Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 17 November 2018 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)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 33 18
Rank change year-on-year +22 -15 +55
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 343 163 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 10.68% 5.87% 7.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.26% 32.21% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 150 92
Surrey median daily rate £465 £469 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.80% +2.74% +7.35%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £332
90th Percentile £613 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Surrey median hourly rate - - £40.00
South East median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.33% - -3.85%

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 Surrey with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 775 506 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 24.14% 18.22% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 375 269
Surrey median daily rate £475 £431 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +4.36% +8.55%
10th Percentile £279 £260 £263
90th Percentile £606 £575 £553
South East median daily rate £458 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +7.65% -2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £12.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.25% -15.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £16.25 £10.55 £14.48
90th Percentile £19.15 £14.95 £29.88
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +6.06% -9.59% +14.06%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Surrey

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Surrey

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Surrey over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Surrey

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Surrey

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Reigate +26 50 £500 +17.65% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames +13 46 £463 -7.50% 1
Guildford +6 32 £450 +100.00% 14
Staines -1 32 £550 +6.02% 1
Weybridge - 10 £506 - 3
Epsom +11 8 £390 - 2
Redhill +5 6 £525 +16.67% 6
Godalming - 5 £370 - 1
Egham +3 4 £425 -15.00% 1
Caterham - 4 £500 -
Leatherhead -17 3 £494 +16.18% 6
Farnham - 3 £313 -
Godstone - 3 £375 -
Woking +4 2 £394 -7.35% 6
Esher - 2 £525 -
Dorking - 2 £631 -
Camberley - 1 £500 - 1
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure.

1 145 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (34.69%) Microsoft
3 104 (30.32%) .NET
4 97 (28.28%) SQL
5 88 (25.66%) C#
6 82 (23.91%) Finance
6 82 (23.91%) AngularJS
7 77 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
8 75 (21.87%) PowerShell
9 74 (21.57%) DevOps
10 73 (21.28%) SQL Server
11 72 (20.99%) JavaScript
12 64 (18.66%) Active Directory
13 62 (18.08%) Scrum
14 59 (17.20%) HTML
14 59 (17.20%) Windows
15 57 (16.62%) CSS
15 57 (16.62%) Office 365
16 56 (16.33%) Java
16 56 (16.33%) Linux
17 55 (16.03%) Test Automation
18 51 (14.87%) Migration
19 48 (13.99%) Docker
20 44 (12.83%) TDD
21 43 (12.54%) MVC
22 42 (12.24%) ASP.NET
22 42 (12.24%) Git (software)
23 40 (11.66%) Degree
24 38 (11.08%) .NET Framework
25 37 (10.79%) Visual Studio Team System

