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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 20 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 40 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.67% 2.06% 1.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.28% 19.12% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 2
Median daily rate £360 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £368 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £630 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +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
78 68 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.00% 10.79% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 36 3
Median daily rate £400 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £600 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 20 January 2017.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 71 (68.93%) Microsoft
2 35 (33.98%) SharePoint
3 33 (32.04%) SQL Server
3 33 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (31.07%) Active Directory
5 27 (26.21%) Windows
5 27 (26.21%) Office 365
6 23 (22.33%) SQL
7 20 (19.42%) VMware
7 20 (19.42%) CRM
8 17 (16.50%) Dynamics CRM
9 16 (15.53%) Dynamics AX
9 16 (15.53%) Public Cloud
10 15 (14.56%) Data Centre
10 15 (14.56%) Finance
10 15 (14.56%) Migration
11 14 (13.59%) Manufacturing
11 14 (13.59%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (13.59%) C#
11 14 (13.59%) Business Development
12 13 (12.62%) PowerShell
12 13 (12.62%) .NET
12 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
12 13 (12.62%) Citrix
13 12 (11.65%) Windows Server
14 11 (10.68%) SQL Server 2016
14 11 (10.68%) Cisco
14 11 (10.68%) DHCP
14 11 (10.68%) DNS
14 11 (10.68%) Business Intelligence

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 35 (33.98%) SharePoint
2 14 (13.59%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (9.71%) MS Exchange
4 9 (8.74%) Skype for Business
5 5 (4.85%) IIS
5 5 (4.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.91%) Apache
7 1 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.97%) CMS
7 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.71%) MS Office
3 3 (2.91%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (15.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (26.21%) Office 365
2 9 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.77%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (6.80%) OneDrive
5 6 (5.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (5.83%) Yammer
6 5 (4.85%) IaaS
7 1 (0.97%) PaaS
7 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.68%) DHCP
1 11 (10.68%) DNS
2 10 (9.71%) Skype
3 7 (6.80%) Kerberos
3 7 (6.80%) LDAP
3 7 (6.80%) Unified Communications
4 6 (5.83%) PBX
4 6 (5.83%) VoIP
5 5 (4.85%) Firewall
6 4 (3.88%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (2.91%) WAN
8 2 (1.94%) LAN
8 2 (1.94%) MPLS
8 2 (1.94%) SAN
8 2 (1.94%) VPN
9 1 (0.97%) BGP
9 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.97%) OSPF
9 1 (0.97%) SSL
9 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (32.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.68%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (8.74%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.94%) InfluxDB
6 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.97%) DTS
7 1 (0.97%) MySQL
7 1 (0.97%) OLAP
7 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.97%) Redis
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.91%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.97%) JMeter
General
1 15 (14.56%) Finance
2 14 (13.59%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.83%) Advertising
4 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.97%) Marketing
4 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (29.13%) Architect
2 21 (20.39%) Developer
3 13 (12.62%) Dynamics AX Architect
3 13 (12.62%) Senior Developer
4 11 (10.68%) Consultant
5 9 (8.74%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.77%) DBA
6 8 (7.77%) SQL DBA
7 7 (6.80%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Operations Manager
7 7 (6.80%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Support Manager
8 6 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.83%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Azure Architect
9 5 (4.85%) Office 365 Architect
9 5 (4.85%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.62%) .NET
2 10 (9.71%) Web Services
3 7 (6.80%) HTML
4 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.85%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.85%) Entity Framework
5 5 (4.85%) WCF
6 3 (2.91%) ELK Stack
7 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.94%) jQuery
8 1 (0.97%) CAML
8 1 (0.97%) CSS
8 1 (0.97%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.97%) LINQ
8 1 (0.97%) MDX
8 1 (0.97%) Middleware
8 1 (0.97%) XML
8 1 (0.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Public Cloud
2 15 (14.56%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.77%) PKI
4 6 (5.83%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.88%) Clustering
7 3 (2.91%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.94%) Replication
8 2 (1.94%) User Experience
9 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.97%) PMI
9 1 (0.97%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.21%) Windows
2 12 (11.65%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.71%) Linux
4 8 (7.77%) Windows 10
5 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.91%) Unix
7 2 (1.94%) Android
7 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.42%) CRM
3 15 (14.56%) Migration
4 14 (13.59%) Business Development
5 11 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (9.71%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.77%) Trend Analysis
8 7 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (6.80%) Identity Management
9 6 (5.83%) Email Filtering
9 6 (5.83%) ETL
9 6 (5.83%) Front End Development
9 6 (5.83%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (5.83%) Patch Management
10 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (4.85%) MVC
10 5 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (3.88%) Content Management
11 4 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.33%) SQL
2 14 (13.59%) C#
3 13 (12.62%) PowerShell
4 8 (7.77%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.77%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.88%) Java
5 4 (3.88%) Python
6 3 (2.91%) Ruby
7 2 (1.94%) C
7 2 (1.94%) Go
8 1 (0.97%) PHP
8 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (8.74%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) MCSE
4 4 (3.88%) MCITP
4 4 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.94%) CCNP
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.97%) CCNA
6 1 (0.97%) CISSP
6 1 (0.97%) Degree
6 1 (0.97%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.97%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.97%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.97%) MCSA
6 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (31.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.80%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.85%) Docker
4 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.94%) vSphere
5 2 (1.94%) XenApp
6 1 (0.97%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.97%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (10.68%) SCOM
2 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (6.80%) Nagios
3 5 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.85%) Puppet
4 3 (2.91%) Ansible
4 3 (2.91%) SCCM
5 2 (1.94%) Graphite
5 2 (1.94%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.94%) Marathon
5 2 (1.94%) Mesos
5 2 (1.94%) Terraform
6 1 (0.97%) Kibana
6 1 (0.97%) logstash
6 1 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (68.93%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.42%) VMware
3 13 (12.62%) Citrix
4 11 (10.68%) Cisco
5 7 (6.80%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.94%) Google
6 2 (1.94%) HP
6 2 (1.94%) Juniper
6 2 (1.94%) Kronos
6 2 (1.94%) NetApp
6 2 (1.94%) Splunk
7 1 (0.97%) Casewise
7 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.97%) IBM
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle
7 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
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