The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire 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 - - -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Cloud Services category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.27% 0.28% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - - - - 1
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 26 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) OLTP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

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

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) OLTP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle