The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 48 55 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 19 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.81% 0.99% 3.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.18% 17.86% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 12
Median daily rate £400 £198 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.53% -10.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.86% -2.66%
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
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 West Sussex region.

Cloud Services Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
44 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.51% 5.52% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 15
Median daily rate £440 £220 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.27% +22.05%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Crawley - 4 £400 - 1
Gatwick - 4 £365 -
Horsham - 3 £525 -
Worthing - 2 £260 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 13 (50.00%) Office 365
4 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 8 (30.77%) VMware
4 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 7 (26.92%) Web Services
5 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (23.08%) Change Management
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 5 (19.23%) DevOps
7 5 (19.23%) Linux
7 5 (19.23%) MCSE
7 5 (19.23%) MCSA
7 5 (19.23%) C#
7 5 (19.23%) .NET
7 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
8 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (15.38%) PKI
8 4 (15.38%) IIS
8 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 4 (15.38%) Internet
8 4 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 4 (15.38%) IIS
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Office 365
2 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (11.54%) IaaS
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
6 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
2 3 (11.54%) DHCP
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) HBase
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Travis CI
2 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Integration Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Integration Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Azure Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Office 365 Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.69%) RESTful
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) PKI
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Contactless
3 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 5 (19.23%) Linux
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (23.08%) Change Management
2 5 (19.23%) DevOps
3 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
4 3 (11.54%) Matrix Management
4 3 (11.54%) Presales
4 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (7.69%) B2C
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) VBScript
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (19.23%) MCSA
2 5 (19.23%) MCSE
3 3 (11.54%) CISSP
3 3 (11.54%) MCP
3 3 (11.54%) MCSD
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.54%) BitLocker
5 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) 3PAR
3 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
3 3 (11.54%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Intel Security
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) SaltStack