The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 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 Guildford 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank - 15 22
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 0 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 8.02% 0.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 72.22% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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- £166 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -44.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.50
Cloud Services Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
3 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.33% 11.11% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Average daily rate - £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
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Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Microsoft Azure
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe