The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Somerset region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.65% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £364 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £15.00
Cloud Services Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
16 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.76% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 0
Average daily rate £350 £406 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 2014.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) SolarWinds
2 6 (85.71%) Portfolio Management
2 6 (85.71%) Capacity Management
2 6 (85.71%) Asset Management
2 6 (85.71%) Operations Management
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (85.71%) CMDB
3 5 (71.43%) GIS
3 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 5 (71.43%) SAP
4 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
5 3 (42.86%) UML
5 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (28.57%) C
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
6 2 (28.57%) Scrum
7 1 (14.29%) Information Security
7 1 (14.29%) Use Case
7 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 1 (14.29%) Finance

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) CMDB
2 5 (71.43%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) Portfolio Management
2 6 (85.71%) Capacity Management
2 6 (85.71%) Asset Management
2 6 (85.71%) Operations Management
3 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
4 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
5 3 (42.86%) UML
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
6 2 (28.57%) Scrum
7 1 (14.29%) Information Security
7 1 (14.29%) Use Case
7 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) SolarWinds
3 5 (71.43%) SAP
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