The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 48 47 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.57% 0.84% 0.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.52% 36.36% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.85% +34.61%

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

Cloud Services Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
21 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.95% 2.30% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 14
Median daily rate £395 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £178 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (33.33%) Ninject
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) LINQ
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) Subversion
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Process Management
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) AutoMapper
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) LINQ
3 4 (33.33%) Ninject
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (16.67%) AutoMapper
4 2 (16.67%) StructureMap
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (33.33%) Process Management
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper