The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 12 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 15 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.65% 1.08% 1.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 83.33% 15.79% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £375 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +32.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +44.23%
Microsoft Azure
Merseyside

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

Cloud Services Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
18 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.18% 6.83% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 7
Median daily rate £419 £393 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -15.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £125 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £404 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £30.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +48.64%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) AngularJS
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (33.33%) Open Source
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) Node.js
6 4 (26.67%) CSS3
6 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (26.67%) DevOps
6 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) HTML
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) Siebel
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) NAS
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (13.33%) RavenDB
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) AngularJS
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) CSS3
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) HTML5
2 4 (26.67%) Node.js
2 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (13.33%) Angular 2
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) LESS
4 2 (13.33%) Middleware
4 2 (13.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) MVC
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Open Source
4 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) Wealth Management
6 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Siebel
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) EMC
3 2 (13.33%) F5
3 2 (13.33%) NetApp
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire