Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 48 65
Rank change year-on-year +12 +17 -21
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 31 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.20% 3.67% 1.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.20% 35.38% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 8
Sheffield median daily rate £465 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% +1.49% +4.69%
10th Percentile £388 £321 £296
90th Percentile £506 £640 £525
South Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £425 £344
% change year-on-year +7.06% +23.64% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 123 65 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 16.67% 10.37% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 42 74
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £356
90th Percentile £514 £673 £630
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +218.18% -45.00% -

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 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Sheffield

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Sheffield over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Web Operations
3 13 (41.94%) Linux
3 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
3 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
4 12 (38.71%) Web Services
5 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
6 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
7 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
8 7 (22.58%) HTTP
8 7 (22.58%) SSL
8 7 (22.58%) Ruby
8 7 (22.58%) Open Source
8 7 (22.58%) DevOps
9 6 (19.35%) GitHub
9 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
9 6 (19.35%) User Stories
9 6 (19.35%) Java
9 6 (19.35%) Subversion
10 5 (16.13%) SQL
10 5 (16.13%) Oracle
10 5 (16.13%) Python
10 5 (16.13%) Windows
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.13%) Ansible
10 5 (16.13%) Docker
10 5 (16.13%) Puppet
11 4 (12.90%) PaaS

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 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (6.45%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (19.35%) GitHub
3 4 (12.90%) IaaS
3 4 (12.90%) PaaS
4 3 (9.68%) SaaS
5 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
5 2 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.23%) CloudBees
6 1 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
2 7 (22.58%) HTTP
2 7 (22.58%) SSL
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
2 6 (19.35%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (6.45%) CircleCI
4 2 (6.45%) JIRA
4 2 (6.45%) JMeter
4 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
4 2 (6.45%) Travis CI
5 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Consultant
2 10 (32.26%) Architect
3 9 (29.03%) Azure Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Technical Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Azure Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.68%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Test Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Solutions Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) WebOps Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Web Applications Architect
8 1 (3.23%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) CSS
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.45%) Play Framework
3 2 (6.45%) Spring
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Core
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.23%) Angular 2
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.23%) JSON
4 1 (3.23%) Node.js
4 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.23%) React
4 1 (3.23%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Web Operations
3 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
5 7 (22.58%) DevOps
5 7 (22.58%) Open Source
6 6 (19.35%) User Stories
7 4 (12.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (12.90%) MVC
7 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.68%) Load Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Scalability Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.45%) Cloud Operations
9 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (6.45%) Kanban
9 2 (6.45%) Microservices
9 2 (6.45%) Scrum
9 2 (6.45%) Task Automation
9 2 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Ruby
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 5 (16.13%) Python
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.45%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Go
6 1 (3.23%) Java 8
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) Scala
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
1 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) CCNA
2 2 (6.45%) CCNP
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) GCP
1 1 (3.23%) PSD2
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Ansible
1 5 (16.13%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.68%) Terraform
4 2 (6.45%) FortiGate
4 2 (6.45%) Salt
5 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) SaltStack
3 2 (6.45%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) EMC
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) TOWER Software
4 1 (3.23%) VMware