The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 26 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.73% - 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.00% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £525 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +122.85%
Microsoft Azure
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Cloud Services Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
20 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.56% 7.98% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 7
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £376 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +29.41%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich 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 Ipswich

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Microsoft Azure
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) RHCE
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) vCloud
1 4 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 4 (100.00%) KVM
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
1 4 (100.00%) LXC
1 4 (100.00%) SFIA
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 4 (100.00%) OpenStack
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) SFIA
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) KVM
1 4 (100.00%) LXC
1 4 (100.00%) vCloud
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware