The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 22 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.85% - 0.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£150 - £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £394
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+26.82% -31.66%
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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 Canary Wharf region.

Cloud Services Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.42% - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £300 - £588
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 - £578
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -37.36%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Microsoft Azure
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft