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 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 49 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.09% 0.81% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.24% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £406
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
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
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
49 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 8.93% 4.07% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 6 1
Median daily rate £500 £405 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% +35.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
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 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +32.35%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -10 4 £450 +20.00% 3
Doncaster - 1 £288 - 1
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) SCCM
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Office 365
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (16.67%) SCSM
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Power BI
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
5 2 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) PaaS
5 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) SCOM
5 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (16.67%) Google

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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) Power BI
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) Datazen
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Release Management
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCSA
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) SCSM
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (8.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Dell
2 2 (16.67%) Google
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
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