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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 16 46 54
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 55 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.80% 1.36% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.38% 16.67% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 5 1
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £402 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +44.23%
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
105 54 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.89% 8.16% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 31 6
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.90 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -35.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +44.73%

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 8 December 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 67 (63.81%) Microsoft
2 32 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (29.52%) SharePoint
4 30 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 29 (27.62%) SQL
6 28 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 26 (24.76%) Office 365
8 24 (22.86%) CRM
8 24 (22.86%) Windows
9 19 (18.10%) VMware
10 18 (17.14%) Dynamics CRM
11 16 (15.24%) SCOM
11 16 (15.24%) Finance
11 16 (15.24%) Data Centre
12 15 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
13 14 (13.33%) Business Development
13 14 (13.33%) PowerShell
13 14 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (13.33%) Manufacturing
13 14 (13.33%) Public Cloud
14 13 (12.38%) MS Excel
15 12 (11.43%) T-SQL
15 12 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (10.48%) Cisco
16 11 (10.48%) Citrix
16 11 (10.48%) .NET
16 11 (10.48%) C#
16 11 (10.48%) Migration
16 11 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2016

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 31 (29.52%) SharePoint
2 14 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (9.52%) Skype for Business
4 8 (7.62%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.81%) IIS
7 3 (2.86%) Apache
8 1 (0.95%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.95%) CMS
8 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (12.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.57%) MS Office
3 3 (2.86%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (17.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (24.76%) Office 365
2 10 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (6.67%) OneDrive
4 6 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (5.71%) Yammer
5 5 (4.76%) IaaS
6 2 (1.90%) PaaS
7 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) Skype
2 9 (8.57%) DHCP
2 9 (8.57%) DNS
3 7 (6.67%) Kerberos
3 7 (6.67%) LDAP
3 7 (6.67%) Unified Communications
4 6 (5.71%) PBX
4 6 (5.71%) VoIP
5 3 (2.86%) Firewall
6 2 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.90%) SAN
7 1 (0.95%) BGP
7 1 (0.95%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.95%) HTTP
7 1 (0.95%) LAN
7 1 (0.95%) MPLS
7 1 (0.95%) OSPF
7 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.95%) VPN
7 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.90%) InfluxDB
7 2 (1.90%) OLAP
7 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.95%) Datazen
8 1 (0.95%) DTS
8 1 (0.95%) Impala
8 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.95%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.95%) Power BI
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.90%) JMeter
3 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.95%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 14 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.76%) Advertising
4 2 (1.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.95%) Games
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (29.52%) Architect
2 19 (18.10%) Developer
3 16 (15.24%) Consultant
4 13 (12.38%) Dynamics AX Architect
5 11 (10.48%) DBA
5 11 (10.48%) SQL DBA
6 9 (8.57%) SQL Server DBA
7 8 (7.62%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Azure Consultant
8 7 (6.67%) Operations Manager
8 7 (6.67%) Support Manager
9 6 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (4.76%) Azure Architect
10 5 (4.76%) Senior DBA
10 5 (4.76%) Senior SQL DBA
10 5 (4.76%) Senior SQL Server DBA
11 4 (3.81%) Cloud Architect
11 4 (3.81%) Office 365 Architect
11 4 (3.81%) Office 365 Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.48%) .NET
2 7 (6.67%) HTML
2 7 (6.67%) Web Services
3 5 (4.76%) jQuery
4 4 (3.81%) CSS
5 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.90%) ELK Stack
6 2 (1.90%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.90%) MDX
6 2 (1.90%) WCF
7 1 (0.95%) CAML
7 1 (0.95%) J2EE
7 1 (0.95%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.95%) LINQ
7 1 (0.95%) Middleware
7 1 (0.95%) XML
7 1 (0.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Data Centre
2 14 (13.33%) Public Cloud
3 8 (7.62%) PKI
4 6 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.86%) Clustering
6 3 (2.86%) User Experience
6 3 (2.86%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.90%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.95%) PMI
8 1 (0.95%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.86%) Windows
2 9 (8.57%) Linux
2 9 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.62%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.90%) Android
5 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.86%) CRM
3 14 (13.33%) Business Development
4 12 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (10.48%) Migration
6 10 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 9 (8.57%) ETL
8 8 (7.62%) Mentoring
8 8 (7.62%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (7.62%) Trend Analysis
9 7 (6.67%) Identity Management
10 6 (5.71%) Email Filtering
10 6 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (5.71%) Patch Management
11 5 (4.76%) Front End Development
11 5 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (3.81%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.62%) SQL
2 14 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 12 (11.43%) T-SQL
4 11 (10.48%) C#
5 8 (7.62%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.81%) Python
7 3 (2.86%) C
7 3 (2.86%) Java
7 3 (2.86%) Ruby
8 2 (1.90%) Go
9 1 (0.95%) C++
9 1 (0.95%) PHP
9 1 (0.95%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.76%) MCSE
5 4 (3.81%) MCITP
5 4 (3.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.90%) CCNP
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.95%) CCNA
7 1 (0.95%) CISSP
7 1 (0.95%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.95%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.95%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.95%) MCSA
7 1 (0.95%) PhD
7 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.76%) Docker
4 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.90%) vSphere
6 1 (0.95%) vCloud
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.95%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (15.24%) SCOM
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (6.67%) Nagios
3 4 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.81%) Puppet
3 4 (3.81%) SCCM
4 2 (1.90%) Ansible
4 2 (1.90%) Graphite
4 2 (1.90%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.90%) Marathon
4 2 (1.90%) Mesos
4 2 (1.90%) Terraform
5 1 (0.95%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (63.81%) Microsoft
2 19 (18.10%) VMware
3 11 (10.48%) Cisco
3 11 (10.48%) Citrix
4 7 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 4 (3.81%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.86%) Google
6 3 (2.86%) NetApp
7 2 (1.90%) HP
7 2 (1.90%) Juniper
7 2 (1.90%) Kronos
8 1 (0.95%) Casewise
8 1 (0.95%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.95%) EMC
8 1 (0.95%) IBM
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle
8 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.95%) Splunk
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