Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Azure Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.36% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £425 £365
% change year-on-year +11.76% +16.44% -
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 266 238 335
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 94.07% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 159 206
Staffordshire median daily rate £368 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.09% +0.74% -6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £205 £188
90th Percentile £456 £475 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 18
Staffordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.10 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.80% +0.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £33.65 £28.35 £46.80
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -11.43% +16.67% -11.76%

Azure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Engineer within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth - 1 £375 -
Azure Engineer
West Midlands

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, Azure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Azure Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS

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%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware