The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.79% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
Microsoft Azure
London

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

Cloud Services Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
21 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 16.54% 7.92% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 0
Average daily rate £500 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +18.60%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Microsoft Azure
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) PMP
2 3 (75.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365 Manager
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (75.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft