The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Edinburgh 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Cloud Services category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.50
Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
30 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.35% 1.08% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 1
Average daily rate £385 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +137.03%
Microsoft Azure
Scotland

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 23 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (100.00%) Red Gate
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Red Gate
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter