Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 6 months to 22 October 2018 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 (formerly Windows Azure)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 48 59
Rank change year-on-year +14 +11 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 26 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.36% 2.83% 1.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.50% 24.00% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 12
Sheffield median daily rate £488 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.29% -5.08% +1.72%
10th Percentile £336 £300 £262
90th Percentile £638 £450 £606
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +28.57% -3.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Microsoft 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 Sheffield with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 80 75 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 13.40% 11.77% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 47 81
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £450 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.16% +22.50%
10th Percentile £343 £300 £313
90th Percentile £636 £680 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £450 £456
% change year-on-year -1.11% -1.37% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Sheffield median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -56.00% +316.67%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £125.00
% change year-on-year -15.15% -86.80% +941.67%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Sheffield

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Sheffield

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Sheffield over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (38.46%) SQL
4 8 (30.77%) Finance
4 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) DevOps
5 7 (26.92%) Java
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 6 (23.08%) Linux
6 6 (23.08%) Terraform
7 5 (19.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (19.23%) GitHub
7 5 (19.23%) Ansible
7 5 (19.23%) Docker
7 5 (19.23%) Python
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco
7 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
7 5 (19.23%) HTML
7 5 (19.23%) MySQL
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle
7 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (19.23%) SaaS
8 4 (15.38%) PaaS
8 4 (15.38%) Puppet
8 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
8 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
8 4 (15.38%) MVC
8 4 (15.38%) Ruby

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
1 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
1 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) GitHub
2 5 (19.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (19.23%) SaaS
3 4 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (15.38%) IaaS
3 4 (15.38%) PaaS
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.85%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) Office 365
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) LAN
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 4 (15.38%) WAN
2 3 (11.54%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (11.54%) NAS
2 3 (11.54%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) HTTP
3 2 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) MySQL
3 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
4 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.85%) Big Data
6 1 (3.85%) Data Lake
6 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.85%) Power BI
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (7.69%) CircleCI
3 2 (7.69%) Travis CI
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
2 3 (11.54%) Middleware
2 3 (11.54%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (11.54%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) XSLT
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) Angular 2
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) Ember.js
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.85%) Vue.js
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Cloud Native
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (15.38%) Data Integration
4 4 (15.38%) MVC
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Benchmarking
5 3 (11.54%) CRM
5 3 (11.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.54%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (7.69%) Cloud Operations
6 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (7.69%) Microservices
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Open Source
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) Ruby
5 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
5 3 (11.54%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) Go
6 1 (3.85%) Java 8
6 1 (3.85%) Kotlin
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 2 (7.69%) CCNP
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Docker
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) NFS
3 3 (11.54%) SRDF
3 3 (11.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (11.54%) Xen
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Terraform
2 5 (19.23%) Ansible
3 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (15.38%) Puppet
4 3 (11.54%) Salt
5 2 (7.69%) FortiGate
5 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.85%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) EMC
2 4 (15.38%) Google
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) NetApp
2 4 (15.38%) SaltStack
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) MuleSoft
4 2 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Progress
5 1 (3.85%) TOWER Software