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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.60% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £348 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.54% -10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.66%
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
26 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.78% 2.46% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 2
Average daily rate £475 £145 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+227.58% -50.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £145 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -41.66%

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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 1 £340 -
Clevedon - - - -
Wells - - - -
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 6 (66.67%) Asset Management
3 6 (66.67%) Operations Management
3 6 (66.67%) CMDB
3 6 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 6 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
3 6 (66.67%) Capacity Management
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) UML
5 3 (33.33%) SAP
5 3 (33.33%) GIS
5 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) C
7 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 1 (11.11%) Ajax
7 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (11.11%) MVC
7 1 (11.11%) Scrum
7 1 (11.11%) WinForms

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) OpenGL
2 1 (11.11%) WinForms
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) WPF
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) MFC
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) CMDB
2 3 (33.33%) GIS
3 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 6 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 6 (66.67%) Operations Management
1 6 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
1 6 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 3 (33.33%) SAP