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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 59 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 17 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.72% 0.45% 1.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.67% 11.11% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Average daily rate £444 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £400 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
102 36 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.30% 4.09% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 12 18
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +30.62%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) .NET
3 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
3 13 (34.21%) Office 365
4 12 (31.58%) C#
4 12 (31.58%) Windows
4 12 (31.58%) SharePoint
5 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
6 10 (26.32%) Web Services
7 9 (23.68%) SQL
7 9 (23.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (21.05%) CRM
8 8 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (21.05%) WCF
8 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
9 7 (18.42%) MVC
9 7 (18.42%) DHCP
9 7 (18.42%) DNS
9 7 (18.42%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (15.79%) MS Office
10 6 (15.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
11 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
11 5 (13.16%) ERP
11 5 (13.16%) Replication
12 4 (10.53%) Migration
12 4 (10.53%) MCTS

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 7 (18.42%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.63%) Mule
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Office 365
2 9 (23.68%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) DHCP
1 7 (18.42%) DNS
2 3 (7.89%) Skype
3 2 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) SAN
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Big Data
2 2 (5.26%) Datazen
2 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Azure Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Field Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Active Directory Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Integration Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Onboarding Manager
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) .NET
2 10 (26.32%) Web Services
3 8 (21.05%) WCF
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.53%) HTML
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.26%) ADO
6 2 (5.26%) ADO.NET
6 2 (5.26%) Autofac
6 2 (5.26%) Castle Windsor
6 2 (5.26%) CSS
6 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
6 2 (5.26%) ODBC
6 2 (5.26%) OLE
6 2 (5.26%) OLE DB
6 2 (5.26%) REST
6 2 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (5.26%) XML
6 2 (5.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (13.16%) Replication
3 3 (7.89%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (5.26%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) CRM
2 7 (18.42%) MVC
3 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.16%) ERP
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.26%) Contact Management
7 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.26%) Open Source
8 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.63%) TDD
8 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) C#
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) R
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) Scala
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) MCITP
2 4 (10.53%) MCTS
3 3 (7.89%) MCSE
3 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.63%) MCSD
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) WSUS
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Remedy
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) CA
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) RightScale
4 1 (2.63%) Sage
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.63%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Volt
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago