Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 July 2017 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)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 36 41
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 26 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.21% 5.54% 3.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.36% 21.92% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 31
Oxford median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £316 £308 £300
90th Percentile £500 £512 £506
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oxford median hourly rate - - £30.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £30.00

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 181 146 121
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 29.34% 25.26% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 102 103
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £338 £307 £307
90th Percentile £577 £530 £536
Oxfordshire median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Oxford median hourly rate £34.50 £14.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.93% -51.67% -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% -51.67% -

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Oxford

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Oxford

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Oxford over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 19 (73.08%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) Windows
4 9 (34.62%) Linux
4 9 (34.62%) Migration
5 8 (30.77%) Change Management
5 8 (30.77%) PaaS
5 8 (30.77%) Office 365
6 7 (26.92%) DevOps
6 7 (26.92%) JIRA
6 7 (26.92%) DNS
7 6 (23.08%) Python
7 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
7 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 6 (23.08%) PMO
8 5 (19.23%) Application Rationalisation
8 5 (19.23%) Ansible
8 5 (19.23%) Docker
8 5 (19.23%) IaaS
8 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
8 5 (19.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (19.23%) Google
8 5 (19.23%) PMI
8 5 (19.23%) PMP
8 5 (19.23%) PMI Certification
8 5 (19.23%) SQL
8 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 4 (15.38%) Apache
1 4 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Domino
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (73.08%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (30.77%) Office 365
2 8 (30.77%) PaaS
3 5 (19.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (19.23%) IaaS
4 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.85%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) Network Security
2 4 (15.38%) WAN
3 3 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (11.54%) VPN
4 2 (7.69%) BGP
4 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) Skype
5 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) JIRA
2 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) GitLab
4 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
1 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Build Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Desktop Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
3 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Office 365 Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) LAMP
1 4 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) Django
2 2 (7.69%) Flask
2 2 (7.69%) JSON
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) .NET Core
3 1 (3.85%) Angular 2
3 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 5 (19.23%) PMI
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.69%) Unix
6 1 (3.85%) CentOS
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Migration
2 8 (30.77%) Change Management
3 7 (26.92%) DevOps
4 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 5 (19.23%) Application Rationalisation
5 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
6 4 (15.38%) Application Virtualisation
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) Open Source
6 4 (15.38%) Service Design
6 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) Project Management
7 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) API Design
8 2 (7.69%) API Development
8 2 (7.69%) ETL
8 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Python
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby
3 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) PMI Certification
1 5 (19.23%) PMP
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) PMO
2 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 5 (19.23%) Docker
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Ansible
2 4 (15.38%) Kubernetes
3 3 (11.54%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (11.54%) SCCM
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (7.69%) Packer
4 2 (7.69%) Puppet
4 2 (7.69%) Terraform
5 1 (3.85%) Kibana
5 1 (3.85%) Nagios
5 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Google
3 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) Juniper
4 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
5 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Lotus
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
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