Period
to 21 November 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 21 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)
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 26 27
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 15 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 7.73% 3.68% 4.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.45% 24.14% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
Solihull median daily rate £575 £360 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.72% +30.91% -38.89%
10th Percentile £325 £360 £263
90th Percentile £675 £360 £288
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £410
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% -3.53%
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 33 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 17.01% 15.26% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 6
Solihull median daily rate £550 £235 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +134.04% -20.00% -2.08%
10th Percentile £359 £100 £249
90th Percentile £678 £430 £469
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Solihull median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year +10.34% -10.77% -20.73%

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

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Solihull over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Solihull

For the 6 months to 21 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 9 (60.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (46.67%) Public Cloud
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (33.33%) IaaS
4 5 (33.33%) PaaS
5 4 (26.67%) SaaS
5 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (26.67%) Terraform
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
6 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (20.00%) Information Security
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (13.33%) Docker
7 2 (13.33%) Skype
7 2 (13.33%) Office 365
7 2 (13.33%) Microservices
7 2 (13.33%) Cloud Native
7 2 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (13.33%) Secure Coding
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Core
7 2 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Firewall

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Chatbot
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (33.33%) IaaS
3 5 (33.33%) PaaS
4 4 (26.67%) SaaS
5 2 (13.33%) Office 365
6 1 (6.67%) Apigee
6 1 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) Skype
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) AWS Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Core
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) Laravel
3 1 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) React
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) SignalR
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) WebSockets
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Native
2 2 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) CentOS
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Microservices
4 2 (13.33%) Secure Coding
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
5 1 (6.67%) Sentiment Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Single Customer View
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) R
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) MCTS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Terraform
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Google
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow