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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 36 42 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 22 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.92% 3.14% 1.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.19% 19.28% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 7
Median daily rate £463 £520 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £315 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £520 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
- +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +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
84 83 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.97% 16.27% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 74 57
Median daily rate £500 £420 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £676 £520 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +4 13 £500 -3.84% 11
Thame - 1 £425 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 49 (60.49%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (38.27%) JavaScript
4 27 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 26 (32.10%) Java
6 25 (30.86%) Scrum
6 25 (30.86%) AngularJS
7 24 (29.63%) SQL
7 24 (29.63%) Windows
8 23 (28.40%) Couchbase
8 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (28.40%) RESTful
9 22 (27.16%) JSON
9 22 (27.16%) J2EE
9 22 (27.16%) Spring
10 21 (25.93%) JMS
10 21 (25.93%) Active Directory
10 21 (25.93%) Hyper-V
11 20 (24.69%) Cucumber
11 20 (24.69%) Kanban
11 20 (24.69%) Jenkins
11 20 (24.69%) MongoDB
11 20 (24.69%) Elasticsearch
12 19 (23.46%) Spock
12 19 (23.46%) GitHub
12 19 (23.46%) Mockito
12 19 (23.46%) Cloud Computing
12 19 (23.46%) ITIL
12 19 (23.46%) Tomcat
12 19 (23.46%) JUnit

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 20 (24.69%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (23.46%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.17%) CMS
3 5 (6.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (6.17%) Skype for Business
3 5 (6.17%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.47%) Apache
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.23%) JBoss
5 1 (1.23%) nginx
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 49 (60.49%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (23.46%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (23.46%) GitHub
3 18 (22.22%) Office 365
4 5 (6.17%) IaaS
5 3 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.22%) DNS
2 16 (19.75%) DHCP
3 10 (12.35%) Kerberos
3 10 (12.35%) LDAP
4 4 (4.94%) Skype
5 1 (1.23%) HTTP
5 1 (1.23%) Internet
5 1 (1.23%) Intranet
5 1 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.40%) Couchbase
2 20 (24.69%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.64%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.94%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.70%) DocumentDB
7 2 (2.47%) Big Data
7 2 (2.47%) MySQL
7 2 (2.47%) Power BI
8 1 (1.23%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (24.69%) Cucumber
1 20 (24.69%) Jenkins
2 19 (23.46%) JUnit
2 19 (23.46%) Maven
2 19 (23.46%) Mockito
2 19 (23.46%) Spock
3 3 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.47%) JIRA
4 2 (2.47%) Selenium
5 1 (1.23%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.23%) Grunt
5 1 (1.23%) gulp
5 1 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.23%) Mocha
5 1 (1.23%) PhantomJS
5 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.23%) Subversion
5 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (13.58%) Publishing
2 3 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (1.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 37 (45.68%) Developer
2 22 (27.16%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.11%) Architect
3 9 (11.11%) Azure Developer
4 8 (9.88%) AWS Developer
4 8 (9.88%) Designer
4 8 (9.88%) Solutions Designer
5 6 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Agile Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (7.41%) MongoDB Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Azure Architect
6 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.86%) AngularJS
2 23 (28.40%) RESTful
3 22 (27.16%) J2EE
3 22 (27.16%) JSON
3 22 (27.16%) Spring
4 21 (25.93%) JMS
5 10 (12.35%) .NET
6 6 (7.41%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.41%) CSS
7 5 (6.17%) Web Services
8 3 (3.70%) Node.js
8 3 (3.70%) React
8 3 (3.70%) React Native
9 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.47%) Express
10 1 (1.23%) HTML
10 1 (1.23%) SOAP
10 1 (1.23%) XML
10 1 (1.23%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) BYOD
2 9 (11.11%) PKI
3 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.23%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.63%) Windows
2 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (20.99%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.35%) Mac OS X
6 6 (7.41%) Linux
6 6 (7.41%) Windows 10
6 6 (7.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.86%) Scrum
3 20 (24.69%) Kanban
4 19 (23.46%) ITIL
5 12 (14.81%) Service Design
6 11 (13.58%) Problem Management
7 10 (12.35%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (11.11%) Email Filtering
8 9 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (11.11%) Patch Management
8 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 8 (9.88%) Migration
10 7 (8.64%) Multithreading
11 5 (6.17%) Application Virtualisation
11 5 (6.17%) Data Protection
11 5 (6.17%) MVC
11 5 (6.17%) SDLC
12 4 (4.94%) Data Modelling
12 4 (4.94%) ETL
12 4 (4.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.27%) JavaScript
2 26 (32.10%) Java
3 24 (29.63%) SQL
4 16 (19.75%) PowerShell
5 10 (12.35%) C#
6 2 (2.47%) C++
6 2 (2.47%) Scala
7 1 (1.23%) Perl
7 1 (1.23%) PHP
7 1 (1.23%) Python
7 1 (1.23%) Ruby
7 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.23%) MCSE
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 21 (25.93%) Active Directory
1 21 (25.93%) Hyper-V
2 17 (20.99%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (12.35%) Virtual Desktop
3 10 (12.35%) vSphere
4 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (7.41%) XenApp
6 5 (6.17%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.47%) Docker
9 1 (1.23%) Postfix
9 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (22.22%) SCCM
2 14 (17.28%) SCOM
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (4.94%) AppDNA
4 4 (4.94%) EdgeSight
5 2 (2.47%) Ansible
5 2 (2.47%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.47%) Puppet
6 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) VMware
3 8 (9.88%) Citrix
4 5 (6.17%) NetApp
4 5 (6.17%) Sitecore
4 5 (6.17%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.70%) Google
6 2 (2.47%) SAP
7 1 (1.23%) Apiary
7 1 (1.23%) Dell
7 1 (1.23%) Facebook
7 1 (1.23%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.23%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) IBM
7 1 (1.23%) Symantec