The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 83 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% 0.16% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.30% 6.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
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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 Edinburgh region.

Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
43 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.08% 2.33% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 2
Average daily rate £400 £418 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +26.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £454 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -52.29%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (60.00%) MSBuild
3 6 (60.00%) OAuth2
3 6 (60.00%) CruiseControl
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) NHibernate
3 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (60.00%) Ubuntu
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) OAuth
3 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) VMware

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (60.00%) MSBuild
2 6 (60.00%) CruiseControl
2 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (60.00%) OAuth2
3 6 (60.00%) NHibernate
3 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (60.00%) OAuth
4 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Veeam
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