Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 51 87
Rank change year-on-year +29 +36 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 86 47 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.91% 4.33% 1.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.19% 50.54% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 15
West Sussex median daily rate £420 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.85% +21.88% +56.86%
10th Percentile £315 £368 £337
90th Percentile £553 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - £16.50 -
South East median hourly rate £25.50 £16.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +54.55% -58.75% +33.33%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 214 93 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 17.20% 8.57% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 57 44
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.15% +22.99%
10th Percentile £300 £335 £230
90th Percentile £563 £530 £513
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - £16.50 -
South East median hourly rate £18.95 £15.75 £19.61
% change year-on-year +20.29% -19.68% -17.43%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in West Sussex

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in West Sussex

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in West Sussex over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in West Sussex

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Azure in West Sussex

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
Worthing +6 22 £410 -3.53% 3
Crawley +20 21 £513 +13.89% 2
Gatwick +9 4 £575 - 1
Horsham -9 3 - - 3
East Grinstead - 2 £313 -
Chichester -6 1 £313 -
Burgess Hill -7 1 - - 1
Littlehampton - 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
South East

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

1 37 (43.02%) Microsoft
2 35 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.74%) Scrum
4 21 (24.42%) Analytics
5 19 (22.09%) DevOps
6 18 (20.93%) SQL
7 17 (19.77%) Linux
7 17 (19.77%) Test Automation
8 16 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (18.60%) C#
9 15 (17.44%) Unix
9 15 (17.44%) Windows
9 15 (17.44%) Configuration Management
9 15 (17.44%) Migration
10 14 (16.28%) Continuous Deployment
11 13 (15.12%) Data Lake
12 12 (13.95%) .NET
12 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
12 12 (13.95%) HTTP
12 12 (13.95%) Web Development
12 12 (13.95%) Relational Database
13 11 (12.79%) Subversion
13 11 (12.79%) Java
13 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (11.63%) PaaS
14 10 (11.63%) Office 365
14 10 (11.63%) Azure Data Factory
15 9 (10.47%) Big Data
15 9 (10.47%) Azure SQL Database
16 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 6 (6.98%) Skype for Business
2 5 (5.81%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.65%) CMS
3 4 (4.65%) Confluence
4 3 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.33%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.33%) SAP Portal
5 2 (2.33%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.63%) Azure Data Factory
2 10 (11.63%) Office 365
2 10 (11.63%) PaaS
3 7 (8.14%) IaaS
4 5 (5.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (5.81%) Data Lake Analytics
5 4 (4.65%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.33%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.33%) Slack
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.16%) iPaaS
7 1 (1.16%) Serverless
7 1 (1.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) HTTP
2 7 (8.14%) Skype
3 5 (5.81%) VPN
4 4 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (4.65%) DNS
4 4 (4.65%) Firewall
4 4 (4.65%) LAN
4 4 (4.65%) MPLS
4 4 (4.65%) WAN
5 2 (2.33%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.33%) Network Security
5 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.16%) NFC
6 1 (1.16%) SMS
6 1 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.12%) Data Lake
2 12 (13.95%) Relational Database
2 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.47%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (10.47%) Big Data
4 8 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (8.14%) NoSQL
5 7 (8.14%) Power BI
6 6 (6.98%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.65%) HDInsight
7 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.49%) MySQL
8 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.33%) OLAP
9 2 (2.33%) OLTP
9 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Subversion
2 7 (8.14%) JIRA
2 7 (8.14%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.98%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.65%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.65%) JMeter
4 4 (4.65%) Selenium
4 4 (4.65%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.33%) Toad
5 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.16%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Legal
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (22.09%) Architect
2 13 (15.12%) Developer
2 13 (15.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (12.79%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (12.79%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Azure Architect
5 8 (9.30%) Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (8.14%) Azure Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Data Architect
8 5 (5.81%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Consultant
8 5 (5.81%) Data Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Scrum Master
9 4 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.49%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.95%) .NET
2 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.81%) RESTful
5 4 (4.65%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.65%) CSS
5 4 (4.65%) SOAP
6 3 (3.49%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (3.49%) JSON
6 3 (3.49%) WCF
6 3 (3.49%) Web Services
7 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.33%) CSS3
7 2 (2.33%) REST
7 2 (2.33%) SAP Basis
7 2 (2.33%) SAP PI
7 2 (2.33%) Sass
7 2 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) CMDB
3 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.33%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.33%) Clustering
5 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.33%) User Experience
6 1 (1.16%) BYOD
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) PKI
6 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) Linux
2 15 (17.44%) Unix
2 15 (17.44%) Windows
3 5 (5.81%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.33%) AIX
5 2 (2.33%) Android
5 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.33%) SUSE
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.74%) Scrum
3 21 (24.42%) Analytics
4 19 (22.09%) DevOps
5 17 (19.77%) Test Automation
6 15 (17.44%) Configuration Management
6 15 (17.44%) Migration
7 14 (16.28%) Continuous Deployment
8 12 (13.95%) Web Development
9 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.14%) Data Modelling
12 6 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (6.98%) Data Management
12 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (6.98%) Integration Testing
13 5 (5.81%) CRM
13 5 (5.81%) Virtual Environments
14 4 (4.65%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.93%) SQL
2 16 (18.60%) C#
3 11 (12.79%) Java
4 6 (6.98%) Python
5 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.49%) R
7 3 (3.49%) U-SQL
8 1 (1.16%) Perl
8 1 (1.16%) Scala
8 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.65%) ISEB
2 4 (4.65%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.33%) Degree
4 2 (2.33%) MCSA
4 2 (2.33%) MCSD
4 2 (2.33%) MCSE
4 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (1.16%) CCSP
5 1 (1.16%) CISA
5 1 (1.16%) CISM
5 1 (1.16%) CISSP
5 1 (1.16%) CLAS
5 1 (1.16%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.16%) IIBA
5 1 (1.16%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) GDPR
3 1 (1.16%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 31000
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.65%) Docker
3 1 (1.16%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (5.81%) SCCM
2 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.33%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.33%) MaaS360
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.33%) Terraform
4 1 (1.16%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.16%) Nessus
4 1 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.16%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 1 (1.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 37 (43.02%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) Cisco
2 8 (9.30%) Oracle
3 4 (4.65%) Juniper
3 4 (4.65%) SolarWinds
4 3 (3.49%) Okta
4 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.33%) Citrix
5 2 (2.33%) Palo Alto
5 2 (2.33%) SAP
5 2 (2.33%) Tableau
5 2 (2.33%) VMware
5 2 (2.33%) webMethods
6 1 (1.16%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.16%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (1.16%) Google
6 1 (1.16%) Qualys
6 1 (1.16%) Splunk
6 1 (1.16%) Tripwire