The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 48 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.91% 0.30% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - -
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

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

Cloud Services Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
16 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.64% 2.08% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate £550 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £9.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Nottingham -6 4 £550 -
Mansfield - - - -
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 10 (83.33%) VMware
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (75.00%) Ruby
2 9 (75.00%) Nagios
2 9 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Python
2 9 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (75.00%) Puppet
2 9 (75.00%) Node.js
2 9 (75.00%) OpenStack
2 9 (75.00%) Vagrant
2 9 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (75.00%) New Relic
2 9 (75.00%) Ansible
2 9 (75.00%) DevOps
2 9 (75.00%) Salt
2 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 9 (75.00%) Node.js
1 9 (75.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Lync
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Senior Consultant
1 9 (75.00%) Consultant
1 9 (75.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (75.00%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum
2 1 (8.33%) Web Development
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) OOP
2 1 (8.33%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Ruby
1 9 (75.00%) Java
1 9 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Nagios
1 9 (75.00%) Puppet
1 9 (75.00%) Vagrant
1 9 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (75.00%) Ansible
1 9 (75.00%) Salt
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) New Relic
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix