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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 15 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.92% - 9.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.05% - 69.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 12
Median daily rate £613 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-55.71% +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
21 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 20.59% 7.85% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 19
Median daily rate £613 £569 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +26.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £663 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

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 January 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 15 (93.75%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (75.00%) High Availability
3 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
4 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 9 (56.25%) IIS
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 6 (37.50%) Web Services
8 5 (31.25%) Citrix
8 5 (31.25%) NetApp
8 5 (31.25%) VMware
8 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
8 5 (31.25%) XenApp
8 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (25.00%) CloudFront
9 4 (25.00%) Akamai
9 4 (25.00%) IaaS
9 4 (25.00%) ITIL
10 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
10 2 (12.50%) SCCM
10 2 (12.50%) Windows
10 2 (12.50%) FTP
11 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
11 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
11 1 (6.25%) RIA
11 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (6.25%) DNS

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 9 (56.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (93.75%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) Akamai
2 4 (25.00%) CloudFront
2 4 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Web Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) AWS Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce Architect
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Server Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) iPhone
1 1 (6.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) High Availability
2 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
2 5 (31.25%) NetApp
2 5 (31.25%) VMware