Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 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)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 23 50
Rank change year-on-year +13 +27 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 93 40 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 9.75% 6.24% 1.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.91% 33.61% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 29 5
Swindon median daily rate £475 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +28.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £368 £315 £198
90th Percentile £590 £600 £429
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 -
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -

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 233 119 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 24.42% 18.56% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 84 42
Swindon median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £133 £311 £301
90th Percentile £650 £621 £531
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
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 22 January 2019.

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 22 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 47 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (37.63%) C#
3 34 (36.56%) .NET
4 32 (34.41%) Finance
5 31 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 29 (31.18%) Amazon AWS
7 25 (26.88%) DevOps
8 20 (21.51%) REST
9 19 (20.43%) Kubernetes
10 17 (18.28%) SQL
10 17 (18.28%) TDD
11 16 (17.20%) Dynamics 365
12 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET
13 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (15.05%) Microservices
14 13 (13.98%) Docker
14 13 (13.98%) Office 365
14 13 (13.98%) SOAP
14 13 (13.98%) Linux
14 13 (13.98%) CRM
14 13 (13.98%) Dynamics CRM
14 13 (13.98%) Unit Testing
15 12 (12.90%) JSON
15 12 (12.90%) Scrum
15 12 (12.90%) Windows
15 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
15 12 (12.90%) Visual Studio Team System
16 11 (11.83%) SDLC
17 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
17 10 (10.75%) SharePoint

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 (10.75%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (5.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.23%) CMS
5 2 (2.15%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.15%) Confluence
5 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.15%) IIS
5 2 (2.15%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 13 (13.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (31.18%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (17.20%) Dynamics 365
3 13 (13.98%) Office 365
4 10 (10.75%) Azure Functions
4 10 (10.75%) Serverless
5 9 (9.68%) SaaS
6 8 (8.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (7.53%) OpenShift
8 6 (6.45%) IaaS
8 6 (6.45%) PaaS
9 2 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (2.15%) GitHub
9 2 (2.15%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (2.15%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) Reverse Proxy
2 6 (6.45%) DNS
2 6 (6.45%) Firewall
2 6 (6.45%) VPN
3 5 (5.38%) LAN
3 5 (5.38%) WAN
4 3 (3.23%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.60%) Power BI
3 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.15%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.15%) GIS
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.08%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.08%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Visual Studio Team System
2 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.15%) Babel
5 2 (2.15%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.15%) JIRA
5 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.15%) webpack
6 1 (1.08%) GitLab
6 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
General
1 32 (34.41%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Publishing
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (38.71%) Developer
2 11 (11.83%) Architect
3 9 (9.68%) .NET Developer
3 9 (9.68%) SharePoint Developer
4 8 (8.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) CRM Architect
6 6 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM Architect
6 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Systems Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Angular Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.56%) .NET
2 20 (21.51%) REST
3 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET
4 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (13.98%) SOAP
6 12 (12.90%) JSON
7 10 (10.75%) .NET Core
7 10 (10.75%) AngularJS
7 10 (10.75%) React
7 10 (10.75%) WCF
8 9 (9.68%) CSS
9 7 (7.53%) .NET Framework
9 7 (7.53%) HTML
9 7 (7.53%) jQuery
10 5 (5.38%) Node.js
11 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.30%) CSS3
11 4 (4.30%) Entity Framework
12 3 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.30%) iPad
3 3 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.98%) Linux
2 12 (12.90%) Windows
3 10 (10.75%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.45%) Debian
6 5 (5.38%) Android
6 5 (5.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (5.38%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.30%) CoreOS
8 2 (2.15%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.88%) DevOps
3 17 (18.28%) TDD
4 14 (15.05%) Microservices
5 13 (13.98%) CRM
5 13 (13.98%) Unit Testing
6 12 (12.90%) Scrum
7 11 (11.83%) SDLC
8 10 (10.75%) Inversion of Control
9 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (9.68%) Test Automation
10 8 (8.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (8.60%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (7.53%) Data Modelling
11 7 (7.53%) Technical Leadership
12 6 (6.45%) API Design
12 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 6 (6.45%) Task Automation
13 5 (5.38%) API Development
13 5 (5.38%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (37.63%) C#
2 17 (18.28%) SQL
3 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.38%) Python
5 3 (3.23%) Go
5 3 (3.23%) Java
6 2 (2.15%) ES6
6 2 (2.15%) ES7
6 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.15%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
1 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) MCAD
2 2 (2.15%) MCPD
2 2 (2.15%) MCSD
2 2 (2.15%) MCTS
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) GDPR
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 13 (13.98%) Docker
2 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (20.43%) Kubernetes
2 8 (8.60%) Terraform
3 6 (6.45%) Puppet
4 5 (5.38%) Ansible
4 5 (5.38%) ZENworks
5 4 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.15%) SCCM
7 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 31 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.45%) Google
3 5 (5.38%) HP
3 5 (5.38%) Micro Focus
3 5 (5.38%) Novell
4 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle
6 2 (2.15%) ESRI
6 2 (2.15%) VMware
7 1 (1.08%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.08%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.08%) Tableau