Period
to 20 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 20 October 2020 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 4 12
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 +33
Contract jobs citing Azure 8 102 139
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.90% 16.37% 11.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.59% 48.34% 40.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 73 127
Median daily rate £413 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £324 £315 £325
90th Percentile £548 £600 £600
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £77.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -35.48% +384.38% -3.76%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 29 211 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 25.00% 33.87% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 132 255
Median daily rate £400 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.25% -4.17% -
10th Percentile £235 £154 £324
90th Percentile £498 £575 £638
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 6
Median hourly rate - £19.31 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% -
Median hourly rate £22.75 £44.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -48.30% +151.43% +11.11%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Oxfordshire

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Azure in Oxfordshire

Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Azure in Oxfordshire

Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Azure in Oxfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Azure in Oxfordshire

Azure
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 October 2020. 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
Oxford +4 5 £413 -8.33% 17
Abingdon +4 1 £600 +33.33% 4
Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Azure.

1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure as Code
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) AWS
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) Terraform
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) Vue.js
4 1 (12.50%) Power BI
4 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (12.50%) Ansible
4 1 (12.50%) Automotive
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Grafana
4 1 (12.50%) GeoServer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Core
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (12.50%) Prometheus
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (12.50%) DevSecOps
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (12.50%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (12.50%) GCP
2 1 (12.50%) Logic Apps
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
1 1 (12.50%) Power BI
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Core
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Mapnik
3 1 (12.50%) PostGIS
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) Vue.js
3 1 (12.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (12.50%) DevSecOps
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Terraform
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Grafana
2 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Prometheus
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Google