The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 26 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)
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 23 32
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 3.52% 3.80% 0.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.00% 38.89% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £325 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.77% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £450 £365
% change year-on-year -2.50% +23.28%  
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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 10 18 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 7.04% 9.78% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 2
Median daily rate £306 £675 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.62% +61.48%  
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 £26.75
% change year-on-year +75.75% -38.31%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in North Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in North 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 North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
York +8 2 £288 -69.73% 1
Middlesbrough -3 1 £350 +3.70%
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 7 (41.18%) C#
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) MVC
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) DevOps
7 3 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) IaaS
7 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
7 3 (17.65%) Google Compute Engine
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 3 (17.65%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (17.65%) Hudson
7 3 (17.65%) vSphere
7 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
7 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
7 3 (17.65%) Google
7 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (17.65%) SCCM
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services
7 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
8 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
8 2 (11.76%) CSS
8 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in North 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (17.65%) Google Compute Engine
2 3 (17.65%) IaaS
3 2 (11.76%) PaaS
3 2 (11.76%) SaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Power BI
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (17.65%) Hudson
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 3 (17.65%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.88%) Moq
2 1 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (23.53%) C# Architect
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Architect
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Azure Architect
4 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Windows DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) SIEM
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) User Stories
5 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.88%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
1 3 (17.65%) vSphere
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Google
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) CyberArk
4 1 (5.88%) Imperva
4 1 (5.88%) Qualys
4 1 (5.88%) Splunk