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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 44 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 13 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.92% 1.98% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.33% 80.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate £415 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
75 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.06% 2.48% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 6 5
Average daily rate £400 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £395 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.20 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure.

1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
2 4 (22.22%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) TDD
3 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 3 (16.67%) SOLID
3 3 (16.67%) REST
3 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) MS Office
3 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) WCF
4 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (11.11%) CMS
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Architect
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Azure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Head of Business Change
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Lync Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) REST
2 3 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
1 4 (22.22%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) SOLID
2 3 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Facilities Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Market Research
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Lotus
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
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