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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 19 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.19% 1.57% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.67% 13.79% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +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
18 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 13.14% 11.37% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 12
Median daily rate £363 £385 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.84% -23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £340 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

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 21 February 2017.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) vRealize
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) CA
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Docker
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) SoftLayer
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) vCloud
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) vRealize
2 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) Nimsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam