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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 35 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 17 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.69% 0.83% 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.48% 22.22% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Median daily rate £375 £313 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -38.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £403
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.38 £39.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-32.37% +122.85%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Cloud Services Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
42 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.11% 3.75% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 13
Median daily rate £419 £393 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% +25.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £285 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £466 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £190.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -93.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cirencester - 10 £363 -
Cheltenham +1 2 - - 3
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) Windows
4 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (44.83%) PowerShell
5 10 (34.48%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (34.48%) Scrum
6 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
7 8 (27.59%) IIS
7 8 (27.59%) DevOps
8 7 (24.14%) C#
9 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
9 6 (20.69%) SQL
9 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (17.24%) SaaS
10 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
10 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
10 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
11 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
11 4 (13.79%) MVC
11 4 (13.79%) SSL
11 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
11 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
11 4 (13.79%) Office 365
12 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
12 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
12 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
12 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API

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 8 (27.59%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.34%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.90%) GroupWise
4 2 (6.90%) IBM Domino
4 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.45%) Confluence
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.24%) SaaS
3 4 (13.79%) Office 365
4 3 (10.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) SSL
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) Skype
3 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
3 2 (6.90%) IMAP4
3 2 (6.90%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) POP3
3 2 (6.90%) SAN
3 2 (6.90%) SMTP
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
2 6 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Office 365 Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) ERP Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (6.90%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (3.45%) HTML
6 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Scrum
3 8 (27.59%) DevOps
4 4 (13.79%) MVC
5 3 (10.34%) Identity Management
5 3 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) ERP
6 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.90%) Load Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Microservices
6 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.45%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) SOLID
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) PowerShell
2 7 (24.14%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Citrix
2 2 (6.90%) Lotus
2 2 (6.90%) Novell
3 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco