The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 35 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.21% 0.97% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.27% 42.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £190 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
Microsoft Azure
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Cloud Services Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
22 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 8.09% 2.26% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 8
Average daily rate £360 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £198 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £320 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £10.25 £29.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-15.56% +30.62%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Devon region.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Devon region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Devon region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 2 - - 1
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 8 (61.54%) C#
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) MVC
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) HP
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) vSphere
4 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 5 (38.46%) Office 365
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Intune
5 4 (30.77%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (30.77%) Service Management
5 4 (30.77%) Back Office
5 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
5 4 (30.77%) Fat Client
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) LiveCycle
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
1 4 (30.77%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MS Access
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (30.77%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (23.08%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Azure Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) PC Support
6 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
6 2 (15.38%) WCF
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Fat Client
1 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Android
3 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) C++
5 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (15.38%) Delphi
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) PHP
6 2 (15.38%) VB
7 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (38.46%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle