Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South London 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 June 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)
London > South London
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 37 63
Rank change year-on-year +14 +26 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 142 48 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 8.17% 5.47% 2.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.14% 30.57% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 29 19
South London median daily rate £550 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +42.86% -10.26%
10th Percentile £365 £373 £225
90th Percentile £700 £810 £495
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South London median hourly rate - - £21.00
London median hourly rate £39.00 - £43.50

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 South London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 456 157 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 26.22% 17.88% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 83 99
South London median daily rate £505 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.22% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £344 £288 £300
90th Percentile £688 £670 £538
London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
South London median hourly rate £27.00 £72.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% +323.53% -85.98%
10th Percentile £15.35 £28.90 £13.90
90th Percentile £128.63 £116.70 £20.90
London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £24.25
% change year-on-year +17.22% -12.05% -11.22%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in South London

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in South London

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in South London over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in South London

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in South London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the South London region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. 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
Croydon +20 100 £568 +8.10% 4
Bromley -2 14 £560 -13.85% 5
Kingston Upon Thames 0 3 £388 -53.03% 5
Merton - 3 £550 -
Sutton - 1 £160 -
Microsoft Azure
London

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 South London region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 99 (69.72%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (37.32%) Security Cleared
4 47 (33.10%) SC Cleared
5 46 (32.39%) DevOps
6 42 (29.58%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (23.24%) ITIL
8 32 (22.54%) VMware
9 31 (21.83%) Continuous Delivery
10 30 (21.13%) Ansible
10 30 (21.13%) Microsoft
11 27 (19.01%) OpenStack
12 25 (17.61%) Firewall
12 25 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (16.90%) Data Centre
14 22 (15.49%) Puppet
14 22 (15.49%) PostgreSQL
15 21 (14.79%) Migration
15 21 (14.79%) Active Directory
15 21 (14.79%) Windows
15 21 (14.79%) Office 365
16 20 (14.08%) Jenkins
16 20 (14.08%) Private Cloud
16 20 (14.08%) Linux
17 19 (13.38%) Oracle
17 19 (13.38%) Citrix
17 19 (13.38%) GitLab
17 19 (13.38%) GitHub
18 18 (12.68%) Open Source

