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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England / East Midlands
Rank 43 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 50 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.38% 1.42% 1.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 30.00% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 14
Median daily rate £500 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £245 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +34.61%

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
150 70 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.14% 4.74% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 40 39
Median daily rate £425 £363 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -23.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £228 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £404 £412
% change year-on-year
+5.32% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £14.38 £12.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -47.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Derbyshire +18 19 £558 +123.00% 1
Northamptonshire -6 12 £500 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 12 £388 - 3
Leicestershire +8 5 £301 -19.86% 5
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 32 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.33%) Linux
2 30 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 29 (32.22%) PaaS
4 27 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (28.89%) C#
6 25 (27.78%) SQL
7 21 (23.33%) IaaS
8 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 20 (22.22%) E-Commerce
9 19 (21.11%) Java
9 19 (21.11%) .NET
9 19 (21.11%) Degree
9 19 (21.11%) Docker
9 19 (21.11%) Apache Spark
10 18 (20.00%) Python
11 17 (18.89%) DevOps
11 17 (18.89%) Power BI
12 16 (17.78%) MongoDB
13 14 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (14.44%) Jenkins
14 13 (14.44%) Puppet
15 12 (13.33%) Machine Learning
15 12 (13.33%) R
15 12 (13.33%) Node.js
15 12 (13.33%) REST
15 12 (13.33%) Migration
15 12 (13.33%) Software Engineering
15 12 (13.33%) HDInsight
16 11 (12.22%) Windows

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 19 (21.11%) Apache Spark
2 10 (11.11%) Apache
3 6 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.56%) JBoss
4 5 (5.56%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.56%) SAS
5 4 (4.44%) IIS
6 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.33%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.22%) CMS
8 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.11%) nginx
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SPSS
2 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (32.22%) PaaS
2 27 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (23.33%) IaaS
4 9 (10.00%) Azure Machine Learning
5 6 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (6.67%) SaaS
6 5 (5.56%) DigitalOcean
6 5 (5.56%) GitHub
6 5 (5.56%) Office 365
7 4 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (4.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (4.44%) Amazon S3
7 4 (4.44%) Datadog
7 4 (4.44%) Heroku
7 4 (4.44%) OpenShift
7 4 (4.44%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) HTTP
2 2 (2.22%) Intranet
2 2 (2.22%) Skype
3 1 (1.11%) AMQP
3 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.11%) DNS
3 1 (1.11%) Firewall
3 1 (1.11%) LAN
3 1 (1.11%) Network Security
3 1 (1.11%) NGN
3 1 (1.11%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.11%) SAN
3 1 (1.11%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (1.11%) SSL
3 1 (1.11%) TACACS
3 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.11%) VPN
3 1 (1.11%) VXLAN
3 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.89%) Power BI
2 16 (17.78%) MongoDB
3 12 (13.33%) HDInsight
4 10 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 8 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (7.78%) Big Data
6 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
7 6 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (6.67%) NoSQL
8 5 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (5.56%) Data Lake
8 5 (5.56%) Endeca
8 5 (5.56%) InfluxDB
8 5 (5.56%) MySQL
8 5 (5.56%) OpenTSDB
8 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (3.33%) Apache Hive
11 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.44%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.89%) Subversion
4 5 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (4.44%) Bitbucket
5 4 (4.44%) git-flow
5 4 (4.44%) JIRA
6 2 (2.22%) Bower
6 2 (2.22%) gulp
7 1 (1.11%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.11%) JMeter
7 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (8.89%) Aerospace
2 7 (7.78%) Advertising
3 3 (3.33%) Legal
4 2 (2.22%) Front Office
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Finance
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (28.89%) Developer
2 16 (17.78%) Architect
3 10 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 9 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 9 (10.00%) Azure Architect
4 9 (10.00%) Azure Developer
4 9 (10.00%) Node.js Developer
5 8 (8.89%) MongoDB Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (7.78%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Consultant
7 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.56%) Data Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Data Scientist
9 4 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Lead DevOps
9 4 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.11%) .NET
2 12 (13.33%) Node.js
2 12 (13.33%) REST
3 7 (7.78%) J2EE
3 7 (7.78%) JSON
4 6 (6.67%) XML
5 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (5.56%) jQuery
5 5 (5.56%) Web Services
6 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.33%) CSS
7 3 (3.33%) HTML
8 2 (2.22%) ELK Stack
8 2 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.22%) RequireJS
9 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.11%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.11%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (1.11%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (7.78%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.33%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.22%) Wiki
8 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.11%) EPoS
8 1 (1.11%) iPhone
8 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.33%) Linux
2 11 (12.22%) Windows
3 10 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 5 (5.56%) CentOS
4 5 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.22%) Android
6 2 (2.22%) Unix
6 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 17 (18.89%) DevOps
4 12 (13.33%) Machine Learning
4 12 (13.33%) Migration
4 12 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 11 (12.22%) Configuration Management
6 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (10.00%) MVC
7 8 (8.89%) ITIL
7 8 (8.89%) Scrum
8 6 (6.67%) Analytics
8 6 (6.67%) Coaching
8 6 (6.67%) SDLC
9 5 (5.56%) Business Process Improvement
9 5 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (5.56%) Data Validation
9 5 (5.56%) ETL
9 5 (5.56%) Open Source
9 5 (5.56%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.89%) C#
2 25 (27.78%) SQL
3 19 (21.11%) Java
4 18 (20.00%) Python
5 12 (13.33%) R
6 9 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 9 (10.00%) Scala
7 8 (8.89%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.67%) PHP
9 5 (5.56%) Ruby
10 3 (3.33%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.11%) C
11 1 (1.11%) C++
11 1 (1.11%) Go
11 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (21.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) CCNP
2 1 (1.11%) CCSA
2 1 (1.11%) CCSE
2 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.11%) MCP
2 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (21.11%) Docker
2 9 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.56%) Squid
4 3 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.11%) vCloud
6 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (14.44%) Puppet
3 9 (10.00%) Graphite
4 6 (6.67%) Ansible
5 5 (5.56%) logstash
6 4 (4.44%) Kubernetes
6 4 (4.44%) Packer
7 3 (3.33%) SCCM
7 3 (3.33%) SCOM
8 2 (2.22%) Salt
9 1 (1.11%) Consul
9 1 (1.11%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 9 (10.00%) VMware
4 7 (7.78%) Tableau
5 6 (6.67%) Oracle
5 6 (6.67%) Rackspace
6 5 (5.56%) Apigee
6 5 (5.56%) MuleSoft
6 5 (5.56%) Splunk
6 5 (5.56%) Talend
7 4 (4.44%) Software AG
8 2 (2.22%) Citrix
8 2 (2.22%) NetApp
9 1 (1.11%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.11%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.11%) Cisco
9 1 (1.11%) Computacenter
9 1 (1.11%) Juniper
9 1 (1.11%) Nokia
9 1 (1.11%) SAP
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