The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 32 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.48% 2.28% 1.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.11% 19.35% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.68% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Cloud Services Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
9 31 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.31% 11.79% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 27 1
Average daily rate £400 £403 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +51.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Microsoft Azure
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) UI Designer
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft