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 23 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 36 49 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 30 34 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.21% 3.35% 0.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.61% 29.57% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 2
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +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 Reading region.

Cloud Services Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
98 115 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.74% 11.33% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 77 12
Median daily rate £440 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £338 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £10.25 £16.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.93% -15.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 23 February 2017.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 17 (33.33%) Windows
3 13 (25.49%) CRM
3 13 (25.49%) .NET
3 13 (25.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (25.49%) IaaS
4 12 (23.53%) Office 365
4 12 (23.53%) Finance
4 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
5 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
5 11 (21.57%) ERP
5 11 (21.57%) PaaS
6 9 (17.65%) Degree
6 9 (17.65%) Web Services
6 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
7 7 (13.73%) Migration
7 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (13.73%) WCF
7 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
8 6 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (11.76%) Marketing
8 6 (11.76%) C#
9 5 (9.80%) SQL
9 5 (9.80%) Presales
9 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
9 5 (9.80%) Software Licensing
10 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
10 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (7.84%) AngularJS

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 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Project
3 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) IaaS
2 12 (23.53%) Office 365
3 11 (21.57%) PaaS
4 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (5.88%) Yammer
8 2 (3.92%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (3.92%) SoftLayer
9 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Firewall
1 4 (7.84%) Network Security
2 3 (5.88%) LAN
2 3 (5.88%) MPLS
2 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.88%) VoIP
2 3 (5.88%) VPN
2 3 (5.88%) WAN
2 3 (5.88%) WLAN
3 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.96%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.88%) Grunt
2 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.92%) Bower
4 1 (1.96%) Appium
4 1 (1.96%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.96%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.96%) JIRA
4 1 (1.96%) JMeter
4 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.96%) Selenium
4 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.96%) Subversion
4 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Billing
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Consultant
1 10 (19.61%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) .NET Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Azure Consultant
3 6 (11.76%) Integration Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Azure Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Leader
5 4 (7.84%) WCF Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.88%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Transformation Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Transformation Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) PMO Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) .NET
2 9 (17.65%) Web Services
3 7 (13.73%) WCF
4 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.88%) CSS
5 3 (5.88%) CSS3
5 3 (5.88%) HTML
5 3 (5.88%) HTML5
5 3 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.92%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.92%) jQuery
6 2 (3.92%) LINQ
6 2 (3.92%) Node.js
7 1 (1.96%) Angular 2
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (1.96%) Aurelia
7 1 (1.96%) JSON
7 1 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Licensing
2 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.92%) PMI
2 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.88%) Android
3 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.88%) Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.96%) Unix
5 1 (1.96%) VMS
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) CRM
2 11 (21.57%) ERP
3 7 (13.73%) Migration
4 5 (9.80%) Presales
4 5 (9.80%) Software Licensing
5 4 (7.84%) Complex ETL
5 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
5 4 (7.84%) ETL
5 4 (7.84%) MSF
5 4 (7.84%) Multithreading
5 4 (7.84%) Project Management
5 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.84%) Time Management
6 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (5.88%) Resource Management
6 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.88%) Use Case
7 2 (3.92%) DevOps
7 2 (3.92%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.76%) C#
3 5 (9.80%) SQL
4 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) C
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) CCNA
2 2 (3.92%) CCNP
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.92%) MCP
2 2 (3.92%) MCSA
2 2 (3.92%) MCSE
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.92%) PMP
2 2 (3.92%) Postgraduate
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) CFA
3 1 (1.96%) CISA
3 1 (1.96%) CISM
3 1 (1.96%) CISSP
3 1 (1.96%) SANS
3 1 (1.96%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) COBIT
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.96%) GDPR
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.96%) Ansible
2 1 (1.96%) Marathon
2 1 (1.96%) Mesos
2 1 (1.96%) Netcool
2 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Salt
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
2 4 (7.84%) Cisco
3 3 (5.88%) IBM
4 2 (3.92%) Rackspace
4 2 (3.92%) Samsung
5 1 (1.96%) Mercator
5 1 (1.96%) VMware
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago