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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 67 138 120
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 84 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.96% 0.54% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.87% 10.69% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 7 2
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £340 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.19 -
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -
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
248 159 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.74% 5.07% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 93 31
Median daily rate £475 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Median hourly rate £23.50 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.83% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +64 77 £450 +20.00% 22
South Yorkshire 0 6 £350 -6.66% 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £338 - 2
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 62 (41.33%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (38.67%) Microsoft
3 57 (38.00%) Windows
4 51 (34.00%) VMware
5 44 (29.33%) Active Directory
6 41 (27.33%) .NET
7 39 (26.00%) SQL Server
7 39 (26.00%) Puppet
7 39 (26.00%) DevOps
8 37 (24.67%) Opscode Chef
8 37 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 36 (24.00%) PowerShell
10 32 (21.33%) Windows Server
11 26 (17.33%) DNS
11 26 (17.33%) Office 365
12 24 (16.00%) Linux
13 23 (15.33%) TDD
14 21 (14.00%) Finance
15 20 (13.33%) Web Services
15 20 (13.33%) SQL
16 19 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 19 (12.67%) Ansible
16 19 (12.67%) PaaS
17 18 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 18 (12.00%) C#
17 18 (12.00%) MS Excel
18 17 (11.33%) SOA
18 17 (11.33%) JavaScript
18 17 (11.33%) Scrum

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 13 (8.67%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.00%) IIS
3 5 (3.33%) Joomla!
3 5 (3.33%) nginx
4 4 (2.67%) Apache
4 4 (2.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.67%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.67%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.67%) Confluence
6 1 (0.67%) Mongrel
6 1 (0.67%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 62 (41.33%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (17.33%) Office 365
3 19 (12.67%) PaaS
4 14 (9.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (6.67%) IaaS
6 9 (6.00%) SaaS
7 4 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.33%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.67%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.67%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.67%) GitHub
9 1 (0.67%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.67%) Heroku
9 1 (0.67%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.33%) DNS
2 12 (8.00%) Firewall
3 11 (7.33%) VPN
4 6 (4.00%) Extranet
4 6 (4.00%) Intranet
5 5 (3.33%) DHCP
6 3 (2.00%) SAN
6 3 (2.00%) Skype
7 2 (1.33%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.33%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (1.33%) FTP
7 2 (1.33%) HTTP
7 2 (1.33%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.33%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.33%) SMTP
7 2 (1.33%) SSL
7 2 (1.33%) Telnet
7 2 (1.33%) VoIP
7 2 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.00%) MySQL
3 6 (4.00%) OLAP
3 6 (4.00%) OLTP
4 5 (3.33%) Big Data
4 5 (3.33%) DB2
4 5 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.00%) Power BI
7 2 (1.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.67%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.67%) QlikView
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 15 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 10 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 8 (5.33%) Travis CI
4 8 (5.33%) Vagrant
5 7 (4.67%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.00%) JIRA
7 2 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.33%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.33%) JMeter
8 1 (0.67%) FxCop
8 1 (0.67%) GoCD
8 1 (0.67%) MSI
8 1 (0.67%) Selenium
8 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.67%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.67%) StyleCop
General
1 21 (14.00%) Finance
2 6 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.33%) Retail
4 4 (2.67%) Advertising
4 4 (2.67%) Legal
5 2 (1.33%) Billing
5 2 (1.33%) iGaming
5 2 (1.33%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (20.00%) Architect
2 28 (18.67%) Developer
3 21 (14.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (12.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (11.33%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (8.67%) Azure Engineer
7 12 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (8.00%) Consultant
8 11 (7.33%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) Analyst
9 9 (6.00%) C# Developer
10 8 (5.33%) .NET Developer
10 8 (5.33%) Azure Architect
10 8 (5.33%) Lead Architect
10 8 (5.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.67%) Cloud Architect
12 6 (4.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
12 6 (4.00%) PowerShell Engineer
12 6 (4.00%) Senior Architect
12 6 (4.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (27.33%) .NET
2 20 (13.33%) Web Services
3 14 (9.33%) WCF
4 13 (8.67%) ASP.NET
5 12 (8.00%) HTML
6 8 (5.33%) AngularJS
6 8 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (5.33%) HTML5
7 7 (4.67%) React
8 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (3.33%) CSS
8 5 (3.33%) Middleware
8 5 (3.33%) Node.js
8 5 (3.33%) SOAP
8 5 (3.33%) Xamarin.iOS
9 4 (2.67%) RESTful
10 3 (2.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.00%) jQuery
10 3 (2.00%) JSON
10 3 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.67%) Public Cloud
2 9 (6.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.33%) Replication
4 7 (4.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.33%) User Experience
6 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.33%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 57 (38.00%) Windows
2 32 (21.33%) Windows Server
3 24 (16.00%) Linux
4 19 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (8.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (8.00%) Android
8 11 (7.33%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.33%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.67%) CentOS
10 1 (0.67%) VMS
10 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.00%) DevOps
2 37 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (15.33%) TDD
4 18 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 17 (11.33%) Scrum
5 17 (11.33%) SOA
6 16 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (8.00%) CRM
9 11 (7.33%) Configuration Management
9 11 (7.33%) MVC
10 10 (6.67%) Release Management
10 10 (6.67%) Resource Management
10 10 (6.67%) Service Management
11 9 (6.00%) ITIL
11 9 (6.00%) Load Balancing
11 9 (6.00%) Migration
11 9 (6.00%) Open Source
12 8 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.67%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 20 (13.33%) SQL
3 18 (12.00%) C#
4 17 (11.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.33%) PHP
5 8 (5.33%) Ruby
6 6 (4.00%) Python
7 5 (3.33%) Java
8 4 (2.67%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.00%) Perl
10 2 (1.33%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.67%) Go
11 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.33%) MCSE
3 4 (2.67%) AWS Certification
3 4 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.00%) MCSA
5 2 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.67%) CCDP
6 1 (0.67%) CCNA
6 1 (0.67%) CCNP
6 1 (0.67%) CITP
6 1 (0.67%) ISEB
6 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.67%) MCAD
6 1 (0.67%) MCSD
6 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.33%) GCP
1 2 (1.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 44 (29.33%) Active Directory
2 36 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (7.33%) Docker
5 8 (5.33%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.33%) vSphere
7 2 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (26.00%) Puppet
2 37 (24.67%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (12.67%) Ansible
4 11 (7.33%) SCCM
5 10 (6.67%) SCOM
6 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (2.00%) SCSM
8 2 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.33%) Opsview
8 2 (1.33%) Salt
9 1 (0.67%) Packer
9 1 (0.67%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 58 (38.67%) Microsoft
2 51 (34.00%) VMware
3 13 (8.67%) Dell
4 12 (8.00%) Cisco
5 9 (6.00%) Oracle
6 8 (5.33%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.00%) Splunk
7 6 (4.00%) Xamarin
8 5 (3.33%) EMC
8 5 (3.33%) F5
8 5 (3.33%) Google
8 5 (3.33%) NetApp
9 4 (2.67%) Brocade
9 4 (2.67%) Sybase
10 3 (2.00%) Citrix
10 3 (2.00%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.33%) Avaya
11 2 (1.33%) Genesys
11 2 (1.33%) SaltStack
11 2 (1.33%) Verint
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