The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank - 53 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.37% -
As % of the Cloud Services category - 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.56% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +51.85%
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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 Essex region.

Cloud Services Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
10 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.90% 2.93% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Average daily rate £400 £368 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -8.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -41.66%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Microsoft Azure
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory