Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 7 December 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 24 26
Rank change year-on-year +22 +2 +28
Contract jobs citing Azure 155 62 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 20.72% 6.93% 5.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.36% 29.67% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 44 31
Swindon median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% +17.24%
10th Percentile £380 £413 £313
90th Percentile £713 £575 £500
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Swindon median hourly rate - £17.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +100.00% -6.67% -

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 Swindon with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 296 209 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 39.57% 23.35% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 155 89
Swindon median daily rate £475 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% -5.88%
10th Percentile £145 £140 £304
90th Percentile £694 £645 £510
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £463 £400
% change year-on-year +8.11% +15.63% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% -
10th Percentile £16.25 £17.50 £17.75
90th Percentile £18.75 £72.00 £19.75
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -12.50% -

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Swindon

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure in Swindon

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Swindon over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure in Swindon

Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Azure in Swindon

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Azure.

1 68 (43.87%) DevOps
2 66 (42.58%) AWS
3 51 (32.90%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (26.45%) Kubernetes
5 38 (24.52%) Microsoft
6 37 (23.87%) Terraform
7 35 (22.58%) Docker
7 35 (22.58%) Infrastructure as Code
8 34 (21.94%) Ansible
9 32 (20.65%) Finance
10 29 (18.71%) OpenShift
11 25 (16.13%) Jenkins
11 25 (16.13%) Public Cloud
12 22 (14.19%) VMware
12 22 (14.19%) Windows
12 22 (14.19%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (13.55%) Windows Server
14 19 (12.26%) Data Lake
14 19 (12.26%) Scrum
15 18 (11.61%) Google
16 17 (10.97%) SQL
16 17 (10.97%) Analytics
16 17 (10.97%) GCP
17 16 (10.32%) DevSecOps
17 16 (10.32%) .NET
17 16 (10.32%) Python
17 16 (10.32%) Migration
18 15 (9.68%) Programme Management
18 15 (9.68%) Linux
18 15 (9.68%) SQL Server

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 6 (3.87%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.58%) IIS
3 3 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.65%) Drupal
5 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.65%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (7.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 66 (42.58%) AWS
2 29 (18.71%) OpenShift
3 17 (10.97%) GCP
4 15 (9.68%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (7.74%) Power Platform
6 11 (7.10%) Office 365
7 8 (5.16%) Azure Data Factory
8 7 (4.52%) PaaS
8 7 (4.52%) Serverless
9 5 (3.23%) Apigee
9 5 (3.23%) IaaS
10 4 (2.58%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.94%) Azure Functions
11 3 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (1.29%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (1.29%) npm
13 1 (0.65%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.74%) Firewall
2 9 (5.81%) SSL
2 9 (5.81%) VPN
3 6 (3.87%) DNS
3 6 (3.87%) Kerberos
3 6 (3.87%) SAN
4 5 (3.23%) DHCP
5 3 (1.94%) DMZ
6 2 (1.29%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.29%) VSAN
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.19%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (12.26%) Data Lake
3 15 (9.68%) Big Data
3 15 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 12 (7.74%) Power BI
5 8 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.94%) DB2
8 3 (1.94%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.94%) MySQL
8 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.29%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.29%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.65%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 25 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 12 (7.74%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.81%) Selenium
3 9 (5.81%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (5.81%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (5.16%) Artifactory
5 6 (3.87%) Subversion
6 5 (3.23%) Gerrit
6 5 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.23%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.94%) JIRA
8 2 (1.29%) Gradle
8 2 (1.29%) gulp
8 2 (1.29%) Maven
8 2 (1.29%) Spinnaker
9 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (20.65%) Finance
2 11 (7.10%) Banking
3 4 (2.58%) Retail
4 3 (1.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (16.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (15.48%) Architect
2 24 (15.48%) Developer
3 16 (10.32%) Consultant
4 11 (7.10%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 10 (6.45%) Administrator
5 10 (6.45%) Azure DevOps
5 10 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
5 10 (6.45%) Security Engineer
5 10 (6.45%) Site Engineer
6 9 (5.81%) CRM Developer
6 9 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 9 (5.81%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 8 (5.16%) Azure Architect
7 8 (5.16%) Data Architect
7 8 (5.16%) Enterprise Architect
8 7 (4.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.52%) Enterprise Data Architect
9 6 (3.87%) Applications Architect
10 5 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.32%) .NET
2 13 (8.39%) Web Services
3 11 (7.10%) RESTful
4 7 (4.52%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.87%) .NET Core
6 5 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (3.23%) CSS
6 5 (3.23%) HTML
6 5 (3.23%) JSON
6 5 (3.23%) SAML
7 4 (2.58%) jQuery
7 4 (2.58%) REST
7 4 (2.58%) XML
7 4 (2.58%) XSL
8 3 (1.94%) ASP.NET Core
8 3 (1.94%) Kafka
9 1 (0.65%) CSS3
9 1 (0.65%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.65%) React
9 1 (0.65%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.13%) Public Cloud
2 9 (5.81%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.87%) PKI
5 5 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.94%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.29%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.29%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.29%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.19%) Windows
2 21 (13.55%) Windows Server
3 15 (9.68%) Linux
4 4 (2.58%) CentOS
4 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.94%) Debian
5 3 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.94%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (43.87%) DevOps
2 51 (32.90%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (22.58%) Infrastructure as Code
4 19 (12.26%) Scrum
5 17 (10.97%) Analytics
6 16 (10.32%) DevSecOps
6 16 (10.32%) Migration
7 15 (9.68%) Data Analytics
7 15 (9.68%) Master Data Management
7 15 (9.68%) Programme Management
8 14 (9.03%) Microservices
8 14 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (8.39%) Decision-Making
9 13 (8.39%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 12 (7.74%) CRM
10 12 (7.74%) Task Automation
11 11 (7.10%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (6.45%) Architectural Design
13 9 (5.81%) Cloud Operations
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.97%) SQL
2 16 (10.32%) Python
3 13 (8.39%) C#
4 11 (7.10%) Java
4 11 (7.10%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.10%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.58%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.29%) Groovy
7 1 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.65%) Go
7 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.87%) MCP
1 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.58%) MCSA
2 4 (2.58%) MCSE
2 4 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (1.94%) RHCE
4 2 (1.29%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.29%) CISSP
4 2 (1.29%) Degree
5 1 (0.65%) CCNA
5 1 (0.65%) CCNP
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.65%) CISMP
5 1 (0.65%) ISEB
5 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.65%) NIST
System Software
1 35 (22.58%) Docker
2 15 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (26.45%) Kubernetes
2 37 (23.87%) Terraform
3 34 (21.94%) Ansible
4 11 (7.10%) Kibana
5 5 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.23%) Puppet
5 5 (3.23%) SCCM
5 5 (3.23%) SCOM
5 5 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (3.23%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.94%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (1.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (1.94%) WSUS
6 3 (1.94%) yum
7 1 (0.65%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 38 (24.52%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.19%) VMware
3 18 (11.61%) Google
4 15 (9.68%) SAP
5 8 (5.16%) Veracode
6 7 (4.52%) Cisco
7 5 (3.23%) Meraki
7 5 (3.23%) Palo Alto
7 5 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.58%) CommVault
8 4 (2.58%) HP
8 4 (2.58%) Oracle
9 3 (1.94%) Splunk
10 2 (1.29%) Citrix
10 2 (1.29%) Databricks
10 2 (1.29%) F5
10 2 (1.29%) Intel
11 1 (0.65%) IBM
11 1 (0.65%) Infoblox
11 1 (0.65%) Micro Focus