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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 91 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 13 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.73% 0.49% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.50% 13.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 0
Average daily rate £363 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -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
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
104 51 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.82% 3.60% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 36 9
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £18.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-15.56% +30.62%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 £375 -
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (29.03%) SOA
3 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) IaaS
4 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
5 7 (22.58%) Web Services
5 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
5 7 (22.58%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (22.58%) TOGAF
5 7 (22.58%) PaaS
6 6 (19.35%) SaaS
6 6 (19.35%) Process Improvement
6 6 (19.35%) Office 365
6 6 (19.35%) Zachman Framework
6 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
6 6 (19.35%) Extranet
6 6 (19.35%) Linux
7 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
7 5 (16.13%) .NET
8 4 (12.90%) Public Cloud
8 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
8 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (12.90%) C#
8 4 (12.90%) HTML

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (29.03%) IaaS
3 7 (22.58%) PaaS
4 6 (19.35%) Office 365
4 6 (19.35%) SaaS
5 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
6 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (6.45%) Google App Engine
6 2 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Extranet
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQLite
3 1 (3.23%) OLAP
3 1 (3.23%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Mercurial
1 2 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.23%) Advertising
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Architect
2 7 (22.58%) Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Azure Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) SOA Architect
6 3 (9.68%) TOGAF Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Azure Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Ethical Hacker
7 2 (6.45%) iOS Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Office 365 Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Active Directory Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Web Services
2 5 (16.13%) .NET
3 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
3 4 (12.90%) CSS
3 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 4 (12.90%) WCF
4 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.45%) CSS3
4 2 (6.45%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
4 2 (6.45%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) NancyFx
4 2 (6.45%) NHibernate
4 2 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (6.45%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) SOAP
4 2 (6.45%) StructureMap
5 1 (3.23%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.90%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) iPhone
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (29.03%) SOA
2 7 (22.58%) TOGAF
3 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
3 6 (19.35%) Process Improvement
3 6 (19.35%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (12.90%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (12.90%) OWASP
4 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security
6 2 (6.45%) MVC
6 2 (6.45%) Process Management
6 2 (6.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) C#
2 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
3 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.23%) MCITP
1 1 (3.23%) MCSE
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Ansible
1 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) EPiServer
3 2 (6.45%) Google
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
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