The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 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 26 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)
Berkshire / Maidenhead
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 18 17
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 2.42% 1.53% 0.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 13.33% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £335 £90
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.86% +272.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £450 £365
% change year-on-year -2.50% +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 Maidenhead with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Maidenhead
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12 15 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 9.68% 11.45% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 5
Median daily rate £406 £425 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +142.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £270 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £505 £213
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +75.75% -38.31%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidenhead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidenhead 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 Maidenhead

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Maidenhead

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Maidenhead over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 26 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) OOD
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
6 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
6 1 (14.29%) IaaS
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (14.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (14.29%) AWS Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (14.29%) CloudFront
2 1 (14.29%) G Suite
2 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) AWS Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CISA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP