The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 82 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.33% 0.21% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.12% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£406 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
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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 Leeds region.

Cloud Services Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
33 50 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.68% 5.16% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 40 1
Average daily rate £405 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -29.41%
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 £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) SQL

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (16.67%) OpenStack
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
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