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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 85 112 79
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -33
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 62 13 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.13% 0.51% 1.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.31% 17.33% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 11 26
Average daily rate £394 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +13.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £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
198 75 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.81% 2.92% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 55 60
Average daily rate £425 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £304 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £458
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 £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +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 12 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 12 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 +27 49 £350 -13.73% 13
South Yorkshire - 2 £463 - 1
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 12 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 44 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 40 (40.40%) .NET
3 38 (38.38%) SQL
4 36 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (33.33%) C#
6 32 (32.32%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 20 (20.20%) Java
8 20 (20.20%) Windows
8 20 (20.20%) PowerShell
8 20 (20.20%) Git (software)
9 19 (19.19%) Puppet
9 19 (19.19%) Node.js
10 18 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 18 (18.18%) MVC
11 17 (17.17%) JavaScript
12 16 (16.16%) VMware
13 15 (15.15%) Oracle
13 15 (15.15%) Linux
13 15 (15.15%) AngularJS
13 15 (15.15%) Jenkins
13 15 (15.15%) DevOps
14 14 (14.14%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (14.14%) Active Directory
14 14 (14.14%) WCF
15 13 (13.13%) Google
15 13 (13.13%) Ruby
15 13 (13.13%) Migration
15 13 (13.13%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (13.13%) CSS

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 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 (19.19%) Node.js
2 10 (10.10%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.04%) CMS
3 4 (4.04%) nginx
3 4 (4.04%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.03%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.02%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.02%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.01%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.10%) MS Office
3 9 (9.09%) MS Project
4 8 (8.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (8.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 32 (32.32%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.10%) Office 365
3 8 (8.08%) IaaS
4 7 (7.07%) PaaS
4 7 (7.07%) SaaS
5 5 (5.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (4.04%) GitHub
7 3 (3.03%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.01%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) Firewall
2 4 (4.04%) IP Telephony
2 4 (4.04%) LAN
2 4 (4.04%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.04%) WAN
3 3 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (3.03%) HTTP
3 3 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (3.03%) SSL
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.02%) Intranet
4 2 (2.02%) Skype
5 1 (1.01%) Extranet
5 1 (1.01%) FWSM
5 1 (1.01%) MPLS
5 1 (1.01%) Network Security
5 1 (1.01%) SAN
5 1 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.10%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (10.10%) MS Access
2 10 (10.10%) Oracle Database
2 10 (10.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (8.08%) NoSQL
4 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (7.07%) Data Mining
5 7 (7.07%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.03%) Redis
8 2 (2.02%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.01%) Informix
9 1 (1.01%) MySQL
9 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (20.20%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.15%) Jenkins
3 11 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (10.10%) Cucumber
4 10 (10.10%) JUnit
4 10 (10.10%) NUnit
4 10 (10.10%) Selenium
5 5 (5.05%) SpecFlow
6 4 (4.04%) Artifactory
6 4 (4.04%) GitLab
7 2 (2.02%) Bower
7 2 (2.02%) Grunt
7 2 (2.02%) gulp
7 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.01%) eggPlant
8 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.01%) Toad
8 1 (1.01%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (8.08%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Retail
3 5 (5.05%) Games
4 3 (3.03%) Legal
5 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (26.26%) Developer
2 24 (24.24%) Architect
3 15 (15.15%) .NET Developer
4 14 (14.14%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (10.10%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Azure Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence Specialist
8 4 (4.04%) Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) Development Specialist
8 4 (4.04%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.04%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.03%) IT Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.03%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.03%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (40.40%) .NET
2 15 (15.15%) AngularJS
3 14 (14.14%) WCF
4 13 (13.13%) CSS
4 13 (13.13%) HTML
5 12 (12.12%) REST
6 11 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 10 (10.10%) PhoneGap
7 10 (10.10%) Swagger
8 8 (8.08%) Entity Framework
9 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET
9 7 (7.07%) Sensu
9 7 (7.07%) WinForms
10 6 (6.06%) Web Services
11 5 (5.05%) Middleware
12 4 (4.04%) Express
12 4 (4.04%) WPF
13 3 (3.03%) jQuery
13 3 (3.03%) OAuth
13 3 (3.03%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.04%) NHS
4 3 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.02%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.20%) Windows
2 15 (15.15%) Linux
3 12 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 10 (10.10%) Android
5 9 (9.09%) Unix
6 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.04%) CoreOS
7 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.02%) CentOS
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.18%) MVC
3 15 (15.15%) DevOps
4 13 (13.13%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (13.13%) Migration
5 11 (11.11%) Microservices
6 9 (9.09%) ITIL
6 9 (9.09%) TDD
7 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.08%) Data Validation
7 8 (8.08%) ETL
7 8 (8.08%) Project Management
7 8 (8.08%) SOA
7 8 (8.08%) Validation
7 8 (8.08%) Web Operations
8 7 (7.07%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.07%) OO
9 6 (6.06%) Analytics
9 6 (6.06%) Open Source
9 6 (6.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.38%) SQL
2 33 (33.33%) C#
3 20 (20.20%) Java
3 20 (20.20%) PowerShell
4 17 (17.17%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.13%) Ruby
6 9 (9.09%) Perl
6 9 (9.09%) Python
7 8 (8.08%) VB.NET
8 7 (7.07%) C++
9 5 (5.05%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.04%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.04%) Go
11 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.02%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.02%) VB
12 1 (1.01%) PHP
12 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) CCNP
3 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.01%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.01%) Degree
5 1 (1.01%) ISEB
5 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.02%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (14.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.09%) Docker
3 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.04%) Ceph
4 4 (4.04%) GlusterFS
4 4 (4.04%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.03%) vCloud
5 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.02%) Firmware
7 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.01%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (19.19%) Puppet
2 14 (14.14%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (12.12%) Ansible
4 9 (9.09%) Salt
5 7 (7.07%) Grafana
5 7 (7.07%) Kibana
5 7 (7.07%) logstash
5 7 (7.07%) Uchiwa
6 6 (6.06%) Graphite
6 6 (6.06%) SCCM
7 4 (4.04%) HAProxy
7 4 (4.04%) Kubernetes
8 3 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (3.03%) Opsview
9 2 (2.02%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.16%) VMware
3 15 (15.15%) Oracle
4 13 (13.13%) Google
5 11 (11.11%) Sitecore
6 4 (4.04%) Cisco
6 4 (4.04%) Citrix
7 3 (3.03%) RightScale
8 2 (2.02%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.02%) EPiServer
8 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.02%) Splunk
9 1 (1.01%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.01%) F5
9 1 (1.01%) HP
9 1 (1.01%) iManage
9 1 (1.01%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.01%) SaltStack
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