Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 30 29
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 50 54 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 10.35% 7.79% 5.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.04% 19.42% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 44 27
Oxford median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -23.08%
10th Percentile £350 £322 £313
90th Percentile £598 £530 £595
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -18.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire 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 Oxford with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 135 278 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 27.95% 40.12% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 246 137
Oxford median daily rate £445 £444 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -4.57% +3.33%
10th Percentile £188 £325 £313
90th Percentile £551 £613 £615
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £466
% change year-on-year - -3.43% +3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Oxford median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.88 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year +20.54% - -

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 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 27 (54.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.00%) Migration
3 14 (28.00%) PowerShell
4 12 (24.00%) JSON
4 12 (24.00%) SQL
4 12 (24.00%) Windows
5 11 (22.00%) ETL
5 11 (22.00%) DevOps
6 10 (20.00%) IaaS
6 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (18.00%) Python
7 9 (18.00%) Office 365
8 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (14.00%) Data Lake
9 7 (14.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
9 7 (14.00%) Ansible
9 7 (14.00%) Docker
10 6 (12.00%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (12.00%) Cisco
10 6 (12.00%) WAN
10 6 (12.00%) Linux
10 6 (12.00%) Firewall
10 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (12.00%) PaaS

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 2 (4.00%) IIS
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.00%) GroupWise
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (54.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.00%) IaaS
3 9 (18.00%) Office 365
4 6 (12.00%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (12.00%) PaaS
5 5 (10.00%) SaaS
6 3 (6.00%) Amazon S3
6 3 (6.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (6.00%) GitHub
6 3 (6.00%) Google Analytics
7 2 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (4.00%) Serverless
8 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (2.00%) Azure Functions
8 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (2.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Firewall
1 6 (12.00%) WAN
2 4 (8.00%) LAN
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.00%) DAB
3 3 (6.00%) Wireless
4 2 (4.00%) BGP
4 2 (4.00%) DNS
4 2 (4.00%) Network Security
4 2 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (2.00%) MPLS
5 1 (2.00%) Skype
5 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 7 (14.00%) Data Lake
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (10.00%) Power BI
4 5 (10.00%) Qlik Sense
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.00%) Big Data
6 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.00%) HDInsight
6 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.00%) MySQL
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.00%) GoCD
2 3 (6.00%) Hudson
3 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) GitLab
4 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 11 (22.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Azure Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Architect
4 7 (14.00%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Network Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Azure Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Azure Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Data Architect
6 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Azure Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Python Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) JSON
2 5 (10.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) Django
3 3 (6.00%) Flask
3 3 (6.00%) OAuth
3 3 (6.00%) XML
4 2 (4.00%) .NET Core
4 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.00%) OpenID
4 2 (4.00%) Vue.js
4 2 (4.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.00%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (2.00%) HTML
5 1 (2.00%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.00%) SAML
5 1 (2.00%) scikit-learn
5 1 (2.00%) TensorFlow
5 1 (2.00%) WAP
5 1 (2.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Cloud Native
1 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.00%) PKI
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.00%) Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.00%) Android
4 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Migration
2 11 (22.00%) DevOps
2 11 (22.00%) ETL
3 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.00%) Cryptography
5 5 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (8.00%) Analytics
6 4 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (8.00%) Data Encryption
6 4 (8.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.00%) API Design
7 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.00%) OWASP
8 2 (4.00%) ETL Development
8 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (24.00%) SQL
3 9 (18.00%) Python
4 4 (8.00%) C#
5 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) Go
6 1 (2.00%) Java
6 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.00%) CCNP
3 4 (8.00%) CISSP
4 2 (4.00%) CCNA
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (2.00%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CEH
5 1 (2.00%) CISM
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (14.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Firmware
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Ansible
2 4 (8.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.00%) Puppet
2 4 (8.00%) Terraform
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Cisco
3 4 (8.00%) Google
4 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.00%) Informatica
5 1 (2.00%) Meraki
5 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.00%) Xamarin