Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 April 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)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 30 37
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 +18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 9 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.32% 1.56% 1.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.95% 14.81% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
Slough median daily rate £400 £431 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.25% -10.16% -36.00%
10th Percentile £363 £310 £396
90th Percentile £513 £525 £506
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.38 - -

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 Slough with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 41 27 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 15.13% 10.51% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 36
Slough median daily rate £450 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -17.50% +5.68%
10th Percentile £254 £180 £325
90th Percentile £544 £485 £494
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +11.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 - £175.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.11 £15.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +20.73% -37.50% +65.52%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Slough

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Slough

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 Slough region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Logistics
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) MPLS
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) Veeam
2 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365

Microsoft Azure
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 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) MPLS
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DMVPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Data Lake
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Backend Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 2 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) CSS3
1 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
1 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Logistics
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Data Science
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CCDP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) HDFS
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Veeam
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter
3 1 (11.11%) VMware