Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 18 January 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 (formerly Windows Azure)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 11 26
Rank change year-on-year +8 +15 +31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 48 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 23.41% 10.87% 5.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 61.54% 49.18% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 20 13
Warrington median daily rate £375 £513 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.83% -21.15% +36.84%
10th Percentile £300 £350 £465
90th Percentile £575 £675 £770
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £520 £525
% change year-on-year -13.46% -0.95% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £64.00 - -

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 Warrington with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 78 61 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 38.05% 22.10% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 44 38
Warrington median daily rate £356 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.75% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £223 £271 £250
90th Percentile £584 £640 £706
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £483 £425
% change year-on-year -11.92% +13.53% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year +20.69% +13.73% -63.57%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Warrington

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Warrington

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Warrington over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Warrington

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 27 (56.25%) Office 365
2 26 (54.17%) SC Cleared
2 26 (54.17%) Security Cleared
3 23 (47.92%) Windows
4 20 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 19 (39.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
6 15 (31.25%) Migration
6 15 (31.25%) VMware
7 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 11 (22.92%) IaaS
8 11 (22.92%) PowerShell
9 10 (20.83%) DNS
9 10 (20.83%) LAN
9 10 (20.83%) WAN
9 10 (20.83%) DHCP
9 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
10 8 (16.67%) VPN
10 8 (16.67%) Skype for Business
10 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (16.67%) Skype
11 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (14.58%) PaaS
11 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
11 7 (14.58%) SQL
12 6 (12.50%) Firewall
13 5 (10.42%) Process Management
13 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
13 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft 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 8 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (56.25%) Office 365
2 11 (22.92%) IaaS
3 7 (14.58%) PaaS
4 5 (10.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (6.25%) SaaS
7 1 (2.08%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) DHCP
1 10 (20.83%) DNS
1 10 (20.83%) LAN
1 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
1 10 (20.83%) WAN
2 8 (16.67%) Skype
2 8 (16.67%) VPN
3 6 (12.50%) Firewall
4 3 (6.25%) DMZ
4 3 (6.25%) SAN
4 3 (6.25%) SMTP
5 2 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.08%) MPLS
6 1 (2.08%) SSL
6 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.25%) Power BI
3 3 (6.25%) QlikView
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) Chocolatey
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Maven
2 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (2.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Office 365 Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Azure Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Developer
6 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) SSRS Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.08%) CSS
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) JSON
2 1 (2.08%) LDAP
2 1 (2.08%) Node.js
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Clustering
1 4 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (31.25%) Migration
3 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.42%) DevOps
3 5 (10.42%) Process Management
4 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.33%) Decision-Making
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL
4 4 (8.33%) ITSM
4 4 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.25%) Email Filtering
5 3 (6.25%) ERP
5 3 (6.25%) ETL
5 3 (6.25%) High Availability
5 3 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.25%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.17%) IT Strategy
6 2 (4.17%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.58%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (54.17%) SC Cleared
1 26 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) MCITP
3 1 (2.08%) MCP
3 1 (2.08%) MCSA
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) MCTS
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) Docker
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (8.33%) AirWatch
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.17%) Ansible
4 2 (4.17%) Puppet
4 2 (4.17%) Terraform
5 1 (2.08%) Foglight
5 1 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.08%) MIIS
5 1 (2.08%) SCCM
5 1 (2.08%) SCOM
5 1 (2.08%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) VMware
2 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 4 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 3 (6.25%) Tableau
5 1 (2.08%) Brocade
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco
5 1 (2.08%) CommVault
5 1 (2.08%) Dell
5 1 (2.08%) F5
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) IronPort
5 1 (2.08%) McAfee
5 1 (2.08%) NetApp
5 1 (2.08%) NetIQ
5 1 (2.08%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) TippingPoint
5 1 (2.08%) Zscaler