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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 23 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.65% 2.50% 0.83%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 100.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £313 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.19 -
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -
Microsoft Azure
Gloucestershire

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
6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.96% 2.50% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Median daily rate £388 £471 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +17.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) HipChat

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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
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%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Angular Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Architect
1 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft