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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 43 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 15 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.25% 0.52% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.75% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Median daily rate £463 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
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
80 40 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.01% 5.24% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 16
Median daily rate £428 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £400 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.25 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.56 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-25.78% +96.07%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £478 -
Watford - 2 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 20 (74.07%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 8 (29.63%) TOGAF
4 7 (25.93%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) Asset Management
4 7 (25.93%) Spring
4 7 (25.93%) Advertising
4 7 (25.93%) Maximo
4 7 (25.93%) Linux
4 7 (25.93%) Java
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle
4 7 (25.93%) Unix
4 7 (25.93%) SOA
4 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
4 7 (25.93%) ERP
4 7 (25.93%) IBM
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (25.93%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (25.93%) SCCM
4 7 (25.93%) Data Protection
4 7 (25.93%) Data Architecture
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (25.93%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (25.93%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 5 (18.52%) DevOps
6 5 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (14.81%) Mentoring

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 7 (25.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Maximo
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 20 (74.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) GitHub
3 3 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.70%) IaaS
4 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon RDS
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (14.81%) Couchbase
2 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Ant
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Hudson
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Maven
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 7 (25.93%) Advertising
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Architect
2 10 (37.04%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (25.93%) Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Core Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.70%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Office 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Spring
2 3 (11.11%) JSON
2 3 (11.11%) REST
2 3 (11.11%) SOAP
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (11.11%) iPad
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) FMCG
4 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Unix
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) TOGAF
2 7 (25.93%) Asset Management
2 7 (25.93%) Data Architecture
2 7 (25.93%) Data Protection
2 7 (25.93%) ERP
2 7 (25.93%) SOA
2 7 (25.93%) TDD
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) DevOps
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.81%) Open Source
5 4 (14.81%) SOLID
6 3 (11.11%) Microservices
6 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Application Discovery
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
8 1 (3.70%) Information Security
8 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) DFS Replication
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (7.41%) Xen
3 1 (3.70%) Docker
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) IBM
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) EMC
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) CommVault
4 1 (3.70%) NetApp
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Splunk
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec