Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 20 November 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.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 46 -
Rank change year-on-year +30 - +51
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 20 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 6.27% 1.08% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 54.05% 15.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 0
Suffolk median daily rate £301 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.14% - -
East of England median daily rate £460 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +22.67% -11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 - -

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 Suffolk with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 37 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 11.60% 7.11% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 20
Suffolk median daily rate £300 £396 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.29% -4.23% -3.22%
10th Percentile £90 £204 £335
90th Percentile £474 £568 £501
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - £14.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £18.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +247.22% -42.86% +103.23%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Suffolk

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Suffolk.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Suffolk

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Suffolk over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Suffolk

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Ipswich +14 15 £300 -7.69% 1
Bury St Edmunds - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 11 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
4 6 (30.00%) Migration
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) HTML5
6 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 4 (20.00%) JSON
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) PHP
6 4 (20.00%) CSS
6 4 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) OOP
7 3 (15.00%) Python
7 3 (15.00%) .NET
7 3 (15.00%) MVC
7 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (15.00%) REST
7 3 (15.00%) CSS3
7 3 (15.00%) Laravel
7 3 (15.00%) Big Data
7 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.00%) Apache Avro
7 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (15.00%) Apache Spark
7 3 (15.00%) Data Ingestion
8 2 (10.00%) GDPR
8 2 (10.00%) Threat Detection

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 3 (15.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Big Data
2 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.00%) Impala
3 2 (10.00%) Parquet
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Sqoop
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Big Data Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Security Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) HTML5
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) JSON
3 4 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) Apache Avro
4 3 (15.00%) CSS3
4 3 (15.00%) Laravel
4 3 (15.00%) REST
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Kafka
5 2 (10.00%) PySpark
5 2 (10.00%) Symfony
5 2 (10.00%) WCF
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) OOP
3 4 (20.00%) Web Development
4 3 (15.00%) Data Ingestion
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Threat Detection
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) PHP
3 3 (15.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) ES6
5 1 (5.00%) PHP 5
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) MCP
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) GDPR
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (10.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (10.00%) Darktrace
2 2 (10.00%) McAfee
2 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.00%) Cloudera