The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 32 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.46% - 1.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.56% - 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £405 - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £403
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.83%
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
East of England

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

Cloud Services Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
18 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.26% 5.41% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 19
Median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £375 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £501 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +28.57%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 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
Newmarket - 1 £405 -
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) RHCE
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
1 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (80.00%) vCloud
1 4 (80.00%) OpenStack
1 4 (80.00%) KVM
1 4 (80.00%) Docker
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) LXC
1 4 (80.00%) SFIA
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) SQL

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (80.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) SFIA
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Docker
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (80.00%) KVM
1 4 (80.00%) LXC
1 4 (80.00%) vCloud
1 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (80.00%) VMware