Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 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.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 61 62
Rank change year-on-year +23 +1 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 31 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.34% 1.97% 1.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.07% 18.10% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 7
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +17.86% -
10th Percentile £300 £306 £299
90th Percentile £600 £600 £435
South Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £406 £350
% change year-on-year +13.85% +16.07% -
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 91 105 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 12.75% 10.87% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 90 29
Sheffield median daily rate £500 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% +7.81% -
10th Percentile £310 £263 £322
90th Percentile £651 £575 £500
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Sheffield median hourly rate £22.00 £50.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.00% +316.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £20.00 £50.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £24.00 £50.00 £13.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £87.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -74.86% +629.17% -20.00%

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 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (48.39%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (32.26%) Linux
3 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.81%) .NET
4 8 (25.81%) GCP
4 8 (25.81%) C#
4 8 (25.81%) TDD
4 8 (25.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (22.58%) Finance
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
6 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
6 6 (19.35%) Unix
6 6 (19.35%) Entity Framework
6 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
6 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
6 6 (19.35%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (16.13%) Prometheus
7 5 (16.13%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (16.13%) Grafana
7 5 (16.13%) Angular 2
7 5 (16.13%) French Language
7 5 (16.13%) German Language
7 5 (16.13%) Italian Language
7 5 (16.13%) Spanish Language
7 5 (16.13%) TeamCity
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (16.13%) BDD
7 5 (16.13%) Puppet

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 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (48.39%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (16.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.23%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (3.23%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) NAS
1 3 (9.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) MySQL
3 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) Power BI
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.23%) Data Lake
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Bitbucket
1 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (16.13%) TeamCity
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) French Language
2 5 (16.13%) German Language
2 5 (16.13%) Italian Language
2 5 (16.13%) Spanish Language
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Advertising
5 1 (3.23%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) .NET Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
2 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
2 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
2 6 (19.35%) Entity Framework
3 5 (16.13%) Angular 2
3 5 (16.13%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (16.13%) HTML
4 4 (12.90%) CSS
4 4 (12.90%) Node.js
4 4 (12.90%) Play Framework
4 4 (12.90%) React
5 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (9.68%) Regular Expression
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Core
6 2 (6.45%) Web Services
7 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Unix
3 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
4 3 (9.68%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) BDD
3 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (16.13%) Mobile First
4 4 (12.90%) DevOps
4 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.90%) Open Source
4 4 (12.90%) Web Development
5 3 (9.68%) Analytics
5 3 (9.68%) Change Control
5 3 (9.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (9.68%) Kanban
5 3 (9.68%) MVC
5 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.45%) Task Automation
6 2 (6.45%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (6.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (6.45%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) C#
2 4 (12.90%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) Python
2 4 (12.90%) Ruby
2 4 (12.90%) Scala
3 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.45%) X++
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
2 3 (9.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (6.45%) vCloud
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Ansible
1 5 (16.13%) Grafana
1 5 (16.13%) Prometheus
1 5 (16.13%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Terraform
3 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.45%) PowerCLI
4 2 (6.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Splunk
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) EMC
3 3 (9.68%) Google
3 3 (9.68%) HP
3 3 (9.68%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.68%) Veritas
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Samsung