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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 83 63 88
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 5 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.39% 1.51% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.82% 46.34% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
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£400 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -53.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.50
Cloud Services Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
39 41 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.07% 3.25% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 7
Average daily rate £363 £200 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% -53.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £158 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £416 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +151.85%
Microsoft Azure
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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
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 31 July 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
Staines - 4 - -
Woking - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Guildford - - - - 2
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Reigate - - - - 1
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) C#
3 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (43.75%) Office 365
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (37.50%) WCF
5 6 (37.50%) WPF
5 6 (37.50%) LINQ
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) Identity Management
6 4 (25.00%) Billing
6 4 (25.00%) Internet
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (25.00%) SaaS
6 4 (25.00%) PaaS
6 4 (25.00%) Google
6 4 (25.00%) OpenStack
6 4 (25.00%) IaaS
7 2 (12.50%) MVC
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Sitecore
7 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Office 365
2 4 (25.00%) IaaS
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) SaaS
2 4 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (25.00%) Billing
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Software Architect
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Architect
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (6.25%) CRM Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) WCF
2 6 (37.50%) WPF
2 6 (37.50%) LINQ
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) C
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle