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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 7 36 38
Rank change year-on-year +29 +2  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 30 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 11.76% 1.43% 4.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.67% 25.00% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 5
Median daily rate £307 £306 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.24% -18.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £339 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -57.85% +40.00%  

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 72 16 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 28.24% 5.71% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 13 8
Median daily rate £450 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £280 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £350 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Southampton

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 13 (29.55%) ESRI
3 12 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 10 (22.73%) .NET
4 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
6 8 (18.18%) NoSQL
6 8 (18.18%) Use Case
6 8 (18.18%) Software Distribution
6 8 (18.18%) Geospatial Data
7 7 (15.91%) Big Data
7 7 (15.91%) Office 365
7 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
7 7 (15.91%) Windows
8 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
8 6 (13.64%) C#
8 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
8 6 (13.64%) ETL
8 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
8 6 (13.64%) VMware
8 6 (13.64%) Data Governance
8 6 (13.64%) Hadoop
9 5 (11.36%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (11.36%) Metadata Management
9 5 (11.36%) Power BI
9 5 (11.36%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (11.36%) Tableau
9 5 (11.36%) Event-Driven Architecture

Microsoft Azure
Top Related 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 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (4.55%) IIS
1 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.27%) Commerce Server
2 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.91%) Office 365
3 4 (9.09%) IaaS
3 4 (9.09%) PaaS
4 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.27%) G Suite
5 1 (2.27%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.27%) SaaS
5 1 (2.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Geospatial Data
1 8 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 7 (15.91%) Big Data
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.64%) Hadoop
4 5 (11.36%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (11.36%) IBM InfoSphere
4 5 (11.36%) Power BI
5 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.27%) HBase
7 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Architect
2 12 (27.27%) Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Applications Architect
4 9 (20.45%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (15.91%) .NET Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Data Architect
5 7 (15.91%) Geospatial Architect
6 6 (13.64%) Azure Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Azure Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Big Data Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.36%) PostGIS
4 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.55%) Aurelia
4 2 (4.55%) CSS
4 2 (4.55%) CSS3
4 2 (4.55%) HTML
4 2 (4.55%) HTML5
4 2 (4.55%) Middleware
4 2 (4.55%) React
4 2 (4.55%) REST
4 2 (4.55%) RESTful
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.27%) JSON
5 1 (2.27%) SAML
5 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
3 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) TOGAF
2 8 (18.18%) Software Distribution
2 8 (18.18%) Use Case
3 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) Data Governance
4 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
4 6 (13.64%) ETL
5 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.36%) Data Integration
5 5 (11.36%) Data Management
5 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Data Management
5 5 (11.36%) ERD
5 5 (11.36%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 5 (11.36%) Metadata Management
5 5 (11.36%) MVC
5 5 (11.36%) UML
6 4 (9.09%) Conceptual Models
6 4 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (9.09%) Master Data Management
6 4 (9.09%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) C#
3 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) F#
4 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.27%) C
5 1 (2.27%) Go
5 1 (2.27%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) Scala
5 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) MCSA
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) vSphere
3 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.27%) HDFS
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
2 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (29.55%) ESRI
3 6 (13.64%) VMware
4 5 (11.36%) IBM
4 5 (11.36%) Informatica
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 5 (11.36%) SAP
4 5 (11.36%) Tableau
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco
7 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.27%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.27%) Google
7 1 (2.27%) Hortonworks
7 1 (2.27%) Juniper
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