The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 Surrey 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 91 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 9 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.58% 1.23% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.08% 42.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate £410 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
39 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.53% 2.91% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 20
Average daily rate £388 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £365 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £513 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Staines -2 2 - - 3
Guildford -8 2 £444 -
Woking - 2 £410 - 2
Hindhead - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Camberley - - - - 1
Chertsey - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
4 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (26.32%) Office 365
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (21.05%) MVC
7 4 (21.05%) WCF
7 4 (21.05%) WPF
7 4 (21.05%) LINQ
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
8 3 (15.79%) CRM
8 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) Hyperion
8 3 (15.79%) Online Games
8 3 (15.79%) Games
8 3 (15.79%) RESTful
8 3 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (10.53%) Sitecore
9 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
9 2 (10.53%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (10.53%) Release Management

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
1 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.53%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQLite
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
1 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) NUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (5.26%) MSBuild
2 1 (5.26%) MSTest
General
1 3 (15.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Software Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Database Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (21.05%) WCF
2 4 (21.05%) WPF
2 4 (21.05%) LINQ
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) RESTful
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Online Games
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Scrum
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) Release Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) ETL
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.26%) Game Development
6 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) Hyperion
2 2 (10.53%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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