The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Cloud Services category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.50
Microsoft Azure
UK

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

Cloud Services Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 2.38% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £288 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.35%
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 £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 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
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Microsoft Azure
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