Period
to 18 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an Azure Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

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
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 96 104
Rank change year-on-year +16 +8 -
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Consultant 13 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.01% 0.34% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.38% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Reading median daily rate £550 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £538 £500 -
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -
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 1197 1333 1861
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.30% 90.56% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 706 1126
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £230 £223
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 74 124
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.45 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.25 £43.28 £48.38
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.88 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.50% -25.00% +14.29%

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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 2017, Azure Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Azure Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) IaaS
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) PaaS
5 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
6 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (23.08%) JSON
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (23.08%) Office 365
6 3 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (15.38%) Data Lake
7 2 (15.38%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
7 2 (15.38%) Threat Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Power BI
7 2 (15.38%) DevOps
7 2 (15.38%) Docker
7 2 (15.38%) C#
7 2 (15.38%) MCSD
7 2 (15.38%) VPN
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) MCSE

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%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (61.54%) IaaS
3 4 (30.77%) PaaS
4 3 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) Office 365
5 2 (15.38%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (7.69%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (7.69%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Skype
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (15.38%) Data Lake
2 2 (15.38%) Power BI
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) OLAP
3 1 (7.69%) QlikView
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) MSBuild
2 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) DevOps
1 2 (15.38%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Contact Management
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (7.69%) Data Security
2 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
2 1 (7.69%) Microservices
2 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
2 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
2 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSD
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.69%) Tableau