The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 2 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 37 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 22.70% 8.44% 2.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 84.09% 72.22% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -3.00%
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
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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 Staines region.

Cloud Services Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
44 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 26.99% 11.69% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 1
Median daily rate £575 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-20.48% +22.05%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staines 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 Staines

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Staines

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Staines

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Staines region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Staines

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 29 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 Staines region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 55 (82.09%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (52.24%) Puppet
4 29 (43.28%) PowerShell
5 27 (40.30%) Git (software)
5 27 (40.30%) Configuration Management
6 26 (38.81%) DevOps
7 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
8 23 (34.33%) SQL
8 23 (34.33%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (31.34%) Use Case
10 19 (28.36%) Web Services
11 18 (26.87%) Python
11 18 (26.87%) JIRA
11 18 (26.87%) Ruby
11 18 (26.87%) Jenkins
11 18 (26.87%) Ansible
12 16 (23.88%) Linux
12 16 (23.88%) Software Deployment
12 16 (23.88%) PaaS
12 16 (23.88%) IaaS
13 14 (20.90%) Azure Active Directory
13 14 (20.90%) Data Centre
13 14 (20.90%) Windows
13 14 (20.90%) VMS
14 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
14 13 (19.40%) Scrum
14 13 (19.40%) Splunk
15 12 (17.91%) SCOM
15 12 (17.91%) Firewall

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Staines 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 10 (14.93%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.97%) Apache
2 4 (5.97%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (82.09%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (23.88%) IaaS
2 16 (23.88%) PaaS
3 14 (20.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (11.94%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (7.46%) SaaS
6 4 (5.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (5.97%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) Firewall
1 12 (17.91%) VPN
2 9 (13.43%) Network Security
3 7 (10.45%) DHCP
3 7 (10.45%) DNS
3 7 (10.45%) LAN
3 7 (10.45%) MPLS
3 7 (10.45%) VLAN
3 7 (10.45%) WAN
4 4 (5.97%) LDAP
4 4 (5.97%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (40.30%) Git (software)
2 18 (26.87%) Jenkins
2 18 (26.87%) JIRA
3 10 (14.93%) Ant
3 10 (14.93%) Maven
3 10 (14.93%) Subversion
4 8 (11.94%) Hudson
5 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.99%) Billing
2 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Architect
1 17 (25.37%) Cloud Architect
2 16 (23.88%) Azure DevOps
3 9 (13.43%) AWS Architect
4 7 (10.45%) Azure Architect
4 7 (10.45%) Designer
4 7 (10.45%) Lead DevOps
4 7 (10.45%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.96%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Administrator
7 4 (5.97%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Lead C# Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.36%) Web Services
2 6 (8.96%) .NET
2 6 (8.96%) REST
3 4 (5.97%) boto
3 4 (5.97%) WCF
4 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (10.45%) Replication
4 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (7.46%) Public Cloud
6 4 (5.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.48%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Linux
2 14 (20.90%) VMS
2 14 (20.90%) Windows
3 7 (10.45%) Unix
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.30%) Configuration Management
3 26 (38.81%) DevOps
4 21 (31.34%) Use Case
5 16 (23.88%) Software Deployment
6 13 (19.40%) Scrum
7 12 (17.91%) Migration
8 10 (14.93%) ITIL
9 9 (13.43%) Release Management
9 9 (13.43%) Service Management
10 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (11.94%) SDLC
10 8 (11.94%) Service Delivery
11 7 (10.45%) Service Design
12 6 (8.96%) Open Source
13 4 (5.97%) Auto-Scaling
13 4 (5.97%) DDoS Mitigation
13 4 (5.97%) Information Security
13 4 (5.97%) Problem Management
13 4 (5.97%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) PowerShell
2 23 (34.33%) SQL
3 18 (26.87%) Python
3 18 (26.87%) Ruby
4 11 (16.42%) C#
5 8 (11.94%) Bash Shell
5 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) MCSE
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.97%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.49%) CCNA
3 1 (1.49%) CCSA
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) CISM
3 1 (1.49%) CISSP
3 1 (1.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (10.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.96%) Docker
4 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (52.24%) Puppet
2 23 (34.33%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (26.87%) Ansible
4 12 (17.91%) SCOM
5 7 (10.45%) SCCM
6 5 (7.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.40%) Splunk
3 11 (16.42%) Barracuda Networks
4 9 (13.43%) Oracle
4 9 (13.43%) VMware
5 7 (10.45%) Dell
6 5 (7.46%) Cisco
7 4 (5.97%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.97%) Rackspace
8 3 (4.48%) Citrix
8 3 (4.48%) HP
9 1 (1.49%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.49%) Dynatrace
9 1 (1.49%) Intel
9 1 (1.49%) New Relic