The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 74 88 75
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 24 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 0.26% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.53% 7.55% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 4
Median daily rate £430 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.70% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £470 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
Microsoft Azure
North West

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

Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
94 53 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.15% 3.49% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 29 16
Median daily rate £475 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £310 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £675 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 £135.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -90.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Stockport - 4 £900 - 1
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 17 (40.48%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
4 12 (28.57%) Office 365
5 11 (26.19%) Windows
6 10 (23.81%) SQL
7 9 (21.43%) Linux
7 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 9 (21.43%) Migration
8 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
8 8 (19.05%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (19.05%) OWASP
8 8 (19.05%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (16.67%) Public Cloud
9 7 (16.67%) Amazon S3
9 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (14.29%) .NET
10 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
11 5 (11.90%) DevOps
11 5 (11.90%) IaaS
11 5 (11.90%) C#
11 5 (11.90%) Web Services
11 5 (11.90%) VMware
12 4 (9.52%) Information Security
12 4 (9.52%) Firewall
12 4 (9.52%) TeamCity
12 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
12 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) EPiServer CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (40.48%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (28.57%) Office 365
3 8 (19.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (16.67%) Amazon S3
5 5 (11.90%) IaaS
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.76%) Google App Engine
6 2 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (4.76%) PaaS
6 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.38%) OLAP
2 1 (2.38%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (4.76%) Travis CI
2 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.38%) NUnit
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
1 2 (4.76%) Marketing
1 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Architect
2 7 (16.67%) Consultant
2 7 (16.67%) Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Ethical Hacker
4 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Azure Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Azure Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.76%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Office 365 Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) Web Services
3 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 4 (9.52%) WCF
4 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (7.14%) Entity Framework
5 2 (4.76%) Dapper ORM
5 2 (4.76%) NancyFx
5 2 (4.76%) NHibernate
5 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (4.76%) StructureMap
6 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.38%) jQuery
6 1 (2.38%) Ninject
6 1 (2.38%) OAuth
6 1 (2.38%) RESTful
6 1 (2.38%) SignalR
6 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.38%) CoreOS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) Migration
3 8 (19.05%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (19.05%) OWASP
4 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 5 (11.90%) DevOps
7 4 (9.52%) Analytics
7 4 (9.52%) Information Security
8 3 (7.14%) CRM
8 3 (7.14%) High Availability
8 3 (7.14%) MVC
8 3 (7.14%) Project Planning
8 3 (7.14%) Scrum
8 3 (7.14%) Secure Coding
8 3 (7.14%) SOA
8 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (7.14%) TDD
9 2 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) C#
3 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.14%) Java
4 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.76%) Perl
5 2 (4.76%) PHP
5 2 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.38%) CCNA
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Ansible
1 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.14%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.38%) Mesos
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) VMware
3 3 (7.14%) Rackspace
4 2 (4.76%) Google
4 2 (4.76%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.38%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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