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 29 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 12 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 17 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.66% 3.47% 9.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 80.95% 31.25% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 20
Median daily rate £388 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -15.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.19 -
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -
Microsoft Azure
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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
21 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.93% 11.11% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 23
Median daily rate £388 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -9.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 29 September 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
1 19 (86.36%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (77.27%) IIS
3 14 (63.64%) High Availability
4 12 (54.55%) Web Services
5 11 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
7 9 (40.91%) CloudFront
7 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
7 9 (40.91%) XenApp
7 9 (40.91%) Akamai
7 9 (40.91%) VMware
7 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (40.91%) Citrix
7 9 (40.91%) NetApp
8 8 (36.36%) ITIL
9 6 (27.27%) Windows
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
11 3 (13.64%) RIA
11 3 (13.64%) SCOM
11 3 (13.64%) DHCP
11 3 (13.64%) FTP
11 3 (13.64%) DNS
11 3 (13.64%) Internet
12 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
12 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
12 2 (9.09%) SCCM
12 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (9.09%) Office 365

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 17 (77.27%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Drupal
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (86.36%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (40.91%) CloudFront
3 2 (9.09%) Office 365
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DHCP
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) FTP
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Skype
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) ERwin
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) Web Engineer
3 9 (40.91%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (36.36%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (36.36%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 5 (22.73%) Server Engineer
7 4 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (9.09%) Analyst
8 2 (9.09%) Architect
8 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (9.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
9 1 (4.55%) Consultant
9 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
9 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
9 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) RIA
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) High Availability
2 11 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (36.36%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Use Case
4 1 (4.55%) User Stories
4 1 (4.55%) Web Operations
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
2 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (40.91%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Akamai
2 9 (40.91%) Citrix
2 9 (40.91%) NetApp
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Apple
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore