Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 60 76
Rank change year-on-year +4 +16 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 36 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.62% 2.48% 1.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.30% 41.18% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 11
West Sussex median daily rate £525 £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +39.34% +38.64%
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +150.00% -47.36% -

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 115 68 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 11.57% 6.01% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 40 54
West Sussex median daily rate £470 £423 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.24% -3.98% +100.00%
10th Percentile £125 £325 £247
90th Percentile £738 £541 £573
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
West Sussex median hourly rate £18.50 - £16.00
10th Percentile £15.53 - £12.95
90th Percentile £45.00 - £17.10
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £17.06 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.14% +3.39% +29.41%

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 18 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in West Sussex over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 January 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
Crawley -3 16 £725 +76.83% 6
Gatwick +4 10 £390 -8.24%
Horsham +3 5 £275 -45.00%
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 23 (63.89%) Web Services
1 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (41.67%) Migration
4 14 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (38.89%) TOGAF
4 14 (38.89%) SaaS
4 14 (38.89%) IaaS
5 10 (27.78%) SQL
5 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 9 (25.00%) HTML
6 9 (25.00%) Java
6 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (25.00%) Java EE
6 9 (25.00%) RESTful
6 9 (25.00%) HTML5
7 8 (22.22%) REST
7 8 (22.22%) Degree
7 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (22.22%) Dell
7 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 8 (22.22%) Oracle
7 8 (22.22%) Change Management
7 8 (22.22%) SAP
7 8 (22.22%) CSS
7 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 8 (22.22%) UML
7 8 (22.22%) OO
7 8 (22.22%) RUP
7 8 (22.22%) SuccessFactors

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 7 (19.44%) Cloud Foundry
1 7 (19.44%) IBM Domino
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (38.89%) IaaS
2 14 (38.89%) SaaS
3 8 (22.22%) iPaaS
3 8 (22.22%) SuccessFactors
4 7 (19.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (16.67%) PaaS
6 5 (13.89%) Boomi
6 5 (13.89%) Office 365
7 4 (11.11%) Mimecast
8 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (2.78%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) LAN
2 3 (8.33%) SAN
2 3 (8.33%) VLAN
2 3 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) DB2
2 7 (19.44%) MongoDB
2 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.78%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.78%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (19.44%) Java Developer
4 6 (16.67%) AWS Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Digital Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Security Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 2 (5.56%) Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (63.89%) Web Services
2 9 (25.00%) HTML
2 9 (25.00%) HTML5
2 9 (25.00%) Java EE
2 9 (25.00%) RESTful
3 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 8 (22.22%) CSS
3 8 (22.22%) REST
4 7 (19.44%) JDBC
4 7 (19.44%) JPA
4 7 (19.44%) React
4 7 (19.44%) Spring
4 7 (19.44%) Spring Boot
4 7 (19.44%) Spring Cloud
5 5 (13.89%) .NET
6 3 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (2.78%) JSON
7 1 (2.78%) WCF
7 1 (2.78%) XML
7 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 7 (19.44%) Public Cloud
3 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) RIA
5 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Migration
2 14 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (38.89%) TOGAF
3 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Change Management
3 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 8 (22.22%) OO
3 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 8 (22.22%) RUP
3 8 (22.22%) SDLC
3 8 (22.22%) UML
4 7 (19.44%) Case Management
4 7 (19.44%) TDD
5 6 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (13.89%) IT Strategy
7 3 (8.33%) Project Governance
7 3 (8.33%) Security Architecture
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) Java
2 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) CISM
3 1 (2.78%) CISSP
3 1 (2.78%) SANS
3 1 (2.78%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) GCP
2 4 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (2.78%) COBIT
3 1 (2.78%) GDPR
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Docker
2 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Dell
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) SAP
2 8 (22.22%) Workday
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco
3 3 (8.33%) Draytek
3 3 (8.33%) HP
3 3 (8.33%) SonicWALL
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Qualys
4 1 (2.78%) Splunk
4 1 (2.78%) Tufin