The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South West / Somerset
Rank 35 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.21% 0.61% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.67% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £383 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £402 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +7.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +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 Somerset region.

Cloud Services Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
18 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.29% 1.82% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Median daily rate £400 £383 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +53.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £375 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £412
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 Somerset

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Taunton - 3 £400 -
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 8 (80.00%) Scrum
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) Workflow
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (50.00%) WF
4 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (50.00%) K2 blackpearl
4 5 (50.00%) NServiceBus
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Kanban
5 4 (40.00%) QA
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) IIS
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (40.00%) Line Management
6 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 5 (50.00%) K2 blackpearl
1 5 (50.00%) NServiceBus
2 4 (40.00%) IIS
3 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (20.00%) QGIS
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (10.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Programmer
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Support
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (50.00%) WF
2 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (20.00%) PostGIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Workflow
4 4 (40.00%) Kanban
4 4 (40.00%) Line Management
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
6 2 (20.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) Analytics
7 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Oozie
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) VMware