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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 67 81 110
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +29
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 70 56 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.83% 1.97% 1.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.17% 25.81% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 39 39
Median daily rate £388 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £506 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.19 -
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -
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
240 217 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.70% 7.62% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 129 93
Median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £31.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.96% +103.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £20.80 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £41.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Bedfordshire +9 22 £388 +19.23% 6
Cambridgeshire +5 18 £400 -11.11% 16
Essex +18 15 £325 -9.72% 3
Hertfordshire +10 12 £563 +12.50% 8
Norfolk +1 2 £413 +83.33%
Suffolk - 1 £405 -
Microsoft Azure
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 (49.23%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (42.31%) Windows
3 49 (37.69%) Microsoft
4 38 (29.23%) SQL Server
5 37 (28.46%) Active Directory
6 28 (21.54%) VMware
7 27 (20.77%) Office 365
8 26 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 26 (20.00%) Linux
9 24 (18.46%) Web Services
9 24 (18.46%) Hyper-V
9 24 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (16.92%) Oracle
10 22 (16.92%) HTML
11 21 (16.15%) C#
11 21 (16.15%) IIS
11 21 (16.15%) Retail
12 20 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (15.38%) MS Excel
13 19 (14.62%) CRM
13 19 (14.62%) SharePoint
13 19 (14.62%) E-Commerce
13 19 (14.62%) .NET
13 19 (14.62%) REST
14 18 (13.85%) Git (software)
15 17 (13.08%) IaaS
15 17 (13.08%) CSS
15 17 (13.08%) ITIL
15 17 (13.08%) Dynamics CRM
16 16 (12.31%) Java

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 21 (16.15%) IIS
2 19 (14.62%) SharePoint
3 16 (12.31%) Skype for Business
4 14 (10.77%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (6.15%) OpenStack
6 5 (3.85%) CMS
7 4 (3.08%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (3.08%) MS Exchange
7 4 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.77%) Drupal
10 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.77%) nginx
10 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (6.92%) OmniGraffle
2 9 (6.92%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.08%) MS Office
4 3 (2.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (13.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (6.92%) SDL Web 8
3 4 (3.08%) Maximo
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.54%) assyst
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 64 (49.23%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (20.77%) Office 365
3 17 (13.08%) IaaS
4 14 (10.77%) PaaS
4 14 (10.77%) Yammer
5 9 (6.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (6.92%) CloudFront
5 9 (6.92%) SaaS
6 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.54%) iTunes
7 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.77%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.77%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.15%) DNS
2 5 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (3.85%) IPsec
2 5 (3.85%) SAN
3 4 (3.08%) DHCP
3 4 (3.08%) HTTP
3 4 (3.08%) Network Security
3 4 (3.08%) WAN
4 3 (2.31%) FTP
4 3 (2.31%) Internet
4 3 (2.31%) LAN
4 3 (2.31%) WLAN
5 2 (1.54%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.54%) Firewall
5 2 (1.54%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.54%) PBX
5 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.54%) VoIP
5 2 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (29.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.38%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.62%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.85%) Couchbase
5 4 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (3.08%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.54%) Essbase
7 2 (1.54%) MS Access
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.77%) MySQL
8 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.92%) Mercurial
3 7 (5.38%) gulp
4 6 (4.62%) Grunt
4 6 (4.62%) Jasmine
5 5 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (3.85%) IntelliJ
5 5 (3.85%) Selenium
5 5 (3.85%) WebStorm
6 4 (3.08%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.08%) Mocha
7 3 (2.31%) JIRA
8 2 (1.54%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.54%) PhantomJS
8 2 (1.54%) Subversion
8 2 (1.54%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.77%) Bower
9 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.77%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (16.15%) Retail
2 6 (4.62%) Finance
3 4 (3.08%) Advertising
4 2 (1.54%) Legal
4 2 (1.54%) Marketing
4 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.77%) Automotive
5 1 (0.77%) Banking
5 1 (0.77%) Billing
5 1 (0.77%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (25.38%) Developer
