The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 22 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.55% 0.69% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.36% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £470 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.61% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.03% -3.33%
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 Slough region.

Cloud Services Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
11 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.01% 5.52% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 5
Median daily rate £470 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.18% +27.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £280 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £488 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.25 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-28.89% +29.41%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough 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 Slough

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 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 Slough region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) Billing
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (28.57%) Ansible
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) Puppet
4 1 (14.29%) Hudson
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) vCloud
4 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) S/MIME
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Hudson
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 3 (42.86%) Billing
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Designer
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Designer
1 4 (57.14%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) FlexPod
1 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
1 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Presales
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) vCloud
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk