The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Surrey / Guildford
Rank - 22 28
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 1.68% 1.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 33.33% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
- +11.84%
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 Guildford region.

Cloud Services Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
10 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 8.33% 5.04% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 8
Median daily rate £210 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £233 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £413 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-17.92% -8.25%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford 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 Guildford

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) X-Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) C#

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) X-Windows
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing Automation
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) VMware