The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 54 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.96% 0.73% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.00% 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.19 -
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

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

Cloud Services Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
60 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 9.57% 4.76% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 12 2
Median daily rate £425 £405 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +29.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £125.00 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+941.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Sheffield -2 6 £350 -6.66% 1
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (30.77%) Office 365
4 3 (23.08%) SCCM
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Dell
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (15.38%) SCSM
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) Power BI
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
1 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
1 2 (15.38%) DevOps
1 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
1 2 (15.38%) Release Management
1 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) ETL
2 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
2 1 (7.69%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (15.38%) MCSA
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
2 2 (15.38%) SCSM
3 1 (7.69%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) VMware