Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 28 27
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 +37
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 271 164 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 8.23% 6.25% 6.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.90% 35.34% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 147 94
Surrey median daily rate £462 £475 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +2.43% +9.12%
10th Percentile £314 £363 £325
90th Percentile £628 £575 £600
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 £16.00 £16.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -4.48% -58.13% +2.56%

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 715 464 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 21.71% 17.69% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 354 283
Surrey median daily rate £475 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £302 £250 £269
90th Percentile £604 £575 £563
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Surrey median hourly rate £19.00 - £15.79
10th Percentile £12.20 - £14.40
90th Percentile £28.25 - £33.25
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £19.61
% change year-on-year +15.15% -15.86% +12.06%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Staines +2 42 £525 +3.70% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames +8 33 £454 +4.31%
Reigate +5 32 £513 +1.23% 8
Guildford -4 25 £450 +100.00% 18
Redhill +15 8 £475 -25.78%
Epsom +11 7 £355 - 1
Weybridge - 7 £525 - 2
Egham +5 6 £425 -15.00% 1
Farnham -10 4 £313 -
Woking +5 3 £406 -4.41% 3
Leatherhead -14 2 £456 +7.35% 4
Godstone - 2 £413 -
Dorking - 2 £631 - 1
Caterham - 1 £425 -
Godalming - 1 - - 3
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 116 (42.80%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (35.06%) Microsoft
3 89 (32.84%) Amazon AWS
4 81 (29.89%) .NET
5 68 (25.09%) SQL
5 68 (25.09%) C#
6 66 (24.35%) AngularJS
7 64 (23.62%) SQL Server
7 64 (23.62%) Finance
8 60 (22.14%) JavaScript
9 54 (19.93%) Active Directory
10 52 (19.19%) Scrum
11 50 (18.45%) PowerShell
12 47 (17.34%) HTML
13 46 (16.97%) Migration
14 43 (15.87%) Linux
15 42 (15.50%) ASP.NET
15 42 (15.50%) CSS
16 41 (15.13%) MVC
17 40 (14.76%) Office 365
18 39 (14.39%) Java
19 38 (14.02%) Windows
20 37 (13.65%) Python
21 36 (13.28%) DevOps
22 35 (12.92%) Test Automation
23 34 (12.55%) XML
24 32 (11.81%) TDD
25 30 (11.07%) .NET Framework
26 29 (10.70%) Docker
26 29 (10.70%) Serverless

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 10 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (3.32%) Confluence
3 6 (2.21%) Apache
3 6 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.85%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.48%) IIS
5 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.48%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.11%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.74%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.37%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 89 (32.84%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (14.76%) Office 365
3 29 (10.70%) Serverless
4 24 (8.86%) Azure Functions
5 20 (7.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 18 (6.64%) SaaS
7 17 (6.27%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (6.27%) IaaS
7 17 (6.27%) PaaS
8 16 (5.90%) Azure Data Factory
9 15 (5.54%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.74%) Force.com
13 2 (0.74%) GitHub
13 2 (0.74%) NuGet
14 1 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.37%) Data Lake Analytics
14 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.06%) DNS
2 7 (2.58%) DHCP
2 7 (2.58%) Network Security
3 6 (2.21%) Firewall
3 6 (2.21%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (1.85%) HTTP
5 3 (1.11%) Internet
5 3 (1.11%) SAN
5 3 (1.11%) SSL
6 2 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.74%) Skype
6 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.74%) VPN
7 1 (0.37%) BGP
7 1 (0.37%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.37%) LAN
7 1 (0.37%) MPLS
7 1 (0.37%) VLAN
7 1 (0.37%) VoIP
7 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (23.62%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.38%) Azure SQL Database
2 20 (7.38%) NoSQL
3 19 (7.01%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (5.54%) Cosmos DB
5 14 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (4.80%) Big Data
7 12 (4.43%) MongoDB
7 12 (4.43%) MySQL
8 11 (4.06%) Hadoop
9 9 (3.32%) Neo4j
9 9 (3.32%) Power BI
9 9 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.95%) SSDT
11 7 (2.58%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 6 (2.21%) Data Lake
13 5 (1.85%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (9.96%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.49%) Visual Studio
3 19 (7.01%) Selenium
4 15 (5.54%) JIRA
5 13 (4.80%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.43%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (3.32%) MSTest
7 9 (3.32%) Ranorex
8 7 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (2.21%) Gatling
9 6 (2.21%) JMeter
9 6 (2.21%) NeoLoad
9 6 (2.21%) TestNG
10 5 (1.85%) Travis CI
10 5 (1.85%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.48%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.11%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.11%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.11%) MSBuild
General
1 64 (23.62%) Finance
2 10 (3.69%) Retail
3 9 (3.32%) Marketing
4 5 (1.85%) Back Office
5 4 (1.48%) Advertising
6 3 (1.11%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 98 (36.16%) Developer
2 35 (12.92%) Architect
3 27 (9.96%) .NET Developer
4 23 (8.49%) Solutions Architect
5 21 (7.75%) Full Stack Developer
6 20 (7.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 17 (6.27%) Azure Engineer
7 17 (6.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (5.90%) C# Developer
8 16 (5.90%) Software Engineer
9 14 (5.17%) .NET Software Engineer
9 14 (5.17%) Administrator
9 14 (5.17%) Azure Architect
9 14 (5.17%) Azure Developer
10 13 (4.80%) Analyst
11 12 (4.43%) Cloud Architect
12 11 (4.06%) C# Software Engineer
12 11 (4.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 11 (4.06%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
12 11 (4.06%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (29.89%) .NET
2 66 (24.35%) AngularJS
3 47 (17.34%) HTML
4 42 (15.50%) ASP.NET
4 42 (15.50%) CSS
5 34 (12.55%) XML
6 30 (11.07%) .NET Framework
7 27 (9.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (9.59%) jQuery
9 25 (9.23%) .NET Core
9 25 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (9.23%) Entity Framework
10 23 (8.49%) JSON
11 22 (8.12%) SOAP
12 19 (7.01%) WCF
13 18 (6.64%) REST
13 18 (6.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (5.90%) Angular 2
15 13 (4.80%) RESTful
16 12 (4.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.01%) Algorithms
2 18 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.64%) Public Cloud
3 17 (6.27%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.69%) PKI
6 9 (3.32%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.95%) Private Cloud
8 6 (2.21%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.21%) User Experience
9 4 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.48%) Smart Home
10 3 (1.11%) Clustering
10 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.11%) Fintech
10 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.11%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.11%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.74%) PMI
11 2 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (15.87%) Linux
2 38 (14.02%) Windows
3 12 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (4.06%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.32%) Windows 10
6 8 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.58%) Ubuntu
7 7 (2.58%) Unix
8 6 (2.21%) CoreOS
9 4 (1.48%) CentOS
10 3 (1.11%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.74%) SUSE
11 2 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.37%) VMS
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (42.80%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (19.19%) Scrum
3 46 (16.97%) Migration
4 41 (15.13%) MVC
5 36 (13.28%) DevOps
6 35 (12.92%) Test Automation
7 32 (11.81%) TDD
8 20 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (7.38%) ETL
8 20 (7.38%) ITIL
8 20 (7.38%) SDLC
8 20 (7.38%) Software Engineering
9 17 (6.27%) Analytics
9 17 (6.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 16 (5.90%) Data Integration
11 15 (5.54%) BDD
11 15 (5.54%) Unit Testing
12 14 (5.17%) Data Modelling
12 14 (5.17%) Project Management
12 14 (5.17%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 68 (25.09%) C#
1 68 (25.09%) SQL
2 60 (22.14%) JavaScript
3 50 (18.45%) PowerShell
4 39 (14.39%) Java
5 37 (13.65%) Python
6 13 (4.80%) TypeScript
7 11 (4.06%) Shell Script
7 11 (4.06%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.32%) Cypher
8 9 (3.32%) Ruby
9 8 (2.95%) Perl
10 7 (2.58%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.58%) PHP
11 6 (2.21%) VBA
12 3 (1.11%) Java 8
13 2 (0.74%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.37%) R
14 1 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (10.33%) Degree
2 16 (5.90%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.32%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.48%) CISM
4 4 (1.48%) CISSP
5 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.74%) CISA
6 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.74%) MCSE
6 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.37%) ISEB
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.58%) Data Quality
1 7 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 19770
1 7 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.21%) QA
3 4 (1.48%) NIST 800
4 3 (1.11%) GDPR
5 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.37%) PMO
6 1 (0.37%) SLA
6 1 (0.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 54 (19.93%) Active Directory
2 29 (10.70%) Docker
3 14 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.32%) vSphere
5 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.37%) HDFS
5 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.37%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (7.38%) Puppet
2 18 (6.64%) Kubernetes
3 16 (5.90%) SCCM
4 15 (5.54%) Ansible
5 10 (3.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 9 (3.32%) Nagios
7 7 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (2.21%) Terraform
9 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (1.85%) SCOM
10 3 (1.11%) Grafana
10 3 (1.11%) Graphite
11 2 (0.74%) MaaS360
11 2 (0.74%) Salt
11 2 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.37%) Oozie
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 95 (35.06%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.01%) VMware
3 18 (6.64%) Oracle
4 11 (4.06%) Cisco
4 11 (4.06%) Citrix
4 11 (4.06%) Splunk
5 10 (3.69%) SAP
6 9 (3.32%) HP
7 8 (2.95%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.58%) Workday
9 6 (2.21%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.48%) ForgeRock
10 4 (1.48%) Google
11 3 (1.11%) CA
12 2 (0.74%) Blue Coat
12 2 (0.74%) Bomgar
12 2 (0.74%) CyberArk
12 2 (0.74%) Lieberman
12 2 (0.74%) Okta