The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 84 84 87
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 20 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.31% 0.45% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.04% 16.22% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
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£350 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+26.82% -31.66%
Microsoft Azure
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Cloud Services Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
54 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.54% 2.76% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 21
Average daily rate £375 £420 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +52.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -44.16%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -9 8 £350 -6.66% 1
Leatherhead - 1 £325 -
Staines - 1 - - 1
Woking - 1 £300 -
Egham - - - - 4
Godalming - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 21 (80.77%) C#
2 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (61.54%) .NET
4 11 (42.31%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 8 (30.77%) Scrum
6 7 (26.92%) HTML
6 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 6 (23.08%) XAML
7 6 (23.08%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (19.23%) Selenium
8 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (19.23%) Automation Testing
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (19.23%) WPF
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 5 (19.23%) CSS
8 5 (19.23%) MVC
9 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 4 (15.38%) SOAP
9 4 (15.38%) Web Services
9 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 4 (15.38%) IaaS
9 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
9 4 (15.38%) WCF
9 4 (15.38%) SaaS
9 4 (15.38%) PaaS
10 3 (11.54%) Information Architecture

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (11.54%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.69%) Confluence
3 2 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) SaaS
2 4 (15.38%) PaaS
2 4 (15.38%) IaaS
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Selenium
1 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.69%) Games
1 2 (7.69%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) .NET Developer
3 6 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Tester
4 5 (19.23%) Automation Tester
5 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Change Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Silverlight Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) CRM Developer
7 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 7 (26.92%) HTML
3 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 5 (19.23%) CSS
3 5 (19.23%) WPF
4 4 (15.38%) SOAP
4 4 (15.38%) Web Services
4 4 (15.38%) WCF
5 3 (11.54%) XML
5 3 (11.54%) XSLT
5 3 (11.54%) XHTML
6 2 (7.69%) WSDL
6 2 (7.69%) Silverlight
6 2 (7.69%) LINQ
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.69%) HTML5
6 2 (7.69%) REST
6 2 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (7.69%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Social Media
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) MVC
3 5 (19.23%) Automation Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Information Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
4 3 (11.54%) Master Data Management
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.54%) Data Management
5 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
5 2 (7.69%) Game Development
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.85%) MVVM
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Line Management
6 1 (3.85%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) XAML
5 3 (11.54%) C
5 3 (11.54%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Google
2 2 (7.69%) Sencha
2 2 (7.69%) Twitter
3 1 (3.85%) Telerik