The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 27 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.92% 0.47% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 58.33% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -12.50%
Microsoft Azure
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Cloud Services Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
12 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 5.00% 3.30% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate £315 £298 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +19.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Microsoft Azure
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) SaaS
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) PaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (12.50%) vCloud
4 1 (12.50%) IaaS
4 1 (12.50%) vMotion
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Administrator
1 7 (87.50%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Administrator
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Web Administrator
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) VMware