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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 60 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.41% 0.12% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.49% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £378 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -
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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
49 40 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.74% 4.79% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 9
Average daily rate £381 £450 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £350 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £13.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+92.59% -50.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) MVC
3 8 (47.06%) Web Services
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) jQuery
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (29.41%) Umbraco
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
7 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
7 4 (23.53%) Sass
7 4 (23.53%) Office 365
7 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
8 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
8 3 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
8 3 (17.65%) Apple Swift
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) HTML
8 3 (17.65%) CSS
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 3 (17.65%) Content Management
8 3 (17.65%) Migration
9 2 (11.76%) CMS

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 5 (29.41%) Umbraco
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) CMS
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) iOS Developer
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) Web Services
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (41.18%) jQuery
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 4 (23.53%) Sass
5 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
6 3 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 1 (5.88%) HTML5
7 1 (5.88%) CSS3
7 1 (5.88%) REST
7 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.88%) SOAP
7 1 (5.88%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
3 3 (17.65%) Content Management
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) B2B
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) Apple Swift
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CCEE
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
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