The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 75 105 114
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 42 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.94% 0.93% 0.098%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.34% 30.00% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 1
Median daily rate £350 £438 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £80.00 £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -12.50%
Microsoft Azure
South East

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

Cloud Services Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
134 70 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 6.19% 3.11% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 45 22
Median daily rate £400 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £8.68 £8.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+389.63% +5.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Microsoft Azure
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Hampshire region.

Microsoft Azure Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Southampton +21 11 £306 -14.03% 5
Winchester -4 6 £348 -25.26%
Portsmouth +5 5 £350 +12.90% 1
Havant - 3 £494 -
Basingstoke - 1 £325 - 1
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (40.74%) SQL Server
3 16 (29.63%) VMware
4 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (27.78%) SQL
5 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
5 14 (25.93%) Data Centre
6 13 (24.07%) IaaS
6 13 (24.07%) .NET
6 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (22.22%) Oracle
7 12 (22.22%) WebLogic
7 12 (22.22%) C#
7 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (22.22%) PaaS
7 12 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 12 (22.22%) NoSQL
7 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database
8 11 (20.37%) Migration
8 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (18.52%) Use Case
10 9 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (16.67%) Clustering
10 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (16.67%) HP
10 9 (16.67%) Citrix
10 9 (16.67%) Public Cloud
10 9 (16.67%) Office 365
11 8 (14.81%) DevOps
11 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 12 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.96%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Office
2 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) IaaS
2 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (22.22%) PaaS
3 9 (16.67%) Office 365
4 7 (12.96%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (3.70%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.85%) Boomi
8 1 (1.85%) iPaaS
8 1 (1.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) Skype
3 1 (1.85%) DNS
3 1 (1.85%) Network Security
3 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 12 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 7 (12.96%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.70%) HDInsight
7 1 (1.85%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.85%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) Moq
3 1 (1.85%) NUnit
General
1 6 (11.11%) Billing
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) DBA
2 13 (24.07%) Architect
3 9 (16.67%) Developer
4 8 (14.81%) SQL DBA
5 7 (12.96%) .NET Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Consultant
6 6 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (9.26%) Automation Architect
7 5 (9.26%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Azure SQL DBA
8 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Specialist
9 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (5.56%) Office 365 Architect
9 3 (5.56%) Office 365 Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) CSS
3 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (9.26%) jQuery
4 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (5.56%) Entity Framework
4 3 (5.56%) HTML
4 3 (5.56%) WCF
4 3 (5.56%) WPF
5 2 (3.70%) Web Services
6 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.85%) JSON
6 1 (1.85%) REST
6 1 (1.85%) RESTful
6 1 (1.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.67%) Clustering
2 9 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 6 (11.11%) CMDB
3 6 (11.11%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) Statistics
6 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) VMS
3 3 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (20.37%) Migration
2 10 (18.52%) Use Case
3 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management
4 8 (14.81%) DevOps
4 8 (14.81%) MVC
5 7 (12.96%) Change Management
6 6 (11.11%) OO
6 6 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.41%) Scrum
8 3 (5.56%) High Availability
8 3 (5.56%) TOGAF
8 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.70%) Project Management
9 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 12 (22.22%) C#
3 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.56%) Python
4 3 (5.56%) Ruby
4 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 3 (5.56%) ISEB
1 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.11%) KVM
3 6 (11.11%) XenServer
4 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) SCCM
2 6 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 6 (11.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 6 (11.11%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (7.41%) Puppet
3 4 (7.41%) SCOM
4 3 (5.56%) SCVMM
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Intune
5 1 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.63%) VMware
3 12 (22.22%) Oracle
4 9 (16.67%) Citrix
4 9 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (5.56%) BMC
5 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco
5 3 (5.56%) EMC
5 3 (5.56%) Juniper
5 3 (5.56%) NetApp
5 3 (5.56%) Telerik
6 2 (3.70%) Informatica
6 2 (3.70%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) Dell
7 1 (1.85%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) RedGate