Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 57 74
Rank change year-on-year +15 +17 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 52 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.00% 2.84% 1.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.00% 47.22% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 11
West Sussex median daily rate £525 £415 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.51% +36.07% +38.64%
10th Percentile £275 £358 £163
90th Percentile £815 £577 £431
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £29.08 £15.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +93.85% -60.78% -

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 130 72 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.49% 6.02% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 49 56
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -3.53% +93.18%
10th Percentile £125 £262 £200
90th Percentile £738 £550 £572
South East median daily rate £430 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -4.44% +9.09% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 6
West Sussex median hourly rate £20.50 - £16.00
10th Percentile £15.84 - £13.38
90th Percentile £45.00 - £17.38
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% +9.38% +11.30%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 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
Crawley +1 17 £725 +76.83% 1
Gatwick +6 10 £330 -16.46% 2
Horsham +1 9 £275 -47.62%
Worthing +2 6 - - 1
Burgess Hill - 1 £235 - 2
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 32 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
3 21 (40.38%) Web Services
4 15 (28.85%) Migration
4 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (26.92%) TOGAF
6 13 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (25.00%) SQL
6 13 (25.00%) SaaS
6 13 (25.00%) IaaS
7 12 (23.08%) Docker
7 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 9 (17.31%) HTML
8 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
8 9 (17.31%) Oracle
8 9 (17.31%) Degree
8 9 (17.31%) MongoDB
8 9 (17.31%) HTML5
9 8 (15.38%) RESTful
9 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 8 (15.38%) SuccessFactors
9 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (15.38%) iPaaS
9 8 (15.38%) SDLC
9 8 (15.38%) Workday
9 8 (15.38%) Java EE
9 8 (15.38%) Change Management
9 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
9 8 (15.38%) Java
9 8 (15.38%) JavaScript

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 (11.54%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (11.54%) IBM Domino
2 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (25.00%) IaaS
2 13 (25.00%) SaaS
3 8 (15.38%) iPaaS
3 8 (15.38%) SuccessFactors
4 7 (13.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (13.46%) Office 365
5 6 (11.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (11.54%) Mimecast
6 5 (9.62%) PaaS
7 4 (7.69%) Boomi
7 4 (7.69%) Data Lake Analytics
8 2 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (3.85%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (3.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Firewall
2 4 (7.69%) LAN
2 4 (7.69%) SAN
2 4 (7.69%) WAN
3 3 (5.77%) VLAN
4 1 (1.92%) Network Security
4 1 (1.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) MongoDB
3 6 (11.54%) DB2
3 6 (11.54%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (7.69%) Data Lake
5 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.92%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Vagrant
2 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Architect
2 9 (17.31%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (11.54%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) AWS Architect
3 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Digital Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.77%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (5.77%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Security Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) Web Services
2 9 (17.31%) HTML
2 9 (17.31%) HTML5
3 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 8 (15.38%) CSS
3 8 (15.38%) Java EE
3 8 (15.38%) RESTful
4 7 (13.46%) REST
5 6 (11.54%) .NET
5 6 (11.54%) JDBC
5 6 (11.54%) JPA
5 6 (11.54%) React
5 6 (11.54%) Spring
5 6 (11.54%) Spring Boot
5 6 (11.54%) Spring Cloud
6 3 (5.77%) SOAP
7 2 (3.85%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (3.85%) CSS3
7 2 (3.85%) WCF
8 1 (1.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.54%) Public Cloud
3 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) RIA
6 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (28.85%) Migration
2 14 (26.92%) TOGAF
3 13 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (15.38%) Change Management
4 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 8 (15.38%) OO
4 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 8 (15.38%) RUP
4 8 (15.38%) SDLC
4 8 (15.38%) UML
5 7 (13.46%) DevOps
6 6 (11.54%) Case Management
6 6 (11.54%) Scrum
6 6 (11.54%) TDD
7 5 (9.62%) Analytics
7 5 (9.62%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.69%) Business Process Modelling
8 4 (7.69%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (15.38%) Java
2 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.77%) CISM
3 3 (5.77%) CISSP
3 3 (5.77%) SANS
3 3 (5.77%) SSCP
4 1 (1.92%) MCITP
4 1 (1.92%) MCP
4 1 (1.92%) MCSA
4 1 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) GCP
2 5 (9.62%) SLA
3 3 (5.77%) COBIT
3 3 (5.77%) GDPR
3 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) Docker
2 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.77%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) Oracle
3 8 (15.38%) SAP
3 8 (15.38%) Workday
4 7 (13.46%) Dell
4 7 (13.46%) VMware
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco
5 3 (5.77%) Draytek
5 3 (5.77%) HP
5 3 (5.77%) Qualys
5 3 (5.77%) SonicWALL
5 3 (5.77%) Splunk
5 3 (5.77%) Tufin
6 2 (3.85%) Mercator
7 1 (1.92%) Kaseya