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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 17 -
Rank change year-on-year -41 -  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 0.59% 1.15% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.70% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -2.50% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% -  

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 23 4 0
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 6.80% 4.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
Median daily rate £379 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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
Belfast -46 2 £400 - 1
Microsoft Azure
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Access Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Access Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
Belfast, County Antrim
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