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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 72 64 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.93% 0.51% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.17% 14.29% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate £375 £290 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -42.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -12.50%
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
24 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.20% 3.55% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 3
Average daily rate £350 £290 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -32.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £468 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 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
(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
Crawley -8 3 £400 -15.78%
Gatwick - 1 £260 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) Office 365
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (58.33%) MCSE
4 7 (58.33%) MCSA
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (50.00%) Linux
5 6 (50.00%) IIS
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) PKI
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (41.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (41.67%) IaaS
6 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
6 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
6 5 (41.67%) SCCM
6 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (41.67%) Migration
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (50.00%) IIS
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (91.67%) Office 365
2 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (41.67%) IaaS
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
1 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) IT Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Office 365 Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Migration Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Architect
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) PKI
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
1 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
1 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
2 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) MCSA
1 7 (58.33%) MCSE
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) MCP
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco