Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 24 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 3.66% 5.51% 0.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.17% 73.68% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Solihull median daily rate £360 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.91% -38.89% -
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £410 £463
% change year-on-year +9.76% -11.35% +1.37%
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 24 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 12.57% 7.48% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 14
Solihull median daily rate £235 £356 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.04% +18.75% -33.33%
10th Percentile £100 £264 £160
90th Percentile £430 £481 £468
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate £13.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.25 £16.25 £13.20
% change year-on-year -12.31% +23.11% -34.00%

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) PMO

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 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Coordinator
2 2 (28.57%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft