Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 41 47
Rank change year-on-year +28 +6 +22
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 102 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 11.66% 4.18% 3.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 55.74% 28.57% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 25 27
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £425 £450 £565
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -20.35% +32.94%
10th Percentile £290 £231 £398
90th Percentile £575 £560 £668
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £325 £600
% change year-on-year +23.08% -45.83% +80.45%
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 183 126 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 20.91% 14.63% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 80 53
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -23.81% +16.67%
10th Percentile £275 £210 £313
90th Percentile £575 £538 £660
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - £10.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.86% -19.44%
East Midlands median hourly rate £10.79 £10.75 £11.75
% change year-on-year +0.40% -8.51% -34.72%

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 July 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 16 July 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 +32 93 £450 - 37
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 50 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 34 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (29.41%) DevOps
5 25 (24.51%) Office 365
6 23 (22.55%) Configuration Management
7 19 (18.63%) Windows
8 18 (17.65%) C#
8 18 (17.65%) SQL
8 18 (17.65%) Docker
9 16 (15.69%) Java
9 16 (15.69%) .NET
9 16 (15.69%) Migration
10 15 (14.71%) PowerShell
11 14 (13.73%) SQL Server
12 13 (12.75%) VMware
12 13 (12.75%) PaaS
12 13 (12.75%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (12.75%) Kubernetes
13 12 (11.76%) Jenkins
13 12 (11.76%) Puppet
13 12 (11.76%) Oracle
14 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (10.78%) MCSE
14 11 (10.78%) REST
14 11 (10.78%) TDD
15 10 (9.80%) ITIL
15 10 (9.80%) CISSP
15 10 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (8.82%) Firewall

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 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (4.90%) CMS
3 4 (3.92%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.96%) Drupal
4 2 (1.96%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.98%) Apache
5 1 (0.98%) Confluence
5 1 (0.98%) Documentum
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.98%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.98%) IIS
5 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (24.51%) Office 365
3 13 (12.75%) PaaS
4 6 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.94%) GitHub
5 3 (2.94%) IaaS
5 3 (2.94%) SaaS
6 2 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.96%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.98%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.82%) Firewall
2 7 (6.86%) VPN
3 6 (5.88%) FTP
3 6 (5.88%) HTTP
3 6 (5.88%) HTTPS
3 6 (5.88%) SSL
3 6 (5.88%) Wireshark
4 4 (3.92%) LAN
4 4 (3.92%) WAN
5 3 (2.94%) BIG-IP
5 3 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (2.94%) Internet
5 3 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (2.94%) VLAN
6 2 (1.96%) DNS
6 2 (1.96%) Network Security
7 1 (0.98%) SMS
7 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.86%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.86%) Power BI
3 6 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.94%) Big Data
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.96%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.98%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.86%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.90%) Bitbucket
5 4 (3.92%) Subversion
6 3 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.94%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.96%) FishEye
8 1 (0.98%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.98%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.98%) JIRA
8 1 (0.98%) Maven
8 1 (0.98%) Selenium
General
1 9 (8.82%) Local Government
2 7 (6.86%) Back Office
3 3 (2.94%) Games
3 3 (2.94%) Retail
4 2 (1.96%) Finance
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (38.24%) Architect
2 16 (15.69%) Developer
3 11 (10.78%) Azure Architect
4 10 (9.80%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Cloud Architect
5 9 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.86%) Information Architect
7 6 (5.88%) Security Architect
7 6 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (4.90%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Consultant
9 4 (3.92%) IT Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Network Architect
10 3 (2.94%) .NET Architect
10 3 (2.94%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.69%) .NET
2 11 (10.78%) REST
3 8 (7.84%) Spring
4 5 (4.90%) React
5 4 (3.92%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.94%) .NET Core
6 3 (2.94%) Node.js
7 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.96%) RESTful
7 2 (1.96%) Web Services
7 2 (1.96%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.98%) CSS
8 1 (0.98%) CSS3
8 1 (0.98%) HTML
8 1 (0.98%) HTML5
8 1 (0.98%) JSON
8 1 (0.98%) LAMP
8 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.86%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.86%) Public Cloud
3 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 6 (5.88%) Smart Meter
4 5 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.94%) Life Science
6 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.96%) NHS
6 2 (1.96%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.96%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.96%) Replication
7 1 (0.98%) Clustering
7 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.63%) Windows
2 9 (8.82%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.90%) Linux
4 5 (4.90%) VMS
5 2 (1.96%) CentOS
5 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.41%) DevOps
3 23 (22.55%) Configuration Management
4 16 (15.69%) Migration
5 11 (10.78%) TDD
6 10 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (9.80%) ITIL
7 9 (8.82%) Project Management
7 9 (8.82%) TOGAF
8 8 (7.84%) Microservices
8 8 (7.84%) Release Management
9 7 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.86%) Information Governance
9 7 (6.86%) IT Strategy
9 7 (6.86%) MVC
9 7 (6.86%) Network Architecture
9 7 (6.86%) Security Architecture
10 6 (5.88%) Data Migration
10 6 (5.88%) Email Migration
10 6 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.65%) C#
1 18 (17.65%) SQL
2 16 (15.69%) Java
3 15 (14.71%) PowerShell
4 8 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.90%) Python
6 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.94%) Perl
7 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.96%) PHP
9 1 (0.98%) Go
9 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (10.78%) MCSE
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.80%) CISSP
3 6 (5.88%) AWS Certification
3 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.88%) TOGAF Certification
4 5 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.92%) CCNP
5 4 (3.92%) Degree
6 3 (2.94%) CCIE
6 3 (2.94%) MCSA
6 3 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.96%) CCNA
8 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.98%) GDPR
2 1 (0.98%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (17.65%) Docker
2 9 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.94%) ProxySG
5 3 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.94%) vSphere
6 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (12.75%) Kubernetes
1 13 (12.75%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (11.76%) Puppet
3 8 (7.84%) Ansible
4 4 (3.92%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (3.92%) SCOM
4 4 (3.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.94%) Rancher
6 2 (1.96%) SCCM
6 2 (1.96%) Terraform
7 1 (0.98%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.98%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.98%) OpenView
7 1 (0.98%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 50 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.75%) VMware
3 12 (11.76%) Oracle
4 8 (7.84%) Google
5 5 (4.90%) Cisco
6 4 (3.92%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.92%) F5
7 3 (2.94%) Blue Coat
7 3 (2.94%) Citrix
7 3 (2.94%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.96%) Alteryx
8 2 (1.96%) Okta
8 2 (1.96%) Tableau
9 1 (0.98%) HP
9 1 (0.98%) Lotus
9 1 (0.98%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.98%) Remedy
9 1 (0.98%) Talend
9 1 (0.98%) TIBCO