The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 227 367 378
Rank change year-on-year
+140 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 192 58 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.09% 8.73% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 50 26
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£425 £418 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.50
Microsoft Azure
England

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

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1006 664 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.22% 2.65% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 516 330
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -61.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in London

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in London

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in London

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
City of London +50 38 £400 -5.88% 17
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 163 (49.54%) .NET
2 152 (46.20%) Microsoft
3 151 (45.90%) Windows
4 140 (42.55%) C#
5 114 (34.65%) SQL Server
6 110 (33.43%) MVC
7 106 (32.22%) ASP.NET
8 98 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
9 93 (28.27%) SQL
10 73 (22.19%) TDD
11 71 (21.58%) Scrum
12 66 (20.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 60 (18.24%) PaaS
13 60 (18.24%) JavaScript
14 59 (17.93%) .NET Framework
15 57 (17.33%) WCF
15 57 (17.33%) Web Services
16 56 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
16 56 (17.02%) DevOps
17 51 (15.50%) HTML
17 51 (15.50%) MS Excel
18 44 (13.37%) CSS
19 43 (13.07%) VMware
19 43 (13.07%) Opscode Chef
20 40 (12.16%) Oracle
20 40 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
20 40 (12.16%) SQL Server 2008
21 38 (11.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 38 (11.55%) SharePoint
21 38 (11.55%) IIS

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 38 (11.55%) SharePoint
1 38 (11.55%) IIS
2 23 (6.99%) Node.js
3 17 (5.17%) MS Exchange
4 16 (4.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 16 (4.86%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (4.26%) OpenStack
6 13 (3.95%) Lync
7 10 (3.04%) CMS
8 9 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.82%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (1.22%) Apache
11 4 (1.22%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.22%) nginx
11 4 (1.22%) Apache Pig
11 4 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.22%) Confluence
11 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.22%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 51 (15.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 60 (18.24%) PaaS
2 40 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (10.64%) Office 365
4 17 (5.17%) SaaS
5 16 (4.86%) IaaS
6 14 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.52%) Heroku
9 4 (1.22%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.61%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.30%) Gitorious
11 1 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.12%) HTTP
2 18 (5.47%) Firewall
2 18 (5.47%) VPN
3 17 (5.17%) DNS
4 14 (4.26%) SSL
4 14 (4.26%) VLAN
5 11 (3.34%) LAN
6 10 (3.04%) WAN
6 10 (3.04%) SAN
7 8 (2.43%) SNMP
7 8 (2.43%) MPLS
8 7 (2.13%) NAS
9 6 (1.82%) VoIP
10 5 (1.52%) Wireshark
11 4 (1.22%) PBX
11 4 (1.22%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.22%) DHCP
11 4 (1.22%) LDAP
11 4 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (1.22%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (34.65%) SQL Server
2 40 (12.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (10.94%) Azure SQL Database
4 25 (7.60%) Hadoop
5 23 (6.99%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.65%) MongoDB
7 11 (3.34%) Big Data
8 10 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (2.43%) MySQL
10 7 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.82%) Couchbase
11 6 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.82%) RavenDB
12 5 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.52%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.91%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.91%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 56 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (10.33%) Git (software)
3 28 (8.51%) Visual Studio
4 20 (6.08%) TeamCity
5 19 (5.78%) Jenkins
6 16 (4.86%) Subversion
7 11 (3.34%) NUnit
8 9 (2.74%) Selenium
8 9 (2.74%) JIRA
9 8 (2.43%) MSBuild
9 8 (2.43%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.52%) Artifactory
10 5 (1.52%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.52%) Bugzilla
10 5 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (1.22%) Calabash
11 4 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (1.22%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.22%) MSTest
12 3 (0.91%) WinDbg
General
1 17 (5.17%) Finance
2 13 (3.95%) Back Office
3 11 (3.34%) Marketing
4 8 (2.43%) Banking
5 5 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.52%) Publishing
6 4 (1.22%) Advertising
6 4 (1.22%) Retail
7 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.91%) Electronics
8 2 (0.61%) Front Office
8 2 (0.61%) Games
8 2 (0.61%) Japanese Language
8 2 (0.61%) Korean Language
8 2 (0.61%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 159 (48.33%) Developer
2 71 (21.58%) .NET Developer
3 56 (17.02%) Senior Developer
4 44 (13.37%) C# Developer
5 40 (12.16%) Architect
6 33 (10.03%) DevOps Engineer
6 33 (10.03%) Consultant
7 32 (9.73%) Senior .NET Developer
8 19 (5.78%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (5.47%) ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (3.95%) Infrastructure Architect
10 13 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (3.04%) SharePoint Developer
11 10 (3.04%) Technical Architect
11 10 (3.04%) BizTalk Developer
11 10 (3.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (2.74%) Senior C# Developer
13 8 (2.43%) DevOps Consultant
13 8 (2.43%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (49.54%) .NET
2 106 (32.22%) ASP.NET
3 66 (20.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 59 (17.93%) .NET Framework
5 57 (17.33%) WCF
5 57 (17.33%) Web Services
6 51 (15.50%) HTML
7 44 (13.37%) CSS
8 38 (11.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 35 (10.64%) XML
10 28 (8.51%) jQuery
10 28 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 23 (6.99%) KnockoutJS
11 23 (6.99%) REST
12 21 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
12 21 (6.38%) HTML5
13 18 (5.47%) AngularJS
13 18 (5.47%) NHibernate
14 17 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (4.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.78%) Open Source
2 9 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.43%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.13%) Clustering
5 4 (1.22%) Replication
5 4 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.22%) Video on Demand
6 3 (0.91%) Wiki
6 3 (0.91%) DTV
7 2 (0.61%) Derivative
7 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.30%) Social Media
8 1 (0.30%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.30%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.30%) FMCG
8 1 (0.30%) Blog
8 1 (0.30%) W3C
8 1 (0.30%) PKI
8 1 (0.30%) BBC
8 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 151 (45.90%) Windows
2 31 (9.42%) Linux
3 24 (7.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (6.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.82%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.82%) Android
6 6 (1.82%) Windows Phone
6 6 (1.82%) Windows Phone 8
7 5 (1.52%) UNIX
8 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.91%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.91%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (33.43%) MVC
2 98 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (22.19%) TDD
4 71 (21.58%) Scrum
5 56 (17.02%) DevOps
6 33 (10.03%) Unit Testing
7 30 (9.12%) Configuration Management
8 25 (7.60%) SOA
9 24 (7.29%) E-Commerce
10 23 (6.99%) BDD
10 23 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (6.99%) Migration
11 21 (6.38%) Multithreading
11 21 (6.38%) Load Balancing
12 20 (6.08%) Workflow
13 19 (5.78%) Software Engineering
14 16 (4.86%) Web Development
15 15 (4.56%) Project Management
15 15 (4.56%) OO
16 12 (3.65%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 140 (42.55%) C#
2 93 (28.27%) SQL
3 60 (18.24%) JavaScript
4 29 (8.81%) Ruby
5 25 (7.60%) PowerShell
5 25 (7.60%) Python
6 24 (7.29%) PL/SQL
7 23 (6.99%) Java
8 10 (3.04%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.74%) PHP
10 7 (2.13%) Perl
11 6 (1.82%) VB
12 5 (1.52%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.22%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.22%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.22%) C++
13 4 (1.22%) PHP5
14 2 (0.61%) XAML
14 2 (0.61%) C
14 2 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (4.86%) Degree
2 5 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.91%) MCP
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.61%) CCNP
4 2 (0.61%) PhD
4 2 (0.61%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) MCSE
5 1 (0.30%) MCSA
5 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.74%) QA
2 6 (1.82%) SLA
3 4 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (9.73%) Active Directory
2 28 (8.51%) Hyper-V
2 28 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.65%) vSphere
4 4 (1.22%) XenApp
5 2 (0.61%) HDFS
5 2 (0.61%) XenServer
5 2 (0.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (13.07%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (6.69%) Puppet
3 12 (3.65%) Ansible
4 11 (3.34%) Salt
5 9 (2.74%) Vagrant
6 8 (2.43%) Nagios
7 6 (1.82%) SCCM
8 4 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.91%) Foglight
9 3 (0.91%) Oozie
10 2 (0.61%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.30%) Ambari
11 1 (0.30%) SCOM
11 1 (0.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 152 (46.20%) Microsoft
2 43 (13.07%) VMware
3 40 (12.16%) Oracle
4 18 (5.47%) Cisco
5 17 (5.17%) HP
6 13 (3.95%) Citrix
7 11 (3.34%) Rackspace
8 7 (2.13%) JBoss
8 7 (2.13%) New Relic
9 6 (1.82%) Juniper
9 6 (1.82%) Google
9 6 (1.82%) Akamai
10 5 (1.52%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.52%) IBM
11 4 (1.22%) Telerik
11 4 (1.22%) NetApp
11 4 (1.22%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.91%) WSO2
12 3 (0.91%) SAP
12 3 (0.91%) Red Hat
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: Up to £380 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
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Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 14 days ago
London, South East
University of Westminster
Rate: £38,686 p.a. (incl. L.W.A.)
Posted: 20 days ago
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asos
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