Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 52 63
Rank change year-on-year +34 +11 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 44 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 6.96% 1.64% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.26% 18.97% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 4 3
Swindon median daily rate £450 £283 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.29% -33.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £316 £198 £353
90th Percentile £600 £384 £438
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £363 £425
% change year-on-year +24.14% -14.71% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate £18.75 - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £18.75 - -

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 Swindon with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 115 58 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 18.20% 8.63% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 43 29
Swindon median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £303 £305
90th Percentile £650 £531 £438
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate £18.75 - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £20.00 - -

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 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Swindon

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
2 11 (25.00%) Finance
3 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 10 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
4 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (18.18%) Windows
5 8 (18.18%) C#
5 8 (18.18%) Puppet
5 8 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (15.91%) DevOps
6 7 (15.91%) Ansible
6 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.91%) .NET
6 7 (15.91%) JSON
6 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
6 7 (15.91%) Migration
7 6 (13.64%) HTML
7 6 (13.64%) CSS
7 6 (13.64%) Linux
7 6 (13.64%) Office 365
7 6 (13.64%) Power BI
8 5 (11.36%) Process Improvement
8 5 (11.36%) Bitbucket
8 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
8 5 (11.36%) IaaS
8 5 (11.36%) Azure Active Directory

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 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) SAS
3 3 (6.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (6.82%) CloudStack
3 3 (6.82%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.64%) Office 365
3 5 (11.36%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (11.36%) IaaS
4 4 (9.09%) PaaS
5 3 (6.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (6.82%) SaaS
6 1 (2.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) VPN
2 2 (4.55%) LAN
2 2 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) Network Security
3 1 (2.27%) Skype
3 1 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (13.64%) Power BI
3 4 (9.09%) Data Lake
3 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 4 (9.09%) HDInsight
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.82%) Semantic Layer
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (11.36%) Bitbucket
3 4 (9.09%) Selenium
4 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.55%) JIRA
6 1 (2.27%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Architect
2 7 (15.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Azure Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Power BI Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Sitecore Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Office 365 Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
1 7 (15.91%) JSON
2 6 (13.64%) CSS
2 6 (13.64%) HTML
3 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
3 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.55%) CSS3
6 2 (4.55%) HTML5
6 2 (4.55%) RESTful
7 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.27%) SOAP
7 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.82%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
3 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (11.36%) VMS
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.27%) Android
6 1 (2.27%) CentOS
6 1 (2.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) DevOps
3 7 (15.91%) Migration
4 5 (11.36%) Process Improvement
5 4 (9.09%) ERP
5 4 (9.09%) ETL
5 4 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
5 4 (9.09%) MVC
5 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.09%) Project Management
5 4 (9.09%) Six Sigma
6 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.82%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.55%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) C#
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.09%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.82%) Python
6 3 (6.82%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.27%) MCITP
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) PMO
2 3 (6.82%) GCP
3 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (4.55%) QA
4 1 (2.27%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.09%) Docker
3 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (6.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (18.18%) Puppet
2 7 (15.91%) Ansible
3 4 (9.09%) Terraform
4 3 (6.82%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.27%) SCCM
5 1 (2.27%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.09%) WSO2
4 3 (6.82%) SaltStack
4 3 (6.82%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.27%) Novell
5 1 (2.27%) Unisys