The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 57 73 81
Rank change year-on-year +16 +8  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 29 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.89% 1.89% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 25.96% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 6
Median daily rate £450 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -57.85% +37.25%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 87 104 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 8.67% 7.28% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 70 52
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £660 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.10 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +230.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.92% -13.35%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Leeds over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 27 (42.19%) Microsoft
2 19 (29.69%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (29.69%) Docker
3 17 (26.56%) PHP
4 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
4 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (23.44%) Office 365
5 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
5 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
6 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
6 13 (20.31%) Windows
7 12 (18.75%) Java
7 12 (18.75%) Splunk
8 11 (17.19%) GitHub
8 11 (17.19%) Open Source
9 10 (15.63%) Linux
10 9 (14.06%) Apache
10 9 (14.06%) .NET
10 9 (14.06%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (12.50%) Migration
11 8 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (12.50%) VMware
11 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
11 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
12 7 (10.94%) LAPP Stack
12 7 (10.94%) DevOps
12 7 (10.94%) Redis
12 7 (10.94%) OpenLDAP
12 7 (10.94%) JIRA
12 7 (10.94%) Load Balancing

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 9 (14.06%) Apache
2 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.94%) WordPress
3 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.69%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (4.69%) Confluence
4 3 (4.69%) IIS
5 2 (3.13%) CMS
5 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.13%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.56%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.56%) nginx
6 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.56%) Site Server
6 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.69%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (23.44%) Office 365
3 11 (17.19%) GitHub
4 5 (7.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (7.81%) IaaS
4 5 (7.81%) PaaS
5 3 (4.69%) CloudBees
5 3 (4.69%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Firewall
1 7 (10.94%) OpenLDAP
2 6 (9.38%) LAN
3 3 (4.69%) IP Telephony
3 3 (4.69%) MPLS
3 3 (4.69%) VPN
3 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.13%) DNS
4 2 (3.13%) SAN
5 1 (1.56%) DHCP
5 1 (1.56%) Internet
5 1 (1.56%) Network Security
5 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (10.94%) Redis
4 5 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.13%) Big Data
6 2 (3.13%) MySQL
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.94%) JIRA
2 7 (10.94%) JMeter
3 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (4.69%) Bitbucket
4 3 (4.69%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.13%) MSBuild
5 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.56%) Ant
6 1 (1.56%) Hudson
6 1 (1.56%) Maven
6 1 (1.56%) Subversion
6 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (6.25%) Retail
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Architect
2 14 (21.88%) Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Technical Architect
4 8 (12.50%) Azure Architect
5 7 (10.94%) Consultant
5 7 (10.94%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Security Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) WordPress Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Information Security Specialist
8 4 (6.25%) Information Specialist
8 4 (6.25%) PCI DSS Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) PCI DSS Specialist
8 4 (6.25%) Security Specialist
8 4 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) .NET
2 7 (10.94%) LAPP Stack
3 4 (6.25%) JSON
3 4 (6.25%) SOAP
4 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.69%) REST
4 3 (4.69%) Spring
4 3 (4.69%) Spring Boot
5 2 (3.13%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.56%) Ajax
6 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.56%) CSS
6 1 (1.56%) CSS3
6 1 (1.56%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.56%) HTML
6 1 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.94%) NHS
3 4 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.69%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.69%) User Experience
5 2 (3.13%) Derivative
5 2 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Windows
2 10 (15.63%) Linux
3 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.56%) Unix
6 1 (1.56%) VMS
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.19%) Open Source
3 9 (14.06%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (12.50%) Migration
5 7 (10.94%) DevOps
5 7 (10.94%) Load Balancing
5 7 (10.94%) Performance Testing
5 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.38%) MVC
7 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.25%) Information Security
8 4 (6.25%) Microservices
8 4 (6.25%) Scrum
9 3 (4.69%) ATDD
9 3 (4.69%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.69%) ETL
9 3 (4.69%) Software Delivery
9 3 (4.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.56%) PHP
2 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
3 12 (18.75%) Java
4 7 (10.94%) SQL
5 5 (7.81%) C#
5 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (1.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) PCI QSA
1 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (29.69%) Docker
2 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.13%) vSphere
6 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Nagios
2 4 (6.25%) SCCM
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.69%) SCOM
4 2 (3.13%) Puppet
5 1 (1.56%) Ansible
5 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (42.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) Splunk
3 8 (12.50%) VMware
4 6 (9.38%) Citrix
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle
6 3 (4.69%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.56%) Brocade
7 1 (1.56%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.56%) Dell
7 1 (1.56%) Imperva
7 1 (1.56%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.56%) Qualys
7 1 (1.56%) Sophos
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