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 25 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 26 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.88% 1.80% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 53.33% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.19%
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%
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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
15 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 7.28% 3.60% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
Average daily rate £400 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -33.75%

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 25 November 2014.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (30.00%) Master Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (30.00%) WPF
4 3 (30.00%) Information Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) XAML
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (30.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) XHTML
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) WSDL
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (30.00%) WPF
3 3 (30.00%) XHTML
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) WSDL
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (10.00%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Master Data Management
3 3 (30.00%) Information Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Data Management
3 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Game Development
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) XAML
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft