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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 16 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 2.33% 0.96% 4.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 20.00% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £270 £90 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -73.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £80.00 £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -12.50%
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
9 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 6.98% 4.81% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £270 £190 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.10% -43.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 4 May 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
2 10 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Intune
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) Migration
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) SCCM
3 9 (75.00%) SCOM
3 9 (75.00%) SCVMM
3 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) vSphere
3 9 (75.00%) RightScale
4 8 (66.67%) Puppet
4 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (66.67%) Ruby
4 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 8 (66.67%) LAN
4 8 (66.67%) WAN
5 6 (50.00%) Middleware
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) Hybrid Cloud

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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (8.33%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Cloud Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Azure Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Migration
2 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 8 (66.67%) Ruby
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSA
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 10 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 9 (75.00%) vSphere
3 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) SCCM
1 10 (83.33%) Windows Intune
2 9 (75.00%) SCOM
2 9 (75.00%) SCVMM
3 8 (66.67%) Puppet
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) RightScale
3 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) CA
6 1 (8.33%) Symantec