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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 50 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.40% - 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.00% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £463 - £263
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 - £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 - £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
25 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.00% 1.18% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 5
Average daily rate £388 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +26.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +18.60%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 2 £463 - 4
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) WPF
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Splunk
4 2 (33.33%) Kafka
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) CouchDB
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) CouchDB
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) WPF
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) Kafka
3 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) CentOS
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) API Design
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Graphite
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Splunk