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 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 76 105 121
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 45 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.31% 0.92% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.42% 22.41% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 3
Median daily rate £345 £290 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.96% -6.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
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%
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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
177 116 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.07% 4.11% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 63 33
Median daily rate £360 £336 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% -4.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £421 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +32.53%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Glasgow +22 25 £320 -1.53% 7
Edinburgh +18 17 £425 +46.55% 3
Renfrewshire +4 3 £330 -
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Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 35 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 34 (40.48%) SQL Server
3 29 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (30.95%) .NET
5 25 (29.76%) Amazon AWS
6 24 (28.57%) Windows
7 23 (27.38%) C#
8 22 (26.19%) Active Directory
9 21 (25.00%) SQL
10 20 (23.81%) HTML
10 20 (23.81%) PowerShell
11 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
11 18 (21.43%) CSS
12 17 (20.24%) ASP.NET
12 17 (20.24%) DNS
12 17 (20.24%) Windows Server
13 16 (19.05%) AngularJS
14 12 (14.29%) Office 365
14 12 (14.29%) DHCP
14 12 (14.29%) Finance
14 12 (14.29%) Scrum
15 11 (13.10%) Migration
15 11 (13.10%) Hyper-V
16 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (11.90%) JIRA
16 10 (11.90%) jQuery
16 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
16 10 (11.90%) Puppet
16 10 (11.90%) VMware

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%) IIS
2 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.38%) CMS
4 2 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.38%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.19%) Apache
5 1 (1.19%) Confluence
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.19%) Liferay
5 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.76%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (14.29%) Office 365
3 8 (9.52%) IaaS
4 7 (8.33%) PaaS
5 6 (7.14%) GitHub
6 3 (3.57%) SaaS
7 2 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.24%) DNS
2 12 (14.29%) DHCP
3 6 (7.14%) Firewall
4 4 (4.76%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.38%) LDAP
5 2 (2.38%) Network Security
5 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.19%) LAN
6 1 (1.19%) VPN
6 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.76%) MySQL
5 4 (4.76%) Power BI
5 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (3.57%) MS Access
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.38%) SQLite
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.19%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) JIRA
2 9 (10.71%) YouTrack
3 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.14%) Maven
4 6 (7.14%) Subversion
5 5 (5.95%) TeamCity
5 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.76%) Selenium
6 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.57%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.38%) GitLab
8 2 (2.38%) WinDbg
9 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.19%) git-flow
9 1 (1.19%) JMeter
9 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (1.19%) Advertising
3 1 (1.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) Architect
3 20 (23.81%) .NET Developer
4 11 (13.10%) Cloud Architect
5 8 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.76%) AWS Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Azure Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Consultant
8 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.95%) .NET
2 20 (23.81%) HTML
3 18 (21.43%) CSS
4 17 (20.24%) ASP.NET
5 16 (19.05%) AngularJS
6 10 (11.90%) jQuery
7 7 (8.33%) HTML5
8 6 (7.14%) RESTful
9 5 (5.95%) .NET Framework
9 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (5.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (5.95%) Web Services
10 4 (4.76%) Ajax
10 4 (4.76%) JSON
10 4 (4.76%) Kendo UI
10 4 (4.76%) LINQ
11 3 (3.57%) Entity Framework
12 2 (2.38%) CSS3
12 2 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (2.38%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Private Cloud
2 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.95%) PKI
3 5 (5.95%) Replication
3 5 (5.95%) Visualisation
3 5 (5.95%) VLE
4 4 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.57%) Statistics
6 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.38%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.57%) Windows
2 17 (20.24%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.14%) Linux
5 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.57%) Unix
6 3 (3.57%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.38%) VMS
7 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.19%) Android
8 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.29%) Scrum
3 11 (13.10%) Migration
4 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (10.71%) DevOps
6 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (9.52%) MVC
6 8 (9.52%) OO
7 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 7 (8.33%) Web Development
8 6 (7.14%) Front End Development
9 5 (5.95%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.95%) Microservices
9 5 (5.95%) OOP
9 5 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.76%) CRM
10 4 (4.76%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) C#
2 21 (25.00%) SQL
3 20 (23.81%) PowerShell
4 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.76%) Perl
7 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.57%) Python
7 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.57%) VBA
7 3 (3.57%) VBScript
8 2 (2.38%) PHP
8 2 (2.38%) Ruby
8 2 (2.38%) VB
9 1 (1.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) Degree
3 1 (1.19%) MCSE
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 22 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.10%) Hyper-V
3 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (10.71%) Docker
5 5 (5.95%) DFS Replication
6 3 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.38%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.38%) XenApp
7 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.19%) Shibboleth
8 1 (1.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (11.90%) Puppet
2 9 (10.71%) Ansible
3 3 (3.57%) SCCM
4 2 (2.38%) Fluentd
4 2 (2.38%) Graylog
4 2 (2.38%) SCOM
4 2 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.19%) Simpana
Vendors
1 35 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) VMware
3 6 (7.14%) Cisco
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle
4 3 (3.57%) Telerik
5 2 (2.38%) CA
5 2 (2.38%) Citrix
5 2 (2.38%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.38%) Splunk
5 2 (2.38%) Symantec
5 2 (2.38%) Varonis
6 1 (1.19%) Apple
6 1 (1.19%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (1.19%) CommVault
6 1 (1.19%) HP
6 1 (1.19%) Logi Analytics
6 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.19%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.19%) Twitter
6 1 (1.19%) WSO2
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