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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 48 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 9 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.68% 1.62% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.47% 35.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate
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£305 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £403 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +11.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+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
34 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.34% 4.58% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 1
Average daily rate £374 £220 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -63.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Gatwick +2 1 £305 +8.92%
Crawley - 1 - - 2
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) SAN
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 4 (40.00%) Change Management
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (40.00%) Office 365
4 4 (40.00%) IaaS
5 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) XenApp
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
1 4 (40.00%) IaaS
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (20.00%) SaaS
3 2 (20.00%) PaaS
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (20.00%) NAS
3 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSL
2 1 (10.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) SignalR
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) MCP
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) MCSA
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
2 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (20.00%) vCloud
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) vMotion
2 1 (10.00%) SnapMirror
2 1 (10.00%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
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