Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 11 30
Rank change year-on-year +6 +19 -10
Contract jobs citing Azure 351 338 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 16.98% 10.44% 6.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.79% 40.97% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 262 154
Surrey median daily rate £480 £462 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -1.39% +4.17%
10th Percentile £317 £313 £363
90th Percentile £649 £613 £575
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £72.50 £38.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year +90.79% +36.94% -26.00%

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 705 825 524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 34.11% 25.48% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 609 388
Surrey median daily rate £475 £462 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +7.44% +4.24%
10th Percentile £284 £296 £261
90th Percentile £638 £606 £575
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Surrey median hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +185.71% +37.25% -15.00%
10th Percentile £22.13 £16.25 £10.55
90th Percentile £82.25 £19.15 £14.95
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +100.00% +6.06% -9.59%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Surrey

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure in Surrey

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Surrey over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure in Surrey

Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 13 November 2019. 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 +8 108 £535 +15.74% 1
Reigate +11 33 £600 +23.08% 24
Guildford +18 28 £450 - 23
Leatherhead +19 23 £300 -39.24% 6
Weybridge +5 13 £430 -16.10% 2
Woking +8 11 £456 +15.87% 8
Epsom +11 10 £438 +12.18% 3
Staines +5 9 £450 -18.18%
Farnham +7 5 £425 +36.00% 6
Redhill +14 4 £600 +35.98% 6
Chertsey - 4 £400 -
Godalming -1 3 £445 +20.27% 7
Cobham - 3 £450 -
Dorking +3 1 - - 1
Egham -10 1 £475 +11.76% 4
Tadworth - 1 £625 - 1
Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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.

1 138 (39.32%) DevOps
2 134 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (36.18%) Microsoft
4 97 (27.64%) AWS
5 94 (26.78%) C#
6 91 (25.93%) .NET
7 82 (23.36%) Scrum
8 77 (21.94%) Active Directory
9 72 (20.51%) PowerShell
10 68 (19.37%) Windows
11 66 (18.80%) SQL
12 63 (17.95%) SQL Server
13 61 (17.38%) Finance
14 51 (14.53%) Azure Active Directory
15 49 (13.96%) Test Automation
16 48 (13.68%) Python
17 41 (11.68%) JavaScript
18 40 (11.40%) .NET Framework
18 40 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
19 39 (11.11%) Jenkins
19 39 (11.11%) PaaS
20 37 (10.54%) VMware
21 35 (9.97%) SaaS
21 35 (9.97%) IaaS
21 35 (9.97%) Git (software)
22 34 (9.69%) TDD
23 33 (9.40%) Identity Access Management
24 32 (9.12%) Visual Studio
24 32 (9.12%) Linux
24 32 (9.12%) Analytics

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 15 (4.27%) Cloud Foundry
1 15 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (3.42%) OpenStack
4 11 (3.13%) Skype for Business
5 9 (2.56%) IIS
6 6 (1.71%) Confluence
7 5 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.42%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.14%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.57%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.28%) Apache
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.28%) CMS
11 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.28%) JBoss
11 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) CA PPM
2 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 97 (27.64%) AWS
2 51 (14.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 39 (11.11%) PaaS
4 35 (9.97%) IaaS
4 35 (9.97%) SaaS
5 29 (8.26%) Serverless
6 26 (7.41%) Office 365
7 23 (6.55%) OpenShift
8 20 (5.70%) Power Platform
9 19 (5.41%) Azure Functions
10 18 (5.13%) Azure Data Factory
11 14 (3.99%) GitHub
12 10 (2.85%) GCP
13 9 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (2.56%) Heroku
14 8 (2.28%) Dynamics 365
14 8 (2.28%) NuGet
15 5 (1.42%) Amazon Kinesis
15 5 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (1.42%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.84%) Firewall
2 17 (4.84%) DNS
3 11 (3.13%) Skype
4 8 (2.28%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.28%) WAN
5 7 (1.99%) AMQP
5 7 (1.99%) Internet
6 5 (1.42%) LAN
6 5 (1.42%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.14%) H.323
7 4 (1.14%) ISDN
8 3 (0.85%) Network Security
8 3 (0.85%) VPN
9 2 (0.57%) BGP
9 2 (0.57%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.57%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (0.57%) DHCP
9 2 (0.57%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.70%) Power BI
3 19 (5.41%) Azure SQL Database
3 19 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.28%) Data Lake
9 7 (1.99%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.99%) Redis
10 6 (1.71%) Amazon Athena
10 6 (1.71%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.42%) Big Data
11 5 (1.42%) Data Mining
11 5 (1.42%) MySQL
12 4 (1.14%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 35 (9.97%) Git (software)
3 32 (9.12%) Visual Studio
4 30 (8.55%) Visual Studio Team System
5 24 (6.84%) TeamCity
6 23 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (5.41%) Selenium
8 13 (3.70%) MSBuild
9 12 (3.42%) JIRA
9 12 (3.42%) ReSharper
10 11 (3.13%) SpecFlow
11 8 (2.28%) Cucumber
11 8 (2.28%) Subversion
12 7 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (1.99%) MSTest
12 7 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (1.99%) Ranorex
13 5 (1.42%) Gradle
13 5 (1.42%) Pylint
13 5 (1.42%) SonarQube
General
1 61 (17.38%) Finance
2 9 (2.56%) Publishing
3 4 (1.14%) Legal
4 3 (0.85%) Banking
4 3 (0.85%) Billing
5 2 (0.57%) Front Office
5 2 (0.57%) Retail
6 1 (0.28%) Automotive
6 1 (0.28%) French Language
6 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.28%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (25.93%) Developer
2 43 (12.25%) Azure Engineer
3 40 (11.40%) DevOps Engineer
4 39 (11.11%) Architect
5 38 (10.83%) Azure DevOps
6 35 (9.97%) .NET Developer
7 27 (7.69%) Azure Developer
7 27 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 25 (7.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (6.27%) Consultant
10 20 (5.70%) Scrum Master
11 18 (5.13%) Azure Architect
12 16 (4.56%) C# Developer
13 14 (3.99%) C# .NET Developer
14 13 (3.70%) Analyst
15 12 (3.42%) Azure Consultant
16 11 (3.13%) SQL Developer
17 10 (2.85%) Cloud Engineer
18 9 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
18 9 (2.56%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (25.93%) .NET
2 40 (11.40%) .NET Framework
3 26 (7.41%) .NET Core
3 26 (7.41%) CSS
3 26 (7.41%) REST
4 25 (7.12%) ASP.NET
5 23 (6.55%) HTML
6 19 (5.41%) JSON
7 18 (5.13%) AngularJS
7 18 (5.13%) React
7 18 (5.13%) SOAP
8 16 (4.56%) XML
9 14 (3.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (3.99%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (3.99%) Web Services
10 11 (3.13%) OAuth
11 10 (2.85%) jQuery
11 10 (2.85%) OpenID
12 9 (2.56%) Entity Framework
12 9 (2.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.56%) Public Cloud
3 13 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.85%) User Experience
6 9 (2.56%) W3C
7 7 (1.99%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.14%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.85%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.57%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.57%) Clustering
11 2 (0.57%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.57%) PMI
11 2 (0.57%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.28%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (19.37%) Windows
2 32 (9.12%) Linux
3 29 (8.26%) Windows Server
4 18 (5.13%) Windows 10
5 15 (4.27%) Windows 8
6 12 (3.42%) Unix
7 11 (3.13%) Windows 7
8 10 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.85%) VMS
10 1 (0.28%) Android
10 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (39.32%) DevOps
2 134 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (23.36%) Scrum
4 49 (13.96%) Test Automation
5 34 (9.69%) TDD
6 33 (9.40%) Identity Access Management
7 32 (9.12%) Analytics
8 30 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 29 (8.26%) Kanban
9 29 (8.26%) Migration
10 25 (7.12%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (7.12%) Unit Testing
11 24 (6.84%) MVC
12 22 (6.27%) Project Management
13 19 (5.41%) SOA
13 19 (5.41%) Software Engineering
14 18 (5.13%) BDD
14 18 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (4.84%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 94 (26.78%) C#
2 72 (20.51%) PowerShell
3 66 (18.80%) SQL
4 48 (13.68%) Python
5 41 (11.68%) JavaScript
6 18 (5.13%) Bash Shell
7 15 (4.27%) Ruby
8 14 (3.99%) Java
8 14 (3.99%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.99%) TypeScript
10 6 (1.71%) Scala
11 5 (1.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (1.42%) Go
11 5 (1.42%) Perl
12 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.28%) C
13 1 (0.28%) Cypher
13 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (2.56%) MCSE
1 9 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (2.28%) CCNA
2 8 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (1.99%) Degree
4 6 (1.71%) CISM
4 6 (1.71%) CISSP
5 5 (1.42%) CISA
5 5 (1.42%) PhD
5 5 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.42%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 4 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.85%) MCP
8 2 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.57%) CCNP
8 2 (0.57%) IIBA
8 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.70%) QA
2 5 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (1.14%) GDPR
3 4 (1.14%) ISO 9000
3 4 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.85%) PMO
5 2 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (21.94%) Active Directory
2 29 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (7.69%) Docker
4 14 (3.99%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 11 (3.13%) LXC
6 11 (3.13%) vCloud
7 4 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.14%) vSphere
7 4 (1.14%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.85%) XenApp
9 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 25 (7.12%) Ansible
2 20 (5.70%) Kubernetes
3 17 (4.84%) Single Sign-On
4 11 (3.13%) Terraform
5 10 (2.85%) Puppet
6 8 (2.28%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (2.28%) SCOM
7 7 (1.99%) MIIS
7 7 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.99%) Packer
7 7 (1.99%) SCCM
8 5 (1.42%) HP SiteScope
8 5 (1.42%) OpenView
9 4 (1.14%) WSUS
10 3 (0.85%) Nagios
10 3 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.57%) Nessus
12 1 (0.28%) Control-M
12 1 (0.28%) SCDPM
12 1 (0.28%) WMI
Vendors
1 127 (36.18%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.54%) VMware
3 20 (5.70%) Databricks
4 11 (3.13%) MuleSoft
5 10 (2.85%) Splunk
5 10 (2.85%) Tableau
6 9 (2.56%) Google
6 9 (2.56%) HP
6 9 (2.56%) Oracle
7 8 (2.28%) Cisco
8 7 (1.99%) AppDynamics
8 7 (1.99%) Citrix
8 7 (1.99%) Software AG
9 6 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.71%) SolarWinds
9 6 (1.71%) webMethods
10 5 (1.42%) DevExpress
10 5 (1.42%) New Relic
11 4 (1.14%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.14%) Coverity