Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 14 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)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 28 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 +21 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 59 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 6.62% 4.92% 2.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.57% 35.42% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 26
Swindon median daily rate £450 £425 £900
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -52.78% +176.92%
10th Percentile £413 £313 £372
90th Percentile £568 £500 £1,000
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £425 £750
% change year-on-year +17.65% -43.33% +130.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -

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 Swindon with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 193 96 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 21.66% 13.89% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 72 38
Swindon median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +30.77%
10th Percentile £250 £310 £275
90th Percentile £623 £500 £873
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £375 £438
% change year-on-year +26.67% -14.29% +32.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Swindon

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Swindon

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Swindon over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Swindon

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Swindon

For the 6 months to 14 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.20%) C#
2 19 (32.20%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (30.51%) .NET
4 16 (27.12%) Linux
5 15 (25.42%) DevOps
6 13 (22.03%) REST
7 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
8 11 (18.64%) HTML
8 11 (18.64%) CSS
9 10 (16.95%) Windows
9 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
9 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (16.95%) jQuery
9 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
10 9 (15.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (15.25%) Microservices
10 9 (15.25%) Docker
10 9 (15.25%) Kubernetes
10 9 (15.25%) SQL
11 8 (13.56%) Data Modelling
11 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
11 8 (13.56%) Office 365
11 8 (13.56%) Power BI
11 8 (13.56%) Windows Server
12 7 (11.86%) Finance
12 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
12 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
13 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
13 6 (10.17%) Android

Microsoft 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 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (10.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 19 (32.20%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.56%) Office 365
3 4 (6.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (5.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.39%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (3.39%) SaaS
6 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) Kerberos
1 6 (10.17%) LAN
1 6 (10.17%) WAN
2 2 (3.39%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.69%) HTTP
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) Power BI
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.08%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.69%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.69%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) GitLab
2 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Consultant
4 5 (8.47%) Azure Consultant
4 5 (8.47%) Desktop Support
5 4 (6.78%) Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Active Directory Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Angular Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Azure Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Power BI Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Power BI Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) .NET
2 13 (22.03%) REST
3 11 (18.64%) CSS
3 11 (18.64%) HTML
4 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
4 10 (16.95%) jQuery
5 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (10.17%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (10.17%) Node.js
5 6 (10.17%) React
6 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.78%) JSON
7 3 (5.08%) CSS3
7 3 (5.08%) SOAP
7 3 (5.08%) WCF
8 2 (3.39%) .NET Core
8 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.39%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.69%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.69%) Fintech
3 1 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Linux
2 10 (16.95%) Windows
3 8 (13.56%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.17%) Android
4 6 (10.17%) Debian
4 6 (10.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.78%) CoreOS
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.42%) DevOps
3 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (15.25%) Microservices
5 8 (13.56%) Data Modelling
6 6 (10.17%) Pair Programming
6 6 (10.17%) Scrum
6 6 (10.17%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.78%) ETL
7 4 (6.78%) Migration
8 3 (5.08%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (5.08%) MVC
8 3 (5.08%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (5.08%) TDD
9 2 (3.39%) API Design
9 2 (3.39%) Data Architecture
9 2 (3.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (3.39%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 2 (3.39%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) C#
2 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.25%) SQL
4 5 (8.47%) Python
5 3 (5.08%) Go
5 3 (5.08%) Java
5 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
1 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) GDPR
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) Docker
2 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Kubernetes
2 6 (10.17%) Ansible
2 6 (10.17%) Puppet
2 6 (10.17%) ZENworks
3 4 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (5.08%) Terraform
5 2 (3.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) HP
1 6 (10.17%) Micro Focus
1 6 (10.17%) Novell
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.69%) Alteryx
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) Tableau