The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 50 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.02% 2.16% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.67% 34.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate
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£198 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Cloud Services Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
30 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.10% 6.22% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 3
Average daily rate £220 £220 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -63.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -53.03%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (75.00%) IaaS
4 5 (62.50%) Office 365
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (50.00%) MCP
5 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (50.00%) MCSE
5 4 (50.00%) MCSA
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) IIS
5 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (50.00%) SCCM
5 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) IaaS
2 5 (62.50%) Office 365
3 4 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) SaaS
4 2 (25.00%) PaaS
5 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WLAN
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSL
1 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) SignalR
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCP
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) MCSA
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) UAG
3 2 (25.00%) vCloud
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
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