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 28 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 34 55
Rank change year-on-year +12 +21  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 79 65 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.49% 5.11% 3.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.89% 34.03% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 38 10
Median daily rate £500 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £334 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £440 £375
% change year-on-year -2.27% +17.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% +1.26%  

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 180 191 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 14.78% 15.03% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 279 41
Median daily rate £488 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £319 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £395
% change year-on-year - +13.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +70.58% -33.33%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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
Sunbury-on-Thames - 11 £425 - 1
Leatherhead - 8 £375 -
Staines -12 7 £475 -20.83% 3
Cobham +5 5 £500 +33.33% 3
Reigate -7 2 £506 +125.00% 6
Farnham - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - - 5
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 75 (59.52%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (32.54%) DevOps
2 41 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (26.98%) Microsoft
4 32 (25.40%) Finance
5 29 (23.02%) Puppet
6 27 (21.43%) SQL
7 26 (20.63%) SQL Server
8 25 (19.84%) .NET
8 25 (19.84%) C#
8 25 (19.84%) Opscode Chef
9 24 (19.05%) PowerShell
10 23 (18.25%) Windows
10 23 (18.25%) Ansible
11 22 (17.46%) Linux
12 21 (16.67%) TDD
13 18 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 18 (14.29%) Active Directory
13 18 (14.29%) Firewall
14 17 (13.49%) Configuration Management
14 17 (13.49%) Web Services
14 17 (13.49%) IaaS
14 17 (13.49%) PaaS
15 16 (12.70%) Azure SQL Database
15 16 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (12.70%) Git (software)
15 16 (12.70%) Java
15 16 (12.70%) Migration
16 15 (11.90%) VMware
16 15 (11.90%) Python

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 12 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 10 (7.94%) Confluence
2 10 (7.94%) OpenStack
3 9 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 8 (6.35%) NServiceBus
4 8 (6.35%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.76%) IIS
6 5 (3.97%) JBoss
7 3 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.59%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 75 (59.52%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (13.49%) IaaS
2 17 (13.49%) PaaS
3 15 (11.90%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (11.90%) Office 365
3 15 (11.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 12 (9.52%) GitHub
5 11 (8.73%) SaaS
6 7 (5.56%) Amazon S3
7 5 (3.97%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.59%) BrowserStack
8 2 (1.59%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.79%) G Suite
9 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.79%) Heroku
9 1 (0.79%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.29%) Firewall
2 10 (7.94%) DNS
3 9 (7.14%) Skype
4 8 (6.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 8 (6.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (6.35%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.76%) LAN
5 6 (4.76%) VPN
5 6 (4.76%) WAN
6 4 (3.17%) BGP
6 4 (3.17%) IPsec
7 3 (2.38%) Network Security
8 2 (1.59%) DHCP
8 2 (1.59%) Extranet
8 2 (1.59%) Internet
8 2 (1.59%) Intranet
8 2 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.79%) Wireless
9 1 (0.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 12 (9.52%) MySQL
4 9 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.17%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.59%) MS Access
8 2 (1.59%) Power BI
8 2 (1.59%) Redis
8 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.79%) Event Store
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (12.70%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.90%) Jenkins
3 14 (11.11%) JIRA
4 8 (6.35%) JSUnit
5 7 (5.56%) NUnit
5 7 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.56%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.76%) GoCD
6 6 (4.76%) MSTest
7 5 (3.97%) Bitbucket
7 5 (3.97%) git-flow
8 4 (3.17%) Vagrant
8 4 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (2.38%) Ant
9 3 (2.38%) Gradle
9 3 (2.38%) Maven
9 3 (2.38%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.59%) Subversion
11 1 (0.79%) Artifactory
General
1 32 (25.40%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) Banking
2 3 (2.38%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.59%) Advertising
3 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Legal
4 1 (0.79%) Publishing
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (24.60%) Developer
2 17 (13.49%) Architect
2 17 (13.49%) C# Developer
3 13 (10.32%) Cloud Architect
3 13 (10.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 12 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
5 11 (8.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (7.94%) Administrator
6 10 (7.94%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (7.94%) Support Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Network Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.97%) AWS Architect
10 5 (3.97%) Azure Architect
10 5 (3.97%) Azure DevOps
10 5 (3.97%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.84%) .NET
2 17 (13.49%) Web Services
3 15 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (11.11%) HTML
5 13 (10.32%) AngularJS
5 13 (10.32%) WCF
6 12 (9.52%) CSS
7 11 (8.73%) ASP.NET
7 11 (8.73%) REST
8 8 (6.35%) .NET Framework
8 8 (6.35%) HTML5
8 8 (6.35%) LESS
9 7 (5.56%) Entity Framework
9 7 (5.56%) MSMQ
10 5 (3.97%) XML
11 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.17%) Java EE
11 4 (3.17%) JSON
11 4 (3.17%) Middleware
11 4 (3.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 6 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.97%) Replication
5 4 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.17%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.38%) User Experience
6 3 (2.38%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.79%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.79%) Fintech
8 1 (0.79%) FMCG
8 1 (0.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.25%) Windows
2 22 (17.46%) Linux
3 12 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 10 (7.94%) Unix
4 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.97%) CentOS
7 4 (3.17%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.17%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (32.54%) DevOps
2 21 (16.67%) TDD
3 17 (13.49%) Configuration Management
4 16 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (12.70%) Migration
5 13 (10.32%) MVC
6 10 (7.94%) ITIL
6 10 (7.94%) SOA
7 8 (6.35%) Change Management
7 8 (6.35%) Load Balancing
7 8 (6.35%) TOGAF
7 8 (6.35%) Unit Testing
8 7 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (5.56%) OO
8 7 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (5.56%) SOLID
9 6 (4.76%) Scrum
9 6 (4.76%) Service Management
9 6 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.43%) SQL
2 25 (19.84%) C#
3 24 (19.05%) PowerShell
4 18 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 16 (12.70%) Java
6 15 (11.90%) Python
7 13 (10.32%) T-SQL
8 8 (6.35%) Perl
9 7 (5.56%) Ruby
10 6 (4.76%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.38%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.59%) PHP
13 1 (0.79%) Go
13 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.97%) Degree
1 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.38%) MCSE
3 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.59%) PMP
4 1 (0.79%) CCIE
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.79%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 18 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.73%) Docker
3 10 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.35%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.59%) iptables
5 2 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.59%) vSphere
6 1 (0.79%) Gluster
6 1 (0.79%) vCloud
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (23.02%) Puppet
2 25 (19.84%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (18.25%) Ansible
4 9 (7.14%) Terraform
5 4 (3.17%) Consul
5 4 (3.17%) Pingdom
6 2 (1.59%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.59%) Nagios
7 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.79%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.90%) VMware
3 14 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 12 (9.52%) Oracle
5 10 (7.94%) AppDynamics
6 8 (6.35%) Blue Coat
6 8 (6.35%) CheckPoint
6 8 (6.35%) F5
6 8 (6.35%) Juniper
6 8 (6.35%) Palo Alto
7 5 (3.97%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.97%) Cisco
8 4 (3.17%) PagerDuty
8 4 (3.17%) SAP
9 3 (2.38%) CA
9 3 (2.38%) IBM
9 3 (2.38%) New Relic
9 3 (2.38%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.59%) Google
10 2 (1.59%) Splunk
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