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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 41 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 16 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.99% 1.71% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.18% 19.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 0
Average daily rate £508 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
88 57 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.42% 8.85% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 40 19
Average daily rate £420 £450 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £530 £698
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +33.43%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 9 £520 +9.47%
Banbury - 2 £518 - 2
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 27 (48.21%) Analytics
3 27 (48.21%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (48.21%) Algorithms
3 27 (48.21%) Content Enrichment
3 27 (48.21%) Hadoop
3 27 (48.21%) MongoDB
3 27 (48.21%) NoSQL
3 27 (48.21%) Node.js
3 27 (48.21%) Waterfall
3 27 (48.21%) Natural Language Processing
3 27 (48.21%) Machine Learning
3 27 (48.21%) Big Data
3 27 (48.21%) Data Analytics
3 27 (48.21%) Zachman Framework
3 27 (48.21%) TOGAF
3 27 (48.21%) Content Management
3 27 (48.21%) Data Analysis
3 27 (48.21%) Enterprise Architecture
3 27 (48.21%) WebSphere
3 27 (48.21%) Degree
3 27 (48.21%) Selenium
3 27 (48.21%) Publishing
3 27 (48.21%) Java
3 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
3 27 (48.21%) J2EE
3 27 (48.21%) WebLogic
3 27 (48.21%) Python

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 27 (48.21%) Node.js
1 27 (48.21%) WebLogic
1 27 (48.21%) WebSphere
2 8 (14.29%) IIS
3 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (19.64%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (17.86%) Office 365
4 4 (7.14%) IaaS
5 3 (5.36%) PaaS
6 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Network Security
2 3 (5.36%) DHCP
2 3 (5.36%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (48.21%) Big Data
1 27 (48.21%) Hadoop
1 27 (48.21%) MongoDB
1 27 (48.21%) NoSQL
2 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.79%) Power BI
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (48.21%) Selenium
General
1 27 (48.21%) Publishing
2 2 (3.57%) Back Office
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Architect
2 27 (48.21%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (28.57%) Big Data Architect
3 16 (28.57%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 16 (28.57%) Data Architect
4 11 (19.64%) AWS Architect
5 7 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Server Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Azure Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Azure Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Support Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Web Applications Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Web Applications Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 27 (48.21%) J2EE
2 27 (48.21%) Natural Language Processing
3 6 (10.71%) .NET
4 2 (3.57%) WCF
4 2 (3.57%) Web Services
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.79%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.79%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 27 (48.21%) Algorithms
1 27 (48.21%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) Blog
3 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
1 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (48.21%) Analytics
2 27 (48.21%) Content Enrichment
2 27 (48.21%) Content Management
2 27 (48.21%) Data Analysis
2 27 (48.21%) Data Analytics
2 27 (48.21%) Data Modelling
2 27 (48.21%) Enterprise Architecture
2 27 (48.21%) Machine Learning
2 27 (48.21%) TOGAF
2 27 (48.21%) Waterfall
2 27 (48.21%) Zachman Framework
3 13 (23.21%) Mentoring
4 7 (12.50%) ITIL
5 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.93%) CRM
7 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.36%) Migration
7 3 (5.36%) Network Design
7 3 (5.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) Java
1 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
1 27 (48.21%) Python
2 13 (23.21%) SQL
3 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (48.21%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) APMP
3 3 (5.36%) CCNA
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.57%) MCSA
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.79%) PMP
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) VMware
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco
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