The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
London / City of London
Rank 45 101 143
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +42
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 121 50 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.15% 1.56% 1.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.66% 20.75% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 40 48
Median daily rate £475 £458 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.82% +7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £558 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.85% +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 City of London region.

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
408 241 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.99% 7.53% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 193 211
Median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.16 £29.64 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.36% +66.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 111 (39.64%) Microsoft
1 111 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (36.07%) DevOps
3 92 (32.86%) TDD
3 92 (32.86%) Windows
4 89 (31.79%) Amazon AWS
5 76 (27.14%) SQL Server
6 74 (26.43%) C#
7 73 (26.07%) .NET
8 65 (23.21%) SQL
9 61 (21.79%) Finance
10 56 (20.00%) IaaS
11 54 (19.29%) Python
12 53 (18.93%) Public Cloud
13 52 (18.57%) Java
14 51 (18.21%) Scrum
15 49 (17.50%) High Availability
15 49 (17.50%) Jenkins
16 47 (16.79%) PowerShell
17 46 (16.43%) BDD
18 45 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
19 43 (15.36%) Microservices
20 41 (14.64%) Office 365
20 41 (14.64%) Business Intelligence
21 39 (13.93%) JSON
22 37 (13.21%) PaaS
22 37 (13.21%) HTTP
23 36 (12.86%) Web Services
23 36 (12.86%) Team Foundation Server
24 35 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 29 (10.36%) IIS
1 29 (10.36%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.07%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (2.50%) Apache
4 6 (2.14%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.14%) Confluence
4 6 (2.14%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.43%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.07%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.07%) JBoss
8 2 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.71%) Drupal
8 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.71%) Kentico
8 2 (0.71%) nginx
8 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (8.93%) Dynamics AX
1 25 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 89 (31.79%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (20.00%) IaaS
3 41 (14.64%) Office 365
4 37 (13.21%) PaaS
5 11 (3.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (3.21%) SaaS
7 9 (3.21%) TestFlight
8 7 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.79%) GitHub
11 4 (1.43%) OneDrive
12 3 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (1.07%) Amazon S3
12 3 (1.07%) Yammer
13 2 (0.71%) Data Lake Analytics
13 2 (0.71%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.36%) Boomi
14 1 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.21%) HTTP
2 28 (10.00%) MQTT
2 28 (10.00%) RTSP
3 20 (7.14%) VPN
4 17 (6.07%) DNS
4 17 (6.07%) Firewall
5 12 (4.29%) SAN
6 9 (3.21%) LAN
7 8 (2.86%) WAN
8 7 (2.50%) DMZ
9 6 (2.14%) Skype
10 5 (1.79%) DHCP
11 4 (1.43%) Internet
12 3 (1.07%) BGP
12 3 (1.07%) ICMP
12 3 (1.07%) Kerberos
12 3 (1.07%) LDAP
12 3 (1.07%) MPLS
12 3 (1.07%) OSPF
12 3 (1.07%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (27.14%) SQL Server
2 35 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 20 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
5 18 (6.43%) MongoDB
5 18 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (6.07%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (4.64%) MySQL
7 13 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (4.29%) Power BI
9 10 (3.57%) CouchDB
9 10 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (3.21%) Big Data
10 9 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (3.21%) SQLite
11 7 (2.50%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.43%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.43%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 49 (17.50%) Jenkins
2 36 (12.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (11.07%) Git (software)
4 26 (9.29%) JIRA
5 13 (4.64%) MSTest
6 12 (4.29%) TeamCity
7 10 (3.57%) NUnit
8 8 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (2.86%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.50%) MSBuild
10 5 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.79%) Axure RP
10 5 (1.79%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.43%) Subversion
12 3 (1.07%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.07%) Selenium
12 3 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.07%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.71%) Artifactory
13 2 (0.71%) SonarQube
General
1 61 (21.79%) Finance
2 17 (6.07%) Banking
3 16 (5.71%) Retail
4 8 (2.86%) Advertising
5 4 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.43%) Marketing
6 3 (1.07%) Legal
7 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Military
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 111 (39.64%) Developer
2 46 (16.43%) Architect
3 45 (16.07%) Senior Developer
4 31 (11.07%) Java Developer
5 30 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (8.93%) Consultant
6 25 (8.93%) Senior Java Developer
7 22 (7.86%) Azure Engineer
