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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 39 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 18 30 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.11% 4.05% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.66% 32.26% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 1
Median daily rate £450 £319 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
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
73 93 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.63% 12.55% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 67 15
Median daily rate £450 £410 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +31.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 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 25 May 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Microsoft Azure Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -2 7 £475 +35.71% 2
Kidlington - 2 £450 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) Java
2 12 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
4 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) Web Services
7 6 (18.18%) IaaS
7 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (15.15%) Kanban
8 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
8 5 (15.15%) Maven
8 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (15.15%) CRM
8 5 (15.15%) JUnit
8 5 (15.15%) Publishing
8 5 (15.15%) Scrum
8 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
9 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
9 4 (12.12%) SoapUI
9 4 (12.12%) Process Improvement
9 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (12.12%) Talend
9 4 (12.12%) API Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Test Planning
9 4 (12.12%) Change Management
9 4 (12.12%) Project Management

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) Confluence
3 2 (6.06%) Node.js
3 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) IaaS
3 4 (12.12%) PaaS
4 3 (9.09%) GitHub
5 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (6.06%) Office 365
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.06%) Big Data
3 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.06%) OLTP
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.03%) Power BI
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
1 5 (15.15%) JUnit
1 5 (15.15%) Maven
2 4 (12.12%) JIRA
2 4 (12.12%) Selenium
2 4 (12.12%) SoapUI
2 4 (12.12%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.03%) Mockito
General
1 5 (15.15%) Publishing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Architect
1 7 (21.21%) Azure Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Big Data Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Integration Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
2 4 (12.12%) J2EE
2 4 (12.12%) SOAP
3 2 (6.06%) JSON
3 2 (6.06%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (6.06%) RESTful
3 2 (6.06%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.03%) JMS
4 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.03%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.03%) WCF
4 1 (3.03%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Semantic Web
2 2 (6.06%) W3C
3 1 (3.03%) Blog
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (15.15%) CRM
3 5 (15.15%) Kanban
3 5 (15.15%) Scrum
4 4 (12.12%) API Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Change Management
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Process Improvement
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.12%) Test Planning
4 4 (12.12%) Time Management
4 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
4 4 (12.12%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) Python
4 3 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PMP
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
1 2 (6.06%) Terraform
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Packer
2 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Talend
3 3 (9.09%) VMware