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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 29 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 9 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.41% 5.61% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.00% 37.50% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 1
Average daily rate £381 £444 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.08% +4.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -12.50%
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
45 56 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 17.05% 14.97% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 5
Average daily rate £425 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £508 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 30 April 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 9 (47.37%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) Zachman Framework
2 8 (42.11%) TOGAF
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Degree
3 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
4 6 (31.58%) Hadoop
4 6 (31.58%) Selenium
4 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
4 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
4 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
4 6 (31.58%) Natural Language Processing
4 6 (31.58%) Node.js
4 6 (31.58%) Machine Learning
4 6 (31.58%) Big Data
4 6 (31.58%) Data Analytics
4 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (31.58%) Content Management
4 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
4 6 (31.58%) Publishing
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) J2EE
4 6 (31.58%) WebLogic
4 6 (31.58%) Python
4 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
4 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
4 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
4 6 (31.58%) Analytics
4 6 (31.58%) Mentoring

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 6 (31.58%) Node.js
1 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
1 6 (31.58%) WebLogic
1 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Big Data
1 6 (31.58%) Hadoop
1 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
1 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (31.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Big Data Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Data Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Azure Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Regression Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
1 6 (31.58%) J2EE
1 6 (31.58%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) TOGAF
1 8 (42.11%) Zachman Framework
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Analytics
3 6 (31.58%) Content Enrichment
3 6 (31.58%) Content Management
3 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
3 6 (31.58%) Data Analytics
3 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
3 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (31.58%) Machine Learning
3 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
3 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Talend
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