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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South West / Somerset
Rank 31 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.04% 1.03% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.84% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.85% +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
19 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.26% 6.19% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 7
Median daily rate £400 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £533 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 £16.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.87% -45.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Bath 0 4 £350 +7.69% 1
Taunton - 3 £400 - 2
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Ruby
4 3 (37.50%) Release Management
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) Sybase
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (37.50%) Docker
4 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins

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 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (25.00%) Big Data
3 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) QGIS
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Core
4 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
4 2 (25.00%) PostGIS
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (12.50%) WF
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Docker
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Sybase
3 2 (25.00%) Cloudera
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft