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 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)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 26 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.87% - 1.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.79% - 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £385 - -
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 Suffolk region.

Cloud Services Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
29 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.55% 2.04% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 9
Median daily rate £288 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £266 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £406 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram 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 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
Ipswich - 4 £483 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £288 -
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Advertising
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) EMC VNX
4 2 (25.00%) IaaS
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud

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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (25.00%) IaaS
3 2 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Azure Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) CRM Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks