The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 43 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 23 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.99% 0.97% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.23% 26.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 0
Median daily rate £425 £358 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £80.00 £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -12.50%
Microsoft Azure
West Midlands

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

Cloud Services Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
52 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.76% 3.63% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 6
Median daily rate £425 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £451 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Office 365
3 8 (22.22%) Migration
3 8 (22.22%) .NET
4 7 (19.44%) C#
5 6 (16.67%) Windows
5 6 (16.67%) MVC
5 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (13.89%) Finance
6 5 (13.89%) VMware
6 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
7 4 (11.11%) Citrix
7 4 (11.11%) SOA
7 4 (11.11%) SQL
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle
7 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 4 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (8.33%) SOLID
8 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (8.33%) Web Services
8 3 (8.33%) NetApp
8 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (8.33%) Project Management
8 3 (8.33%) WCF
8 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
8 3 (8.33%) REST

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) Node.js
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Office 365
2 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.56%) Heroku
3 2 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) Big Data
3 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) Subversion
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Architect
2 8 (22.22%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Azure Architect
4 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Architect
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Technical Architect
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Programme Planner
6 2 (5.56%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.56%) Storage Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (8.33%) REST
3 3 (8.33%) WCF
3 3 (8.33%) Web Services
4 2 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.78%) HTML
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) jQuery
5 1 (2.78%) RESTful
5 1 (2.78%) SOAP
5 1 (2.78%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (2.78%) XML
5 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Migration
2 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) MVC
3 4 (11.11%) SOA
4 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) SOLID
4 3 (8.33%) TDD
5 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.56%) CRM
5 2 (5.56%) High Availability
5 2 (5.56%) Test Management
6 1 (2.78%) Change Management
6 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.78%) ETL
6 1 (2.78%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.78%) Market Research
6 1 (2.78%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.78%) Scrum
6 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) C#
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) Citrix
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Rackspace
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago