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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 32 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 9 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.17% 1.64% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.07% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate £520 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
56 36 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 19.72% 9.84% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 23 11
Average daily rate £425 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £313 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £477 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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 12 February 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (64.00%) Data Modelling
1 16 (64.00%) Java
1 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (64.00%) J2EE
1 16 (64.00%) WebLogic
1 16 (64.00%) Python
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (64.00%) Zachman Framework
1 16 (64.00%) TOGAF
1 16 (64.00%) Content Management
1 16 (64.00%) Data Analysis
1 16 (64.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 16 (64.00%) WebSphere
1 16 (64.00%) Degree
1 16 (64.00%) Selenium
1 16 (64.00%) Publishing
1 16 (64.00%) Waterfall
1 16 (64.00%) MongoDB
1 16 (64.00%) NoSQL
1 16 (64.00%) Node.js
1 16 (64.00%) Hadoop
1 16 (64.00%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (64.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 16 (64.00%) Machine Learning
1 16 (64.00%) Big Data
1 16 (64.00%) Data Analytics
1 16 (64.00%) AngularJS
1 16 (64.00%) Analytics
1 16 (64.00%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (64.00%) Algorithms

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (64.00%) Node.js
1 16 (64.00%) WebLogic
1 16 (64.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (12.00%) IIS
3 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (64.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) IaaS
2 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) Big Data
1 16 (64.00%) Hadoop
1 16 (64.00%) MongoDB
1 16 (64.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Selenium
General
1 16 (64.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Architect
2 16 (64.00%) Big Data Architect
2 16 (64.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 16 (64.00%) Data Architect
2 16 (64.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Azure Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) AngularJS
1 16 (64.00%) J2EE
1 16 (64.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) Algorithms
1 16 (64.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (64.00%) Analytics
1 16 (64.00%) Content Enrichment
1 16 (64.00%) Content Management
1 16 (64.00%) Data Analysis
1 16 (64.00%) Data Analytics
1 16 (64.00%) Data Modelling
1 16 (64.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 16 (64.00%) Machine Learning
1 16 (64.00%) TOGAF
1 16 (64.00%) Waterfall
1 16 (64.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (12.00%) CRM
2 3 (12.00%) High Availability
3 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Java
1 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (64.00%) Python
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft