Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 40 54
Rank change year-on-year +17 +14 +25
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 115 51 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 6.65% 4.15% 2.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.22% 35.42% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 37 37
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £450 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -35.71% +115.38%
10th Percentile £413 £313 £295
90th Percentile £605 £525 £1,000
South West median daily rate £434 £405 £450
% change year-on-year +7.10% -10.00% +32.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -51.05% -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 309 144 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 17.87% 11.73% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 103 106
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £378 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.66% -13.60% +25.00%
10th Percentile £204 £297 £135
90th Percentile £625 £525 £591
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year - -46.56% +111.29%

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 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Wiltshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 19 November 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
Swindon +6 61 £450 +5.88% 19
Trowbridge - 7 £463 - 1
Salisbury - 7 £525 - 1
Chippenham +2 4 £286 -28.63% 4
Corsham -10 2 £563 +25.00%
Microsoft Azure
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 38 (33.04%) Microsoft
2 37 (32.17%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (30.43%) .NET
4 31 (26.96%) C#
4 31 (26.96%) DevOps
5 26 (22.61%) REST
5 26 (22.61%) Linux
6 24 (20.87%) Security Cleared
7 21 (18.26%) Active Directory
8 20 (17.39%) SQL
9 19 (16.52%) Windows
10 18 (15.65%) Microservices
11 16 (13.91%) SC Cleared
11 16 (13.91%) Azure Active Directory
12 15 (13.04%) Kubernetes
12 15 (13.04%) Docker
12 15 (13.04%) JavaScript
12 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
13 14 (12.17%) Windows Server
14 13 (11.30%) CSS
14 13 (11.30%) HTML
15 12 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (10.43%) Finance
15 12 (10.43%) Ansible
15 12 (10.43%) jQuery
16 11 (9.57%) MVC
16 11 (9.57%) B2C
16 11 (9.57%) Cisco
16 11 (9.57%) Data Modelling

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 10 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (5.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.74%) Confluence
5 2 (1.74%) IIS
6 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.87%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (32.17%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (13.91%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (7.83%) Office 365
4 7 (6.09%) SaaS
5 5 (4.35%) IaaS
5 5 (4.35%) PaaS
6 3 (2.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.74%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.87%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.87%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.87%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.83%) Software-Defined Networking
2 6 (5.22%) Kerberos
2 6 (5.22%) LAN
2 6 (5.22%) WAN
3 2 (1.74%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.87%) HTTP
4 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.87%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.96%) Power BI
3 5 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.61%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.74%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.74%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.87%) Big Data
6 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.87%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Jenkins
1 6 (5.22%) Visual Studio
1 6 (5.22%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (3.48%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.61%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.74%) GitLab
4 2 (1.74%) JIRA
5 1 (0.87%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.87%) jMock
5 1 (0.87%) JUnit
5 1 (0.87%) Maven
5 1 (0.87%) Mockito
5 1 (0.87%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (10.43%) Finance
2 4 (3.48%) Banking
3 1 (0.87%) Electronics
3 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.87%) Marketing
3 1 (0.87%) Publishing
3 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (32.17%) Developer
2 23 (20.00%) Architect
3 17 (14.78%) Consultant
4 13 (11.30%) Azure Consultant
5 9 (7.83%) Azure Developer
5 9 (7.83%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (6.96%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Azure Architect
8 6 (5.22%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Active Directory Consultant
9 5 (4.35%) Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) Applications Consultant
9 5 (4.35%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Data Architect
9 5 (4.35%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.48%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Consultant
10 4 (3.48%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.43%) .NET
2 26 (22.61%) REST
3 13 (11.30%) CSS
3 13 (11.30%) HTML
4 12 (10.43%) jQuery
5 10 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 8 (6.96%) JSON
7 7 (6.09%) .NET Framework
7 7 (6.09%) React
7 7 (6.09%) SOAP
8 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (5.22%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (5.22%) Node.js
9 5 (4.35%) WCF
9 5 (4.35%) Web Services
10 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.48%) XML
11 3 (2.61%) CSS3
11 3 (2.61%) OpenID
11 3 (2.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.22%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.48%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.74%) User Experience
7 1 (0.87%) Fintech
7 1 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.87%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.61%) Linux
2 19 (16.52%) Windows
3 14 (12.17%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.83%) Debian
4 9 (7.83%) Windows 7
4 9 (7.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.09%) CoreOS
6 6 (5.22%) Android
6 6 (5.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.35%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.87%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.87%) CentOS
8 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.87%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.96%) DevOps
3 18 (15.65%) Microservices
4 12 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (9.57%) B2C
5 11 (9.57%) Data Modelling
5 11 (9.57%) MVC
6 10 (8.70%) Migration
7 9 (7.83%) ArchiMate
7 9 (7.83%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.83%) Project Management
8 8 (6.96%) API Design
8 8 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (6.96%) Scrum
8 8 (6.96%) Service Design
9 7 (6.09%) ITIL
9 7 (6.09%) Service Management
9 7 (6.09%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.22%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.22%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.96%) C#
2 20 (17.39%) SQL
3 15 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.09%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.35%) Python
6 4 (3.48%) Java
7 3 (2.61%) Go
7 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (20.87%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.91%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.96%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.61%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (1.74%) CCNA
5 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.74%) CISSP
5 2 (1.74%) MCSA
5 2 (1.74%) MCSE
5 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.74%) OCA
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) GDPR
1 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 21 (18.26%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.04%) Docker
3 5 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.48%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.61%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (13.04%) Kubernetes
2 12 (10.43%) Ansible
3 9 (7.83%) Puppet
4 7 (6.09%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (5.22%) Terraform
5 6 (5.22%) ZENworks
6 5 (4.35%) SCCM
7 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (2.61%) SCOM
7 3 (2.61%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (2.61%) vRealize
8 2 (1.74%) PowerCLI
8 2 (1.74%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.87%) Consul
Vendors
1 38 (33.04%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.57%) Cisco
3 9 (7.83%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.09%) Facebook
4 7 (6.09%) Google
5 6 (5.22%) HP
5 6 (5.22%) Micro Focus
5 6 (5.22%) Novell
6 5 (4.35%) VMware
7 3 (2.61%) Oracle
8 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.74%) SAP
9 1 (0.87%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.87%) NetIQ
9 1 (0.87%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.87%) Tableau