The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 April 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 Leicestershire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank - 34 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.45% -
As % of the Cloud Services category - 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £15.00
Cloud Services Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.84% 0.90% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.30 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Microsoft Azure
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Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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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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
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Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

Microsoft Azure
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) BDD

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript