Period
to 24 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Azure Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 24 September 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 Engineer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 77 92
Rank change year-on-year +11 +15 -
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 22 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.54% 0.57% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.61% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 7
Reading median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £396 £395 £363
90th Percentile £528 £521 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
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 1,317 1,140 1,447
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.16% 92.08% 91.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 640 838
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £244
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £415 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 64 65
Reading median hourly rate £20.75 £15.64 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.69% -5.23% -23.43%
10th Percentile £11.28 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £47.50 £26.98
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.64 £14.00
% change year-on-year +27.90% +11.70% -35.03%

Azure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Engineer in Reading

Azure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, Azure Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (54.55%) PaaS
3 10 (45.45%) IaaS
3 10 (45.45%) DevOps
4 7 (31.82%) Windows
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
4 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (22.73%) Office 365
5 5 (22.73%) Open Source
6 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Data Management
6 4 (18.18%) Operations Management
6 4 (18.18%) B2C
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) Linux
7 3 (13.64%) Citrix
7 3 (13.64%) VMware
7 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.09%) JSON
8 2 (9.09%) Python
8 2 (9.09%) VPN
8 2 (9.09%) C#
8 2 (9.09%) Puppet
8 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
9 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (4.55%) Digital Transformation Programme

Azure Engineer 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:

Cloud Services
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (54.55%) PaaS
3 10 (45.45%) IaaS
4 5 (22.73%) Office 365
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (4.55%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
1 1 (4.55%) Cosmos DB
1 1 (4.55%) Data Lake
1 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.55%) HDInsight
1 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.55%) Law
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Blog
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) DevOps
2 5 (22.73%) Open Source
3 4 (18.18%) B2C
3 4 (18.18%) Data Management
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Operations Management
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Business Development
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.55%) Decision-Making
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Presales
5 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) R
3 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Citrix
2 3 (13.64%) VMware