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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 49 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 62 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.73% 1.16% 0.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.99% 31.03% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 14
Median daily rate £489 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.40% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £245 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +44.23%
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
159 58 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 9.56% 3.72% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 36 52
Median daily rate £425 £360 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -24.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £485 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.14% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £19.38 £12.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -47.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Derbyshire +18 21 £513 +70.83%
Leicestershire +11 15 £351 -6.53% 6
Northamptonshire -2 13 £500 -4.76% 4
Nottinghamshire +9 12 £375 +15.38% 2
Lincolnshire -1 4 - -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 43 (40.95%) Linux
2 37 (35.24%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (31.43%) Microsoft
4 30 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (27.62%) C#
6 28 (26.67%) DevOps
7 27 (25.71%) PaaS
8 23 (21.90%) Puppet
8 23 (21.90%) SQL
8 23 (21.90%) .NET
8 23 (21.90%) Windows
9 22 (20.95%) Active Directory
9 22 (20.95%) Java
9 22 (20.95%) IaaS
9 22 (20.95%) Git (software)
9 22 (20.95%) Degree
10 20 (19.05%) E-Commerce
11 18 (17.14%) Docker
12 17 (16.19%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (16.19%) Apache Spark
13 16 (15.24%) MongoDB
13 16 (15.24%) Office 365
13 16 (15.24%) Python
14 15 (14.29%) Power BI
15 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (13.33%) Configuration Management
15 14 (13.33%) Red Hat
15 14 (13.33%) Ubuntu
16 13 (12.38%) MVC
16 13 (12.38%) Mac OS X

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 17 (16.19%) Apache Spark
2 10 (9.52%) Apache
3 7 (6.67%) Mule
4 6 (5.71%) IIS
4 6 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.76%) JBoss
5 5 (4.76%) SAS
5 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.76%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.86%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.90%) CMS
7 2 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.95%) nginx
8 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) SPSS
2 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 37 (35.24%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (25.71%) PaaS
3 22 (20.95%) IaaS
4 16 (15.24%) Office 365
5 10 (9.52%) DigitalOcean
6 7 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (6.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 7 (6.67%) Amazon S3
6 7 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (6.67%) Azure Machine Learning
6 7 (6.67%) Route 53
7 6 (5.71%) SaaS
8 4 (3.81%) GitHub
9 3 (2.86%) Datadog
9 3 (2.86%) Heroku
9 3 (2.86%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) VPN
2 9 (8.57%) WAN
3 8 (7.62%) LAN
3 8 (7.62%) Wireless
4 7 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.81%) HTTP
5 4 (3.81%) Skype
6 2 (1.90%) Intranet
6 2 (1.90%) Network Security
6 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.95%) AMQP
7 1 (0.95%) DNS
7 1 (0.95%) Firewall
7 1 (0.95%) Internet
7 1 (0.95%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.95%) SAN
7 1 (0.95%) SSL
7 1 (0.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.24%) MongoDB
2 15 (14.29%) Power BI
3 10 (9.52%) Hadoop
3 10 (9.52%) HDInsight
4 9 (8.57%) MySQL
5 7 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (6.67%) Big Data
5 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 6 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (5.71%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (4.76%) Data Lake
7 5 (4.76%) InfluxDB
7 5 (4.76%) OpenTSDB
7 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.86%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.95%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (20.95%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.48%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.62%) Subversion
4 5 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (2.86%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.86%) git-flow
5 3 (2.86%) JIRA
6 2 (1.90%) Bower
6 2 (1.90%) gulp
7 1 (0.95%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.95%) JMeter
7 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (8.57%) Advertising
2 8 (7.62%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.86%) Legal
4 2 (1.90%) Finance
4 2 (1.90%) Front Office
4 2 (1.90%) Local Government
4 2 (1.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (28.57%) Developer
2 23 (21.90%) Architect
3 12 (11.43%) C# Developer
3 12 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (10.48%) .NET Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Azure Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
6 9 (8.57%) Consultant
6 9 (8.57%) Node.js Developer
7 8 (7.62%) Azure Architect
7 8 (7.62%) MongoDB Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (6.67%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Data Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Data Scientist
9 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.90%) .NET
2 12 (11.43%) Node.js
2 12 (11.43%) REST
3 11 (10.48%) JSON
4 10 (9.52%) XML
5 8 (7.62%) Web Services
6 7 (6.67%) J2EE
7 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (4.76%) jQuery
7 5 (4.76%) WCF
8 4 (3.81%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.81%) RESTful
8 4 (3.81%) SOAP
9 3 (2.86%) CSS
9 3 (2.86%) HTML
10 2 (1.90%) OAuth2
10 2 (1.90%) OpenID
10 2 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.57%) Mathematics
4 7 (6.67%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.86%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.90%) Wiki
8 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.95%) EPoS
8 1 (0.95%) iPad
8 1 (0.95%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 43 (40.95%) Linux
2 23 (21.90%) Windows
3 14 (13.33%) Ubuntu
4 13 (12.38%) Mac OS X
4 13 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (8.57%) CentOS
6 6 (5.71%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.90%) Unix
9 2 (1.90%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.95%) Android
10 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.67%) DevOps
3 20 (19.05%) E-Commerce
4 14 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 13 (12.38%) MVC
6 12 (11.43%) Migration
6 12 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 11 (10.48%) ITIL
8 10 (9.52%) Machine Learning
9 8 (7.62%) Coaching
9 8 (7.62%) TDD
10 7 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.67%) MVVM
11 6 (5.71%) Analytics
11 6 (5.71%) Scrum
12 5 (4.76%) Automated Testing
12 5 (4.76%) Business Analysis
12 5 (4.76%) ETL
12 5 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.62%) C#
2 23 (21.90%) SQL
3 22 (20.95%) Java
4 16 (15.24%) Python
5 12 (11.43%) R
6 10 (9.52%) PHP
6 10 (9.52%) Ruby
7 9 (8.57%) PowerShell
8 8 (7.62%) JavaScript
9 7 (6.67%) Scala
10 4 (3.81%) XAML
11 3 (2.86%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.95%) Go
12 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (20.95%) Degree
2 7 (6.67%) CISSP
3 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.95%) MCP
5 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (20.95%) Active Directory
2 18 (17.14%) Docker
3 5 (4.76%) Squid
4 4 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (21.90%) Puppet
2 17 (16.19%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (12.38%) SCCM
4 12 (11.43%) Ansible
5 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (7.62%) Graphite
7 5 (4.76%) logstash
7 5 (4.76%) SCOM
8 3 (2.86%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.86%) Packer
9 2 (1.90%) Salt
10 1 (0.95%) Consul
10 1 (0.95%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.95%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 11 (10.48%) Rackspace
4 8 (7.62%) Cisco
4 8 (7.62%) Google
4 8 (7.62%) Oracle
5 7 (6.67%) Palo Alto
5 7 (6.67%) Tableau
5 7 (6.67%) VMware
6 5 (4.76%) Apigee
6 5 (4.76%) Endeca
6 5 (4.76%) MuleSoft
6 5 (4.76%) Talend
7 4 (3.81%) Splunk
8 3 (2.86%) Software AG
9 2 (1.90%) NetApp
10 1 (0.95%) SAP
10 1 (0.95%) Xamarin
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