Period
to 28 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for HDInsight skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HDInsight over the 6 months to 28 February 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 HDInsight
England > South East
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 242 319 364
Rank change year-on-year +77 +45 -
Contract jobs citing HDInsight 52 57 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.36% 0.048%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.47% 1.68% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 7
South East median daily rate £500 £550 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +18.92% -
10th Percentile £413 £475 £409
90th Percentile £588 £681 £548
England median daily rate £500 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

HDInsight is in the Databases and Business Intelligence 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 database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,103 3,384 3,389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.90% 21.13% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,295 2,184 2,132
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.04%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £300
90th Percentile £606 £588 £575
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 44 40
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £42.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.81% -6.67% +164.71%
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.26 £14.93
90th Percentile £73.75 £59.20 £48.88
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +27.27%

HDInsight
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing HDInsight as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for HDInsight in the South East

HDInsight
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HDInsight in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for HDInsight in the South East

HDInsight
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HDInsight in the South East over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HDInsight in the South East

HDInsight
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 HDInsight within the South East region over the 6 months to 28 February 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
Thames Valley +46 50 £500 -9.09% 4
Berkshire +36 50 £500 -9.09% 4
Hampshire +45 3 £475 -13.64%
HDInsight
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing HDInsight 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 HDInsight.

1 52 (100.00%) Azure
2 51 (98.08%) Analytics
2 51 (98.08%) DevOps
3 49 (94.23%) Data Lake
3 49 (94.23%) SQL
3 49 (94.23%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (94.23%) Microsoft
4 48 (92.31%) Data Management
4 48 (92.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (92.31%) Power BI
4 48 (92.31%) Power Platform
5 47 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (90.38%) Visual Studio
6 45 (86.54%) Security Testing
7 42 (80.77%) Test Automation
7 42 (80.77%) Data-Driven Testing
8 37 (71.15%) PowerShell
9 35 (67.31%) PaaS
9 35 (67.31%) Infrastructure as Code
10 32 (61.54%) Windows
10 32 (61.54%) Virtual Machines
10 32 (61.54%) IaaS
11 30 (57.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 30 (57.69%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (55.77%) Visual Studio Team System
13 24 (46.15%) Scrum
14 17 (32.69%) Data Science
15 13 (25.00%) Informatica
15 13 (25.00%) Data Modelling
15 13 (25.00%) ETL

HDInsight
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:

Cloud Services
1 52 (100.00%) Azure
2 48 (92.31%) Power Platform
3 35 (67.31%) PaaS
4 32 (61.54%) IaaS
5 2 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (94.23%) Data Lake
2 48 (92.31%) Power BI
2 48 (92.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (21.15%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (21.15%) MongoDB
3 11 (21.15%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.92%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (90.38%) Visual Studio
2 29 (55.77%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (96.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (42.31%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 22 (42.31%) Azure Engineer
3 16 (30.77%) Data Engineer
4 12 (23.08%) Azure DevOps
5 8 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) PowerShell Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (3.85%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Azure Specialist
8 1 (1.92%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Python Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Server Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (61.54%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (98.08%) Analytics
1 51 (98.08%) DevOps
2 49 (94.23%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (92.31%) Data Management
4 47 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (86.54%) Security Testing
6 42 (80.77%) Data-Driven Testing
6 42 (80.77%) Test Automation
7 35 (67.31%) Infrastructure as Code
8 30 (57.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 30 (57.69%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (46.15%) Scrum
10 17 (32.69%) Data Science
11 13 (25.00%) Data Modelling
11 13 (25.00%) ETL
11 13 (25.00%) Project Delivery
12 5 (9.62%) Use Case
13 4 (7.69%) Data Governance
13 4 (7.69%) Data Security
14 2 (3.85%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 49 (94.23%) SQL
2 37 (71.15%) PowerShell
3 12 (23.08%) Python
3 12 (23.08%) R
3 12 (23.08%) Scala
4 1 (1.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (61.54%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 49 (94.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.00%) Informatica