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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 22 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.72% 1.47% 2.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
Microsoft Azure
Surrey

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
6 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.17% 4.41% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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 10 February 2016, 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 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) CMS
3 4 (40.00%) Umbraco
3 4 (40.00%) Content Management
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Apache
5 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) Veeam
5 2 (20.00%) vSphere
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
5 2 (20.00%) Task Parallel Library
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) KVM

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (40.00%) CMS
1 4 (40.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Umbraco Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Games Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 2 (20.00%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (20.00%) SOLID
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) KVM
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Veeam
2 2 (20.00%) VMware