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in South London 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 27 (19.01%) OpenStack
2 17 (11.97%) Tomcat
2 17 (11.97%) WebLogic
3 14 (9.86%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.23%) MS Exchange
5 6 (4.23%) WildFly
6 5 (3.52%) Confluence
6 5 (3.52%) nginx
7 4 (2.82%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.11%) Apache Spark
8 3 (2.11%) JBoss
8 3 (2.11%) Jetty
8 3 (2.11%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 2 (1.41%) IIS
9 2 (1.41%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 99 (69.72%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (14.79%) Office 365
3 19 (13.38%) GitHub
4 13 (9.15%) IaaS
5 7 (4.93%) PaaS
6 6 (4.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (4.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (4.23%) SaaS
7 3 (2.11%) Heroku
7 3 (2.11%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.70%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.61%) Firewall
2 15 (10.56%) SAN
3 14 (9.86%) NAS
3 14 (9.86%) VPN
4 8 (5.63%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (5.63%) iSCSI
4 8 (5.63%) Software-Defined Networking
5 7 (4.93%) DNS
6 6 (4.23%) DHCP
6 6 (4.23%) MPLS
6 6 (4.23%) NetScaler
6 6 (4.23%) VSAN
7 3 (2.11%) SSH
8 2 (1.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.49%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (11.97%) MySQL
3 15 (10.56%) Hadoop
4 14 (9.86%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.41%) Big Data
9 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.70%) Power BI
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (14.08%) Jenkins
2 19 (13.38%) GitLab
3 15 (10.56%) NUnit
4 14 (9.86%) MSTest
5 9 (6.34%) Git (software)
6 8 (5.63%) JIRA
7 6 (4.23%) Burp Suite
8 5 (3.52%) Artifactory
9 4 (2.82%) Gradle
9 4 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.82%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (2.82%) Zephyr
10 3 (2.11%) Ant
10 3 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.11%) ClearCase
10 3 (2.11%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.11%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.11%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.11%) Selenium
General
1 10 (7.04%) Finance
2 7 (4.93%) Law
3 1 (0.70%) Advertising
3 1 (0.70%) Banking
3 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (17.61%) Architect
2 21 (14.79%) Developer
3 19 (13.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (9.86%) Scala Developer
5 9 (6.34%) Data Engineer
5 9 (6.34%) Data Storage Engineer
5 9 (6.34%) Storage Engineer
6 7 (4.93%) Project Engineer
6 7 (4.93%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.23%) EMC Engineer
7 6 (4.23%) EMC Storage Engineer
7 6 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (4.23%) Penetration Tester
7 6 (4.23%) Tester
8 5 (3.52%) Analyst
8 5 (3.52%) Consultant
8 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (3.52%) Network Engineer
8 5 (3.52%) Service Manager
8 5 (3.52%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.34%) .NET
2 5 (3.52%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (3.52%) JSON
2 5 (3.52%) Kafka
2 5 (3.52%) React
3 4 (2.82%) HTML
3 4 (2.82%) jQuery
4 3 (2.11%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (2.11%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.11%) CSS
4 3 (2.11%) GWT
4 3 (2.11%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.11%) HTML5
4 3 (2.11%) JMS
4 3 (2.11%) Node.js
4 3 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (2.11%) Spring
4 3 (2.11%) STL
4 3 (2.11%) Web Services
4 3 (2.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.90%) Data Centre
2 20 (14.08%) Private Cloud
3 11 (7.75%) Enterprise Storage
3 11 (7.75%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.23%) CESG
5 3 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.11%) Derivative
5 3 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.11%) User Experience
6 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.79%) Windows
2 20 (14.08%) Linux
3 7 (4.93%) Windows 10
4 5 (3.52%) CentOS
4 5 (3.52%) CoreOS
4 5 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.11%) Android
5 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.11%) Debian
5 3 (2.11%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.11%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.41%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (32.39%) DevOps
3 42 (29.58%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (23.24%) ITIL
5 31 (21.83%) Continuous Delivery
6 24 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (14.79%) Migration
8 18 (12.68%) Open Source
8 18 (12.68%) TDD
9 16 (11.27%) Deployment Automation
9 16 (11.27%) Virtual Environments
10 14 (9.86%) OO
11 13 (9.15%) Waterfall
12 12 (8.45%) Project Management
13 9 (6.34%) Load Balancing
13 9 (6.34%) Service Management
14 7 (4.93%) Configuration Management
14 7 (4.93%) Network Design
14 7 (4.93%) Penetration Testing
14 7 (4.93%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.97%) Scala
2 13 (9.15%) Java
3 10 (7.04%) Python
4 9 (6.34%) PowerShell
5 8 (5.63%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.52%) SQL
7 4 (2.82%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.82%) Ruby
7 4 (2.82%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.11%) C#
8 3 (2.11%) C++
8 3 (2.11%) Clojure
8 3 (2.11%) ClojureScript
8 3 (2.11%) Groovy
8 3 (2.11%) Perl
8 3 (2.11%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.11%) VBA
9 1 (0.70%) C
9 1 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (37.32%) Security Cleared
2 47 (33.10%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.04%) Degree
4 7 (4.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (3.52%) CHECK Team Member
6 4 (2.82%) APMP
7 3 (2.11%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.41%) CEH
8 2 (1.41%) CISA
8 2 (1.41%) CISM
8 2 (1.41%) CISSP
9 1 (0.70%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) QA
2 3 (2.11%) GDPR
3 2 (1.41%) PMO
4 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (14.79%) Active Directory
3 17 (11.97%) Docker
4 11 (7.75%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.34%) VMware NSX
6 8 (5.63%) NFS
7 7 (4.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (4.93%) XenApp
7 7 (4.93%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.23%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (4.23%) vSphere
9 5 (3.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (21.13%) Ansible
2 22 (15.49%) Puppet
3 17 (11.97%) Kubernetes
4 15 (10.56%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (6.34%) Terraform
6 8 (5.63%) SCCM
7 6 (4.23%) Nessus
8 5 (3.52%) HAProxy
8 5 (3.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (3.52%) Kibana
8 5 (3.52%) logstash
8 5 (3.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (3.52%) Prometheus
8 5 (3.52%) Sysdig
9 3 (2.11%) Salt
10 1 (0.70%) Consul
10 1 (0.70%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.70%) Packer
10 1 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (22.54%) VMware
2 30 (21.13%) Microsoft
3 19 (13.38%) Citrix
3 19 (13.38%) Oracle
4 11 (7.75%) EMC
4 11 (7.75%) NetApp
5 8 (5.63%) Hortonworks
6 7 (4.93%) Cisco
6 7 (4.93%) Google
7 6 (4.23%) Ivanti
7 6 (4.23%) Wyse
8 5 (3.52%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.11%) Cloudera
9 3 (2.11%) Sybase
10 2 (1.41%) Guidewire
11 1 (0.70%) Capita
11 1 (0.70%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.70%) Ping Identity
11 1 (0.70%) Qualys
11 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow