The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 34 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 28 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.26% - 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.42% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 2
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£475 - £431
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
Microsoft Azure
South East

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

Cloud Services Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
66 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.03% 4.24% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 17 7
Average daily rate £410 £440 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +25.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -34.21%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 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
Oxford - 18 £475 - 7
Abingdon - 1 - - 1
Bicester - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 21 (65.63%) Windows
3 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (43.75%) SQL
5 13 (40.63%) VMware
6 12 (37.50%) IIS
7 11 (34.38%) CRM
7 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
7 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
7 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (31.25%) ITIL
9 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 8 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (21.88%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (21.88%) VCP4
12 5 (15.63%) Identity Management
12 5 (15.63%) .NET
13 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
13 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (12.50%) WCF
13 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
13 4 (12.50%) Web Services
14 3 (9.38%) Linux
14 3 (9.38%) WAN
14 3 (9.38%) DNS
14 3 (9.38%) Scrum
14 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
14 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 12 (37.50%) IIS
2 7 (21.88%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) WAN
1 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) Network Security
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) ADSL
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) 3G
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.13%) Wireless
3 1 (3.13%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (28.13%) Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Applications Support
5 6 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (15.63%) Systems Support Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Applications Support Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Systems Support
6 5 (15.63%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Web Support Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Web Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) WCF
2 4 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Linux
5 2 (6.25%) UNIX
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) CRM
2 10 (31.25%) ITIL
3 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.63%) Identity Management
5 3 (9.38%) Scrum
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) MVC
7 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.13%) Time Management
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.13%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) VCP4
3 1 (3.13%) MCAD
3 1 (3.13%) MCSD
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCTS
3 1 (3.13%) MCPD
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Icinga
1 2 (6.25%) Nagios
2 1 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Juniper
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec
4 1 (3.13%) BT
4 1 (3.13%) Xamarin
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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Posted: 6 days ago