The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 106 96 106
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 13 28 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.68% 1.34% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.57% 29.79% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 1
Average daily rate £700 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.78% -2.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -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 East

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

Cloud Services Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
70 94 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.68% 4.50% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 27
Average daily rate £513 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.41% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £293 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £443 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £57.50 £9.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+538.88% -80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Microsoft Azure
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Hampshire region.

Microsoft Azure Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 12 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
Portsmouth 0 5 - -
Basingstoke 0 1 £375 - 3
Havant - 1 £425 - 3
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 31 (65.96%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
3 18 (38.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (38.30%) VMware
4 17 (36.17%) HP
5 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
6 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
7 12 (25.53%) Migration
7 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
7 12 (25.53%) C#
7 12 (25.53%) .NET
7 12 (25.53%) Windows
7 12 (25.53%) IaaS
8 11 (23.40%) MVC
9 10 (21.28%) Replication
9 10 (21.28%) Red Hat
9 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
10 9 (19.15%) 3PAR
10 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (17.02%) Citrix
11 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
11 8 (17.02%) OO
11 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
11 8 (17.02%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (17.02%) jQuery
11 8 (17.02%) PaaS
11 8 (17.02%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Cloud
12 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
12 7 (14.89%) NUnit

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) Umbraco
4 2 (4.26%) Apache
4 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.26%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.13%) Eucalyptus
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (65.96%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (25.53%) IaaS
3 8 (17.02%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (17.02%) PaaS
4 5 (10.64%) SaaS
5 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) Network Security
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.26%) Big Data
2 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) NUnit
2 6 (12.77%) Moq
3 4 (8.51%) Jasmine
4 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.64%) Billing
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (14.89%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Data Centre Architect
7 3 (6.38%) HP Storage Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Network Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Storage Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Hadoop Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) .NET
2 8 (17.02%) jQuery
3 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
3 7 (14.89%) CSS
4 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
4 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
4 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (12.77%) Entity Framework
4 6 (12.77%) HTML
5 4 (8.51%) WCF
6 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (6.38%) RESTful
6 3 (6.38%) Web Services
7 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (4.26%) React
8 1 (2.13%) Java EE
8 1 (2.13%) JSF
8 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
1 10 (21.28%) Replication
2 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Cloud
4 6 (12.77%) Private Cloud
4 6 (12.77%) Public Cloud
5 5 (10.64%) CMDB
6 3 (6.38%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (4.26%) Internet of Things
8 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Migration
2 11 (23.40%) MVC
3 8 (17.02%) OO
3 8 (17.02%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.64%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (10.64%) Use Case
5 4 (8.51%) Change Management
5 4 (8.51%) ITIL
5 4 (8.51%) SDLC
6 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.38%) CRM
6 3 (6.38%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.38%) Load Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Manual Testing
6 3 (6.38%) OOD
6 3 (6.38%) Service Management
6 3 (6.38%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.38%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) C#
2 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.51%) SQL
4 3 (6.38%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) Java
5 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.26%) R
5 2 (4.26%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
2 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 18 (38.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.64%) KVM
3 5 (10.64%) XenServer
4 1 (2.13%) Docker
4 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 5 (10.64%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (6.38%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.26%) Puppet
4 1 (2.13%) Ansible
4 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 18 (38.30%) VMware
3 17 (36.17%) HP
4 10 (21.28%) Red Hat
5 9 (19.15%) 3PAR
6 8 (17.02%) Citrix
7 4 (8.51%) Cisco
7 4 (8.51%) Google
7 4 (8.51%) NetApp
8 3 (6.38%) BMC
8 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.38%) EMC
8 3 (6.38%) Juniper
9 1 (2.13%) Informatica
9 1 (2.13%) SAP
9 1 (2.13%) Telerik