The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South East / Surrey
Rank 44 66 84
Rank change year-on-year +22 +18  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 44 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.83% 2.82% 0.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.07% 29.27% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 7
Median daily rate £406 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £351 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £14.75 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -57.85% +40.00%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 122 123 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 10.62% 9.65% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 63 48
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £199 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £14.75 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.33% +11.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Surrey

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Surrey over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Surrey

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Surrey

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines -12 11 £513 -6.81% 5
Leatherhead - 7 £375 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 6 £638 -
Farnham - 5 £123 -
Guildford +6 1 - - 7
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 54 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (29.41%) Windows
4 29 (28.43%) DevOps
5 28 (27.45%) Puppet
6 25 (24.51%) SQL
7 24 (23.53%) PowerShell
8 23 (22.55%) C#
9 21 (20.59%) .NET
10 20 (19.61%) JavaScript
11 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
11 19 (18.63%) REST
12 18 (17.65%) Web Services
12 18 (17.65%) Microsoft
12 18 (17.65%) Active Directory
13 17 (16.67%) VMware
14 16 (15.69%) Firewall
15 15 (14.71%) Linux
15 15 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (14.71%) Git (software)
15 15 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
15 15 (14.71%) Windows Server
16 14 (13.73%) WCF
16 14 (13.73%) HTML
16 14 (13.73%) TDD
17 13 (12.75%) Configuration Management
17 13 (12.75%) SOA
17 13 (12.75%) .NET Framework
17 13 (12.75%) Office 365
17 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (7.84%) NServiceBus
2 4 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.92%) Confluence
2 4 (3.92%) IIS
3 3 (2.94%) Apache
3 3 (2.94%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.96%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.96%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (9.80%) MS Office
2 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.96%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.75%) Office 365
3 10 (9.80%) PaaS
3 10 (9.80%) SaaS
4 8 (7.84%) AWS CloudTrail
4 8 (7.84%) GitHub
5 7 (6.86%) IaaS
6 6 (5.88%) Amazon S3
6 6 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.96%) G Suite
8 2 (1.96%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.98%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.69%) Firewall
2 9 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.88%) DHCP
3 6 (5.88%) DNS
3 6 (5.88%) VPN
4 5 (4.90%) Internet
4 5 (4.90%) Intranet
4 5 (4.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (3.92%) LAN
5 4 (3.92%) WAN
6 2 (1.96%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.98%) IPsec
7 1 (0.98%) MPLS
7 1 (0.98%) Network Security
7 1 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.80%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (6.86%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.94%) Big Data
5 3 (2.94%) HBase
5 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.94%) MySQL
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.96%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.96%) Apache Zeppelin
6 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.96%) Redis
6 2 (1.96%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.98%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.98%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.98%) Event Store
7 1 (0.98%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.80%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.82%) JIRA
4 8 (7.84%) JSUnit
5 7 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (5.88%) GoCD
7 4 (3.92%) git-flow
7 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.96%) Selenium
8 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (6.86%) Finance
1 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.92%) Advertising
3 1 (0.98%) Banking
3 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (24.51%) Developer
2 16 (15.69%) C# Developer
3 13 (12.75%) .NET Developer
3 13 (12.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (10.78%) Administrator
5 10 (9.80%) Architect
6 8 (7.84%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Security Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (4.90%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (3.92%) Angular Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Azure Architect
9 4 (3.92%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Lead DevOps
9 4 (3.92%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.59%) .NET
2 19 (18.63%) REST
3 18 (17.65%) Web Services
4 14 (13.73%) HTML
4 14 (13.73%) WCF
5 13 (12.75%) .NET Framework
5 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 12 (11.76%) CSS
7 9 (8.82%) HTML5
8 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET
8 8 (7.84%) Entity Framework
8 8 (7.84%) LESS
9 7 (6.86%) MSMQ
9 7 (6.86%) XML
10 6 (5.88%) SOAP
11 5 (4.90%) RESTful
12 4 (3.92%) Middleware
13 3 (2.94%) WSDL
13 3 (2.94%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Data Centre
1 13 (12.75%) Public Cloud
2 7 (6.86%) Replication
3 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.94%) Clustering
4 3 (2.94%) Grid Computing
4 3 (2.94%) User Experience
5 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.41%) Windows
2 15 (14.71%) Linux
2 15 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.84%) Unix
5 8 (7.84%) Windows 10
5 8 (7.84%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.98%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (28.43%) DevOps
3 14 (13.73%) TDD
4 13 (12.75%) Configuration Management
4 13 (12.75%) SOA
5 11 (10.78%) Migration
6 10 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (8.82%) ITIL
7 9 (8.82%) MVC
7 9 (8.82%) Scrum
8 8 (7.84%) Business Transformation
8 8 (7.84%) High Availability
8 8 (7.84%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.86%) Change Management
9 7 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.86%) DNA
9 7 (6.86%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (6.86%) SOLID
10 6 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.90%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.51%) SQL
2 24 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 23 (22.55%) C#
4 20 (19.61%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.82%) Python
5 9 (8.82%) Ruby
5 9 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.86%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.86%) Java
7 6 (5.88%) Perl
8 3 (2.94%) C
8 3 (2.94%) C++
9 1 (0.98%) Go
9 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.90%) MCSE
3 1 (0.98%) Degree
3 1 (0.98%) MCDST
3 1 (0.98%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.94%) QA
4 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 15 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.88%) Docker
3 6 (5.88%) vCloud
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.96%) Apache Flume
5 2 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.96%) HDFS
6 1 (0.98%) iptables
6 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (27.45%) Puppet
2 15 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.90%) Ansible
3 5 (4.90%) Nagios
4 3 (2.94%) SCCM
4 3 (2.94%) SCOM
5 2 (1.96%) Ambari
5 2 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (1.96%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.96%) Oozie
5 2 (1.96%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.98%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.98%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.67%) VMware
3 8 (7.84%) Oracle
4 7 (6.86%) Bluefish Communications
5 6 (5.88%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.92%) Cisco
6 4 (3.92%) Google
7 3 (2.94%) HP
7 3 (2.94%) Teradata
8 2 (1.96%) Adobe
8 2 (1.96%) Citrix
8 2 (1.96%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.96%) SAP
9 1 (0.98%) Acronis
9 1 (0.98%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.98%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.98%) IBM
9 1 (0.98%) Pega
9 1 (0.98%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.98%) Veeam
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago