The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank - 21 20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - 0.99% 3.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 25.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £388 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +106.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £80.00 £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -12.50%
Microsoft Azure
Northern Ireland

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

Cloud Services Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 3.09% 3.96% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £400 £388 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +106.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim 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 County Antrim

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Microsoft Azure
Top 26 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBA
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP Cube

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft