Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 18 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)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 32 -
Rank change year-on-year -45 - -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 1.02% 2.90% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.04% 57.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
County Antrim median daily rate £375 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £375 £400 -
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland 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 County Antrim with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 46 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 7.81% 5.07% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 4 3
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +16.13%
10th Percentile £354 £400 £425
90th Percentile £575 £400 £475
Northern Ireland median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - £10.00 -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £10.00 -

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in County Antrim

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in County Antrim

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

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 County Antrim region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -48 6 £375 -6.25% 1
Microsoft Azure
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 4 (66.67%) CRM
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Service Design
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 4 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Server Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Design
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft