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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 67 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 8 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.86% 0.80% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.04% 25.93% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Average daily rate
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£356 £343 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -27.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -
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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
57 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.15% 3.09% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 6
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -44.71%

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 3 September 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 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) MVC
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (50.00%) C#
5 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (35.00%) jQuery
6 7 (35.00%) Web Services
6 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
7 6 (30.00%) Entity Framework
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (30.00%) Umbraco
7 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
9 4 (20.00%) Sass
9 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (20.00%) Content Management
9 4 (20.00%) Scrum
10 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (15.00%) Node.js
10 3 (15.00%) Razor View Engine

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (30.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (15.00%) Node.js
3 2 (10.00%) nginx
3 2 (10.00%) Apache
3 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.00%) RavenDB
4 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.00%) SQLite
5 1 (5.00%) CouchDB
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) iOS Developer
4 3 (15.00%) AWS Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (35.00%) jQuery
4 7 (35.00%) Web Services
5 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (30.00%) Entity Framework
6 4 (20.00%) Sass
6 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.00%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (10.00%) RESTful
8 2 (10.00%) HTML
8 2 (10.00%) CSS
9 1 (5.00%) SOAP
9 1 (5.00%) Lucene
9 1 (5.00%) HTML5
9 1 (5.00%) REST
9 1 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Content Management
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (15.00%) API Integration
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.00%) B2B
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) Apple Swift
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCEE
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) vCloud
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) ZABBIX
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) logstash
1 2 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Xamarin
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
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