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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 35 61 47
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 28 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.73% 1.70% 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.42% 12.50% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 1
Median daily rate £450 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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
106 104 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.91% 13.58% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 83 24
Median daily rate £450 £425 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +40.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £360 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £25.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-36.86% +66.66%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +12 14 £475 +8.57% 3
Kidlington - 4 £450 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 17 (42.50%) Java
1 17 (42.50%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (37.50%) SQL
3 14 (35.00%) Web Services
4 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (30.00%) Maven
5 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (30.00%) Kanban
5 12 (30.00%) JUnit
5 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.00%) Scrum
5 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 11 (27.50%) SoapUI
6 11 (27.50%) Process Improvement
6 11 (27.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (27.50%) Talend
6 11 (27.50%) Test Planning
6 11 (27.50%) API Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Project Management
6 11 (27.50%) Change Management
6 11 (27.50%) SOAP
6 11 (27.50%) Performance Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Talend Open Studio
6 11 (27.50%) Time Management
6 11 (27.50%) Confluence
6 11 (27.50%) JIRA
6 11 (27.50%) QA
7 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (20.00%) SharePoint

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 11 (27.50%) Confluence
2 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (42.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.00%) IaaS
3 4 (10.00%) PaaS
4 3 (7.50%) GitHub
5 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.00%) Office 365
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) OLTP
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Power BI
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 12 (30.00%) JUnit
1 12 (30.00%) Maven
2 11 (27.50%) JIRA
2 11 (27.50%) SoapUI
2 11 (27.50%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.50%) Mockito
4 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.00%) Publishing
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Azure Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Integration Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) Web Services
2 11 (27.50%) SOAP
3 7 (17.50%) .NET
4 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.00%) J2EE
5 2 (5.00%) JSON
5 2 (5.00%) RESTful
5 2 (5.00%) Spring
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.50%) CSS
6 1 (2.50%) HTML
6 1 (2.50%) JMS
6 1 (2.50%) Kendo UI
6 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.50%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.50%) WCF
6 1 (2.50%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Semantic Web
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (5.00%) W3C
3 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.50%) Blog
3 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (30.00%) Kanban
2 12 (30.00%) Scrum
3 11 (27.50%) API Testing
3 11 (27.50%) Change Management
3 11 (27.50%) Performance Testing
3 11 (27.50%) Process Improvement
3 11 (27.50%) Project Management
3 11 (27.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (27.50%) Test Planning
3 11 (27.50%) Time Management
4 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (20.00%) Product Management
6 7 (17.50%) Data Validation
6 7 (17.50%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (17.50%) IT Audit
6 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
6 7 (17.50%) Validation
7 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) Java
2 15 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
1 2 (5.00%) Terraform
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Packer
2 1 (2.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) Talend
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Telerik
4 1 (2.50%) Xamarin