Period
to 17 January 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 17 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)
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 14 49
Rank change year-on-year +8 +35 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 60 49 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 11.24% 8.48% 1.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.85% 52.69% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 34 4
Warwickshire median daily rate £497 £445 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.74% +29.93% -31.50%
10th Percentile £411 £325 £264
90th Percentile £602 £603 £470
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £410
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% -13.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.50 £45.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -56.67% +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 118 93 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 22.10% 16.09% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 55 26
Warwickshire median daily rate £475 £401 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.60% -2.91% -8.33%
10th Percentile £373 £264 £203
90th Percentile £600 £535 £517
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £14.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% -13.64% +22.22%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 22 £450 -5.26% 6
Stratford-upon-Avon -1 9 £500 +1.52% 2
Atherstone - 4 £475 -
Microsoft Azure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 19 (31.67%) C#
1 19 (31.67%) SQL
2 18 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (26.67%) DevOps
4 15 (25.00%) .NET
4 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (23.33%) Ruby
5 14 (23.33%) Degree
5 14 (23.33%) Computer Science
6 13 (21.67%) PowerShell
6 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
6 13 (21.67%) Java
7 12 (20.00%) VPN
7 12 (20.00%) Python
7 12 (20.00%) Patch Management
7 12 (20.00%) SDLC
8 11 (18.33%) Burp Suite
8 11 (18.33%) Kali Linux
8 11 (18.33%) Open Source
8 11 (18.33%) Metasploit
8 11 (18.33%) Bash Shell
8 11 (18.33%) Waterfall
8 11 (18.33%) OpenStack
8 11 (18.33%) Linux
8 11 (18.33%) C
8 11 (18.33%) Lua
8 11 (18.33%) Nessus
8 11 (18.33%) Nmap
8 11 (18.33%) Penetration Testing

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 11 (18.33%) OpenStack
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.33%) Traefik
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.00%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.67%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (8.33%) GitHub
4 5 (8.33%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (6.67%) Office 365
6 2 (3.33%) IaaS
6 2 (3.33%) PaaS
6 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) VPN
2 10 (16.67%) 802.11
2 10 (16.67%) HTTP
2 10 (16.67%) SNMP
3 8 (13.33%) VoIP
3 8 (13.33%) Wireless
4 4 (6.67%) Firewall
4 4 (6.67%) SAN
5 2 (3.33%) DNS
5 2 (3.33%) Internet
5 2 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.67%) Network Security
6 1 (1.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.67%) Apache Hive
4 4 (6.67%) Big Data
4 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.67%) HDInsight
4 4 (6.67%) Power BI
5 2 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Burp Suite
1 11 (18.33%) Metasploit
2 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (6.67%) Automotive
1 4 (6.67%) Retail
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Penetration Tester
1 11 (18.33%) Tester
2 9 (15.00%) Architect
3 8 (13.33%) Developer
3 8 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.33%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.33%) ETL Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) .NET
2 10 (16.67%) 802.1X
3 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (10.00%) HTML
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (5.00%) Node.js
6 3 (5.00%) Symfony
7 2 (3.33%) .NET Core
7 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.33%) HTML5
7 2 (3.33%) JSON
7 2 (3.33%) Web Services
7 2 (3.33%) XML
8 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.67%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.67%) React
8 1 (1.67%) Redux
8 1 (1.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
1 10 (16.67%) SCADA
2 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 8 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 8 (13.33%) Wiki
3 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.33%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.33%) Replication
5 2 (3.33%) RIA
5 2 (3.33%) Xbox
6 1 (1.67%) Social Media
6 1 (1.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Kali Linux
1 11 (18.33%) Linux
2 7 (11.67%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) DevOps
2 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) Computer Science
3 12 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 12 (20.00%) SDLC
4 11 (18.33%) Open Source
4 11 (18.33%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (18.33%) Waterfall
5 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
5 10 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 10 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 10 (16.67%) OSINT
5 10 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
5 10 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 10 (16.67%) Social Engineering
5 10 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 10 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
6 9 (15.00%) CRM
7 8 (13.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) C#
1 19 (31.67%) SQL
2 14 (23.33%) Ruby
3 13 (21.67%) Java
3 13 (21.67%) PowerShell
4 12 (20.00%) Python
5 11 (18.33%) Bash Shell
5 11 (18.33%) C
5 11 (18.33%) Lua
6 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.33%) PHP
8 2 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Degree
2 10 (16.67%) OSCE
3 4 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.33%) CREST Certified
4 2 (3.33%) GPEN
4 2 (3.33%) OSCP
4 2 (3.33%) SANS
4 2 (3.33%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.33%) Tigerscheme
5 1 (1.67%) CISSP
5 1 (1.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) GDPR
1 2 (3.33%) QA
1 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Docker
2 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) Nessus
1 11 (18.33%) Nmap
2 5 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.33%) Kibana
3 2 (3.33%) SCCM
3 2 (3.33%) Terraform
4 1 (1.67%) Ansible
4 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Google
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle
4 5 (8.33%) Informatica
4 5 (8.33%) SAP
4 5 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.67%) Mercator