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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 71 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 5 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.58% 1.37% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.00% 52.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
25 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.88% 2.63% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 4
Average daily rate £400 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%

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 3 March 2015.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) Photoshop

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) User Experience Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft