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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 20 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.93% 1.94% 0.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 100.00% 25.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -31.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
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
1 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.93% 7.74% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 8
Median daily rate £325 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

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 25 May 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%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development

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%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Angular Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Architect
1 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
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%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) vCloud
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware