The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 72 139 114
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -25
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 86 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.88% 0.44% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 10.29% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 8 2
Median daily rate £463 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £368 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £508 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £406
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
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
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 Yorkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
258 136 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.63% 4.27% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 86 26
Median daily rate £500 £410 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +22.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £325 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Median hourly rate £23.00 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +32.35%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire +70 77 £500 +14.28% 14
South Yorkshire -2 6 £325 -13.33% 4
North Yorkshire - 2 £338 - 2
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 55 (41.98%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (38.93%) Windows
3 49 (37.40%) Microsoft
4 41 (31.30%) VMware
5 39 (29.77%) .NET
6 35 (26.72%) SQL Server
6 35 (26.72%) Active Directory
7 34 (25.95%) PowerShell
8 33 (25.19%) Puppet
9 32 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (23.66%) Opscode Chef
11 29 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (21.37%) DevOps
13 27 (20.61%) Windows Server
14 23 (17.56%) Office 365
15 22 (16.79%) TDD
16 20 (15.27%) SQL
17 18 (13.74%) JavaScript
17 18 (13.74%) Ansible
18 17 (12.98%) C#
18 17 (12.98%) Linux
18 17 (12.98%) SOA
18 17 (12.98%) Finance
19 16 (12.21%) DNS
19 16 (12.21%) Web Services
19 16 (12.21%) Windows Server 2012
20 15 (11.45%) MS Excel
20 15 (11.45%) Team Foundation Server
21 14 (10.69%) WCF
22 13 (9.92%) Continuous Integration

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in 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 11 (8.40%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.58%) IIS
3 5 (3.82%) Joomla!
3 5 (3.82%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.29%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.53%) Apache
5 2 (1.53%) Confluence
5 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.53%) nginx
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.76%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (8.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 55 (41.98%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (17.56%) Office 365
3 9 (6.87%) PaaS
4 7 (5.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.53%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.53%) IaaS
6 2 (1.53%) SaaS
7 1 (0.76%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.76%) GitHub
7 1 (0.76%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.76%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.21%) DNS
2 11 (8.40%) VPN
3 10 (7.63%) Firewall
4 6 (4.58%) Extranet
4 6 (4.58%) Intranet
5 4 (3.05%) SAN
6 3 (2.29%) DHCP
6 3 (2.29%) Skype
7 2 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.53%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (1.53%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.53%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (1.53%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.53%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.53%) VoIP
7 2 (1.53%) Wireless
8 1 (0.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (26.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.58%) OLAP
3 6 (4.58%) OLTP
4 5 (3.82%) Big Data
4 5 (3.82%) DB2
4 5 (3.82%) MySQL
4 5 (3.82%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.05%) Power BI
5 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.29%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.76%) QlikView
8 1 (0.76%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (11.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (9.16%) Visual Studio
3 10 (7.63%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.34%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.34%) Travis CI
5 6 (4.58%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.82%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (3.05%) JIRA
7 4 (3.05%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.53%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.53%) Selenium
10 1 (0.76%) CasperJS
10 1 (0.76%) Concordion
10 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.76%) FxCop
10 1 (0.76%) JBehave
10 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.76%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.76%) StyleCop
General
1 17 (12.98%) Finance
2 4 (3.05%) Legal
2 4 (3.05%) Retail
2 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.53%) Advertising
3 2 (1.53%) iGaming
3 2 (1.53%) Publishing
4 1 (0.76%) Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (20.61%) Developer
2 23 (17.56%) Architect
3 21 (16.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (12.98%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (12.21%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (9.92%) Azure Engineer
7 12 (9.16%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (9.16%) Consultant
8 11 (8.40%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (6.87%) C# Developer
10 8 (6.11%) Analyst
10 8 (6.11%) Lead Architect
10 8 (6.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 7 (5.34%) Server Engineer
11 7 (5.34%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.58%) .NET Developer
12 6 (4.58%) Mobile Solutions Architect
12 6 (4.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.58%) Windows Server Engineer
13 5 (3.82%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (29.77%) .NET
2 16 (12.21%) Web Services
3 14 (10.69%) WCF
4 13 (9.92%) ASP.NET
4 13 (9.92%) HTML
5 9 (6.87%) HTML5
6 7 (5.34%) AngularJS
6 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (5.34%) React
7 6 (4.58%) CSS
8 5 (3.82%) Middleware
8 5 (3.82%) Node.js
8 5 (3.82%) SOAP
8 5 (3.82%) Xamarin.iOS
9 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (3.05%) JSON
9 4 (3.05%) RESTful
10 3 (2.29%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.29%) jQuery
10 3 (2.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.63%) Public Cloud
2 9 (6.87%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.11%) Replication
4 4 (3.05%) User Experience
5 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.53%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.53%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (38.93%) Windows
2 27 (20.61%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.98%) Linux
4 16 (12.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.11%) Android
6 8 (6.11%) Apple iOS
7 6 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.53%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.76%) Unix
9 1 (0.76%) VMS
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.37%) DevOps
3 22 (16.79%) TDD
4 17 (12.98%) SOA
5 13 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (9.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (8.40%) Configuration Management
7 11 (8.40%) CRM
7 11 (8.40%) MVC
7 11 (8.40%) Scrum
8 10 (7.63%) Release Management
8 10 (7.63%) Resource Management
9 9 (6.87%) Open Source
10 7 (5.34%) Load Balancing
10 7 (5.34%) Programme Management
10 7 (5.34%) Service Management
10 7 (5.34%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (4.58%) B2B
11 6 (4.58%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.95%) PowerShell
2 20 (15.27%) SQL
3 18 (13.74%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.98%) C#
5 8 (6.11%) PHP
6 7 (5.34%) Ruby
7 6 (4.58%) Java
8 5 (3.82%) Python
9 4 (3.05%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.53%) Perl
11 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.05%) MCSE
3 3 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.29%) MCSA
4 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.76%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.76%) CCDP
5 1 (0.76%) CCNA
5 1 (0.76%) CCNP
5 1 (0.76%) CITP
5 1 (0.76%) ISEB
5 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.76%) MCAD
5 1 (0.76%) MCSD
5 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) GCP
1 2 (1.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 35 (26.72%) Active Directory
2 29 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.16%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (6.11%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.58%) Docker
5 6 (4.58%) vSphere
6 2 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 33 (25.19%) Puppet
2 31 (23.66%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (13.74%) Ansible
4 10 (7.63%) SCCM
5 6 (4.58%) SCOM
6 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (2.29%) SCSM
8 2 (1.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.53%) Opsview
8 2 (1.53%) Salt
9 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.76%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 49 (37.40%) Microsoft
2 41 (31.30%) VMware
3 12 (9.16%) Cisco
4 8 (6.11%) Oracle
5 6 (4.58%) Dell
5 6 (4.58%) NetApp
5 6 (4.58%) Xamarin
6 5 (3.82%) Brocade
6 5 (3.82%) EMC
6 5 (3.82%) F5
6 5 (3.82%) Google
7 4 (3.05%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.05%) Sybase
8 3 (2.29%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.29%) Citrix
9 2 (1.53%) Avaya
9 2 (1.53%) Genesys
9 2 (1.53%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.53%) SAP
9 2 (1.53%) Splunk
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