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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 59 90 128
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +38
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 75 56 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.10% 1.82% 0.038%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.71% 30.43% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 31 1
Median daily rate £460 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £402 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +44.23%
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
210 184 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.68% 5.97% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 109 32
Median daily rate £450 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £319 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.48% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +44.73%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +21 52 £500 +25.00% 17
South Yorkshire 0 16 £413 +24.06% 3
North Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 1
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 71 (43.83%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (41.36%) Microsoft
3 54 (33.33%) Windows
4 43 (26.54%) Active Directory
4 43 (26.54%) DevOps
5 42 (25.93%) .NET
5 42 (25.93%) VMware
6 41 (25.31%) SQL Server
7 40 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (24.07%) Opscode Chef
9 38 (23.46%) Puppet
10 34 (20.99%) PowerShell
11 32 (19.75%) Windows Server
12 31 (19.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 31 (19.14%) DNS
13 30 (18.52%) Linux
14 24 (14.81%) Office 365
14 24 (14.81%) JavaScript
15 23 (14.20%) Web Services
15 23 (14.20%) TDD
16 22 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (13.58%) PaaS
16 22 (13.58%) Continuous Delivery
17 21 (12.96%) Ansible
17 21 (12.96%) Docker
18 20 (12.35%) C#
19 19 (11.73%) Windows Server 2008
19 19 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (11.11%) Java
20 18 (11.11%) 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 17 (10.49%) IIS
2 14 (8.64%) SharePoint
3 12 (7.41%) Apache
4 8 (4.94%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.94%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.70%) nginx
5 6 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.09%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (3.09%) Confluence
6 5 (3.09%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.23%) CMS
8 1 (0.62%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.62%) Jetty
8 1 (0.62%) Liferay
8 1 (0.62%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.62%) Site Server
8 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project
3 1 (0.62%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 71 (43.83%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (14.81%) Office 365
3 22 (13.58%) PaaS
4 17 (10.49%) IaaS
5 12 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (4.32%) SaaS
7 4 (2.47%) CloudBees
7 4 (2.47%) GitHub
7 4 (2.47%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.62%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.62%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.14%) DNS
2 14 (8.64%) VPN
3 9 (5.56%) DHCP
3 9 (5.56%) Firewall
3 9 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.70%) Extranet
4 6 (3.70%) HTTP
4 6 (3.70%) Intranet
4 6 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
4 6 (3.70%) SSL
5 4 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.47%) IP Telephony
6 3 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.85%) FTP
6 3 (1.85%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.85%) SMTP
6 3 (1.85%) Telnet
6 3 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.70%) MySQL
4 6 (3.70%) OLAP
4 6 (3.70%) OLTP
4 6 (3.70%) Redis
5 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.85%) Power BI
6 3 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.23%) Big Data
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (10.49%) Visual Studio
2 15 (9.26%) Jenkins
3 13 (8.02%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (8.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 11 (6.79%) TeamCity
6 10 (6.17%) JIRA
7 9 (5.56%) Vagrant
8 7 (4.32%) JMeter
9 6 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (3.09%) Bitbucket
11 4 (2.47%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.85%) Travis CI
13 2 (1.23%) MSBuild
13 2 (1.23%) Subversion
14 1 (0.62%) FxCop
14 1 (0.62%) git-flow
14 1 (0.62%) GoCD
14 1 (0.62%) Selenium
14 1 (0.62%) StyleCop
General
1 16 (9.88%) Finance
2 11 (6.79%) Advertising
3 5 (3.09%) Retail
4 4 (2.47%) Legal
4 4 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Billing
5 2 (1.23%) Publishing
6 1 (0.62%) Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Games
6 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (22.22%) Architect
2 28 (17.28%) Developer
3 26 (16.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (8.64%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (8.02%) Consultant
6 12 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
7 11 (6.79%) .NET Developer
7 11 (6.79%) Technical Architect
8 10 (6.17%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (5.56%) Azure Architect
10 7 (4.32%) Analyst
10 7 (4.32%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (4.32%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (3.70%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.70%) PowerShell Engineer
11 6 (3.70%) SharePoint Consultant
12 5 (3.09%) Active Directory Engineer
12 5 (3.09%) DevOps Specialist
12 5 (3.09%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (25.93%) .NET
2 23 (14.20%) Web Services
3 10 (6.17%) ASP.NET
4 9 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 8 (4.94%) REST
6 6 (3.70%) CSS
6 6 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
6 6 (3.70%) SOAP
6 6 (3.70%) WCF
7 5 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (3.09%) HTML
7 5 (3.09%) JSON
8 4 (2.47%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.47%) React
8 4 (2.47%) Spring
8 4 (2.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (1.85%) jQuery
9 3 (1.85%) Middleware
9 3 (1.85%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.79%) Data Centre
1 11 (6.79%) Public Cloud
2 8 (4.94%) Replication
2 8 (4.94%) User Experience
3 7 (4.32%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.47%) NHS
7 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.23%) Derivative
7 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.23%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.62%) Clustering
8 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.62%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 54 (33.33%) Windows
2 32 (19.75%) Windows Server
3 30 (18.52%) Linux
4 22 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (11.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (4.94%) Android
8 6 (3.70%) Apple iOS
8 6 (3.70%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.62%) CentOS
9 1 (0.62%) VMS
9 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.54%) DevOps
2 40 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (14.20%) TDD
4 22 (13.58%) Continuous Delivery
5 19 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (11.11%) Scrum
7 15 (9.26%) Configuration Management
8 14 (8.64%) Load Balancing
8 14 (8.64%) MVC
9 13 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (8.02%) ITIL
9 13 (8.02%) Open Source
10 12 (7.41%) CRM
11 11 (6.79%) Microservices
11 11 (6.79%) Migration
11 11 (6.79%) Release Management
12 10 (6.17%) Resource Management
12 10 (6.17%) Service Management
13 9 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (5.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.99%) PowerShell
2 24 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 20 (12.35%) C#
4 18 (11.11%) Java
5 15 (9.26%) SQL
6 8 (4.94%) PHP
7 6 (3.70%) Ruby
8 5 (3.09%) Python
9 4 (2.47%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.62%) Go
11 1 (0.62%) Perl
11 1 (0.62%) R
11 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.70%) AWS Certification
2 4 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.85%) MCSE
3 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.23%) CCDP
4 2 (1.23%) CCNA
4 2 (1.23%) CCNP
5 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.23%) GCP
1 2 (1.23%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 43 (26.54%) Active Directory
2 31 (19.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (12.96%) Docker
4 14 (8.64%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.70%) vSphere
6 2 (1.23%) Xen
7 1 (0.62%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 39 (24.07%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (23.46%) Puppet
3 21 (12.96%) Ansible
4 11 (6.79%) SCOM
5 7 (4.32%) SCCM
6 6 (3.70%) Nagios
6 6 (3.70%) Salt
7 4 (2.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.23%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.62%) Packer
9 1 (0.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (41.36%) Microsoft
2 42 (25.93%) VMware
3 17 (10.49%) Splunk
4 11 (6.79%) Dell
5 10 (6.17%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.94%) Cisco
7 7 (4.32%) Oracle
8 5 (3.09%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.09%) Brocade
9 2 (1.23%) Avaya
9 2 (1.23%) Citrix
9 2 (1.23%) EMC
9 2 (1.23%) F5
9 2 (1.23%) Genesys
9 2 (1.23%) Google
9 2 (1.23%) Meraki
9 2 (1.23%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.23%) NetApp
9 2 (1.23%) Tableau
9 2 (1.23%) Verint
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