The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 0.79% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.66%
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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 Maidenhead region.

Cloud Services Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 2.36% 2.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £338 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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 £15.25 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -41.66%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Agile C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft