Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 20 70
Rank change year-on-year -11 +50 +40
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 163 170 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.91% 7.28% 2.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.21% 43.37% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 92 40
Surrey median daily rate £469 £456 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +7.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £363 £332 £261
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Surrey median hourly rate - £40.00 -
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - -3.85% -

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 Surrey with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 506 392 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 18.34% 16.80% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 269 127
Surrey median daily rate £431 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +11.84% -5.00%
10th Percentile £260 £268 £248
90th Percentile £575 £553 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £413
% change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
Surrey median hourly rate £12.75 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -14.29% +23.89%
10th Percentile £10.55 £14.48 £13.63
90th Percentile £14.95 £29.88 £20.78
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -13.16% +18.75% +11.30%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead +17 22 £425 -5.56%
Staines -12 21 £519 +3.75% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames - 12 £500 -
Cobham +8 9 £506 -
Reigate -29 6 £425 +26.87% 4
Woking - 5 £425 - 4
Guildford -15 4 £225 -41.94% 4
Redhill -17 3 £450 +25.87% 1
Egham 0 2 £500 +7.53%
Epsom -16 2 - -
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 57 (34.97%) Microsoft
2 56 (34.36%) C#
3 52 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (30.67%) Finance
5 48 (29.45%) SQL
5 48 (29.45%) Amazon AWS
6 45 (27.61%) .NET
7 39 (23.93%) SQL Server
8 30 (18.40%) Java
9 27 (16.56%) OO
9 27 (16.56%) DevOps
10 26 (15.95%) Ansible
10 26 (15.95%) PowerShell
10 26 (15.95%) Migration
11 25 (15.34%) MVC
11 25 (15.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (15.34%) Opscode Chef
12 24 (14.72%) Windows
12 24 (14.72%) WCF
13 23 (14.11%) Oracle
14 21 (12.88%) Network Security
14 21 (12.88%) SOAP
14 21 (12.88%) Firewall
15 20 (12.27%) TDD
15 20 (12.27%) ERP
15 20 (12.27%) Git (software)
15 20 (12.27%) Puppet
15 20 (12.27%) Office 365
15 20 (12.27%) Data Centre
16 19 (11.66%) ASP.NET Web API

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring 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 13 (7.98%) OpenStack
2 9 (5.52%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.91%) SAS
4 6 (3.68%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.68%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.68%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.07%) Confluence
6 4 (2.45%) IIS
6 4 (2.45%) Mule
7 3 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.23%) Apache
8 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.23%) nginx
8 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (6.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (1.84%) Lawson
3 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.23%) iTrent
4 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 48 (29.45%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (12.27%) Office 365
3 17 (10.43%) IaaS
4 16 (9.82%) PaaS
5 12 (7.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (6.75%) Serverless
7 9 (5.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (3.68%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (2.45%) SaaS
9 4 (2.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (1.23%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.61%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.61%) GitHub
11 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.88%) Firewall
1 21 (12.88%) Network Security
2 12 (7.36%) LAN
2 12 (7.36%) WAN
3 10 (6.13%) VoIP
4 9 (5.52%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (4.91%) AMQP
6 7 (4.29%) Skype
7 5 (3.07%) Wireshark
8 4 (2.45%) DNS
8 4 (2.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (2.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (2.45%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.84%) BGP
9 3 (1.84%) HTTP
9 3 (1.84%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.84%) IPsec
9 3 (1.84%) VPN
9 3 (1.84%) Wireless
10 2 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.82%) MySQL
3 13 (7.98%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.75%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (6.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.52%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (4.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (3.07%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (2.45%) Power BI
8 4 (2.45%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.45%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (1.84%) DocumentDB
9 3 (1.84%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.84%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.23%) Big Data
10 2 (1.23%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (1.23%) Redis
