Period
to 20 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 49 62
Rank change year-on-year +33 +13 -19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 45 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 7.79% 2.64% 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.46% 24.32% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 4
Swindon median daily rate £550 £500 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -33.33% +100.00%
10th Percentile £311 £294 £505
90th Percentile £653 £534 £881
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -

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 117 74 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 20.24% 10.87% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 51 26
Swindon median daily rate £479 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.69% +15.94% -8.00%
10th Percentile £313 £315 £304
90th Percentile £704 £613 £574
Wiltshire median daily rate £460 £380 £450
% change year-on-year +21.05% -15.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -

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 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Swindon

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 19 (42.22%) SQL
2 17 (37.78%) HTML
2 17 (37.78%) CSS
2 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
4 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.67%) SharePoint
6 11 (24.44%) C#
6 11 (24.44%) Finance
6 11 (24.44%) Office 365
6 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
7 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 10 (22.22%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (20.00%) .NET
8 9 (20.00%) XML
9 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
9 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
9 8 (17.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (17.78%) REST
10 7 (15.56%) MVC
10 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
10 7 (15.56%) TypeScript
10 7 (15.56%) Software Delivery
11 6 (13.33%) Power BI
11 6 (13.33%) Windows
11 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (13.33%) Sitecore
12 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC

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 12 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (6.67%) CloudStack
2 3 (6.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Office 365
2 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.44%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.22%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.22%) SaaS
5 1 (2.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Intranet
1 3 (6.67%) LAN
1 3 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (2.22%) ADSL
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.22%) MPLS
2 1 (2.22%) Skype
2 1 (2.22%) VoIP
2 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.33%) Power BI
4 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.44%) Big Data
5 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.44%) Semantic Layer
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.22%) MySQL
6 1 (2.22%) OLTP
6 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 4 (8.89%) Selenium
4 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.22%) ERwin
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Architect
3 9 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Cloud Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Digital Architect
6 3 (6.67%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior IT Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Sitecore Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 2 (4.44%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) CSS
1 17 (37.78%) HTML
2 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
3 9 (20.00%) .NET
3 9 (20.00%) XML
4 8 (17.78%) REST
5 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
6 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.67%) jQuery
9 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (4.44%) HTML5
9 2 (4.44%) RESTful
9 2 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (4.44%) Web Services
10 1 (2.22%) CSS3
10 1 (2.22%) HTML5 Canvas
10 1 (2.22%) LDAP
10 1 (2.22%) OAuth2
10 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 3 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.22%) Fintech
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Robotics
3 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.89%) Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Android
4 3 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (15.56%) MVC
3 7 (15.56%) Software Delivery
4 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.89%) DevOps
5 4 (8.89%) Microservices
5 4 (8.89%) Migration
5 4 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (6.67%) Analytics
6 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.67%) Data Strategy
6 3 (6.67%) Decision-Making
6 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.44%) Data Architecture
7 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.44%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (4.44%) ETL
7 2 (4.44%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) SQL
2 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 11 (24.44%) C#
4 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 7 (15.56%) TypeScript
6 5 (11.11%) Python
7 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.67%) Ruby
8 2 (4.44%) Java
9 1 (2.22%) C++
9 1 (2.22%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) GCP
2 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) Docker
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.67%) Ansible
2 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.67%) Puppet
2 3 (6.67%) ZENworks
3 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.67%) Google
3 3 (6.67%) HP
3 3 (6.67%) Micro Focus
3 3 (6.67%) Novell
3 3 (6.67%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (2.22%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) hybris
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Juniper
4 1 (2.22%) Unisys
4 1 (2.22%) VMware