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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 2 7 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 30 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 19.48% 13.16% 1.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 73.17% 80.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £513 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £410
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £39.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-54.48% +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
41 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 26.62% 16.45% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 1
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +30.43%

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 25 August 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Staines

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 52 (81.25%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (51.56%) Puppet
4 27 (42.19%) Configuration Management
4 27 (42.19%) DevOps
5 26 (40.63%) PowerShell
6 25 (39.06%) Git (software)
7 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
8 22 (34.38%) Use Case
9 21 (32.81%) Web Services
10 19 (29.69%) SQL
10 19 (29.69%) JIRA
10 19 (29.69%) Jenkins
10 19 (29.69%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (23.44%) IaaS
11 15 (23.44%) Software Deployment
11 15 (23.44%) PaaS
11 15 (23.44%) Scrum
12 14 (21.88%) Python
12 14 (21.88%) Ruby
12 14 (21.88%) Ansible
12 14 (21.88%) Data Centre
13 13 (20.31%) Azure Active Directory
13 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
13 13 (20.31%) VMS
14 12 (18.75%) Linux
14 12 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
15 11 (17.19%) ITIL
15 11 (17.19%) C#
15 11 (17.19%) SCOM

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 9 (14.06%) OpenStack
2 5 (7.81%) Apache
3 4 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (81.25%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (23.44%) IaaS
2 15 (23.44%) PaaS
3 13 (20.31%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (10.94%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (6.25%) SaaS
6 2 (3.13%) Office 365
7 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) Firewall
1 10 (15.63%) VPN
2 7 (10.94%) DHCP
2 7 (10.94%) DNS
2 7 (10.94%) LAN
2 7 (10.94%) MPLS
2 7 (10.94%) Network Security
2 7 (10.94%) VLAN
2 7 (10.94%) WAN
3 4 (6.25%) LDAP
3 4 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.56%) Big Data
3 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 25 (39.06%) Git (software)
2 19 (29.69%) Jenkins
2 19 (29.69%) JIRA
3 9 (14.06%) Ant
3 9 (14.06%) Maven
3 9 (14.06%) Subversion
4 7 (10.94%) Hudson
5 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.13%) Billing
2 1 (1.56%) Legal
2 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Architect
1 19 (29.69%) Cloud Architect
2 17 (26.56%) Azure DevOps
3 11 (17.19%) AWS Architect
4 9 (14.06%) Azure Architect
5 7 (10.94%) Designer
5 7 (10.94%) Lead DevOps
5 7 (10.94%) Project Manager
6 6 (9.38%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Security Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Developer
8 4 (6.25%) DevOps Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Lead Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.81%) Web Services
2 7 (10.94%) REST
3 6 (9.38%) .NET
4 4 (6.25%) boto
4 4 (6.25%) WCF
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.94%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (10.94%) Replication
3 6 (9.38%) Public Cloud
4 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.13%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) VMS
2 12 (18.75%) Linux
3 10 (15.63%) Windows
4 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.25%) Unix
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.19%) Configuration Management
2 27 (42.19%) DevOps
3 22 (34.38%) Use Case
4 15 (23.44%) Scrum
4 15 (23.44%) Software Deployment
5 11 (17.19%) ITIL
6 10 (15.63%) Migration
6 10 (15.63%) SDLC
7 9 (14.06%) Release Management
8 8 (12.50%) Service Management
9 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.94%) Service Design
10 6 (9.38%) Open Source
11 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
12 4 (6.25%) Auto-Scaling
12 4 (6.25%) Information Security
13 3 (4.69%) DDoS Mitigation
13 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
13 3 (4.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) PowerShell
2 19 (29.69%) SQL
3 14 (21.88%) Python
3 14 (21.88%) Ruby
4 11 (17.19%) C#
5 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) MCSE
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.25%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (14.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.81%) Docker
2 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (51.56%) Puppet
2 19 (29.69%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (21.88%) Ansible
4 11 (17.19%) SCOM
5 6 (9.38%) SCCM
6 5 (7.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.19%) Splunk
3 10 (15.63%) Barracuda Networks
4 6 (9.38%) Dell
4 6 (9.38%) Oracle
5 5 (7.81%) Cisco
5 5 (7.81%) VMware
6 4 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.69%) HP
7 3 (4.69%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.56%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.56%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.56%) Intel
8 1 (1.56%) New Relic