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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 66 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.67% 2.34% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.39% 32.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.31% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Microsoft Azure
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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
23 46 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.88% 7.18% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 1
Average daily rate £380 £525 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.61% +110.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Cardiff -7 4 £425 +13.33% 3
Microsoft Azure
Wales

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) SharePoint
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 9 (42.86%) Migration
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (38.10%) Scrum
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) .NET
5 7 (33.33%) CRM
5 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 7 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (33.33%) Data Migration
6 6 (28.57%) Taxonomies
6 6 (28.57%) Data Governance
6 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 6 (28.57%) ETL
6 6 (28.57%) RDBMS
6 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (28.57%) Oracle
6 6 (28.57%) GIS
7 5 (23.81%) Web Services
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (23.81%) Office 365
8 4 (19.05%) XML
8 4 (19.05%) CSS
8 4 (19.05%) HTML
9 3 (14.29%) C#

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (61.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Umbraco
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
3 1 (4.76%) ArcGIS
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Intranet
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 3 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (4.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.76%) NUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.76%) Back Office
1 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
1 6 (28.57%) Data Architect
1 6 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 5 (23.81%) Support Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Applications Support Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Applications Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) XML
3 4 (19.05%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) CSS
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.52%) CSS3
5 2 (9.52%) Ajax
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.52%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.76%) REST
6 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) GIS
1 6 (28.57%) Taxonomies
2 3 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Migration
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Scrum
3 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 7 (33.33%) CRM
3 7 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 6 (28.57%) Data Governance
4 6 (28.57%) ETL
5 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
5 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Validation
6 3 (14.29%) Data Management
6 3 (14.29%) Service Management
7 2 (9.52%) MVC
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) Content Management
7 2 (9.52%) Web Design
7 2 (9.52%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
1 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
1 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Alterian
4 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
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