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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 25 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 36 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.87% 1.25% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.96% 12.68% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 1
Average daily rate £425 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -12.50%
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
106 71 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.29% 9.83% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 43 7
Average daily rate £425 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +69.49%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +16 27 £450 +63.63% 10
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 27 (54.00%) Linux
2 23 (46.00%) DevOps
3 20 (40.00%) Puppet
4 17 (34.00%) Git (software)
4 17 (34.00%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (34.00%) Docker
5 15 (30.00%) Java
6 14 (28.00%) Windows
7 12 (24.00%) Configuration Management
7 12 (24.00%) HTML
7 12 (24.00%) VMware
8 11 (22.00%) Ajax
8 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (22.00%) CSS
8 11 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (20.00%) TypeScript
9 10 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (20.00%) WebStorm
9 10 (20.00%) REST
9 10 (20.00%) CSS3
9 10 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (20.00%) Mercurial
9 10 (20.00%) UX Design
9 10 (20.00%) HTML5
9 10 (20.00%) jQuery
9 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (20.00%) ECMAScript
9 10 (20.00%) IntelliJ
9 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (20.00%) User Experience

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (10.00%) Node.js
2 3 (6.00%) nginx
3 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (16.00%) OmniGraffle
1 8 (16.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 17 (34.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (18.00%) IaaS
2 9 (18.00%) PaaS
2 9 (18.00%) SaaS
3 6 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (8.00%) Office 365
5 3 (6.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) SAN
2 2 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (4.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) Network Security
3 1 (2.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.00%) IntelliJ
2 10 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 10 (20.00%) WebStorm
3 8 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (14.00%) Selenium
4 7 (14.00%) Subversion
5 5 (10.00%) Grunt
5 5 (10.00%) gulp
5 5 (10.00%) Jasmine
5 5 (10.00%) PhantomJS
6 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.00%) Vagrant
7 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.00%) Gerrit
7 2 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) DevOps Specialist
2 11 (22.00%) Architect
2 11 (22.00%) Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 9 (18.00%) Cloud Specialist
4 9 (18.00%) Security Architect
4 9 (18.00%) Security Solutions Architect
4 9 (18.00%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (18.00%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (14.00%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (12.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 6 (12.00%) Information Architect
6 6 (12.00%) Information Security Architect
7 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) HTML
2 11 (22.00%) Ajax
2 11 (22.00%) CSS
3 10 (20.00%) CSS3
3 10 (20.00%) HTML5
3 10 (20.00%) jQuery
3 10 (20.00%) REST
3 10 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (16.00%) PhoneGap
5 5 (10.00%) Sass
6 3 (6.00%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (6.00%) Spring Boot
7 2 (4.00%) OpenJDK
7 2 (4.00%) Web Services
8 1 (2.00%) .NET
8 1 (2.00%) Spring
8 1 (2.00%) XHTML
8 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) User Experience
2 8 (16.00%) Graphic Design
2 8 (16.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (54.00%) Linux
2 14 (28.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.00%) CentOS
4 2 (4.00%) Unix
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) DevOps
2 12 (24.00%) Configuration Management
3 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 10 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (20.00%) UX Design
4 9 (18.00%) Information Security
5 5 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.00%) BDD
6 4 (8.00%) TDD
7 3 (6.00%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (4.00%) B2B
8 2 (4.00%) ITIL
8 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.00%) Scrum
8 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) Java
2 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.00%) Dart
3 10 (20.00%) ECMAScript
3 10 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 5 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (4.00%) PHP
5 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) MCSE
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) Docker
2 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (40.00%) Puppet
2 11 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (16.00%) Nagios
4 3 (6.00%) SCCM
4 3 (6.00%) SCOM
4 3 (6.00%) SCVMM
5 2 (4.00%) logstash
5 2 (4.00%) Riemann
6 1 (2.00%) Ansible
6 1 (2.00%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.00%) Graphite
6 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) VMware
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (2.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.00%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.00%) New Relic
4 1 (2.00%) Siebel
4 1 (2.00%) Vertica
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago