Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 58 64
Rank change year-on-year +50 +6 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 104 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 11.11% 2.55% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 59.43% 38.98% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 10 7
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £520 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.67% +7.14% -36.36%
10th Percentile £328 £319 £308
90th Percentile £684 £516 £463
East Midlands median daily rate £458 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +1.67% -10.00% +23.46%
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 175 59 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 18.70% 6.53% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 35 22
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £500 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +3.45% -27.14%
10th Percentile £306 £318 £156
90th Percentile £631 £556 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £361
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.73% -11.89%
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 £18.13 £12.50
% change year-on-year -32.41% +45.00% -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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +48 101 £540 +44.00% 30
Mansfield - 2 £500 - 1
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 41 (39.42%) DevOps
2 40 (38.46%) Windows
3 33 (31.73%) Active Directory
4 25 (24.04%) Microsoft
4 25 (24.04%) Linux
4 25 (24.04%) PaaS
5 24 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 24 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 24 (23.08%) VMware
5 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (22.12%) Degree
7 22 (21.15%) C#
8 20 (19.23%) Web Services
8 20 (19.23%) Migration
8 20 (19.23%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (18.27%) Risk Management
9 19 (18.27%) Information Security
9 19 (18.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 19 (18.27%) Life Science
9 19 (18.27%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (18.27%) HIPAA
9 19 (18.27%) Microservices
10 18 (17.31%) RESTful
10 18 (17.31%) .NET
10 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
10 18 (17.31%) Actionable Recommendations
11 17 (16.35%) SOAP
11 17 (16.35%) SOA
11 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (15.38%) PowerShell

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 10 (9.62%) Skype for Business
2 9 (8.65%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.81%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.92%) CMS
5 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.92%) IIS
5 2 (1.92%) JBoss
5 2 (1.92%) Jetty
5 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.92%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.96%) Drupal
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 25 (24.04%) PaaS
2 19 (18.27%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (14.42%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (14.42%) IaaS
4 12 (11.54%) SaaS
5 8 (7.69%) Office 365
6 3 (2.88%) GitHub
7 2 (1.92%) iPaaS
7 2 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.96%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) VPN
2 3 (2.88%) DNS
2 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.92%) DHCP
3 2 (1.92%) Firewall
3 2 (1.92%) Intranet
3 2 (1.92%) LAN
3 2 (1.92%) NAS
3 2 (1.92%) SAN
3 2 (1.92%) Skype
3 2 (1.92%) VLAN
3 2 (1.92%) WAN
4 1 (0.96%) SMS
4 1 (0.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.81%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (3.85%) MySQL
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.92%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.92%) Power BI
6 2 (1.92%) Redis
6 2 (1.92%) Riak
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (8.65%) TeamCity
3 8 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 7 (6.73%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.77%) FishEye
5 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.77%) Subversion
6 2 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.92%) Moq
6 2 (1.92%) NuGet
6 2 (1.92%) NUnit
6 2 (1.92%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.92%) Selenium
6 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.92%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.96%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.96%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.96%) Protractor
7 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.96%) webpack
General
1 7 (6.73%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Marketing
2 3 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.96%) Electronics
4 1 (0.96%) Local Government
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (50.96%) Architect
2 31 (29.81%) Azure Architect
3 18 (17.31%) Senior Architect
4 15 (14.42%) Developer
5 14 (13.46%) Cloud Architect
6 12 (11.54%) Lead Architect
7 11 (10.58%) Enterprise Architect
7 11 (10.58%) Lead Enterprise Architect
8 9 (8.65%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (6.73%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (5.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 4 (3.85%) .NET Developer
12 4 (3.85%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.85%) Lync Engineer
13 3 (2.88%) Active Directory Engineer
13 3 (2.88%) C# Developer
13 3 (2.88%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
13 3 (2.88%) Wintel Administrator
13 3 (2.88%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.23%) Web Services
2 18 (17.31%) .NET
2 18 (17.31%) RESTful
3 17 (16.35%) SOAP
4 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (4.81%) .NET Core
5 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.81%) CSS
5 5 (4.81%) HTML
6 4 (3.85%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.92%) Angular 2
8 2 (1.92%) Aurelia
8 2 (1.92%) CSS3
8 2 (1.92%) HTML5
8 2 (1.92%) jQuery
8 2 (1.92%) JSON
8 2 (1.92%) React
8 2 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 19 (18.27%) Life Science
3 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.77%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.85%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.92%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.92%) NHS
5 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.92%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.96%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.96%) Clustering
6 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 40 (38.46%) Windows
2 25 (24.04%) Linux
3 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.77%) CentOS
6 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.85%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.42%) DevOps
2 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 20 (19.23%) Migration
4 19 (18.27%) Information Security
4 19 (18.27%) Microservices
4 19 (18.27%) Risk Management
5 17 (16.35%) SOA
6 16 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (11.54%) ITIL
8 11 (10.58%) IT Strategy
8 11 (10.58%) Project Management
9 10 (9.62%) TOGAF
10 7 (6.73%) MVC
10 7 (6.73%) TDD
11 6 (5.77%) Data Protection
12 5 (4.81%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (4.81%) Data Migration
12 5 (4.81%) OO
12 5 (4.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.15%) C#
2 16 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.73%) SQL
4 5 (4.81%) Java
5 3 (2.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.92%) Go
6 2 (1.92%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.96%) PHP
7 1 (0.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (22.12%) Degree
2 6 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.85%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.92%) CCNA
5 2 (1.92%) CCNP
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.92%) MCSA
5 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.27%) HIPAA
1 19 (18.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 18 (17.31%) Actionable Recommendations
3 3 (2.88%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (31.73%) Active Directory
2 20 (19.23%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 11 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (8.65%) Docker
6 6 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.92%) XenApp
8 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (10.58%) SCCM
2 7 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.81%) Ansible
4 4 (3.85%) AirWatch
5 3 (2.88%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (2.88%) Puppet
5 3 (2.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.92%) Salt
7 1 (0.96%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (24.04%) Microsoft
2 24 (23.08%) VMware
3 14 (13.46%) Citrix
4 11 (10.58%) Oracle
5 3 (2.88%) SAP
6 2 (1.92%) Cisco
6 2 (1.92%) Workday
7 1 (0.96%) Casewise
7 1 (0.96%) F5
7 1 (0.96%) Siemens
7 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.96%) Xamarin