The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 38 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 16 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.70% 0.41% 0.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.63% 6.00% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 2
Average daily rate £425 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £340 £438
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
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
54 50 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 9.12% 6.92% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 10
Average daily rate £425 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.25
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 Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Cambridgeshire region.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +6 15 £425 +41.66% 11
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 33 (62.26%) Git (software)
2 29 (54.72%) DevOps
3 27 (50.94%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (50.94%) Puppet
4 24 (45.28%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (39.62%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (37.74%) Nagios
7 19 (35.85%) Java
7 19 (35.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 19 (35.85%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (32.08%) Subversion
9 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (30.19%) Ajax
9 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
9 16 (30.19%) CSS
9 16 (30.19%) HTML
10 15 (28.30%) ECMAScript
10 15 (28.30%) IntelliJ
10 15 (28.30%) Mercurial
10 15 (28.30%) UX Design
10 15 (28.30%) jQuery
10 15 (28.30%) HTML5
10 15 (28.30%) REST
10 15 (28.30%) CSS3
10 15 (28.30%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (28.30%) TypeScript
10 15 (28.30%) User Experience
10 15 (28.30%) Dart
10 15 (28.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (28.30%) WebStorm

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 10 (18.87%) OpenStack
2 7 (13.21%) Node.js
3 1 (1.89%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Adobe Illustrator
1 12 (22.64%) OmniGraffle
1 12 (22.64%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (22.64%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 27 (50.94%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (39.62%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (20.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (7.55%) IaaS
4 4 (7.55%) Office 365
4 4 (7.55%) PaaS
5 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) DNS
1 3 (5.66%) Firewall
1 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.77%) NAS
2 2 (3.77%) SAN
3 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (62.26%) Git (software)
2 19 (35.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 17 (32.08%) Subversion
4 15 (28.30%) IntelliJ
4 15 (28.30%) Mercurial
4 15 (28.30%) WebStorm
5 12 (22.64%) Selenium
6 7 (13.21%) Grunt
6 7 (13.21%) gulp
6 7 (13.21%) Jasmine
6 7 (13.21%) PhantomJS
6 7 (13.21%) Vagrant
7 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
7 6 (11.32%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.89%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Developer
1 15 (28.30%) DevOps Specialist
1 15 (28.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 9 (16.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (3.77%) IT Manager
5 2 (3.77%) IT Technical Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Security Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Security Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Technical Leader
5 2 (3.77%) Technical Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (1.89%) Build Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (1.89%) Information Architect
6 1 (1.89%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (1.89%) Senior Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) Ajax
1 16 (30.19%) CSS
1 16 (30.19%) HTML
2 15 (28.30%) CSS3
2 15 (28.30%) HTML5
2 15 (28.30%) jQuery
2 15 (28.30%) REST
2 15 (28.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 12 (22.64%) PhoneGap
4 7 (13.21%) Sass
5 1 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.89%) Spring
5 1 (1.89%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.89%) Web Services
5 1 (1.89%) XHTML
5 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) User Experience
2 12 (22.64%) Graphic Design
2 12 (22.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Life Science
4 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) CentOS
4 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) DevOps
2 19 (35.85%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (28.30%) Front End Development
4 15 (28.30%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (28.30%) UX Design
5 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
6 8 (15.09%) Functional Testing
6 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.43%) Scrum
9 4 (7.55%) BDD
9 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
9 4 (7.55%) TDD
10 3 (5.66%) Kanban
11 2 (3.77%) Information Security
11 2 (3.77%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
12 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Architecture
12 1 (1.89%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) Java
2 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.30%) Dart
3 15 (28.30%) ECMAScript
3 15 (28.30%) TypeScript
4 2 (3.77%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) Perl
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Docker
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (50.94%) Puppet
2 24 (45.28%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (37.74%) Nagios
4 6 (11.32%) logstash
4 6 (11.32%) Riemann
5 5 (9.43%) Graphite
6 4 (7.55%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Google
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.43%) Dynatrace
3 5 (9.43%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) Citrix
4 2 (3.77%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.89%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.89%) New Relic
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) Siebel
5 1 (1.89%) Vertica