Period
to 16 July 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 July 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 31 33
Rank change year-on-year +23 +2 +18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 297 217 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.63% 6.61% 5.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.85% 28.04% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 155 122
Surrey median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £363 £334 £351
90th Percentile £638 £620 £600
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Surrey median hourly rate - £50.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +238.98% -63.13%
South East median hourly rate £54.75 £25.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +114.71% +54.55% -58.75%

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 727 774 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 30.92% 23.56% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 568 278
Surrey median daily rate £480 £475 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +8.88% +3.62%
10th Percentile £315 £305 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £581
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Surrey median hourly rate £50.00 £21.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.56% +45.76% -10.61%
10th Percentile £19.90 £13.90 £14.53
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.00 £15.38
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £18.89 £15.75
% change year-on-year +85.28% +19.94% -19.68%

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 July 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 July 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 +19 82 £589 +30.83% 1
Staines +3 27 £500 -3.85% 7
Woking -3 19 £488 +14.71% 9
Guildford +18 14 £388 -13.89% 22
Reigate +22 12 £600 +33.33% 36
Leatherhead +12 7 £300 -34.25% 10
Redhill +19 5 £613 +16.67% 9
Weybridge +14 4 £450 -14.29% 2
Godalming -6 4 £345 - 14
Egham -6 3 £500 +8.11% 1
Cobham - 3 £450 -
Epsom +8 2 £500 +42.86% 3
Dorking +2 2 £469 -16.67% 1
Farnham +6 1 £400 +28.00% 5
Tadworth - 1 £600 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 121 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (36.03%) DevOps
3 100 (33.67%) Microsoft
4 95 (31.99%) Amazon AWS
5 75 (25.25%) Scrum
6 68 (22.90%) .NET
6 68 (22.90%) PowerShell
7 66 (22.22%) C#
8 47 (15.82%) SQL
8 47 (15.82%) SQL Server
9 46 (15.49%) Visual Studio Team System
10 45 (15.15%) Windows
11 44 (14.81%) PaaS
12 43 (14.48%) Git (software)
13 40 (13.47%) IaaS
13 40 (13.47%) Active Directory
14 36 (12.12%) Python
14 36 (12.12%) Serverless
15 34 (11.45%) Finance
16 32 (10.77%) Office 365
17 31 (10.44%) Visual Studio
17 31 (10.44%) JavaScript
18 30 (10.10%) Migration
18 30 (10.10%) VMware
18 30 (10.10%) TDD
19 28 (9.43%) Linux
19 28 (9.43%) JSON
20 26 (8.75%) RESTful
20 26 (8.75%) SOAP
20 26 (8.75%) Windows Server

