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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 26 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.25% - 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.06% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +122.85%
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

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
17 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.91% 3.69% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Median daily rate £400 £225 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -39.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £145 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £325 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-20.48% +22.05%

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 29 July 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
Leicester - 7 £463 - 2
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (30.77%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (30.77%) Office 365
7 4 (30.77%) C#
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) ITIL
7 4 (30.77%) VMware
8 3 (23.08%) WinForms
8 3 (23.08%) Firewall
8 3 (23.08%) NUnit
8 3 (23.08%) LINQ
8 3 (23.08%) jQuery
8 3 (23.08%) NetApp
8 3 (23.08%) WAN
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco
8 3 (23.08%) CSS
8 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 3 (23.08%) HTML
8 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
8 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (23.08%) WCF
8 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
8 3 (23.08%) HTML5

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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) French Language
1 1 (7.69%) German Language
1 1 (7.69%) Italian Language
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) WCF Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) HTML5
1 3 (23.08%) jQuery
1 3 (23.08%) LINQ
1 3 (23.08%) WCF
1 3 (23.08%) WinForms
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Server Building
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) SAP