The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 58 88 93
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 71 42 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.15% 1.62% 1.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.60% 28.00% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 34 45
Median daily rate £370 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £343 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £509 £600
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 of England region.

Cloud Services Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
232 150 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.28% 5.78% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 100 111
Median daily rate £388 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £338 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.14% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £36.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.27% +108.57%
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 of England

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

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England 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
Cambridgeshire -7 25 £400 -11.11% 15
Essex +17 14 £330 -8.96%
Bedfordshire +13 12 £388 -6.06% 4
Norfolk - 7 £325 - 1
Hertfordshire +4 6 £575 +21.05% 12
Suffolk - 4 £338 - 2
East Anglia - 3 - - 1
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

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 of England region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 64 (48.85%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (41.98%) Windows
3 54 (41.22%) Microsoft
4 45 (34.35%) SQL Server
5 38 (29.01%) Active Directory
6 31 (23.66%) Office 365
7 30 (22.90%) JavaScript
8 29 (22.14%) VMware
9 28 (21.37%) IIS
9 28 (21.37%) CRM
9 28 (21.37%) E-Commerce
10 26 (19.85%) SharePoint
10 26 (19.85%) C#
11 25 (19.08%) Web Services
12 24 (18.32%) Oracle
13 23 (17.56%) ITIL
13 23 (17.56%) MS Excel
13 23 (17.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (16.79%) BizTalk Server
15 21 (16.03%) .NET
15 21 (16.03%) Retail
15 21 (16.03%) Node.js
15 21 (16.03%) IaaS
16 20 (15.27%) Hyper-V
16 20 (15.27%) Dynamics CRM
16 20 (15.27%) HTML
17 19 (14.50%) REST
18 18 (13.74%) Skype for Business
18 18 (13.74%) PaaS
18 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 28 (21.37%) IIS
2 26 (19.85%) SharePoint
3 22 (16.79%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (13.74%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.82%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.29%) CMS
6 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.29%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.76%) nginx
Applications
1 23 (17.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (3.82%) OmniGraffle
2 5 (3.82%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.29%) MS Office
3 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (15.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.82%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (1.53%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (1.53%) assyst
3 2 (1.53%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 64 (48.85%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (23.66%) Office 365
3 21 (16.03%) IaaS
4 18 (13.74%) PaaS
5 16 (12.21%) Yammer
6 9 (6.87%) CloudFront
7 7 (5.34%) SaaS
8 5 (3.82%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (3.82%) GitHub
9 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.53%) iTunes
11 1 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.76%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.45%) DNS
2 6 (4.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 6 (4.58%) IPsec
3 5 (3.82%) DHCP
4 4 (3.05%) HTTP
4 4 (3.05%) WAN
5 3 (2.29%) Firewall
5 3 (2.29%) FTP
5 3 (2.29%) Internet
5 3 (2.29%) LAN
5 3 (2.29%) LDAP
5 3 (2.29%) WLAN
6 2 (1.53%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.53%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.53%) Network Security
6 2 (1.53%) SAN
6 2 (1.53%) VLAN
6 2 (1.53%) VPN
7 1 (0.76%) AMQP
7 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (34.35%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.45%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.82%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.05%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.29%) MySQL
5 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.53%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.53%) Essbase
6 2 (1.53%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.53%) MS Access
6 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (9.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (5.34%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.82%) gulp
3 5 (3.82%) Mercurial
3 5 (3.82%) Selenium
4 4 (3.05%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.05%) Grunt
4 4 (3.05%) Jasmine
4 4 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (3.05%) Subversion
5 3 (2.29%) Android Studio
5 3 (2.29%) Mocha
6 2 (1.53%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.53%) JUnit
6 2 (1.53%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.53%) WebStorm
6 2 (1.53%) Xcode
7 1 (0.76%) ERwin
7 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (16.03%) Retail
2 11 (8.40%) Finance
3 2 (1.53%) Advertising
3 2 (1.53%) Banking
3 2 (1.53%) Billing
3 2 (1.53%) Legal
3 2 (1.53%) Marketing
3 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.76%) Automotive
4 1 (0.76%) Local Government
4 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (32.82%) Developer
2 24 (18.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (11.45%) Architect
4 12 (9.16%) Web Engineer
5 10 (7.63%) .NET Developer
5 10 (7.63%) C# Developer
5 10 (7.63%) Consultant
5 10 (7.63%) Node.js Developer
5 10 (7.63%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (6.87%) MongoDB Developer
7 8 (6.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) E-Commerce Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Server Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Migration Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.08%) Web Services
2 21 (16.03%) .NET
2 21 (16.03%) Node.js
3 20 (15.27%) HTML
4 19 (14.50%) REST
5 16 (12.21%) CSS
6 15 (11.45%) COM
7 12 (9.16%) ASP.NET
7 12 (9.16%) jQuery
8 11 (8.40%) AngularJS
8 11 (8.40%) HTML5
9 9 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (5.34%) JSON
11 6 (4.58%) .NET Framework
11 6 (4.58%) CSS3
11 6 (4.58%) RESTful
12 5 (3.82%) iOS SDK
12 5 (3.82%) XML
13 4 (3.05%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (3.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.16%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (3.82%) Graphic Design
4 5 (3.82%) User Experience
4 5 (3.82%) VCE vBlock
5 4 (3.05%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.05%) iPhone
6 3 (2.29%) Clustering
6 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.29%) PKI
6 3 (2.29%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.29%) RIA
7 2 (1.53%) Animation
7 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.53%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.76%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 55 (41.98%) Windows
2 15 (11.45%) Linux
3 12 (9.16%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.34%) Ubuntu
6 6 (4.58%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.58%) Mac OS X
6 6 (4.58%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.05%) Android
8 2 (1.53%) Unix
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.37%) CRM
1 28 (21.37%) E-Commerce
2 23 (17.56%) ITIL
3 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.74%) Software Engineering
4 17 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (12.98%) High Availability
5 16 (12.21%) Case Management
5 16 (12.21%) Data Management
5 16 (12.21%) Document Management
6 14 (10.69%) TDD
7 13 (9.92%) MVC
8 11 (8.40%) Web Development
9 10 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.63%) Migration
10 7 (5.34%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (5.34%) Data Protection
10 7 (5.34%) Project Management
11 6 (4.58%) Converged Infrastructure
11 6 (4.58%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.90%) JavaScript
2 26 (19.85%) C#
3 15 (11.45%) SQL
4 13 (9.92%) Java
5 7 (5.34%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.58%) PHP
7 5 (3.82%) Python
8 3 (2.29%) ES6
9 2 (1.53%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.53%) C++
9 2 (1.53%) COBOL
9 2 (1.53%) Dart
9 2 (1.53%) ECMAScript
9 2 (1.53%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.53%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.53%) VB
10 1 (0.76%) C
10 1 (0.76%) Go
10 1 (0.76%) Perl
10 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.58%) Degree
2 4 (3.05%) CISA
2 4 (3.05%) CISM
2 4 (3.05%) CISSP
3 2 (1.53%) CCEA
3 2 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (1.53%) MCP
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) CCDA
4 1 (0.76%) CCNA
4 1 (0.76%) CCNP
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.76%) GSEC
4 1 (0.76%) MCITP
4 1 (0.76%) MCSE
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.29%) SLA
3 2 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.76%) FISMA
4 1 (0.76%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.76%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (29.01%) Active Directory
2 23 (17.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (15.27%) Hyper-V
4 14 (10.69%) Docker
5 11 (8.40%) XenApp
6 6 (4.58%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (4.58%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.76%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) SCCM
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.29%) SCOM
3 2 (1.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.53%) WSUS
4 1 (0.76%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.76%) Ansible
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.76%) Consul
4 1 (0.76%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.76%) Netcool
4 1 (0.76%) Puppet
4 1 (0.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 54 (41.22%) Microsoft
2 29 (22.14%) VMware
3 24 (18.32%) Oracle
4 17 (12.98%) Citrix
5 16 (12.21%) Infor
5 16 (12.21%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (12.21%) SAP
6 10 (7.63%) NetApp
7 9 (6.87%) Akamai
8 7 (5.34%) F5
9 6 (4.58%) Avaya
9 6 (4.58%) Epicor
10 5 (3.82%) Cisco
10 5 (3.82%) Novell
11 4 (3.05%) HP
12 3 (2.29%) Remedy
12 3 (2.29%) Xamarin
13 2 (1.53%) Clearswift
13 2 (1.53%) Dell
13 2 (1.53%) Sitecore
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