The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 20 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 37 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.06% - 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 57.81% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 0 1
Median daily rate £563 - £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £80.00 £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -12.50%
Microsoft Azure
South East

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

Cloud Services Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
64 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.94% 1.23% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 3 1
Median daily rate £650 £430 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -29.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 6 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
Tonbridge - 11 £631 -
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £450 -
Maidstone - 1 £500 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

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

1 32 (72.73%) DevOps
2 31 (70.45%) PaaS
3 30 (68.18%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (63.64%) OpenStack
5 27 (61.36%) Cloud Foundry
5 27 (61.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 27 (61.36%) Java
6 26 (59.09%) TDD
7 25 (56.82%) Finance
8 24 (54.55%) Software Engineering
8 24 (54.55%) Continuous Delivery
9 23 (52.27%) Bash Shell
9 23 (52.27%) vSphere
10 22 (50.00%) Heroku
10 22 (50.00%) Ruby
11 21 (47.73%) RabbitMQ
11 21 (47.73%) Web Services
11 21 (47.73%) Redis
12 18 (40.91%) Go
13 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
14 9 (20.45%) Docker
15 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
16 7 (15.91%) Data Security
16 7 (15.91%) Banking
17 6 (13.64%) Hadoop
17 6 (13.64%) .NET
17 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
17 6 (13.64%) C#
17 6 (13.64%) Elasticsearch

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 28 (63.64%) OpenStack
2 27 (61.36%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 31 (70.45%) PaaS
2 30 (68.18%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (50.00%) Heroku
4 6 (13.64%) IaaS
5 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (61.36%) Apache Cassandra
2 21 (47.73%) Redis
3 6 (13.64%) Hadoop
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.09%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.82%) JIRA
General
1 25 (56.82%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Games
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (31.82%) Developer
3 13 (29.55%) Software Engineer
4 11 (25.00%) Java Engineer
5 10 (22.73%) Consultant
6 9 (20.45%) Azure Consultant
6 9 (20.45%) Cloud Consultant
6 9 (20.45%) Java Developer
6 9 (20.45%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Consultant
8 5 (11.36%) Ruby Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (6.82%) Cloud Specialist
10 3 (6.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 3 (6.82%) PowerShell Specialist
10 3 (6.82%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (6.82%) Technical Specialist
11 2 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) RabbitMQ
1 21 (47.73%) Web Services
2 6 (13.64%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) Kafka
3 1 (2.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) DevOps
2 26 (59.09%) TDD
3 24 (54.55%) Continuous Delivery
3 24 (54.55%) Software Engineering
4 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.91%) Data Security
6 4 (9.09%) Investment Management
6 4 (9.09%) Pair Programming
7 3 (6.82%) Analytics
7 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.82%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (2.27%) BDD
8 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.27%) Microservices
8 1 (2.27%) Release Management
8 1 (2.27%) Scrum
8 1 (2.27%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) Java
2 23 (52.27%) Bash Shell
3 22 (50.00%) Ruby
4 18 (40.91%) Go
5 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
6 6 (13.64%) C#
7 3 (6.82%) Python
System Software
1 23 (52.27%) vSphere
2 9 (20.45%) Docker
3 4 (9.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.82%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (6.82%) OpenView
3 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) HP
2 3 (6.82%) New Relic
2 3 (6.82%) Splunk
2 3 (6.82%) VMware