The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 32 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 18 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.63% 0.88% 1.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.51% 20.69% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 3
Median daily rate £315 £338 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £402 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +7.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +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 Glasgow region.

Cloud Services Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
61 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.30% 4.25% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 12
Median daily rate £350 £345 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £738 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £412
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 20 (52.63%) SQL Server
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) .NET
3 16 (42.11%) C#
4 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
4 11 (28.95%) AngularJS
5 10 (26.32%) YouTrack
5 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
5 10 (26.32%) Scrum
5 10 (26.32%) JIRA
6 9 (23.68%) CSS
6 9 (23.68%) HTML
7 7 (18.42%) SQL
7 7 (18.42%) OO
7 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
7 7 (18.42%) jQuery
7 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
8 6 (15.79%) Selenium
8 6 (15.79%) RESTful
8 6 (15.79%) HTML5
8 6 (15.79%) Office 365
8 6 (15.79%) MVC
9 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (13.16%) Functional Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (13.16%) GitHub
9 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (13.16%) VLE
9 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.26%) CMS
4 2 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (5.26%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Office 365
2 5 (13.16%) GitHub
3 4 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) DNS
1 3 (7.89%) PABX
1 3 (7.89%) Skype
1 3 (7.89%) VoIP
1 3 (7.89%) WAN
2 2 (5.26%) DHCP
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.89%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (7.89%) Power BI
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) JIRA
1 10 (26.32%) YouTrack
2 6 (15.79%) Selenium
3 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 4 (10.53%) WebDriver
4 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.63%) JMeter
General
1 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (7.89%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) SQL BI Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Integration Developer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) .NET
2 11 (28.95%) AngularJS
3 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 9 (23.68%) CSS
4 9 (23.68%) HTML
5 7 (18.42%) jQuery
6 6 (15.79%) HTML5
6 6 (15.79%) RESTful
7 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (7.89%) JSON
8 3 (7.89%) Kendo UI
8 3 (7.89%) LINQ
9 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (5.26%) CSS3
9 2 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (5.26%) MDX
9 2 (5.26%) XHTML
10 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (13.16%) VLE
2 3 (7.89%) Replication
2 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Statistics
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Scrum
3 7 (18.42%) OO
3 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
4 6 (15.79%) MVC
5 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.16%) Functional Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (13.16%) OOP
5 5 (13.16%) Web Development
6 4 (10.53%) Front End Development
6 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.89%) CRM
7 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.89%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) C#
2 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.42%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) Apple
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Telerik
3 1 (2.63%) Twitter