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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 79 63 105
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +42
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 11 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.76% 1.57% 0.060%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.58% 48.78% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 0
Average daily rate £410 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £15.00
Cloud Services Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
43 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.99% 3.23% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 21
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £371 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £488 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -
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 £12.75 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-50.96% +4.00%
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 24 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 24 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
Woking - 4 £415 -
Guildford -3 2 £444 -
Staines -7 2 - -
Hindhead - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 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 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) C#
3 10 (47.62%) Scrum
4 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 9 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
6 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (33.33%) Office 365
7 6 (28.57%) WCF
7 6 (28.57%) WPF
7 6 (28.57%) LINQ
7 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
9 4 (19.05%) MVC
9 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (14.29%) Games
10 3 (14.29%) RESTful
10 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (14.29%) Online Games
10 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 3 (14.29%) CRM
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 3 (14.29%) Hyperion
11 2 (9.52%) Windows
11 2 (9.52%) Python
11 2 (9.52%) Ruby
11 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.52%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
1 9 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) MSTest
2 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.76%) NUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Software Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Database Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) WCF
2 6 (28.57%) WPF
2 6 (28.57%) LINQ
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (14.29%) RESTful
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (4.76%) HTML
6 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.76%) CSS
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Online Games
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Scrum
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) Release Management
7 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.76%) BDD
7 1 (4.76%) Game Development
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Android Development
7 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) ETL
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) Service Management
7 1 (4.76%) Workflow
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (14.29%) Hyperion
2 2 (9.52%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe