The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 32 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.24% 0.70% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.43% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £394 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +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 Leicestershire region.

Cloud Services Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
14 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.79% 5.63% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 1
Median daily rate £313 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Leicester +8 1 £300 -20.00% 2
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 13 (72.22%) PaaS
2 12 (66.67%) Node.js
2 12 (66.67%) REST
2 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 12 (66.67%) IaaS
2 12 (66.67%) Docker
3 11 (61.11%) MongoDB
4 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
5 7 (38.89%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) C#
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) Mac OS X
7 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (22.22%) HTTP
9 3 (16.67%) .NET
9 3 (16.67%) Web Development
10 2 (11.11%) Office 365
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 2 (11.11%) SQL
10 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (5.56%) Consul
11 1 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
11 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
11 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (5.56%) Analytics

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) PaaS
2 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (66.67%) IaaS
3 2 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) AMQP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Node.js Developer
3 8 (44.44%) MongoDB Developer
4 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Azure Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Exchange Administrator
7 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (5.56%) NoSQL Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Project Office Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Microsoft Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Node.js
1 12 (66.67%) REST
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) Kafka
3 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Mac OS X
3 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Telematics
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Go
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Consul
1 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft