Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 47 73
Rank change year-on-year +29 +26 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 95 48 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.53% 4.82% 1.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.42% 43.64% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 25 21
West Sussex median daily rate £415 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.78% +12.50% +31.15%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £358
90th Percentile £544 £775 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% - -
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.63 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.76% -58.44% +4.58%

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 241 110 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 21.63% 11.04% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 72 48
West Sussex median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +7.94%
10th Percentile £294 £125 £262
90th Percentile £563 £575 £524
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £19.61
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.68% +28.59%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +4 28 £425 - 8
Gatwick +9 13 £506 +12.50% 5
Crawley +7 13 £300 -45.45% 5
Horsham +1 13 £413 +50.00%
East Grinstead - 2 £313 - 1
Chichester - 1 £313 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (38.95%) Microsoft
2 36 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (30.53%) Java
3 29 (30.53%) DevOps
4 28 (29.47%) C#
5 25 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 24 (25.26%) Scrum
7 22 (23.16%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (23.16%) JIRA
8 21 (22.11%) Windows
9 19 (20.00%) .NET
9 19 (20.00%) Selenium
10 18 (18.95%) Cucumber
11 17 (17.89%) BDD
11 17 (17.89%) Integration Testing
12 16 (16.84%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (16.84%) SoapUI
12 16 (16.84%) JMeter
12 16 (16.84%) SQL
12 16 (16.84%) Oracle
12 16 (16.84%) SOAP
13 15 (15.79%) Confluence
14 14 (14.74%) QA
14 14 (14.74%) PowerShell
14 14 (14.74%) Linux
14 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
15 13 (13.68%) API Testing
16 12 (12.63%) Data Centre
16 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (12.63%) Active Directory

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 15 (15.79%) Confluence
2 6 (6.32%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.26%) NetWeaver
3 5 (5.26%) SAP Portal
3 5 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.21%) IIS
5 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.05%) Apache
7 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.16%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.58%) PaaS
3 10 (10.53%) IaaS
4 8 (8.42%) Office 365
5 6 (6.32%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (3.16%) BrowserStack
8 3 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.11%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (2.11%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (1.05%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (1.05%) GitHub
10 1 (1.05%) OneDrive
10 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) Firewall
1 4 (4.21%) Network Security
1 4 (4.21%) NFC
2 3 (3.16%) DHCP
2 3 (3.16%) DNS
3 2 (2.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.05%) HTTP
4 1 (1.05%) LAN
4 1 (1.05%) Skype
4 1 (1.05%) SMS
4 1 (1.05%) SSL
4 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.21%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (4.21%) Big Data
3 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.21%) Power BI
4 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.11%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.11%) HDInsight
5 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.11%) MySQL
5 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.11%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.05%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 22 (23.16%) JIRA
2 19 (20.00%) Selenium
3 18 (18.95%) Cucumber
4 16 (16.84%) JMeter
4 16 (16.84%) SoapUI
4 16 (16.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (11.58%) TeamCity
6 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
7 6 (6.32%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.21%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (4.21%) SonarQube
8 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (3.16%) Jasmine
9 3 (3.16%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.11%) Toad
11 1 (1.05%) git-flow
11 1 (1.05%) NUnit
General
1 8 (8.42%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Back Office
3 3 (3.16%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (20.00%) Developer
2 18 (18.95%) Analyst
3 15 (15.79%) Architect
3 15 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 10 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 9 (9.47%) Azure Developer
5 9 (9.47%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Consultant
7 6 (6.32%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.26%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 5 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) Azure Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Payments Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Scrum Master
9 4 (4.21%) Security Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.16%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.00%) .NET
2 16 (16.84%) SOAP
3 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET
4 8 (8.42%) CSS
5 6 (6.32%) Web Services
5 6 (6.32%) XML
6 5 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.26%) CSS3
6 5 (5.26%) HTML
6 5 (5.26%) SAP Basis
6 5 (5.26%) SAP PI
6 5 (5.26%) Sass
7 4 (4.21%) .NET Core
8 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.16%) Chai
8 3 (3.16%) HTML5
8 3 (3.16%) Jest
8 3 (3.16%) Redux
8 3 (3.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.37%) Public Cloud
3 6 (6.32%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.26%) Clustering
4 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.21%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.11%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.11%) User Experience
8 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.11%) Windows
2 14 (14.74%) Linux
3 9 (9.47%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.37%) SUSE
4 7 (7.37%) Unix
5 6 (6.32%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.26%) AIX
6 5 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.21%) Solaris
7 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (2.11%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (30.53%) DevOps
3 25 (26.32%) Test Automation
4 24 (25.26%) Scrum
5 17 (17.89%) BDD
5 17 (17.89%) Integration Testing
6 13 (13.68%) API Testing
7 11 (11.58%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (10.53%) Migration
9 9 (9.47%) Analytics
10 8 (8.42%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.37%) Continuous Deployment
11 7 (7.37%) Deployment Automation
11 7 (7.37%) ITIL
11 7 (7.37%) PRINCE2
12 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 5 (5.26%) ITIL V3
12 5 (5.26%) Security Architecture
12 5 (5.26%) Security Patching
12 5 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.53%) Java
2 28 (29.47%) C#
3 16 (16.84%) SQL
4 14 (14.74%) PowerShell
5 10 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.42%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.16%) ES6
7 3 (3.16%) Python
8 2 (2.11%) R
8 2 (2.11%) U-SQL
9 1 (1.05%) C
9 1 (1.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.05%) Perl
9 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 8 (8.42%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.42%) ISEB
2 8 (8.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.26%) CISSP
3 5 (5.26%) Degree
3 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (4.21%) CCSP
4 4 (4.21%) CISA
4 4 (4.21%) CISM
4 4 (4.21%) CLAS
4 4 (4.21%) CREST Certified
4 4 (4.21%) IISP
4 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.11%) CCNA
5 2 (2.11%) CCNP
5 2 (2.11%) MCITP
5 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.74%) QA
2 5 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.21%) GDPR
3 4 (4.21%) ISAE 3402
3 4 (4.21%) ISO 22301
3 4 (4.21%) ISO 31000
3 4 (4.21%) ISO 9001
3 4 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 4 (4.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.53%) Docker
3 5 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.21%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.11%) XenApp
6 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Puppet
2 6 (6.32%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.26%) Data Guard
3 5 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (4.21%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.21%) Nessus
4 4 (4.21%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 3 (3.16%) Ansible
5 3 (3.16%) SCCM
6 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.11%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (2.11%) Terraform
7 1 (1.05%) MaaS360
7 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (38.95%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.84%) Oracle
3 9 (9.47%) Cisco
3 9 (9.47%) SAP
4 8 (8.42%) VMware
5 5 (5.26%) Citrix
5 5 (5.26%) IBM
5 5 (5.26%) Okta
5 5 (5.26%) webMethods
6 4 (4.21%) ArcSight
6 4 (4.21%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (4.21%) Centrify
6 4 (4.21%) Google
6 4 (4.21%) Imperva
6 4 (4.21%) McAfee
6 4 (4.21%) Qualys
6 4 (4.21%) Splunk
6 4 (4.21%) Trend Micro
6 4 (4.21%) Tripwire
7 3 (3.16%) Guidewire