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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South West / Bristol
Rank 42 62 69
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 29 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.45% 1.57% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.25% 26.92% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 6
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +34.61%

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
80 52 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.51% 5.84% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 46 31
Median daily rate £385 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £16.75 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -86.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 23 February 2017.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 33 (55.93%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (49.15%) .NET
3 24 (40.68%) C#
4 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
4 23 (38.98%) ASP.NET
4 23 (38.98%) MVC
4 23 (38.98%) AngularJS
5 22 (37.29%) JavaScript
6 18 (30.51%) HTML
7 17 (28.81%) E-Commerce
7 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
7 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (27.12%) High Availability
8 16 (27.12%) CSS
8 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (27.12%) TDD
9 15 (25.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (23.73%) Windows
11 12 (20.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (18.64%) Office 365
13 10 (16.95%) Web Design
13 10 (16.95%) MySQL
13 10 (16.95%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (16.95%) Mobile App
13 10 (16.95%) Xamarin
14 9 (15.25%) Big Data
14 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
14 9 (15.25%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (13.56%) SQL
15 8 (13.56%) DevOps

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 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.69%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (55.93%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (18.64%) Office 365
3 5 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.47%) IaaS
4 3 (5.08%) GitHub
4 3 (5.08%) PaaS
4 3 (5.08%) SaaS
5 2 (3.39%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.69%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.69%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) DNS
1 6 (10.17%) LAN
1 6 (10.17%) WAN
2 5 (8.47%) Firewall
3 3 (5.08%) DHCP
3 3 (5.08%) VPN
4 2 (3.39%) WebEx
5 1 (1.69%) AMQP
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.69%) FWSM
5 1 (1.69%) HTTP
5 1 (1.69%) SSL
5 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (16.95%) MySQL
4 9 (15.25%) Big Data
4 9 (15.25%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (8.47%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (8.47%) NoSQL
8 4 (6.78%) Hadoop
9 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
9 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.69%) CouchDB
10 1 (1.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.08%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.39%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.69%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.69%) Grunt
4 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.69%) Protractor
4 1 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (57.63%) Developer
2 20 (33.90%) .NET Developer
3 17 (28.81%) Senior Developer
4 12 (20.34%) Azure Developer
5 11 (18.64%) C# Developer
6 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (16.95%) AWS Developer
6 10 (16.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (16.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (16.95%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (16.95%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (16.95%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 10 (16.95%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (16.95%) Senior C# Developer
7 8 (13.56%) Consultant
8 7 (11.86%) Big Data Developer
8 7 (11.86%) Senior Big Data Developer
9 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (8.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (8.47%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (49.15%) .NET
2 23 (38.98%) AngularJS
2 23 (38.98%) ASP.NET
3 18 (30.51%) HTML
4 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (27.12%) CSS
6 15 (25.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (11.86%) Node.js
7 7 (11.86%) React
7 7 (11.86%) WCF
8 6 (10.17%) Web Services
9 4 (6.78%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (5.08%) Ember.js
11 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
11 2 (3.39%) JSON
11 2 (3.39%) REST
12 1 (1.69%) Entity Framework
12 1 (1.69%) HTML5
12 1 (1.69%) RESTful
12 1 (1.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Mobile App
2 7 (11.86%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.17%) User Experience
4 3 (5.08%) Blog
4 3 (5.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) Apple iOS
2 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.47%) Android
3 5 (8.47%) Linux
4 4 (6.78%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) MVC
2 17 (28.81%) E-Commerce
3 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (27.12%) High Availability
3 16 (27.12%) TDD
4 10 (16.95%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (16.95%) Web Design
5 8 (13.56%) DevOps
6 7 (11.86%) BDD
7 6 (10.17%) Front End Development
7 6 (10.17%) iOS Development
7 6 (10.17%) OOP
8 5 (8.47%) Android Development
8 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (6.78%) CRM
9 4 (6.78%) Scrum
9 4 (6.78%) SDLC
10 3 (5.08%) Microservices
10 3 (5.08%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.68%) C#
2 22 (37.29%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.56%) SQL
4 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.08%) Ruby
4 3 (5.08%) Scala
5 2 (3.39%) Python
5 2 (3.39%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.69%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.69%) C
6 1 (1.69%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.69%) Perl
6 1 (1.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) CISMP
1 2 (3.39%) CISSP
1 2 (3.39%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) COBIT
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.39%) ISO27002
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) SCCM
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) SELinux
3 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) Xamarin
3 3 (5.08%) Cisco
4 2 (3.39%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.69%) F5
5 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.69%) Splunk
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