The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 35 40 29
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 28 11 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.05% 2.21% 5.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.40% 15.71% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 23
Median daily rate £463 £330 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.15% -26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £298 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £517 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 13
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -57.85% +40.00%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 125 70 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 22.56% 14.08% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 51 68
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £248 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 13
Median hourly rate £54.00 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +272.41% -42.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Oxfordshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -1 12 £450 +44.00% 11
Kidlington - 3 £475 - 1
Bicester - 2 - - 1
Abingdon - 1 £273 - 1
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 30 (57.69%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
3 19 (36.54%) Windows
4 18 (34.62%) Office 365
5 15 (28.85%) ITIL
5 15 (28.85%) Migration
6 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (21.15%) Windows 10
7 10 (19.23%) IaaS
7 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
7 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
7 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (19.23%) SCCM
8 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
8 9 (17.31%) vSphere
8 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
9 8 (15.38%) Application Rationalisation
9 8 (15.38%) PMI
9 8 (15.38%) PMP
9 8 (15.38%) PMI Certification
9 8 (15.38%) Citrix
9 8 (15.38%) Linux
9 8 (15.38%) WAN
9 8 (15.38%) SQL
9 8 (15.38%) Web Services
9 8 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (15.38%) VMware
9 8 (15.38%) Application Virtualisation
10 7 (13.46%) Scrum

Microsoft Azure
Top Related 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 5 (9.62%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.92%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.92%) JBoss
2 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 30 (57.69%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (34.62%) Office 365
3 10 (19.23%) IaaS
4 3 (5.77%) PaaS
5 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) WAN
2 7 (13.46%) DNS
3 6 (11.54%) VPN
4 5 (9.62%) DHCP
4 5 (9.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (9.62%) Network Security
4 5 (9.62%) Skype
5 4 (7.69%) Ethernet
5 4 (7.69%) LAN
6 3 (5.77%) Firewall
6 3 (5.77%) VoIP
7 2 (3.85%) BGP
7 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.92%) HTTP
8 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.77%) Big Data
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.92%) DocumentDB
5 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.92%) Power BI
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.85%) JIRA
1 2 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (1.92%) CircleCI
2 1 (1.92%) Codeship
2 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.92%) git-flow
2 1 (1.92%) Grunt
2 1 (1.92%) gulp
2 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (1.92%) Mocha
2 1 (1.92%) PhantomJS
2 1 (1.92%) Protractor
2 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.92%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (11.54%) Publishing
2 3 (5.77%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Project Manager
2 9 (17.31%) Architect
3 6 (11.54%) Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Azure Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Network Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.77%) AWS Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Citrix Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Network Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) Web Services
2 5 (9.62%) .NET
3 3 (5.77%) Node.js
4 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.85%) Express
4 2 (3.85%) RESTful
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.92%) CSS
5 1 (1.92%) CSS3
5 1 (1.92%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.92%) Handlebars
5 1 (1.92%) HTML
5 1 (1.92%) HTML5
5 1 (1.92%) jQuery
5 1 (1.92%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.92%) OAuth
5 1 (1.92%) React
5 1 (1.92%) SOAP
5 1 (1.92%) Swagger
5 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) PMI
2 4 (7.69%) BYOD
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.85%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) Windows 10
2 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (15.38%) Linux
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
6 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) ITIL
1 15 (28.85%) Migration
2 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
3 8 (15.38%) Application Rationalisation
3 8 (15.38%) Application Virtualisation
4 7 (13.46%) Scrum
4 7 (13.46%) Service Design
5 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.62%) Data Protection
5 5 (9.62%) ETL
5 5 (9.62%) Project Management
6 4 (7.69%) Analytics
6 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 4 (7.69%) MVC
6 4 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.77%) Change Management
7 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.77%) C#
5 2 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) Ruby
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) PMI Certification
1 8 (15.38%) PMP
2 2 (3.85%) CCNA
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) PMO
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
1 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
1 9 (17.31%) vSphere
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (9.62%) XenApp
3 5 (9.62%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.77%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (5.77%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) SCCM
2 7 (13.46%) SCOM
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (7.69%) AppDNA
4 4 (7.69%) EdgeSight
5 3 (5.77%) Nagios
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Citrix
2 8 (15.38%) VMware
3 5 (9.62%) Juniper
3 5 (9.62%) Palo Alto
3 5 (9.62%) SolarWinds
4 4 (7.69%) NetApp
5 3 (5.77%) Dell
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (3.85%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) Apiary
7 1 (1.92%) Facebook
7 1 (1.92%) Google
7 1 (1.92%) HP
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