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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 41 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 11 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.24% 0.87% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.83% 21.05% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £375 £275 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -46.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.71% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
41 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.35% 4.15% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 16
Median daily rate £425 £380 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +21.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.40%
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 £15.50 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +29.41%

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
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 26 July 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 - 3 - - 1
Gloucester +1 1 £425 +142.85%
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 10 (52.63%) Windows
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (26.32%) SSL
3 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Office 365
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) Skype
5 3 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
5 3 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (15.79%) SaaS
5 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
5 3 (15.79%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Load Testing
5 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Server

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 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (15.79%) IIS
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
2 2 (10.53%) GroupWise
2 2 (10.53%) IBM Domino
2 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) Office 365
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon S3
3 3 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (15.79%) SaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SSL
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) HTTPS
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) Skype
2 3 (15.79%) VPN
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) IMAP4
3 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) POP3
3 2 (10.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner
1 3 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Office 365 Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Angular Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) ERP Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) Load Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (15.79%) MVC
2 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
4 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Use Case
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) CCNA
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Lotus
3 2 (10.53%) Novell
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Google