Period
to 18 November 2018

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 November 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)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 25 35
Rank change year-on-year +21 +10 +17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 49 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 21.59% 2.55% 3.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 54.44% 15.91% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 9 9
Warrington median daily rate £375 £575 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.78% -14.81% +92.86%
10th Percentile £300 £495 £545
90th Percentile £575 £675 £780
Cheshire median daily rate £418 £483 £625
% change year-on-year -13.47% -22.80% +78.57%
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 90 44 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 39.65% 16.00% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 41 36
Warrington median daily rate £350 £525 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +28.83% -14.21%
10th Percentile £207 £265 £238
90th Percentile £588 £675 £719
Cheshire median daily rate £405 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -4.71% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate £15.00 - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £13.00

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 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Warrington

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 27 (55.10%) Security Cleared
2 26 (53.06%) SC Cleared
2 26 (53.06%) Office 365
2 26 (53.06%) Windows
3 23 (46.94%) Windows Server
4 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
5 18 (36.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 15 (30.61%) VMware
7 14 (28.57%) Migration
8 11 (22.45%) PowerShell
9 10 (20.41%) IaaS
9 10 (20.41%) DHCP
9 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
9 10 (20.41%) DNS
9 10 (20.41%) LAN
9 10 (20.41%) WAN
9 10 (20.41%) SQL
10 8 (16.33%) VPN
10 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (16.33%) Skype for Business
10 8 (16.33%) Skype
11 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
12 6 (12.24%) Firewall
12 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
12 6 (12.24%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (12.24%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (10.20%) Power BI

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 (16.33%) Skype for Business
2 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.12%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 26 (53.06%) Office 365
2 10 (20.41%) IaaS
3 6 (12.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (10.20%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (10.20%) PaaS
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) DHCP
1 10 (20.41%) DNS
1 10 (20.41%) LAN
1 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
1 10 (20.41%) WAN
2 8 (16.33%) Skype
2 8 (16.33%) VPN
3 6 (12.24%) Firewall
4 3 (6.12%) DMZ
4 3 (6.12%) SAN
4 3 (6.12%) SMTP
5 2 (4.08%) Network Security
6 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.04%) MPLS
6 1 (2.04%) SSL
6 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Power BI
1 5 (10.20%) QlikView
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2014
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2016
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Chocolatey
3 1 (2.04%) Maven
3 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (6.12%) Back Office
2 1 (2.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Architect
2 7 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (10.20%) SSRS Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Azure Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) CSS
2 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.04%) Express
3 1 (2.04%) hapi
3 1 (2.04%) LDAP
3 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (8.16%) Clustering
3 3 (6.12%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.08%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Windows
2 23 (46.94%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (28.57%) Migration
3 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.20%) DevOps
4 5 (10.20%) ERP
4 5 (10.20%) ETL
4 5 (10.20%) Process Management
5 4 (8.16%) Decision-Making
5 4 (8.16%) ITIL
5 4 (8.16%) ITSM
5 4 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.12%) Email Filtering
6 3 (6.12%) High Availability
6 3 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.12%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.08%) Release Management
8 1 (2.04%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) PowerShell
2 10 (20.41%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.08%) C#
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (55.10%) Security Cleared
2 26 (53.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) MCITP
4 1 (2.04%) MCP
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) MCSE
4 1 (2.04%) MCTS
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.16%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (8.16%) AirWatch
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (8.16%) SCCM
2 4 (8.16%) SCOM
3 3 (6.12%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.08%) Puppet
5 1 (2.04%) Ansible
5 1 (2.04%) Foglight
5 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.61%) VMware
3 5 (10.20%) Tableau
4 4 (8.16%) Blue Coat
4 4 (8.16%) McAfee
4 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.04%) Brocade
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco
5 1 (2.04%) CommVault
5 1 (2.04%) F5
5 1 (2.04%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) IronPort
5 1 (2.04%) NetApp
5 1 (2.04%) NetIQ
5 1 (2.04%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (2.04%) TippingPoint
5 1 (2.04%) Zscaler