The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 18 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 Staines 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 27 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 1.19% 2.06% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
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 £32.00 - £15.00
Cloud Services Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
8 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 4.76% 5.15% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +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
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Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Staines

Microsoft Azure
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore