The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 33 70 44
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -26
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 29 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.07% 1.07% 2.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.85% 15.94% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 11
Median daily rate £513 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.30% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £409 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.35 -
% change year-on-year
+32.85% -
Microsoft Azure
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Cloud Services Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
94 69 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.18% 6.74% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 36
Median daily rate £450 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £315 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.81 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-27.55% +22.50%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Reading region.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 46 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 30 (37.50%) .NET
3 26 (32.50%) C#
4 25 (31.25%) SharePoint
4 25 (31.25%) Office 365
5 21 (26.25%) Windows
6 18 (22.50%) PowerShell
7 16 (20.00%) Project Management
8 15 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 15 (18.75%) Skype for Business
8 15 (18.75%) Skype
9 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
9 14 (17.50%) Active Directory
10 13 (16.25%) SQL
10 13 (16.25%) Marketing
11 12 (15.00%) CSS
12 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET
12 11 (13.75%) Spanish Language
13 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (12.50%) Hyper-V
13 10 (12.50%) IaaS
13 10 (12.50%) Analytics
13 10 (12.50%) HTML
13 10 (12.50%) VB
13 10 (12.50%) MVC
14 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (11.25%) PaaS
15 8 (10.00%) Degree
15 8 (10.00%) XML
15 8 (10.00%) MS Excel

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 25 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 15 (18.75%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.00%) Drupal
3 4 (5.00%) IIS
3 4 (5.00%) Joomla!
3 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.00%) WordPress
4 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.75%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.25%) CMS
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Project
3 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) Sprinklr
2 1 (1.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 25 (31.25%) Office 365
2 10 (12.50%) IaaS
3 9 (11.25%) PaaS
4 6 (7.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (5.00%) Yammer
6 2 (2.50%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (2.50%) HP Helion
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.25%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (1.25%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.75%) Skype
2 8 (10.00%) HTTP
2 8 (10.00%) VPN
3 7 (8.75%) DNS
4 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.25%) Internet
6 4 (5.00%) DHCP
6 4 (5.00%) IPsec
6 4 (5.00%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (3.75%) BGP
7 3 (3.75%) IPv6
7 3 (3.75%) Network Security
8 2 (2.50%) Firewall
8 2 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.25%) FTP
9 1 (1.25%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.25%) SMTP
9 1 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.50%) Power BI
4 5 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.50%) Big Data
6 2 (2.50%) DocumentDB
6 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.25%) HDInsight
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.00%) Artifactory
3 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.00%) JIRA
3 4 (5.00%) MSBuild
3 4 (5.00%) NuGet
General
1 13 (16.25%) Marketing
2 11 (13.75%) Spanish Language
3 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.00%) German Language
5 2 (2.50%) Finance
5 2 (2.50%) Publishing
6 1 (1.25%) Automotive
6 1 (1.25%) Banking
6 1 (1.25%) French Language
6 1 (1.25%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (18.75%) Architect
1 15 (18.75%) Consultant
2 13 (16.25%) Developer
2 13 (16.25%) Onboarding Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Azure Architect
4 9 (11.25%) Azure Consultant
4 9 (11.25%) Azure Developer
5 7 (8.75%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Escalation Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Build Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Build Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse Architect
9 3 (3.75%) Marketing Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.50%) .NET
2 12 (15.00%) CSS
3 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET
4 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (12.50%) HTML
5 8 (10.00%) XML
6 5 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 5 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (5.00%) DCOM
7 4 (5.00%) JSON
7 4 (5.00%) Node.js
8 3 (3.75%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (3.75%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (2.50%) ADO.NET
9 2 (2.50%) COM
9 2 (2.50%) OAuth
9 2 (2.50%) Web Services
10 1 (1.25%) Middleware
10 1 (1.25%) SAML
10 1 (1.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Data Centre
1 6 (7.50%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Blog
5 1 (1.25%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.25%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.25%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.25%) Social Media
5 1 (1.25%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.25%) Windows
2 8 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.50%) Linux
4 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.75%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.75%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.25%) Unix
5 1 (1.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.00%) Project Management
2 10 (12.50%) Analytics
2 10 (12.50%) MVC
3 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.00%) CRM
5 7 (8.75%) Load Balancing
6 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.25%) High Availability
7 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.25%) Presales
7 5 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.00%) Build Automation
8 4 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.00%) DevOps
8 4 (5.00%) Machine Learning
8 4 (5.00%) Migration
8 4 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (5.00%) Workflow
9 3 (3.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.50%) C#
2 18 (22.50%) PowerShell
3 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.25%) SQL
5 10 (12.50%) VB
6 6 (7.50%) C++
6 6 (7.50%) Java
6 6 (7.50%) VBScript
7 5 (6.25%) PHP
8 4 (5.00%) C
8 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.00%) VB6
9 2 (2.50%) R
9 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) MCSE
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.75%) MCSA
3 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) MCP
4 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) MCAD
5 1 (1.25%) MCPD
5 1 (1.25%) MCSD
5 1 (1.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.50%) XenServer
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.25%) vCloud
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.50%) Perfmon
2 2 (2.50%) SCOM
2 2 (2.50%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.50%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.25%) Netcool
3 1 (1.25%) SCCM
3 1 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 46 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) IBM
2 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.75%) VMware
3 2 (2.50%) Citrix
3 2 (2.50%) Facebook
3 2 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco
4 1 (1.25%) Mercator
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.25%) Symantec
4 1 (1.25%) Telerik
4 1 (1.25%) Twitter
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