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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 12 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 9 0 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.96% - 17.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.91% - 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 27
Median daily rate £413 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +44.23%
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
22 14 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 19.47% 9.21% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 32
Median daily rate £413 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £700 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

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
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 December 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 22 (91.67%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 18 (75.00%) IIS
4 16 (66.67%) High Availability
5 14 (58.33%) E-Commerce
6 12 (50.00%) Web Services
7 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
8 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
9 9 (37.50%) Citrix
9 9 (37.50%) NetApp
9 9 (37.50%) VMware
9 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
9 9 (37.50%) XenApp
9 9 (37.50%) Akamai
9 9 (37.50%) CloudFront
10 7 (29.17%) ITIL
11 6 (25.00%) Windows
11 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 3 (12.50%) RIA
12 3 (12.50%) SCCM
12 3 (12.50%) SCOM
12 3 (12.50%) Internet
12 3 (12.50%) FTP
13 2 (8.33%) DNS
13 2 (8.33%) DHCP
13 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
13 2 (8.33%) Office 365
14 1 (4.17%) Web Operations
14 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012

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 18 (75.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (91.67%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (37.50%) CloudFront
3 2 (8.33%) Office 365
4 1 (4.17%) IaaS
4 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) FTP
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) DHCP
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Web Engineer
3 10 (41.67%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (37.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (37.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 6 (25.00%) Server Engineer
7 4 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (12.50%) Architect
9 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
9 2 (8.33%) AWS Architect
9 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce Architect
9 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (8.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Consultant
10 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
10 1 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
10 1 (4.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) RIA
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
1 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) High Availability
2 14 (58.33%) E-Commerce
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.17%) ETL
4 1 (4.17%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
1 3 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Akamai
2 9 (37.50%) Citrix
2 9 (37.50%) NetApp
2 9 (37.50%) VMware