The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 25 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 105 126 121
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 40 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.38% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.49% 8.45% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £331 £295 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.03% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
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UK

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

Cloud Services Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
151 71 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.20% 2.44% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 42 13
Median daily rate £363 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £263 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £14.60 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.40 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Microsoft Azure
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Scotland region.

Microsoft Azure Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +7 17 £373 - 5
Glasgow +13 8 £340 +15.25% 7
Renfrewshire - 8 £313 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
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Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 43 (51.19%) Microsoft
2 34 (40.48%) PowerShell
3 32 (38.10%) Windows
4 31 (36.90%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (34.52%) Windows Server
6 28 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 25 (29.76%) Migration
7 25 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
8 22 (26.19%) DNS
9 20 (23.81%) Active Directory
10 19 (22.62%) Linux
10 19 (22.62%) DevOps
11 18 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (21.43%) .NET
12 17 (20.24%) Office 365
13 16 (19.05%) Finance
13 16 (19.05%) Hybrid Cloud
14 15 (17.86%) Docker
14 15 (17.86%) PaaS
15 14 (16.67%) ETL
15 14 (16.67%) C#
15 14 (16.67%) Legal
16 13 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
16 13 (15.48%) Puppet
17 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (14.29%) DFS Replication
17 12 (14.29%) TeamCity
17 12 (14.29%) Firewall
17 12 (14.29%) Java

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (7.14%) Apache
2 6 (7.14%) IIS
2 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.95%) NServiceBus
4 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.38%) Confluence
5 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.38%) nginx
5 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
2 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (36.90%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (20.24%) Office 365
3 15 (17.86%) PaaS
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.38%) IaaS
4 2 (2.38%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.19%) Bluemix
5 1 (1.19%) HP Helion
5 1 (1.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.19%) DNS
2 12 (14.29%) Firewall
3 10 (11.90%) Kerberos
4 5 (5.95%) DHCP
4 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.76%) SAN
6 3 (3.57%) Internet
6 3 (3.57%) Skype
6 3 (3.57%) SNMP
6 3 (3.57%) SSL
7 2 (2.38%) FTP
7 2 (2.38%) HTTP
7 2 (2.38%) IPsec
7 2 (2.38%) NAS
8 1 (1.19%) LAN
8 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2014
2 10 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (7.14%) HDInsight
6 5 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.57%) OLTP
8 1 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 11 (13.10%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.10%) MSBuild
2 11 (13.10%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.57%) git-flow
4 2 (2.38%) JIRA
5 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.19%) Hudson
5 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.19%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (19.05%) Finance
2 14 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (1.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (34.52%) Architect
2 19 (22.62%) Technical Architect
3 15 (17.86%) Developer
4 11 (13.10%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (11.90%) Active Directory Engineer
6 9 (10.71%) Azure Architect
6 9 (10.71%) Cloud Architect
7 8 (9.52%) Integration Architect
8 7 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) .NET Developer
9 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Architect
10 4 (4.76%) AWS Architect
10 4 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) DevOps Architect
10 4 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Server Engineer
11 3 (3.57%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.43%) .NET
2 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 11 (13.10%) HTML
4 9 (10.71%) HTML5
5 8 (9.52%) .NET Framework
5 8 (9.52%) CSS
6 7 (8.33%) jQuery
7 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (5.95%) Entity Framework
8 5 (5.95%) MSMQ
8 5 (5.95%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (5.95%) WCF
9 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (3.57%) Middleware
10 3 (3.57%) Web Services
11 2 (2.38%) CSS3
11 2 (2.38%) Servlets
12 1 (1.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.95%) User Experience
4 2 (2.38%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.19%) Clustering
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.19%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (38.10%) Windows
2 29 (34.52%) Windows Server
3 19 (22.62%) Linux
4 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.52%) Windows 10
7 6 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 5 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.76%) Unix
10 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (29.76%) Migration
2 19 (22.62%) DevOps
3 18 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (16.67%) ETL
5 12 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 10 (11.90%) SOA
7 8 (9.52%) Microservices
8 7 (8.33%) Scrum
9 6 (7.14%) MVC
9 6 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (5.95%) Analytics
10 5 (5.95%) TDD
11 4 (4.76%) TOGAF
11 4 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.76%) Web Development
12 3 (3.57%) Data Analytics
12 3 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.48%) PowerShell
2 14 (16.67%) C#
3 12 (14.29%) Java
4 10 (11.90%) Perl
4 10 (11.90%) Python
5 9 (10.71%) Bourne shell
5 9 (10.71%) Ruby
6 8 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 8 (9.52%) C++
6 8 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.52%) Korn
6 8 (9.52%) SQL
7 7 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) Degree
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) MCITP
4 1 (1.19%) MCP
4 1 (1.19%) MCSE
4 1 (1.19%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 20 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.86%) Docker
3 12 (14.29%) DFS Replication
4 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.38%) Xen
6 1 (1.19%) UAG
6 1 (1.19%) vCloud
6 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (15.48%) Puppet
2 11 (13.10%) Ansible
3 2 (2.38%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.38%) Mesos
3 2 (2.38%) SCCM
4 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.19%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.19%) OpenView
4 1 (1.19%) SCOM
4 1 (1.19%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (51.19%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.10%) Splunk
3 8 (9.52%) Oracle
3 8 (9.52%) VMware
4 4 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.38%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.38%) HP
5 2 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (1.19%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (1.19%) CA
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco
6 1 (1.19%) Citrix
6 1 (1.19%) Dell
6 1 (1.19%) Opsware
6 1 (1.19%) Sybase
6 1 (1.19%) Symantec
6 1 (1.19%) Veeam
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