Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 86 84
Rank change year-on-year +34 -2 -34
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 48 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.40% 1.83% 0.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.48% 37.14% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 6
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £400 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +56.86% +15.91%
10th Percentile £290 £314 £163
90th Percentile £575 £550 £401
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -58.75% +33.33% -

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 99 70 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 9.07% 4.92% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 46 23
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +13.79% +64.77%
10th Percentile £283 £245 £133
90th Percentile £525 £510 £488
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.50 - £16.00
10th Percentile £15.75 - £14.52
90th Percentile £21.45 - £18.30
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £19.61 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.51% -12.84% +104.55%

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 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily 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 27 July 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
Worthing +37 13 £425 +63.46% 1
Crawley +4 8 £450 +12.50% 2
Horsham +7 6 £300 -42.86%
Gatwick -3 1 - -
Burgess Hill - 1 £235 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 26 (54.17%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 11 (22.92%) SQL
5 11 (22.92%) DevOps
6 9 (18.75%) Office 365
6 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 9 (18.75%) Scrum
7 8 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (16.67%) Degree
7 8 (16.67%) COBIT
7 8 (16.67%) PCI DSS
7 8 (16.67%) CISSP
7 8 (16.67%) Windows
7 8 (16.67%) Analytics
7 8 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
8 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (14.58%) CISM
8 7 (14.58%) VMware
8 7 (14.58%) Migration
9 6 (12.50%) Information Security
9 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (12.50%) SSCP
9 6 (12.50%) CRM
9 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange

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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Drupal
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (54.17%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (18.75%) Office 365
3 5 (10.42%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (10.42%) Mimecast
4 4 (8.33%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (4.17%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (4.17%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (4.17%) Boomi
5 2 (4.17%) IaaS
5 2 (4.17%) iPaaS
5 2 (4.17%) PaaS
5 2 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Firewall
2 4 (8.33%) SAN
3 3 (6.25%) LAN
3 3 (6.25%) WAN
4 2 (4.17%) VLAN
5 1 (2.08%) DHCP
5 1 (2.08%) DNS
5 1 (2.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (8.33%) Data Lake
2 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.33%) Power BI
3 3 (6.25%) Big Data
4 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.17%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) MySQL
5 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Vagrant
2 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.08%) JIRA
5 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Analyst
1 12 (25.00%) Architect
2 9 (18.75%) Data Architect
3 8 (16.67%) Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Support
6 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Power BI Developer
7 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) AWS Specialist
7 3 (6.25%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (6.25%) Cloud Specialist
7 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Web Services
2 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) RESTful
3 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.17%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.17%) CSS
4 2 (4.17%) CSS3
4 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
4 2 (4.17%) HTML
4 2 (4.17%) HTML5
4 2 (4.17%) REST
4 2 (4.17%) SOAP
5 1 (2.08%) JSON
5 1 (2.08%) WCF
5 1 (2.08%) WPF
5 1 (2.08%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) XSD
5 1 (2.08%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.42%) Windows 10
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 11 (22.92%) DevOps
4 9 (18.75%) Scrum
5 8 (16.67%) Analytics
5 8 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (14.58%) Migration
7 6 (12.50%) CRM
7 6 (12.50%) Data Privacy
7 6 (12.50%) Information Security
8 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.42%) Coaching
8 5 (10.42%) Data Architecture
8 5 (10.42%) Data Migration
8 5 (10.42%) Programme Management
8 5 (10.42%) UML
9 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (8.33%) Line Management
9 4 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) C#
2 4 (8.33%) Python
2 4 (8.33%) R
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) CISSP
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 7 (14.58%) CISM
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (12.50%) SANS
3 6 (12.50%) SSCP
4 3 (6.25%) MCITP
4 3 (6.25%) MCP
4 3 (6.25%) MCSA
4 3 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.08%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) COBIT
1 8 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 6 (12.50%) GDPR
3 3 (6.25%) SLA
4 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) Docker
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) XenServer
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) VMware
3 4 (8.33%) Dell
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco
4 3 (6.25%) Kaseya
4 3 (6.25%) Qualys
4 3 (6.25%) Splunk
4 3 (6.25%) Tufin
5 2 (4.17%) Ariba
5 2 (4.17%) Concur
5 2 (4.17%) Draytek
5 2 (4.17%) HP
5 2 (4.17%) Mercator
5 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 2 (4.17%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.08%) NetApp
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle
6 1 (2.08%) Tableau