The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 169 191 210
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 30 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.75% 14.56% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £325 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £455 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.50
Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
169 158 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.91% 2.23% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 118 67
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-51.47% +151.85%
Microsoft Azure
London

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 41 (65.08%) C#
2 35 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 35 (55.56%) .NET
3 28 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 25 (39.68%) SQL Server
4 25 (39.68%) MVC
5 23 (36.51%) Web Services
5 23 (36.51%) Windows
6 22 (34.92%) TDD
6 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (31.75%) PaaS
8 18 (28.57%) Unit Testing
9 17 (26.98%) SQL
10 16 (25.40%) XML
11 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
11 15 (23.81%) HTTP
12 14 (22.22%) WCF
13 12 (19.05%) Scrum
14 11 (17.46%) SOA
14 11 (17.46%) HTML
15 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
15 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (15.87%) Multithreading
16 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (14.29%) SaaS
16 9 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
16 9 (14.29%) REST
16 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework
16 9 (14.29%) Java
17 8 (12.70%) CSS

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (9.52%) IIS
3 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.17%) Node.js
5 1 (1.59%) WordPress
5 1 (1.59%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.59%) CMS
5 1 (1.59%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.75%) PaaS
2 9 (14.29%) SaaS
3 7 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (11.11%) IaaS
4 5 (7.94%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.76%) Office 365
6 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.59%) Heroku
6 1 (1.59%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (1.59%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.81%) HTTP
2 3 (4.76%) tcpdump
2 3 (4.76%) Wireshark
2 3 (4.76%) SSL
3 2 (3.17%) SNMP
4 1 (1.59%) Internet
4 1 (1.59%) DNS
4 1 (1.59%) DHCP
4 1 (1.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (39.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.59%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.59%) MySQL
7 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) NUnit
1 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.52%) TeamCity
4 5 (7.94%) Selenium
4 5 (7.94%) JIRA
4 5 (7.94%) Bugzilla
5 4 (6.35%) Calabash
6 3 (4.76%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.17%) Subversion
8 1 (1.59%) JSUnit
8 1 (1.59%) Hudson
8 1 (1.59%) MSTest
8 1 (1.59%) NCover
8 1 (1.59%) MbUnit
8 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.59%) QUnit
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.59%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.59%) Japanese Language
4 1 (1.59%) Korean Language
4 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.59%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (63.49%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) .NET Developer
3 15 (23.81%) C# Developer
4 9 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (12.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.52%) BizTalk Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Senior BizTalk Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Architect
10 3 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Consultant
11 2 (3.17%) CRM Consultant
11 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Consultant
11 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (3.17%) Lead Architect
11 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
11 2 (3.17%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (55.56%) .NET
2 28 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 23 (36.51%) Web Services
4 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (25.40%) XML
6 14 (22.22%) WCF
7 11 (17.46%) HTML
8 9 (14.29%) REST
8 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 8 (12.70%) CSS
9 8 (12.70%) JSON
10 6 (9.52%) XSD
10 6 (9.52%) XSL
10 6 (9.52%) SOAP
10 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (9.52%) jQuery
11 5 (7.94%) HTML5
11 5 (7.94%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (7.94%) SignalR
11 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.59%) FMCG
1 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
1 1 (1.59%) Open Source
1 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (36.51%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.59%) UNIX
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) MVC
2 22 (34.92%) TDD
3 18 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 12 (19.05%) Scrum
5 11 (17.46%) SOA
6 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.87%) Multithreading
7 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.70%) CRM
8 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce
8 8 (12.70%) OO
9 6 (9.52%) OOP
9 6 (9.52%) CQRS
9 6 (9.52%) BDD
10 5 (7.94%) DevOps
10 5 (7.94%) Refactoring
10 5 (7.94%) EAI
10 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.94%) OOD
11 4 (6.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (65.08%) C#
2 17 (26.98%) SQL
3 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.17%) C
7 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.17%) C++
8 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.59%) Ruby
8 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.35%) Puppet
3 3 (4.76%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.59%) SCCM
4 1 (1.59%) SCOM
4 1 (1.59%) WMI
Vendors
1 35 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Google
3 3 (4.76%) Akamai
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle
4 2 (3.17%) HP
4 2 (3.17%) WSO2
5 1 (1.59%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.59%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) JBoss
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) Apple
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