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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 42 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.23% 1.23% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.29% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£405 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +51.85%
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
7 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.64% 2.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate £400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -21.15%

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
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 17 September 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
Nottingham +9 1 £405 +35.00% 2
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (40.00%) LINQ
2 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSD
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft