The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 8 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.77% 5.41% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 66.67% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-58.66% +44.23%
Microsoft Azure
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Cloud Services Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 5.66% 5.41% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £420
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +52.77%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCEA
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) AppSense
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Provisioning Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCEA
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) AppSense
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy
1 2 (50.00%) VMware