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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 22 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.63% 1.16% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.14% 20.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £500 £750 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +92.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
Microsoft Azure
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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 Slough region.

Cloud Services Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
14 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.81% 5.81% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 6
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £750 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 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 Slough region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Google
3 2 (40.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (40.00%) SoftLayer
3 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Toad
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) S/MIME
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL

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 (20.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (40.00%) Google Compute Engine
2 2 (40.00%) SoftLayer
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) S/MIME
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) VMware