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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 65 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 28 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.97% 0.44% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.44% 18.18% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
Average daily rate £450 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -17.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
Microsoft Azure
Scotland

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
79 33 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.57% 2.43% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 5
Average daily rate £400 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -14.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
2 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
4 19 (46.34%) .NET
5 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET
5 15 (36.59%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
7 12 (29.27%) C#
7 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
8 10 (24.39%) MVC
8 10 (24.39%) HTML
8 10 (24.39%) CSS
8 10 (24.39%) ETL
9 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (21.95%) SOA
9 9 (21.95%) Entity Framework
10 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
10 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
10 8 (19.51%) Scrum
11 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
11 7 (17.07%) Windows
11 7 (17.07%) jQuery
11 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (17.07%) DevOps
11 7 (17.07%) Microservices
11 7 (17.07%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (17.07%) HTML5
12 6 (14.63%) Data Quality

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (17.07%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (14.63%) IIS
3 5 (12.20%) NServiceBus
4 3 (7.32%) Apache
4 3 (7.32%) nginx
4 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.88%) Confluence
5 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (36.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Office 365
3 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.44%) GitHub
4 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.44%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
1 3 (7.32%) HTTP
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) DHCP
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
2 2 (4.88%) FTP
2 2 (4.88%) IPsec
2 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.44%) PBX
3 1 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.44%) Skype
3 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.76%) HDInsight
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (2.44%) OLTP
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.44%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.76%) JIRA
2 4 (9.76%) TeamCity
3 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.32%) git-flow
3 3 (7.32%) NUnit
4 2 (4.88%) ReSharper
4 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.88%) YouTrack
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.88%) Law
1 2 (4.88%) Publishing
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Architect
2 14 (34.15%) Developer
3 12 (29.27%) Technical Architect
4 8 (19.51%) .NET Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Integration Architect
5 6 (14.63%) Web Developer
6 4 (9.76%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (9.76%) SQL Developer
6 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) .NET
2 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET
3 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
4 10 (24.39%) CSS
4 10 (24.39%) HTML
5 9 (21.95%) Entity Framework
6 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
7 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (17.07%) HTML5
7 7 (17.07%) jQuery
8 5 (12.20%) LINQ
8 5 (12.20%) MSMQ
8 5 (12.20%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (12.20%) Web Services
9 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (7.32%) CSS3
10 3 (7.32%) LINQ to SQL
10 3 (7.32%) RESTful
11 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) User Experience
2 3 (7.32%) VLE
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.88%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) ETL
2 10 (24.39%) MVC
3 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (21.95%) SOA
4 8 (19.51%) Scrum
5 7 (17.07%) DevOps
5 7 (17.07%) Microservices
6 6 (14.63%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Change Management
8 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
9 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
9 3 (7.32%) SDLC
9 3 (7.32%) Software Delivery
9 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
2 12 (29.27%) C#
3 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
4 6 (14.63%) SQL
5 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.88%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) Data Quality
2 3 (7.32%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Xen
3 1 (2.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) FortiGate
1 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
1 2 (4.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco
3 2 (4.88%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) Telerik
4 1 (2.44%) Veeam
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