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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 49 70 103
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +33
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 52 51 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.40% 2.33% 0.056%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.44% 34.23% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 1
Median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £402 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +44.23%
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

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
117 149 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.64% 6.81% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 84 24
Median daily rate £500 £501 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.09% +33.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £23.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.73% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +44.73%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
Leeds +15 34 £523 +30.62% 11
Bradford +9 6 £365 -23.15% 1
Huddersfield +9 5 - -
Wakefield - 1 £288 - 3
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 60 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 50 (37.88%) Windows
4 40 (30.30%) VMware
5 39 (29.55%) Active Directory
6 36 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 35 (26.52%) DevOps
8 32 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
8 32 (24.24%) Puppet
9 31 (23.48%) .NET
9 31 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (23.48%) PowerShell
10 30 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (22.73%) DNS
10 30 (22.73%) Windows Server
11 24 (18.18%) Linux
12 22 (16.67%) TDD
13 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (15.91%) Continuous Delivery
14 19 (14.39%) Docker
14 19 (14.39%) Office 365
14 19 (14.39%) PaaS
14 19 (14.39%) Web Services
14 19 (14.39%) JavaScript
15 18 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (12.88%) Splunk
16 17 (12.88%) Ansible
17 16 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 15 (11.36%) Scrum
18 15 (11.36%) IIS

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 15 (11.36%) IIS
2 12 (9.09%) Apache
2 12 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.30%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.30%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.55%) nginx
4 6 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.79%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (3.79%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.03%) Confluence
7 1 (0.76%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.76%) CMS
7 1 (0.76%) Jetty
7 1 (0.76%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.76%) Site Server
7 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 60 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (14.39%) Office 365
2 19 (14.39%) PaaS
3 12 (9.09%) IaaS
4 10 (7.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (5.30%) SaaS
6 4 (3.03%) CloudBees
6 4 (3.03%) GitHub
6 4 (3.03%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.76%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.76%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.73%) DNS
2 13 (9.85%) VPN
3 8 (6.06%) DHCP
3 8 (6.06%) Firewall
4 6 (4.55%) Extranet
4 6 (4.55%) Intranet
4 6 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
5 5 (3.79%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.03%) IP Telephony
7 3 (2.27%) FTP
7 3 (2.27%) HTTP
7 3 (2.27%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.27%) SMTP
7 3 (2.27%) SSL
7 3 (2.27%) Telnet
8 2 (1.52%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.52%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (1.52%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.55%) OLAP
4 6 (4.55%) OLTP
4 6 (4.55%) Redis
4 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.79%) MySQL
6 3 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.52%) Big Data
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (11.36%) Jenkins
2 14 (10.61%) Visual Studio
3 12 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (7.58%) TeamCity
6 9 (6.82%) Git (software)
6 9 (6.82%) JIRA
6 9 (6.82%) Vagrant
7 7 (5.30%) JMeter
8 5 (3.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (3.79%) Bitbucket
9 4 (3.03%) SonarQube
10 3 (2.27%) Travis CI
11 2 (1.52%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.76%) GoCD
General
1 13 (9.85%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Advertising
3 4 (3.03%) Legal
3 4 (3.03%) Retail
3 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.52%) Billing
4 2 (1.52%) Publishing
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Games
5 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (24.24%) Architect
2 21 (15.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (13.64%) Developer
4 14 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (9.09%) Consultant
5 12 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (7.58%) Azure Engineer
6 10 (7.58%) Technical Architect
6 10 (7.58%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) Azure Architect
8 7 (5.30%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.30%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) PowerShell Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) SharePoint Consultant
10 5 (3.79%) Active Directory Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (3.79%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) DevOps Specialist
10 5 (3.79%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.48%) .NET
2 19 (14.39%) Web Services
3 7 (5.30%) REST
4 6 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
4 6 (4.55%) SOAP
5 5 (3.79%) JSON
6 4 (3.03%) React
6 4 (3.03%) Spring
7 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.27%) Middleware
7 3 (2.27%) Spring Boot
7 3 (2.27%) WCF
8 2 (1.52%) CSS
8 2 (1.52%) HTML
8 2 (1.52%) Node.js
8 2 (1.52%) XML
9 1 (0.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.58%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.06%) Public Cloud
2 8 (6.06%) Replication
2 8 (6.06%) User Experience
3 7 (5.30%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.03%) NHS
6 2 (1.52%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.52%) Derivative
6 2 (1.52%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 50 (37.88%) Windows
2 30 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 24 (18.18%) Linux
4 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (6.06%) Android
8 6 (4.55%) Apple iOS
8 6 (4.55%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.76%) CentOS
9 1 (0.76%) VMS
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.52%) DevOps
2 31 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (16.67%) TDD
4 21 (15.91%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (11.36%) Scrum
6 14 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (10.61%) Load Balancing
7 13 (9.85%) ITIL
8 11 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (8.33%) Microservices
8 11 (8.33%) Open Source
8 11 (8.33%) Release Management
9 10 (7.58%) Configuration Management
9 10 (7.58%) CRM
9 10 (7.58%) MVC
9 10 (7.58%) Resource Management
9 10 (7.58%) Service Management
10 9 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (6.82%) Migration
10 9 (6.82%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (23.48%) PowerShell
2 19 (14.39%) JavaScript
3 14 (10.61%) Java
4 11 (8.33%) C#
5 9 (6.82%) SQL
6 8 (6.06%) PHP
7 3 (2.27%) Ruby
8 2 (1.52%) Python
8 2 (1.52%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.76%) Go
9 1 (0.76%) Perl
9 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.55%) AWS Certification
2 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.27%) MCSE
3 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.76%) CCDP
4 1 (0.76%) CCNA
4 1 (0.76%) CCNP
4 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.52%) GCP
1 2 (1.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (29.55%) Active Directory
2 30 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.39%) Docker
4 14 (10.61%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.79%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.79%) vSphere
6 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
1 32 (24.24%) Puppet
2 17 (12.88%) Ansible
3 11 (8.33%) SCOM
4 6 (4.55%) Nagios
4 6 (4.55%) SCCM
5 4 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.52%) Salt
7 1 (0.76%) Packer
7 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 55 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 40 (30.30%) VMware
3 17 (12.88%) Splunk
4 10 (7.58%) Dell
4 10 (7.58%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.55%) Cisco
5 6 (4.55%) Oracle
6 5 (3.79%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.79%) Brocade
7 2 (1.52%) Avaya
7 2 (1.52%) Citrix
7 2 (1.52%) EMC
7 2 (1.52%) F5
7 2 (1.52%) Genesys
7 2 (1.52%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.52%) NetApp
7 2 (1.52%) Verint
8 1 (0.76%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.76%) Sybase
8 1 (0.76%) Tableau
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