Period
to 22 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 22 32
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 11 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.27% 3.69% 1.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.43% 15.15% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 4
Slough median daily rate £465 £400 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.25% -7.25% +1.47%
10th Percentile £385 £389 £310
90th Percentile £586 £436 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £428 £475
% change year-on-year +16.96% -10.00% +13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £29.08 £35.00
% change year-on-year +54.76% -16.92% -

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 35 66 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 10.42% 24.35% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 51 32
Slough median daily rate £434 £450 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +41.96% -18.72%
10th Percentile £253 £305 £180
90th Percentile £581 £538 £520
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 - £19.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.30 £18.03
% change year-on-year +15.59% -4.03% +24.34%

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 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Ansible
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Google
4 2 (18.18%) Puppet
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) SLA
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Docker
4 2 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) Terraform
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Core
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Core

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 (9.09%) Apache Pig
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) Data Lake
3 1 (9.09%) DTS
3 1 (9.09%) HBase
3 1 (9.09%) Mahout
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Core
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Service Design
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (9.09%) HDFS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Terraform
3 1 (9.09%) Ambari
3 1 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 1 (9.09%) Oozie
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) AppDynamics
3 1 (9.09%) BMC
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Hortonworks
3 1 (9.09%) Rackspace
3 1 (9.09%) VMware