Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 31 42
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11 +13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 10 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.64% 1.83% 1.09%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.93% 12.82% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
Slough median daily rate £400 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.25% +1.47% -
10th Percentile £389 £310 £357
90th Percentile £436 £525 £493
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £475 £413
% change year-on-year -10.53% +15.15% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £29.08 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year -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 67 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 24.36% 14.29% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 33 25
Slough median daily rate £450 £318 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.51% -18.46% +12.15%
10th Percentile £305 £180 £347
90th Percentile £538 £518 £494
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Slough median hourly rate - £19.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -89.14% +366.67%
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.30 £18.03 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.03% +24.34% -63.75%

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Slough region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 6 (60.00%) CSS3
2 6 (60.00%) Logistics
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) QA
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 6 (60.00%) HTML5
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (10.00%) Grunt
4 1 (10.00%) Neo4j
4 1 (10.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (10.00%) Node.js
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability

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 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) npm
1 1 (10.00%) SoftLayer
1 1 (10.00%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) MPLS
1 1 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) MonetDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Grunt
1 1 (10.00%) gulp
1 1 (10.00%) webpack
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) WLAN Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) CSS3
2 6 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) HTML5
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) Node.js
4 1 (10.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Logistics
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) API Design
2 1 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CCDP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Google
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft