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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 79 98 90
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 17 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.06% 0.28% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.24% 7.25% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
Median daily rate £550 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.68% -8.75%
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
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
84 69 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.23% 3.86% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 41 18
Median daily rate £400 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +89.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £16.50 £9.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.63 £11.60
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 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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +4 9 £550 +92.98% 2
Leicestershire - 6 £343 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 16 (41.03%) Windows
3 15 (38.46%) Office 365
4 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 11 (28.21%) Hyper-V
6 9 (23.08%) LAN
6 9 (23.08%) WAN
6 9 (23.08%) SQL
6 9 (23.08%) .NET
6 9 (23.08%) C#
7 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
8 7 (17.95%) DevOps
8 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
8 7 (17.95%) CRM
8 7 (17.95%) MVC
8 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (15.38%) PaaS
9 6 (15.38%) IaaS
10 5 (12.82%) vCloud
10 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (12.82%) Ansible
10 5 (12.82%) Docker
10 5 (12.82%) Mesos
10 5 (12.82%) Kubernetes
10 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (12.82%) REST
10 5 (12.82%) Puppet
10 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
11 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET

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 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) CMS
2 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (38.46%) Office 365
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (15.38%) IaaS
3 6 (15.38%) PaaS
4 3 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) LAN
1 9 (23.08%) WAN
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) Skype
4 1 (2.56%) VLAN
4 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) NUnit
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.13%) French Language
1 2 (5.13%) German Language
1 2 (5.13%) Italian Language
1 2 (5.13%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Support
3 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Applications Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Support Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) REST
3 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.26%) WCF
4 3 (7.69%) CSS
4 3 (7.69%) HTML
4 3 (7.69%) HTML5
4 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 3 (7.69%) WPF
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.13%) ADO.NET
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.13%) jQuery
5 2 (5.13%) LINQ
5 2 (5.13%) SOAP
5 2 (5.13%) WinForms
6 1 (2.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) CRM
1 7 (17.95%) DevOps
1 7 (17.95%) MVC
2 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.26%) Migration
3 4 (10.26%) TDD
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.13%) Logistics
5 2 (5.13%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.13%) Server Building
5 2 (5.13%) SOLID
5 2 (5.13%) Web Development
6 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.56%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.56%) Microservices
6 1 (2.56%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.56%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) C#
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Hyper-V
2 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.82%) Docker
3 5 (12.82%) vCloud
4 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Ansible
1 5 (12.82%) Kubernetes
1 5 (12.82%) Mesos
1 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (12.82%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco
3 2 (5.13%) Dell
3 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) NetApp
4 1 (2.56%) VMware
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