The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 24 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 13 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.56% 3.49% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.26% 61.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Median daily rate £475 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +44.23%
Microsoft Azure
Hampshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
46 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 16.14% 5.71% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 13
Median daily rate £505 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £404 £420
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +52.77%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 Southampton

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft Azure
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Southampton region.

Microsoft Azure Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

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

1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (27.78%) Office 365
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) PaaS
4 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) IaaS
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (16.67%) React
5 2 (11.11%) CSS3
5 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
5 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
5 2 (11.11%) SAP HANA
5 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (11.11%) RESTful
5 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) F#
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 2 (11.11%) QA
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium
5 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (5.56%) Commerce Server
3 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
2 3 (16.67%) IaaS
2 3 (16.67%) PaaS
3 2 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.56%) G Suite
4 1 (5.56%) OneDrive
4 1 (5.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
1 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) SAP HANA
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) HBase
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) MSI
2 1 (5.56%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) WiX
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Azure Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Manager
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (16.67%) React
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) Aurelia
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) CSS3
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.56%) Express
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) Kendo UI
4 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) MVC
1 4 (22.22%) TDD
2 3 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Full Text Search
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) C
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) F#
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Go
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) Scala
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
3 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) HDFS
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) BMC
2 2 (11.11%) Remedy
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.56%) DevExpress
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Hortonworks
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds