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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 70 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.54% - 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.51% - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £394
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 - £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 - £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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
37 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.01% 1.14% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 5 11
Average daily rate £500 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

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 19 December 2014, 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 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) Middleware
4 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) LAMP
4 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) J2EE
4 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) Java EE
4 3 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (25.00%) SaaS
4 3 (25.00%) PaaS
4 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) WCF

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Kentico
2 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
1 3 (25.00%) PaaS
1 3 (25.00%) IaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) Middleware
4 3 (25.00%) LAMP
4 3 (25.00%) J2EE
4 3 (25.00%) Java EE
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) LINQ
6 1 (8.33%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Network Management
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) BPR
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) EPiServer
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
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