The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 12 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.92% 1.02% 1.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.00% 100.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
- +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +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 Cheltenham region.

Cloud Services Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.85% 1.02% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £344 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Cheltenham region.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Microsoft Azure
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) HipChat
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HipChat
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft