The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Oxford 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.42% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
Cloud Services Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.35% 0.78% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate £538 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £350 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £709 £350 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Microsoft Azure
Oxfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Microsoft Azure
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds