The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Hertfordshire / St Albans
Rank - 13 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans - 2.86% -
As % of the Cloud Services category - 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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 St Albans region.

Cloud Services Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
0 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans - 37.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 0
Median daily rate - £625 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%