Period
to 18 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 18 January 2020 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
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 25 19
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6 0
Contract jobs citing Azure 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 6.17% 0.69% 2.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.25% 12.50% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Worcestershire median daily rate £550 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.72% +45.00% +85.19%
10th Percentile £388 £331 £238
90th Percentile £590 £394 £263
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +79.49% -56.67% +181.25%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 16 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 19.75% 5.56% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 3
Worcestershire median daily rate £425 £450 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +109.30% -33.85%
10th Percentile £131 £355 £178
90th Percentile £600 £480 £255
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Worcestershire median hourly rate - £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +159.26% -3.57% -18.25%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Worcestershire

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure in Worcestershire

Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure in Worcestershire

Azure
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2020. 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
Worcester - 3 £575 - 9
Malvern - 1 - - 4
Azure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Azure.

1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (40.00%) Web Filtering
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 1 (20.00%) Terraform
2 1 (20.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 1 (20.00%) AWS
2 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Database Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (40.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (20.00%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau