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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 35 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 26 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.18% 3.14% 2.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.41% 16.19% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 13
Median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £315 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +34.61%

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
116 105 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.65% 19.41% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 85 46
Median daily rate £475 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £506 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £54.00 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+272.41% -35.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +5 13 £500 - 12
Kidlington - 2 £475 -
Abingdon - 1 £273 - 1
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 31 (50.82%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
3 24 (39.34%) Windows
4 20 (32.79%) Office 365
5 19 (31.15%) ITIL
6 17 (27.87%) SCCM
7 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
9 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
10 12 (19.67%) DNS
10 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
10 12 (19.67%) Migration
10 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (19.67%) Windows 10
10 12 (19.67%) Windows Server
11 11 (18.03%) Service Design
11 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
11 11 (18.03%) .NET
11 11 (18.03%) DHCP
11 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (16.39%) PowerShell
12 10 (16.39%) vSphere
12 10 (16.39%) PRINCE2
12 10 (16.39%) VMware
12 10 (16.39%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (14.75%) SCOM
13 9 (14.75%) BYOD
14 8 (13.11%) Scrum
14 8 (13.11%) Citrix
14 8 (13.11%) PMI

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 6 (9.84%) Skype for Business
2 5 (8.20%) CMS
2 5 (8.20%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (8.20%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.28%) Apache
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.64%) JBoss
4 1 (1.64%) nginx
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (50.82%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (32.79%) Office 365
3 7 (11.48%) IaaS
4 2 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.64%) GitHub
5 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) DNS
2 11 (18.03%) DHCP
3 5 (8.20%) Kerberos
3 5 (8.20%) LDAP
3 5 (8.20%) Skype
4 4 (6.56%) LAN
4 4 (6.56%) WAN
5 1 (1.64%) HTTP
5 1 (1.64%) Internet
5 1 (1.64%) Intranet
5 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) Couchbase
1 6 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.20%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.56%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.92%) Big Data
5 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.28%) MySQL
6 1 (1.64%) DocumentDB
6 1 (1.64%) Power BI
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Jasmine
2 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.28%) JIRA
2 2 (3.28%) Selenium
3 1 (1.64%) Codeship
3 1 (1.64%) Grunt
3 1 (1.64%) JUnit
3 1 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.64%) Maven
3 1 (1.64%) Mocha
3 1 (1.64%) Mockito
3 1 (1.64%) PhantomJS
3 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.64%) Spock
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (8.20%) Publishing
2 3 (4.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) Project Manager
3 9 (14.75%) Architect
4 6 (9.84%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Azure Architect
6 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Data Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Designer
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (6.56%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Desktop Manager
7 3 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Virtualisation Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) .NET
2 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
2 6 (9.84%) CSS
2 6 (9.84%) Web Services
3 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.92%) Node.js
3 3 (4.92%) React
3 3 (4.92%) React Native
3 3 (4.92%) RESTful
4 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.28%) Express
5 1 (1.64%) HTML
5 1 (1.64%) J2EE
5 1 (1.64%) JMS
5 1 (1.64%) LAMP
5 1 (1.64%) SOAP
5 1 (1.64%) Spring
5 1 (1.64%) WinForms
5 1 (1.64%) XML
5 1 (1.64%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) BYOD
2 8 (13.11%) PMI
3 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.20%) PKI
5 4 (6.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) Windows
2 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (19.67%) Windows 10
3 12 (19.67%) Windows Server
4 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.84%) Linux
5 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.20%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) ITIL
2 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.67%) Migration
3 11 (18.03%) Service Design
4 10 (16.39%) PRINCE2
5 8 (13.11%) Application Rationalisation
5 8 (13.11%) Scrum
6 7 (11.48%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (11.48%) Problem Management
7 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.20%) Application Virtualisation
8 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.20%) Data Protection
8 5 (8.20%) Email Filtering
8 5 (8.20%) ETL
8 5 (8.20%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (8.20%) MVC
8 5 (8.20%) Patch Management
8 5 (8.20%) Project Management
8 5 (8.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
2 10 (16.39%) PowerShell
3 7 (11.48%) C#
4 6 (9.84%) SQL
5 4 (6.56%) Java
6 1 (1.64%) C++
6 1 (1.64%) Perl
6 1 (1.64%) PHP
6 1 (1.64%) Python
6 1 (1.64%) Ruby
6 1 (1.64%) Scala
6 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) PMI Certification
1 8 (13.11%) PMP
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
3 10 (16.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (16.39%) vSphere
4 7 (11.48%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (9.84%) XenApp
5 6 (9.84%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.64%) Docker
7 1 (1.64%) Postfix
7 1 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (27.87%) SCCM
2 9 (14.75%) SCOM
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (6.56%) AppDNA
4 4 (6.56%) EdgeSight
5 2 (3.28%) Ansible
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.28%) Puppet
6 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) VMware
3 8 (13.11%) Citrix
4 5 (8.20%) NetApp
4 5 (8.20%) Sitecore
4 5 (8.20%) Xamarin
5 2 (3.28%) Google
5 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.64%) Apiary
6 1 (1.64%) Dell
6 1 (1.64%) Facebook
6 1 (1.64%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.64%) HP
6 1 (1.64%) IBM
6 1 (1.64%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) Symantec
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago