The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 28 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 44 61 40
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 16 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.93% 2.02% 3.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.19% 53.85% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 7
Median daily rate £463 £419 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% +7.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.19 -
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -
Microsoft Azure
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Cloud Services Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
53 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.69% 3.75% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 21
Median daily rate £500 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £326 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the South Wales region.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Microsoft Azure
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Newport - 6 £463 -
Cardiff +11 3 £356 -14.92% 3
Microsoft Azure
Wales

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 15 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (40.74%) TDD
3 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) DevOps
4 8 (29.63%) Ansible
4 8 (29.63%) Docker
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (29.63%) Office 365
4 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (29.63%) Java
4 8 (29.63%) .NET
4 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
5 7 (25.93%) Kafka
5 7 (25.93%) PaaS
6 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 6 (22.22%) High Availability
6 6 (22.22%) HTML
6 6 (22.22%) CSS
7 5 (18.52%) MVC
7 5 (18.52%) Subversion
7 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
7 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
7 5 (18.52%) C#
7 5 (18.52%) Bazaar
7 5 (18.52%) Mercurial
7 5 (18.52%) Jenkins

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.70%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (29.63%) Office 365
3 7 (25.93%) PaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) Intranet
3 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) Couchbase
2 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (11.11%) GIS
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Bazaar
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
1 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
1 5 (18.52%) Mercurial
1 5 (18.52%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Welsh Language
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Web Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Web Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Web Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Web Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) WebOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) Kafka
3 6 (22.22%) CSS
3 6 (22.22%) HTML
4 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
4 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
5 4 (14.81%) CSS3
5 4 (14.81%) HTML5
5 4 (14.81%) jQuery
5 4 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (14.81%) WCF
5 4 (14.81%) XML
6 2 (7.41%) Web Services
7 1 (3.70%) Middleware
7 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) TDD
2 9 (33.33%) DevOps
3 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
3 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (22.22%) High Availability
5 5 (18.52%) MVC
6 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Web Application Development
7 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
8 2 (7.41%) Content Management
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL
8 2 (7.41%) Web Operations
9 1 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
9 1 (3.70%) Data Flow Diagram
9 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
9 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
9 1 (3.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) C#
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) TypeScript
4 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.41%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) MCITP
1 2 (7.41%) MCSE
1 2 (7.41%) MCTS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Docker
2 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) ProxySG
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Alterian
3 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
3 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) ESRI
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