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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 30 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 49 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.24% 1.45% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.18% 17.81% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 10 3
Median daily rate £450 £331 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% +6.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £298 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £383 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +122.85%
Microsoft Azure
South West

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
119 73 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.73% 8.15% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 57 22
Median daily rate £450 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.80% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £150 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.63 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-20.48% +22.05%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 49 (67.12%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (39.73%) C#
3 27 (36.99%) .NET
3 27 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (36.99%) TDD
4 24 (32.88%) JavaScript
4 24 (32.88%) SQL Server
4 24 (32.88%) Windows
5 22 (30.14%) ASP.NET
5 22 (30.14%) MVC
6 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
6 21 (28.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (28.77%) DevOps
7 20 (27.40%) Linux
7 20 (27.40%) E-Commerce
8 17 (23.29%) Scrum
8 17 (23.29%) High Availability
8 17 (23.29%) Office 365
8 17 (23.29%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (23.29%) Data Centre
9 16 (21.92%) CSS
9 16 (21.92%) HTML
9 16 (21.92%) Cisco
10 15 (20.55%) CISSP
10 15 (20.55%) VMware
10 15 (20.55%) AngularJS
10 15 (20.55%) Public Cloud
11 14 (19.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (19.18%) TeamCity

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.33%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (6.85%) Mule
5 2 (2.74%) Apache
5 2 (2.74%) nginx
5 2 (2.74%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.37%) CMS
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (67.12%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (23.29%) Office 365
3 10 (13.70%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (9.59%) IaaS
5 6 (8.22%) Amazon S3
5 6 (8.22%) GitHub
5 6 (8.22%) PaaS
5 6 (8.22%) SaaS
6 5 (6.85%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (5.48%) TestFlight
8 2 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) Firewall
2 10 (13.70%) Cisco ISE
2 10 (13.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (10.96%) VPN
3 8 (10.96%) Wireless
4 7 (9.59%) LAN
4 7 (9.59%) WAN
5 6 (8.22%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.11%) DNS
6 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.74%) DHCP
7 2 (2.74%) Internet
7 2 (2.74%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.74%) Network Security
8 1 (1.37%) BGP
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.37%) HTTP
8 1 (1.37%) OSPF
8 1 (1.37%) SSL
8 1 (1.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 9 (12.33%) Hadoop
3 9 (12.33%) MySQL
4 6 (8.22%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.85%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.48%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (5.48%) CouchDB
6 4 (5.48%) SQLite
7 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (23.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 14 (19.18%) TeamCity
3 7 (9.59%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.59%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.74%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.37%) NCrunch
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Advertising
3 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.37%) Automotive
3 1 (1.37%) Electronics
3 1 (1.37%) Legal
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (41.10%) Developer
2 16 (21.92%) .NET Developer
3 15 (20.55%) Architect
4 12 (16.44%) C# Developer
5 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (15.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (15.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (13.70%) Analyst
6 10 (13.70%) AWS Developer
6 10 (13.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (13.70%) Security Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) Azure Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (9.59%) Sitecore Developer
9 6 (8.22%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (8.22%) Information Analyst
9 6 (8.22%) Information Security Analyst
9 6 (8.22%) IT Analyst
9 6 (8.22%) IT Security Analyst
9 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.99%) .NET
2 22 (30.14%) ASP.NET
3 21 (28.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (21.92%) CSS
4 16 (21.92%) HTML
5 15 (20.55%) AngularJS
6 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (15.07%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (10.96%) jQuery
9 7 (9.59%) Node.js
10 6 (8.22%) Ember.js
10 6 (8.22%) REST
10 6 (8.22%) Web Services
11 4 (5.48%) Cocoa
11 4 (5.48%) Cocoa Touch
11 4 (5.48%) SOAP
12 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.74%) Entity Framework
12 2 (2.74%) HTML5
12 2 (2.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.29%) Data Centre
2 15 (20.55%) Public Cloud
3 10 (13.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (12.33%) User Experience
5 8 (10.96%) Private Cloud
6 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
7 6 (8.22%) Blog
7 6 (8.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (6.85%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.74%) CESG
10 1 (1.37%) Clustering
10 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.37%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.88%) Windows
2 20 (27.40%) Linux
3 6 (8.22%) Mac OS X
3 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.85%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (36.99%) TDD
2 22 (30.14%) MVC
3 21 (28.77%) DevOps
4 20 (27.40%) E-Commerce
5 17 (23.29%) High Availability
5 17 (23.29%) Scrum
6 11 (15.07%) BDD
6 11 (15.07%) Microservices
7 10 (13.70%) Content Management
7 10 (13.70%) DDoS Mitigation
7 10 (13.70%) Information Security
7 10 (13.70%) Security Architecture
7 10 (13.70%) SIEM
8 9 (12.33%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (12.33%) TOGAF
9 8 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
10 7 (9.59%) Threat Management
10 7 (9.59%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.73%) C#
2 24 (32.88%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.07%) SQL
4 8 (10.96%) Ruby
5 6 (8.22%) Scala
6 4 (5.48%) Apple Swift
6 4 (5.48%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.74%) Perl
7 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.74%) Python
7 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) CISSP
2 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) CCA
4 2 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.74%) Degree
4 2 (2.74%) MCSA
4 2 (2.74%) MCSE
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.37%) CCDP
5 1 (1.37%) CCNA
5 1 (1.37%) CCNP
5 1 (1.37%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.37%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.37%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (13.70%) PCI DSS
2 6 (8.22%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.74%) XenApp
3 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.37%) Docker
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.37%) vCloud
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (16.44%) Ansible
2 12 (16.44%) Puppet
3 10 (13.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (10.96%) SCCM
5 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.37%) AppDNA
6 1 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.37%) logstash
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.37%) Nagios
6 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.37%) SCOM
6 1 (1.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.92%) Cisco
3 15 (20.55%) VMware
4 10 (13.70%) ArcSight
4 10 (13.70%) Cyber-Ark
4 10 (13.70%) Forcepoint
5 7 (9.59%) Google
5 7 (9.59%) Sitecore
6 5 (6.85%) Palo Alto
7 4 (5.48%) Citrix
8 2 (2.74%) Dell
9 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.37%) HP
9 1 (1.37%) Juniper
9 1 (1.37%) SAP
9 1 (1.37%) Veeam