Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 52 54
Rank change year-on-year +30 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 40 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 6.48% 1.16% 0.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.51% 27.03% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 9
Warwickshire median daily rate £450 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% +33.33%
10th Percentile £320 £355 £433
90th Percentile £575 £500 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% -11.69%
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 86 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 13.94% 4.28% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 17 10
Warwickshire median daily rate £425 £463 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +42.31% +8.33%
10th Percentile £219 £215 £173
90th Percentile £575 £526 £533
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £401 £390
% change year-on-year +6.12% +2.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Warwickshire median hourly rate - £13.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -43.48% +31.43%
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year -10.77% -20.73% +2.50%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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
Stratford-upon-Avon - 6 £481 -
Warwick +15 3 £575 +16.16%
Microsoft Azure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Warwickshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.00%) CRM
2 14 (35.00%) PaaS
2 14 (35.00%) IaaS
3 13 (32.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (27.50%) DevOps
6 9 (22.50%) ITIL
6 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
6 9 (22.50%) QA
6 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
7 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (20.00%) Subversion
7 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (17.50%) SQL
8 7 (17.50%) .NET
8 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
9 6 (15.00%) C#
9 6 (15.00%) Project Management
9 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (15.00%) MVC
9 6 (15.00%) Finance
9 6 (15.00%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 5 (12.50%) Windows
10 5 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
11 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API

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 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.00%) IaaS
1 14 (35.00%) PaaS
2 8 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.50%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Subversion
1 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (7.50%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Publishing
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Project Manager
2 6 (15.00%) Azure Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Developer
3 5 (12.50%) CRM Manager
3 5 (12.50%) CRM Project Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
3 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Azure Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) PowerShell Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Xamarin Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Azure Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
6 2 (5.00%) Development Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (7.50%) CSS
3 3 (7.50%) HTML
3 3 (7.50%) WPF
3 3 (7.50%) XSLT
4 1 (2.50%) JSON
4 1 (2.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Android
2 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) CRM
2 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (27.50%) DevOps
4 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (22.50%) ITIL
4 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
5 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (15.00%) MVC
6 6 (15.00%) Project Management
7 5 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 3 (7.50%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (7.50%) Migration
9 3 (7.50%) Security Hardening
10 2 (5.00%) Scrum
10 2 (5.00%) SDLC
10 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.50%) Service Design
11 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.50%) SQL
3 6 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) MCP
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) APMP
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.50%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
3 1 (2.50%) XenApp
3 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix
3 1 (2.50%) VMware