Microsoft 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 12 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
1 12 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (2.62%) Confluence
3 4 (1.17%) Apache
3 4 (1.17%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.17%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.87%) Apache Pig
4 3 (0.87%) CMS
4 3 (0.87%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.87%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.58%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.58%) IIS
6 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.62%) Dynamics AX
1 9 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.87%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 77 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (16.62%) Office 365
3 36 (10.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 33 (9.62%) IaaS
5 30 (8.75%) SaaS
6 29 (8.45%) PaaS
7 23 (6.71%) Serverless
8 18 (5.25%) Azure Data Factory
8 18 (5.25%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (5.25%) Dynamics 365
9 17 (4.96%) Azure Functions
10 15 (4.37%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.58%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.58%) GitHub
12 2 (0.58%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.29%) NuGet
13 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.12%) DNS
2 18 (5.25%) Firewall
3 11 (3.21%) DHCP
4 7 (2.04%) LAN
4 7 (2.04%) Network Security
4 7 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (1.75%) WAN
6 4 (1.17%) HTTP
6 4 (1.17%) SAN
7 3 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.87%) Internet
7 3 (0.87%) iSCSI
7 3 (0.87%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.87%) Skype
7 3 (0.87%) SSL
7 3 (0.87%) VoIP
7 3 (0.87%) VPN
8 2 (0.58%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.58%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.62%) NoSQL
3 23 (6.71%) MySQL
4 21 (6.12%) Azure SQL Database
4 21 (6.12%) Big Data
5 17 (4.96%) Cosmos DB
6 16 (4.66%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (4.37%) Hadoop
7 15 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (3.79%) MongoDB
9 12 (3.50%) Power BI
10 9 (2.62%) Neo4j
10 9 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (2.33%) SSDT
12 7 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 7 (2.04%) Data Lake
13 5 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 42 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 37 (10.79%) Visual Studio Team System
3 33 (9.62%) Visual Studio
4 31 (9.04%) Selenium
5 17 (4.96%) Jenkins
6 15 (4.37%) JIRA
7 10 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.62%) JMeter
8 9 (2.62%) MSTest
8 9 (2.62%) Ranorex
9 7 (2.04%) Gatling
9 7 (2.04%) NeoLoad
10 6 (1.75%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.75%) Maven
10 6 (1.75%) TestNG
11 5 (1.46%) git-flow
11 5 (1.46%) Travis CI
11 5 (1.46%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.46%) WebDriver
General
1 82 (23.91%) Finance
2 13 (3.79%) Retail
3 10 (2.92%) Back Office
4 6 (1.75%) Billing
4 6 (1.75%) Marketing
5 4 (1.17%) Advertising
6 2 (0.58%) Banking
6 2 (0.58%) Legal
7 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 125 (36.44%) Developer
2 46 (13.41%) Architect
3 37 (10.79%) .NET Developer
4 26 (7.58%) Administrator
5 25 (7.29%) Azure Developer
5 25 (7.29%) Solutions Architect
6 24 (7.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 23 (6.71%) Azure Engineer
7 23 (6.71%) C# Developer
8 21 (6.12%) Software Engineer
9 20 (5.83%) Full Stack Developer
10 19 (5.54%) Azure Architect
11 17 (4.96%) Analyst
11 17 (4.96%) Office 365 Administrator
12 15 (4.37%) .NET Software Engineer
12 15 (4.37%) Azure DevOps
12 15 (4.37%) Senior Developer
12 15 (4.37%) Test Engineer
13 13 (3.79%) Cloud Architect
13 13 (3.79%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (30.32%) .NET
2 82 (23.91%) AngularJS
3 59 (17.20%) HTML
4 57 (16.62%) CSS
5 42 (12.24%) ASP.NET
6 38 (11.08%) .NET Framework
7 35 (10.20%) jQuery
8 32 (9.33%) .NET Core
9 31 (9.04%) ASP.NET Web API
10 28 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (7.87%) Entity Framework
12 26 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 25 (7.29%) XML
14 24 (7.00%) REST
15 23 (6.71%) SOAP
16 21 (6.12%) Angular 2
16 21 (6.12%) WCF
17 18 (5.25%) JSON
18 17 (4.96%) RESTful
19 14 (4.08%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.45%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.54%) Algorithms
2 19 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.25%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (4.96%) Public Cloud
5 12 (3.50%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.92%) PKI
6 10 (2.92%) Smart Home
7 9 (2.62%) Private Cloud
8 8 (2.33%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.46%) User Experience
11 4 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (0.87%) Fintech
12 3 (0.87%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.87%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.58%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.58%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 59 (17.20%) Windows
2 56 (16.33%) Linux
3 21 (6.12%) Windows Server
3 21 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (2.62%) Unix
5 7 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.04%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.75%) CoreOS
7 5 (1.46%) VMS
8 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.29%) AIX
9 1 (0.29%) CentOS
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (21.57%) DevOps
3 62 (18.08%) Scrum
4 55 (16.03%) Test Automation
5 51 (14.87%) Migration
6 44 (12.83%) TDD
7 43 (12.54%) MVC
8 35 (10.20%) Microservices
9 29 (8.45%) BDD
10 27 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (7.58%) Software Engineering
12 24 (7.00%) Data Integration
12 24 (7.00%) OO
13 23 (6.71%) SOLID
14 22 (6.41%) ETL
14 22 (6.41%) Identity Management
15 20 (5.83%) Kanban
15 20 (5.83%) SDLC
15 20 (5.83%) Unit Testing
16 19 (5.54%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 97 (28.28%) SQL
2 88 (25.66%) C#
3 75 (21.87%) PowerShell
4 72 (20.99%) JavaScript
5 56 (16.33%) Java
6 28 (8.16%) Python
7 18 (5.25%) PHP
7 18 (5.25%) Shell Script
8 13 (3.79%) TypeScript
9 11 (3.21%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.62%) Cypher
10 9 (2.62%) Java 8
11 8 (2.33%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.33%) Perl
12 7 (2.04%) Ruby
12 7 (2.04%) VBA
13 3 (0.87%) C
13 3 (0.87%) C++
14 1 (0.29%) VB
14 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (11.66%) Degree
2 16 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.92%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.17%) MCSE
4 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.58%) CCNA
6 2 (0.58%) CISA
6 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.58%) CISM
6 2 (0.58%) CISSP
6 2 (0.58%) MCITP
6 2 (0.58%) MCSA
6 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.58%) VCP6
6 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.29%) ISEB
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.96%) QA
2 7 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.46%) GDPR
4 4 (1.17%) NIST 800
5 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 3 (0.87%) SLA
5 3 (0.87%) WCAG
6 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.29%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 64 (18.66%) Active Directory
2 48 (13.99%) Docker
3 16 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.21%) vSphere
5 9 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.46%) Firmware
6 5 (1.46%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.87%) HDFS
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.58%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.29%) Samba
9 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 32 (9.33%) Kubernetes
2 20 (5.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 20 (5.83%) Puppet
3 18 (5.25%) SCCM
4 14 (4.08%) Ansible
5 9 (2.62%) Nagios
6 8 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (2.33%) SCOM
7 6 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (1.75%) Terraform
8 3 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.87%) Grafana
8 3 (0.87%) Graphite
8 3 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.87%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.87%) Oozie
8 3 (0.87%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.58%) Ambari
9 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 119 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.83%) VMware
3 17 (4.96%) Cisco
4 16 (4.66%) Oracle
5 14 (4.08%) Google
6 13 (3.79%) Citrix
7 11 (3.21%) HP
8 10 (2.92%) SAP
8 10 (2.92%) Splunk
9 9 (2.62%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (2.04%) Workday
11 5 (1.46%) Dell
11 5 (1.46%) Tableau
12 4 (1.17%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.17%) ForgeRock
12 4 (1.17%) SolarWinds
13 3 (0.87%) Juniper
13 3 (0.87%) Meraki
13 3 (0.87%) ServiceNow