Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 25 36
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 12 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.43% 3.09% 1.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.77% 14.06% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 5
Slough median daily rate £465 £400 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.25% -14.89% +25.33%
10th Percentile £376 £384 £362
90th Percentile £614 £512 £593
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £438 £500
% change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

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 39 64 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 11.14% 21.99% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 44 32
Slough median daily rate £444 £450 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.39% +34.43% -21.24%
10th Percentile £222 £307 £203
90th Percentile £579 £550 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £9.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.53% -24.00% -50.00%
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £18.03
% change year-on-year +42.86% -22.35% +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 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Slough

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (33.33%) Data Lake
3 4 (33.33%) Big Data
3 4 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 3 (25.00%) Use Case
4 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (25.00%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (25.00%) Power BI
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (25.00%) HDInsight
4 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (25.00%) Kafka
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Ansible
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory

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 4 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Pig
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Azure Data Factory
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Big Data
2 4 (33.33%) Data Lake
2 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (25.00%) Cosmos DB
3 3 (25.00%) HDInsight
3 3 (25.00%) Power BI
3 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (8.33%) HBase
4 1 (8.33%) Mahout
4 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Azure Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) CRM Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) Kafka
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Core
3 1 (8.33%) Angular 2
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (25.00%) Use Case
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Market Research
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) HDFS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (8.33%) Ambari
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (8.33%) Oozie
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Hortonworks
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Veeam
2 1 (8.33%) VMware