Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 63 68
Rank change year-on-year +43 +5 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 206 66 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 12.24% 3.78% 2.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.54% 18.08% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 62 15
South London median daily rate £525 £525 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £363 £426 £350
90th Percentile £621 £687 £643
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South London median hourly rate £45.00 - -
London median hourly rate £32.18 £30.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year +4.58% -12.09% -3.45%

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 633 365 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 37.61% 20.88% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 260 72
South London median daily rate £525 £525 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.31% +14.52%
10th Percentile £363 £341 £228
90th Percentile £606 £688 £572
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
South London median hourly rate £27.75 - £19.00
10th Percentile £13.48 - £15.70
90th Percentile £43.83 - £19.90
London median hourly rate £19.00 £26.60 £25.00
% change year-on-year -28.56% +6.38% +15.53%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +45 129 £525 +5.00% 18
Wandsworth - 18 £475 -
Bromley -5 11 £550 +4.76% 3
Kingston Upon Thames +12 6 £463 -9.76% 9
Merton - 5 £450 - 1
Sutton +2 1 - - 1
Microsoft Azure
London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 116 (56.31%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (45.15%) Amazon AWS
3 70 (33.98%) Ansible
4 66 (32.04%) DevOps
5 62 (30.10%) Jenkins
6 57 (27.67%) Java
6 57 (27.67%) Linux
7 54 (26.21%) SQL
8 52 (25.24%) Terraform
9 46 (22.33%) Security Cleared
10 42 (20.39%) Microsoft
11 41 (19.90%) Oracle
12 40 (19.42%) .NET
12 40 (19.42%) SC Cleared
13 37 (17.96%) PostgreSQL
14 36 (17.48%) NoSQL
15 34 (16.50%) Docker
15 34 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (16.02%) TDD
17 32 (15.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 32 (15.53%) Power BI
18 31 (15.05%) Kubernetes
18 31 (15.05%) Git (software)
18 31 (15.05%) Scrum
18 31 (15.05%) MySQL
18 31 (15.05%) SQL Server
18 31 (15.05%) Business Intelligence
19 28 (13.59%) WebLogic
19 28 (13.59%) Finance
19 28 (13.59%) Configuration Management

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 28 (13.59%) WebLogic
2 26 (12.62%) Tomcat
3 25 (12.14%) OpenStack
3 25 (12.14%) WebSphere
4 12 (5.83%) Confluence
5 8 (3.88%) MS Exchange
6 7 (3.40%) CMS
6 7 (3.40%) Skype for Business
6 7 (3.40%) Umbraco
7 6 (2.91%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.94%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.46%) nginx
11 2 (0.97%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.97%) JBoss
12 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 10 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 93 (45.15%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (12.62%) GitHub
3 25 (12.14%) Azure Data Factory
4 15 (7.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (7.28%) Office 365
5 13 (6.31%) PaaS
6 7 (3.40%) G Suite
7 6 (2.91%) IaaS
8 5 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (1.46%) SaaS
11 2 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.97%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.77%) Firewall
2 7 (3.40%) Skype
3 6 (2.91%) DNS
4 4 (1.94%) Internet
4 4 (1.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.94%) VPN
5 3 (1.46%) SMTP
6 2 (0.97%) DHCP
6 2 (0.97%) FTP
6 2 (0.97%) HTTP
6 2 (0.97%) ICMP
6 2 (0.97%) IMAP
6 2 (0.97%) MPLS
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.49%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.49%) NAS
7 1 (0.49%) Network Security
7 1 (0.49%) OSPF
7 1 (0.49%) VLAN
7 1 (0.49%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.96%) PostgreSQL
2 36 (17.48%) NoSQL
3 32 (15.53%) Power BI
3 32 (15.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 31 (15.05%) MySQL
4 31 (15.05%) SQL Server
5 19 (9.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (7.28%) Azure SQL Database
7 13 (6.31%) Big Data
8 11 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (5.34%) MongoDB
9 10 (4.85%) Data Lake
9 10 (4.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (4.85%) PowerPivot
10 9 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (3.88%) Hadoop
12 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.94%) Redis
14 3 (1.46%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.97%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 62 (30.10%) Jenkins
2 31 (15.05%) Git (software)
3 26 (12.62%) GitLab
4 25 (12.14%) MSTest
4 25 (12.14%) NUnit
5 18 (8.74%) JIRA
6 12 (5.83%) Artifactory
7 6 (2.91%) SonarQube
7 6 (2.91%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.91%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (2.43%) Zephyr
9 4 (1.94%) Maven
9 4 (1.94%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.46%) Gradle
10 3 (1.46%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.97%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.97%) Protractor
