The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 90 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.18% 0.20% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.00% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £335 £400
% change year-on-year
+23.13% -16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +51.85%
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
30 51 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.83% 3.45% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 42 16
Average daily rate £350 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.32% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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 19 September 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
Leeds +2 2 £275 - 1
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) OpenView
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Document Management
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP