The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 16 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 11 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.83% 2.61% 2.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 55.00% 33.33% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
Median daily rate £388 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.03% -3.33%
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
Bedfordshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
20 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 12.42% 7.84% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 10
Median daily rate £388 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £566 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-28.89% +29.41%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton 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 Luton

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Luton region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Luton region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
1 11 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (64.29%) IIS
3 8 (57.14%) High Availability
4 6 (42.86%) Web Services
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) CloudFront
5 5 (35.71%) Akamai
6 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 4 (28.57%) XenApp
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) Citrix
6 4 (28.57%) NetApp
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) Office 365
7 2 (14.29%) DHCP
7 2 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (14.29%) Internet
7 2 (14.29%) SCOM
7 2 (14.29%) SaaS
7 2 (14.29%) RIA
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.14%) Retail
8 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 9 (64.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Drupal
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (35.71%) CloudFront
3 2 (14.29%) Office 365
3 2 (14.29%) SaaS
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) FTP
2 1 (7.14%) Skype
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Web Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) AWS Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) IT Support
6 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) RIA
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) High Availability
2 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) Web Operations
5 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Akamai
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) NetApp
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
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