Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 56 71
Rank change year-on-year +32 +15 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 189 62 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 10.10% 4.66% 2.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.76% 26.61% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 53 16
South London median daily rate £525 £525 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +41.89% -5.13%
10th Percentile £346 £373 £303
90th Percentile £683 £800 £522
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £38.75 £163.00 -
% change year-on-year -76.23% - -

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 635 233 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 33.94% 17.51% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 157 98
South London median daily rate £525 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.53% +1.49%
10th Percentile £348 £350 £259
90th Percentile £638 £721 £575
London median daily rate £519 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
South London median hourly rate £12.50 - £15.00
10th Percentile £10.63 - £13.90
90th Percentile £14.58 - £20.45
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +1.66%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +40 138 £525 +5.00% 16
Wandsworth - 14 £475 -
Bromley -11 10 £550 +4.76% 3
Merton - 3 £550 -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 2 £575 -28.13% 14
Microsoft Azure
London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 110 (58.20%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (50.26%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (32.28%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (29.10%) Jenkins
5 52 (27.51%) Ansible
6 50 (26.46%) OpenStack
7 45 (23.81%) DevOps
8 41 (21.69%) Java
9 40 (21.16%) Oracle
9 40 (21.16%) Security Cleared
10 39 (20.63%) MySQL
11 38 (20.11%) WebLogic
11 38 (20.11%) ITIL
11 38 (20.11%) Puppet
12 37 (19.58%) NoSQL
12 37 (19.58%) SC Cleared
12 37 (19.58%) PostgreSQL
12 37 (19.58%) Opscode Chef
13 36 (19.05%) GitHub
13 36 (19.05%) GitLab
13 36 (19.05%) TDD
13 36 (19.05%) NUnit
13 36 (19.05%) OO
13 36 (19.05%) Tomcat
13 36 (19.05%) Microsoft
13 36 (19.05%) WebSphere
13 36 (19.05%) MSTest
14 35 (18.52%) VMware
15 33 (17.46%) SQL
16 32 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure

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 50 (26.46%) OpenStack
2 38 (20.11%) WebLogic
3 36 (19.05%) Tomcat
3 36 (19.05%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.17%) CMS
4 6 (3.17%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.17%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.65%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.12%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.06%) Confluence
8 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.53%) IIS
8 1 (0.53%) JBoss
8 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.53%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 110 (58.20%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (19.05%) GitHub
3 14 (7.41%) Azure Data Factory
4 13 (6.88%) Office 365
5 11 (5.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (5.29%) IaaS
7 9 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (4.23%) PaaS
9 6 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.53%) Apigee
10 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.53%) Logentries
10 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.58%) Firewall
2 15 (7.94%) Software-Defined Networking
3 13 (6.88%) SAN
4 12 (6.35%) NAS
5 8 (4.23%) DNS
5 8 (4.23%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (4.23%) iSCSI
6 6 (3.17%) Skype
7 5 (2.65%) DHCP
7 5 (2.65%) VPN
8 4 (2.12%) MPLS
8 4 (2.12%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.12%) VSAN
9 1 (0.53%) DMZ
9 1 (0.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.63%) MySQL
2 37 (19.58%) NoSQL
2 37 (19.58%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 19 (10.05%) Power BI
4 19 (10.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (3.70%) Data Lake
7 7 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (3.70%) PowerPivot
8 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (2.12%) Big Data
10 2 (1.06%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 55 (29.10%) Jenkins
2 36 (19.05%) GitLab
2 36 (19.05%) MSTest
2 36 (19.05%) NUnit
3 19 (10.05%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.65%) Gradle
4 5 (2.65%) JIRA
4 5 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.12%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.12%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.59%) Maven
6 3 (1.59%) Zephyr
7 2 (1.06%) Ant
7 2 (1.06%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.06%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.06%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.53%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.53%) Selenium
8 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (0.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 71 (37.57%) Developer
2 37 (19.58%) Java Developer
3 21 (11.11%) Architect
3 21 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 17 (8.99%) Data Engineer
6 13 (6.88%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 12 (6.35%) C# Developer
8 11 (5.82%) Azure Engineer
8 11 (5.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 11 (5.82%) Enterprise Architect
9 10 (5.29%) .NET Web Developer
9 10 (5.29%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (5.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.29%) C# Web Developer
9 10 (5.29%) Network Engineer
9 10 (5.29%) Web Developer
10 9 (4.76%) Data Storage Engineer
10 9 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.76%) .NET
2 12 (6.35%) ASP.NET
3 11 (5.82%) JSON
4 8 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 7 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (2.65%) HTML
6 5 (2.65%) Web Services
7 4 (2.12%) jQuery
7 4 (2.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (1.59%) .NET Core
8 3 (1.59%) HTML5
8 3 (1.59%) React
9 2 (1.06%) CSS
9 2 (1.06%) DHTML
9 2 (1.06%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (1.06%) Middleware
9 2 (1.06%) Spring
9 2 (1.06%) WCF
9 2 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.34%) Private Cloud
2 27 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 23 (12.17%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.82%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.12%) Replication
6 3 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.53%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.53%) Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) CMDB
7 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.81%) Linux
2 15 (7.94%) Windows
3 5 (2.65%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.12%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.59%) CentOS
6 2 (1.06%) Unix
6 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (50.26%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (32.28%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (23.81%) DevOps
4 38 (20.11%) ITIL
5 36 (19.05%) OO
5 36 (19.05%) TDD
6 26 (13.76%) Migration
7 25 (13.23%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (10.58%) Deployment Automation
9 19 (10.05%) Scrum
10 18 (9.52%) Configuration Management
10 18 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
11 15 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (7.41%) MVC
13 13 (6.88%) Load Balancing
13 13 (6.88%) Network Design
13 13 (6.88%) Web Development
14 11 (5.82%) Data Modelling
15 10 (5.29%) Analytical Thinking
16 8 (4.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.69%) Java
2 33 (17.46%) SQL
3 20 (10.58%) PowerShell
4 18 (9.52%) C#
5 16 (8.47%) T-SQL
6 14 (7.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (1.59%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.06%) PHP
8 2 (1.06%) VBScript
9 1 (0.53%) Java 8
9 1 (0.53%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.53%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (21.16%) Security Cleared
2 37 (19.58%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (0.53%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) MCSA
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.53%) VCAP
4 1 (0.53%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.53%) PMO
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (10.05%) Docker
3 18 (9.52%) Active Directory
4 12 (6.35%) VMware NSX
5 11 (5.82%) Hyper-V
6 8 (4.23%) NFS
7 5 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.65%) XenApp
7 5 (2.65%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.12%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (2.12%) vSphere
9 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 52 (27.51%) Ansible
2 38 (20.11%) Puppet
3 37 (19.58%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (13.23%) Terraform
5 19 (10.05%) Kubernetes
6 8 (4.23%) SCCM
7 3 (1.59%) SCOM
7 3 (1.59%) WSUS
8 1 (0.53%) Consul
8 1 (0.53%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Grafana
8 1 (0.53%) Nagios
8 1 (0.53%) Packer
8 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 40 (21.16%) Oracle
2 36 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 35 (18.52%) VMware
4 14 (7.41%) Cisco
5 12 (6.35%) Citrix
6 11 (5.82%) EMC
6 11 (5.82%) NetApp
7 10 (5.29%) Google
8 5 (2.65%) Ivanti
9 4 (2.12%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.12%) Tableau
9 4 (2.12%) Wyse
10 2 (1.06%) Guidewire
10 2 (1.06%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.53%) CyberArk
11 1 (0.53%) Ping Identity
11 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.53%) Sitecore