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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 58 80 123
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +43
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 67 54 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.09% 1.90% 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.01% 30.86% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 10
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £580 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +34.61%

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
197 175 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.09% 6.15% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 115 49
Median daily rate £410 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £588 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +17 52 £385 -3.75% 23
South Yorkshire +5 11 £400 +26.98% 5
North Yorkshire - 2 £475 - 4
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 72 (46.75%) Microsoft
2 59 (38.31%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (34.42%) Windows
4 41 (26.62%) SQL Server
4 41 (26.62%) DevOps
5 37 (24.03%) VMware
6 36 (23.38%) Active Directory
7 35 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (22.73%) Windows Server
8 34 (22.08%) Linux
9 31 (20.13%) DNS
10 29 (18.83%) Opscode Chef
10 29 (18.83%) Puppet
10 29 (18.83%) Office 365
11 28 (18.18%) .NET
12 25 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (15.58%) Docker
13 24 (15.58%) PowerShell
14 21 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (13.64%) PaaS
14 21 (13.64%) JavaScript
15 20 (12.99%) IIS
16 19 (12.34%) Continuous Delivery
17 18 (11.69%) Splunk
17 18 (11.69%) Java
17 18 (11.69%) Load Balancing
18 17 (11.04%) MS Excel
18 17 (11.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 17 (11.04%) IaaS

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 20 (12.99%) IIS
2 14 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 13 (8.44%) Apache
4 9 (5.84%) MS Exchange
4 9 (5.84%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.55%) Skype for Business
6 6 (3.90%) nginx
6 6 (3.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (2.60%) Confluence
8 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.30%) CMS
10 1 (0.65%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.65%) Jetty
10 1 (0.65%) Liferay
10 1 (0.65%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.65%) Site Server
10 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (11.04%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project
3 1 (0.65%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (5.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 59 (38.31%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (18.83%) Office 365
3 21 (13.64%) PaaS
4 17 (11.04%) IaaS
5 15 (9.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (5.19%) SaaS
7 3 (1.95%) CloudBees
7 3 (1.95%) GitHub
7 3 (1.95%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.65%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.65%) Heroku
9 1 (0.65%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.13%) DNS
2 13 (8.44%) Firewall
3 12 (7.79%) DHCP
4 10 (6.49%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.19%) VPN
6 7 (4.55%) HTTP
6 7 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
6 7 (4.55%) SSL
7 5 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (3.25%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.60%) FTP
8 4 (2.60%) HTTPS
8 4 (2.60%) LAN
8 4 (2.60%) SAN
8 4 (2.60%) Skype
8 4 (2.60%) SMTP
8 4 (2.60%) Telnet
9 3 (1.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.95%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (26.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.74%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.55%) Redis
6 6 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.60%) MySQL
7 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.30%) Power BI
9 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.65%) Big Data
10 1 (0.65%) Biml
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 14 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 10 (6.49%) Visual Studio
4 9 (5.84%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.84%) JIRA
4 9 (5.84%) Vagrant
5 8 (5.19%) JMeter
6 7 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.25%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.95%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.30%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.30%) Subversion
10 2 (1.30%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.65%) FxCop
11 1 (0.65%) git-flow
11 1 (0.65%) GoCD
11 1 (0.65%) Selenium
11 1 (0.65%) StyleCop
General
1 12 (7.79%) Finance
2 10 (6.49%) Advertising
3 5 (3.25%) Retail
4 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.95%) Legal
6 2 (1.30%) Billing
7 1 (0.65%) Games
7 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (22.08%) Architect
2 21 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (12.99%) Developer
4 14 (9.09%) Consultant
5 12 (7.79%) Technical Architect
6 10 (6.49%) Azure Architect
6 10 (6.49%) Azure Engineer
6 10 (6.49%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (5.19%) .NET Developer
7 8 (5.19%) Analyst
7 8 (5.19%) Cloud Architect
7 8 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) PowerShell Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.90%) SharePoint Consultant
10 5 (3.25%) Azure DevOps
10 5 (3.25%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.18%) .NET
2 16 (10.39%) Web Services
3 10 (6.49%) ASP.NET
4 9 (5.84%) AngularJS
5 7 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
5 7 (4.55%) REST
6 6 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (3.25%) Middleware
7 5 (3.25%) SOAP
8 4 (2.60%) JSON
9 3 (1.95%) CSS
9 3 (1.95%) React
9 3 (1.95%) Spring
9 3 (1.95%) Spring Boot
10 2 (1.30%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.30%) Ajax
10 2 (1.30%) HTML
10 2 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.84%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (5.84%) Public Cloud
3 7 (4.55%) User Experience
4 5 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.25%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.25%) NHS
4 5 (3.25%) Replication
5 3 (1.95%) Clustering
5 3 (1.95%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.30%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.30%) Derivative
6 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.30%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.65%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 53 (34.42%) Windows
2 35 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 34 (22.08%) Linux
4 25 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (11.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.19%) Android
8 7 (4.55%) Ubuntu
9 6 (3.90%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.65%) CentOS
11 1 (0.65%) Unix
11 1 (0.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.62%) DevOps
2 35 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.34%) Continuous Delivery
4 18 (11.69%) Load Balancing
5 16 (10.39%) ITIL
6 15 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (9.74%) Scrum
7 14 (9.09%) Open Source
8 13 (8.44%) Configuration Management
8 13 (8.44%) MVC
9 12 (7.79%) TDD
10 11 (7.14%) Migration
11 10 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (6.49%) Microservices
12 9 (5.84%) CRM
12 9 (5.84%) Technical Architecture
13 8 (5.19%) Identity Management
13 8 (5.19%) Kanban
13 8 (5.19%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (5.19%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.58%) PowerShell
2 21 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 18 (11.69%) Java
4 15 (9.74%) SQL
5 14 (9.09%) C#
6 9 (5.84%) PHP
7 6 (3.90%) Python
7 6 (3.90%) Ruby
8 3 (1.95%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.65%) Go
10 1 (0.65%) Perl
10 1 (0.65%) R
10 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.90%) AWS Certification
2 5 (3.25%) MCSE
2 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.30%) CCDP
5 2 (1.30%) CCNA
5 2 (1.30%) CCNP
5 2 (1.30%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.30%) GCP
1 2 (1.30%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.30%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 36 (23.38%) Active Directory
2 25 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (15.58%) Docker
4 8 (5.19%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.55%) vSphere
6 6 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.30%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.30%) Xen
8 1 (0.65%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.65%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.65%) vCloud
8 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.65%) XenApp
8 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (18.83%) Opscode Chef
1 29 (18.83%) Puppet
2 14 (9.09%) SCOM
3 12 (7.79%) Ansible
4 8 (5.19%) SCCM
5 7 (4.55%) Nagios
6 6 (3.90%) Salt
7 5 (3.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.30%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.65%) DameWare
9 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.65%) Packer
9 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 72 (46.75%) Microsoft
2 37 (24.03%) VMware
3 18 (11.69%) Splunk
4 12 (7.79%) Dell
5 11 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.19%) Cisco
7 6 (3.90%) Citrix
8 5 (3.25%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.25%) Brocade
8 5 (3.25%) Oracle
9 2 (1.30%) Avaya
9 2 (1.30%) EMC
9 2 (1.30%) Genesys
9 2 (1.30%) IBM
9 2 (1.30%) Meraki
9 2 (1.30%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.30%) NetApp
9 2 (1.30%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.30%) Verint
10 1 (0.65%) WSO2
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