The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 65 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.80% 1.04% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.92% 44.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
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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 Bristol region.

Cloud Services Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
26 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.97% 2.34% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 11
Average daily rate £400 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) LAMP
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Middleware
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) J2EE
4 3 (23.08%) SaaS
4 3 (23.08%) PaaS
4 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Kentico
2 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
1 3 (23.08%) PaaS
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
1 3 (23.08%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) User Experience Architect
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) LAMP
4 3 (23.08%) Middleware
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) J2EE
4 3 (23.08%) Java EE
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (15.38%) WCF
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 3 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Network Management
3 3 (23.08%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) BPR
5 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.69%) EPiServer
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