Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Azure Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Consultant
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 80 102
Rank change year-on-year +1 +22 -
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Consultant 13 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.88% 0.40% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.43% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
Reading median daily rate £525 £456 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.07% -2.93% -
10th Percentile £413 £408 £415
90th Percentile £788 £489 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £504 £498
% change year-on-year -0.74% +1.26% -33.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,373 1,159 1,727
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.15% 92.79% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 593 979
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +1.91%
10th Percentile £250 £205 £248
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 84 71
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.33% -11.76% -20.09%
10th Percentile £11.81 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £48.88 £55.08 £45.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% +7.14% -24.53%

Azure Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured Azure Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Consultant in Reading

Azure Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Consultant in Reading

Azure Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Consultant in Reading over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Consultant in Reading

Azure Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, Azure Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region featuring Azure Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (46.15%) Office 365
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) IaaS
4 4 (30.77%) PaaS
4 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Service Management
5 3 (23.08%) Identity Management
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) B2B
5 3 (23.08%) B2C
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (23.08%) Privileged Identity Management
5 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
6 2 (15.38%) Terraform
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (15.38%) MCTS
6 2 (15.38%) MCITP
6 2 (15.38%) Migration

Azure Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (46.15%) Office 365
3 5 (38.46%) IaaS
4 4 (30.77%) PaaS
5 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) REST
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) B2B
1 3 (23.08%) B2C
1 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (23.08%) Data Loss Prevention
1 3 (23.08%) DevOps
1 3 (23.08%) Identity Management
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Privileged Identity Management
1 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) Microservices
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
2 2 (15.38%) MCTS
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Terraform
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto