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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 31 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.66% 0.86% 2.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.50% 11.11% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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 £28.00 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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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 Cheltenham region.

Cloud Services Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
8 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.30% 7.76% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Average daily rate £500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -16.12%

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 20 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Eucalyptus
2 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) SignalR
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Eucalyptus
1 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) SignalR
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
1 2 (66.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft