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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 77 81 96
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 21 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.32% 0.62% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.92% 27.27% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 3
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
78 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.91% 2.28% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 19 6
Average daily rate £360 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.13% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £12.25 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +30.62%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
Northamptonshire +10 4 £500 +53.84%
Derbyshire -6 2 £250 -16.66% 2
Nottinghamshire -8 2 £300 -45.45% 2
Leicestershire - 2 £394 - 1
Lincolnshire - 2 £300 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 17 (50.00%) Office 365
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) .NET
4 12 (35.29%) C#
5 11 (32.35%) Windows
6 9 (26.47%) SQL
6 9 (26.47%) Hyper-V
6 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
7 8 (23.53%) MVC
7 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
8 7 (20.59%) LAN
8 7 (20.59%) WAN
8 7 (20.59%) REST
9 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
9 5 (14.71%) TDD
9 5 (14.71%) CRM
10 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
10 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
10 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (11.76%) WCF
10 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (8.82%) SOLID
11 3 (8.82%) Reverse Engineering
11 3 (8.82%) IaaS
11 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (8.82%) CSS
11 3 (8.82%) Web Services
11 3 (8.82%) HTML
11 3 (8.82%) JavaScript

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.88%) CMS
3 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) IaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) LAN
1 7 (20.59%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) Skype
2 1 (2.94%) VLAN
2 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MSTest
1 1 (2.94%) NUnit
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 1 (2.94%) Advertising
1 1 (2.94%) French Language
1 1 (2.94%) German Language
1 1 (2.94%) Italian Language
1 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Support Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) .NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Azure Developer
7 3 (8.82%) .NET Architect
7 3 (8.82%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (8.82%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Architect
7 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (5.88%) .NET Technical Architect
8 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Cloud Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) .NET
2 7 (20.59%) REST
3 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (11.76%) WCF
4 3 (8.82%) CSS
4 3 (8.82%) HTML
4 3 (8.82%) Web Services
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.88%) CSS3
5 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.94%) JSON
6 1 (2.94%) RESTful
6 1 (2.94%) SOAP
6 1 (2.94%) WinForms
6 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (23.53%) MVC
2 5 (14.71%) CRM
2 5 (14.71%) TDD
3 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.82%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (8.82%) SOLID
4 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.94%) ETL
6 1 (2.94%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL
6 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) Logistics
6 1 (2.94%) Microservices
6 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.94%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) C#
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) NetApp
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) VMware
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