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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 86 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£353 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £403 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +11.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -
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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
34 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.02% 2.55% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 9
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £198 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £466 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (36.36%) Validation
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Android
3 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (36.36%) Veeam
3 4 (36.36%) Open Source
3 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
4 3 (27.27%) Release Management
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Apache
5 2 (18.18%) HTTP

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) nginx
2 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Google Compute Engine
1 2 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (9.09%) SSDT
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Architect
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) OAuth
2 2 (18.18%) RESTful
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Android
1 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Validation
1 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
1 4 (36.36%) Open Source
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) Release Management
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Varnish
2 2 (18.18%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Veeam
3 2 (18.18%) Google