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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 35 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 19.13% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 94.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 28 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
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
37 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 20.22% 2.63% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 2 8
Average daily rate £550 £425 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

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 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 43 (81.13%) E-Commerce
2 39 (73.58%) IIS
3 36 (67.92%) Windows
4 35 (66.04%) .NET
5 34 (64.15%) Active Directory
6 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
6 31 (58.49%) Amazon AWS
7 26 (49.06%) PowerShell
8 25 (47.17%) SCOM
8 25 (47.17%) DHCP
8 25 (47.17%) FTP
8 25 (47.17%) DNS
9 24 (45.28%) MS Excel
9 24 (45.28%) Web Services
10 18 (33.96%) C#
11 17 (32.08%) SCCM
12 15 (28.30%) Akamai
13 14 (26.42%) DevOps
14 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
15 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET
15 10 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
16 9 (16.98%) Confluence
16 9 (16.98%) JIRA
16 9 (16.98%) VB
17 8 (15.09%) SLA
17 8 (15.09%) SOA
17 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
17 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (15.09%) Amazon EC2

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 39 (73.58%) IIS
2 9 (16.98%) Confluence
3 4 (7.55%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (45.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (58.49%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.09%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (47.17%) DHCP
1 25 (47.17%) FTP
1 25 (47.17%) DNS
2 2 (3.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) JIRA
2 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.43%) FinalBuilder
3 5 (9.43%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.66%) Log4Net
5 2 (3.77%) Artifactory
General
1 6 (11.32%) Legal
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
3 4 (7.55%) Publishing
4 3 (5.66%) Finance
5 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.77%) Electronics
5 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.77%) Marketing
6 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) Web Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Configuration Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Software Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Web Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Web Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Windows Administrator
9 2 (3.77%) Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.77%) Administrator
9 2 (3.77%) Head of Development
9 2 (3.77%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.89%) Head of Web Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (66.04%) .NET
2 24 (45.28%) Web Services
3 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.66%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.89%) REST
6 1 (1.89%) JSON
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) DTV
1 2 (3.77%) CMDB
2 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 36 (67.92%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (81.13%) E-Commerce
2 14 (26.42%) DevOps
3 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
4 8 (15.09%) SOA
4 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.32%) Project Management
5 6 (11.32%) ITIL
5 6 (11.32%) Database Security
6 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.66%) Scrum
7 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.77%) Web Development
7 2 (3.77%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.89%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) PowerShell
2 18 (33.96%) C#
3 9 (16.98%) VB
4 3 (5.66%) SQL
5 1 (1.89%) Golang
5 1 (1.89%) Ruby
5 1 (1.89%) VBScript
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
5 1 (1.89%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (64.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (47.17%) SCOM
2 17 (32.08%) SCCM
3 10 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (7.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.30%) Akamai
3 2 (3.77%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) hybris
4 1 (1.89%) KANA
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