Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 22 November 2017 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 35 61
Rank change year-on-year +24 +26 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 44 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 9.19% 2.95% 1.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.94% 24.19% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 3
Southampton median daily rate £365 £465 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.51% +24.00% -
10th Percentile £212 £255 £363
90th Percentile £525 £553 £428
Hampshire median daily rate £378 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -16.11% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Southampton median hourly rate £18.00 - £37.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.00 £36.28 £37.50
% change year-on-year -50.39% -3.25% -

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 Southampton with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 113 62 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 23.59% 12.20% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 37 18
Southampton median daily rate £375 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £131 £308 £289
90th Percentile £525 £548 £508
Hampshire median daily rate £385 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -14.44% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Southampton median hourly rate £18.00 - £27.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £54.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -76.15% +211.43% -5.41%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Southampton

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Southampton

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Southampton over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 23 (52.27%) Visual Studio Team System
3 22 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
5 16 (36.36%) Python
6 13 (29.55%) PaaS
7 9 (20.45%) Office 365
8 8 (18.18%) Migration
9 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
10 6 (13.64%) SaaS
10 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (13.64%) Data Architecture
10 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Data Management
10 6 (13.64%) IaaS
10 6 (13.64%) Analytics
10 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (13.64%) Data Management
10 6 (13.64%) EAI
10 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
10 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
10 6 (13.64%) SQL
10 6 (13.64%) .NET
10 6 (13.64%) Oracle
10 6 (13.64%) JDBC
11 5 (11.36%) Windows
11 5 (11.36%) ETL
11 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
11 5 (11.36%) Data Security
11 5 (11.36%) TOGAF

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (29.55%) PaaS
2 9 (20.45%) Office 365
3 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (13.64%) IaaS
3 6 (13.64%) SaaS
4 4 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Intranet
1 1 (2.27%) LAN
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.27%) WAN
1 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.09%) Big Data
3 4 (9.09%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (4.55%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 23 (52.27%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (45.45%) Azure Engineer
3 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Head of Architecture
6 3 (6.82%) Head of Data Architecture
6 3 (6.82%) Head of Information
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Data Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Data Modeller
8 1 (2.27%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Implementation Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) .NET
1 6 (13.64%) JDBC
2 3 (6.82%) .NET Core
2 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.82%) HATEOAS
2 3 (6.82%) REST
3 2 (4.55%) CSS
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.27%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Migration
2 6 (13.64%) Analytics
2 6 (13.64%) Data Architecture
2 6 (13.64%) Data Management
2 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
2 6 (13.64%) EAI
2 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Data Management
3 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.36%) Data Security
3 5 (11.36%) Data Strategy
3 5 (11.36%) ETL
3 5 (11.36%) TOGAF
4 3 (6.82%) Domain Models
4 3 (6.82%) Information Architecture
4 3 (6.82%) Microservices
4 3 (6.82%) Prototyping
4 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
4 3 (6.82%) Workflow
5 2 (4.55%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 16 (36.36%) Python
3 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
3 6 (13.64%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) CCNA
1 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.55%) MCSA
1 2 (4.55%) MCSE
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) BMC
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) NetApp
5 1 (2.27%) Remedy