The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank - 32 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.97% -
As % of the Cloud Services category - 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £410 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £386
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
Microsoft Azure
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Cloud Services Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
8 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.56% 2.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £400 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -13.87%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Chester