The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 110 100 112
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.19% 0.46% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.44% 15.09% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +51.85%
Microsoft Azure
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
90 53 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.35% 3.05% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 16
Average daily rate £403 £415 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.01% +44.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £29.50 - £21.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 - £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 - £34.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -21.15%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Hampshire region.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +13 1 - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Lync
4 1 (20.00%) 4G
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Intune
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (20.00%) CSS

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) 4G
2 1 (20.00%) 3G
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) UI Designer
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
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