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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 30 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 6 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.46% 1.59% 3.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.86% 46.15% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 12
Median daily rate £593 £306 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.46% -15.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £274 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £950 £313 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
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
14 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.74% 3.44% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 17
Median daily rate £750 £300 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £208 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,000 £421 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +92.30%

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 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
Taunton +17 3 £900 +193.87%
Bath - 2 £363 - 2
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Office 365
4 3 (33.33%) High Availability
4 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 3 (33.33%) IaaS
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) SSDT
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Network Design
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) Release Management
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation

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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 3 (33.33%) IaaS
3 2 (22.22%) SaaS
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SaaS Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Data Privacy
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore