The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 42 54 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.00% 0.54% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.71% 16.67% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Median daily rate £330 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +44.23%
Microsoft Azure
East of 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 Essex region.

Cloud Services Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
31 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.75% 3.23% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 11
Median daily rate £325 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.72% +8.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £404 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Median hourly rate £33.73 £36.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -22.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +48.64%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 9 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
Basildon - 5 £325 -
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 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 Essex region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Office 365
3 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 15 (57.69%) MS Excel
5 15 (57.69%) Skype for Business
6 14 (53.85%) Infor
6 14 (53.85%) Yammer
6 14 (53.85%) Case Management
6 14 (53.85%) CRM
6 14 (53.85%) SharePoint
6 14 (53.85%) SAP
6 14 (53.85%) Oracle
6 14 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (53.85%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (53.85%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (53.85%) Data Management
6 14 (53.85%) Document Management
6 14 (53.85%) Retail
6 14 (53.85%) Dynamics CRM
7 13 (50.00%) COM
8 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
9 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 5 (19.23%) HTML
10 5 (19.23%) XML
10 5 (19.23%) Novell
10 5 (19.23%) Citrix
10 5 (19.23%) Degree
10 5 (19.23%) JSON
10 5 (19.23%) Migration

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 15 (57.69%) Skype for Business
2 14 (53.85%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (53.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (57.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
3 2 (7.69%) MS Office
4 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (7.69%) assyst
2 2 (7.69%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 19 (73.08%) Office 365
2 14 (53.85%) Yammer
3 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.69%) GitHub
4 2 (7.69%) iTunes
5 1 (3.85%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
1 3 (11.54%) WAN
1 3 (11.54%) WLAN
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) Extranet
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Essbase
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) MS Access
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.85%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.85%) HBase
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Redis
3 1 (3.85%) Riak
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.69%) JUnit
1 2 (7.69%) Xcode
2 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (53.85%) Retail
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Local Government
4 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Migration Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Security Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) CRM Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Facilities Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) iOS Developer
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Exchange Migration Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) COM
2 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 5 (19.23%) JSON
2 5 (19.23%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.69%) Cocoa
4 2 (7.69%) Core Animation
4 2 (7.69%) Core Data
4 2 (7.69%) iOS SDK
4 2 (7.69%) iPhone SDK
4 2 (7.69%) J2EE
4 2 (7.69%) RESTful
4 2 (7.69%) WPF
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.85%) D3.js
5 1 (3.85%) Leaflet
5 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
1 3 (11.54%) iPhone
2 2 (7.69%) Animation
2 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) CMDB
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) Case Management
1 14 (53.85%) CRM
1 14 (53.85%) Data Management
1 14 (53.85%) Document Management
2 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) ITSM
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) iOS Development
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) MVVM
5 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
5 2 (7.69%) Release Management
5 2 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Apple Swift
3 2 (7.69%) C++
3 2 (7.69%) COBOL
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) Objective-C
3 2 (7.69%) PHP
3 2 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) CISA
2 4 (15.38%) CISM
2 4 (15.38%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) CCDA
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) GSEC
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) Infor
2 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 14 (53.85%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (53.85%) SAP
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 5 (19.23%) Novell
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Adobe
4 2 (7.69%) Apple
4 2 (7.69%) Clearswift
4 2 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) F5
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) Mapbox
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec