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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 17 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.51% 1.23% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.57% 10.71% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £431 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £402 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +7.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +34.61%

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 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 12.28% 11.52% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 8
Median daily rate £305 £380 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% +7.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £340 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £412
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 18 January 2017.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Ansible
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) vRealize
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) COBOL
4 1 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Presales
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
4 1 (20.00%) Docker
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps

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%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Java Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Presales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) CMMI
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Presales
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) vCloud
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) vRealize
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Nimsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Veeam
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