The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South 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 / South Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 45 43
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 15 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.60% 1.61% 1.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.54% 12.07% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 6
Median daily rate £435 £288 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.30% -28.12%  
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 37 58 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 11.35% 13.36% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 52 9
Median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £305 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £625 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
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 South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South 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 South Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South 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
Sheffield +21 14 £443 +36.15% 2
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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) C#
4 5 (20.00%) HTML
4 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.00%) .NET
4 5 (20.00%) Information Security
4 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (20.00%) Office 365
5 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) Entity Framework
5 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (16.00%) CSS
5 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.00%) Firewall
5 4 (16.00%) MVC
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.00%) VMware
6 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco
6 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.00%) CCNP
6 3 (12.00%) CCNA
6 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (12.00%) LAN
6 3 (12.00%) WAN

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) IaaS
2 2 (8.00%) PaaS
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Power BI
2 1 (4.00%) Redis
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (8.00%) Advertising
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Security Architect
4 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (16.00%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Office 365 Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
1 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (16.00%) CSS
2 4 (16.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.00%) CSS3
4 2 (8.00%) HTML5
4 2 (8.00%) REST
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Avro
5 1 (4.00%) Dojo
5 1 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) JSON
5 1 (4.00%) MDX
5 1 (4.00%) Middleware
5 1 (4.00%) OAuth
5 1 (4.00%) SAML
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
5 1 (4.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) CESG
3 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security
3 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (16.00%) MVC
3 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.00%) Coaching
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (4.00%) Prototyping
6 1 (4.00%) Task Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CCNA
1 3 (12.00%) CCNP
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.00%) PowerCLI
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Google
3 2 (8.00%) Samsung
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
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