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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 84 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.086% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £394
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+26.82% -31.66%
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West Yorkshire

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
30 48 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.58% 5.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 0
Average daily rate £375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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 £17.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -37.36%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) OpenView
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
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