Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 9 37
Rank change year-on-year -5 +28 +17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 75 49 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 14.20% 10.27% 3.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.72% 40.50% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 14 18
Southampton median daily rate £450 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +26.67%
10th Percentile £334 £231 £278
90th Percentile £538 £573 £545
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £395 £440
% change year-on-year +20.25% -10.23% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Southampton median hourly rate - £18.00 -
Hampshire median hourly rate £62.50 £18.00 £36.28
% change year-on-year +247.22% -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 145 121 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 27.46% 25.37% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 59 41
Southampton median daily rate £463 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -21.05% +35.71%
10th Percentile £350 £141 £313
90th Percentile £562 £528 £563
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £393 £475
% change year-on-year +21.02% -17.37% +14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Southampton median hourly rate £11.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year +115.38% -76.15% +118.00%

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 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 48 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (53.33%) C#
3 25 (33.33%) Serverless
4 22 (29.33%) .NET
5 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 16 (21.33%) Migration
6 16 (21.33%) TDD
6 16 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 14 (18.67%) SQL
8 14 (18.67%) Python
8 14 (18.67%) BDD
8 14 (18.67%) DevOps
9 12 (16.00%) Big Data
9 12 (16.00%) Windows
9 12 (16.00%) JSON
10 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
11 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
11 10 (13.33%) Analytics
11 10 (13.33%) Office 365
11 10 (13.33%) MongoDB
11 10 (13.33%) Hadoop
11 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
11 10 (13.33%) Apache Spark
11 10 (13.33%) React
12 9 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (12.00%) MVC
12 9 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (12.00%) ETL

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 10 (13.33%) Apache Spark
2 7 (9.33%) Apache
2 7 (9.33%) CMS
3 6 (8.00%) Skype for Business
3 6 (8.00%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.00%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.33%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.33%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (33.33%) Serverless
2 16 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (13.33%) Office 365
4 9 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (10.67%) PaaS
6 6 (8.00%) Amazon S3
6 6 (8.00%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (8.00%) AWS Fargate
6 6 (8.00%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (6.67%) Azure Functions
7 5 (6.67%) OneDrive
8 4 (5.33%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (5.33%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 4 (5.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (4.00%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (4.00%) Azure Machine Learning
9 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (4.00%) SaaS
10 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Skype
2 2 (2.67%) DNS
2 2 (2.67%) SAN
3 1 (1.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.33%) LAN
3 1 (1.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.33%) VPN
3 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) Big Data
2 10 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 10 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.00%) Cosmos DB
3 9 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (10.67%) NoSQL
5 7 (9.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (9.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (8.00%) Data Lake
7 5 (6.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 4 (5.33%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (4.00%) Apache Hive
9 3 (4.00%) HBase
9 3 (4.00%) Impala
9 3 (4.00%) Neo4j
9 3 (4.00%) Power BI
9 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (9.33%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (8.00%) TeamCity
5 4 (5.33%) JIRA
5 4 (5.33%) MSTest
5 4 (5.33%) NUnit
5 4 (5.33%) Selenium
5 4 (5.33%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.00%) JMeter
6 3 (4.00%) Protractor
6 3 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.00%) webpack
7 2 (2.67%) GitLab
8 1 (1.33%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (2.67%) Automotive
2 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (60.00%) Developer
2 23 (30.67%) C# Developer
3 8 (10.67%) .NET Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Architect
4 6 (8.00%) Backend Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Cloud Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Data Architect
5 4 (5.33%) AWS Developer
5 4 (5.33%) Azure Developer
6 3 (4.00%) Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Angular Developer
6 3 (4.00%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.67%) Administrator
7 2 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.33%) .NET
2 12 (16.00%) JSON
3 10 (13.33%) React
4 9 (12.00%) .NET Core
5 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
5 8 (10.67%) HTML
6 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (8.00%) CSS
7 6 (8.00%) SAML
7 6 (8.00%) Vue.js
8 5 (6.67%) Kafka
8 5 (6.67%) Web Services
9 4 (5.33%) Node.js
10 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.00%) Angular 2
10 3 (4.00%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.00%) Sass
11 2 (2.67%) RESTful
11 2 (2.67%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.00%) User Experience
4 3 (4.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) PKI
5 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.67%) Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.33%) Migration
2 16 (21.33%) TDD
3 14 (18.67%) BDD
3 14 (18.67%) DevOps
4 10 (13.33%) Analytics
5 9 (12.00%) ETL
5 9 (12.00%) MVC
6 8 (10.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (10.67%) Data Architecture
6 8 (10.67%) OO
7 7 (9.33%) Data Modelling
7 7 (9.33%) Scrum
8 6 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.00%) Data Analytics
9 5 (6.67%) OOP
9 5 (6.67%) Performance Management
9 5 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (5.33%) Open Source
10 4 (5.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (53.33%) C#
2 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (18.67%) Python
3 14 (18.67%) SQL
4 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.67%) ES6
6 2 (2.67%) Scala
7 1 (1.33%) Java
7 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.00%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (2.67%) MCSA
5 2 (2.67%) MCSE
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.00%) Docker
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (8.00%) Ansible
3 5 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.67%) Puppet
3 5 (6.67%) Terraform
4 3 (4.00%) Oozie
4 3 (4.00%) SCCM
5 2 (2.67%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.33%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.33%) Grafana
6 1 (1.33%) Graphite
6 1 (1.33%) Kibana
6 1 (1.33%) SCOM
6 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) Databricks
3 4 (5.33%) Google
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle
5 2 (2.67%) CommVault
5 2 (2.67%) SAP
5 2 (2.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) HP
6 1 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.33%) Tableau
6 1 (1.33%) UiPath