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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 16 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 6 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.48% - 8.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 75.00% - 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate
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£450 - £166
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
8 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.97% 1.54% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 7
Average daily rate £475 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (72.73%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) Games
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) Middleware
5 3 (27.27%) Content Management
5 3 (27.27%) Online Games
5 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
6 2 (18.18%) Game Development
6 2 (18.18%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (18.18%) Orchard CMS
6 2 (18.18%) Task Parallel Library
6 2 (18.18%) Big Data
6 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (18.18%) DevOps

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (18.18%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Games Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) Middleware
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Reactive Extensions
3 2 (18.18%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (9.09%) Sass
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Content Management
4 2 (18.18%) Game Development
4 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft