Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staines 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 20 July 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 > Staines
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 2 15
Rank change year-on-year -11 +13 +19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 20 65 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 8.73% 25.00% 7.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.45% 79.27% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 0
Staines median daily rate £494 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.71% - -
Surrey median daily rate £500 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staines median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate £14.75 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -63.13% - -

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 Staines with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Staines
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 44 82 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staines 19.21% 31.54% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 0
Staines median daily rate £475 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% - -
Surrey median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staines median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -10.61% -8.33% +28.57%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Staines

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Staines

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Staines

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staines

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Staines over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Staines

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Staines region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (60.00%) DevOps
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) Puppet
5 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (40.00%) Linux
6 7 (35.00%) Amazon S3
6 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (35.00%) ServiceNow
6 7 (35.00%) GitHub
6 7 (35.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (35.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (30.00%) JIRA
8 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (25.00%) Unix
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) Docker
8 5 (25.00%) Confluence
8 5 (25.00%) git-flow
9 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (20.00%) .NET
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
10 3 (15.00%) SOAP
10 3 (15.00%) XML
10 3 (15.00%) XSL
10 3 (15.00%) HTML
10 3 (15.00%) WSDL

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staines 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 5 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (35.00%) Amazon S3
2 7 (35.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (35.00%) GitHub
2 7 (35.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (15.00%) IaaS
3 3 (15.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (10.00%) MS Access
3 2 (10.00%) Power BI
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (30.00%) JIRA
4 5 (25.00%) git-flow
5 3 (15.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
5 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Lead DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Report Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) SSRS Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) JSON
2 3 (15.00%) REST
2 3 (15.00%) SOAP
2 3 (15.00%) WSDL
2 3 (15.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) XSL
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) DevOps
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) API Development
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.00%) Use Case
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
2 2 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCSD
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Puppet
2 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) ServiceNow
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) VMware