The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 37 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.41% 0.42% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
Microsoft Azure
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Cloud Services Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
4 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.65% 9.24% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 11
Average daily rate £275 £365 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% -9.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £365 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +18.60%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) IaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Google
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Implementation Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Implementation Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Project Implementation Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Google