Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 14 November 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 44 68
Rank change year-on-year +11 +24 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 43 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.92% 2.93% 1.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.09% 26.37% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 15
South Yorkshire median daily rate £465 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.14% +14.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £335 £300 £291
90th Percentile £633 £525 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £448 £475
% change year-on-year -5.14% -5.79% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 134 91 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.33% 11.11% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 57 92
South Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +4.35% +7.81%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £276
90th Percentile £600 £657 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £430 £425
% change year-on-year - +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £22.00 £87.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% -74.86% +629.17%
10th Percentile £10.00 £20.00 £22.35
90th Percentile £24.63 £24.00 £127.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £21.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year -31.48% +37.10% +29.17%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
Sheffield +7 28 £500 +16.28% 23
Doncaster - 6 £394 - 3
Rotherham - 2 £395 -
Barnsley - 2 £475 - 1
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 19 (44.19%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (32.56%) Finance
4 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.91%) DevOps
5 11 (25.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (25.58%) SQL
5 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
5 11 (25.58%) Google
6 10 (23.26%) Java
6 10 (23.26%) Windows
7 9 (20.93%) MVC
8 8 (18.60%) Migration
8 8 (18.60%) Ruby
8 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (16.28%) Puppet
9 7 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (16.28%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (16.28%) Ansible
9 7 (16.28%) Docker
9 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
9 7 (16.28%) Linux
9 7 (16.28%) Python
10 6 (13.95%) LAN
10 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
10 6 (13.95%) C#
10 6 (13.95%) HTML
10 6 (13.95%) MySQL
10 6 (13.95%) WAN
10 6 (13.95%) VMware

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 4 (9.30%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.65%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.65%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (44.19%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (25.58%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (13.95%) Office 365
3 6 (13.95%) SaaS
4 5 (11.63%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (11.63%) IaaS
4 5 (11.63%) PaaS
5 4 (9.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (9.30%) GitHub
6 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) LAN
1 6 (13.95%) WAN
2 5 (11.63%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (9.30%) HTTP
3 4 (9.30%) SAN
3 4 (9.30%) SSL
3 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.98%) DNS
4 3 (6.98%) Firewall
4 3 (6.98%) NAS
5 2 (4.65%) FCoE
5 2 (4.65%) H.323
5 2 (4.65%) HTTPS
5 2 (4.65%) IPsec
5 2 (4.65%) MPLS
5 2 (4.65%) OSPF
5 2 (4.65%) Skype
5 2 (4.65%) VoIP
5 2 (4.65%) VPN
5 2 (4.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) MySQL
3 4 (9.30%) Power BI
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (6.98%) Subversion
5 2 (4.65%) CircleCI
5 2 (4.65%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.33%) Gradle
6 1 (2.33%) Maven
6 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Architect
2 9 (20.93%) Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (11.63%) Technical Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Migration Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) HTML
2 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.63%) RESTful
3 4 (9.30%) jQuery
3 4 (9.30%) Node.js
3 4 (9.30%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (6.98%) CSS
4 3 (6.98%) Middleware
4 3 (6.98%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (6.98%) React
4 3 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (6.98%) XML
4 3 (6.98%) XSLT
5 2 (4.65%) 802.1X
5 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.65%) Play Framework
5 2 (4.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Cloud Native
1 3 (6.98%) Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Solaris
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.65%) Unix
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.33%) VMS
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) DevOps
3 9 (20.93%) MVC
4 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (18.60%) Migration
5 7 (16.28%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.30%) Data Integration
7 4 (9.30%) Open Source
7 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.98%) Benchmarking
8 3 (6.98%) CRM
8 3 (6.98%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.98%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (4.65%) Deployment Automation
9 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (4.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) Java
3 8 (18.60%) Ruby
4 7 (16.28%) Python
5 6 (13.95%) C#
5 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) Scala
7 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.65%) Go
7 2 (4.65%) Java 8
8 1 (2.33%) Kotlin
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) CCNA
3 2 (4.65%) CCNP
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
1 7 (16.28%) Docker
2 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) NFS
3 3 (6.98%) SRDF
3 3 (6.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (6.98%) vSphere
3 3 (6.98%) Xen
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Ansible
1 7 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (16.28%) Puppet
2 5 (11.63%) Terraform
3 3 (6.98%) Salt
3 3 (6.98%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) Google
3 6 (13.95%) VMware
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco
4 5 (11.63%) EMC
4 5 (11.63%) NetApp
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle
5 4 (9.30%) TOWER Software
6 3 (6.98%) MuleSoft
6 3 (6.98%) SaltStack
7 2 (4.65%) Aruba
7 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.65%) Meraki
7 2 (4.65%) SAP
7 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.33%) Citrix
8 1 (2.33%) Progress
8 1 (2.33%) Xamarin