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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 15 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 16 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.77% 0.84% 1.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 76.19% 12.50% 75.00%
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%
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +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 Liverpool region.

Cloud Services Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
21 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.19% 6.69% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 4
Median daily rate £500 £200 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -68.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £404 £412
% change year-on-year
+5.32% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £145.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 17 January 2017.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 9 (45.00%) .NET
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) C#
4 6 (30.00%) MVC
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (25.00%) Open Source
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (20.00%) HTML5
6 4 (20.00%) Node.js
6 4 (20.00%) F5
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (20.00%) DevOps
6 4 (20.00%) CSS3
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Firewall

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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
1 4 (20.00%) LAN
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) NAS
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (10.00%) RavenDB
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (15.00%) NetApp Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) CRM Manager
5 2 (10.00%) CRM Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Storage Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) CSS3
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) HTML5
3 4 (20.00%) Node.js
3 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (15.00%) J2EE
4 3 (15.00%) Middleware
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.00%) Angular 2
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (10.00%) LESS
5 2 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Solaris
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) Open Source
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
6 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) F5
2 4 (20.00%) NetApp
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.00%) Dell
3 3 (15.00%) EMC
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Siebel
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire