The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 25 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 Yorkshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 91 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.065% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.88% 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
34 56 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.03% 3.64% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 47 36
Average daily rate £350 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.71 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Leeds +4 2 £275 -
Wetherby - - - -
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) Ruby
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) UNIX
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 6 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (33.33%) TeamCity
5 6 (33.33%) nginx
5 6 (33.33%) Capistrano
5 6 (33.33%) Puppet
5 6 (33.33%) HAProxy
6 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
6 5 (27.78%) Splunk
6 5 (27.78%) Semantic Web
6 5 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (27.78%) ETL
6 5 (27.78%) RDF
7 4 (22.22%) NHS
7 4 (22.22%) Validation
7 4 (22.22%) CMS
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (33.33%) nginx
2 4 (22.22%) CMS
3 2 (11.11%) LiveCycle
4 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Architect
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Semantic Web
2 4 (22.22%) NHS
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 6 (33.33%) UNIX
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ETL
1 5 (27.78%) RDF
1 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (22.22%) Validation
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Kanban
3 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (16.67%) Information Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) DSDM
4 2 (11.11%) V-Model
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) Customer Insight
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Ruby
2 8 (44.44%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Capistrano
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
1 6 (33.33%) HAProxy
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Splunk
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) Adobe
5 1 (5.56%) HP
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