Period
to 3 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Azure ExpressRoute skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure ExpressRoute over the 6 months to 3 April 2020 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 ExpressRoute
England > South East
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 260 298 364
Rank change year-on-year +38 +66 -17
Contract jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute 22 64 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.41% 0.071%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.86% 1.56% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 10
Median daily rate £550 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £391 £456 £400
90th Percentile £581 £637 £490
England median daily rate £550 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £80.00 - -
England median hourly rate £80.00 - -

Azure ExpressRoute 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 the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,552 4,111 3,317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.37% 26.29% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,659 2,609 2,009
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £205 £281 £300
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 68 47
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.38 £18.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.84% +1.46% +20.73%
10th Percentile £15.20 £12.25 £12.24
90th Percentile £55.80 £60.38 £45.00
Median hourly rate £24.20 £18.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year +29.66% -6.70% +5.26%

Azure ExpressRoute
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Azure ExpressRoute as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Azure ExpressRoute in the South East

Azure ExpressRoute
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Azure ExpressRoute in the South East

Azure ExpressRoute
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute in the South East over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Azure ExpressRoute in the South East

Azure ExpressRoute
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Azure ExpressRoute in the South East

Azure ExpressRoute
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute within the South East region over the 6 months to 3 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +52 15 £563 -4.26%
Thames Valley +8 7 £538 +2.38%
Berkshire +7 7 £538 +2.38%
Azure ExpressRoute
England

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute 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 South East region with a requirement for Azure ExpressRoute.

1 22 (100.00%) Azure
2 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
3 16 (72.73%) Windows
4 15 (68.18%) SQL
4 15 (68.18%) Oracle
4 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
4 15 (68.18%) DevOps
4 15 (68.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (63.64%) Network Design
6 12 (54.55%) Citrix
6 12 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (54.55%) SaaS
7 9 (40.91%) VMware
8 8 (36.36%) Firewall
9 7 (31.82%) Migration
9 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
9 7 (31.82%) VPN
9 7 (31.82%) DNS
9 7 (31.82%) Reverse Proxy
9 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
9 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
9 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
10 6 (27.27%) Cloud Native
10 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
10 6 (27.27%) AWS
10 6 (27.27%) Replication
11 5 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (22.73%) SAN

Azure ExpressRoute
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (100.00%) Azure
2 15 (68.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 12 (54.55%) SaaS
4 6 (27.27%) AWS
5 4 (18.18%) IaaS
5 4 (18.18%) Office 365
5 4 (18.18%) PaaS
6 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) DNS
2 7 (31.82%) Reverse Proxy
2 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
2 7 (31.82%) VPN
3 5 (22.73%) Internet
3 5 (22.73%) NAS
3 5 (22.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Architect
2 13 (59.09%) Cloud Architect
2 13 (59.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (40.91%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (27.27%) Azure Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Middleware
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Cloud Native
2 6 (27.27%) Replication
3 4 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) DevOps
2 14 (63.64%) Network Design
3 7 (31.82%) Migration
4 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
5 3 (13.64%) Information Security
5 3 (13.64%) SOA
5 3 (13.64%) Software Licensing
6 2 (9.09%) ERP
6 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
6 2 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.55%) Project Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (22.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) Oracle
3 12 (54.55%) Citrix
4 9 (40.91%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) IBM
5 2 (9.09%) Workday