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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 20 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.44% 3.05% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.00% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £80.00 £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -12.50%
Microsoft Azure
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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
10 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.13% 7.63% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 6
Median daily rate £400 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £350 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 6 May 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) BEA
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Control-M
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) VMS
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic

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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) VMS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cutover Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (25.00%) Control-M
1 1 (25.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Axway
2 1 (25.00%) BEA
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware