Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 49 55
Rank change year-on-year +18 +6 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 36 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 5.00% 2.06% 1.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.89% 25.93% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 11
Swindon median daily rate £425 £900 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.78% +176.92% -22.39%
10th Percentile £313 £344 £295
90th Percentile £501 £1,000 £438
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £700 £325
% change year-on-year -35.71% +115.38% -18.75%
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 95 54 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 13.19% 7.96% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 37 31
Swindon median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% +5.66%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £263
90th Percentile £506 £760 £438
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £438 £350
% change year-on-year -8.57% +25.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Swindon median hourly rate £18.75 - £10.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate £18.75 - £10.00

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 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 16 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
3 11 (30.56%) Windows
4 10 (27.78%) DevOps
5 8 (22.22%) Linux
5 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 8 (22.22%) C#
5 8 (22.22%) .NET
5 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
6 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
6 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
6 7 (19.44%) JSON
6 7 (19.44%) Docker
7 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (16.67%) Ansible
7 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 6 (16.67%) SQL
7 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 6 (16.67%) MVC
7 6 (16.67%) Finance
8 5 (13.89%) VMS
8 5 (13.89%) JIRA
8 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
8 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (13.89%) IaaS
8 5 (13.89%) Puppet
8 5 (13.89%) Process Improvement

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 4 (11.11%) SAS
2 2 (5.56%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.89%) IaaS
3 4 (11.11%) PaaS
4 3 (8.33%) SaaS
5 2 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (5.56%) Office 365
6 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (5.56%) LAN
2 2 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) Network Security
3 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Data Lake
2 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 4 (11.11%) HDInsight
2 4 (11.11%) Power BI
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) Semantic Layer
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 6 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Azure Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps Developer
6 2 (5.56%) ETL Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Test Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
2 7 (19.44%) JSON
3 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
5 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 3 (8.33%) CSS
7 2 (5.56%) CSS3
7 2 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (5.56%) HTML
7 2 (5.56%) HTML5
7 2 (5.56%) Web Services
7 2 (5.56%) WebCenter
8 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.78%) jQuery
8 1 (2.78%) RESTful
8 1 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.78%) iPad
1 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
1 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (13.89%) VMS
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.56%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.78%) Android
7 1 (2.78%) CentOS
7 1 (2.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) DevOps
3 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (16.67%) MVC
5 5 (13.89%) Process Improvement
6 4 (11.11%) ERP
6 4 (11.11%) ETL
6 4 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (11.11%) Migration
6 4 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) Six Sigma
7 3 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.33%) Web Development
8 2 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
2 8 (22.22%) C#
3 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
1 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) CISA
3 1 (2.78%) CISM
3 1 (2.78%) CISSP
3 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) MCITP
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) PMO
2 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
1 7 (19.44%) Docker
1 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Ansible
2 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (13.89%) Puppet
3 4 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 4 (11.11%) Terraform
4 2 (5.56%) Icinga
4 2 (5.56%) Kibana
4 2 (5.56%) logstash
4 2 (5.56%) Nagios
5 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.78%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) WSO2
4 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.78%) Novell
5 1 (2.78%) Telerik