The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 55 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.11% 0.15% 1.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.00% 2.63% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Median daily rate £550 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £475 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +44.23%
Microsoft Azure
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
50 38 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.92% 5.86% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 13
Median daily rate £519 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £261 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 4 £450 - 3
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - - 1
Stevenage - 1 £600 -
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) IPsec
5 6 (30.00%) Product Management
5 6 (30.00%) F5
5 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (30.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 6 (30.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (25.00%) VCE vBlock
6 5 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (25.00%) Retail
6 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.00%) Office 365
8 3 (15.00%) IaaS
8 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
8 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (15.00%) SaaS
8 3 (15.00%) PaaS
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (15.00%) C#
8 3 (15.00%) Active Directory

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (15.00%) IaaS
2 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) PaaS
2 3 (15.00%) SaaS
3 2 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 6 (30.00%) IPsec
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) LDAP
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) NUnit
1 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Azure Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (15.00%) AWS Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Network Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) CRM Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Network Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (25.00%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (30.00%) Product Management
1 6 (30.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 5 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) CRM
3 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.00%) Data Security
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Presales
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) Clojure
4 1 (5.00%) Groovy
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) FISMA
2 1 (5.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.00%) Netcool
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) F5
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) Mercator
4 1 (5.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto