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 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 29 46 59
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 44 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.81% 1.49% 1.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 57.14% 27.50% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 5
Median daily rate £404 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £815 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £403
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £39.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-54.48% +122.85%
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
77 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.17% 5.41% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 25 11
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 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £775 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.75 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +28.57%

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 27 August 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 30 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.11%) SQL
3 21 (29.17%) Active Directory
4 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
5 17 (23.61%) .NET
6 16 (22.22%) Office 365
7 14 (19.44%) C#
8 13 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (16.67%) Windows
10 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (13.89%) VMware
11 10 (13.89%) Migration
11 10 (13.89%) Citrix
12 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
12 9 (12.50%) CSS
13 8 (11.11%) HTML
13 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
13 8 (11.11%) CRM
13 8 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (9.72%) ETL
14 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
14 7 (9.72%) T-SQL
14 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
14 7 (9.72%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (9.72%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
15 6 (8.33%) Front End Development
15 6 (8.33%) Sitecore
15 6 (8.33%) PaaS

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 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.56%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.39%) CMS
4 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.22%) Office 365
2 13 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (9.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (8.33%) PaaS
5 5 (6.94%) IaaS
6 4 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.78%) SaaS
8 1 (1.39%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Skype
2 3 (4.17%) WAN
3 2 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (1.39%) DHCP
4 1 (1.39%) DNS
4 1 (1.39%) SAN
4 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.17%) Big Data
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.39%) Datazen
8 1 (1.39%) Impala
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (1.39%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.39%) Power BI
8 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.39%) JMeter
3 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 3 (4.17%) Advertising
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Legal
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Publishing
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Developer
2 16 (22.22%) Architect
3 12 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (13.89%) Consultant
5 8 (11.11%) DBA
5 8 (11.11%) SQL DBA
6 7 (9.72%) .NET Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (8.33%) Sitecore Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (6.94%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (5.56%) Administrator
9 4 (5.56%) Azure Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Azure Consultant
9 4 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.56%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Office 365 Manager
9 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) .NET
2 9 (12.50%) CSS
3 8 (11.11%) HTML
4 6 (8.33%) jQuery
5 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.94%) Web Services
6 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.78%) Node.js
7 2 (2.78%) REST
7 2 (2.78%) SOAP
8 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.39%) J2EE
8 1 (1.39%) MDX
8 1 (1.39%) RESTful
8 1 (1.39%) Task Parallel Library
8 1 (1.39%) WCF
8 1 (1.39%) XML
8 1 (1.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.56%) User Experience
5 3 (4.17%) Clustering
5 3 (4.17%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.78%) PKI
7 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.39%) PMI
7 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Windows 10
2 5 (6.94%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.78%) Android
3 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.78%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Unix
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.89%) Migration
3 8 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (11.11%) CRM
4 7 (9.72%) ETL
5 6 (8.33%) Front End Development
5 6 (8.33%) Wireframes
6 5 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.94%) MVC
7 4 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.17%) High Availability
8 3 (4.17%) Scrum
8 3 (4.17%) SOA
8 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.17%) Web Development
9 2 (2.78%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.11%) SQL
2 14 (19.44%) C#
3 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
4 7 (9.72%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.17%) C
6 1 (1.39%) C++
6 1 (1.39%) Python
6 1 (1.39%) R
6 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Degree
1 2 (2.78%) MCSE
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.39%) CISSP
2 1 (1.39%) MCSA
2 1 (1.39%) PhD
2 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 21 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) SCCM
1 6 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (1.39%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.39%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.89%) Citrix
2 10 (13.89%) VMware
3 6 (8.33%) Sitecore
4 5 (6.94%) NetApp
5 4 (5.56%) Cisco
5 4 (5.56%) IBM
6 2 (2.78%) Google
6 2 (2.78%) HP
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (1.39%) EMC
7 1 (1.39%) Rackspace
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