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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 22 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 11 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.80% - 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.00% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £404
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £39.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-54.48% +122.85%
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
25 3 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 10.92% 1.05% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 28
Median daily rate £371 £400 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.18% -13.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £400 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 8 £396 -
Bath - 1 £375 - 3
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) TDD
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (41.18%) Office 365
3 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) Workflow
5 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Pair Programming
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 4 (23.53%) WF
5 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
5 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (23.53%) NServiceBus
5 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
5 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (23.53%) K2 blackpearl
6 3 (17.65%) High Availability
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) Line Management

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 (23.53%) K2 blackpearl
1 4 (23.53%) NServiceBus
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (41.18%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) IaaS
2 2 (11.76%) SaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) HBase
3 1 (5.88%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
3 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Server Support
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
3 4 (23.53%) WF
4 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) TDD
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Pair Programming
3 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Workflow
4 3 (17.65%) High Availability
4 3 (17.65%) Kanban
4 3 (17.65%) Line Management
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (11.76%) Network Design
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) Oozie
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) VMware