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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 83 100 119
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 33 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.64% 0.84% 0.050%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.58% 19.35% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 1
Median daily rate £400 £438 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +8.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
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
129 93 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 6.41% 4.34% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 64 23
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
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 £18.56 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-25.78% +96.07%

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 29 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 29 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 +16 10 £313 -12.28% 3
Winchester -7 4 £345 -25.80%
Portsmouth - 4 £900 - 1
Havant - 2 £494 - 1
Farnborough +4 1 £440 +3.52% 1
Basingstoke - 1 £325 - 1
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 37 (66.07%) Microsoft
2 22 (39.29%) SQL Server
3 17 (30.36%) VMware
4 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (26.79%) SQL
4 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
5 14 (25.00%) IaaS
6 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (23.21%) PaaS
6 13 (23.21%) Data Centre
7 12 (21.43%) MongoDB
7 12 (21.43%) NoSQL
7 12 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (21.43%) Office 365
7 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
7 12 (21.43%) WebLogic
7 12 (21.43%) .NET
7 12 (21.43%) Oracle
7 12 (21.43%) Migration
8 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (19.64%) C#
9 10 (17.86%) Windows
9 10 (17.86%) Use Case
10 9 (16.07%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (16.07%) Clustering
10 9 (16.07%) HP
10 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (16.07%) Citrix
10 9 (16.07%) Public Cloud
11 8 (14.29%) DevOps

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 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) IaaS
2 13 (23.21%) PaaS
3 12 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (21.43%) Office 365
4 7 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.57%) OneDrive
6 2 (3.57%) SaaS
7 1 (1.79%) Boomi
7 1 (1.79%) iPaaS
7 1 (1.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) Skype
3 1 (1.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (21.43%) MongoDB
3 12 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
4 7 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.57%) HDInsight
7 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.79%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.71%) Billing
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Architect
2 14 (25.00%) DBA
3 8 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 8 (14.29%) Developer
3 8 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 7 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (8.93%) Automation Architect
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Azure SQL DBA
7 4 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Specialist
7 4 (7.14%) Office 365 Architect
8 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Data Centre Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) CSS
3 5 (8.93%) jQuery
4 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (5.36%) HTML
5 3 (5.36%) WPF
6 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.57%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.57%) WCF
6 2 (3.57%) Web Services
7 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.79%) JSON
7 1 (1.79%) REST
7 1 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.07%) Clustering
2 9 (16.07%) Public Cloud
3 6 (10.71%) CMDB
3 6 (10.71%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.57%) Statistics
6 1 (1.79%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.79%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) VMS
2 4 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.79%) Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Migration
2 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.86%) Use Case
4 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (16.07%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 8 (14.29%) DevOps
6 7 (12.50%) Change Management
6 7 (12.50%) MVC
7 6 (10.71%) OO
7 6 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (8.93%) High Availability
9 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (7.14%) Scrum
10 3 (5.36%) ITIL
10 3 (5.36%) Project Planning
10 3 (5.36%) TOGAF
10 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Zachman Framework
11 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) C#
3 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.36%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) Ruby
5 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) ISEB
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.79%) RHCT
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
1 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.71%) KVM
2 6 (10.71%) XenServer
3 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) SCCM
2 6 (10.71%) Data Guard
2 6 (10.71%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 6 (10.71%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (7.14%) Puppet
3 4 (7.14%) SCOM
4 3 (5.36%) SCVMM
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Intune
5 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 37 (66.07%) Microsoft
2 17 (30.36%) VMware
3 12 (21.43%) Oracle
4 9 (16.07%) Citrix
4 9 (16.07%) HP
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco
5 4 (7.14%) EMC
6 3 (5.36%) BMC
6 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.36%) Juniper
6 3 (5.36%) NetApp
6 3 (5.36%) Telerik
7 2 (3.57%) Informatica
7 2 (3.57%) SAP
8 1 (1.79%) Dell
8 1 (1.79%) Isilon
8 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.79%) RedGate