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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 14 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.56% 4.51% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.78% 75.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £413 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +122.85%
Microsoft Azure
Surrey

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
18 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 20.00% 6.02% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 0
Median daily rate £413 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +32.35%

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 23 July 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Skype
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Heroku
3 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins

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 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Heroku
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Azure Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft