Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 36 42
Rank change year-on-year +18 +6 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 55 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 7.94% 2.95% 2.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.98% 25.32% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 24
Swindon median daily rate £506 £425 £900
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.12% -52.78% +176.92%
10th Percentile £413 £311 £575
90th Percentile £631 £500 £1,000
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 £450 £800
% change year-on-year +16.67% -43.75% +146.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 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 131 79 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 18.90% 11.65% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 61 26
Swindon median daily rate £450 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.48% +19.64%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £281
90th Percentile £600 £675 £931
Wiltshire median daily rate £473 £380 £450
% change year-on-year +24.34% -15.56% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) HTML
2 20 (36.36%) CSS
3 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
4 18 (32.73%) SQL
5 16 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (27.27%) SharePoint
7 14 (25.45%) C#
7 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
7 14 (25.45%) REST
8 13 (23.64%) Linux
9 12 (21.82%) Office 365
9 12 (21.82%) AngularJS
10 11 (20.00%) .NET
11 10 (18.18%) Windows
11 10 (18.18%) jQuery
12 9 (16.36%) PowerShell
12 9 (16.36%) Finance
12 9 (16.36%) XML
12 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
13 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
13 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
14 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (12.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 7 (12.73%) Software Delivery
14 7 (12.73%) Windows Server
14 7 (12.73%) Android
14 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
14 7 (12.73%) ZENworks

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 15 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (10.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (21.82%) Office 365
3 3 (5.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.64%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (3.64%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.82%) SaaS
5 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Kerberos
1 7 (12.73%) LAN
1 7 (12.73%) WAN
2 3 (5.45%) Intranet
3 1 (1.82%) ADSL
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) MPLS
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) VoIP
3 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.09%) Power BI
4 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.64%) Big Data
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.82%) MySQL
6 1 (1.82%) OLTP
6 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) ERwin
1 1 (1.82%) GitLab
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Publishing
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) SharePoint Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Consultant
4 8 (14.55%) Architect
4 8 (14.55%) Cloud Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Azure Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.45%) Active Directory Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Digital Architect
7 3 (5.45%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) IT Support
7 3 (5.45%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior IT Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior IT Support
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Power BI Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) CSS
1 20 (36.36%) HTML
2 14 (25.45%) REST
3 12 (21.82%) AngularJS
4 11 (20.00%) .NET
5 10 (18.18%) jQuery
6 9 (16.36%) XML
7 6 (10.91%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (10.91%) Node.js
7 6 (10.91%) React
8 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (3.64%) Web Services
10 1 (1.82%) HTML5
10 1 (1.82%) JSON
10 1 (1.82%) LDAP
10 1 (1.82%) OAuth
10 1 (1.82%) RESTful
10 1 (1.82%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Fintech
4 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Robotics
4 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Linux
2 10 (18.18%) Windows
3 7 (12.73%) Android
3 7 (12.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.45%) CoreOS
4 3 (5.45%) Debian
4 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
3 7 (12.73%) Software Delivery
4 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.91%) Pair Programming
4 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
5 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.09%) DevOps
5 5 (9.09%) Microservices
6 4 (7.27%) Data Strategy
6 4 (7.27%) ETL
6 4 (7.27%) Migration
6 4 (7.27%) MVC
7 3 (5.45%) Analytics
7 3 (5.45%) CQRS
7 3 (5.45%) Data Architecture
7 3 (5.45%) Decision-Making
7 3 (5.45%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.45%) IT Strategy
7 3 (5.45%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
2 18 (32.73%) SQL
3 14 (25.45%) C#
4 9 (16.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.27%) Java
5 4 (7.27%) Python
6 3 (5.45%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.64%) Go
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.82%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) Scala
8 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) GCP
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) Docker
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) ZENworks
2 6 (10.91%) Kubernetes
3 4 (7.27%) Ansible
3 4 (7.27%) Puppet
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) HP
2 7 (12.73%) Micro Focus
2 7 (12.73%) Novell
3 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.45%) Google
4 3 (5.45%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
5 1 (1.82%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.82%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (1.82%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) hybris
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) Juniper
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle
5 1 (1.82%) Tableau