The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 West Sussex 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 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.23% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 54.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£220 - -
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
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
22 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.93% 1.01% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 2
Average daily rate £220 £600 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% +41.17%
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 £16.50 - -
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gatwick - 4 £220 -
Crawley - - - -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) SharePoint
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) SCCM
2 12 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (84.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (84.62%) Citrix
3 11 (84.62%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (84.62%) PKI
3 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
3 11 (84.62%) DHCP
3 11 (84.62%) DNS
3 11 (84.62%) IIS
3 11 (84.62%) Internet
3 11 (84.62%) Configuration Management
3 11 (84.62%) Office 365
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (84.62%) IaaS
3 11 (84.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (76.92%) UAG
4 10 (76.92%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (76.92%) ITIL
4 10 (76.92%) MCP
4 10 (76.92%) MCSE

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 12 (92.31%) SharePoint
2 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 11 (84.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (84.62%) SharePoint 2013
2 11 (84.62%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (84.62%) Office 365
2 11 (84.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) DHCP
1 11 (84.62%) DNS
1 11 (84.62%) Internet
1 11 (84.62%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Architect
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Technical Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
2 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XSLT
1 1 (7.69%) Ajax
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) WCF
1 1 (7.69%) LINQ
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) AppFabric
1 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (7.69%) REST
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Configuration Management
2 10 (76.92%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Business Development
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) MCP
1 10 (76.92%) MCSE
1 10 (76.92%) MCSA
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) UAG
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
3 11 (84.62%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) EMC