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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 81 95 73
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 21 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.35% 0.30% 1.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.19% 5.80% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 12
Average daily rate £325 £369 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £364 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £374 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -12.50%
Microsoft Azure
West Yorkshire

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
104 69 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.67% 5.15% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 42 25
Average daily rate £500 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +69.49%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure.

1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 22 (40.00%) SQL
3 20 (36.36%) .NET
4 19 (34.55%) C#
5 16 (29.09%) WCF
6 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (23.64%) Windows
8 12 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (20.00%) MS Office
9 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (18.18%) VB.NET
10 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 10 (18.18%) MVC
10 10 (18.18%) Windows Server
11 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (14.55%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (14.55%) MS Access
11 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
11 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (12.73%) MS Visio
12 7 (12.73%) ETL
12 7 (12.73%) MS Project
12 7 (12.73%) Project Management
12 7 (12.73%) WinForms
12 7 (12.73%) Validation
12 7 (12.73%) QA
12 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
12 7 (12.73%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (12.73%) Entity Framework

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
3 2 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Office
2 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 7 (12.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (12.73%) MS Project
3 7 (12.73%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.09%) Office 365
3 2 (3.64%) IaaS
3 2 (3.64%) PaaS
4 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) IP Telephony
2 3 (5.45%) DNS
3 2 (3.64%) SAN
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.82%) Extranet
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) FWSM
4 1 (1.82%) Intranet
4 1 (1.82%) Network Security
4 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (14.55%) MS Access
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (9.09%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) Big Data
6 1 (1.82%) Informix
6 1 (1.82%) MySQL
6 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) eggPlant
3 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) JMeter
3 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.82%) Toad
General
1 5 (9.09%) Games
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Law
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Architect
3 5 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 4 (7.27%) Development Specialist
4 4 (7.27%) Network Architect
5 2 (3.64%) .NET Architect
5 2 (3.64%) .NET Technical Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
5 2 (3.64%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Server Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) .NET
2 16 (29.09%) WCF
3 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
3 7 (12.73%) Entity Framework
3 7 (12.73%) WinForms
4 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.27%) HTML
5 3 (5.45%) CSS
5 3 (5.45%) jQuery
5 3 (5.45%) RESTful
5 3 (5.45%) SOAP
5 3 (5.45%) Web Services
5 3 (5.45%) XML
6 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.64%) CSS3
6 2 (3.64%) HTML5
6 2 (3.64%) REST
7 1 (1.82%) Pandas
7 1 (1.82%) Sass
7 1 (1.82%) Scrapy
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) NHS
4 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 10 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.27%) Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (18.18%) MVC
4 7 (12.73%) Data Validation
4 7 (12.73%) ETL
4 7 (12.73%) Project Management
4 7 (12.73%) Validation
5 6 (10.91%) Migration
5 6 (10.91%) TDD
6 5 (9.09%) Analytics
6 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.27%) DevOps
7 4 (7.27%) Network Design
7 4 (7.27%) SOA
7 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Change Management
8 3 (5.45%) Scrum
8 3 (5.45%) Web Development
9 2 (3.64%) Open Source
9 2 (3.64%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) SQL
2 19 (34.55%) C#
3 10 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 5 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.27%) VB
6 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.82%) Perl
7 1 (1.82%) Python
7 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
1 2 (3.64%) ISEB
1 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) CCNP
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) vCloud
2 3 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) Docker
4 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (5.45%) Opsview
1 3 (5.45%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) VMware
3 4 (7.27%) Citrix
4 3 (5.45%) Brocade
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco
4 3 (5.45%) Dell
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle
5 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.64%) EPiServer
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.82%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.82%) F5
6 1 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) iManage
6 1 (1.82%) NetApp
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