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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
London / Croydon
Rank 32 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.82% 1.85% 0.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.65% 22.73% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £306 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +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 Croydon region.

Cloud Services Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
34 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 15.96% 8.15% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 1
Median daily rate £450 £398 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +22.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 6 (85.71%) SSL
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) High Availability
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 5 (71.43%) Clustering
2 5 (71.43%) VLAN
2 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Terminal Services
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Azure Active Directory

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) SSL
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (71.43%) VLAN
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory Architect
2 5 (71.43%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Clustering
1 5 (71.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) High Availability
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Server Building
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Go
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) Scala
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) CCIE
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCITP
2 4 (57.14%) MCP
2 4 (57.14%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle