Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 23 November 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 55 73
Rank change year-on-year +14 +18 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 54 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 4.22% 2.41% 1.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.00% 22.96% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 11
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £481 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +48.08% -18.75%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £295
90th Percentile £553 £695 £438
South West median daily rate £408 £425 £340
% change year-on-year -4.12% +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £18.75 - -
South West median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.63% +77.78% -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 150 135 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 11.72% 10.51% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 104 40
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +25.00% +3.70%
10th Percentile £294 £135 £213
90th Percentile £527 £588 £438
South West median daily rate £400 £413 £360
% change year-on-year -3.03% +14.58% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £18.75 - £10.00
South West median hourly rate £18.00 £32.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -45.04% +111.29% -8.82%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Wiltshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Wiltshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Wiltshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Swindon +25 36 £425 +4.62%
Corsham 0 5 £475 -11.63%
Marlborough - 1 £288 -
Chippenham - 1 £400 - 1
Microsoft Azure
South West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 17 (31.48%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
4 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
6 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
7 11 (20.37%) SQL
7 11 (20.37%) C#
7 11 (20.37%) .NET
7 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
7 11 (20.37%) DevOps
8 10 (18.52%) Windows 10
8 10 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (16.67%) Power BI
10 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (14.81%) Docker
10 8 (14.81%) Office 365
10 8 (14.81%) MVC
10 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
10 8 (14.81%) Linux
11 7 (12.96%) JSON
11 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
12 6 (11.11%) IaaS
12 6 (11.11%) Ansible
12 6 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
12 6 (11.11%) Finance
12 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse

Microsoft 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 4 (7.41%) SAS
2 2 (3.70%) Confluence
2 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 17 (31.48%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.81%) Office 365
3 6 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (11.11%) IaaS
4 5 (9.26%) PaaS
5 3 (5.56%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (5.56%) SaaS
6 2 (3.70%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) VPN
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) LAN
2 2 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) Network Security
3 1 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.67%) Power BI
3 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (7.41%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (7.41%) Data Lake
5 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
5 4 (7.41%) HDInsight
6 3 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (5.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (3.70%) Semantic Layer
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Consultant
2 13 (24.07%) Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Azure Consultant
4 8 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Security Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Azure Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Office 365 Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Active Directory Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.70%) ETL Specialist
9 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) .NET
2 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
2 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (12.96%) JSON
4 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (9.26%) Entity Framework
6 3 (5.56%) CSS
6 3 (5.56%) HTML
7 2 (3.70%) CSS3
7 2 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (3.70%) HTML5
7 2 (3.70%) jQuery
7 2 (3.70%) RESTful
7 2 (3.70%) Web Services
7 2 (3.70%) WebCenter
8 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) iPad
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) Windows 10
3 8 (14.81%) Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.26%) VMS
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.70%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.85%) Android
6 1 (1.85%) CentOS
6 1 (1.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.37%) DevOps
3 10 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (14.81%) MVC
5 5 (9.26%) Data Management
5 5 (9.26%) Identity Management
5 5 (9.26%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (9.26%) Process Improvement
5 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.41%) ERP
6 4 (7.41%) ETL
6 4 (7.41%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (7.41%) Migration
6 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.41%) Project Management
6 4 (7.41%) Six Sigma
6 4 (7.41%) Threat Analysis
7 3 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) C#
1 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.85%) VB
4 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.85%) CISA
4 1 (1.85%) CISM
4 1 (1.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) MCITP
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) PMO
2 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.85%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.81%) Docker
3 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.56%) BitLocker
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Ansible
2 5 (9.26%) Kubernetes
2 5 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (9.26%) Puppet
3 4 (7.41%) Terraform
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (3.70%) Icinga
5 2 (3.70%) Kibana
5 2 (3.70%) logstash
5 2 (3.70%) Nagios
6 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.85%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.41%) VMware
3 4 (7.41%) WSO2
4 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.85%) Novell
5 1 (1.85%) Telerik