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 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 45 75 94
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 54 38 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.77% 1.97% 0.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.86% 26.95% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 33 10
Median daily rate £450 £345 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -14.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £317 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £474 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.85% +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
126 141 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.80% 7.31% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 107 56
Median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £630 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 26 February 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 26 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
Leeds +2 33 £475 +42.85% 21
Bradford +19 12 £375 -34.78%
Wakefield +2 4 £275 -21.42% 1
Huddersfield - 4 - - 1
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 55 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 36 (34.29%) Windows
3 35 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (24.76%) SQL Server
5 25 (23.81%) DNS
5 25 (23.81%) Active Directory
5 25 (23.81%) DevOps
6 24 (22.86%) Office 365
7 22 (20.95%) Windows Server
7 22 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (20.00%) Linux
8 21 (20.00%) VMware
9 18 (17.14%) Docker
10 17 (16.19%) Splunk
10 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (15.24%) ITIL
12 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 14 (13.33%) IIS
13 14 (13.33%) Load Balancing
13 14 (13.33%) PaaS
13 14 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
14 13 (12.38%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (12.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (12.38%) MS Excel
14 13 (12.38%) DHCP
15 12 (11.43%) Java
15 12 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (11.43%) SCOM
15 12 (11.43%) IaaS

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 14 (13.33%) IIS
2 11 (10.48%) Apache
3 8 (7.62%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.62%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.71%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.81%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (3.81%) nginx
6 3 (2.86%) Confluence
6 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.90%) CMS
7 2 (1.90%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.90%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.95%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.95%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.95%) Jetty
8 1 (0.95%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.95%) Mule
8 1 (0.95%) Site Server
Applications
1 13 (12.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 35 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (22.86%) Office 365
3 14 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 14 (13.33%) PaaS
4 12 (11.43%) IaaS
5 7 (6.67%) SaaS
6 3 (2.86%) CloudBees
6 3 (2.86%) GitHub
6 3 (2.86%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.95%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.95%) Heroku
7 1 (0.95%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.81%) DNS
2 13 (12.38%) DHCP
3 11 (10.48%) Firewall
4 7 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
4 7 (6.67%) SSL
5 6 (5.71%) FTP
5 6 (5.71%) HTTP
5 6 (5.71%) HTTPS
5 6 (5.71%) SMTP
5 6 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.71%) Telnet
6 5 (4.76%) LAN
7 3 (2.86%) SAN
7 3 (2.86%) Skype
8 2 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.90%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.90%) MPLS
8 2 (1.90%) VPN
8 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.76%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.67%) Redis
5 6 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.86%) MySQL
7 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.95%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.95%) OLAP
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 10 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (8.57%) JIRA
4 7 (6.67%) JMeter
4 7 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 7 (6.67%) Vagrant
5 6 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.76%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.86%) SonarQube
7 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.90%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.95%) Ant
9 1 (0.95%) GoCD
9 1 (0.95%) Hudson
9 1 (0.95%) Maven
9 1 (0.95%) Subversion
9 1 (0.95%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Advertising
2 4 (3.81%) Retail
3 2 (1.90%) Billing
3 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (33.33%) Architect
2 12 (11.43%) Azure Architect
2 12 (11.43%) Technical Architect
3 11 (10.48%) Developer
4 10 (9.52%) Consultant
4 10 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (7.62%) Cloud Architect
5 8 (7.62%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.71%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Security Consultant
9 4 (3.81%) Azure DevOps
9 4 (3.81%) Implementation Specialist
9 4 (3.81%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (3.81%) Information Security Specialist
9 4 (3.81%) PCI DSS Consultant
9 4 (3.81%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.48%) .NET
2 9 (8.57%) Web Services
3 7 (6.67%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (3.81%) JSON
5 4 (3.81%) REST
5 4 (3.81%) SOAP
6 3 (2.86%) Spring
6 3 (2.86%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.90%) .NET Core
7 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.90%) Middleware
8 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.95%) Ajax
8 1 (0.95%) CSS
8 1 (0.95%) CSS3
8 1 (0.95%) HTML
8 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (4.76%) NHS
3 5 (4.76%) User Experience
4 4 (3.81%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.81%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.86%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.90%) Clustering
6 2 (1.90%) Derivative
6 2 (1.90%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.95%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.95%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.29%) Windows
2 22 (20.95%) Windows Server
3 21 (20.00%) Linux
4 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (12.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (10.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.71%) Android
8 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.81%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.86%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.90%) Unix
11 1 (0.95%) CentOS
11 1 (0.95%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.81%) DevOps
2 22 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (15.24%) ITIL
4 14 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 12 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (10.48%) Open Source
7 10 (9.52%) Scrum
8 9 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (8.57%) Migration
8 9 (8.57%) MVC
9 8 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (7.62%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (7.62%) Translating Business Requirements
10 7 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.67%) CRM
10 7 (6.67%) Identity Management
10 7 (6.67%) Performance Testing
10 7 (6.67%) Project Management
10 7 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.71%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 12 (11.43%) Java
3 11 (10.48%) PowerShell
4 10 (9.52%) SQL
5 9 (8.57%) PHP
6 7 (6.67%) C#
7 3 (2.86%) Python
8 2 (1.90%) Ruby
9 1 (0.95%) Go
9 1 (0.95%) Perl
9 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) AWS Certification
2 4 (3.81%) MCSE
2 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.81%) PCI QSA
2 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.86%) SLA
3 2 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 18 (17.14%) Docker
3 12 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.62%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.90%) vSphere
6 1 (0.95%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.95%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (12.38%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (11.43%) SCOM
3 11 (10.48%) Puppet
4 7 (6.67%) Nagios
5 6 (5.71%) SCCM
6 5 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (2.86%) Ansible
7 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.95%) Packer
8 1 (0.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 55 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.00%) VMware
3 17 (16.19%) Splunk
4 10 (9.52%) Dell
5 7 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.76%) Atlassian
6 5 (4.76%) Citrix
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle
7 3 (2.86%) Brocade
7 3 (2.86%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.90%) Cisco
8 2 (1.90%) IBM
9 1 (0.95%) Google
9 1 (0.95%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.95%) Sophos
West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £220 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 340 - 350
Posted: 5 days ago