The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Manchester 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - -
Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
11 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.90% 0.77% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Average daily rate £425 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £33.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-47.72% +100.00%
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Stress Testing
2 2 (40.00%) NHibernate
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) RavenDB
3 1 (20.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (20.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) RavenDB
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) NHibernate
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (20.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 400-500 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago