Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 5 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 +16 +13
Contract jobs citing Azure 40 43 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 24.10% 19.72% 4.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 65.57% 54.43% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 7
Warrington median daily rate £494 £356 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.60% -20.83% -28.00%
10th Percentile £351 £300 £371
90th Percentile £591 £570 £675
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £415 £317
% change year-on-year +8.43% +30.91% -29.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Warrington median hourly rate - - £65.00
Cheshire median hourly rate - £64.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year - -1.54% -

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 Warrington with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 61 79 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 36.75% 36.24% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 56 31
Warrington median daily rate £400 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -30.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £294 £207 £265
90th Percentile £593 £594 £675
Cheshire median daily rate £406 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +0.31% +1.25% -8.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Warrington median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -76.92% -
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.50 £55.00
90th Percentile £18.75 £17.50 £67.63
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year -0.40% -73.08% +400.00%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

Job postings citing Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Warrington.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Warrington

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Azure in Warrington.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure in Warrington

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Warrington over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure in Warrington

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Azure.

1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (40.00%) Public Cloud
3 15 (37.50%) AWS
4 14 (35.00%) C#
4 14 (35.00%) .NET
5 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (32.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (30.00%) MVC
6 12 (30.00%) Migration
7 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 10 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (22.50%) NCSC
8 9 (22.50%) .NET Framework
8 9 (22.50%) Scrum
8 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
8 9 (22.50%) SQL
8 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
9 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (17.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (17.50%) Entity Framework
10 7 (17.50%) CSS3
10 7 (17.50%) HTML5
10 7 (17.50%) Clustering
10 7 (17.50%) CSS
10 7 (17.50%) HTML
11 6 (15.00%) Firewall
11 6 (15.00%) Public Sector

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 2 (5.00%) IIS
1 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (37.50%) AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Office 365
3 2 (5.00%) IaaS
4 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) Heroku
4 1 (2.50%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) Power BI
4 1 (2.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) git-flow
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Architect
2 15 (37.50%) Developer
3 13 (32.50%) .NET Developer
4 12 (30.00%) Cloud Architect
5 10 (25.00%) Senior Architect
6 8 (20.00%) Senior Cloud Architect
7 4 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Designer
7 4 (10.00%) Firewall Architect
7 4 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.00%) AWS Architect
9 2 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) Data Architect
9 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) .NET
2 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 9 (22.50%) .NET Framework
3 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
4 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (17.50%) CSS
5 7 (17.50%) CSS3
5 7 (17.50%) Entity Framework
5 7 (17.50%) HTML
5 7 (17.50%) HTML5
5 7 (17.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (12.50%) .NET Core
7 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (7.50%) Vue.js
8 1 (2.50%) Node.js
8 1 (2.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Public Cloud
2 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (17.50%) Clustering
5 2 (5.00%) PKI
6 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (32.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (30.00%) Migration
2 12 (30.00%) MVC
3 9 (22.50%) Scrum
4 5 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.50%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.00%) High Availability
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.50%) BDD
7 1 (2.50%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.50%) SIEM
7 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) C#
2 9 (22.50%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) CCNP
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.50%) CCDA
3 1 (2.50%) CCDP
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) CISSP
3 1 (2.50%) MCSA
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) NCSC
2 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) AirWatch
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) CASB
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) SCOM
2 1 (2.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 5 (12.50%) Fortinet
2 5 (12.50%) Palo Alto
3 4 (10.00%) VMware
4 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.50%) Okta
6 1 (2.50%) Samsung