The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 43 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.55% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.09% 11.11% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £313 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -15.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.86% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +122.85%
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

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

Cloud Services Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
22 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.06% 2.46% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 8
Median daily rate £475 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.81% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £178 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £474 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.27% +22.05%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Northampton - 1 £325 -
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

Microsoft Azure
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp