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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 16 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 12 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.36% - 2.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 80.00% - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
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£594 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
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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
15 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.20% 6.71% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 3
Average daily rate £550 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%

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 3 March 2015.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 41 (91.11%) E-Commerce
2 33 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 30 (66.67%) .NET
4 28 (62.22%) IIS
4 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
5 24 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (51.11%) Windows
7 22 (48.89%) DHCP
7 22 (48.89%) FTP
7 22 (48.89%) DNS
7 22 (48.89%) SCOM
8 20 (44.44%) MS Excel
9 17 (37.78%) Web Services
10 15 (33.33%) C#
10 15 (33.33%) SCCM
11 14 (31.11%) PowerShell
12 13 (28.89%) Akamai
12 13 (28.89%) SOA
13 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
15 8 (17.78%) Amazon EC2
16 7 (15.56%) DevOps
16 7 (15.56%) SLA
17 6 (13.33%) MVC
17 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
17 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
18 5 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
18 5 (11.11%) Database Security
18 5 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
18 5 (11.11%) WCF

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 28 (62.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (44.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.78%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (48.89%) DHCP
1 22 (48.89%) FTP
1 22 (48.89%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 5 (11.11%) Legal
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Publishing
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Web Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) Architect
4 10 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (15.56%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Web Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Head of Development
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.22%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (2.22%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (66.67%) .NET
2 17 (37.78%) Web Services
3 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (11.11%) WCF
4 5 (11.11%) jQuery
5 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.22%) REST
6 1 (2.22%) XML
6 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) DTV
2 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (91.11%) E-Commerce
2 13 (28.89%) SOA
3 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.56%) DevOps
5 6 (13.33%) MVC
6 5 (11.11%) Database Security
7 4 (8.89%) ITIL
7 4 (8.89%) Project Management
8 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.67%) Scrum
9 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.44%) Web Development
9 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.44%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (2.22%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) C#
2 14 (31.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) Ruby
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
4 1 (2.22%) Golang
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (48.89%) SCOM
2 15 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) Akamai
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) KANA
4 1 (2.22%) hybris