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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 33 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.43% 0.51% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.56% 40.00% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-58.66% +44.23%
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 Somerset region.

Cloud Services Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
18 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.69% 1.26% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 13
Median daily rate £425 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £333 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £420
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +52.77%

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
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 5 December 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
Bath - 1 - - 2
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Pair Programming
4 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) WF
4 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Workflow
4 4 (36.36%) K2 blackpearl
4 4 (36.36%) NServiceBus
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (27.27%) Office 365
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Line Management
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) IIS
5 3 (27.27%) Kanban
5 3 (27.27%) QA

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 4 (36.36%) K2 blackpearl
1 4 (36.36%) NServiceBus
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Office 365
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) VLAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) HBase
3 1 (9.09%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) SonarQube
2 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Support
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Support
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (36.36%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Continuous Delivery
1 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Pair Programming
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Workflow
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Release Management
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Oozie
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) SAP