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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 7 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 11 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 11.70% 9.00% 2.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 84.62% 69.23% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
Median daily rate £388 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £411
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.19 -
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -
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
13 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 13.83% 13.00% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 5
Median daily rate £425 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.88 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-28.50% +28.20%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) PaaS
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (18.18%) IaaS
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Advertising
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007

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 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (9.09%) Heroku
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) FWSM
2 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (9.09%) IPsec
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) OpenScape
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) HTML5
1 2 (18.18%) jQuery
1 2 (18.18%) X-Windows
2 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) MVC
1 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (18.18%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing Automation
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) SOA
2 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
2 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
2 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) Docker
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) Cacti
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Polycom
3 1 (9.09%) Siemens