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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 26 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.71% 5.63% 0.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.75% 64.29% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 0
Average daily rate £400 £638 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -12.50%
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
16 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.14% 8.75% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 11
Average daily rate £525 £638 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £523 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £675 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) CMS Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore