The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 25 29
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 7.41% 0.81% 1.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.00% 25.00% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £450 £365
% change year-on-year -2.22% +23.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% -  

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 20 4 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 18.52% 3.25% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 21
Median daily rate £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Canary Wharf

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Canary Wharf

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (60.00%) Splunk
2 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (50.00%) Puppet
3 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (40.00%) Google
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) GPFS
4 3 (30.00%) SevOne
4 3 (30.00%) LXC
4 3 (30.00%) Public Cloud
4 3 (30.00%) Skype
4 3 (30.00%) NX-OS
4 3 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Trustwave
4 3 (30.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (30.00%) Office 365
4 3 (30.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (30.00%) Task Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Dell
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) Symantec
4 3 (30.00%) McAfee
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) VBScript

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (30.00%) NX-OS
1 3 (30.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Grid Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Scripter
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Scripting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Task Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (30.00%) Python
1 3 (30.00%) VB
1 3 (30.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) GPFS
2 3 (30.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (30.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (30.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Splunk
2 4 (40.00%) Google
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Dell
3 3 (30.00%) McAfee
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) SevOne
3 3 (30.00%) Symantec
3 3 (30.00%) Trustwave