The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 24 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)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 42 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.28% 0.26% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.76% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £575 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +91.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £450 £365
% change year-on-year -2.22% +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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 21 22 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 5.80% 5.73% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 10
Median daily rate £475 £450 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +59.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £413 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Northampton - 1 £575 - 1
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft