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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 17 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 58 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.79% 1.24% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 61.05% 17.65% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 0
Median daily rate £500 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.19 -
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -
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
95 51 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.75% 7.01% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 37 8
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £738 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.09% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.75 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +36.98%

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 1 October 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 45 (50.56%) Microsoft
2 31 (34.83%) SQL
3 26 (29.21%) Active Directory
4 25 (28.09%) SQL Server
5 21 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (20.22%) Office 365
7 17 (19.10%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (19.10%) .NET
8 16 (17.98%) CRM
9 15 (16.85%) Citrix
9 15 (16.85%) SharePoint
9 15 (16.85%) VMware
10 14 (15.73%) MS Excel
10 14 (15.73%) Windows
10 14 (15.73%) C#
11 13 (14.61%) PowerShell
12 12 (13.48%) T-SQL
12 12 (13.48%) Data Centre
13 11 (12.36%) Dynamics CRM
14 10 (11.24%) SCOM
14 10 (11.24%) JavaScript
14 10 (11.24%) HTML
15 9 (10.11%) CSS
15 9 (10.11%) MS Exchange
15 9 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (10.11%) Cisco
15 9 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (8.99%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (8.99%) Mentoring
16 8 (8.99%) Hybrid Cloud

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 15 (16.85%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.11%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.74%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.62%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.49%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.25%) Apache
7 1 (1.12%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.12%) CMS
7 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (15.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (8.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.22%) Office 365
2 17 (19.10%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.87%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (7.87%) IaaS
4 6 (6.74%) PaaS
5 4 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) Skype
2 3 (3.37%) WAN
3 2 (2.25%) LAN
4 1 (1.12%) DHCP
4 1 (1.12%) DNS
4 1 (1.12%) Firewall
4 1 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.12%) Network Security
4 1 (1.12%) SAN
4 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2016
2 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.25%) InfluxDB
7 2 (2.25%) OLAP
7 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.12%) Datazen
8 1 (1.12%) DTS
8 1 (1.12%) Impala
8 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (1.12%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.12%) Power BI
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.12%) JMeter
3 1 (1.12%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (8.99%) Finance
1 8 (8.99%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.49%) Advertising
3 1 (1.12%) Banking
3 1 (1.12%) Games
3 1 (1.12%) Legal
3 1 (1.12%) Marketing
3 1 (1.12%) Publishing
3 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (24.72%) Architect
2 20 (22.47%) Developer
3 13 (14.61%) Consultant
4 11 (12.36%) DBA
4 11 (12.36%) SQL DBA
5 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (10.11%) SQL Server DBA
6 7 (7.87%) Operations Manager
6 7 (7.87%) Support Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Dynamics AX Architect
7 6 (6.74%) Sitecore Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.62%) Senior DBA
8 5 (5.62%) Senior SQL DBA
8 5 (5.62%) Senior SQL Server DBA
9 4 (4.49%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Administrator
9 4 (4.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.10%) .NET
2 10 (11.24%) HTML
3 9 (10.11%) CSS
4 8 (8.99%) jQuery
5 7 (7.87%) Web Services
6 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.25%) ELK Stack
7 2 (2.25%) MDX
8 1 (1.12%) CAML
8 1 (1.12%) J2EE
8 1 (1.12%) LINQ
8 1 (1.12%) REST
8 1 (1.12%) SOAP
8 1 (1.12%) XML
8 1 (1.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.99%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (7.87%) Public Cloud
4 5 (5.62%) Private Cloud
5 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.49%) User Experience
6 3 (3.37%) Clustering
6 3 (3.37%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.25%) PKI
8 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.12%) PMI
8 1 (1.12%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.73%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Windows 10
3 5 (5.62%) Linux
3 5 (5.62%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.37%) Unix
5 2 (2.25%) Android
5 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.98%) CRM
3 9 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (8.99%) Mentoring
4 8 (8.99%) Migration
4 8 (8.99%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (8.99%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.87%) ETL
5 7 (7.87%) Trend Analysis
6 6 (6.74%) Business Development
6 6 (6.74%) Front End Development
6 6 (6.74%) Wireframes
7 4 (4.49%) Data Protection
7 4 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (3.37%) MVC
8 3 (3.37%) Scrum
8 3 (3.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (3.37%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.83%) SQL
2 14 (15.73%) C#
3 13 (14.61%) PowerShell
4 12 (13.48%) T-SQL
5 10 (11.24%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.37%) C
6 3 (3.37%) Python
7 2 (2.25%) Go
7 2 (2.25%) Java
7 2 (2.25%) Ruby
8 1 (1.12%) C++
8 1 (1.12%) R
8 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) CISSP
1 2 (2.25%) MCSE
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.12%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) MCSA
2 1 (1.12%) PhD
2 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (29.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.37%) Docker
3 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.12%) vCloud
4 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) SCOM
2 5 (5.62%) SCCM
3 3 (3.37%) Puppet
3 3 (3.37%) Terraform
4 2 (2.25%) Ansible
4 2 (2.25%) Graphite
4 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.25%) Marathon
4 2 (2.25%) Mesos
4 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.12%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (50.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.85%) Citrix
2 15 (16.85%) VMware
3 9 (10.11%) Cisco
4 6 (6.74%) Sitecore
5 5 (5.62%) NetApp
6 4 (4.49%) Google
6 4 (4.49%) IBM
7 2 (2.25%) HP
8 1 (1.12%) EMC
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle
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