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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 14 29 17
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.12% 0.53% 8.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.77% 4.35% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 12
Median daily rate £613 £580 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +13.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £580 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £580 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.85% +34.61%

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
13 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 13.40% 12.30% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 19
Median daily rate £613 £563 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £385 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £579 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 12 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (76.92%) High Availability
3 9 (69.23%) E-Commerce
4 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 6 (46.15%) IIS
6 4 (30.77%) IaaS
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) NetApp
7 3 (23.08%) Web Services
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 3 (23.08%) XenApp
7 3 (23.08%) Akamai
7 3 (23.08%) CloudFront
8 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 1 (7.69%) iPhone
9 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
9 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
9 1 (7.69%) SCCM
9 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
9 1 (7.69%) Windows
9 1 (7.69%) C#
9 1 (7.69%) JavaScript

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 6 (46.15%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) IaaS
3 3 (23.08%) Akamai
3 3 (23.08%) CloudFront
4 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Cloud Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) AWS Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce Architect
3 3 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Server Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Web Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) High Availability
2 9 (69.23%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (7.69%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Post-Production
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) NetApp
2 3 (23.08%) VMware