The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Cheltenham region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.86% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£510 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.50
Cloud Services Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.31% 4.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
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Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Campaign Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) CRM

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP