Period
to 19 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 19 October 2019 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 28 49
Rank change year-on-year +21 +21 +9
Contract jobs citing Azure 271 97 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 13.72% 6.13% 3.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.84% 37.89% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 72 37
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -47.83%
10th Percentile £411 £413 £320
90th Percentile £713 £625 £525
South West median daily rate £478 £440 £405
% change year-on-year +8.45% +8.72% -7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £37.75 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.71% -12.50% -
South West median hourly rate £40.50 £17.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +131.43% -63.16% +18.75%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 533 256 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 26.99% 16.17% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 175 109
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £295
90th Percentile £688 £625 £525
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £385
% change year-on-year +11.76% +10.39% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.25 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.43% -12.50% -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +100.00% - -46.15%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Wiltshire

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure in Wiltshire

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure in Wiltshire

Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Azure in Wiltshire

Azure
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2019. 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
Swindon +25 160 £525 +10.82% 14
Corsham +9 26 £525 -9.68% 3
Chippenham -7 15 £450 - 11
Salisbury +1 5 £525 - 10
Trowbridge 0 3 £325 - 5
Azure
South West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Azure.

1 116 (42.80%) AWS
2 113 (41.70%) DevOps
3 92 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (29.15%) Microsoft
5 59 (21.77%) Kubernetes
6 58 (21.40%) Terraform
7 55 (20.30%) Windows
8 50 (18.45%) Finance
9 49 (18.08%) Ansible
10 47 (17.34%) .NET
11 45 (16.61%) Docker
12 43 (15.87%) Infrastructure as Code
13 42 (15.50%) Jenkins
13 42 (15.50%) Migration
14 41 (15.13%) SQL
14 41 (15.13%) Security Cleared
15 40 (14.76%) Data Warehouse
15 40 (14.76%) OpenShift
16 36 (13.28%) SC Cleared
17 35 (12.92%) Linux
17 35 (12.92%) Scrum
17 35 (12.92%) VMware
18 33 (12.18%) C#
18 33 (12.18%) SQL Server
19 32 (11.81%) Active Directory
19 32 (11.81%) Analytics
20 31 (11.44%) Windows Server
21 29 (10.70%) JavaScript
21 29 (10.70%) Git (software)
22 28 (10.33%) Data Analytics

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 12 (4.43%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.32%) Confluence
2 9 (3.32%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.48%) IIS
4 4 (1.48%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.74%) Apache
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.37%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.37%) Drupal
6 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (5.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 116 (42.80%) AWS
2 40 (14.76%) OpenShift
3 22 (8.12%) GCP
3 22 (8.12%) Office 365
4 18 (6.64%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (5.54%) Azure Data Factory
6 13 (4.80%) Power Platform
7 10 (3.69%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (2.21%) IaaS
9 6 (2.21%) PaaS
10 5 (1.85%) Amazon EKS
10 5 (1.85%) Apigee
11 4 (1.48%) Azure Functions
11 4 (1.48%) SaaS
11 4 (1.48%) Serverless
12 3 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.43%) Firewall
2 8 (2.95%) SAN
3 7 (2.58%) DNS
4 6 (2.21%) DHCP
5 4 (1.48%) Network Security
5 4 (1.48%) Skype
6 3 (1.11%) DMZ
6 3 (1.11%) Internet
6 3 (1.11%) SSL
6 3 (1.11%) VPN
7 2 (0.74%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.74%) Intranet
7 2 (0.74%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (0.74%) VSAN
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.37%) SNMP
8 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.76%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (12.18%) SQL Server
3 22 (8.12%) Big Data
3 22 (8.12%) Data Lake
4 13 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (4.43%) Power BI
6 11 (4.06%) Oracle Database
6 11 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.32%) MySQL
8 9 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (2.95%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (1.48%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (1.48%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (1.11%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (15.50%) Jenkins
2 29 (10.70%) Git (software)
3 21 (7.75%) Visual Studio
4 18 (6.64%) Selenium
5 17 (6.27%) JIRA
6 14 (5.17%) Visual Studio Team System
7 12 (4.43%) Artifactory
7 12 (4.43%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (3.32%) Cucumber
8 9 (3.32%) JUnit
8 9 (3.32%) Maven
8 9 (3.32%) Mockito
8 9 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (2.95%) Appium
9 8 (2.95%) Moq
10 7 (2.58%) GitLab
11 5 (1.85%) Gerrit
12 4 (1.48%) CircleCI
12 4 (1.48%) Subversion
13 1 (0.37%) ERwin
General
1 50 (18.45%) Finance
2 17 (6.27%) Banking
3 15 (5.54%) Public Sector
4 12 (4.43%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.21%) Electronics
6 6 (2.21%) Marketing
7 5 (1.85%) Retail
8 4 (1.48%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.11%) Automotive
9 3 (1.11%) Billing
10 2 (0.74%) Publishing
11 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 62 (22.88%) Developer
2 52 (19.19%) Architect
3 36 (13.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 29 (10.70%) Consultant
5 28 (10.33%) Azure Engineer
6 20 (7.38%) Cloud Architect
7 19 (7.01%) Azure Architect
8 18 (6.64%) C# Developer
8 18 (6.64%) Cloud Engineer
9 16 (5.90%) Azure DevOps
10 13 (4.80%) .NET Developer
10 13 (4.80%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 12 (4.43%) Azure Consultant
11 12 (4.43%) CRM Developer
12 11 (4.06%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (4.06%) Data Architect
12 11 (4.06%) DevSecOps Engineer
12 11 (4.06%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 11 (4.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (3.69%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (17.34%) .NET
2 26 (9.59%) Web Services
3 19 (7.01%) RESTful
4 14 (5.17%) HTML
5 13 (4.80%) CSS
6 12 (4.43%) ASP.NET
6 12 (4.43%) XML
7 10 (3.69%) .NET Framework
7 10 (3.69%) WPF
8 9 (3.32%) JSF
8 9 (3.32%) Spring
9 8 (2.95%) .NET Core
9 8 (2.95%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (2.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (2.58%) jQuery
10 7 (2.58%) JSON
10 7 (2.58%) Kafka
10 7 (2.58%) REST
10 7 (2.58%) SOAP
11 6 (2.21%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.75%) Public Cloud
2 16 (5.90%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.58%) Cloud Native
5 7 (2.58%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.58%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.48%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.74%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.74%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) NHS
9 1 (0.37%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) User Experience
9 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 55 (20.30%) Windows
2 35 (12.92%) Linux
3 31 (11.44%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.58%) CentOS
6 6 (2.21%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.48%) CoreOS
8 4 (1.48%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.11%) Debian
9 3 (1.11%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.11%) zOS
10 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (41.70%) DevOps
2 92 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (15.87%) Infrastructure as Code
4 42 (15.50%) Migration
5 35 (12.92%) Scrum
6 32 (11.81%) Analytics
7 28 (10.33%) Data Analytics
8 27 (9.96%) Programme Management
9 26 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (8.49%) DevSecOps
11 22 (8.12%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (7.75%) Master Data Management
13 19 (7.01%) Microservices
14 18 (6.64%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 15 (5.54%) CRM
15 15 (5.54%) User Stories
16 14 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 14 (5.17%) Unit Testing
17 13 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (4.80%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 41 (15.13%) SQL
2 33 (12.18%) C#
3 29 (10.70%) JavaScript
4 25 (9.23%) Java
5 22 (8.12%) Python
6 14 (5.17%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.85%) Go
8 4 (1.48%) Rust
9 3 (1.11%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.37%) Perl
10 1 (0.37%) Scala
10 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (15.13%) Security Cleared
2 36 (13.28%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.64%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.95%) CISSP
6 7 (2.58%) Degree
6 7 (2.58%) MCP
6 7 (2.58%) MCSE
7 6 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.85%) CISA
8 5 (1.85%) CISM
8 5 (1.85%) MCSA
9 4 (1.48%) SANS
10 3 (1.11%) RHCE
10 3 (1.11%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.74%) CCNA
11 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.37%) CCNP
12 1 (0.37%) CISMP
12 1 (0.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.74%) NIST
2 1 (0.37%) GDPR
2 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (16.61%) Docker
2 32 (11.81%) Active Directory
3 25 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.80%) vSphere
5 7 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 59 (21.77%) Kubernetes
2 58 (21.40%) Terraform
3 49 (18.08%) Ansible
4 12 (4.43%) Kibana
4 12 (4.43%) SCCM
5 8 (2.95%) Puppet
6 7 (2.58%) SCOM
7 6 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (2.21%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (1.85%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 5 (1.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 5 (1.85%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.11%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (1.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (1.11%) WSUS
9 3 (1.11%) yum
10 2 (0.74%) vRealize
11 1 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.37%) Mesos
11 1 (0.37%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 79 (29.15%) Microsoft
2 35 (12.92%) VMware
3 20 (7.38%) Oracle
4 19 (7.01%) SAP
5 17 (6.27%) Google
6 16 (5.90%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.43%) Veracode
8 9 (3.32%) Databricks
9 6 (2.21%) ForgeRock
9 6 (2.21%) HP
9 6 (2.21%) NetIQ
10 5 (1.85%) Cisco
10 5 (1.85%) Splunk
11 4 (1.48%) Alteryx
11 4 (1.48%) CommVault
11 4 (1.48%) Okta
11 4 (1.48%) Tableau
12 2 (0.74%) Citrix
12 2 (0.74%) Intel
12 2 (0.74%) Remedy