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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank - 15 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 0 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - 8.59% -
As % of the Cloud Services category - 63.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Average daily rate - £463 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
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
19 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.05% 13.50% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 5
Average daily rate £575 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £376 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) ISO27002
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (100.00%) VMware