The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 17 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 0.82% 0.86% 2.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.35% 16.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £450 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.99%
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +122.85%
Microsoft Azure
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidenhead region.

Cloud Services Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
23 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 18.85% 5.17% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Median daily rate £450 £175 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -43.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £163 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £450 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +29.41%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Maidenhead 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 Maidenhead

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Maidenhead region.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) CA
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec