Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 66 66
Rank change year-on-year +21 0 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 26 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.13% 1.66% 0.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.66% 16.39% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 6
South Yorkshire median daily rate £444 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.52% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £300 £288 £296
90th Percentile £600 £594 £406
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Microsoft Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following 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.

All Cloud Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 94 122 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 11.33% 10.11% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 98 25
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £300 £271 £315
90th Percentile £651 £575 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £87.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.86% +629.17% -20.00%
10th Percentile £20.00 £22.35 £11.00
90th Percentile £24.00 £127.50 £13.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.25 £15.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +37.10% +29.17% -20.00%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +26 26 £444 +10.94% 9
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Unix
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Finance
4 5 (19.23%) TDD
4 5 (19.23%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 5 (19.23%) .NET
4 5 (19.23%) French Language
4 5 (19.23%) German Language
4 5 (19.23%) Italian Language
4 5 (19.23%) Spanish Language
4 5 (19.23%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (15.38%) React
5 4 (15.38%) Play Framework
5 4 (15.38%) Docker
5 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 4 (15.38%) Web Development
5 4 (15.38%) Scala
5 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 4 (15.38%) Open Source
5 4 (15.38%) Node.js
5 4 (15.38%) Java
5 4 (15.38%) Python
5 4 (15.38%) GCP
5 4 (15.38%) Mac OS X
5 4 (15.38%) CSS

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 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (3.85%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) NAS
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Power BI
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) Data Lake
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) French Language
2 5 (19.23%) German Language
2 5 (19.23%) Italian Language
2 5 (19.23%) Spanish Language
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Advertising
5 1 (3.85%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Azure Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) CSS
2 4 (15.38%) Node.js
2 4 (15.38%) Play Framework
2 4 (15.38%) React
3 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
3 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Core
4 2 (7.69%) Angular 2
4 2 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (7.69%) Regular Expression
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Unix
3 4 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 2 (7.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) TDD
3 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 4 (15.38%) Open Source
3 4 (15.38%) Web Development
4 3 (11.54%) Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) BDD
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
5 2 (7.69%) Kanban
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) C#
2 4 (15.38%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) Python
2 4 (15.38%) Ruby
2 4 (15.38%) Scala
3 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.69%) X++
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
2 2 (7.69%) vCloud
2 2 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Ansible
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
1 3 (11.54%) Terraform
2 2 (7.69%) Grafana
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) PowerCLI
2 2 (7.69%) Prometheus
2 2 (7.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Google
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) EMC
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.69%) Samsung
3 2 (7.69%) Splunk
3 2 (7.69%) Veritas
3 2 (7.69%) VMware