Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 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 (formerly Windows Azure)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 28 25
Rank change year-on-year +19 -3 +45
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 350 164 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 11.35% 5.93% 6.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.05% 32.67% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 128 62
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +14.11%
10th Percentile £350 £361 £288
90th Percentile £623 £591 £563
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Surrey median hourly rate - - £14.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +150.00% -47.36%

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 777 502 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 25.19% 18.15% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 350 183
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £250
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £475 £441 £450
% change year-on-year +7.65% -1.94% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 13
Surrey median hourly rate £23.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.33% - -23.06%
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.06
% change year-on-year +9.38% -6.21% +3.39%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 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 +24 45 £475 +5.56% 2
Reigate +23 43 £525 +23.53% 14
Staines -7 29 £563 +5.88% 6
Guildford +5 26 £450 +100.00% 22
Egham +5 14 £565 +13.00%
Weybridge - 10 £513 -
Epsom +8 7 £445 - 4
Woking +2 5 £394 -7.35% 22
Esher - 5 £525 -
Godalming - 5 £375 - 1
Caterham - 4 £500 -
Redhill +3 3 £358 -2.72% 6
Godstone - 3 £375 - 1
Leatherhead -14 2 £600 +41.18% 6
Dorking - 1 £700 -
Camberley - 1 £500 - 5
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 156 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (31.71%) Microsoft
3 108 (30.86%) .NET
4 102 (29.14%) SQL
5 95 (27.14%) C#
6 80 (22.86%) DevOps
7 76 (21.71%) SQL Server
7 76 (21.71%) AngularJS
8 75 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 73 (20.86%) Amazon AWS
10 69 (19.71%) Finance
11 66 (18.86%) PowerShell
12 58 (16.57%) Scrum
12 58 (16.57%) Java
13 54 (15.43%) Linux
14 53 (15.14%) HTML
14 53 (15.14%) Test Automation
15 52 (14.86%) Windows
15 52 (14.86%) Active Directory
16 50 (14.29%) CSS
17 48 (13.71%) Docker
18 47 (13.43%) Migration
18 47 (13.43%) Office 365
19 44 (12.57%) Git (software)
20 42 (12.00%) Visual Studio Team System
21 41 (11.71%) TDD
22 39 (11.14%) MVC
22 39 (11.14%) IaaS
23 37 (10.57%) Azure Active Directory
24 36 (10.29%) SaaS

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 15 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.71%) Confluence
3 11 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.29%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.71%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.14%) Apache
6 4 (1.14%) CMS
7 3 (0.86%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.86%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.29%) IIS
9 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.57%) Dynamics AX
1 9 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.71%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 73 (20.86%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (13.43%) Office 365
3 39 (11.14%) IaaS
4 37 (10.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 36 (10.29%) SaaS
6 35 (10.00%) Serverless
7 31 (8.86%) PaaS
8 28 (8.00%) Azure Functions
9 22 (6.29%) Azure Data Factory
10 14 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
11 12 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (1.43%) BrowserStack
13 5 (1.43%) GitHub
14 4 (1.14%) OneDrive
15 3 (0.86%) Amazon Kinesis
15 3 (0.86%) Google Analytics
16 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
16 2 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.14%) DNS
2 16 (4.57%) Firewall
3 10 (2.86%) iSCSI
4 9 (2.57%) VLAN
5 8 (2.29%) LAN
5 8 (2.29%) VSAN
6 7 (2.00%) DHCP
6 7 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (2.00%) Skype
6 7 (2.00%) WAN
7 5 (1.43%) Internet
7 5 (1.43%) SAN
8 4 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.14%) HTTP
8 4 (1.14%) Network Security
8 4 (1.14%) VoIP
8 4 (1.14%) VPN
9 3 (0.86%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (21.71%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.86%) NoSQL
3 26 (7.43%) MySQL
4 24 (6.86%) Hadoop
5 21 (6.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 21 (6.00%) Big Data
6 18 (5.14%) Cosmos DB
6 18 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (4.29%) Relational Database
9 13 (3.71%) Power BI
10 9 (2.57%) MongoDB
10 9 (2.57%) Neo4j
10 9 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (2.29%) SSDT
12 7 (2.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 7 (2.00%) Data Lake
12 7 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 44 (12.57%) Git (software)
2 42 (12.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 29 (8.29%) Selenium
3 29 (8.29%) Visual Studio
4 20 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 20 (5.71%) JIRA
5 12 (3.43%) JMeter
6 11 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 10 (2.86%) Maven
7 10 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.57%) MSTest
8 9 (2.57%) Ranorex
9 7 (2.00%) Gatling
9 7 (2.00%) JUnit
9 7 (2.00%) NeoLoad
10 6 (1.71%) gulp
10 6 (1.71%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.71%) TestNG
10 6 (1.71%) WebDriver
General
1 69 (19.71%) Finance
2 13 (3.71%) Back Office
3 8 (2.29%) Retail
4 6 (1.71%) Advertising
4 6 (1.71%) Billing
4 6 (1.71%) Marketing
5 3 (0.86%) Legal
6 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (34.29%) Developer
2 56 (16.00%) Architect
3 33 (9.43%) .NET Developer
4 32 (9.14%) Solutions Architect
5 28 (8.00%) Azure Architect
5 28 (8.00%) Azure Developer
6 23 (6.57%) Administrator
7 21 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 21 (6.00%) Software Engineer
8 19 (5.43%) Azure Engineer
8 19 (5.43%) C# Developer
9 18 (5.14%) Senior Developer
10 16 (4.57%) .NET Software Engineer
10 16 (4.57%) Azure DevOps
10 16 (4.57%) Consultant
10 16 (4.57%) Test Engineer
11 15 (4.29%) PHP Developer
12 14 (4.00%) Analyst
12 14 (4.00%) Office 365 Administrator
13 13 (3.71%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (30.86%) .NET
2 76 (21.71%) AngularJS
3 53 (15.14%) HTML
4 50 (14.29%) CSS
5 33 (9.43%) ASP.NET
6 32 (9.14%) jQuery
7 31 (8.86%) SOAP
8 29 (8.29%) .NET Framework
9 28 (8.00%) RESTful
9 28 (8.00%) WCF
10 27 (7.71%) .NET Core
10 27 (7.71%) JSON
11 26 (7.43%) XML
12 24 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (6.57%) REST
14 21 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web API
15 19 (5.43%) Entity Framework
16 16 (4.57%) Kafka
17 13 (3.71%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.43%) Algorithms
3 19 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (3.71%) Public Cloud
5 8 (2.29%) Private Cloud
6 7 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.00%) Smart Home
7 5 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.43%) User Experience
8 4 (1.14%) PKI
9 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (0.86%) Fintech
10 2 (0.57%) Handset
10 2 (0.57%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Licensing
10 2 (0.57%) PMI
10 2 (0.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 54 (15.43%) Linux
2 52 (14.86%) Windows
3 19 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (4.86%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.71%) Unix
6 7 (2.00%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.71%) CoreOS
7 6 (1.71%) VMS
7 6 (1.71%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.29%) AIX
10 1 (0.29%) Android
10 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.29%) CentOS
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (22.86%) DevOps
3 58 (16.57%) Scrum
4 53 (15.14%) Test Automation
5 47 (13.43%) Migration
6 41 (11.71%) TDD
7 39 (11.14%) MVC
8 33 (9.43%) Microservices
9 32 (9.14%) BDD
9 32 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (8.00%) Software Engineering
11 26 (7.43%) ETL
12 25 (7.14%) Analytics
13 24 (6.86%) Data Integration
13 24 (6.86%) OO
13 24 (6.86%) Unit Testing
14 23 (6.57%) SOLID
15 21 (6.00%) Identity Management
15 21 (6.00%) SDLC
16 20 (5.71%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 102 (29.14%) SQL
2 95 (27.14%) C#
3 75 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 66 (18.86%) PowerShell
5 58 (16.57%) Java
6 30 (8.57%) Python
7 21 (6.00%) PHP
8 14 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 13 (3.71%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.14%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.86%) Perl
12 9 (2.57%) Cypher
13 7 (2.00%) Ruby
13 7 (2.00%) VBA
14 6 (1.71%) Java 8
15 4 (1.14%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.86%) C
16 3 (0.86%) C++
16 3 (0.86%) R
17 2 (0.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (9.14%) Degree
2 16 (4.57%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.14%) MCSE
4 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.86%) CCNA
5 3 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.57%) MCITP
6 2 (0.57%) MCSA
6 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.57%) PMP
6 2 (0.57%) VCP6
6 2 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.29%) CISM
7 1 (0.29%) CISSP
7 1 (0.29%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.71%) QA
2 7 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.00%) SLA
3 2 (0.57%) GDPR
3 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.57%) WCAG
4 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.29%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 48 (13.71%) Docker
3 18 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.14%) vSphere
5 9 (2.57%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (2.57%) VMware NSX
6 8 (2.29%) XenDesktop
7 7 (2.00%) NFS
7 7 (2.00%) XenApp
8 5 (1.43%) Firmware
8 5 (1.43%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.14%) HDFS
10 3 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.29%) Samba
12 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (9.71%) Kubernetes
2 22 (6.29%) Puppet
3 16 (4.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 13 (3.71%) Ansible
5 12 (3.43%) SCCM
6 10 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
7 9 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (2.57%) Terraform
8 7 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (2.00%) vCenter Server
8 7 (2.00%) vRealize
8 7 (2.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 6 (1.71%) Nagios
10 4 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (1.14%) SCOM
11 3 (0.86%) Grafana
11 3 (0.86%) Graphite
11 3 (0.86%) Oozie
11 3 (0.86%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 111 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.71%) VMware
3 23 (6.57%) Oracle
4 22 (6.29%) Citrix
5 12 (3.43%) Google
6 11 (3.14%) Cisco
6 11 (3.14%) Dell
7 9 (2.57%) SAP
8 8 (2.29%) Atlassian
8 8 (2.29%) EMC
9 7 (2.00%) Workday
10 6 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.71%) Splunk
10 6 (1.71%) Tableau
11 5 (1.43%) BMC
11 5 (1.43%) CA
12 4 (1.14%) CommVault
12 4 (1.14%) HP
12 4 (1.14%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.14%) SolarWinds