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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 82 112 79
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -33
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 57 14 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.99% 0.55% 1.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.65% 18.67% 51.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 11 27
Average daily rate £388 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +13.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £412 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
186 75 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.50% 2.94% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 54 56
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £304 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +30.62%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +23 43 £348 -14.35% 13
South Yorkshire - 3 £475 - 2
East Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 3
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure.

1 45 (45.92%) Microsoft
2 40 (40.82%) .NET
3 39 (39.80%) SQL
4 36 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (33.67%) C#
6 30 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (27.55%) SQL Server
8 21 (21.43%) Git (software)
9 20 (20.41%) Java
10 19 (19.39%) Windows
10 19 (19.39%) PowerShell
10 19 (19.39%) Puppet
10 19 (19.39%) Node.js
11 18 (18.37%) MS Excel
11 18 (18.37%) MVC
12 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
13 15 (15.31%) Oracle
13 15 (15.31%) Linux
13 15 (15.31%) AngularJS
13 15 (15.31%) Jenkins
13 15 (15.31%) DevOps
14 14 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (14.29%) WCF
14 14 (14.29%) VMware
14 14 (14.29%) Active Directory
15 13 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (13.27%) CSS
15 13 (13.27%) HTML
15 13 (13.27%) Migration
15 13 (13.27%) Ruby

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (19.39%) Node.js
2 10 (10.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.08%) CMS
3 4 (4.08%) nginx
3 4 (4.08%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.04%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.04%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.04%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.20%) MS Office
3 9 (9.18%) MS Project
4 8 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (8.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.20%) Office 365
3 8 (8.16%) IaaS
4 7 (7.14%) PaaS
4 7 (7.14%) SaaS
5 5 (5.10%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (4.08%) GitHub
7 3 (3.06%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) Firewall
2 4 (4.08%) IP Telephony
3 3 (3.06%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (3.06%) HTTP
3 3 (3.06%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (3.06%) LAN
3 3 (3.06%) SSL
3 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.06%) WAN
4 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.04%) Intranet
4 2 (2.04%) Skype
5 1 (1.02%) Extranet
5 1 (1.02%) FWSM
5 1 (1.02%) Network Security
5 1 (1.02%) SAN
5 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (10.20%) MS Access
2 10 (10.20%) Oracle Database
2 10 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (9.18%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (9.18%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (9.18%) NoSQL
3 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (8.16%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.16%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (7.14%) Data Mining
6 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.06%) CouchDB
7 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.06%) Redis
8 1 (1.02%) Informix
8 1 (1.02%) MySQL
8 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.31%) Jenkins
3 11 (11.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (10.20%) Cucumber
4 10 (10.20%) JUnit
4 10 (10.20%) NUnit
4 10 (10.20%) Selenium
5 5 (5.10%) SpecFlow
6 4 (4.08%) Artifactory
6 4 (4.08%) GitLab
7 2 (2.04%) Bower
7 2 (2.04%) Grunt
7 2 (2.04%) gulp
7 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.02%) eggPlant
8 1 (1.02%) Toad
General
1 8 (8.16%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Retail
3 5 (5.10%) Games
4 3 (3.06%) Legal
5 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.02%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Developer
2 23 (23.47%) Architect
3 15 (15.31%) .NET Developer
4 13 (13.27%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (9.18%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (6.12%) Azure Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Specialist
8 4 (4.08%) Consultant
8 4 (4.08%) Development Specialist
8 4 (4.08%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.08%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.06%) AWS Consultant
9 3 (3.06%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Cloud Consultant
9 3 (3.06%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.06%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (40.82%) .NET
2 15 (15.31%) AngularJS
3 14 (14.29%) WCF
4 13 (13.27%) CSS
4 13 (13.27%) HTML
5 12 (12.24%) REST
6 11 (11.22%) .NET Framework
7 10 (10.20%) PhoneGap
7 10 (10.20%) Swagger
8 8 (8.16%) Entity Framework
9 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET
9 7 (7.14%) Sensu
9 7 (7.14%) WinForms
10 5 (5.10%) Middleware
10 5 (5.10%) Web Services
11 4 (4.08%) Express
11 4 (4.08%) WPF
12 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.06%) Kafka
12 3 (3.06%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.08%) NHS
4 3 (3.06%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.06%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Windows
2 15 (15.31%) Linux
3 12 (12.24%) Windows Server
4 10 (10.20%) Android
4 10 (10.20%) Unix
5 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.08%) CoreOS
7 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.06%) CentOS
9 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.37%) MVC
3 15 (15.31%) DevOps
4 13 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (13.27%) Migration
5 12 (12.24%) Microservices
6 9 (9.18%) ITIL
6 9 (9.18%) TDD
7 8 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.16%) Data Validation
7 8 (8.16%) ETL
7 8 (8.16%) Project Management
7 8 (8.16%) SOA
7 8 (8.16%) Validation
8 7 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.14%) OO
8 7 (7.14%) Web Operations
9 6 (6.12%) Analytics
9 6 (6.12%) Open Source
9 6 (6.12%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (39.80%) SQL
2 33 (33.67%) C#
3 20 (20.41%) Java
4 19 (19.39%) PowerShell
5 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
6 13 (13.27%) Ruby
7 8 (8.16%) Perl
7 8 (8.16%) Python
7 8 (8.16%) VB.NET
8 7 (7.14%) C++
9 5 (5.10%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.08%) Go
11 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.04%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.04%) VB
12 1 (1.02%) PHP
12 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) CCNP
3 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.02%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.02%) Degree
5 1 (1.02%) ISEB
5 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.20%) Docker
3 4 (4.08%) Ceph
3 4 (4.08%) GlusterFS
3 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.06%) vCloud
4 3 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.04%) Firmware
5 2 (2.04%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (19.39%) Puppet
2 14 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (11.22%) Ansible
4 10 (10.20%) Salt
5 7 (7.14%) Grafana
5 7 (7.14%) Graphite
5 7 (7.14%) Kibana
5 7 (7.14%) logstash
5 7 (7.14%) Uchiwa
6 6 (6.12%) SCCM
7 4 (4.08%) HAProxy
7 4 (4.08%) Kubernetes
8 3 (3.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Opsview
9 2 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (45.92%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.31%) Oracle
3 14 (14.29%) VMware
4 12 (12.24%) Google
5 11 (11.22%) Sitecore
6 4 (4.08%) Citrix
7 3 (3.06%) Cisco
7 3 (3.06%) RightScale
7 3 (3.06%) Splunk
8 2 (2.04%) EPiServer
8 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.02%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.02%) F5
9 1 (1.02%) HP
9 1 (1.02%) iManage
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