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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 63 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.19% - 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.25% - 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £394
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+26.82% -31.66%
Microsoft Azure
East of England

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
16 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.97% 1.89% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 11
Average daily rate £425 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £298 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £366 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.00 £31.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -37.36%

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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Software Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
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%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) BMC
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint