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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 65 81 82
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 33 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.73% 0.93% 0.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.70% 19.40% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 9
Average daily rate £357 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.32% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £293 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
115 67 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.50% 4.80% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 43 21
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +16 9 £450 - 3
Redhill - 3 £350 - 1
Guildford +7 2 £400 -8.57% 5
Reigate - 2 £350 -
Chertsey - 1 £345 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure.

1 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (42.67%) SQL
2 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.67%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (36.00%) DevOps
4 25 (33.33%) Puppet
4 25 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 22 (29.33%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (28.00%) Git (software)
7 20 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (26.67%) Ansible
8 19 (25.33%) JIRA
8 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
8 19 (25.33%) Ruby
9 18 (24.00%) Maven
9 18 (24.00%) Subversion
9 18 (24.00%) Ant
9 18 (24.00%) Python
9 18 (24.00%) Active Directory
9 18 (24.00%) OpenStack
10 17 (22.67%) Hudson
10 17 (22.67%) Splunk
10 17 (22.67%) Configuration Management
10 17 (22.67%) Service Management
10 17 (22.67%) Docker
11 16 (21.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 16 (21.33%) .NET
11 16 (21.33%) Azure SQL Database
11 16 (21.33%) Software Deployment
12 15 (20.00%) SCCM

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (24.00%) OpenStack
2 7 (9.33%) CMS
3 6 (8.00%) Apache
4 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.33%) Umbraco
5 3 (4.00%) Apache Solr
5 3 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.00%) Drupal
5 3 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.00%) Liferay
5 3 (4.00%) Lync
5 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.00%) Mule
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.33%) Node.js
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.33%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.33%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 32 (42.67%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (21.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (5.33%) IaaS
3 4 (5.33%) Office 365
4 3 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.00%) PaaS
5 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.67%) SaaS
6 1 (1.33%) Heroku
6 1 (1.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) Firewall
2 3 (4.00%) DNS
2 3 (4.00%) LDAP
2 3 (4.00%) SSH
2 3 (4.00%) VPN
3 2 (2.67%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.67%) Network Security
3 2 (2.67%) Skype
4 1 (1.33%) DHCP
4 1 (1.33%) HTTP
4 1 (1.33%) Internet
4 1 (1.33%) LAN
4 1 (1.33%) MPLS
4 1 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.33%) SAN
4 1 (1.33%) SSL
4 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.33%) VLAN
4 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.33%) MySQL
4 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.00%) Couchbase
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.33%) Big Data
7 1 (1.33%) Power BI
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
2 19 (25.33%) JIRA
3 18 (24.00%) Ant
3 18 (24.00%) Maven
3 18 (24.00%) Subversion
4 17 (22.67%) Hudson
5 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Local Government
3 2 (2.67%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Billing
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (24.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (18.67%) Developer
3 13 (17.33%) Azure Engineer
3 13 (17.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 11 (14.67%) Architect
5 6 (8.00%) Administrator
6 5 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (5.33%) Umbraco Developer
8 3 (4.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (4.00%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) DevOps Specialist
8 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Azure Architect
9 2 (2.67%) CISSP Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.33%) .NET
2 7 (9.33%) HTML
3 6 (8.00%) HTML5
3 6 (8.00%) Web Services
4 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (6.67%) RESTful
5 4 (5.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.33%) CSS
5 4 (5.33%) Middleware
5 4 (5.33%) REST
6 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (4.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (4.00%) J2EE
6 3 (4.00%) jQuery
6 3 (4.00%) Lucene
6 3 (4.00%) PhoneGap
6 3 (4.00%) Spring
7 2 (2.67%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) Online Games
6 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.00%) VMS
1 15 (20.00%) Windows
2 14 (18.67%) Linux
3 8 (10.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.33%) Unix
5 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.67%) CentOS
6 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.00%) DevOps
3 20 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (22.67%) Configuration Management
4 17 (22.67%) Service Management
5 16 (21.33%) Software Deployment
6 13 (17.33%) MVC
7 12 (16.00%) Use Case
8 9 (12.00%) Migration
9 7 (9.33%) CRM
10 6 (8.00%) TDD
11 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.67%) Web Development
12 4 (5.33%) Content Management
12 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
12 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (4.00%) Identity Management
13 3 (4.00%) Project Management
13 3 (4.00%) SOA
13 3 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.67%) SQL
2 25 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 19 (25.33%) Ruby
4 18 (24.00%) Python
5 14 (18.67%) C#
6 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 9 (12.00%) Java
8 5 (6.67%) Perl
9 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.67%) C
11 1 (1.33%) Go
11 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.00%) MCSE
3 3 (4.00%) CISSP
4 2 (2.67%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.33%) CCNA
5 1 (1.33%) CCSA
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.33%) CISM
5 1 (1.33%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.67%) QA
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (22.67%) Docker
3 8 (10.67%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.00%) KVM
4 3 (4.00%) vSphere
5 2 (2.67%) Xen
5 2 (2.67%) XenApp
5 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (33.33%) Puppet
2 22 (29.33%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (26.67%) Ansible
4 15 (20.00%) SCCM
4 15 (20.00%) SCOM
5 4 (5.33%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.67%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.67%) Splunk
3 13 (17.33%) Dell
4 11 (14.67%) VMware
5 8 (10.67%) Oracle
6 4 (5.33%) Citrix
7 3 (4.00%) Endeca
7 3 (4.00%) hybris
7 3 (4.00%) TIBCO
7 3 (4.00%) Veeam
7 3 (4.00%) WSO2
8 2 (2.67%) Apple
8 2 (2.67%) Mitel
8 2 (2.67%) MobileIron
8 2 (2.67%) NetApp
8 2 (2.67%) Polycom
8 2 (2.67%) SAP
8 2 (2.67%) Sonus
9 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.33%) SaltStack