The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.11% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -12.50%
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 Croydon region.

Cloud Services Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
25 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 9.73% 2.16% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 1
Average daily rate £435 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.81% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) CSS
3 8 (50.00%) Local Government
3 8 (50.00%) HTML5
4 7 (43.75%) HTTP
4 7 (43.75%) DNS
4 7 (43.75%) SSL
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) W3C
5 6 (37.50%) Internet
5 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 6 (37.50%) Node.js
5 6 (37.50%) REST
5 6 (37.50%) CSS3
5 6 (37.50%) Apache Cordova
5 6 (37.50%) Ajax
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 6 (37.50%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
1 7 (43.75%) HTTP
1 7 (43.75%) SSL
2 6 (37.50%) Internet
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Migration Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Angular Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Server Migration Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) IT Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (37.50%) Ajax
3 6 (37.50%) Apache Cordova
3 6 (37.50%) CSS3
3 6 (37.50%) REST
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (18.75%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) W3C
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Fintech
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Business Development
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Juniper
2 1 (6.25%) VMware