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 20 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.37%) Confluence
2 10 (3.37%) Skype for Business
3 7 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.02%) CMS
5 4 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.35%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.01%) IIS
6 3 (1.01%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.34%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.34%) Apache
8 1 (0.34%) Mendix
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (3.03%) Chatbot
2 7 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.35%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 8 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 95 (31.99%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (14.81%) PaaS
3 40 (13.47%) IaaS
4 36 (12.12%) Serverless
5 32 (10.77%) Office 365
6 21 (7.07%) Azure Active Directory
7 19 (6.40%) AWS Lambda
8 17 (5.72%) OpenShift
9 15 (5.05%) Dynamics 365
10 14 (4.71%) Power Platform
11 13 (4.38%) Azure Functions
12 12 (4.04%) SaaS
13 10 (3.37%) Azure Data Factory
14 8 (2.69%) Amazon Kinesis
15 7 (2.36%) NuGet
16 6 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
17 5 (1.68%) AWS CodePipeline
17 5 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
18 4 (1.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
18 4 (1.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.40%) DNS
2 17 (5.72%) Firewall
3 10 (3.37%) Skype
4 6 (2.02%) iSCSI
4 6 (2.02%) SAN
4 6 (2.02%) VLAN
4 6 (2.02%) VoIP
5 5 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (1.68%) VPN
5 5 (1.68%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.35%) H.323
6 4 (1.35%) Internet
6 4 (1.35%) Intranet
6 4 (1.35%) ISDN
6 4 (1.35%) WAN
7 3 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.01%) IPsec
7 3 (1.01%) VSAN
7 3 (1.01%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (4.71%) Power BI
4 12 (4.04%) Azure SQL Database
4 12 (4.04%) Redis
5 11 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.69%) Amazon Athena
6 8 (2.69%) Data Lake
6 8 (2.69%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.36%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.02%) Cosmos DB
8 6 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.35%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.35%) MySQL
11 3 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.01%) Big Data
11 3 (1.01%) Spotfire
11 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (15.49%) Visual Studio Team System
2 43 (14.48%) Git (software)
3 31 (10.44%) Visual Studio
4 23 (7.74%) JIRA
5 22 (7.41%) Jenkins
6 11 (3.70%) Selenium
7 10 (3.37%) TeamCity
8 9 (3.03%) Subversion
9 8 (2.69%) SpecFlow
10 7 (2.36%) MSBuild
11 6 (2.02%) Bower
11 6 (2.02%) Grunt
11 6 (2.02%) MSTest
11 6 (2.02%) Ranorex
11 6 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.67%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.67%) SoapUI
General
1 34 (11.45%) Finance
2 7 (2.36%) Billing
3 4 (1.35%) Legal
4 3 (1.01%) Law
4 3 (1.01%) Retail
5 2 (0.67%) Advertising
5 2 (0.67%) Banking
6 1 (0.34%) Electronics
6 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.34%) Front Office
6 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.34%) Marketing
6 1 (0.34%) Publishing
6 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (18.86%) Developer
2 50 (16.84%) Architect
3 29 (9.76%) Azure DevOps
3 29 (9.76%) Azure Engineer
4 28 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (6.73%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (6.40%) .NET Developer
7 17 (5.72%) Consultant
7 17 (5.72%) Scrum Master
8 16 (5.39%) Azure Developer
8 16 (5.39%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 12 (4.04%) Azure Architect
10 11 (3.70%) Analyst
10 11 (3.70%) Data Architect
10 11 (3.70%) Software Engineer
11 10 (3.37%) Cloud Engineer
11 10 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (3.37%) Platform Engineer
12 9 (3.03%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (22.90%) .NET
2 28 (9.43%) JSON
3 26 (8.75%) RESTful
3 26 (8.75%) SOAP
4 24 (8.08%) XML
5 23 (7.74%) .NET Framework
5 23 (7.74%) ASP.NET
6 20 (6.73%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (6.73%) Web Services
7 19 (6.40%) AngularJS
8 18 (6.06%) HTML
9 16 (5.39%) Node.js
10 15 (5.05%) CSS
11 14 (4.71%) jQuery
11 14 (4.71%) Kafka
11 14 (4.71%) REST
11 14 (4.71%) WCF
12 13 (4.38%) .NET Core
13 12 (4.04%) OAuth
14 11 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.71%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.38%) Public Cloud
4 8 (2.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.68%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.68%) User Experience
8 4 (1.35%) CMDB
8 4 (1.35%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.01%) Replication
9 3 (1.01%) Smart Home
10 2 (0.67%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.67%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 45 (15.15%) Windows
2 28 (9.43%) Linux
3 26 (8.75%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.37%) Windows 8
5 9 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.69%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.68%) Unix
7 5 (1.68%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.67%) CentOS
9 1 (0.34%) Android
9 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.34%) Debian
9 1 (0.34%) Fedora
9 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.34%) VMS
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (36.03%) DevOps
3 75 (25.25%) Scrum
4 30 (10.10%) Migration
4 30 (10.10%) TDD
5 24 (8.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 24 (8.08%) Test Automation
6 22 (7.41%) Kanban
7 20 (6.73%) Analytics
7 20 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (6.73%) Software Engineering
8 18 (6.06%) Open Source
9 17 (5.72%) Data Migration
9 17 (5.72%) DevSecOps
10 16 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (5.39%) Coaching
10 16 (5.39%) Data Modelling
10 16 (5.39%) SOA
11 15 (5.05%) Data Integration
11 15 (5.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (22.90%) PowerShell
2 66 (22.22%) C#
3 47 (15.82%) SQL
4 36 (12.12%) Python
5 31 (10.44%) JavaScript
6 18 (6.06%) Java
7 14 (4.71%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.03%) Ruby
9 6 (2.02%) R
10 5 (1.68%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.35%) Go
11 4 (1.35%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.35%) VBScript
12 3 (1.01%) Perl
13 2 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.67%) Groovy
13 2 (0.67%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.34%) C
14 1 (0.34%) Java 8
14 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (3.37%) MCSE
1 10 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (2.69%) CCNA
2 8 (2.69%) CCNP
2 8 (2.69%) SC Cleared
2 8 (2.69%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.36%) Degree
4 6 (2.02%) MCSA
4 6 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (1.68%) CISSP
6 4 (1.35%) CISM
6 4 (1.35%) MCITP
6 4 (1.35%) VCP6
7 3 (1.01%) CREST Certified
7 3 (1.01%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.67%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.67%) CISMP
8 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.34%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.05%) QA
2 7 (2.36%) GDPR
3 6 (2.02%) NIST
3 6 (2.02%) WCAG
4 5 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.68%) SLA
5 4 (1.35%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.67%) NCSC
6 2 (0.67%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (13.47%) Active Directory
2 25 (8.42%) Docker
3 16 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (2.69%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.02%) LXC
7 6 (2.02%) XenApp
7 6 (2.02%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.35%) vCloud
9 3 (1.01%) NFS
9 3 (1.01%) VMware NSX
9 3 (1.01%) vSphere
10 2 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.34%) Firmware
11 1 (0.34%) HDFS
11 1 (0.34%) zsh
Systems Management
1 24 (8.08%) Ansible
2 21 (7.07%) Kubernetes
3 14 (4.71%) Puppet
4 12 (4.04%) SCOM
5 11 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (3.70%) Terraform
6 9 (3.03%) SCCM
7 7 (2.36%) Failover Clustering
8 6 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.35%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.35%) PaperCut
9 4 (1.35%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (1.35%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 3 (1.01%) HP SiteScope
10 3 (1.01%) Nessus
10 3 (1.01%) OpenView
10 3 (1.01%) vCenter Server
10 3 (1.01%) vRealize
10 3 (1.01%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 100 (33.67%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.10%) VMware
3 16 (5.39%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (4.71%) SAP
5 13 (4.38%) Cisco
6 12 (4.04%) Dell
6 12 (4.04%) Workday
7 10 (3.37%) AppDynamics
7 10 (3.37%) Black Duck
7 10 (3.37%) Splunk
8 9 (3.03%) Databricks
8 9 (3.03%) Google
8 9 (3.03%) ServiceNow
9 8 (2.69%) Genesys
9 8 (2.69%) IBM
9 8 (2.69%) Informatica
10 7 (2.36%) IBM Sterling
10 7 (2.36%) SolarWinds
10 7 (2.36%) Tableau
11 6 (2.02%) Juniper