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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire - - 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category - - 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £675
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 £25.00
% change year-on-year -57.85% +40.00%  

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 28 15 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 7.41% 4.05% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 8
Median daily rate £390 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -16.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) J2EE
2 7 (53.85%) Apache
2 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 5 (38.46%) Open Source
3 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (38.46%) logstash
3 5 (38.46%) Graphite
3 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) JBoss
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) Subversion
3 5 (38.46%) Endeca
3 5 (38.46%) Squid
4 2 (15.38%) Skype
4 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (15.38%) Office 365
4 2 (15.38%) Intranet
4 2 (15.38%) SCCM
4 2 (15.38%) SCOM

Microsoft Azure
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (53.85%) Apache
2 5 (38.46%) JBoss
2 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Intranet
1 2 (15.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Endeca
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Azure Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Subject Matter Expert
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
3 5 (38.46%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Squid
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Graphite
1 5 (38.46%) logstash
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
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