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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 21 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.86% 8.53% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 66.67% 68.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £208 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £335 £400
% change year-on-year
+23.13% -16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +51.85%
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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
6 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.29% 12.40% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 1
Average daily rate £400 £208 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.77% -48.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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 19 September 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) WSDL
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
4 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Game Development
4 1 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (20.00%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) IaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) LINQ
4 1 (20.00%) Online Games
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) WSDL
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (20.00%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Game Development
4 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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