The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 25 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 51 63 82
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 50 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.83% 2.11% 0.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.71% 41.54% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 8
Median daily rate £525 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £340 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
Microsoft Azure
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Cloud Services Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
140 65 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 10.72% 5.07% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 28 52
Median daily rate £425 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +52.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey 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 Surrey

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Microsoft Azure
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Surrey region.

Microsoft Azure Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +9 34 £600 - 3
Egham +3 2 £470 -
Reigate - 2 £225 -
Cobham 0 1 £375 -21.05%
Epsom - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £415 - 1
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 46 (55.42%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (45.78%) Microsoft
3 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (40.96%) SQL
5 32 (38.55%) PowerShell
5 32 (38.55%) Puppet
6 26 (31.33%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (31.33%) DevOps
7 25 (30.12%) Git (software)
8 24 (28.92%) Configuration Management
9 21 (25.30%) .NET
9 21 (25.30%) C#
10 19 (22.89%) PaaS
10 19 (22.89%) IaaS
11 18 (21.69%) Azure SQL Database
11 18 (21.69%) Ruby
12 17 (20.48%) Python
12 17 (20.48%) VMS
12 17 (20.48%) Ansible
12 17 (20.48%) Use Case
12 17 (20.48%) Azure Active Directory
13 16 (19.28%) Splunk
13 16 (19.28%) Software Deployment
13 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
14 15 (18.07%) Windows
14 15 (18.07%) Linux
14 15 (18.07%) SCOM
15 14 (16.87%) Jenkins
15 14 (16.87%) Web Services
16 13 (15.66%) JIRA

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 12 (14.46%) OpenStack
2 5 (6.02%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.61%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.61%) CMS
3 3 (3.61%) Drupal
3 3 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.61%) Liferay
3 3 (3.61%) Mule
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.20%) Apache
5 1 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 46 (55.42%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (22.89%) IaaS
2 19 (22.89%) PaaS
3 17 (20.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (8.43%) SaaS
5 4 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.82%) Office 365
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) Firewall
2 11 (13.25%) VPN
3 8 (9.64%) Network Security
4 6 (7.23%) DNS
5 5 (6.02%) DHCP
5 5 (6.02%) LAN
5 5 (6.02%) MPLS
5 5 (6.02%) VLAN
5 5 (6.02%) WAN
6 1 (1.20%) HTTP
6 1 (1.20%) Internet
6 1 (1.20%) LDAP
6 1 (1.20%) SSH
6 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.69%) Azure SQL Database
2 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.82%) MySQL
3 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.61%) Couchbase
4 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.20%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (30.12%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.87%) Jenkins
3 13 (15.66%) JIRA
4 11 (13.25%) Ant
4 11 (13.25%) Maven
5 10 (12.05%) Hudson
5 10 (12.05%) Subversion
5 10 (12.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.20%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.20%) Gradle
7 1 (1.20%) NuGet
General
1 3 (3.61%) Finance
1 3 (3.61%) Local Government
2 1 (1.20%) Games
2 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (18.07%) Developer
2 14 (16.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (15.66%) Architect
4 12 (14.46%) Azure Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (8.43%) C# Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Administrator
8 6 (7.23%) Project Manager
8 6 (7.23%) Security Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Azure Architect
9 5 (6.02%) Consultant
10 4 (4.82%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Azure Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (4.82%) Lead C# Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.61%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.30%) .NET
2 14 (16.87%) Web Services
3 9 (10.84%) HTML
4 7 (8.43%) WCF
5 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET
5 6 (7.23%) HTML5
5 6 (7.23%) REST
6 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (4.82%) CSS
7 4 (4.82%) RESTful
8 3 (3.61%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.61%) J2EE
8 3 (3.61%) jQuery
8 3 (3.61%) Lucene
8 3 (3.61%) Middleware
8 3 (3.61%) PhoneGap
8 3 (3.61%) Spring
9 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.05%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.43%) Replication
4 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (6.02%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.02%) Public Cloud
6 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.82%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.20%) iPad
8 1 (1.20%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.48%) VMS
2 15 (18.07%) Linux
2 15 (18.07%) Windows
3 6 (7.23%) Unix
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (31.33%) DevOps
3 24 (28.92%) Configuration Management
4 17 (20.48%) Use Case
5 16 (19.28%) Software Deployment
6 12 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (14.46%) Scrum
7 10 (12.05%) Release Management
7 10 (12.05%) Service Management
8 9 (10.84%) MVC
9 8 (9.64%) Migration
10 7 (8.43%) Open Source
11 6 (7.23%) CRM
11 6 (7.23%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (7.23%) Problem Management
11 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
12 5 (6.02%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 5 (6.02%) DDoS Mitigation
12 5 (6.02%) ITIL
12 5 (6.02%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.96%) SQL
2 32 (38.55%) PowerShell
3 21 (25.30%) C#
4 18 (21.69%) Ruby
5 17 (20.48%) Python
6 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
7 7 (8.43%) Java
8 6 (7.23%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.23%) Perl
9 1 (1.20%) Go
9 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) MCSE
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.41%) CCNA
2 2 (2.41%) CCSA
2 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.41%) CISM
2 2 (2.41%) CISSP
2 2 (2.41%) JNCIA
3 1 (1.20%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.20%) Degree
3 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
1 10 (12.05%) Docker
2 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.61%) Xen
5 1 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (38.55%) Puppet
2 26 (31.33%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (20.48%) Ansible
4 15 (18.07%) SCOM
5 11 (13.25%) SCCM
6 5 (6.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.20%) SELinux
Vendors
1 38 (45.78%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.28%) Splunk
3 12 (14.46%) Barracuda Networks
4 11 (13.25%) VMware
5 10 (12.05%) Dell
5 10 (12.05%) Oracle
6 5 (6.02%) Cisco
6 5 (6.02%) Rackspace
7 4 (4.82%) Citrix
8 3 (3.61%) AppDynamics
8 3 (3.61%) Dynatrace
8 3 (3.61%) Endeca
8 3 (3.61%) hybris
8 3 (3.61%) New Relic
8 3 (3.61%) TIBCO
8 3 (3.61%) WSO2
9 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.20%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.20%) SAP
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