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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 24 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.55% 0.73% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.33% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £555 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +34.61%

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
15 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 11.63% 18.25% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 4
Median daily rate £488 £450 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +91.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £404 £412
% change year-on-year
+5.32% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) MiFID
4 1 (16.67%) iBATIS
4 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Concordion
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
1 1 (16.67%) Gradle
1 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
1 1 (16.67%) JBehave
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Core Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DB2 Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Scripter
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Scripting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) Esper
2 1 (16.67%) Guice
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) iBATIS
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Kafka
2 1 (16.67%) Lambda Expressions
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (16.67%) WebSockets
2 1 (16.67%) XHTML
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Complex Event Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (16.67%) Email Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Microservices
2 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
2 1 (16.67%) SABSA
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (16.67%) EMIR
1 1 (16.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) GPFS
2 1 (16.67%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) SevOne
1 1 (16.67%) Splunk