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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 43 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.83% 0.60% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.12% 10.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Median daily rate £425 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
- +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +34.61%

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
66 28 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.14% 5.58% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 16 1
Median daily rate £400 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-17.92% -8.25%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +7 6 £425 -10.52% 3
Rotherham - 1 £273 -
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (31.82%) DevOps
3 6 (27.27%) IaaS
3 6 (27.27%) Office 365
3 6 (27.27%) Puppet
3 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Salt
5 4 (18.18%) Ansible
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 4 (18.18%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.64%) VPN
6 3 (13.64%) Python
6 3 (13.64%) Web Services
6 3 (13.64%) SSL
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) Advertising
6 3 (13.64%) Ruby
6 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (13.64%) Git (software)

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 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) Liferay
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (27.27%) IaaS
2 6 (27.27%) Office 365
3 3 (13.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (9.09%) PaaS
5 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (13.64%) HTTP
2 3 (13.64%) SSL
2 3 (13.64%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) NAS
4 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
4 1 (4.55%) VLAN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Power BI
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.55%) git-flow
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Lead DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Web Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) Marionette.js
3 1 (4.55%) MDX
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.55%) WPF
3 1 (4.55%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) DevOps
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
2 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Front End Development
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) MVVM
4 1 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) People Management
4 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (4.55%) Web Design
4 1 (4.55%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) Ruby
3 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCDP
1 1 (4.55%) CCNA
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Docker
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) ProxySG
4 1 (4.55%) Shibboleth
4 1 (4.55%) vCloud
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) Xen
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (27.27%) Puppet
3 4 (18.18%) Ansible
3 4 (18.18%) Salt
4 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
4 2 (9.09%) SCCM
5 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.55%) DameWare
5 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (4.55%) SCOM
5 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Dell
4 2 (9.09%) Meraki
5 1 (4.55%) AlienVault
5 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.55%) BT
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) Mitel
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.55%) Sophos
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) Veeam
5 1 (4.55%) WSO2