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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 34 70 46
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -24
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 32 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.19% 0.72% 2.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.57% 9.86% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 9
Median daily rate £475 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.01% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £282 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £476 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £410
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £39.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-54.48% +122.85%
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
112 71 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.68% 7.32% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 22
Median daily rate £394 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £323 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +30.43%

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 25 August 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 62 (58.49%) Microsoft
2 48 (45.28%) .NET
3 40 (37.74%) C#
4 33 (31.13%) Windows
5 31 (29.25%) SharePoint
6 29 (27.36%) Office 365
7 26 (24.53%) SQL
8 25 (23.58%) PowerShell
9 24 (22.64%) SQL Server
10 20 (18.87%) Project Management
11 19 (17.92%) Skype for Business
11 19 (17.92%) Skype
12 17 (16.04%) Active Directory
12 17 (16.04%) JavaScript
13 16 (15.09%) CSS
13 16 (15.09%) DNS
13 16 (15.09%) Windows Server
14 15 (14.15%) XML
14 15 (14.15%) Spanish Language
14 15 (14.15%) Hyper-V
15 14 (13.21%) ASP.NET
15 14 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (13.21%) MS Excel
16 13 (12.26%) VPN
16 13 (12.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (12.26%) Mentoring
16 13 (12.26%) Analytics
17 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (11.32%) PaaS
17 12 (11.32%) VB

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 31 (29.25%) SharePoint
2 19 (17.92%) Skype for Business
3 6 (5.66%) IIS
4 4 (3.77%) Drupal
4 4 (3.77%) Joomla!
4 4 (3.77%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (3.77%) WordPress
5 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.89%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.89%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.94%) CMS
7 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) MS Office
3 2 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Sprinklr
2 1 (0.94%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 29 (27.36%) Office 365
2 12 (11.32%) PaaS
3 11 (10.38%) IaaS
4 10 (9.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (3.77%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (1.89%) HP Helion
7 2 (1.89%) SaaS
8 1 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.94%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.94%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.94%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.92%) Skype
2 16 (15.09%) DNS
3 13 (12.26%) VPN
4 11 (10.38%) HTTP
5 8 (7.55%) TCP/IP
6 7 (6.60%) IPsec
7 6 (5.66%) DHCP
7 6 (5.66%) Software-Defined Networking
8 5 (4.72%) BGP
8 5 (4.72%) Internet
8 5 (4.72%) IPv6
9 4 (3.77%) Kerberos
9 4 (3.77%) LDAP
10 2 (1.89%) Firewall
10 2 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.89%) SSL
10 2 (1.89%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.94%) DMZ
11 1 (0.94%) Network Security
11 1 (0.94%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (9.43%) Azure SQL Database
3 10 (9.43%) Power BI
3 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (8.49%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.72%) Big Data
6 5 (4.72%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.77%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.77%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.83%) Datazen
8 3 (2.83%) DocumentDB
8 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.89%) HDInsight
10 1 (0.94%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.94%) DB2
10 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.60%) Artifactory
2 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.60%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.60%) JIRA
2 7 (6.60%) MSBuild
2 7 (6.60%) NuGet
2 7 (6.60%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.94%) AppScan
3 1 (0.94%) Fiddler
General
1 15 (14.15%) Spanish Language
2 11 (10.38%) Marketing
3 8 (7.55%) German Language
4 7 (6.60%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.72%) French Language
5 5 (4.72%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (2.83%) Automotive
6 3 (2.83%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.89%) Finance
7 2 (1.89%) Publishing
8 1 (0.94%) Banking
8 1 (0.94%) Electronics
8 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (21.70%) Consultant
2 21 (19.81%) Support Engineer
3 18 (16.98%) Azure Engineer
4 17 (16.04%) Developer
5 15 (14.15%) Architect
6 13 (12.26%) Onboarding Engineer
7 12 (11.32%) Escalation Engineer
8 11 (10.38%) Azure Developer
9 10 (9.43%) Azure Consultant
10 9 (8.49%) Azure Architect
10 9 (8.49%) C# Developer
10 9 (8.49%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Engineer
12 7 (6.60%) Build Engineer
12 7 (6.60%) Field Engineer
13 6 (5.66%) .NET Developer
13 6 (5.66%) Senior Build Engineer
14 5 (4.72%) Cloud Architect
14 5 (4.72%) Development Engineer
14 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (45.28%) .NET
2 16 (15.09%) CSS
3 15 (14.15%) XML
4 14 (13.21%) ASP.NET
5 11 (10.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (9.43%) HTML
7 9 (8.49%) .NET Framework
8 8 (7.55%) ADO.NET
9 6 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (4.72%) JSON
10 5 (4.72%) SAML
10 5 (4.72%) WCF
10 5 (4.72%) XML Schema
11 4 (3.77%) DCOM
11 4 (3.77%) Node.js
11 4 (3.77%) OAuth2
12 3 (2.83%) ODBC
12 3 (2.83%) OLE
12 3 (2.83%) OLE DB
12 3 (2.83%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Public Cloud
2 8 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.66%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.77%) PKI
5 3 (2.83%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) Blog
7 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.94%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.94%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.94%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.94%) Social Media
7 1 (0.94%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 33 (31.13%) Windows
2 16 (15.09%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.43%) Linux
4 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.72%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.87%) Project Management
2 14 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (12.26%) Analytics
3 13 (12.26%) Mentoring
4 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.32%) MVC
5 10 (9.43%) CRM
5 10 (9.43%) Load Balancing
6 9 (8.49%) High Availability
7 7 (6.60%) Build Automation
7 7 (6.60%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (6.60%) Software Testing
8 6 (5.66%) Data Modelling
8 6 (5.66%) DevOps
8 6 (5.66%) Machine Learning
8 6 (5.66%) Presales
8 6 (5.66%) Web Development
9 5 (4.72%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.72%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (37.74%) C#
2 26 (24.53%) SQL
3 25 (23.58%) PowerShell
4 17 (16.04%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.32%) VB
6 10 (9.43%) C++
7 9 (8.49%) Java
8 8 (7.55%) C
8 8 (7.55%) T-SQL
8 8 (7.55%) VB.NET
8 8 (7.55%) VBScript
9 6 (5.66%) PHP
10 5 (4.72%) R
11 4 (3.77%) Python
11 4 (3.77%) VB6
12 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.94%) Korn
12 1 (0.94%) Perl
12 1 (0.94%) Ruby
12 1 (0.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) Degree
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.66%) MCSE
4 4 (3.77%) MCTS
4 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.83%) MCSA
5 3 (2.83%) MCSD
5 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.89%) MCAD
6 2 (1.89%) MCITP
6 2 (1.89%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (16.04%) Active Directory
2 15 (14.15%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.89%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.89%) XenServer
6 1 (0.94%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.94%) vCloud
6 1 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (3.77%) SCOM
3 3 (2.83%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.89%) Perfmon
4 2 (1.89%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.94%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.94%) Puppet
5 1 (0.94%) SCCM
5 1 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.94%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 62 (58.49%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.72%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle
3 4 (3.77%) VMware
4 3 (2.83%) IBM
5 2 (1.89%) Citrix
5 2 (1.89%) Facebook
5 2 (1.89%) HP
5 2 (1.89%) Remedy
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco
6 1 (0.94%) NetScout
6 1 (0.94%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.94%) Sybase
6 1 (0.94%) Symantec
6 1 (0.94%) Telerik
6 1 (0.94%) Twitter
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago