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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 60 103 71
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -32
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 48 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.35% 0.36% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.56% 7.41% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 3 1
Median daily rate £550 £501 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% +82.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £39.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-54.48% +122.85%
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
135 81 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.41% 4.85% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 62 13
Median daily rate £505 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £561 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

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 28 August 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 37 (52.86%) Windows
2 30 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 29 (41.43%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (40.00%) VMware
5 26 (37.14%) Active Directory
5 26 (37.14%) Puppet
5 26 (37.14%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (35.71%) .NET
7 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
8 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (30.00%) TDD
10 20 (28.57%) DevOps
11 16 (22.86%) Ansible
11 16 (22.86%) Windows Server
12 14 (20.00%) Office 365
12 14 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (20.00%) DNS
13 13 (18.57%) JavaScript
13 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (17.14%) Virtual Machines
15 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
15 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
15 11 (15.71%) Linux
15 11 (15.71%) VPN
16 10 (14.29%) C#
16 10 (14.29%) Resource Management
16 10 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
17 9 (12.86%) Configuration Management
18 8 (11.43%) Cisco

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 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (4.29%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
3 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.86%) nginx
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.43%) Confluence
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (41.43%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (20.00%) Office 365
3 4 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (5.71%) PaaS
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.86%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.43%) CloudBees
5 1 (1.43%) GitHub
5 1 (1.43%) Google Apps
5 1 (1.43%) IaaS
5 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) DNS
2 11 (15.71%) VPN
3 2 (2.86%) Firewall
3 2 (2.86%) SAN
3 2 (2.86%) VoIP
4 1 (1.43%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.43%) Big Data
2 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.43%) DTS
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
3 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
4 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.00%) Travis CI
5 3 (4.29%) JIRA
6 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.86%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.86%) JMeter
6 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.86%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.43%) MSI
7 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.43%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (5.71%) Legal
2 2 (2.86%) Advertising
2 2 (2.86%) iGaming
2 2 (2.86%) Publishing
2 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (22.86%) Developer
3 15 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (18.57%) Azure Engineer
5 10 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Consultant
6 7 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Server Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Automation Developer
8 5 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Senior Ruby Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) PowerShell Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) React
3 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 5 (7.14%) Node.js
3 5 (7.14%) SOAP
3 5 (7.14%) WCF
3 5 (7.14%) Web Services
4 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.29%) RESTful
6 2 (2.86%) HTML
6 2 (2.86%) JSON
6 2 (2.86%) Middleware
6 2 (2.86%) XML
7 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.43%) CSS
7 1 (1.43%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.43%) J2EE
7 1 (1.43%) LAMP
7 1 (1.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Public Cloud
1 8 (11.43%) Replication
2 3 (4.29%) User Experience
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (52.86%) Windows
2 16 (22.86%) Windows Server
3 11 (15.71%) Linux
4 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.43%) VMS
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.00%) TDD
3 20 (28.57%) DevOps
4 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 9 (12.86%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.43%) Release Management
7 8 (11.43%) Scrum
8 7 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 7 (10.00%) Service Management
8 7 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (8.57%) BDD
9 6 (8.57%) Software Delivery
9 6 (8.57%) Web Operations
10 5 (7.14%) Open Source
10 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.14%) Test Strategy
11 4 (5.71%) Kanban
11 4 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 13 (18.57%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.29%) C#
4 7 (10.00%) Ruby
5 4 (5.71%) SQL
6 3 (4.29%) Java
6 3 (4.29%) Python
7 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.86%) Perl
7 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (1.43%) CITP
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.43%) MCAD
3 1 (1.43%) MCSA
3 1 (1.43%) MCSD
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 26 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 22 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.14%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (5.71%) vSphere
5 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.86%) Docker
6 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (37.14%) Opscode Chef
1 26 (37.14%) Puppet
2 16 (22.86%) Ansible
3 5 (7.14%) SCCM
4 2 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.86%) Opsview
4 2 (2.86%) SCOM
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.43%) SCSM
Vendors
1 28 (40.00%) VMware
2 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.43%) Cisco
4 6 (8.57%) NetApp
5 5 (7.14%) EMC
5 5 (7.14%) F5
6 4 (5.71%) Dell
7 3 (4.29%) Brocade
7 3 (4.29%) Google
8 2 (2.86%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.86%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.86%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.43%) Citrix
9 1 (1.43%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle
9 1 (1.43%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive market rate
Posted: 5 days ago