Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 36 53
Rank change year-on-year +15 +17 +22
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 79 43 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.53% 4.52% 2.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.04% 30.50% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 28 15
South Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £453 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.73% +6.47% +30.77%
10th Percentile £281 £361 £315
90th Percentile £621 £541 £640
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £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 272 141 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 25.93% 14.81% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 91 43
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £200 £300 £307
90th Percentile £588 £550 £670
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% -5.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £86.00 £35.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.71% +218.18% -91.20%
10th Percentile £25.15 £17.54 £10.50
90th Percentile £152.05 £41.00 £11.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year -26.84% +1.54% +20.69%

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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 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
Sheffield +11 55 £500 +5.26% 23
Rotherham +6 6 £250 -35.90% 1
Doncaster -1 6 £400 - 6
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 36 (45.57%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (39.24%) Microsoft
3 28 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (26.58%) DevOps
5 20 (25.32%) Office 365
6 18 (22.78%) .NET
7 15 (18.99%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (17.72%) Java
8 14 (17.72%) Python
9 13 (16.46%) Windows
9 13 (16.46%) Linux
9 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
10 12 (15.19%) Google
11 11 (13.92%) Jenkins
11 11 (13.92%) C#
11 11 (13.92%) Ruby
11 11 (13.92%) Finance
11 11 (13.92%) Public Sector
12 10 (12.66%) Migration
12 10 (12.66%) MVC
12 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
13 9 (11.39%) Puppet
13 9 (11.39%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (11.39%) Go
13 9 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (11.39%) Ansible
13 9 (11.39%) SQL
13 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
13 9 (11.39%) .NET Core

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 (3.80%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.53%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 36 (45.57%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (25.32%) Office 365
3 15 (18.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (8.86%) Power Platform
4 7 (8.86%) SaaS
5 6 (7.59%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (7.59%) IaaS
5 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Flow
5 6 (7.59%) PowerApps
6 5 (6.33%) PaaS
7 3 (3.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.53%) GitHub
9 1 (1.27%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (1.27%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Firewall
1 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.80%) Internet
2 3 (3.80%) Skype
3 2 (2.53%) BIG-IP
3 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.53%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (2.53%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.53%) H.323
3 2 (2.53%) HTTP
3 2 (2.53%) ISDN
3 2 (2.53%) SSL
3 2 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.27%) DHCP
4 1 (1.27%) DNS
4 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) Power BI
3 5 (6.33%) MySQL
4 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) Big Data
5 1 (1.27%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) DB2
5 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.80%) GitLab
3 3 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.80%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.53%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.27%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.27%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (1.27%) JIRA
5 1 (1.27%) Maven
5 1 (1.27%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.27%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
1 11 (13.92%) Public Sector
2 6 (7.59%) Back Office
2 6 (7.59%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.06%) Local Government
4 3 (3.80%) Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Retail
6 1 (1.27%) Law
6 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Developer
2 15 (18.99%) Architect
3 9 (11.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.59%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Consultant
6 5 (6.33%) Azure DevOps
6 5 (6.33%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (6.33%) Office 365 Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Applications Packager
7 4 (5.06%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Security Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) .NET
2 9 (11.39%) .NET Core
3 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.33%) .NET Framework
4 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (6.33%) Node.js
4 5 (6.33%) Web Services
5 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (5.06%) HTML
6 3 (3.80%) CSS
6 3 (3.80%) RESTful
7 2 (2.53%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.53%) Kafka
8 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.27%) Express
8 1 (1.27%) JAX-RS
8 1 (1.27%) LESS
8 1 (1.27%) Sass
8 1 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.80%) iSeries
3 3 (3.80%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.80%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.53%) NHS
5 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Linux
1 13 (16.46%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Unix
3 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.27%) Android
5 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) CentOS
5 1 (1.27%) CoreOS
5 1 (1.27%) Mesosphere
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.58%) DevOps
3 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (12.66%) Migration
3 10 (12.66%) MVC
4 9 (11.39%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.13%) Information Security
5 8 (10.13%) Security Architecture
6 7 (8.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (8.86%) CRM
6 7 (8.86%) Project Management
7 6 (7.59%) Change Management
7 6 (7.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure as Code
7 6 (7.59%) ITIL
7 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.59%) Task Automation
7 6 (7.59%) Test Automation
7 6 (7.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) Java
1 14 (17.72%) Python
2 11 (13.92%) C#
2 11 (13.92%) Ruby
3 9 (11.39%) Go
3 9 (11.39%) SQL
4 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.27%) C++
6 1 (1.27%) Rust
6 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) Degree
4 4 (5.06%) Chartered Engineer
4 4 (5.06%) DBS Check
4 4 (5.06%) HND
5 3 (3.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.53%) CCNP
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.53%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.27%) CLAS
7 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.06%) GDPR
2 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.80%) VMware NSX
3 2 (2.53%) Docker
3 2 (2.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Ansible
1 9 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (11.39%) Puppet
2 7 (8.86%) Terraform
3 5 (6.33%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.80%) SCCM
4 3 (3.80%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (1.27%) Automic
5 1 (1.27%) Consul
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.27%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.27%) Rancher
Vendors
1 31 (39.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.19%) Google
3 8 (10.13%) EMC
3 8 (10.13%) NetApp
4 7 (8.86%) Oracle
4 7 (8.86%) VMware
5 4 (5.06%) TOWER Software
5 4 (5.06%) Veritas
5 4 (5.06%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco
6 2 (2.53%) F5
6 2 (2.53%) IronPort
6 2 (2.53%) Juniper
6 2 (2.53%) Mercator
6 2 (2.53%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.27%) Apple
7 1 (1.27%) BMC
7 1 (1.27%) Samsung
7 1 (1.27%) Splunk
7 1 (1.27%) Veracode