Period
to 16 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 16 July 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)
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 14 37
Rank change year-on-year -7 +23 +16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 31 48 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 6.67% 8.09% 3.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 45.71% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 12
Warwickshire median daily rate £500 £451 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.99% -3.12% -7.00%
10th Percentile £320 £328 £400
90th Percentile £610 £588 £570
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £475 £460
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year +75.00% - -

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 93 105 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 20.00% 17.71% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 60 39
Warwickshire median daily rate £490 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.07% -2.35% -14.14%
10th Percentile £300 £310 £150
90th Percentile £610 £576 £560
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Warwickshire median hourly rate £46.40 £25.00 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.60% -50.98% +187.32%
10th Percentile £42.28 £14.18 £25.40
90th Percentile £46.88 £41.78 £52.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +133.33% +15.38% -42.22%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Warwickshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Warwickshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Warwickshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Warwickshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Warwickshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 16 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick -3 10 £538 +43.33% 3
Atherstone - 4 £478 - 2
Stratford-upon-Avon 0 3 £525 +0.24%
Gaydon +4 2 £363 -36.96% 1
Nuneaton +3 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 £413 -
Microsoft Azure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
3 8 (25.81%) Migration
4 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (19.35%) Windows 10
6 5 (16.13%) DevOps
6 5 (16.13%) Office 365
6 5 (16.13%) Degree
6 5 (16.13%) C#
6 5 (16.13%) SQL
7 4 (12.90%) ITIL
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco
7 4 (12.90%) Wireless
7 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
7 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (12.90%) Power Platform
8 3 (9.68%) Service Design
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
8 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (9.68%) VMware
8 3 (9.68%) XenApp
8 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
8 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
8 3 (9.68%) PowerShell

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.13%) Office 365
3 4 (12.90%) Power Platform
4 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (6.45%) G Suite
5 2 (6.45%) PowerApps
5 2 (6.45%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (3.23%) Azure Functions
6 1 (3.23%) IaaS
6 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
6 1 (3.23%) PaaS
6 1 (3.23%) SaaS
6 1 (3.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Wireless
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications
3 2 (6.45%) Intranet
3 2 (6.45%) SNMP
4 1 (3.23%) 802.11
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) HTTP
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) MPLS
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) VoIP
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Hive
1 2 (6.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.45%) Big Data
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.45%) Power BI
2 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.23%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Burp Suite
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Metasploit
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (3.23%) Automotive
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Games
1 1 (3.23%) Law
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Architect
2 7 (22.58%) Technical Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Azure Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Big Data Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Migration Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum Master
6 2 (6.45%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) .NET Core
2 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.23%) Angular 2
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) CSS3
3 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) RESTful
3 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.23%) Vue.js
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.45%) SCADA
1 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) RIA
2 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.23%) Kali Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Migration
2 5 (16.13%) DevOps
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
4 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Service Design
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Architecture Governance
5 2 (6.45%) BCP
5 2 (6.45%) Coaching
5 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.45%) ETL
5 2 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) C#
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) Lua
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) CCSP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) ISSAP
3 1 (3.23%) OSCE
3 1 (3.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) COBIT
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.23%) GDPR
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) XenApp
2 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.23%) Ansible
3 1 (3.23%) CASB
3 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.23%) Nessus
3 1 (3.23%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Databricks
4 2 (6.45%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) Informatica
4 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.45%) Talend
5 1 (3.23%) Borland
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.23%) Xamarin