The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Kent region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank - 37 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 1.43% -
As % of the Cloud Services category - 80.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.50
Cloud Services Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.27% 1.79% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate £700 £275 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+154.54% -34.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £275 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £335 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
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Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Stansted - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - -
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Microsoft Azure
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 1 (100.00%) Data Privacy

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (100.00%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft