Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 55 72
Rank change year-on-year +22 +17 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 54 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.63% 2.77% 0.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.54% 23.64% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 7
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £378 £296 £276
90th Percentile £600 £630 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 161 110 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 16.79% 11.73% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 82 56
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £324 £251 £298
90th Percentile £565 £575 £625
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.18% -45.00% -
10th Percentile £22.55 £10.50 £17.50
90th Percentile £44.00 £19.20 £22.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.25 £13.80
% change year-on-year +145.61% +3.26% -

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 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Contractor hourly 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 25 April 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 +19 43 £500 +17.65% 8
Barnsley -7 2 £538 - 1
Doncaster +2 1 - - 3
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (48.15%) Linux
3 21 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (31.48%) Web Operations
5 16 (29.63%) DevOps
5 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 15 (27.78%) Git (software)
6 15 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (25.93%) Ansible
7 14 (25.93%) Puppet
8 13 (24.07%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (24.07%) Web Services
9 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
10 11 (20.37%) Java
10 11 (20.37%) Python
10 11 (20.37%) Open Source
11 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
11 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
11 10 (18.52%) TDD
11 10 (18.52%) Ruby
11 10 (18.52%) Windows
11 10 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (18.52%) Docker
11 10 (18.52%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (18.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 9 (16.67%) Oracle
13 8 (14.81%) Unix
13 8 (14.81%) C#
13 8 (14.81%) .NET
13 8 (14.81%) SSL

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 3 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.70%) Confluence
2 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.85%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (11.11%) Office 365
4 4 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.70%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.70%) GitHub
5 2 (3.70%) IaaS
5 2 (3.70%) PaaS
6 1 (1.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.85%) CloudBees
6 1 (1.85%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (1.85%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.85%) SaaS
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) SSL
2 7 (12.96%) HTTP
2 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.56%) VPN
4 2 (3.70%) SAN
4 2 (3.70%) SMS
5 1 (1.85%) 4G
5 1 (1.85%) IPsec
5 1 (1.85%) MPLS
5 1 (1.85%) NAS
5 1 (1.85%) Skype
5 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) MySQL
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (3.70%) Data Lake
2 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.70%) Power BI
3 1 (1.85%) Big Data
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.96%) Bitbucket
4 6 (11.11%) Subversion
4 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (11.11%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.70%) CircleCI
5 2 (3.70%) JIRA
5 2 (3.70%) JMeter
5 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.70%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.85%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) Architect
2 11 (20.37%) Consultant
3 8 (14.81%) Azure Consultant
4 6 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (7.41%) Azure Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Agile Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Test Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) Web Services
2 8 (14.81%) .NET
3 7 (12.96%) CSS
3 7 (12.96%) HTML
3 7 (12.96%) Play Framework
4 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 6 (11.11%) Angular 2
4 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 6 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 6 (11.11%) Node.js
4 6 (11.11%) React
5 2 (3.70%) .NET Core
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.70%) Spring
6 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.85%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) CCTV
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Linux
2 10 (18.52%) Windows
3 8 (14.81%) Unix
4 6 (11.11%) Mac OS X
5 3 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.85%) SUSE
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Web Operations
3 16 (29.63%) DevOps
4 15 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (20.37%) Open Source
6 10 (18.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 10 (18.52%) TDD
7 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management
8 7 (12.96%) BDD
9 6 (11.11%) Migration
9 6 (11.11%) Mobile First
9 6 (11.11%) User Stories
9 6 (11.11%) Web Development
10 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.56%) Kanban
11 3 (5.56%) Load Testing
11 3 (5.56%) Scalability Testing
11 3 (5.56%) Software Delivery
11 3 (5.56%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) Java
1 11 (20.37%) Python
2 10 (18.52%) Ruby
3 8 (14.81%) C#
4 6 (11.11%) Scala
5 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.56%) SQL
7 2 (3.70%) Go
7 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.70%) X++
8 1 (1.85%) Java 8
8 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (3.70%) CCNA
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) GCP
2 1 (1.85%) GDPR
2 1 (1.85%) PSD2
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Docker
2 4 (7.41%) vSphere
3 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) Ansible
1 14 (25.93%) Puppet
2 10 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (14.81%) Terraform
4 6 (11.11%) Grafana
4 6 (11.11%) Prometheus
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.70%) Salt
5 2 (3.70%) SCCM
5 2 (3.70%) SCOM
5 2 (3.70%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle
3 6 (11.11%) Splunk
4 4 (7.41%) VMware
5 3 (5.56%) EMC
5 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.56%) SaltStack
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco
6 2 (3.70%) Google
6 2 (3.70%) IBM
6 2 (3.70%) NetApp
6 2 (3.70%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.85%) Centrify
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix
7 1 (1.85%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) Meraki
7 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.85%) Tableau
7 1 (1.85%) Veritas