10 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (15.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (12.27%) Git (software)
3 17 (10.43%) NUnit
4 13 (7.98%) Visual Studio Team System
5 12 (7.36%) SpecFlow
6 10 (6.13%) Moq
7 9 (5.52%) Subversion
8 8 (4.91%) Jenkins
9 7 (4.29%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (4.29%) TeamCity
9 7 (4.29%) Visual Studio
10 6 (3.68%) JIRA
10 6 (3.68%) MSTest
11 5 (3.07%) Selenium
11 5 (3.07%) Vagrant
12 4 (2.45%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.84%) Ant
13 3 (1.84%) Gradle
13 3 (1.84%) Maven
14 2 (1.23%) MSBuild
General
1 50 (30.67%) Finance
2 7 (4.29%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.68%) Retail
4 5 (3.07%) Electronics
4 5 (3.07%) Marketing
4 5 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.45%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.23%) Advertising
6 2 (1.23%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 66 (40.49%) Developer
2 26 (15.95%) C# Developer
3 25 (15.34%) .NET Developer
3 25 (15.34%) Architect
4 22 (13.50%) Azure Developer
5 21 (12.88%) Java Developer
6 18 (11.04%) DevOps Engineer
7 17 (10.43%) Integration Developer
8 16 (9.82%) Consultant
9 14 (8.59%) Azure Engineer
10 13 (7.98%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (6.75%) Cloud Architect
12 10 (6.13%) Azure Consultant
12 10 (6.13%) Cloud Engineer
13 9 (5.52%) Azure Architect
14 8 (4.91%) Analyst
14 8 (4.91%) SQL Developer
15 7 (4.29%) Network Architect
15 7 (4.29%) Network Engineer
15 7 (4.29%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.61%) .NET
2 24 (14.72%) WCF
3 21 (12.88%) SOAP
4 19 (11.66%) ASP.NET Web API
5 18 (11.04%) ASP.NET
6 15 (9.20%) CSS
6 15 (9.20%) Web Services
7 14 (8.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (7.98%) Apache Camel
8 13 (7.98%) HTML
9 12 (7.36%) .NET Framework
9 12 (7.36%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (6.75%) RESTful
11 10 (6.13%) JSON
12 8 (4.91%) XML
13 7 (4.29%) AngularJS
14 5 (3.07%) Spring
15 4 (2.45%) Java EE
15 4 (2.45%) Spring MVC
15 4 (2.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.27%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.20%) Public Cloud
3 9 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.29%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.45%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.84%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.72%) Windows
2 17 (10.43%) Linux
3 16 (9.82%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.07%) CentOS
6 5 (3.07%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.45%) Unix
7 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (16.56%) DevOps
2 27 (16.56%) OO
3 26 (15.95%) Migration
4 25 (15.34%) MVC
5 20 (12.27%) ERP
5 20 (12.27%) TDD
6 18 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (9.82%) Configuration Management
8 15 (9.20%) CRM
9 12 (7.36%) API Development
9 12 (7.36%) Service Management
10 10 (6.13%) ITIL
11 9 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.52%) Data Modelling
12 8 (4.91%) API Testing
12 8 (4.91%) Network Architecture
12 8 (4.91%) OOP
12 8 (4.91%) TOGAF
12 8 (4.91%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (34.36%) C#
2 48 (29.45%) SQL
3 30 (18.40%) Java
4 26 (15.95%) PowerShell
5 16 (9.82%) JavaScript
5 16 (9.82%) Python
6 9 (5.52%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.68%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.68%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.23%) Perl
8 2 (1.23%) Ruby
8 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (6.13%) CCNP
1 10 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (4.91%) Degree
3 4 (2.45%) CCIE
3 4 (2.45%) CCNA
3 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.84%) CCSA
4 3 (1.84%) CCSE
5 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.61%) MCSA
5 1 (0.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.07%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) GCP
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (10.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.91%) Docker
3 6 (3.68%) vSphere
4 4 (2.45%) ProxySG
4 4 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.23%) XenApp
6 1 (0.61%) Gluster
6 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (15.95%) Ansible
2 25 (15.34%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (12.27%) Puppet
4 8 (4.91%) Terraform
5 4 (2.45%) Consul
5 4 (2.45%) Nagios
5 4 (2.45%) Pingdom
6 3 (1.84%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.84%) SCCM
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.23%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.23%) Ganglia
7 2 (1.23%) Graphite
7 2 (1.23%) StatsD
8 1 (0.61%) HockeyApp
8 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 57 (34.97%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.11%) Oracle
3 14 (8.59%) CheckPoint
3 14 (8.59%) F5
4 13 (7.98%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (7.36%) Cisco
5 12 (7.36%) VMware
6 8 (4.91%) SolarWinds
7 7 (4.29%) AppDynamics
7 7 (4.29%) Citrix
8 6 (3.68%) Juniper
8 6 (3.68%) Palo Alto
8 6 (3.68%) SAP
9 5 (3.07%) Atlassian
9 5 (3.07%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.45%) Blue Coat
10 4 (2.45%) PagerDuty
10 4 (2.45%) Workday
11 3 (1.84%) Xamarin
12 2 (1.23%) Barracuda Networks