Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 41 72
Rank change year-on-year +21 +31 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 185 59 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 9.56% 5.85% 2.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.62% 33.15% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 44 19
South London median daily rate £531 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +50.00% +14.75%
10th Percentile £369 £374 £225
90th Percentile £700 £800 £480
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South London median hourly rate - - £21.00
London median hourly rate £48.75 £163.00 £43.63
% change year-on-year -70.09% +273.64% +24.64%

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 585 178 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 30.22% 17.66% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 107 105
South London median daily rate £525 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.53% +8.97%
10th Percentile £350 £360 £263
90th Percentile £675 £755 £538
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
South London median hourly rate £19.00 - £17.00
10th Percentile £14.90 - £13.90
90th Percentile £138.90 - £20.90
London median hourly rate £22.25 £21.16 £22.00
% change year-on-year +5.18% -3.84% -10.20%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +22 141 £539 +7.75% 7
Bromley -5 16 £570 +8.57% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -2 4 £475 -40.63% 7
Merton - 4 £475 -
Microsoft Azure
London

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 134 (72.43%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (39.46%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (30.27%) Security Cleared
5 53 (28.65%) OpenStack
6 52 (28.11%) DevOps
7 51 (27.57%) SC Cleared
8 50 (27.03%) Ansible
9 49 (26.49%) Jenkins
9 49 (26.49%) Puppet
10 48 (25.95%) PostgreSQL
11 46 (24.86%) Oracle
12 44 (23.78%) GitHub
12 44 (23.78%) GitLab
13 43 (23.24%) MySQL
14 42 (22.70%) Tomcat
14 42 (22.70%) WebLogic
14 42 (22.70%) VMware
14 42 (22.70%) TDD
15 40 (21.62%) NoSQL
15 40 (21.62%) ITIL
15 40 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
16 39 (21.08%) OO
16 39 (21.08%) MSTest
16 39 (21.08%) NUnit
16 39 (21.08%) WebSphere
17 38 (20.54%) Java
18 37 (20.00%) Microsoft
18 37 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
19 33 (17.84%) Firewall

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 53 (28.65%) OpenStack
2 42 (22.70%) Tomcat
2 42 (22.70%) WebLogic
3 39 (21.08%) WebSphere
4 8 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (3.78%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.70%) Confluence
6 5 (2.70%) nginx
6 5 (2.70%) WildFly
7 3 (1.62%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.62%) JBoss
7 3 (1.62%) Jetty
7 3 (1.62%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 2 (1.08%) IIS
8 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.08%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.54%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 134 (72.43%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (23.78%) GitHub
3 18 (9.73%) Office 365
4 15 (8.11%) IaaS
5 11 (5.95%) PaaS
6 9 (4.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (3.78%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (2.70%) SaaS
9 3 (1.62%) Heroku
9 3 (1.62%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.54%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.54%) Logentries
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.84%) Firewall
2 15 (8.11%) SAN
2 15 (8.11%) Software-Defined Networking
3 14 (7.57%) NAS
4 13 (7.03%) VPN
5 10 (5.41%) DNS
6 8 (4.32%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (4.32%) iSCSI
7 7 (3.78%) DHCP
8 6 (3.24%) MPLS
8 6 (3.24%) NetScaler
8 6 (3.24%) VSAN
9 3 (1.62%) SSH
10 2 (1.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.95%) PostgreSQL
2 43 (23.24%) MySQL
3 40 (21.62%) NoSQL
4 15 (8.11%) Hadoop
5 10 (5.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.70%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.16%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.08%) Big Data
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (26.49%) Jenkins
2 44 (23.78%) GitLab
3 39 (21.08%) MSTest
3 39 (21.08%) NUnit
4 12 (6.49%) Git (software)
5 9 (4.86%) JIRA
6 6 (3.24%) Burp Suite
7 5 (2.70%) Artifactory
7 5 (2.70%) Gradle
7 5 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.70%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (2.70%) Zephyr
8 4 (2.16%) Maven
9 3 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.62%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.62%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.62%) Poseidon for UML
9 3 (1.62%) Selenium
9 3 (1.62%) Subversion
General
1 9 (4.86%) Finance
2 2 (1.08%) Law
3 1 (0.54%) Advertising
3 1 (0.54%) Banking
3 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (27.03%) Developer
2 31 (16.76%) Architect
3 29 (15.68%) Java Developer
4 16 (8.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (5.95%) Scala Developer
6 10 (5.41%) Enterprise Architect
6 10 (5.41%) Network Engineer
7 9 (4.86%) Consultant
7 9 (4.86%) Data Engineer
7 9 (4.86%) Data Storage Engineer
7 9 (4.86%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.86%) Storage Engineer
8 8 (4.32%) Azure Engineer
8 8 (4.32%) Project Engineer
9 7 (3.78%) Azure Architect
10 6 (3.24%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.24%) EMC Engineer
10 6 (3.24%) EMC Storage Engineer
10 6 (3.24%) Penetration Tester
10 6 (3.24%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.03%) .NET
2 8 (4.32%) JSON
3 7 (3.78%) Kafka
4 6 (3.24%) AngularJS
4 6 (3.24%) React
5 5 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (2.70%) HTML
5 5 (2.70%) Spring
5 5 (2.70%) Web Services
5 5 (2.70%) XML
6 4 (2.16%) Apache Camel
6 4 (2.16%) JMS
7 3 (1.62%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (1.62%) GWT
7 3 (1.62%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.62%) Node.js
7 3 (1.62%) Play Framework
7 3 (1.62%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (1.62%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 29 (15.68%) Private Cloud
3 17 (9.19%) Public Cloud
4 11 (5.95%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (3.24%) CESG
6 4 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.16%) Replication
7 3 (1.62%) Derivative
7 3 (1.62%) User Experience
8 2 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.54%) Clustering
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.59%) Windows
2 25 (13.51%) Linux
3 6 (3.24%) CentOS
3 6 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (3.24%) Windows 10
4 5 (2.70%) CoreOS
4 5 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.62%) Android
5 3 (1.62%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.62%) Debian
5 3 (1.62%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.62%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (39.46%) Continuous Integration
3 52 (28.11%) DevOps
4 42 (22.70%) TDD
5 40 (21.62%) ITIL
6 39 (21.08%) OO
7 37 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 26 (14.05%) Migration
9 24 (12.97%) Deployment Automation
10 18 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (9.73%) Virtual Environments
11 17 (9.19%) Open Source
12 15 (8.11%) Load Balancing
13 13 (7.03%) Network Design
14 10 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (5.41%) Waterfall
15 9 (4.86%) Project Management
16 8 (4.32%) Penetration Testing
16 8 (4.32%) Scrum
16 8 (4.32%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.54%) Java
2 15 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 14 (7.57%) Scala
4 12 (6.49%) SQL
5 8 (4.32%) Bash Shell
5 8 (4.32%) Python
6 6 (3.24%) C#
7 5 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.16%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.62%) C++
9 3 (1.62%) Clojure
9 3 (1.62%) ClojureScript
9 3 (1.62%) Groovy
9 3 (1.62%) Perl
9 3 (1.62%) Ruby
9 3 (1.62%) VBA
10 2 (1.08%) VBScript
11 1 (0.54%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 56 (30.27%) Security Cleared
2 51 (27.57%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.57%) Degree
4 5 (2.70%) CHECK Team Member
5 4 (2.16%) APMP
5 4 (2.16%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.08%) CEH
6 2 (1.08%) CISA
6 2 (1.08%) CISM
6 2 (1.08%) CISSP
7 1 (0.54%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.54%) MCSA
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.54%) VCAP
7 1 (0.54%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.16%) QA
2 3 (1.62%) GDPR
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (17.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (12.43%) Active Directory
3 19 (10.27%) Docker
4 14 (7.57%) VMware NSX
5 11 (5.95%) Hyper-V
6 8 (4.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (4.32%) NFS
6 8 (4.32%) XenApp
6 8 (4.32%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.24%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (3.24%) vSphere
8 5 (2.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 50 (27.03%) Ansible
2 49 (26.49%) Puppet
3 40 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (9.73%) Kubernetes
5 14 (7.57%) Terraform
6 12 (6.49%) SCCM
7 6 (3.24%) Nessus
8 5 (2.70%) HAProxy
8 5 (2.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (2.70%) Kibana
8 5 (2.70%) logstash
8 5 (2.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (2.70%) Prometheus
8 5 (2.70%) Sysdig
9 3 (1.62%) Salt
9 3 (1.62%) SCOM
9 3 (1.62%) WSUS
10 2 (1.08%) EdgeSight
10 2 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.54%) Consul
Vendors
1 46 (24.86%) Oracle
2 42 (22.70%) VMware
3 37 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (12.97%) Citrix
5 14 (7.57%) Cisco
6 12 (6.49%) Google
7 11 (5.95%) EMC
7 11 (5.95%) NetApp
8 8 (4.32%) Hortonworks
9 7 (3.78%) Ivanti
10 6 (3.24%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.24%) Wyse
11 3 (1.62%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.62%) Guidewire
11 3 (1.62%) Sybase
12 2 (1.08%) Capita
12 2 (1.08%) MuleSoft
13 1 (0.54%) Apigee
13 1 (0.54%) CyberArk
13 1 (0.54%) Qualys