The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 33 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 16 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.55% 5.48% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.82% 30.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 0
Median daily rate £350 £520 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +44.23%
Microsoft Azure
Oxfordshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
85 52 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.15% 17.81% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 49 32
Median daily rate £466 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.80% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £400 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £520 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.14% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 Oxford

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 51 (78.46%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (53.85%) Java
4 31 (47.69%) Maven
5 30 (46.15%) Kanban
5 30 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 30 (46.15%) SQL
5 30 (46.15%) JUnit
5 30 (46.15%) Scrum
5 30 (46.15%) Jenkins
6 26 (40.00%) RESTful
6 26 (40.00%) J2EE
6 26 (40.00%) JMS
6 26 (40.00%) JSON
6 26 (40.00%) Spring
7 25 (38.46%) AngularJS
8 24 (36.92%) Elasticsearch
8 24 (36.92%) Cucumber
9 23 (35.38%) Couchbase
9 23 (35.38%) Tomcat
10 22 (33.85%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (33.85%) Mockito
10 22 (33.85%) GitHub
10 22 (33.85%) Spock
10 22 (33.85%) MongoDB
11 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (32.31%) Windows
11 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
12 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
13 16 (24.62%) ITIL

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 24 (36.92%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (35.38%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.77%) Confluence
4 3 (4.62%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.54%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) CMS
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.54%) JBoss
5 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.54%) nginx
5 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 51 (78.46%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (33.85%) Cloud Computing
2 22 (33.85%) GitHub
3 13 (20.00%) Office 365
4 3 (4.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.62%) DNS
2 14 (21.54%) DHCP
3 10 (15.38%) Kerberos
3 10 (15.38%) LDAP
4 3 (4.62%) Skype
5 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.38%) Couchbase
2 22 (33.85%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.62%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (47.69%) Maven
2 30 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 30 (46.15%) JUnit
3 24 (36.92%) Cucumber
4 22 (33.85%) Mockito
4 22 (33.85%) Spock
5 8 (12.31%) JIRA
5 8 (12.31%) SoapUI
6 7 (10.77%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.54%) Selenium
7 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 8 (12.31%) Publishing
2 3 (4.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) Developer
2 26 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Designer
3 8 (12.31%) Solutions Designer
4 7 (10.77%) Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) AWS Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Azure Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Agile Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (6.15%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) AWS Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Azure Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) MongoDB Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.00%) J2EE
1 26 (40.00%) JMS
1 26 (40.00%) JSON
1 26 (40.00%) RESTful
1 26 (40.00%) Spring
2 25 (38.46%) AngularJS
3 10 (15.38%) Web Services
4 7 (10.77%) SOAP
5 5 (7.69%) .NET
6 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.08%) CSS
8 2 (3.08%) Express
8 2 (3.08%) Node.js
9 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.54%) HTML
9 1 (1.54%) Kendo UI
9 1 (1.54%) LAMP
9 1 (1.54%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) BYOD
2 11 (16.92%) Computer Science
3 9 (13.85%) PKI
4 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.31%) Windows
1 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2012
2 15 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 10 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.69%) Linux
6 4 (6.15%) Windows 10
6 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.15%) Kanban
2 30 (46.15%) Scrum
3 16 (24.62%) ITIL
4 13 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 11 (16.92%) Service Design
6 10 (15.38%) Problem Management
7 9 (13.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (13.85%) Email Filtering
7 9 (13.85%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (13.85%) Migration
7 9 (13.85%) Mobile Device Management
7 9 (13.85%) Patch Management
8 8 (12.31%) Performance Testing
9 7 (10.77%) Change Management
9 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.77%) Data Validation
9 7 (10.77%) Project Management
9 7 (10.77%) Time Management
9 7 (10.77%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) Java
2 30 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 30 (46.15%) SQL
3 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (1.54%) Perl
5 1 (1.54%) PHP
5 1 (1.54%) Python
5 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 16 (24.62%) Hyper-V
2 16 (24.62%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (13.85%) Virtual Desktop
3 9 (13.85%) vSphere
4 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (7.69%) XenApp
6 4 (6.15%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.54%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 16 (24.62%) SCCM
2 13 (20.00%) SCOM
3 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (4.62%) AppDNA
4 3 (4.62%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.54%) Ansible
5 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Talend
2 7 (10.77%) VMware
3 6 (9.23%) Citrix
4 4 (6.15%) NetApp
5 1 (1.54%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.54%) Telerik
5 1 (1.54%) Xamarin