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 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 18 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.17% - 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
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
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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
12 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.70% 3.33% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 9
Median daily rate £288 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.47% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £438 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £421 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +32.53%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 11 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Azure Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) EMC Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware