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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 34 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.43% 0.48% 2.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.33% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £375 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
12 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.17% 0.97% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Average daily rate £375 £416 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.76% -7.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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