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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 130 113 112
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 11 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.37% 0.086% 0.095%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.65% 4.65% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £275 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+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
114 43 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.81% 1.85% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 23 47
Average daily rate £400 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £420 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £23.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -53.03%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
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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 -19 7 £400 +45.45% 4
South Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 3
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
4 9 (33.33%) .NET
4 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (29.63%) Java
5 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
5 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
6 7 (25.93%) SDLC
6 7 (25.93%) DevOps
7 6 (22.22%) Salt
7 6 (22.22%) Microservices
7 6 (22.22%) Graphite
7 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (22.22%) Docker
7 6 (22.22%) Private Cloud
7 6 (22.22%) CentOS
7 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (22.22%) CouchDB
7 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 6 (22.22%) Puppet
7 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
7 6 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (22.22%) Splunk
7 6 (22.22%) Kafka
7 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 6 (22.22%) Windows
7 6 (22.22%) Linux

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.70%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) Office 365
3 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) CouchDB
2 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (11.11%) OLAP
6 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.41%) MySQL
7 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.41%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Games
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Data Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Designer
5 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) iOS Developer
5 1 (3.70%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.70%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (22.22%) Kafka
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.81%) MDX
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 3 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (7.41%) WCF
5 2 (7.41%) CSLA.NET
5 2 (7.41%) RESTful
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.41%) HTML5
5 2 (7.41%) Sass
5 2 (7.41%) Ember.js
5 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (7.41%) React
5 2 (7.41%) MSMQ
5 2 (7.41%) Laravel
6 1 (3.70%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
2 6 (22.22%) Private Cloud
3 4 (14.81%) Online Games
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
1 6 (22.22%) CentOS
1 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) DevOps
2 7 (25.93%) SDLC
3 6 (22.22%) Microservices
3 6 (22.22%) Data Management
4 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
4 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.81%) OO
5 4 (14.81%) ETL
5 4 (14.81%) Physical Data Model
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
6 3 (11.11%) Workflow
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Service Management
7 2 (7.41%) ITSM
7 2 (7.41%) MVC
7 2 (7.41%) Pair Programming
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 3 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.70%) MCSD
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Puppet
1 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (22.22%) Salt
1 6 (22.22%) Graphite
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Splunk
3 2 (7.41%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) DevExpress
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) Cognos
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