Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 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)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 41 30
Rank change year-on-year +31 -11 +17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 71 44 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 11.36% 6.03% 8.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.01% 14.57% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 31 48
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £368 £320 £306
90th Percentile £600 £500 £525
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
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 182 302 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 29.12% 41.37% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 266 193
Oxford median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £336 £350 £311
90th Percentile £575 £588 £538
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate £17.50 - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -

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 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 32 (45.07%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (43.66%) Microsoft
3 24 (33.80%) PowerShell
4 20 (28.17%) Office 365
4 20 (28.17%) Migration
5 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
6 16 (22.54%) DevOps
7 13 (18.31%) SharePoint
8 12 (16.90%) Python
8 12 (16.90%) SQL
8 12 (16.90%) OneDrive
9 11 (15.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (15.49%) Data Migration
9 11 (15.49%) Windows
9 11 (15.49%) ETL
9 11 (15.49%) Degree
9 11 (15.49%) Runbook
10 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
10 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
10 10 (14.08%) Server Monitoring
11 9 (12.68%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (12.68%) IaaS
11 9 (12.68%) .NET
11 9 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (12.68%) JSON
12 8 (11.27%) Content Management
12 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (11.27%) Linux
12 8 (11.27%) Cisco Certification

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 13 (18.31%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.49%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.82%) IIS
3 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.41%) CMS
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 32 (45.07%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (28.17%) Office 365
3 12 (16.90%) OneDrive
4 9 (12.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (12.68%) IaaS
5 8 (11.27%) Yammer
6 6 (8.45%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (7.04%) PaaS
8 4 (5.63%) GitHub
9 3 (4.23%) Google Analytics
10 2 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (2.82%) SaaS
11 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (1.41%) Azure Functions
11 1 (1.41%) Mimecast
11 1 (1.41%) Serverless
11 1 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) LAN
2 4 (5.63%) DAB
2 4 (5.63%) Network Security
2 4 (5.63%) WAN
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.23%) Firewall
3 3 (4.23%) Wireless
4 2 (2.82%) NAS
5 1 (1.41%) BGP
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (1.41%) DHCP
5 1 (1.41%) DNS
5 1 (1.41%) MPLS
5 1 (1.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (9.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 7 (9.86%) Data Lake
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.04%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.04%) Power BI
5 5 (7.04%) Qlik Sense
5 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.41%) Big Data
6 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.41%) HDInsight
6 1 (1.41%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.45%) GitLab
3 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.23%) GoCD
4 3 (4.23%) Hudson
5 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.82%) git-flow
5 2 (2.82%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.41%) Gradle
6 1 (1.41%) Maven
General
1 4 (5.63%) Aerospace
1 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
1 4 (5.63%) Retail
2 3 (4.23%) Publishing
3 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Developer
2 13 (18.31%) Architect
3 12 (16.90%) Azure Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Network Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Administrator
6 7 (9.86%) Azure Architect
6 7 (9.86%) Office 365 Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (8.45%) Consultant
8 5 (7.04%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Azure Developer
8 5 (7.04%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) SharePoint Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Cloud Administrator
9 4 (5.63%) Information Security Architect
9 4 (5.63%) Office 365 Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) Security Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) .NET
1 9 (12.68%) JSON
2 5 (7.04%) HTML
2 5 (7.04%) OAuth
2 5 (7.04%) Web Services
3 4 (5.63%) OAuth2
3 4 (5.63%) SAML
4 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.23%) Django
4 3 (4.23%) Flask
4 3 (4.23%) HTML5
4 3 (4.23%) XML
5 2 (2.82%) .NET Core
5 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.82%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (2.82%) Vue.js
6 1 (1.41%) Dapper ORM
6 1 (1.41%) Dropwizard
6 1 (1.41%) scikit-learn
6 1 (1.41%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.04%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.63%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.63%) PKI
4 3 (4.23%) User Experience
5 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.41%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.41%) Clustering
6 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.41%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) Linux
3 6 (8.45%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.82%) Unix
5 1 (1.41%) Android
5 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Migration
2 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.54%) DevOps
4 11 (15.49%) Data Migration
4 11 (15.49%) ETL
4 11 (15.49%) Runbook
5 10 (14.08%) Server Monitoring
6 9 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (11.27%) Content Management
8 5 (7.04%) Cryptography
8 5 (7.04%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (7.04%) Identity Management
8 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (7.04%) TOGAF
9 4 (5.63%) Internal Audit
9 4 (5.63%) Microservices
9 4 (5.63%) Privileged Identity Management
9 4 (5.63%) SABSA
9 4 (5.63%) SDLC
9 4 (5.63%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.80%) PowerShell
2 12 (16.90%) Python
2 12 (16.90%) SQL
3 6 (8.45%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.04%) C#
5 4 (5.63%) Go
5 4 (5.63%) Java
6 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.41%) C
7 1 (1.41%) Java 8
7 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Degree
2 8 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (8.45%) CCNP
4 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.04%) CISSP
6 4 (5.63%) CCNA
6 4 (5.63%) CEH
6 4 (5.63%) CISM
7 1 (1.41%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) GDPR
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.86%) Docker
3 4 (5.63%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.41%) Firmware
6 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Ansible
2 5 (7.04%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.04%) Puppet
3 4 (5.63%) Terraform
4 2 (2.82%) Kibana
4 2 (2.82%) logstash
4 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.41%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.41%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.41%) SCCM
5 1 (1.41%) SCOM
5 1 (1.41%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.41%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 31 (43.66%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Cisco
3 6 (8.45%) Google
4 4 (5.63%) VMware
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle
6 1 (1.41%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.41%) Brocade
6 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.41%) EMC
6 1 (1.41%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.41%) HP
6 1 (1.41%) Informatica
6 1 (1.41%) NetApp
6 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.41%) Xamarin