Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 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 (formerly Windows Azure)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 33 60
Rank change year-on-year +15 +27 +23
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 147 54 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 7.89% 4.83% 2.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.62% 31.21% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 38 17
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £383 £314 £237
90th Percentile £625 £600 £560
South West median daily rate £450 £409 £425
% change year-on-year +10.09% -3.82% +21.43%
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 £23.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -23.91% -44.58% +84.44%

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 371 173 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 19.92% 15.46% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 117 108
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £140 £302 £135
90th Percentile £647 £605 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £408 £394
% change year-on-year +10.43% +3.49% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
South West median hourly rate £18.50 £18.63 £25.75
% change year-on-year -0.67% -27.67% +25.61%

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 17 January 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor hourly 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 17 January 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 +13 92 £475 +5.56% 7
Salisbury - 7 £525 - 2
Corsham -17 6 £478 -4.50% 2
Chippenham +1 5 £318 -20.63%
Trowbridge - 5 £463 -
Microsoft Azure
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 61 (41.50%) Microsoft
1 61 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (32.65%) .NET
4 46 (31.29%) DevOps
5 43 (29.25%) C#
6 36 (24.49%) Finance
7 34 (23.13%) REST
8 28 (19.05%) Security Cleared
9 27 (18.37%) SQL
10 25 (17.01%) Kubernetes
11 24 (16.33%) Active Directory
12 23 (15.65%) Linux
13 22 (14.97%) Windows
14 20 (13.61%) SC Cleared
15 19 (12.93%) Docker
15 19 (12.93%) Microservices
16 18 (12.24%) TDD
17 17 (11.56%) JSON
17 17 (11.56%) SQL Server
17 17 (11.56%) Dynamics 365
18 16 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
18 16 (10.88%) Windows Server
19 15 (10.20%) Azure Active Directory
19 15 (10.20%) Office 365
19 15 (10.20%) ASP.NET
19 15 (10.20%) SOAP
20 14 (9.52%) JavaScript
20 14 (9.52%) CRM
20 14 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM

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 (6.80%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (3.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.72%) Confluence
4 4 (2.72%) IIS
5 3 (2.04%) CMS
6 2 (1.36%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.36%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.56%) Dynamics 365
3 15 (10.20%) Azure Active Directory
3 15 (10.20%) Office 365
4 11 (7.48%) SaaS
5 10 (6.80%) Azure Functions
5 10 (6.80%) Serverless
6 8 (5.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (5.44%) IaaS
6 8 (5.44%) PaaS
7 7 (4.76%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.36%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.68%) GitHub
9 1 (0.68%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.12%) Reverse Proxy
1 9 (6.12%) Software-Defined Networking
2 7 (4.76%) Firewall
2 7 (4.76%) VPN
3 6 (4.08%) DNS
4 5 (3.40%) LAN
4 5 (3.40%) WAN
5 3 (2.04%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.68%) Network Security
6 1 (0.68%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (0.68%) VSAN
6 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.12%) Power BI
3 6 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.40%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.36%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.36%) GIS
6 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.36%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.68%) Big Data
7 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (8.84%) Visual Studio Team System
2 10 (6.80%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.12%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.08%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.72%) JIRA
6 3 (2.04%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.36%) GitLab
7 2 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.68%) Babel
8 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.68%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.68%) jMock
8 1 (0.68%) JUnit
8 1 (0.68%) Maven
8 1 (0.68%) Mockito
8 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.68%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.68%) webpack
General
1 36 (24.49%) Finance
2 5 (3.40%) Banking
3 2 (1.36%) Legal
3 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.68%) Electronics
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Publishing
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (34.69%) Developer
2 26 (17.69%) Architect
3 15 (10.20%) Consultant
4 13 (8.84%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.48%) .NET Developer
5 11 (7.48%) Azure Consultant
6 10 (6.80%) Azure Developer
7 9 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.12%) SharePoint Developer
8 8 (5.44%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Analyst
9 7 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
10 6 (4.08%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.08%) CRM Architect
10 6 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM Architect
10 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Developer
10 6 (4.08%) Systems Developer
11 5 (3.40%) Business Analyst
12 4 (2.72%) Applications Developer
12 4 (2.72%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (32.65%) .NET
2 34 (23.13%) REST
3 17 (11.56%) JSON
4 15 (10.20%) ASP.NET
4 15 (10.20%) SOAP
5 14 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (8.16%) WCF
7 11 (7.48%) .NET Framework
8 10 (6.80%) .NET Core
8 10 (6.80%) AngularJS
8 10 (6.80%) CSS
9 9 (6.12%) HTML
9 9 (6.12%) jQuery
9 9 (6.12%) React
10 8 (5.44%) Web Services
11 5 (3.40%) OAuth
12 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (2.72%) Entity Framework
12 4 (2.72%) OpenID
12 4 (2.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.40%) Blackberry
2 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (2.72%) iPad
2 4 (2.72%) Public Cloud
2 4 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.36%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.36%) User Experience
5 1 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.68%) NHS
5 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.65%) Linux
2 22 (14.97%) Windows
3 16 (10.88%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.12%) Debian
6 8 (5.44%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.76%) CoreOS
8 5 (3.40%) Android
8 5 (3.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (3.40%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.68%) CentOS
9 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (31.29%) DevOps
3 19 (12.93%) Microservices
4 18 (12.24%) TDD
5 16 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (9.52%) CRM
6 14 (9.52%) SDLC
7 13 (8.84%) Unit Testing
8 12 (8.16%) B2C
8 12 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (8.16%) Scrum
9 11 (7.48%) MVC
9 11 (7.48%) Test Automation
10 10 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (6.80%) Data Modelling
10 10 (6.80%) Inversion of Control
11 9 (6.12%) ITIL
11 9 (6.12%) PRINCE2
11 9 (6.12%) Project Management
11 9 (6.12%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (29.25%) C#
2 27 (18.37%) SQL
3 14 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.48%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.08%) Python
6 4 (2.72%) Java
7 3 (2.04%) Go
7 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.68%) ES6
8 1 (0.68%) ES7
8 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.61%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.44%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.04%) CISSP
5 3 (2.04%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (1.36%) CCNA
6 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.36%) MCAD
6 2 (1.36%) MCPD
6 2 (1.36%) MCSA
6 2 (1.36%) MCSD
6 2 (1.36%) MCSE
6 2 (1.36%) MCTS
6 2 (1.36%) OCA
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.68%) CISM
7 1 (0.68%) Degree
7 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) GDPR
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 24 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.93%) Docker
3 7 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.68%) Firmware
6 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.68%) NDS
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (17.01%) Kubernetes
2 12 (8.16%) Ansible
2 12 (8.16%) Terraform
3 9 (6.12%) Puppet
4 7 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.40%) SCCM
5 5 (3.40%) ZENworks
6 4 (2.72%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (2.04%) SCOM
7 3 (2.04%) vRealize
8 2 (1.36%) PowerCLI
8 2 (1.36%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.68%) Consul
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 61 (41.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.52%) Google
3 11 (7.48%) Cisco
4 9 (6.12%) VMware
5 8 (5.44%) Facebook
5 8 (5.44%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.08%) Micro Focus
6 6 (4.08%) Novell
6 6 (4.08%) Oracle
7 5 (3.40%) HP
8 2 (1.36%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.36%) ESRI
8 2 (1.36%) NetIQ
8 2 (1.36%) SAP
9 1 (0.68%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.68%) Aruba
9 1 (0.68%) IBM
9 1 (0.68%) Juniper
9 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.68%) Tableau