Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 6 months to 21 October 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)
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 15 20
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 +14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 1.84% 6.91% 5.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.00% 44.83% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 11
Guildford median daily rate £225 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.94% +19.23% -18.75%
10th Percentile £213 £289 £244
90th Percentile £378 £565 £450
Surrey median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate - £40.00 -

Microsoft Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Guildford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 25 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 11.52% 15.43% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 17
Guildford median daily rate £193 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.88% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £117 £268 £231
90th Percentile £420 £473 £524
Surrey median daily rate £430 £425 £386
% change year-on-year +1.18% +10.03% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Guildford median hourly rate - £27.25 -
Surrey median hourly rate £10.00 £15.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% -30.23% +53.57%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Guildford

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Guildford

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Guildford over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (25.00%) TeamCity

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware