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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 37 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 12 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.45% 1.36% 1.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.05% 33.33% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 7
Median daily rate £500 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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 Northamptonshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
57 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.63% 4.08% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 14
Median daily rate £475 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £96.88 - -
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -17 1 £500 -
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) J2EE
3 7 (43.75%) Apache
3 7 (43.75%) Degree
3 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
4 6 (37.50%) Subversion
4 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 5 (31.25%) logstash
5 5 (31.25%) Graphite
5 5 (31.25%) Squid
5 5 (31.25%) Endeca
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Open Source
5 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
5 5 (31.25%) JBoss
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) Python
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
8 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
8 2 (12.50%) Intranet
8 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 2 (12.50%) C#
8 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
8 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (12.50%) Office 365

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) Apache
2 5 (31.25%) JBoss
2 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.25%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Intranet
1 2 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (6.25%) AMQP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Endeca
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (37.50%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Azure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Office 365 Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Subject Matter Expert
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) NoSQL Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ELK Stack
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) Kafka
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) iPhone
1 1 (6.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce
3 5 (31.25%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Go
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Squid
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Docker
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Graphite
1 5 (31.25%) logstash
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Consul
3 1 (6.25%) HAProxy
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) NetApp