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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 45 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.65% 0.33% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£675 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
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
9 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.94% 2.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate £675 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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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
Northampton -15 1 £300 -25.00%
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) jQuery
2 8 (72.73%) HTML5
3 7 (63.64%) CSS3
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
4 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 6 (54.55%) Web Development
5 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
5 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Web Design
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) Lync

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (18.18%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (18.18%) Lync
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) C# Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Architect
2 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
1 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
1 8 (72.73%) jQuery
1 8 (72.73%) HTML5
2 7 (63.64%) CSS3
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (9.09%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Facebook
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter
3 1 (9.09%) Xamarin