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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 47 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 20 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.66% 2.13% 1.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.39% 24.69% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 8
Median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £413 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +44.23%
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
82 81 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.89% 8.63% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 46
Median daily rate £438 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £583 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £404 £420
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +52.77%

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 6 December 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 25 (48.08%) Office 365
2 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 18 (34.62%) SharePoint
4 17 (32.69%) Project Management
5 15 (28.85%) Skype for Business
5 15 (28.85%) Skype
6 11 (21.15%) Windows
7 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
7 10 (19.23%) Spanish Language
8 9 (17.31%) .NET
9 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
9 7 (13.46%) Marketing
9 7 (13.46%) IaaS
10 6 (11.54%) Analytics
10 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (11.54%) Degree
10 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
10 6 (11.54%) C#
11 5 (9.62%) HTML
11 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
11 5 (9.62%) SQL
11 5 (9.62%) CSS
11 5 (9.62%) CRM
11 5 (9.62%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (9.62%) Migration
11 5 (9.62%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (7.69%) Windows 10
12 4 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
12 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (7.69%) Yammer

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 18 (34.62%) SharePoint
2 15 (28.85%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.77%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Sprinklr
2 1 (1.92%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 25 (48.08%) Office 365
2 7 (13.46%) IaaS
3 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (9.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (7.69%) PaaS
5 4 (7.69%) Yammer
6 2 (3.85%) HP Helion
7 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.92%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) Skype
2 4 (7.69%) Firewall
3 3 (5.77%) Network Security
4 2 (3.85%) LAN
4 2 (3.85%) MPLS
4 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.85%) VoIP
4 2 (3.85%) WAN
4 2 (3.85%) WLAN
5 1 (1.92%) DNS
5 1 (1.92%) Internet
5 1 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.92%) SMTP
5 1 (1.92%) SSL
5 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) Power BI
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) Appium
3 1 (1.92%) Bower
3 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.92%) Grunt
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) JMeter
3 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (19.23%) Spanish Language
2 7 (13.46%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Onboarding Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Architect
2 8 (15.38%) Consultant
2 8 (15.38%) Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Azure Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Azure Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Azure Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Marketing Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.85%) Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.85%) HTML Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Integration Developer
7 2 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Office 365 Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) .NET
2 5 (9.62%) CSS
2 5 (9.62%) HTML
3 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.77%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (5.77%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (5.77%) Web Services
5 2 (3.85%) WCF
6 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.92%) CSS3
6 1 (1.92%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.92%) HTML5
6 1 (1.92%) Kendo UI
6 1 (1.92%) Middleware
6 1 (1.92%) Node.js
6 1 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.92%) XML
6 1 (1.92%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Blog
4 1 (1.92%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.92%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.92%) Social Media
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.92%) Android
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) Unix
4 1 (1.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Project Management
2 6 (11.54%) Analytics
3 5 (9.62%) CRM
3 5 (9.62%) Migration
4 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (7.69%) Time Management
5 3 (5.77%) ERP
5 3 (5.77%) MVC
5 3 (5.77%) Software Licensing
5 3 (5.77%) Use Case
6 2 (3.85%) E-business
6 2 (3.85%) Presales
6 2 (3.85%) Relationship Marketing
6 2 (3.85%) Requirements Management
6 2 (3.85%) Resource Management
6 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.85%) SOA
6 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) C#
2 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
2 5 (9.62%) SQL
3 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) MCP
2 2 (3.85%) MCSA
2 2 (3.85%) MCSE
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) CCNA
3 1 (1.92%) CCNP
3 1 (1.92%) CFA
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.92%) Netcool
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
1 1 (1.92%) SCOM
1 1 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
2 3 (5.77%) Cisco
3 2 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) Facebook
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) Mercator
4 1 (1.92%) Symantec
4 1 (1.92%) Telerik
4 1 (1.92%) Twitter
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