Period
to 22 February 2018

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 February 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 15 53
Rank change year-on-year +9 +38 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 53 38 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 12.18% 7.20% 1.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.96% 36.54% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 3
Southampton median daily rate £495 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +20.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £275 £288 £363
90th Percentile £538 £531 £428
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £450 £458
% change year-on-year -2.78% -1.75% +25.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Southampton median hourly rate £18.00 - £37.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.75 £56.66 £37.50
% change year-on-year -61.61% +51.08% -

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 104 104 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 23.91% 19.70% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 62 20
Southampton median daily rate £405 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.74% +35.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £254 £310 £300
90th Percentile £538 £925 £521
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £475 £406
% change year-on-year -10.53% +16.92% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Southampton median hourly rate £18.38 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.76% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £18.01 £41.25 £36.25
90th Percentile £19.24 £43.75 £45.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.50 £48.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -72.16% +7.78% +291.30%

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 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.74%) PowerShell
2 20 (37.74%) Office 365
3 17 (32.08%) Visual Studio Team System
4 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
5 15 (28.30%) Migration
6 14 (26.42%) PaaS
7 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
8 11 (20.75%) Python
9 10 (18.87%) SQL
10 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
11 8 (15.09%) Windows
11 8 (15.09%) IaaS
11 8 (15.09%) Analytics
12 7 (13.21%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (13.21%) Oracle
12 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
12 7 (13.21%) TOGAF
13 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (11.32%) Data Management
13 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Data Management
13 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
13 6 (11.32%) Data Architecture
13 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
13 6 (11.32%) SaaS
13 6 (11.32%) EAI
13 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
13 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL

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 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (37.74%) Office 365
2 14 (26.42%) PaaS
3 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (15.09%) IaaS
5 7 (13.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (11.32%) SaaS
7 4 (7.55%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (5.66%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 3 (5.66%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Intranet
2 2 (3.77%) Skype
3 1 (1.89%) LAN
3 1 (1.89%) Network Security
3 1 (1.89%) SMS
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) WAN
3 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) Big Data
2 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.55%) Geospatial Data
2 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.55%) Power BI
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.66%) Data Lake
3 3 (5.66%) HDInsight
4 2 (3.77%) Spatial Data
5 1 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.89%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (5.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) Azure Engineer
3 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Azure Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Administrator
6 5 (9.43%) SharePoint Administrator
7 4 (7.55%) Office 365 Administrator
8 3 (5.66%) Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Data Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Head of Architecture
8 3 (5.66%) Head of Data Architecture
8 3 (5.66%) Head of Information
8 3 (5.66%) Lead Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Lead Data Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Developer
9 2 (3.77%) DevOps Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Office 365 Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) JDBC
2 4 (7.55%) .NET
3 3 (5.66%) JSON
3 3 (5.66%) REST
4 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.77%) CSS
4 2 (3.77%) HTML
4 2 (3.77%) HTML5
4 2 (3.77%) Node.js
4 2 (3.77%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (3.77%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.89%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Migration
2 8 (15.09%) Analytics
3 7 (13.21%) TOGAF
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (11.32%) Data Architecture
4 6 (11.32%) Data Management
4 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
4 6 (11.32%) EAI
4 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Data Management
5 5 (9.43%) Data Loss Prevention
5 5 (9.43%) Data Science
5 5 (9.43%) Data Security
5 5 (9.43%) Data Strategy
5 5 (9.43%) ETL
6 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL
7 3 (5.66%) Information Architecture
7 3 (5.66%) Service Management
7 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) PowerShell
2 11 (20.75%) Python
3 10 (18.87%) SQL
4 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.77%) C#
5 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.77%) CCNA
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.77%) MCSA
3 2 (3.77%) MCSE
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CISM
4 1 (1.89%) CISSP
4 1 (1.89%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) GDPR
2 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.77%) Docker
4 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (5.66%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) SCCM
3 2 (3.77%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle
3 5 (9.43%) VMware
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco
5 2 (3.77%) BMC
5 2 (3.77%) HP
5 2 (3.77%) NetApp
5 2 (3.77%) Remedy
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix
6 1 (1.89%) CommVault