11 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (13.59%) Finance
2 8 (3.88%) Electronics
2 8 (3.88%) Law
2 8 (3.88%) Manufacturing
2 8 (3.88%) Marketing
2 8 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.46%) Banking
4 1 (0.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 73 (35.44%) Developer
2 42 (20.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (13.11%) Java Developer
4 25 (12.14%) .NET Developer
5 24 (11.65%) Azure Engineer
6 19 (9.22%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 18 (8.74%) Azure DevOps
7 18 (8.74%) C# Developer
8 17 (8.25%) Data Engineer
9 16 (7.77%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (7.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 12 (5.83%) Architect
12 11 (5.34%) .NET Web Developer
12 11 (5.34%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (5.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (5.34%) C# Web Developer
12 11 (5.34%) Web Developer
13 10 (4.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 9 (4.37%) Lead DevOps
15 8 (3.88%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (19.42%) .NET
2 15 (7.28%) ASP.NET
3 11 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (4.85%) AngularJS
4 10 (4.85%) JSON
5 8 (3.88%) RESTful
6 6 (2.91%) HTML
6 6 (2.91%) HTML5
7 5 (2.43%) .NET Core
7 5 (2.43%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.43%) Entity Framework
8 4 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.94%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (1.94%) jQuery
8 4 (1.94%) Kafka
8 4 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (1.46%) Angular 2
9 3 (1.46%) Middleware
10 2 (0.97%) ADO.NET
10 2 (0.97%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.11%) Public Cloud
2 13 (6.31%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (0.97%) CMDB
6 1 (0.49%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.49%) Fintech
6 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.49%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (27.67%) Linux
2 21 (10.19%) Windows
3 13 (6.31%) CentOS
4 6 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.46%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) Unix
7 1 (0.49%) VMS
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (56.31%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (32.04%) DevOps
3 34 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (16.02%) TDD
5 31 (15.05%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (15.05%) Scrum
6 28 (13.59%) Configuration Management
7 25 (12.14%) OO
8 23 (11.17%) Migration
9 17 (8.25%) Data Modelling
10 15 (7.28%) ITIL
10 15 (7.28%) MVC
11 14 (6.80%) Analytics
11 14 (6.80%) ETL
12 12 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (5.83%) Web Development
13 11 (5.34%) Analytical Thinking
13 11 (5.34%) Data Management
14 10 (4.85%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 57 (27.67%) Java
2 54 (26.21%) SQL
3 27 (13.11%) C#
3 27 (13.11%) T-SQL
4 24 (11.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 23 (11.17%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.83%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.83%) Python
7 6 (2.91%) Ruby
8 5 (2.43%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.94%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.94%) Scala
10 3 (1.46%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.46%) Groovy
11 2 (0.97%) Go
11 2 (0.97%) Perl
11 2 (0.97%) PHP
11 2 (0.97%) R
11 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 46 (22.33%) Security Cleared
2 40 (19.42%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (1.46%) BC Cleared
4 3 (1.46%) Degree
5 2 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.97%) CISSP
5 2 (0.97%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.49%) CCNP
6 1 (0.49%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.49%) MCITP
6 1 (0.49%) MCP
6 1 (0.49%) MCSA
6 1 (0.49%) MCSE
6 1 (0.49%) MCTS
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.31%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.49%) PMO
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (16.50%) Docker
2 21 (10.19%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.97%) XenApp
4 2 (0.97%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.49%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 70 (33.98%) Ansible
2 52 (25.24%) Terraform
3 31 (15.05%) Kubernetes
4 26 (12.62%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (12.62%) Puppet
5 6 (2.91%) SCCM
6 5 (2.43%) Consul
6 5 (2.43%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.94%) Nagios
8 2 (0.97%) Ambari
8 2 (0.97%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.97%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.97%) Sysdig
9 1 (0.49%) Kibana
Vendors
1 42 (20.39%) Microsoft
2 41 (19.90%) Oracle
3 8 (3.88%) Citrix
3 8 (3.88%) Red Hat
3 8 (3.88%) SAP
4 7 (3.40%) Google
4 7 (3.40%) Tableau
5 5 (2.43%) VMware
6 3 (1.46%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.97%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.97%) Cisco
7 2 (0.97%) Guidewire
7 2 (0.97%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.49%) Axway
8 1 (0.49%) IronPort
8 1 (0.49%) Ivanti
8 1 (0.49%) Juniper
8 1 (0.49%) NetApp
8 1 (0.49%) ProCurve
8 1 (0.49%) Sitecore