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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.92% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.50
Cloud Services Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
28 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.69% 0.52% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 0
Average daily rate £388 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
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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 July 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
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Microsoft Azure
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Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 15 (100.00%) Web Services
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) Service Delivery
3 13 (86.67%) Operations Management
3 13 (86.67%) CMDB
3 13 (86.67%) Asset Management
3 13 (86.67%) SolarWinds
3 13 (86.67%) Portfolio Management
3 13 (86.67%) Capacity Management
4 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
5 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (60.00%) SAP
6 9 (60.00%) GIS
7 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2
7 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
7 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (46.67%) UML
8 7 (46.67%) Project Management
9 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (20.00%) C
11 2 (13.33%) ITIL
11 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (13.33%) Scrum
11 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
12 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
12 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
12 1 (6.67%) Information Security
12 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) CMDB
2 9 (60.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Service Delivery
2 13 (86.67%) Operations Management
2 13 (86.67%) Asset Management
2 13 (86.67%) Portfolio Management
2 13 (86.67%) Capacity Management
3 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2
3 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
3 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (46.67%) UML
4 7 (46.67%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
6 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) SolarWinds
3 9 (60.00%) SAP