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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 39 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.84% 0.37% 1.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.86% 20.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
Average daily rate £595 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
21 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.62% 1.83% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 4
Average daily rate £550 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Kent region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tonbridge - 3 £600 - 2
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure.

1 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (53.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (53.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) Web Services
4 7 (46.67%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) DevOps
4 7 (46.67%) OpenStack
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (40.00%) PaaS
5 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (40.00%) vSphere
5 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (33.33%) Ruby
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) Heroku
7 4 (26.67%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
7 4 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (26.67%) Docker
7 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
7 4 (26.67%) Kafka
7 4 (26.67%) Redis
8 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
8 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (20.00%) Go
8 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (46.67%) OpenStack
3 4 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (13.33%) Node.js
5 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
6 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (40.00%) PaaS
3 5 (33.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) SMTP
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) BGP
3 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) OSPF
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (26.67%) Redis
3 2 (13.33%) Neo4j
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Java Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Angular Developer
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Specialist
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Exchange Specialist
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (13.33%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Server Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Server Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) Kafka
2 4 (26.67%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (20.00%) RESTful
3 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) DevOps
3 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) Go
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) vSphere
2 4 (26.67%) Docker
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) vCloud
5 1 (6.67%) XenApp
5 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (13.33%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (13.33%) OpenView
3 1 (6.67%) Foglight
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) New Relic
2 2 (13.33%) Splunk
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Tonbridge
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 28 days ago