The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 54 62 77
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 23 33 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.72% 2.24% 0.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.10% 38.37% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 5
Median daily rate £413 £450 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +45.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +34.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
51 86 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.02% 5.84% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 19
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £200 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
3 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
3 15 (39.47%) PowerShell
4 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (34.21%) VMware
5 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 12 (31.58%) SQL
6 11 (28.95%) Finance
7 10 (26.32%) DNS
8 9 (23.68%) .NET
8 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (21.05%) DHCP
9 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
9 8 (21.05%) DevOps
9 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
10 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (18.42%) Cisco
10 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
10 7 (18.42%) Linux
11 6 (15.79%) C#
11 6 (15.79%) Migration
11 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (15.79%) SCOM
11 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
11 6 (15.79%) Puppet
12 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (13.16%) IaaS

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (7.89%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) Liferay
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
3 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.16%) IaaS
3 3 (7.89%) Office 365
4 2 (5.26%) PaaS
5 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) DNS
2 8 (21.05%) DHCP
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
4 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) LDAP
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.63%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) WinDbg
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.63%) git-flow
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) MSTest
3 1 (2.63%) NUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Azure Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Developer
6 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Active Directory Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.26%) DBA
7 2 (5.26%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) .NET
2 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (7.89%) Web Services
4 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.63%) Java EE
5 1 (2.63%) JSON
5 1 (2.63%) Middleware
5 1 (2.63%) MSMQ
5 1 (2.63%) NHibernate
5 1 (2.63%) RESTful
5 1 (2.63%) SOAP
5 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Replication
2 4 (10.53%) PKI
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Licensing
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.42%) Linux
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) Solaris
6 2 (5.26%) Unix
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) DevOps
2 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.79%) Migration
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL
4 5 (13.16%) MVC
4 5 (13.16%) Scrum
5 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) High Availability
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
6 3 (7.89%) Workflow
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.26%) Microservices
7 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Server Building
7 2 (5.26%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) PowerShell
2 12 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 6 (15.79%) C#
4 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) Perl
6 3 (7.89%) Python
7 2 (5.26%) Java
7 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.63%) Delphi
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.63%) MCITP
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.26%) Docker
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.26%) XenApp
4 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.63%) Shibboleth
5 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (15.79%) Puppet
2 6 (15.79%) SCOM
3 4 (10.53%) Ansible
4 2 (5.26%) SCCM
4 2 (5.26%) SnapMirror
4 2 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.63%) Simpana
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) VMware
3 7 (18.42%) Cisco
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.89%) CA
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix
6 2 (5.26%) Dell
6 2 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) NetApp
6 2 (5.26%) Symantec
6 2 (5.26%) Varonis
7 1 (2.63%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.63%) Borland
7 1 (2.63%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.63%) F5
7 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.63%) Splunk
7 1 (2.63%) Verint
7 1 (2.63%) WSO2
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