The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 2015 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 17 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.74% 1.57% 11.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 70.00% 100.00% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £410 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +134.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £402 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £418 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £403 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +11.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -
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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 Guildford region.

Cloud Services Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
10 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 8.20% 1.57% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 13
Average daily rate £325 £410 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% +97.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £400 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) CMS
3 2 (22.22%) Games
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Online Games
3 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
3 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (22.22%) Puppet
3 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) Game Development
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (22.22%) CMS
1 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Umbraco Developer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Games Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (11.11%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Content Management
2 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Game Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
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