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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.79% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+26.82% -31.66%
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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
1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -38.48%

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 24 November 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%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
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%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Eucalyptus
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) Campaign Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SOA

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) Eucalyptus
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
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%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
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%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Rackspace