The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 40 36 28
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.29% 0.59% 2.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.00% 13.33% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £515 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.46%  
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 Warwickshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 20 15 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 5.78% 4.44% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 3
Median daily rate £425 £500 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +177.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £10.00 £22.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.55% -13.46%  
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 Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Warwickshire

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Warwickshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Warwickshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

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

1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) GitHub
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Impala
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) HBase
2 1 (12.50%) Impala
2 1 (12.50%) Mahout
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Release and Configuration Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data Architect
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Configuration Manager
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) WPF
1 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) ArchiMate
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) XAML
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Flume
2 1 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin
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