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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 28 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.15% 2.81% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.33% 20.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £525 £513 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.19 -
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -
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
15 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.62% 13.48% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 2
Median daily rate £450 £488 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -15.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) SABSA
2 1 (33.33%) Email Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Cutover Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Cutover Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Email Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) SABSA
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft