Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 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)
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 24 54
Rank change year-on-year +19 +30 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 63 38 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 11.69% 6.04% 1.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.81% 45.24% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 27 4
Warwickshire median daily rate £475 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -9.09%
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £410
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% -8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £45.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +181.25% -

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 124 84 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 23.01% 13.35% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 50 16
Warwickshire median daily rate £464 £425 £476
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.12% -10.76% +46.54%
10th Percentile £368 £212 £215
90th Percentile £576 £575 £528
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Warwickshire median hourly rate £10.50 - £13.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year +10.34% -10.77% -29.35%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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 +17 23 £450 -21.74% 10
Stratford-upon-Avon -1 9 £516 +7.27%
Atherstone - 3 £475 -
Microsoft Azure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 18 (28.57%) SQL
2 17 (26.98%) C#
2 17 (26.98%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (25.40%) .NET
3 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
4 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 13 (20.63%) CRM
5 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.63%) Degree
5 13 (20.63%) DevOps
6 12 (19.05%) Computer Science
7 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (17.46%) ITIL
7 11 (17.46%) SDLC
8 10 (15.87%) Patch Management
8 10 (15.87%) Linux
8 10 (15.87%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (14.29%) Ruby
9 9 (14.29%) Nmap
9 9 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (14.29%) Nessus
9 9 (14.29%) Mathematics
9 9 (14.29%) Lua
9 9 (14.29%) Workflow
9 9 (14.29%) C
9 9 (14.29%) Java
9 9 (14.29%) Python
9 9 (14.29%) Burp Suite
9 9 (14.29%) Kali Linux
9 9 (14.29%) Metasploit

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 9 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.59%) Traefik
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.76%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.59%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.98%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (9.52%) Office 365
4 5 (7.94%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (6.35%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (6.35%) GitHub
5 4 (6.35%) IaaS
5 4 (6.35%) PaaS
6 3 (4.76%) SaaS
7 2 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.59%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) 802.11
1 8 (12.70%) HTTP
1 8 (12.70%) SNMP
1 8 (12.70%) VPN
2 6 (9.52%) VoIP
2 6 (9.52%) Wireless
3 2 (3.17%) SAN
4 1 (1.59%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) Internet
4 1 (1.59%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.94%) Power BI
4 4 (6.35%) Apache Hive
4 4 (6.35%) Big Data
4 4 (6.35%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.35%) HDInsight
5 2 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.59%) MS Access
6 1 (1.59%) MySQL
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.59%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Burp Suite
1 9 (14.29%) Metasploit
2 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Automotive
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Games
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Architect
2 9 (14.29%) Developer
2 9 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
2 9 (14.29%) Tester
3 7 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Identity Management Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) .NET
2 8 (12.70%) 802.1X
2 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (9.52%) HTML
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (4.76%) Node.js
5 3 (4.76%) Symfony
6 2 (3.17%) .NET Core
6 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.17%) HTML5
7 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.59%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.59%) React
7 1 (1.59%) Redux
7 1 (1.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.70%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (12.70%) SCADA
3 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 6 (9.52%) Wiki
5 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (3.17%) Private Cloud
7 2 (3.17%) RIA
7 2 (3.17%) Xbox
8 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.59%) Social Media
8 1 (1.59%) STB
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) Kali Linux
3 5 (7.94%) Windows
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (20.63%) CRM
1 13 (20.63%) DevOps
2 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (17.46%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) SDLC
3 10 (15.87%) Patch Management
4 9 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 9 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 9 (14.29%) Workflow
5 8 (12.70%) Cyber Intelligence
5 8 (12.70%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 8 (12.70%) Migration
5 8 (12.70%) Open Source
5 8 (12.70%) OSINT
5 8 (12.70%) Remediation Plan
5 8 (12.70%) Security Architecture
5 8 (12.70%) Social Engineering
5 8 (12.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) SQL
2 17 (26.98%) C#
3 9 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 9 (14.29%) C
3 9 (14.29%) Java
3 9 (14.29%) Lua
3 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 9 (14.29%) Python
3 9 (14.29%) Ruby
4 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.35%) PHP
6 2 (3.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Degree
2 8 (12.70%) OSCE
3 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.17%) CREST Certified
4 2 (3.17%) GPEN
4 2 (3.17%) OSCP
4 2 (3.17%) SANS
4 2 (3.17%) Tigerscheme
5 1 (1.59%) CCNA
5 1 (1.59%) CCNP
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.59%) CISSP
5 1 (1.59%) MCSE
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PMP
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) GDPR
2 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.35%) Docker
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) Nessus
1 9 (14.29%) Nmap
2 4 (6.35%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.17%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) Terraform
4 1 (1.59%) Kibana
4 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Google
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle
4 5 (7.94%) Informatica
4 5 (7.94%) SAP
4 5 (7.94%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.59%) Cognos
5 1 (1.59%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.59%) VMware