8 21 (7.50%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 19 (6.79%) Microsoft Developer
10 18 (6.43%) Azure Architect
11 17 (6.07%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (5.00%) C# Developer
13 13 (4.64%) Azure Consultant
14 12 (4.29%) AWS Developer
14 12 (4.29%) Azure Developer
14 12 (4.29%) Cloud Architect
15 10 (3.57%) Agile Developer
15 10 (3.57%) Senior Agile Developer
15 10 (3.57%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (26.07%) .NET
2 39 (13.93%) JSON
3 36 (12.86%) Web Services
4 34 (12.14%) WCF
5 33 (11.79%) Kafka
5 33 (11.79%) Protocol Buffers
6 29 (10.36%) HTML
7 26 (9.29%) ASP.NET
8 25 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (8.21%) REST
10 21 (7.50%) CSS
11 17 (6.07%) AngularJS
11 17 (6.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (5.00%) SOAP
13 13 (4.64%) RESTful
14 12 (4.29%) .NET Framework
15 11 (3.93%) XML
16 9 (3.21%) Cocoa
16 9 (3.21%) jQuery
16 9 (3.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 53 (18.93%) Public Cloud
2 28 (10.00%) Video on Demand
3 17 (6.07%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 14 (5.00%) Streaming Video
5 8 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.14%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.79%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.43%) PKI
9 4 (1.43%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.43%) Replication
10 3 (1.07%) Clustering
11 2 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.71%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.71%) EPoS
11 2 (0.71%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.71%) NHS
11 2 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 92 (32.86%) Windows
2 27 (9.64%) Linux
3 26 (9.29%) Windows Server
4 15 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 13 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.21%) Android
7 8 (2.86%) Unix
7 8 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.07%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.71%) CentOS
10 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.36%) Solaris
11 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (36.07%) DevOps
3 92 (32.86%) TDD
4 51 (18.21%) Scrum
5 49 (17.50%) High Availability
6 46 (16.43%) BDD
7 45 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (15.36%) Microservices
9 41 (14.64%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (11.43%) Pair Programming
11 27 (9.64%) MVC
12 25 (8.93%) CRM
12 25 (8.93%) E-Commerce
13 23 (8.21%) ERP
14 22 (7.86%) Migration
15 19 (6.79%) Configuration Management
16 17 (6.07%) Open Source
17 16 (5.71%) ITIL
17 16 (5.71%) Logistics
18 15 (5.36%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 74 (26.43%) C#
2 65 (23.21%) SQL
3 54 (19.29%) Python
4 52 (18.57%) Java
5 47 (16.79%) PowerShell
6 31 (11.07%) C
7 28 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 19 (6.79%) T-SQL
9 18 (6.43%) Ruby
10 10 (3.57%) Apple Swift
10 10 (3.57%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.21%) Objective-C
12 7 (2.50%) PHP
13 6 (2.14%) Perl
14 5 (1.79%) XAML
15 4 (1.43%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.43%) R
16 3 (1.07%) Scala
17 2 (0.71%) VB
17 2 (0.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (6.79%) Degree
2 9 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.14%) MCSE
4 5 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.43%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.71%) CCNP
6 2 (0.71%) CCSA
6 2 (0.71%) CCSE
6 2 (0.71%) MCITP
6 2 (0.71%) MCP
7 1 (0.36%) CCNA
7 1 (0.36%) CFA
7 1 (0.36%) ISEB
7 1 (0.36%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.36%) MCSA
7 1 (0.36%) MCSD
7 1 (0.36%) MCTS
7 1 (0.36%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.57%) QA
2 3 (1.07%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (11.07%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.36%) Docker
2 15 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.43%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.43%) XenApp
6 2 (0.71%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.71%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.71%) HDFS
6 2 (0.71%) vCloud
7 1 (0.36%) Gluster
7 1 (0.36%) iptables
7 1 (0.36%) NFS
7 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (6.79%) Ansible
3 15 (5.36%) Puppet
4 13 (4.64%) SCOM
5 8 (2.86%) SCCM
6 6 (2.14%) Terraform
7 3 (1.07%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.07%) Salt
7 3 (1.07%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.07%) SCSM
7 3 (1.07%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.71%) Kibana
8 2 (0.71%) logstash
8 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.71%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.71%) WSUS
8 2 (0.71%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.36%) vRealize
Vendors
1 111 (39.64%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.57%) VMware
3 13 (4.64%) Cisco
4 11 (3.93%) Oracle
5 10 (3.57%) Splunk
6 8 (2.86%) Citrix
7 7 (2.50%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.50%) Google
7 7 (2.50%) HP
7 7 (2.50%) New Relic
8 6 (2.14%) Dell
9 5 (1.79%) SAP
9 5 (1.79%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.79%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.43%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.43%) Rackspace
10 4 (1.43%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.07%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.07%) Symantec
12 2 (0.71%) EMC
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