Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an Azure Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.37% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £525 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 -
% change year-on-year +3.03% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 257 417 264
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.19% 96.53% 91.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 263 169
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £341 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.20% -6.07% +13.28%
10th Percentile £260 £167 £263
90th Percentile £473 £488 £440
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 22
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.20 £25.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.20% +85.19% +10.20%
10th Percentile £10.30 £12.13 £10.09
90th Percentile £44.30 £57.50 £18.92
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.80
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.71% +5.00%

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, Azure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Azure Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Task Automation

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Task Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet