 13 (11.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Developer
5 9 (8.26%) Lead Architect
5 9 (8.26%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.34%) Enterprise Architect
6 8 (7.34%) Lead Enterprise Architect
7 7 (6.42%) Information Architect
8 6 (5.50%) Security Architect
8 6 (5.50%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Consultant
9 5 (4.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Network Architect
10 4 (3.67%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.75%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.75%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.01%) .NET
1 12 (11.01%) RESTful
1 12 (11.01%) Web Services
2 10 (9.17%) SOAP
3 5 (4.59%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.67%) React
5 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.83%) CSS
6 2 (1.83%) HTML
6 2 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.92%) CSS3
7 1 (0.92%) HTML5
7 1 (0.92%) jQuery
7 1 (0.92%) Node.js
7 1 (0.92%) REST
7 1 (0.92%) Spring
7 1 (0.92%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.17%) Life Science
3 9 (8.26%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.50%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.50%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.50%) Smart Meter
5 5 (4.59%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (4.59%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.75%) NHS
8 2 (1.83%) Clustering
8 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.83%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.83%) Replication
9 1 (0.92%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.69%) Windows
2 17 (15.60%) Windows Server
3 14 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (12.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (11.93%) Linux
5 8 (7.34%) VMS
6 7 (6.42%) CentOS
6 7 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.75%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.19%) DevOps
2 19 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (17.43%) Migration
3 16 (14.68%) Configuration Management
3 16 (14.68%) Microservices
4 15 (13.76%) ITIL
5 11 (10.09%) SOA
6 10 (9.17%) Network Architecture
6 10 (9.17%) TOGAF
7 9 (8.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (8.26%) Network Virtualisation
8 8 (7.34%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (7.34%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (7.34%) Project Management
9 7 (6.42%) Email Migration
9 7 (6.42%) Information Governance
9 7 (6.42%) IT Strategy
9 7 (6.42%) Security Architecture
10 6 (5.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.18%) PowerShell
2 15 (13.76%) SQL
3 13 (11.93%) C#
4 12 (11.01%) Java
5 7 (6.42%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.75%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.75%) Perl
6 3 (2.75%) Python
6 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.83%) Go
7 2 (1.83%) Java 8
7 2 (1.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (9.17%) CISSP
2 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.34%) Degree
3 8 (7.34%) MCSE
4 6 (5.50%) AWS Certification
4 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.50%) TOGAF Certification
5 5 (4.59%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.67%) CCNP
6 4 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.75%) CCIE
7 3 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.92%) CCNA
8 1 (0.92%) MCSA
8 1 (0.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) Actionable Recommendations
2 2 (1.83%) HIPAA
2 2 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.92%) GDPR
3 1 (0.92%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (14.68%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.76%) Hyper-V
3 12 (11.01%) Docker
3 12 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.42%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.59%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.75%) ProxySG
6 3 (2.75%) vSphere
7 2 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) Kubernetes
1 9 (8.26%) SCCM
2 8 (7.34%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.50%) Ansible
4 5 (4.59%) Puppet
4 5 (4.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (3.67%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (2.75%) AirWatch
6 3 (2.75%) Rancher
6 3 (2.75%) SCOM
7 2 (1.83%) Salt
7 2 (1.83%) Terraform
8 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 45 (41.28%) Microsoft
2 25 (22.94%) VMware
3 13 (11.93%) Oracle
4 12 (11.01%) Citrix
5 5 (4.59%) Google
6 4 (3.67%) Cisco
6 4 (3.67%) F5
7 3 (2.75%) Blue Coat
7 3 (2.75%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.75%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.83%) Okta
9 1 (0.92%) Lotus
9 1 (0.92%) Remedy
9 1 (0.92%) SAP
9 1 (0.92%) Sitecore