Period
to 14 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Azure Architect was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 14 November 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 Architect
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 33 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - -
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Architect 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.14% 0.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Slough median daily rate £430 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £600 £500 £538
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.98% -12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough 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 Slough. 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
Slough
Contract vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 326 275 294
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.14% 94.50% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 187 193
Slough median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £150 £213 £206
90th Percentile £550 £559 £481
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 13
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -17.81%
10th Percentile £13.47 £11.13 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.40 £17.50 £39.95
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +34.48% - -32.71%

Azure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Architect in Slough

Azure Architect Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, Azure Architect 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 Slough region featuring Azure Architect in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (100.00%) Data Lake
1 4 (100.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) HDInsight
2 3 (75.00%) Power BI
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (75.00%) Cosmos DB
2 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 3 (75.00%) Kafka
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Use Case
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) Data Mapping
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Azure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 4 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Azure Data Factory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Lake
2 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 3 (75.00%) Cosmos DB
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (75.00%) HDInsight
2 3 (75.00%) Power BI
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Kafka
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Mapping
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 3 (75.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft