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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 37 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 37 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.76% 1.60% 1.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 57.81% 29.27% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 5
Median daily rate £408 £433 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.78% -13.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £336 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £805 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.71% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
64 41 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.23% 5.48% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 24 14
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £775 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +29.41%

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 26 July 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 20 (33.90%) SQL
2 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
3 17 (28.81%) .NET
4 14 (23.73%) Active Directory
4 14 (23.73%) C#
5 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
6 12 (20.34%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (20.34%) Office 365
7 10 (16.95%) Migration
8 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
8 9 (15.25%) CSS
8 9 (15.25%) Windows
9 8 (13.56%) HTML
9 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (11.86%) VMware
10 7 (11.86%) Citrix
10 7 (11.86%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
11 6 (10.17%) PaaS
11 6 (10.17%) jQuery
11 6 (10.17%) SCOM
11 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
11 6 (10.17%) Sitecore
11 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
11 6 (10.17%) CRM
11 6 (10.17%) Wireframes
12 5 (8.47%) MVC
12 5 (8.47%) Finance
12 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET

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 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.39%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.69%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Project
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (20.34%) Office 365
2 6 (10.17%) PaaS
3 4 (6.78%) IaaS
4 3 (5.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.39%) SaaS
6 1 (1.69%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) WAN
2 2 (3.39%) LAN
2 2 (3.39%) Skype
3 1 (1.69%) DHCP
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) SAN
3 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.08%) Big Data
4 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.69%) Datazen
6 1 (1.69%) Impala
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.69%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.69%) Power BI
6 1 (1.69%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.69%) JMeter
3 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Advertising
2 2 (3.39%) Games
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) Architect
3 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (11.86%) .NET Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) DBA
5 6 (10.17%) Sitecore Developer
5 6 (10.17%) SQL DBA
6 5 (8.47%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Azure Architect
7 4 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.78%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (5.08%) Azure Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Storage Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) .NET
2 9 (15.25%) CSS
3 8 (13.56%) HTML
4 6 (10.17%) jQuery
5 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
5 5 (8.47%) Web Services
6 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (3.39%) Node.js
7 2 (3.39%) REST
7 2 (3.39%) SOAP
8 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.69%) J2EE
8 1 (1.69%) MDX
8 1 (1.69%) RESTful
8 1 (1.69%) Task Parallel Library
8 1 (1.69%) WCF
8 1 (1.69%) XML
8 1 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.08%) Private Cloud
3 3 (5.08%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.39%) Linux
4 2 (3.39%) Unix
5 1 (1.69%) Android
5 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Migration
2 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.17%) CRM
3 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
3 6 (10.17%) Wireframes
4 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.47%) ETL
4 5 (8.47%) Front End Development
4 5 (8.47%) MVC
5 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.08%) Project Management
6 3 (5.08%) SOA
6 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.08%) Web Development
7 2 (3.39%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.39%) High Availability
7 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.39%) Scrum
7 2 (3.39%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) SQL
2 14 (23.73%) C#
3 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
4 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.69%) C
5 1 (1.69%) C++
5 1 (1.69%) Python
5 1 (1.69%) R
5 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) CISSP
2 1 (1.69%) MCSE
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.69%) PhD
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (23.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) SCOM
2 5 (8.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Citrix
2 7 (11.86%) VMware
3 6 (10.17%) Sitecore
4 5 (8.47%) NetApp
5 3 (5.08%) IBM
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco
6 2 (3.39%) Google
7 1 (1.69%) EMC
7 1 (1.69%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) Rackspace
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £17.50 - £18.00 per hour + Benefits
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