The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank - 37 38
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire - 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 11.11% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £300 £300
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 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 Derbyshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
6 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.73% 3.42% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 2
Average daily rate £325 £263 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +69.49%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) VMware