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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 88 108 89
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 35 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.64% 0.053% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.21% 2.33% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 7
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£365 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 - £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
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
81 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.80% 2.28% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 24 25
Average daily rate £365 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £357 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £433 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £45.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.77% +309.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -34.21%

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 4 March 2015.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 March 2015. 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
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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
Southampton - 22 £363 -
Winchester -6 3 £500 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £319 -
Basingstoke - - - - 2
Fareham - - - - 1
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (75.00%) Windows
3 27 (67.50%) Linux
4 25 (62.50%) Configuration Management
4 25 (62.50%) UNIX
4 25 (62.50%) Ruby
4 25 (62.50%) Puppet
5 24 (60.00%) PowerShell
5 24 (60.00%) Python
6 23 (57.50%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (57.50%) Jenkins
7 22 (55.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 22 (55.00%) Mac OS X
7 22 (55.00%) Shell Script
8 20 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (42.50%) Ruby on Rails
10 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
11 15 (37.50%) Heroku
12 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 8 (20.00%) C#
13 8 (20.00%) .NET
14 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
14 7 (17.50%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (15.00%) HTML5
15 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (15.00%) MVC
15 6 (15.00%) CSS
15 6 (15.00%) HTML
15 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
16 5 (12.50%) Scrum

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.50%) Lync
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (57.50%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (37.50%) Heroku
3 7 (17.50%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (7.50%) Office 365
5 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
1 1 (2.50%) WAN
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.50%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 23 (57.50%) Jenkins
2 22 (55.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (2.50%) Advertising
1 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Technical Support
5 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Administrator
5 1 (2.50%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (2.50%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (20.00%) .NET
3 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
4 6 (15.00%) HTML5
4 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (15.00%) CSS
4 6 (15.00%) HTML
5 5 (12.50%) CSS3
6 4 (10.00%) JSON
6 4 (10.00%) jQuery
6 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (10.00%) Web Services
7 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (5.00%) WCF
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 2 (5.00%) Ajax
7 2 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) Linux
3 25 (62.50%) UNIX
4 22 (55.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 20 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (15.00%) MVC
5 5 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (7.50%) TDD
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.50%) BDD
7 2 (5.00%) CRM
7 2 (5.00%) SOA
8 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.50%) Change Management
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Low Latency
8 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) Ruby
2 24 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 24 (60.00%) Python
3 22 (55.00%) Shell Script
4 8 (20.00%) C#
5 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.50%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCP
3 1 (2.50%) MCITP
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) VCP4
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (62.50%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Xamarin
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