The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Glasgow 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.43% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
Cloud Services Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
9 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.28% 0.55% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £363 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Microsoft Azure
Scotland

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Microsoft Azure
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) E-Learning
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 3 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) PhoneGap
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) OO

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (100.00%) Umbraco
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) PhoneGap
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 3 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#