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 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 18 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 41 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.28% 2.41% 2.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.13% 23.08% 54.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 4
Median daily rate £368 £433 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.02% -8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £598 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.85% +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 Birmingham region.

Cloud Services Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
87 65 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.32% 10.43% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 8
Median daily rate £400 £375 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.20 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 27 February 2017.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 70 (67.31%) Microsoft
2 38 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (35.58%) SharePoint
4 33 (31.73%) SQL Server
5 24 (23.08%) SQL
5 24 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 24 (23.08%) Office 365
6 23 (22.12%) Windows
7 20 (19.23%) CRM
8 19 (18.27%) Dynamics CRM
9 17 (16.35%) Business Development
9 17 (16.35%) VMware
10 16 (15.38%) Finance
10 16 (15.38%) .NET
10 16 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
10 16 (15.38%) Public Cloud
11 15 (14.42%) C#
12 14 (13.46%) Manufacturing
12 14 (13.46%) Migration
12 14 (13.46%) BizTalk Server
12 14 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (12.50%) Data Centre
13 13 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
14 12 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (11.54%) PowerShell
15 11 (10.58%) SCOM
15 11 (10.58%) Enterprise Architecture
15 11 (10.58%) DNS

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 37 (35.58%) SharePoint
2 14 (13.46%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 7 (6.73%) Skype for Business
5 5 (4.81%) IIS
6 3 (2.88%) Apache
6 3 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (10.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.62%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.96%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (18.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (23.08%) Office 365
2 14 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (9.62%) SaaS
4 7 (6.73%) IaaS
4 7 (6.73%) OneDrive
5 6 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (5.77%) Yammer
6 4 (3.85%) PaaS
7 1 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.58%) DHCP
1 11 (10.58%) DNS
2 8 (7.69%) Skype
3 7 (6.73%) Kerberos
3 7 (6.73%) LDAP
4 6 (5.77%) PBX
4 6 (5.77%) Unified Communications
4 6 (5.77%) VoIP
5 5 (4.81%) Firewall
6 4 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (2.88%) WAN
8 2 (1.92%) LAN
8 2 (1.92%) MPLS
8 2 (1.92%) SAN
8 2 (1.92%) VPN
9 1 (0.96%) BGP
9 1 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.96%) Network Security
9 1 (0.96%) OSPF
9 1 (0.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (31.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 12 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (8.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.81%) QlikView
8 2 (1.92%) InfluxDB
8 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.92%) Power BI
8 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.96%) MySQL
9 1 (0.96%) OLAP
9 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.96%) Redis
9 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.77%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.96%) JIRA
5 1 (0.96%) JMeter
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
2 14 (13.46%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (35.58%) Architect
2 26 (25.00%) Developer
3 15 (14.42%) Senior Developer
4 13 (12.50%) Dynamics AX Architect
5 10 (9.62%) .NET Developer
6 9 (8.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (8.65%) C# Developer
6 9 (8.65%) Senior C# Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Azure Architect
7 8 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (6.73%) Consultant
8 7 (6.73%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (5.77%) DBA
9 6 (5.77%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (5.77%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.38%) .NET
2 10 (9.62%) Web Services
3 7 (6.73%) HTML
4 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.81%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.81%) Entity Framework
5 5 (4.81%) WCF
6 3 (2.88%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.92%) Express
7 2 (1.92%) jQuery
7 2 (1.92%) lodash
7 2 (1.92%) Node.js
7 2 (1.92%) React
8 1 (0.96%) CAML
8 1 (0.96%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.96%) LINQ
8 1 (0.96%) MDX
8 1 (0.96%) XML
8 1 (0.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Public Cloud
2 13 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.65%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (5.77%) PKI
5 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.92%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.96%) Clustering
6 1 (0.96%) CMDB
6 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.96%) PMI
6 1 (0.96%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.96%) Replication
6 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.12%) Windows
2 11 (10.58%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.62%) Linux
4 5 (4.81%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.88%) Unix
6 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.23%) CRM
3 17 (16.35%) Business Development
4 14 (13.46%) Migration
5 13 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (10.58%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (7.69%) ETL
7 8 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 7 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (6.73%) Identity Management
8 7 (6.73%) MVC
8 7 (6.73%) Scrum
8 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.73%) TDD
9 6 (5.77%) Email Filtering
9 6 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (5.77%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (5.77%) Patch Management
9 6 (5.77%) Trend Analysis
10 5 (4.81%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.08%) SQL
2 15 (14.42%) C#
3 12 (11.54%) PowerShell
4 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.65%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.77%) Java
7 4 (3.85%) Python
8 3 (2.88%) Ruby
9 2 (1.92%) Go
9 2 (1.92%) PHP
10 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.85%) MCITP
4 4 (3.85%) MCSE
4 4 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.92%) CCNP
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.92%) Degree
6 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.96%) CCNA
6 1 (0.96%) CISSP
6 1 (0.96%) ISEB
6 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.96%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.96%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.96%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.77%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.81%) Docker
4 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.92%) vSphere
5 2 (1.92%) XenApp
6 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (10.58%) SCOM
2 7 (6.73%) Nagios
3 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.77%) Puppet
4 3 (2.88%) Ansible
5 2 (1.92%) Graphite
5 2 (1.92%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.92%) Marathon
5 2 (1.92%) Mesos
5 2 (1.92%) Terraform
6 1 (0.96%) Kibana
6 1 (0.96%) logstash
6 1 (0.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (67.31%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.35%) VMware
3 10 (9.62%) Citrix
4 9 (8.65%) Cisco
5 7 (6.73%) SolarWinds
6 4 (3.85%) Oracle
7 2 (1.92%) Casewise
7 2 (1.92%) Google
7 2 (1.92%) Juniper
7 2 (1.92%) Kronos
7 2 (1.92%) NetApp
7 2 (1.92%) Splunk
8 1 (0.96%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.96%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
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