The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 42 66 98
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +32
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 52 46 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.67% 2.32% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.61% 32.62% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 10
Median daily rate £380 £406 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.46% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £316 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £598 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
- +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +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 West Yorkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
114 141 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.04% 7.12% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 97 47
Median daily rate £410 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £600 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £97.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West 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 West Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 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
Leeds +9 33 £444 +14.51% 19
Bradford +14 7 £363 -39.58%
Huddersfield +3 6 - - 2
Wakefield +3 3 £275 -21.42% 1
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 59 (48.36%) Microsoft
2 49 (40.16%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (37.70%) Windows
4 35 (28.69%) SQL Server
5 33 (27.05%) VMware
6 31 (25.41%) DevOps
6 31 (25.41%) Windows Server
7 29 (23.77%) Active Directory
7 29 (23.77%) DNS
8 28 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (22.13%) Linux
10 24 (19.67%) Office 365
11 22 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (17.21%) Opscode Chef
12 21 (17.21%) Docker
12 21 (17.21%) Puppet
13 20 (16.39%) PowerShell
13 20 (16.39%) .NET
14 19 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (14.75%) PaaS
15 18 (14.75%) Splunk
15 18 (14.75%) Continuous Delivery
15 18 (14.75%) IIS
15 18 (14.75%) JavaScript
16 17 (13.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 17 (13.93%) Load Balancing
17 16 (13.11%) ITIL
18 15 (12.30%) MS Excel
18 15 (12.30%) SQL Server 2014

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 18 (14.75%) IIS
2 13 (10.66%) Apache
3 11 (9.02%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.56%) Skype for Business
4 8 (6.56%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.74%) MS Exchange
6 6 (4.92%) nginx
6 6 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (3.28%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (2.46%) Confluence
8 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.82%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.82%) CMS
9 1 (0.82%) Jetty
9 1 (0.82%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.82%) Site Server
9 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (12.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 49 (40.16%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (19.67%) Office 365
3 18 (14.75%) PaaS
4 11 (9.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (9.02%) IaaS
5 7 (5.74%) SaaS
6 3 (2.46%) CloudBees
6 3 (2.46%) GitHub
6 3 (2.46%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.82%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.82%) Heroku
8 1 (0.82%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.77%) DNS
2 11 (9.02%) DHCP
2 11 (9.02%) Firewall
3 7 (5.74%) OpenLDAP
4 6 (4.92%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.92%) VPN
5 5 (4.10%) Skype
6 4 (3.28%) FTP
6 4 (3.28%) HTTP
6 4 (3.28%) HTTPS
6 4 (3.28%) IP Telephony
6 4 (3.28%) SMTP
6 4 (3.28%) SSL
6 4 (3.28%) Telnet
7 3 (2.46%) LAN
8 2 (1.64%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (1.64%) MPLS
8 2 (1.64%) SAN
8 2 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.69%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.30%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (7.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.74%) Redis
5 7 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.46%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.46%) MySQL
8 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.82%) DTS
10 1 (0.82%) OLAP
10 1 (0.82%) OLTP
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (11.48%) Jenkins
2 13 (10.66%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (8.20%) TeamCity
4 9 (7.38%) Vagrant
5 8 (6.56%) JIRA
5 8 (6.56%) JMeter
6 7 (5.74%) Visual Studio
7 6 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
8 5 (4.10%) Bitbucket
9 4 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.46%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.64%) MSBuild
11 2 (1.64%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.82%) GoCD
General
1 8 (6.56%) Finance
2 4 (3.28%) Advertising
2 4 (3.28%) Retail
2 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.64%) Billing
3 2 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (0.82%) Games
4 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (25.41%) Architect
2 14 (11.48%) Developer
2 14 (11.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (9.84%) Consultant
4 11 (9.02%) Technical Architect
5 10 (8.20%) Azure Architect
5 10 (8.20%) Windows Engineer
6 8 (6.56%) Analyst
7 7 (5.74%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (5.74%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (5.74%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (5.74%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.92%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (4.92%) SharePoint Consultant
9 5 (4.10%) DevOps Specialist
9 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) PowerShell Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Automation Specialist
10 4 (3.28%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.39%) .NET
2 12 (9.84%) Web Services
3 7 (5.74%) LAPP Stack
4 6 (4.92%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.92%) REST
5 5 (4.10%) SOAP
6 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (3.28%) JSON
7 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.46%) Middleware
7 3 (2.46%) React
7 3 (2.46%) Spring
7 3 (2.46%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.64%) XML
9 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.82%) Ajax
9 1 (0.82%) CSS
9 1 (0.82%) HTML
9 1 (0.82%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.84%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (5.74%) Public Cloud
3 7 (5.74%) User Experience
4 5 (4.10%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.10%) NHS
5 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.28%) Replication
6 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.64%) Clustering
6 2 (1.64%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.64%) Derivative
6 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.64%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.64%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.82%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 46 (37.70%) Windows
2 31 (25.41%) Windows Server
3 27 (22.13%) Linux
4 22 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (13.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (6.56%) Android
8 6 (4.92%) Apple iOS
8 6 (4.92%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.82%) CentOS
10 1 (0.82%) Unix
10 1 (0.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.41%) DevOps
2 28 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.75%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (13.93%) Load Balancing
5 16 (13.11%) ITIL
6 14 (11.48%) Scrum
7 12 (9.84%) Open Source
8 11 (9.02%) TDD
9 10 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (8.20%) Microservices
10 9 (7.38%) Migration
10 9 (7.38%) MVC
11 8 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (6.56%) Performance Testing
11 8 (6.56%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (5.74%) Identity Management
12 7 (5.74%) Kanban
12 7 (5.74%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (5.74%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.39%) PowerShell
2 18 (14.75%) JavaScript
3 14 (11.48%) Java
4 11 (9.02%) SQL
5 9 (7.38%) C#
5 9 (7.38%) PHP
6 2 (1.64%) Python
6 2 (1.64%) Ruby
7 1 (0.82%) Go
7 1 (0.82%) Perl
7 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.92%) AWS Certification
2 5 (4.10%) MCSE
2 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.64%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.82%) CCDP
6 1 (0.82%) CCNA
6 1 (0.82%) CCNP
6 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.64%) GCP
2 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (23.77%) Active Directory
2 22 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (17.21%) Docker
4 8 (6.56%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (4.10%) vSphere
7 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (17.21%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (17.21%) Puppet
2 14 (11.48%) SCOM
3 8 (6.56%) Ansible
4 7 (5.74%) Nagios
4 7 (5.74%) SCCM
5 5 (4.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.64%) Salt
7 1 (0.82%) Packer
7 1 (0.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 59 (48.36%) Microsoft
2 33 (27.05%) VMware
3 18 (14.75%) Splunk
4 11 (9.02%) Red Hat
5 10 (8.20%) Dell
6 5 (4.10%) Atlassian
6 5 (4.10%) Brocade
6 5 (4.10%) Cisco
6 5 (4.10%) Citrix
7 4 (3.28%) Oracle
8 2 (1.64%) Avaya
8 2 (1.64%) Genesys
8 2 (1.64%) IBM
8 2 (1.64%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.64%) Verint
9 1 (0.82%) EMC
9 1 (0.82%) F5
9 1 (0.82%) NetApp
9 1 (0.82%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: flexible depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago