Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 10 July 2020 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 7 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 +23 +5
Contract jobs citing Azure 134 304 219
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 15.90% 12.60% 6.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.21% 40.26% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 230 157
Median daily rate £450 £500 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +9.89% -9.00%
10th Percentile £300 £369 £335
90th Percentile £608 £638 £625
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00
South East median hourly rate £58.00 £52.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +10.48% +105.88% +54.55%

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 Surrey with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 290 755 779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 34.40% 31.30% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 557 568
Median daily rate £461 £482 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.36% +1.47% +9.20%
10th Percentile £260 £315 £304
90th Percentile £595 £625 £602
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +132.56% +45.76%
10th Percentile £17.10 £19.90 £13.48
90th Percentile £65.25 £52.50 £48.25
Median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £18.82
% change year-on-year -35.71% +85.97% +14.06%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Surrey

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for Azure in Surrey

Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure in Surrey over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Azure in Surrey

Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Azure in Surrey.

Hourly rate trend for Azure in Surrey

Azure
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Azure in Surrey over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Azure in Surrey

Azure
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. 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
Sunbury-on-Thames +1 30 £538 -8.51%
Reigate +19 17 £450 -25.00% 1
Epsom +11 11 £438 -16.67% 1
Leatherhead +11 11 £500 +66.67% 2
Guildford +6 7 £400 +3.23% 13
Chertsey - 7 £500 - 2
Redhill +1 5 £625 +2.04%
Godalming +7 4 £208 -39.86% 5
Weybridge -1 3 £500 +11.11% 2
Staines -1 2 £400 -22.71% 2
Egham +1 1 £500 - 1
Woking 0 1 £425 -14.14% 2
Cobham -2 1 £488 +8.33%
Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Azure.

1 49 (36.57%) Microsoft
2 48 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (34.33%) AWS
4 40 (29.85%) SQL
5 31 (23.13%) Finance
6 30 (22.39%) Scrum
7 29 (21.64%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (18.66%) C#
8 25 (18.66%) Python
9 23 (17.16%) Test Automation
9 23 (17.16%) DevOps
10 21 (15.67%) Data Lake
10 21 (15.67%) JavaScript
11 20 (14.93%) Analytics
12 19 (14.18%) Power BI
12 19 (14.18%) Power Platform
12 19 (14.18%) .NET
12 19 (14.18%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (13.43%) ETL
14 17 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (11.94%) ITIL
15 16 (11.94%) Databricks
16 15 (11.19%) Data Science
16 15 (11.19%) Office 365
16 15 (11.19%) Windows
16 15 (11.19%) SQL Server
16 15 (11.19%) Artificial Intelligence
17 14 (10.45%) CRM
17 14 (10.45%) Change Management
17 14 (10.45%) Machine Learning

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (5.97%) Skype for Business
2 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.48%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.73%) Confluence
4 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.99%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.24%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.49%) Mendix
8 1 (0.75%) Apache
8 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (9.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (5.22%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (2.99%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 46 (34.33%) AWS
2 19 (14.18%) Power Platform
3 15 (11.19%) Office 365
4 13 (9.70%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (5.97%) Serverless
6 6 (4.48%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (3.73%) GCP
7 5 (3.73%) Logic Apps
7 5 (3.73%) PaaS
7 5 (3.73%) SaaS
8 4 (2.99%) Amazon S3
8 4 (2.99%) Heroku
8 4 (2.99%) IaaS
8 4 (2.99%) OneDrive
9 3 (2.24%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (2.24%) Kong
10 2 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.49%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.49%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.75%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.72%) Skype
2 3 (2.24%) AMQP
2 3 (2.24%) Firewall
2 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.49%) WAN
4 1 (0.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.75%) LAN
4 1 (0.75%) Network Security
4 1 (0.75%) SAN
4 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.67%) Data Lake
2 19 (14.18%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (14.18%) Power BI
3 15 (11.19%) SQL Server
4 14 (10.45%) Azure SQL Database
5 10 (7.46%) Big Data
6 7 (5.22%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.22%) SAP BW
6 7 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.73%) OLAP
8 4 (2.99%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (2.99%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.99%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.99%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.99%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (2.24%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.49%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Selenium
2 5 (3.73%) JIRA
3 4 (2.99%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.24%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.24%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.24%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.24%) JUnit
4 3 (2.24%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (23.13%) Finance
2 4 (2.99%) Police
3 2 (1.49%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (26.12%) Developer
2 26 (19.40%) Analyst
3 19 (14.18%) Architect
4 12 (8.96%) CRM Developer
4 12 (8.96%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 11 (8.21%) Security Architect
6 10 (7.46%) Data Scientist
7 9 (6.72%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.72%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.97%) Data Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.22%) Azure Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (4.48%) Azure Engineer
11 5 (3.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Data Engineer
11 5 (3.73%) Migration Manager
12 4 (2.99%) Information Analyst
12 4 (2.99%) Information Security Analyst
12 4 (2.99%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.18%) .NET
2 11 (8.21%) RESTful
3 10 (7.46%) Node.js
4 5 (3.73%) Middleware
5 4 (2.99%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.99%) Web Services
6 3 (2.24%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (2.24%) Kafka
6 3 (2.24%) Keras
6 3 (2.24%) PySpark
6 3 (2.24%) PyTorch
6 3 (2.24%) TensorFlow
7 2 (1.49%) CSS
7 2 (1.49%) HTML
7 2 (1.49%) Ionic Framework
7 2 (1.49%) React
7 2 (1.49%) Vue.js
8 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.21%) Data Structures
2 8 (5.97%) Mainframe
3 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.48%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.48%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.24%) User Experience
7 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.49%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.75%) Replication
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.19%) Windows
2 13 (9.70%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.48%) Unix
4 2 (1.49%) Linux
4 2 (1.49%) Solaris
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.75%) Android
5 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.39%) Scrum
3 29 (21.64%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (17.16%) DevOps
4 23 (17.16%) Test Automation
5 20 (14.93%) Analytics
6 18 (13.43%) ETL
7 17 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (11.94%) ITIL
9 15 (11.19%) Artificial Intelligence
9 15 (11.19%) Data Science
10 14 (10.45%) Change Management
10 14 (10.45%) CRM
10 14 (10.45%) Kimball Methodology
10 14 (10.45%) Machine Learning
11 12 (8.96%) Project Management
12 11 (8.21%) API Integration
12 11 (8.21%) Information Security
12 11 (8.21%) Risk Assessment
12 11 (8.21%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.85%) SQL
2 25 (18.66%) C#
2 25 (18.66%) Python
3 21 (15.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.96%) Java
5 7 (5.22%) Scala
6 3 (2.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (2.24%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.24%) R
7 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.75%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.75%) Dart
8 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (4.48%) MCSE
2 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.73%) CCNA
3 5 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.73%) MCSA
3 5 (3.73%) PhD
4 4 (2.99%) MCP
5 3 (2.24%) CCNP
6 2 (1.49%) CISSP
6 2 (1.49%) Degree
6 2 (1.49%) ISEB
6 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) SLA
2 6 (4.48%) GDPR
2 6 (4.48%) QA
3 5 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.73%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.75%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 13 (9.70%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.97%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.24%) Docker
5 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.49%) vSphere
6 1 (0.75%) HDFS
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (2.99%) RSA Archer
3 3 (2.24%) SCCM
4 2 (1.49%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.75%) Ansible
5 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.75%) Oozie
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.75%) SCOM
5 1 (0.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 49 (36.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.94%) Databricks
3 13 (9.70%) SAP
4 10 (7.46%) Tableau
5 9 (6.72%) ServiceNow
6 8 (5.97%) Cisco
6 8 (5.97%) Cloudera
7 6 (4.48%) VMware
8 3 (2.24%) Citrix
8 3 (2.24%) Google
8 3 (2.24%) Oracle
8 3 (2.24%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.24%) Polycom
8 3 (2.24%) Yealink
9 2 (1.49%) Informatica
9 2 (1.49%) Remedy
9 2 (1.49%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.49%) Sun
10 1 (0.75%) Juniper
10 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com