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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 7.76% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 60.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate £405 - -
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 £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
15 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 12.93% - 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Average daily rate £404 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +33.43%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) LAN
1 13 (92.86%) WAN
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
1 13 (92.86%) Firewall
1 13 (92.86%) Windows Server
2 11 (78.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
3 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 10 (71.43%) Linux
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) Migration
4 9 (64.29%) SCCM
4 9 (64.29%) SCOM
4 9 (64.29%) SCVMM
4 9 (64.29%) vSphere
4 9 (64.29%) RightScale
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Intune
5 8 (57.14%) Puppet
5 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (57.14%) VMware
5 8 (57.14%) Ruby
6 6 (42.86%) Middleware
6 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) Oracle
7 5 (35.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (35.71%) ITIL

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Firewall
1 13 (92.86%) LAN
1 13 (92.86%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) BGP
2 3 (21.43%) BIG-IP
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (21.43%) Converged Networks
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (21.43%) OSPF
2 3 (21.43%) SNA
2 3 (21.43%) Wireless
2 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Azure Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) Windows Server
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (64.29%) Migration
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
2 8 (57.14%) Ruby
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) CCNP
1 3 (21.43%) CCSA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 9 (64.29%) vSphere
4 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) SCCM
1 9 (64.29%) SCOM
1 9 (64.29%) SCVMM
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Intune
2 8 (57.14%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) RightScale
3 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) CA
5 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco