The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 58 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 42 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.69% 1.05% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.84% 35.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 0
Median daily rate £425 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £403
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £39.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-54.48% +122.85%
Microsoft Azure
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 East Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
114 48 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.29% 2.96% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 34 25
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £14.75 - £23.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +28.57%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +5 19 £558 +59.28% 9
Lincolnshire - 9 £400 -
Leicestershire - 4 £450 - 4
Derbyshire +1 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire -2 2 £373 +2.40% 1
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 34 (48.57%) Amazon AWS
1 34 (48.57%) DevOps
2 33 (47.14%) Puppet
2 33 (47.14%) Windows
2 33 (47.14%) Active Directory
3 31 (44.29%) Linux
4 27 (38.57%) Office 365
5 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
5 23 (32.86%) Ansible
6 21 (30.00%) WAN
7 20 (28.57%) VPN
7 20 (28.57%) LAN
7 20 (28.57%) SCCM
8 19 (27.14%) Wireless
8 19 (27.14%) Microsoft Intune
9 18 (25.71%) Mac OS X
10 17 (24.29%) Cisco
11 16 (22.86%) Google
11 16 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
12 15 (21.43%) ITIL
13 14 (20.00%) CISSP
13 14 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (20.00%) Mule
13 14 (20.00%) Palo Alto
14 12 (17.14%) C#
14 12 (17.14%) .NET
14 12 (17.14%) IaaS
15 11 (15.71%) Rackspace
15 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
15 11 (15.71%) Configuration Management

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 14 (20.00%) Mule
2 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.71%) IIS
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.86%) CMS
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 34 (48.57%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (38.57%) Office 365
3 12 (17.14%) IaaS
4 10 (14.29%) DigitalOcean
5 7 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 7 (10.00%) Amazon S3
5 7 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (10.00%) PaaS
5 7 (10.00%) Route 53
6 2 (2.86%) SaaS
7 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.00%) WAN
2 20 (28.57%) LAN
2 20 (28.57%) VPN
3 19 (27.14%) Wireless
4 14 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (7.14%) Firewall
6 2 (2.86%) Network Security
6 2 (2.86%) Skype
7 1 (1.43%) Internet
7 1 (1.43%) SAN
7 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) MySQL
2 7 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.43%) Big Data
5 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) HBase
5 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.43%) Power BI
5 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.29%) NUnit
3 2 (2.86%) Bower
3 2 (2.86%) gulp
3 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.86%) JIRA
3 2 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (1.43%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (7.14%) Advertising
2 4 (5.71%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Front Office
4 2 (2.86%) Legal
4 2 (2.86%) Local Government
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Architect
2 16 (22.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 13 (18.57%) Developer
5 9 (12.86%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (8.57%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Azure Architect
7 5 (7.14%) Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Azure Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.71%) Senior DevOps
8 4 (5.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) WCF
3 6 (8.57%) jQuery
4 4 (5.71%) CSS
4 4 (5.71%) HTML
4 4 (5.71%) JSON
4 4 (5.71%) Web Services
4 4 (5.71%) XML
5 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.29%) HTML5
5 3 (4.29%) LINQ
5 3 (4.29%) RESTful
5 3 (4.29%) SOAP
5 3 (4.29%) WinForms
6 2 (2.86%) ELK Stack
6 2 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.86%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.86%) Wiki
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.14%) Windows
2 31 (44.29%) Linux
3 18 (25.71%) Mac OS X
4 10 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 9 (12.86%) CentOS
5 9 (12.86%) Ubuntu
6 8 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.86%) Unix
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.43%) Android
10 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) DevOps
2 15 (21.43%) ITIL
3 11 (15.71%) Configuration Management
4 10 (14.29%) MVC
5 8 (11.43%) Migration
6 7 (10.00%) Coaching
7 6 (8.57%) MVVM
8 5 (7.14%) High Availability
8 5 (7.14%) TDD
9 4 (5.71%) API Integration
9 4 (5.71%) ITIL V3
9 4 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.71%) TOGAF
9 4 (5.71%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (4.29%) Capacity Management
10 3 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.29%) Multithreading
10 3 (4.29%) Project Planning
10 3 (4.29%) SOA
11 2 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) C#
2 10 (14.29%) Ruby
3 9 (12.86%) Java
3 9 (12.86%) PHP
4 7 (10.00%) SQL
5 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.29%) XAML
7 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) CISSP
2 8 (11.43%) Degree
3 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) MCP
6 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 33 (47.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.14%) Docker
2 5 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.71%) vCloud
4 2 (2.86%) vSphere
5 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (47.14%) Puppet
2 23 (32.86%) Ansible
3 20 (28.57%) SCCM
4 19 (27.14%) Microsoft Intune
5 16 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (5.71%) Kubernetes
6 4 (5.71%) Mesos
7 3 (4.29%) SCOM
8 2 (2.86%) Salt
9 1 (1.43%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.29%) Cisco
3 16 (22.86%) Google
4 14 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 11 (15.71%) Rackspace
6 9 (12.86%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.14%) VMware
8 4 (5.71%) NetApp
9 2 (2.86%) Dell
9 2 (2.86%) HP
9 2 (2.86%) IBM
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle
10 1 (1.43%) Apigee
10 1 (1.43%) SAP
10 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
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