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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 30 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 16 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.49% - 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.00% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 1
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£475 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
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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
40 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.24% 4.12% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 8 4
Average daily rate £425 £481 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+60.71% -25.33%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (50.00%) CRM
5 7 (43.75%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (25.00%) IIS
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
8 3 (18.75%) VCP4
9 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
9 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
9 2 (12.50%) Change Management
9 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 2 (12.50%) Nagios
9 2 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (12.50%) Icinga
10 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (43.75%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (6.25%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
1 1 (6.25%) WCF
1 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (50.00%) CRM
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) VCP4
3 1 (6.25%) MCAD
3 1 (6.25%) MCSD
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCTS
3 1 (6.25%) MCPD
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nagios
1 2 (12.50%) Icinga
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec
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