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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 45 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 13 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.04% 0.94% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.84% 20.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Median daily rate £513 £455 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.63% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -3.00%
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
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
69 39 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.82% 4.59% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 11
Median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £197 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £483 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £14.25 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-20.48% +22.05%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 - 3 £600 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £525 - 1
Hemel Hempstead 0 1 £500 +33.33% 1
Letchworth - 1 £325 -
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 21 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (36.67%) Windows
3 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (26.67%) Java
6 7 (23.33%) TDD
6 7 (23.33%) TOGAF
6 7 (23.33%) Spring
7 6 (20.00%) Retail
7 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.00%) SCCM
7 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (16.67%) Couchbase
8 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
8 5 (16.67%) Office 365
8 5 (16.67%) DevOps
8 5 (16.67%) IBM
8 5 (16.67%) Web Services
9 4 (13.33%) SQL
9 4 (13.33%) SOAP
9 4 (13.33%) Unix
9 4 (13.33%) Oracle
9 4 (13.33%) SOA
9 4 (13.33%) Linux
9 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
9 4 (13.33%) ERP
9 4 (13.33%) Advertising
9 4 (13.33%) VMware

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 4 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Maximo
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 21 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (16.67%) Office 365
4 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (10.00%) GitHub
4 3 (10.00%) IaaS
5 2 (6.67%) PaaS
5 2 (6.67%) SaaS
6 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
6 1 (3.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) LDAP
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Couchbase
1 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Ant
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Hudson
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) Maven
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.00%) Retail
2 4 (13.33%) Advertising
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Architect
2 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) AWS Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Core Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Azure Architect
6 2 (6.67%) CRM Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Java Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Spring
2 5 (16.67%) Web Services
3 4 (13.33%) SOAP
4 3 (10.00%) JSON
4 3 (10.00%) REST
4 3 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) .NET
5 1 (3.33%) Ajax
5 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.33%) CSS
5 1 (3.33%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) Middleware
5 1 (3.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (10.00%) iPad
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) FMCG
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Unix
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) VMS
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) TDD
1 7 (23.33%) TOGAF
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (16.67%) DevOps
4 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 4 (13.33%) Data Architecture
4 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (13.33%) ERP
4 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (13.33%) Open Source
4 4 (13.33%) SOA
4 4 (13.33%) SOLID
5 3 (10.00%) Identity Management
5 3 (10.00%) Microservices
5 3 (10.00%) Service Management
5 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Application Discovery
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Clojure
4 1 (3.33%) Groovy
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) FISMA
2 1 (3.33%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) DFS Replication
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Xen
3 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.33%) Docker
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.33%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.33%) NetApp
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Splunk
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