2 23 (17.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (16.92%) Architect
4 11 (8.46%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Web Engineer
6 9 (6.92%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.92%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.15%) Consultant
7 8 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.38%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.38%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (5.38%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Analyst
9 6 (4.62%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) E-Commerce Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Security Architect
9 6 (4.62%) Server Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.46%) Web Services
2 22 (16.92%) HTML
3 19 (14.62%) .NET
3 19 (14.62%) REST
4 17 (13.08%) CSS
5 14 (10.77%) HTML5
5 14 (10.77%) Node.js
6 13 (10.00%) COM
7 12 (9.23%) ASP.NET
8 10 (7.69%) CSS3
8 10 (7.69%) jQuery
9 9 (6.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (5.38%) .NET Framework
10 7 (5.38%) JSON
10 7 (5.38%) Spring
11 6 (4.62%) Ajax
11 6 (4.62%) AngularJS
11 6 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (3.85%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) Mobile App
2 10 (7.69%) User Experience
3 9 (6.92%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.92%) Graphic Design
3 9 (6.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.08%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.08%) VCE vBlock
6 3 (2.31%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.31%) RIA
7 2 (1.54%) CCTV
7 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.54%) iPhone
7 2 (1.54%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.54%) SCADA
7 2 (1.54%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (42.31%) Windows
2 26 (20.00%) Linux
3 10 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.15%) Unix
5 7 (5.38%) Ubuntu
5 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.85%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.31%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.77%) Android
8 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.77%) CentOS
8 1 (0.77%) VMS
8 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.77%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.62%) CRM
2 19 (14.62%) E-Commerce
3 17 (13.08%) ITIL
4 15 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (11.54%) High Availability
5 14 (10.77%) Case Management
5 14 (10.77%) Data Management
5 14 (10.77%) Document Management
5 14 (10.77%) MVC
5 14 (10.77%) TDD
6 13 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (10.00%) DevOps
7 11 (8.46%) Unit Testing
8 10 (7.69%) Data Protection
8 10 (7.69%) Migration
8 10 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.92%) Configuration Management
9 9 (6.92%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (6.92%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (16.15%) C#
3 16 (12.31%) Java
4 10 (7.69%) Python
5 8 (6.15%) PowerShell
5 8 (6.15%) SQL
6 5 (3.85%) C
6 5 (3.85%) Dart
6 5 (3.85%) ECMAScript
6 5 (3.85%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.08%) ES6
8 3 (2.31%) PHP
9 2 (1.54%) COBOL
9 2 (1.54%) VB
10 1 (0.77%) Go
10 1 (0.77%) Perl
10 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.77%) Ruby
10 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.08%) Degree
1 4 (3.08%) RHCE
2 3 (2.31%) CISA
2 3 (2.31%) CISM
2 3 (2.31%) CISSP
3 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.77%) CCDA
4 1 (0.77%) CCNA
4 1 (0.77%) CCNP
4 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.77%) GSEC
4 1 (0.77%) MCSE
4 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.77%) FISMA
2 1 (0.77%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.77%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (28.46%) Active Directory
2 24 (18.46%) Hyper-V
2 24 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (12.31%) Docker
4 9 (6.92%) XenApp
5 4 (3.08%) KVM
5 4 (3.08%) LXC
5 4 (3.08%) vCloud
5 4 (3.08%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.77%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (9.23%) Puppet
1 12 (9.23%) SCCM
2 8 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (6.15%) SCOM
3 4 (3.08%) Ansible
3 4 (3.08%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.54%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.54%) PowerCLI
5 2 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.77%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.77%) Consul
6 1 (0.77%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.77%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.77%) logstash
6 1 (0.77%) Nagios
6 1 (0.77%) Netcool
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.77%) Riemann
Vendors
1 49 (37.69%) Microsoft
2 28 (21.54%) VMware
3 22 (16.92%) Oracle
4 15 (11.54%) Citrix
5 14 (10.77%) Infor
5 14 (10.77%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (10.77%) SAP
6 10 (7.69%) NetApp
7 9 (6.92%) Akamai
8 7 (5.38%) Cisco
9 6 (4.62%) F5
10 5 (3.85%) IBM
10 5 (3.85%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.08%) HP
11 4 (3.08%) Novell
11 4 (3.08%) Sitecore
12 3 (2.31%) Apple
13 2 (1.54%) Clearswift
13 2 (1.54%) Dell
13 2 (1.54%) Tandberg
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