The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 52 68 79
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 34 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.07% 2.16% 0.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.64% 32.98% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 9
Median daily rate £450 £366 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.86% -8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £563 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +34.61%

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

Cloud Services Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
88 94 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.95% 6.56% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 67 34
Median daily rate £410 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £318 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £566 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 37 (44.05%) Microsoft
2 28 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (29.76%) VMware
4 25 (29.76%) Windows
5 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
6 21 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 19 (22.62%) DevOps
8 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 18 (21.43%) Office 365
8 18 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (20.24%) .NET
9 17 (20.24%) DNS
10 16 (19.05%) Linux
10 16 (19.05%) PowerShell
10 16 (19.05%) Windows Server
11 14 (16.67%) PaaS
11 14 (16.67%) Scrum
12 13 (15.48%) Apache
13 12 (14.29%) Open Source
13 12 (14.29%) Java
14 11 (13.10%) Puppet
14 11 (13.10%) Docker
15 10 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
15 10 (11.90%) Data Centre
15 10 (11.90%) Splunk
15 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (11.90%) TDD
15 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
15 10 (11.90%) SharePoint

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 13 (15.48%) Apache
2 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.14%) nginx
5 5 (5.95%) IIS
5 5 (5.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (3.57%) Confluence
7 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
7 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.19%) CloudStack
8 1 (1.19%) CMS
8 1 (1.19%) Jetty
8 1 (1.19%) Mongrel
8 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.19%) Site Server
8 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (21.43%) Office 365
3 14 (16.67%) PaaS
4 9 (10.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (10.71%) IaaS
5 5 (5.95%) SaaS
6 3 (3.57%) CloudBees
6 3 (3.57%) GitHub
6 3 (3.57%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.19%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (1.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.24%) DNS
2 7 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
3 6 (7.14%) VPN
4 4 (4.76%) Firewall
5 3 (3.57%) LAN
6 2 (2.38%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.38%) MPLS
6 2 (2.38%) SAN
6 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.19%) DHCP
7 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (8.33%) Redis
4 6 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.57%) MySQL
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.19%) Big Data
9 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) JIRA
1 8 (9.52%) JMeter
2 6 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (5.95%) Bitbucket
4 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.57%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.38%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.38%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.19%) GoCD
7 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (5.95%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.57%) Advertising
3 3 (3.57%) Legal
4 2 (2.38%) Billing
4 2 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (28.57%) Architect
2 13 (15.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (13.10%) Consultant
3 11 (13.10%) Developer
4 10 (11.90%) Technical Architect
5 8 (9.52%) Azure Architect
5 8 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.95%) PowerShell Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) SharePoint Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.76%) Telecoms Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.24%) .NET
2 7 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
3 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.95%) SOAP
5 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (4.76%) JSON
6 3 (3.57%) React
6 3 (3.57%) REST
6 3 (3.57%) Spring
6 3 (3.57%) Spring Boot
7 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.38%) XML
8 1 (1.19%) CSS
8 1 (1.19%) CSS3
8 1 (1.19%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.19%) HTML
8 1 (1.19%) HTML5
8 1 (1.19%) Node.js
8 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 7 (8.33%) User Experience
3 5 (5.95%) NHS
4 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.76%) Replication
5 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.38%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.38%) Derivative
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.38%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) Clustering
7 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.19%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.19%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.76%) Windows
2 16 (19.05%) Linux
2 16 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) CentOS
5 1 (1.19%) Unix
5 1 (1.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.62%) DevOps
3 14 (16.67%) Scrum
4 12 (14.29%) Open Source
5 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (11.90%) TDD
6 9 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (9.52%) Microservices
7 8 (9.52%) Migration
7 8 (9.52%) Performance Testing
7 8 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (8.33%) Kanban
8 7 (8.33%) Load Balancing
8 7 (8.33%) Release Management
9 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.14%) MVC
9 6 (7.14%) SDLC
10 5 (5.95%) Software Delivery
10 5 (5.95%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 16 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 12 (14.29%) Java
4 9 (10.71%) PHP
5 7 (8.33%) C#
5 7 (8.33%) SQL
6 2 (2.38%) Python
6 2 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (1.19%) Go
7 1 (1.19%) Perl
7 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.38%) PCI QSA
4 1 (1.19%) MCSE
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.10%) Docker
4 6 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.57%) vSphere
7 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) Puppet
2 10 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (8.33%) Nagios
4 6 (7.14%) Ansible
5 4 (4.76%) SCCM
6 3 (3.57%) SCOM
7 1 (1.19%) Packer
7 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (44.05%) Microsoft
2 25 (29.76%) VMware
3 10 (11.90%) Splunk
4 8 (9.52%) Dell
5 5 (5.95%) Atlassian
5 5 (5.95%) Citrix
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle
7 3 (3.57%) Brocade
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco
8 1 (1.19%) EMC
8 1 (1.19%) F5
8 1 (1.19%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.19%) NetApp
8 1 (1.19%) Rackspace
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