Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 31 -
Rank change year-on-year -41 - -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.19% 3.00% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.22% 53.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Belfast median daily rate £350 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £350 £400 -
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Microsoft Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 46 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 7.84% 5.62% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 5 3
Belfast median daily rate £426 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.56% -11.11% +16.13%
10th Percentile £350 £366 £425
90th Percentile £575 £400 £475
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Belfast median hourly rate - £10.00 -
County Antrim median hourly rate - £10.00 -

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Belfast

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 5 (71.43%) CRM
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Service Design
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Ansible
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Server Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Service Design
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft