The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 42 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.01% - 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.00% - 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £294
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.06%
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
North West

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

Cloud Services Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
50 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.78% 2.58% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 9 10
Median daily rate £400 £338 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -36.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £375 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Blackpool - 2 £450 -
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 7 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) Jinja
2 1 (33.33%) React
2 1 (33.33%) EJS
2 1 (33.33%) Pug
2 1 (33.33%) Aurelia
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) Aurelia
1 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Durandal
1 1 (33.33%) EJS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Jinja
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (33.33%) LESS
1 1 (33.33%) Pug
1 1 (33.33%) React
1 1 (33.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat