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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South East / Surrey
Rank 42 62 75
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 37 34 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.94% 2.88% 1.09%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.33% 32.69% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 7
Median daily rate £450 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £347 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £14.75 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-55.71% +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 Surrey region.

Cloud Services Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
75 104 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 7.99% 8.82% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 57 35
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £293 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.75 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +5 14 £500 +2.56% 4
Farnham - 4 - -
Epsom -4 1 - - 2
Leatherhead - 1 £450 - 2
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 57 (48.31%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (31.36%) SQL
4 32 (27.12%) SQL Server
4 32 (27.12%) Puppet
5 24 (20.34%) .NET
5 24 (20.34%) Windows
5 24 (20.34%) Configuration Management
6 23 (19.49%) Web Services
6 23 (19.49%) C#
7 22 (18.64%) Git (software)
7 22 (18.64%) DevOps
8 21 (17.80%) Public Cloud
9 20 (16.95%) PowerShell
9 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
10 19 (16.10%) Linux
11 18 (15.25%) Data Centre
11 18 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (14.41%) High Availability
12 17 (14.41%) Migration
12 17 (14.41%) VMware
13 16 (13.56%) Scrum
13 16 (13.56%) Big Data
14 15 (12.71%) Windows Server
14 15 (12.71%) Java
14 15 (12.71%) Open Source
15 14 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (11.86%) Unix
15 14 (11.86%) Active Directory

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 13 (11.02%) Apache
1 13 (11.02%) Apache Pig
2 8 (6.78%) Apache Solr
2 8 (6.78%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.24%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.39%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.54%) IIS
5 3 (2.54%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.85%) CMS
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.24%) MS Office
3 2 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.69%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (48.31%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.02%) AWS CloudTrail
2 13 (11.02%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (6.78%) Office 365
4 7 (5.93%) IaaS
4 7 (5.93%) PaaS
5 2 (1.69%) G Suite
5 2 (1.69%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.69%) SaaS
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.02%) Firewall
2 12 (10.17%) LAN
2 12 (10.17%) WAN
3 11 (9.32%) Kerberos
4 7 (5.93%) VPN
5 6 (5.08%) DHCP
5 6 (5.08%) DNS
6 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (2.54%) Internet
8 3 (2.54%) Intranet
8 3 (2.54%) Network Security
9 2 (1.69%) IPsec
9 2 (1.69%) MPLS
9 2 (1.69%) SAN
9 2 (1.69%) VLAN
10 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.85%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.85%) NAS
10 1 (0.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.56%) Big Data
3 13 (11.02%) Hadoop
4 12 (10.17%) NoSQL
5 11 (9.32%) Apache Hive
5 11 (9.32%) Sqoop
6 9 (7.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (7.63%) HBase
6 9 (7.63%) MySQL
6 9 (7.63%) Oracle Exadata
7 8 (6.78%) Apache Zeppelin
8 6 (5.08%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (4.24%) RDBMS
9 5 (4.24%) Relational Database
9 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.54%) Mahout
11 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (18.64%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.02%) JIRA
3 12 (10.17%) Jenkins
4 11 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (8.47%) Visual Studio
6 6 (5.08%) Selenium
7 3 (2.54%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.69%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.69%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.85%) Ant
9 1 (0.85%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.85%) GitLab
9 1 (0.85%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.85%) Maven
9 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 10 (8.47%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.08%) Back Office
2 6 (5.08%) Finance
3 4 (3.39%) Advertising
4 3 (2.54%) Marketing
4 3 (2.54%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (28.81%) Developer
2 17 (14.41%) Architect
3 15 (12.71%) C# Developer
4 14 (11.86%) Security Engineer
5 13 (11.02%) Administrator
6 12 (10.17%) Cloud Architect
7 10 (8.47%) Data Administrator
8 9 (7.63%) AWS Architect
8 9 (7.63%) Azure Architect
9 7 (5.93%) .NET Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Azure Developer
9 7 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.93%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.08%) Dynamics AX Developer
11 5 (4.24%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) Consultant
11 5 (4.24%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.39%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.34%) .NET
2 23 (19.49%) Web Services
3 13 (11.02%) REST
4 12 (10.17%) .NET Framework
5 11 (9.32%) WCF
6 10 (8.47%) AngularJS
7 9 (7.63%) RESTful
8 8 (6.78%) Apache Tez
8 8 (6.78%) Kafka
8 8 (6.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 7 (5.93%) Middleware
10 5 (4.24%) ASP.NET
11 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.39%) CSS
11 4 (3.39%) HTML
11 4 (3.39%) HTML5
12 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (2.54%) SOAP
12 3 (2.54%) XML
12 3 (2.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.80%) Public Cloud
2 18 (15.25%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.63%) Grid Computing
4 5 (4.24%) Replication
5 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.54%) Clustering
6 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.69%) User Experience
8 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.85%) PKI
8 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.34%) Windows
2 19 (16.10%) Linux
3 15 (12.71%) Windows Server
4 14 (11.86%) Unix
5 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.08%) Windows 10
7 6 (5.08%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.69%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.85%) CentOS
10 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.34%) Configuration Management
3 22 (18.64%) DevOps
4 17 (14.41%) High Availability
4 17 (14.41%) Migration
5 16 (13.56%) Scrum
6 15 (12.71%) Open Source
7 14 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (10.17%) Analytics
8 12 (10.17%) MVC
9 11 (9.32%) Business Continuity
9 11 (9.32%) Business Transformation
9 11 (9.32%) MapReduce
9 11 (9.32%) SDLC
9 11 (9.32%) SOA
10 10 (8.47%) DNA
10 10 (8.47%) TOGAF
10 10 (8.47%) Zachman Framework
11 9 (7.63%) Benchmarking
11 9 (7.63%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.36%) SQL
2 23 (19.49%) C#
3 20 (16.95%) PowerShell
4 15 (12.71%) Java
5 11 (9.32%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.63%) C
6 9 (7.63%) C++
6 9 (7.63%) Python
7 6 (5.08%) Ruby
8 4 (3.39%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.39%) Perl
9 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.69%) VBScript
11 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) Degree
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.69%) MCSE
3 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.85%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.85%) MCDST
4 1 (0.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (5.93%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.39%) QA
3 3 (2.54%) SLA
4 2 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (11.86%) Active Directory
1 14 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 11 (9.32%) HDFS
3 9 (7.63%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (6.78%) Apache Flume
5 6 (5.08%) vCloud
6 2 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.69%) vSphere
6 2 (1.69%) XenApp
6 2 (1.69%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.85%) iptables
7 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (27.12%) Puppet
2 18 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (9.32%) Ambari
3 11 (9.32%) Hadoop YARN
3 11 (9.32%) Oozie
4 9 (7.63%) Ansible
5 4 (3.39%) Nagios
6 3 (2.54%) SCCM
6 3 (2.54%) SCOM
7 2 (1.69%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.69%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.69%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.85%) Cacti
8 1 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.41%) VMware
3 11 (9.32%) Cisco
3 11 (9.32%) Oracle
4 10 (8.47%) Bluefish Communications
5 9 (7.63%) Teradata
6 8 (6.78%) Hortonworks
7 5 (4.24%) Citrix
8 4 (3.39%) Google
9 3 (2.54%) HP
10 2 (1.69%) Adobe
11 1 (0.85%) Acronis
11 1 (0.85%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (0.85%) EMC
11 1 (0.85%) IBM
11 1 (0.85%) Intel
11 1 (0.85%) Polycom
11 1 (0.85%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.85%) Siemens
11 1 (0.85%) Veeam