Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 19 February 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)
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 21 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 +16 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 3.52% 5.82% 0.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.82% 69.57% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Solihull median daily rate £475 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.73% -38.89% -
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £420 £438
% change year-on-year +13.10% -4.00% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year +181.25% - -

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 Solihull with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 22 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 11.06% 8.36% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
Solihull median daily rate £438 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -22.22% -
10th Percentile £100 £265 £274
90th Percentile £511 £403 £593
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate £13.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -15.63% +18.52% -48.08%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Solihull

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) OOD
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) Docker
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Azure Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) OOD
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft