The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 16 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 18 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.55% 0.92% 5.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.00% 9.09% 65.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 19
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £425 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £549 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
- +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +34.61%

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

Cloud Services Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
40 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.55% 10.12% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 29
Median daily rate £475 £563 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £415 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £580 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-17.92% -8.25%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +14 4 £613 +5.60%
Bedford -1 3 £400 -5.88% 4
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) High Availability
5 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
5 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
6 8 (27.59%) Python
6 8 (27.59%) Java
6 8 (27.59%) Capybara
6 8 (27.59%) Apple iOS
6 8 (27.59%) SoapUI
6 8 (27.59%) Mobile App
6 8 (27.59%) Calabash
6 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
6 8 (27.59%) Android
6 8 (27.59%) Ruby
6 8 (27.59%) JIRA
6 8 (27.59%) Selenium
6 8 (27.59%) API Testing
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
7 7 (24.14%) IIS
8 6 (20.69%) VMware
8 6 (20.69%) Windows
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
9 5 (17.24%) IaaS
9 5 (17.24%) XenApp
9 5 (17.24%) .NET
9 5 (17.24%) Citrix

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 7 (24.14%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.24%) IaaS
3 3 (10.34%) Akamai
3 3 (10.34%) CloudFront
4 1 (3.45%) Office 365
4 1 (3.45%) PaaS
4 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
1 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
1 2 (6.90%) VLAN
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Calabash
1 8 (27.59%) Capybara
1 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
1 8 (27.59%) JIRA
1 8 (27.59%) Selenium
1 8 (27.59%) SoapUI
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.90%) Bower
4 1 (3.45%) Appium
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Applications Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Mobile Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Test Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) AWS Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Web Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Provisioning Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
2 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.45%) Middleware
5 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) iPhone
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Android
1 8 (27.59%) Apple iOS
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (34.48%) High Availability
2 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
3 8 (27.59%) API Testing
4 4 (13.79%) DevOps
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) Dependency Management
6 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.90%) MVC
6 2 (6.90%) Open Source
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Security Management
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Web Development
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.45%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) Python
3 8 (27.59%) Ruby
4 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.34%) C#
6 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCP
2 2 (6.90%) CCEA
2 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) CCIP
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) CCSP
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) XenApp
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) NetApp
5 2 (6.90%) AppSense
5 2 (6.90%) Remedy
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
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